06 Jun 2019
Arunachal Pradesh: BJP minister's son gets life imprisonment for murder
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
Asaram's son, rape convict Narayan Sai, sentenced to life imprisonment
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
SC commutes man's death-penalty to life-term over his reformative poems
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
Man spent 39-years for wrongful imprisonment, to get Rs. 149cr
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
2013 Muzaffarnagar riots: Seven guilty men sentenced to life imprisonment
On Friday, a local court sentenced all seven convicts in the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots case to life imprisonment.
17 Jan 2019
Haryana: Ram Rahim sentenced to life imprisonment for journalist's murder
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
1984 anti-Sikh riots: SC hears Sajjan Kumar's plea, notifies CBI
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
Odisha man burns wife to death, gets life imprisonment
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 to make food adulteration non-bailable offense
Maharashtra government today said it would make food adulteration a non-bailable offense and provide for life-term to the offenders.
10 Sep 2018
#HyderabadTwinBlasts: Two terrorists sentenced to death, one gets life term
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
Godhra train-burning case: Two accused convicted, three others acquitted
A special court in Ahmedabad convicted two accused and acquitted three in the 2002 Godhra train burning incident, on Monday.
15 Jul 2018
Delhi-HC sentences man to life-imprisonment for sexually assaulting 3.5-year-old boy
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
Karnataka court awards life-term to man 11-days after murdering wife
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
Man gets life imprisonment for raping 62-year-old woman in MP
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
Delhi HC sentences man to life imprisonment for stabbing wife
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
This German nurse killed over 100 patients out of 'boredom'
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
Jigisha murder: Death sentence of convicts reduced to life imprisonment
The Delhi HC has commuted the death sentence awarded to two convicts in the Jigisha Ghosh murder to life imprisonment.
30 Oct 2017
11 awarded life sentences over assassination attempt on Bangladeshi PM
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
Officials manipulating evidence should be relieved: SC on Bilkis Bano
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
LeT's Abdul Tunda sentenced to life in Sonipat blasts case
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
Godhra train burning: HC commutes death sentence to 11 convicts
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
Godhra case: HC rejects Jafri's plea, upholds clean-chit to Modi
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
Deepak Salvi, the man behind Abu Salem's life imprisonment
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
Mumbai blasts: Abu Salem gets life-imprisonment, two others get death
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
Aditya Sachdeva murder: JD(U) leader's son Rocky sentenced to life
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
JD(U) leader's son Rocky Yadav convicted in Aditya Sachdeva murder
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
Patna HC upholds life sentence to Mohammad Shahabuddin in double-murder
The Patna HC has upheld life imprisonment to former RJD MLA Mohammad Shahabuddin in a double murder case.
30 Jul 2017
Bengaluru court sentences man to life imprisonment for killing wife
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
1993 Mumbai-blasts: Mustafa Dossa dies after being admitted to hospital
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
1993 Mumbai blasts: Abu Salem, Mustafa found guilty of conspiracy
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
Bilkis Bano case: SC refuses to stay IPS officer's conviction
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
PM Rajiv Gandhi assassination- Nalini Murugan moves UNHRC for release
Nalini Murugan, convicted for the assassination of former PM Rajiv Gandhi, has moved the UNHRC seeking release from prison.
23 May 2017
RJD leader Prabhunath Singh gets life in 22-year-old murder case
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
Have faith in the judiciary, will keep fighting: Bilkis Bano
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
Gujarat- Probe ordered into custodial death of cow-slaughter accused
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
Bilkis Bano gangrape: Bombay HC upholds convictions
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
Mumbai: College students hack biometric attendance system
Approximately 200 students from the Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT) in Matunga, hacked the institute's biometric attendance system.
19 Apr 2017
Former NFL player Aaron Hernandez hangs himself in prison
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
Shahabuddin double murder case: Jamshedpur court acquits the RJD MP
A Jamshedpur court has acquitted Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Mohammad Shahabuddin in a 1989 triple murder case.
31 Mar 2017
Cow protection: Gujarat passes stricter laws, enhances punishment to lifer
Punishment for cow slaughter in Gujarat has been enhanced from the current seven-year jail term to life imprisonment, as the assembly passed a bill on harsher laws on cattle protection.