1996 Lajpat Nagar Blast

  • After 14 yrs in jail, man says he's done fighting December 2, 2012

    Srinagar: Syed Maqbool Shah spent 14 years in jail before he was acquitted and released two years back in the 1996 Lajpat Nagar blast case. But a normal life still eludes the 36yearold who now says he's done fighting. After failing to get a job and get back to normal...
  • Stigma stays forever for the acquitted in terror cases November 28, 2012

    Srinagar/Mumbai: After the acquittal of the Lajpat Nagar blast accused after 16 years in jail, a debate is raging on over the credibility of the police investigation. The question is whether it is a case of innocents being incarcerated for decades or are criminals being set free due to a...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai November 22, 2012

    The Delhi High Court on Thursday acquitted two alleged Jammu and Kashmir Islamic Front militants of all the charges in the 1996 Lajpat Nagar blast case. ...
  • 1996 Lajpat Nagar blast case: Delhi HC slams police probe November 22, 2012

    The Delhi High Court on Thursday acquitted two alleged Jammu and Kashmir Islamic Front militants of all the charges in the 1996 Lajpat Nagar blast case. ...
  • 1996 Lajpat Nagar blast: Chronology of events November 22, 2012

    New Delhi: Sixteen years after the Lajpat Nagar bomb blast killed 13 people, the Delhi High Court on Thursday acquitted two alleged JKIF militants, who had been awarded capital punishment, and commuted death penalty of the third to life imprisonment. Following is the chronology of events: May 21, 1996: Thirteen people killed...
  • Lajpat Nagar blast: 2 convicts with death penalty acquitted November 22, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday acquitted two alleged Jammu and Kashmir Islamic Front militants of all the charges in the 1996 Lajpat Nagar blast case. The duo Mohd Ali Bhatt alias Kille and Mirza Nissar Hussain were given death penalty for their alleged involvement in...