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Uttarakhand High Court for death sentence to those who rape minors

Uttarakhand High Court for death sentence to those who rape minors

The HC bench observed that it is the state government which can bring an appropriate legislation to impose death penalties on convicts, who are found guilty of raping minors aged 15 or below.

Jan 06, 2018, 18:24 PM IST
Israeli death penalty advocates win preliminary vote in parliament

Israeli death penalty advocates win preliminary vote in parliament

Israel`s parliament gave preliminary approval on Wednesday for legislation that would make it easier for a court to pass a death sentence on assailants convicted of murder in attacks classified as terrorism.

Jan 03, 2018, 22:20 PM IST
Nithari killings: Moninder Singh Pandher, Surendra Koli awarded death sentence in rape-murder case

Nithari killings: Moninder Singh Pandher, Surendra Koli awarded death sentence in rape-murder case

The woman's body was among those of 19 victims found from the backyard of Pandher's house in Nithari village in Noida in Uttar Pradesh.

Dec 08, 2017, 16:13 PM IST
Kopardi rape and murder case: Death sentence for all 3 convicts

Kopardi rape and murder case: Death sentence for all 3 convicts

Ahmednagar sessions court awarded death sentence to all the three men convicts on Tuesday in the Kopardi rape and murder case.

Nov 29, 2017, 11:57 AM IST
Madhya Pradesh govt gives nod to amendment bill for death penalty for child rapists

Madhya Pradesh govt gives nod to amendment bill for death penalty for child rapists

Madhya Pradesh is considered to be one of the most unsafe places for women.

Nov 26, 2017, 17:41 PM IST
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.

Jul 24, 2017, 14:22 PM IST

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.

Jun 18, 2017, 17:56 PM IST
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.

Jun 12, 2017, 10:25 AM IST

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.

Jun 10, 2017, 23:42 PM IST

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.
 

Jun 09, 2017, 19:15 PM IST
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 .

May 17, 2017, 18:13 PM IST

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 co

May 10, 2017, 16:42 PM IST
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.

Apr 14, 2017, 17:59 PM IST
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.

Apr 11, 2017, 14:29 PM IST

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.

Apr 10, 2017, 17:54 PM IST

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.

Apr 02, 2017, 17:49 PM IST

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.

Jan 15, 2017, 17:18 PM IST
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.

Dec 19, 2016, 17:22 PM IST

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. 

Nov 22, 2016, 13:53 PM IST