Punishment

Odisha teacher’s husband beats up class I students for not being able to draw umbrella

​The accused, Soudagar Meher, is absconding while parents of the students locked the school on Novemebr 2 demanding Soudagar’s arrest and transfer of the teacher and headmaster.

published on : 3rd November 2019

Jharkhand court awards death sentence to man for rape, murder of four-year-old

In the recent amendments to the POCSO Act, death sentence is awarded to people raping girls, who are under 12 years of age.

published on : 22nd September 2019

Kerala teacher thrashes student for speaking Malayalam in English class, loses job

When contacted, the school management authorities said the English teacher was not the official staff of the school.

published on : 21st September 2019

US to resume federal executions after nearly two decades break

The Federal Execution Protocol Addendum used in US capital punishment replaces the three-drug procedure previously used in federal executions with a single drug - pentobarbital.

published on : 25th July 2019

Abolishing death penalty is victory of criminals: Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena

Sirisena stressed that every step would be taken to combat the drug trafficking and will not reverse his decision to implement the death penalty.

published on : 14th July 2019

'EU cannot interfere in Sri Lanka's sovereignty': President Sirisena on capital punishment row

Last week, President Sirisena signed the death warrants to hang four drug convicts, ending a four-decade-long moratorium on capital punishment in the country.

published on : 1st July 2019

Government ordinance on death for child rapists despite a negative recommendation by Verma committee

A committee under Justice Verma, former Chief Justice of India was also constituted to amend criminal laws pertaining to sexual offenses.

published on : 21st April 2018

Unnao, Kathua rape case: DCW chief on indefinite hunger strike at Rajghat

Swati Maliwal on Friday started her indefinite hunger strike at Rajghat against Unnao and Kathua rape incidents demanding capital punishment to rapists.

published on : 13th April 2018

Justice for Zainab: Anger swells in Pakistan as suspect in child killer case remanded

As the suspect, Imran Ali appeared in court under heavy security, Pakistanis across the country demanded capital punishment on social media.

published on : 24th January 2018

Fodder scam: Lalu sentencing deferred; 4 Jharkhand leaders facing murder charges among his jail mates

Earlier in the day, Lalu Yadav’s advocate filed a plea before the court seeking minimum punishment for the party supremo on health grounds.

published on : 5th January 2018

Schoolgirl punished to stand inside boys' toilet: TRS minister KTR takes cognisance into matter

KTR, a minister in the Telangana Cabinet, on Monday took cognisance into the matter of an 11-year-old having been made to stand inside the boys' toilet as a punishment for not wearing proper uniform.

published on : 11th September 2017

Bring back and punish Dawood, say kin of Mumbai blast victims

Some of the victims chose to term the verdict as 'half victory' as the delivery of justice was inordinately delayed.

published on : 16th June 2017