ZAVERI BAZAAR

  • HC tells Maharashtra government to pay costs for adjournment to file affidavit October 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Pulling up Maharashtra government for seeking adjournments on flimsy grounds, the Bombay High Court imposed costs of Rs 25,000 on it on Tuesday, while hearing a PIL seeking compensation to relative of bomb blast victims. The Chief Secretary of Maharashtra state, who was summoned by the court, did not...
  • 2011 serial blasts: HC asks Maharashtra to compensate victims by Wednesday, issues contempt notice September 15, 2014

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Monday ordered state government to pay compensation to kin of four victims of the 2011 serial blasts within two days even as it issued a contempt notice against the state chief secretary for failing to pay the amount despite a previous judicial order. "We direct...
  • Not much of festival season in India as gold runs dry October 22, 2013

    In India's biggest bullion market, Mumbai's Zaveri Bazaar, gold dealers are busy not filling orders for customers, but busy avoiding phone calls because they don't have any gold to sell. Battling a huge trade deficit and a weak currency, the government has taken various steps this year to make it...
  • 13/7 blasts: Two accused arrested in theft case May 28, 2012

    Mumbai: Two of the five alleged Indian Mujahideen operatives behind bars in connection with 13/7 bomb blasts case were on Monday arrested in a motorcycle theft case, a senior ATS official said. Terror suspects Naquee Ahmed and Nadeem Shaikh were on Monday arrested for stealing two motorcycles from VP Road and...
  • 13/7 accused had eye surgery to dodge ATS May 28, 2012

    Mumbai: Do you think you can elude the cops by getting rid of your glasses? Twenty sixyearold Wakas Ibrahim Shaikh, an accused in the 13/7 terror blasts case, definitely thinks so. He allegedly underwent a laser operation to get rid of his glasses, in a bid to disguise his look...
  • 308 hrs of CCTV footage evidence in 13/7 blasts May 25, 2012

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Antiterrorism squad has submitted a chargesheet in the MCOCA court in the 13/7 blasts case. The 4788 page chargesheet includes testimonies of 641 witnesses. 19 of these witnesses identified the accused in an identification parade. The ATS has also submitted an unprecedented 308 hours of CCTV footage...
  • Jewellers witness muted demand on day one post strike April 10, 2012

    Mumbai: Jewellers from Zaveri Bazaar, a major hub for jewellery industry, who opened their shops for the first time on Monday after a 21day strike saw a muted response from buyers with footfalls nowhere near their expectations. "We expected the demand to be very high as the shops were closed...
  • Nadeem may turn approver in 13/7 blasts case March 22, 2012

    Mumbai: One of the four alleged Indian Mujahideen (IM) operatives, arrested in connection with the 13/7 triple blasts in Mumbai, is likely to turn approver in the case, ATS sources said on Thursday. "Nadeem Shaikh is likely to turn an approver in the blasts case," said an ATS official, on condition...
  • 2003 blasts: Bombay HC upholds death penalty of 3 February 10, 2012

    Mumbai: Eight years after the twin blasts that left 57 people dead at the Mumbai's Gateway of India and Zaveri Bazar, the Bombay High Court upheld the death sentence of three LeT terrorists in 2003 twin Mumbai blasts case. All the appeals filed by the accused have been dismissed by the...
  • 13/7 blasts: Search for Bhatkal continues January 23, 2012

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra Anti Terrorism Squad on Monday claimed to have cracked the July 13 triple blasts in Mumbai that rocked the areas of Zaveri Bazar, Opera House and Dadar last year. Two people were arrested for the blasts that claimed 27 lives. However, the hunt for the elusive mastermind...
  • MHA not kept in the loop on 13/7 arrests by ATS January 23, 2012

    New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs seems to be upset with the claim made by the Maharashtra ATS that the 13/7 case had been solved. Sources say the MHA was not informed by the Maharashtra ATS about the 13/7 arrests. The Home Secretary was informed only after he called up...
  • Two arrested in 13/7 case, money trail uncovered January 23, 2012

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra AntiTerror Squad (ATS) on Monday claimed to have cracked the July 13, 2011 Mumbai blasts case, in which 27 people were killed and over 130 others injured. Two people, Naqee Ahmed and Nadeem Mukhtar, have been arrested and Yasin Bhatkal, who commissioned the blast and two others...
  • Mumbai: A month on, no headway in 13/7 blasts August 13, 2011

    Mumbai: One month after Mumbai's triple blasts, there has still been no breakthrough into who was behind it, despite various investigating agencies being involved in the countrywide probe. The question is whether the investigations have reached a dead end. In the blasts, 26 people died and 126 were injured. A...
  • Surat diamond traders condole Mumbai blasts July 17, 2011

    Surat: Diamond traders gathered in Surat to condole the loss of their counterparts in Mumbai's Zaveri Bazaar blast. But the only question that dominated collective consciousness has the diamond industry become a key target for terrorists? While July 13 serial blasts is the third attack on Zaveri Bazaar, Surat...
  • The date '13' points to suspected IM involvement July 14, 2011

    Pune: Three blasts that rocked Mumbai once again made Punekars shudder with memories of February 13 terrorist attack on the German Bakery last year, that killed 17 persons including some foreigners and injuring over 100. Even as the city was put on a very high alert...
  • Mumbai blasts: B'wood expresses shock and anger July 13, 2011

    Mumbai: Several Bollywood personalities have expressed shock at the serial blasts that rocked the metropolis this evening. "Bomb blasts in Mumbai .. !! God ! I hope people are safe," Amitabh Bachchan said on twitter. "Shocked to hear the news of the Blasts Prayers for all who have suffered. And Be safe...
  • Mumbai '03 blasts: Three accused convicted July 27, 2009

    New Delhi: Six years after the twin blasts at Gateway of India and Zaveri Bazaar, which left 53 people dead, a Mumbai Special Court convicted the three accused under POTA on Monday. The three accused are: Mohammed Hanif Sayed, his wife Fahimida and Ashrat Shafique Ansari. Minutes after the verdict, public prosecutor...
  • '03 Mumbai blasts verdict today, guilty face death July 27, 2009

    Mumbai: Six years after the twin blasts at Gateway of India and Zaveri Bazaar, which left 53 people dead, a Mumbai Special Court is expected to deliver its judgement on the "rarest of rare" case on Monday. A terror module of the LashkareToiba (LeT) outfit was allegedly involved in planting the...
  • Judgement day in '03 Mumbai twin blasts case on Monday July 26, 2009

    Mumbai: Six years after the twin blasts at Gateway of India and Zaveri Bazaar, which left 53 people dead, a Mumbai Special Court is expected to deliver its judgement on the "rarest of rare" case on Monday. A terror module of the LashkareToiba (LeT) outfit was involved in planting the powerful...
  • Mumbai cops list same witnesses for different blasts March 2, 2008

    In Mumbai, an accused in the 2003 Zaveri Bazaar bomb blast has filed a complaint, claiming that the police has faked witnesses. His proof? Two witnesses against him, are also witnesses n the 7/11 train blasts case. Karn Kowshik and Kanhaiya Singh report. ...
  • Total recall for Zaveri Bazaar September 14, 2006

    Mumbai: When a bomb exploded in Zaveri Bazaar at 1515 hours IST on March 12, 1993, Ramji Bhai Gala was deep inside the market. Seventeen people diedRamji survived but traumatised and with hearing loss. Thirteen years later, images of the blast still haunt Ramji. "I was afraid to even pass through...
  • After bombing, Ghansar prayed September 14, 2006

    Mumbai: Shoaib Ghansar prayed piously after planting a bomb in Zaveri Bazaar that killed 17 people and injured 57. Ghansar, who on Thursday was found guilty of the 1993 bomb blast, was a henchman of Tiger Memon, the mastermind of the Mumbai blasts that year. Fortythreeyearold Ghansar, accused number nine in the...