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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
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
As Arizona inmate died, lawyers debated if he was in pain

Jul 25, 2014

As Arizona inmate died, lawyers debated if he was in pain

Lawyers, doctors discussed the brain activity and heart rate of Joseph Rudolph Wood, who was gasping over and over in the botched Arizona execution. #ThatsJustWrong #United States #US #NewsTracker #Death sentence #Death Penalty #Arizona #lethal injection #Arizona Inmate #Joseph Rudolph Wood
US Supreme Court under pressure to ban lethal injections after 2 hour execution

Jul 25, 2014

US Supreme Court under pressure to ban lethal injections after 2 hour execution

The US Supreme Court is under increasing pressure to consider halting death sentences by lethal injection after a convicted Arizona killer took two hours to die. #World #US #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Death sentence #Death Penalty #Torture #Arizona #lethal injection #execution
US Another botched execution sparks the death penalty debate

Jul 24, 2014

US Another botched execution sparks the death penalty debate

It was the second botched execution in the United States so far this year, prompting outrage from death penalty abolitionists and critics #US #NewsTracker #Death Penalty #Arizona #lethal injection #Botched execution #anti-Death Penalty movement
US Arizona inmate dies 2 hours after execution began

Jul 24, 2014

US Arizona inmate dies 2 hours after execution began

An Arizona inmate gasped for more than two hours during his execution before he died in an episode sure to add to the scrutiny on death penalty in US. #United States #US #NewsTracker #Death sentence #Death Penalty #Arizona #Arizona Inmate