Yakub Memon

  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 1993 blasts: Masterminds Dawood Ibrahim, 'Tiger' Memon still at large March 22, 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...
  • 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. ...
  • 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...
  • CBI demands death for Yakub Memon September 15, 2006

    Mumbai: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday vehemently demanded the death penalty for Yakub Memon, brother of prime accused Tiger Memon, who was found guilty on September 12 by the designated TADA court, in the 1993 Mumbai bomb blast case. Arguing on behalf of the CBI, regarding the quantum...