Mecca Masjid Blast

  • Alleged RSS terror links: Congress guarded in response to magazine report 06-02-2014 02:40 PM

    New Delhi: Barely three months ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, a magazine has dropped a bombshell. In its February cover page, The Caravan has carried a story 'The Believer' on Swami Aseemanand, an accused in several terror cases across India between 2006 and 2008. The article by Leena Gita...
  • Read: Extract from The Caravan's interview with 2007 blasts accused 06-02-2014 10:32 AM

    New Delhi: Just ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, trouble is brewing for the Bharatiya Janata Party. It's ideological mentor, the RSS, is once again in the news for all the wrong reasons. Accused in the Samjhauta Express, Hyderabad Mecca Masjid and Ajmer Dargah blasts, Swami Aseemanand, has alleged that...
  • Mecca Masjid blasts: HC recalls order on relief to men wrongly accused 19-09-2013 12:02 PM

    Hyderabad: In a significant development, the Andhra Pradesh High Court has recalled its Monday order staying monetary to relief Muslim youth wrongly accused in the Mecca Masjid blasts case in May 2007. The AP HC on Thursday recalled its order and made the victims/beneficiaries as respondents in the case (which...
  • AP: HC order on Muslim youth compensation creates trouble for CM 17-09-2013 06:01 PM

    Hyderabad: Yet another sticky wicket for former Ranji cricketer and now Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, N Kiran Kumar Reddy. The AP High Court has found fault with a 2011 government order offering compensation to 70 Muslim youth for wrongful confinement after the 2007 Mecca Masjid blasts in Hyderabad. The court...
  • HC's decision to cancel relief for Muslims wrongly arrested is shocking: Owaisi 17-09-2013 03:32 PM

    Andhra Pradesh High Court on Monday set aside a 2011 state government order offering compensation to 70 Muslim youngsters who were wrongly detained and later acquitted in the 2007 Mecca Masjid blast case. ...
  • Mecca Masjid blast: HC cancels money paid to Muslims wrongly arrested 17-09-2013 11:04 AM

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh High Court on Monday set aside a 2011 state government order offering compensation to 70 Muslim youngsters who were wrongly detained and later acquitted in the 2007 Mecca Masjid blast case. In an order which is likely to have major ramifications, the High Court said the government...
  • Mecca Masjid: Rs 70 lakh for wrongful arrest 08-12-2011 01:18 PM

    New Delhi: The Andhra Pradesh government has ordered the release of Rs 70 lakh for those wrongly accused in the 2007 Mecca Masjid blast case. Fifty youngsters who were detained, questioned and later let off will get Rs 20,000 each as compensation. While 20 people who were chargesheeted and later...
  • AP to pay Rs 70 lakh to Muslims wrongly arrested 07-12-2011 01:26 PM

    Hyderabad: In perhaps the first instance of victims of police torture in a terror case being paid compensation in India, Andhra Pradesh has released Rs 7 million for innocent Muslim youths arrested and tortured in the 2007 Mecca Masjid blast case. A day after Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy...
  • Malegaon accused's families want compensation 07-11-2011 07:33 AM

    Mumbai: The nine people, who were accused in the 2006 Malegaon blasts case, got bail on Saturday and will finally be walking free after spending five years in prison. Their families, although relieved, want the state to compensate them for the trauma, the stigma of terror and their loss. Father...
  • Mecca Masjid blast: Aseemanand chargesheeted 16-05-2011 06:45 PM

    Hyderabad: A chargesheet was on Monday filed against right-wing activist Swami Aseemanand by the NIA for his alleged role in the conspiracy behind the 2007 Mecca Masjid blasts that left nine people dead. 59-year-old Nabakumar Sarkar aka Swami Aseemanand, who is also an accused in the Samhjauta Express bomb blast...
  • Ajmer blast: Aseemanand in custody of Raj ATS 22-01-2011 04:16 PM

    Jaipur: Rajasthan Anti-Terrorist Squad on Saturday took right-wing Hindu group Abhinav Bharat member and Samjhauta Express train blast accused Swami Aseemanand in its custody in connection with the 2007 Ajmer Dargah attack case. The Chief Judicial Magistrate of Ajmer had issued a production warrant against Aseemanand on January 18 and...
  • Samjhauta blast accused sent to judicial custody 13-01-2011 11:13 AM

    Panchkula: Samjhauta Express train blast accused Swami Aseemanand has been sent to judicial custody till January 27 by a special Panchkula court. The court sent Assemanand to judicial custody after the National Investigation Agency (NIA) sought an extension of his custody. His statement under Section 164 of CrPC is being...
  • Samjhauta blasts: Aseemanand's custody extended 03-01-2011 05:36 PM

    Panchkula: A special court in Panchkula on Monday extended, by 10 days, the police custody of Hindu group leader Swami Aseemanand in connection with the 2007 Samjhauta Express train blasts in Haryana that killed 68 people. Aseemanand was brought before the National Investigation Agency (NIA) court amidst tight security cover...
  • Ajmer blast case: RSS leader claims innocence 23-12-2010 12:04 PM

    New Delhi: RSS leader Indresh Kumar was on Thursday quizzed by CBI in Delhi in connection with the Ajmer blast and 2007 Mecca Masjid blast in Hyderabad. Indresh, who has been a member of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh's Central Working Committee for past four years, termed CBI's move to question him...
  • Mecca Masjid blast: CBI chargesheets 2 accused 13-12-2010 05:48 PM

    Hyderabad: Three years after a blast at Mecca Masjid claimed nine lives in Hyderabad, the CBI on Monday filed a chargesheet against Devendra Gupta and Lokesh Sharma, who are also accused in the Ajmer blast case. The investigating agency filed the chargesheet running into 80 pages against Gupta, allegedly linked...