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SC stays execution of death sentence of 1993 Mumbai blast convict Taher Mohammed Merchant
India

SC stays execution of death sentence of 1993 Mumbai blast convict Taher Mohammed Merchant

The 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.

Madhya Pradesh to enact law for giving death sentence in rape cases where victim is aged 12 or below
India

Madhya Pradesh to enact law for giving death sentence in rape cases where victim is aged 12 or below

The 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.

Death penalty in UP following hooch tragedies may be another way of introducing blanket ban on liquor
India

Death penalty in UP following hooch tragedies may be another way of introducing blanket ban on liquor

The 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.

UAE court commutes death sentences of 10 Indians convicted of murder
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UAE court commutes death sentences of 10 Indians convicted of murder

Ten Indians, facing execution in the UAE for murdering a Pakistani man, may soon return home as their death sentences were commuted to prison terms.

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: As per ICJ verdict, Pakistan may have to provide first 'proof of life' to India
India

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: As per ICJ verdict, Pakistan may have to provide first 'proof of life' to India

On Thursday, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ordered Provisional Measures in the Jadhav Case (India versus Pakistan). The court ordered that Pakistan take "all necessary measures at its disposal" to prevent the execution of the Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav

Kulbhushan Jadhav case in ICJ: Pakistan analysts slam defence, speculate on world court's jurisdiction
World

Kulbhushan Jadhav case in ICJ: Pakistan analysts slam defence, speculate on world court's jurisdiction

Media in Pakistan and across the world gave a myriad of reactions to the verdict after the International Court of Justice (ICJ) put on hold the death sentence of alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav

Kulbhushan Jadhav case at ICJ: A timeline of when to expect what as India, Pakistan spar at The Hague
India

Kulbhushan Jadhav case at ICJ: A timeline of when to expect what as India, Pakistan spar at The Hague

The ICJ interim order that was passed on Thursday is just the beginning of a long legal battle. Here are some important dates and events that are crucial in the case

Kulbhushan Jadhav case at ICJ: Key observations made in interim order by world court
India

Kulbhushan Jadhav case at ICJ: Key observations made in interim order by world court

Here are some key points from the ICJ interim order that not only told Pakistan to put on hold the execution of Kulbhushan Jadhav but also rejected it claims of "no jurisdiction" of the world court in the matter

Kulbhushan Jadhav case at ICJ: Former Indian naval officer safe for now, but Pakistani court system holds key
World

Kulbhushan Jadhav case at ICJ: Former Indian naval officer safe for now, but Pakistani court system holds key

At the outset we need to note one important thing, the court has on Thursday not commented on the merits of India's case.

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Sushma Swaraj says ICJ order a 'great relief', thanks Harish Salve
World

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Sushma Swaraj says ICJ order a 'great relief', thanks Harish Salve

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday termed as a "great relief" the International Court of Justice (ICJ) order of putting on hold the execution of Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav in Pakistan and asserted that the government will "leave no stone unturned" to save him.

Kulbhushan Jadhav case at ICJ highlights: Court tells Pakistan to put execution on hold; Modi expresses satisfaction
India

Kulbhushan Jadhav case at ICJ highlights: Court tells Pakistan to put execution on hold; Modi expresses satisfaction

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) will pronounce its verdict on the Kulbhushan Jadhav case on Thursday afternoon, 10 days after India approached it demanding immediate suspension of the death sentence given to its former navy officer by a Pakistan military court.

Full text of the interim order on Kulbhushan Jadhav given by ICJ at The Hague
India

Full text of the interim order on Kulbhushan Jadhav given by ICJ at The Hague

In a major boost to India, ICJ instructed Pakistan to take all "necessary measures at its disposal" to ensure that Jadhav was not executed pending a final decision by it.

Kulbhushan Jadhav case at ICJ: India wins round one at The Hague, but court not harsh enough on Pakistan
World

Kulbhushan Jadhav case at ICJ: India wins round one at The Hague, but court not harsh enough on Pakistan

While we have won the moral victory what makes us think that Pakistan will adhere to the spirit of the interim order.

Kulbhushan Jadhav judgement: ICJ says India should have got consular access
World

Kulbhushan Jadhav judgement: ICJ says India should have got consular access

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Thursday said that India should have been granted consular access to its national Kulbhushan Jadhav as per the Vienna Convention.

Kulbhushan Jadhav verdict at The Hague: ICJ ruling in 2003 Mexico vs US 'Avena' case gives India hope
India

Kulbhushan Jadhav verdict at The Hague: ICJ ruling in 2003 Mexico vs US 'Avena' case gives India hope

The verdict in the case of retired Indian Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav is to be pronounced by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) at 3.30 pm IST

Kulbhushan Jadhav death sentence: Pakistan's military courts represent a deeper politico-military agenda
India

Kulbhushan Jadhav death sentence: Pakistan's military courts represent a deeper politico-military agenda

Legal jargon aside, fact of the matter is that Pakistan proposes to execute Kulbhushan Jadhav, a non-national, without the benefit of a just & open trial.

Kulbhushan Jadhav hearing: What Harish Salve, Deepak Mittal told ICJ about Pakistan violating int'l laws
India

Kulbhushan Jadhav hearing: What Harish Salve, Deepak Mittal told ICJ about Pakistan violating int'l laws

On Monday, the ICJ began proceedings in the case of India versus Pakistan relating to the death sentence handed by a Pakistani military court to former Indian naval officer Jadhav

Kulbhushan Jadhav case in ICJ: India seeks immediate suspension of death sentence
World

Kulbhushan Jadhav case in ICJ: India seeks immediate suspension of death sentence

Indian on Monday sought an immediate suspension of the death sentence awarded to alleged spy Kulbushan Jadhav in Pakistan saying there was a fear that he may be executed even before the decision of the international court.

16 December gangrape convicts in 'depression', lawyers demand review
India

16 December gangrape convicts in 'depression', lawyers demand review

The four convicts in the 16 December gangrape case are fighting "depression" since the confirmation of their death sentence by the Supreme Court, even as their lawyers are pinning hopes on review petitions to be filed in the court.

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Approaching ICJ is Modi govt's diplomatic failure, says Sitaram Yechury
India

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Approaching ICJ is Modi govt's diplomatic failure, says Sitaram Yechury

CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Thursday said approaching the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the case of alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav indicated the Narendra Modi governments "diplomatic failure".