Press Esc to close
Monday 01 September 2014
News updated at 4:34 PM IST
Weather
Max: 27.4°C
Min : 19.4°C
In Bangalore
Sunny day

Khalistani terrorist Devenderpal Singh Bhullar: Chronology

New Delhi, Apr 12, 2013, (PTI) :

Following is the chain of events leading to rejection of Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF) terrorist Devinderpal Singh Bhullar's plea for commutation of his death sentence to life imprisonment by the Supreme Court today:

September, 1993: Bhullar triggers a bomb blast in Delhi which killed nine people and injured 25 others, including then Youth Congress president M S Bitta.

December, 1994: Bhullar seeks political asylum in Germany.


January, 1995: Germany rejects Bhullar's asylum plea and deports him to India.

2000: Bhullar's case is sent to trial.

August, 2001: Trial court convicts and sentences Bhullar to death.

March 26, 2002: Supreme Court dismisses Bhullar's plea against his conviction and sentence.

December 17, 2002: Apex court dismisses Bhullar's review petition.

January 14, 2003: Bhullar files mercy petition to the President.

March 12, 2003: SC dismisses Bhullar's curative petition.

May 25, 2011: President Pratibha Patil rejects Bhullar's mercy plea. He, thereafter, moves SC seeking commutation of his death sentence to life term on the ground of delay in rejection of his mercy plea.

April 19, 2012: SC reserves its verdict on Bhullar's plea.

April 12, 2013: SC dismisses Bhullar's plea for commutation of his death sentence to life imprisonment.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Vehicles ply on a waterlogged road after heavy rains in Bhopal on...

Vehicles ply on a waterlogged road after heavy rains in Bhopal on...

Amitabh, Aishwarya and Abhishek Bachchan visit Lalbagucha Raja Mandal at Lalbaug in Mumbai on...

Amitabh, Aishwarya and Abhishek Bachchan visit Lalbagucha Raja Mandal at Lalbaug in Mumbai on...

Rabbi Moshe Gourarie from New Jersey looks at a wall riddled with bullet marks from the 2008...

Rabbi Moshe Gourarie from New Jersey looks at a wall riddled with bullet marks from the 2008...

Childrens walks with an umbrella as it rains at Rajpath in New Delhi on Sunday....

Childrens walks with an umbrella as it rains at Rajpath in New Delhi on Sunday....

Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan with father Rakesh Roshan and others participates in a procession...

Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan with father Rakesh Roshan and others participates in a procession...

Devotees immerse idols of Ganesha into a lake in Thane , Mumbai on Saturday.

Devotees immerse idols of Ganesha into a lake in Thane , Mumbai on Saturday.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to the Golden Pavillion Temple in Kyoto, Japan on...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to the Golden Pavillion Temple in Kyoto, Japan on...

Bollywood actor Amisha Patel and family members participates in a procession for the immersion...

Bollywood actor Amisha Patel and family members participates in a procession for the immersion...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a meeting with CEO of Nidec Corporation, Shigenobu Nagamari...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a meeting with CEO of Nidec Corporation, Shigenobu Nagamari...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a meeting with Kyoto Mayor Daisaku Kadokawa in Kyoto, Japan...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a meeting with Kyoto Mayor Daisaku Kadokawa in Kyoto, Japan...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bangalore - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523