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Outrage, tears, sorrow

By Jyoti Punwani, Yogesh Naik, Lata Mishra and Sadaf Modak Yakub Memon's last rites at Bada Qabrastan were conducted amid tight police vigil and fraught with emotion. A glimpse of the flowerbedecked body was all that was possible. The waiting ... Mumbai Mirror, 1 month ago

I am not seeking votes by raising Memon's issue, o...

New Delhi: Hyderabad MP and AIMIM Chief Asaduddin Owaisi answered some tough questions put forward to him by eminent panelists in ABP News special programme Press Conference hosted by senior journalist Dibang. The highlight of the interview was ...
 ABP Live4 weeks ago

Questions raised over Yakub Memon's hanging

In the days leading to the execution, the country has faced questions over the death penalty. Photo: AFP New Delhi: Despite a last-ditch effort at appealing to India's highest court to provide a grace period of 14 days, Yakub Memon, the lone ...
 Livemint.com1 month ago
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Shocking! How India treats a 90% disabled Indian

'The judges did warn the jail authorities, but they didn't care. They even violated the high court's order regarding my treatment. One judge asked my lawyer: "Can I go and implement my orders there?"' 'People are beaten at the slightest provocation, paraded completely naked and then tortured. Did you know the number of prison deaths is the highest in Maharashtra? The one year I was in jail, 98 prisoners died.' Professor G N Saibaba, who is 90 per cent handicapped, speaks of his ordeal in a ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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'The wrath of the State has become a hallmark of our democracy'

'If a Delhi University professor's rights can be violated so easily, then think about what the rest of the population, with even lesser means, has to suffer under the State.' Professor G N Saibaba, who teaches English at Delhi University's Ram Lal Anand College, was arrested by the Maharashtra police on May 9, 2014 and charged with being a member of a banned terrorist organisation (the Communist Party of India-Maoist), providing logistics and helping in recruitment for the group. Professor ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Pursue 1992-93 riots cases with same zeal

MUMBAI: A day before the Supreme Court will take a final call on the mercy petition of 1993 serial blasts convict Yaqub Memon, campaigners, who have been following the city's worst sectarian riots cases for more than 20 years, lambasted the ...
 Times of India1 month ago
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The original sin of Yakub Memon

Ironically, the top court, which has just rejected Yakub's clemency petition, last year commuted the death sentence of 15 convicts in view of their long wait on the death row. The court reasoned: "Incarceration, in addition to the reasonable time ...
 Kashmir Times1 month ago Why it's wrong to hang Yakub Memon  Rediff.com1 month ago
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Black Friday is a must watch as Yakub Memon prepares for gallows

Tiger Memon, blamed for carrying out the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts, is hectoring one of his henchmen, Badshah Khan, that as a Muslim it is his duty to avenge the murder and rape of Muslims during the communal riots in Mumbai in 1993. "Ek bhi ...
 Hindustan Times1 month ago

India's disturbing message

The more things change in the great republic of ours the more they remain the same. Many had suspected it when Afzal Guru from Kashmir was quietly hanged and buried inside the Tihar Jail in February 2013, ahead of the general elections. And now as ...
 Arab News1 month ago
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Civil Society Comes Out In Support Of Teesta Setalvad And Javed Anand

Countercurrents.org Romila Thapar, Admiral Ramdas, Naseeruddin Shah, Mahesh Bhatt, Nandita Das, Githa Hariharan, Aruna Roy, Jayati Ghosh, Rajmohan Gandhi, Tushar Gandhi, Vivan Dundaram, Nilima and GM Shaikh, Henri Tiphange and hundreds of other ...
 Counter Currents1 month ago
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