Aarushi case: CBI asks for death penalty for Talwars
Nov 26, 2013
Shinde for death penalty: A bloodthirsty nation?
Sep 11, 2013
Delhi gang-rape: Death penalty the only way?
Sep 10, 2013
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.
Cities | Sonal Mehrotra (With PTI inputs) | Tuesday September 24, 2013
Four men sentenced to death for the gang-rape and murder of a young medical student were produced at the Delhi High Court today for confirmation of their sentence.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday September 23, 2013
The Delhi High Court today issued production warrants to the four death row convicts in the December 16 gangrape case on the trial court's reference for confirmation of the capital punishment given to them.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 21, 2013
Observing that the accused was not heard by the trial court on the point of sentence, the Bombay High Court today set aside the death penalty imposed on Santosh Mane, a Pune bus driver, who mowed down nine persons and injured 37 in January last year...
India | Reported by Rohit Bhan, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday September 16, 2013
The Gujarat government has asked the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) not to seek the death penalty for Narendra Modi's former minister Maya Kodnani, who was convicted in one of the worst massacres of the 2002 riots.
India | Edited by Diana George | Sunday September 15, 2013
The Gujarat government today refused permission to the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) to file an appeal in a higher court seeking death penalty for former minister Maya Kodnani in the Naroda Patiya massacre case.
India | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Friday September 13, 2013
Four men have been given the death sentence for the fatal gang-rape of a young medical student on a moving Delhi bus, an attack that shocked India and ignited weeks of protests demanding better safety for women and swift justice for the 23-year-old w...
India | Edited by Diana George | Tuesday September 10, 2013
As she lay in a maze of tubes on a hospital bed, her insides hollowed out with unspeakable brutality, the 23-year-old medical student told a magistrate that she wanted the six men who had raped and violated her to be brought to justice. "They must be...
India | Agence France-Presse | Sunday September 8, 2013
The family of a student who died after being brutally gang-raped in New Delhi has called for the death penalty on the eve of the court's verdict on her alleged attackers.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday August 28, 2013
An EU human rights delegation on Tuesday warned Pakistan that resuming executions would be seen as a "major setback" as the European parliament considers the country's application for preferential trade status.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday August 23, 2013
An American officer who killed 13 fellow soldiers in a rampage on a military base was found guilty of pre-mediated murder today and now faces a possible death sentence.