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Hanging In India: Letter To A Prison Doctor #deathpenalty

By N. Jayaram   19 February, 2013 Countercurrents.org Dr Vasant Yamakanmaradi, medical officer of the Central Prison, Hindalga (Belgaum), said the four convicts are both mentally and physically healthy. “We have been regularly conducting their health check-up to ensure they… Continue Reading →

#India has 477 people on death row- shocker ? #deathpenalty

Dec13, BBC India allows the death penalty for the ‘rarest of rare’ crimes There are 477 convicts on death row in India, the government says. The information was revealed in the Rajya Sabha [the upper house of the parliament] in… Continue Reading →

Amnesty asks India to abolish #deathpenalty, put moratorium on executions

13 December, 2012 | 13:13 Amnesty asks India to abolish death sentence Amnesty International has asked India to abolish death sentence and put immediate moratorium on execution. New Delhi, Dec 13/Nationalturk -The international human rights watchdog, Amnesty International has written… Continue Reading →

A 26/11 victim who refuses to celebrate Kasab’s execution

NOVEMBER 22, 2012 tags: 26/11 Mumbai attacks, Ajmal Kasab, Ashish Chowdhry,Capital punishment in India by Shivam Vij, Kafila While the media has reported most families of those who died in 26/11 as hailing the execution of Ajmal Kasab, Bollywood actor Ashish Chowdhry refuses to be one… Continue Reading →

Remembering Shahid Azmi: Can the Love of Justice be Assassinated ?

November 24, 2012 Kafila Guest Post by Arvind Narrain & Saumya Uma* Progressive lawyers, social activists and academics have invested much time in trying to puzzle out what is the progressive potential of law. Sometimes, answers to deep philosophical questions… Continue Reading →

Need to rethink death penalty, says Shinde

Express news service : Mumbai, Mon Nov 26 2012, 01:34 hrs Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde said on Sunday that the government needs to “rethink” its policy on capital punishment. Speaking at the Idea Exchange programme organised by Loksatta, the… Continue Reading →

Pakistan nationals will be able to roam freely in India soon

7H FEB, 2012 In a bid to ensure more people to people contact, India is contemplating easing visa regulation for Pakistan nationals. With the cabinet note on the issue set to be tabled in a few days, it might be… Continue Reading →

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