Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar

  • Bhullar case: Bitta to seek permission from Sonia for self immolation 31-03-2014 03:32 PM

    New Delhi: Upset over Supreme Court commuting the death sentence of Khalistani terrorist Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar, former Youth Congress chief MS Bitta on Monday said that he would seek permission from party president Sonia Gandhi and the court to commit self-immolation. The All-India-Anti-Terrorist Front (AIATF) chief, who was targeted...
  • SC commutes deathpenalty of Delhi blast convict Bhullar to life 31-03-2014 11:00 AM

    The Supreme Court on Monday commuted death sentence of 1993 Delhi blast convict Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar to life imprisonment. The apex court has commuted his sentence on two grounds - Bhullar was suffering mental illness and the court said that there has been inordinate delay of 8 years by...
  • SC dismisses Centre's review plea on mercy petitions 12-03-2014 03:01 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a review petition by the Centre which sought that the top court revisit its January order of commuting death sentences if there is a delay in deciding mercy petitions. The Supreme Court had commuted death penalties of 15 convicts to life sentences...
  • Government opposes commuting death sentence of Rajiv Gandhi killers 04-02-2014 12:36 PM

    New Delhi: The Centre on Tuesday opposed commuting the death sentence of Rajiv Gandhi's killers to life term. The government argued against showing any leniency to the convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case saying that the President's office cannot be blamed for delay. "There was a delay by the...
  • Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: SC to hear death convicts' plea today 04-02-2014 08:33 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday will take up the pleas of the three death convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case seeking commutation of their death sentence to life imprisonment citing delay of over 11 years in deciding their mercy petitions by the President. The petition has come...
  • Arvind Kejriwal seeks clemency for Khalistani terrorist Bhullar 29-01-2014 01:19 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is bound to raise the Congress's hackles once again. He has written to the President, seeking clemency for Khalistani terrorist Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar who is on death row for the September 1993 bomb blast that killed nine people, including a youth Congress...
  • SC agrees to hear Devinderpal Bhullar's plea against death in open court 28-01-2014 04:28 PM

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear in an open court the plea of Khalistan Liberation Force terrorist Devinderpal Singh for commutation of death sentence awarded to him for the September 1993 blast to life imprisonment. A bench comprising Chief Justice P Sathasivam and justices R M Lodha, H...
  • Doctor, judge say there is a case to grant pardon to Bhullar 24-04-2013 09:47 AM

    New Delhi: The political debate over the execution of Khalistani terrorist Devender Pal Singh Bhullar remains charged, but there is a new twist, his doctor and one of the judges who ruled in his case, say there is a case to grant him pardon. While the Supreme Court has shot...
  • Bhullar's family should be allowed to meet him: NHRC 17-04-2013 06:22 PM

    New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission on Wednesday "strongly" recommended to the government to allow close relatives of Khalistani terrorist Devender Pal Singh Bhullar, who is on the death row, to meet him. Bhullar, whose plea for commutation of death sentence to life imprisonment for his involvement in the...
  • Punjab CM meets Prime Minister, seeks mercy for Bhullar 15-04-2013 12:18 PM

    New Delhi: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and his deputy Sukhbir Singh Badal on Monday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh seeking clemency for Khalistani terrorist and 1993 blast convict Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar, whose mercy petition was turned down by the Supreme Court. "We have submitted a memorandum to...
  • SC verdict on Bhullar: Punjab CM to meet PM today 15-04-2013 10:03 AM

    Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and his deputy Sukhbir Singh Badal will meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday, in connection with the death row convict Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar case. "Both Badals will meet the Prime Minister tomorrow (Monday) to seek commutation of death sentence of Bullar...
  • Security stepped up after SC rejects Bhullar's plea 15-04-2013 04:53 AM

    Chandigarh: Security was on Sunday stepped up across the Punjab in the wake of uneasy calm among the radicals after the apex court had rejected the petition of Khalistani terrorist Devinderpal Singh Bhullar to commute his death sentence. The deployment of police have been increased by mobilising Punjab Armed Police...
  • Bhullar issue: Badal, Sukhbir to meet Manmohan Singh 15-04-2013 12:30 AM

    Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and his deputy Sukhbir Singh Badal will meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday, in connection with the death row convict Devinderpal Singh Bhullar case. "Both Badals will meet the Prime Minister tomorrow to seek commutation of death sentence of Bullar to life...
  • Katju writes to President seeking pardon for Bhullar 13-04-2013 08:25 PM

    New Delhi: Press Council of India (PCI) chairperson Justice Markandey Katju has written to President Pranab Mukherjee seeking pardon for Devender Pal Singh Bhullar who has been awarded death sentence in connection with the 1993 Delhi bomb blast case. Katju's letter comes close on the heels of a two-judge bench...
  • SC verdict on Bhullar: Punjab Police put on high alert 13-04-2013 11:21 AM

    Chandigarh/New Delhi: A day after the Supreme Court turned down the plea of death row convict and Khalistani terrorist Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar for commutation of his death sentence to life term, the Punjab Police has been been asked to step up security across the state. Delivering the operative portion...
  • All is not over, will fight the battle politically: Bhullar's friend 12-04-2013 11:52 PM

    The Supreme Court on Friday rejected Khalistani terrorist Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar's plea to commute his death sentence to life. ...
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  • The Last Word: Was the SC right to reject Bhullar's mercy plea? 12-04-2013 09:31 PM

    The Supreme Court on Friday rejected the mercy petition of Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar, who had sought commutation of his death penalty to life sentence on the ground that there was inordinate delay by the President over his plea for clemency. ...
  • SC decision on Bhullar a setback for 17 others on death row as well 12-04-2013 08:59 PM

    New Delhi: No relief for Khalistani terrorist Devender Pal Singh Bhullar. But the Supreme Court decision spells disappointment for others on death row too. The apex court on Friday rejected the mercy petition of Bhullar, who had sought commutation of his death penalty to life sentence on the ground that...
  • Bhullar verdict is 'death of democracy': SGPC 12-04-2013 05:00 PM

    Amritsar: Reacting sharply to the Supreme Court's verdict on Khalistani terrorist Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar, Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) on Friday said the judgement was "the death of democracy". "There are two kinds of laws in India. One kind of law is for the Sikh minorities and the other...
  • How can the judiciary hang a mentally unstable man, asks Bhullar's friend 12-04-2013 03:28 PM

    Unhappy with the Supreme Court's decision on his friend Devinder Pal Bhullar's mercy petition, Arvinder Singh said their battle is on and they will approach Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the issue. ...
  • SC verdict on Bhullar does justice to the whole country: MS Bitta 12-04-2013 01:13 PM

    The Supreme Court on Friday rejected the mercy petition of 1993 Delhi blast accused Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar, who had sought commutation of his death penalty to life sentence on the ground that there was inordinate delay by the President over his plea for clemency. MS Bitta, who escaped Bhullar's...
  • Solitary confinement made Bhullar a mental wreck: Navkiran Singh 12-04-2013 12:39 PM

    The Supreme Court on Friday rejected the mercy petition of 1993 Delhi blast accused Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar, who had sought commutation of his death penalty to life sentence on the ground that there was inordinate delay by the President over his plea for clemency. But advocating his life sentence...
  • SC rejects Devinder Pal Bhullar's plea, upholds death in 1993 blast case 12-04-2013 11:29 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday rejected the mercy petition of Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar, who had sought commutation of his death penalty to life sentence on the ground that there was inordinate delay by the President over his plea for clemency. The court said that delay cannot be...
  • Supreme Court to hear Bhullar's mercy plea today 09-11-2011 08:46 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday will hear death row convict Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar's plea to convert his sentence into a life term. The Khalistani militant who had been sentenced to death for triggering the 1993 Delhi car bomb attack that killed 12 people, had filed a mercy...
  • New York: Sikhs protest Bhullar's death penalty 26-07-2011 08:13 AM

    United Nations: Asking the United Nations to put pressure on India to not carry out death sentence on Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar, hundreds of Sikhs gathered near the UN headquarters and protested against his death penalty. Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, legal adviser of Sikhs for Justice said that the group had...
  • Bhullar's wife asks SC to commute death sentence 26-06-2011 10:27 AM

    New Delhi: Pleading that a mentally imbalanced person should not be executed, the wife of terrorist Devender Pal Singh Bhullar has urged the Supreme Court to quash his death penalty and commute it to life term. In a fresh writ petition filed by senior counsel K T S Tulsi, the...
  • SGPC to approach UNHRC to save Bhullar 31-05-2011 04:39 PM

    New Delhi: Politics continue over Khalistani terrorist Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar's mercy issue. The Shiromani Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC) has decided to approach the United Nations Human Rights Commission asking it to intervene for saving Bhullar, whose mercy plea was rejected by President Pratibha Patil last week. The SGPC will...
  • Politics behind Bhullar clemency issue: Bitta 30-05-2011 06:41 PM

    Chandigarh: All India Anti-Terrorist Front Chairman MS Bitta on Monday said political parties were indulging in votebank politics over rejection of mercy plea of death row convict and Khalistan militant Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar even as SGPC decided to file a review petition against capital punishment for Bhullar. "It is...
  • Cong joins Akali Dal's save Bhullar campaign 29-05-2011 11:40 AM

    New Delhi: The Opposition Congress in Punjab has joined the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal to seek a pardon for Khalistani terrorist Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar after President Pratibha Patil rejected his mercy petition earlier this week. After Afzal Guru yet another man's death verdict is embroiled in the game of...