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Supreme Court Issues Notice On Plea Challenging Mandatory Death Penalty Under SC/ST Act(10.05.2019)

Supreme Court has issued notice to the Centre on a PIL challenging mandatory death penalty under Section 3(2)(i) of the Scheduled Castes and the Sched.....

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Madhya Pradesh HC Reduces Death Penalty Awarded to Man Accused of Rape & Murder of His Daughter(17.06.2019)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has reduced the death penalty awarded to a man accused of raping and murdering his own daughter while holding that the accus.....

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Bombay High Court: Death Penalty for Repeat Rape Offenders(03.06.2019)

Bombay High Court has upheld the Constitutional validity of Section 376(e) of Indian Penal Code, 1860 which provides that repeat offenders in rape cas.....

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Kar. HC Issues Guidelines for Prosecution to Follow While Seeking Death Penalty Before Trial Court(13.06.2023)

Karnataka High Court has issued guidelines for prosecution to follow while seeking Death Sentence before the trial court, which includes prosecutor pl.....

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SC: Death Penalty in Rarest of Rare Case Required Only if No Chance of Reformation(22.03.2023)

Supreme Court has observed that ‘rarest of rare’ doctrine requires that death sentence not be imposed only by taking into account grave nature of crim.....

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JH HC: Accused Must be Granted Time to Show Mitigating Factors in Hearing Related to Death Penalty(02.11.2023)

Jharkhand High Court has held that in every case where the statute provides death penalty the Court must adjourn “further” hearing on sentence after c.....

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SC Asks If Death Penalty is to be Done Away, Then Shouldn't Life Term be Till Death?(25.09.2015)

SC while taking note of push on abolition of death penalty, has asked from legal experts whether abolition of death penalty and limiting life term to .....

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Delhi HC Awards Life Term to Domestic Help, Commutes Death Penalty in Double Murder Case(29.09.2015)

Delhi High Court has commuted death penalty and awarded life term to a domestic help for offence of double murder of an old woman and her grandson in .....

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Orissa High Court Cancels Death Penalty of Tantrik in Murder Case(23.11.2015)

Orissa High Court has set aside death penalty for sacrificing an eight-year-old boy as a religious offering five years ago and acquitted the accused, .....

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SC Upholds Death Penalty of Man for Rape & Murder of 8 Year Old Disabled Girl(24.06.2022)

Supreme Court while upholding death penalty awarded to a 37-year old man for the rape and murder of a seven and a half year old girl who was mentally .....

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Supreme Court Dismisses Curative Pleas of Two Death Row Convicts(14.01.2020)

Supreme Court has dismissed the curative petitions of Vinay Sharma and Mukesh, two of the four convicts awaiting execution of death penalty in the Nir.....

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Orissa HC Sets Aside Conviction for Rape, Commutes Death Penalty to Life Imprisonment(10.11.2020)

Orissa High Court has commuted the death sentence of a 28-year-old man to life imprisonment while upholding his conviction for murder of a 9-year-old .....

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CRIMINAL - SC Commutes Death Penalty to Man, Says His Poems Show He is Reformative(05.03.2019)

Supreme Court has commuted to life term the death penalty awarded to a man for murdering a child, saying he wanted to reform himself and poems written.....

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Supreme Court Upholds Death Penalty For Raping, Killing Four-Year Old Girl(04.05.2017)

Supreme Court has dismissed a review petition of a 55-year-old man and sent him to gallows for raping and stoning to death a four-year-old girl in 200.....

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SC: Never Been the Effort of Courts to Make Death Penalty Redundant or Non Existent(27.06.2022)

Supreme Court while upholding the death penalty of a man for the rape and murder of a mentally and physically challenged, seven and half year old girl.....

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Calcutta HC: No Data to Establish that Imposition of Death Penalty Leads to Decrease in Crime(06.12.2019)

Calcutta High Court has allowed the Death Reference Appeal of a habitual offender while observing that there is statistical data to conclusively estab.....

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Supreme Court Upholds Death Penalty to 'Tantric' Couple who Killed Infant for Human Sacrifice(04.10.2019)

Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence awarded to a ‘tantric’ couple accused of murdering a boy by performing the ritual of human sacrifice. The .....

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NIA Court Awards Death Penalty to Convict in Gorakhnath Temple Attack Case 2022(31.01.2023)

Special NIA Court in Lucknow District has awarded death penalty to one Ahmad Murtaza Abbasi for forcefully entering the Gorakhnath Temple last year in.....

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Bombay HC Acquits Man on Death Row Convicted of Double Murder Citing Fabrication of Evidence(09.05.2022)

Bombay High Court has acquitted Guddu Krish Yadav who was sentenced to death penalty by the Palghar sessions court for the double murder of a colleagu.....

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Bombay HC Acquits Man on Death Row Convicted of Double Murder Citing Fabrication of Evidence(09.05.2022)

Bombay High Court has acquitted Guddu Krish Yadav who was sentenced to death penalty by the Palghar sessions court for the double murder of a colleagu.....

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SC Affirms Death Penalty for LeT Militant in 2000 Red Fort Attack Case(03.11.2022)

Supreme Court while dismissing review petition filed by Lakshar-e-Taiba militant Mohammed Arif, has affirmed death penalty awarded to him for 2000 Red.....

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UP Court Awards Death Penalty to 2 Accused for Minor’s Gang Rape(04.11.2022)

Uttar Pradesh Court, Pratapgarh has sentenced 2 convicts to death for kidnapping and rape of a minor girl while observing that the accused not only fo.....

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Madras High Court Suggests Death Penalty for Corruption(04.11.2020)

Madras High Court has opined that the Central Government should consider imposing death penalty as a punishment for corrupt practices, as done in fore.....

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SC Confirms Death Penalty for Police Constable Turned Serial Killer(06.10.2016)

SC has confirmed death penalty for police constable-turned-serial killer B.A. Umesh on the basis of the evidence given by the sole witness in the case.....

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SC Stays Execution in Two Death Penalty Matters for Psychological Examination of Convicts(12.12.2022)

Supreme Court while relying on the principles laid down in Manoj v. State of Madhya Pradesh has stayed the execution in two death penalty matters and .....

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Supreme Court in a Majority Verdict Upholds the Constitutional Validity of Death Penalty(29.11.2018)

Supreme Court has commuted death penalty of a convict accused of killing three people, including two women and in a 2:1 majority the bench upheld the.....

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CRIMINAL - Death Penalty Should Remain on Statute Book: Gujarat HC(20.02.2019)

Gujarat High Court has said that although there is a good deal of opposition to death penalty, yet it should remain on statute book, while commuting d.....

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Bombay HC Enhances Punishment, Sentences Watchman to Death for Employer's Dacoity & Murder(11.04.2022)

Bombay High Court has sentenced death penalty to a watchman found guilty of dacoity and the calculated and cold blooded murder of his employers, a pla.....

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Mumbai Court Sentences Man to Death for Barbaric Rape & Murder of 32 Years Old(03.06.2022)

Mumbai Sessions Court has sentenced a man to death for rape and murder of 32 years old, stating that it agrees with prosecution that the injuries were.....

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SC Commutes Death Sentence on Rape and Murder Convict to 25 Years Sentence(19.09.2016)

Supreme Court has commuted death penalty of a convict in a rape and murder case of a seven-year-old girl that took place in 2011 in Jabalpur district .....

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SC Dismisses Plea Challenging Constitutionality of Execution of Death Penalty by Hanging(02.03.2020)

Supreme Court has dismissed a Petition filed by an 88-year old freedom fighter challenging the constitutional validity of Section 354(5) of the Code o.....

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Allahabad HC Confirms Death Penalty Awarded To Man Who Killed his Wife and Own Children(07.09.2022)

Allahabad High Court has confirmed the death penalty awarded to a man who committed the murder of his wife and children in the year 2009 on account of.....

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SC to MP Govt.: Withdraw Policy to Give Incentives to Prosecutors for Securing Death Penalty(20.05.2022)

Supreme Court has directed the Counsel appearing for the State to advise the Madhya Pradesh Government to withdraw all such policies for PPs as well t.....

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Kerala HC Confirms Death Penalty To A Man Accused of Rape and Murder Of 9-Yr-Old Girl(16.04.2018)

Kerala High Court has upheld the death sentence of a man accused of rape and murder of a 9-year-old girl, who was his daughter’s friend.

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Apex Court Stays Death Penalty in Coimbatore Double Murder Case(18.09.2019)

Apex Court has stayed the execution of a man convicted in a rape and double murder case in Coimbatore nine years ago. The Court stayed the execution o.....

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Calcutta HC Commutes Death Penalty of Man Convicted for Murdering Parents(27.03.2023)

Calcutta High Court while observing that the case does not fall within the purview of rarest of rare case, has commuted the death sentence of a man wh.....

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No Ground to Erase Death Penalty in Indian law: Supreme Court(10.07.2018)

Supreme Court has said that abolition of death penalty by the British Parliament, several Latin American nations and Australian states was no ground t.....

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Supreme Court Reconfirms Death Penalty for Coimbatore Rape and Murder Convict(07.11.2019)

Supreme Court has dismissed the petition against the death sentence of a man convicted of "horribly" gang-raping a 10-year-old girl before murdering h.....

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Judgments

Review in a criminal proceeding is permissible only on ground of error apparent on face of record(09.07.2018)

Present review petitions have been filed by two applicants Vinay Sharma-Accused No. 1 and Pawan Kumar Gupta-Accused No. 2 to review the judgment of pr.....

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Pakistan Court Hands Death Penalty to Former President Pervez Musharraf(17.12.2019)

Pakistan Court has sentenced former president Pervez Musharraf to death for high treason, giving its judgment on charges relating to the imposition of.....

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Apex Court Stays Death Penalty of Rajasthan Blast Case Convict(03.12.2019)

Apex Court has stayed the execution of death penalty awarded to a convict in the 23-year-old case of bomb blast in a bus in Rajasthan's Dausa district.....

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Supreme Court Commutes Death Penalty of Man Convicted for Murder of Wife and Four Kids(03.10.2019)

Supreme Court has partly allowed the review petition of Sudam @ Rahul Kaniram Jadhav, convicted for murder of his wife and four children by commutatio.....

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Cal. HC: Nature and Gravity of Offence Not the Only Criteria for Imposition of Death Penalty(11.09.2023)

Calcutta High Court while observing that nature and gravity of offence is not the only criteria on which imposition of death penalty depends, has held.....

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