Batla House

  • AAP demands SIT for 1984 riots, Cong MLA asks why ignore Batla encounter January 31, 2014

    New Delhi: Even as the government is likely to deliberate on modalities for a possible SIT into the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, there are calls to do the same for the 2008 controversial Batla House encounter in Delhi's Jamia Nagar. Congress MLA from the area Asif Mohammad Khan on Thursday disrupted Arvind...
  • Not afraid of eviction from Cong, says MLA who called a Kejriwal liar January 30, 2014

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's press conference ended in chaos after a Congress MLA Asif Mohamad disrupted the proceedings. The MLA raised his voice shouting slogans after Kejriwal's comments on the Batla encounter case. The MLA from Okhla accusing Kejriwal of going back on the AAP's promise to reopen the...
  • Congress MLA disrupts Kejriwal's press conference, calls him cheat, liar January 30, 2014

    Delhi: There were scenes of uproar at the Aam Aadmi Party's press conference in Delhi when a Congress MLA from Okhla Asif Mohammad tried to disrupt it. The MLA from Okhla raised his voice shouting slogans after Kejriwal's comments on the Batla house encounter case. He accused Kejriwal of ignoring the...
  • Batla House encounter: Delhi High Court denies bail to convict Shahzad January 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Shahzad Ahmed, convicted in the 2008 Batla House encounter, was on Thursday denied bail by the Delhi High Court, which also admitted his appeal against his conviction and life sentence in the case. A bench of justices PK Bhasin and JR Midha dismissed the bail plea of Shahzad, 25,...
  • Batla House encounter: HC seeks response from Delhi Police on Shahzad's appeal against his conviction September 20, 2013

    The Delhi High Court on Friday sought the response of police on an appeal filed by Shahzad Ahmed against his conviction in the 2008 Batla House encounter case for killing decorated police officer Inspector M C Sharma and injuring two other cops. Shahzad, 25, was awarded life imprisonment on July 30...
  • Students hold protest march on 5th anniversary of the Batla House encounter September 19, 2013

    A students' group, on Thursday, held a protest march to mark the fifth anniversary of the Batla House encounter and demanded an independent and impartial probe into the incident. "The killing of youths at the L18 Batla house on September 19, 2008 was not an encounter. We demand that the Congress-led...
  • Yasin Bhatkal arrested after leads from Tunda: Sources August 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian Mujahideen co-founder Muhammad Ahmad Zarar Siddibapa alias Yasin Bhatkal was arrested on Wednesday night from the India-Nepal border following leads given by another arrested terrorist, Adbul Karim Tunda of the Lashkar-e-Toiba, say sources. Yasin Bhatkal was arrested following an operation involving the Intelligence Bureau, Research and Analysis Wing...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 30, 2013

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  • News 360: CWC clears Telangana, Hyderabad to be the joint capital July 30, 2013

    Congress Working Committee unanimously passed a resolution for the creation of Telangana by dividing Andhra Pradesh, the contentious issue of Hyderabad was also discussed and the proposal is to make it the joint capital of Telangana and Seemandhra. ...
  • Shahzad is a terrorist, life term not enough: Slain officer's wife July 30, 2013

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Tuesday sentenced alleged Indian Mujahideen operative Shahzad Ahmed to life imprisonment in the 2008 Batla House encounter. He has been held guilty with the murder of the slain police officer Mohan Chand Sharma and injuring two constables. Inspector Sharma's wife Maya said life imprisonment was...
  • Batla House case: Court sentences Shahzad Ahmed to life imprisonment July 30, 2013

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Tuesday sentenced alleged Indian Mujahideen operative Shahzad Ahmed to life imprisonment in the 2008 Batla House encounter. Earlier, the court had convicted Ahmed of murder and attempt to murder charges. Shahzad aka Pappu is the lone convict in the case and has been...
  • Batla House case: Discontent in Azamgarh over Shahzad's conviction July 30, 2013

    Azamgarh: The decision of the Saket court in Batla House encounter case in Delhi's Jamia Nagar area has come as a huge disappointment for Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh. Azamgarh is already facing the charge of being a hotbed of terrorists and the Batla House encounter case and Shahzad Ahmed's conviction...
  • Batla House encounter: Quantum of sentence to be pronounced today July 30, 2013

    New Delhi: All eyes are on Delhi's Saket court as the judge will pronounce the quantum of sentence in the 2008 Batla House encounter case on Tuesday. Earlier, the court had convicted alleged Indian Mujahideen operative Shahzad Ahmed of murder and attempt to murder charges. Shahzad aka Pappu is the...
  • Batla House case: Prosecution seeks death for Shahzad, order on Tuesday July 29, 2013

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Monday reserved the order on the quantum of death sentence in the Batla House encounter for Tuesday afternoon. The court had convicted alleged Indian Mujahideen operative Shahzad Ahmed of murder and attempt to murder charges. The prosecution has demanded death sentence for alleged Indian...
  • Batla House encounter: Court to pronounce quantum of sentence today July 29, 2013

    New Delhi: A Saket court in Delhi will on Monday pronounce the quantum of sentence in the Batla House encounter case. The court had convicted alleged Indian Mujahideen Shehzad Ahmed of murder and attempt to murder charges. Shehzad also known as Pappu is the lone accused in the case and...
  • Batla House encounter: Court to pronounce sentence tomorrow July 28, 2013

    A Delhi court will on Monday pronounce the sentence in the 2008 Batla House encounter case in which suspected Indian Mujahideen operative Shahzad Ahmad was convicted for killing a police inspector and assaulting other cops. Additional sessions judge Rajender Kumar Shastri had fixed for Monday the order on sentence in the...
  • Batla House encounter: Politics continue even as IM operative convicted July 25, 2013

    IM operative Shahzad Ahmed was on Thursday convicted in the 2008 Batla House encounter case by a Delhi court for murdering a police inspector and assaulting other officers. ...
  • Batla House verdict is a slap on Congress party's face: BJP on Digvijaya's remark July 26, 2013

    Calling Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh a "non-serious" person, Madhya Pradesh Industries Minister Kailash Vijaywargiya said on Thursday that the decision on the Batla House encounter is a befitting reply to Singh who had termed it "a fake encounter". "It is sad that the Congress General Secretary, who is a very...
  • I stick to my stand on Batla House encounter: Digvijaya Singh July 25, 2013

    Congress leader Digvijaya Singh said that he is sticking to his stand on wanting a judical probe in the Batla House encounter. ...
  • Batla house encounter was genuine: Chidambaram July 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Finance Minister P Chidambaram, who as then Home Minister monitored the probe into the Batla House case, said on Thursday, that he felt that the gunfight between police and the Indian Mujahideen terrorists was genuine and was satisfied that the prosecution could prove the case in court. Chidambaram said...
  • IM operative found guilty of killing Delhi Police officer at Batla House July 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Lone Indian Mujahideen operative Shahzad Ahmed was on Thursday convicted in the 2008 Batla House encounter case by a Delhi court for murdering a police inspector and assaulting other officers. He has been found guilty of obstructing a public servant in the line of duty. The quantum of...
  • Was the Batla House encounter genuine or staged? Court verdict today July 25, 2013

    New Delhi: A Delhi court will on Thursday deliver its verdict on whether the 2008 Batla House encounter was genuine or staged. The court will decide on whether police inspector MC Sharma was killed by alleged India Mujahideen operatives. Two suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorists and inspector Sharma were killed in...
  • Batla house encounter: Accused claims he was not in the flat in which shootout took place July 13, 2013

    Suspected Indian Mujahideen operative Shahzad Ahmad facing trial in the 2008 Batla House encounter case on Friday claimed before a Delhi court that he was not present in the flat in which the alleged shootout took place. The counsel for accused Shahzad, in his final arguments before Additional Sessions Judge...
  • UP govt to withdraw cases against Varanasi-blast accused June 4, 2013

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh government has decided to withdraw cases against alleged HuJI worker and 2006 Varanasi blast-accused Shamim Ahmad, a senior official said. "A decision has been taken to withdraw cases against Shamim in the Varanasi blast case. The district magistrate of Varanasi has been asked to approach the local...
  • Kanpur: Rahul shown black flags during road show February 20, 2012

    Kanpur: Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi on Monday invited the Election Commission's wrath by not taking up the route it had prescribed to the leader for his road campaign in Kanpur. Kanpur District Magistrate Hari Om said that Rahul stuck to his route, despite having been assigned an alternative route...
  • I still stand by my Batla House comment: Digvijaya February 19, 2012

    Bhopal: Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh on Sunday said that he never looked to stir up controversies, and the allegation that he spoke out only against Hindu terrorism was wrong. He also asserted that he was still sticking to his view that Batla House encounter in Delhi was fake. Saying that he...
  • 'Cong can't seek votes in the name of development' February 12, 2012

    Sonebhadra: Accusing Congress of ruining Uttar Pradesh in over 40 years of its rule, BSP chief Mayawati on Saturday said the party should be ashamed of seeking votes in the name of development in the state. She also took potshots on the Congress' stand on Batla House encounter, saying the...
  • Cong will weep after UP assembly poll results: BJP February 12, 2012

    Ghaziabad: Irrespective of the fact whether Congress leader Sonia Gandhi has shed tears on the Batla house issue or not, her party will weep after the declarations of UP poll results, BJP on Saturday said. "Digvijay Singh says that Sonia Gandhi did not shed tears on the Batla house issue,...
  • Cong enacting drama on Batla House encounter: Maya February 11, 2012

    Jaunpur/Varanasi: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati today alleged that Congress was enacting a "drama" on the Batla House encounter and said the Muslim community should exercise vigilance against such "designs". "Congress is enacting a drama on the Batla House encounter case... had it been really serious it would have ordered...
  • BJP asks PM to break silence on Batla encounter February 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Taking exception to Law Minister Salman Khurshid raking up the Batla House encounter in UP poll campaign, the BJP on Friday asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to "break his silence" and clear the clouds over the "sensitive" issue. "The Prime Minister would have to break his silence...The Prime Minister...