Aarushi case: CBI asks for death penalty for Talwars
Nov 26, 2013
Shinde for death penalty: A bloodthirsty nation?
Sep 11, 2013
India | Edited by Nadim Asrar | Monday February 24, 2014
The Centre today withdrew the contentious anti-piracy charges in Supreme Court against the two Italian marines, accused of killing two Indian fishermen in 2012.
India | Reuters | Monday February 10, 2014
Italy said on Monday that India's relations with Rome and with the European Union could suffer if two Italian marines accused of killing two fishermen are tried under an anti-piracy and anti-terrorism act.
India | Agencies | Friday February 7, 2014
India has decided that the two Italian marines charged with murdering a pair of Kerala fishermen will not be tried under a maritime security law that carries the death sentence.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday February 7, 2014
Italy's special envoy Staffan de Mistura said on Thursday that his country would "forcefully oppose" any move by Indian authorities to press charges against the two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen under an anti-terror law that...
India | Press Trust of India | Friday January 31, 2014
An Indian man, described by his lawyer as the "most stupid" person he has encountered in 40 years, has been sentenced to death by a UAE court for murdering a domestic help.
World | Matt Apuzzo, The New York Times | Friday January 31, 2014
The Justice Department said on Thursday that it would seek the death penalty against Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, the man accused of killing and maiming people with homemade bombs at the Boston Marathon finish line last year.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday January 31, 2014
The United States is to seek the death penalty for accused Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev if he is convicted of involvement in the deadly attack, Attorney General Eric Holder said today.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 22, 2014
DMK President M Karunanidhi today welcomed the Supreme Court judgement commuting death penalty of 15 convicts, and said he would rejoice if a similar ruling was made for the three convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case also.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday January 20, 2014
Vietnam on Monday sentenced 30 drug smugglers to death in the communist country's largest ever narcotics case, involving scores of defendants and nearly two tons of heroin, a judge said.
World | Reuters | Sunday December 29, 2013
A Saudi prince who murdered a fellow Saudi may be executed, a newspaper reported on Sunday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday December 12, 2013
Bangladesh's highest court upheld the death penalty for a top Islamist leader convicted of war crimes.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday November 26, 2013
Rajesh and Nupur Talwar have been sentenced to life in jail after being convicted in the 2008 killing of their teen daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj. The CBI had sought the death penalty for the dentist couple, classifying this case as the "...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Tuesday November 26, 2013
The CBI today sought the death penalty for Nupur and Rajesh Talwar, who have been found guilty of murdering their only child Aarushi and their domestic help in May 2008. The couple are due to be sentenced soon by a court in Ghaziabad near Delhi.
India | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Tuesday November 26, 2013
Nupur and Rajesh Talwar, who have been found guilty of killing their daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj, will be sentenced by a court in Ghaziabad shortly.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday November 13, 2013
Two death row inmates have been executed in Florida and Texas, the states that hold the record this year for executions in the United States, penal authorities said.
Cities | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Friday November 8, 2013
The 16-year-old girl who was gang-raped in Mumbai on Friday by four men in an open drain has demanded the death penalty for her rapists.
India | Agence France-Presse | Saturday November 2, 2013
A court in New Delhi has begun hearing appeal arguments over the death penalty given to four men for the fatal gang-rape of a young student that shocked the nation.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 22, 2013
A 38-year old man was today sentenced to death by a court in Thiruvananthapuram for murdering an NRI businessman and chopping his body into pieces before burying them in July 2011.
World | Reuters | Thursday October 3, 2013
Pakistan has scrapped plans to reinstate the death penalty, the government said today, following threats by Taliban militants to step up attacks in retaliation.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 25, 2013
The Delhi High Court today deferred hearing on the death penalty reference against four convicts in the December 16 gang-rape and murder case to October 1. The court also directed the police to supply the necessary set of documents to the offenders.