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Supreme Court to examine whether courts can add 'rigorous' to life terms

Can the word 'rigorous' be added by courts when they award life imprisonment?

Dec 20, 2016, 16:21 PM IST

Three men get life term for murder

The court noted that they were not previous offenders and the crime was not committed in a manner so as to arouse intense and extreme indignation of the community.

Jun 19, 2016, 09:24 AM IST

Jessica Lal case: Convict Manu Sharma gets parole for exams

On April 29, 1999, Sharma shot dead Lall after the 34-year-old refused to serve him liquor at the Tamarind Court restaurant here owned by socialite Bina Ramani. 

Dec 10, 2015, 12:32 PM IST

HC orders release of life convict

Making it clear that fundamental rights cannot be taken away by any enactment and one's liberty cannot be curtailed based on "viewer views," Madras High Court ordered the immediate release of one Rajendran, serving a life term.

Oct 30, 2015, 01:14 AM IST

There should be death penalty or life term for accused above age of 15 years in heinous crimes: Arvind​ Kejriwal

Juveniles who are 15 years old too must get death penalty if they commit rape, Delhi Chief Minister said.

Oct 19, 2015, 23:36 PM IST

Delhi High Court awards life term to servant, commutes death penalty in double murder case

Negating a local court ruling, the High Court on Friday commuted death penalty and awarded life term to a domestic help for murdering an elderly woman and her 12-year-old grandson here in 2007.

Sep 28, 2015, 18:54 PM IST

Delhi: Man awarded life term for killing lover's acquaintance

A man "romantically involved" with a 30-year-old widow has been awarded life term for killing a married person, who was in relation with her, by a Delhi court which also jailed the woman for five years.

Sep 27, 2015, 09:42 AM IST

China's ex-security czar jailed for life for graft, power abuse

 China's top Communist Party leader and former security czar Zhou Yongkang was today sentenced to life for graft, abuse of power and leaking state secrets in a closed-door trial,?becoming the senior-most official to fall under President Xi?Jinping's sweeping anti-corruption drive against "tigers and?flies".

Jun 11, 2015, 21:47 PM IST

Delhi government proposes life term for food adulteration

Food adulterators will face life imprisonment under a new provision envisaged by the Delhi government aimed at combating adulteration, it was announced on Friday.

May 29, 2015, 21:13 PM IST

Actress sentenced to life for murder of film director

A small time actress of Tamil cinema has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a court here on charges of murdering an aspiring film director.

Apr 25, 2015, 19:29 PM IST

Delhi youth gets life term for stabbing man, injuring another

A 24-year-old youth has been sentenced to rigorous life imprisonment for fatally stabbing a man and trying to kill another by a Delhi court which relied on the testimony of the eye-witnesses.

Apr 20, 2015, 15:39 PM IST

Nitish Katara murder case: Delhi HC turns down plea for death sentence

The Delhi High Court on Friday rejected a plea for death penalty and enhanced the sentence for Vikas Yadav and his cousin Vishal from life imprisonment to 25 years without remission for the murder

Feb 06, 2015, 16:27 PM IST

21 get life term for Andhra murders

A court in Andhra Pradesh Wednesday sentenced 21 people to life imprisonment for the sensational killing of a politician dubbed a "warlord" and 10 others six years ago.

Dec 10, 2014, 13:51 PM IST

Man gets life term for murdering neighbour in Delhi

A 45-year-old man charged with murdering a neighbour, has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a Delhi court which held the facts and circumstances proved the offence against the convict.

Dec 02, 2014, 19:24 PM IST

SC upholds life term of army man for killing JCO at Baramulla

The Supreme Court has upheld the award of life imprisonment to a sacked Army man for killing his Post Commander at Baramulla in Jammu and Kashmir in 2006 after the deceased physically assaulted and attempted to sodomise him.

Nov 13, 2014, 23:23 PM IST

Two get lifer in home inmate murder-burial case in WB

A district court on Tuesday sentenced the secretary of a rehabilitation home in Hooghly and his associate to life imprisonment after convicting them of murdering a beggar woman and dumping her body underneath the building.

Sep 16, 2014, 18:42 PM IST

Two gets life term for burning to death a woman in Muzaffarnagar

A local court here on Friday sentenced two persons to life imprisonment for murdering their woman relative by burning her over a property dispute five years ago.

Aug 09, 2014, 00:14 AM IST

Life term to five men for gang-raping minor girl in Uttar Pradesh

A local court on Monday sentenced five persons to life imprisonment for gang-raping a minor girl in 2012.

May 19, 2014, 21:37 PM IST

Pakistan shopkeeper gets life term for blasphemy

A shopkeeper has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a local court for an act of blasphemy in Pakistan`s biggest city.

May 09, 2014, 23:50 PM IST

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.

Feb 19, 2014, 07:35 AM IST