Tag: capital punishment

Mar 24
International Rights Bodies on Nirbhaya Case: Death Penalty a Deterrent Theory

About Nirbhaya Case On a December night in Delhi, a girl so-named ‘Nirbhaya’ and her…

Mar 24
Globally 690 executions in 2018, 142 countries abolished Death Penalty

The death penalty is known as the execution of a person who has committed a crime and…

Mar 20
Capital punishment in India

Crime is as old as human civilization. Since time immemorial crime has been with us in…

Mar 03
Nirbhaya case: Court defers hanging of the 4 death row convicts once again

The execution of the 4 convicts in the Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case which was…

Feb 26
Nirbhaya case: SC defers hearing of Centre’s appeal for separate execution to March 5

The Supreme Court on 25th February deferred the hearing of the Centre’s plea…

Feb 22
Death-row convict Vinay Sharma moves Election Commission for relief

Vinay Sharma, one of the four death-row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder…

Feb 18
Delhi court issues fresh death warrants for the execution of the 4 convicts in the Nirbhaya case

On 17th February, a Delhi court issued fresh death warrants against the four convicts…

Feb 14
How the Court decides the ‘Rarest of the Rare’ case for the Death Penalty

The death penalty is the execution of an offender according to the legal procedure of…

Feb 01
Victim centric death penalty guidelines

The bench of chief justice SA Bobde, J. BR Gavai and J. Surya Kant agreed to hear…

Jan 29
SC turns down Nirbhaya case convict’s plea against rejection of mercy plea

On January 17th, 2020, the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind rejected the mercy plea…