Navneet Bhullar is a woman on a mission. For two decades, she has struggled to save the life of her convicted husband. Now Bhullar is on what could be the last leg of the campaign — his release from jail. Last month, the Supreme Court commuted ... Calcutta Telegraph, 1 week ago
Summary Yakub was sentenced to death by a TADA court in 2007 under charges of criminal conspiracy and for allegedly arranging finance. Recommending that the mercy petition of Yakub Abdul Razak Memon — a convict in the 1993 Mumbai serial ...Indian Express, 1 month ago
The recent judgments of the Supreme Court have shifted the focus back to capital punishment in India. The jurisprudence of death penalty is as inconsistent as it is confounding in most cases. The recent cases have, however, tried to usher in greater ...The Gulf Today, 1 month ago The danger in precedents The Hindu, 1 month ago
After the January 2014 verdict of the Supreme Court laying down guidelines on disposal of mercy pleas, the commutation of death penalty of Rajiv Gandhi's killers was almost a foregone conclusion. The way the government took 11 years in deciding the ...Hindustan Times, 2 months ago
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