Man gets life term for killing father in Odisha

A man has been sentenced to rigorous life imprisonment by a local court for killing his father following a quarrel in Balasore district a year ago.

Judge will sentence Boston bomber to death June 24

Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, a 21-year-old naturalized American of Chechen descent, will be formally sentenced to death in court on June 24, a US judge said Thursday.

Two youths sentenced to life imprisonment for raping elderly woman

A local court today sentenced two persons to life imprisonment for raping a 65-year-old woman in December, 2012.

Judge grants Oscar Pistorius bail, sentencing due October 13
Judge grants Oscar Pistorius bail, sentencing due October 13

South African Judge Thokozile Masipa on Friday extended Oscar Pistorius`s bail and set a date of October 13 for sentencing on a charge of culpable homicide.

Mumbai lawyer Pallavi Purkayastha`s killer sentenced to life

A Mumbai court on Monday pronounced the quantum of sentence in the Pallavi Purkayastha murder case and awarded life sentence to Sajjad A Mogal, the security guard of the building, who killed the woman lawyer.

US sentencing for fraudulent wine dealer postponed again

Sentencing for disgraced wine dealer Rudy Kurniawan, who was found guilty of fraud for manufacturing fake vintages, has been postponed to July, a US federal court said Wednesday.

26 reasons why CBI court sentenced Talwars in Aarushi case

Of course there is no direct evidence but CBI has placed a "clinching wealth of circumstances" from which the guilt of Rajesh Talwar and his wife Nupur has been made out for murdering their daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj.

Wikileaks founder Assange hails Bradley Manning verdict as victory

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange hailed the sentencing of the website`s source Bradley Manning as a "significant tactical victory", saying the US soldier could serve as little as one-sixth of his 35-year jail term.

2008 Batla House encounter: Shazad Ahmad gets life term

Suspected Indian Mujahideen (IM) terrorist Shahzad Ahmad, convicted in the 2008 Batla House encounter case, was on Tuesday sentenced to life imprisonment by a Delhi court, which said the case does not fall under the rarest of rare category warranting death penalty.

Lakhan Bhaiya encounter Case: Life term for all 21 convicts

A sessions court here on Friday awarded life sentence to all 21 people, including 13 policemen, who were earlier convicted in the 2006 Lakhan Bhaiya fake encounter case.

Indian couple convicted in Norway; father gets 18 months, mother 15

An Indian software professional and his wife were today held guilty of "serious child abuse" and sentenced to jail terms for 18 months and 15 months respectively.

Norway child row: Indian couple burnt son, says police

The Oslo District Court will now pronounce its verdict on Tuesday in the case of the arrest of an Andhra couple for alleged "gross or repeated maltreatment" of their seven-year-old boy.

Ex-Army major, wife gets 10 yrs for battering kid

A former Army major and his second wife were sentenced to 10 years in jail by a Delhi court for torturing their minor son from his wife.

30-day jail for Indian student Dharun Ravi

Indian American student Dharun Ravi was Monday sentenced to 30 days in jail by a New Jersey judge for spying on his roommate kissing another man on his webcam.

Man gets 7-yr jail term for raping step-daughter

A man has been sentenced to seven years in jail by a Delhi court for repeatedly raping his step-daughter for over five months.

Ode massacre: Life term for 18; 5 get 7 years RI

A special court in Gujarat`s Anand district on Thursday pronounced the quantum of sentence in the 2002 Ode village massacre case and awarded a life term to 18 convicts.

Man sent to jail for 15 days for bounced cheque

A man has been sentenced to 15 days
in jail by a Delhi court for dishonouring of his cheque worth Rs 25,000 due to insufficient fund in his account.

Seven sentenced for Kandhamal riots

A Fast Track Court
Wednesday sentenced seven people to rigorous imprisonment for
three years for involvement in the 2008 riots in Odisha`s Kandhamal district.

Orissa: Man gets life term for killing girl

A murder accused was convicted
and sentenced to rigorous life imprisonment by a local fast
track court here Wednesday for killing a minor girl in 2010.

Old woman drug peddler jailed for 10 yrs

A 52-year-old woman has been
jailed for 10 years and fined Rs one lakh by a Delhi court for
drug peddling while three of her accomplices were let off due
to want of evidence.