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Death penalty in India: A questionable debate

Death penalty in India: A questionable debate

March 22, 2020

The hanging of four persons convicted for the brutal rape and murder in ‘Nirbhaya’ case in Delhi on Friday brings the issue of death penalty back in focus. Is death sentence a deterrent?

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Rapes in India

Rapes in India

December 17, 2019

Every subsequent horrific rape in India leads to calls for and often passage of newer laws to deal with the spate of crimes against women. There are enough severe laws against these, but challenges lie in poor implementation as well as a sense of lawlessness that pervades parts o...

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