Press Esc to close
Tuesday 31 May 2016
News updated at 11:15 PM IST
Weather
Max: 31.2°C
Min : 21.7°C
In Bengaluru
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
Restoration work in progress after an empty coach derailed off a slow track between Lower Parel...

Restoration work in progress after an empty coach derailed off a slow track between Lower Parel...

People dressed up as famous personalities taking part in the 'Carnival rally' to mark World No...

People dressed up as famous personalities taking part in the 'Carnival rally' to mark World No...

Police personal pay a final tribute to mortal remains of De Javaregowda, at Kuvempu Vidyavardhaka..

Police personal pay a final tribute to mortal remains of De Javaregowda, at Kuvempu Vidyavardhaka..

Couples embrace along the shores of the Arabian Sea in Mumbai, India ...

Couples embrace along the shores of the Arabian Sea in Mumbai, India ...

Children wear masks during an awareness campaign on 'World No Tobacco' day in Kolkata...

Children wear masks during an awareness campaign on 'World No Tobacco' day in Kolkata...

A view of Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium in Bengaluru on Tuesday...

A view of Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium in Bengaluru on Tuesday...

Bollywood actress Huma Qureshi performs at the CEAT Cricket Rating awards night in Mumbai...

Bollywood actress Huma Qureshi performs at the CEAT Cricket Rating awards night in Mumbai...

Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez with Malaika Arora Khan on the sets of a TV show...

Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez with Malaika Arora Khan on the sets of a TV show...

HP Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh addresses a Youth Congress rally in Mandi ...

HP Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh addresses a Youth Congress rally in Mandi ...

Stranded passengers facing a harrowing time due to 'rail roko' protest by the activists of Hills ...

Stranded passengers facing a harrowing time due to 'rail roko' protest by the activists of Hills ...

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