Veerappan

  • DMK welcomes SC order commuting death sentence 21-01-2014 11:57 PM

    Chennai: DMK today welcomed Supreme Court commuting the death sentence of four aides of forest brigand Veerappan. "I welcome it," said DMK Treasurer and party chief M Karunanidhi's son MK Stalin when reporters asked him about the apex court ruling. The Supreme Court has given life term to 15 death...
  • Cases that may be affected by Supreme Court judgement 21-01-2014 01:48 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday commuted death penalty of 15 convicts on the grounds of inordinate delay and mental illness. The apex court said the death penalty can be commuted when there is an inordinate and inexplicable delay in deciding the mercy plea of the convicts. While the...
  • SC commutes death penalty of 15 convicts due to delay, mental illness 21-01-2014 11:01 AM

    New Delhi: In a landmark and significant judgement, the Supreme Court on Tuesday commuted death penalty of 15 convicts on the grounds of inordinate delay and mental illness. The apex court said the death penalty can be commuted when there is an inordinate and inexplicable delay in deciding the mercy...
  • 'SC says no imminent danger to Veerappan aides' 17-02-2013 12:20 PM

    The Supreme Court has refused to admit their petition amidst speculation that they may be hanged soon. ...
  • 'IAS officer feared rise of a junior Veerappan' 16-09-2011 09:50 AM

    Coimbatore: Days after the notorious forest brigand Veerappan was shot dead by the Special Task Force in October 2004, a senior IAS officer in Tamil Nadu had reportedly expressed fears about the likelihood of a successor emerging, according to partial extracts of a US Cable released by WikiLeaks. The terrain...
  • Veerappan to be immortalised onscreen again 11-08-2011 04:49 PM

    Chennai: You may hate him, or you may love him, but there's no ignoring the slain forest brigand Veerappan, who continues to charm filmmakers many years after his death in 2004 at the hands of the state special task force (STF). Now, yet another investigative film, 'Vana Yudham' " promising...