Nitish Katara

  • Katara case: HC grants Vikas Yadav 2 days custody parole August 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday allowed Vikas Yadav, convicted for killing Nitish Katara, to meet his ailing grandfather by granting him custody parole of two days as a test to see if he is "fit to be let out in society". The court, for the time being, refused...
  • Killers of Nitish Katara deserve death: Delhi Police to HC August 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The city police on Friday told the Delhi High Court that Vikas Yadav and two others, convicted for killing Nitish Katara in 2002, deserve death penalty as the offence was "pre-meditated" and committed in a "cold- blooded" manner. "The convicts (Vikas, Vishal and Sukhdev Pehalwan), in furtherance of their...
  • Nitish Katara murder case: Mother seeks death for convicts July 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The mother of Nitish Katara, who was abducted and killed in 2002, on Friday sought death penalty for the three convicts including UP politician DP Yadav's son Vikas saying they were a "menace to the society and there was no chance of their reformation or rehabilitation". Neelam Katara's counsel,...
  • Nitish Katara case: HC issues notice to Delhi Police on parole plea of Vishal Yadav May 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday sought a response from the Delhi Police on a plea of Vishal Yadav, one of the three convicts in Nitish Katara murder case, seeking three months parole to attend his younger brother's wedding. A special bench of justices Geeta Mittal and Justice JR...
  • Nitish Katara murder case: Complaint filed against Congress leader for demanding extortion April 14, 2014

    A prime witness in Nitish Katara murder case has lodged a complaint against a Noida-based Congress leader and "close aide" of DP Yadav for allegedly demanding extortion in Sahibabad area in Ghaziabad. Ajay Katara in his complaint at Sahibabad police station of Ghaziabad, has alleged that Congress leader Kriparam Sharma, who...
  • Nitish Katara murder: Mother Neelam satisfied with High Court order April 2, 2014

    New Delhi: The mother of Nitish Katara, who was abducted and murdered in 2002, said her stand has been vindicated by the high court which held that the murder of her son was a case of honour killing. "This is an important stage and this battle for justice would continue. With...
  • Nitish Katara murder: HC upholds conviction, life term of the Yadavs April 2, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday upheld a trial court order sentencing three convicts in the Nitish Katara murder case to life imprisonment. The court dismissed the appeals of the three convicts - son and nephew of politician DP Yadav, Vikas and Vishal, and contract killer Sukhdev - saying...
  • Nitish Katara murder: Delhi HC verdict on Yadavs' plea today April 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Twelve years after the murder of Nitish Katara, the Delhi High Court will on Wednesday deliver its judgement on the appeal filed by politician DP Yadav's son Vikas Yadav and nephew Vishal Yadav. A trial court had sentenced Vikas and Vishal Yadav to life imprisonment six years ago....
  • Cops guarding witness in Nitish Katra murder case offered Rs 50 lakh for not defending January 5, 2014

    Three UP police constables, deputed for security of Ajay Katara — prime witness in the Nitish Katara murder case — on Saturday filed a complaint alleging that a colleague offered them Rs 50 lakh each for "not guarding" Ajay during an attack planned "at the behest of politician". The three constables...
  • Policemen guarding Ajay Katara offered Rs 50 lakh for not defending him January 4, 2014

    Three UP police constables, deputed for security of Ajay Katra, prime witness in Nitish Katara murder case, filed a complaint on Saturday alleging their colleague offered them Rs 50 lakh each for "not defending" Ajay during an attack planned" at the behest of politician DP Yadav". The three constables, Harun Ali,...
  • Nitish Katara murder: High Court reserves judgment April 17, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday reserved its judgment on appeals of three convicts against a trial court verdict awarding them life imprisonment for abducting and killing Nitish Katara in 2002. A division bench of Justice Gita Mittal and Justice JR Midha reserved the judgment after all the parties...
  • Nitish Katara's brother attacked, DP Yadav named in FIR March 8, 2013

    Ghaziabad: Ajay Katara, key witness in the murder and kidnap case of his elder brother Nitish Katara, has lodged an FIR against unidentified persons alleging that they had made an attempt on his life and named politician DP Yadav as the mastermind of the attack. Ajay is a prime witness...
  • Give death to Nitish Katara killers: Police to court August 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Seeking death penalty for the convicts, police on Tuesday told the Delhi High Court that Nitish Katara and Bharti Yadav were in an "intense relationship" and her family's opposition to their friendship led to Katara's murder in 2002. Special Public Prosecutor Dayan Krishnan told a division bench of Justice...
  • Kidnapping charge on Vishal atrocious: Counsel to HC July 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Vishal Yadav, serving life term along with his cousin Vikas for killing Nitish Katara in 2002, on Thursday told the Delhi High Court that an "atrocious" charge of kidnapping had been framed by the trial judge despite the fact that the victim was a major and contemplating marriage. "An...
  • Delhi policemen helped Nitish Katara's killers July 17, 2012

    New Delhi: In an embarrassment for the Delhi Police, it has come to light in an official report that its men colluded and aided murder convicts Vikas and Vishal Yadav, who are serving a life sentence for the murder of Nitish Katara. According to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)...
  • Katara murder: Vishal Yadav seeks retrial July 5, 2012

    New Delhi: In a sensational twist to the Nitish Katara murder of 2002 in which Vikas Yadav and Vishal Yadav were convicted and sentenced to life, the latter has sought a retrial of the case, claiming that he was not seen with Katara before the murder. Vishal Yadav's lawyer Ram...
  • News 360: Common two-tier test for IITs, NITs, IIITs from 2013 May 28, 2012

    Starting next year, IIT council, NIT and IIIT council will have a single entrance test for engineering colleges which come under the three councils. ...
  • 'Katara killers' long hospital stays unjustified' May 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Brothers Vikas and Vishal Yadav, convicted for the murder of Nitish Katara in 2008, and who managed to stay out of the Tihar jail for over 151 days since then now face flak from an independent inquiry panel. Commissioned on Delhi High Court's orders, the panel of doctors led...
  • Medical report spells more trouble for Katara killers May 28, 2012

    New Delhi: In what may prove to be more trouble for Nitish Katara's killers, CNN-IBN has accessed the Army Medical Board report on their medical records that questions their prolonged stays in hospitals using flimsy medical grounds and staying out of jail thus. In November 2011, CNN-IBN had reported how Vikas...
  • Nitish killers don't need hospitalisation: panel March 27, 2012

    New Delhi: In a major setback for Nitish Katara killers Vikas and Vishal Yadav a medical board at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) says that the duo is not suffering from any medical condition and don't require hospitalisation. A board of 10 doctors examined Vikas and Vishal between...
  • Vishal, Vikas' hospital visits to be probed March 23, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday ordered a medical board to be formed to investigate why Vikas Yadav and Vishal Yadav needed to make several visits to AIIMS Hospital and Batra Hospital. The duo are murder convicts in the Nitish Katara case. CNN-IBN had reported that both the accused...
  • Katara case: Court to hear plea against convicts February 24, 2012

    New Delhi: A Delhi court is expected to hear Nitish Katara's mother's complaint against convicts Vikas and Vishal Yadav on Friday. Katara's mother Neelam Katara had earlier claimed they have been enjoying preferential treatment at Tihar Jail. CNN-IBN had reported that both the accused had made 151 medical outings in...
  • Katara murder case: Vishal Yadav denied bail November 18, 2011

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday refused to grant bail to Vishal Yadav, who along with his cousin Vikas, is serving life term for killing Nitish Katara in 2002. A bench of justices BS Chauhan and TS Thakur, however, asked the Delhi High Court to decide expeditiously the appeals filed...
  • If you have money, law is on your side: Neelam Katara November 16, 2011

    Nitish Katara's mother, Neelam Katara commented on Manu Sharma getting a 5-day parole and said change is needed in Indian Penal Code. ...
  • Katara killer Vishal Yadav moves SC for bail November 11, 2011

    New Delhi: Vishal Yadav, who along with his cousin Vikas, is serving life term for killing MBA graduate Nitish Katara in 2002, on Friday moved the Supreme Court for bail. Pleading for bail, he submitted in his petition that he was not keeping well and there was no "direct evidence" against...
  • Vikas Yadav moves Delhi HC for four-day bail November 9, 2011

    New Delhi: Vikas Yadav, convicted for killing Nitish Katara, on Wednesday moved the Delhi High Court seeking bail for four days. Yadav's lawyer told the court that Vikas needed to attend to some property related matters. Hearing the plea, the Delhi High Court asked the Delhi Police to reply to the bail...
  • Katara killers avail 151 medical outings in 3 yrs November 8, 2011

    New Delhi: The Yadav brothers, convicted in the murder of Nitish Katara, have been finding an easy get-away in hospitals. Fresh data reveals that Vikas and Vishal Yadav made 66 hospital visits from February 2010 to date. CNN-IBN had reported on Monday that the brothers made 85 hospital visits between May...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai November 7, 2011

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  • Is the parole system being misused by VIPs? November 7, 2011

    The killers of Nitish Katara, Vikas and Vishal Yadav, sentenced to life imprisonment by the court, have been misusing the system to stay in government hospital for extended periods. ...
  • Nitish Katara killers live in luxury in hospital November 7, 2011

    New Delhi: The killers of Nitish Katara, Vikas and Vishal Yadav, sentenced to life imprisonment by the court, have been misusing the system to stay in government hospital for extended periods. The Yadav brothers, who are sons of former MP and Uttar Pradesh strongman D P Yadav, have enjoyed 85 medical...