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Preet said: (Tue, May 5, 2015 07:25:58 PM)    
 
Hi friends I am Preet.

Now I will tell my views on capital punishment that it is not be banned. That it will make a fear on the eyes of the criminal that when he/she will do crime they will get a capital punishment. So, they does not do the crime.

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Sigi Herrera said: (Tue, Apr 28, 2015 09:34:01 PM)    
 
Hi I am Sigi Herrera.

A criminal knows what the consequences are for committing a crime. If the criminal knows they will be sentence to death and still commit the crime then, torture the criminal so he won't commit the crime again.

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Pradip Maurya said: (Wed, Mar 25, 2015 07:13:03 PM)    
 
Hi friends, as per my point of view the capital punishment in India should be but in extreme conditions like terrorism, waging of war against government, mutiny in armed forces, banditry with murder, rape and murder, abetting the suicide of a minor etc.

The parliament terror attack, Nirbhaya case, attack of 26/11, 1993, are not a general crime for any country so it supports capital punishment like Afjal guru, Kasab etc but in the case of Dhananjay chattargee who had hanged after 14 years of life imprisonment.

At the last moment of his punishment Dhananjay had told that he wanted to denote his eyes and kidney. Now you may imaging the importance of life who never come back.

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Ramesh Dhital said: (Mon, Mar 23, 2015 09:26:04 AM)    
 
It is not age of savage. We regard our-self in the civilized world, then how can we support capital punishment. In my opinion no type of punishment required, what we require is to reform them. It can be little bitter to the context when we see so many heinous crime but it has good impact for the better society in the future.

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Chintanika said: (Fri, Mar 20, 2015 12:49:17 AM)    
 
Hello every one.

I think that now a days such criminals never afraid of death, so give them death by torturing them at high extent. In Nirbhaya case, it published publicly and every one got to know what happened to her, but in many other similar cases like Nirbhaya never published and no one know about those rapist.

So capital punishment never should be banned but before giving them death, we have to get information from such criminals or rapist that why they did those things? what is the reasons behind them by torturing them.

So we can control other similar type crimes or rapes. I think to torture those type of rapist is best option, torturing them at high extent until they plead for death from government.

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Durgesh Tiss Tuljapur said: (Tue, Mar 10, 2015 08:27:00 PM)    
 
Hi, I am Durgesh Kumar.

Capital punishment according to India it is very necessity because when any criminal doing crime and after-crime he visit every where because he never think about own life but main time and after crime for few minute when he listen suppose he is going to hang on after 2 day that time he fell fear. After this capital punishment he again never think for murder.

One point when any criminal came from jail after own case that time he not feel bad. And again he think going for murder. So capital punishment is necessary for India. In my I say it is never banned in India. When we take a example of Arabian country that is very worst.

Because I listen I don't know very well for some reason they will hanged by Government. I read in some point in upper some one write there that is very bad image for India. Listen bro when we are going to work in a good way that it never become a bad image.

Suppose 10 person going to a rape one small girl and after this gang rape only few year jail and again they are doing gang rape in own country what that is the real bad image of India.

And I think one thing is going to change in investigation because all one take late for any investigation and we cost lots of money for that criminal. As we know India also a poor country and we distribute own money there o I think that is a major problem.

And according to my study in social science death penalty is nice as wish every one that is never banned in India.

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Avinash Chandrababu said: (Thu, Mar 5, 2015 02:19:12 AM)    
 
I am Avinash.

In my opinion, I think capital punishment should be made an illegal murder. Every criminals of course welcome death. So its not a solution. But Brutual punishment too is not a legal solution as it creates a bad image of the country. Moreover think of their family, parents who never expected him to be this way, their children.

How will they react to this. Those victims could be made to work in factories, mining, preparing foods for society as well as for them without salaries. These goods could be sent at a cheaper cost and made beneficial for the people.

And to prevent upcoming murders we have to raise awareness among people through multimedia's, street plays, art etc.

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Ahmed Wali said: (Sun, Mar 1, 2015 11:14:21 PM)    
 
Hello everyone,

My name is Ahmed from Afghanistan.

I would like to share my views about capital punishments. Here I am in favour and even against capital punishment.

Capital punishment means death penalty which could not be banned for a terrorists because its matter of nation and capital punishment should be avoided because every person on earth have right to live. Punishment should be given to every type of crime the way crime has taken place and whatever the victim suffered a criminal should suffer all that to let them know how victim filed. Criminals doing crime because they don't have fear of death so capital punishment is senseless.

Thank You.

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Suman Saurabh said: (Mon, Feb 23, 2015 04:27:49 PM)    
 
Hello friends I've gone through all the views discussed above and I want to share some my point of view as well.

As rightly said. "An eye for eye makes the whole world blind". Capital punishment should be there for anti nationalist criminals. But for those who commits rape or heinous crimes like that they need more sufferings than whatever they get. My point of view is to give them severe punishment on installments and until and unless he fills the pain of the victim and starts doing just opposite to what he has done keep punishing him.

One day definitely he'll learn a lesson and he will educate others others not to do what he has done. And that day we'll feel that the punishment was right.

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Sumit Kumar,Dhanbad said: (Sun, Feb 22, 2015 01:22:15 AM)    
 
Capital punishment means death penalty and though it is violation of human rights. I think it shouldn't be banned. Capital punishment instils fear in an individual and deters him from committing heinous crimes like rape, murder etc.

Punishment to a crime should be so terrible that no one dares commit it again in future. Chopping off the hands for theft, pulling out eye as punishment will definitely help in bringing down the crime rate.

These punishments are quite effective in past and and even today these are practiced in Arab countries. There are strict punishment given for any crime. In order to keep criminals at bay capital punishment or even more harsher punishments should be given to him.

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Niraj Shakya said: (Wed, Feb 18, 2015 07:28:19 AM)    
 
A criminal should always be punished whether the crime is of any level, but not to the death penalty. Everybody have right to live. In present context, our constitution is civilized and is not like the uneducated brutal. If capital punishment is given to the criminals for murders, the government should also hanged to death for taking the criminals life.

As Gandhi says, "An eye for an eye makes whole world blind". So it's not good to take life for a justice. US government have launched the Human Rights Association but still criminals are given capital punishment in US. It doesn't make any sense. So US government should think about it.

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Greatindia said: (Sun, Feb 8, 2015 09:33:46 PM)    
 
I don't think killing is an ultimate option or that it will make the rate of crime go down. (so far it hasn't made any changes). In a country a criminal is tortured to death by throwing stones at them. The more these people are tortured, or the slowly they are killed they will then learn a lesson. They do not fear death at all.

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Mohit Gupta said: (Tue, Feb 3, 2015 05:21:53 PM)    
 
Hello friends,

My name is Mohit Gupta and I want to add some value to this discussion by saying that capital punishment is not the ultimate solution. We should try to make people educated about the sufferings of the injured and their family and should torture the criminals by making their lives heel because the criminals don't fear of death.

But at the same time we should hang the terrorists till death when they are found accused of engaging in terrorist activities because it is a issue of national security.

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Ramesh said: (Mon, Feb 2, 2015 09:18:21 PM)    
 
Hello friends,

I agree with Capital punishment, today we found criminality is increasing very rapidly particularly increasing rate of rapes and murders to control such type of incident in India ours govt should effectively implement death penalty and I also feel mercy by president should also be amend from constitution.

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Shaba said: (Mon, Feb 2, 2015 09:00:42 PM)    
 
Don't know about any other country but in India it is really a need of the hour because now a a days people are becoming more fearless than ever. Capital punishment is a example to set before them so that they have fear of death before doing any thing brutal like murder or rape.

According to me giving capital punishment is necessary but what is most important is that it should be on right time not some much delay in it. It's annoying that people are getting free sitting in jail at the name of investigating or bla bla. They should be hanged till death at once after their heinous crime.

It will help to create fear among all the criminal. I am perfectly agree with capital punishment. Criminals have no right to enjoy their life as they did not allow the same to innocent people.

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Rahul Roy said: (Tue, Jan 27, 2015 12:47:48 PM)    
 
Hello friends.

I've gone through all views and I am agree with those person who thinks there should be a harsh punishment instead of death penalty. They are absolutely right and I have also the same thinking on this.

We have seen many cases of rapes and other harassment like acid throw and many other. So, their should be a punishment for them in the same way the victim girl suffers.

Death penalty is a sudden death and that is not a punishment for them they should be familiar of their fault and it also create threat on other culprits.

Their should be a punishment like, beating in front of a crowd for whole day and on all day. And he will gonna dude then give them death penalty.

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Vikas said: (Thu, Jan 22, 2015 09:58:00 PM)    
 
According to me C.P should not be given to any criminal because they don't fear of death. And death is given to many criminals but the rate of crime is not decreasing, but it is increasing day-by-day. In such a situation more severe punishment should be introduced by the government so that there is fear in minds of people.

Thank You.

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Sunil Kumar said: (Mon, Jan 19, 2015 10:00:17 AM)    
 
Good Morning Everyone,

I am Sunil Kumar and I feel that Capital punishment should not be banned in India. Because in recent past we have seen heinous crimes committed by some people and that should only be punished by capital punishment. One more thing is that if these criminals get punished with capital punishment then others will also have fear before even thinking about it.

In some countries it is still practiced and because of the substantial growth in crimes in India we need to keep the capital punishment. And at the same time we should keep educating the public, so that there mindset should change.

I think the conclusion for this discussion is that we should keep capital punishment but should be awarded carefully.

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Alice Joseph said: (Thu, Jan 15, 2015 08:48:31 PM)    
 
Hi.

I would like to put forward my views on capital punishment. In my opinion, it is wrong to ban capital punishment in a country like INDIA as there are crimes almost everyday. To remove crime from our country, the only way is to remove crime form its root and that is the minds of the criminals and their group. And the only solution for this is the complete removal of this i.e., death. This is also necessary as there are many lives in a risk. Therefore capital punishment should be continued.

Thank you.

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Venuka said: (Mon, Jan 12, 2015 10:20:27 PM)    
 
It should be allowed to stop the crime as soon as possible and will be a great challenge to scare the criminals and so the criminals should get fear before doing a crime and stop crime by the root and the people may live free!

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Harsha Prakash said: (Mon, Jan 5, 2015 10:02:57 PM)    
 
Hi this is Harsha.

I feel death penalty should be abolished because it is said that "an eye for an eye makes the whole world go blind". What I feel is that the criminals should be tormented to the extent of making them regret their crime.

They should live the rest of their lives in suffering and regret until death knocks their door. Capital punishment is wrong because it ends the criminal's suffering then and there. And that is not right. The criminal should be alive to face every inch of the consequence of his horrendous crime.

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Seshadri said: (Tue, Dec 30, 2014 07:24:02 PM)    
 
When the all government servants do the correct duties without corruption 90% of criminals can be punished and prevent many criminals they will have fear the C.P should not be banded.

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Rissa Escalante said: (Wed, Dec 17, 2014 01:44:02 AM)    
 
Capital Punishment should be allowed because if they didn't get punished that people they did bad to will be scared and not want to do anything. The bad people should be punished.

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Nuclearpanda said: (Tue, Dec 16, 2014 11:10:21 AM)    
 
Nothing rules a man's heart like the fear of death. In a country like India where the entire system is corrupted to the core that criminals who have been sentenced for 20 years are freed in 10 years. I feel that death is not just a punishment for the criminal it's their retribution. To abolish it means denying justice to the victims. Those who believe in this bs are probably living in their fairy-tale fantasy world.

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Tausif said: (Sun, Dec 14, 2014 09:22:44 PM)    
 
I would like to conclude that that capital punishment must be give to the culprits because it creates an example in the nation.

So, before committing any crime any one would think about.

It will also make an examples in front of the world that the nation having strict rules for the crimes done by the culprit.

Specially for crimes like rape cases, terrorism, sexual harassment & more.

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Shivam said: (Wed, Dec 3, 2014 08:55:55 PM)    
 
I think that capital punishment should be allowed because it creates a lesson in front of the public or criminals that law which is made for the public and if we abolish the law by committing the crime this would create a penalty for that person.

I also want to say that it depends upon the crime if the crime is very serious in nature like rape, honour killing you can't spare them by just giving them imprisonment for some time instead it creates or encourage others to commit the crime because they know they didn't get death penalty so they are free to do what ever they want to. On the other side many foreign countries have law which is very strict like if you caught with drugs you right away get the penalty of death. That's why the crime rate is low there like in Dubai.

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Sandeep said: (Wed, Dec 3, 2014 04:22:21 PM)    
 
Hello everyone,

I think capital or death punishment should be put to an end, this is topic going in global world and most of the countries are in favor of putting it to an end. I only like to say life is a gift of god, its end can't be in hand of any law or person.

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Xyz said: (Sun, Nov 23, 2014 08:49:06 AM)    
 
According to me, capital punishment should be abolished, as it serves us no tangible purpose. In no way is the execution hindering people from violating the law. Besides, we're living in the 21st Century; ruling by fear should not be our sole ambition. Reforms should instead be introduced. Killing the criminal won't kill the crime.

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Saba Kulsum said: (Wed, Nov 19, 2014 08:12:52 PM)    
 
I am strictly against capital punishments because to take a life when a life has been lost is a revenge but it is not justice. We can understand that the people who commit murders are brutal and inhumane but our constitution is civilized and is not like the uneducated criminals. As God has given life to a person so he is the only one to have the right to take back his life.

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Shivam said: (Sun, Nov 9, 2014 11:00:27 PM)    
 
According to me, a person who rape or mudered some our constitution do not give the punishment of death penalty we question to government that why you not give the punishment of death penalty then government says he or she not the age of 18 or higher then we say a person who rape a girl by planning how that person is child.

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Khushi Saluja said: (Tue, Nov 4, 2014 08:35:45 PM)    
 
Punishment is a measure to deal with bad elements whether it is in school, house or society. A criminal should always be punished whether the crime is of any level. Punishment is always a correct lesson for every mistake.

Every mistake deserves a level. Punishment is necessary to make the public and offender conscious that justice is being done. Capital punishment should be allowed but at some level. The crime should decides the punishment.

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Chitrang said: (Fri, Oct 31, 2014 08:33:12 PM)    
 
Hi friends, my name Chitrang.

Capital punishment :- yes capital punishment should be allowed because crime rates is increasing day by day and many rapist is enjoying. They don't think that what did I do because they known that government couldn't have punished him.

Every people known that in India, capital punishment is the law but judge didn't announce death penalty punishment that's why criminals are enjoying and people don't believe the law.

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Shishira Rajesh said: (Wed, Oct 29, 2014 06:34:19 PM)    
 
In my opinion capital punishment should be abolished. Numerous capital punishments have taken place, but still also the crimes are occurring rampantly. Capital punishments may not manifest that much of fear.

In stead of inflicting capital punishments to the criminals, the punishments should be reduced to making the criminals do manual labour in prisons or by enabling them to do more productive work in jails.

Punishments should enable people to realize their grave mistakes. People should be alive and be made to repent what they have done. Capital punishment is also a form of a brutal murder.

Death sentence is certainly not the right form of punishment. Only god has the right to take somebody's life. No matter how brutal the crime is, let god punish the criminal.

The police or the judiciary should give punishment that generates self realization of the crime they have committed. Criminals should be changed by psychological methods, not by violent means.

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Ammu said: (Sat, Oct 25, 2014 11:21:30 PM)    
 
I think capital punishment is really a necessity because fear is a emotion which can make our conscience to prevent from fearful cases or issues. By imposing capital punishment people have a state of mind in which they become more alert of the laws and rules.

Capital punishment is a fear factor and a great remedy for the termination of crimes. In some middle east countries they behead in public which is a caution for the public to not to repeat such crimes. Treating and caring a rapist or murderer in jail is an injustice towards the side of the victim.

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Karan Malhotra said: (Mon, Oct 6, 2014 11:19:57 PM)    
 
If retention of death penalty serves any deterrent effect then right from the enactment of Indian penal code the crime should have been stopped,

On the other hand if we see the number of persons hanged in last 10 years in India so its only 3 including 2 hanging in last one year. So in India death sentence is already given in rarest of rare case. Thus, such less number of hanging and that's too in rarest of rare case indicates that it should not be abolish in India at present.

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Yogendra Singh said: (Mon, Oct 6, 2014 09:41:21 PM)    
 
Hi friends according to me in India there should be ban on capital punishment because how many people learn to death penalty there are lot of crime take place in India and criminal think that our legal system nothing to do so we do something different so they fear. Only death penalty does not sure that crime is less.

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N.Bhagyalakshmi said: (Sat, Oct 4, 2014 03:36:13 PM)    
 
Hai friends, My name is Bhagyalakshmi. I am strictly and strongly oppose the capital punishment. Because aim of the punishment is reformation, so by way of imposing capital punishment the offender cannot be reformed. Committing mistakes may be a wrong path but punishment may reform them from wrong way to right way.

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Shreeya Soni said: (Tue, Sep 30, 2014 08:52:10 AM)    
 
Hello friends, I think that the criminal should not led to death for any reason because if he has led to death by government, he wont't realize his mistake that what he has committed but on either he should be be given severe punishment which he won't forget in his whole life and before committing any crime people will think hundred times.

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Margasiddha Chavan said: (Mon, Sep 15, 2014 05:29:56 PM)    
 
I think capital punishment must be given to a criminal according to the crime the criminal has committed.

If our judiciary system will let go the any rapist or murderer then it will encourage other to repeat the Same crime.

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Divya Kvs said: (Wed, Sep 10, 2014 08:39:13 PM)    
 
In my opinion a rapist definitely deserves the capital punishment. It is cent% necessary to provide justice for the victim, what's a point when the rapist is protected in jail with all the comforts he need or released by bail? it creates a negligence in public towards this issue, and no second thought could be made of decreasing the crime rate.

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Julio Cruz said: (Sat, Aug 30, 2014 10:09:17 AM)    
 
I simply think that it may be necessary for some countries to take such actions as a way to alert prosecutors and criminals. Even though people who turn into criminals due to external factors might be severely punished, I still think it's necessary for the common good.

Stricter laws and rehabilitation efforts go hands-tied and shouldn't be forgotten as well.

(In spiritual terms, I believe we were all granted with an everlasting soul and live countless experiences on earth. With that in mind, capital punishment would help reducing karma from the ones who committed crimes).

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Rohit Kumar said: (Fri, Aug 29, 2014 12:41:48 PM)    
 
Hi friends, I am Rohit.

According to me capital punishment should not be band because of this many criminal in fear when they do crime then capital punishment is fear in his minds also gov. Rupee spend in those criminals in prison for her life in gale but this rupee when gov. Spend in good works for people then India grow also.

So danger capital punishment should given criminals then also rapes and murders are less.

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Dalin said: (Fri, Aug 29, 2014 06:53:58 AM)    
 
Hello dearies in my opinion capital punishment is not the ultimate solution for this, instead the Government must make sure and ensure proper security for each and every citizens. And we must think from both sides ie from victim side as well as from rapist side.

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Kartikay said: (Mon, Aug 25, 2014 10:27:01 PM)    
 
Its not a matter of one life but of other hundreds of them who just go outside for a walk and are blasted in a bomb. So if one death can decrease the risk of terrorist attacks and save many lives its great. And this may increase the fear from the country.

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Sandhya said: (Mon, Aug 11, 2014 08:29:08 PM)    
 
Hello everyone this is Sandhya here.

According to me and by reading views of all I think we should combine both of them i.e. first we should give them mental and physical torture so that they can realise what they had committed and after that should give capital punishment so that others could think thousand time before committing such inhuman act.

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Kuldeep said: (Mon, Aug 11, 2014 05:54:47 PM)    
 
Hi there,

According to me punishment should be given according to the crime someone commit. In some cases criminal should have given a chance to Improve but in case of murder or particularly in rape case criminal must be punishment death penalty.

We all aware that there are lots of loopholes into Indian law practice. I am sure if our government take quick and strict actions against rapist there will be dramatical decrease into such crimes.

Thanks.

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Anushree said: (Wed, Aug 6, 2014 07:22:38 AM)    
 
Hi this is Anushree chaudhary.

According to me capital punishment should be abolished or banned because no one has any right to kill a person. Instead of just killing the culprit we should give some other punishments which will make him a better person. Like for a rape, we can make a tattoo on the culprits face, so that the whole society comes to know that he is a rapist, and no other punishment is better than insult and harassment in the society.

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Jastagar said: (Tue, Aug 5, 2014 09:52:44 PM)    
 
According to me death capital punishment should not be given because it finishes the whole matter in one or two seconds but if we will give imprison for whole life to a criminal should die each second, each hour, each day. He should feel that pain which he has given to others.

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Vishavjot Brar said: (Sun, Jul 27, 2014 01:51:57 PM)    
 
Hi its Vishavjot.

Studies show that the death penalty does save lives. People fear death. This is a natural instinct because death is final. Criminals prefer life in prison over the death penalty. Therefore, if a criminal is committing a crime in a state that uses the death penalty, it would strike some fear in their minds. The fear would be a permanent ending of their actions.

Some studies show that there were 16,000 peoples murdered in 2009 and roughly 6000 in 2010. Although it is hard to say if this decrease was because of the death penalty, it cannot be overlooked. Crimes will severely decrease in many parts of the country who allow capital punishment. It will eradicate the criminal population. It will also dissuade others from committing serious crimes.

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Rohith Prasad said: (Fri, Jul 18, 2014 07:30:07 PM)    
 
According to me Death penalty should be practised in India.

In recent days rape case have been increased in our society. Some people say that they should be given a chance to reform themselves. But murderers rapist cannot be reformed according to me. My opinion is to strictly follow CP to such culprits.

Criminals may of different kind it can be robber, thief etc. I think these people may not be given such horrifying punishments instead they should be imprisoned for a long time.

Govt has look into these issues and fix punishment according to the level of cruelty they have committed to the society.

My final opinion is Rapist should be given a death penalty.

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Anu said: (Sat, Jul 5, 2014 04:48:50 PM)    
 
Capital punishment is not justified to some extent. It's just one time pain one has to bear. The real sufferers are his family not accused. Instead of CP some brutal punishment should be given to make them realize how difficult they had made the life of surviving victim. Is from any aspect CP and crime ratio is related. My answer is No. People are actually not afraid of being hanged to death. Hence Our legal system needs up gradation with more severe punishment and the accused should not be treated on ground of mercy.

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Davinder Sharma said: (Thu, Jul 3, 2014 02:07:18 PM)    
 
Hi its Davinder here.

Acc to me CP should not be banned because if death penalty is given to criminals than other more will have mentality that they will be free after some time. But no they should not be given a single chance to think so. They should be hanged or killed in front of public so that everyone can think what can happen if they do so.

Especially for Rape criminals and murderers.

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Priyanka Shah said: (Sun, Jun 29, 2014 02:45:10 PM)    
 
According to me capital punishment is must in our country.

By giving death we give the criminals a easy death they must feel guilty on their work by staying alive and try to be a better person in his upcoming life. Everyone must be given chance to realise their mistake and learn from it.

And the primary concern in the justice system should be preserving life as many as possible.

The work of justice system is to finish crime from the society not people.

Think about it once.

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Senorita Khan said: (Fri, Jun 27, 2014 09:56:35 PM)    
 
Hi. I think capital punishment should not be banned. If we will ban capital punishment then our nation will become the nation of criminals, then there will be no difference between humans and wild animals. People who commit brutal crimes like rape, murder, mass murder should not only be hanged but they should be first tortured brutally the way they tortured the victim and then hanged on four way. In saudi arabia there are less crimes because when a person commits crime of stealing, they just cut their hands and no one dares to commit the crime. In conclusion capital punishment should not be banned because otherwise it would lead to destruction.

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Ayushmaan said: (Wed, Jun 18, 2014 08:56:27 PM)    
 
Hello everyone this is Ayushmaan chopra here.

I personally feel that capital punishment should be allowed in the Indian penal code.

Do you know that the government had spent 17.8 crore rupees on his security instead of immediately sending him to the gallows. An entire village could be fed for a couple of years, so many children would be able to be educated, medical centers could be opened.

BUT all this money went for the upkeep of a criminal.

HAS THE GOVERNMENT LOST ITS MIND.

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Cogito Ergo Sum said: (Sun, May 11, 2014 09:30:22 AM)    
 
If you take examples from recent times there are so many people throughout the world have been executed for different crime. But does it really eradicate a particular crime from our society? Dhananjay was executed in 2006. After his execution just count how many rape cases have been take place in India and now think does that very example works to teach a lesson for our society. If you think in a proper way your answer will be "no". A crime whatever it is always an outcome of illness of mind. So if we want to eradicate crime from our society we need to eradicate that particular cause of mental illness. Giving death penalty or physical punishment does not work to cure social crime.

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Sourav Debnath said: (Sun, Apr 27, 2014 10:48:24 AM)    
 
Hello everyone, this is Sourav Debnath.

Capital punishment:

I think capital punishment should be there in Indian penal code. In India it is given only in the rare cases. But we don't see its given in case of murder or rape which dominating no.of the juvenile crimes this days. Some people says that it is against the human rights. But I don't consider it is against the human rights. The criminals who are killing people, raping people in cool mind, and the terrorist who are killing the innocent people including children and women they don't have the right to live anymore.

In surveys it is found that govt have to spend Rs 88000 per year per criminal to keep them in jail which is more than avg. Per capita income. If a criminal commits a crime at the age of 20 and he lives up to 70 years govt have to spent more than 50 lakhs rps for him, and if we calculate the no.of criminal who have given life time imprisonment, we would be shocked by seeing how much money govt is wasting for them.

In spite of doing this these money can be spent in developmental work for our country.

Not only that death penalty or capital punishment will create a fear factor in the mind of the criminal. They will think twice before committing a crime or going against the law. Because no one wants to die. So it will definitely help to decrease the no.of crimes. So I think capital punishment should be there for brutal crimes such as rapes / murders / mass murders.

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Rinky said: (Sun, Apr 27, 2014 08:27:24 AM)    
 
Death penalty is being very cheap now a days. This is what one would expect after committing these type of inhumane crimes. I think, life should be made so measurable for him that each moment would be a moment of torture along with repentance, which is to be shown to everyone. By doing so, the victims may not be consoled fully, but at least those upcoming criminal will be aware of it so that no victims would germinate.

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Sonali Gera said: (Wed, Apr 16, 2014 07:55:27 PM)    
 
According to me death penalty is a right way to stop crimes and it should not be abolished in our country. To stop the brutal crimes like rape, murder capital punishment is absolutely correct. Crime rate is continuously increasing in our country. I think serial rapists should be shot in front of public so that other criminals will be able to understand that girls are not sex toys. Our legal system should make some changes.

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M.Sanaullah said: (Mon, Apr 14, 2014 10:52:58 AM)    
 
This is M. Sanaullah as per my views: Capital punishment is the only solution through which we can curb heinous crimes from our society, and those who perpetrate brutal activities must be treated according to existing rules and our constitution is also in favor of capital punishment.

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Pradeep Chaudhary said: (Wed, Apr 9, 2014 07:36:02 AM)    
 
Hii friends my opinion is that. CP is not efficient or not a part of controller in this modern time because it is old techniques and we know that this is new time so punishment also should be changed instead of CP. If CP is hood then why crime murder rapes and more increasing. I think that gov. Changed his punishment. System. We can use for a accused man many program by which his or her nature possibly can be changed. So it's good think. Why which killer rapist have a chance for changing his life manner of living style. If it is not possible then gov should go for CP.

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Roshan Khadka said: (Sat, Apr 5, 2014 12:14:41 AM)    
 
Hi friends.

Yes you all are right in your point of view. I think capital punishment is very poor punishment given to those persons who had done rape, murder or mass murder and many other brutal crimes. Only those families know the pain of losing their son in bomb blast or losing their daughter who used to play around them is killed by doing rape and giving torture to them.

Those person who has enough guts to do these brutal crimes had already known that they will get punishment after doing that. They think that the punishment which will be given to them is loose. i.e. they have got big heart to take the punishment like capital punishment. So, they should give far more worst punishment then this and in my point of view that punishment is corporeal punishment. So they should not hang because this will be easy death for them. They should know that what kind of pain or torture was given by them to victims. So, they also have to suffer more brutality than they had done. He should be kill by giving more torture than he had given to victim till his last breath in public place.

If we start to give this type of punishment then surely those animals will shiver from fear of punishment and crime will reduce from our nation.

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Naved Ali said: (Thu, Apr 3, 2014 12:37:22 AM)    
 
Hi my name is Naved qureshi and my opinion is capital punishment should be allowed in our country this is only one way for improve our country there are many murderer and rapist are here in our society cour take actions this peoples so another peoples can't take these bad action with the help of capital punishment bye friends this is my views if you like so please comment me.

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Simran Sharma said: (Fri, Mar 28, 2014 08:36:11 PM)    
 
Guys! it's Simran sharma again.

In kasab's case cp was given very late. That time I was in class 12TH. I remember that one of my friend said that lets do a crime like kasab then we also get a chance to live with luxury in 5 star hotels. I was shocked that how a youth think of that but it's true. This thinking came in mind only because of our LOL !government because they paid all luxury to kasab instead of hanging him quickly. How we can be happy after hearing that he was hanged because government spend vast money on him and maintained his security. That money which can be used for man who died in every 20 minutes in india, fighting with hunger.

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Shubham Rai said: (Wed, Mar 12, 2014 04:25:58 PM)    
 
Hi friend.

I am Shubham rai and in my opinion to relate the topic capital punishment is vital for every terrorist and rapist. It is only one way to solve your problem. Some times generally we find those people who not real criminal even he get punish.

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Pallavi said: (Tue, Mar 4, 2014 02:10:59 PM)    
 
Hi this is Pallavi Gupta, in my point of view capital punishment should not be banned. Instead we have to improve the flaws in our legal system which delays the process and cause mental agony to the criminals. Delhi gang rapists should be hanged as soon as possible because the way they killed the nirbhaya is horrible and it will be a lesson to the others.

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Prashant Bhardwaj said: (Mon, Mar 3, 2014 06:21:21 PM)    
 
According to me in this modern age, capital punishment seems quite absurd. Reformatories seems a better option where they should be psychologically treated rather than sending the culprits to gallows where they are brutally KILLED. No offender is born as a criminal, the circumstances, the situation which he/she faces makes him one.

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Shantanu Ghosal said: (Sun, Mar 2, 2014 11:55:55 PM)    
 
Hi, I am Shantanu, I think when it comes to capital punishment banning it or excessively using it is not the solution.

There are times when someone innocent gets death penalty and at times someone who does not deserve it ends up getting it. As for example is the case of Dhananjoy Chatterjee who was hanged for raping and murdering a 14 year old girl. Had the death penalty been given directly after the crime there would have been no issue but the death penalty was given to him after 14 years of imprisonment.

However we cannot just allow criminals in our society to roam freely thinking whatever they will do, they will not die. This will also be catastrophic for our society.

So the need of the hour is to bend our legal systems a little and properly gauge the criminal and the crime he committed. And as of Dhananjoy Chatterjee, he wanted to donate his kidneys and eyes after death.

So its all about making some effort to find the little ray of hope in an otherwise dark tunnel if we really want a crime free society.

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Kshitij Vashist said: (Sat, Mar 1, 2014 01:05:25 AM)    
 
CAPITAL PUNISHMENT (CP) SHOULD BE ABOLISHED.

In our Country What we are seeing that C.P was made for Rapists or for Terrorists majorly, To finish these type of evil activities, But Now they are more intense as compared to Earlier, As they know that, They Will die after doing this. So they do it as bad as they can, And as a result many innocent girls died after being raped.

If there's a Ray for them to correct their crime, May be their mind will change.

Otherwise these all evildoers are fanatic.

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Dev Ashish said: (Sun, Feb 23, 2014 09:18:46 PM)    
 
Capital punishment should be banned due to following reasons.

1). Applicability.
2). Irreversibility.
3). Extension of crime.
4). Social contract theory.

Let me briefly discuss my points.

1). In number of circumstances we've seen that for the same crime different persons have been given different punishments. Since capital punishment is the highest punishment in our judicial system, it gives wrong impression.

2). Irreversibility is the most important reason behind my stand of banning capital punishment. According to our judicial system no innocent should be punished. Our very purpose of having this judicial system is shattered when an innocent, of course by some mistake, is given death penalty. Since death is irreversible.

3). Since death penalty is very harsh punishment, it leads to extension of crime. Let me explain this through an example. Think about a person who raped a girl. That person will definitely kill that girl 'cause he know is definitely gonna be dead. If the person knows he may be given chance of rehabilitation he may have left that girl.

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Sandy said: (Wed, Feb 12, 2014 12:43:04 AM)    
 
Actually hanging would be more humans, although I am not sure why we should be humane to brutal killers and rapists. While capital punishment hasn't "prove" to be a deterrent (mostly because deterrents are for sane people) , it isn't really a punishment in the true sense. Punishment is more about atonement rather than to correct behavior.

There are people in this world that are too broken to be fixed, in spite of what some religions proclaim. As far as the argument of a few people being exonerated, it is THAT particular crime for which they were found innocent, which is sometimes a far cry from the same criminal being innocent of ALL crimes.

Look at the crime sheets of some of these "exonerated" people. The few that truly are innocent is simply a lesser price we must pay as a society (lateral damage in a sense) for taking violent criminals off the planet.

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Rajendra Bishnoi said: (Tue, Feb 11, 2014 03:45:47 PM)    
 
According to me capital punishment is correct point for rapist and murderer because without fear of cp the crime ratio is increasing, Many of time not requirement of the cp but court give the justice but in the president power mostly change in life imprisonment. Many people says cp is remove the Fundamental Right is Right To Life but this is not right because cp get only these person they had take any life, like-murder, rapest.

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Binu said: (Fri, Jan 31, 2014 01:19:29 PM)    
 
Capital punishment is the need of the hour in our country.

Because it is only the crime rate which is increasing in our country nor the employment, nor the medical or educational facilities.

So we should at least raise a voice against crimes in spite of tolerating them.

Why it is still an an issue I can't understand. Why they can't take a simple decision.

It is not act the against humanity. RATHER IT IS TO SAVE THE HUMANITY.

Because if a person has enough guts to kill, rape, do any brutality than it is very much easy to understand that he has got a big heart to take the punishment.

Hanging him to death will be the easy death. He should be tortured to death till his last breath and to in public place.

The most brutal was delhi rape case and the criminals are still living with us. One of them was so young that he only knows how to do sex, and can only drink alcohol. BUT STILL WAS A KID and was unknown to every other thing, as he was just 17+.

According to me ONE SHOULD BE PAID VERY WELL FOR WHAT HE HAS DONE.

I mean that the punishment given by our judiciary is so poor that it can't even made anyone learn a lesson, leave the rest.

So if they have a very kind heart, than at least they can just kill those animals. AND DO THE JUSTICE FOR WHICH THEY HAVE CHOSEN.

Thank you.

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Mimo said: (Fri, Jan 31, 2014 01:15:21 PM)    
 
Capital punishment should not be there because its very much important to change the mindset of the culprits performing heinous crimes. Thats why nowadays in jails NGO training programme is given to see the change in them and its working too.

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Amit Kesarwani said: (Fri, Jan 24, 2014 02:39:20 PM)    
 
I think today is the time where we have to set examples. There is a need for an eye for an eye. Today where the whole system is in question. From the various political parties to the various judicial levels. We have to be strong and need to show that now we cannot accept it more. I agree with the fellow participants that we need to get into the proper evidences but when they are found guilty they have to be punished. So that we can set eg. That we are not ready for further heinous crimes.

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Malav Sheth said: (Mon, Jan 20, 2014 09:43:30 PM)    
 
It should be banned as it will make the person afraid before he commits a crime. No other punishment can be given to him other than capital punishment. It will help the society in many ways i.e. the women will be able to roam anytime, anywhere without any fear;the old people will be able to enjoy there old days happily.

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Satya said: (Fri, Jan 17, 2014 03:03:42 PM)    
 
Human beings are actually afraid of his / her own death but can not realize anything when it comes to others. I think that is the reason why the crime rate is so high and is gradually increasing.

First of all a person should be examined very critically and should not be based only on circumstantial evidence, before Punishing by Death.

The person should be Punished with Death, when he or she is beyond the realization of pain or sufferings of the incident occurred due to him or her. If realized, then again the authorities must judge whether the person's realization is real or not because normally people are clever enough to hide anything for escaping Death Penalty.

In my opinion Capital Punishment / Death Penalty should never be banned but should be critically analysed without any influence before giving the verdict.

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Nihilist said: (Fri, Dec 27, 2013 02:04:48 PM)    
 
Capital punishment should be awarded to those who commit murder for personal grievance and those who commit with pre-plan and intention of killing/hurting someone. But my question is why capital punishment at all? Leaving out those who commit murder for personal grievances, the majority of the rest commit in support of a terror outfit/mafia. What lead to the rise of these outfits? I presume a major 'Conflict of interests' between the majorities and the minorities in the society.

So in a way each and everyone of those in the majority in some way either directly or indirectly responsible for the crime in not addressing the issues of the minority. Am not saying that we have to heed to every demand put forth by them. Those demands that are genuine can be addressed. For others both groups should sit and talk and arrive at a compromise. Killing is not going resolve an issue. It will only aggravate it. This way there won't be need of capital punishment at all.

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Sidra Ajmal said: (Thu, Dec 26, 2013 04:38:25 PM)    
 
I think CP should be in practice as it can keep those terrorist and rapist afraid of the fact that they can be hanged. For me CP should be given to every that person who kill others either by raping them or by torturing them or by any other means.

Either CP should be abolished or not it can be decided best by that person who suffers the worst i.e. if a girl is raped than her mother for sure would want that person to be hanged or killed.

Well for me CP is a fear decision because the culprit cannot be taught best that what loss has he given to the affected ones and it should be brutal so that he can feel that pain which he has given to the one he's affected.

But still another thing should be carefully monitored that the innocent might not be hanged for anything he has not done.

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Vishal Gaikwad said: (Wed, Dec 4, 2013 01:06:22 AM)    
 
Abolishing capital punishment in India is affecting the two aspects.

1. Deterrent Theory of Punishment - Society is scared to loose their Life for 'going against law' No person would like to lose his life.

This is the limit of Punishment by Law.

2. Imprisonment Breakouts - Most of the countries excluding India has abolished Capital Punishment and we can see 'the person has done 10 murders still getting pampered by the state finance. And 'Only thing, The criminal is Thinking to breakout the Jails till his Death occurred by Nature'.

Note: where the question arises for capital punishment to Innocent people by reckless administrative investigation, We should think to Develop it.

''Aptly, we don't want to waste our state finance to pampered the terrorist like 'Ajmal Kasab'. ''.

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Dev said: (Thu, Nov 28, 2013 06:20:37 PM)    
 
According to me capital punishment is given to those person when his crime was so much brutal and unforgivable and his crime must be approved by evidence and if there is lack of proof and evidence then capital punishment is unreasonable.

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Harshita said: (Wed, Nov 27, 2013 07:35:09 PM)    
 
I think capital should not be banned. As it is the thing from which some people afraid not all that they fear of to be hanged or be fined.

My first decision for supporting the death penalty is it's correlation to the crime rate in a country where it exists.

My second argument for keeping capital punishment is that it can provide a safer environment for us.

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Big Boi said: (Wed, Nov 27, 2013 03:29:18 PM)    
 
Capital punishment is not just about getting "revenge" for the victim. It is about being a deterrent for others. Having the death penalty can make people think twice before committing crimes. It also costs over $80,000 to have one person in jail each year. That is more one then the average income. This money could be spent on education, health and defense. All these are much better then spending money on someone who has killed or raped someone don't you think?

That is why I believe that the death penalty should be in place for serious crimes.

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Purnima said: (Thu, Nov 21, 2013 08:29:44 PM)    
 
I AM FROM AMERICA AND FROM MY HIGH SCHOOL I WAS TOLD TO RIGHT ABOUT CAPITAL PUNISHMENT, BUT AS I SAY I AM AGAINST CP. The reinstatement of the modern death penalty, 87 people have been freed from death row because they were later proven innocent. That is a demonstrated error rate of 1 innocent person for every 7 persons executed.

When the consequences are life and death, we need to demand the same standard for our system of justice as we would for our airlines. It is a central pillar of our criminal justice system that it is better that many guilty people go free than that one innocent should suffer. Let us reflect to ensure that we are being just.

Let us pause to be certain we do not kill a single innocent person. This is really not too much to ask for a civilized society. ONE MORE THING there are people who are given punishment and so on what is the value of giving capital punishment to an individual whose heart is not filled with true guilt. Guilt should be personal. If we question ourselves: does the person executed deserve the punishment. BIG QUESTION HA!

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Shruti_Pioneer said: (Sat, Nov 9, 2013 07:39:12 PM)    
 
I think Capital Punishment is the most correct method to punish the real non-human kind people who have a great hand in big terror attacks and murders. I am totally against to consider it as violation of human rights as it is not. In India, Capital Punishment is given only in rare cases but I think that only the real criminals should be given.

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Sunetra Bhattacharyya said: (Tue, Nov 5, 2013 12:08:29 AM)    
 
There are people against capital punishment. Why? because They cannot accept that someone will be put to death. Fine. Then what about those people who had to accept death for their loved one because they were murdered or raped? How to pacify them? Provide them justice?

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Aadish Jain said: (Sat, Nov 2, 2013 08:41:34 AM)    
 
Capital punishment is the execution of a person by the state as punishment for a crime. The word "capital" comes from the Latin word "capitalis", which means "regarding the head". At one point and time capital crimes where punished by severing the head. Crimes that can result in the death penalty are known as capital crimes or capital offenses. Capital punishment has been used in societies throughout history as a way to punish crime and suppress political dissent. In most places that practice capital punishment today, the death penalty is reserved as punishment for premeditated murder, espionage, treason, or as part of military justice. In some countries sexual crimes, such as rape, adultery and sodomy, carry the death penalty, as do religious crimes such as apostasy (the formal renunciation of the State religion). In many retentionist countries (countries that use the death penalty) , drug trafficking is also a capital offense. In China human trafficking and serious cases of corruption are also punished by the death penalty.

In the past, capital punishment has been practiced in almost every society. Currently, only 58 nations actively practice it, with 95 countries abolishing it. Many countries have abandoned capital punishment, including almost all European and many Pacific Area states (including Australia, New Zealand and Timor Leste) , and Canada. In Latin America, most states have completely abolished the use of capital punishment, while some countries, such as Brazil, allow for capital punishment only in exceptional situations, such as treason committed during wartime. The United States (the federal government and 36 of its states) , Guatemala, most of the Caribbean and the majority of democracies in Asia (e.g. Japan and India) and Africa (e.g. Botswana and Zambia) retain it. South Africa, which is probably the most developed African nation, and which has been a democracy since 1994, does not have the death penalty. This fact is currently quite controversial in that country, due to the high levels of violent crime, including murder and rape.

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Aashna said: (Tue, Oct 29, 2013 11:12:00 AM)    
 
Capital Punishment is an autocratic, totalitarian way to deal with crimes. Capital punishment benefits no one. It may create the temporary feeling of "revenge", but over time, people tend to let go Death is pointless. And torture is inhumane.

What the world needs, right now, is a punishment somewhere in between. A punishment that benefits the world in some kind of way, just like a one that Surjit suggested on 20th August, 2013.

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Darshan.K.J said: (Thu, Oct 24, 2013 07:00:24 PM)    
 
Hi everyone I am Darshan. K. J.

Crime is always punishable. Retribution is the method for countering criminals. Some countries have stringent rules, like while the other have a lot of flexibility in the judicial system. However, strict laws, like capital punishment, are essential in a society capital punishment is essential to control violence in society. Capital punishment is given only in the " rarest of the rare" cases. Its first and foremost objective is safety of other human beings. When a criminal becomes a threat to the society, such that they can commit heinous crimes, then they are given capital punishment. Thus, capital punishment protects the society from hardcore criminals.

Moreover, capital punishment curbs the inspiration and prospects of other hateful crimes. When a criminal mind knows the quantum of punishment, they will fear and not commit such crimes. Thus, the rate of crime and violence is effectively decreased.

Importantly, capital punishment saves a lot of government funding which is wasted in maintenance of these hardcore criminals. Criminals who don't have any chance of improvement or who have a past record of such crimes are, therefore, given capital punishment.

However, the jury giving the verdict are also humans. They have the life of a person at their discretion. They can make mistakes which can sometimes affect an innocent, circumstantially marred criminals. The jury must therefore, take into account the circumstances of committing a crime. For example, if an individual murders someone for self-defence, then such a crime is not heinous. Only deserving criminals, who commit such hateful crimes in their proper senses are subjected to capital punishment.

Capital punishment is essential to control violence in the society. I firmly believe that psychopaths, terrorists or any other criminal who lacks empathy for other human lives deserve capital punishment. Capital punishment helps to safeguard human rights in a strict and effective manner. However, it should be considered as the last option by the jury and all circumstances must be taken into account before pronouncing.

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Hashini said: (Tue, Oct 8, 2013 08:54:11 PM)    
 
I think capital punishment should not be banned but before their death sentence they should suffer the pain felt by the people affected by him/her. And also our country by delaying the punishment the culprit feels lethargic and because of this mistakes will increase in no case in will decrease.

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Amar Yadav said: (Tue, Oct 1, 2013 02:08:12 PM)    
 
I think capital punishment should be there for a sensitive crimes such as rapes / murders / mass murders because this is the one and only way to be sure that the same criminal will not do same crime ever again in future. This will also made someone (criminals) to think twice whether he should do the same things or not. Otherwise if we abolished the CP THEN the criminal are like as free birds so they can do what they want. Thus capital punishment should not be banned but the frequency must be increases.

THANK YOU.

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Ankush said: (Sun, Sep 29, 2013 03:40:32 PM)    
 
Extent of punishment is directly proportional to extent of crime. Punishment should be given according to crime. If crime is heinous and unforgivable, I am in favor of capital punishment.

Capital punishment is given to criminals who have done crimes which are unforgivable such as rape or massacre. Such criminals deserve capital punishment.

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Hardik said: (Sun, Sep 29, 2013 02:33:44 PM)    
 
I think CP should be there because if we can't get any strict action crime rate increase. Criminals are not for any type of kindliness.

Suppose if a boy tease a girl, than there is no CP for that boy, yes its a mistake of boy. We have to explain that boy that its a bad thing to to tease any girl or lady.

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Shivaguru said: (Thu, Sep 26, 2013 08:01:04 PM)    
 
Hi guys I'm Shiva in my point of view if you notice before 20 years or more. These kind of brutal activists all are happened in a smaller scale. Nowadays, as Tech. Progress every one knows about everything in a second by many ways. Ex in unwanted sites so there is a larger no of illegal activists are also high. So what we can do that families lost their life's. Answer is simple "justice" so as criminals are increased there should be increase in capital punishment in order to give justice, unwanted websites should be banned first. There should be no compromise. Let us fight for justice!

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Surabhi said: (Tue, Sep 24, 2013 11:10:11 PM)    
 
I think that capital punishment is a serious issue, because to kill a person is a big decision. But yes if we talking about the criminals like rapist and terrorist than I think there should not wait to take the right decision and that is death penalty. Rapist is the person who have not inner soul of him, so that person has no right of living. And the terrorist is the person who could never understand that what he done was the worst. The masters of the terrorists set their mind that whatever they done is for God and for their independence. So no one can change their minds because they read a different Holy book of their religion. So my opinion is to award that people a death sentence and not only give but also execute this as early as possible.

But yes, in India capital punishment is only on paper. Only one or two persons finally hanged on. The politics behind the capital punishment is too long to be discussed. So for God sake punished those who are truly deserved this punishment otherwise these worms will destroy our country.

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Tenzin Chokyi said: (Mon, Sep 23, 2013 12:53:40 AM)    
 
For me yes, by looking at such an increase in the cases of crimes there should be capital punishment as an award for those criminals but still there are lots of perpetrators who got bailed just because they have the wealth or connections. I mean its rightly said by an abolitionist "them that have capitals never get the punishment" so now what we need is both certainty as well as severity when it comes to decide the punishment otherwise it would be only those poor criminals, by poor I mean those who haven't money or connection who would be punished so it would be useless as it would be another inequality.

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Sagar said: (Sat, Sep 14, 2013 05:24:59 PM)    
 
Capital punishment is awarded to those who found guilty of heinous crimes like murder & child rape. I believe that capital punishment is not a solution. For heinous crimes because it contradicts the statement that killing people is wrong. Since we are teaching people not to kill human beings, how can legal authorities kill the criminal? By giving capital punishment the criminal does not learn a lesson. He is simply put to death with a tinge of pain.

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Mr. Shanti Priya said: (Sat, Sep 14, 2013 01:58:44 PM)    
 
IN MY point of view crime occur due to no response by our police department they sleeping at he time of duty. So first we should focus on security then may be crime will stop forever. If we can take a example of in our family if our mother take care of their children then their children are well in nature. So security is more important.

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Sabari said: (Fri, Sep 13, 2013 12:51:51 PM)    
 
Hey everyone, just think about the situation. If you are accused of a murder but you actually didn't done it. The court has given you a capital punishment. Then how do you feel. You will feel like why did I has to take that punishment for not doing any crime. This is my point of view. So it should be avoided in some situations only.

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Nikhil Gupta said: (Mon, Sep 9, 2013 01:52:34 PM)    
 
I can not understand why you guys are supporting CP like this. If you all are right and CP should uphold, the crime rate in India should be decrease rather than increase.

I am not saying to set free the perpetrators but there should be another option in spite of CP. If you hang a person who has committed any heinous crime, he will not suffer the same pain what victim has. He must suffer more cruelty and brutality than he has done.

The government should think about better alternative to CP because it is not able to curtail the crime rate.

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