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November 07, 2003

Sushil Sharma has been sentenced to death in the infamous tandoor murder case by a Delhi court.

While many argue that the death penalty acts as an effective deterrent to crime, Amnesty International and others opposed to the death penalty insist that it merely legitimises an irreversible act of violence by the State and will inevitably claim innocent victims.

Should India abolish the death sentence?

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Death for the killer is a must in brutal murders in which the killing is condemned by many.The only problem with the Indian penal system ...

Posted by Nikita M

Sub: Death Penalty

Our Supreme Court has clearly laid down certain guidelines to award capital punishment in "rarest of rare cases". Our judicial process, though slow, is highly ...

Posted by Mohan

Sub: Is death the answer?

Court should not be given the right to a w a r d the death sentence.They should only be able to recommend it.Confirmation should come ...

Posted by Sachchidanand Dhar

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According to my point of view death is not the answer to the criminal. It is more a punishment to his family members then to ...

Posted by rachna

Sub: death sentence

i think the death sentence is not enough of a crime for this act....he should be punished to the maximum first.....let him feel pain first....then ...

Posted by seena



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