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Punjab man gets death for burning two sons to death


September 18th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hoshiarpur (Punjab), Sep 18 (IANS) A man from Punjab's Hoshiarpur district, who burnt his two sons - aged four and six years - alive in his house in a fit ... Read more...

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Man beaten to death in Bihar for eloping


September 12th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 12 (IANS) In an incident of honour killing in Bihar, a 35-year-old man was lynched in Araria district after a village kangaroo court found him guilty of eloping ... Read more...

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Spurned lover who beheaded girl spared the gallows


September 11th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 11 (IANS) A spurned lover and engineering student, who beheaded a girl in St. Xavier's College here last year, Tuesday got relief from the Jharkhand High Court which ... Read more...

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Krishna raises Sarabjit issue with Zardari


September 8th, 2012 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 7 (IANS) Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Friday urged the Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari to consider the mercy plea of Sarabjit Singh, an Indian prisoner on ... Read more...

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Pakistan to release Sarabjit Singh soon, says lawyer


September 7th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 7 (IANS) Sarabjit Singh, an Indian national on death row, is all set to be released by the Pakistani government, his lawyer Awais Sheikh says.Sheikh has said ... Read more...

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High court confirms death sentence for militant


September 6th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 6 (IANS) The division bench of the Gauhati High Court upheld the death sentence awarded by a lower court to a dreaded militant in Tripura for killing 15 ... Read more...

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BJP legislator, 31 others get life terms for Naroda Patiya carnage (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 31 (IANS) A special Gujarat court Friday sentenced Bharatiya Janata Party legislator and former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani to 28 years in jail for her involvement in ... Read more...

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Speeding up 26/11 justice biggest CBM: Manmohan tells Zardari (Second Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 30 (IANS) India told Pakistan Thursday that expeditiously concluding the trial of the 26/11 Mumbai attack's perpetrators would be the biggest sub-continental confidence building measure (CBM).Indian Prime Minister ... Read more...

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26/11 hero is Mumbai’s new joint police commissioner


August 30th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) A day after the Supreme Court verdict upheld Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab's death sentence, the state government Thursday transferred a 26/11 hero, Sadanand Date, as joint ... Read more...

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Kasab yet unaware of Supreme Court verdict


August 30th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Even though a day has passed since the Supreme Court upheld Ajmal Kasab's death sentence, the jailed Pakistani terrorist remains unaware of his fate, a prison ... Read more...

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Fahim Ansari’s wife relieved at his acquittal


August 30th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Expressing relief over Fahim Ansari's acquittal in the 26/11 terror attack on Mumbai by the Supreme Court, his wife Yasmin Thursday said she was glad ... Read more...

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For Kasab, it’s now a question of when


August 30th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) With the Supreme Court upholding the death sentence for Pakistani terrorist Kasab, lawyers say he is now left with little legal recourse.Top lawyers opine ... Read more...

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Mumbai attacks: SC expresses relief over exposure of falsehood


August 29th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Referring to the "deception" and "falsehood" that the terrorists involved in Mumbai attacks were Indian Muslims from Hyderabad, the Supreme Court Wednesday said that had ... Read more...

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Apex court’s observations in Kasab case


August 29th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
The Supreme Court's observations while upholding the death sentence for Mumbai terror attack convict Ajmal Kasab:* The saddest and the most disturbing part of the case is that Kasab never showed ... Read more...

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Supreme Court backs death for Kasab (Sixth Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday upheld the death sentence of Ajmal Kasab, the only Pakistani terrorist caught alive after the 26/11 Mumbai strike that claimed 166 ... Read more...

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Kasab: He first took to crime, then to jehad


August 29th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) He belonged to a poor family, in an impoverished part of Pakistan. Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab's journey from crime to jehad and to India ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena demands public hanging for Kasab


August 29th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray Wednesday demanded public hanging for Ajmal Kasab, the only Pakistani terrorist caught alive after the 26/11 Mumbai strike that ... Read more...

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Kasab will hang, Supreme Court says (Roundup)


August 29th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday upheld the death sentence awarded to Pakistani terrorist Kasab for his role in the Mumbai savagery, marking the end of ... Read more...

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Congress, BJP welcome death for Kasab


August 29th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday welcomed the Supreme Court verdict upholding the death sentence to Ajmal Kasab in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack case and sought ... Read more...

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Supreme Court backs death for Kasab (Fifth Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday upheld the death sentence of Ajmal Kasab, the only Pakistani terrorist caught alive after the 26/11 Mumbai strike that claimed 166 ... Read more...

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26/11 survivors, victims’ kin hail court verdict


August 29th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) Survivors and kin of victims of the 26/11 terror attacks Wednesday hailed the Supreme Court judgment upholding the death sentence of Ajmal Kasab, the only surviving ... Read more...

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Timeline of case against Kasab


August 29th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) Pakistani national Ajmal Kasab and nine others launched the four-day terror siege of Mumbai on Nov 26, 2008. On Wednesday, nearly four years later, the Supreme ... Read more...

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Supreme Court backs death for Kasab (Fourth Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday upheld the death sentence of Ajmal Kasab, the only Pakistani terrorist caught alive after the 26/11 Mumbai strike that claimed 166 ... Read more...

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Supreme Court backs death for Kasab (Third Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday upheld the death sentence of Ajmal Kasab, the only Pakistani terrorist caught alive after the 26/11 Mumbai strike that claimed 166 ... Read more...

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Supreme Court upholds Kasab’s death sentence (Second Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday upheld the death sentence of Ajmal Kasab, the only surviving Pakistani terrorist behind the 26/11 Mumbai strike that claimed 166 lives."We ... Read more...

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Supreme Court upholds Kasab’s death sentence (Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday upheld the death sentence of Ajmal Kasab, one of the 10 Pakistani terrorists who launched the 26/11 Mumbai carnage that claimed ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s son to stand trial in September


August 24th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Saif al-Islam, the second son of slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, will go on trial in September in the Libyan town of Zintan, despite repeated ... Read more...

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Woman faces death by stoning in Sudan


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) A 23-year-old Sudanese woman, mother to a six-month-old baby, has been convicted of adultery and will be stoned to death, Sky News reported.Laila Ibrahim Issa Jamool ... Read more...

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Chinese gets death sentence for killing 11 people


July 28th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 28 (IANS) A man in China has been sentenced to death for killing 11 people in the country's Yunnan province, a court ruling said Saturday.Zhang Yongming, 57, was ... Read more...

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Australian jailed in Bali for smuggling drugs in stomach


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 23 (IANS) A 54-year-old Australian national caught trying to smuggle hashish and methamphetamines, hidden in his stomach, into Indonesia's Bali island has been sentenced to eight years in ... Read more...

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SC admits plea against acquittal in Bihar massacre (Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday admitted a Bihar government plea challenging the acquittal of 23 accused in the massacre of 20 Dalits by the Ranvir Sena ... Read more...

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(HOLD) SC admits plea challenging acquital of Bathani Tola accused


July 16th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday admitted a Bihar government plea challenging the acquittal of 23 accused in the infamous Bathani Tola massacre of Dalits by the ... Read more...

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SC upholds life for former MP Anand Mohan (Second Lead)


July 10th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday rejected the appeal of former Lok Sabha member Anand Mohan who had challenged his conviction and life imprisonment in the murder ... Read more...

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SC upholds life for former MP Anand Mohan (Lead)


July 10th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday rejected the appeal of former Lok Sabha member Anand Mohan who was convicted and awarded life sentence in the murder of ... Read more...

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Apex court upholds life for former MP Anand Mohan


July 10th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday rejected the appeal of former Lok Sabha member Anand Mohan who was convicted and awarded life sentence in the murder of ... Read more...

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