China's ex-security czar jailed for life for graft, power abuse

 China's top Communist Party leader and former security czar Zhou Yongkang was today sentenced to life for graft, abuse of power and leaking state secrets in a closed-door trial,?becoming the senior-most official to fall under President Xi?Jinping's sweeping anti-corruption drive against "tigers and?flies".

Delhi government proposes life term for food adulteration

Food adulterators will face life imprisonment under a new provision envisaged by the Delhi government aimed at combating adulteration, it was announced on Friday.

Actress sentenced to life for murder of film director

A small time actress of Tamil cinema has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a court here on charges of murdering an aspiring film director.

Delhi youth gets life term for stabbing man, injuring another

A 24-year-old youth has been sentenced to rigorous life imprisonment for fatally stabbing a man and trying to kill another by a Delhi court which relied on the testimony of the eye-witnesses.

Nitish Katara murder case: Delhi HC turns down plea for death sentence

The Delhi High Court on Friday rejected a plea for death penalty and enhanced the sentence for Vikas Yadav and his cousin Vishal from life imprisonment to 25 years without remission for the murder of Nitish Katara, a friend of Vikas Yadav's sister.

21 get life term for Andhra murders

A court in Andhra Pradesh Wednesday sentenced 21 people to life imprisonment for the sensational killing of a politician dubbed a "warlord" and 10 others six years ago.

Man gets life term for murdering neighbour in Delhi

A 45-year-old man charged with murdering a neighbour, has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a Delhi court which held the facts and circumstances proved the offence against the convict.

SC upholds life term of army man for killing JCO at Baramulla

The Supreme Court has upheld the award of life imprisonment to a sacked Army man for killing his Post Commander at Baramulla in Jammu and Kashmir in 2006 after the deceased physically assaulted and attempted to sodomise him.

Two get lifer in home inmate murder-burial case in WB

A district court on Tuesday sentenced the secretary of a rehabilitation home in Hooghly and his associate to life imprisonment after convicting them of murdering a beggar woman and dumping her body underneath the building.

Two gets life term for burning to death a woman in Muzaffarnagar

A local court here on Friday sentenced two persons to life imprisonment for murdering their woman relative by burning her over a property dispute five years ago.

Life term to five men for gang-raping minor girl in Uttar Pradesh

A local court on Monday sentenced five persons to life imprisonment for gang-raping a minor girl in 2012.

Pakistan shopkeeper gets life term for blasphemy

A shopkeeper has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a local court for an act of blasphemy in Pakistan`s biggest city.

Life term for 5 of family for killing woman, daughter

A local court here on Tuesday awarded life imprisonment to five members of a family, including two women, for the murder of a woman and her daughter in 2009.

Taiwan ex-colonel gets life term for spying for China

A former Taiwanese Air Force officer was sentenced to life in prison for spying for China, a court said on Friday, adding to a string of spying scandals in recent years.

Man gets life term for raping minor girl in MP

A special court here on Saturday awarded life imprisonment to a youth for raping a 10-year-old tribal girl.

Two get life term for 17-year-old murder case in Bihar

A court in Bihar`s Banka district today sentenced two persons to life imprisonment after finding them guilty in a 17-year-old murder case.

Dalit student gang-rape: HC upholds life term for five teachers

The Gujarat High Court on Saturday upheld life imprisonment of five out of six teachers for repeatedly raping a 19-year-old Dalit girl student of their college in Patan.

Delhi: Man gets life term for attempting to murder ex-employer`s wife

A man has been sentenced to life term by a Delhi Court for attempting to murder his former employer`s wife after he was sacked from his job.

Six get life term in murder case in Ambala

A local court on Saturday awarded life imprisonment to six persons in connection with a murder case of 2011.

Two brothers held guilty in murder case, sent to life term

Two brothers were on Thursday sentenced to life imprisonment by a local court in a seven-year-old murder case.