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1993 Mumbai blasts


1993 Mumbai blasts: Police scan 40 phone numbers dialled by Ansari during parole

January 22, 2020 8:54 pm

Ansari (70), a medical doctor also known as ‘Dr Bomb’ because of his alleged expertise in bomb-making, was serving life imprisonment at Central Jail, Ajmer when he tried to jump parole.

Suleman bakery case: Tape-recorder found, court hears wireless messages

April 11, 2019 1:41 am

Seven policemen, accused of killing nine Muslim men at Suleman Usman Bakery on January 9, 1993, are facing trial.

Mumbai serial blasts: Charges framed against 2 Dawood aides

February 25, 2019 8:43 pm

The two accused, Yasin Mansoor Mohammed Farooq alias Farooq Takla and Ahmed Kamal Sheikh alias Lambu have been charged under the Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act.

1993 serial blasts: 100 victims, 25 of them dead, remain unknown, CBI tells court

November 08, 2017 3:43 am

The recent list submitted by the CBI to the special court has names and addresses of 232 who lost their lives and 638 who were injured. Twenty-five of those killed remain unidentified and 75 injured are untraceable, the CBI told the court.

1993 blasts accused Mustafa Dossa travelled with woman on train; criminal offence against police escort team

November 08, 2017 3:38 am

Court says while police officials were expected to be ‘extra cautious’ with accused, they were ‘extra lenient’

1993 Mumbai blasts: Court to pronounce sentence against 5 on September 7

August 23, 2017 3:48 am

Mustafa Dossa, who was also convicted by the court on June 16 along with the five, passed away on June 28. The CBI has sought death for Merchant, Feroz and Karimullah.

Man held in connection with 1993 Mumbai blasts in UP

July 08, 2017 8:21 pm

1993 Mumbai blasts: Twenty four years after the blasts rocked India's financial capital, Qadeer Ahmed was arrested from UP's Bijnore district, the police officials said.

1993 Mumbai blasts: Taher Merchant opposes CBI’s plea seeking his death penalty

July 06, 2017 3:24 am

Convict says he did not have control over blast conspiracy

1993 Mumbai blasts case: Special prosecution seeks life imprisonment for Abu Salem

July 04, 2017 5:15 pm

Abu Salem was convicted for conspiring and terror activities. He was booked under the arms and explosives act. Salem was accused of going to Gujarat to receive arms and that he collected nine AK 56 rifles, 100 grenades and cartridges.

Who is Mustafa Dossa?

June 28, 2017 3:11 pm

Mustafa Dossa, one of the prime convicts of the 1993 Mumbai blast, was recently convicted by the TADA Court under the charges of criminal conspiracy (Section 120B IPC) and various provisions of the TADA.


Sanjay Dutt walks out of Yerwada Jail after 42 months

February 25, 2016 5:53 am

Pune, Feb 25 (ANI): Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt was released on Thursday morning after spending 42 months in Pune’s Yerwada Jail in connection with the arms case related to the 1993 Mumbai blasts. The 56-year-old, Dutt, walked out of jail around eight months ahead of the completion of his term after a reprieve was granted to him on grounds of his good behaviour. As a semi-skilled worker, Dutt earned Rs 38,000 during his five-year prison term, Dutt was seen with wife Manyata at the Pune Airport after release from the Jail.