Apex court relief to death row convicts welcomed

Human rights group People`s Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) Tuesday welcomed the Supreme Court`s judgment commuting the death sentence of 15 convicts to life imprisonment.

"SC ruling gives hope for death row convicts in Rajiv case"

The Supreme Court verdict commuting death penalty of 15 convicts has given hope that the three death row convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case could get similar relief, MDMK leader Vaiko said on Tuesday.

Supreme Court commutes death sentence of 15 on grounds of delays

In an landmark judgement, the Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that inexplicable, inordinate delay in deciding on mercy plea of a death row convict is sufficient ground for commutation of death sentence to life.

Petition filed against Omar for Afzal Guru remarks

Omar had raised questions about the muted response to TN Assembly passing a resolution seeking clemency for killers of Rajiv Gandhi.