Afzal Guru Hanged

Afzal Guru pens last letter to wife before being executed

Hours before he was to be executed, Afzal Guru penned his last letter to his wife, Tihar Jail officials said Monday. The letter, written in Urdu, was posted Saturday but is yet to reach his wife in Kashmir.

Feb 11, 2013, 19:16 PM IST

Afzal Guru hanged as per procedure: Farooq Abdullah

National Conference leader and union minister Farooq Abdullah Monday said Afzal Guru was hanged according to procedure.

Feb 11, 2013, 18:14 PM IST

Afzal Guru’s execution was done as per law: Sushilkumar Shinde

Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said that the family of 2001 Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru was informed in prior as per the rules.

Feb 11, 2013, 16:49 PM IST

Afzal Guru hanging: Protest march at AMU

Kashmiri-origin students held a silent march at the Aligarh Muslim University campus to protest against the country`s criminal justice system.

Feb 11, 2013, 14:35 PM IST

Two days after Afzal Guru’s hanging, family receives speed post

Two days after Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru was hanged in the Tihar jail, his family on Monday received an official letter informing it about his execution.

Feb 11, 2013, 14:31 PM IST

Teen`s body fished out from Jhelum river in J&K

Body of a teenager, who went missing when group of people protesting hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru were allegedly chased away by security forces, was fished out from Jhelum river.

Feb 11, 2013, 13:56 PM IST

Pak reacts cautiously to Afzal Guru`s execution

Pakistan reacted cautiously to the execution of Afzal Guru, hanged for his role in the 2001 attack on the Indian Parliament, saying it did not want to "go into details" of his trial.

Feb 11, 2013, 12:45 PM IST

Yasin Malik asks Pak govt not make hasty decision on Sarabjit

Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front chief Yasin Malik on Sunday asked the Pakistan government not to make any "hasty decision" on Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh in the wake of Afzal Guru`s execution.

Feb 10, 2013, 17:06 PM IST

13 persons booked for burning effigies of Sonia, PM

An FIR has been registered against 13 persons for allegedly burning effigy of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi protesting the hanging of Afzal Guru.

Feb 10, 2013, 14:29 PM IST

Day after Afzal`s execution, Delhi still on alert

Delhi continued to be on alert Sunday while Delhi University lecturer SAR Geelani, who was allegedly detained, said he had been advised to stay home.

Feb 10, 2013, 13:21 PM IST

I was detained for talking with media: Geelani

A day after he was detained following the hanging of Afzal Guru, Delhi University lecturer SAR Geelani said his detention by police happened because he had spoken to the media.

Feb 10, 2013, 11:47 AM IST

Terrorism has no religion: Forward Bloc

Terming that the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru as a correct message to terrorist organisations, the All India Forward Bloc on Saturday said terrorists did not belong to any religion or caste.

Feb 10, 2013, 00:40 AM IST

Amnesty condemns Afzal Guru`s execution

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

Feb 10, 2013, 00:25 AM IST

‘Did BJP not comprise with terrorists in 1999?’

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.

Feb 09, 2013, 22:10 PM IST

Tihar Jail witnessed hanging after 24 years

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.

Feb 09, 2013, 21:34 PM IST

Afzal Guru hanged: Home Ministry asks states to tighten security

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.

Feb 09, 2013, 19:55 PM IST

Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru was hanged for eight minutes

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.

Feb 09, 2013, 19:54 PM IST

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

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.

Feb 09, 2013, 19:42 PM IST

Afzal Guru hanged: Scuffle between VHP cadres and Kashmiri youths

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

Feb 09, 2013, 19:35 PM IST

Kin of Parliament attack martyrs ready to take back medals

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.

Feb 09, 2013, 19:16 PM IST