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Why politicians make our jaws drop!
Flashback Feb 2013, we heard of the top secret operation wherein the 2001 Parliament attack case convict Mohammed Afzal Guru was hanged. He was buried in Tihar jail complex. Yakub Memon We are foxed. Someone help us understand this ...
 India Today1 month ago
339 sentenced to death during 2011-13
Courts across the country have sentenced 339 people to death during 2011-13, the government said on Tuesday. The highest number of death sentences was in 2013 when 125 people were sent to gallows while in 2012 it was 97. In 2011, the number was 117. This was ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago
Politics at low level
Finally, 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blasts convict Yakub Memon was hanged. His execution must have brought down the pain inflicted on those whose kin were killed in the deadly terror attack. The entire nation had been awaiting the court verdict in the ghastly ...
 Jagran Post3 weeks ago
UK to back off from demanding the abolition of the death sentence
LONDON: Britain which has constantly pulled up India for doling out the death sentence has decided to back off from the contentious issue. UK's Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has decided to go soft on and abolish death penalty from its ...
 Times of India4 weeks ago
Rising Kashmir
One more victim of Indian judicial system
Yakub Memon, the 1993 Mumbai bomb blast convict was hangedon July 30, 2015 at 7 am in a hot haste after a prolonged incarceration of morethan 20 years. This is similar to what happened in case of Afzal Guru exceptthat the family of the former was informed ...
 Rising Kashmir4 weeks ago
Deccan Chronicle
The justice deficit
India has carried out the execution of Yakub Memon, says the BBC, the man convicted of financing the deadly 1993 Mumbai bombings. It goes on to say that 257 people were killed in the Mumbai blasts. In my quiet hotel room overlooking the ...
 Deccan Chronicle4 weeks ago
Is death really a punishment?
FAIZAN MUSTAFA Yakub Memon has been hanged on his birthday after due process of law and after being in jail for 21 years. Eight judges were convinced that he deserved death as just deserts. They did not change their mind even in yesterday's ...
 Navhind Times1 month ago
Pakistan Observer
Flaws in Indian judicial system
- ACCORDING to Amnesty International (India) Those who claim that, hanging Yakub Memon will bring justice to 1993 Mumbai blasts are mistaken. The suspected masterminds of the blasts have still not been located, arrested and brought to book. Ever ...
 Pakistan Observer1 month ago
Asian Lite
History of capital punishment in India
A death sentence such as the one handed to Yakub Memon,lone convictof the 1993 Mumbai serial bombings is common in India, with 1,303 such verdicts between 2004 and 2013, according to aNational Crime Record Bureau (NCRB) prison ...
 Asian Lite1 month ago
Yakub hanging : Central concern over alienation among Muslim youths
Even as Yakub Memon, the lone 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict whose death sentence was upheld by the Supreme Court, was hanged to death on Thursday, the feeling of alienation among a section of Muslim youths and attempts to radicalise them have ...
 The Echo Of India1 month ago
Indian Express
The Memon family
1993 Mumbai blast convict Yakub Memon 's brothers Suleiman (L) and Usman (R) ) sitting inside the car towards Nagpur Central Jail. (Source: PTI) Yakub Memon: Hanged Tiger and Ayub Memon: Yakub's absconding brothers Suleman Memon: Eldest ...
 Indian Express1 month ago
Millennium Post
Death by hanging in India
A death sentence such as the one handed to Yakub Memon, convicted for the 1993 Mumbai serial bombings is common in India, with 1,303 capital punishment verdicts between 2004 and 2013, according to this National Crime Record Bureau prison ...
 Millennium Post1 month ago
Millennium Post
Yakub first in 31 yrs to be executed in Nagpur jail
53-year-old Memon, convicted in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case, was executed shortly before IST 7 am in the Nagpur Central Jail at the end of a protracted legal battle. The last convicts to be hanged in the Nagpur jail were Wankhede brothers from ...
 Millennium Post1 month ago
Yakub Memon hanging has left India divided
The Yakub Memon case should become the starting point for taking off the death sentence from our laws. Aside from the issue of ethics, that may help finesse discussions around sentencing and pardoning. The Yakub Memon case should become the starting point for ...
 Asian Age1 month ago
Nikkei Asian Review
Accountant hanged for deadliest terrorist attacks on Indian soil
NEW DELHI -- India on Thursday executed a chartered accountant for his involvement in a series of bombings that struck Mumbai in 1993. The explosions killed 257 -- 84 of them at the Bombay Stock Exchange -- and injured more than 700. The ...
 Nikkei Asian Review1 month ago
Capital Bay
Accountant behind India's deadliest terror attack which killed 257 in Mumbai in 1993 is hanged after losing last minute mercy plea
Yakub Memon was hanged in prison today for part in Mumbai bombings The 53-year-old was convicted of financing the attackwhichkilled 257 India's President Pranab Mukerjee rejected lastminuteplea for mercy By Hannah Parry For Mailonline View ...
 Capital Bay1 month ago
Lessons From The Yakub Memon Execution
L'affaire Yakub Memon has come to an end. The 1993 Mumbai blasts convict met the end that the state had decided for him. Many would like to believe that it's the end of the argument that kept India engaged and enthralled for at least the last week.
 NDTV Profit1 month ago
1993 Mumbai Blasts Convict Yakub Memon Hanged In India, Security Beefed Up
Yakub Abdul Razak Memon, convicted of financing the 1993 Mumbai bombings that killed 257 people, was hanged early Thursday at a jail in India's western state of Maharashtra. Memon is the third terror convict to be executed in India in the pastfour ...
 International Business Times1 month ago
Irish Independent
India executes 1993 Mumbai bombings plotter
A man who was convicted of helping to raise funds for the 1993 Mumbai bombings, which killed 257 people, has been hanged. Yakub Abdul Razak Memon, the only death row convict in India's deadliest terror attack, was executed on his birthday after the ...
 Irish Independent1 month ago
Yakub's Execution First in 31 Years in Nagpur Jail
Yakub Memon today became the first convict in 31 years to be hanged to death in Nagpur Jail and the fourth in the country in the last 10 years. 53-year-old Memon, convicted in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case, was executed shortly before 7 am in the ...
 Outlook India1 month ago
Yakub first in 31 years to be executed in Nagpur jail
New Delhi, Jul 30 (PTI) Yakub Memon today became the first convict in 31 years to be hanged to death in Nagpur Jail and the fourth in the country in the last 10 years. 53-year-old Memon, convicted in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case, was executed ...
 Press Trust of India1 month ago
Roundup: India executes man for role in 1993 Mumbai blasts
India Thursday executed Yakub Memon for his role in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts in which nearly 260 people were killed, after the country's Supreme Court rejected his last-minute plea to stop his hanging in an unprecedented pre-dawn hearing. ...
 China.org.cn1 month ago
Yakub Memon not first terrorist to be hanged. These were executed before him
Zee Media Bureau Mumbai: India on Thursday morning executed Yakub Memon, who was convicted for his involvement in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts. Executions are rare in India and Memon has become the third terror convict to be hanged till death in ...
 ZeeNews.com1 month ago
Yakub first to be hanged in Maharashtra after Kasab
Mumbai, Jul 30 (PTI) The hanging of Yakub Memon today in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts in which 257 people lost their lives and over 700 were injured, is the first execution of death sentence in Maharashtra after Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab was ...
 Press Trust of India1 month ago
Rediff.com
Men who were HANGED for their deeds
1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon was hanged at the Nagpur Central Jail following a day of intense court room action and an unprecedented night-long legal proceeding that saw the Supreme Court hearing and then rejecting his final mercy petition in the wee hours of Thursday morning. Rediff.com takes a look at some cases from the recent past where the courts awarded the capital punishment for horrific crimes that fall under the rarest of rare category. Afzal Guru Afzal Guru was part ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
India executes Mumbai bombings plotter
A conspirator in the 1993 Mumbai blasts, Yakub Memon, was hanged Thursday for his role in what was India's worst terrorist attack. He was executed in a jail in the central Indian town of Nagpur, a jail official confirmed while requesting anonymity.
 Dalje.com1 month ago
Yakub Memon hanged in 1993 Mumbai blasts case
NEW DELHI: Yakub Memon, the lone 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict who was hanged to death today, became the third terror convict to have been sent to the gallows in the last four years. Memon, who would have turned 53 today was executed at Nagpur ...
 Economic Times1 month ago
Yakub Memon hanged in Nagpur Central Jail
CHANDIGARH: While the UT Administration has imposed house tax on residential properties in the city, the Administration and the Municipal Corporation (MC) do not have the record of covered area of houses in the city. The hot, sultry Wednesday ...
 Chandigarh Tribune1 month ago
Kasab to Memon: Five executions in India that hit headlines
Yakub Memon, convicted in the March 12, 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts, was hanged till death at the Nagpur Central Jail in Maharashtra on Thursday morning. His execution came after 24 hours of dramatic developments during which the execution was cleared ...
 Hindustan Times1 month ago
Memon, third terror convict executed in 4 yrs
New Delhi, Jul 30 (PTI) Yakub Memon, the lone 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict who was hanged to death today, became the third terror convict to have been sent to the gallows in the last four years. Memon, who would have turned 53 today was ...
 Press Trust of India1 month ago
Outlook India
Dead Man Hanging
I too am against the death penalty. But let me be honest that I did not really care when Ajmal Kasab was hanged. So why are so many people including me deeply disturbed by the hanging of Yakub Memon? Not because I think he is innocent and should not ...
 Outlook India1 month ago
Kin can't make body an exhibit
02:31 am Nagpur : As per script, Yakub Memon will be hanged at 7 am at Nagpur Central Jail. The UPA government had goofed up by not handing over the body of Afzal Guru to his relatives. The BJP government would not like to have egg on its face, ...
 The Freepress Journal1 month ago
Inhuman and unconscionable
Carrying out the death sentence for Yakub Memon will only have the appearance of a justice that is retributive and vengeful. TOPICS Judicial finality need not necessarily mean that India should hang Yakub Memon. Even in this situation, as his ...
 The Hindu1 month ago
Capital Punishment in India: Only 3 hanged in a decade
A death sentencesuch as the one handed to Yakub Memon, lone convict of the 1993 Mumbai serial bombingsis common in India, with 1,303 capital-punishment verdicts between 2004 and 2013, according to this National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB) prison ...
 Sify1 month ago
Hope for Yakub Memon? Only 3 hanged in a decade
A death sentencesuch as the one handed to Yakub Memon, lone convict of the 1993 Mumbai serial bombingsis common in India, with 1,303 capital-punishment verdicts between 2004 and 2013, according to this National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB) prison ...
 Sify1 month ago
The Freepress Journal
10 Years: 1,303 Death Sentences, 3 Executions
12:06 pm A death sentencesuch as the one handed to Yakub Memon, lone convict of the 1993 Mumbai serial bombingsis common in India, with 1,303 capital-punishment verdicts between 2004 and 2013, according to this National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB) ...
 The Freepress Journal1 month ago
Deccan Chronicle
Memon hanging has left India divided
The hanging on Thursday of Yakub Memon in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case has sharply divided the country. But no less significant than the factors concerning the merit of the sentence is the administrative and judicial mess that attended the ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 month ago
Sangai Express
Yakub Memon hanged at Nagpur jail
Nagpur, Jul 30 :Yakub Memon, the 1993 Mumbai blasts convict, was executed at Nagpur Central Jail on Thursday morning, barely two hours after the Supreme Court rejected a last-ditch petition by senior lawyers to spare his life following a dramatic ...
 Sangai Express1 month ago
Yakub Memon first in 31 years to be executed in Nagpur Central jail
Meera Borwankar, Additional Director General Maharashtra (Prison), visits the Central Jail. (Source: PTI) Yakub Memon on Thursday became the first convict in 31 years to be hanged to death in Nagpur Jail and the fourth in the country in the last ...
 Indian Express1 month ago
Irish Examiner
India executes Mumbai bombings prisoner
A man who was convicted of helping to raise funds for the 1993 Mumbai bombings, which killed 257 people, has been hanged. Yakub Abdul Razak Memon, the only death row convict in India's deadliest terror attack, was executed on his birthday after ...
 Irish Examiner1 month ago
The Freepress Journal
Yakub Memon first to be hanged in Maharashtra after Ajmal Kasab
01:16 pm Mumbai : The hanging of Yakub Memon today in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts in which 257 people lost their lives and over 700 were injured, is the first execution of death sentence in Maharashtra after Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab was ...
 The Freepress Journal1 month ago
Rediff.com
Yakub Memon hanged in Nagpur Jail
Yakub Memon, who was convicted for helping finance the serial blasts in Mumbai in 1993 in which 257 people were killed, was hanged at the Nagpur Central Jail on Thursday morning at 7am. Memon was hanged till death in the 'Fansi Yard' under supervision of Jail Superintendent Yogesh Desai.  He was woken up at 3.30 am on Thursday, permitted a warm bath and provided a set of fresh clothes hours ahead of his scheduled hanging. Arrangements to offer namaz and read the Holy Quran were made for ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
PTI - YAKUB-EXECUTIONS - Yakub first in 31 years to be executed in Nagpur jail
YAKUB-EXECUTIONS - Yakub first in 31 years to be executed in Nagpur jail Contributed by NAMPA / PTI. New Delhi, Jul 30 (PTI) Yakub Memon today became the first convict in 31 years to be hanged to death in Nagpur Jail and the fourth in the ...
 Namibia Press Agency1 month ago
Yakub Memon, third terror convict executed in four years
Memon, who would have turned 53 today was executed at Nagpur Central Jail. Before Memon, Parliament attack convict Mohamammed Afzal Guru was hanged at 8 AM at Tihar jail here on February 9, 2013. Afzal was convicted of conspiracy in the December 2001 attack ...
 Jagran Post1 month ago
Yakub Memon hanged in 1993 Bombay blasts case
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 Memonwas hanged after the Supreme Court this morning rejected his ...
 DeshGujarat1 month ago
Yakub Memon Becomes Third Person to be Hanged in India in Last 3 Years
Mumbai bomb blasts, is to be hanged on July 30 2015 at Nagpur Central Jail, where he is currently lodged, following the rejection of his mercy plea in April this year by the President. IANS Mumbai serial blasts convict Yakub Memon on Thursday ...
 International Business Times India1 month ago
Yakub Memon third terror convict executed in 4 years
Memon, who would have turned 53 today was executed at Nagpur Central Jail. Before Memon, Parliament attack convict Mohamammed Afzal Guru was hanged at 8 am at Tihar jail here on February 9, 2013. Yakub Memon Yakub Memon, the lone 1993 ...
 India Today1 month ago
10 years : 1,303 death sentences, 3 executions
A death sentence such as the one handed to Yakub Memon, lone convict of the 1993 Mumbai serial bombings is common in India, with 1,303 such verdicts between 2004 and 2013, according to this National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB) prison statistics ...
 5 Dariya News - English1 month ago
Oneindia
India saw 1,303 death sentences, 3 executions in last 10 years
New Delhi, July 29: A death sentence such as the one handed to Yakub Memon ,lone convictof the 1993 Mumbai serial bombings is common in India, with 1,303 such verdicts between 2004 and 2013, according to this National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB) ...
 Oneindia1 month ago
In 10 years, 1,303 death sentences but only 3 executions
Chaitanya Mallapur & Devanik Saha | IndiaSpend | Bengaluru Jul 29, 2015 11:41 AM IST A death sentencesuch as the one handed to Yakub Memon, lone convict of the 1993 Mumbai serial bombings is common in India, with 1,303 capital-punishment ...
 Business Standard India1 month ago
Oneindia
Yakub Memon hanging: Things to know about hanging rope in India
Yakub Memon , convicted for helping plan and execute the serial blasts in Mumbai in 1993, has appealed again to the Supreme Court to stop his hanging , scheduled for July 30. His wife visited him in jail in Nagpur today. Yakub's hanging will be ...
 Oneindia1 month ago
Selective hangings in Modi's India
Executions happen rarely in India but one such rarity is set to occur on July 30 and in a painful twist of fate the convict to be hanged in question — Yakub Memon — will be executed on his birthday. Yakub Memon will be the first person to be ...
 Arab News1 month ago
Asia Times Online
Mumbai blasts execution: Noose is barbaric, serves no purpose
Asia Times News & Features, South Asia Every high-profile execution in India is invariably preceded by loud and fervent debates on the pluses and minuses of such state-sponsored killing. This is the case with Yakub Memon, the accused mastermind of ...
 Asia Times Online1 month ago
MSN News US
Yakub Memon's execution: 'Justice' will further alienate Indian Muslims
Provided by Firstpost Yakub Memon - the only convict sentenced to death for his alleged involvement in the 1993 serial blasts in Mumbai - is reportedly set to be hanged on 30 July. The serial bombings in Mumbai which lead to the deaths of 257 ...
 MSN News US1 month ago
Time
India Moves to Hang Terrorist Yakub Memon Amid Growing Calls to Abolish Death Penalty
Hindustan Times/ Mumbai bomb-blast accused Yakub Memon entering the TADA court in Mumbai on Oct. 25, 2007 The country remains divided on whether to retain capital punishment Terror convict Yakub Memon, sentenced to death eight years ago for his ...
 Time1 month ago
Political blackmail and the death penalty
Should Yakub Memon, a convict in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case, be hanged? The Bombay high court, the Supreme Court, and the President have all ruled that he should, so there’s little doubt on the legal verdict thus far. A curative petition is pending ...
 Asian Age1 month ago
Govt marketing Memon's execution, alleges Oppn
12:10 am Mumbai : After reports about 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon's hanging execution appeared in the media, all political parties have started politicizing the issue as per their agendas. Samajwadi Party legislator Abu Asim Azmi ...
 The Freepress Journal1 month ago
Parties slam Maharashtra Govt for announcing Yakub Memon's execution date
Yakub Memon The Maharashtra government's move to announce the execution date of 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon on July 30 has evoked angry reactions from some political parties. The Congress, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), Samajwadi ...
 Business Standard India1 month ago
IndiaPost
Maha govt will follow SC directive on Yakub Memon: CM
MUMBAI: Amid reports that 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon, who is on death row, will be hanged this month end, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today said his government would follow the directives of the Supreme Court on the ...
 IndiaPost1 month ago
Times of India
Don't play communal politics over Yakub Memon issue: Sena
MUMBAI: Amid reports that 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon, who is on death row, will be hanged this month-end, Shiv Sena on Wednesday said political parties should refrain from playing communal politics over this sensitive issue. "Yakub ...
 Times of India1 month ago
1993 Mumbai Blasts: Abu Azmi against hanging convi...
1:38 PM 1993 Mumbai Blasts: Abu Azmi against hanging convict Yakub Memon. Samajwadi Party leader Abu Azmi protests against the hanging. He said that Kasab, Afzal; Guru were hanged without any information and now Yakub's name has come up. The ...
 ABP Live1 month ago
India to kill 4th human in 15 years: Yakub Memon to hang on 30 July, subject to curative petition
Mumbai bomb blasts, will be hanged on July 30, official sources said here early Wednesday. He is likely to be be hanged in the Nagpur Central Jail, where he is currently lodged, following the rejection of his mercy plea in April this year by the ...
 Legally India1 month ago
Firstpost.com
State's eagerness to hang 1993 Mumbai blast convict ...
There is something that does not smell right about the likely hanging of Yakub Memon, one of those convicted for the 1993 Mumbai blasts planned by his absconding brother Tiger Memon, now believed to be in Pakistan. Yakub Memon may actually have ...
 Firstpost.com1 month ago
Don`t play communal politics over Yakub Memon issue: Shiv Sena
Mumbai: Amid reports that 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon, who is on death row, will be hanged this month-end, Shiv Sena today said political parties should refrain from playing communal politics over this sensitive issue. "Yakub Memon has ...
 ZeeNews.com1 month ago
Hanging 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon will send wrong signal to Indian Muslims
Yakub Memon - the only convict sentenced to death for his alleged involvement in the 1993 serial blasts in Mumbai - is reportedly set to be hanged on 30 July. The serial bombings in Mumbai which lead to the deaths of 257 people were apparently in ...
 Firstpost.com1 month ago
Yakub Memon hanging has left India divided
The Yakub Memon case should become the starting point for taking off the death sentence from our laws. Aside from the issue of ethics, that may help finesse discussions around sentencing and pardoning. The Yakub Memon case should become the starting point for ...
 Asian Age1 month ago
Yakub Memon hanging has left India divided
The Yakub Memon case should become the starting point for taking off the death sentence from our laws. Aside from the issue of ethics, that may help finesse discussions around sentencing and pardoning. The Yakub Memon case should become the starting point for ...
 Asian Age1 month ago
Yakub Memon hanging has left India divided
The Yakub Memon case should become the starting point for taking off the death sentence from our laws. Aside from the issue of ethics, that may help finesse discussions around sentencing and pardoning. The Yakub Memon case should become the starting point for ...
 Asian Age1 month ago
10 Years: 1,303 Death Sentences, 3 Executions
By Chaitanya Mallapur & Devanik Saha NEW DELHI-- A death sentence such as the one handed to Yakub Memon, lone convict of the 1993 Mumbai serial bombings is common in India, with 1,303 such verdicts between 2004 and 2013, according to this ...
 India New England1 month ago
Yakub first to be hanged in Maharashtra after Kasab
The hanging of Yakub Memon today in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts in which 257 people lost their lives and over 700 were injured, is the first execution of death sentence in Maharashtra after Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab was sent to the gallows ...
 Samaylive1 month ago
Hindustan Times
1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon hanged at Nagpur jail
Yakub Memon, the 1993 Mumbai blasts convict, was executed at Nagpur Central Jail on Thursday morning, barely two hours after the Supreme Court rejected a last-ditch petition by senior lawyers to spare his life following a dramatic late-night ...
 Hindustan Times1 month ago
Kaumudi
Yakub first to be hanged in Maharashtra after Kasab ..
MUMBAI: The hanging of Yakub Memon Thursday in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts in which 257 people lost their lives and over 700 were injured, is the first execution of death sentence in Maharashtra after Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab was sent to ...
 Kaumudi1 month ago
India executes 1993 Mumbai bombings plotter
A man who was convicted of helping to raise funds for the 1993 Mumbai bombings, which killed 257 people, has been hanged. Yakub Abdul Razak Memon, the only death row convict in India's deadliest terror attack, was executed on his birthday after ...
 Times of Malta1 month ago
India Today
Yakub Memon first in 31 years to be executed in Nagpur jail
The last convicts to be hanged in the Nagpur jail were Wankhede brothers from Amravati in 1984 after they were found guilty in a murder case. 1993 Bombay blasts convict Yakub Memon Yakub Memon on Thursday became the first convict in 31 ...
 India Today1 month ago
Breaking News.ie
India executes Mumbai bombings prisoner
A man who was convicted of helping to raise funds for the 1993 Mumbai bombings, which killed 257 people, has been hanged. Yakub Abdul Razak Memon, the only death row convict in India's deadliest terror attack, was executed on his birthday after ...
 Breaking News.ie1 month ago
Oneindia
Yakub Memon first in 31 years to be executed in Nagpur jail
New Delhi, Jul 30: Yakub Memon today became the first convict in 31 years to be hanged to death in Nagpur Jail and the fourth in the country in the last 10 years. 53-year-old Memon, convicted in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case , was executed shortly ...
 Oneindia1 month ago
Yakub first in 31 years to be executed in Nagpur jail
Yakub Memon today became the first convict in 31 years to be hanged to death in Nagpur Jail and the fourth in the country in the last 10 years. 53-year-old Memon, convicted in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case, was executed shortly before 7 am in the ...
 Hindu Business Line1 month ago
DNA India
Yakub Memon first to be hanged in Maharashtra after Kasab
Kasab's mercy petition was rejected by the President on November 5, 2012 and he was hanged at Pune's Yerwada Jail on November 21, 2012. The hanging of Yakub Memon today in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts in which 257 people lost their lives ...
 DNA India1 month ago
Yakub first in 31 years to be executed in Nagpur jail
Yakub Memon today became the first convict in 31 years to be hanged to death in Nagpur Jail and the fourth in the country in the last 10 years. 53-year-old Memon, convicted in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case, was executed shortly before 7 am in the ...
 Sify1 month ago
Yakub first in 31 years to be executed in Nagpur jail
convicts to be hanged in the Nagpur jail were Wankhede brothers from Amravati in 1984 after they were found guilty in a murder case Press Trust of India | New Delhi July 30, 2015 Last Updated at 12:32 IST Yakub Memon today became the first convict ...
 Business Standard India1 month ago
Yakub Memon first in 31 years to be executed in Nagpur jail
New Delhi: Yakub Memon on Thursday became the first convict in 31 years to be hanged to death in Nagpur Jail and the fourth in the country in the last 10 years. 53-year-old Memon, convicted in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case, was executed shortly before ...
 ZeeNews.com1 month ago
Yakub Memon first in 31 years to be executed in Nagpur jail
NEW DELHI: Yakub Memon today became the first convict in 31 years to be hanged to death in Nagpur Jail and the fourth in the country in the last 10 years. 53-year-old Memon, convicted in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case, was executed shortly before 7 ...
 Economic Times1 month ago
10 Years: 1,303 Death Sentences, 3 Executions
By Chaitanya Mallapur & Devanik Saha New Delhi: A death sentence such as the one handed to Yakub Memon, lone convict of the 1993 Mumbai serial bombings is common in India, with 1,303 such verdicts between 2004 and 2013, according to this ...
 Odisha 3601 month ago
Yakub Memon first in 31 years to be executed in Nagpur jail
New Delhi : Yakub Memon today became the first convict in 31 years to be hanged to death in Nagpur Jail and the fourth in the country in the last 10 years. 53-year-old Memon, convicted in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case, was executed shortly before 7 ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 month ago
Yakub First in 31 Years to Be Executed in Nagpur Jail
Yakub Memon today became the first convict in 31 years to be hanged to death in Nagpur Jail and the fourth in the country in the last 10 years. 53-year-old Memon, convicted in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case, was executed shortly before 7 am in the ...
 Outlook India1 month ago
Yakub first to be hanged in Maharashtra after Kasab
Mumbai: The hanging of Yakub Memon on Thursday inthe 1993 Mumbai serial blasts in which 257 people lost theirlives and over 700 were injured, is the first execution ofdeath sentence in Maharashtra after Pakistani terrorist AjmalKasab was sent to the ...
 IBNLive India News1 month ago
Indian Express
Yakub Memon first to be hanged in Maharashtra after Ajmal Kasab
Kasab's mercy petition was rejected by the President on November 5, 2012 and he was hanged at Pune's Yerwada Jail on November 21, 2012. The hanging of Yakub Memon on Thursday in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts in which 257 people lost their lives and ...
 Indian Express1 month ago
Yakub Memon, third terror convict executed in 4 years
NEW DELHI: Yakub Memon, the lone 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict who was hanged to death on Thursday, became the third terror convict to have been sent to the gallows in the last four years. Memon, who would have turned 53 today was executed at ...
 Times of India1 month ago
Yakub Memon first to be hanged in Maharashtra after Ajmal Kasab
Mumbai, July 30: The hanging of Yakub Memon on Thursday, July 30 in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts in which 257 people lost their lives and over 700 were injured, is the first execution of death sentence in Maharashtra after Pakistani terrorist Ajmal ...
 Oneindia1 month ago
Yakub first to be hanged in Maharashtra after Kasab
CHANDIGARH: While the UT Administration has imposed house tax on residential properties in the city, the Administration and the Municipal Corporation (MC) do not have the record of covered area of houses in the city. The hot, sultry Wednesday ...
 Chandigarh Tribune1 month ago
Yakub Memon first to be hanged in Maharashtra after Ajmal Kasab
MUMBAI: The hanging of Yakub Memon today in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts in which 257 people lost their lives and over 700 were injured, is the first execution of death sentence in Maharashtra after Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab was sent to the ...
 Economic Times1 month ago
Deccan Chronicle
Yakub Memon first to be hanged in Maharashtra after Kasab
Mumbai: The hanging of Yakub Memon today inthe 1993 Mumbai serial blasts in which 257 people lost their lives and over 700 were injured, is the first execution of death sentence in Maharashtra after Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab was sent to the ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 month ago
Business Standard India
Yakub first to be hanged in Maharashtra after Kasab
The hanging of Yakub Memon today in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts in which 257 people lost their lives and over 700 were injured, is the first execution of death sentence in Maharashtra after Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab was sent to the gallows ...
 Business Standard India1 month ago
Yakub Memon, third terror convict executed in four years
Yakub Memon, the lone 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict who was hanged to death on Thursday became the third terror convict to have been sent to the gallows in the last four years. Before Yakub, Parliament attack convict Mohamammed Afzal Guru was hanged at 8 ...
 Asia Net India1 month ago
Memon, third terror convict executed in four years
New Delhi: Yakub Memon, the lone 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict who was hanged to death on Thursday, became the third terror convict to have been sent to the gallows in the last four years. Memon, who would have turned 53 today was executed at ...
 Manorama Online1 month ago
Yakub Memon, third terror convict executed in 4 years
Yakub Memon, the lone 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict who was hanged to death today, became the third terror convict to have been sent to the gallows in the last four years. Yakub Memon, who would have turned 53 today was executed at Nagpur ...
 Financial Express1 month ago
Yakub Memon, third terror convict executed in 4 years
By PTI | Posted 1 hour New Delhi: Yakub Memon, the lone 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict who was hanged to death today, became the third terror convict to have been sent to the gallows in the last four years. Memon, who would have turned 53 ...
 Mid Day1 month ago
Memon, third terror convict executed in 4 yrs
Yakub Memon, the lone 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict who was hanged to death today, became the third terror convict to have been sent to the gallows in the last four years. Memon, who would have turned 53 today was executed at Nagpur Central ...
 Samaylive1 month ago
Memon, third terror convict executed in four years
New Delhi, Jul 30 (PTI) Yakub Memon, the lone 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict who was hanged to death today, became the third terror convict to have been sent to the gallows in the last four years. Memon, who would have turned 53 today was ...
 Press Trust of India1 month ago
Memon, Third Terror Convict Executed in Four Years
Yakub Memon, the lone 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict who was hanged to death today, became the third terror convict to have been sent to the gallows in the last four years. Memon, who would have turned 53 today was executed at Nagpur Central ...
 Outlook India1 month ago
Yakub Memon, third terror convict executed in 4 yrs
New Delhi, Jul 30: Yakub Memon , the lone 1993 Mumbai blasts convict who was hanged to death today, became the third terror convict to have been sent to the gallows in the last four years. Memon, who would have turned 53 today was executed at ...
 Oneindia1 month ago
Yakub Memon becomes third terror convict to be executed in 4 years
NEW DELHI: Yakub Memon, the lone 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict who was hanged to death today, became the third terror convict to have been sent to the gallows in the last four years. Memon, who would have turned 53 today was executed at Nagpur ...
 Economic Times1 month ago
Yakub Memon, third terror convict executed in 4 yrs
Yakub Memon, the lone 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict who was hanged to death today, became the third terror convict to have been sent to the gallows in the last four years. Memon, who would have turned 53 today was executed at Nagpur Central Jail. Before ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
Yakub Memon, third terror convict executed in four years
New Delhi: Yakub Memon, the lone 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict who was hanged to death today, became the third terror convict to have been sent to the gallows in the last four years. Memon, who would have turned 53 today was executed a Nagpur ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 month ago
Yakub Memon, third terror convict executed in 4 years
New Delhi: Yakub Memon, the lone 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict who was hanged to death on Thursday, became the third terror convict to have been sent to the gallows in the last four years. Memon, who would have turned 54 on Thursday ...
 ABP Live1 month ago
Yakub Memon, third terror convict executed in 4 years
New Delhi: Yakub Memon, the lone 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict who was hanged to death on Thursday, became the third terror convict to have been sent to the gallows in the last four years. Memon, who would have turned 53 today was executed at ...
 IBNLive India News1 month ago
Memon, third terror convict executed in 4 years
New Delhi: Yakub Memon, the lone 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict who was hanged to death today, became the third terror convict to have been sent to the gallows in the last four years. FILE PHOTO: Yakub Memon. Memon, who would have ...
 ABP Live1 month ago
10 years: 1,303 death sentences, 3 executions
New Delhi: A death sentence _ such as the one handed to Yakub Memon,lone convictof the 1993 Mumbai serial bombings _ is common in India, with 1,303 such verdicts between 2004 and 2013, according to this National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB) prison ...
 Mathrubhumi1 month ago
10 years: 1,303 death sentences, 3 hangings
By Chaitanya Mallapur & Devanik Saha New Delhi, July 29 (IANS/IndiaSpend): A death sentence such as the one handed to Yakub Memon, lone convict of the 1993 Mumbai serial bombings is common in India, with 1,303 such verdicts between 2004 and 2013, ...
 Daijiworldcom1 month ago
10 years: 1,303 death sentences, 3 …
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS/IndiaSpend) A death sentence such as the one handed to Yakub Memon,lone convictof the 1993 Mumbai serial bombings is common in India, with 1,303 such verdicts between 2004 and 2013, according to this National Crime Record ...
 Yahoo! India1 month ago
10 years: 1,303 death sentences, 3 executions (Special to IANS)
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS/IndiaSpend) A death sentence such as the one handed to Yakub Memon,lone convictof the 1993 Mumbai serial bombings is common in India, with 1,303 such verdicts between 2004 and 2013, according to this National Crime Record ...
 Can India News1 month ago
10 years: 1,303 death sentences, 3 executions
New Delhi, July 29 A death sentence such as the one handed to Yakub Memon, lone convict of the 1993 Mumbai serial bombings is common in India, with 1,303 such verdicts between 2004 and 2013, according to this National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB) ...
 ProKerala.com1 month ago
1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon likely to be hanged on July 30
Yakub Memon, a convict in the 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts, is likely to be executed on July 30 if the Supreme Court turns down his mercy plea. If the execution is carried out, it will be the first in connection with the violence that rocked Mumbai resulting in the death of over 250 people in 1993. The Supreme Court rejected a review petition filed by Memon on April 9 following which the Maharashtra government started the process for the hanging after a nod from the Terrorist and Disruptive ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
State's eagerness to hang 1993 Mumbai blast convict Yakub Memon doesn't quite pass the smell test
There is something that does not smell right about the likely hanging of Yakub Memon, one of those convicted for the 1993 Mumbai blasts planned by his absconding brother Tiger Memon, now believed to be in Pakistan. Yakub Memon may actually have ...
 Firstpost.com1 month ago
Political blackmail and the death penalty
Should Yakub Memon, a convict in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case, be hanged? The Bombay high court, the Supreme Court, and the President have all ruled that he should, so there’s little doubt on the legal verdict thus far. A curative petition is pending ...
 Asian Age1 month ago
Hindustan Times
Don't play communal politics over Yakub Memon issue: Sena
Amid reports that 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blasts convict Yakub Memon, who is on death row, will be hanged this month-end, the Shiv Sena on Wednesday said political parties should refrain from playing communal politics over this sensitive issue. ...
 Hindustan Times1 month ago
Don't Play Communal Politics Over Yakub Memon Issue: Sena
Amid reports that 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon, who is on death row, will be hanged this month-end, Shiv Sena today said political parties should refrain from playing communal politics over this sensitive issue. "Yakub Memon has been ...
 Outlook India1 month ago
Don't play communal politics over Yakub Memon issue: Shiv Sena
MUMBAI: Amid reports that 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon, who is on death row, will be hanged this month-end, Shiv Sena today said political parties should refrain from playing communal politics over this sensitive issue. "Yakub Memon has ...
 Economic Times1 month ago
DNA India
Don't play communal politics over Yakub Memon issue: Shiv Sena
Amid reports that 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon, who is on death row, will be hanged this month-end, Shiv Sena on Wednesday said political parties should refrain from playing communal politics over this sensitive issue. PTI photo ...
 DNA India1 month ago
Don't play communal politics over Yakub Memon issue: Sena
Mumbai, Jul 15 (PTI) Amid reports that 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon, who is on death row, will be hanged this month-end, Shiv Sena today said political parties should refrain from playing communal politics over this sensitive issue. ...
 Press Trust of India1 month ago
Hanging 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon will send a wrong signal to Indian Muslims
Yakub Memon - the only convict sentenced to death for his alleged involvement in the 1993 serial blasts in Mumbai - is reportedly set to be hanged on 30 July. The serial bombings in Mumbai which lead to the deaths of 257 people were apparently in ...
 Firstpost.com1 month ago

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