Mumbai Bomb Blasts

  • 1993 Mumbai blasts inspired me to make 'D-Day': Nikhil Advani May 25, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Nikhil Advani, who is gearing up for his film 'D-Day' says Mumbai bomb blast "affected" his life and that inspired him to make this film. "It's fictional characters. We have taken events from India's history and used them as triggers. I am particularly obsessed with the fact that I...
  • Mumbai blasts: How Sanjay Dutt spent 14 days in jail in 1993 March 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt had been jailed for 14 days in 1993 in connection with the Mumbai serial bomb blasts. At that time Sanjay Dutt thought that his life had come to an end. In the jail Dutt used to sit quietly near the window and watch the...
  • RDX used in 1993 blasts maximum since WW II: SC March 21, 2013

    New Delhi: The 1993 serial blasts in Bombay was the first terror attack in which RDX was used on a large scale since the World War II, the Supreme Court said on Thursday while dealing with the havoc caused by 12 coordinated explosions in the country's financial capital. "This was...
  • 1993 Mumbai blasts: Yakub Memon gets death March 21, 2013

    New Delhi: 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. Yakub was...
  • 1993 Mumbai blasts: Can India nab Dawood, Memon? March 12, 2013

    Mumbai: March 12 is the 20th anniversary of the 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blasts, a frightening event that shocked the nation and is also known a Black Friday. On the 20th anniversary of the dastardly attack in which 257 people were killed and 713 others injured as...
  • Dutt moves SC for stay on 1993 blast case conviction March 20, 2009

    New Delhi: Actor Sanjay Dutt on Thursday filed a petition in the Supreme Court seeking suspension of his conviction in connection with the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts to contest the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. Dutt, who recently joined Samajwadi Party and is the party nominee from Lucknow parliamentary seat, was convicted...