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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

Saudi Arabia foils suicide attack on Mecca's Grand Mosque; bomber blows himself up

The month of fasting ends with the Eid-al-Fitr holiday, expected to be on Sunday. Saudi monarchs usually spend the last 10 days of Ramadan in Mecca.

Jun 24, 2017, 09:14 AM IST

AAP leader gets threat letter; Arvind Kejriwal urges Rajnath Singh to act

A day after Aam Aadmi Party leader Ashish Khetan allegedly received a death threat, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday expressed shock and urged Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to act in the matter.

May 13, 2017, 18:57 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

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat accused of terror links, Shinde says allegations may be true

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat has been accused of involvement in the 2007 Samjhauta Express, Hyderabad Mecca Masjid and Ajmer Dargah blasts.

Feb 06, 2014, 09:15 AM IST

Mecca Masjid blast anniversary: Tight security in Hyderabad

Nine people were killed and 58 injured in the bomb blast during Friday prayers on May 18, 2007 at the 17th century mosque, one of the biggest mosques in India.

May 18, 2013, 12:48 PM IST

Mecca Masjid blast accused sent to NIA custody

A special court Tuesday sent an accused in 2007 Mecca Masjid bomb blast case, to the custody of the National Investigation Agency for 15 days.

Mar 12, 2013, 20:50 PM IST

Hyderabad blasts: Probe picks up momentum

The probe into the Hyderabad terror attack gathered further momentum Sunday with police picking up some suspects and National Investigation Agency (NIA) teams fanning to various places to gather clues.

Feb 24, 2013, 18:01 PM IST

Sushilkumar Shinde’s `hasty` remarks have angered Hindus: Mayawati

BSP chief Mayawati slammed Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde for his Hindu terror remarks saying he made statement in "haste" and asked him to place facts before courts to let judiciary take decision.

Jan 24, 2013, 18:08 PM IST

Babri anniversary passes off peacefully in Hyderabad

The 20th anniversary of the demolition of Babri Masjid Thursday passed off peacefully here amid tight security, police said. A shutdown was called by Muslim organisations to mark the day.

Dec 06, 2012, 17:16 PM IST

Old Hyderabad tense after fresh violence near Charminar

Violence broke out once again near Charminar in the old city of Hyderabad Friday over a temple row.

Nov 16, 2012, 15:40 PM IST

Compensation to those let off in Mecca blasts

The Andhra Pradesh government
on Friday gave compensation to 61 people who were acquitted or let
off in the 2007 Mecca Masjid bomb blast case.

Jan 06, 2012, 22:57 PM IST

Panel exonerates Hyderabad police from Mecca Masjid firing incident

The Andhra Pradesh government
on Tuesday accepted the report of Justice V Bhaskar Rao Committee
that probed into the police firing and related incidents in
the aftermath of the bomb blast at Mecca Masjid here in 2007.

May 24, 2011, 23:42 PM IST

Hyderabad on alert on eve of 4th anniversary of Mecca Masjid blast

Ahead of the fourth anniversary
of the Mecca Masjid bomb blast on Wednesday, the Hyderabad Police
have sounded a high alert and beefed up security in the city
as a precautionary measure.

May 17, 2011, 19:46 PM IST

NIA team visits Mecca Masjid blast site

After taking over the probe into
the suspected role of right-wing groups in terror acts across the country, a team of the NIA visited the Mecca Masjid where a bomb blast in 2007 had claimed nine lives.

Apr 21, 2011, 00:19 AM IST

NIA takes over probe in three blast cases

NIA has taken over investigation of three blast cases -- Mecca Masjid, Ajmer Sharif and Malegaon.

Apr 07, 2011, 14:08 PM IST

Rajasthan ATS takes Aseemanand in custody in Ajmer blast case

Aseemanand was arrested by CBI on Nov 19 last year for his alleged involvement in Mecca Masjid blast .

Jan 23, 2011, 00:38 AM IST

CBI formally charges two in Mecca Masjid blast case

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Monday formally filed charges against two members of the Hindu right-wing group, Abhinav Bharat, in the 2007 Mecca Masjid bombing.

Dec 13, 2010, 21:01 PM IST

Mecca Masjid blast: Swami Asimanand to be produced in court

The key accused in the Mecca Masjid blast case will be produced before a Hyderabad court on Saturday, a day after he was arrested in Haridwar and brought here by the Central Bureau of Investigation.

Nov 20, 2010, 14:09 PM IST

Court dismisses bail plea of Mecca Masjid blast accused

A local court on Monday dismissed the
bail pleas of two accused in the 2007 Mecca Masjid bomb blast
case on the ground that further investigations were still on.

Nov 15, 2010, 23:25 PM IST