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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.

Kalani, 3 others get life sentence in 23-yr-old murder case

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 03, 2013, 14:10

Former Ulhasnagar MLA Suresh alias Pappu Kalani and three others were today awarded life imprisonment by a Sessions Court here in a 23-year-old murder case.

HC upholds life term to husband, two others for killing wife

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 05, 2013, 00:32

The Bombay High Court has upheld the life term awarded to a 27-year-old businessman, Parvez Sheikh, for killing his wife by giving her poison with the help of his family members.

Chinese court upholds life sentence for Bo Xilai

Last Updated: Friday, October 25, 2013, 09:16

A court in eastern China rejected an appeal by ousted senior politician Bo Xilai on Friday and upheld his life sentence on charges of bribery, corruption and abuse of power, the official Xinhua news agency reported.

Verdict on Bo Xilai`s appeal on Friday

Last Updated: Monday, October 21, 2013, 17:56

A Chinese high court will on Friday give its verdict on disgraced Chinese leader Bo Xilai`s appeal against the life sentence given to him last month on charges of bribery, embezzlement and abuse of power.

Bo Xilai calls life sentence as `unfair`, `unjust`

Last Updated: Monday, September 23, 2013, 16:22

Fallen Chinese leader Bo Xilai reacted angrily, shouting "unfair" and "unjust", when a Chinese court gave him a life sentence in a corruption case before he was forcibly taken out of the courtroom.

2010 Mangalore gang-rape: Two get life sentence

Last Updated: Saturday, September 21, 2013, 22:34

A local court on Saturday awarded life imprisonment to two persons for gangraping a minor girl at a railway station here in 2010.