27 Aug 2020
New Zealand handed over life imprisonment, without the option of parole, to the man who killed 51 Muslim worshippers in two mosques in Christchurch last year.
06 Jun 2019
The son of a BJP leader in Northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh was sentenced to life imprisonment, on Wednesday, in connection to a murder which took place in 2017.
30 Apr 2019
A Sessions Court in Gujarat's Surat has sentenced Narayan Sai, the son of self-proclaimed godman Asaram, to life imprisonment on Tuesday. He was found guilty in a rape case.
03 Mar 2019
The Supreme Court has commuted to life term the death penalty awarded to a man for murdering a child, saying he wanted to reform himself and the poems written by him in jail indicate that he realized his mistake.
27 Feb 2019
In a much long-awaited relief, a man in the US, who was wrongly convicted 39 years ago for a double murder he didn't commit, will now receive $21 million or Rs. 149 crore for his wrongful incarceration.
08 Feb 2019
On Friday, a local court sentenced all seven convicts in the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots case to life imprisonment.
17 Jan 2019
On Thursday, a special CBI court in Panchkula awarded a life imprisonment sentence to Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh for his involvement in the murder of journalist Ram Chander Chhatrapati.
14 Jan 2019
On Monday, the Supreme Court examined the plea of former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar challenging the life imprisonment sentence handed to him by the Delhi High Court in connection with one 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.
11 Jan 2019
A Balasore court has sentenced a man to life imprisonment for killing his wife four years ago in Nilagiri area of the district.
22 Nov 2018
Maharashtra government today said it would make food adulteration a non-bailable offense and provide for life-term to the offenders.
10 Sep 2018
A metropolitan court in Hyderabad has sentenced two of the terrorists convicted in the 2007 twin blasts case to death and another to life imprisonment today.
27 Aug 2018
A special court in Ahmedabad convicted two accused and acquitted three in the 2002 Godhra train burning incident, on Monday.
15 Jul 2018
The Delhi HC has sentenced a man to life imprisonment for sodomizing a three-and-a-half-year-old boy, observing that the child was subjected to traumatic and brutal sexual assault.
08 Jul 2018
A Karnataka court has sentenced a 75-year-old man to life imprisonment for killing his wife, just 11 days after the crime took place.
20 Jun 2018
A court in Ambah town in Morena has awarded life imprisonment to a man for raping a 62-year-old woman in 2016.
12 Feb 2018
The Delhi High Court has sentenced a man to life imprisonment for brutally stabbing his wife to death 21 times with a peeler knife six years ago.
23 Jan 2018
A German nurse, serving life term for two murders and three attempted murders of intensive-care patients, was on Monday charged for 97 other killings.
04 Jan 2018
The Delhi HC has commuted the death sentence awarded to two convicts in the Jigisha Ghosh murder to life imprisonment.
30 Oct 2017
In a landmark judgment, a Bangladeshi court has awarded 20 years imprisonment to 11 people for a 1989 attempt to assassinate PM Sheikh Hasina.
23 Oct 2017
The SC has questioned the Gujarat government over action taken against officials who tampered with evidence in the Bilkis Bano gangrape case. It noted such cops and doctors shouldn't be in service.
10 Oct 2017
A court in Haryana has sentenced Lashkar-e-Taiba's Abdul Karim Tunda to life imprisonment in the 1996 Sonipat twin bomb blasts case which injured about 15.
09 Oct 2017
The Gujarat High Court has commuted the death sentence awarded to 11 convicts in the Godhra train burning case and reduced it to life imprisonment.
05 Oct 2017
The Gujarat High Court (HC) has dismissed Zakia Jafri's plea and upheld the SIT closure report that gave PM Narendra Modi and 61 others a clean chit in the 2002 Godhra riots case.
07 Sep 2017
When Deepak Salvi, special CBI counsel in the Mumbai blasts hearing against Abu Salem, started fighting the case in 2010, he expected it to be over in six-seven months.
07 Sep 2017
1993 Mumbai blasts mastermind Abu Salem was sentenced to life imprisonment today in the case. Along with him, Karimullah Khan has also been given life.
06 Sep 2017
Rocky Yadav, son of former JD(U) Legislative Council member Manorama Devi, has been sentenced to life for killing teenager Aditya Sachdeva.
31 Aug 2017
A Bihar court has convicted Rocky Yadav, son of former JD(U) MLC Manorama Devi, and three others in the murder of a student.
30 Aug 2017
The Patna HC has upheld life imprisonment to former RJD MLA Mohammad Shahabuddin in a double murder case.
30 Jul 2017
A Bengaluru court convicted Satish Kumar Gupta, former HR manager with Infosys, for murdering his wife Priyanka Gupta and destroying evidence seven years ago.
28 Jun 2017
Mustafa Dossa, one of the six who were recently convicted in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case, died hours after he was shifted to a hospital due to hypertension and chest pains.
16 Jun 2017
Giving its verdict in the 1993 Mumbai bomb-blast case, a Special Terrorism and Disruptive Activities Act court pronounced gangster Mustafa Dossa and Firoz Khan guilty of conspiracy.
30 May 2017
The Supreme Court refused to stay the conviction of IPS officer R S Bhagora in the Bilkis Bano case, saying there was no urgency in hearing the matter as Bhagora had already served his sentence in the case.
25 May 2017
Nalini Murugan, convicted for the assassination of former PM Rajiv Gandhi, has moved the UNHRC seeking release from prison.
23 May 2017
Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Prabhunath Singh, former Member of Parliament, was sentenced to life imprisonment on May 23 in a 22-year-old murder case.
09 May 2017
Fourteen years after her horrifying ordeal, as Bombay HC upheld life imprisonment of her 11 rapists, Bilkis Bano stresses, "I want justice, not revenge."
08 May 2017
A probe has been ordered into the custodial death of a tribal man in Gujarat who was arrested for alleged cow-slaughter.
04 May 2017
The Bombay High Court upheld the convictions of 11 individuals in the Bilkis Bano gangrape case. However, the court rejected the CBI appeal to give the death sentence to three of the accused.
21 Apr 2017
Approximately 200 students from the Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT) in Matunga, hacked the institute's biometric attendance system.
19 Apr 2017
Former New England Patriots' star Aaron Hernandez committed suicide by hanging himself in his cell at Massachusetts' maximum security prison in Shirley.
17 Apr 2017
A Jamshedpur court has acquitted Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Mohammad Shahabuddin in a 1989 triple murder case.