भुल्लर की पत्नी ने की फांसी को रोके रखने की अपील
May 7, 2013
भुल्लर पर फैसले का कई दूसरे मामलों पर भी असर
Apr 13, 2013
Should mercy pleas be decided within a fixed time?
Apr 12, 2013
Edited by Surabhi Malik | Wednesday May 1, 2013
The Supreme Court has commuted the death sentence of a murderer to life imprisonment on the grounds that the President's office took too long to reject his petition seeking mercy.
Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Ketki Angre; Edited by Mala Das | Sunday April 14, 2013
The Supreme Court has ruled that Punjab militant Devender Pal Singh Bhullar will be executed for killing nine people with a car bomb in 2009 in Delhi.
Edited by Surabhi Malik | Friday April 12, 2013
Devinderpal Singh Bhullar's appeal rejected: The Supreme Court has ruled that a death sentence cannot be commuted to life imprisonment because of a delay in execution. The court has rejected an appeal by Devinderpal Singh Bhullar against his hanging,...
Edited by Ashish Mukherjee | Friday April 12, 2013
The Supreme Court will decide today on whether a death sentence can be commuted to life imprisonment because of a delay in execution.
Reported by A Vadiyanathan, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Friday April 12, 2013
The Supreme Court will today decide whether a delay in deciding a death row prisoner's request for mercy is grounds for commuting the punishment to life in prison.
Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Sunday April 7, 2013
The Supreme Court yesterday stayed the execution of eight death row prisoners, convicted in different murder cases, whose clemency pleas were rejected by President Pranab Mukherjee earlier this week.
Sunil Prabhu | Wednesday February 20, 2013
President Pranab Mukherjee, who has rejected seven mercy petitions, is for now unlikely to take up more cases of prisoners on death row, sources said.
Edited by Samira Shaikh | Monday February 18, 2013
The Supreme Court today stayed the execution of four aides of Sandalwood bandit Veerappan till Wednesday. President Pranab Mukherjee had rejected their mercy petitions last week.
Sam Daniel | Monday February 18, 2013
V Muthulakshmi, the wife of sandalwood smuggler Veerappan, has requested the Tamil Nadu government to intervene and pass a resolution to stop the execution of four of his associates. President Pranab Mukherjee had rejected their mercy petitions last ...
Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, edited by Sindhu Manjesh | Monday February 18, 2013
A tense atmosphere prevails at Maatili village in Karnataka, home to the four associates of late sandalwood smuggler Veerappan, whose mercy petitions have been rejected by President Pranab Mukherjee.
A Vaidyanathan | Saturday February 16, 2013
Four associates of notorious sandalwood smuggler Veerappan, whose mercy petitions have been rejected, today appealed in the Supreme Court against their hanging.
Edited by Sindhu Manjesh | Friday February 15, 2013
Four associates of notorious sandalwood smuggler Veerappan, whose mercy petitions have been rejected by President Pranab Mukherjee, will move the Karnataka High Court against their execution, sources say. Their mercy pleas were rejected on February 1...
Press Trust of India | Thursday February 14, 2013
The office of the President has taken off the 'mercy petition' section from its official website and it says matters relating to the subject for public information will henceforth be dealt by the Union Home Ministry.
Sunil Prabhu | Thursday February 14, 2013
Expediting the pending mercy petitions, the Home Ministry has sent to the President for final decision on seven cases of multiple murders, including one in which a convict who was out on bail on rape charge killed five members of victim's family.
Edited by Surabhi Malik (With Inputs from PTI) | Thursday February 14, 2013
The wife of notorious sandalwood smuggler Veerappan has urged the government that four associates of her husband, who are on death row in a landmine blast case, be spared from execution. The mercy petition of the four men has been rejected by Preside...