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SC restrains states on giving remission to life convicts

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 18:49

The Supreme Court today restrained all states from exercising power of remission for releasing convicts from jail who are serving life sentence.

Man sentenced to life for raping minor in UP

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 12:40

A man has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a court here for raping a 12-year-old girl in 2009.

US man gets life sentence for tossing daughter into creek

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 22:47

A New Jersey man who tossed his 2-year-old daughter into a creek while she was strapped into her car seat apologised today but not for murdering the child.

Life sentence reduced to 14 years for man who killed daughter in Maha

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 18:38

In a relief to a man who had killed his daughter with an axe, the Bombay High Court reduced the life imprisonment sentence imposed on him by a lower court to the period of about 14 years he had spent in jail and ordered his release.

Man undergoing life term gets another life sentence in TN

Last Updated: Saturday, May 24, 2014, 23:31

Five years after a man was sentenced to death in a murder case and the capital punishment later commuted to life, Madras High Court on Saturday awarded him another life term in a separate murder case.

Man sentenced to life for raping and murdering minor girl

Last Updated: Monday, April 28, 2014, 23:23

A court here on Monday awarded life imprisonment to a man for raping and murdering a minor girl.

Seven acquitted in murder case

Last Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014, 19:02

Madras High Court Bench today acquitted seven persons who were sentenced to life for murdering a man, the father of two of the accused in December 2011 over a property dispute.

Man gets life sentence for raping minor in Tripura

Last Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014, 14:02

A tribal was sentenced to life imprisonment by a court in Tripura for raping a 13-year-old girl, police said here Friday.

Life sentence for brother-sister duo for killing sister-in-law

Last Updated: Friday, March 14, 2014, 13:14

A local court has sentenced a brother-sister duo to life in prison for killing their sister-in-law in Zakirnagar here in 2012.

Indian-origin on death row in Singapore gets life sentence

Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 15:31

Dinesh Pillai Reja Retnam, 31, was re-sentenced to life term in jail as his case became an exception under the revised Misuse of Drugs Act, which had previously carried a mandatory death sentence.

SC verdict on death sentence commutation patently illegal: Centre

Last Updated: Saturday, March 01, 2014, 15:19

The Centre on Saturday moved the Supreme Court seeking review of its verdict holding that undue delay by the government in deciding mercy plea can be a ground to commute death sentence of a condemned prisoner.

Centre to challenge SC ruling on commuting death sentences on grounds of delay

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 17:06

The central government will challenge the Supreme Court`s recent ruling in which it said that inexplicable, inordinate delays in deciding mercy pleas of death row convicts can be sufficient grounds for commutation of death sentence to life.