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Jul 12, 2017
SC pulls up Election Commission for 'unclear' stand on barring convicted lawmakers from contesting pollsSupreme Court pulled up the Election Commission for not taking a clear stand on a plea seeking a lifetime bar on convicted politicians from contesting elections,
Jun 26, 2017
Indrani Mukherjea among 200 booked for rioting in Byculla Jail post convict's death; officials say she instigated prisonersNearly 200 inmates from Byculla Jail, including Indrani Mukerjea, the prime accused in the Sheena Bora murder case, have been booked for rioting and other offences following the death of a woman convict.
Aug 31, 2016
No parole for rapists, murderers in Maharashtra: State Prisons Rules amendedConvicts serving jail sentence for rape, rape and murder and dacoity in Maharashtra will not be eligible for "regular" parole, as per the amendments to the prison rules made in the backdrop of a convict jumping parole in a sensational murder case in Mumbai.
May 10, 2016
Eight members of Hyderabad's 'snake gang' convicted for dacoity, sexual assaultA court convicted eight members of the notorious 'snake gang' in connection with a range of criminal offences, including dacoity and assault
Aug 27, 2015
Delhi gangrape and murder convicts held guilty in robbery caseFour death row convicts in the 16 December gangrape and murder case were on Thursday held guilty of kidnapping and dacoity by a Delhi court in a separate robbery case.
May 17, 2015
Egypt hangs six convicted Islamist militantsEgyptian authorities hanged six men convicted of killing soldiers today, police said, ignoring appeals to spare them amid allegations two of them had been in custody at the time of their alleged crimes.
Feb 24, 2015
Indonesia says executions won't be delayed despite mercy pleasIndonesia's president said on Tuesday the planned execution of 11 convicts on death row, most on drugs charges, would not be delayed.
Dec 17, 2014
Delhi: Court convicts youth who chewed off cops fingerA court here has convicted a youth, who had robbed a West Bengal-based trader at knife point and later chewed off a finger of a policeman who nabbed him after a scuffle here in 2007.
Sep 01, 2014
Modi govt to release undertrials who have served half their maximum termsIn a move that would tackle the severe congestion in Indian prisons, the Union Government has started work on a system where undertrials, who have served at least half of their would be sentence, will be released from prison.
Aug 27, 2014
2004 Kumbakonam fire tragedy: Two convicts file petition for acquittalTwo officials of the Education Department, who were convicted in the 2004 Kumbakonam School fire tragedy, filed petitions seeking suspension of sentence.