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May 07, 2017
2012 Delhi gangrape verdict: Respect women, end rape, millennials speak up in one voiceMurmurs of exaltation and disparagement would always be heard no matter what the judgment is. The only worry is will the word 'rape' ever disappear from the dictionary or is there another Jyoti Singh unknowingly waiting to be taken down the gory path again?
May 06, 2017
2012 Delhi gangrape case verdict: Celebrations can be put on hold for now, women still aren't safe in this countryIt was a day of victory for India when the Supreme Court awarded a well-deserved death sentence to the four convicts who brutally raped, mutilated and murdered 23-year-old Jyoti Singh.
May 06, 2017
2012 Delhi gangrape case verdict: Why celebration over SC ruling is an insult to victim's memoryThe celebratory, self-congratulating noise going around after the Supreme Court’s decision on Friday upholding the death sentence to the convicts of the 16 December, 2012 gangrape and murder case leaves one with a sense of dismay.
May 05, 2017
Asaduddin Owaisi questions 'double standards' on capital punishment, asks govt to seek justice in Bilkis Bano caseAll India Majlis-Ittehadul-Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Friday questioned the "double standards" in awarding death penalty to rapists, especially when it came to communal riots.
May 05, 2017
December 2012 Delhi gangrape case: Supreme Court to deliver verdict on 4 convicts' appeals todayThe fate of four death row convicts in the sensational 16 December 2012 gangrape and murder case would be decided on Friday as the Supreme Court would deliver its verdict on their appeals challenging the Delhi High Court judgement.
Apr 11, 2017
India carried out no executions in 2016, Amnesty reveals in its annual death sentence reportIndia did not execute a single person last year despite the country imposing a total of 136 death sentences, which was significantly higher than the previous years, according to a report released on Tuesday by Amnesty International.
Apr 03, 2017
Death penalty for rape of minor: Bill proposed in Madhya Pradesh would only aggravate the problemMore often than not, the proponents of the death penalty little realise that their demand for death of child rapists would only exacerbate the problem.
Dec 21, 2016
Death penalty may be on the way out in US: ReportThe days of capital punishment may be numbered in the United States, with sharp reductions in new death sentences and executions carried out amid waning public support, according to a report released on Wednesday
Oct 06, 2016
Man executed in Texas amid US decline in use of capital punishmentThe southern US state of Texas executed an inmate who had dropped all appeals and asked to be put to death for murdering his neighbors 13 years ago.
Jun 22, 2016
Malaysia to amend death sentence for 12 criminal offences, says ministerMalaysia may amend the death sentence mandatory for 12 criminal offences after government-backed studies showed that the capital punishment had not led to the desired effects