Updated : 3 days, 2 hours ago IST
New Delhi [India], Dec 2 (ANI): Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chairperson Swati Maliwal on Monday said that she would sit on an indefinite hunger strike from Tuesday at the Jantar Mantar here, seeking the death penalty for rapists within six months.
Updated : 2 months, 1 week ago IST
Bokaro (Jharkhand) [India], Sept 26 (ANI): A local court here on Thursday awarded death penalty to three convicts for kidnapping and later murdering an 11-year-old boy in 2013.
Updated : 4 months, 1 week ago IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] July 29 (ANI): The Bombay High Court on Monday commuted the death sentence of two rape convicts into life imprisonment.
Updated : 4 months, 3 weeks ago IST
London [UK], July 16 (ANI): WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange would not be extradited to any country where he could face capital punishment, UK Minister of State for Europe and the Americas Alan Ducan has reaffirmed.
Updated : 4 months, 4 weeks ago IST
New Delhi, July 10 (ANI) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved amendments to Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act 2012 that provides for the death penalty for sexual offences against children.
Updated : 5 months, 1 week ago IST
Colombo [Sri Lanka], July 1 (ANI): Ten fundamental rights petitions have been filed in the Supreme Court here against the Sri Lankan government's decision to implement death penalty in the nation.
Colombo [Sri Lanka], Jun 29 (ANI): President Maithripala Sirisena called United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday and said protecting the nation and its future generations from the prolific risk of drug trafficking is the reason why he decided to implement the death pena
Updated : 6 months ago IST
Noida (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Jun 7 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh State Commission for Women Chairperson Vimla Batham on Friday called for a fast-track court hearing in the case of the murder of a two-and-half-year-old girl in Aligarh.
Mumbai (Maharashtra)[India], Jun 3 (ANI): The Bombay High Court on Monday upheld the constitutional validity of section 376E of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) which provides death penalty or life imprisonment to a repeated rape offender.
Updated : 7 months ago IST
Bandar Seri Begawan [Brunei], May 6 (ANI): Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei on Sunday said that the country will not impose death penalty on those convicted of gay sex and adultery in an apparent bid to temper global backlash following its rollout of strict new Islamic laws last month.
Updated : 7 months, 4 weeks ago IST
Riyadh [Saudi Arabia], Apr 11 (ANI): The family of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Wednesday (local time) rejected reports that a settlement was made between his family and the Saudi Arabian government over the scribe's murder.
Updated : 8 months, 3 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], March 18 (ANI): The Supreme Court has stayed the death penalty imposed on a man convicted for rape and murder of a three-month old girl.