MUMBAI BLASTS

  • e Lounge: Bombay HC questions parole extension granted to Sanjay Dutt February 26, 2014

    The Bombay High Court on Tuesday questioned the parole extension for actor Sanjay Dutt. The court was hearing a petition which questioned the discretion used by authorities in granting parole and furlough to Dutt. "The state government should exercise its discretionary powers properly," the court said. ...
  • Parole extensions: Is Sanjay Dutt getting special treatment? February 25, 2014

    The Bombay High Court on Tuesday questioned the parole extension for actor Sanjay Dutt. The court was hearing a petition which questioned the discretion used by authorities in granting parole and furlough to Dutt. "The state government should exercise its discretionary powers properly," the court said. ...
  • Watch: Sanjay Dutt thanks media for supporting him October 1, 2013

    Actor Sanjay Dutt has been granted 14 days furlough for treatment of his leg. He has already left from the Yerwada prison where he is serving a 42month sentence for his role in the 1993 Mumbai blasts. ...
  • Sanjay Dutt's daughter Trishala Dutt breaks her silence June 7, 2013

    Sanjay Dutt's daughter Trishala Dutt finally breaks her silence on why she didn't come to visit her dad and why she kept away for so long. ...
  • News 360: 2G JPC gives clean chit to PM, Chidambaram April 18, 2013

    The Joint Parliamentary Committee on the 2G spectrum scam on Thursday gave a clean chit to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Finance Minister P Chidambaram, saying that the duo was not informed of the change in policy by the then telecom minister A Raja. ...
  • Four weeks is a substantial time to surrender: Zaibunissa's counsel April 18, 2013

    The Supreme Court on Thursday granted Zaibunissa Kazi and six other convicts four more weeks to surrender in the 1993 Bombay blasts case. ...
  • Little hope for common man, I'll surrender: 1993 Bombay blasts convict April 18, 2013

    The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected the plea of the fourth convict in the 1993 Bombay blasts case who had sought relief, Yusuf Khan, on grounds that he could get treatment inside the jail. ...
  • Sanjay Dutt gets reprieve: Has SC set an unhealthy precedent? April 17, 2013

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday gave actor Sanjay Dutt four more weeks to surrender in the 1993 Bombay blasts case. ...
  • SC gives Dutt 4 weeks to surrender, rejects Zaibunissa's petition April 17, 2013

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday gave actor Sanjay Dutt four more weeks to surrender in the 1993 Bombay blasts case. ...
  • The Last Word: Was SC right to give Sanjay Dutt 4 more weeks to surrender? April 17, 2013

    Sanjay Dutt, who had earlier been asked by the court to surrender by April 18 wanted six months' extension to complete his film projects before surrendering to undergo his prison term. ...
  • News 360: Supreme Court gives Sanjay Dutt four weeks to surrender April 17, 2013

    Sanjay Dutt, who had earlier been asked by the court to surrender by April 18 wanted six months' extension to complete his film projects before surrendering to undergo his prison term. ...
  • Cannot compare Dutt and Zaibunisa's cases: Nikam April 17, 2013

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday gave actor Sanjay Dutt four more weeks to surrender in the 1993 Bombay blasts case. Public prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam said Dutt and Zaibunisa's case cannot be compares as the actor had not challenged the court verdict or asked for a review. ...
  • 1993 blasts: Sanjay Dutt moves SC, seeks 6 months to surrender April 16, 2013

    Actor Sanjay Dutt, convicted under the Arms Act in the 1993 Bombay blasts case, on Monday moved the Supreme Court seeking more time to surrender. ...
  • 1993 Mumbai blasts: Dutt seeks time to surrender April 15, 2013

    Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt on Monday did a Uturn, seeking six months time to surrender in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case. The Supreme Court will decide on Tuesday on the petition filed for him and Zaibunissa Kazi. ...
  • Sanjay Dutt returns to work a week after SC announced his sentence March 29, 2013

    On Thursday morning, an emotional Sanjay Dutt made his first statement on camera since the Supreme Court's verdict. The actor said that he is not seeking pardon and that he is committed to finish his pending film projects before he surrenders. ...
  • Sanjay Dutt's appeal: Should emotions influence the law? March 28, 2013

    Amidst the clamour to seek a pardom for him, actor Sanjay Dutt broke his silence on Thursday. An emotional Dutt broke down while speaking to the media and said he will surrender in the case and not seek a pardon....
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai March 28, 2013

    Breaking down repeatedly while addressing the media, Sanjay Dutt said he isn't seeking pardon and will surrender within the stipulated deadline. ...
  • News 360: Sanjay Dutt breaks his silence, says he is shattered March 28, 2013

    An emotional Sanjay Dutt broke down while speaking to the media and said that he will surrender within the deadline set by the Supreme Court. He also added that he was shattered at the judgement and that these are very tough times for his family. Dutt resolved to not seek...
  • Sanjay Dutt returns to work as support grows for him March 28, 2013

    After breaking down at several occasions while addressing media, actor Sanjay Dutt returned to work on Thursday. Even though Dutt has clarified that he will not seek a pardon, support seems to be growing for him in Mumbai. ...
  • No law bars Justice Katju or me from seeking a pardon for Sanjay Dutt: Majid Memon March 28, 2013

    Eminent criminal lawyer Majid Memon, who defended many of the accused in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case, said even though Sanjay Dutt has said he would not seek a pardon, no law bars him or Justice Katju from appealing a pardon for him. ...
  • Sanjay Dutt deserves a pardon, will continue my endeavour: Justice Katju March 28, 2013

    Even as actor Sanjay Dutt clarified that he would not seek a pardon in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case, Press Council of India chief Justice Katju said he would continue his endeveour. "Pardon can be granted on myriad grounds, on humanitarian grounds and various other grounds. Going to mention that...
  • Watch: Sanjay Dutt breaks down while addressing media March 28, 2013

    An emotional Sanjay Dutt addressed media on Thursday. Dutt said he respects Supreme Court's decision and will surrender in time. Breaking down at various occasions, the actor said he wanted to clarify that he was not seeking pardon and would abide by the Supreme Court's decision. ...
  • Should Zaibunisa get the same treatment as Sanjay Dutt? March 27, 2013

    Amidst growing clamour for pardoning Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, another convict, a 70yearold woman, has now sought pardon. Backing Zaibunisa Kazia's request, Markandey Katju, who had sought pardon for Dutt, said Zaibunisa also deserved pardon....
  • 1993 Bombay blasts case: I am innocent, says Zaibunisa Kazi March 27, 2013

    Amidst growing clamour for pardoning Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, who was recently sentenced to five years in prison by the Supreme Court in 1993 Mumbai blasts case, another convict, a 70yearold woman, has now sought pardon. "I would like to appeal to the Governor to look at my case too....
  • Salman Khan comes out in support for Sanjay Dutt March 26, 2013

    Salman Khan is not the only one out to support Sanjay Dutt, who's now expected to serve three and half years in jail following the supreme court upholding his conviction under arms act in 1993 Bombay blasts case. ...
  • Newsmaker of the Day: Digvijaya Singh March 25, 2013

    Congress leader Digvijaya Singh has come out in support of Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt and said he is a "great man" and simply indulged in some foolishness. Days after Sanjay Dutt was awarded a jail term of five years in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case by the Supreme Court, the...
  • The Last Word: Would pardoning Sanjay Dutt be unjustified, unwarranted generosity? March 25, 2013

    Congress leader Digvijaya Singh came out in support of Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt and said that he is a "great man" and simply indulged in some foolishness. Chairman of Press Council of India Justice Markandey Katju, along with a long list of celebrities, are also rooting for Sanjay Dutt. Karan...
  • 1993 Mumbai blasts: Support pours in for Sanjay Dutt as SC gives him 5 years jail March 22, 2013

    A day after he was sentenced, the clamour for Sanjay Dutt's sentence to be commuted has grown louder. First press council chief Katju and then members of the film fraternity made public appeals for a pardon for the actor. ...
  • 1993 Mumbai blasts: Sanjay Dutt's Saga continues March 21, 2013

    The Supreme Court has upheld actor Sanjay Dutt's conviction in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case and his sentence was reduced from six to five years in jail. Sanjay Dutt, who has served 18 months in jail, will now have to spend another 3 years and 6 months in jail. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai March 21, 2013

    The Supreme Court delivered it's verdict in the 1993 Bombay blasts case and it's a huge setback for actor Sanjay Dutt who will have to spend three and a half years in jail. ...