Yakub Memon's last words before he was hanged - 'I pardon you'
Yakub Memon's last words before he was hanged - 'I pardon you'

You people are just doing your duty, so I forgive you – said Yakub Memon just before he was hanged in Nagpur Central Jail on July 30, 2015.

Ex-CBI chief backs death for Memon, seeks tough anti-terror laws

Supporting death penalty for terrorists, former CBI Director Joginder Singh has accused Yakub Memon, hanged for his role in the 1993 Mumbai blasts, and his supporters of misusing India's liberal laws and called for an overhaul of anti-terror legislations.

Yakub Memon's execution: Supreme Court Deputy Registrar quits over judgement
Yakub Memon's execution: Supreme Court Deputy Registrar quits over judgement

A Supreme Court Deputy Registrar has resigned attacking the judgement clearing the death penalty for 1993 Mumbai blast convict Yakub Memon, saying two decisions within a span of hours are instances of "judicial abdication" that should count among the "darkest hours" of the apex court.

Govt acted humanely in Yakub's hanging, ensured peace: RSS

 The RSS on Saturday said the hanging of 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon was dealt with humanely by the government by allowing his family access which ensured peace in the aftermath.

Tiger Memon, 1993 Mumbai blasts mastermind, was in love with a call girl

Tiger Memon, said to be the prime conspirator of 1993 Mumbai blasts, was head over heels for a call girl, so much so that he wanted to divorce his wife, a report has said.

Make Yakub Memon's widow a Rajya Sabha MP: Samajwadi Party leader to Mulayam Singh
Make Yakub Memon's widow a Rajya Sabha MP: Samajwadi Party leader to Mulayam Singh

Samajwadi Party leader Mohammed Farooq Ghosi has stirred a controversy by requesting party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav to nominate 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict Yakub Memon's wife as a Rajya Sabha MP.

'I wanted to see you get married' - Yakub Memon's last call to his daughter
'I wanted to see you get married' - Yakub Memon's last call to his daughter

One of the last wishes of Yakub Memon, who was hanged in Nagpur Central Jail on Thursday, was to talk to his daughter.

Yakub Memon’s hanging: Here's why Shashi​ Tharoor’s ‘state-sponsored killing’ comment is off the mark

It was not surprising that in a democratic country like India, opinions were divided on whether Yakub Memon should have been hanged for his complicity and his active participation in the 1993 Mumbai blasts which killed 257 people or whether he should have been allowed to serve life sentence in pr

BJP MP questions role of media over Yakub sentence

 BJP MP Anurag Thakur today raised questions over the kind of play given by some sections of media to Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon, who was hanged yesterday, and expressed concern over it.

CPI leader Raja moves resolution for abolition of death penalty

As a debate rages over the hanging of Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon, the Rajya Sabha on Friday admitted CPI leader D Raja`s private member`s resolution to abolish the death sentence in the country.

Abhijeet questions Mahesh Bhatt, Shatrughan Sinha for supporting petition against Yakub hanging
Abhijeet questions Mahesh Bhatt, Shatrughan Sinha for supporting petition against Yakub hanging

After abusing former AAP founding member and lawyer Prashan Bhushan for moving a petition to stay Yakub Memon’s hanging, singer Abhijeet questioned his colleagues Mahesh Bhatt and Shatrughan Sinha for endorsing the same.

Yakub Memon hanging: Singer Abhijeet abuses Prashant Bhushan
Yakub Memon hanging: Singer Abhijeet abuses Prashant Bhushan

Playback singer Abhijeet has yet again made unparliamentary remarks through his tweets.

Yakub Memon: The two men who lead police to 'House of Memons'
Yakub Memon: The two men who lead police to 'House of Memons'

Yakub Memon has paid with his life for his role in the 1993 Mumbai blasts. Two men played a role in Yakub's conviction in the case as it was their testimony, among others, that led the police to the house of Memons.

Justice has prevailed, 22-year long process finally ends: AG

"Justice has prevailed for the families of those who lost their lives in the 1993 Mumbai blasts," Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi said today on the Supreme Court ruling that came shortly before Yakub Memon was hanged today.

HRW asks India to abolish death penalty after Memon's hanging

A leading human rights organisation today renewed its call for India to abolish death penalty after it executed 1993 Mumbai blast convict Yakub Memon, saying there is no evidence that the "cruel" form of punishment acts as a deterrent.

Shashi Tharoor questions Yakub Memon's hanging, calls it 'state-sponsored killing'
Shashi Tharoor questions Yakub Memon's hanging, calls it 'state-sponsored killing'

Congress MP Sashi Tharoor triggered a controversy, Thursday, by terming the execution of 1993 Mumbai blasts case co-conspirator Yakub Memon as “state-sponsored killing”.

Twitter storm follows Yakub Memon's execution

 Twitterati took to the micro-blogging site to express their individual views about the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts accused Yakub Memon`s execution on Thursday.

UP on high alert after Yakub Memon's execution

A high alert has been sounded across Uttar Pradesh following the execution of 1993 Mumbai blasts accused Yakub Memon, officials said.

1993 blasts convict Yakub Memon to be buried in Mumbai

Over 22 years after the 1993 Mumbai blasts, Yakub Memon, the sole convict on death row, was hanged on his 53rd birthday in a Nagpur jail on Thursday. His dead body is likely to be buried in Mumbai.

Unprecedented: When Supreme Court opened its doors at 3.20 am for Yakub Memon
Unprecedented: When Supreme Court opened its doors at 3.20 am for Yakub Memon

An unprecedented pre-dawn 90-minute hearing in the Supreme Court which began in Court Room 4 at 3.20 am sealed the fate of Yakub Memon, convicted in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case, after his final plea to escape the gallows was dismissed. He was hanged to death shortly before 7 am in the Nagpur central jail.