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Shakti Mills gangrape case: Bombay HC quashes death penalty of 3 convicts, awards life imprisonment-dnmShakti Mills gangrape case: Bombay HC quashes death penalty of 3 convicts, awards life imprisonment-dnm

Shakti Mills gangrape case: Bombay HC quashes death penalty of 3 convicts, awards life imprisonment

The Bombay HC lowered the punishment of the ‘repeat offenders’ and the culprits will stay in jail “for the remainder of their natural life,” in the heinous crime that was committed in 2013.
 

Top Stories Nov 25, 2021, 12:57 PM IST

From castration to public humiliation: How Karnataka MLAs want rapists to be punished-ycbFrom castration to public humiliation: How Karnataka MLAs want rapists to be punished-ycb

From castration to public humiliation: How Karnataka MLAs want rapists to be punished

As the Mysuru gangrape and Gadag's incident dominated the Karnataka Assembly this time, few MLAs in unison condemned and also demanded strict action against rapists. While some pitched death penalty, some wanted Telangana-type encounter. A woman MLA opined that death should not be the solution and suggested castration instead for lifelong humiliation.

India News Sep 24, 2021, 7:37 PM IST

US Supreme Court to review overturning of 2013 Boston Marathon bomber's death sentence-VPNUS Supreme Court to review overturning of 2013 Boston Marathon bomber's death sentence-VPN

US Supreme Court to review overturning of 2013 Boston Marathon bomber's death sentence

Tsarnaev was convicted on multiple counts for the 2013 terror attack near the Boston marathon finishing line that claimed three people's lives and handed the death penalty in 2015.

World News Mar 22, 2021, 9:58 PM IST

Maharashtra Cabinet clears draft bills for heinous crimes against women, children-dnmMaharashtra Cabinet clears draft bills for heinous crimes against women, children-dnm

Maharashtra Cabinet clears draft bills for heinous crimes against women, children

The Maharashtra Cabinet on Wednesday (December 10) approved the introduction of two key bills, drafted to provide security to women and children with provisions for punishments including death penalty for rape, acid attack and child abuse.

Top Stories Dec 10, 2020, 11:13 AM IST

Udumalpet murder case: Madras court frees man previously sentenced to death for killing Dalit son-in-lawUdumalpet murder case: Madras court frees man previously sentenced to death for killing Dalit son-in-law

Udumalpet murder case: Madras court frees man previously sentenced to death for killing Dalit son-in-law

 The Madras high court today acquitted a victim’s father-in-law, who was given a death penalty, and modified the death sentence of five others to life imprisonment.
 

India Jun 22, 2020, 3:43 PM IST

Nirbhaya case President rejects rapist Pawan mercy pleaNirbhaya case President rejects rapist Pawan mercy plea

Nirbhaya case: President rejects rapist Pawan’s mercy plea

The Nirbhaya convict Pawan Gupta, through his lawyer, had filed mercy petition and requested the death penalty to be commuted to life imprisonment

India Mar 4, 2020, 2:31 PM IST

Nirbhaya case: President rejects rapist Pawan's mercy pleaNirbhaya case: President rejects rapist Pawan's mercy plea

Nirbhaya case: President rejects rapist Pawan’s mercy plea

The Nirbhaya convict, through his lawyer, had filed mercy petition and requested the death penalty to be commuted to life imprisonment

India Mar 4, 2020, 2:26 PM IST

Nirbhaya case: President rejects rapist Pawan's mercy pleaNirbhaya case: President rejects rapist Pawan's mercy plea

Nirbhaya case: President rejects rapist Pawan’s mercy plea

The Nirbhaya convict, through his lawyer, had filed mercy petition and requested the death penalty to be commuted to life imprisonment

India Mar 4, 2020, 2:15 PM IST

Nirbhaya case: Supreme Court to pronounce order on convict's plea against mercy petition rejectionNirbhaya case: Supreme Court to pronounce order on convict's plea against mercy petition rejection

Nirbhaya case: Supreme Court to pronounce order on convict’s plea against mercy petition rejection

The Nirbhaya convict, through his lawyer, has requested the death penalty to be commuted to life imprisonment
 

India Feb 14, 2020, 9:49 AM IST

Nirbhaya case: SC dismisses convict Akshay Kumar Singh's review plea against death penaaltyNirbhaya case: SC dismisses convict Akshay Kumar Singh's review plea against death penaalty

Nirbhaya case: SC dismisses convict Akshay Kumar Singh’s review plea against death penalty

The Supreme Court dismissed the review petition of one of the convicts, Akshay Singh and confirmed the death penalty of all four convicts. The convict has now sought time to file mercy plea.

India Dec 18, 2019, 1:44 PM IST

Andhra Pradesh Cabinet clears AP Disha Bill, seeks death penalty for rapists within 21 days of filing FIRAndhra Pradesh Cabinet clears AP Disha Bill, seeks death penalty for rapists within 21 days of filing FIR

Andhra Pradesh Cabinet clears AP Disha Bill, seeks death penalty for rapists within 21 days of filing FIR

The Andhra Pradesh Cabinet today has cleared the draft legislation called 'AP Disha Bill 2019' and approved death sentence for rapists within 21 days of filing an FIR. If the bill is passed, Andhra Pradesh will become the first state in India to approve death penalty for rapists. 

 

India Dec 12, 2019, 4:36 PM IST