India News | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Friday January 3, 2014
Supreme Court today made it clear that it can't order a re-trial on grounds of new evidence. Chief Justice of India P Sathasivam said, "Now it has become fancy that Investigation Officer to make statements after twenty years that he has committed a mistake. We can't reopen the trial If we encourage this it will set a bad precedent and all cases w...
India News | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Wednesday February 20, 2013
The Supreme Court has said that four members of sandalwood smuggler Veerappan's gang, who have been on death row for years, cannot be hanged for at least six weeks, till their case is decided by the Chief Justice of India.
South | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Wednesday February 20, 2013
The Supreme Court will today take up the plea of four associates of sandalwood bandit Veerappan who are on death row at the Belgaum Central Jail in Karnataka.
India News | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin; Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Monday February 18, 2013
DMK chief M Karunanidhi has appealed for the death penalty to be abolished. Earlier this month, Afzal Guru from Kashmir was hanged for his role in 2001's deadly attack on Parliament. In November, Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab was executed for the 26/11 strikes in Mumbai in which 166 people were killed.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Samira Shaikh | Wednesday February 20, 2013
The Supreme Court has said that four men from Karnataka members of notorious sandalwood smuggler Veerappan's gang, cannot be executed for now. Here are 10 big developments in this story:
South | 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.
India News | 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.
India News | A Vaidyanathan | Sunday February 17, 2013
The Supreme Court has refused urgent hearing on the plea of four aides of sandalwood smuggler Veerappan seeking stay of execution of their death penalty reportedly fixed for Sunday, saying there was no proof about it.