Vishal Yadav

  • 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: 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...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • Anna to inaugurate exhibition on his daily life April 8, 2012

    Mumbai: An exhibition of photographs capturing moments from the daily life of Anna Hazare will be held at the Mumbai Marathi Patrakar Sangh from April 8-14. The photographs were clicked by Mumbai resident Vishal Yadav who works for a Hindi news channel as a driver of Outdoor Broadcasting (OB) van....
  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Katara murder: Court finds third accused guilty July 6, 2011

    New Delhi: A Delhi sessions court on Wednesday held Sukhdev Pehelwan guilty in the Nitish Katara murder. It also held him guilty of destruction of evidence and kidnapping. Sukhdev Pehelwan was the third accused in the murder of Katara. He was present along with Vikas and Vishal Yadav during the murder. Nitish...
  • Katara murder: HC no to Vikas Yadav bail plea August 7, 2009

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday dismissed the bail applications of Vikas and Vishal Yadav, accused of killing Nitish Katara in 2002. A division bench comprising Justice B D Ahmed and Justice P K Bhasin dismissed the bail pleas of Vikas Yadav, son of Uttar Pradesh politician D P...
  • Ajay Katara held on kidnapping charges, alleges frame-up October 3, 2008

    New Delhi: Ajay Katara key witness in the Nitish Katara murder case was arrested by Ghaziabad police on Friday. Katara was arrested up after a woman, Manjula Yadav, filed a complaint, alleging that he had forcefully entered her home in Indira Nagar (Ghaziabad), misbehaved and tried to abduct her husband...
  • Katara case: Accused files appeal against Lower Court September 5, 2008

    New Delhi: The main accused in the Nitish Katara murder case, Vishal Yadav has filed an appeal in the Delhi High Court against his conviction by the Lower Court. On May 28 2008, the Yadav cousins were pronounced guilty for the kidnapping and murder of Katara six years ago....
  • Katara murder: Vikas blames media for conviction August 4, 2008

    New Delhi: Vikas Yadav, who was awarded a life sentence in the high-profile Nitish Katara murder case has approached the Supreme Court and asked for his case to be transferred out of Delhi. He has said that there is too much of a media trial in the Capital, which is influencing...
  • We are victims of political vendetta: D P Yadav May 30, 2008

    New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh politician D P Yadav, whose son Vishal Yadav was awarded life imprisonment in the Nitish Katara murder case, on Friday termed the sentence a result of political vendetta. "We will go to the High Court against this judgement. Our children are victims of a political vendetta," Yadav...
  • Vikas, Vishal get life term for Katara murder | Watch May 31, 2008

    New Delhi: Vikas Yadav, son of controversial UP politician D P Yadav, and his cousin Vishal, were on Friday sentenced to life imprisonment in the Nitish Katara murder case. The Patiala House Court handed out the term to Vikas and Vishal for the murder of Nitish, a business executive, six years...
  • Bharti Yadav says her brothers are innocent May 30, 2008

    New Delhi: The Patiala House Court in New Delhi is likely to sentence Vikas Yadav and Vishal Yadav on Friday. Both were convicted for murdering the son of an IAS officer, Nitish Katara in 2002. The cousins allegedly kidnapped Katara from a wedding party, bludgeoned him with a hammer and...
  • Verdict in Nitish Katara murder case today May 30, 2008

    New Delhi: For Nitish Katara's mother, Neelam Katara, Friday will be another red letter day. It is the day the court will sentence Vikas and Vishal Yadav — the men convicted for killing her son. On Wednesday, a city court found the two cousins guilty of the kidnapping and murdering...
  • Neelam Katara's battle for justice pays off May 28, 2008

    New Delhi: Vikas Yadav and his cousin Vishal Yadav were convicted on Wednesday by the Patiala House Court for kidnapping and killing Nitish Katara six years ago on February 16, 2002. As soon as the court delivered its verdict, it was all smiles and celebrations for Nitish's mother Neelam Katara as...
  • Forum: Justice delayed is not justice denied May 28, 2008

    Her son may be no more. But for Neelam Katara, Wednesday, May 28, will be a day forever etched in the annals of her memory with the Patiala High Court pronouncing a guilty verdict on her son’s killers, Vikas and Vishal Yadav. A mother who sat and cried silent tears...
  • In Pics: Love kills! When honour breeds hatred May 28, 2008

    Love kills and how! Some kill to restore family honour, some to avenge transgression of family traditions and others because of religious intolerance. No matter what, people are killed and innocent lives are lost. One can only wonder how religion, reputation, creed and family honour can be more important than...