SENTENCE

  • Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide, sentence on October 13 September 13, 2014

    Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of culpable homicide and not premeditated murder. Pistorius could face up to 15 years in jail on the culpable homicide charge. The sentence is due on October 13. ...
  • Death row debate: Should a mature democracy abolish capital punishment? September 8, 2014

    The Supreme Court has stayed the execution of Noida's Nithari killings convict Surinder Koli for one week. The Meerut jail authorities say they received the order from the apex court through the District Magistrate. ...
  • AarushiHemraj murder case: Rajesh, Nupur sentenced to life November 26, 2013

    A CBI Court in Ghaziabad has awarded life imprisonment to dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar for murdering their teenage daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj. The court rejected the CBI's plea for death sentence saying there was no merit in their argument calling this the rarest of rare cases....
  • Lalu's sentencing is a sad time for RJD, says Rabri Devi October 6, 2013

    Former Bihar Chief Minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Rabri Devi said party supermo Lalu Prasad's sentencing is a sad time for the party. She said, "Since Lalu Yadav's arrest, entire Opposition and media people are restless. It's a sad time for us. This has brought party members together." ...
  • Whether Lalu is outside or inside jail, he is still our leader: Rajniti October 3, 2013

    Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Rajniti Singh said the party chief Lalu Prasad is still the leader and the party will appeal the decision in the high court. "Whether Lalu Yadav is outside or inside jail, he is till our leader. We will appeal this decision in the High Court. Nothing...
  • Delhi gangrape: Age and background must be kept in mind, says convict's lawyers September 11, 2013

    Delhi gangrape convict Pawan's lawyers, Vivek Sharma and Sadashiv Gupta said that they do not agree with the order and will appeal against it in the High Court. They added that mitigating circumstances like the age, background as well as the level of participation must be kept in mind while...
  • Headley sentenced: Is closure any closer for victims of the 26/11 attacks? January 25, 2013

    Why doesn't Pakistan believe or even investigate the Headley trail to Hafiz Saeed and ISI operatives Why didn't US officials alert India on Headly's presence earlier, and how could they have allowed him a plea bargain Finally, why have Indian officials failed to find anyone responsible for allowing Headley into...
  • 35 yrs in US jail means 35 yrs in luxury: Rahul Bhatt on Headley sentencing January 25, 2013

    Rahul Bhatt, son of Mahesh Bhatt, made the statement in an interview to CNNIBN. ...
  • 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. ...
  • News 360: SC upholds death for Ajmal Kasab August 30, 2012

    Justice was delivered in the 26/11 terror attack case with the Supreme Court on Wednesday upholding the death sentence for Ajmal Amir Kasab, the only surviving Pakistani terrorist who attacked Mumbai in 2008. ...
  • If Kasab pleads mercy, we won't take long to decide: Shinde August 29, 2012

    Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde refuses to react to the delay caused in the mercy plea of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru but says the same won't be witnessed in the case of Ajmal Kasab if he pleads mercy too. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai March 28, 2012

    The Centre stays execution of Balwant Singh Rajoana after the Akali government appealed for clemency. ...
  • News 360: Centre stays hanging of Beant's coassassin Rajoana March 28, 2012

    Centre stays hanging of Beant Singh's coassassin, Balwant Singh Rajoana, until the Supreme Court decides on his petition. ...
  • Clemency politics prevails, execution of Rajoana stayed March 28, 2012

    The Centre on Wednesday stayed hanging of Beant Singh's coassassin Balwant singh Rajoana. ...
  • Beant Singh killing: Punjab on alert before Rajoana's hanging March 27, 2012

    The government asked 15 paramilitary companies to be deployed ahead of Balwant Singh Rajoana's hanging on March 31. ...
  • We need stronger laws: Moily November 11, 2010

    Minister of Law and Justice Moodbidri Veerappa Moily speaks on the Supreme Court granting bail to jailed former Haryana DGP S P S Rathore in the Ruchika molestation case. ...
  • No mercy for Afzal, Govt wants him hanged June 23, 2010

    New Delhi: Nine years after the audacious attack on Parliament and seven years after the Supreme Court confirming death to Afzal Guru, the Government has taken a definite step. Sources confirmed to CNNIBN that the Union Home ministry has recommended to the President to reject a mercy petition filed by Afzal's...
  • Death for Kasab: implications for India May 6, 2010

    A special court in Mumbai has finally sentenced Ajmal Kasab to death in the 26/11 case. Its a judgment with legal, political and diplomatic implications and we'll try and explore all these dimensions in this special programme. ...
  • Nikam, the lawyer who got Kasab May 6, 2010

    Special Public Prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam, the prosecution lawyer in the Mumbai terror attacks, speaks to CNNIBN after court awarded death sentence to the terrorist. Kasab showed no remorse and he deserves no mercy, says Nikam. ...
  • Govt to appeal for condemned Indians in UAE April 7, 2010

    At last, there is hope for the 17 indians on death row in Sharjah. The Indian government is likely to file an appeal on their behalf on Wednesday. It has appointed a lawyer Mohammad Salman for them promising all legal help. Union Minister of State for External Affairs Preneet Kaur...
  • Centre to look into UAE death row case March 31, 2010

    Anxious days for the families of 17 men who have been convicted in Sharjah for the murder of a Pakistani national. Majority of the men are from Punjab, the state govt is pressurising the Centre to intervene. ...
  • Watch: Sarabjit's family appeals to Govt to save him June 25, 2009

    Pakistan Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh's review petition challenging his death sentence in the 1990 Lahore bomb blast case. The petition was rejected by a three member bench of Pakistan's Supreme Court on the grounds of nonpursuance of the case by his lawyer. Sarabjit's lawyer was...
  • Justice For Nithari: Questions raised by Nithari case February 13, 2009

    New Delhi: It was a case that shocked collective public conscience. Two years after the skeletal remains of 19 women and children were unearthed from the 'house of horrors' in Nithari, Noida, the first verdict is out. It's guilty as charged for Moninder Singh Pandher and his manservant, Surendra Koli. ...
  • Osama bin Laden will be executed if caught: Obama July 13, 2008

    Death penalty is one of the most probable option if Osama bin Laden is captured alive, says United State's Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama in an exclusive interview to CNN. "I am not a cheerleader for death penalty. I think it has to be reserved for only the most heinous crimes,...
  • Sarabjit to benefit from amnesty: Pak Interior Ministry June 23, 2008

    Pakistan Interior Ministry confirms CNNIBN report that Sarabjit and Kripal Singh will also be a part of general amnesty announced by Pakistan PM Yousuf Raza Gilani on slain PPP leader Benazir Bhutto's birth anniversary. ...