Kasab Hanging

  • Government spent Rs 9,573 on Kasab's funeral December 6, 2012

    Mumbai: Both Maharashtra and the Union government spent Rs 28.46 crore to provide food, security, medicines and clothes during Ajmal Kasab's confinement in Arthur Road Central prison in Mumbai and at Yerwada jail in Pune. The government spent Rs 9,573 on Kasab's funeral and on the day of his execution,...
  • LeT founder Saeed offers funeral prayers for Kasab November 24, 2012

    Islamabad: LeT founder Hafiz Mohammad Saeed led a gathering of thousands in offering funeral prayers for Ajmal Kasab, the lone surviving terrorist involved in the Mumbai attacks who was hanged earlier this week, a media report said on Saturday. Saeed, mastermind of the 2008 assault on Mumbai, offered 'ghayabana namazejanaza' (funeral...
  • Ajmal Kasab executed like Bhagat Singh: Ramdev November 24, 2012

    New Delhi: Yoga expert Ramdev is in the spotlight again after he made a statement comparing the hanging of 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks convict Ajmal Kasab with that of freedom movement revolutionary Bhagat Singh's execution. "The government, in order to regain the confidence of the people hanged Kasab," said Ramdev, continuing,...
  • Taliban asks India to return Kasab's body November 23, 2012

    Peshawar: The Taliban threatened revenge on Thursday unless India returns the body of a Pakistani man executed for his role in the 2008 Mumbai attacks that killed 166 people. Pakistani Taliban spokesman Ahsanullah Ahsan demanded that Mohammed Ajmal Kasab's body be given back to his family or handed over to...
  • India has a culture of using people: Kiran Bedi on NSG commandos November 23, 2012

    A day after Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab was hanged for the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, an NSG commando, who had fought against the terrorists in the carnage, hit out claiming he was not paid his dues by the government. ...
  • Kasab hanged, justice done: Trawler Kuber victims' families November 23, 2012

    Porbander: Families of the fishermen who were on the trawler Kuber when it was taken off the Gujarat coast by terrorists who attacked Mumbai on November 26, 2008, say that convict Ajmal Kasab's hanging has helped them get justice. All the five fishermen, including the captain of the fishing boat...
  • UN asks nations to abolish death penalty November 22, 2012

    United Nations: As India executed 26/11 terrorist Ajmal Kasab, the UN Secretary General Ban KiMoon has called on nations who still use the death penalty to abolish the practice. Ban welcomed a UN General Assembly resolution, passed earlier this week, that called on all member states to establish a moratorium...
  • Kasab hanged, Pak in denial over Saeed's role in 26/11 November 22, 2012

    New Delhi: Wednesday, November 21, 2012, was a redletter day in the 26/11 chapter with convict Ajmal Kasab being hanged and buried under secrecy in Pune's Yerawada jail. However, even as Pakistan said that all terrorists should meet their logical end, it still remained in denial over the involvement of...
  • Kasab entered Mumbai on Wednesday, hanged on the same day November 21, 2012

    Mumbai: Wednesday appears to be a day of significance in the life of Ajmal Kasab, who was hanged on November 22. It was on a Wednesday that the Pakistani gunman had entered Mumbai along with his nine other LashkereToiba (LeT) terrorists to carry out the deadly attack. 25yearold Kasab, the lone...
  • Kasab nervous but quiet before execution: Jail officer November 21, 2012

    Pune: Minutes before his execution in Pune's Yerwada prison on Wednesday, Pakistani gunman Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab appeared to be nervous but was quiet and offered prayers, a jail official said. "From his body language, we could make out that he was very nervous. However, he remained quiet before he...
  • Acknowledged India's letter on Kasab's hanging: Pakistan November 21, 2012

    Pakistan on Wednesday rejected India's charges that it had ignored its note informing it of 26/11 convict Ajmal Kasab's hanging. ...
  • Received, acknowledged India's note on Kasab: Pak November 21, 2012

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Wednesday rejected India's assertion that it refused to accept a letter on the decision to hang Ajmal Kasab, the lone surviving Pakistani terrorist involved in the 2008 Mumbai attacks, saying it had "received that note and acknowledged its receipt." Reacting to the execution of Kasab in a...
  • Ajmal Kasab's lawyers welcome execution November 21, 2012

    Mumbai: Defence lawyers, who appeared for Pakistani gunman Ajmal Kasab in the sessions and Bombay High Court in Mumbai, on Wednesday welcomed his execution and said that by taking his case out of turn, the government has brought some peace to the victims of the 26/11 terror attack. Defence lawyers...
  • Hangman was kept in dark about Ajmal Kasab's identity November 21, 2012

    Mumbai: The operation to execute Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab was on Wednesday shrouded in secrecy with even the hangman kept in the dark about the terrorist's identity till the last minute. Kasab, who has been lodged at Arthur Road prison in Mumbai ever since his arrest soon after the Mumbai...
  • Justice delivered in appropriate manner: Leopold Cafe November 21, 2012

    26/11 Mumbai terror attacks convict Ajmal Kasab was hanged on Wednesday morning at 7.30 am at Yerwada Central Prison in Pune. ...
  • India rules out early visit to Pak by PM November 21, 2012

    New Delhi: An early visit by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to Pakistan is ruled out as it can happen only when there is "specific delivery" from Islamabad on issues concerning India, highlyplaced sources in government said on Wednesday. Pakistan needs to deliver on a "wish list" that India has given during...
  • Congress welcomes Ajmal Kasab's execution November 21, 2012

    New Delhi: Welcoming the execution of Ajmal Kasab, Congress on Wednesday hoped the government would now pursue the case against the handlers in Pakistan as also expedite the decision on Parliament attack death row convict Afzal Guru. "I welcome it. Now the government of India should pursue the case against...
  • ITBP squad guarding Kasab to be called back November 21, 2012

    New Delhi: The ITBP contingent guarding 26/11 terrorist Ajmal Kasab at the Arthur Road Jail in Mumbai will soon be "deinducted". According to procedure, once the specified task given to a special squad of a central force comes to an end, the Union Home Ministry issues an order asking the...
  • Kasab hanging a New Year gift from govt: 26/11 survivor November 21, 2012

    Mukesh Aggarwal, shot during the onslaught on Mumbai's iconic Taj Hotel during the 26/11 attacks, has said that he is very happy with the government's order. ...
  • Pak ignored information on Kasab's execution: India November 21, 2012

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Wednesday said that despite many attempts made by the government to get in touch with Pakistan over the execution of 26/11 convict Ajmal Kasab, India did not get any positive response. "We attempted to convey to Pakistan about the decision taken on...
  • Kasab was a soft target, need to catch masterminds: Unnikrishnan November 21, 2012

    Slain Indian Army officer Major Sandip Unnikrishnan's father K Unnikrishnan has said that Kasab's hanging is not a closure of the 26/11 case. ...
  • BJP welcomes hanging of Ajmal Kasab November 21, 2012

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday welcomed the hanging of 26/11 attack convict Ajmal Kasab but emphasised that his handlers across the border in Pakistan should also be brought to justice. "Better late than never. Kasab's hanging will act as a balm on the wounds of the people...
  • Kasab's hanging is a strong response to terror from Pak: BJP November 21, 2012

    26/11 Mumbai terror attacks convict Ajmal Kasab was hanged on Wednesday morning at 7.30 am at Pune's Yerwada jail. ...
  • Kasab's body will be laid to rest in India as Pak refused to claim it: Shinde November 21, 2012

    New Delhi: Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Wednesday confirmed that Ajmal Amir Kasab, the lone surviving Pakistani terrorist of the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, was hanged at Pune's Yerwada Jail on Wednesday morning. He also said that India has not yet received any request from Pakistan to claim...
  • Live: Hope Pak will act on 26/11 after Kasab's execution, says Khurshid November 21, 2012

    New Delhi: 8:14 pm: Pakistani security and intelligence ban journalists and television cameramen from entering Ajmal Kasab's hometown in Punjab province. 6:01 pm: Khurshid says Ajmal Kasab and Sarabjeet's cases are not similar and India will continue to hope for Sarabjeet's release and will not give up its efforts. 5:56 pm: External...