India News | Agencies | Sunday May 24, 2015
The erstwhile UPA government had executed Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru for "political reasons" and he was informed only hours before, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 18, 2015
The maiden 23-day-long budget session of the Mufti Sayeed Government in Jammu and Kashmir Assembly will begin today.
Opinion | Shashi Tharoor | Tuesday February 10, 2015
We must live up to our own values, says Shashi Tharoor
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday February 9, 2015
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has said that the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru exactly two years ago was "wrong and badly handled," potentially embarrassing his own party, which was in power at the time.
India News | Monday February 9, 2015
The way the Congress-led UPA government handled the hanging the death sentence of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru was a mistake, five Congress lawmakers have admitted in a statement.
India News | Tejas Mehta | Saturday March 29, 2014
Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Tuesday told NDTV that the controversial hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru could have been handled better. Guru was executed secretly in February last year; his family received a letter informing it of the government's plans two days after he was hanged and buried at Tihar Jail in Delhi.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday April 30, 2013
Why was Sarabjit Singh not considered a prisoner at risk, a leading Pakistani daily asked on Tuesday and demanded that the attackers of the Indian death row prisoner be brought to justice.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday April 26, 2013
Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh's sister today said there was constant threat to her brother's life in Pakistan after the hanging of Afzal Guru and "suspecting attack" she had approached authorities but no action was taken.
India News | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Friday April 12, 2013
Devinderpal Singh Bhullar's appeal rejected: The Supreme Court has ruled that a death sentence cannot be commuted to life imprisonment because of a delay in execution. The court has rejected an appeal by Devinderpal Singh Bhullar against his hanging, and could impact the cases of 16 other prisoners on death row who have pleaded against their punish...
India News | Reported by Tanima Biswas; edited by Mala Das (with inputs from Agencies) | Saturday March 23, 2013
The Delhi Police is studying security camera footage from a guest house near the famous Jama Masjid mosque to identify who left an AK-56 assault rifle, two magazines with 30 cartridges each, and a hand grenade in a room on its third floor.
India News | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Friday March 15, 2013
The Lok Sabha has unanimously adopted a resolution against Pakistan whose parliament last night officially condemned the hanging in Delhi last month of Afzal Guru, who belonged to Kashmir.
India News | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Friday March 15, 2013
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India News | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Friday March 15, 2013
The BJP today in parliament slammed a resolution passed by the Pakistani parliament condemning the hanging in Delhi last month of Afzal Guru. The resolution also demanded the return of Guru's body to his family.
India News | Edited by Shamik Ghosh (with inputs from PTI) | Thursday March 14, 2013
Pakistan's parliament today passed a resolution condemning the hanging of 2001 Parliament Attack convict Afzal Guru and demanded the return of his body to his family.
Srinagar News | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 9, 2013
Normal life today resumed in Kashmir after five days of shutdown, curfew in some parts of the Valley, and clashes that left nearly 200 people injured.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday March 4, 2013
Jammu and Kashmir Assembly Speaker Mubarak Gul today allowed discussion on the issue of the return of the body of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru to his family, even as the House witnessed disruptions over the matter.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Monday March 4, 2013
The top-secret operation by the central government to hang and bury Afzal Guru is being dissected by political parties in his home state today. The fact that Guru's body has not been returned to his family nearly a month after he was executed in Delhi has turned into a political firestorm in Jammu and Kashmir. Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has publi...
India News | Sheikh Zaffar Iqbal | Sunday March 3, 2013
The Jammu and Kashmir Assembly will on Monday discuss the execution of Afzal Guru and his family's demand for return of his body. Assembly Speaker Mubarak Gul has accepted the adjournment motions moved by the ruling National Conference and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party or PDP and allowed a discussion.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday March 1, 2013
The Jammu and Kashmir assembly was adjourned on Friday after uproarious scenes over the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) demand to discuss parliament attack convict Afzal Guru's hanging.
India News | NDTV.com | Sunday February 17, 2013
When Afzal Guru was informed that he would be hanged on the morning of February 9, he asked for a paper and a pen to write a letter to his wife. However, the letter was mailed two days after his execution. Twenty-six hours later, the letter reached Afzal Guru's wife in Sopore in Kashmir despite a curfew.
India News | Edited by Ashish Mukherjee | Saturday February 16, 2013
The curfew declared in Kashmir to prevent a law and order flare-up after the execution of Afzal Guru last Saturday will be lifted tomorrow morning.
India News | NDTV.com | Wednesday February 13, 2013
A day after approaching the Tihar Jail authorities seeking handing over of Afzal Guru's body to his family, two lawyers ND Pancholi and Nandita Haksar representing them today withdrew as their counsel, citing "unseemly controversies" and "suspicion" by certain political groups in Kashmir. Here is the full statement by the lawyers:
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday February 13, 2013
Citing "unseemly controversies", ND Pancholi and Nandita Haksar on Wednesday quit as the family lawyers of Afzal Guru, the Parliament attack convict who was hanged on February 9.
India News | Sunil Prabhu | Thursday February 14, 2013
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has questioned Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde about why the family of Afzal Guru, who was hanged on Saturday, was not informed in advance about the execution.