Delhi Blast

  • SC commutes deathpenalty of Delhi blast convict Bhullar to life 31-03-2014 11:00 AM

    The Supreme Court on Monday commuted death sentence of 1993 Delhi blast convict Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar to life imprisonment. The apex court has commuted his sentence on two grounds - Bhullar was suffering mental illness and the court said that there has been inordinate delay of 8 years by...
  • SC to hear final plea of 1993 Delhi blast convict Devinderpal Bhullar today 31-01-2014 07:42 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Friday hear in an open court the final plea of 1993 Delhi bomb blast convict Devinderpal Singh Bhullar for commutation of death sentence to life imprisonment. A bench comprising Chief Justice P Sathasivam and justices R M Lodha, H L Dattu and S...
  • Yasin Bhatkal arrested after leads from Tunda: Sources 30-08-2013 10:40 AM

    New Delhi: Indian Mujahideen co-founder Muhammad Ahmad Zarar Siddibapa alias Yasin Bhatkal was arrested on Wednesday night from the India-Nepal border following leads given by another arrested terrorist, Adbul Karim Tunda of the Lashkar-e-Toiba, say sources. Yasin Bhatkal was arrested following an operation involving the Intelligence Bureau, Research and Analysis...
  • How Indian Mujahideen was formed 29-08-2013 11:40 PM

    According to reports, IM was established to deny the involvement of Pakistan and its Islamic terrorist groups, especially LeT and HUJI. ...
  • Top terror suspect Abdul Karim Tunda arrested by Delhi Police 17-08-2013 10:01 AM

    New Delhi: Top terror suspect Syed Abdul Karim alias Tunda has been arrested by the Delhi Police and brought to India. The Delhi Police said he was arrested from the Indo-Nepal border. 70-year-old Tunda, an expert bomb maker of terror outfit Lashkar-e-Toiba, would be produced before a court by Delhi...
  • 1993 Delhi blast: SC rejects Bhullar's review plea 14-08-2013 05:50 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected the review petition of 1993 Delhi blast accused, Devender Pal Singh Bhullar. Bhullar is on death row for his hand in the 1993 Delhi blasts. A Khalistani terrorist and death row convict Bhullar was sentenced to death by a trial court on...
  • Bhullar's wife moves SC for stay on his death sentence 07-05-2013 12:44 PM

    New Delhi: The wife of 1993 Delhi blast convict Devinderpal Singh Bhullar moved the Supreme Court on Tuesday for a stay on the execution of his death sentence. The Supreme Court says that she will have to approach the same bench that delivered the verdict. The Supreme Court had earlier...
  • SC verdict on Bhullar does justice to the whole country: MS Bitta 12-04-2013 01:13 PM

    The Supreme Court on Friday rejected the mercy petition of 1993 Delhi blast accused Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar, who had sought commutation of his death penalty to life sentence on the ground that there was inordinate delay by the President over his plea for clemency. MS Bitta, who escaped Bhullar's...
  • Solitary confinement made Bhullar a mental wreck: Navkiran Singh 12-04-2013 12:39 PM

    The Supreme Court on Friday rejected the mercy petition of 1993 Delhi blast accused Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar, who had sought commutation of his death penalty to life sentence on the ground that there was inordinate delay by the President over his plea for clemency. But advocating his life sentence...
  • Fasih Mohammad's judicial custody to end today 16-11-2012 06:37 AM

    New Delhi: The judicial custody of Fasih Memhmood, a suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorist and an accused in Delhi and Bangalore blasts, will end on Friday. A court had on November 1 sent Fasih to judicial custody after Special Cell of Delhi Police, which had arrested him at IGI Airport after...
  • Fasih Mohammad a very important catch: Government 22-10-2012 04:50 PM

    New Delhi: The Government on Monday termed the arrest of suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorist Fasih Mohammad as a "very important catch", saying Saudi Arabia fully cooperated in his deportation to India. "It was a very important catch. He was deported by Saudi Arabia," Union Home Secretary RK Singh told reporters...
  • We will also seek custody of Fasih: Bangalore Police 22-10-2012 04:16 PM

    Bangalore: Bangalore Police on Monday said they would seek custody of Fasih Mohammed, a suspected Indian Mujahideen operative and key accused in the Delhi and Bangalore blasts, who was arrested after deportation from Saudi Arabia. "If Delhi Police has taken Fasih into custody, we will also be seeking his custody...
  • Key accused in 2010 Delhi, Bangalore blasts arrested 22-10-2012 11:52 AM

    Delhi: Suspected terrorist Fasih Mohammed allegedly involved in the Chinnaswamy Stadium blast has been arrested by the Delhi Police Special Cell. This came after Saudi Arabia deported the suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorist to India. Fasih is accused of involvement in Bangalore and Delhi blast conspiracies. Fasih was detained in Saudi...
  • Delhi blast: NIA on the lookout for 3 suspects 25-10-2011 03:16 PM

    Jammu: Stepping up efforts to track down three suspects in the Delhi High Court blast case, the National Investigating Agency on Tuesday, issued public notices about the accused along with their photographs and announced a Rs 10-lakh reward to anyone giving information about them. The agency published 'wanted' notices for...
  • NIA probes Hizbul link in Delhi HC blast case 25-10-2011 08:28 AM

    New Delhi: The National Investigating Agency (NIA) has claimed that Wasim Akram Malik - a resident of Kishtwaar, Jammu and a student of Osmani Medical College, Bangladesh - masterminded the Delhi High Court blast that left 15 people dead and 80 injured. Malik was arrested after the questioning of the...
  • Court to decide on custody of Delhi blast accused 07-10-2011 10:12 AM

    New Delhi: The judicial custody of the two accused arrested in the September 7 Delhi High Court blast case will end on Friday. Abid Hussain and Amir Abbas, arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) from Jammu and Kashmir, will be produced in the court on Friday. They were arrested...
  • 'Promising leads' in Mumbai, Delhi blast cases 30-09-2011 06:41 PM

    New Delhi: There are "promising leads" in the investigations into the cases of bomb blasts that rocked Mumbai and Delhi in a span of less than two months but no one has been "confirmed" as accused yet, Home Minister P Chidambaram said on Friday. Asked about a possible breakthrough in...
  • Delhi blast: NIA seeks remand of two accused 22-09-2011 04:06 PM

    New Delhi: National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday told the court that Amir Abbas and Abid Hussain were the conspirators behind the September 7 blast outside the Delhi High Court. NIA said that their remands are required to unearth the conspiracy and to find the complicity of the accused. Both...
  • Delhi HC blast victims to get Rs 10 lakh each 21-09-2011 02:09 PM

    New Delhi: The Centre and the Delhi government were on Wednesday asked by the High Court to pay Rs 10 lakh each as compensation to relatives of those killed in the September 7 blast outside the court. The two governments were also asked by a bench of Chief Justice Dipak...
  • Delhi Blast: News reportage and moral dilemmas

    In Sync |  Trupti Rane
    Is there any dignity in death? The question was haunting me while I was returning from a shoot in Dwarka in West Delhi. ...

  • Of shrapnel & splinter & blast victims

    Not Quite Miscellaneous |  Shalini
    Sneaking into a hospital ward after a bomb blast in your city, isn't the most popular thing to do. But not, if you are a...

  • Delhi blast: Teen arrested for threat e-mail 14-09-2011 06:24 PM

    Kolkata: The Special Task Force of Kolkata Police on Wednesday arrested a 14-year-old student for allegedly sending a 'mischievous' e-mail to media houses claiming responsibility for the Delhi High Court blasts. The student, Sunny Shukla of Pakur in Jharkhand, sent two e-mails to media houses claiming responsibility for the Delhi...
  • Delhi HC blast: victims' families speak out 14-09-2011 10:06 AM

    A family member of Delhi High Court blast victim said instead of fighting, we have just accepted terrorism. ...
  • Delhi blast: two IM e-mails traced to Kolkata 13-09-2011 04:54 PM

    New Delhi: The second and the fourth Indian Mujahideen (IM) e-mails in the Delhi High Court blast case have been traced to Kolkata. The e-mails were sent from Chottuminaliayushman@gmail.com to a TV channel. The person has been identified as Sunny Sharma. He has been called by the National Investigation Agency...
  • Three years of Delhi blasts: security tightened 13-09-2011 07:42 AM

    New Delhi: It has been three years since the 2008 Delhi serial blasts in which 26 people died and the security in the city on Tuesday is at an all time high, especially after threatening e-mails were received. 20,000 police personnel have been deployed in various sensitive spots across the...
  • Delhi blast: Two more detained for questioning 12-09-2011 04:57 PM

    Jammu: Two more youths have been detained in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar town in connection with the HuJI e-mail claiming responsibility for the blast outside the Delhi High Court, police said on Monday. Sadiq Ahmed and Abid Hussain were being questioned in connection with the HuJI e-mail, they said. The...
  • Switch used to trigger Delhi HC blast found 10-09-2011 08:36 PM

    New Delhi: A switch which is believed to have been used to trigger the briefcase bomb blast outside Delhi High Court was found on Saturday but a breakthrough in the probe still eluded investigators three days after the deadly explosion. As investigators struggled to find conclusive leads in the blast...