Swami Aseemanand

Judge who gave Mecca Masjid blast verdict was under no pressure: Ex-government official

Judge who gave Mecca Masjid blast verdict was under no pressure: Ex-government official

MHA former Under Secretary RVS Mani on Tuesday said that the resignation submitted by Special NIA Judge Ravinder Reddy, who had delivered the verdict in Mecca Masjid blast case, was not under any pressure. Special NIA judges are not appointed by Centre, he added.

Apr 17, 2018, 12:23 PM IST
Judge Ravindra Reddy who acquitted all accused in Mecca Masjid blast case resigns

Judge Ravindra Reddy who acquitted all accused in Mecca Masjid blast case resigns

Earlier on Monday, a special NIA court had acquitted all the 10 accused including Swami Aseemanand in the Hyderabad's Mecca Masjid blast case citing a lack of evidence. The verdict was announced by Judge Ravinder Reddy.

Apr 16, 2018, 19:09 PM IST
NIA intentionally botched up Mecca Masjid blast investigation, alleges Asaddudin Owaisi

NIA intentionally botched up Mecca Masjid blast investigation, alleges Asaddudin Owaisi

He said he finds no fault with the court, saying it only acted on the evidence that was provided by the prosecution.

Apr 16, 2018, 18:41 PM IST
Hyderabad Mecca Masjid blast: War of words ensue between BJP and Congress

Hyderabad Mecca Masjid blast: War of words ensue between BJP and Congress

A war of words ensued between Bharatiya Janata Party-led Centre and Opposition parties after all the accused in Mecca Masjid blast case were acquitted by a special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court on Monday over lack of cliching evidence

Apr 16, 2018, 15:10 PM IST
All accused in Hyderabad Mecca Masjid blast case acquitted

All accused in Hyderabad Mecca Masjid blast case acquitted

All accused in Hyderabad Mecca Masjid blast case acquitted

Apr 16, 2018, 12:10 PM IST
Hyderabad Mecca Masjid Blast: Verdict to be pronounced shortly

Hyderabad Mecca Masjid Blast: Verdict to be pronounced shortly

Eleven years ago, on May 18, 2007, a powerful blast killed nine people and injured 58 during Friday prayers at Mecca Masjid near Hyderabad’s Charminar. 

Apr 16, 2018, 10:36 AM IST

Will try to get Aseemanand's bail cancelled: Telangana govt

The Telangana Government will take steps to get the 2007 Mecca Masjid bomb blast accused Swami Aseemanand's bail "cancelled", the Legislative Assembly was told today.

Mar 24, 2017, 16:00 PM IST
Swami Aseemanand to walk out of jail after 6 years

Swami Aseemanand to walk out of jail after 6 years

Aseemanand was recently acquitted in the Ajmer blast case and is on bail in the Samjhauta Express blast case.

Mar 24, 2017, 10:09 AM IST
Assemanand's acquittal in 2007 Ajmer Dargah blast case: India rejects Pakistan's efforts to meddle in Indian affairs

Assemanand's acquittal in 2007 Ajmer Dargah blast case: India rejects Pakistan's efforts to meddle in Indian affairs

Gopal Baglay, the spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs, said the Indian judiciary needed no self-serving sermons.

Mar 16, 2017, 16:50 PM IST

Court defers Ajmer shrine blast sentencing

A court here on Thursday deferred to Saturday the sentencing in the Ajmer Sharif Dargah blast of 2007 which left three people dead.

Mar 16, 2017, 14:18 PM IST
2007 Ajmer blast case: Aseemanand aquitted, 3 others including late Sunil Joshi found guilty

2007 Ajmer blast case: Aseemanand aquitted, 3 others including late Sunil Joshi found guilty

 The October 11, 2007 blast in the dargah of Khawaja Moinuddin Chisti  had left three pilgrims dead and 15 injured. 

Mar 08, 2017, 16:58 PM IST

Samjhauta Express blasts: NIA not to challenge bail to Assemanand

Two bomb blasts occurred in the Delhi-Lahore Samjhauta Express train near Panipat on February 18, 2007 in which 68 persons were killed.

Dec 23, 2015, 16:25 PM IST

MHA defends NIA's decision to not challenge bail to Assemanand

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), Tuesday, defended the National Investigation Agency's decision to not challenge the bail granted to Swami Aseemanand in the Samjhauta Express blast case.

Aug 11, 2015, 17:55 PM IST

NIA decided not to challenge Swami Aseemanand's bail: Govt to LS

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has decided not to challenge in Supreme Court the conditional bail granted to Swami Aseemanand, accused in the Samjhauta Express blast case, as it did not find any grounds for the same, Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

Aug 11, 2015, 15:09 PM IST
Samjhauta Express blast case accused Swami Aseemanand gets bail

Samjhauta Express blast case accused Swami Aseemanand gets bail

The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday granted bail to Swami Aseemanand, a key accused in Samjhauta Express blast case.

Aug 28, 2014, 15:47 PM IST

Saffron outfit protests against Aseemanand`s interview

A saffron outfit protested outside the office of the magazine which carried the interview of Swami Aseemanand, an accused in the Samjhauta Express blast case, in which he had claimed involvement of RSS leadership in terror acts.

Feb 08, 2014, 02:17 AM IST

Saffron outfit protests against Aseemanand`s interview

A saffron outfit protested outside magazine which carried interview of Swami Aseemanand, accused in Samjhauta Express blast case, in which he had claimed involvement of RSS leadership in terror acts.

Feb 08, 2014, 00:57 AM IST

Conduct a probe into Aseemanand`s interview: Jaiswal

Union Minister Sripakash Jaiswal on Friday hit out at Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) over alleged terror links while seeking a probe into allegations levelled by Samjhauta blast case accused Aseemanand on the right wing outfit.

Feb 08, 2014, 00:19 AM IST

NIA distances itself from Aseemanand interview

With claims by Swami Aseemanand that RSS leadership "sanctioned" terror acts creating controversy, NIA distanced itself saying it doesn`t have any role in the publication of his purported interview.

Feb 07, 2014, 22:31 PM IST

Aseemanand issue: Govt attempt to divert attention, BJP

Trashing the purported interview of Aseemanand, an accused in Samjhauta Express and other blast cases, that RSS had "sanctioned" the terror acts, BJP on Friday dismissed it as an attempt by the government to divert public attention from important issues before Lok Sabha polls.

Feb 07, 2014, 18:30 PM IST

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