Thursday, Dec 01, 2022

Mumbai blasts


10 years since triple blasts left 27 dead in Mumbai, trial yet to commence

July 13, 2021 11:48 am

On July 13, 2011, Mumbai was rocked by three blasts – at Zaveri Bazaar, Opera House and near a school in Dadar Kabutarkhana close to the railway station -- within 10 minutes of each other.

Bombay High Court rejects Ateef Mulla's plea for fresh passport

October 02, 2017 2:38 am

Mulla was convicted in a case pertaining an explosion at the Mumbai Central railway station on December 6, 2002, followed by two more blasts over the next three months.

2002-03 Mumbai multiple blasts: Supreme Court dismisses convict's plea

September 19, 2017 6:23 pm

Saquib Abdul Hamid Nachan had approached the Bombay High Court claiming that the trial in the POTA case was going on when he was an undertrial prisoner in the MCOCA case.

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.

Was Prisoner No 16656, once at Yerawada, given special treatment?

June 18, 2017 8:36 am

The Bombay High Court wants to know why Sanjay Dutt was let off early for good behavior, but Pune wants closure from the high-profile case

1993 Mumbai serial blasts verdict: Abu Salem, five other accused convicted; Abdul Qayyum acquitted

June 16, 2017 4:04 pm

1993 Mumbai serial blasts verdict: The accused convicted are Mustafa Dossa, Abu Salem, Feroz Abdul Rashid Khan, Taher Merchant, Riyaz Siddique and Karimullah Khan. Abdul Qayyum Shaikh was acquitted.

2002-03 Mumbai blasts: At last chance, 10 convicts plead for leniency

April 05, 2016 3:35 am

The court had on Tuesday found six men guilty of possessing illegal weapons and convicted four on terror charges in the December 2002-March 2003 Mumbai serial blasts case.

7/11 serial train blasts: ‘Being a Muslim does not mean they will speak Urdu’

October 09, 2015 1:33 am

Judge rejected defence argument that since pure Hindi words were used in confessional statements it meant the language was not of the accused.

7/11 convict from Pune gets life, kin say framed

October 01, 2015 2:14 am

Family of Sohail Mehboob Shaikh says will move High Court against the MCOCA court’s verdict.

Yakub Memon's hanging: The last 18 hours of his life

July 30, 2015 5:46 pm

Time line of last-ditch efforts made by condemned prisoner Yakub Memon, convicted of 1993 Mumbai blasts, who was hanged in Nagpur jail this morning.


On this day 12 years ago, Mumbaikars witnessed multiple blasts on local trains

June 22, 2020 6:23 pm

On this day in 2006, a series of seven bomb blasts took place within 11 minutes in Mumbai’s suburban railway network.

Fans gather as Sanjay Dutt visits Siddhivinayak Temple

February 25, 2016 8:28 am

Mumbai, Feb 25 (ANI): After walking out from Pune’s Yerwada jail, Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt on Thursday visited Mumbai’s Siddhivinayak Temple, where his fans in large number gathered to see him. 56-year old Dutt was released after being jailed for 42 months in connection with an arms case related to the 1993 Mumbai blasts on Thursday morning. The actor 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.