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Law commission begins review of the death penalty: Is it time to abolish it now?

Aug 25, 2014 07:34 PM IST India India
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The Law Commission has begun a review of the death penalty. The Commission has issued a public consultation paper on capital punishment with a detailed questionnaire open to the public to send in their views.

India

  • Active Cases

    4,714

     
  • Total Confirmed

    5,274

     
  • Cured/Discharged

    410

     
  • Total DEATHS

    149

     
Data Source: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India
Updated: April 08 (05:00 PM)
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World

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  • Total Confirmed

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    +16,552
  • Cured/Discharged

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  • Total DEATHS

    83,401

    +1,367
Data Source: Johns Hopkins University, U.S. (www.jhu.edu)
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