Pardon

  • SC notice to Centre on PIL against commuting death sentence 18-11-2013 02:30 PM

    New Delhi: Former President Pratibha Patil's decision to commute death sentence of five condemned prisoners in child rape cases on Monday came under judicial scrutiny with the Supreme Court issuing notice to the Centre on a plea seeking to set aside the commutation. A bench headed by Chief Justice P...
  • Manning files bid for Obama pardon: Lawyer 04-09-2013 11:12 AM

    Washington: Lawyers for Chelsea Manning filed a request for a pardon from President Barack Obama following the soldier's 35-year jail sentence for the biggest intelligence leak in US history. "Private Manning's pardon request was filed today by our office," attorney David Coombs said on Twitter Tuesday. The lawyer had indicated...
  • Katju writes to President seeking pardon for Bhullar 13-04-2013 08:25 PM

    New Delhi: Press Council of India (PCI) chairperson Justice Markandey Katju has written to President Pranab Mukherjee seeking pardon for Devender Pal Singh Bhullar who has been awarded death sentence in connection with the 1993 Delhi bomb blast case. Katju's letter comes close on the heels of a two-judge bench...
  • Italy hopes India will pardon its two marines 06-04-2013 10:50 PM

    Rome: Italy, which has pardoned a US air force officer convicted in absentia for his role in CIA abduction of an Egyptian terror suspect, hoped that India will follow the same principle for two Italian marines facing murder charges for shooting two fishermen in India. President Giorgio Napolitano on Friday...
  • Gandhigiri: Munna's experiments with truth

    Life As It Is |  Rajesh Kumar
    (Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagarpalika Puthaakalaya is Munna's favourite haunt. In times of trouble, this is where he takes refuge. He buries himself in books by...

  • Sanjay Dutt's appeal: Should emotions influence the law? 28-03-2013 11:58 PM

    Amidst the clamour to seek a pardom for him, actor Sanjay Dutt broke his silence on Thursday. ...
  • Should Zaibunisa get the same treatment as Sanjay Dutt? 27-03-2013 11:40 PM

    Katju, who was criticised for supporting actor Sanjay Dutt, said he will write to President seeking pardon for both him and Zaibunisa. ...
  • The Doors: journey of a rock band 10-12-2010 02:53 PM

    Tallahassee: A hot, frenzied night in Miami changed life for Jim Morrison and The Doors. That's something the late singer's pardon on indecent exposure and profanity charges can't correct. "It made him realize he was no longer in the graces of the gods, that things could go wrong," said Ray...
  • Securing a pardon for Sarabjit may not be easy 20-03-2008 01:11 AM

    West Indies Second Innings (f/o) 4 p.m. Stumps! It's a far better performance from the West Indies in their second innings following on as they reach 195/3, but with still 283 runs in deficit, it's a mountain to climb and India can see a 2-0 lead within their gra 3:20...
  • Wait ends: Freedom at night for Kashmir Singh 03-03-2008 09:36 PM

    Chennai: Chennai Super Kings batsman Suresh Raina lamented his team's failure to tighten the screws in the closing stages after the defending champions lost by three wickets to a depleted Mumbai Indians in their Champions League Twenty20 opener here. After Chennai Super Kings stumbled to their first home loss this...
  • After 35 yrs in death cell, Indian man pardoned by Pak 28-02-2008 08:45 PM

    London: At last, an Indian cricketer is on the winning side in England. India's off-spinner Pragyan Ojha ensured county side Surrey's promotion to the Division One of the LV= County Championship with a match-winning six-wicket haul against Derbyshire inside three days at the Kia Oval. Ojha finished with match figures...
  • Kerala widow saves husband's 'killer' from gallows 26-02-2008 09:53 PM

    London: England had planned to use a secret delivery to flummox Indian batsmen in the ongoing ODI series but the idea was dropped as the team management thought it would be banned for being against the spirit of the game. According to a report in The Daily Telegraph, England's bowlers...
  • Brit sailors speak of their ordeal 07-04-2007 01:13 PM

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  • Iran president pardons UK sailors 04-04-2007 06:46 PM

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  • Pakistan defers Briton's hanging 19-10-2006 05:09 PM

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  • SC sets rules for power of pardon 11-10-2006 08:29 PM

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