The family of eight security personnel,who died in the 2001 Parliament attack,on Saturday took back the gallantry medals which they had returned in 2006 to protest against delay in the execution of Afzal Guru.
Why didnt the bomb,planted in the car used during the 2001 Parliament attack,not explode? This question still puzzles convicted terrorist Afzal Guru,claims a 180-page manuscript by a Tihar jail superintendent.
The leaders had gathered in Parliament to pay floral tributes to the nine victims -- six Delhi Police personnel, two Parliament Security Service personnel and a gardener, who lost their lives on the day
Mumbai, Feb 19 (ANI): Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday said the students alleged of raising anti-national slogans on the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus lack moral ethics. The Defence Minister was speaking about the controversial February 9 event organised on the JNU campus against the hanging of 2001 Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru.
New Delhi, Feb 12 (ANI): The Press Club of India on Friday distanced itself from an event in their premises in which anti-India slogans were raised during a commemorative meeting held to mourn the hanging of 2001 Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru. Press Club Chairman Rahul Jalali said the club had nothing to do with the organisers. He added that the booking was done by a senior member for a conference. He further said that as soon as they got information about the incident they asked the people to get out of the club. They lodged police complaint against the one who booked it.
New Delhi, Feb 10 (ANI): The Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) members staged a protest outside the office of Jawaharlal Nehru University ( JNU) Vice Chancellor on Wednesday to vent their ire over a programme describing the execution of 2001 Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru as 'judicial killing'. The varsity witnessed violent clashes between two students groups last night over this programme, following which the police personnel were deployed to maintain the law and order situation on the campus. The incident was followed by the cultural evening organised at the Sabarmati Dhaba by ten students, who were earlier members of the Democratic Students' Union (DSU). The ABVP has also demanded that the ten students behind the event must be rusticated with immediate effect. One of the protestors said they are protesting against the "anti-national" activity on the campus and strict actions should be taken.