'India should end death penalty'

Death penalty in a country like India that carries the message of non-violence on the global stage is a paradox, said Robert Badinter, a globally renowned lawyer.

US beheading suspect could face death penalty

A US man who allegedly beheaded a female co-worker has been charged with first degree murder and could face the death penalty, a prosecutor said on Tuesday, giving details of the grisly attack.

Thailand's new bill proposes death for airport closure

Anyone found guilty of causing closure or damage of an airport in Thailand could face the death penalty under new proposed law by the military junta.

Killers of Nitish Katara deserve death: Delhi Police to HC

The city police on Friday told the Delhi High Court that Vikas Yadav and two others, convicted for killing Nitish Katara in 2002, deserve death penalty as the offence was "pre-meditated" and committed in a "cold- blooded" manner.

15 doses of drugs used in `botched` US execution: Documents

The two-hour-long execution of a US inmate last month required 15 doses of a relatively untested drug cocktail, according to documents, prompting renewed calls for an independent investigation.

Death penalty ruled unconstitutional in California

A federal US judge ruled Wednesday that the death penalty in California is unconstitutional, mainly because of the dysfunctional system which administers it.

Delhi gang-rape victim`s family unhappy with SC ruling, wants death for convicts

The family of the December 16 Delhi gang-rape victim is heavily disappointed with the Monday order of the Supreme Court staying the execution of two of the key convicts in the case and demanded a death penalty for them.

Pallavi Purkayastha murder case: Parents seek death penalty, to approach HC

Parents of murdered Mumbai-based lawyer Pallavi Purkayastha will appeal in Bombay High Court against the ruling of a special court which gave the 24-year old killer Sajjad Ahmed Mogal life sentence.

Egypt court signals death penalty for 12 accused of killing policeman

An Egyptian court signaled on Wednesday it wanted death sentences for 12 defendants charged with killing a police officer and belonging to a terrorist group, when it referred the case to the country`s highest religious authority.

Rape, murder of 4-year-old girl: Death row convict moves SC

Supreme Court agreed to hear on Tuesday the appeal of a 48-year-old man awarded death penalty by the Rajasthan High Court for abducting, raping and killing his four-year-old neighbour at Sriganganagar in 2012.

Judge refuses to postpone next US execution

A federal judge in the US state of Missouri refused Monday to postpone an execution, which would be the first since a botched lethal injection ignited a national debate.

UN rights office condemns Maldives death penalty revival

The UN human rights office today voiced concern over moves to revive the death penalty in the Maldives, including for minors, after a six-decade freeze on capital punishment in the Indian Ocean archipelago.

Bajwa proposes death penalty for drug smugglers

Punjab Congress president Pratap Singh Bajwa Sunday said that he would bring in a legislation proposing death penalty for those indulging in drugs trade.

Shakti Mills gang-rape cases: Petition for confirmation of death penalty filed

A petition seeking confirmation of the capital punishment awarded to three common convicts of the Shakti Mills gang-rape cases has been filed in the Bombay High Court.

Mulayam talking rubbish: Lalu Prasad on rape remark

Mulayam Singh Yadav is talking "rubbish", RJD chief Lalu Prasad said Friday, reacting to the Samajwadi Party chief terming as unfair the death penalty prescribed by law in rape cases.

December 16 gang-rape: SC extends stay on two convicts` execution

Supreme Court on Monday extended till April 7 the stay on the execution of death penalty of two of the four convicts in the December 16 gang-rape and murder case, asking for a copy of the trial court judgement.

Centre admits delay in Bhullar`s mercy petition

The central government admitted there was delay in the deciding death row convict Devinderpal Singh Bhullar`s mercy petition and the court could decide on his wife`s plea for commutation of death sentence into life imprisonment.

`December 16 gang-rape convicts should meet their ultimate fate`

The ultimate satisfaction will be when the convicts meet their ultimate fate, parents of the December 16 gang-rape victim Thursday said, reacting to the Delhi High Court verdict upholding death penalty to the four men.

December 16 gang-rape: Delhi HC upholds death penalty of 4 convicts

The Delhi High Court upheld the death sentence of four convicts in the December 16, 2012 gang-rape case.

SC verdict on death sentence commutation patently illegal: Centre

The Centre on Saturday moved the Supreme Court seeking review of its verdict holding that undue delay by the government in deciding mercy plea can be a ground to commute death sentence of a condemned prisoner.

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