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Death Penalty, whether constitutionally valid ?- Right to live, whether the provisions of section 302, Penal Code , offends Article ... standards or norms restricting the area of imposition of death penalty to a narrow category of murders. HEADNOTE: Upholding
Supreme Court of India
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were no "special reasons" justifying the imposition of the death penalty. [371 F] (a) The Sessions Judge was wrong ... discretion to impose or not to impose the death penalty. It is one of the great burdens which judges
Supreme Court of India
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adduced by the prosecution is such for which the death penalty could not be imposed, particularly in view ... State, however, supported the impugned judgment as regards the death penalty on the appellant. In support of Criminal Appeal
Supreme Court of India
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gravest cases of extreme culpability. Before opting for the death penalty the circumstances of the 'offender' also require ... incident before the Court. The Sessions Court imposed death penalty on three of the appellants, viz., Machhi Singh, Kashmir Singh
Supreme Court of India
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illegal arms and ammunition and death penalty has been provided if such use causes death." 14. A perusal of Section ... apart in as much as it imposes a mandatory death penalty. The difference between sub-section (2) and sub-section
Supreme Court of India
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question in regard to the constitutional validity of death penalty for murder provided in Section 302, Penal Code ... opinion of many, for the inevitability of death penalty not only by way of deterrence but as a token
Supreme Court of India
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time which elapsed between the time of death and post mortem examination, as found by doctors, was consistent with ... case for awarding the extreme penalty of death. On the other hand, Shri H.L.Agrawal, learned senior counsel appearing
Supreme Court of India
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several grounds on which the constitutional validity of the death penalty provided in Section 302 of the Indian Penal Code ... view, the constitutional validity of the death penalty provided as an alternative punishment in Section 302 of the Indian Penal
Supreme Court of India
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murders. There are just six offences carrying death penalty and that too as an alternate sentence. [543E ... representa- tives of people to consider that death penalty even as an alternate sentence for murder is uncalled
Supreme Court of India
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several attempts had been made to restrict or remove death penalty but never to enlarge its application. Parliamentary pressure ... been to cut down death penalty, although the section formally remains the same. In the case of the Criminal Procedure
Supreme Court of India
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