CONFESSION

  • Yasin Bhatkal admits carrying out 2011 Mumbai blasts, says has no remorse July 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Suspected Indian Mujahideen cofounder Yasin Bhatkal has admitted to having carried out the 2011 Mumbai triple blasts. He told the investigative agency that he feels satisfied with the blast and has no remorse for what he did. Rather, he was proud of himself for carrying out the blast successfully. The...
  • What crime does a Pope confess to? Pope Francis goes to confession, says he once stole a rosary cross March 29, 2014

    Pope Francis confessed that he took the rosary cross of his late confessor from his casket and wears it to this day in a fabric pouch under his cassock. He said he did so telling the late priest, "Give me half your mercy." Francis made the revelation during an informal chat...
  • TN: Woman 'confesses' to husband's murder in reality show, surrenders October 28, 2013

    Chennai: A 38year old woman, who confessed in a Tamil television reality show to abetting the murder of her husband by her paramour, surrendered before the police five months after the incident, which was initially treated as a case of sucide. D Sumathi was produced in a court in Tiruvarur district...
  • 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,...
  • Have you confessed yet? Do it on Facebook's new 'confession' pages March 19, 2013

    Washington: "I'm a compulsive laundry room thief," says one Facebook confession. "I'm the reason the 'Public Urination is Illegal' signs were put up at Coyote Village," says another. "I sold books for the semester to go to South Padre for spring break ... Gotta pay for the booze somehow," reveals yet...
  • Indian website offers a chance to confess your secrets March 13, 2013

    New Delhi: She confessed her feelings for the married professor, he confessed how he masturbated as a kid, she confessed how difficult was it to hide it from a mother ailing from brain tumour that her daughter was suffering from an ovarian cancer, he confessed her puppy love for his...
  • TN: Professors' confession kicked off marks scam probe September 24, 2012

    Coimbatore: What made the probe into the Anna University semester exam marks scandal easy was the ready confessions of the three suspended faculty members. The scam would have never been probed, despite widespread knowledge about it for the past two years, but for written complaints from assistant professors Sivakoumar and...
  • 'Hang Kasab to send a strong message to terrorists' August 30, 2012

    While human rights activists say Kasab has a right to mercy, an overwhelming majority says he should be hanged at the earliest to send a strong message to terrorists. ...
  • Judicial confession of Abu Jundal recorded August 12, 2012

    Mumbai: Recording of judicial confession of key 26/11 attack handler Syed Zabiuddin Ansari alias Abu Jundal took place before a magistrate in Mumbai on Sunday. In his confessional statement Jundal is understood to have given a deep insight into Pakistanbased LashkereTaiba terror group's role in the 2008 Mumbai strikes. Thirtyyearold Jundal,...
  • Pomersbach lawyer denies confession May 21, 2012

    New Delhi: The lawyer of Luke Pomersbach, the Australian player of Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), denied on Monday that the cricketer had confessed to the police of having inadvertently touched or molested US citizen Zohail Hameed. Counsel Neeraj Chaudhry told IANS that his client did not make any confession to...
  • Accused in Masood murder case wants to confess March 22, 2012

    Indore: In a new turn in the RTI activist Shehla Masood murder case, one of the prime accused and alleged contract killer, Irfan, on Thursday told special CBI court that he wanted to record his confessional statement. The court gave him 48 hours to think seriously...
  • Woman tracks 43 diet plans to lose weight January 9, 2012

    New Delhi: In an age where people tend to be judged for their looks and weight as well, how hard is it to be fat in India? How hard is to come back from what media professional Kalli Purie calls the dark zone? At the first glance, it's hard to...
  • Bollywood directors explore dark realities July 19, 2011

    New Delhi: Whether it is gigolos in the fashion industry, the illegal arms trade or the dark secrets of a film actress, Bollywood seems to be moving away from formula movies to explore relatively unknown and realistic aspects of society. Fashion choreographerturnedfilmmaker Kaushik Ghosh is set to spotlight how male models...
  • Catholics cannot confess via iPhone: Vatican February 10, 2011

    Vatican City: Catholics cannot confess via iPhone and technology is not a substitute for being present when admitting sins to a priest, the Vatican spokesman said on Wednesday. The statement by Father Federico Lombardi follows the launch of an iPhone application aimed at helping Catholics through confession sanctioned by the Catholic...
  • Aseemanand's confession before CBI voluntary January 13, 2011

    New Delhi: CNNIBN has accessed a letter written by Saumjhauta Blast accused Swami Aseemanand which shows that his confession before the CBI was voluntary. The letter accessed by CNNIBN was written by Swami Aseemanand to the presidents of India and Pakistan on why he had a change of heart and wanted...
  • Malegaon demands release of blast detainees January 13, 2011

    Malegaon: After Swami Aseemanand's confession, there was clamour in Malegaon for the release of the nine local youth arrested in the 2006 Malegaon blast case. The family members of the youth say even if they are released, the scars of being targetted as the accused for years can never be...
  • Deranged woman drowns baby in washing machine September 25, 2010

    Alappuzha: A mentally unstable woman allegedly drowned her eightmonthold baby in a washing machine at her home at Cherthala in Kerala on Friday. The incident occurred on Friday evening when the infant's father and elder sister were away. Suma, 40, said to be undergoing psychiatric treatment turned up on...
  • 'Sultana Daku', a smart blend of history and fiction June 9, 2010

    The story begins at the very end of Sultana Daku's life. He has been captured and is about to be hanged. On his last day, he sends word for an Englishman and sits talking to him, all night long. Egged on by the charas he is smoking, he remembers his...
  • India can directly quiz Headley: US March 19, 2010

    Chicago: Pakistani American terrorist David Headley can now be directly questioned by Indian investigators after his confession in a court here that he was involved in the Mumbai terror attacks, although he will not be extradited to India. The US, which has so far denied India the right to question Headley,...
  • Watch: Kasab makes bizarre claims in court December 18, 2009

    Mumbai: The lone terrorist caught alive after the 26/11 attacks in Mumbai, Ajmal Kasab made some bizarre claims in court in defence of his innocence on Friday. Kasab said that he was in Mumbai with a valid visa looking for a break in Bollywood. Kasab said that he had come...
  • Kasab's sensational uturn December 18, 2009

    Mumbai: Pakistani terror accused Mohammed Ajmal Amir alias Kasab's blatant denial to accept any of the charges against him, though not entirely unexpected, has only sought to create confusion in the minds of the people. Apart from denying the charges, despite the evidence of 610 witnesses and other incriminating facts, Kasab...
  • Agassi admits to drug taking; Federer & Nadal fume October 30, 2009

    Miami: Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal both voiced their displeasure at Andre Agassi after the former world number one revealed he took the recreational drug crystal meth in 1997 and lied about the reasons for a positive test. "To me it seems terrible," world number two Nadal said at an awards...
  • Watch: India hands over fourth dossier to Pak August 1, 2009

    New Delhi: November 26, 2008 was a day that shook the world. A lone terrorist caught alive by Indian security forces is now nailing Pakistan's lie. Despite Pakistan dithering on action, India is keeping up the pressure. A fourth dossier documenting the activities of LashkareToiba Chief Hafiz Sayeed and his...
  • Court furious over Kasab's confession video leak July 30, 2009

    Mumbai: The Mumbai court trying the 26/11 attack Thursday urged police to take action against the officer who leaked Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Amir Kasab's confessional video to a TV channel in Mumbai. A 67minute video CD of Kasab's confession, recorded by police in a hospital soon after his arrest during the...
  • Lakhvi, Shah confess to 26/11 attacks: Report July 29, 2009

    Islamabad: Key LashkareToiba (LeT) operatives Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi and Zarar Shah are "believed to have confessed" to their involvement in the Mumbai terror attacks but Pakistani authorities are yet to make it public, a leading Pakistani daily reported on Wednesday. Pakistani investigators have found "substantial evidence" directly connecting LeT to the...
  • Kasab trial at crucial point, judges to decide course July 23, 2009

    Mumbai: It was day three of the confessions made by the lone surviving terrorist from Mumbai terror strikes. Ajmal Amir Kasab has told the judge trying the terror accused that he has no intentions to seek clemency for the crimes. Two days ago Kasab had confessed to the crimes and...
  • India at 9: Kasab trying to cut trial, save unnamed allies July 23, 2009

    Lone captured terrorist from the terror attacks on Mumbai in November last, Mohammad Ajmal Amir Kasab has confessed to his crime and sought capital punishment for his crime. Kasab denies his own lawyer's accusation that he has been tortured into making a confession. The prosecution maintains that it's all a...
  • Hang me, punish me: Kasab pleads to court July 22, 2009

    Mumbai: Pakistani terrorist Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab, the only gunman on trial for the terrorist attacks on Mumbai, on Wednesday told a court he must be punished and pleaded that he be hanged for his crimes. I did not confess under pressureI should be hanged if the court decides so, said...
  • Kasab gives more details of 26/11 attack in court July 22, 2009

    The lone captured Mumbai attack terrorist Ajmal Kasab continued to give a Mumbai court details of the deadly terror attacks on Tuesday. If the court accepts his confession the closelywatched trial could be wound up soon. Here's a minutebyminute account of all that happened on Tuesday. ...
  • Kasab hasn't confessed: lawyer July 21, 2009

    Mumbai: Pakistani terrorist Mohammed Ajmal Amir alias Kasab's admissions about the Mumbai terror attacks before the Special Court over the past two days do not amount to a confession, his government appointed lawyer S G Abbas Kazmi said on Tuesday. Kazmi addressed mediapersons after coming out of the court, which adjourned...