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Trial and error

The Supreme Court, in its 1980 Bachan Singh vs State of Punjab ruling, laid down the "rarest of the rare' principle in handing out the death penalty. However, the high frequency of the award of capital punishment by trial courts across the country should give pause for thought. New research findings from the Centre on the Death Penalty at the National Law University in Delhi show that trial courts handed down 1,800 death sentences over the last year. Trial courts have been handing out ..., 2 months ago

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Hindustan Times

SAD announces party organisational structure in United States

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Friday announced organisational structure of the party in the United States. The organisational set-up was announced a month after Akali ministers in Punjab government and party ...
 Hindustan Times4 weeks ago
Times of India

'Rock like unity in Mahagatbandhan, NDA a divided house': Nitish Kumar

TIKARI(Gaya): Claiming rock like unity in the Mahagatbandhan comprising JD(U), RJD and Congress chief minister Nitish Kumar said that unlike his alliance, the NDA was a divided house and some of the leaders of the National Democratic Alliance were ...
 Times of India3 days ago

7 pictures that prove Deepika Padukone and Ranbir Kapoor are meant to be together…onscreen!

Get ready to fall in love with them…all over again! So the much awaited Tamasha trailer will be out this afternoon. Everyone is waiting with bated breaths to check out ex-couple Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone's sizzling chemistry onscreen, ...
 Bollywoodlife.com2 weeks ago
DNA India

2006 Mumbai train blasts: Defence examines its last witness

Advocate Chaudhari restricted his arguments on a number of findings laid down by the apex court, wherein the court had described the conditionswhich attract capital punishment. File photo of a train that bore the brunt of a blast While ...
 DNA India2 weeks ago

Condemned to Helplessness

Yakub Memon was hanged after being in jail for 21 years on his birthday and it was claimed that due process of law was followed which many doubt. The Maharashtra Jail Manual or the Supreme Court ruling in Satrughan Chauhan v. Union of India which ...
 The Statesman4 weeks ago
Indian Express

Except terror

Law Commission provides a frail reason for carving out the terror exception vis-a-vis the death penalty. The court's track record on the death penalty has been mixed. While its jurisprudence on certain procedural aspects has been far ahead of ...
 Indian Express1 month ago No Exception For Terror  Indian Express1 month ago End death penalty, keep it only for terror: Law panel tells government  Indian Express1 month ago Abolishing death penalty should be India's goal: Law Commission  Livemint.com1 month ago
The Malaysian Times

Court upholds death sentence on Pakistani who beheaded doctor

PUTRAJAYA, Aug 25: The Federal Court here today upheld the death sentence of a Pakistani gardener who beheaded a prison doctor with a machete whom he claimed had insulted his religion. A five-member panel chaired by Chief Judge of Malaya Tan Sri ...
 The Malaysian Times1 month ago
Deccan Chronicle

Death penalty a 'lethal lottery': Justice Ganguly

Amidst a raging debate on death penalty, former Supreme Court judge, Justice A K Ganguly, has said that “freakish and arbitrary” modes of death sentencing are being exercised and it is virtually making capital punishment a “lethal ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago Supreme Court and the dice of death  Deccan Chronicle2 months ago Executing selective justice  Deccan Herald2 months ago

Rit Lal's gesture in council surprises many

Patna: Bihar legislative council on Monday witnessed a piquant situation during the oath-taking ceremony of 24 MLCs. The newly elected 43-year-old independent MLC from Patna, Rit Lal Rai (Yadav) started touching the feet of several BJP members, ...
 Times of India2 months ago
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