As Delhi bus gangrape case moves towards closure, some questions on death penalty answered

News:The 2012 Delhi bus gangrape case is moving towards its final conclusion. with the convicts being given death sentence. Facts: What is Death Penalty? Death penalty also known as Capital punishment is a government sanctioned practice whereby a person is put to death by the state as a punishment for the gravest of crimes such… Continue reading As Delhi bus gangrape case moves towards closure, some questions on death penalty answered

Life imprisonment is the rule to which death penalty is the exception, says Supreme Court

In a recent judgement,Supreme Court has said that if court finds it difficult to make a choice between death penalty and life imprisonment,it should opt for the lesser punishment. The judgment was based on an appeal filed by a man sentenced to death for the rape and murder of a five-year-old in Madhya Pradesh.The Supreme… Continue reading Life imprisonment is the rule to which death penalty is the exception, says Supreme Court

7 PM Daily Editorials Brief – April 23, 2018 (Ordinance passed for providing death penalty for rape of children below 12 years)

Read In-depth analysis of all the Editorials here Source : President nod to ordinance providing death penalty for rape of girls below 12 Analysis : Ordinance passed for providing death penalty for rape of children below 12 years