Friday, Dec 02, 2022

Yakub Memon


Graveyard politics: Why Yakub Memon is an issue ahead of BMC polls

September 11, 2022 6:21 pm

BJP is in competition with Shiv Sena over Hindutva votes, wants to push Uddhav into a corner to ensure he doesn’t get a lot of Muslim votes either.

BJP and Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena target each other over photo, video with blasts convict Yakub Memon's kin

September 12, 2022 9:22 am

BJP MLA Atul Bhatkhalkar circulated a video claiming that it showed one Rauf Memon, Yakub's relative, attending a meeting with Sena leader and former Mumbai mayor Kishori Pednekar.

Maharashtra to probe beautification of 1993 blast convict Yakub Memon’s grave

September 12, 2022 9:21 am

Mumbai BJP president Ashish Shelar holds former CM Uddhav Thackeray and his supporters responsible

Who was Yakub Memon, revamp of whose burial site has stirred controversy?

September 15, 2022 12:10 pm

A video of Yakub Memon's grave, revamped with marble titles, halogen and LED lights, was found being shared widely on social media. The Mumbai police has now removed the lights installed around his grave at Bada Kabrastan.

Mumbai: Man held for ‘selling off’ 1993 blast convict Memon's grave, three more of his family

September 20, 2020 1:06 am

The accused was identified as Parvez Sarkare, said DCP (Zone II) Rajiv Jain. Police are searching for another former trustee, named by Memon's cousin in his complaint to LT Marg police station.

Dissent fine, but don’t celebrate Afzal Guru, Yaqub Memon: Venkaiah Naidu

January 25, 2018 4:55 am

He also expressed displeasure at particularly the intelligentsia who attack the Army on issues of human rights but said that public opinion was not with them.

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

October 02, 2017 8:27 am

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.

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

October 01, 2017 5:52 pm

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

Incomplete justice

September 11, 2017 1:05 am

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

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

June 16, 2017 2:12 pm

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


Top frames: APJ Abdul Kalam gets tearful adieu; gallows for Yakub Memon

August 01, 2015 8:00 am

The nation declared a weeklong mourning on the death of former President APJ Abdul Kalam; Yakub Memon's relatives and neighbours looks out of their house during his funeral.

Yakub Memon buried at Bada Kabristan in Mumbai

July 30, 2015 7:28 pm

1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon was hanged today morning at Nagpur jail for his role in the blasts.


Yakub Memon Death Plea: What Next

July 29, 2015 10:03 am

Yakub Memon: All You Need To Know

July 22, 2015 10:06 am

What Next For Yakub Memon

July 17, 2015 6:08 pm