Tag: Capital Punishment

Op-Ed: Capital Punishment: Solution for Child Rape Crisis?

President of India Ram Nath Kovind has given his nod to the ordinance which states for capital punishment for those who rape a kid below 12 years age. Many child rights and women activists vied for strictest punishment to the rapist when the Nirbhaya incidence happened in Delhi in the year 2012 and the demand […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Bangladesh upholds death sentence for 139 people

Dhaka: A Bangladesh court today upheld the death sentences of 139 people for their involvement in the 2009 mutiny at the border guards headquarters here which left 74 people dead. A division bench of Justice Nazrul Islam, Justice Shawkat Hossain and Justice Md Abu Zafor Siddique delivered the verdict, reports Xinhua news agency. The High Court […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Kulbhushan Jadhav
India files appeal with Pakistan in Kulbhushan Jadhav case

Islamabad: India on Wednesday filed an appeal with Pakistan Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua over the case of alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav, who has been sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on charges of espionage. Indian High Commissioner Gautam Bambawale met Janjua to file the appeal. “Appeal, in Kulbhushan Jadhav case, filed by […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
3 held for Amethi leader's murder

Amethi: Three suspects have been arrested in connection with the killing of BJP leader Smriti Irani’s close aide and a former village head Surendra Singh. Two suspects were still absconding, Director General of Police O.P. Singh told the reporters. He said seven persons were detained and interrogated on Monday and three of them have been […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Anjana Mishra
Anjana Mishra Gang-rape: ‘Biban Biswal Should Be Hanged To Death’

Cuttack: Gang-rape survivor Anjana Mishra has demanded capital punishment for the prime accused, Biban Biswal, who was nabbed from Maharashtra by the Commissionerate Police on Monday, twenty-two years after the horrific crime triggered a political storm in the State. In her first reaction to the arrest, the survivor exclusively told OTV, “I feel he (Biban) […]

  • Sunday, 04 April 2021