Maharashtra govt to conduct inquiry into use of drones in Mumbai

Maharashtra government has decided to conduct an inquiry into the use of drones supplied by private firms in Mumbai.

Mumbai film fest to give award for quality writing on cinema

 To recognise quality writing on cinema the Mumbai Film Festival has announced a new award category - the Book Award for Excellence in Writing on Cinema.

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.

Mumbai's handymen to be thanked on Friendship Day
Mumbai's handymen to be thanked on Friendship Day

On Friendship Day, which falls on August 2, Taskbob, a mobile app which provides instant home service, has planned a special way of thanking handymen here and acknowledging their contribution in one's daily lives.

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.

Panel discussion on 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon's hanging

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 after failure of last-gasp efforts by his counsels to stall the execution that led the Supreme Court to hear his plea in the wee hours before throwi

Yakub Memon's body handed over to family, tight security in Mumbai
Yakub Memon's body handed over to family, tight security in Mumbai

The body of Yakub Memon, who was hanged in Nagpur on Thursday morning for his role in the 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blasts, was handed over to his family which flew it to Mumbai for last rites amid tight security with city police disallowing any procession.

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 hanged in Nagpur jail

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

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.

Security tightened around Yakub Memon's residence in Mumbai

Security has been tightened around Yakub Memon's residence, who was hanged at the Nagpur Central Jail at 6.30 am on Thursday for the 1993 Mumbai terror blasts.

Yakub Memon's desperate attempts for mercy in his final hours

Timeline of last-ditch efforts made by condemned prisoner Yakub Memon, convicted of 1993 Mumbai blasts, who was hanged in Nagpur jail this morning.

Democracy is alive, Supreme Court has done its duty: Kirit Somaiya on Yakub Memon's hanging

Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kirit Somaiya on Thursday praised the Supreme Court for upholding its decision to go ahead with the death sentence of 1993 Mumbai blasts death row convict Yakub Memon.

Yakub Memon's hanging justice for Mumbai terror blasts victims: AIATF chairman

All India Anti-Terrorist Front (AIATF) Chairman MS Bitta on Thursday said that Yakub Memon's hanging would bring justice to the people who lost their lives in the 1993 Mumbai terror blasts.

What Yakub Memon did in minutes before being hanged
What Yakub Memon did in minutes before being hanged

Yakub Memon, 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict, was hanged to death in Nagpur jail on Thursday morning.

Yakub Memon executed on his birthday

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

Yakub Memon woken up early, provided fresh clothes

Yakub Memon, 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict, was woken up at 3.30 am on Thursday, permitted a warm bath and provided a set of fresh clothes -- hours ahead of his scheduled hanging.

Midnight hearing: Know how SC rejected Yakub Memon's plea to stall execution
Midnight hearing: Know how SC rejected Yakub Memon's plea to stall execution

In an unprecedented hearing held at the Supreme Court at 3 a.m. on Thursday, the court rejected 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict Yakub Memon's plea seeking postponement of his hanging by 14 days.