Nine ''hardcore terrorists'' set to be hanged in Pakistan

Pakistan Army Chief General Raheel Sharif confirmed the death sentences on the nine men who were sentenced for terror offences.

North Korea jails Canadian pastor for life with hard labour

Pyongyang views foreign missionaries with deep suspicion, though it allows some to undertake humanitarian work.

Shahabuddin's conviction in acid attack case: Victims' parents demand death penalty

Shahabuddin and three others had doused the two brothers, Girish Raj and Satish Raj, in acid in 2004 before murdering them.

Nitish Katara murder: SC rejects Delhi govt's appeal seeking death penalty for killers

Nitish Katara murder: SC rejects Delhi govt's appeal seeking death penalty for killers

Supreme Court on Monday rejected the Delhi government's plea seeking death penalty for the killers of Nitish Katara.

Florida executes man convicted of fatally stabbing 4

A Florida man has been executed nearly three decades after he was convicted of fatally stabbing his ex-wife, young daughter and two in-laws.

Should discuss death penalty, timeframe for execution: Devendra Fadnavis

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday said with around 300 persons on the death row, we must ponder whether the capital punishment should be retained, and if yes, must determine a timeframe for its execution.

Juveniles too must get death for rape: Kejriwal

Juveniles too must get death for rape: Kejriwal

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

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.

Death penalty becomes stumbling block for India-Germany MLAT

The provision of death penalty in the law has become a stumbling block for India and Germany to sign a pact for cooperation on criminal matters.

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.

Law panel's 'Death Penalty' report sent to Home Ministry, govt unlikely to support it

The Law Commission's report supporting abolition of death penalty except in terror-related cases has been forwarded to the Home Ministry for a final decision, amid indications that government may not be inclined to support it.

Law panel's 'Death Penalty' report sent to Home Ministry, govt unlikely to support it

The Law Commission's report supporting abolition of death penalty except in terror-related cases has been forwarded to the Home Ministry for a final decision, amid indications that government may not be inclined to support it.

UN experts call for abolition of death penalty in India

 UN human rights experts have welcomed recommendations made by India's Law Commission to abolish death penalty with the exception of terror offences and called on Indian authorities to move towards the complete abolition of capital punishment.

Death penalty sought for Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof

South Carolina prosecutors said Thursday they intend to seek the death penalty for Dylann Roof, the white alleged supremacist charged with killing nine black churchgoers in June.

Saudi Arabia carries out 130th execution this year

Saudi authorities put to death a convicted murderer on Thursday, bringing to 130 the number of executions in the kingdom so far this year, according to an AFP tally.

Indrani can do anything for money: Siddharth Das

A week after Sheena Bora's murder came to light, Zee News caught up with Sheena and Mikhail Bora's father Siddharth Das, who claims that this is something that Indrani can do for money. He also said that he wants the death penalty for the accused.

Law Commission to recommend death penalty only for terror convicts

Law Commission to recommend death penalty only for terror convicts

The Law Commission of India will soon recommend abolition of death penalty in the country, said a report on Friday.

Pakistan hangs man convicted for multiple murders

Pakistan today hanged a death row prisoner convicted for multiple murders, taking the total number of convicts executed to 212 since the country lifted its moratorium on the death penalty in March this year.

Pakistan executes man convicted for killing policemen

Pakistan today executed a death row prisoner convicted of killing four policemen in 1997, taking the number of convicts executed to 211 since the country lifted its moratorium on the death penalty in March this year.

Death penalty for heinous crimes can't be dubbed outrageous: Supreme Court

Rising incidents of kidnapping and abduction for ransom not only by ordinary criminals but even by terrorists necessitate a stringent punishment for those indulging in such activities, the Supreme Court said while upholding death sentence under section 364A of IPC.