Mamta Sharma urges courts to expedite verdict in rape cases

 Former National Commission for Women (NCW) chairperson Mamta Sharma on Monday welcomed the decision to award life imprisonment to all five accused in the Dhaula Kuan gang-rape case and called upon the country`s judicial system to adopt a sensitive attitude for speedy justice in such sensitive cases.

HC gives time to Govt to reply to sisters' plea on death row

The Bombay High Court has granted further two weeks time to Maharashtra government to file an affidavit in reply to a petition filed by two sisters urging that their death sentence be commuted to life imprisonment.

Woman gets life imprisonment for killing minor grandson in Delhi

A 62-year-old woman has been sentenced to life imprisonment for killing her grandson to take "revenge" from her daughter-in-law, whom she blamed for separating her son.

Ex SAD leader, 4 others awarded life in prison for killing ASI

A local court on Friday sentenced a former Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader and four others to life imprisonment till death for killing a policeman who protested against eve-teasing of his daughter by them in a busy market place in 2012.

Kyrgyz ex-president sentenced to life imprisonment

A Kyrgyz military court Friday sentenced in absentia the country`s former president Kurmanbek Bakiyev, his brother Janysh Bakiyev and former prime minister Daniyar Usenov to life imprisonment.

Five family members sentenced to life imprisonment in Haryana

Five members of a family have been sentenced to life imprisonment by a local court here for murdering three brothers in Tibba Danasher locality here in 2011.

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Nalini moves Supreme Court

S Nalini, who has been undergoing life imprisonment in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, has approached the Supreme Court seeking to declare as "null and void" a provision in law mandating Tamil Nadu government to consult the Centre before releasing seven life term convicts in the case.

Thane Industrial worker gets life imprisonment in murder case

A local court has sentenced an industrial worker to life imprisonment for brutally killing a fellow worker in 2011.

Five sentenced to life in murder case in Thiruvananthapuram

A Fast Track Court today sentenced five accused, including three engineering students to life imprisonment, on charges of murdering a gem dealer in December 2012.

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: SC rejects plea against relief to convicts

The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to review its verdict commuting death sentence of three convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case to life imprisonment and dismissed Centre`s review petition.

Two Haryana policemen get life sentence for fake encounter

Two Haryana policemen have been sentenced to life imprisonment by a special CBI court for killing two criminals in a fake encounter in 1994 even as it acquitted the then DGP of the state.

Shakti Mills gang-rape case: Life imprisonment for all 4 convicts

Nearly eight months after the gang-rape of a telephone operator in the abandoned Shakti Mills compound in Mumbai, a sessions court sentenced four persons convicted in the case to life imprisonment.

Four sentenced to life imprisonment for murdering farmer in TN

Salem Additional District Judge, Naseema Begam convicted on Tuesday four persons, including a woman, to life imprisonment for murdering a 65-year old farmer of Pakkanadu village in the district over a dispute in laying pipeline.

Man gets life imprisonment in 2011 murder case

A 29-year-old man has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a court here for killing his friend in 2011 after a dispute over money to purchase liquor.

Life term for 5 of family for killing woman, daughter

A local court here on Tuesday awarded life imprisonment to five members of a family, including two women, for the murder of a woman and her daughter in 2009.

Chandrasekharan murder: 3 CPI(M) men among 11 given life term

In a setback to CPI(M) in Kerala, three of its local functionaries and eight others were on Tuesday sentenced to life imprisonment by a special court in the sensational TP Chandrasekharan murder case.

Court relies on children`s testimony to uphold father`s life term

The Delhi High Court has upheld a trial court judgment sentencing a man to life in prison for killing his wife, after taking into consideration the testimony of his children who were witnesses to the murder.

Life imprisonment for Spanish woman rape case convict

A court here on Friday awarded life imprisonment to the convict in the rape case of a 27-year-old Spanish musician.

Laxmanpur Bathe massacre: Life imprisonment for main accused

The prime accused in the gruesome Laxmanpur Bathe massacre of 1997 Dharma Singh, on whose head the government had declared an award, has been awarded life imprisonment by a local court on Thursday for killing 58 Dalits.

Woman, son get life term for murdering husband

A 40-year-old woman, along with her son, has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a Delhi court for murdering her husband to keep the possession of their house with them as the victim was selling it.