Kasab Judgment

  • 26/11: Home Ministry rejects mercy plea of Ajmal Kasab October 24, 2012

    New Delhi: Union Home Ministry on Tuesday recommended the rejection of the mercy petition of Pakistani terrorist and 26/11 lone survivor Ajmal Kasab. Senior lawyer Ujjwal Nikam has welcomed the development, saying "President has to study the recommendation of MHA. It's a positive phase in the case. It's a good...
  • News 360: SC upholds death for Ajmal Kasab August 30, 2012

    Justice was delivered in the 26/11 terror attack case with the Supreme Court on Wednesday upholding the death sentence for Ajmal Amir Kasab, the only surviving Pakistani terrorist who attacked Mumbai in 2008. ...
  • HC appoints two new lawyers for Kasab June 8, 2010

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Tuesday appointed lawyers Amin Solkar and Farhana Shah for Pakistani terrorist Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab, sentenced to death for the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks. The Maharashtra State Legal Cell on Tuesday appointed Solkar and Shah as Kasab's legal representatives after the terrorist requested that...
  • Proof against Indians in 26/11 fragile: court May 24, 2010

    Mumbai: The 26/11 special court has come down heavily on the prosecution and investigating agency for submitting "doubtful" and "fragile" evidence against accused Faheem Ansari and Sabauddin Ahmed that led to their acquittal in the Mumbai terror attack case. "The evidence of the only prosecution witness is doubtful and unreliable. The...
  • Moily says Kasab will be hanged within a year May 11, 2010

    New Delhi: Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Amir Kasab, sentenced to death in the 26/11 Mumbai attack case, will be hanged within a year. Union Law Minister Veerappa Moily in an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN said that if Kasab appealed against his death sentence then it would be fast tracked and the...
  • TWTW: Cyrus' take on Kasab sentence May 9, 2010

    In this week's episode of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus explores the lighter side of 26/11 verdict. ...
  • Will Pak punish 26/11 masterminds? May 7, 2010

    New Delhi: Kasab's sentence has certainly brought some closure for the victims of Mumbai terror attacks but the case remains pending until Pakistan does its bit by bringing the masterminds of these attacks to justice. It was the end of a trial watched equally closely on both sides of the border...
  • Queue not cast in stone in Kasab's case: Cong May 7, 2010

    New Delhi: Congress on Thursday said that there is no reason why Ajmal Amir Kasab's death sentence will be delayed as the queue is not set in stone. "As far as Kasab's case is concerned there is a difference from other cases. In Kasab's case queue is not cast in stone....
  • Mumbai attacker gets death, India celebrates November 25, 2010

    At 1340 hrs IST on Thursday the special court of Judge M L Tahaliyani gave the lone Mumbai attacker captured alive, Ajmal Amir Kasab, the death sentence. The judge said there was no chance for reform and Kasab should get the death sentence for his role in 26/11 Mumbai attacks. ...
  • Death for Kasab: implications for India November 25, 2010

    A special court in Mumbai has finally sentenced Ajmal Kasab to death in the 26/11 case. It’s a judgment with legal, political and diplomatic implications and we'll try and explore all these dimensions in this special programme. ...
  • Devil's Advocate: Qureshi on Kasab, Indo-Pak ties November 25, 2010

    Karan Thapar: Hello and welcome to Devil's Advocate. How successful was the Indo-Pakistan summit in Thimphu and has the conviction of Ajmal Kasab suddendly set back the Indo-Pak rapprochement. Those are the issues I shall raise in the first post-Thimphu interview with Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi. Foreign Minister,...
  • Legal infrastructure is inadequate: Jaitley May 6, 2010

    Ajmal Amir Kasab, the Pakistani terrorist who killed scores of people during the attacks on Mumbai in November 2008, was on Thursday sentenced to death. Special Judge M L Tahaliyani gave Kasab, 22, death sentence on five counts of murder, conspiracy to murder, waging war against the country, abetting murder and...
  • Death for Kasab, justice for his victims November 25, 2010

    Mumbai: Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Amir Kasab on Thursday got the death sentence for killing scores of people during the Mumbai terror attacks. "Kasab has no chance to reform," said the court while sentencing him to death. Kasab's victims couldn’t agree more. "For me, this is not the closure. The closure will...
  • Tukaram's brother welcomes Kasab's death sentence May 6, 2010

    Eknath Ombale, Tukaram Ombale's brother, says the victims of 26/11 terror attacks will get justice only when Ajmal Amir Kasab is hanged. Tukaram, an assistant sub-inspector with Mumbai Police, was killed trying to arrest Kasab on the night of November 26. 2008. Eknath spoke to CNN-IBN after Kabad was sentenced...
  • Kasab gets death, but where is the hangman? May 6, 2010

    Mumbai: Pakistani gunman Ajmal Kasab may have been sent to gallows but where is the hangman? This question popped up today after 22-year-old Kasab was ordered by a Mumbai trial court to be hanged by the neck until death since not a single hangman is on jail rolls. Maharashtra, whose capital Mumbai...
  • Rs 155.73 cr sought from Kasab as compensation May 6, 2010

    Mumbai: The prosecution in the 26/11 case on Thursday sought imposition of a compensation on Pakistani gunman Ajmal Kasab for causing huge damage to property to the tune of Rs 155.73 crore during the attacks but the court refused to consider the plea raising a query as to who...
  • 308 convicts await death ahead of Kasab May 6, 2010

    New Delhi: Pakistani national Ajmal Amir Kasab on Thursday sentenced to death for the November 2008 Mumbai terror attack joined 308 other convicts, lodged in various jails in India, awaiting execution. The long list of convicts on death row means that Kasab's execution, if at all it takes place, may not...
  • Kasab will decide if he wants to appeal: lawyer May 6, 2010

    Mumbai: The lawyer of Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Amir Kasab on Thursday said he has the right to appeal against the death sentence served on his client for the Mumbai terror attacks but that would happen after he speaks to him. K S Pawar, the lawyer who appeared for Kasab, said any...
  • Wait, Kasab's execution may take years May 6, 2010

    New Delhi: The death sentence given to Ajmal Amir Kasab may take years to be executed as the lone captured terrorist of Mumbai attacks could be 30th in the list of prisoners who are waiting to be sent to the gallows. Thursday's order by judge ML Tahaliyani is the first step...
  • Kasab joins the list of the condemned May 6, 2010

    New Delhi: The face of the most audacious terror attacks on Indian soil, Ajmal Amir Kasab, is the latest name in the list of convicts who have been handed down death sentence by courts. Nathu Ram Godse, killer of Mahatma Gandhi, was hanged on November 15, 1949. A right-wing extremist, he...
  • Not sure if UPA will let Kasab hang: Gadkari May 6, 2010

    Panaji: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said that with the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) in power, he was doubtful whether convicted Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Amir Kasab will ever get the noose at all. Speaking to reporters in Panaji, Gadkari said: "I am not sure. Afzal Guru (convicted...
  • Kasab's options to delay death May 6, 2010

    What next Ajmal Kasab, who has been given death sentence for the Mumbai terrorist attacks. Criminal lawyer Mubin Solkar explains what happens in the legal process after a person gets death sentence. ...
  • Extradite 26/11 masterminds: Krishna to Pak May 6, 2010

    New Delhi: In the wake of sentencing of Ajmal Kasab, the lone terrorist caught alive during 26/11 attacks, India on Thursday pressed for extradition of his co-conspirators based in Pakistan so that they could be brought to justice here. External Affairs Minister S M Krishna said the trial and sentence awarded...
  • Don't delay Kasab's hanging: Ombale's daughter May 6, 2010

    Mumbai: "My father's sacrifice has paid off," said the daughter of assistant police sub-inspector Tukaram Ombale, who died while trying to capture Ajmal Amir Kasab, after the Pakistani terrorist was sentenced to death in the 26/11 attacks case. An emotional Vaishali Omable said Kasab's execution should not be delayed as in...
  • Death for Kasab: what judge said May 6, 2010

    The Special Court has sentenced Ajmal Kasab to death on 4 counts and life sentence on 5 counts along with other lesser sentences. ...
  • Ajmal Kasab gets death sentence for 26/11 November 25, 2010

    Mumbai: Ajmal Amir Kasab, the Pakistani terrorist who killed scores of people during the attacks on Mumbai in November 2008, was on Thursday sentenced to death. Special Judge M L Tahaliyani gave Kasab, 22, death sentence on five counts of murder, conspiracy to murder, waging war against the country, abetting murder...
  • Countdown to Kasab's punishment begins May 6, 2010

    Mumbai: Barely hours before sentencing was to be pronounced on Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Amir Kasab, the prosecution early on Thursday expressed confidence that the perpetrator of the 26/11 mayhem in Mumbai would get the hangman's noose. Kasab was pronounced guilty on May 3 in the November 26, 2008 Mumbai terror attacks....
  • Let's respect each other's courts: Qureshi May 6, 2010

    Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that India and Pakistan should respect the judicial processes in each other's country, but he refused to say whether Pakistan will ask for leniency for Kasab if awarded the death sentence. ...
  • Hang Kasab at once: victim's relatives May 6, 2010

    The Special Sessions court will deliver it sentence for the surviving 26/11 convict on Thursday afternoon. ...
  • Kasab's case 'rarest of rare': Ujjwal Nikam May 6, 2010

    Mumbai: After the conviction of Mohammad Ajmal Amir Kasab, all eyes are now on the special court which will decide the quantum of punishment for the convicted Pakistani terrorist. However what now needs to be seen is whether Sessions Judge M L Tahliyani agrees with the prosecution's argument that Kasab's...