A man and his brother was today sentenced to death for killing his wife, parents in-law and her niece for dowry four years ago
Bangladesh Supreme Court today commuted the death sentence of Delwar Hossain Sayedee, a key 1971 war criminal and fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami leader, saying he would now have to serve in prison "until his death"
The Bombay High Court on Tuesday confirmed the death sentence on Pune rogue driver Santosh M. Mane, who two years ago hijacked a state transport bus and killed nine people
Italian Defence Minister Roberta Pinotti on Tuesday reiterated the country's stand rejecting India's jurisdiction in the case of two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen two years ago
The Supreme Court today stayed the execution of death row convict Yakub Abdul Razak Memon, a key conspirator with Dawood Ibrahim in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case
MNS leader Raj Thackeray slammed the Samajwadi Party supremo for defending Shakti Mills rapists. Here's what the MNS chief had to say about Mulayam Singh's controversial statement on rape
SP leader and former UP CM stokes a fresh controversy after saying that rapists should not be handed death penalty as boys make "mistakes"
In a controversial statement, Maha SP chief says that if any woman, regardless of consent, has physical relations with a man, she deserves death penalty. WE HAVE THE AUDIO CONVERSATION
The father of the Dec 16 rape victim Friday condemned the outrageous remarks of Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and urged people not to elect such a leader as he does not "honour" women.
With SP leaders Abu Azmi and Mulayam Singh Yadav facing flak from all quarters for their controversial statements about rape, Bollywood celebs including Azmi's daughter-in-law Ayesha Takia Azmi take to Twitter to voice their opinion. Here's what they say...
HEAR Samajwadi Party leader Abu Azmi's 'solution' to stop rapes. The politician believes any girl who indulges in sex, with or without consent, should also be awarded death penalty. Story & Audio By Reporter Varun Singh, MiD Day
In highly controversial remarks, SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav has said there was need to change anti-rape laws as 'boys commit mistakes' for which they should not be hanged
Arguing why the prosecution sought the death penalty for the 3 accused common to both gang rapes in Shakti Mills, Special Public Prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam cited 10 different aggravating circumstances
Three men found guilty of gang-raping two women in the abandoned Shakti Mills in 2013 have been sentenced to death by the court
A court awards death penalty to seven people on charges of kidnapping and murdering a two-year-old boy as part of a tantrik ritual in 2010
The Centre today said it has "no problem" with commutation of death sentence of Khalistani terrorist Devinderpal Bhullar to life term and the petition has to be allowed in view of the court's verdict that delay in deciding mercy pleas can be a ground for such relief
Delhi High Court upholds death penalty awarded to four convicts in December 16, 2012 gangrape and murder case of 23-year-old paramedic; the division bench also rejects appeal by the convicts
Apex commuted death sentence to the three assassins to life imprisonment, stating that the 11-year long delay in deciding their mercy petition had a dehumanising effect on them
US federal prosecutors will seek death penalty against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the man accused of masterminding Boston Marathon bombing last year
In a landmark verdict that can come as a relief to many death row convicts, the Supreme Court today held that death sentence of a condemned prisoner can be commuted to life imprisonment on the ground of delay on the part of the government in deciding the mercy plea.