Imprisonment

  • SC commutes death penalty of Rajiv Gandhi's assassins to life February 18, 2014

    Supreme Court on Tuesday commuted the death penalty of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's assassins to life imprisonment. The death sentence has been commuted on grounds of delay in deciding their mercy plea. The lawyers have called the judgment a step in the right direction. ...
  • Has SC set wrong precedent by commuting death of Rajiv Gandhi Killers? February 18, 2014

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday commuted the death penalty of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's assassins to life imprisonment. The death sentence has been commuted on grounds of delay in deciding their mercy plea. ...
  • News 360: Justice Verma report says no death penalty for rapists January 23, 2013

    The Justice JS Verma panel has submitted its report on the changes needed to fight crimes against women and suggested that the maximum punishment for rape should be life imprisonment. ...
  • The Last Word: Has justice been done to Rajat Gupta? October 25, 2012

    Rajat Gupta, a former Goldman Sachs and Procter & Gamble Company board member, was sentenced on Wednesday to two years in prison for feeding inside information about board dealings with a billionaire hedge fund owner who was his friend. ...