17 February 2020


Search Results for Tag : Death Penalty

Judgments

Review in a criminal proceeding is permissible only on ground of error apparent on face of record(09.07.2018)

Present review petitions have been filed by two applicants Vinay Sharma-Accused No. 1 and Pawan Kumar Gupta-Accused No. 2 to review the judgment of pr.....

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News

Supreme Court in a Majority Verdict Upholds the Constitutional Validity of Death Penalty(29.11.2018)

Supreme Court has commuted death penalty of a convict accused of killing three people, including two women and in a 2:1 majority the bench upheld the.....

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CRIMINAL - Death Penalty Should Remain on Statute Book: Gujarat HC(20.02.2019)

Gujarat High Court has said that although there is a good deal of opposition to death penalty, yet it should remain on statute book, while commuting d.....

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CRIMINAL - SC Commutes Death Penalty to Man, Says His Poems Show He is Reformative(05.03.2019)

Supreme Court has commuted to life term the death penalty awarded to a man for murdering a child, saying he wanted to reform himself and poems written.....

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Supreme Court Issues Notice On Plea Challenging Mandatory Death Penalty Under SC/ST Act(10.05.2019)

Supreme Court has issued notice to the Centre on a PIL challenging mandatory death penalty under Section 3(2)(i) of the Scheduled Castes and the Sched.....

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Bombay High Court: Death Penalty for Repeat Rape Offenders(03.06.2019)

Bombay High Court has upheld the Constitutional validity of Section 376(e) of Indian Penal Code, 1860 which provides that repeat offenders in rape cas.....

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Madhya Pradesh HC Reduces Death Penalty Awarded to Man Accused of Rape & Murder of His Daughter(17.06.2019)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has reduced the death penalty awarded to a man accused of raping and murdering his own daughter while holding that the accus.....

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Apex Court Stays Death Penalty in Coimbatore Double Murder Case(18.09.2019)

Apex Court has stayed the execution of a man convicted in a rape and double murder case in Coimbatore nine years ago. The Court stayed the execution o.....

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Supreme Court Commutes Death Penalty of Man Convicted for Murder of Wife and Four Kids(03.10.2019)

Supreme Court has partly allowed the review petition of Sudam @ Rahul Kaniram Jadhav, convicted for murder of his wife and four children by commutatio.....

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Supreme Court Upholds Death Penalty to 'Tantric' Couple who Killed Infant for Human Sacrifice(04.10.2019)

Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence awarded to a ‘tantric’ couple accused of murdering a boy by performing the ritual of human sacrifice. The .....

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Supreme Court Reconfirms Death Penalty for Coimbatore Rape and Murder Convict(07.11.2019)

Supreme Court has dismissed the petition against the death sentence of a man convicted of "horribly" gang-raping a 10-year-old girl before murdering h.....

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Apex Court Stays Death Penalty of Rajasthan Blast Case Convict(03.12.2019)

Apex Court has stayed the execution of death penalty awarded to a convict in the 23-year-old case of bomb blast in a bus in Rajasthan's Dausa district.....

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Calcutta HC: No Data to Establish that Imposition of Death Penalty Leads to Decrease in Crime(06.12.2019)

Calcutta High Court has allowed the Death Reference Appeal of a habitual offender while observing that there is statistical data to conclusively estab.....

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Pakistan Court Hands Death Penalty to Former President Pervez Musharraf(17.12.2019)

Pakistan Court has sentenced former president Pervez Musharraf to death for high treason, giving its judgment on charges relating to the imposition of.....

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Supreme Court Dismisses Curative Pleas of Two Death Row Convicts(14.01.2020)

Supreme Court has dismissed the curative petitions of Vinay Sharma and Mukesh, two of the four convicts awaiting execution of death penalty in the Nir.....

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SC Asks If Death Penalty is to be Done Away, Then Shouldn't Life Term be Till Death?(25.09.2015)

SC while taking note of push on abolition of death penalty, has asked from legal experts whether abolition of death penalty and limiting life term to .....

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Delhi HC Awards Life Term to Domestic Help, Commutes Death Penalty in Double Murder Case(29.09.2015)

Delhi High Court has commuted death penalty and awarded life term to a domestic help for offence of double murder of an old woman and her grandson in .....

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Orissa High Court Cancels Death Penalty of Tantrik in Murder Case(23.11.2015)

Orissa High Court has set aside death penalty for sacrificing an eight-year-old boy as a religious offering five years ago and acquitted the accused, .....

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SC Commutes Death Sentence on Rape and Murder Convict to 25 Years Sentence(19.09.2016)

Supreme Court has commuted death penalty of a convict in a rape and murder case of a seven-year-old girl that took place in 2011 in Jabalpur district .....

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SC Confirms Death Penalty for Police Constable Turned Serial Killer(06.10.2016)

SC has confirmed death penalty for police constable-turned-serial killer B.A. Umesh on the basis of the evidence given by the sole witness in the case.....

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Supreme Court Upholds Death Penalty For Raping, Killing Four-Year Old Girl(04.05.2017)

Supreme Court has dismissed a review petition of a 55-year-old man and sent him to gallows for raping and stoning to death a four-year-old girl in 200.....

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Kerala HC Confirms Death Penalty To A Man Accused of Rape and Murder Of 9-Yr-Old Girl(16.04.2018)

Kerala High Court has upheld the death sentence of a man accused of rape and murder of a 9-year-old girl, who was his daughter’s friend.

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No Ground to Erase Death Penalty in Indian law: Supreme Court(10.07.2018)

Supreme Court has said that abolition of death penalty by the British Parliament, several Latin American nations and Australian states was no ground t.....

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