SHIVANI BHATNAGAR

  • Shivani murder: SC issues notice to RK Sharma February 13, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday sought dismissed IPS officer RK Sharma's response on a Delhi police plea challenging his acquittal in the Shivani Bhatnagar murder case. A bench of justices Aftab Alam and Ranjana Prakash Desai issued notices also to Sri Bhagwan and Satya Prakash, who too were...
  • Shivani case: Plea against RK Sharma's acquittal January 11, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Wednesday filed a petition in the Supreme Court challenging the acquittal of suspended IPS officer Ravi Kant Sharma and others in journalist Shivani Bhatnagar murder case. The police has filed the appeal against the October 12, 2011 verdict of the Delhi High Court acquitting...
  • Shivani murder: ExIPS officer RK Sharma freed October 12, 2011

    New Delhi: After nearly 10 years in jail, dismissed IPS officer Ravi Kant Sharma was on Wednesday acquitted in the murder case of journalist Shivani Bhatnagar. The Delhi High Court observed that there was benefit of doubt. However, the court upheld the conviction of Pradeep Sharma, one of the four persons...
  • Shivani murder case lacks evidence: Satyaprakash's lawyer October 12, 2011

    Satyaprakash's lawyer Sarfaraz said that the three were acquitted in the Shivani Bhatnagar murder case on benefit of doubt. ...
  • Shivani Bhatnagar case: RK Sharma acquitted October 12, 2011

    New Delhi: Former Indian Police Service (IPS) officer RK Sharma and two others have been acquitted by the Delhi High Court on Wednesday in the Shivani Bhatnagar murder case giving the trio the benefit of doubt. While Sharma, Sri Bhagwan, Satya Prakash have been acquitted, the court upheld the life sentence...
  • HC to announce verdict in Shivani Bhatnagar case October 12, 2011

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court will pronounce its verdict on the plea of the convicts in the Indian Express reporter Shivani Bhatnagar murder case on Wednesday. Former IPS officer and Haryana top cop RK Sharma and three others have appealed against their conviction and life sentence in the case....
  • 'Except for the crime, Sharma an asset for nation' March 24, 2008

    New Delhi: After six years of trial, 20,000 pages of court documents and 209 prosecution witnesses of which 51 turned hostile IPS officer RK Sharma has been sentenced to life in prison for his involvement in the highprofile murder case of journalist Shivani Bhatnagar. Sharma's accomplices Sri...
  • Life gets tough, Sharma to be moved to new jail March 24, 2008

    New Delhi: From IG Prisons in Haryana to a convict in India's largest jail, the tables have turned for RK Sharma, who has been pronounced guilty in the Shivani Bhatnagar murder case. The quantum of punishment has been announced and Sharma will now be moving to a another jail in...
  • Shivani Bhatnagar case: Top cop gets life term March 24, 2008

    New Delhi: From a custodian of the law to a convicted law breaker, life has come full circle for suspended senior IPS officer R K Sharma. Nine years after Indian Express reporter, Shivani Bhatnagar was brutally murdered, a Delhi court found former Haryana topcop, R K Sharma and three...
  • Sharma's fate hangs in balance, sentencing today March 24, 2008

    New Delhi: From a custodian of the law to a convicted law breaker, life has come full circle for suspended senior IPS officer R K Sharma. Nine years after Indian Express reporter, Shivani Bhatnagar was brutally murdered, a Delhi court found former Haryana topcop, R K Sharma and three others...
  • Verdict on Monday in Shivani murder case March 20, 2008

    New Delhi: The prosecution has sought death penalty for senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Ravi Kant Sharma and hired killer Pradeep Sharma in the Shivani Bhatnagar murder case. However, Additional Sessions Judge Rajendra Kumar Shastri reserved the verdict till March 24 and said that the judgement will be delivered...
  • Top cop RK Sharma to be sentenced today March 20, 2008

    New Delhi: A Delhi court will pronounce the quantum of punishment in the Shivani Bhatnagar murder case on Thursday. Suspended Inspector General of Police Ravi Kant Sharma, and three others, Pradeep Sharma, Sri Bhagwan and Satya Prakash have been found guilty in the case. They are likely to be handed down...
  • IPS officer Sharma to appeal against guilty verdict March 19, 2008

    New Delhi: IPS officer R K Sharma will appeal in the Delhi High Court against a lower courts judgment holding him guilty of the murder of journalist Shivani Bhatnagar in 1999. A court in Delhi on Tuesday found Sharma and three others guilty of murder, criminal conspiracy and destruction of evidence....
  • Chronology: Shivani Bhatnagar murder case March 18, 2008

    Here is a timeline of the events in the Shivani Bhatnagar murder case: January 23, 1999: Shivani Bhatnagar, a correspondent with English daily Indian Express murdered at her East Delhi apartment. July 30, 2002: Police arrest Sri Bhagwan, son of a former Haryana police officer, who had worked under IPS officer Ravi...
  • Shivani murder case: Top cop RK Sharma found guilty March 18, 2008

    New Delhi: A Delhi fasttrack court on Tuesday convicted suspended IPS officer Ravi Kant Sharma in the sensational Shivani Bhatnagar murder case of 1999 along with three other coaccused. While the IPS officer has been convicted under Sections 302, 120B and 201of the Indian Penal Code, three others Sri Bhagwan,...
  • Shivani Bhatnagar murder case verdict likely today March 18, 2008

    New Delhi: Almost nine years and 51 hostile witnesses later, the verdict in the Shivani Bhatnagar murder case may be out on Tuesday. Shivani, a principal correspondent with national daily The Indian Express was murdered on January 23, 1999, in her Nav Kunj Apartment of east Delhi. A man who came to...
  • R K Sharma denies contacts with coaccused March 9, 2007

    New Delhi: Suspended IPS officer R K Sharma, who is the prime accused in the Shivani Bhatnagar murder case, on Friday denied that he, during his tenure as IG Prisons, Haryana, was in touch of one of coaccused, who was then lodged in Gurgaon jail in connection with another case. In...
  • Shivani murder: SC rejects Sharma's plea February 13, 2007

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday came down with a heavy hand on the prime accused in Shivani Bhatnagar murder case, suspended IPS officer R K Sharma. The SC has dismissed the plea of Sharma for a copy of the statement recorded by the investigating officer of Shivanis husband Rakesh...