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HC confirms death sentence for Pune bus driver who killed 9

Sep 09, 2014

HC confirms death sentence for Pune bus driver who killed 9

The Bombay High Court on Tuesday confirmed the death sentence on Pune rogue driver Santosh M Mane, who two years ago hijacked a state transport bus and killed nine people. #India #Death sentence #Maharashtra #Pune #Death Penalty #High Court #Santosh Mane #pune bus tragedy #Pune bus rampage #rogue driver
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

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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

Sep 18, 2014

‘Tell them I finished strong': Texas woman executed for the brutal murder of a 9-year-old boy

Lisa Coleman is only the 15th woman executed since the U.S. Supreme Court in 1976 allowed the death penalty to resume — nearly 1,400 men have been executed during the same tim... #Texas #Supreme Court of the United States #Lisa Coleman
Only the unthinking, emotional Indian sees value in death penalty

Sep 17, 2014

Texas Executes Woman for Death of Boy, 9

Lisa Coleman is scheduled to die Wednesday evening. She would be the 15th woman executed in the U.S. since the death penalty was reinstated in 1976... #Texas #Lisa Coleman
Only the unthinking, emotional Indian sees value in death penalty

Sep 17, 2014

Killer's bid for suicide is granted

BRUSSELS -- A Belgian man convicted of murder and rape is being put to death even though the country doesn't have the death penalty. Authorities have granted a request for assisted suicide by the man, who says he's a menace to society and can't live ... #Belgium #Brussels