Capital Punishment Current Affairs

Supreme Court moves away from death penalty

The Supreme Court has moved away from death penalty (capital punishment) after it commuted the death sentence of a youth for raping and killing a seven-year-old girl with the Special Category of Punishment. The apex court in its judicial innovation awarded the convict 25 year jail term considering it appropriate punishment between death sentence and Read More…


Tripura Legislative Assembly passes resolution on abolishing death penalty

Tripura Legislative Assembly has unanimously passed a resolution for abolishing death penalty and to provide imprisonment up to death in case of heinous crimes. The resolution to send a proposal in this regard to Union Government was forwarded by Congress MLA Jitendra Sarkar. Chief Minister Manik Sarkar led Tripura state government has clearly mentioned that Read More…