August 12, 1990: S P S Rathode then IG allegedly molests Ruchika in his office. November 1994: Rathore gets promoted. No action on Inquiry report.
September 3, 1990: an Inquiry report indicts Rathore.
September 20, 1990: Ruchika expelled from school for 'indiscipline' charge which an inquiry has now found the school wrongfully expelled her.
October 23, 1993: Ruchika's brother Ashu was arrested in several theft cases, later found to be false, he is repeatedly tortured he says in a report.
December 28, 1993: Ruchika commits suicide by consuming a poisonous substance.
August 21, 1998: High Court directs CBI to conduct inquiry.
November 17, 2000: CBI files chargesheet against S P S Rathore.
December 21, 2009: Court convicts Rathore, gives him six month RI, fines him Rs 1,000.
December 29, 2009: Two fresh FIRs filed against Rathore for tampering post-mortem report and torturing Ashu Girhotra.
December 29, 2009: On the same day a PIL is filed pushing for death sentence for Rathore.
December 31, 2009: Ashu Girhotra files complaint against Rathore for abetment of suicide.
January 1st, 2010: Interim bail was granted to Rathore.
January 5, 2010: A fresh FIR is filed for abetment of suicide against Rathore, following complaint from Ashu Girhotra.
January 5, 2010: Haryana government also seeks transfer of case to the CBI.
January 5, 2010: Fresh FIR under Section 306 against Rathore.
January 5, 2010: Haryana government seeks transfer of case to CBI.
January 25, 2010: Rathore gets interim bail in two Ruchika cases
April 25, 2010: Rathore stripped of President's medal.
May 20, 2010: Date of judgment on appeal deferred to May 25, as judge asks for time to write the verdict.
May 25, 2010: Rathore's sentence enhanced to 18-month jail term.