2003 MUMBAI BLASTS

  • 2003 blasts: Bombay HC upholds death penalty of 3 February 10, 2012

    Mumbai: Eight years after the twin blasts that left 57 people dead at the Mumbai's Gateway of India and Zaveri Bazar, the Bombay High Court upheld the death sentence of three LeT terrorists in 2003 twin Mumbai blasts case. All the appeals filed by the accused have been dismissed by the...
  • HC verdict in 2003 Mumbai twin blasts likely February 10, 2012

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court is likely to pronounce on Friday its verdict on confirmation of death sentence to three people, including a woman, convicted in the 2003 Mumbai twin bomb blasts case. A division bench of Justices A M Khanwilkar and P D Kode had on November 12, 2011 reserved...
  • 2003 bomb blasts: Bombay HC defers verdict December 12, 2011

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Monday deferred its verdict on confirmation of death sentence to three people, including a woman, convicted in the 2003 Mumbai twin bomb blasts case that claimed 52 lives. The judgement is likely to be pronounced either next week or in the first week of January...
  • HC verdict in 2003 Mumbai blasts on December 12 November 12, 2011

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court will on December 12 pronounce its judgement on confirmation of death sentence awarded to three LeT activists in the 2003 Mumbai twin blasts that claimed 52 lives. The arguments concluded at a special hearing by a division bench of Justices AM Khanvilkar and PD Kode on...
  • Watch: Mumbai top cop welcomes '03 Mumbai blasts verdict August 7, 2009

    Rakesh Maria is hopeful the verdict will be a deterrant to terrorists. ...
  • Watch: Mumbai '03 blasts convicts get death sentence August 7, 2009

    Six years after the twin blasts at Gateway of India and Zaveri Bazaar, which left 53 people dead, a special POTA Court in Mumbai has sentenced three convicted persons Mohammed Hanif Sayed, his wife Fahimida and Ashrat Shafique Ansari to death. ...
  • Blasts verdict: Fears mask celebration at Zaveri Bazaar August 7, 2009

    Mumbai: When a Mumbai court pronounced the verdict on those guilty in the 2003 twin blasts case, a quiet celebration swept through Mumbai's Zaveri Bazaar, one of the blast sights and a bustling commercial hub. But the celebration was not without a hint of skepticism and behind most smiles, there lingered...
  • 300 death row convicts hang on to life August 6, 2009

    New Delhi: Mohammed Hanif Sayed, his wife Fahimida and their associate Ashrat Shafique Ansari who were sentenced to death by a special court Thursday for the 2003 Mumbai twin blasts will join a list of over 300 people on death row in the countrys prisons. The three were held guilty of...
  • 2003 Mumbai twin blasts case timeline August 6, 2009

    Mumbai: A special court in Mumbai on Monday held three people guilty for the 2003 Mumbai terror twin blasts that left 54 killed and 244 others injured. The following is the timeline of the 2003 twin blasts case: December 2, 2002 LashkareTaiba (LeT) activists place bomb in a BEST public...
  • '03 Mumbai bombers get death August 6, 2009

    Mumbai: Six years after the twin blasts at Gateway of India and Zaveri Bazaar, which left 53 people dead, a special POTA Court in Mumbai has sentenced three convicted persons Mohammed Hanif Sayed, his wife Fahimida and Ashrat Shafique Ansari to death. The prosecution said that this was the...
  • Sentencing of '03 Mumbai blasts convicts deferred August 4, 2009

    Mumbai: A court in Mumbai on Tuesday reserved till Thursday the sentencing of the husbandwife team and their aide convicted for the August 2003 twin bombings in Mumbai, in which 54 people were killed. Prevention of Terrorism Act (POTA) Special Judge M R Puranik's ruling came at the end of nearly...
  • Watch: Three convicted for 2003 Mumbai blasts July 28, 2009

    New Delhi: Three men have been held guilty of plotting and executing the blasts at Mumbai's historic Gateway of India and the city's largest jewellery market, Zaveri Bazaar in 2003. Special POTA judge MR Puranik held these three members of terror outfit LashkareToiba responsible for killing 54 people and injuring...
  • Mumbai moves on, life goes on for blasts victims July 27, 2009

    A Mumbai couple and their associate were Monday convicted by a special court of triggering the Aug 25, 2003 twin blasts which killed 54 people and injured 244 more at Gateway of India and Zaveri Bazar here. ...
  • '03 Mumbai blasts verdict today, guilty face death July 27, 2009

    Mumbai: Six years after the twin blasts at Gateway of India and Zaveri Bazaar, which left 53 people dead, a Mumbai Special Court is expected to deliver its judgement on the "rarest of rare" case on Monday. A terror module of the LashkareToiba (LeT) outfit was allegedly involved in planting the...