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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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