1993 Mumbai Serial Blasts

  • Centre seeks Maharashtra government's view on reducing term of Sanjay Dutt October 23, 2013

    New Delhi: The Home Ministry has sought Maharashtra government's opinion on reducing sentence of Sanjay Dutt in the 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blasts. The move came after Press Council of India chief Justice (retd) Markandey Katju petitioned President Pranab Mukherjee seeking relief for the actor and two others, including a 70...
  • Dawood Ibrahim's close aide Iqbal Mirchi dies in London August 15, 2013

    London: One of the India's most wanted terrorists Dawood Ibrahim's close aide Iqbal Mirchi died of heart attack in London. He was apparently handling the drug business of underworld don Dawood in Mumbai. His name also appeared during IPL betting case. Mirchi, 63, the right-hand man of underworld don, was facing...
  • 1993 Mumbai blasts: Sanjay Dutt's confessional statement March 22, 2013

    The confessional statement of Sanjay Dutt in connection with the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case was recorded under Section 15 of TADA on April 26, 1993 at 15:30 hrs (First Part) and on April 28, 1993 at 1600 hrs (Second Part) by Krishan Lal Bishnoi the then DCP, Zone III,...
  • Support, sympathy for Sanjay Dutt after SC verdict March 22, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday announced its verdict in the 1993 Bombay blasts case and sentenced actor Sanjay Dutt to five years in jail under the Arms Act. The actor has got support from not just Bollywood but also from political circles. Chairman of Press Council of India...
  • Sanjay Dutt's confession sufficient for conviction: SC March 21, 2013

    New Delhi: The self-inculpatory confession of Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt that he possessed fire arms led to his conviction and award of five years jail term by the Supreme Court which termed his statement under TADA as a "substantive" piece of evidence. The son of famous Bollywood couple late Sunil Dutt...
  • 1993 blasts: Yakub gets death, Sanjay Dutt to be jailed March 21, 2013

    Twenty years after a devastating series of explosions crippled India's financial capital Mumbai leaving 257 dead and over 700 injured, the Supreme Court on Thursday confirmed death penalty on Yakub Memon for conspiring and masterminding the blasts in 1993. Actor Sanjay Dutt, though cleared of terror charges, will serve five...
  • 1993 blasts: Police played an active part, says SC March 21, 2013

    New Delhi: The police and customs officers played an "active part" in the conspiracy of the 1993 serial blasts and smuggling of arms and explosives into Bombay, which discloses "deficient performance" of public servants, the Supreme Court said on Thursday. A bench of justices P Sathasivam and BS Chauhan said only...
  • I am heart broken but have to be strong: Sanjay Dutt March 21, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Sanjay Dutt, who has to undergo three-and-a-half years in jail in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case, said on Thursday that though he was "heart broken" by the Supreme Court's verdict, he will continue to remain "strong". "I have already suffered for 20 years and been in jail...
  • Sanjay Dutt: I'm strong and still believe in judiciary March 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt said he still believed in the judiciary and is looking at legal options after the Supreme Court upheld his conviction and sentenced him to five years in jail for illegal arms possession during the 1993 serial Mumbai blasts. "I will see the copy. I am...
  • Timeline: Dutt's tryst with court,prison and TADA from 1993-2013 March 28, 2013

    New Delhi: As the Supreme Court on Thursday upheld actor Sanjay Dutt's conviction in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case and sentenced him to five years in jail, we look at the series of events that took place which led to this judgement. January 1993- Producers Hanif Kadewalla and Samir...
  • 1993 Mumbai blasts result of Pak envy: Home Minister December 7, 2012

    New Delhi: In a veiled attack on Pakistan, Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Friday said the 1993 serial bombings in Mumbai were the result of a neighbour's envy to India's economic progress and vowed to bring back all terrorists, including Dawood Ibrahim, to face trial in New Delhi. He...
  • CBI may oppose Sanjay Dutt's plea in Supreme Court March 26, 2009

    New Delhi: CBI is likely to oppose in Supreme Court the petition of Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, who is seeking suspension of his conviction in connection with 1993 Mumbai serial blasts to contest coming Lok Sabha polls. The petition will come up for hearing in the apex court on March 30...
  • Sanjay Dutt says bye to Mumbai, moves to Lucknow March 13, 2009

    Lucknow: Aspirant MP Sanjay Dutt has put his film career on hold and will camp in Lucknow from now till the end of the elections and spend time "reaching out to the masses" while he waits for the Supreme Court's green signal to contest. Dutt, the Samajwadi Party nominee for the...
  • Recent attacks, a repeat of 1993 Mumbai serial blasts November 28, 2008

    Mumbai: Over the last two days, a series of terror attacks across various locations of Mumbai has left at least 125 dead and 327 injured. Union Home Minister Shivraj Patil says he had no intelligence about the attack. “We didn't have the intelligence input of how and when they will attack,”...
  • Jail or freedom for Sanjay Dutt? Take a bet July 25, 2007

    Mumbai: Actor Sanjay Dutt may get freedom or jail from a court for his role in the 1993 serials blasts in Mumbai. Dutt’s future is at stake, and lakhs of money belonging to Mumbai’s bookies. TADA court judge P D Kode has found Dutt guilty of illegal arms possession but absolved...
  • Pics: Sanju performs marathon yagna December 17, 2006

    LEND ME YOUR EARS: Sanjay Dutt prays as he participates in a special prayer ceremony at the Siddhivinayak temple in Mumbai. (Photo: AP) With two days to go for Sanjay Dutt's bail to expire in the 1993 Mumbai...
  • Dutt's lawyers gear for up next fight November 29, 2006

    Mumbai: Actor Sanjay Dutt was on Tuesday absolved of conspiracy in the 1993 Mumbai blasts but he still faces a tough legal battle. The TADA court has found him guilty of illegal possession of weapons, a charge for which he may have to serve time behind bars. For now the actor's...
  • Dutt visits Siddhi Vinayak temple November 27, 2006

    Mumbai: Ahead of verdict in the 1993 bomb blast case, accused and film actor Sanjay Dutt on Monday offered prayers at Siddhi Vinayak temple at Prabhadevi. The court has summoned the actor for the verdict on Tuesday. The actor visited the temple at 1830 hrs (IST) and offered prayers, sources said...