Clemency Row

  • Rajoana clemency row: SC criticises Punjab govt March 29, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has criticised the Punjab government on the Balwant Singh Rajoana clemency issue. The court called the stay on the hanging of Rajoana, a drama by the state government. Rajoana is one of the assassins of former Punjab chief minister Beant Singh and was to be...
  • Beant killing: Court to decide on Rajoana's execution March 27, 2012

    New Delhi: A trial court in Chandigarh is expected to decide on the execution of former Punjab Chief Minister Beant Singh's co-assassin on Tuesday. Balwant Singh Rajoana is scheduled to be hanged on March 31. Several Sikh groups including the ruling Akali Dal-backed SGPC have appealed for clemency for him. The Patiala Central...