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India’s Stance On Death Penalty In United Nations Is Controversial

India’s Stance On Death Penalty In United Nations Is Controversial

Even though capital punishment is legal in India, there are only few instances of it unlike countries like USA, Saudi Arabia, Philippines and China which have high execution rates.

North Korea Executed 80 For Possessing Bible, Watching International TV Etc.

Earlier this month, North Korea publicly executed as many as eighty people in seven different cities, making it the largest execution in the two years of Kim Jong-un regime. Along with Iran, Saudi Arabia, Syria and Yemen, North Korea is one of the last five countries to still perform public executions. Various reports suggest the

A life for a life?: Is Capital Punishment The Only Way Out?

The nation is celebrating the execution of Ajmal Amir Kasab. 130+ countries in the world have nevertheless abolished the provision of death penalty. ‘Is hanging the only way out?’ asks Rahul Bhagchandani in this candid editorial. On November 21, 2012, as most of India slept, Ajmar Amir Kasab was hanged to death by the Indian

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