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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
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
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
BJP hits out at Owaisi for doing 'communal politics' over Yakub Memon's death penalty

Jul 24, 2015

BJP hits out at Owaisi for doing 'communal politics' over Yakub Memon's death penalty

BJP on Friday hit out at AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi for remarks suggesting that Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon was awarded capital punishment because of his religion, alleging that he was doing "communal politics" over terrorism and nothing could be "uglier" than this. #BJP #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Death Penalty #Asaduddin Owaisi #Yakub Memon #AIMIM #1993 Mumbai blast case
A plea for leniency from the grave: Deceased RAW official's op-ed makes a case for Yakub Memon

Jul 24, 2015

A plea for leniency from the grave: Deceased RAW official's op-ed makes a case for Yakub Memon

Perhaps the most notable voices to now join the chorus of opposition to the execution is that of former Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) official, B Raman, who passed away in 2013. #India #Supreme Court #ConnectTheDots #Death Penalty #Yakub Memon #1993 Mumbai serial blasts #B Raman
Death penalty better than keeping a person in jail for entire life, says SC

Jul 24, 2015

Death penalty better than keeping a person in jail for entire life, says SC

Life imprisonment with a rider that it means "remainder of life" came under sharp attack from SC, which said that it would be better to award death penalty to such convicts. #Tamil Nadu #Supreme Court #Death Penalty #Rajiv Gandhi Assasination
After filing mercy plea to Maha Guv, Yakub Memon moves SC to stay death penalty

Jul 23, 2015

After filing mercy plea to Maha Guv, Yakub Memon moves SC to stay death penalty

Yakub Abdul Razak Memon, the sole death row convict in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case, on Thursday moved the Supreme Court seeking stay of execution of his death sentence scheduled for 30 July on the ground that all legal remedies have not been exhausted. #NewsTracker #Death Penalty #Mercy plea #Maharashtra Governor #Yakub Memon #1993 Mumbai blast case #The Supreme Court #Nagpur Central Jail
Debate over hanging Yakub Memon: Why death penalty can't be done away with

Jul 23, 2015

Debate over hanging Yakub Memon: Why death penalty can't be done away with

If a government cannot prevent wanton killings, it should not take up cudgels for those indulging in such killings. #India #US #Europe #InMyOpinion #Death Penalty #Yakub Memon #1993 Mumbai serial blasts
Repeated mercy pleas violate principle of finality: Centre tells SC

Jul 22, 2015

Repeated mercy pleas violate principle of finality: Centre tells SC

Repeated mercy pleas before the President and the Governor by convicts seeking remission or commutation of their sentences violate the principle of finality, the Centre on Wednesday told the Supreme Court. #NewsTracker #Death Penalty #Life imprisonment #Mercy plea #death sentence commuted #CJI HL Dattu #The Supreme Court