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Amnesty condemns Afzal Guru`s execution

Last Updated: Sunday, February 10, 2013, 00:25

Global human rights group Amnesty International said hanging of Mohammad Afzal Guru, indicates a "disturbing and regressive trend" towards executions shrouded in secrecy.

‘Did BJP not comprise with terrorists in 1999?’

Last Updated: Saturday, February 09, 2013, 22:10

Congress leader Digvijay Singh stepped up attack on BJP following the execution of Afzal Guru, saying the opposition party had compromised with terrorists in the Kandahar plane hijack in 1999.

Tihar Jail witnessed hanging after 24 years

Last Updated: Saturday, February 09, 2013, 21:34

The Tihar Jail, the largest prison of India, witnessed a hanging Saturday after 24 years, when the 2001 parliament attack convict Afzal Guru was executed early morning, an official said.

Afzal Guru hanged: Home Ministry asks states to tighten security

Last Updated: Saturday, February 09, 2013, 19:55

The Union Home Ministry has issued an advisory to all state police forces to keep a tight vigil and remain alert in view of the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru here on Saturday.

Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru was hanged for eight minutes

Last Updated: Saturday, February 09, 2013, 19:54

Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru was hanged at 8 am Saturday in front of eight people in the Tihar Jail in a procedure that took eight minutes, prison sources said Saturday.

Unnecessary speculation over Afzal`s fate laid to rest: Patel

Last Updated: Saturday, February 09, 2013, 19:42

With the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru early Saturday, unnecessary speculations over his fate were finally laid to rest, senior NCP leader Praful Patel said.

Afzal Guru hanged: Scuffle between VHP cadres and Kashmiri youths

Last Updated: Saturday, February 09, 2013, 19:35

A scuffle broke out between VHP cadres and Kashmiri youths here on Saturday over the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru.

Kin of Parliament attack martyrs ready to take back medals

Last Updated: Saturday, February 09, 2013, 19:16

Nearly seven years after they returned the gallantry medals protesting delay in hanging of Afzal Guru, family members of Parliament attack martyrs said they were now ready to accept the honour.

Scuffle in Delhi over Afzal Guru`s hanging

Last Updated: Saturday, February 09, 2013, 19:02

Members of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and Bajrang Dal scuffled with Kashmiri youths at Jantar Mantar over the hanging of parliament attack convict Afzal Guru here Saturday.

PM calls off northeast visit after Afzal hanging

Last Updated: Saturday, February 09, 2013, 18:41

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh cancelled his visit to Tripura and Nagaland following Afzal Guru`s hanging Saturday, a Congress leader said.

Afzal Guru’s life should become extinct, ruled SC

Last Updated: Saturday, February 09, 2013, 18:40

Holding Afzal guilty of the conspiracy culminating in the attack on Parliament House, the apex court in its Aug 4, 2005, judgment had said.

Hurriyat calls for four-day mourning for Afzal Guru

Last Updated: Saturday, February 09, 2013, 17:57

Moderate Hurriyat Conference led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Saturday announced four-day mourning on the death of Mohammad Afzal Guru, who was hanged this morning following his conviction in the Parliament attack case.