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Beant Singh assassination


President is seized of Balwant S Rajoana's plea for commutation of death penalty, Centre to SC

February 12, 2021 2:52 pm

The top court had on January 8 asked the Centre to take a decision before January 26 on Rajoana's plea for commutation of his death penalty in the case.

SC grants 'last chance' to Centre to decide on commuting Rajoana's death penalty

January 26, 2021 5:54 am

Mehta submitted that government is examining it and urged the top court to have the matter after three weeks, under the present circumstances. Rohatgi said that he is opposing the submission of the Solicitor General.

Beant Singh assassination case: SC asks Centre to decide Rajoana's plea to commute death penalty before Jan 26

January 08, 2021 5:41 pm

The apex court said that the decision should be taken before January 26 which is a "good date".

Beant Singh killing: SC asks Centre about delay in proposal to commute Rajoana's death sentence

December 04, 2020 3:22 pm

The apex court noted that a letter was sent from the Ministry of Home Affairs to Punjab chief secretary on September 7 last year intimating that a proposal would be sent to the President to commute the death sentence of Rajoana.

Beant Singh assassination case: Jagtar Singh Tara gets life imprisonment

March 17, 2018 5:55 pm

Beant Singh assassination case: Confessing his crime in January, Jagtar Singh Tara had submitted a letter to the court stating, “I have no regret for killing Beant Singh”.

Beant Singh assassination: Jagtar Singh Tara held guilty, sentencing today

March 17, 2018 9:22 am

The Chandigarh police had arrested nine persons for the assassination of Beant Singh while six others booked in the case were later declared proclaimed offenders by the court.

Beant Singh assasination: Jagtar Singh Tara held guilty, quantum of punishment to be announced tomorrow

March 16, 2018 7:03 pm

The counsel had stated that Tara took inspiration from Sikh history and tradition, which taught him not to bear injustice and the circumstances at that time were intolerable when innocent Sikh youths were brutally murdered. 

Congress drags BJP into row over Badal statement

January 08, 2015 2:01 am

Badal sought the release of Lakhwinder Singh, Shamsher Singh, Gurmeet Singh, who are serving life sentence in connection with killing of Beant Singh.

Assassin who’d embrace death

March 27, 2012 3:13 am

Varinder Bhatia goes back to the assassination of former Punjab CM Beant Singh and profiles key convict Balwant Singh Rajoana.

Meet PM,save Beant Singh assassin: Akal Takht tells Badal

March 23, 2012 8:52 pm

Akal Takht 'suggested' that Punjab CM Badal must avert the hanging of Balwant Singh Rajoana.