Tag: capital punishment in India

  • Speaking Volumes: Invitations to a Hanging

    (Published in the Business Standard, 12 February, 2012)     Not so long ago, the streets of Delhi echoed with the cries of “Phansi do! Phansi do!” Teenagers as young as 17 and 18 called for death to rapists, holding up hand-drawn posters that showed shaky, childishly scrawled gallows.   It is so easy to bring […]