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1993 Mumbai Bomb blasts

Indian man hacks Dawood Ibrahim's call details, plans to give many secret details to PM Modi

Considering that any information on the fugitive underworld don Dawood Ibrahim can prove substantial for India, a man from Gujarat's Vadodara has claimed that he has hacked the call details of 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts mastermind which he will hand over to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

May 01, 2016, 12:52 PM IST

Implement Srikrishna panel report on 1992-93 riots: SP leader AbuAzmi

In the wake of the execution of 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts convict Yakub Memon last week, Samajwadi Party leader Abu Azmi has written a letter to Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis demanding "swift action" on the findings of the Srikrishna Commission.

Aug 03, 2015, 22:15 PM IST

Sack Tripura governor for spreading `communal hatred`: Digvijay Singh to President

Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Saturday urged President Pranab Mukherjee to dismiss Tripura Governor Tathagata Roy for spreading "communal hatred".

Aug 01, 2015, 14:04 PM IST

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.

Jul 30, 2015, 09:38 AM IST

Stage set for Yakub Memon's execution; hangman arrives in Nagpur jail

The hangman, who executed Ajmal Kasab in Yerawada prison in Pune, is likely to hang Yakub Abdul Razak Memon, the sole death row convict in 1993 Mumbai blasts.

Jul 29, 2015, 16:17 PM IST

Shiv Sena, BJP want Yakub Memon's 'sympathisers' to be charged with treason

Controversy over execution of 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blasts convict Yakub Memon found its echo in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly on Wednesday with the Sena-BJP demanding that Congress MLAs who have sent a letter to the President seeking commutation of his death sentence to life, be booked for treason.

Jul 29, 2015, 16:03 PM IST

2 NDA, 4 UPA leaders were in contact with Dawood Ibrahim before 26/11: Report

Underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, wanted in India for a number of heinous crimes, is "hiding in plain sight" in Pakistan, a report has said.

Jul 29, 2015, 11:18 AM IST

Ram Jethmalani trashes Owaisi's remark, says 'our courts are impartial'

Senior advocate Ram Jethmalani on Friday rubbished AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi's remark on 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon's death sentence, saying the courts are impartial.

Jul 24, 2015, 14:22 PM IST

Yakub Memon's hanging shouldn't be 'communalised': Majeed Memon

A day after Asaduddin Owaisi said that 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict Yakub Memon is being hanged only because he belongs to a particular religion, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Majeed Memon on Friday refused to back the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen chief's stand.

Jul 24, 2015, 09:46 AM IST

Yakub Memon being hanged because he belongs to a 'particular religion': Asaduddin Owaisi

 Triggering controversy over capital punishment to Yakub Memon in Mumbai blasts case, AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi on Thursday sought to know whether the perpetrators of demolition of disputed structure in Ayodhya, communal riots of Mumbai and Gujarat and other such sensational cases would get a similar punishment.

Jul 23, 2015, 23:30 PM IST

Wife, daughter meet Yakub Memon in Nagpur prison

Mumbai serial blasts convict Yakub Abdul Razak Memon, who has sought a stay of execution of his death sentence scheduled for July 30, on Thursday spent some time with his family members, including wife and daughter, at the Central Prison here amid tight security.

Jul 23, 2015, 10:20 AM IST

1993 Mumbai blasts: Who are the Memons?

The family members of Yakub Abdul Razak Memon, who has become the sole accused to get capital punishment for the March 1993 Mumbai serial blasts, had also been figured as accused in the case. Some of them were, however, discharged due to lack of evidence.

Jul 22, 2015, 09:53 AM IST

Sanjay Dutt’s parole ends today

Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt`s third parole ends on Friday.

Mar 21, 2014, 10:01 AM IST

Sanjay Dutt`s parole extended by a month

Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, currently out on parole, got an extension of the parole due to his wife`s illness, here Monday.

Jan 20, 2014, 17:43 PM IST

Sanjay Dutt seeks parole extension of 30 days

Sanjay Dutt, who is now out of jail on a parole of 30 days, has sought a further extension of 30 days, in order to take care of his ailing wife Manyata.

Jan 11, 2014, 21:02 PM IST

Sanjay Dutt out on parole, denies favouritism

Two weeks after he was granted a month-long parole, Sanjay Dutt was Saturday released from Pune`s Yerwada Jail even as the controversy over "frequency" at which he is getting leave from jail refuses to die down.

Dec 22, 2013, 00:23 AM IST

Sanjay Dutt granted parole again; ‘ill’ wife attends film screening

Sanjay Dutt, who is currently serving the remaining 42 months of his five-year jail term for his involvement in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts, was granted a month’s parole again.

Dec 07, 2013, 10:47 AM IST

After four weeks` parole, Sanjay Dutt returns to jail

Convicted Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt returned to Yerawada Central Jail here Wednesday at the end of his four-week-long medical parole.

Oct 30, 2013, 16:42 PM IST

No proposal to pardon Sanjay Dutt, says Maharashtra Home Minister

Quashing speculation, Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil Friday asserted he has not received any communication from the central government on the issue of granting a remission of sentence or pardon to incarcerated actor Sanjay Dutt.

Oct 26, 2013, 09:42 AM IST

Sanjay Dutt reaches home, thanks fans for love and support

Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, who was sentenced to five years in Yerwada jail for illegal possession of arms in relation to the 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts case, has been granted 14-day parole for medical reasons.

Oct 02, 2013, 07:56 AM IST