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In 2:1 verdict, SC upholds constitutional validity of death penalty
Has death penalty in the statute served as a deterrent for heinous crime?
No early release for killers of Jessica Lal, Priyadarshini Mattoo
The SRB, at its meeting, recommended release of 22 convicts on completion of their sentences and rejected 86 other...
TN Guv has no power to release Rajiv assassins: Officials
Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit has no power to release the seven convicts sentenced to life imprisonment in...
No ground to erase death penalty in Indian law, says SC
The apex court, which dismissed the review pleas filed by three of the four death row convicts of the sensational...
TN Guv ordered 3 convicts' release after due process, says office
Purohit eventually cleared them only after obtaining legal opinion from the state Advocate General.
Will Veerappan aides' case impact Rajiv killers' freedom?
'A precedent in the Rajv killers' plea for freedom may flow from slain brigand Veerappan's 2000 demand for the...
Crime rates escalating due to delay in justice: Nirbhaya's mother
Asha Devi, the mother of the 2012 gang rape victim referred to as Nirbhaya, on Tuesday expressed her...
First death sentence, lifer awarded in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case
The Delhi Police had closed this case in 1994 for want of evidence.
TN govt's request to free Rajiv's killers not referred to Centre, says Guv
The governor said a decision on the issue would be taken in a "just and fair manner" in accordance with the...
'Dangerous precedents': Centre opposes release of Rajiv Gandhi killers
The Centre said the remission of sentence will have "international ramifications".
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