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

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

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

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

Incomplete justice

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

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

Complicated life in enemy country spurred Yakub Memon’s return, says former Delhi top cop

The book also details the invaluable documentary, audio and video evidence, secretly and meticulously collected by Memon against Pakistan and the ISI vis a vis their role in the 1993 blasts.


Audio | Rajnath Singh says some people more concerned about terrorists

Rajnath Singh admitted there were “inadequacies in the system” and that judicial delays had resulted in undertrials languishing in prison longer than the maximum sentence allowed for the crimes they had been charged with.

Yakub Memon execution: Some TV channels crossed Lakshman Rekha, says Rajyavardhan Rathore

We issued a showcause notice as the idea was that the channels maintain broadcasts within the parameters where India is not affected, Rathore said.

Yakub Memon's coverage and the grey zones in TV Programme Code

The I&B Ministry does not, in fact, have the mandate to regulate content on TV channels. The broadcast industry has always insisted on self-regulation.

Salman Khan 'man without brains': Raj Thackeray

"Salman is a man without brains, while his father is a respectable man. He does not read newspapers and does not know the law and thus went on tweeting in his (Yakub's) favour," said Thackeray.

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

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

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


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Yakub Memon Death Plea: What Next

The question of life and death and the validity of judicial proceedings divided two judges of the Supreme Court on Tuesday and they left it to the Chief Justice of India to set up a larger bench to decide whether 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict Yakub Memon’s execution requires a re-look.

Yakub Memon: All You Need To Know

Yakub Memon is now in all likelihood set to be hanged on July 30 as Supreme Court rejected his curative plea.


What Next For Yakub Memon

1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict Yakub Memon is likely to be hanged on July 30 if his curative petition for mercy is rejected by the Supreme Court on July 21. This will be the first execution related to the 1993 serial blasts, in which over 250 people were killed.