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1993 Delhi blast convict Devender Bhullar moves SC to commute his death penalty to life term

Last Updated: Friday, January 24, 2014, 11:20

Taking cue from the Supreme Court`s recent decision to commute sentences of 15 death row convicts on the grounds of inordinate delay in their execution, 1993 Delhi blast convict Devender Pal Singh Bhullar has moved the apex court seeking commutation of his death penalty to life term.

Protests in UK in support of Indian death row convict in UAE

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 15:21

A protest demonstration was held in front of the UAE embassy here in support of an Indian man allegedly wrongly imprisoned and sentenced to death for rape in Abu Dhabi.

SC stays execution of death sentence of condemned rape convict

Last Updated: Thursday, July 25, 2013, 19:43

The execution of death sentence of a man Friday in a rape-cum-murder case of a minor was stayed on Thursday by the Supreme Court which agreed to hear the appeal against his conviction.

Mercy plea: Prez commutes sentence of death row convict

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 04, 2012, 14:13

In a first case of pardon by Prez Pranab Mukherjee after assuming office, death sentence of a convict, Atbir, has been commuted to life imprisonment.

Sarabjit Singh accuses Pak jail authorities of slow poisoning

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 25, 2012, 23:13

Indian death row convict Sarabjit Singh, who has been languishing in Pakistani jails for years, has claimed in a letter that he is being slow-poisoned and mentally tortured by authorities of Kot Lakhpat jail.

Sarabjit Singh`s sister meets Sonia Gandhi

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 04, 2012, 16:55

The sister of Sarabjit Singh knocked the doors of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi seeking her intervention for his release.

‘Death row convict Bhullar mentally unstable’

Last Updated: Monday, June 18, 2012, 17:19

Death-row convict Devender Pal Singh Bhullar`s mercy plea was rejected by President in a terror attack case.

Another death row convict gets reprieve

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 14, 2011, 19:24

After the three killers of Rajiv Gandhi, another death row convict Mahendra Nath Das got some reprieve today when Gauhati High Court stayed his execution till November one on his plea similar to that made by them.

Pak court says woman cannot marry death row convict

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 09, 2010, 23:23

A Pakistani court on Thursday reversed its decision allowing a woman to marry a man currently on death row in a prison in this eastern city, saying she had concealed several crucial facts when she approached the court.

PC recommends clemency to death row convict

Last Updated: Friday, October 30, 2009, 00:15

In a decision that can lead to a final view on the clemency petition of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, Chidambaram has recommended to the President commutation of the death sentence of a prisoner in Tamil Nadu.