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IANS New Delhi The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Centre to take a call on the Tamil Nadu government's 2014 communication proposing to grant remission of sentence to seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination conspiracy case.
Perhaps the Union government would agree if you and Rahulji (if possible Priyankaji also) would write to the President of India conveying your willingness to grant remission to these persons who have already spent the longest period of their life in prison.
Before a constitution bench deciding on who had the authority to grant remission, Modi government's legal team headed by Solicitor General Ranjit Kumar vociferously argued that Rajiv's killers deserved no mercy.
Anticipating a move to grant remission of sentence to the 10, the court said: "We may add a footnote to the above conviction that the executive should take due consideration of judicial reasoning before excising the remission power.
THE debt owed by the poorer countries of the world could perhaps be cancelled after seven years as it did in the Bible, Deuteronomy 15:1-11: "Every 7th year you shall grant remission of debts.
Approval was also accorded to empower the provincial governments through their respective legislature to grant remission of agriculture income tax in case of calamity or crop failure.
A source in the presidential office told Kyodo News that Ramos-Horta will visit Becora Prison in Dili on Wednesday and is likely to grant remission of sentences for a number of prisoners.
Annulment of the Commission Decision of 7 October 2002 informing the Netherlands authorities that there is no reason to grant remission of the import duties on the meat from Morocco.
Challenging the Tamil Nadu Government's decision, the Centre had approached the top court saying that since the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case was investigated and prosecuted by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), it was the central government alone that was competent to grant remission and release them.
Though the executive is empowered to grant remission to life convicts after 14 years, the court had barred remissions till 30 years of imprisonment in his case.
ISLAMABAD, 18 March , 2009 (Balochistan Times) -- The President of Pakistan has been pleased to grant remission in sentence to prisoners, under Article 45 of the Constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan, 1973 as under: A press release issued here said on the advice of the Prime Minister, the President has granted special remission of 90 days to the prisoners convicted for life imprisonment except those convicted for murder, espionage, anti-State activities, sectarianism, Zina (Sec.
As per Section 433A, a state government can, in its discretion, grant remission to a person sentenced to life for an offence for which death is one of the punishments only after he has undergone an imprisonment of at least 14 years.