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  • yakub memon s hanging third in three years

    Yakub Memon's hanging third in three years

    India | July 30, 2015 11:28 IST

    New Delhi:  Mumbai serial blasts convict Yakub Memon on Thursday became the third person to be hanged till death in India in the last three years, a report said.According to a National Crime Record Bureau

  • yakubhanged top trend on twitter

    #YakubHanged top trend on Twitter

    India | July 30, 2015 11:22 IST

    New Delhi:  #Yakubhanged, a hashtag used by twitteratis to share their views about 1993 Mumbai serial blasts accused Yakun Memon's execution, was a top trend on Twitter on Thursday.At least three out of the 10

  • innocents are being called terrorists yakub on his

    Innocents are being called terrorists: Yakub on his conviction in 2006

    India | July 30, 2015 10:40 IST

    Mumbai: Yakub Memon, who was hanged today for his role in 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blasts, had reacted with an angry outburst saying "innocent people are being called terrorists" when a TADA court here had

  • saddened by yakub memon s execution shashi tharoor

    Saddened by Yakub Memon's execution: Shashi Tharoor

    Politics | July 30, 2015 10:40 IST

    New Delhi:  Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said he was "saddened" by 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict Yakub Memon's execution on Thursday."Saddened by news that our government has hanged a human being. State-sponsored killing diminishes us

  • delhi on alert after yakub memon s hanging

    Delhi on alert after Yakub Memon's hanging

    India | July 30, 2015 10:13 IST

    New Delhi: An alert has been sounded here following 1993 Mumbai serial blast convict Yakub Memon's hanging in Nagpur jail on Thursday.Delhi Police has beefed up security.Delhi Police PRO Rajan Bhagat told IANS that police

  • tight security in mumbai after yakub memon s execution

    Tight security in Mumbai after Yakub Memon's execution

    India | July 30, 2015 9:43 IST

    Mumbai: Security has been tightened in Mumbai in view of the execution of 1993 serial bomb blasts convict Yakub Memon.Top police officers visited Mahim, where Yakub's his family resides, and reviewed the arrangements in the

  • 1993 mumbai serial blasts chronology

    1993 Mumbai serial blasts: Chronology

    India | July 30, 2015 11:25 IST

    Mumbai:  A little over 22 years after 12 coordinated blasts rocked Mumbai, killing 257 people and injuring over 700, the lone convict on death row in the case Yakub Abdul Razak Memon was hanged after

  • yakub memon s execution brings out mixed feelings on

    Yakub Memon's execution brings out mixed feelings on capital punishment

    India | July 30, 2015 8:34 IST

    New Delhi : Few countries sentence more people to death than India. Whether those punishments are actually carried out is another matter. Though well over a thousand people have been sent to death row this

  • yakub memon s body sent for autopsy

    Yakub Memon's body sent for autopsy

    India | July 30, 2015 8:20 IST

    Nagpur:  The body of Yakub Memon, who was hanged at the Nagpur Central Jail here in Maharashtra early Thursday for the March 12, 1993 Mumbai serial blasts, has been taken for an autopsy.Memon was hanged

  • timeline of yakub memon s midnight hearing in supreme court

    Timeline of Yakub Memon's midnight hearing in Supreme Court

    India | July 30, 2015 7:57 IST

    New Delhi: Time line of last-ditch efforts made by condemned prisoner Yakub Memon, convicted of 1993 Mumbai blasts, who was hanged in Nagpur jail this morning.11 AM (July 29) -- A 14-page mercy petition written

  • yakub memon to be buried in nagpur jail

    Yakub Memon to be buried in Nagpur jail

    India | July 30, 2015 8:00 IST

    Nagpur: Yakub Memon, the March 1993 Mumbai blasts convict, who was executed here early Thursday, will be buried inside the Nagpur Central Jail complex in Maharashtra, official sources said here.The jail authorities declined a demand

  • three members of yakub s family attend hanging

    Three members of Yakub's family attend hanging

    India | July 30, 2015 7:15 IST

    Nagpur: At least three members of 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blasts convict Yakub Memon's family had been permitted to attend his hanging, sources said on Thursday.Yakub Memon was hanged at the Nagpur central jail.Sources said

  • 1993 mumbai blasts convict yakub memon hanged in nagpur jail

    1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon hanged in Nagpur jail

    India | July 30, 2015 8:10 IST

    Nagpur: Yakub Memon, the lone 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict facing gallows, was hanged to death today after his last ditch attempts to get a reprieve failed early this morning in the Supreme Court.Memon was

  • supreme court seals fate of yakub memon

    Supreme Court seals fate of Yakub Memon

    India | July 30, 2015 6:59 IST

    New Delhi: Yakub Memon, Mumbai blasts convict, will be hanged shortly with the Supreme Court dismissing his last-minute attempt to escape the gallows by rejecting his plea for a stay on the death warrant.“Stay of

  • 1993 mumbai serial blast convict yakub memon hanged

    1993 Mumbai serial blast convict Yakub Memon hanged

    India | July 30, 2015 16:32 IST

    New Delhi: Yakub Abdul Razzak Memon, convicted in the March 12, 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts, was hanged till death at the Nagpur Central Jail on Thursday morning, officials said.He was sent to the gallows -- on

  • raj thackeray slams owaisi for sympathising with yakub memon

    Raj Thackeray slams Owaisi for sympathising with Yakub Memon

    Politics | July 30, 2015 1:10 IST

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray criticised All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) leader Asaduddin Owaisi and actor Salman Khan here for opposing Yakub Memon's execution. “Salman Khan may be stupid, but what about people

  • attorney general calls yakub memon a traitor

    Attorney general calls Yakub Memon a 'traitor'

    India | July 29, 2015 23:49 IST

    New Delhi:  Attorney general Mukul Rohatgi and senior advocate T R Andhyarujina on Wednesday had heated exchanges at the fag end of the hearing on the plea of Yakub Abdul Razak Memon when the former

  • yakub memon to be hanged as supreme court rejects last

    Yakub Memon to be hanged as Supreme Court rejects last-minute plea

    India | July 30, 2015 5:11 IST

    New Delhi: Yakub Memon's lawyers at last minute filed a petition in Supreme Court challenging Maharashtra governor's decision to reject his fresh mercy plea.Here are the live updates:* Yakub Memon to be hanged as Supreme

  • yakub memon s hangman babu jallad to be paid 5k for

    Yakub Memon's hangman Babu Jallad to be paid 5k for execution

    India | July 30, 2015 20:12 IST

    New Delhi: Bombay blast convict Yakub Memon's execution today at Nagpur jail was carried out by the same hangman who sent 2008 Mumbai attacker Ajmal Kasab to gallows.Babu Jallad, a police constable whose original name

  • yakub memon s lawyers move supreme court seeking stay on

    Yakub Memon's lawyers move Supreme Court seeking stay on his execution

    India | July 29, 2015 23:36 IST

    New Delhi: President has rejected the mercy petition filed by Yakub Memon against his death sentence.President took this decision after his meeting with Home Minister Rajnath Singh. After President's rejection of Yakub Memon's mercy petion