KHALIL CHISHTI

  • SC may decide Khalil Chishty's fate Wednesday December 11, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce its verdict on Wednesday on the appeal of octogenarian Pakistani virologist Mohammad Khalil Chishty who has challenged the life imprisonment given to him for a murder in Rajasthan in 1992. An apex court bench of Justice P Sathasivam and Justice Ranjan...
  • India to discuss Sarabjit case with Pakistan May 21, 2012

    New Delhi: India will take up with Pakistan the issue of early release of Sarabjit Singh, the condemned Indian prisoner currently lodged in a Lahore jail, during the Home Secretarylevel talks on May 2425. This was conveyed by Home Minister P. Chidambaram to Sarabjit's sister Dalbir Kaur, who met him in...
  • Zardari seeks PM's help for Chishty's repatriation April 13, 2012

    Islamabad: President Asif Ali Zardari on Friday appealed to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to allow the release and repatriation on humanitarian grounds of Khalil Chishty, an 80yearold Pakistani given a life sentence in India after being convicted for murder. Zardari made the appeal in a personal letter addressed to the Indian...
  • Victim's family oppose Pak prisoner's release June 28, 2011

    New Delhi: The Rajasthan government is considering the mercy plea of 80yearold Pakistani prisoner Dr Khalil Chishty who's been in a jail in Ajmer for some 20 years. The family of the man he was convicted of murdering is now opposing his release, demanding that his plea be quashed. The...
  • PM recommends release of Pakistani prisoner June 21, 2011

    Jaipur: Following Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's intervention just days before the Foreign Secretary level talks between India and Pakistan, 78yearold Pakistani virologist Dr Khalil Chishty, who is languishing in Ajmer jail, may finally be released. Serving a life term for a 1992 murder, his mercy petition has been cleared by Rajasthan...