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Nithari serial killings: A chronology of events

Nithari serial killings: A chronology of events

 A CBI court on Monday convicted businessman Moninder Singh Pandher and his domestic help Surender Koli to death in the Nithari serial rape and murder case.

Kuwait commutes death sentence of 'pro-Iran cell leader'

Kuwait's Supreme Court on Sunday reduced the death sentence of a Shiite citizen convicted of forming a pro-Iranian cell and of plotting attacks to life in prison.

Pakistan sentences man to death for blasphemy on Facebook

Pakistan sentences man to death for blasphemy on Facebook

Blasphemy is a highly sensitive topic in Muslim-majority Pakistan, where insulting the Prophet Mohammad is a capital crime for which dozens are sitting on death row.

Shia man in Pak gets death sentence for posting blasphemous content on Facebook

The sentence is the harshest among cyber-crime related sentences handed down so far in the country. Pakistan has never executed anyone convicted of blasphemy.

Yasin Bhatkal's claim of rights violation is false, Tihar

The jail administration said accused Yasin Bhatkal was provided with all basic facilities similar to other prisoners.
 

Dog sentenced to death in Pakistan for biting child!

Dog sentenced to death in Pakistan for biting child!

In a bizarre case, a dog has been sentenced to death in Pakistan's Punjab province for biting a child .

No information on Kulbhushan Jadhav's health and whereabouts: MEA

The MEA spokesperson Gopal Baglay on Wednesday said that that there was no information about the location and health of Kulbhushan Jadhav, who has been sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on charges of "spying".

Kulbhushan Jadhav's death sentence based on credible evidence: Pakistan

Kulbhushan Jadhav's death sentence based on credible evidence: Pakistan

Pakistan Prime Minister's Advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz "condemned" the Indian reaction over Kulbhushan ​Jadhav's sentencing.

There isn't much India can do over Kulbhushan Jadhav: Pakistani daily

There isn't much India can do over Kulbhushan Jadhav: Pakistani daily

"There is not much worse that India can do," a Pakistani newspaper said on Tuesday as New Delhi warned Islamabad against hanging alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav.

Govt should ensure death sentence against Kulbhushan Jadhav not carried out: Sarabjit Singh's sister

Dalbir Kaur, the sister of Sarabjit Singh, who died in a Pakistan jail in 2013, has said that India should approach the International Court of Justice and ensure that the death sentence awarded to Kulbhushan Jadhav by Pakistani establishment is not carried out.

Two get death term for Bangladeshi blogger's death

The High Court here on Sunday confirmed the death sentence for two persons and different terms in jail for six others for killing Bangladeshi blogger Ahmed Rajib Haider.

Bahrain executes 3 prisoners for first time in decade

Bahrain on Sunday executed three prisoners who had been convicted of carrying out an attack in 2014 that killed three policemen, the first death penalties in the Arab country in a decade.

Hyderabad Dilsukhnagar blasts: Five Indian Mujahideen terrorists sentenced to death; court calls case 'rarest of the rare'

Hyderabad Dilsukhnagar blasts: Five Indian Mujahideen terrorists sentenced to death; court calls case 'rarest of the rare'

A special NIA court on Monday said that all the five convicts including Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal will be hanged.

Egypt court overturns life sentence against ex-president Mursi

The court last week overturned a death sentence against Mursi in a separate case, meaning he no longer faces execution. 

Pakistan Army chief General Raheel Sharif confirms death sentence of 10 terrorists

Pakistan Army chief General Raheel Sharif confirms death sentence of 10 terrorists

Pakistan Army chief General Raheel Sharif today confirmed death sentence handed down to 10 terrorists by military courts for their involvement in killing civilians, polio workers and armed forces personnel.

Bangladesh upholds death sentence for top Islamist

Bangladesh`s highest court on Tuesday upheld the death sentence for a top tycoon and senior leader of the largest Islamist party, a defence lawyer said.

Convicted 'Grim Sleeper' killer sentenced to death for LA murders

Before Franklin was arrested the killer was dubbed the "Grim Sleeper" because he seemed to have taken a 13-year break between the two spates of murders.

Myth REVEALED! Why do judges break pen nib in court room after death sentence

Myth REVEALED! Why do judges break pen nib in court room after death sentence

But now several hypothesis were being put forwarded for this ritual that may us help solve this puzzle.

Death sentence to 2005 Shramjeevi train blast convict

Death sentence to 2005 Shramjeevi train blast convict

Additional Sessions Judge Budhiram Yadav pronounced the sentence amid high security.

Why prisoners are executed before sunrise – Must Read

Why prisoners are executed before sunrise – Must Read

Executions are rare in India and death sentences are awarded only in cases of rarest of rare crimes.