02 Aug 2015
Mumbai: Days after Bollywood superstar Salman Khan got into a controversy by opposing the death penalty for 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict Yakub Memon, his father, veteran writer Salim Khan, dismissing his son's tweets as "childish and meaningless", said he was being targeted for his celebrity status which gives accusers more publicity.
01 Aug 2015
Rishikesh: BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj today dubbed as "anti-national" those mourning the death of 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict Yakub Memon and said that people who have no faith in the Constitution should go to Pakistan.
31 Jul 2015
Mumbai: Lashing out at those who sought leniency for Yakub Memon, the Shiv Sena today demanded they should be "tried for being enemies of the country" and also asked the government to ensure that the 1993 serial blasts convict does not become a martyr in the eyes of people.
30 Jul 2015
Nagpur: Yakub Memon, the lone 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict, was today executed by the same prison constable from Yerwada jail who carried out the hanging of Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab, one of the perpetrators of 26/11 Mumbai attacks, three years ago.
30 Jul 2015
Nagpur: Yakub Memon, the lone 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict facing gallows, was hanged to death today after his last ditch attempts to get a reprieve failed early this morning in the Supreme Court.
29 Jul 2015
New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee today sent the fresh mercy petition of 1993 Mumbai-blast accused Yakub Memon--filed today as a last ditch attempt to escape the gallows--to the Home Ministry.
28 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Chief Justice of India, Justice HL Dattu, will constitute a new bench on Wednesday that will hear 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blast convict Yakub Memon's plea seeking stay of his execution slated for July 30 and quashing of death warrant on the grounds that it was issued even before he could exhaust his legal remedies.
17 Jul 2015
New Delhi: As his track in 'Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat' comes to an end, actor Sumit Kaul says his journey in the TV show was enriching and he is leaving it with life-changing lessons -- passion towards everything and value for his mother.
25 Aug 2013
Mumbai: Though her latest film Once Upon A Time In Mumbai Dobaara has not really set the cash registers ringing across the country, Ekta Kapoor has been leaving no stone unturned to boost her film’s fate. The producer even flew down to Rajasthan last week to meet a group of people who call themselves Shri Rajput Karni Sena and had threatened to stall the release of her film.
23 Jul 2015
Nagpur: Mumbai serial blasts convict Yakub Abdul Razak Memon, who has sought a stay of execution of his death sentence scheduled for July 30, today spent some time with his family members, including wife and daughter, at the Central Prison here amid tight security.