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Ajmal Kasab’s hanging felt like a stone on my head for two, three days: Meeran Borwankar

Meeran Chadha Borwankar retired on Saturday after 36 years of police service. The former Inspector General (Prisons), Maharashtra, oversaw the hangings of Ajmal Kasab and Yakub Memon.

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In Ajmal Kasab hanging, secrecy was priority. In Yakub Memon case, entire country was watching: Meeran Chadha Borwankar

Meeran Chadha Borwankar, former Maharashtra IG (Prisons), oversaw the hangings of Ajmal Kasab and Yakub Memon.

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Incomplete justice

The 1993 Mumbai blasts case frames the terrible lag in punishment— and also in learning.

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1993 Mumbai serial blasts verdict highlights: TADA court convicts Abu Salem, five others; Abdul Qayyum acquitted

1993 Mumbai serial blasts verdict LIVE: Six of the seven accused, including Abu Salem have been convicted by a TADA court.

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Complicated life in enemy country spurred Yakub Memon’s return, says former Delhi top cop

The book also details the invaluable documentary, audio and video evidence, secretly and meticulously collected by Memon against Pakistan and the ISI vis a vis their role in the 1993 blasts.

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Audio | Rajnath Singh says some people more concerned about terrorists

Rajnath Singh admitted there were “inadequacies in the system” and that judicial delays had resulted in undertrials languishing in prison longer than the maximum sentence allowed for the crimes they had been charged with.

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Yakub Memon execution: Some TV channels crossed Lakshman Rekha, says Rajyavardhan Rathore

We issued a showcause notice as the idea was that the channels maintain broadcasts within the parameters where India is not affected, Rathore said.

President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday rejected the mercy plea of Yakub Memon crushing all hopes of the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict.

Yakub Memon’s coverage and the grey zones in TV Programme Code

The I&B Ministry does not, in fact, have the mandate to regulate content on TV channels. The broadcast industry has always insisted on self-regulation.

Salman Khan ‘man without brains’: Raj Thackeray

“Salman is a man without brains, while his father is a respectable man. He does not read newspapers and does not know the law and thus went on tweeting in his (Yakub’s) favour,” said Thackeray.

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Explain why you shouldn’t face action for Yakub’s execution coverage: Govt notice to 3 channels

Sources said the I&B ministry obtained video clips of the Chhota Shakeel phone-in and Yakub’s lawyer’s statement from the Electronic Media and Monitoring Centre to get the quotes which have been cited in the notice.

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SC judge Dipak Misra who rejected Yakub’s plea gets threat letter, security beefed up

Justice Dipak Misra headed the three-judge SC bench that upheld the death penalty against Yakub Memon.

The Urdu Press: Parliament, Protest

The Congress alleges that the speaker is under pressure from the government and the prime minister wants to replicate the Gujarat model in Parliament.

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‘Indian’ Kalam and ‘Muslim’ Memon

One was the people’s president, the architect of our nuclear programme, and the other was a ‘blood-thirsty terrorist’ who financed his brother’s sinister plans to bomb Mumbai.

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NSA Ajit Doval underlines use of power: India should stop punching below its weight

Doval said: “India has a mentality to punch below its weight. We should not punch below our weight or above our weight, but improve our weight and punch proportionately.”

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NSA Ajit Doval defends Yakub Memon’s execution, slams Shashi Tharoor

Disapproving of former Union minister Shashi Tharoor’s remarks in the aftermath of Memon’s hanging, Doval said something that is in the “larger interest of the nation” must prevail.