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Feb 15, 2019
ICJ to resume hearing in Kulbhushan Jadhav case today; India had challenged death sentence by Pakistan court in 2017The oral proceedings in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case will commence from 18 February before the International Court of Justice at The Hague, the Ministry of External Affairs said Thursday.
Feb 04, 2019
Madhya Pradesh court issues 'death warrant' against teacher for raping 4-year-old girl; convict to challenge penalty in SCA trial court in Madhya Pradesh has issued a 'death warrant' against a school teacher who has been convicted of raping a four-year-old girl.
Dec 13, 2018
Supreme Court dismisses plea seeking immediate execution of death row convicts in 2012 December gangrape caseThe Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a petition seeking directions for the immediate execution of the four men convicted in the Delhi gangrape and murder case of 2012.
Nov 28, 2018
SC upholds constitutional validity of death penalty in 2:1 judgment; dissenting judge says time has come to review capital punishmentA three-judge bench comprising justices Kurian Joseph, Deepak Gupta and Hemant Gupta commuted the death sentence of a man and gave him life term for murdering three persons, including two women.
Nov 14, 2018
India votes against UNGA's draft resolution on use of death penalty, says move against statutory law of countryFirst secretary in India's permanent mission to the UN Paulomi Tripathi said the resolution sought to promote a moratorium on executions with the aim of abolishing death penalty.
Oct 26, 2018
Pakistan Army chief endorses death sentences to 14 'hardcore terrorists' after conviction by military courtsThe Pakistan Army said Bajwa "confirmed death sentences awarded to 14 hardcore terrorists, who were involved in heinous offences related to terrorism".
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