MEMON

  • Shiv Sena will accept dust from BJP, says NCP's Majid Memon November 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Nationalist Congress Party leader Majid Memon on Tuesday hit out at the Shiv Sena as the party has not made up its mind whether to sit in the opposition or support the Bharatiya Janata Party government. Memon said, "Shiv Sena has lost all its respect and credibility. They will even...
  • BJP should live upto its promise of bringing back black money, says Congress October 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The political furore is on even after the Narendra Modi government, refusing to make public the names of black money account holders, submitted instead in a sealed envelope, a list containing the names of 627 individuals holding such accounts to the Supreme Court on Wednesday. The SC refused...
  • Blackmoney: BJP seems to be shielding certain people, says NCP leader Majeed Memon October 29, 2014

    NCP leader Majeed Memon commented on the recent development saying that on Tuesday, the Supreme Court's wrath had made the government put forward the names of all the black money account holders in a sealed envelope so that the apex court can take the necessary action. But it appears as...
  • NCP has extended support to BJP keeping in mind the people of Maharashtra, says Majeed Memon October 20, 2014

    NCP leader Majeed Memon said that the Bharatiya Janata Party needs to think about what Praful Patel has said. Patel had earlier said that NCP will offer external support to BJP, the single largest party in the Maharashtra Assembly elections. Memon said that the NCP has to pay for the...
  • Congress might go alone in the Maharashtra Assembly elections, says Majeed Memon September 21, 2014

    In an interview to CNNIBN, Nationalist Congress Party leader Majeed Memon said that in the upcoming Maharashtra Assembly elections, Congress may go alone in Maharashtra. "We will back the decision of the leadership, whatever that is," said NCP. ...
  • SC judge draws sharp criticism for saying Gita should be taught since class 1, BJP backs him August 2, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Supreme Court judge Justice AR Dave on Saturday drew the ire of politicians across the nation after making a controversial statement that Indians should revert to their ancient traditions, and texts such as Mahabharata and Bhagwad Gita should be introduced to children at an early age. Reacting strongly to Dave's...
  • News 360: UP's Principal Home secretary sacked over increasing rape cases in state June 2, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh government which is facing severe flak for the surging rate of crime against women and children in the state on Monday removed Principal Secretary for Home, Anil Gupta. This comes a day after the Akhilesh Yadav government removed its Chief Secretary Javed Usmani over the Badaun gangrape case...
  • 1993 Mumbai blasts: SC stays the execution of convict Yakub Memon June 2, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has stayed the execution of death row convict Yakub Memon in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case. President Pranab Mukherjee had rejected Yakub's mercy plea. The court has also referred to the Constitution bench a plea that review petitions in death penalty cases should not...
  • Milind Deora should not shift blame for poll debacle: Majid Memon May 22, 2014

    Senior Congress leader Milind Deora had attacked Team Rahul for the humiliating defeat suffered by the party in the general elections. ...
  • Majid Memon criticises Giriraj for his remarks on Modi detractors April 21, 2014

    NCP leader Majid Memon condemned Bihar BJP leader Giriraj Singh's remarks on Modi detractors saying that the comments were very dangerous and could result in enimosity between communities. ...
  • Pawar, Goel among 25 likely to be elected unopposed to RS January 28, 2014

    Union minister Sharad Pawar, Congress leader Murli Deora, RPI's Ramdas Athawale and Vijay Goel (BJP) are likely to be elected unopposed along with 21 others in various states in the February 7 biennial polls to the Rajya Sabha as Digvijay Singh and Kumari Selja entered the fray on Tuesday. The victory...
  • NCP's Majid Memon, Rajkumar Dhoot files RS poll papers January 24, 2014

    Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar, lawyer Majid Memon and industrialist Rajkumar Dhoot filed their nomination papers in Mumbai for the Rajya Sabha polls. With this, the total number of nominations filed so far reached four. On Thursday, Pune businessman Sanjay Kakade filed his papers as an independent. Pawar and Memon replace...
  • Sharad Pawar files nomination for Rajya Sabha January 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Stating that it was a "conscious" decision to quit electoral politics, Union Agriculture Minister and NCP President Sharad Pawar on Friday filed his nomination papers for the biennial Rajya Sabha polls scheduled to be held on February 7. Apart from Pawar, NCP's second candidate advocate Majid Memon also filed his...
  • 1993 Bombay blast case dossier never closed: MEA August 10, 2013

    New Delhi/London: A day after senior Pakistan diplomat admitted that one of India's most wanted terrorists Dawood Ibrahim was in his country, India on Saturday said the 1993 Bombay bomb blast dossier has "never" been closed and it will not rest till those responsible for the heinous attacks were brought...
  • 1993 Bombay blasts case: Supreme Court dismisses Sanjay Dutt's review petition against his conviction July 23, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed actor Sanjay Dutt's curative petition seeking review of his conviction in the 1993 Bombay blasts case. With this, Dutt has exhausted all legal options before him. Dutt had filed a review petition in the Supreme Court challenging his conviction and fiveyear jail term...
  • 'Bookies used underworld connection to threaten players' May 19, 2013

    New Delhi: The cricketers and the bookies in custody in IPL spotfixing case are being interrogated for the third day in the national capital on Sunday. Sources are telling CNNIBN that Sreesanth resisted arrest by the Delhi Police. Sources also say Sreesanth was in a sedan when the police approached him...
  • 1993 Bombay blasts case: Sanjay Dutt to surrender today May 15, 2013

    Mumbai: Four weeks after the Supreme court granted actor Sanjay Dutt time to surrender before the TADA court in the 1993 Bombay blasts case, the deadline ends on Wednesday. But there are doubts over whether he will surrender at the TADA court after Dutt filed an application seeking to surrender...
  • Sanaullah Haq death: Pakistan seeks international inquiry May 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Following the death of Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Haq in a Chandigarh hospital on Thursday morning, Pakistan High Commissioner Manzoor Ali Memon said he has requested the Government of India for an international probe into the matter. Sanaullah was attacked by his fellow Indian inmate in Jammu's Kot Bhalwal...
  • 1993 Bombay blasts: 3 convicts get 4 more weeks to surrender April 18, 2013

    New Delhi: A day after giving partial relief to actor Sanjay Dutt, the Supreme Court on Thursday gave four more weeks to surrender to three convicts Altaf Ali Sayeed, Essa Memon and Yusuf Nulwalla in 1993 Bombay blasts case. The plea of the fourth convict who had sought relief, Yusuf...
  • Relief to Dutt shameful: 1993 Bombay blast victim's son April 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Tushar Deshmukh, who lost his mother in the 1993 Bombay blasts, on Wednesday expressed shock over the Supreme Court granting partial relief to actor Sanjay Dutt and called the verdict shameful. "This is shameful. The surrender time should not be increased for Sanjay Dutt. The producers should have...
  • No law bars Justice Katju or me from seeking a pardon for Sanjay Dutt: Majid Memon March 28, 2013

    Eminent criminal lawyer Majid Memon, who defended many of the accused in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case, said even though Sanjay Dutt has said he would not seek a pardon, no law bars him or Justice Katju from appealing a pardon for him. ...
  • 1993 Mumbai blasts: Legal options available before Sanjay Dutt March 22, 2013

    Mumbai: The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld actor Sanjay Dutt's conviction under the Arms Act but reduced his sentence from six years to five years in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case. Dutt has to undergo three-and-a-half years imprisonment as he has already spent 18 months in jail earlier. The apex...
  • Pakistan not preventing terror attacks from its territory: SC March 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Noting there was a Pakistani hand in the 1993 Mumbai blasts, the Supreme Court on Thursday said the neighbouring country was violating its international commitment to prevent terrorist attacks emanating from its territory and inflicting injuries to other states. "It is devastating to state that Pakistan being a member...
  • Car's recovery bared role of Memon family in 1993 case, say police March 22, 2013

    Mumbai: The breakthrough in the 1993 serial blasts investigation was achieved with the recovery of an RDX-laden Maruti van registered in the name of Tiger Memon's sister-in-law, police said on Thursday. Till March 14, two days after the 1993 blasts, the investigation team consisting of 162 men and led by...
  • 1993 Mumbai blasts: Sanjay Dutt's Saga continues March 21, 2013

    The Supreme Court has upheld actor Sanjay Dutt's conviction in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case and his sentence was reduced from six to five years in jail. Sanjay Dutt, who has served 18 months in jail, will now have to spend another 3 years and 6 months in jail. ...
  • 1993 blasts: Masterminds Dawood Ibrahim, 'Tiger' Memon still at large March 21, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court may have sentenced the key accused in the 1993 blasts case to rigourous punishments, including death for Yakub Memon, but India is yet to lay its hands on its masterminds, Dawood Ibrahim and Yakub's brother, 'Tiger' Memon. The fugitive duo is believed to be hiding...
  • News 360: SC upholds Yakub's death sentence in 1993 Mumbai blasts, Sanjay Dutt to be jailed March 21, 2013

    One of the 1993 Mumbai blasts case masterminds Yakub Memon's death sentence has been upheld by the Supreme Court even as 10 others, who were used to plant the bombs, have got some relief as the the apex court commuted their death penalty to life term. The apex court also...
  • 1993 blasts: Yakub gets death, Sanjay Dutt to be jailed March 21, 2013

    Twenty years after a devastating series of explosions crippled India's financial capital Mumbai leaving 257 dead and over 700 injured, the Supreme Court on Thursday confirmed death penalty on Yakub Memon for conspiring and masterminding the blasts in 1993. Actor Sanjay Dutt, though cleared of terror charges, will serve five...
  • 1993 Mumbai blasts: Has justice been done? March 21, 2013

    The Supreme Court on Thursday sentenced Yakub Memon to death and 10 others to life imprisonment in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case. The court also reduced Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt's prison term from six to five years. ...
  • SC verdict has brought a sense of closure: 1993 blasts victim's son March 21, 2013

    The Supreme Court on Thursday sentenced Yakub Memon to death and 10 others to life imprisonment in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case. ...