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  • Law commission begins review of the death penalty: Is it time to abolish it now? 2 days ago

    The Law Commission has begun a review of the death penalty. The Commission has issued a public consultation paper on capital punishment with a detailed questionnaire open to the public to send in their views. ...
  • Poll: Law Commission begins review of death penalty. Is it time to abolish it now? 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Law Commission has begun a review of the death penalty. The Commission has issued a public consultation paper on capital punishment with a detailed questionnaire open to the public to send in their views. The move comes after the Supreme Court commuted death sentences of 19 people recently. Besides...
  • Man commits suicide by hanging himself August 9, 2014

    A 22-year-old youth allegedly committed suicide on Saturday by hanging himself at his room in Ghantaghar area. Rakesh Mishra, a daily wage labourer, called his parents in Shahjahanpur before taking the extreme step and told them about his plans, said Veer Vikram Singh, Station House Officer of Ghantaghar police station. Mishra used...
  • Body of 7-year-old woman found hanging from tree July 28, 2014

    The body of an elderly woman was on Monday found hanging from a tree in Bharthana area, police said. The body of 70-year-old Shrivati was found hanging from a tree outside Ramayan village today morning, station in-charge B S Yadav said. He said that initially it was suspected that the woman was...
  • KR Meera's 'Hang Woman' is a complex read July 23, 2014

    Some books are just not an easy read. No matter how hard you try, you cannot skim through them. Neither can you dismiss them. They demand complete and total attention. They will not rest till you give it to them and neither will you. 'Hang Woman' by KR Meera is...
  • Will be happy to see Sabyasachi Panda hanged: Slain cops' wives July 18, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: The arrest of Odisha's top maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda has brought cheers to the families of personnel who laid their lives while fighting red rebels in different parts of the state. "I will be happy if Panda is sentenced to death. The soul of my husband should be at...
  • Man found hanging from tree in Deer Park in south Delhi July 2, 2014

    New Delhi: The body of a 25-year-old man was found hanging from a tree in a park in Safdarjung Enclave area of South Delhi on Wednesday morning, police said. The deceased identified as Shivashish, who worked at a restaurant in Yusuf Sarai area, was apparantly upset over his financial condition,...
  • Korea ferry tragedy: Vice principal saved from sinking ship found hanging April 18, 2014

    Seoul: Police say a high school vice principal who had been rescued from a sinking South Korean ferry has been found hanging from a tree. The news of the death came on Friday as rescuers scrambled to find hundreds of people still missing from the ferry and feared dead. The passengers...
  • Pankaj Advani advances in World Championship qualifiers April 12, 2014

    London: He was left hassled after his baggage was misplaced but unfazed by it, ace Indian cueist Pankaj Advani rallied to beat China's Li Hang in the second round of the qualifying event for the World Snooker Championships in Sheffield. Advani notched up a 10-9 triumph to set up a clash...
  • Sensex, Nifty at highest closing levels; CAD lifts rupee March 6, 2014

    Mumbai: Hefty buying in banks, oil & gas, capital goods and metals stocks helped the equity benchmarks end at all-time closing high on Thursday. The rupee too has seen strong appreciation of 57 paise intraday due to steep fall in current account deficit (CAD) in the quarter ended December 2013....
  • Sensex rises 119 points to end at 21,193.58 December 27, 2013

    Mumbai: The market saw a strong performance with support by banks and IT stocks. The Sensex was up 118.99 points at 21193.58, and the Nifty ended at 6313.80 up 34.90 points. About 1374 shares have advanced, 1166 shares declined, and 147 shares are unchanged. BSE IT index jumped 2 percent with...
  • Sensex closes at lowest in over a month; inflation hurts November 13, 2013

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex fell for a seventh consecutive session on Wednesday to its lowest close in over one month after higher-than-expected retail inflation data raised fears of a third rate hike this year. Among rate-sensitive stocks HDFC Bank Ltd fell 1.9 per cent, while Hero MotoCorp Ltd ended 1.8 per...
  • Jiah suicide case could be of homicidal hanging: Family quotes expert November 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Actress Jiah Khan's family lawyer claimed that the police deliberately overlooked evidence that suggested the actress was murdered. Jiah's family said that an independent expert has said that the case could be one of homicidal hanging. The Bombay High Court had asked police to carry out further investigations...
  • Murli Manohar Joshi's domestic help found hanging in servant quarter September 21, 2013

    A domestic help, who worked at senior BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi's residence, was on found hanging on Friday in one of the servant quarters located in the leader's residential premises, police said. 23-year-old Jivan Sanga, a native of Khodi district in Jharkhand, had been working at the leader's house for...
  • Ghaziabad acid-attack accused died of hanging, confirms autopsy report July 28, 2013

    The autopsy report of an acid-attack accused, who allegedly committed suicide inside the prison in Ghaziabad within hours of his arrest, confirmed that he died of asphyxia due to hanging. Lakhan Sexena's (30) autopsy report stated that he died of asphyxia, SP (city) Shiv Shankar Yadav said. "I am probing the case...
  • Minor girl commits suicide in Delhi police station June 16, 2013

    New Delhi: A 16-year-old girl committed suicide by hanging in a police station in Delhi on Saturday evening, police said. "The girl, a native of Bangladesh, who works as a domestic help in south Delhi, had gone missing from her home in Vasant Kunj on Friday. A passerby spotted her...
  • Struggling actors should be mentally prepared: Rahul Roy June 5, 2013

    The untimely death of Jiah Khan, like many others before her, once again brings to fore the dark underbelly of Bollywood behind all the glitz and glamour where failure leads to depression and depression to extreme measures. Actor Rahul Roy joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the matter. ...
  • Jiah Khan died due to hanging: Preliminary post-mortem report June 4, 2013

    Mumbai: The preliminary post-mortem report of Bollywood actress Jiah Khan on Tuesday said that she died due to hanging. The Mumbai Police has questioned the 25-year-old actor's friends and will record the statements of her two sisters. The actress was found dead by her mother in her apartment in Juhu, Mumbai...
  • Two students commit suicide after getting low marks May 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Two girls committed suicide by hanging themselves in their houses after they got low marks in their Class 12 exams on Monday afternoon, police said. In the first incident, Mahek, 17, committed suicide by hanging herself from a ceiling fan at her house at Rohini area in west...
  • Police denies permission for Yasin Malik's protest in Delhi May 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi Police has denied permission to Kashmiri separatist leader Yasin Malik to hold a 48-hour hunger strike in the capital to press for his demands including handing over the body of Parliament attack case convict Afzal Guru to his family. "Yes," said City Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar when...
  • UP: Man found hanging in police lock-up, torture alleged April 29, 2013

    Ghaziabad: A person, arrested in connection with the murder of a CISF constable and his wife, was on Sunday found hanging in the toilet of a police lock-up in Ghaziabad. While a fellow prisoner has alleged that the victim was tortured to death, police ruled out the charges, saying he...
  • Zardari rakes up Afzal Guru's execution in PoK April 17, 2013

    Islamabad: Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari on Wednesday raked up the execution of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru in his address to the joint session of the legislature of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK). He also threatened that Pakistan will continue to highlight the Kashmir "cause" at international forums. "The hanging of...
  • Haryana: Court stays hanging of rape-murder convict April 7, 2013

    Chandigarh: The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Saturday temporarily stayed the hanging of a rape-murder convict, Dharampal Singh, in Haryana. A division bench of Justices AK Mittal and Gurmeet Singh Sandhawalia stayed the hanging of the convict following a petition filed by NGO, Lawyers for Human Rights International. The...
  • CID officer, student commit suicide in Jharkhand March 22, 2013

    Ranchi: A senior CID officer and an engineering student committed suicide in the Jharkhand capital on Thursday in two separate incidents, police said. Chandi Kumar Maitra, 59, a deputy superintendent of police (DSP) posted in criminal investigation department (CID) in Bokaro district committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan...
  • Delhi: Student, taxi driver hang themselves in separate incidents March 18, 2013

    New Delhi: An aspiring chartered accountant and a taxi driver committed suicide in New Delhi by hanging themselves in separate incidents, police said on Sunday. Upma Singh, 21, a chartered accountancy student, hanged herself from a ceiling fan at her rented house in Laxmi Nagar in east Delhi on Sunday morning,...
  • Egypt vigilantes hang 2 thieves accused of stealing motorized rickshaw March 18, 2013

    Cairo: Egyptian vigilantes beat two men accused of stealing a motorized rickshaw, stripped them half-naked and hung them by their feet in a crowded bus station in the Nile Delta on Sunday, according to security officials. Both men died. A witness said some in the crowd of about 3,000 people who...
  • J&K Assembly: BJP, Panthers Party MLAs protest against Pak resolution March 16, 2013

    Srinagar: There was an uproar in the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly on Saturday with the BJP and the Panthers Party demanding a resolution against Pakistan for condemning Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru's hanging. The BJP and the Panthers Party MLAs created a row in the house and party MLAs were seen...
  • Pak passes resolution on Afzal, India says 'don't interfere' March 15, 2013

    New Delhi: India has reacted strongly to a resolution passed by the Pakistani Parliament condemning Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru's execution and demanding that his body be returned to his family. External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said that Pakistan has no jurisdiction over action taken by the Government of India...
  • No military solution to the J&K problem: Lt Gen. (retd) BS Jaswal March 14, 2013

    Does the attack on CRPF prove that AFSPA is still required in Kashmir? Lt Gen. (retd) BS Jaswal, former Army Commander, Northern Command, Indian Army, joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. AFSPA is not that important for the forces who operate in Kashmir. I mean no...
  • Delhi gangrape: Proceedings against Ram Singh abated March 13, 2013

    New Delhi: A fast-track court hearing the December 16 gangrape-cum-murder case on Wednesday abated proceedings against main accused Ram Singh in view of his death in Tihar prison on March 11. "Since the accused (Singh) is dead and the court has also been informed about his death, the proceedings against...