Thousands of people on
Thursday bid an emotional farewell to former President APJ Abdul Kalam who was laid
to rest with full state honours in his home town amid chants of "Bharat
Mata Ki Jai".
The body of Kalam was
buried in the middle of a 1.5 acre piece of land earm ...
An Army personnel and
a Village Defence Committee (VDC) member were arrested for firing shots,
triggering panic and terror among the people in Rajouri district of Jammu and
The duo were arrested
for firing and creating panic and terror among the people in Tar ...
Police on Thursday detained
Independent MLA from north Kashmir's Langate constituency, Sheikh Abdul Rashid,
after he took out a rally to protest the hanging of 1993 Mumbai blasts convict
Yakub Memon and against the prevalence of capital punishment.
Rashid, along with h ...
Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara
Parbandhak Committee (PSGPC) general secretary Gopal Singh Chawla has posted a
message on social media threatening India with dire consequences if it doesn't
'leave' Punjab and Kashmir.
Chawla, in his post on
social media, expressed regret for t ...
The body of Yakub
Memon, who was hanged at the Central Prison Thursday morning for his role in
the 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blasts, was handed over to his family.
Memon was hanged till
death in the 'Fansi Yard' under supervision of Jail Superintendent Yogesh
Indian and Pakistani troop
again exchanged firing along the Line of Control (LoC) resulting in the killing
of an army man on Thursday.
The incident took
place in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.
A day after firing
along the Line of Control (LoC) in Machil sect ...
The execution of Yakub
Memon marks another disheartening use of the death penalty in India, Amnesty
International India said in a statement on Thursday.
Yakub Abdul Razak
Memon was executed by hanging this morning at the Nagpur Central jail. The
53-year-old was convic ...
On the final day,
Yakub Memon was woken by jail authorities around 4am, permitted to bathe and
say his prayers, before he was led to the gallows, reports said.
As per reports a
constable who executed 26/11 attacks convict Ajmal Kasab at Pune’s Yerawada
jail in 2012 ca ...
Yakub Memon, the lone
convict sentenced to death in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case, was hanged at
the Nagpur central jail on Thursday morning, after the Supreme Court rejected
his final plea in a dramatic legal tussle.
As per reports Yakub
was hanged around 6:30am ...