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Centre admits delay in Bhullar`s mercy petition

The central government admitted there was delay in the deciding death row convict Devinderpal Singh Bhullar`s mercy petition and the court could decide on his wife`s plea for commutation of death sentence into life imprisonment.

SC to take up Bhullar`s plea on March 26

The Supreme Court said that if the government fails to take a decision on terror convict Devinderpal Singh Bhullar`s plea seeking the commutation of his death sentence into life imprisonment, then it would decide the matter.

Arvind Kejriwal writes to President seeking clemency for Bhullar

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has written to President Pranab Mukherjee seeking clemency for Khalistan Liberation Force terrorist Devinderpal Singh Bhullar.

Supreme Court dismisses Devinderpal Singh Bhullar`s review plea

SC dismissed Devinderpal Singh Bhullar`s plea seeking a review of its verdict refusing to commute his death sentence to life imprisonment.

Protesters stop trains over Sajjan Kumar`s acquittal

Protests over acquittal of Congress` Sajjan Kumar in 1984 Sikh carnage case continued for second day as activists of over half dozen Sikh bodies stopped 2 trains for over an hour at railway station.

Govt considering plea for clemency for Bhullar: Shinde

Punjab government`s plea for clemency for Devinderpal Singh Bhullar is under the Centre`s consideration, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said.

`SAD likely to file review petition in Bhullar`s case`

The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) is mulling to file a review petition in the Supreme Court after it had rejected the petition of Khalistani terrorist Devinderpal Singh Bhullar to commute his death sentence.

Bhullar`s hanging: SAD delegation to meet PM

A delegation of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) will soon meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to get the hanging of Khalistani terrorist Devinderpal Singh Bhullar stalled.

SC refuses to give credence to Bhullar`s medical report

The SC refused to give credence to Khalistani terrorist Devinderpal Singh Bhullar`s medical reports which said that he became mentally disturbed due to living for a long time under the shadow of death, while turning down his plea.

Death sentence can`t be commuted in terror cases: SC

Long delay in disposing of mercy pleas by President or Governor of persons convicted under anti-terror laws or similar statutes cannot be a ground for commutation of death sentence, the Supreme Court held.

Bhullar`s mercy: Ashwani Kumar refrains from making comment

Refusing to comment on Supreme Court`s verdict on Khalistani terrorist Devinderpal Singh Bhullar, Union Law Minister Ashwani Kumar on Friday called for a speedy criminal justice system.

Statistics on pending mercy pleas disturbing: SC

"Disturbing" is how the Supreme Court termed the statistics which showed that 17 mercy pleas filed between 1999 and 2011 remained pending for periods ranging from one year to 13 years.

Congress trying to save its leaders in anti-Sikh riots case: BJP

The double standards of Congress in following moral benchmarks stand exposed as it allegedly tried to shield its leaders who are involved in 1984 anti-Sikh riots, BJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu alleged.

All hopes shattered: Bhullar`s wife

Bhullar`s wife expressed sympathy with the families of the policemen who were killed in the car bombing and added that "how can a single person do such a large scale bombing".