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

Convicted killer executed by lethal injection in Florida: Report

Dillbeck's execution is Florida's first in nearly four years and the third under Republican Gov Ron DeSantis.

published on : 24th February 2023

Court fines minister TN minister Ramachandran Rs 10K for skipping hearings in 2013 case

Police booked a case against ten AIADMK cadre and three DMK cadre including Ramachandran. The district sessions court is hearing the case.  

published on : 21st February 2023

Will seek death penalty for 11 Godhra train burning convicts: Gujarat government

The high court upheld total 31 convictions in the case and commuted the death penalties of the 11 convicts to life term, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta said.

published on : 20th February 2023

No relief for Google as Supreme Court refuses to alter Jan order

The company filed a plea in the Supreme Court after the NCLAT refused to stay a CCI order levying a penalty of Rs 1,338 crore for exploiting its dominant position with respect to Android.

published on : 11th February 2023

50 per cent discount: On Day 1 traffic department gets richer, collects Rs 5 crore

Most of the penalties are for signal jumping, riding without helmet, driving in one-way and wrong parking.

published on : 4th February 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

Haryana: Court awards death penalty to 56-year-old man for raping minor daughter

The accused, who worked as a labourer, returned home drunk one night in 2020 and thrashed his wife and forced her to leave the house, and then raped his minor daughter twice.

published on : 25th November 2022

Centre proposes six types of penalties under draft Data Protection Bill

Non-fulfilment of additional obligations of Significant Data Fiduciary under sections 11 and 16 of the Act may attract Rs 150 crore and Rs 10 crore fines, respectively.

published on : 18th November 2022

Govt proposes penalty of up to Rs 500 cr for breach under Data Protection Bill

The same set of penalties will be applicable to the Data processor -- which will be an entity that will process data on behalf of the Data Fiduciary.

published on : 18th November 2022

How uncertainty debilitates convicts on death row

The Law Commission in its report in 2015 stated that India must make the shift from hanging to more humane methods of execution.

published on : 12th November 2022

Supreme Court affirms death penalty of LeT terrorist in 2000 Red Fort attack case

A bench comprising Chief Justice Uday Umesh Lalit and Justice Bela M Trivedi said that it has accepted the prayers that electronic records be considered.

published on : 3rd November 2022

Remain committed to users, developers; evaluating next steps: Google on CCI's Rs 936 cr fine 

'Indian developers have benefited from the technology, security, consumer protections, choice and flexibility that Android and Google Play provide'

published on : 26th October 2022

Play Store policies: CCI fines Google Rs 936.44 crore in second antitrust penalty this month

In a release, the Competition Commission of India (CCI) said it has also directed to modify its conduct within a defined timeline.

published on : 25th October 2022
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