Devender Pal Singh Bhullar

  • A-G seeks time in Bhullar's case, SC adjourns hearing till March 26 March 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday adjourned the hearing on death row convict Devender Pal Singh Bhullar till March 26 as Attorney General GE Vahanvati has sought more time on grounds that the government is yet to take a decision on Bhullar's mercy plea. The Centre had earlier assured the...
  • Centre assures SC it will not execute death row convict Bhullar February 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The Centre has assured the Supreme Court that death row convict Khalistan Liberation Force terrorist Devender Pal Singh Bhullar will not be executed. The assurance comes in the wake of a mercy plea filed by his wife which is still pending before the President. The government has...
  • Delhi govt files affidavit against Bhullar's death penalty February 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi government on Friday filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court opposing terror attack convict Devender Pal Singh Bhullar's death penalty. "The government is opposed to giving death penalty to Bhullar as he is suffering from mental illness," the affidavit read. The Delhi government added that the judgement...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai January 29, 2014

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  • News 360: DGCA asks private airlines to treat MPs as VIPs January 29, 2014

    In what could probably expose the Union Ministry of Civil Aviation, a letter accessed by CNNIBN shows that the private airlines were asked by Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to provide special privileges to Parliamentarians, contrary to Minister Ajit Singh's claims. ...
  • Bhullar moves SC to commute his death penalty to life term January 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Khalistani terrorist Devender Pal Singh Bhullar has approached the Supreme Court seeking commutation of his death penalty to life term. The court has listed his curative petition for hearing on January 28. Bhullar's petition comes just a few days after judgement where the Supreme Court ruled that a delay...
  • 1993 Delhi blast: SC rejects Bhullar's review plea August 14, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected the review petition of 1993 Delhi blast accused, Devender Pal Singh Bhullar. Bhullar is on death row for his hand in the 1993 Delhi blasts. A Khalistani terrorist and death row convict Bhullar was sentenced to death by a trial court on August...
  • After Guru's hanging, politics over death row convicts starts February 12, 2013

    New Delhi: After the execution of the 2001 Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, political slugfest over convicts on death row has began. After Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's statement on Guru, the Shiromani Akali Dal has said the party will not allow the government to carry out the...
  • Bhullar's plea hearing over death penalty today February 22, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court is expected to hear a petition challenging the death penalty given to militant Devender Pal Singh Bhullar. His mercy plea was rejected last year after he was given death penalty in a 1993 car bombing case. The Khalistani militant had been sentenced to death for triggering...
  • Explain delay in Bhullar's mercy plea: SC to govt September 28, 2011

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the government to explain the reasons for delay in deciding on Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar's mercy plea. The apex court said it wanted to know what happened between 2003 and 2011. A bench headed by Justice GS Singhvi asked the Centre to file...