An Unmitigated Look at Death Penalty

By Swarnalee Halder, Calcutta University, Department of Law.

Yakub Memon’s execution has reignited debate on death penalty in India. There has been a huge debate around the world over the use of death penalty; whether it should exist or not. Every man has a right to live. Article 21 of the Indian constitution provides to its citizens ‘protection of life and personal liberty’. (more…)