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Sep 19, 2018
Madhya Pradesh court sentences man to death for raping four-year-old girl in Satna districtMadhya Pradesh was the first state to enact a law last December providing for death penalty for rapists of minor girls below 12.
Sep 08, 2018
Egypt sentences 75 to death, hundreds to jail over 2013 pro-Muslim Brotherhood protest in CairoThe death sentences in Egypt concluded the mass trial of some 700 people accused of offences during the pro-Muslim Brotherhood protest at Cairo's Rabaa Adawiya square.
Aug 25, 2018
Man sentenced to life imprisonment for raping 10-year-old girl in Muzaffarnagar; accused booked under POCSO, IPCThe court has sentenced a man to life imprisonment for raping a 10-year-old girl in Muzaffarnagar. The accused has also been booked under IPC and POCSO acts
Aug 10, 2018
Tennessee orders first death sentence in a decade, executes man for rape and murder of 7-year-old girlUS' Tennessee executed a man for raping and murdering a sever-year-old girl. The state gave its first death sentence in nearly a decade
Apr 24, 2018
Centre defends death by hanging in SC, says it's quicker and safer than other forms of executionThe Centre said it didn't want to make the execution "overly comfortable", since it's a punishment meant to be handed out only in the rarest of rare cases because the crime was barbaric and abhorrent in nature.
Apr 17, 2018
Iraq executes 13, including 11 convicted on charges relating to terrorism; killers of security forces personnel among those punishedIraq has executed 13 people, including 11, convicted on charges relating to "terrorism", the justice ministry said on Monday.
Dec 13, 2017
2012 New Delhi gangrape case: Supreme Court reserves its verdict on review plea filed by death row convictThe Supreme Court on Tuesday reserved its verdict on a plea by death row convict Mukesh Singh seeking review of the top court judgment upholding his death sentence in the 16 December, 2012, New Delhi gangrape case
Dec 04, 2017
SC stays execution of death sentence of 1993 Mumbai blast convict Taher Mohammed MerchantThe Supreme Court on Monday stayed the execution of death sentence of 1993 Mumbai bomb blast convict Taher Mohammed Merchant who was found guilty on different counts including hatching conspiracy and waging war against the nation.
Nov 27, 2017
Madhya Pradesh to enact law for giving death sentence in rape cases where victim is aged 12 or belowThe Madhya Pradesh government on Sunday cleared a proposal to enact a law for awarding death sentence to those guilty of raping girls aged 12 or below in the state.
Sep 21, 2017
Death penalty in UP following hooch tragedies may be another way of introducing blanket ban on liquorThe Uttar Pradesh government's decision to introduce the death penalty for culprits found guilty of producing hooch may be another way of introducing a blanket ban on liquor consumption.