PARLIAMENT ATTACK 2001

  • I was detained for speaking to media: SAR Geelani February 10, 2013

    New Delhi: A day after he was detained following the hanging of Afzal Guru, Delhi University lecturer SAR Geelani on Sunday said his detention by police happened because he had spoken to the media. "They did not want me to speak to the press, so they detained me," Geelani told...
  • Afzal Guru showed no signs of remorse: Tihar officials February 9, 2013

    New Delhi: JaisheMohammad militant Afzal Guru, who was hanged on Saturday for his role in the deadly terror attack on Parliament in 2001, was remorseless when he was taken to the gallows in the morning. Senior Tihar Jail officials who oversaw the entire preparation for hanging of Guru said he...
  • It's a sad day for Kashmiris: Shabnam Lone on Afzal Guru's hanging February 9, 2013

    Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru was hanged to death on Saturday at 8 am inside Tihar jail. ...
  • People's sensitivity should have been considered: PDP on Afzal February 9, 2013

    Srinagar: Opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday expressed disappointment over the hanging of Parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru and appealed to the people of Kashmir to exercise restraint. "PDP is disappointed at the hanging of Afzal Guru. We had urged that political sensitivities should be taken into considering...
  • J&K: Hurriyat calls for fourday mourning for Afzal Guru February 9, 2013

    Srinagar: Moderate Hurriyat Conference led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Saturday announced fourday mourning on the death of Mohammad Afzal Guru, who was hanged this morning following his conviction in the Parliament attack case. "We call on people to observe fourday mourning on the hanging of Guru. A complete shutdown...
  • Watch: A tribute to the martyrs of Parliament attack 2001 February 9, 2013

    Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru was hanged on Saturday at 8 am in Tihar jail. ...
  • Watch: Political reactions on Afzal Guru's hanging February 9, 2013

    Parliament attacks convict Afzal Guru was on Saturday hanged inside Tihar jail at 8.00 am. ...
  • Afzal Guru hanged: Najma Heptullah remembers the day Parliament was attacked February 9, 2013

    BJP leader Najma Heptullah has welcomed Afzal Guru's execution. ...
  • Want to congratulate UPA govt, President: Senior lawyer Majid Memon on Afzal's hanging February 9, 2013

    Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru was hanged at 8 am on Saturday inside Tihar jail. ...
  • President rejected Afzal's mercy plea on Feb 3: Shinde February 9, 2013

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee had rejected the mercy petition of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru on February 3, leading to his hanging on Saturday, Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde said. "The President rejected Afzal Guru's mercy petition on February 3 and after that, I signed it on February 4,"...
  • BJP welcomes Afzal Guru's execution February 9, 2013

    New Delhi: BJP on Saturday welcomed the execution of Parliament attack convict Mohammed Afzal Guru, saying it was a "much awaited and much wanted decision". "This action is delayed. But undoubtedly it is a welcome action... it was a much awaited decision, much wanted decision so that the world could...
  • Khurshid admits justice delivery slow in India December 13, 2011

    New Delhi: Admitting that the justice delivery system in the country was slow, Government on Tuesday said efforts were on to ensure matters are decided in courts within three to five years. "I cannot comment on legal system procedures and rule of law," Law Minister Salman Khurshid said when asked...
  • CJ finds out importance of tenant verification December 23, 2008

    Investigations into the Parliament attack in 2001 showed that terrorists had rented a house in Delhi before they struck. Seven years later, has the Capital learned any lessons? Can you be sure that your tenant isn't a terrorist, planning another deadly attack? Citizen Journalist Shweta Wadhwa gives you a...