Clemency

  • Edward Snowden seeks the world's help against US charges 02-11-2013 10:15 AM

    Berlin: The US refused to show any leniency to fugitive leaker Edward Snowden on Friday, even as Secretary of State John Kerry conceded that eavesdropping on allies had happened on "automatic pilot" and went too far. Snowden made his appeal for US clemency in a letter released Friday by a...
  • Pak medical board completes Sarabjit's autopsy 02-05-2013 03:18 PM

    Islamabad: A Pakistani medical board completed autopsy on the body of Indian death row convict Sarabjit Singh, who died early on Thursday after being comatose for almost a week following an attack by other prisoners at a Lahore jail. A six-member medical board performed the autopsy of Sarabjit at the...
  • Sarabjit will be cremated with full state honours: Punjab govt 02-05-2013 10:36 AM

    Chandigarh: The Punjab government on Thursday announced that Sarabjit Singh, an Indian prisoner who died in a Lahore hospital after a brutal attack on him, would be given a state-level funeral after his body is handed over and brought back to India. Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, in a...
  • It's cold blooded murder: Sushma on Sarabjit's death 02-05-2013 10:06 AM

    New Delhi: "It is a cold blooded murder," said BJP leader Sushma Swaraj on Thursday following the death of Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh in Pakistan. "It is a cold blooded murder. This is not the way civilized nations behave. #Sarabjit Singh," tweeted Sushma Swaraj. Sarabjit Singh died early...
  • Judgment commuting MN Das's death sentence crucial in view of Bhullar case: Lawyer 01-05-2013 10:42 PM

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday commuted the death sentence of murder convict Mahendra Nath Das. The sentence has been commuted to life on the grounds of delay in execution. ...
  • SC commutes death penalty of Assam murder convict MN Das 01-05-2013 12:23 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has commuted the death sentence of Assam murder convict Mahendra Nath Das to life sentence. MN Das was convicted in two murder cases in Assam in 1997. The court has commuted the death penalty on the grounds of delay in execution. Mahendra Nath Das killed...
  • Pak forms panel to decide if Sarabjit should be treated abroad 29-04-2013 11:44 AM

    Lahore: As Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh's family demands that he be brought back to India for treatment, Pakistan has reportedly formed a panel of experts to decide whether he should be sent abroad for treatment. Sarabjit Singh's health has shown no signs of improvement. Doctors treating him in Lahore have...
  • Pakistan: Sarabjit Singh in 'deep coma', say sources 27-04-2013 09:53 AM

    Lahore: Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh, who was attacked in a Lahore jail in Pakistan, is in 'deep coma' and official sources say no surgery can be conducted on him till his condition stabilises. Sarabjit has been put on ventilator and doctors at the Jinnah Hospital are trying to stabilise him....
  • Pak: Sarabjit Singh put on ventilator, Indian officials meet him 27-04-2013 08:15 AM

    Lahore: The death row convict, Sarabjit Singh, who was attacked in a Lahore jail in Pakistan, is in "deep coma" and no surgery can be performed till his condition stabilises, said official sources. He has been put on ventilator. The doctors are carrying out trauma control and are awaiting stabilisation...
  • News 360: Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh attacked by his Lahore jail inmate 26-04-2013 11:40 PM

    Indian prisoner on death row Sarabjit Singh was reportedly attacked by fellow jail inmates in Lahore and has been admitted to hospital after the attack inside Kot Lakhpat Jail. Sarabjit has reportedly received head injuries in the attack and is in critical condition. ...
  • Pak: Sarabjit in critical condition after being attacked in jail 26-04-2013 07:24 PM

    Lahore: Indian prisoner on death row Sarabjit Singh was reportedly attacked by fellow jail inmates in Lahore and has been admitted to hospital after the attack inside Kot Lakhpat Jail. Sarabjit has reportedly received head injuries in the attack and is in critical condition. Pakistan media has reported that Sarabjit...
  • Top jurists divided over pardon to Sanjay Dutt 29-03-2013 10:14 AM

    New Delhi: The debate over actor Sanjay Dutt's pardon continues to polarise top jurists even as the actor himself has refused to seek clemency. While Dutt said he is ready to surrender and go to jail, others are still pushing for his pardon. Speaking to IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai, former...
  • Zaibunisa more appropriate to ask for clemency than Dutt: Sanjay Hegde 28-03-2013 07:10 PM

    Press Council of India Chairman Justice Markandey Katju on Thursday said that he would seek pardon for both actor Sanjay Dutt and 1993 Mumbai blasts case convict Zaibunisa. But senior Supreme Court Advocate Sanjay Hegde is of the opinion that Zaibunisa is a more appropriate person to ask for clemency...
  • Afzal clemency: MLA protests outside J&K House 29-09-2011 11:34 AM

    new Delhi:There were protests outside Jammu and Kashmir Assembly ahead of the Afzal Guru clemency debate on Thursday. Independent MLA Engineer Rashid and his supporters were detained by the police for staging a protest outside the house. Rashid was released soon after. Earlier, the Afzal Guru clemency debate was stalled...
  • Afzal clemency debate: Uproar in J&K Assembly 29-09-2011 10:10 AM

    New Delhi: The Afzal Guru clemency debate was stalled after there was uproar in Jammu and Kashmir Assembly for the second day on Thursday. Earlier, Assembly proceedings in Jammu and Kashmir was adjourned for the day on Wednesday. There was a scheduled debate and a vote on the resolution seeking...
  • J&K Assembly fails to debate Afzal's clemency 28-09-2011 09:09 PM

    Srinagar: The controversial resolution seeking clemency for Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru could not be debated in the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly on Wednesday. The Assembly was adjourned for the day after repeated adjournments caused by clashes between the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Opposition leader Mehbooba Mufti...
  • No hand in creating ruckus over Afzal debate: Cong 28-09-2011 12:47 PM

    Congress MLA Sharief Niaz on Wednesday denied trying to stall the discussion on the Afzal Guru. ...
  • Afzal clemency: Debate in J&K Assembly today 28-09-2011 07:31 AM

    New Delhi: On July 27, 2011 Union Ministry for Home Affairs sent Mohammed Afzal Guru's mercy petition to the President recommending that the clemency plea be rejected. It seemed to be all but the end of the road for the Parliament attack convict till Engineer Rashid, Independent member of J&K...
  • J&K: BJP to hold protests over Afzal resolution 26-09-2011 05:49 PM

    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...
  • Sarabjit asks to meet daughter before execution 19-04-2008 10:17 PM

    Dr Sameer Kaul of Apollo hospital says that Yuvraj Singh needs to undergo three cycles of chemotherapy. ...
  • When to hang Afzal? Politics has the answer 17-01-2008 12:15 AM

    New Delhi: In just over a month from now, Team India will travel to the Caribbean for their first full series as World Champions. It's probably poetic to see the team return to the country where India registered an overseas series victory 40 years to the day on Tuesday that...
  • Mercy pleas(e)! Govt needs time 14-03-2007 04:45 PM

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  • 'Pak uses Kashmiri youths as pawns' 09-11-2006 10:03 PM

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  • Prince Charles, wife Camilla visit Pak 30-10-2006 02:43 PM

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  • SGPC wants death row convict spared 14-10-2006 03:15 PM

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