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Relief for Kolhapur sisters Bombay HC stays their execution

Aug 20, 2014

Relief for Kolhapur sisters Bombay HC stays their execution

In a major relief for two Kolhapur sisters whose mercy pleas were recently rejected by President Pranab Mukherjee, the Bombay High Court on Wednesday stayed their execution till disposal of their petition seeking commutation of death sentence to life imprisonment. #India #Pranab Mukherjee #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Bombay High Court #Crime #President #Death Penalty #Renuka Shinde #Seema Gavit
Here are the proposed changes to the Juvenile Justice Act

Aug 12, 2014

Here are the proposed changes to the Juvenile Justice Act

The bill to amend the Juvenile Justice Act (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000 was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday. Here are the proposed changes. #India #didyouknow #NewsTracker #Lok Sabha #Crime #Rape #Death Penalty #Adoption #Juvenile Justice Act #JJB #VAW
No proposal to abolish death penalty in India Govt

Aug 05, 2014

No proposal to abolish death penalty in India Govt

The government on Tuesday said it has no proposal to abolish capital punishment (death penalty) in the country. #India #NewsTracker #Lok Sabha #Crime #parliament #Death Penalty #IPC #Kiren Rijiju
Amendment to anti-hijacking act to be brought to Parliament soon

Aug 03, 2014

Amendment to anti-hijacking act to be brought to Parliament soon

The draft bill proposes to amend the Anti-Hijacking Act, 1982, to enhance its scope by including death penalty for the offence of hijacking which at present provides for imprisonment for life and fine. #NewsTracker #Lok Sabha #parliament #Death Penalty #International law #Hijackers #Anti-hijacking act #planes as missiles #civilian planes
Rajiv's killers NDA move may bring sanity to the death penalty debate

Jul 25, 2014

Rajiv's killers NDA move may bring sanity to the death penalty debate

The NDA Solicitor-General has asked a five-judge Supreme Court bench how the families of the other victims in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination can be left out of the consultation process for the release of convicts. It is the right question to ask #Ajmal Kasab #InMyOpinion #Afzal Guru #solicitor general #Rajiv Killers #Death Penalty #Rajiv Gandhi assassination #Balwant Singh Rajaona #Nalini #Rajiv's killers

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Only the unthinking, emotional Indian sees value in death penalty

Sep 22, 2013

Only the unthinking, emotional Indian sees value in death penalty

The crowd takes offense even when it is not the victim, and feels entitled to join in handing out punishment. #OnOurMind #India #BJP #sushma swaraj #Rape #LK Advani #Death Penalty #hanging #Ravishankar Prasad #Munna Rai

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Only the unthinking, emotional Indian sees value in death penalty

Aug 18, 2014

Jailed for four murders, Indiana man asks to marry fiancée

Till death penalty do us part? The alleged shooter in a February Indianapolis quadruple murder wants a judge to allow him to marry his fiancée as he awaits trial... #Indiana #Indianapolis, IN
Only the unthinking, emotional Indian sees value in death penalty

Aug 11, 2014

Judges extends temporary halt to Ohio executions

A federal judge has extended a months-long moratorium on executions in Ohio into next year as questions mount about the effectiveness of a new, two-drug combination being used to carry out the death penalty... #Indiana #Indianapolis, IN
Only the unthinking, emotional Indian sees value in death penalty

Sep 02, 2014

Death penalty upheld for Cleveland man in Cuyahoga/Lorain/Sanduskya

Death penalty upheld for Cleveland man in Cuyahoga/Lorain/Sandusky spree The Ohio Supreme Court today affirmed the convictions and death sentence imposed on Jeremiah Jackson Check out this story on WKYC.com: http://on.wkyc.com/1ufyk8F The Ohio Suprem... #Ohio #Cleveland, OH #Sandusky, OH