Dr Khalil Chisty

  • SC frees Pakistan virologist Dr Khalil Chisty December 12, 2012

    New Delhi: In a big relief for Pakistani virologist Dr Khalil Chisty, the Supreme Court announced his release on Wednesday. The apex court has said that the punishment given to him will be considered undergone. He had challenged the life imprisonment given to him for a murder in Rajasthan in...
  • Sarabjit for Chishti: Is this genuine 'Aman ki Asha'? June 26, 2012

    Just about two months after India released jailed Pakistan scientist Dr Khalil Chisti, Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari commuted the death sentence of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh, who had been languishing in jail for 22 years. ...
  • HC dismisses Pak doc's plea against imprisonment December 20, 2011

    Ajmer: The Rajasthan High Court on Tuesday dismissed 80yearold Pakistani virologist Dr Khalil Chishti's plea challenging the life imprisonment awarded to him in a murder case. That sentence had come after a 19 year long trial during which he was virtually under house arrest. The mercy plea of Chisti, who...
  • Chisti's family to meet Rajasthan Governor November 19, 2011

    Jaipur: The family of Pakistani doctor Khalil Chisti has been granted permission to meet the Governor of Rajasthan on Saturday to plead for his release on a monthlong visa. Dr Chisti's wife, Meherunissa Chisti, said, "I appeal the Rajasthan Government to please release Dr Chisti in a months time. My...
  • Rajasthan govt sends second mercy plea for Chisti August 11, 2011

    Ajmer: The Rajasthan government, CNNIBN has learned, has recommended the release of Dr Khalil Chishti, who has lived for 19 years in house arrest in Ajmer and was only convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment in January. This will be the second time the government has sent the Governor a...
  • Ajmer: 78yearold Pak doctor hopes for release July 6, 2011

    Jaipur: Dr Khalil Chisty, 78, who is battling several ailments at the Ajmer Jail may not have much time. And that's why the movement to release him and reunite him with his family across the border in Pakistan is gaining momentum. Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt has now put in his support...
  • Pak doctor hopes for an early release June 24, 2011

    Jaipur: Dr Khaleel Chisty, the 78yearold Pakistani virologist, hopes for an early release from the Ajmer jail, even as the Indian and Pakistani foreign secretaries held talks in Islamabad. Dr Chisty, who is serving a jail term for murder in Ajmer, Rajasthan, has a chance of being released, as a goodwill...
  • India hints at releasing 78yearold Pak doc June 23, 2011

    New Delhi: As India and Pakistan's foreign secretaries meet on Thursday in Islamabad with terror once again on the agenda, New Delhi indicates that it could release 78yearold Pakistan prisoner Dr Khalil Chisty as a goodwill gesture. India's Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao said she was hopeful of an early release of...