Afzal Guru

  • Congress condemns decision on Rajiv killers, Afzal Guru's family cries foul 20-02-2014 08:34 AM

    New Delhi: The decision to release all seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case has taken the Congress party by surprise. Party Vice President Rahul Gandhi, especially, is upset with Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa for her decision to free Rajiv Gandhi's assassins, just a day after the...
  • Kashmir has been virtually converted into a prison: Mehbooba Mufti 13-02-2014 07:01 PM

    Jammu: Demanding immediate release of youths arrested in the past few days, People's Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday condemned the state government for its "intolerance" and said Kashmir "has been virtually converted into a prison". Intervening during the Question Hour in the Assembly, she said, "Kashmir has been...
  • Life in Kashmir turns normal after three days of restrictions 12-02-2014 11:35 AM

    Srinagar: Life in Kashmir valley returned to normal after three days of curfew-like restrictions imposed by authorities and strike called by separatists to mark the death anniversaries of Parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru and JKLF founder Mohammad Maqbool Bhat. Offices, shops and other commercial establishments including banks and petrol...
  • Afzal Guru's first death anniversary sees curfew-like situation in Kashmir 09-02-2014 10:26 AM

    Srinagar: Curfew-like restrictions were imposed on Sunday in most parts of Kashmir Valley to foil separatists' plans to hold protests to observe the first death anniversary of Parliament-attack convict Mohd Afzal Guru. Barring Handwara in north Kashmir, all major towns in the Valley have been put under security restrictions with...
  • Afzal Guru's book released seven months after he was hanged 18-09-2013 08:58 AM

    In a book released seven months after his execution, Parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru had praised Taliban chief Mullah Mohammad Omar for standing up to the United States and allied forces in Afghanistan. "Taliban commanded by the leader of the faithful Mullah Mohammad Omar is a ray of light...
  • Terror attacks have increased in J&K after Afzal hanging: RPN Singh 06-08-2013 09:18 PM

    New Delhi: Government on Tuesday said incidents of terrorist attacks on armed forces have increased in Jammu and Kashmir in the aftermath of the hanging of Parliament attack case convict Afzal Guru. "The reason for increase in terror attacks is due to stepping up of the attack on security forces...
  • J&K: Hurriyat demands strengthening of security in jails 04-05-2013 07:30 PM

    Srinagar: The hardline Hurriyat Conference on Saturday demanded strengthening of security apparatus inside Indian and Pakistani jails to stop murderous assaults on inmates. "It is the responsibility of both countries to ensure safety of prisoners in their jails. We appeal for strengthening of security in the jails across the border...
  • Yasin Malik flown to Srinagar by Delhi Police 03-05-2013 09:47 AM

    New Delhi: Kashmiri separatist leader Yasin Malik reached Srinagar on Friday after he flown by Delhi Police, which took him into preventive custody after denying permission for his protest to press for his demands, including handing over the body of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru. The Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front...
  • Yasin Malik taken into preventive custody by Delhi Police 02-05-2013 11:27 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Thursday took Kashmiri separatist leader Yasin Malik into preventive custody. Malik was to hold a 48-hour hunger strike in the capital to press for his demands, including handing over the body of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru to his family. The Delhi Police had...
  • India rules out internationalising Sarabjit Singh's death 02-05-2013 05:21 PM

    New Delhi: The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Thursday ruled out internationalising Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh's death following the brutal assault in Lahore's Kot Lakhpat jail even as 215 fishermen and 55 other Indian nationals continue to languish in Pakistani prisons as of January 1, 2013. MEA spokesperson Syed...
  • Police denies permission for Yasin Malik's protest in Delhi 02-05-2013 04:16 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Police has denied permission to Kashmiri separatist leader Yasin Malik to hold a 48-hour hunger strike in the capital to press for his demands including handing over the body of Parliament attack case convict Afzal Guru to his family. "Yes," said City Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar when...
  • Yasin Malik will not be allowed to stage protest in Delhi: Sources 02-05-2013 01:06 AM

    New Delhi: Kashmiri separatist leader Yasin Malik will not be allowed to stage any protest in New Delhi as announced by him, to press for handing over of the body of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru to his family. Official sources said the Home Ministry is likely to advise the...
  • No evidence against Pak govt in Sarabjit attack: Pramit Pal Chaudhuri 29-04-2013 05:08 PM

    How is the attack on Sarabjit Singh within jail premises likely to impact India-Pakistan ties? Will Pakistan allow Sarabjit Singh to be treated abroad? If he recovers, does this increase the chances of his release? Pramit Pal Chaudhuri, foreign editor, Hindustan Times, joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the...
  • Sarabjit Singh critical; family to leave for Lahore on Sunday 27-04-2013 09:33 PM

    Amritsar: Indian prisoner in Pakistan Sarabjit Singh continues to be in a coma after being attacked by fellow inmates in Lahore's Kot Lakhpat Jail. His family will be leaving for Pakistan on Sunday even as authorities there have suspended two jail officials. Sarabjit's sister Dalbir Kaur on Saturday had said...
  • Politicos playing boycott politics to get attention: Omar 25-04-2013 12:15 AM

    Jammu: Expressing anguish over frequent bedlam in the Assembly leading to loss of valuable time, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister on Wednesday said some politicians, in spite of raising the issues for which they are sent, resort to boycott politics for gaining publicity. Without taking name of any particular party,...
  • Zardari rakes up Afzal Guru's execution in PoK 17-04-2013 08:52 PM

    Islamabad: Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari on Wednesday raked up the execution of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru in his address to the joint session of the legislature of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK). He also threatened that Pakistan will continue to highlight the Kashmir "cause" at international forums. "The hanging...
  • Kashmiris speak about the situation in the valley after the execution of Afzal Guru 17-04-2013 04:24 PM

    The people Kashmir speak about the situation in the valley after the execution of Afzal Guru. Did this affect life of the common man in Kashmir? ...
  • 30 Minutes: Kashmir after Afzal 13-04-2013 05:41 PM

    Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, a resident of Baramulla in Kashmir, was executed inside Tihar jail on February 9 this year. Kashmir saw a series of protests and demonstrations in its aftermath. Watch the show on Saturday at 10.30 pm and repeat telecast on Sunday at 12 noon and 9.30...
  • Congress downplays NC remarks on AFSPA, Afzal Guru 13-04-2013 03:15 AM

    New Delhi: Congress on Friday sought to downplay the recent remarks of its ally National Conference (NC) in Jammu and Kashmir on AFSPA, autonomy and the hanging of Afzal Guru. Party spokesperson Rashid Alvi said the NC and Congress are running an alliance government in the state and "what will...
  • CJI cautions against comments on constitutional authorities 08-04-2013 05:32 AM

    New Delhi: Chief Justice of India (CJI) Altamas Kabir on Sunday cautioned judges against interfering in the government's policy matters, unless these were in conflict with the statute, and also against making unnecessary comments on constitutional authorities. "Unnecessary comments should not be made...I agree on that," Chief Justice Kabir said...
  • Convicts' families should be informed about execution in advance: CJI 07-04-2013 11:14 PM

    New Delhi: Amid the controversy over the hanging of Afzal Guru, Chief Justice of India(CJI) Altamas Kabir on Sunday said the families of death row convicts should be informed in advance about their execution. However, he sought to play down the controversy on the issue saying the past incidents should...
  • SC stays execution of 8 on death row, cites Afzal's case 07-04-2013 10:02 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has stayed the execution of eight prisoners for a month after President Pranab Mukherjee rejected their mercy plea. The apex court has said that it wants to make sure whether the family has been duly informed and the Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru episode isn't...
  • Unequal justice breeds communalism and terrorism

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    "Justice", the new rallying cry on the streets and in the studios, can be awfully selective at times. The brutal gangrape of a Delhi girl...

  • Newsmaker of the Day: Digvijaya Singh 25-03-2013 11:57 PM

    Digvijaya added that is wrong to compare Afzal Guru's hanging with Sanjay Dutt's case, as is being done in Kashmir now. ...
  • Chidambaram promises surge in reforms 23-03-2013 01:40 PM

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