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When SC opened its doors at 3 am for Yakub

Three members of Yakub Memon's family to attend hanging

At least three members of 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blasts convict Yakub Memon's family have been permitted to attend his hanging, sources said. Economic Times, 26 minutes ago
When SC opened its doors at 3 am for Yakub, 28 minutes ago
Yakub Memon`s last minutes Zee News, 29 minutes ago

'Carrying out the sentence will only have the appearance of a justice that is retributive'

The Hindu editorial on Yakub Memon's execution order. Judicial finality need not necessarily mean that India should hang Yakub Memon. Even in this situation, as his life hangs on the slender thread of a fresh mercy plea to the President, is the irreversible and inhuman sentence of death the only recourse for a democratic government? Carrying out the sentence will only have the appearance of a justice that is retributive and vengeful, not substantial or morally different from the very ...
 Rediff.com9 minutes ago

All the drama that led up to Yakub's execution

A recap of all the drama that led up to Yakub Memon's hanging. Yakub Memon, Mumbai blasts convict, was hanged at 6:43 am today, 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 death warrant would be a travesty of justice. The plea is dismissed," said Justice Dipak Misra, heading a three-judge bench, in an order in Court Room 4 which was opened for an unprecedented 90-minute hearing that started at ...
 Rediff.com12 minutes ago

Authorities hell bent on executing Yakub: lawyers

Late last night, lawyers for Yakub Memon changed strategy and rushed to the residence Chief Justice of India H L Dattu and petitioned him for an urgent hearing to stay the hanging on the ground that 14 days time should be given to death row convict to enable him challenge the rejection and for other purposes. After consultations, the CJI constituted the same three-judge bench that had earlier decided on the death warrant issue to go into the late night plea. Senior lawyers Anand Grover and ...
 Rediff.com22 minutes ago

'Hope He Has Dignified Death', Says Yakub Memon's Lawyer

As the Supreme Court's verdict ended Yakub Memon's final attempt to stop his hanging, his lawyer said: "I have exhausted all legal remedies, I hope he has a dignified death, if that is his fate."
 NDTV53 minutes ago

Yakub Memon Hanged: Security Tightened at Nagpur Central Jail

Moments after the Supreme Court rejected Yakub Memon's final petition to stop his execution on grounds of a last-minute mercy plea, security was tightened at the Nagpur Central Jail. Yakub Memon was h...
 NDTV1 hour ago

Yakub Memon, Shiv Sena-BJP's new ammo to counter Congress in House

In the assembly on Wednesday, Congress and NCP MLAs demanded a discussion into alleged corruption by BJP ministers. However, the Shiv Sena and BJP legislators, turned up the heat on the Yakub Memon issue. Sena MLA Gulabrao Patil demanded that cases of ...
 DNA38 minutes ago

Why we should not have killed Yakub Memon

It may be too late for Yakub Memon... but it is time for India to rethink the use of the death penalty
 MSN India58 minutes ago

Yakub Memon creates stir in House

Yakub Memon Congress on backfoot as MLAs raise legislators’ letter to President The Legislative Assembly witnessed a huge ruckus over the death sentence meted out to 1993 bomb blast accused Yakub Memon. The Congress was completely on the back foot after the ...
 Asian Age1 hour ago

Cop Delivers Confidential Letter to Yakub Memon's Family in Nagpur

As the Supreme Court was about to begin a middle-of-the-night hearing of Yakub Memon's final plea against his execution, a police constable delivered a letter to his brother Suleiman at a hotel in Nag...
 NDTV4 hours ago Yakub Memon Case: Unprecedented 90-Minute Hearing in Middle of Night  NDTV5 hours ago
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