1993 Bombay Blasts

  • Mumbai Police chief gets threat letter challenging him to avert terror attack July 27, 2014

    Mumbai: Mumbai Police is on high alert after Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria received a threat letter. The letter challenged the police to avert a terror attack. The letter received on July 25 said, "Stop us this time if you can, you were lucky in 1993." Sources said that the letter has been...
  • 1993 blasts case: HC to hear PIL alleging bias towards Sanjay Dutt February 25, 2014

    Trouble is brewing for actor Sanjay Dutt as his multiple paroles have come under the judicial scanner. The Bombay High Court will hear a PIL on Tuesday which says that Maharashtra flouted laws by extending Dutt's parole repeatedly. The PIL says repeated paroles are unconstitutional and discriminatory. The Ministry of...
  • 1993 blasts: HC to hear PIL alleging special treatment to Sanjay Dutt February 25, 2014

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court will hear a PIL on Tuesday that alleged bias on the part of the Maharashtra government towards Sanjay Dutt and an abuse of discretionary powers to grant repeated parole to the actor. The move came a day after the Union Home Ministry sought a report...
  • MHA seeks report from Maharashtra on repeated parole to Sanjay Dutt February 24, 2014

    A week after actor Sanjay Dutt's parole was extended till March 21 in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case, The Ministry of Home Affairs has now sought report from Maharashtra government on repeated parole to the actor. Earlier, Dutt's 30 day-parole was extended till February 19. The 54-year-old, who is undergoing the...
  • 1993 Mumbai blasts case: Sanjay Dutt's parole extended up to Feb 19 January 20, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Sanjay Dutt's parole in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case has been extended up to February 19. Dutt, who is undergoing the remainder of his five-year jail term at Yerawada Central Jail in Pune in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case, was out on a 30-day parole. Earlier this month,...
  • 1993 Bombay blasts convict Zaibunisa Kazi gets 30-day parole January 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Seventy-year-old Zaibunisa Kazi, who is a co-accused in the 1993 Bombay blasts case, is granted 30 days parole. Her daughter will collect the order of the parole from the state secretariat in the afternoon. Last year, her plea for parole was rejected by the Divisional Commissioner. Zaibunisa Kazi, who was...
  • Manyata seen at a party as Sanjay Dutt gets parole over her ill health December 7, 2013

    Pune: Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, who is currently lodged in Yerawada jail in Pune in the 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts case, is all set to walk out of the jail once again after being granted parole for 30 days over medical grounds. Dutt has been sanctioned 30-day-long parole after he...
  • Sanjay Dutt to return to Yerwada jail as his furlough ends today October 30, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Sanjay Dutt's furlough in the 1993 Bombay blasts case ends on Wednesday. He is expected to return to the Yerwada prison by Wednesday evening. The actor was released for a fortnight on medical grounds and was later granted another fortnight's extension. Dutt was sentenced to five years in...
  • Sanjay Dutt gets extension on leave of furlough October 14, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Sanjay Dutt was on Monday granted a 14-day extension of his leave of furlough, jail authorities said. Dutt, who left the Yerawada prison on October 1 after being sanctioned a 14-day leave of furlough, had sought further extension on medical ground. The 53-year-old actor was lodged in the jail in...
  • Sanjay Dutt seeks another 14-day extension of furlough from jail October 14, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Sanjay Dutt who was granted 14-day medical leave from Yerwada Central Jail, has reportedly asked for another 14-day extension. He says he needs more time for the treatment of his leg and with his family. The authorities are yet to confirm his extension. Sanjay Dutt stepped out of...
  • 1993 Bombay serial blasts: Sanjay Dutt applies for parole for 10 days August 19, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Sanjay Dutt, who is currently at the Yerwada central prison in Pune, has applied for a parole for 10 days. The actor is serving out the remainder of his 5 year sentence in the 1993 Bombay blasts. The 53-year-old Dutt was held guilty by the TADA court in 2007...
  • Pak envoy does a U-turn on Dawood, India seeks action in 1993 Bombay blast case August 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Even as Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Shatif's special envoy for improving relations with India Shahryar Khan did a U-turn on his remarks on Dawood Ibrahim, India said the 1993 Bombay bomb blast dossier has "never" been closed and it will not rest till those responsible for the heinous...
  • Won't rest till the perpetrators of the 1993 Bombay blast are punished: MEA August 10, 2013

    New Delhi: The Indian government has reacted strongly to the statement made on Dawood Ibrahim by Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's special envoy for improving relations with India Shahryar Khan. External Affairs Ministry spokesman Syed Akbaruddin on Saturday said that India will not rest till the perpetrators of the 1993...
  • Abu Salem's extradition is valid, rules SC August 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Underworld don Abu Salem will continue to face trial in the 1993 Bombay blasts case, the Supreme Court ruled on Monday while hearing his plea to quash his extradition from Portugal. While ruling that Abu Salem's extradition is valid, the court vacated stay on various trails against him. But...
  • 1993 Bombay blasts: SC to deliver verdict on Abu Salem's plea August 5, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court is set to deliver its verdict on gangster Abu Salem's plea on Monday for quashing trials against him. Salem had filed the application after the Portugal's Supreme Court terminated his extradition on the grounds that India had violated deportation rules. Salem was deported in 2005 on...
  • Abu Salem attack: Police arrest man who provided weapon to attacker July 3, 2013

    Mumbai: There seems to be a breakthrough the in investigation in the Abu Salem attack case as the Mumbai Police has detained the man who allegedly provided the weapon to Abu Salem's attacker in Taloba jail. The Mumbai Crime Branch arrested Manoj Lahmane, the man who allegedly smuggled the country-made...
  • Abu Salem attack: Police to quiz wife of the accused June 29, 2013

    Mumbai: The Navi Mumbai police on Saturday got permission from a sessions court to arrest Devendra Jagtap, alias JD, who allegedly fired two rounds with a country-made revolver at extradited gangster Abu Salem at the high-security Taloja jail on Thursday. "We had to take the permission of the court to...
  • 4 policemen suspended after attack on Salem in Mumbai jail June 28, 2013

    Mumbai: Four policemen were suspended on Friday after an attack on gangster Abu Salem inside Taloja Central Jail in Mumbai. Salem, who was attacked second time in a prison in the last three years, was shot at by 32-year-old inmate Devendra Jagtap twice, but got away with a minor injury...
  • Abu Salem treated for bullet injury, back in cell June 28, 2013

    Mumbai: Gangster Abu Salem, who was shot at inside the Taloja Central Jail (TCJ) on Thursday, returned to his cell Friday morning after being treated for a bullet injury, a police official said. To a query whether he would be shifted elsewhere from Taloja jail, the official declined to comment saying...
  • Abu Salem attack: Probe on to find how a pistol was smuggled inside jail June 28, 2013

    1993 Bombay blasts case accused Abu Salem was shot on Thursday night twice. Questions are being raised about whether the attack was ordered by the notorious D-Company. ...
  • Is the D-Company behind the attack on Abu Salem? June 28, 2013

    Mumbai: The 1993 Bombay blasts accused and gangster Abu Salem was treated in JJ Hospital after he was attacked in Taloja Central Jail in Mumbai on Thursday night. There are questions about whether the attack was possibly ordered by the notorious D-Company after an unconfirmed media report said that underworld...
  • Yerwada Jail declines home cooked food for Sanjay Dutt May 27, 2013

    Pune: Yerwada Central Jail authorities have declined permission to give actor and 1993 Bombay blasts accused Sanjay Dutt home cooked food. Prison authorities have sought clarity from TADA court on whether Dutt can be given home cooked food since jail manual does not allow for it. Prison manual states only undertrials,...
  • Bolly Buzz: Sanjay Dutt shifted to Pune's Yerwada Jail May 23, 2013

    Actor Sanjay Dutt, who had surrendered in a TADA court in Mumbai on May 16 in the 1993 Bombay blasts case, was shifted to Pune's Yerwada Jail on Wednesday. ...
  • Sanjay Dutt is prisoner number 16656 at Pune's Yerwada Jail May 22, 2013

    Pune: The new identity for Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt from Wednesday is prisoner number 16656 at Yerwada Central Jail in Pune where he was shifted from Mumbai's Arthur Road Prison following his surrender before a TADA court. Dutt, whose conviction in 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case was upheld by the Supreme...
  • 1993 Bombay blasts case: Sanjay Dutt shifted to Pune's Yerwada Jail May 22, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Sanjay Dutt, who had surrendered in a TADA court in Mumbai on May 16 in the 1993 Bombay blasts case, was shifted to Pune's Yerwada Jail on Wednesday. The 53-year-old Bollywood star was lodged in the 'anda' cell in the Arthur Road jail after Dutt surrendered before the expiry...
  • Sanjay Dutt will be in 'anda' cell at Arthur Road jail for some time May 20, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Sanjay Dutt will remain in the 'anda' (egg-shaped) cell in the high-security block at the Arthur Road jail in Mumbai for some time, a top police officer said on Monday, as authorities in Maharashtra debate whether to shift him out of Mumbai. "We will take some more time...
  • 1993 Bombay blasts case: Zaibunnisa Kazi surrenders in TADA court May 20, 2013

    Mumbai: Zaibunnisa Kazi, an accused in the 1993 Bombay blast case, on Monday surrendered in a Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (TADA) court in Mumbai. Her daughter last week had filed an application to seek an extension on medical grounds. The 74-year-old has maintained that she has done nothing wrong, and has...
  • Film fraternity reacts as 'Munna Bhai' Sanjay Dutt surrenders May 17, 2013

    Friends, family and fans have been visiting Sanjay Dutt ever since the Supreme Court upheld his conviction in the 1993 Bombay blasts case. Even hours before he surrendered, his actor friends like Salman Khan and Ajay Devgn were seen meeting him. Here's what the film fraternity has to say about...
  • 'Munna Bhai' of Bollywood Sanjay Dutt surrenders in court May 17, 2013

    With his four week long extension granted by the Supreme Court having expired, all eyes were on Munna Bhai of Bollywood as he finally surrendered before the TADA court on Thursday. Here's the latest on how the day unfolded for actor Sanjay Dutt. ...
  • Dutt appeared restless, read religious books in jail May 17, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt spent his first night after returning to prison reading spiritual books even as Maharashtra Government authorities are yet to decide on keeping him at Arthur Road Central Jail in Mumbai or shifting him elsewhere. The 53-year-old filmstar surrendered before TADA Court on Thursday and was...