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Rape remark: Mulayam Singh Yadav writes to NCW, says is against blanket death penalty

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 19:58

In the midst of controversy over his comments on rape, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Tuesday while replying to a notice by NCW stated that rape is a heinous crime and that rapists should be dealt with sternly.

Boys err at times, wrong to hang rapists: Mulayam Singh Yadav

Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 17:21

In a highly insensitive and controversial statement at the time when security of women is a major issue, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav said that it was wrong to give capital punishment to rapists.

Syrian Islamic extremists chop off thief`s hand, post grisly images on Twitter

Last Updated: Saturday, March 01, 2014, 13:08

Many Twitter users were in for a shock when a group of Islamic extremists live-tweeted images on Friday of a blindfolded man whose hand was being cut off as a punishment for robbery.

Congress, AIADMK clash in Lok Sabha on move to release Rajiv`s assassins

Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 14:24

The move of the Tamil Nadu government to release seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case generated heat in Lok Sabha with Congress and AIADMK members clashing on the issue.

Assassination of Rajiv Gandhi an attack on soul of India: PM

Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 11:36

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said the government is moving a review petition in the Supreme Court on “fundamental issues of law” arising from the assassination of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi.

Digvijay Singh condemns Tamil Nadu govt`s decision to release Rajiv Gandhi`s killers

Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 08:48

A day after Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa announced her decision to release six convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh condemned the move.

I am extremely happy, I thank CM Amma: Perarivalan`s mother

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 14:15

The mother of Perarivalan, a convict in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, on Wednesday said she was extremely happy about the Tamil Nadu government`s decision to release all convicts in the case.The mother of Perarivalan, a convict in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, said she was extremely happy about the Tamil Nadu government`s decision to release all convicts in the case.

Release Rajiv Gandhi assassins, demands Karunanidhi

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 12:42

Expressing happiness at the Supreme Court`s decision to commute the death sentence of the three assassins of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, DMK president M Karunanidhi urged the central and state governments to release them from jail.

SC commutes Rajiv Gandhi`s assassins death sentence to life imprisonment

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 05:49

The Supreme Court commuted death sentence of three men, convicted for killing former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, to life in jail.

Crime and Punishment

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 10:31

Criminology seeks to make people safer by educating them to make better decisions when addressing the problem of crime, says Dr Craig Patterson in a chat with Patricia Mascarenhas.

Parkash Singh Badal for `severe` punishment for food adulteration

Last Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014, 18:48

To check food adulteration, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today said state government will introduce a bill in the upcoming Assembly session for awarding "severest of severe" punishment.

Eight students sentenced to death in Bangladesh

Last Updated: Thursday, December 19, 2013, 10:24

A court sentenced eight Bangladesh Chhatra League activists to death and 13 to life imprisonment for killing tailor Bishwajit Das in Old Dhaka a year ago, media reported.