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 coassassin on Tuesday. Balwant Singh Rajoana is scheduled to be hanged on March 31. Several Sikh groups including the ruling Akali Dalbacked SGPC have appealed for clemency for him. The Patiala Central...