Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Germany has no locus standi to seek clemency for Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar: India
India does not see any locus standi of Germany in the case of death row convict Devinder Pal Singh B...
Taiwan compensates trio after 11 years on death row
The trio, who said they were tortured into making confessions, were first sentenced to death 21 year...
Philippines races to save man on Saudi death row
Zapanta was sentenced to death for killing his Sudanese landlord in 2009.
Media `misinterpreted` Rajoana`s letter, claims his sister
The sister of Balwant Singh Rajoana, a convict on death row in connection with the assassination of ...
Execution of death row convicts: PIL filed in Madras
A PIL has been filed before the Madras High Court seeking to prohibit the Centre from executing any ...
Yasin Malik asks Pak govt not make hasty decision on Sarabjit
Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front chief Yasin Malik on Sunday asked the Pakistan government not to ...
MP HC acquits two death row convicts
Madhya Pradesh High Court Wednesday acquitted a married man and his girfriend, who were given death ...
Pak SC seeks details of all prisoners on death row
The bench was told by a lawyer during today`s proceedings that a total of 6,355 prisoners were on de...
13 mobile phones among banned items seized from jail in Bihar
Thirteen mobile phones and 12 SIM cards were recovered during a raid at a divisional jail in Bihar`s...
Mercy plea: Prez commutes sentence of death row convict
In a first case of pardon by Prez Pranab Mukherjee after assuming office, death sentence of a convic...
Sarabjit Singh accuses Pak jail authorities of slow poisoning
Indian death row convict Sarabjit Singh, who has been languishing in Pakistani jails for years, has ...
SC orders re-trial of Pak national on death row
Pakistani national Mohammad Hussain, who was awarded death sentence in a 1997 Delhi blast case, will...
Sarabjit Singh`s sister meets Sonia Gandhi
The sister of Sarabjit Singh knocked the doors of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi seeking her interventi...
Candlelight vigil to demand Sarabjit`s release
Sarabjit Singh`s relatives along with city residents took out a candlelight march here demanding fre...
‘Death row convict Bhullar mentally unstable’
Death-row convict Devender Pal Singh Bhullar`s mercy plea was rejected by President in a terror atta...
Apex court seeks time frame for deciding mercy pleas
The Supreme Court asked the government to set a time frame for deciding death row convicts` mercy pe...
Japan hangs 3, 1st executions since 2010: Reports
Capital punishment in Japan is usually ordered only for inmates convicted of multiple murders.
Rajoana row: Badal meets Prez, seeks intervention
Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal met President Pratibha Devi Singh Patil to seek her intervention in sa...
Philippines seeks mercy for 77 on death row abroad
The Philippines said its diplomats had increased their efforts to save 77 Filipinos on death row o...
Four Indians on death row in Sharjah return
Four Indians, sentenced to death for murdering a Pak man, returned home on Friday following their re...
Vaiko meets Rajiv assassins in prison
MDMK leader Vaiko met the three death row convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case at the p...
Another death row convict gets reprieve
After the three killers of Rajiv Gandhi, another death row convict Mahendra Nath Das got some repr...
Indians in Sharjah death row to walk free soon
The court ruling said the 17 Indians have had their death sentences commuted through the pardon.
Illinois` death row officially shuts down
Illinois` death row officially died when a state law abolishing the death penalty quietly took effec...
Indian youths on death row in Dubai come back
It was a fresh lease of life for three Indian youths who were handed death sentences by a Dubai co...
Prez clears execution of 2 death row convicts
After seven years, the go-ahead has been given for execution of two murder convicts that could sta...
1 crore offered for 17 Indians in Dubai death row
The Sharjah Court pronounced the death sentence on 17 Indians who were accused of killing a Pak nat...
17 Indians on death row: Court adjourns hearing till May 19
A UAE court asked the defendants to reach a settlement on blood money.
Cuba reviews appeal by US man on death row
Cuba`s Supreme Court has begun reviewing the appeal of a Cuban-American who is the last person rem...
Iraq has 835 prisoners on death row: Minister
Iraq has 835 people waiting to be executed, Interior Minister Jawad al-Bolani said on Monday, just...
‘Fresh evidence may reopen Sarabjit case’
Giving a ray of hope to the family of Sarabjit Singh, his lawyer said there is fresh evidence to pro...
Assassin on death row wants to be baptized a Sikh
Balwant Singh, a terrorist who has been convicted for the assassination of former Punjab chief minis...
Relief for 17 Indians on death row in UAE
In a major relief to 17 Indians facing death row in the UAE for killing a Pakistani national in Sh...
UPA record better than NDA in dealing with death row cases: PC
It was a veiled dig at BJP when Union Home Minister P Chidambaram provided figures about the cases...
Were tortured for confession: Indians on death row
Seventeen Indian workers on death row in Sharjah for the murder of a Pakistani man today pleaded n...
UAE: Case of Indians on death row adjourned to Sept
The hearing in the appeals for 17 Indians sentenced to death for killing a Pakistani man was adjou...
17 Indians on death row: UAE court adjourns hearing
The case of 17 Indians sentenced to death for killing a Pakistani man in Sharjah was today adjourn...
Pak court says woman cannot marry death row convict
A Pakistani court on Thursday reversed its decision allowing a woman to marry a man currently on d...
Six Bangladeshi workers return home from death row in UAE jail
Six Bangladeshi workers, who were given death in the UAE 3yrs ago for murdering a Paki, have return...
“Don`t put Kasab on death row waiting list"
Ajmal Kasab`s execution after he was sent to gallows today may not happen soon but calls grew loud ...
Ansar Burney to help 17 Indians facing death row in UAE
Noted Human Rights Activist Ansar Burney on Monday said the trust he runs would provide legal and ...
India to file convicted nationals` appeal in UAE
The Indian consulate will appeal to the Sharjah High Court in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Thursda...
Death row Indians in UAE offered legal help, says PM
Prime Minister has said that the Indian Consulate officials had visited the 17 Indian men sentenced ...
Indians on death row in UAE; Lawyers engaged for appeal
Government on Sunday said it has engaged prominent lawyers of UAE to file an appeal in higher cour...
India hiring UAE lawyers to provide aid to 17 Indians on death row
The Indian consulate in Sharjah has been talking to prominent lawyers of UAE for legal aid assistanc...
Sarna seeks PM`s intervention in saving Indians on death row
SAD leader Paramjit Singh Sarna on Friday sought Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s intervention in s...
Indians on death row in UAE: Badal seeks PM`s help
Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal Thursday sought help from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh regarding 17 I...
Will help Indians on death row in UAE if they appeal: Krishna
Seventeen Indians sentenced to death for killing a Pakistani national in UAE have been assured tha...
Seven Indians on death row languishing in Dubai jail: Report
As many as seven Indians are among 24 death row convicts who are currently languishing in Dubai`s ...
Plea for expeditious hearing of death row convicts` petitions
Bangladeshi prosecutors on Tuesday pleaded in the top court for an expeditious hearing of review p...
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