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Centre moves SC seeking seven-day deadline for execution of death row convicts after issuance of death warrant
India

Centre moves SC seeking seven-day deadline for execution of death row convicts after issuance of death warrant

The MHA also sought direction from the court that a time period be fixed for such death row convicts for filing curative pleas after rejection of their review pleas

All you need to know about the SC's decision to reopen the Section 377 debate
India

All you need to know about the SC's decision to reopen the Section 377 debate

So in terms of the fight against Section 377 nothing much has actually changed. What is hopeful though, is that the court has constituted a five-judge bench to look into the matter. Here's what you need to know.

Window of hope: SC refers petition which seeks to de-criminalise Section 377 to five-judge bench
India

Window of hope: SC refers petition which seeks to de-criminalise Section 377 to five-judge bench

In a positive development, the Supreme Court referred the petition against Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code to a five-judge bench.

Five things you need to know about today's SC hearing on Section 377
India

Five things you need to know about today's SC hearing on Section 377

The original case on Section 377 was heard by two judges in 2013 in the Supreme Court which then dismissed the Delhi High Court ruling.

What must be borne in mind about IPC's Section 377: Rapists, not homosexuals, are real threat to society
India

What must be borne in mind about IPC's Section 377: Rapists, not homosexuals, are real threat to society

The argument in defence of Section 377 is crude and a load of nonsense. It has no legs to stand on. The passionate position that it must continue because otherwise India will turn into a playground of sexual perverts is just overstretched imagination.

Section 377: Supreme Court to hear curative petition on 2 February
India

Section 377: Supreme Court to hear curative petition on 2 February

The Supreme Court will hear in open court on 2 February a curative petition of gay activists challenging its verdict criminalising homosexuality in the country.

SC rejects Centre's plea against commutation of death penalty for Rajiv Gandhi's killers
India

SC rejects Centre's plea against commutation of death penalty for Rajiv Gandhi's killers

SC dismissed the plea of the Centre filed against the commutation of death penalty into life imprisonment of convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.

Sena, BJP demand Yakub Memon 'sympathisers' to be charged with treason
Politics

Sena, BJP demand Yakub Memon 'sympathisers' to be charged with treason

Controversy over execution of 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blasts convict Yakub Memon found its echo in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly on Wednesday with the Sena-BJP demanding that Congress MLAs who have sent a letter to the President seeking commutation of his death sentence to life, be booked for treason.

Yakub Memon may be hanged at 7 am on Thursday as SC refuses to stay execution
India

Yakub Memon may be hanged at 7 am on Thursday as SC refuses to stay execution

The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected the curative petition of 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon in connection with his death penalty.

Yakub Memon's death sentence: SC asks Attorney General to clarify rules of curative petitions
India

Yakub Memon's death sentence: SC asks Attorney General to clarify rules of curative petitions

Uncertainty continued on Monday over whether Yakub Memon, the sole 1993 Mumbai blasts convict on death row, will be hanged on 30 July.

Ahead of execution, 1993 blasts convict Yakub Memon challenges his death warrant in apex court
India

Ahead of execution, 1993 blasts convict Yakub Memon challenges his death warrant in apex court

Yakub Memon, convicted in the Mumbai serial blasts of 1993, on Thursday moved the Supreme Court challenging the death warrant for his execution on 30th July.