Actor Mark Wahlberg is hoping to have a 1988 assault charge expunged from his record, insisting he is “not the same person” that he was at that time.
Lawyers for Chelsea Manning filed a request for a pardon from President Barack Obama following the soldier`s 35-year jail sentence for the biggest intelligence leak in US history.
Can the power of the President and a Governor to pardon or to reduce the sentence of a convict be taken away by any law?
PCI chairman Justice Markandey Katju has written to President Pranab Mukherjee asking pardon for Devender Pal Singh Bhullar awarded death sentence in connection with 1993 Delhi bomb blast.
Justice Markandey Katju, leading efforts to seek pardon for 1993 Mumbai blast convicts Sanjay Dutt and Zaibunnisa Kazi, sought suspension of jail sentences as his appeal is pending before President.
Abhitej Singh Sandhu, grand-nephew of `Shaheed-e-Azam` Bhagat Singh, has opposed granting pardon to Sanjay Dutt in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case.
Demands for pardon for Mumbai blasts convict Sanjay Dutt grew louder with more politicians and filmstars joining the chorus though Congress virtually distanced itself from party leader Digvijay Singh`s remarks.
Even as the chorus for clemency for actor Sanjay Dutt grew louder, social activist Anna Hazare on Saturday disapproved of the demand to pardon him in a case related to the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts.
With Press Council chief Markandey Katju asking Maharashtra Governor to pardon film star Sanjay Dutt in 1993 Mumbai blasts case, government on Friday indicated that the matter will be looked into.
Following the upholding of the sentencing of film star Sanjay Dutt to five years imprisonment by the Supreme Court in 1993 Mumbai blasts case, Press Council of India chief Justice Markandey Katju.
The video, posted on YouTube and other sites, shows 4 men in camouflage Marine uniforms urinating on three corpses.
Union minister Ajay Maken on Friday sought pardon for the convict in the murder of his uncle Congress MP Lalit Makhan, saying that he had behaved "extraordinary well" in jail.
Ramdev has said that he is ready for talks with govt if duly approached.
Pakistan`s president will not
immediately pardon a Christian woman sentenced to die for
insulting Islam but may do so later if an appeals court delays
her case too long, an official said on Thursday.
Lawyers for Tariq Aziz are asking
Iraq`s president to pardon the former Saddam Hussein ally, who
faces execution for the persecution of Shiite Muslims.
Florida Governor Charlie Crist has hinted that he is considering posthumously pardoning legendary singer Jim Morrison for a 40-year-old charge of public indecency.
The militants were sorry for "crimes" they committed during rule in Swat.
Pak Prez Zardari has granted a pardon to Interior Minister Rehman Malik in graft cases.
Mexico`s Roman Catholic Church sought pardon for child sex abuse cases after the admission by an influential religious order that their founder was involved in sexual abuse.
After 10 months in office, President Barack Obama on Wednesday granted his first pardon — to Courage, a 45-pound turkey spared from the Thanksgiving table.
Day in Pics: 18th April
Showbiz World - April 18, 2015
PM Modi in Canada