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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

‘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.

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.