Cheat Sheet | Edited by Mala Das | Thursday July 30, 2015
Yakub Memon will hang today at about 7 am for his role in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts, ruled the Supreme Court at 5 am. For the first time ever, a hearing was held in the top court's premises in the middle of the night. Nagpur jail officials are now prepping for the execution of Memon, who turns 53 today.
India News | mid-day.com | Tuesday July 28, 2015
After the serial blasts ripped through the city in 1993, a little-known Yakub Memon had fled to Dubai and a better-known Yakub Memon walked through the streets of Bhendi Bazaar, Dawood Ibrahim's neighbourhood, assuring voters that there was no connection between him and his namesake, who was being touted as one of the architects of the attack.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 26, 2015
Former Supreme Court judge Justice (Retd.) Markandey Katju today 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 News | Reported by Saurabh Gupta, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday July 26, 2015
Days before Yakub Memon -- the man convicted for the 1993 serial blasts in Mumbai that killed over 250 people -- is to be executed, his wife Rahin has appealed to the judiciary and the government to commute his death sentence to life term.
India News | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Saturday July 25, 2015
Two senior bureaucrats of Maharashtra met Governor C Vidyasagar Rao on Saturday morning to discuss the mercy petition moved by '93 blasts convict Yakub Memon, who is to be executed on July 30.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Aashna Harjani | Thursday July 30, 2015
Yakub Abdul Razak Memon, convicted for his role in the 1993 serial blasts in Mumbai, was hanged a little before 7 am today at the Nagpur Central Prison. The Supreme Court had, just hours before, dismissed his plea against his hanging.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 7, 2015
The Shiv Sena has criticised former union minister Sharad Pawar for an admission that he had rejected underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's offer to surrender, because of his conditions.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 4, 2015
Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Sharad Pawar has confirmed that he was approached by a senior lawyer over underworld don, Dawood Ibrahim's willingness to surrender during his tenure as chief minister.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 30, 2015
India has been successful in bringing Pakistan under the monitoring of the Asia Pacific Group to enforce UN sanctions against underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, terror mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi and LeT founder Hafiz Saeed despite strong opposition from China.
Cheat Sheet | NDTV.com | Monday June 15, 2015
Former Indian Premier League boss Lalit Modi today responded to the snowballing controversy over Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj helping him gain emergency travel papers in Britain. Here are the five quotes from his lawyer Mehmood Abdi:
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday May 26, 2015
India's eyes were not shut on underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, but "some international compulsions" were hindering his extradition from Pakistan, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Tuesday.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday May 11, 2015
Clarifying a controversial statement by his ministry on Dawood Ibrahim, who is wanted in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case, Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said India had credible information of the underworld don's presence in Pakistan and would bring him back "no matter what."
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday May 11, 2015
Lack of majority in the Upper House of Parliament is coming in the way of BJP to bring in a motion and make law for construction of a Ram Temple in Ayodhya, Union Home minister Rajnath Singh said on Sunday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 9, 2015
The government on Friday sought to take the sting out of the opposition attack on the whereabouts of fugitive 1993 Mumbai blasts accused Dawood Ibrahim, with Home Minister Rajnath Singh telling Lok Sabha that the NDA government's reply was the same as the UPA regime gave two years ago.
India News | Edited by Toral Varia Deshpande (With inputs from Agencies) | Wednesday May 6, 2015
A day after his statement in Parliament on underworld don Dawood Ibrahim triggered an uproar, Minister of State for Home Haribhai Chaudhury clarified, "We don't have his (Dawood Ibrahim) address but we know he is in Pakistan. There is no confusion."
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday May 5, 2015
Dawood Ibrahim, one of India's most-wanted men for masterminding the 1993 blasts in Mumbai in which over 300 people were killed, can't be extradited as his location is not known, the government said in today, contradicting what successive governments have said for years.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday May 5, 2015
Dawood Ibrahim, one of India's most-wanted men for masterminding the 1993 blasts in Mumbai in which 300 people were killed, has not been located so far, the government said in Parliament today, contradicting its own stated position that he is in Pakistan.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 2, 2015
Former Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar today denied reports attributed to him that fugitive terrorist Dawood Ibrahim had negotiated surrender with him months after the 1993 Mumbai blasts and that the government of the day scuttled the plans at the last moment.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 11, 2015
Extradited gangster Abu Salem today told a court here that he was attacked by Mustafa Dossa, a close aide of the fugitive don Dawood Ibrahim, because he was going to expose Dossa's illegal activities in jail.
India News | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Sugam Singhal | Thursday April 9, 2015
The Supreme Court has dismissed 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict Yakub Memon's petition to commute his death sentence to a life term.
India News | Reported by Tanima Biswas | Wednesday March 25, 2015
The Delhi Police has claimed that an assassination attempt has been averted with the arrest of a man believed to be the aide of underworld don Ejaz Lakdawala. Mohammad Yusuf was arrested today, say the police.
India News | Sunday February 15, 2015
An alleged sharpshooter wanted in connection to the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts that killed more than 250 people has been arrested in Goa, police said on Sunday.
Mumbai News | Saurabh Gupta | Monday February 9, 2015
Karachi-based underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's brother Iqbal Kaskar has been granted bail by a sessions court in Mumbai.
Mumbai News | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Wednesday February 4, 2015
Iqbal Kaskar, brother of Karachi-based underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, has been booked on charges of extortion and assault, with his two associates. The arrest has been made following a complaint by an agent, Salim Sheikh.