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2012 Delhi gangrape case convict Akshay Thakur files mercy plea before Ram Nath Kovind; president earlier rejected Vinay Kumar Sharma's petition
India

2012 Delhi gangrape case convict Akshay Thakur files mercy plea before Ram Nath Kovind; president earlier rejected Vinay Kumar Sharma's petition

Thakur and three other convicts were to be hanged on Saturday but a city court indefinitely postponed their hanging

Indian jails overcrowded, understaffed, reveals NCRB report; most prisoners are undertrials, over 70% of them haven't studied till Class 10
India

Indian jails overcrowded, understaffed, reveals NCRB report; most prisoners are undertrials, over 70% of them haven't studied till Class 10

According to the report, at the end of 2017, 68.5 percent of the total prisoners in India were undertrials and 30.9 percent were convicts.

SC pulls up Election Commission for 'unclear' stand on barring convicted lawmakers from contesting polls
Politics

SC pulls up Election Commission for 'unclear' stand on barring convicted lawmakers from contesting polls

Supreme 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,

Indrani Mukherjea among 200 booked for rioting in Byculla Jail post convict's death; officials say she instigated prisoners
India

Indrani Mukherjea among 200 booked for rioting in Byculla Jail post convict's death; officials say she instigated prisoners

Nearly 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.

No parole for rapists, murderers in Maharashtra: State Prisons Rules amended
Mumbai

No parole for rapists, murderers in Maharashtra: State Prisons Rules amended

Convicts 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.

Eight members of Hyderabad's 'snake gang' convicted for dacoity, sexual assault
India

Eight members of Hyderabad's 'snake gang' convicted for dacoity, sexual assault

A court convicted eight members of the notorious 'snake gang' in connection with a range of criminal offences, including dacoity and assault

Delhi gangrape and murder convicts held guilty in robbery case
India

Delhi gangrape and murder convicts held guilty in robbery case

Four 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.

Egypt hangs six convicted Islamist militants
World

Egypt hangs six convicted Islamist militants

Egyptian 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.

Indonesia says executions won't be delayed despite mercy pleas
World

Indonesia says executions won't be delayed despite mercy pleas

Indonesia's president said on Tuesday the planned execution of 11 convicts on death row, most on drugs charges, would not be delayed.

Delhi: Court convicts youth who chewed off cops finger
India

Delhi: Court convicts youth who chewed off cops finger

A 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.

Modi govt to release undertrials who have served half their maximum terms
India

Modi govt to release undertrials who have served half their maximum terms

In 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.

2004 Kumbakonam fire tragedy: Two convicts file petition for acquittal
India

2004 Kumbakonam fire tragedy: Two convicts file petition for acquittal

Two officials of the Education Department, who were convicted in the 2004 Kumbakonam School fire tragedy, filed petitions seeking suspension of sentence.

American Centre attack: SC commutes death sentences of 2 convicts
India

American Centre attack: SC commutes death sentences of 2 convicts

The Supreme Court commuted the death sentence given to two convicts involved in an attack on the American Centre in Kolkata in 2002.

Shakti mills gangrape: Defence seeks to move HC against fresh charges
Mumbai

Shakti mills gangrape: Defence seeks to move HC against fresh charges

The additional charge was framed yesterday under 376 (e) of IPC after the sessions court accepted the prosecution's application in this regard.

Shakti Mills gangrape: Fresh charges frame against common convicts
Mumbai

Shakti Mills gangrape: Fresh charges frame against common convicts

The additional charges were framed under section 376 (e) of the IPC for repeated offence after court accepted the prosecution's application on the count.

Govt asks states to implement SC order on death row convicts
India

Govt asks states to implement SC order on death row convicts

The Centre today directed all states to take "urgent suitable action" in implementing the Supreme Court's guidelines for safeguarding the interest of the death row convicts.

Delhi gangrape: Two convicts tell HC they weren't among six
Politics

Delhi gangrape: Two convicts tell HC they weren't among six

Appearing for convicts Akshay Thakur and Vinay Sharma, counsel AP Singh told this to the bench of Justices Reva Khetrapal and Pratibha Rani who are hearing their appeal against the trial court's conviction and sentence.

HC to hear death penalty reference from tomo in Delhi gangrape case
India

HC to hear death penalty reference from tomo in Delhi gangrape case

The Delhi High Court will hear, on a day-to-day basis, from tomorrow the death penalty reference against the four convicts in the December 16 gangrape and murder case of a 23-year-old girl.