Govt to abide by SC decision in Rajiv Gandhi case: Sibal

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014
Kapil Sibal

New Delhi: Law Minister Kapil Sibal today said government would abide by Supreme Court’s decision commuting death penalty of convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, but took a jibe at BJP for not uttering a word on the issue while it had bayed for Afzal Guru’s blood. “They (BJP) were baying for the blood of […]

Lok Sabha rejects Pakistan Assembly’s resolution on Afzal Guru

Friday, March 15th, 2013
Meira Kumar rejects Pakistan Ass resolution

New Delhi : Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar on Friday moved a resolution ‘totally rejecting’ Pakistan National Assembly’s resolution on 2001 Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, who was hanged last month. Reading out the resolution, the LS Speaker said, “Kashmir is and will always be a part of India.” The statement was welcomed with thunderous […]

Hyderabad blasts – revenge for Afzal Guru’s execution?

Friday, February 22nd, 2013
Hyderabad blasts

New Delhi: The deadly twin blasts that rocked Hyderabad yesterday was planned and executed to take revenge for the execution of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, sources told on Friday. The plan to launch terror strikes in India was hatched at a meeting of the United Jihad Council in Pakistan that was held days after […]

Govt unlikely to give Afzal Guru’s body to family

Monday, February 18th, 2013
Afzal Guru

New Delhi: Government is likely to turn down the request of family of Afzal Guru, who was hanged and buried in Tihar jail, for handing over his body. A senior Home Ministry official said a final decision in this regard will be taken soon and the Jammu and Kashmir government will be informed about it. […]

Grave reserved for Afzal Guru in Srinagar

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013
Afzal Guru

Srinagar : Days after his execution, Kashmiri separatists have reserved a grave for Afzal Guru at the Mazar-e-Shahuda (martyrs graveyard) at Eidgah in downturn Srinagar. The Parliament attack mastermind was bestowed the title of Shaheed-e-Watan (martyr of the nation) and a grave, with an epitaph, was set aside for him right next to a similar […]

Afzal Guru hanging: Third day of curfew in J&K, more security forces deployed

Monday, February 11th, 2013
Curfew in Jammu & Kashmir

Srinagar : Jammu and Kashmir remains tense and under curfew three days after Afzal Guru was hanged and buried in Delhi’s Tihar Jail on Saturday. Additional security forces, including CRPF units and the police, have been called in to help maintain law and order in the state. At least 36 people, including 23 policemen, were […]

Hindu outfits celebrate execution of Afzal Guru

Sunday, February 10th, 2013
VHP and Bhajrangdal

Mangalore : The VHP and Bhajrangdal in Mangalore celebrated the execution of Afzal Guru, a terrorist  convicted in the 2001 attack on Parliament. The members burst crackers and celebrated the victory near the party office at PVS circle. Sweets were also distributed to public gathered around.Traffic in the area was disrupted for some time owing […]

Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru hanged inside Tihar Jail

Saturday, February 9th, 2013
Afzal Guru hanged Tihar Jai

New Delhi : Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru was hanged on Saturday morning inside Tihar Jail, days after President Pranab Mukherjee refused his mercy petition, officials said. “Afzal Guru was hanged at 8 a.m.,” Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde and Home Secretary R.K. Singh told reporters. “We received the president’s rejection of his mercy plea on […]

Will be everybody’s President: Pranab Mukherjee

Monday, July 23rd, 2012
pranab mukharji

New Delhi: A day after he beat PA Sangma in the race to Raisina Hill, Pranab Mukherjee, who is all set to take oath as the India’s 13th President on July 25, said on Monday that he will be everybody’s President. Mukherjee said that he feels satisfied and happy for having secured the support of […]

10th anniversary of Parliament attack today,’Hang Afzal’

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011
10th anniversary of Parliament attack today,'Hang Afzal'

New Delhi: Even as several MPs gathered at the Parliament to pay tributes to martyrs on the 10th anniversary of the December 13 terror attack, the families of the martyrs are boycotting Parliament to protest the delay in hanging convict Afzal Guru. Angry over the delayed execution of Afzal Guru, convict in the Parliament attack, […]

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