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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Supreme Court stays Yakub Memon’s execution:

Supreme Court stays Yakub Memon's execution: New Delhi, July 28: A two-judge bench of the Supreme Court on Tuesday delivered a split verdict on a plea by Yakub Abdul Razak Memon, the lone death convict in 1993 Mumbai blasts case, seeking stay of his execution on July 30 and referred the matter to the Chief Justice to take call on it. While Justice AR Dave dismissed his plea, Justice Kurian Joseph stayed the death warrant issued on April 30 for his execution on July 30. The bench also requested CJ to constitute an appropriate bench and list the matter for hearing on 
Wednesday.
  1. Story image for yakub memon from NDTV

    'We Induced Yakub Memon to Return to India': Former CBI Official

    NDTV-7 hours ago
    New Delhi: A secret deal with Yakub Memon was not struck to engineer his return to India, but the CBI did use all its contacts in Pakistan to ...
    Yakub Memon And Double Standards
    Opinion-The Nation-20 hours ago
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    Salman Khan comes out in support of Yakub Memon

    Times of India-7 hours ago
    Salman Khan's controversial remarks on Yakub Memon's hanging on July 30 on Twitter invited a nationwide protest against the actor. He had ...
    'Those opposed to Yakub's hanging should go to Pakistan'
    International-Kashmir Times-11 hours ago
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    Yakub Memon Case: Supreme Court Asks Attorney General to ...

    NDTV-17 hours ago
    New Delhi: Uncertainty continued on Monday over whether Yakub Memon, the sole 1993 Mumbai blasts convict on death row, will be hanged ...
  4. Salman Khan's tweets on Yakub Memon were misinterpreted: Pulkit ...

    The Indian Express-8 hours ago
    Pulkit Samrat says the superstar's tweets on 1993 Mumbai blast convict Yakub Memon were "misinterpreted" by people.
  5. Why we are in a dilemma over Yakub Memon's hanging

    DailyO-27-Jul-2015
    The Supreme Court bench that reviewed the death sentence of Yakub Memon had no doubt about his role as one of the conspirators who ...
  6. Yakub Memon's statement in Tada court: Had returned to clear my ...

    Times of India-26-Jul-2015
    MUMBAI: "I had very high hopes and respect for the authorities before whom I had surrendered in the month of July, 1994. But the same were ...
  7. Exclusive: CBI Officer Who Brought Yakub Memon Back vs Yakub's ...

    NDTV-2 hours ago
    On The Buck Stops Here, we look at why Yakub Memon has not just public opinion divided, but also judiciary divided. On the show, Yakub ...
  8. The Indian Express

    BJP using different approaches for Yakub Memon, Malegaon blast ...

    Economic Times-27-Jul-2015
    PUNE: BJP government is adopting "different approaches" while dealing with terrorists like Yakub Memon, the death row convict in 1993 ...

'We Induced Yakub Memon to Return to India': Former CBI Official - NDTV.com

NDTV - ‎7 hours ago‎
New Delhi: A secret deal with Yakub Memon was not struck to engineer his return to India, but the CBI did use all its contacts in Pakistan to "induce the Memons to believe that their safety lay in India" a top investigator has told NDTV. The Supreme ...

Yakub Memon's mercy plea: SC split over Memon, new bench to hear on execution ...

The Hindu - ‎7 hours ago‎
Noting that law is after all for man, Justice Kurian Joseph stood between lone death row convict in 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case Yakub Memon and the noose prepared for him at Nagpur Central Jail on July 30. A divided two-judge bench on Tuesday saw ...

Double role? Meet the other Yakub Memon, a BMC corporator from Bhendi Bazaar ...

Firstpost - ‎7 hours ago‎
The convict of the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts Yakub Memon has been in the headlines for the past few weeks because he was supposed to be hanged on 30 July. However, now the Supreme Court has decided to hear his plea against the death sentence.

Should Yakub Memon Hang? Supreme Court Judges Disagree - NDTV.com

NDTV - ‎12 hours ago‎
New Delhi: Whether 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon should hang in two days has sharply divided two Supreme Court judges who today asked the Chief Justice of India to take a call. Chief Justice HL Dattu has set up a larger bench, which has only ...

Yakub Memon's hanging: 3-judge bench constituted after split verdict ...

Hindustan Times - ‎10 hours ago‎
Yakub Memon, the lone 1993 Mumbai blasts death convict, may not hang on July 30 after the Supreme Court on Tuesday referred a petition challenging his death warrant to a larger bench following a split verdict by a two-judge bench. Chief Justice of ...

Supreme Court sets up three-judge panel to decide Yakub Memon's fate on ...

Firstpost - ‎2 hours ago‎
New Delhi: A three-judge bench was on Tuesday set up in the Supreme Court to decide the fate of Yakub Memon, the lone death row convict in 1993 Mumbai blasts case, after a two-judge bench was divided on his plea seeking stay of his execution ...

Why Yakub Memon Must Not Hang - NDTV.com

NDTV - ‎11 hours ago‎
Unless something dramatic intervenes, within the next 48 hours, the State would have taken vengeance on Yakub Memon on behalf of all of us, including those 37, among whom I am privileged to be counted, who have endorsed a mercy petition addressed to ...

Yakub Memon death plea: SC bench differs on execution, refers plea to larger ...

The Indian Express - ‎8 hours ago‎
Yakub Memon death plea: SC bench differs on execution, refers plea to larger bench. The two justices - Justice AR Dave and Justice Kurian Joseph urged the Chief Justice of India to constitute a larger bench on Wednesday. There is, however, no formal ...

My Name is Yakub Memon. I am Not a Terrorist - NDTV.com

NDTV - ‎14 hours ago‎
After the serial blasts ripped through the city in 1993, a little-known Yakub Memon had fled to Dubai and a better-known Yakub Memon walked through the streets of Bhendi Bazaar, Dawood Ibrahim's neighbourhood, assuring voters that there was no ...

Supreme Court puts off last-minute decision on Yakub Memon | Reuters

Reuters - ‎8 hours ago‎
Yakub Memon was convicted as the "driving spirit" behind blasts in Mumbai in 1993 that killed at least 257 people, but his case has divided opinion in India, with several eminent figures saying the sentence is too harsh. Police consider Memon's brother ...

Prospect of split verdict writ large in Yakub Memon case - The Economic Times

Economic Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
NEW DELHI: The possibility of a split verdict on the plea of Yakub Abdul Razak Memon, the lone death row convict in 1993 Mumbai blasts case, against his execution was writ large at the outset in Supreme Court today, as one of the judges made it clear...

SC stays death warrant against Yakub Memon - Moneycontrol.com

Moneycontrol.com - ‎12 hours ago‎
SC stays death warrant against Yakub Memon. Justice Kurian Joseph said that curative petition needs to be heard again as due process of law was not followed whereas Justice Dave refused to stay Memon's execution. The matter has been referred to a ...

Yakub Memon's hanging on July 30 unlikely after Supreme Court refers case to ...

India Today - ‎12 hours ago‎
On Monday, the Supreme Court had deferred its decision on the petition challenging Memon's hanging in the Mumbai serial blasts case with his lawyer saying the trial court had failed to follow proper procedure and guidelines, and that his death warrant ...

Supreme Court bench split over Yakub Memon's plea, refers it to Chief Justice ...

Firstpost - ‎11 hours ago‎
New Delhi: A two-judge bench of the Supreme Court on Tuesday delivered a split verdict on a plea by Yakub Abdul Razak Memon, the lone death convict in 1993 Mumbai blasts case, seeking stay of his scheduled execution on July 30 and referred the matter ...

Yakub Memon's plea: SC judges give split verdict, case referred to larger ...

Times of India - ‎12 hours ago‎
NEW DELHI: A three-judge bench of the Supreme Court is likely to decide 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict Yakub Memon's fate on Wednesday after a two-judge bench on Tuesday remained split. Justice A R Dave dismissed Yakub's plea seeking stay of ...

Supreme Court sets up three-judge bench to decide Yakub Memon's fate tomorrow ...

Economic Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
NEW DELHI: A three-judge bench was today set up in the Supreme Court to decide the fate of Yakub Memon, the lone death row convict in 1993 Mumbai blasts case, after a two-judge bench was divided on his plea seeking stay of his execution scheduled on ...

Not Allowed to Meet Yakub Memon, Says Cousin Usman - NDTV.com

NDTV - ‎2 hours ago‎
Mumbai: Usman Memon, the cousin of death row convict Yakub Memon, said he was not allowed to meet him today. He had been turned away after a more than two-and-a-half-hour wait at the Nagpur Central Prison, where Memon is currently lodged, Usman ...

New SC bench to hear 1993 Mumbai bomb blast convict Yakub Memon's plea on ...

Zee News - ‎4 hours ago‎
New Delhi: Chief Justice of India HL Dattu will constitute a new bench on Wednesday to 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 ...

Split SC bench to hear Yakub Memon's plea one last time today - Hindustan Times

Hindustan Times - ‎17 hours ago‎
The Supreme Court on Monday appeared split over staying the death warrant against Yakub Memon — the lone death convict of the 1993 Mumbai blasts case — scheduled to be executed on July 30. The bench of Justice AR Dave and Justice Kurien Joseph ...

What future could hold for 1993 blasts convict Yakub Memon - Hindustan Times

Hindustan Times - ‎14 hours ago‎
1993 blasts accused Yakub Memon is a CA by profession. When he goes to the gallows, he will be one of the few prisoners who will have completed two masters degrees from IGNOU. (HT file photo) ...

Supreme Court questions how Yakub Memon's plea was dismissed | The Indian Express

The Indian Express - ‎20 hours ago‎
The petition filed by 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict Yakub Memon for staying his execution took a curious turn today with the Supreme Court questioning its own mechanism by which it had dismissed his curative petition exterminating his final legal ...

Yakub Memon hanging: SC to resume hearing today : India, News - India Today

India Today - ‎16 hours ago‎
Yakub Memon. The Supreme Court will resume the hearing of 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts convict Yakub Memon'smercy petition on Tuesday morning. The Supreme Court on Monday had deferred its decision on a petition filed byYakub Memon challenging ...

Former minister, MLAs urge President Pranab Mukherjee to pardon Yakub Memon ...

Economic Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
... Mukherjee seeking a pardon for Yakub Memon. "We humbly request Your Excellency to consider the case of Yakub Memon, grant him clemency under Article 72 of the Constitution as well as commute his death sentence to life imprisonment," the letter said.

Yakub Memon's cousin Usman Memon, lawyer visit jail - The Economic Times

Economic Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
Meanwhile, sources said that authorities have allowed Yakub Memon's family to send a cake for him tomorrow. July 30 happens to be his birthday. He may celebrate his 53rd birthday in the company of jail officers and a couple of inmates tomorrow night.

Exclusive: CBI Officer Who Brought Yakub Memon Back vs Yakub's Lawyer - NDTV.com

NDTV - ‎2 hours ago‎
On The Buck Stops Here, we look at why Yakub Memon has not just public opinion divided, but also judiciary divided. On the show, Yakub Memon's lawyer Shyam Keswani and AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi debate with the CBI officer who oversaw Yakub's ...

Yakub Memon gets a breather as a divided bench ensures that his petition will ...

Scroll.in - ‎9 hours ago‎
A split verdict on a two-judge bench means that Memon's appeal against his death warrant is now pushed out to a larger Supreme Court bench. Shoaib Daniyal · Today · 04:09 pm. Yakub Memon gets a breather as a divided bench ensures that his petition will ...

Yakub Memon's cousin, lawyer visit jail | Business Standard News

Business Standard - ‎4 hours ago‎
They didn't speak to reporters while leaving the prison, so it could not be known whether they met Yakub. Meanwhile, sources said that authorities have allowed Yakub Memon's family to send a cake for him tomorrow. July 30 happens to be his birthday.

SC sets up three-judge bench to decide Yakub Memon's fate tomorrow | Latest ...

Daily News & Analysis - ‎4 hours ago‎
A three-judge bench was set up in the Supreme Court on Tuesday to decide the fate of Yakub Memon, the lone death row convict in 1993 Mumbai blasts case, after a two-judge bench was divided on his plea seeking stay of his execution scheduled on July 30 ...

Yakub Memon's cousin, lawyer visit him in Nagpur jail | The Indian Express

The Indian Express - ‎4 hours ago‎
Yakub Memon's cousin, lawyer visit him in Nagpur jail. Prison sources said that Memon would be allowed to celebrate his birthday in a low-key manner, so as to keep him in good humour before the scheduled execution.

CBI persuaded Yakub Memon to return to India, says former investigating ...

India.com - ‎5 hours ago‎
New Delhi, July 28: Former investigating officer of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Shantanu Sen claims that Yakub Memon along with his family was persuaded by the probing agency to return to India. Close sources of CBI were in constant ...

Salman Khan comes out in support of Yakub Memon - The Times of India

Times of India - ‎7 hours ago‎
Salman Khan's controversial remarks on Yakub Memon's hanging on July 30 on Twitter invited a nationwide protest against the actor. He had even apologized for the misunderstanding created due to the same. But a case has been lodged against Salman ...

Salman Khan's tweets on Yakub Memon were misinterpreted: Pulkit Samrat

The Indian Express - ‎8 hours ago‎
Salman Khan's tweets on Yakub Memon were misinterpreted: Pulkit Samrat. Pulkit Samrat says the superstar's tweets on 1993 Mumbai blast convict Yakub Memon were "misinterpreted" by people.

Mumbai Jewellers Association resents sympathy for Yakub Memon - News - Mid-Day

Mid-Day - ‎5 hours ago‎
Bollywood superstar Salman Khan's comments that 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon should not hang -- which he withdrew after widespread outrage -- have irked Mumbai jewellers, with some calling for a boycott of his movies on Tuesday.

Salman`s tweets on Yakub Memon were misinterpreted: Pulkit Samrat

Zee News - ‎8 hours ago‎
The "Bajrangi Bhaijaan" star posted a series of tweets on Sunday suggesting Yakub is innocent and should not be hanged for the acts of his brother Tiger Memon but later Salman retracted them. "He made his stand very clear when people started thinking ...

Photos: High Security Outside Salman Khan's Residence For Yakub Memon Row ...

Business of Cinema - ‎12 hours ago‎
On Sunday, Bollywood's superstar Salman Khan received lots of criticism that mounted a lively defence of terroristYakub Memon who is set to be executed for his role in the 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blasts case. After drawing outrage of many, Salman Khan ...

Salman Khan Fights for Social Injustice in Yakub Memon Case, Twitter's ...

Classicalite - ‎4 hours ago‎
Salman Khan took to Twitter to voice his opinion about the impending execution of Yakub Memon, who was convicted for his alleged role in the 1993 Mumbai terror bombings. In his tweets, Khan questioned the death sentence and called out Memon's brother, ...

Yakub Memon : BJP seeks cancellation of Salman Khan's bail etc - The Siasat Daily

The Siasat Daily - ‎10 hours ago‎
When Bollywood superstar Salman Khan's tweets defending Yakub Memon, the death row convict of 1993 Mumbai blasts case, drawing severe flak from different quarters, BJP here demanded cancellation of the actor's bail in the 2002 hit-and-run case.

Pulkit Samrat defends Salman Khan's Twitter rants on Yakub Memon!

Bollywood Life - ‎6 hours ago‎
Pulkit Samrat, who is married to Salman Khan's rakhi sister Shweta Rohira, says the superstar's tweets on 1993 Mumbai blast convict Yakub Memon were "misinterpreted" by people. The Bajrangi Bhaijaan star posted a series of tweets on Sunday suggesting ...

Oh no! Salman Khan gets booked for defending Yakub Memon! - Bollywood News ...

Bollywood Life - ‎9 hours ago‎
You would expect Salman Khan's controversial remarks on Yakub Memon's hanging on July 30 on Twitter to run its course and die down after nationwide protest against the actor. He even apologized for creating any misunderstanding whatsoever.

Salman Khan booked for defending Yakub Memon? | Udaipur Kiran : Latest News ...

Udaipur Kiran - ‎4 hours ago‎
But a case has been lodged against Salman and Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi for giving out objectionable statements regarding the death penalty of Yakub Memon, reports Bollywoodlife.com. The complaint has been filed under the section 124A ...

'Anyone who seeks reprieve for Yakub is a traitor' - The Hindu

The Hindu - ‎19 hours ago‎
SC split over Yakub Memon, new bench to hear on execution eve · In the Rajya Sabha, Chairman Hamid Ansari said Kalam's death was "an irreparable loss · Both Houses of Parliament adjourned for the day · Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam. File photo.

The Statesman: After Salman, Mahesh Bhatt under attack for Yakub tweets

The Statesman (press release) - ‎Jul 27, 2015‎
After actor Salman Khan's outburst on Twitter on Sunday, asking the judiciary to reconsider the judgment on 1993 Mumbai Blasts accused Yakub Memon, film dignitaries like Naseerudin Shah and Mahesh Bhatt have come forward in support of Yakub.

'Those opposed to Yakub's hanging should go to Pakistan' - Kashmir Times

Kashmir Times - ‎11 hours ago‎
"It is a shame that there are certain people who are opposing Yakub Memon's hanging. Those who are opposing are traitors. Irrespective of any party affiliation whoever is opposing it is a traitor and should go to Pakistan and Saudi Arabia," Alam ...

Salman Khan Tweets 'Yakub Innocent', Apologizes Later - India News on The ...

The Indian Panorama (press release) - ‎7 hours ago‎
Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan on Sunday created a storm by describing Yakub Memon, the 1993 Mumbai blasts convict to be hanged on July 30, as innocent. He later withdrew his tweets and unconditionally apologized following outrage from ...

Salman Khan was was misinterpreted for whatever he wrote, says Pulkit Samrat ...

Times of India - ‎7 hours ago‎
The "Bajrangi Bhaijaan" star posted a series of tweets on Sunday suggesting Yakub is innocent and should not be hanged for the acts of his brother Tiger Memon but later Salman retracted them. READ: Salman Khan comes out in support of Yakub Memon

Bharatiya Kautilya Sena burns effigy of Salman Khan | Zee News

Zee News - ‎5 hours ago‎
Salman had created a storm by describing Yakub Memon, the Mumbai blasts convict scheduled to be hanged on July 30, as innocent but was forced to withdraw his tweets and tender unconditional apology following outrage from political parties and social ...

Kautilya Sena burns effigy of Salman Khan - fullstory

Press Trust of India - ‎6 hours ago‎
Ghaziabad, Jul 28 (PTI) Activists of Kautilya Sena today burnt an effigy of Bollywood star Salman Khan here for his tweets on Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon, which he later retracted. The Kautilya Sena activists gathered here and burnt effigy of Salman.

Salman Khan, Owaisi slapped with sedition case - The Siasat Daily

The Siasat Daily - ‎8 hours ago‎
Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi and actor Salman Khan has been booked under section 124A (sedition) and others of Indian Penal Code for making alleged objectionable remarks against the death penalty given to Yakub Memon. As per TOI reported, ...

Sansani: Controversy behind Salman's tweet on Tiger Memon - ABP Live - ABP News

ABP Live - ‎Jul 27, 2015‎
Bollywood star Salman Khan tweeted that Tiger Memon should be hanged who is the main accuse in 1993 bomb blast not his brother Yakub Memon. STORY 2: Two BBA students were killed by their three friends near Timarpur area due to financial dispute ...

National & International news updates on July 26 - Oneindia

Oneindia - ‎Jul 26, 2015‎
5.15 pm: As far as Yakub Memon is concerned CPI (M) considers he is part of conspiracy of Bombay blast and he should be punished: Sitaram Yechury. 5.00 pm: We want Race Course Metro station name to be changed to Malcha: Yogendra Yadav. 4.45 pm: ...

Ignorant Salman | The Asian Age

The Asian Age - ‎20 hours ago‎
Bollywood actor Salman Khan should have used his sense of reasoning before tweeting about Yakub Memon, set to be executed for his role in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case. In a country where people idolise Salman Khan, his tweet on Yakub Memon's ...

Hit-and-run: HC to start hearing Salman's appeal on July 30 - Hindustan Times

Hindustan Times - ‎Jul 27, 2015‎
Salman Khan retracted his tweets on Yakub Memon after his comments provoked strong reactions from political parties and social media users. (Satish Bate/HT File Photo). Share. The Bombay high court on Monday fixed a date for hearing Bollywood ...

Salman Khan hit-and-run case: HC to hear actor's appeal from July 30 : India ...

India Today - ‎Jul 27, 2015‎
Salman Khan on Sunday created a huge commotion with his tweets on 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blasts convictYakub Memon's hanging, which he had to retract eventually. For more news from India Today, follow us on Twitter @indiatoday and on Facebook ...

Case against Salman, Owaisi for Memon remarks | Allahabad NYOOOZ

NYOOOZ - ‎17 hours ago‎
ALLAHABAD: A complaint case has been registered against film star Salman Khan and Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi for making alleged objectionable statement against the death penalty given to 1993 serial bomb blasts convict Yakub Memon.

Bombay High Court to hear Salman Khan's appeal against conviction from July 30 ...

India.com - ‎Jul 27, 2015‎
(ALSO READ: Salman Khan defends Yakub Memon: Morcha ouside Salman's Bandra residence ). The court accepted the prosecutor's plea and rejected the application. The judge said that both the sides in Salman's case had agreed to expeditious hearing ...

Telugu actor supports Salman Khan - Telugu Movie News - IndiaGlitz

IndiaGlitz.com - ‎Jul 27, 2015‎
Salman Khan recieved a lot of flak for his tweets questioning the hanging of Yakub Memon in 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case. Even Salman's father Salim Khan said that they were senseless comments and after facing criticism, the 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' actor ...

Bombay High Court will begin hearing on Salman Khan's 2002 hit and run case on ...

Bollywood Life - ‎Jul 27, 2015‎
We told you yesterday how Ashish Shelar Mumbai BJP President approached the Governor of the state to cancel his bail in the said case after his tweets favoured Tiger Memon yesterday. SC's decision will mean a lot for the actor. Now the wait is for July ...

Bharatiya Kautilya Sena burns effigy of Salman Khan - Sentinel Republic

Sentinel Republic - ‎2 hours ago‎
A case has been lodged against Salman Khan and Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi for giving out objectionable statements regarding the death penalty of 1993 Bombay bomb blast convict Yakub Memon! On May 8, the High Court granted him bail and ...

Rajasthan HC allows Salman Khan's plea to summon witnesses for re-examination ...

Lid Time - Weird News, Entertainment, News Headlines (blog) - ‎3 hours ago‎
You would expect Salman Khan's controversial remarks on Yakub Memon's hanging on July 30 on Twitter to run its course and die down after nationwide protest against the actor. Salman-Khan-hit-and-run-case-appeal. SHARE Share on Facebook 0 Share ...

High Court allows Salman Khan's plea to summon witnesses for reexamination ...

Rapid News Network - ‎4 hours ago‎
A case has been lodged against Salman Khan and Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi for giving out objectionable statements regarding the death penalty of 1993 Bombay bomb blast convict Yakub Memon! However, the English versions were not ready by ...

Yakub Memon Case: Supreme Court Asks Attorney General to Clarify Rules of ...

NDTV - ‎17 hours ago‎
New Delhi: Uncertainty continued on Monday over whether Yakub Memon, the sole 1993 Mumbai blasts convict on death row, will be hanged on July 30, with the Supreme Court asking Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi to clarify today the rules relating to ...

SC to hear Yakub Memon's petition against his death penalty today | The Indian ...

The Indian Express - ‎19 hours ago‎
Hearing of 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict Yakub Memon's petition against his death penalty will continue in the Supreme Court tomorrow on Tuesday. Memon will be hanged on July 30 if the top court dismisses his petition. In the hearing on Monday, the ...

Yakub Memon: Break the official omerta | The Indian Express

The Indian Express - ‎Jul 27, 2015‎
After I met Yakub Memon at the CBI headquarters in Delhi shortly after his formal arrest in August 1994, I got an unusual break as a journalist. The senior police officer who introduced me to Yakub gave me a piece of paper with some Karachi addresses ...

Why Yakub Memon definitely deserves death penalty - DailyO

DailyO - ‎Jul 27, 2015‎
There are basically four strains of argument being presented in the Yakub Memon case; one that his brother Tiger was the main perpetrator and the rest, including Yakub mere accomplices; the other that a Muslim is being targeted for his religion, the ...

Why we are in a dilemma over Yakub Memon's hanging - DailyO

DailyO - ‎Jul 27, 2015‎
The Supreme Court bench that reviewed the death sentence of Yakub Memon had no doubt about his role as one of the conspirators who carried out the 1993 Mumbai blasts that cost 257 lives. Having waited for eight years after Yakub was sentenced to ...

No Court Decision Today on Yakub Memon's Plea to Stop His Hanging - NDTV.com

NDTV - ‎Jul 27, 2015‎
New Delhi: Taking up 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon's petition to stop his hanging on Thursday, the Supreme Court today took no decision and said arguments would continue tomorrow. Yakub has pleaded that the death warrant for his execution ...

Nine things you probably didn't know about Yakub Memon - DailyO

DailyO - ‎Jul 27, 2015‎
As Yakub Abdul Razak Memon, a Mumbai-based chartered accountant and younger brother of 1993 Mumbai serial blast mastermind, awaits final conviction in the case to commute death punishment to life term imprisonment, here's what you need to know ...

After Twitter backlash, Salman Khan apologises for Yakub Memon tweets, removes ...

Firstpost - ‎Jul 26, 2015‎
Earlier the Bajrangi Bhaijan star had faced flak over his tweets that condemned the hanging of Yakub Memon and demanded that Tiger Memon be brought to justice instead. The BJP and Shiv Sena held protests outside his home and even his father Salim ...

Who is Salman Khan to say Yakub Memon is innocent? - DailyO

DailyO - ‎Jul 27, 2015‎
I find this particularly objectionable on two counts - Who is he to certify Yakub Memon as innocent? Does it mean that Salman knew of the conspiracy and the perpetrators to say that Yakub is innocent? If he knows, then why isn't he disclosing the names ...

Schizophrenia to B Raman's letter: Six arguments Yakub Memon may make in his ...

Firstpost - ‎Jul 27, 2015‎
The Supreme Court on Monday will hear a plea from Yakub Memon, the sole convict facing the death penalty for his involvement in the 1993 serial blasts in Mumbai which killed 257 people. Memon's execution is presently scheduled to be held on 30 July.

SC to continue hearing Yakub Memon's petition today - Hindustan Times

Hindustan Times - ‎Jul 27, 2015‎
1993 blasts accused Yakub Memon is a CA by profession. When he goes to the gallows, he will be one of the few prisoners who will have completed two masters degrees from IGNOU. (HT file photo) ...

Hanging Yakub Memon will be travesty of justice: Pakistan's ISI may have the ...

Firstpost - ‎Jul 26, 2015‎
It would be a national tragedy of epic proportions and a significant miscarriage of justice if Yakub Memon hangs for his role in the 1993 Mumbai blasts. Only one final decision by the Maharashtra Governor, on Memon's mercy petition, and a third appeal ...

Supreme Court Adjourns Hearing of Yakub Memon's Plea Challenging Death Warrant ...

International Business Times, India Edition - ‎Jul 27, 2015‎
The Supreme Court on Monday adjourned the hearing of 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon's plea challenging his death warrant and seeking stay on his execution scheduled on 30 July till Tuesday. The apex court took up Memon's petition in which ...

Yakub Memon row: Salman finally stood up for something controversial and paid ...

Firstpost - ‎Jul 27, 2015‎
Who would have thought that Salman Khan of all people would land into hot water by tweeting himself into the middle of the Yakub Memon controversy? The barrage of late night tweets reads like a swaggering filmi script, full of boozy bravado, taunting ...

Supreme Court hears Yakub Memon's petition to stay execution - Hindustan Times

Hindustan Times - ‎Jul 26, 2015‎
The Supreme Court on Monday was hearing the petition of Yakub Memon, the lone death row convict in the 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blasts, who has sought a stay on his execution set for July 30 on the ground that he has not exhausted all legal remedies ...

All eyes on SC today, Yakub Memon case rests on 'procedural lapses' | The ...

The Indian Express - ‎Jul 26, 2015‎
Days before he could be hanged as the only convict sentenced to death for the 1993 Mumbai serials blasts, Yakub Memon and his family are pinning all their hopes on the hearing in the Supreme Court scheduled for Monday. A bench of Justices Anil R Dave ...

Yakub Memon hanging: Are we using death penalty far too often? - DailyO

DailyO - ‎Jul 27, 2015‎
As Yakub Memon, sentenced to death for involvement in the Mumbai bomb blasts of 1993, awaits the gallows, people from various walks of life have joined the chorus opposing the verdict. While Bollywood star Salman Khan rose to Yakub Memon's defence a ...

Salman Khan retracts tweets on Yakub Memon, apologises - Hindustan Times

Hindustan Times - ‎Jul 26, 2015‎
Bollywood superstar Salman Khan on Sunday mounted a spirited defence of Yakub Memon, set to be executed for his role in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case, but made a U-turn and apologised after his comments provoked strong reactions from political parties ...

Why Yakub Memon is a victim of collective conscience - DailyO

DailyO - ‎Jul 26, 2015‎
Thus if one is to believe the judiciary and its claims, it has been practised at least in cases of Afzal Guru and now Yakub Memon, with the ruminant, an easy catch hold, a peg at bottom, a remotely connected dot, a mere suspect or a random hunch going ...

Salman Khan retracts controversial tweet on Yakub Memon - The Economic Times

Economic Times - ‎Jul 26, 2015‎
MUMBAI: Yakub Memon found support from one of the unlikeliest quarters. Actor Salman Khan began tweeting on Sunday night asking for Yakub Memon to be spared the gallows and asked for his elder brother 'Tiger' Memon to be hanged instead. "Don't ...

Why hanging Yakub Memon will not see justice served - DailyO

DailyO - ‎Jul 26, 2015‎
This posthumously published article of B Raman, ex-senior officer of India's external intelligence agency RAW (Research and Analysis Wing), who was the key person in bringing Yakub Memon to justice in India, needs to be read in its entirety to ...

As Salman Khan questions Yakub Memon's death penalty, Twitter gives a mixed ...

Scroll.in - ‎Jul 26, 2015‎
Joining the debate in social and mainstream media, Bollywood superstar Salman Khan on Saturday came out against the death sentence handed out to Yakub Memon, calling him "innocent". Khan characterised Yakub's death sentence as punishment for his ...

Politicians, Judges Stand up as Citizens For Yakub Memon, File Mercy Plea ...

NDTV - ‎Jul 26, 2015‎
New Delhi: On the eve of the hearing of '93 Mumbai blast death row convict Yakub Memon's appeal by the Supreme Court, a group of eminent citizens - including politicians, jurists and retired judges - submitted a fresh mercy petition to President Pranab ...

Yakub Memon's plea against hanging put off till tomorrow : India, News - India ...

India Today - ‎Jul 27, 2015‎
Yakub Memon. The Supreme Court on Monday deferred its decision until Tuesday on a petition filed by Yakub Memon challenging his hanging in the Mumbai serial blasts case, scheduled on July 30. Memon had requested the Supreme Court to stop his ...

Yakub Memon case: one chart that shows just how partisan India's criminal ...

Scroll.in - ‎Jul 26, 2015‎
Last week, the Supreme Court rejected a curative petition filed by Yakub Memon, a convict in the 1993 Bombay bomb blasts, to reconsider his death penalty. His impending execution, scheduled for July 30, has raised a series of questions about India's ...

Salman Khan Retracts Tweet on Yakub Memon With an Apology - NDTV.com

NDTV - ‎Jul 26, 2015‎
Mumbai: After a day of protests, actor Salman Khan retracted his tweets on Yakub Memon -- the man on death row for the 1993 serial blasts in Mumbai. Late last night, the actor had tweeted saying Yakub should not be hanged and instead, his brother Tiger ...

Support for Yakub Memon's mercy plea grows as eminent personalities urge ...

Firstpost - ‎Jul 26, 2015‎
New Delhi: Eminent lawyer Ram Jethmalani and leaders from four political parties were among around 300 people who on Sunday urged President Pranab Mukherjee to reconsider the mercy plea of the 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon, set to hang ...

Eminent people urge President Pranab Mukherjee to reconsider Yakub Memon's ...

Times of India - ‎Jul 26, 2015‎
"Yakub Memon was not given advance notice of the death warrant hearing and as a result of which he and his lawyers could not participate and contest the issuance of the death warrant. Lack of hearing makes the present death warrant void," they said ...

Petition by eminent personalities urges President to pardon Yakub Memon - The ...

Economic Times - ‎Jul 26, 2015‎
NEW DELHI: People from diverse fields today urged President Pranab Mukherjee to grant Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memonreprieve from execution with BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha, who off and on makes statements uncomfortable to party leadership, ...

Salman Khan faces criticism for tweets supporting Yakub Memon - Hindustan Times

Hindustan Times - ‎Jul 26, 2015‎
Salman Khan's tweets in defence of Yakub Memon, set to hang for his role in the 1993 Mumbai blasts, evoked strong reactions on Sunday even as the superstar's father, screenwriter Salim Khan, sought to play down his comments. Security was tightened ...

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    'We Induced Yakub Memon to Return to India': Former CBI Official

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    New Delhi: A secret deal with Yakub Memon was not struck to engineer his return to India, but the CBI did use all its contacts in Pakistan to ...
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    Salman Khan comes out in support of Yakub Memon

    Times of India-7 hours ago
    Salman Khan's controversial remarks on Yakub Memon's hanging on July 30 on Twitter invited a nationwide protest against the actor. He had ...
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    Yakub Memon Case: Supreme Court Asks Attorney General to ...

    NDTV-17 hours ago
    New Delhi: Uncertainty continued on Monday over whether Yakub Memon, the sole 1993 Mumbai blasts convict on death row, will be hanged ...
  4. Salman Khan's tweets on Yakub Memon were misinterpreted: Pulkit ...

    The Indian Express-8 hours ago
    Pulkit Samrat says the superstar's tweets on 1993 Mumbai blast convict Yakub Memon were "misinterpreted" by people.
  5. Why we are in a dilemma over Yakub Memon's hanging

    DailyO-27-Jul-2015
    The Supreme Court bench that reviewed the death sentence of Yakub Memon had no doubt about his role as one of the conspirators who ...
  6. Yakub Memon's statement in Tada court: Had returned to clear my ...

    Times of India-26-Jul-2015
    MUMBAI: "I had very high hopes and respect for the authorities before whom I had surrendered in the month of July, 1994. But the same were ...
  7. Exclusive: CBI Officer Who Brought Yakub Memon Back vs Yakub's ...

    NDTV-2 hours ago
    On The Buck Stops Here, we look at why Yakub Memon has not just public opinion divided, but also judiciary divided. On the show, Yakub ...
  8. The Indian Express

    BJP using different approaches for Yakub Memon, Malegaon blast ...

    Economic Times-27-Jul-2015
    PUNE: BJP government is adopting "different approaches" while dealing with terrorists like Yakub Memon, the death row convict in 1993 ...
  1. Why we are in a dilemma over Yakub Memon's hanging

    DailyO-27-Jul-2015
    The Supreme Court bench that reviewed the death sentence of Yakub Memon had no doubt about his role as one of the conspirators who ...
  2. Yakub Memon's statement in Tada court: Had returned to clear my ...

    Times of India-26-Jul-2015
    MUMBAI: "I had very high hopes and respect for the authorities before whom I had surrendered in the month of July, 1994. But the same were ...
  3. Exclusive: CBI Officer Who Brought Yakub Memon Back vs Yakub's ...

    NDTV-2 hours ago
    On The Buck Stops Here, we look at why Yakub Memon has not just public opinion divided, but also judiciary divided. On the show, Yakub ...
  4. The Indian Express

    BJP using different approaches for Yakub Memon, Malegaon blast ...

    Economic Times-27-Jul-2015
    PUNE: BJP government is adopting "different approaches" while dealing with terrorists like Yakub Memon, the death row convict in 1993 ...
  1. Why we are in a dilemma over Yakub Memon's hanging

    DailyO-27-Jul-2015
    The Supreme Court bench that reviewed the death sentence of Yakub Memon had no doubt about his role as one of the conspirators who ...
  2. Yakub Memon's statement in Tada court: Had returned to clear my ...

    Times of India-26-Jul-2015
    MUMBAI: "I had very high hopes and respect for the authorities before whom I had surrendered in the month of July, 1994. But the same were ...
  3. Exclusive: CBI Officer Who Brought Yakub Memon Back vs Yakub's ...

    NDTV-2 hours ago
    On The Buck Stops Here, we look at why Yakub Memon has not just public opinion divided, but also judiciary divided. On the show, Yakub ...
  4. The Indian Express

    BJP using different approaches for Yakub Memon, Malegaon blast ...

    Economic Times-27-Jul-2015
    PUNE: BJP government is adopting "different approaches" while dealing with terrorists like Yakub Memon, the death row convict in 1993 ...
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