CLEMENCY PETITION

  • Sarabjit Singh signs fresh appeal seeking clemency February 22, 2013

    Lahore: Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh has signed a fresh appeal seeking clemency that is addressed to the people of Pakistan and President Asif Ali Zardari, his lawyer said on Friday. "Sarabjit has signed an appeal addressed jointly to the people of Pakistan and President Zardari and it will...
  • J&K: BJP to hold protests over Afzal resolution September 26, 2011

    Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir unit of BJP on Monday said it would hold statewide protests against the proposed resolution seeking clemency for Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru. "Chief Minister Omar Abdullah is saying that hanging of Guru would disturb situation in Kashmir Valley, we say if it is not done...
  • Mercy pleas(e)! Govt needs time March 14, 2007

    New Delhi: The Government does not plan to set a deadline for deciding on the clemency petition of terrorists given the death sentence, said Home Minister Shivraj Patil in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. A clemency petition to the President has to pass through many authorities, beginning with a reference to...