Khalistani Terrorist

  • Relief for Bhullar, Centre in favour of commuting his death penalty March 27, 2014

    New Delhi: In a major relief to Khalistani terrorist Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar, the Centre told the Supreme Court on Thursday that it was in favour of commuting his death penalty into life imprisonment. The Centre said that there was a delay of 18 years in deciding on his mercy petition. Bhullar...
  • SC stays execution of 1993 Delhi blast convict Devinderpal Singh Bhullar January 31, 2014

    New Delhi: In what may be welcome news for some Sikh organisations, the Supreme Court on Friday stayed the execution of Khalistani terrorist Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar, a convict in the 1993 Delhi bomb blast case. The court also directed the Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences, where Bhullar is...
  • Arvind Kejriwal seeks clemency for Khalistani terrorist Bhullar January 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is bound to raise the Congress's hackles once again. He has written to the President, seeking clemency for Khalistani terrorist Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar who is on death row for the September 1993 bomb blast that killed nine people, including a youth Congress...
  • 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...
  • SC commutes death sentences of 15 convicts January 22, 2014

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday commuted death penalty of 15 convicts on the grounds of inordinate delay and mental illness. The ruling could help Khalistani terrorist Devender Pal Singh Bhullar and Rajiv Gandhi's assassins escape the noose. ...
  • Bhullar's family should be allowed to meet him: NHRC April 17, 2013

    New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission on Wednesday "strongly" recommended to the government to allow close relatives of Khalistani terrorist Devender Pal Singh Bhullar, who is on the death row, to meet him. Bhullar, whose plea for commutation of death sentence to life imprisonment for his involvement in the...
  • Supreme Court to hear Bhullar's mercy plea today November 9, 2011

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday will hear death row convict Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar's plea to convert his sentence into a life term. The Khalistani militant who had been sentenced to death for triggering the 1993 Delhi car bomb attack that killed 12 people, had filed a mercy petition...
  • Bhullar's wife asks SC to commute death sentence June 26, 2011

    New Delhi: Pleading that a mentally imbalanced person should not be executed, the wife of terrorist Devender Pal Singh Bhullar has urged the Supreme Court to quash his death penalty and commute it to life term. In a fresh writ petition filed by senior counsel K T S Tulsi, the convict's...
  • Politics behind Bhullar clemency issue: Bitta May 30, 2011

    Chandigarh: All India AntiTerrorist Front Chairman MS Bitta on Monday said political parties were indulging in votebank politics over rejection of mercy plea of death row convict and Khalistan militant Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar even as SGPC decided to file a review petition against capital punishment for Bhullar. "It is unfortunate...
  • ExPunjab DGP against clemency for Bhullar May 30, 2011

    New Delhi: Former Punjab DGP KPS Gill has hit out at attempts to politicise the mercy plea of Khalistani terrorist Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar ahead of elections in the Punjab. Gill said, "There should be no clemency for Bhullar and that politics is being played over it as elections are due...
  • Cong joins Akali Dal's save Bhullar campaign May 30, 2011

    New Delhi: The Opposition Congress in Punjab has joined the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal to seek a pardon for Khalistani terrorist Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar after President Pratibha Patil rejected his mercy petition earlier this week. After Afzal Guru yet another man's death verdict is embroiled in the game of...