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Examining Capital Punishment in India: Perspectives and Progress

Author(s) Nidhi Kumari
Country India
Abstract Generally speaking, punishment is the imposition of an undesirable or disagreeable consequence on a group or individual by an authority figure. There are different theories of punishment all over the world. The practice of punishment of crime is called penology. As per section 53 of Indian penal code, 1860 there five punishment and according to section 4 of the Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita, 2023 bill there are six kinds of punishment. Capital punishment is one of kind of punishment which means the criminal should be hanged with death. Many European countries have abolished capital punishment but in India it is given in rare of rarest cases as per the judgment of Bachan Singh v. union of India case. A death punishment is a lawful decree that stipulates a criminal must be punished in this way; the act of carrying out the punishment is referred to as an execution.
Keywords Punishment, Death Penalty, Capital, Supreme Court, Cases, Sentence
Published In Volume 6, Issue 2, March-April 2024
Published On 2024-04-16
Cite This Examining Capital Punishment in India: Perspectives and Progress - Nidhi Kumari - IJFMR Volume 6, Issue 2, March-April 2024. DOI 10.36948/ijfmr.2024.v06i02.17496
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