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Supreme Court bench split over Yakub Memon's plea, refers it to Chief Justice

Jul 28, 2015

Supreme Court bench split over Yakub Memon's plea, refers it to Chief Justice

A two-judge bench of the Supreme Court on Tuesday delivered a split verdict on a plea by Yakub Abdul Razak Memon, the lone death convict in 1993 Mumbai blasts case, seeking stay of his scheduled execution on July 30 and referred the matter to the Chief Justice to take call on it. #NewsTracker #1993 Mumbai blasts #execution #Yakub Memon
Yakub Memon's death sentence: SC asks Attorney General to clarify rules of curative petitions

Jul 28, 2015

Yakub Memon's death sentence: SC asks Attorney General to clarify rules of curative petitions

Uncertainty continued on Monday over whether Yakub Memon, the sole 1993 Mumbai blasts convict on death row, will be hanged on 30 July. #India #Terrorism #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Attorney General #Mercy plea #Yakub Memon #1993 Mumbai blasts case #Mukul Rohatgi #curative petition
Schizophrenia to B Raman's letter: 6 arguments Yakub Memon may make in his plea to SC

Jul 27, 2015

Schizophrenia to B Raman's letter: 6 arguments Yakub Memon may make in his plea to SC

A bench of Justices AR Dave, Amitava Roy and Arun Mishra will be hearing the plea against the death sentence. Here's a quick roundup of the arguments that the former chartered accountant could present. #India #Supreme Court #ConnectTheDots #Death Penalty #Yakub Memon #1993 serial blasts #B Raman
Cancel Salman's bail, demands BJP after actor's controversial tweets on Yakub Memon

Jul 27, 2015

Cancel Salman's bail, demands BJP after actor's controversial tweets on Yakub Memon

With Bollywood superstar Salman Khan's tweets defending Yakub Memon, the death row convict of 1993 Mumbai blasts case, drawing severe flak from different quarters, BJP in Mumbai demanded cancellation of the actor's bail in the 2002 hit-and-run case. #Bail #Salman Khan #BJP #NewsTracker #Mumbai #hit-and-run case #Yakub Memon #Mumbai Blast Case
Hanging Yakub Memon will be travesty of justice: Pakistan's ISI may have the last laugh

Jul 27, 2015

Hanging Yakub Memon will be travesty of justice: Pakistan's ISI may have the last laugh

It is characteristic of a weak state to pretend strength by pouncing on players weaker than itself in the cause of "justice". The proposed death sentence on Yakub Memon is a testimony to the failure of the justice system to deliver true justice #Terrorism #Dawood Ibrahim #Terrorism in India #Mumbai blasts #Tiger Memon #Asaduddin Owaisi #1993 Mumbai blasts #Yakub Memon #1993 blasts
Support for Yakub Memon's mercy plea grows as eminent personalities urge President Mukherjee to reconsider

Jul 26, 2015

Support for Yakub Memon's mercy plea grows as eminent personalities urge President Mukherjee to reconsider

Eminent lawyer Ram Jethmalani and leaders from four political parties were among around 200 people who on Sunday urged President Pranab Mukherjee to reconsider the mercy plea of the 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon, set to hang in Nagpur on 30 July. #Salman Khan #India #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Death Penalty #Mercy plea #President Pranab Mukherjee #Yakub Memon #1993 Mumbai blast case
Gross travesty of justice in case of Yakub Memon: Justice Markandey Katju

Jul 26, 2015

Gross travesty of justice in case of Yakub Memon: Justice Markandey Katju

Former Supreme Court judge Justice (Retd.) Markandey Katju on Sunday said that there has been "gross travesty of justice" in the case of Yakub Memon, the sole death row convict and a co-conspirator of fugitive Dawood Ibrahim in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts. #India #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Death sentence #Justice Markandey Katju #Yakub Memon #1993 Mumbai blast case
SC verdict on Yakub Memon must be honoured: BJP alleges 'petty politics' behind death penalty controversy

Jul 26, 2015

SC verdict on Yakub Memon must be honoured: BJP alleges 'petty politics' behind death penalty controversy

Alleging "petty politics" behind the controversy over the death sentence to Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon, BJP on Sunday said the decision was taken after a thorough legal process and that it should be honoured by all. #Salman Khan #Congress #BJP #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Death Penalty #1993 Mumbai blasts #Yakub Memon
Security beefed up outside Salman Khan's residence following tweets defending Yakub Memon

Jul 26, 2015

Security beefed up outside Salman Khan's residence following tweets defending Yakub Memon

Security was today beefed up outside Salman Khan's residence in suburban Bandra here following the Bollywood superstar's tweets defending Yakub Memon, the death row convict in 1993 Mumbai blast case, which have drawn severe flak from various quarters. #Bollywood #Salman Khan #NewsTracker #Bandra #Mumbai blast #Yakub Memon
Salman Khan tweets in support of Yakub Memon, father Salim calls him 'ignorant'

Jul 26, 2015

Salman Khan tweets in support of Yakub Memon, father Salim calls him 'ignorant'

Bollywood actor Salman Khan on Sunday tweeted out in support of 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict Yakub Memon saying his brother Tiger should be hanged instead. #Bollywood #Salman Khan #NewsTracker #Tiger Memon #1993 serial blasts