The Kut criminal court sentenced the police major to be hanged and jailed a police lieutenant colonel for seven years for their roles in the deaths of seven protesters on November 2.
Convict shall not be granted any remission and not be released till his last breath, the bench said
Uttar Pradesh police on Monday announced a reward of Rs 2.5 lakh each for the arrest of two suspects allegedly involved in the murder case of Hindu Samaj Party leader Kamlesh Tiwari.
The Centre had recently sparked a row by approving the commutation of Rajaona's death sentence to life imprisonment terming it as a 'humanitarian gesture'.
In the recent amendments to the POCSO Act, death sentence is awarded to people raping girls, who are under 12 years of age.
The court awarded death penalty to Kalia Manna alias Laba of Gadaharishpur village under Erasama police limits in the district.
Didi Chuxing, a Chinese parallel to Uber, admitted it failed to act on a complaint about the same driver from another passenger, who said that he followed her after dropping her at her location.
In one of the case before the Supreme Court bench, the petitioner-convict was given a death sentence imposed under Section 302 IPC by the trial court for killing a minor girl after raping her.
Judge K N Singh, on Monday, awarded the sentence to Deepak, accused of raping and murdering a 5-year-old girl in Pipariya.
The petitioners were sentenced to death by an order, dated October, 5, 1998 of the Principal Sessions Judge, Tirunelveli.
Jadhav is a retired Indian Navy man who was abducted from Iran and given a death sentence in Pakistan on charges of espionage and terrorism.
The activists demanded that focus remains on ensuring the certainty and swiftness of punishment rather than the severity of punishment.
A hearing to decide the quantum of punishment to the lone convict found guilty in the rape and murder of a 30-year-old Dalit law student in Kerala last year, was held in a trial court here yesterday.
Aziz said that when it comes to cases involving the death penalty, the international court has always given a stay order.
The decision comes after India on Monday sought the court's intervention for an immediate suspension of Jadhav's death sentence.