‘Appeasement policy’ of AAP-led govt led to crime, says BJP MP Manoj Tiwari

"The killer in the Shahbad Dairy murder case should be hanged as soon as possible."

published on : 1st June 2023

Kashmir parties object to NIA plea seeking death penalty to separatist Yasin Malik

Malik was a pioneer of armed militancy in J&K but he and his party renounced militancy in 1994. After giving up violence, he held many hunger strikes.

published on : 29th May 2023

Delhi HC dismisses Vodafone Idea’s plea against Rs 2,000 crore penalty 

As per the reports, a division bench of Chief Justice Satish Chandra Sharma and Justice Subramonium Prasad reserved its order on the matter for April 24 after hearing the parties.

published on : 25th May 2023

Capital term review, mitigation probe of death row convicts

The order is significant as it revisits, once again, the often ignored aspect of death penalty jurisprudence.

published on : 17th May 2023

Singapore executes Indian-origin man Tangaraju Suppiah for trafficking 1kg of cannabis

The execution took place despite a plea by the United Nations Human Rights Office for Singapore to "urgently reconsider" the hanging.

published on : 26th April 2023

SC imposes Rs 25,000 fine on petitioner asking justice for Veer Savarkar

"The parties cannot walk into the Supreme Court with any pleading or with any prayer they want,” a bench of Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Ahsanuddin Amanullah said in their order.  

published on : 22nd April 2023

Delay in mercy plea decisions will 'frustrate' purpose of death sentence, says SC

Under Article 72 of the Constitution, the President has the power to grant pardon and decide on mercy petitions.

published on : 15th April 2023

Iran executions surge 75 per cent in 2022 in bid to 'spread fear'

More than half of those executed after the start of the protests, and 44 percent of the 582 executions recorded in 2022, were on drug-related charges.

published on : 13th April 2023

Malaysia's parliament vote to axe mandatory death penalty

Malaysia has had a moratorium on executions since 2018, but courts have continued to send inmates to death row.

published on : 3rd April 2023

Sebi bans 3 individuals from securities market for two years; fines Rs 90 lakh

The three individuals banned by the regulator -- Bijal Shah, Gopal Ritolia and Jatin Chawla -- have also been directed to pay the fine within 45 days.

published on : 2nd April 2023

SC bid to explore better ways for death penalty than hanging, seeks data

A bench of Chief Justice of India D Y Chandrachud and Justice P S Narasimha said a relook would be possible only after considering better data.

published on : 22nd March 2023

Three railway ticket checkers collect over Rs 1 crore each in fines

According to a press release, S Nanda Kumar, the deputy chief ticket inspector, collected Rs 1.55 crore in penalties from 27,787 cases of travelling without proper tickets and unbooked luggage.

published on : 18th March 2023

NIA court sentences seven ISIS members to death, one gets life term

A special NIA court of Lucknow on Tuesday awarded death penalty to seven suspected Islamic State (ISIS) operatives and life term to one in connection with the Kanpur terror conspiracy case.

published on : 1st March 2023

165 death sentences by trial courts in 2022, highest since 2000, says report

The highest imposition of death sentences in 2022 was influenced by the sentencing of 38 persons to death in Ahmedabad in a bomb blast case, the report said.

published on : 31st January 2023

Gorakhnath temple attack case: IIT grad gets death penalty

An IIT graduate, Abbasi had tried to forcibly enter the Gorakhnath Mutt premises of which Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is the head priest, on April 3, last year.

published on : 31st January 2023

Gorakhpur temple attack: ATS court hands death sentence to accused Ahmed Murtaza Abbasi

An Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) graduate, Abbasi had tried to forcibly enter the Gorakhnath Muthh premises of which UP CM Yogi Adityanath is head priest, on April 3, last year.

published on : 30th January 2023

DGCA fines Air India Rs 10 lakh for not reporting incidents of passenger misbehaviour

The DGCA had issued a show cause notice to the accountable manager and asked why enforcement action should not be taken against them for dereliction of their regulatory obligations.

published on : 24th January 2023

Setback for Google: NCLAT refuses stay on CCI penalty, orders 10 per cent deposit

On October 20 last year, CCI slapped a penalty of Rs 1,337.76 crore on Google for anti-competitive practices in relation to Android mobile devices.

published on : 4th January 2023

Twitter to pay USD 150 million penalty over privacy of users' data

The regulators allege Twitter violated a 2011 FTC order by deceiving users about how well it maintained and protected the privacy and security of their nonpublic contact information.

published on : 26th May 2022

Son of man on death row in Bahrain sends new drawing to F1 champion Lewis Hamilton

The 12-year-old is the son of Mohammed Ramadhan, a former member of Bahrain's security forces facing the death penalty.

published on : 18th March 2022
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