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Aug 08, 2015, 10:20 AM IST

Yakub Memon was executed because Tiger was not caught? NSA Ajit Doval refutes claim

National Security Advisor Ajit Doval refuted claims on Tuesday that Yakub Memon was executed because his brother Tiger could not be caught.

Aug 04, 2015, 21:39 PM IST

Yakub Memon's last words before he was hanged - 'I pardon you'

You people are just doing your duty, so I forgive you – said Yakub Memon just before he was hanged in Nagpur Central Jail on July 30, 2015.

Aug 03, 2015, 18:04 PM IST

This is how Urdu media reported Yakub Memon's hanging

A war of words has erupted over the execution of 1993 Mumbai blast convict Yakub Memon and the issue of terrorism, with a section of people speaking against the death sentence and the government hitting back.

Aug 01, 2015, 15:18 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

Tiger Memon, 1993 Mumbai blasts mastermind, was in love with a call girl

Tiger Memon, said to be the prime conspirator of 1993 Mumbai blasts, was head over heels for a call girl, so much so that he wanted to divorce his wife, a report has said.

Aug 01, 2015, 12:48 PM IST

Those present at Yakub Memon's funeral are 'potential terrorists': Tripura Governor Tathagata Roy

A day after Yakub Memon was hanged to death in Nagpur Central Jail, Tripura Governor Tathagata Roy on Friday created a controversy by dubbing those present at the funeral of 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict as “potential terrorists”.

Jul 31, 2015, 14:31 PM IST

Yakub Memon hanging: J&K MLA reveals he met Tiger Memon in PoK

On the day Yakub Memon was hanged in a Nagpur jail, a Congress MLA in Kashmir on Thursday created a stir when he claimed meeting the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts mastermind Tiger Memon.

Jul 31, 2015, 13:51 PM IST

Yakub Memon's hanging 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.

Jul 31, 2015, 12:36 PM IST

Those who sought leniency for Yakub are nation's enemies: Shiv Sena

Lashing out at those who sought leniency for Yakub Memon, the Shiv Sena today demanded they should be "tried for being enemies of the country" and also asked the government to ensure that the 1993 serial blasts convict does not become a martyr in the eyes of people.

Jul 31, 2015, 10:51 AM IST

Stalling Memon hanging would've been against spirit of law: Attorney General

Dismissing the argument that 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon's execution should have been stalled by 14 days after the rejection of his mercy plea, Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi on Thursday said had that happened, it would have been against the "spirit of the law".

Jul 31, 2015, 00:25 AM IST

Ban Ki-moon reiterates stand against death penalty after Yakub hanging

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has taken note of the execution of 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict Yakub Memon while emphasising that he stands against the death penalty, his spokesperson said on Thursday.

Jul 30, 2015, 23:53 PM IST

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.

Jul 30, 2015, 23:07 PM IST

Yakub Memon: The two men who lead police to 'House of Memons'

Yakub Memon has paid with his life for his role in the 1993 Mumbai blasts. Two men played a role in Yakub's conviction in the case as it was their testimony, among others, that led the police to the house of Memons.

Jul 30, 2015, 22:38 PM IST

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.

Jul 30, 2015, 22:37 PM IST

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.

Jul 30, 2015, 20:51 PM IST

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.

Jul 30, 2015, 20:47 PM IST

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.

Jul 30, 2015, 18:55 PM IST