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|Rahul said: (Aug 23, 2016)|
|According to my opinion, It should be there in a rape case and in terrorist activities. These type of people should be hanged till death in public place incase of jails.|
|Forever Anonymous. said: (Aug 20, 2016)|
|This is a confusing question for me. I'm in favor of CP but then, there is one question that boggles me all the time. We all know that criminals commit a crime only when their mind is unsound and are anxious and not in a right state of mind. They do know it's wrong. But they can't control their emotions. Certainly, they must be having a fear of death but if they overcome it, it surely means their will to kill is greater than the fear of death. So How does killing criminals work to reduce crimes?|
|Debate Addict said: (Aug 19, 2016)|
|Hi, I am Shruti.
I think it should be allowed.
Rape rates, murders etc are increasing day by day.
1. Jails would be populated and life imprisonment isn't cheered for our economy. We have more important fields where GDP is needed.
2. The criminal mush is tortured. Made to repent and then hanged to death. This would create a fear in the mind of people to commit crimes.
3. An eye for an eye makes the world go blind. But leaving that person unpunished won't get you back your lost eye! The pain given by a criminal must be returned to him with a penalty of death punishment.
4. Freeing a criminal * (including the juvenile 16-18) according to Indian CP will only support the youth to commit crimes without the fear of GOI.
|Victor Kayode Jonesicial Commission Should Ammend said: (Aug 1, 2016)|
|Capital Punishment should be allowed to stay because Eradicating it will mean that Nigeria will be subtly towing the path of Sodom and Gomorrah. Furthermore, Eradicating it will me that we are telling God who authorized whoever kill somebody should be killed. It should be noted that the 2 (two) Thieves with Jesus on the Cross were Armed Robbers. One of them repented But Jesus told him that he should face the Death Penalty first, then He would be with him in Paradise.
What I think should be done is that the Judicial Commission should amend the Professional Ethics for Legal Practitioners to the effect that any Lawyer who want to obtain the title of S.A.N. (Senior Advocate of Nigeria) should try to win at least 2 (two) Criminal Cases with Capital Punishment attach to them. This is because Our Lawyers are Lazy! and this is shown in the Judgement that is pronounced in the Court.
|Aniruddha said: (Jul 31, 2016)|
|I believe that CP should be abolished.
Life is all about being given a Second Chance.
In this view, A person committing a crime should be subjected to Rehabilitation Rather than Imprisonment.
A person should be made aware of his wrong deeds rather than being subjected to rigorous imprisonment and CP. A person commuting a crime has certainly Numerous Reasons behind it-may be unhealthy background, greed, jealousy, or any other motive. Everyone is aware of the fact of Judicial System and thus No one would Commit any sort of Crime for Fun or Experiment ation. And so it's necessary to understand the Criminal's mental state and treat accordingly to provide him a Better and Secure Life in Future. Our Constitution doesn't provide Right to kill any Human, and why should it?
If God is the one who gives us Life, it's He who should decide when He wants to take us Back to Him.
|Shayaha Sivakumar said: (Jul 29, 2016)|
|In India, capital punishment should be banned, because, even if they are criminals they are still humans.|
|Faiz Ahmad said: (Jul 24, 2016)|
|Capital punishment must never be condemned but this is to be executed in severe crimes. Likewise, rapists must be either hanged or punished on the roadside as practiced by the gov.of Saudi Arabia.
Through such a strict penalty a criminal/rapist would think thousand times before committing. But friends there is an issue, there must be a proper jurisdiction with no corruption because it often happens that an innocent is put to punishment.
|Unknown said: (Jul 19, 2016)|
|If your not doing anything wrong and you feel fear about rape, murder, theft etc so it's not your living style its failure of law and justice.
If the government gives me permission to punish the criminal for ten days I will show that he will beg to you for kill himself and I will also have lots of plans about it for it will not going to happen in future, I am dam sure., if the government gives any authority.
|Andrew said: (Jul 17, 2016)|
Most humans think that if they ruled the world, everything would be better, and that's because we tend to think that our opinions are absolute.
Many of us can say "we are all humans, we have the same rights", "we need to change them so we clean crime from the root" as well as we can say "fear is the best way to obey".
CP may be terrible as it is for some people, and yes, killing is cruel, but sadly, it's the most effective way to decrease crime. Trying to reinsert criminals to society may be effective for some, but most criminals just won't repent (or maybe they will fake their repentance). The best way to end crime is to eradicate it from its root, but that "root" can be taken as two different things: "education" and "life". So if we try to uproot this corruption, we can try to,
- Educate people to know what is right and what is wrong, and rehabilitate the corrupted, or.
- Exterminate corruption as deeply as possible.
Sadly, in a world already corrupted, the first one cannot happen. As cruel as it is, killing criminals is the best way to end this up; the easiest and the most effective. You may think "but people can be blamed for a crime they did not commit", then 1-the executed died innocent and that is what counts 2-we can try to make the "unproven criminals" stay in jail. In fact, they can be used as workers. Everyone has their own opinion, but an experience is what makes us think of an actual pseudo-solution.
As unperfect as it is, CP should be allowed.
|Gs Chandy said: (Jul 15, 2016)|
|My personal opinion is that it is uncivilized for the 'state' to take life: that is "murder by the State". But this' only my personal opinion - and probably does not adequately consider the pain of the relatives of the people who've been murdered, who probably want the murderer (s) to die.
It's yet another complex societal issue, which we've not learned how to deal with properly.
|Rushabh said: (Jul 15, 2016)|
|Studies have proven that capital punishment isn't an effective deterrent from crime.
Punishment should be more severe and painful for serious crimes; for examples,
If a person rapes somebody, he should be castigated with a hot iron rod mark on a visible body part (face/hand) so that in the future nobody trusts them because they can see the mark. All this should be done publicly.
I know that the punishment is very violent. And yet those who might oppose this view may have a subconscious thought that they might end up raping somebody.
|Ayush Tandel said: (Jul 12, 2016)|
|Capital punishment should be banned because by mistake many innocent people get kill and that make suffer their family.|
|Palvinder Singh Gill said: (Jul 6, 2016)|
|According to C.P should be banned.
Suppose if I ask my dog to bite you and he does whatever I say.
Then who is responsible the dog or me?
|Siya said: (Jul 6, 2016)|
|CP should be allowed for extreme criminals depending on their crime intensity. We all know that life in prison is pleasantly bearable if you have money, you live a content life there. It's like another home for the criminals, they make contacts there and live a camp life! Just imagine if the victim was your mother, father, brother or sister. Would you want that criminal to live a peaceful life in prison?|
|Imran Ansari said: (Jun 30, 2016)|
|In my view, C.P is necessary for each and everyone how is doing the small or big crime. If we give to C.P to criminal's once and next time the other criminal will think hounsand of time.|
|Aman Singh said: (Jun 26, 2016)|
|Hello, friends, I think that capital punishment is very necessary because without cp the criminal and both will be fearless as we can see best example in our country there very few cases we listen to give a cp of culprits so they think they will go in cell after that they will again get out and start the crime.|
|Sanghamitra Pathak said: (Jun 14, 2016)|
|Hi everyone who is reading it.
I don't know why the government is following the strict law of killing people when they do any criminal offense. Even lord Jesus has said that "Don't hate the criminal, but hate the crime" still then why is this sort of cruelty to the criminals! If a criminal is killed then the person just dies but the thoughts don't die with him only! The quality of mercy is more important than the king's crown & scepter. A person with the quality of mercy is compared with the Divine power. So one must be given a chance to rectify his mistakes. That's all what I wanted to say. Thank you.
|Deeznuts said: (May 31, 2016)|
|Hello everyone, let me ask you a question "have you ever thought of killing someone" or thought you were going to be the one executed. Have you ever thought how bad it is to suffer when they shove a needle in your arm to stop your heart? Getting electrocuted at 100kilowalts or watching someone getting electrocuted is still wrong. They say it what's right, its justice. It isn't justice its just wrong why should they kill, to show killing is wrong? The fact of the matter is that this shouldn't be allowed. Almost 2% of our population has died from lethal injection. That might not sound many buts that are almost more than 30 thousand people.|
|Rohil Mahajan said: (May 23, 2016)|
|There should be more strict laws for criminal offences. Torture law should be imposed and capital punishment shouldn't be banned. A criminal who has committed the severe crime should be treated brutally and should be tortured.|
|Tarun Sharma said: (May 15, 2016)|
|According to me, capital punishment should be given to the culprit, if our government will not give cp to the culprit. Some time after they will come out of jail, and they will try again to crime. If our government will capital punishment to the culprit, they can't try again to crime, and there related will not make any criminal in his family!.|
|Nav said: (May 9, 2016)|
|People who commit crime they deserve the punishment, punishment should be according to what crime they did. Long term term punishment should give to only that person who is really very dangerous for society or for that person how not deserve the freedom.|
|Shanti S said: (May 2, 2016)|
|According to me, CP is just a temporary solution for crimes. As we know that in Delhi gang rape case the criminal has been given CP but is it any change in a number of rape cases, instead of falling it has been rising. As we know that terrorist has cyanide and they are not scared of death. So friends say me that how you support CP.|
|Sutapa said: (Apr 21, 2016)|
|I think CP shouldn't be banned. The criminals who have destroyed the lives of not only the victim but the entire family should not be allowed to live.|
|Janani said: (Apr 15, 2016)|
|CAPITAL PUNISHMENT should not be banned!
If someone has the right to take innocent people's life then the law that rules for people's welfare will have the right to punish when it offends its people. It is a fear factor which makes make them think twice before the decisions.
It is like saying people can do crimes, harm others for their benefits, takes rest in jail, and comes later few years out from prison and enjoy? or do things again?
If something is making good to other peoples then it is not bad to a thing like this (cp)!
|Satish Mishra said: (Mar 26, 2016)|
|Death penalty for individuals who don't have any fear of death which means talking to the deaf person who can't even listen. Rather we can use them as human Shields on borders, guinea pigs on Mars mission, land them on volcanoes to collect samples, put them in sewers to clean public drainage, ask them to build roads on hills and finally taking hell out of them every day. Don't let them exit so easily, let's make them pay. So abolish CP makes more sense.|
|Nakul said: (Mar 13, 2016)|
|In my opinion capital punishment is necessary, CP (Capital Punishment) create a fair in mind of peoples it will help to reduce the crimes.
Some people say. Only God has a right to take one's life, Any other have the same right?
But all human has equal right to live here. One kill other, the other person right to life is violated so what we can do?
The victim has a right to get Justice?
He kills ones more too.
Then what we can do?
I think CP is the best punishment for it.
|Mohit Tomar said: (Mar 4, 2016)|
|Hi friends, CP should be banned because I think criminal attack have been influence that time. Indian government should be stick action against criminals. If we want that crime have destroyed from India. Today crime on top in India. We Will Change over administration.|
|Pooja Dutta said: (Feb 27, 2016)|
|This has been quite a controversial and hot debate since the last couple of years. I have went through everyone's opinions here and would like to thank everyone for your perspectives and speaking your mind!
In my opinion, capital punishment or death penalty should be banned for any form of crimes. Well, my opinion might seem very stupid and nonsensical to many people. But the ground reality here is that capital punishments and any form of death penalties doesn't deter crimes from happening. I myself vehemently supported capital punishments until just one year back, since I was of the opinion that killing or hanging a criminal would prevent other criminals from committing the same crime and that it would safeguard our society. It is widely considered that imposing death penalties on criminals would lessen crimes. Yet, that's not what has been occurring.
The more aggressively a nation applies capital punishment, the more the crime rate increases. There's no proof in this world that capital punishments has deterred crimes in any way. Crime is a vicious cycle which only perpetuates if we use violence in dealing with violence. An eye for an eye makes the world go blind! Take for example the countries which practise the imposing of capital punishments- Saudi Arabia, Iran, Iraq, China, all the middle east nations except Israel, some underdeveloped nations in Africa, Pakistan, Bangladesh, United States and our very own India.
Do you see something common here? In these very nations where capital punishment is carried out, the crime rates are the highest. Whereas the rest of the world including Europe where it's banned, the crime rates are negligible.
I think life imprisonment without parole is the best form of punishment a criminal could ever get. The criminal will always one day or the other in his life repent the horrendous deed he did within the poor solitary confinements of his prison. And most importantly, age shouldn't be a deciding factor in this matter. Even a juvenile of 16-18 years should be imposed this punishment.
Capital punishments allow the real convicts to go scot free just because he is a juvenile and the ones who aren't that guilty enough or even innocent gets hanged. This misappropriation will go away once capital punishment gets banned and life imprisonment without any restrictions on age of the criminal is imposed. In many cases, casteism, race and poverty comes to the forefront when a person is to be hanged. The wealthy and the person who could afford the best lawyers is treated in a better way By the judiciary and the one who is from a backward race and poor gets biased treatment and consequently gets hanged.
Terrorists are one group who should be tortured mercilessly from time to time during their solitary life imprisonments. The same goes for rapists. Believe me friends, death sentence does nothing to the criminal which a life imprisonment without parole does. It means endless tortures every day of their life until death. It also allows room for guilt and conscience, where they couldn't do anything apart from repenting every day of their lives but without mercy from anyone.
Crime rates have consequently decreased in nations where the death penalty has been abolished. Whereas in countries where it's practised, all forms of crimes including murder and rapes are coming up day after day. Researches and studies have proved that capital punishment has never been successful to deter and prevent any forms of crime to happen.
Lastly, capital punishment is a hugely expensive business which involves plentiful of funds due to the legal proceedings and lawyer fees. All these money should instead be used for the benefits and assistance of the murdered victim's family by providing them funds and counselling. They are the ones who are ones who suffer the aftermath of the crime the most all through their lives.
Killing the convict doesn't have the power to offer them any peace of mind, even if we think that it does. It's a lose which they carry for the rest of their lives. It should be the duty of the state to provide them with any assistance they need. Crimes can never be cured with crimes, but by treating the grass root problems of the country which is corruption at all levels, poverty and most importantly the social evils lingering everywhere like casteism.
I am sure my opinions won't be taken positively by a majority, but I posted what I opine is true. Thanks!
|Syed Ahtesham said: (Feb 16, 2016)|
|I have gone through with all given comments but somewhere we are losing our Faith from the heart of the people, one sincere question to all participants who are here my dear young friends how long are we going to minimize our government mistakes?
If law and legislation system is there as you people have mentioned capital punishment shouldn't be banned then why government of India is not accounting the killers of rajiv Gandhi? Aren't those deserve for capital punishment? They are killers they killed our former prime minister they why capital punishment isn't for them?
|Anant Tewari said: (Feb 15, 2016)|
|I believe capital punishment should not be banned. And here is the reason why I am saying this.
1. A terrorist or some psychopath kills hundreds of people. And victim who dies is definitely someone's father, mother, brother or son and someone must be waiting for them at home. If the criminal lives then the family members of the victim will never be at peace.
2. Not giving them the punishment they deserve will encourage others to be a criminal.
3. Government will have to spend billions of rupees for their safety just like in the case of kasab.
4. The jails in India will be populated.
|Amit Kumar said: (Feb 4, 2016)|
I think capital punishment should be allowed because if someone has taken 100 people's lives so we can go to improve that person. It will be injustice to those 100 people. By giving an chance to that person we will come in category of criminals.
|Udit Ksrki said: (Feb 2, 2016)|
|According to me capital punishment is must in our country because the person who rapes who murder are the person who don't follow the fundamental.
Rights of our country if we give them severe punishment then they will free after some years and they try to take the revenge which leads against rape and murder and also terrorist who get caught in our country. If our country don't give them capital punishment then they will thought easy. So as per my opinion capital punishment must be there in our country.
|Prachi Lohariwal said: (Jan 23, 2016)|
|Hi, according to me capital punishment should be banned because people who commit inhuman crimes like rapes and acid attacks should not directly be hanged but should be first tortured to such an extent that they realize what would that girl had feet when she had undergone such a treatment.
After this inhuman behaviour they should be left in a place where no one can meet them place where they can't even get the sunlight and rarely a square meal per day. As we all know that a executioner who gives one death without much fear is not as inhuman as one makes one die every minute and second.
In the Andaman and Nicobar Islands the prisoners are subjected to solitary confinement inside the cellular jails built specially built for that purpose and have no attachment to the outer world. Therefore to conclude I would like to say that capital punishment should be banned and criminals should realize their mistakes before taking their ultimate rest.
|Manoranjan Kumar said: (Jan 13, 2016)|
|Hi dears, I want to share a point about CP.
In my point of view CP shouldn't be banned specially in rape case. At first our government should make a sticks low for rapist, if it clears that he is rapist. On that time our law and order punished him.
|Nidhi Paul said: (Jan 4, 2016)|
|This is a hotly debated topic.
In my view capital punishment should be abolished. Life is given by god. He alone has the right to take it rather capital punishment is inhuman and shows cruelty. And it is a fact too that inhumanity cannot be encountered with inhumanity.
Every sinner has a future and every saint has a past. CP should be replaced by life imprisonment. If the conditions are worse then they should be tortured that the guilty himself pleads for death sentence.
|Abhishek Kamble said: (Jan 1, 2016)|
|Hi, I am Abhishek Kamble.
I think, CP should be banned because when any criminal is hanged, he only dies, but the thoughts of the criminals do not dies.
|Pranjal said: (Nov 3, 2015)|
|Capital punishment is not the solution in terms of crimes like robbery and small crimes but in terms of rape and murder there should be a death penalty and the criminal should be hanged.
Like in the case of Saudi Arabia the rapist is punished on the road for hie crime. A rapist thinks thousand times before committing a rape.
|Pathan Sohil said: (Nov 2, 2015)|
|Capital punishment should not be banned because in India criminal are increasing day by day. Though government had kept C.P. Criminals are not decreasing.|
|Amol said: (Oct 30, 2015)|
|What I think we should first separate the crime person has done what comes under rarest rare and what is not according to me death punishment shouldn't be there for terrorist as the other group of terrorist feels that their colleague has went to heaven and he done good job for their militant group.
Instead government should keep the terrorist in condition where terrorist will ask for death sentence every day govt should torture them and why easy death to terrorist who has killed lots of people. And on the other side there should be death punishment for rape and heinous crimes like honor killing and paid killers.
|Pankit Patel said: (Oct 13, 2015)|
|I read all Views of different guys.
So as per my opinion, in terms of death if criminal accept their mistake and do not have repent for that crime then CP must be there. Our rules are not strict as other countries have so crime and criminal increasing day by day.
Crime is done by mistakenly and person/relatives who suffer from that crime and they allow apology to that criminal then CP should not there only this terms. So rules like Eyes on Eyes.
|Pratyaksha Chandra said: (Oct 12, 2015)|
|Capital punishment should be banned I would like to ask all the people supporting CP that does it make us any better by killing those who kill?
Almost all religious texts say that killing any criminal makes us a bigger criminal. Also CP is taken as an opportunity to take revenge. It does not deter the crime. Mentally sick are also killed innocent ones lose their life.
|Pratyush R. Roul said: (Oct 6, 2015)|
|It seems to be an interesting topic. Well what does this word "Capital Punishment" mean?
Does it mean the final punishment given to a person for the most severe crimes? Well, then is it in our hands. There is above the almighty to read out the final verdict.
Usually the people who have done severe crimes such as rapes, murders, or any other big offence are dealt with capital punishment. I agree that they have done unforgivable offence & should be charged with punishments. But, is death the ultimate solution? No, I don't think so can't they be given a second chance. Some people say that these people should be hanged as it causes less pain. But then, it would be an easy way out for them. What is the use of capital punishment if it does not affect other people. Instead criminals should get a chance to correct themselves. We should help them to correct themselves because by killing these criminals no profit will be gained by the victim's family. Neither would it help to bring back the person to earth again.
By correcting their problems and changing their ideology we have to bring out a change in our society crime is an ideology. It could not be erased as long as we bring about a change in our society. So, it cannot be changed by imposing physical punishments. So, this change should be first brought about at individual level. First of all we should eliminate social evils which degrade our society such as corruption, non-unity among different races, wrong notions, and perhaps the wrong way of carrying out life. In most cases, people due to absence of moral or due to poverty, or because of some ill influence enter into the world of crimes.
Some of them realize about it, but, sometimes it becomes too late for them. By applying capital punishment we are not allowing them correct their mistakes and also not to spread the lesson they have learnt, so that, it would lead to an awakening among people.
|Prince Kumar Singh said: (Oct 1, 2015)|
|Capital punishment must be given on the basis of the crime of the person not on the basis of the age of thee person i.e. it must be like what we do we do for other we get it back in the same way.|
|Pranav Ck said: (Sep 30, 2015)|
|Capital punishment should be avoided. Everyone in this world deserves a second chance. Instead of killing them we should give them a chance to correct themselves. Moreover CP is not a solution to any problem.
By killing a person he/she loses life and other people doesn't stop from doing that crime then what is the use of capital punishment?
|Roshan Johny said: (Sep 29, 2015)|
|Hi every one,
Capital punishment or death penalty is imposed by state as punishment for the criminals. If the criminals are allowed in the society again, the security of citizens will be at stake.
Saudi Arabia has a very low rate of crimes because it imposes death penalty and severe punishments. Values and morals must be protected by imposing maximum punishment for the criminals.
So capital punishment is needed in our country.
|Gulshan said: (Sep 25, 2015)|
|I think capital punishment is essential in India, in this modern day there are more crime and criminal, I agree there hundreds of nation which has removed death penalty. But there condition is not too similar with India, and country like United states, China, Pakistan do have capital punishment. So why should we abolish death penalty?|
|Ankit &Amp; Sukesh said: (Sep 25, 2015)|
|Hey guys Ankit here.
A/C to me I think that a rapist shouldn't be hanged because in our constitution every man have the right to live his life. If one should be hanged in the rape case we must have to find that what's the condition in doing that he may be illiterate or he was provoked by others to do that and every one get the chance to improve himself.
|Anushka said: (Sep 22, 2015)|
|The state of our country will never improve if no strict action is taken against the criminals. Merely jailing the criminals is not enough they need to be hanged or tortured or they will never understand how their victims felt especially women.|
|Abheek Sardar said: (Sep 22, 2015)|
|Hi everyone my name is Abheek.
My opinion is that capital-punishment should not be banned because in today's date criminal cases are increasing day by day though the presence of capital punishment. If it is banned then the criminals in our country will roam freely thinking that whatever they will do, they will be not punished and the criminal cases will also get increased at a high rate.
So it's better that the capital punishment is not banned because still there are many people in our country who get feared of this punishment and think twice before doing it.
|Neha Singh said: (Sep 21, 2015)|
|I think capital punishment should not be banned because it is deterrent which prevents a person to do the crime. And due to the fear of death they won't do this crime again as the jails are overcrowded the capital punishment should be given. Let 100 guilty go Scott-free, let not an innocent be hanged. As we have a human rights the victims also have the climatology. So timely justice is required. It is given at the rarest of the rare cases.|
|Student said: (Sep 8, 2015)|
|Capital punishment should not be banned as the prison may think that even though he is caught and is given lifetime imprisonment he can fill his stomach sitting in the jail. But can any type of imprisonment repair the irreparable loss of loosing a life of a person? At least capital punishment creates a fear among the criminals that they may have pay their own life for taking someone else life.|
|Kartikeya said: (Sep 5, 2015)|
|Everyone agrees that crime is bad and we need to stop it. This seems sensible and logical in every way, until we ask the question: Do we need the death penalty to be 'tough' on crime?
According to me Capital Punishment SHOULD be done away with because if there are death penalties, one would think for a thousand times before doing a crime. This will also help in creating a fear factor in the minds of the criminals. The terrorists and rapists should not be allowed to roam freely in the society. People like them should be publicly hanged so that everyone will come to know that violating someone else's rights cannot be tolerated in a DEMOCRATIC COUNTRY like India. I think that capital punishment should be allowed because it creates a lesson in front of the public or criminals that law is made for the public and if we abolish the law by committing the crime it would create a penalty for that person.
On the other hand it also depends upon the crime committed by the criminal. If the crime is heinous in nature like sexual harassment, honor killing you can't spare them by just giving them imprisonment, because it will just encourage others to commit the crime as they will not have the fear of death in their minds. While punishing we should think about the innocent public in general instead of the criminal who did the scandalous crime. Abolishing death penalties will be injustice to the victims who suffered from the heinous acts of the criminals. Death penalty acts as a fear factor to many people who could have turned into a criminal and it is very important in a country like India.
Thank you, and that's all I would like to say.
|Baabu said: (Sep 1, 2015)|
|Apart from Terrorists, hired killers also should be given capital punishment. They kill unknown people just for money without any previous enmity. If these hired criminals are not given capital punishment the society will soon become barbarian.
These criminals come out on bail just in 15 days and commit more and more murders for money. They don't respect the law much. Because they have money power to influence to any level.
|Arvind said: (Sep 1, 2015)|
|I want to say that, fear is a things which make everyone follow the rule and regulation of any country. If one has done a crime and is subjected to capital punishment, then he has too pay for what he has done.
Excusing any person will in some way boost the crime. In modern era when people are more materialistic and are not interested in spiritual studies, are losing all sense of what to do and what not to do. Thy don't have any clear goal of life. That's they do what they think is good for them.
So Government should help bonafide spiritual leaders to educate people in mass about spirituality and to act in harmonizing way in nature.
Only giving capital punishment and not taking any realistic approach to stop crimes will lead to nowhere and only increase in crime, riots etc. So please guide and take care of each and every section of this country so that they lead meaningful and happy life.
|Ravichandran said: (Aug 29, 2015)|
|Capital punishment should be there or not. It should be decided by voting by public through by FREE SMS so that all public should vote. Any political party if gives assurance that they will implement punishment of hanging for all personnel involved in murder/rape or gang rape without consent/kidnapping for sexual assault/for brothel/extortion/bank robbery/anti national cases directly or indirectly will come to power with majority without any alliance.
A Court deciding capital punishment should be reviewed by a bench of 3 judges (whose names should not disclosed to media) of higher Court on getting appeal within 3 months of judgement given by lower Court.
But a person killing a person who killed his own family members should not be given capital punishment though he should not take law in his hands. Learned judges should take in to consideration all pros & cons of the cases before giving his final verdict.
No mercy petitions to president should be allowed or if allowed it should be decided within a week. Then only the strength of criminals will be reduced and actual capacity of Tihar will be maintained. People supporting no capital punishments should think nowadays jails becomes university of technology for criminals to learn new techniques.
Even a single criminal will not change if goes to jail for major crimes. Rape could be averted if old system of child marriage is comes again with fixing minimum age by the Doctors and also by banning of Horoscope matching system so that people get marry in time. This is my personal opinion, may be a public opinion.
|Ribor Kharsynniang said: (Aug 28, 2015)|
|Because being a democratic country like India, everyone have the right to live, therefore Capital Punishment is not fully applicable. But, if Capital Punishment is often applicable also, the criminal will kill the victim. For Eg. A rapist will kill a girl because he know if he let the girl live he will be sentence to death.
Abolition and promotion of Capital punishment is already a controversial in the first ground. How about leaving the decision to the victim or victim's family whether to let the person live or not, or harm the reproductive organ, if in the rape case?
|Diva said: (Aug 20, 2015)|
|This whole death penalty thing makes no sense. It's like the government will kill the prisoner for killing a person.
How does this make the government any different from the killer. You are killing a person for killing a person. Then aren't you committing the same crime?what lesson are you giving to the prisoner that you'll die and even if he regrets it, what can he do? It's too late to change anything.
You should allow him to live under the supervision of people so if he does a crime again he would be imprisoned for life. Why don't we start by using words instead of guns. "death penalty is a murder".
|Anwesha said: (Aug 19, 2015)|
|According to me capital punishment should not be abolished. If there is capital punishment, criminals will have fear factor in their minds. The terrorists and rapist should not be allowed to roam freely in the society. Rapists should be hanged in front of the public so that everyone will come to know that girls are not sex toys.|
|Urja said: (Aug 19, 2015)|
|In my opinion death penalty should be there in India so that one would think a thousand time before doing so or becoming a criminal.|
|Prashant said: (Aug 18, 2015)|
|Capital punishment should not be banned in India but it should be more specified and more descriptive so that any innocent person not get punished by this as per my opinion CP should be more worst than hanging people because it is easiest way of dead and terrorist who kills thousands of people and by taking only one life of him or her is not Justice to all those who are killed by them.|
|Sonam Kumar Yadav said: (Aug 17, 2015)|
|Friend have you ever read a newspaper article from a girl's point of view today India is crime capital jail's are full of criminals India in my point of view requires capital punishment. There are pro's and con's.
There should have a fear of death in one's mind which could resist them from committing crime. This should be continued till crime rates are in controls, till the last justices is delivered to the family's of victim.
|Arjunpat said: (Aug 14, 2015)|
|People say capital punishment should not given then fine the offender should tortured based on the crime and should be made to suffer, but of purse it is kinder to kill him so why are people against justice, are they against punishment of the offender because that is ridiculous.|
|Anonymous said: (Aug 14, 2015)|
|I don't think that the persons who commit such crimes are human beings. So I don't the should have any human rights. Death penalty should never be abolished because abolishing of death penalty will create an thinking of injustice for the victims of the crime.
But whomever it is given there should be an proper evidence of the crime.
|Pratyasha Swain said: (Aug 14, 2015)|
|Capital punishment should be given to the rarest of the rare crime. In a democratic country like India people should have the right to life. And while punishing we should think of the right of innocent people in general, not of the accused who did the heinous crime.|
|Charu Khare said: (Aug 14, 2015)|
|I think so capital punishment should be given in Indian context because its very necessary for those criminals who think that they can do crime freely and no one says or told anything to him and even not judiciary also see every crime his its a different level so we have to make a fear of punishment in their minds and according to theirs crimes judiciary take any action against to them.|
|Himanshu Gupta said: (Aug 13, 2015)|
|Capital punishment should be given according to the crime committed. In India capital punishment should be must but there must be a strong executed law which put the crime in a category. As per the category the punishment should be decided. Government should come up with this reforms. In case of minor, I totally disagree for the capital punishment. If we look at the cases of minor, most of the crime is done in self-defense or unknown to the minor.|
|Gowri said: (Aug 12, 2015)|
|If we save animals than we should also give humans another chance (this is what I believe). If they feel the pain they had given to others and then give an another chance then there are many chances for he /she to change (this I have experienced myself) , just like TIT FOR TAT. Many stories have values and have worked just like facts.
'BE THE CHANGE YOU WANT TO SEE'.
|Gowri said: (Aug 12, 2015)|
|I think CP should be banned but I think for severe cases like rape and murder and other such cases there should be other severe punishments but not death penalty. I think the other minor problems they should be given imprisonment. And the punishments should also be given crime wise.|
|Amelia said: (Aug 12, 2015)|
|Capital punishment should be banned I mean over 103 countries of the world have understood that the punishment of DEATH is not a way out. Moreover being a 9 std student the young mind of mind says that it is a never ending chain. I mean the person who sentenced the accused death is the killer of the accused. And then he is hanged and then the judge who sentenced him and it goes on.|
|Pritam said: (Aug 7, 2015)|
|Yes capital punishment is very necessary for India and all over country because its the only way according to me where the criminal can think before any crime. Every crime has a different level, so punishment should be done crime wise.
Criminal is not born as criminal the environment, their education, other activities make them to attempt crime which slowly turns them a criminal, because their is no punishment when he turning to be a criminal, if their is a fearful punishment so the criminal must think to be a criminal.
Till now executions is very rare cases seen, so according to me please do not take it in are cases. If the crime done so take a powerful action. Yes chance is one factor that can be given situation wise to the criminal. Thank you. Overall capital punishment should be in India, I am as an Indian I need it for me for my friends, for my family for every Indian.
|Dinesh said: (Aug 6, 2015)|
|According to my point of view the criminals should be given death penalty because this would set an example for career criminals that they cannot get away with that easily. It is in the same way that robber put in the prison is being prevented from do must be.|
|Bhawani said: (Aug 3, 2015)|
|I think capital punishment should be there. Because as we are having government to govern us. And jury also so some rules and punishment should be there to create fear in peoples mind. Don't take the example of Yukub and that kind of persons. Some of my friends saying that what we have achieved from capital punishment crimes or still there. So to regulate our nation to create peace and law in order some ultimatum should be there.|
|Navya said: (Aug 2, 2015)|
|I think capital punishment should be there in India because here crime rates are high and it should banned because one's life is not in our hands and I think killing a criminal won't kill the crime in conclusion capital punishment should be there but with torturing them severely.|
|Amit Kumar Pandey said: (Aug 2, 2015)|
|Friends now a days discussion on capital punishment specially among politician has become a new way of dividing our society. They correlate the one's capital punishment to his religion or society to attract the people of that particular religion or society.
I think this is the worst thing in our society. We should think that if a criminal who are doing heinous crime will not be punished according to his crime then what will happen to the justice of victims.
Some people give their logic against the capital punishment that there does not come fear in criminals by capital punishment then we should think that if they are not fearing from death then will they fear from life imprisonment?
|Dickson T J said: (Jul 31, 2015)|
|Capital punishment as a form of punishment must be removed from the statute book of all countries. Death penalty is barbaric! No civilised society can go with it. The vast majority of criminals are engaged with crimes not with a notion that they would be held by the law.
When they are indulging in crimes they think by suppressing the evidence they could escape. That is why even in Gulf countries also crimes are on the rise. Instead of capital punishment life long imprisonment can be given.
|Sehjot Ahuja said: (Jul 30, 2015)|
|Capital punishment? For what? till now how many people have become the victim of capital punishment? Is there any change? instead of capital punishment, raise the level of torment so that one day he'll realize his mistakes and could feel guilty and try to be a good person ahead.
Some people are of the view that crime rates are increasing so capital punishment should be there, see I'm not sure, but I've heard that in nations like Dubai, when a crime is done, his hands are cut! its a kind of torture. I believe such things should happen in nations like India as well.
|Vinay Kumar said: (Jul 28, 2015)|
|The punishment is not only for the criminals but it also spread the message in society that "the one who is wrong will deserve punishment" but today's man made justice system a puppet. Strong people use power to get rid of all the criminal cases and weak people only suffers. Our justice system in India is biased and every judge and lawyer know it by heart.
I don't think capital punishment is suffering it is pain for 5second only. But life imprisonment is suffering for whole life. So capital punishment should be banned, more time criminal ll spent miserable time in jail more ll be punishment and more ll be the massage for society.
|A Singh said: (Jul 20, 2015)|
|I think the whole concept of torturing a criminal till he pleads for death is just wrong. We in a civilized and humane society cannot undertake such activities. How can anyone decide how much a criminal should be tortured before he is killed? Our judges? I hardly think so.
This is the 21st century and we live in a democratic society, not some monarch or barbaric tribe that we'll leave it up to the king or the public to beat the criminal to death. What we can do is that we keep capital punishment, but bring in public hanging or an equally painless yet gruesome method of beheading.
As far as the pain for the Criminal is concerned, he/she should be given the verdict and then given a few years of rigorous punishment before his public hanging/beheading. In my opinion, the mental agony combined with solitary punishment will be enough to set an example for others as well as serve justice to the victims family.
|Craig said: (Jul 6, 2015)|
I am Craig and I want to express my ideas on capital punishment. Capital punishments should only be implemented for heinous crimes like terrorism, genocide etc. A person who has no control over his mind and has no possibilities of changing should be charged with death penalties. The purpose of putting a person behind bars is to make him aware of his mistake and making him enter society again but a persons life should not be put in the hands of another person.
On the other hand we can sentence a prisoner to jail for lifetime. But in the case of India I might have to go for capital punishments cause the victim is not given much justice. Criminals are released on bails and they repeat the same thing sometimes they even kill the victim after being released so as to take revenge. I hope there comes a change.
|Preet said: (May 5, 2015)|
|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.
|Sigi Herrera said: (Apr 28, 2015)|
|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.
|Pradip Maurya said: (Mar 25, 2015)|
|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.
|Ramesh Dhital said: (Mar 23, 2015)|
|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.|
|Chintanika said: (Mar 20, 2015)|
|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.
|Durgesh Tiss Tuljapur said: (Mar 10, 2015)|
|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.
|Avinash Chandrababu said: (Mar 5, 2015)|
|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.
|Ahmed Wali said: (Mar 1, 2015)|
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.
|Suman Saurabh said: (Feb 23, 2015)|
|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.
|Sumit Kumar,Dhanbad said: (Feb 22, 2015)|
|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.
|Niraj Shakya said: (Feb 18, 2015)|
|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.
|Greatindia said: (Feb 8, 2015)|
|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.|
|Mohit Gupta said: (Feb 3, 2015)|
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.
|Ramesh said: (Feb 2, 2015)|
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.
|Shaba said: (Feb 2, 2015)|
|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.
|Rahul Roy said: (Jan 27, 2015)|
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.
|Vikas said: (Jan 22, 2015)|
|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.
|Sunil Kumar said: (Jan 19, 2015)|
|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.
|Alice Joseph said: (Jan 15, 2015)|
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.
|Venuka said: (Jan 12, 2015)|
|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!|
|Harsha Prakash said: (Jan 5, 2015)|
|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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