Mumbai serial blast convict Jalees Ansari arrested in UP's Kanpur after jumping parole; 'Dr Bomb' was trying to flee country, claims police
A convict in the Mumbai serial blasts, Dr Jalees Ansari, who went missing while on parole, was on Friday arrested in Kanpur by the Uttar Pradesh special task force. Uttar Pradesh Police DG OP Singh was quoted by reports as saying that Ansari had been trying to flee the country.
Bombay High Court rejects Abu Salem's plea for parole to marry Kausar Bahar due to conviction on serious terrorism charge
Abu Salem's please said that his request should be considered on "humanitarian grounds" as he cannot shun his duty towards the woman he promised to marry.
At least the way Dossa's relatives recount snatches of conversation with the man, he appears to be thoroughly dispirited and broken.
Anurag Kashyap's Black Friday is a crime film on the 1993 Mumbai blasts that killed 257 people. The film is based on Hussain Zaidi's book Black Friday.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed the curative plea filed by 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon, paving the way for his hanging on 30 July.
Yakub Memon, facing gallows in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case, is all set to be executed on Thursday morning at 7 with the Supreme Court on Wednesday clearing all legal hurdles by holding that there was "no legal fallacy" and "fault" in the death warrant issued against him.
BJP on Wednesday welcomed the Supreme Court verdict rejecting the plea of Yakub Memon, the lone death row convict in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case, to escape the gallows, and said justice has been finally delivered to the victims.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A month after the special TADA court here sentenced extradited gangster Abu Salem to a life imprisonment in builder Pradeep Jain murder case, he has moved the Supreme Court with an appeal.