May 16, 2008: 14-year-old Aarushi Talwar found dead with her throat slit in the bedroom of her home in Noida. Domestic help Hemraj, a Nepali, suspected of murder. ; May 17: Hemraj's body found on the terrace of Talwar's residence. ; May 18: Police say murders done with surgical precision, insider job suspected.
June 20: Lie detection test of Rajesh Talwar conducted at CFSL, Delhi. ; June 25: Second lie detection test conducted on Nupur Talwar. Her first lie detection test was found inconclusive. ; June 26: CBI declares the case to be a "blind case". Rajesh Talwar refused bail by the special magistrate in Ghaziabad.
February 9: Court takes cognisance of CBI report, charges Aarushi's parents with murder and destruction of evidence. ; February 21: Couple approaches the Allahabad High Court for quashing trial court summons. ; March 18: High Court dismisses their plea to quash summons and orders initiation of proceedings against them. ; March 19, 2011: The couple approaches the Supreme Court which stays the trial against them. ; January 6, 2012: Supreme Court dismisses Talwar's plea and allows the trial to proceed.
June 11, 2012: Trial starts before Special Judge S Lal. ; October 10, 2013: Final arguments begin. ; November 25: Talwar couple convicted by a special CBI court in Ghaziabad, sent to Dasna jail. ; November 26: Rajesh and Nupur Talwar sentenced to life term by the CBI court. (Representative Photo)