Sources said the decision was taken by the President last week and communicated to the Maharashtra government, which will decide the execution date.
Dutt has been granted parole three times by the Maharashtra government.
Special public prosecutor informed MCOCA court that Bhatkal and his aide have been actively involved in assembling IEDs used at three blasts spots.
Dutt,was lodged in Pune’s Yerawada Central Jail and is currently at home on furlough.
Rasiya of Kannur,Kerala,married Gupta,who had converted to Islam when a teenager.
An opportunity to nab Yasin Bhatkal in Mumbais Byculla was squandered in January 2012.
A special TADA court had issued an arrest warrant against Gupta in April.
In 1994,he was declared a proclaimed offender and with an Interpol Red Corner Notice against him.
The CBI had earlier told the Supreme Court that it wanted to withdraw certain charges.
The IM network’s source of explosives has remained a mystery so far.
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An arrested accused in the 13/7 Mumbai serial blasts case,Haroon Naik,was allegedly trained by Osama Bin Laden in August 2001 at a Lashkar-e-Toiba camp at Bahawalpur in Pakistan,sources revealed on Tuesday.
Is Wednesday becoming the next preferred day for terrorists after Black Friday? The blast at the Delhi High Court,which caused heavy casualties.
Pilot project will start in Delhi by end of the year; to connect 5,000 officials.