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Can hanging be replaced in executions, SC asks Centre

Can hanging be replaced in executions, SC asks Centre

The Supreme Court on Friday issued a notice to Centre asking for its reply to a plea seeking replacement of death to a convict by hanging. Seeking a reply within three months, the apex court asked if the legislature can think of any other mode for death convicts. 

Oct 06, 2017, 13:41 PM IST
Red Fort attack: Supreme Court to hear review plea of death row convict Mohammad Arif

Red Fort attack: Supreme Court to hear review plea of death row convict Mohammad Arif

The Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed the review petition of death row convict Mohammad Arif to be heard in an open court.

Jan 19, 2016, 21:37 PM IST

Death row convict Yakub meets wife, daughter in jail

Death row convict Yakub Memon on Thursday morning met his wife and daughter in the Nagpur Central Jail amidst tight security.

Jul 23, 2015, 22:00 PM IST

No further mercy plea after President's rejection: Centre to SC

The Centre on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that after a mercy petition by a death row convict is rejected by the President, it cannot be moved afresh before the governor of a state unless there were entirely new grounds.

Jul 22, 2015, 22:27 PM IST

Pakistan to execute another death row convict Saturday

A Pakistani prisoner, who was awarded the death sentence by a court for killing a person from the Shia community in 2001, will be executed Saturday.

Jan 16, 2015, 19:09 PM IST

Pakistani court stops execution of a death row convict

A Pakistani court on Friday ordered the authorities to stop the execution of a death row convict involved in the killing of a soldier in 2000.

Jan 02, 2015, 16:53 PM IST

SC gives first open court hearing on review plea of death row convict

A death row convict from Chhattisgarh on Tuesday became the first person to get the benefit of the Supreme Court's recent ruling that condemned prisoners must be given an open court hearing on the petition seeking review of the capital punishment.

Sep 23, 2014, 20:08 PM IST
Death row convict may be heard in open court: SC

Death row convict may be heard in open court: SC

The Supreme Court Tuesday held that in the cases where the death sentence has been upheld by the apex court, the death convict will have a right that his petition seeking review of the verdict upholding death sentence will be heard by the three judges bench in an open court and he will be accorded half an hour hearing.

Sep 02, 2014, 11:02 AM IST

Two death row convicts in Dec 16 gang-rape, murder case move SC

Two out of the four death row convicts in the December 16 gangrape and murder case on Monday moved the Supreme Court seeking a stay on their execution and reversal of the Delhi High Court verdict upholding their conviction and the punishment.

Jun 02, 2014, 20:49 PM IST

1993 Delhi blast convict Devender Bhullar moves SC to commute his death penalty to life term

Taking cue from the Supreme Court`s recent decision to commute sentences of 15 death row convicts on the grounds of inordinate delay in their execution, 1993 Delhi blast convict Devender Pal Singh Bhullar has moved the apex court seeking commutation of his death penalty to life term.

Jan 24, 2014, 11:20 AM IST

SC stays execution of death sentence of condemned rape convict

The execution of death sentence of a man Friday in a rape-cum-murder case of a minor was stayed on Thursday by the Supreme Court which agreed to hear the appeal against his conviction.

Jul 25, 2013, 19:43 PM IST

‘Death row convict Bhullar mentally unstable’

Death-row convict Devender Pal Singh Bhullar`s mercy plea was rejected by President in a terror attack case.

Jun 18, 2012, 17:19 PM IST

PC recommends clemency to death row convict

In a decision that can lead to a
final view on the clemency petition of Parliament attack
convict Afzal Guru, Chidambaram has
recommended to the President commutation of the death sentence
of a prisoner in Tamil Nadu.

Oct 30, 2009, 00:15 AM IST

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