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Dec 16 gang-rape: Two death row convicts get new counsel

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 18:19

An advocate informed the Delhi High Court he will represent two death row convicts in the December 16 gangrape, but the court rejected his plea for recusal of one of the judges from the case.

Constitution Amendment Bill on clemency tabled

Last Updated: Friday, March 08, 2013, 19:36

A Constitution amendment bill which seeks to withdraw the powers of the President to grant clemency to rape convicts was introduced in the Lok Sabha.

NCM not in favour of death penalty for rape convicts

Last Updated: Sunday, January 13, 2013, 15:58

Opposing death penalty for rape convicts, the National Commission for Minorities has said such a "blanket provision" would prompt offenders to kill their victims while cautioning the government of "knee-jerk reactions".

No consensus on death penalty for rape

Last Updated: Friday, January 04, 2013, 19:27

Central and state governments on Friday failed to evolve a consensus on death penalty for rape convicts.

Database with rape convicts’ photos to be prepared

Last Updated: Thursday, December 27, 2012, 18:01

Government said on Thursday that a national data base with photographs of all rape convicts will be prepared.