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Acid attacker gets death sentence in Madhya Pradesh

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 14:16

In a significant judgement, a youth has been sentenced to death by a local court for throwing acid on a woman following which she died.

Convict sentenced to over 10 years not to be released without hearing prosecutor: SC

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 22:33

The appellate court shall not release a convict, sentenced to punishment for death or life imprisonment or for a period of ten years or more, without hearing public prosecutor, SC ruled.

American who hijacked jet to Cuba gets 20 years

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 02:45

An American who returned from Cuba decades after hijacking a jetliner to the communist island was sentenced today to 20 years in US prison but will be eligible for early release on parole, an acknowledgement by prosecutors of the years he spent behind bars in Cuba.

Briton sentenced 12.5 years in US for Taliban support

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 02:15

A US judge sentenced a British computer engineer to 12.5 years in prison today for conspiring to provide and for providing equipment and personnel to the Taliban in Afghanistan.

China`s woman tycoon wins reprieve from death sentence

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 12:07

A 34-year-old Chinese woman tycoon, convicted for raising USD 121 million illegally, got a reprieve Friday after a court commuted her death sentence to life imprisonment.

SC restrains states on giving remission to life convicts

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 18:49

The Supreme Court today restrained all states from exercising power of remission for releasing convicts from jail who are serving life sentence.

Nitish Katara murder case: Mother seeks death for convicts

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 22:33

The mother of Nitish Katara, who was abducted and killed in 2002, today sought death penalty for the three convicts including UP politician D P Yadav`s son Vikas.

SC commutes death sentence of 26-year-old youth

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 23:32

The Supreme Court on Thursday commuted the death sentence of a 26-year-old youth to life term for killing a woman and her son saying that the convict is an educated person so there are chances of his reform.

Man sentenced to life for raping minor in UP

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 12:40

A man has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a court here for raping a 12-year-old girl in 2009.

China`s Supreme Court overturns death sentence for victim of domestic violence: Lawyer

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 19:46

China`s top court has overturned the death sentence of a woman convicted of killing her husband after years of violent abuse, her lawyer said on Tuesday, in a move activists say shows the government could be serious about battling domestic violence.

Egypt upholds death sentence on Brotherhood leader, nearly 200 supporters

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 11:31

An Egyptian court confirmed death sentences on Saturday against the leader of the Muslim Brotherhood and 182 supporters, in a mass trial of Islamists who ruled Egypt for a year but face a fierce crackdown under the new president, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.

Egypt confirms 183 death sentences including Brotherhood chief

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 14:40

An Egyptian court on Saturday confirmed death sentences for 183 Islamists, including Muslim Brotherhood chief Mohamed Badie, a prosecutor said, after a speedy mass trial that sparked an international outcry.