Dismissal of Memon’s plea widely hailed

Usman Memon, brother of Yakub Memon, leaves the Nagpur Central Jail after meeting his brother, who is on a death row in 1993 Mumbai blasts, on Tuesday. He faces a July 30 appointment with the gallows...

11 get death over 2012 Egypt soccer riot

Rioters clash with police on the streets of Port Said, Egypt, on January 27, 2013. Tuesday’s verdict came at the end of the retrial of 73 defendants A criminal court in Egypt’s coastal city of Port S...

Rajapaksa ready to pardon fishermen

Children of fishermen offering special prayers at a church in Thangachimadam on Sunday, for the release of five Ramanathapuram fishermen sentenced to death by a Sri Lankan Court. President Mahinda Ra...

Violence in Rameswaram

A bus torched by protesters in Rameswaram. A wave of anger swept through the fishing hamlets around Rameswaram following news of the Colombo high court verdict. About a kilometre of railway tracks we...

High Court confirms death for killer driver

Santosh Mane ‘Commutation will send wrong signal to society’ The Bombay High Court on Tuesday upheld the death sentence awarded to Santosh Mane, a former State Transport driver who went on the rampag...