Convict

  • I have not politicised Rajiv Gandhi convicts' release issue: Karunanidhi 21-04-2014 04:54 PM

    DMK President M Karunanidhi on Monday asserted he has not politicised the issue of release of seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case but insisted that his poser to the Chief Justice of India was to indicate that "judges should not politicise" such issues. "Everyone knows that DMK had...
  • Antony a good man but surrounded by a web of bureaucrats: Gen VK Singh's autobiographer 06-04-2014 05:50 PM

    New Delhi: With the clock ticking down, the fate of 542 candidates that will be sent to the next Lok Sabha hangs in the balance. Amidst the shrill, high-pitched drama with various candidates attacking their rivals, the one issue that is omnipresent is the multiple scams in Defence deals. The...
  • Delhi gangrape: SC extends stay on death sentence of two convicts 31-03-2014 06:55 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday extended till April 7 the stay on the execution of the death sentence of Mukesh and Pawan Gupta, two of the four convicts in the Dec 16, 2012 gangrape, as it sought a copy of the trial court judgment. The death sentence of...
  • Delhi gangrape: Juvenile can't be tried in regular court, SC rules 28-03-2014 11:45 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday ruled that the juvenile convict in the Delhi gangrape case cannot be sent for trial in a regular court. The Supreme Court decision came on a plea filed by the Delhi braveheart's parents seeking that the juvenile convict be treated as an adult....
  • Shiv Sena Shirdi candidate Baban Gholap convicted in corruption case 21-03-2014 03:06 PM

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena candidate from Shirdi Baban Gholap, who is presently an MLA from a constituency in Nashik, has been convicted by the Bombay High Court in a corruption case. Gholap was the social welfare minister in the BJP-Shiv Sena government in 1995. He was charged with corruption and accused...
  • Shakti Mills gangrape cases: Court to pronounce sentence today 21-03-2014 08:14 AM

    Mumbai: The quantum of punishment to the five convicts in the Shakti Mill gangrape cases will be decided by a Mumbai court on Friday. The court had on Thursday convicted five people including two juveniles finding them guilty on 13 charges Three of the accused were common to both the...
  • Delhi gangrape convicts Mukesh, Pawan move SC against death penalty 15-03-2014 05:21 PM

    New Delhi: After the Delhi High Court upheld their death sentences in the December 16 gangrape case, two of the convicts have now approached the Supreme Court challenging their conviction and the death sentence. The apex court will hear their pleas shortly. Mukesh and Pawan are among the six men...
  • Vasundhara Raje government to release 150 convicts 22-02-2014 11:42 AM

    Rajasthan government has decided to release 150 convicted prisoners before time on ground of good behavior, age factor and serious ailments.The government also decided to commute the term of punishment of around 3,500 prisoners. The 150 prisoners who have completed two-thirds of punishment and have conducted themselves well or are...
  • Victims' families shocked as Jaya decides to release Rajiv killers 21-02-2014 08:47 AM

    Chennai: Even 22 years after the assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi and the death of 19 people in that attack, the families of the victims are still fighting for justice. People have expressed shock at the Jayalalithaa government's decision to release the seven assassins. Rajiv Gandhi was killed...
  • Rahul criticises Jayalalithaa's decision to free Rajiv Gandhi killers 19-02-2014 05:52 PM

    Amethi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has criticised Tamil Nadu government's decision to release the assassins of his father and former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. Rahul while addressing a rally in Amethi on Wednesday expressed his displeasure over the state's decision. He said, "PM of the country was killed, I...
  • Amanda Knox's murder conviction upheld on appeal 31-01-2014 10:15 AM

    An appeals court in Florence has upheld the guilty verdict against US student Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend for the 2007 murder of her British roommate. Knox was sentenced to 28 1/2 years in prison, raising the specter of a long legal battle over her extradition. After nearly 12 hours...
  • Arguments for and against death sentence 21-01-2014 11:41 AM

    New Delhi: The debate on the death penalty is a never ending one. While some are in favour of it, others give various reasons to abolish it. The debate has been revived after the Supreme Court on Tuesday commuted death penalty of 15 convicts on the grounds of inordinate delay...
  • No relief for Bitty Mohanty as Jaipur police issue warrant 05-12-2013 04:41 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala High Court had granted bail to Bitty Mohanty alias Raghav Rajan in the case of impersonation and forgery that was registered at Payyanur. But Mohanty will not be released from jail as the Jaipur court had issued a production warrant in a case where he was convicted...
  • Delhi-Mumbai Go Air flight returns to Delhi after fire warning 16-11-2013 11:32 AM

    New Delhi: A Delhi bound Go Air flight returned to Delhi 40 minutes after take off following a fire warning which was raised on the flight. The flight had departed at 8 am on Saturday and developed a technical snag midway after which it had to be flown back to...
  • Age row created deliberately to cut short my career, says VK Singh 11-11-2013 08:45 AM

    New Delhi: Former Army chief Gen VK Singh, in his autobiography released recently, has taken a swipe at his predecessors over his age controversy and claimed it was done deliberately to cut short his career. VK Singh's last few months in office saw a legal tussle with the government concerning...
  • Age row created deliberately, claims VK Singh 10-11-2013 10:53 PM

    Former Army chief Gen VK Singh, in his autobiography released recently, has taken a swipe at his predecessors over his age controversy and claimed it was done deliberately to cut short his career. VK Singh's last few months in office saw a legal tussle with the government concerning his age....
  • Gen VK Singh takes potshots at the functioning of Manmohan Singh 09-11-2013 08:31 PM

    Former Army Chief Gen VK Singh has taken potshots at the functioning of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who was "expressing helplessness in matters" that should have been trivial. In his autobiography 'Courage and Convictions', the former chief said he had briefed the Prime Minister about his visit to Myanmar and...
  • There is a need for transparency in defence procurement: VK Singh 07-11-2013 11:26 PM

    Ahead of the release of his book 'Courage and Conviction', former Army chief VK Singh has alleged that the arms lobby had become "very powerful" and was now a part of the "system" in the country. "The arms lobby is very powerful now. As far as arms dealers are concerned,...
  • Stand by comments on Army giving money to J&K politicians: VK Singh 07-11-2013 10:57 AM

    New Delhi: Ahead of the release of his book 'Courage and Conviction', former Army chief VK Singh has said that he stands by his comments on money being given to Kashmir's politicians by the Indian Army. "Whatever I have said, I stand by that. I have said nothing that has...
  • Former Rajasthan minister Babulal Nagar arrested in sexual assault case 25-10-2013 06:09 PM

    New Delhi: The CBI on Friday arrested former Rajasthan minister Babulal Nagar, who is accused of raping and assaulting a 35-year-old woman. Earlier in the day, CBI sleuths had questioned Nagar and recorded his statement at Circuit House. The Sodala Police station had booked Nagar for allegedly raping and beating...
  • Fodder scam: Lalu Prasad, Jagdish Sharma disqualified from LS 22-10-2013 11:48 AM

    New Delhi: Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad and Janata Dal (United) leader Jagdish Sharma, convicted in a fodder scam case, were disqualified from the Lok Sabha on Monday. Lalu was on October 3 sentenced to five years imprisonment in a 17-year-old fodder scam case by the court after on...
  • Congress is for aam aadmi, SP-BSP can't save Uttar Pradesh: Rahul Gandhi 09-10-2013 03:09 PM

    Aligarh: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi kicked off his campaign in Aligarh in Uttar Pradesh by targeting both the ruling Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party. The Gandhi scion said that the two parties were playing caste-based politics and this, in turn, was setting back the development work in the...
  • Delhi gangrape case: High Court to decide on death penalty 08-10-2013 07:49 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court will decide on death penalty for the convicts in the December 16 gangrape case. On Monday, two of the four convicts facing death filed their appeals before the court challenging the trial court's conviction and sentence against them. Filing a joint appeal through counsel...
  • Reasons for Modi's silence over convicted leaders 07-10-2013 12:56 PM

    New Delhi: The Ordinance to protect convicted politicians has already been torn up and thrown out on the orders of Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi. But, the debate over convicted politicians refuses die down. One question, everyone is still asking: "Why is Narendra Modi silent? Why is he not saying...
  • History will judge Rahul Gandhi by his action on ordinance, says Sachin Pilot 06-10-2013 09:11 PM

    Minister of State for Corporate Affairs Sachin Pilot defended Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi 'nonsense ordinance' remark. Speaking to CNN-IBN's Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate, Sachin said, "history will judge Rahul" for his action on the ordinance to shield the convicted legislators. ...
  • Cong backs Rahul over ordinance on convicted leaders: Sachin Pilot 06-10-2013 08:02 AM

    New Delhi: The Congress party has come out strongly in defence of its Vice President Rahul Gandhi over his outburst against the controversial ordinance on convicted politicians. Minister for Corporate affairs, Sachin Pilot said that Rahul will lead the party to a thumping victory in the 2014 general elections. In...
  • Advani crediting me on withdrawal of ordinance is speculation: Pranab 05-10-2013 07:02 PM

    On Board Special Aircraft: President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday described as speculation senior BJP leader LK Advani crediting him for the withdrawal of the ordinance on convicted lawmakers, saying he had nothing to do with the development. "I cannot comment on the views of the Opposition. Whoever wanted to seek...
  • I have never seen the minutes of the all-party meeting: Arun Jaitley 04-10-2013 12:27 PM

    A day after the controversial Bill and ordinance to protect convicted legislators was scrapped by the Cabinet, Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley accused the government of fudging minutes of an all-party meeting that was held in September where discussion over the controversial move had taken place....
  • Advani gives credit to President Pranab for withdrawal of ordinance on MPs 04-10-2013 09:37 AM

    New Delhi: There is no end to the ordinance on convicted MPs and MLAs row. Bharatiya Janata Party patriarch LK Advani has now taken on Congress President Sonia Gandhi and blamed her for Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's outburst. LK Advani has written a blog saying that Sonia Gandhi advised...
  • Minutes of the meeting have not been circulated: Arun Jaitley 04-10-2013 12:28 AM

    Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley defends that his party did not support the ordinance to shield convicted leaders. ...