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 Death penalty "constitutionally unsustainable": Law Commission
Death penalty, even in rarest of rare cases, is "constitutionally unsustainable", the Law Commission said today as it recommended "swift" abolition of capital punishment except in terror cases, noting it does not serve as a deterrent any more than life imprisonment. "After many lengthy and detailed deliberations, it is the view of the Law Commission that the administration of death penalty even within the restrictive environment of 'rarest of rare' doctrine is constitutionally unsustainable. more..

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  Afghan Taliban admit covering up Mullah Omar's death
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  No dialogue with India unless all issues on agenda: Pak

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  Amitabh Bachchan files police complaint against dirty sms
  NDA allies to announce Bihar seat sharing soon
  Petrol price cut by Rs 2/ltr; diesel by Rs 0.50
  Home Secretary Goyal replaced, Mehrishi appointed in his place

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  Kellton Tech Q1 net profit rises 56% to Rs 8.59 crore
  Axis Bank cuts deposit rates by 50 bps
  SBI says bankruptcy code can't solve all problems for banks

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