Death Penalty For Child Rape


'Death Penalty For Child Rape' - 13 News Result(s)

  • Maharashtra Man Sentenced To Death For Raping, Killing 5-Year-Old Girl

    Maharashtra Man Sentenced To Death For Raping, Killing 5-Year-Old Girl

    A court in Maharashtra has sentenced a man to death for raping and murdering a five year-old girl in 2016, observing that the crime was "more cruel" than the act of the most dreaded animal.

  • Bill Seeking Death Penalty For Child Rape Passed In Lok Sabha

    Bill Seeking Death Penalty For Child Rape Passed In Lok Sabha

    A crucial bill seeking to provide death penalty to those convicted of raping girls below the age of 12 was passed by the Lok Sabha today.

  • Indore Man Sentenced To Death For Rape And Murder Of 4-Month-Old

    Indore Man Sentenced To Death For Rape And Murder Of 4-Month-Old

    A trial of 23 days ended in a death sentence for a 21-year-old man who had raped and killed a four-month-old girl in Madhya Pradesh last month. The Indore session court today convicted Naveen Gadake of rape and murder of an infant and handed him a death sentence under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO).

  • Crimes Against Women More Painful When Politicised: Nirmala Sitharaman

    Crimes Against Women More Painful When Politicised: Nirmala Sitharaman

    Amid the outrage over the Kathua and Unnao incidents, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman lamented on Saturday that crimes against women were getting politicised based on the identity of the perpetrators.

  • Death Penalty For Child Rape 'Populist Measure', Says Justice AP Shah

    Death Penalty For Child Rape 'Populist Measure', Says Justice AP Shah

    Criticised over the recent spate of rapes of minors, the government may have introduced capital punishment through an executive order but not everyone seems convinced that's the right step forward. Among them former chief justice of Delhi High Court AP Shah, some lawyers, child rights activists and families of three child survivors of sexual abuse ...

  • Death Penalty for Child Rapists Updates: President Kovind Signs Ordinance To Provide Strict Punishment

    Death Penalty for Child Rapists Updates: President Kovind Signs Ordinance To Provide Strict Punishment

    Today, President Ram Nath Kovind has signed the executive order to pave way for providing stringent punishment, including death penalty, for those convicted of raping girls below the age of 12 years. The Union Cabinet on Saturday at a Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the ordinance and was waiting for the President's ...

  • Kathua Girl's Father Hopeful After Centre Approves Death Penalty For Child Rape

    Kathua Girl's Father Hopeful After Centre Approves Death Penalty For Child Rape

    The father of an eight-year-old girl, who was raped and murdered in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir in January, expressed hope of getting justice, after the Union Cabinet introduced death penalty for those convicted of raping girls below the age of 12 years.

  • Ordinance Decision Taken In View Of Lok Sabha Polls: Nirbhaya's Father

    Ordinance Decision Taken In View Of Lok Sabha Polls: Nirbhaya's Father

    Nirbhaya's father alleged on Saturday that the Union Cabinet's approval to promulgate an ordinance to give the death penalty to those convicted of raping girls below 12 years has no "logic" and the decision was taken in view of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

  • Jammu And Kashmir To Bring Own Order For Death Penalty For Child Rape

    Jammu And Kashmir To Bring Own Order For Death Penalty For Child Rape

    As the centre approved the death penalty for rapists of children below the age of 12 after weeks of public outrage over the rape and murder of an 8-year-old in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua, the state government said today it too was going to bring a similar ordinance.

  • Quicker Trials, Probe In Centre's Death For Child Rapists Ordinance: 10 Facts

    Quicker Trials, Probe In Centre's Death For Child Rapists Ordinance: 10 Facts

    The centre on Saturday responded to the barrage of attacks over the government's inability to curb sexual crimes against girls with an executive order to introduce death penalty for child rapists, longer jail term for all rapists and set an ambitious four-month deadline to complete investigation and trial in all rape cases. The changes were cleared...

  • Death For Rape Of Children Below 12, Says Government, Clears Executive Order

    Death For Rape Of Children Below 12, Says Government, Clears Executive Order

    The centre today signed off on an ordinance, or emergency executive order, to introduce capital punishment for child rapists, a move that is seen as an effort to signal the government's commitment to fight sexual crimes against young girls. The change was cleared at a meeting of the Union Cabinet convened by Prime Minister Narendra Modi within hour...

  • Amid Nationwide Anger, Cabinet To Bring In Death Penalty For Child Rape

    Amid Nationwide Anger, Cabinet To Bring In Death Penalty For Child Rape

    Scrambling to assuage the nationwide outrage over sexual violence against young girls, the government is expected to clear an ordinance, or emergency executive order, to bring in death penalty for child rape. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who returns from a five-day foreign trip, has called for a cabinet meeting today to change the law.

  • Kathua Rape Case: Maneka Gandhi To Ask For Death Penalty For Child Rape

    Kathua Rape Case: Maneka Gandhi To Ask For Death Penalty For Child Rape

    Amid nationwide grief and anger over the gang-rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua, there is a move to change the law for sexual crimes against children to bring in the death penalty for child rape.

'Death Penalty For Child Rape' - 4 Video Result(s)

'Death Penalty For Child Rape' - 13 News Result(s)

  • Maharashtra Man Sentenced To Death For Raping, Killing 5-Year-Old Girl

    Maharashtra Man Sentenced To Death For Raping, Killing 5-Year-Old Girl

    A court in Maharashtra has sentenced a man to death for raping and murdering a five year-old girl in 2016, observing that the crime was "more cruel" than the act of the most dreaded animal.

  • Bill Seeking Death Penalty For Child Rape Passed In Lok Sabha

    Bill Seeking Death Penalty For Child Rape Passed In Lok Sabha

    A crucial bill seeking to provide death penalty to those convicted of raping girls below the age of 12 was passed by the Lok Sabha today.

  • Indore Man Sentenced To Death For Rape And Murder Of 4-Month-Old

    Indore Man Sentenced To Death For Rape And Murder Of 4-Month-Old

    A trial of 23 days ended in a death sentence for a 21-year-old man who had raped and killed a four-month-old girl in Madhya Pradesh last month. The Indore session court today convicted Naveen Gadake of rape and murder of an infant and handed him a death sentence under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO).

  • Crimes Against Women More Painful When Politicised: Nirmala Sitharaman

    Crimes Against Women More Painful When Politicised: Nirmala Sitharaman

    Amid the outrage over the Kathua and Unnao incidents, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman lamented on Saturday that crimes against women were getting politicised based on the identity of the perpetrators.

  • Death Penalty For Child Rape 'Populist Measure', Says Justice AP Shah

    Death Penalty For Child Rape 'Populist Measure', Says Justice AP Shah

    Criticised over the recent spate of rapes of minors, the government may have introduced capital punishment through an executive order but not everyone seems convinced that's the right step forward. Among them former chief justice of Delhi High Court AP Shah, some lawyers, child rights activists and families of three child survivors of sexual abuse ...

  • Death Penalty for Child Rapists Updates: President Kovind Signs Ordinance To Provide Strict Punishment

    Death Penalty for Child Rapists Updates: President Kovind Signs Ordinance To Provide Strict Punishment

    Today, President Ram Nath Kovind has signed the executive order to pave way for providing stringent punishment, including death penalty, for those convicted of raping girls below the age of 12 years. The Union Cabinet on Saturday at a Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the ordinance and was waiting for the President's ...

  • Kathua Girl's Father Hopeful After Centre Approves Death Penalty For Child Rape

    Kathua Girl's Father Hopeful After Centre Approves Death Penalty For Child Rape

    The father of an eight-year-old girl, who was raped and murdered in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir in January, expressed hope of getting justice, after the Union Cabinet introduced death penalty for those convicted of raping girls below the age of 12 years.

  • Ordinance Decision Taken In View Of Lok Sabha Polls: Nirbhaya's Father

    Ordinance Decision Taken In View Of Lok Sabha Polls: Nirbhaya's Father

    Nirbhaya's father alleged on Saturday that the Union Cabinet's approval to promulgate an ordinance to give the death penalty to those convicted of raping girls below 12 years has no "logic" and the decision was taken in view of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

  • Jammu And Kashmir To Bring Own Order For Death Penalty For Child Rape

    Jammu And Kashmir To Bring Own Order For Death Penalty For Child Rape

    As the centre approved the death penalty for rapists of children below the age of 12 after weeks of public outrage over the rape and murder of an 8-year-old in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua, the state government said today it too was going to bring a similar ordinance.

  • Quicker Trials, Probe In Centre's Death For Child Rapists Ordinance: 10 Facts

    Quicker Trials, Probe In Centre's Death For Child Rapists Ordinance: 10 Facts

    The centre on Saturday responded to the barrage of attacks over the government's inability to curb sexual crimes against girls with an executive order to introduce death penalty for child rapists, longer jail term for all rapists and set an ambitious four-month deadline to complete investigation and trial in all rape cases. The changes were cleared...

  • Death For Rape Of Children Below 12, Says Government, Clears Executive Order

    Death For Rape Of Children Below 12, Says Government, Clears Executive Order

    The centre today signed off on an ordinance, or emergency executive order, to introduce capital punishment for child rapists, a move that is seen as an effort to signal the government's commitment to fight sexual crimes against young girls. The change was cleared at a meeting of the Union Cabinet convened by Prime Minister Narendra Modi within hour...

  • Amid Nationwide Anger, Cabinet To Bring In Death Penalty For Child Rape

    Amid Nationwide Anger, Cabinet To Bring In Death Penalty For Child Rape

    Scrambling to assuage the nationwide outrage over sexual violence against young girls, the government is expected to clear an ordinance, or emergency executive order, to bring in death penalty for child rape. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who returns from a five-day foreign trip, has called for a cabinet meeting today to change the law.

  • Kathua Rape Case: Maneka Gandhi To Ask For Death Penalty For Child Rape

    Kathua Rape Case: Maneka Gandhi To Ask For Death Penalty For Child Rape

    Amid nationwide grief and anger over the gang-rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua, there is a move to change the law for sexual crimes against children to bring in the death penalty for child rape.

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