Yakub Memon’s hanging: 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

Yakub Memon's hanging 'legal murder'; will have consequences for India: Chhota Shakeel
Yakub Memon's hanging 'legal murder'; will have consequences for India: Chhota Shakeel

Underworld don Chhota Shakeel has issued a warning to India hours after 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict Yakub Memon was hanged to death at the Nagpur Central Jail early Thursday warning.

Yakub had exhausted all legal, constitutional options: Maharashtra CM

The death warrant of 1993 serial blasts convict Yakub Memon was executed after completing necessary judicial procedures and he had exhausted all available legal and constitutional remedies, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis told the Assembly on Thursday.

Yakub Memon hanged in Nagpur Central Jail; buried in Mumbai
Yakub Memon hanged in Nagpur Central Jail; buried in Mumbai

Yakub Abdul Razzak Memon, the lone death row convict in the March 1993 Mumbai serial blasts, was hanged in the Nagpur Central Jail early Thursday, after a prolonged legal battle that continued till barely a couple of hours before his execution.

Maharashtra govt averted rumour mongering about Yakub's execution

Maharashtra government actively kept tabs on the Internet and social media to ensure that hate messages on platforms like Twitter and Whatsapp did not stir up passions, besides maintaining a close vigil on the law and order situation in connection with Yakub Memon's execution.

Security of SC judges who dismissed Yakub Memon's plea beefed up

Security of three Supreme Court judges, who dismissed the petition to stay Yakub Memon's death warrant leading to his execution this morning, has been beefed up as a precautionary measure.

Why this unseemly hurry in Yakub execution: Prashant Bhushan

Senior Supreme Court lawyer Prashant Bhushan on Thursday questioned the "unseemly hurry" behind the execution of Yakub Memon saying no time was given to the 1993 Mumbai blasts convict to challenge the rejection of his mercy petition.

Yakub got chance to express his views in all forums: Rajnath
Yakub got chance to express his views in all forums: Rajnath

Yakub Memon, the Mumbai blasts convict who was hanged on Thursday, got every opportunity to express his point of view in different forums, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said and asked people to be united on issues like terrorism.

The story behind Yakub Memon's arrest
The story behind Yakub Memon's arrest

Yakub Memon, the sole 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict who was hanged till death at Maharashtra's Nagpur Central Jail on Thursday morning, was arrested in Nepal in 1994.

Yakub Memon first in 31 years to be executed in Nagpur jail

Yakub Memon on Thursday became the first convict in 31 years to be hanged to death in Nagpur Jail and the fourth in the country in the last 10 years.

Twitterratis slam Digvijay Singh over tweets on Yakub Memon's hanging
Twitterratis slam Digvijay Singh over tweets on Yakub Memon's hanging

Congress leader Digvijay Singh has invited severe criticism for his series of tweets on the execution of Mumbai serial blasts convict Yakub Memon on Thursday.

Yakub Memon, 1993 Mumbai blasts convict, hanged in Nagpur Jail
Yakub Memon, 1993 Mumbai blasts convict, hanged in Nagpur Jail

Yakub Abdul Razak Memon, the sole 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict, was hanged till death at Maharashtra's Nagpur Central Jail on Thursday morning.

Delhi on alert after Yakub Memon's hanging

An alert has been sounded here following 1993 Mumbai serial blast convict Yakub Memon`s hanging in Nagpur jail on Thursday.

Yakub Memon hanging: Facts you must know

Yakub Memon, convicted in the March 12, 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts, was hanged till death at the Nagpur Central Jail in Maharashtra on Thursday morning. Here are a few interesting facts:

Yakub Memon's hanging: Show similar commitment in terror cases, says Digvijay

Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Thursday said the government should show "similar commitment" in all cases of terror as it showed in the case of 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon.

Shiv Sena slams challengers of Memon's execution, says 'country runs according to law'

The Shiv Sena on Thursday said that people who were against 1993 Mumbai terror blast convict Yakub Memon's execution should know that the country runs only according to the law.

Know all about 1993 Mumbai serial blasts

Yakub Memon, convicted in the March 12, 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts, was hanged till death at the Nagpur Central Jail in Maharashtra on Thursday morning, officials said.

1993 Mumbai serial blasts: Following the trail of blood

A series of bombs exploded throughout Mumbai on March 12, 1993, leaving 257 dead and injuring more than 700 others. These were India's first major, precisely coordinated serial explosions. It was the first terror attack on Indian soil in which RDX was used as the explosive material.

Yakub Memon to be buried in Nagpur jail

Yakub Memon, the March 1993 Mumbai blasts convict, who was executed here early Thursday, will be buried inside the Nagpur Central Jail complex in Maharashtra, official sources said here.