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New Delhi, Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Supreme Court begins hearing on States’ power on remission

The issue reached the apex court after the Tamil Nadu government took a decision to remit the sentences of all seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case. »
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Lahore, Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Man sentenced to death for blasphemy in Pakistan

Insulting the Quran or the Prophet Muhammad can be punished with life imprisonment or death under Pakistani law. »
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MUMBAI, Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Shakti Mills rapes: Two juveniles convicted, sent to reform school

"We argued in the court that the minors committed the most heinous crime... But since they are juveniles, this was the maximum punishment under law," Special Public Prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam said. »
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