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Home ministry against abolition of death penalty

The Union home ministry is likely to reject Law Commission's recommendation for abolition of death penalty, maintaining that time was not ripe yet to remove it completely from the statute book......

Abolish death penalty except in terror cases: Law Commission

Death penalty, even in the rarest of rare cases, is “constitutionally unsustainable”, the Law Commission said on Monday as it recommended “swift” abolition of capital......

No lawyer wants to defend Delhi gang-rape accused

Amid lawyers refusing to represent the accused in the gang-rape-cum-murder case of 23-year-old paramedic, two women judges have come out with suggestions for effective fast-tracking of the trial.......

2 probes ordered in Delhi bus gang-rape case

A commission of inquiry headed by a former Delhi high court judge to go into the gang-rape incident was set up on Wednesday by the Centre which also ordered a probe into allegations of police......

Gangrape: We are trying to find lasting solution, says PC

Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday said that a commission, headed by retired Justice Usha Mehra, will probe the Delhi gang-rape case and submit its report in three months. "The commission......

Don't air ads featuring Salman, Coke told

In a significant judgement on comparative ad war between the soft drink majors, the Delhi high court on Monday restrained Coca-Cola from airing its Thums Up and Sprite commercials featuring film......

Plea seeking probe into Airbus deal disposed of

Satisfied that the CBI was making all efforts to probe the mid-1980s contract to buy 31 Airbus-A320 planes for the Indian Airlines, the Delhi High Court on Monday disposed of a petition seeking......

Thank God, Amitabh couldn't say no to Hrishi-da

'Hrishi-da often voiced his disenchantment with Bachchan's Angry Young Man persona -- the 'maara-maari', the growth of sidelocks; he even said directors were killing Amitabh the actor and turning......

Review: Satyamev Jayate continues to probe our conscience

Aamir Khan’s unsettling revelations on rape contradict the gleaming lines of his introduction speech -- Hindustan badal raha hai, ek laher si chal rahi hai, says Sukanya Verma as the actor......

IOA proposes to refer charge-framed cases to Ethics Commission

The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on Sunday yet again sought to dilute International Olympic Committee's directive to bar charge-framed persons from contesting elections and instead decided to......

IOA constitutes Indian Court of Arbitration

Complying with the directives of the International Olympic Committee, the IOA on Monday constituted the Indian Court of Arbitration for Sports to settle all sports-related disputes in the country.......

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