Batla House verdict sparks war of words between Congress, BJP

The Delhi court verdict in the Batla House case on Thursday led to a political war of words, with BJP slamming Congress leaders who had questioned the genuiness of the encounter while the ruling party hit back.

Batla House encounter genuine, satisfied with verdict: Chidambaram

Chidambaram on Thursday said he felt the gunfight between police and the Indian Mujahideen terrorists was genuine and was satisfied that the prosecution could prove the case in court.

Batla House encounter: Suspected IM operative Shahzad Ahmad held guilty

Nearly five years after the Batla House encounter that killed Delhi Police Inspector Mohan Chand Sharma, a session court on Thursday found the lone accused in the case, Shahzad Ahmad, guilty of killing the brave police officer.