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‘If somebody is going to be hanged then nothing can be more urgent than this’: CJI on Nirbhaya convict’s plea

New Delhi: One of the death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case moved the Supreme Court seeking urgent hearing on his plea against the dismissal of his mercy petition by President Ram Nath Kovind. Mukesh Kumar Singh (32) submitted the plea last week. His mercy plea was dismissed by the President on […]

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Justice loses its character if it becomes revenge: CJI SA Bobde a day after Hyderabad encounter

Jodhpur: Chief Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde said on Saturday that justice can never become instant, and it loses its character if it becomes revenge. The Chief Justice’s remarks gain significance in the backdrop of “encounter” killings of four persons accused of rape-murder of a veterinarian by Telangana police. The police have faced criticism from various […]