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Supreme Court to examine whether courts can add 'rigorous' to life terms

Can the word 'rigorous' be added by courts when they award life imprisonment?

Three men get life term for murder

The court noted that they were not previous offenders and the crime was not committed in a manner so as to arouse intense and extreme indignation of the community.

Jessica Lal case: Convict Manu Sharma gets parole for exams

On April 29, 1999, Sharma shot dead Lall after the 34-year-old refused to serve him liquor at the Tamarind Court restaurant here owned by socialite Bina Ramani. 

HC orders release of life convict

Making it clear that fundamental rights cannot be taken away by any enactment and one's liberty cannot be curtailed based on "viewer views," Madras High Court ordered the immediate release of one Rajendran, serving a life term.

There should be death penalty or life term for accused above age of 15 years in heinous crimes: Arvind​ Kejriwal

There should be death penalty or life term for accused above age of 15 years in heinous crimes: Arvind​ Kejriwal

Juveniles who are 15 years old too must get death penalty if they commit rape, Delhi Chief Minister said.

Delhi High Court awards life term to servant, commutes death penalty in double murder case

Delhi High Court awards life term to servant, commutes death penalty in double murder case

Negating a local court ruling, the High Court on Friday commuted death penalty and awarded life term to a domestic help for murdering an elderly woman and her 12-year-old grandson here in 2007.

Delhi: Man awarded life term for killing lover's acquaintance

A man "romantically involved" with a 30-year-old widow has been awarded life term for killing a married person, who was in relation with her, by a Delhi court which also jailed the woman for five years.