Parliament Attack Case

  • President returns mercy petitions of Afzal Guru, six others November 21, 2012

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee has returned seven mercy petitions, including that of Parliament attack case convict Afzal Guru, for consideration of the Union Home Ministry. Official sources said it was a normal procedure for the President to refer all pending mercy petitions for consideration to a new Home Minister...
  • Reject Afzal Guru's plea: Shiv Sena to Pranab July 23, 2012

    Mumbai: Less than 24 hours after Pranab Mukherjee was elected as the 13th President of India, parties that favoured him are already trying to extract their pound of flesh. Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray, through party mouth piece 'Saamna', wants Pranab Mukherjee to begin his presidency by dealing with the...
  • Poll posturing: Digvijay says Cong okay with hanging Afzal April 24, 2009

    Bhopal: Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh on Friday said his party would have no problem if Afzal Guru, who has been sentenced to death in connection with the Parliament attack, was hanged. "The Congress is not in the business of defending Afzal Guru or any other terrorist in the country...our party...
  • SC upholds Shaukat's jail term in Parliament attack case May 14, 2008

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the conviction of Shaukat Hussain Guru in Parliament attack case. Earlier the trial court had given death penalty to Shaukat, which was also confirmed by the Delhi High Court. But in its 2005 verdict the SC dropped all Prevention of Terrorism Act (POTA) charges...