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Dec 04, 2017
Madhya Pradesh Assembly passes bill awarding death to those convicted of raping girls aged 12 and belowThe Madhya Pradesh Assembly unanimously passed a bill awarding death to those found guilty of raping girls aged 12 and below.
Nov 07, 2017
Arvind Kejriwal advocates death penalty for rapists, says Delhi govt ready to set up new courtsDelhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday advocated capital punishment for rapists, and said the Delhi government was ready to fund new courts for this.
Oct 12, 2017
Pope Francis reiterates opposition to death penalty, says it 'attacks the dignity of the person'Pope Francis on Wednesday called for categorical opposition to capital punishment to be written into an update of the most important guide to Catholic teaching.
Jul 13, 2017
Japan executes two convicted murderers; 19 executions carried out under Shinzo AbeJapan executed two convicted murderers on Thursday, the justice ministry said, ignoring calls from international rights groups to end capital punishment.
Jul 06, 2017
India's anti-hijacking law comes into force, prescribes capital punishment in case of any deathThe country's new anti-hijacking law, which prescribes capital punishment in the event of death of "any person", has come into force following a government notification.
Jun 30, 2017
Mumbai 1993 blast case: CBI demands death penalty for convicts Tahir Merchant and Karimullah KhanThe CBI on Friday demanded death penalty for two more convicts, Tahir Merchant and Karimullah Khan, in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case.
Jun 29, 2017
Delay in execution of a capital punishment convict is 'dehumanising', says Delhi High CourtDelay in the execution of a death row convict after his capital punishment has been confirmed by the highest judicial forum
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.