Thursday, June 20, 2013
UK man who killed two cops jailed for life
A British man convicted of murdering four people, including two unarmed British policewomen in a gun...
Five get life sentence for killing woman: Jharkhand
Five men were on Saturday sentenced to life imprisonment by a local court for killing a woman after ...
Five get death sentence for murdering Hindu leader in Bangladesh
Five people have been sentenced to death and three others handed down life term by a Bangladesh cour...
Indian sentenced to death in UAE for murdering a female
A 28-year-old Indian man has been sentenced to death by a court in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) fo...
Father awarded death sentence for killing 5 children
A man was on Monday sentenced to death by a local court for killing his five children.
Baby killer Chinese man sentenced to death
A 48-year-old Chinese man has been sentenced to death for strangling a two-month-old baby after stea...
Garo rebel outfit `sentences` Congress legislator to death
The outlawed Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) has again threatened to kill Meghalaya Congress le...
Bahrain court sentences 31 over police attack
A defence lawyer in Bahrain says a court has sentenced 31 protesters to 15 years in prison each for ...
ACHR welcome SC order commuting death sentence to life
Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) has welcomed the Supreme Court`s order on Wednesday commuting d...
Ex-Tunisia dictator gets new life sentence
A court has convicted, in absentia, Tunisia`s former dictator of voluntary homicide and sentenced hi...
Two given life sentence in murder case in Bihar
A district court here on Thursday sentenced two persons to life imprisonment in a six-year-old murde...
`Difficult for Sanjay to complete all films in a month`
The Supreme Court gave Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt a month`s reprieve in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case...
German Bakery blast: Himayat Baig gets death sentence
A Pune court on Thursday awarded death sentence to Indian Mujahideen operative Himayat Baig, for his...
Filmmakers relieved as Sanjay Dutt gets extension
Filmmakers were today relieved after the Supreme Court granted Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt four week...
BSF deployed in three districts of Punjab
5 companies of BSF were deployed in 3 Punjab districts to beef up security ahead of Supreme Court re...
Two given death sentence in Bihar
A district court on Tuesday sentenced two persons to death for killing a petrol pump owner and two o...
Three brothers sentenced to life in murder case
Three brothers were sentenced to life imprisonment by a local court here on Tuesday in an eight-year...
1993 blasts: Sanjay Dutt to move SC for relief Tuesday
Pleading that he had to do dubbing for a number of his pending films, Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt is...
Katju writes to President seeking pardon for Devender Pal Singh Bhullar
PCI chairman Justice Markandey Katju has written to President Pranab Mukherjee asking pardon for Dev...
Pass resolution on Rajiv killers` death penalty: DMK
DMK president M. Karunanidhi Saturday urged the Tamil Nadu government to pass a cabinet resolution t...
Youth gets life term for rape
A youth has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a court in adjoining Shravasti district for rapin...
Can death sentence be commuted to life? SC to rule
The Supreme Court will on Friday deliver a verdict on whether death sentence of a condemned prisoner...
Anti-Sikh riots: SC upholds life sentence of four
The Supreme Court has upheld the life sentence awarded to four persons for burning two men to death ...
Saudi Arabia denies sentence to paralyse convict
Saudi Arabia denied on Tuesday reports that a court in the kingdom has ordered a punishment of paral...
Pune bus road rage: Santosh Mane gets death for mowing down 9
After pronouncing Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation driver Santosh Mane guilty for mowing...
Vidya Balan hopes for reduction of Sanjay Dutt`s sentence
National award winning actress Vidya Balan hopes that fellow actor Sanjay Dutt`s sentence of five ye...
Reports of Saudi Arabian paralysis sentence `incredible`: US
The US has condemned a reported Saudi court ruling sentencing a man to be paralysed for an attack wh...
Youth sentence to death for rape in Odisha
A tribal youth was sentenced to death by a court here today for rape and murder of a widow in Odisha...
Surgeons sentenced to imprisonment for bribery
A local court convicted two doctors trapped by Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) in connection with a bri...
Jain hawala case: Ex-DIG sentenced to jail for taking bribe
A former senior CBI official was on Monday sentenced to one-year imprisonment by a Delhi court for d...
‘Death penalty can`t be commuted to life term due to delay`
Convicts who are awarded death penalty cannot claim commuting of their sentence on the ground of del...
HC confirms death sentence for minor girl`s rapist
The Bombay High Court on Friday confirmed the death penalty awarded to a 22-year-old youth after it ...
Myanmarese national given lifer
A Myanmarese national, who axed a 32-year-old man to death, was convicted and sentenced to life impr...
Youth gets life sentence for kidnap, rape in TN
A local court in Gobichettippalayam near Erode awarded life sentence to a youth for kidnapping and r...
Assaulters denied leniency as victim lost vision in attack
3 men convicted for assaulting their neighbour were denied probationary release by Delhi court which...
Bangladesh war crimes: Jamaat leader gets death sentence; 35 killed in protests
A top leader of Jamaat-e-Islami was on Thursday sentenced to death for "crimes against humanity...
Teenage Maldives girl flogged for ‘premarital sex’
A 15-year-old rape victim in Maldives has been sentenced to 100 lashes for engaging in premarital se...
India should join countries which oppose death penalty: Karuna
DMK Chief M Karunanidhi on Tuesday said India should join the countries which had opposed death sent...
Delhi HC upholds man`s life sentence for killing step-son
The life sentence awarded by a trial court to a man for killing his four-year-old step-son has been ...
Rapist sentenced to death in Bokaro
A man was on Friday handed capital punishment by a court for the rape and murder of a 10-year-old gi...
Chinese province to halt labour camp sentences
A southern Chinese province has suspended labour camp sentences, becoming the first in the country t...
Another death penalty for serial killer Chandrakant Jha
Serial killer Chandrakant Jha was sentenced to death by Delhi court in case of murder and dumping bo...
‘Be selective in granting remission in cases where death commuted to life’
Amid demand for proper implementation of criminal laws, Centre asked states not to grant remission i...
Death sentence for rape and murder
A district court here on Saturday awarded death sentence to a person for the rape and murder of a mi...
Sharmila Tagore feels death sentence not deterrent for rape
Veteran actress Sharmila Tagore Friday opposed capital punishment for rape saying death is neither t...
Man gets life term for raping daughter`s minor friend
A 43-year-old man was sent to jail for life for raping a 15-year-old girl, who was a friend of his d...
Delhi HC acquits 3 on death row for burning woman
The Delhi High Court acquitted a man, his son and daughter for burning alive his daughter-in-law to ...
SC commutes death sentence of man to life imprisonment
The Supreme Court has commuted death penalty of a man, who killed his wife and daughter, to life imp...
Women favour speedy trial, not death sentence in rape cases
Women from various sections of society are in favour of speedy trial in rape cases and have welcomed...
Two get death sentence for double murder in Assam
Two persons were sentenced to death and two others given life term by a court here in a double murde...
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