Nupur Talwar - accused of murdering her teenage daughter Aarushi and their domestic help along with her husband Rajesh Talwar - will be released from Dasna Jail today. In a first-of-its kind order, the Supreme Court granted post-dated bail to Nupur. Following is the chronology of the 2008 Aarushi murder case:
May 15-16, 2008: Aarushi Talwar found dead with her throat slit in the bedroom of her flat in Noida.
May 16: Uttar Pradesh Police start probing the case and domestic help Hemraj (Nepalese national) suspected of murder.
May 17: Hemraj's body found on the terrace of Talwar's house.
May 18: Uttar Pradesh Police say the twin murders were done with surgical precision, insider job suspected.
May 19: Talwar's former Nepalese domestic help Vishnu Sharma named suspect.
May 21: Delhi Police joins murder probe.
May 22: Talwars come under suspicion, honour killing angle probed, the police quiz Aarushi's close friend whom she spoke to 688 times in 45 days preceding her murder.
May 23: Aarushi's father Rajesh Talwar arrested for the two murders.
May 29: Notification issued to hand over the case from Uttar Pradesh Police to CBI.
June 1: The CBI takes over the probe in the case.
June 13: Domestic help of Rajesh Talwar, Krishna arrested by CBI.
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.
July 12: Rajesh Talwar freed on bail from Dasna Jail in Ghaziabad.
Feb 8-12: Narco-analysis tests on Nupur Talwar was done between February 8 to February 12 on CBI's plea.
Feb 15-20: Narco-analysis tests on Rajesh Talwar was done between February 15 to February 20.
Dec 29: CBI gives up the case with a closure report. Clean chit given to servants but fingers pointed at Talwars.
Jan 25, 2011: Rajesh Talwar attacked in court premises.
Feb 9: Trial court rejects CBI's closure report and summons Talwar couple as accused to face charges of murder and destruction of evidence.
Feb 21: Couple approaches Allahabad High Court for quashing trial court summons.
Mar 18: HC dismisses their plea to quash summons and orders initiation of proceedings against them.
Mar 19: The couple approaches the Supreme court which stayed the trial against them.
Jan 6, 2012: The apex court dismisses Talwars' plea and allows the trial against them.
March 2: SC rejects Talwar's petition to shift case from G'bad to a Delhi court
March 14: Rajesh Talwar gets bail; Nupur asked to appear in court within 30 days
April 11: Ghaziabad Court issues non-bailable warrant against Nupur Talwar.
April 18: The Ghaziabad court extended the Non-Bailable warrant against Nupur Talwar till April 30.
April 30: Nupur Talwar surrendered before Ghaziabad court, sent to Judicial Custody
May 1: Ghaziabad court reserves order on Nupur Talwar's bail plea. Nupur spend her second night in Dasna jail
May 2: Nupur Talwar's bail application rejected by Ghaziabad court
May 4: SC postpones hearing Nupur's bail plea application. SC also defers hearing review plea filed by the Talwars to quash trial proceedings against them