July 5, 2012
He did this to avoid being released from jail, say officials
June 28, 2012
A schoolgirl, accused of being talkative in the class, was forced to stand for over five hours outside the classroom after her lips were sealed with an adhesive tape, in a private school in the No...
June 20, 2012
Three policemen, who allegedly beat up a vendor at the Lodhi Road police station earlier this month after he refused to offer them juice for free, have been shifted out and a vigilance inquiry initiated against them.
June 15, 2012
At the most, your registration certificate could be suspended
June 1, 2012
The Mavelikara Additional District and Sessions Court-II on Thursday sentenced to death Viswarajan, 22, of Oachira who was found guilty of the rape and murder of a 34-year-old widow and the mother...
May 30, 2012
India-born student Dharun Ravi, convicted of spying on his gay roommate who later committed suicide, has publicly apologised for the first time for his “insensitive and immature” actions, saying h...
May 27, 2012
A doctor of Indian origin has been jailed after being found guilty of gross negligence, leading to the death of a woman patient.Consultant urologist Sudhanshu Garg (44), of Cottingley, near...
May 17, 2012
A Malaysian court convicted three Mexican brothers and two other people Thursday and sentenced them to be hanged for drug trafficking. The Mexicans are from Sinaloa state, the cradle of thei...
May 1, 2012
Important issue: the question for consideration is whether long delay in deciding on mercy petitions entitles convicts to seek commutation of death sentence
April 21, 2012
Dilson's single-room house in Indira Gandhi Nagar on Pallavan Salai wore a deserted look on Friday afternoon. As a dog tied to the door barked at the sight of strangers, those in the locality took...
June 29, 2012
But they must remain in the prison for the rest of their lives »
June 21, 2012
‘All serious offences against women must be made non-bailable.’
June 19, 2012
High Court directive to police on a plea by the officer’s wife
June 2, 2012
Capital punishment is the most radical infringement on the fundamental right to life of a citizen. We have read of how in the U.S., in many cases, a culprit has been found innocent years after bei...
May 31, 2012
The ‘theoretical' fear that an innocent life could be snuffed out by an irreversible penalty like death has received chilling confirmation in a recent Columbia University law school study that fou...
May 29, 2012
Urges Pakistan to reciprocate Indian decision to release Chishty
May 23, 2012
As per rules, it should have been provided within 30 days »
May 8, 2012
The United States has said it wants to see Hafiz Saeed, the founder of LeT is brought to justice and this is the reason why it recently announced a reward of $10 million to anyone for information l...
April 26, 2012
Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani was on Thursday held in contempt of court and sentenced to imprisonment till the rising of a seven-judge Bench of the Supreme Court hearing the case. Within s...
April 20, 2012
China's Supreme People's Court has overturned the death sentence awarded to a well-known entrepreneur who was convicted of illegal fund-raising, following widespread public outcry that turned the...