Gu Kailai

Disgraced leader Bo Xilai's wife gets reprieve from death sentence

Disgraced Communist Party Politburo leader Bo Xilai's wife's death sentence has been commuted to life imprisonment by a court here, a dramatic development in one of the biggest scandals to rock China's political elite in recent years.

Dec 14, 2015, 19:40 PM IST

Mother of Briton murdered in China renews compensation call

The mother of a Briton whose murder led to the downfall of high-flying Chinese politician Bo Xilai has hit out at Beijing for failing to pay compensation over his death, saying it left a "stain" on China`s reputation.

Sep 12, 2014, 15:08 PM IST

Love triangle twist surfaces as Bo Xilai trial ends

Bo Xilai said that his former right hand man had turned disloyal and defected because he was secretly in love with his wife.

Aug 26, 2013, 14:17 PM IST

I was unfaithful to my wife but still have feelings for her: Bo Xilai

In a candid confession, fallen Chinese leader Bo Xilai has told a court that he had been unfaithful to his wife Gu Kailai, who has testified against him in the ongoing trial, but still had "feelings for her".

Aug 25, 2013, 18:32 PM IST

China`s Bo Xilai slams former police chief as vile liar

Bo was a rising star in China`s leadership circles when his career was stopped short last year by a murder scandal which saw his wife Gu Kailai convicted of poisoning a British businessman.

Aug 25, 2013, 11:24 AM IST

Bo Xilai blames extramarital affairs for estrangement with wife

Chinese Politician Bo Xilai has revealed his extra-marital affairs had broken down his marriage with Gu Kailai and that he was unaware of her financial dealings.

Aug 24, 2013, 16:14 PM IST

Bo Xilai`s trial continues for third day in China

Trial of disgraced Chinese leader Bo Xilai continued for the third day on Saturday as prosecutors presented more evidence to prove charges of bribery, embezzlement and abuse of power against him.

Aug 24, 2013, 15:02 PM IST

Main players in China`s Bo Xilai scandal

Bo, 64, is a son of late vice-premier Bo Yibo, making the younger Bo a "princeling" - the term used for children of incumbent, retired or late revolutionary leaders.

Aug 22, 2013, 13:16 PM IST

China`s Bo Xilai says was framed, mounts feisty defence

Beijing: Disgraced Chinese leader Bo Xilai, who was once a rising star in the Communist Party, Thursday stood trial on charges of taking bribes, embezzlement and abuse of power.

Aug 22, 2013, 09:25 AM IST

Heywood family close to compensation deal with Gu:

Relatives of Neil Heywood, the British businessman murdered by the wife of powerful Chinese politician Bo Xilai, are close to agreeing compensation with her representatives, a lawyer said on Monday.

Aug 19, 2013, 21:35 PM IST

Bo Xilai to face charge of abuse of power for shielding wife

Disgraced Chinese leader Bo Xilai will be tried for abuse of power for shielding his wife Gu Kailai from facing a probe into the murder of a British national, officials said on Monday.

Aug 19, 2013, 19:09 PM IST

Bo Xilai expelled from China’s Parliament

China`s Parliament expelled disgraced former senior politician Bo Xilai, setting the stage for criminal proceedings against the once-rising political star.

Oct 26, 2012, 09:03 AM IST

`Bo Xilai suspected a plot to poison his wife Gu Kailai`

Bo, 63, pointed to a stack of papers and said he had forensic reports that proved the existence of a plot to poison his second wife, Gu Kailai.

Oct 07, 2012, 19:07 PM IST

Bo`s son defends father as `upright and devoted to duty`

Expelled Chinese Communist Party leader Bo Xilai, accused of graft and sexual misconduct, Sunday got overwhelming support from his lone son.

Sep 30, 2012, 15:00 PM IST

Bo Xilai expelled from party for sex, sleaze

China`s ruling Communist Party expelled disgraced leader Bo Xilai accusing him of corruption, sex and sleaze ahead of a generational change in leadership.

Sep 28, 2012, 17:31 PM IST

Doubts raised over Neil Heywood`s death in China

Bo has already been sacked from all top positions and expected to be tried before the Party Congress which is expected to take place in the next few days.

Sep 27, 2012, 21:13 PM IST

Bo slapped Chinese police chief probing his wife

Bo had slapped and intimated him for launching investigations into the murder of Neil Heywood, a Britain who was poised to death by Gu Kailai, wife of the sacked leader.

Sep 19, 2012, 19:54 PM IST

‘Plumper’ Gu Kailai in Chinese court, real or body double?

Pictures from court showing her plumper than Gu Kailai ever was in the past, sparked off speculation in microblogs.

Aug 26, 2012, 16:22 PM IST

Chinese microbloggers upset with Gu Kailai`s suspended death sentence

Chinese official media has however defended the suspended death sentence to Bogu for killing a British businessman.

Aug 21, 2012, 22:16 PM IST

Gu Kailai`s ‘lookalike’ to serve term for murder?

Experts have said that Gu Kailai employed a ‘lookalike’ to take her place in court during her trial for the murder of Neil Heywood.

Aug 21, 2012, 12:16 PM IST