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Ajmal Amir Kasab

Mumbai Terror Attacks: What Happened On 26/11?

Nov 26, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

26/11 Terror Attack: Ajmal Kasab and the other Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists reached Mumbai on a hijacked fishing trawler from a Pakistani port in Karachi.

5 Movies That Recast The Horror Of 26/11 Mumbai Terror Attacks

Nov 26, 2020 Arshi Khanam

Here are 5 movies that you can watch on OTT platforms to witness the trauma and terror endured by the victims of hostage

Man Who Identified Ajmal Kasab Found On Pavement, Reunited With Family

It was last Wednesday that Harishchandra Shrivardhankar, in his late 60s, was noticed lying on a pavement outside a shop in Saat Rasta area of south Mumbai.

Mumbai Terror Attacks: What Happened On 26/11?

Nov 26, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

The attacks lasted for four days killing 166 people and injuring over 300.

An Unfortunate Yardstick

In their competitive pre-poll mode, the government and the BJP seem to have overlooked the mitigating factors about Afzal Guru to establish their strong counter-terrorism credentials

09 February, 2013

On the Hanging of Afzal Guru

Peoples Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL)

'Starting with Kasab, now with Afzal Guru, the country is going to witness a spate of executions. We give a call to the nation to break this spiral of executions.'

23 November, 2012

Death As A Deterrent

B. Raman

The long-held impression that death penalty is necessary inthe rarest of rare cases to deter others from carrying out dastardly crimes has no provable basis.

23 November, 2012

A Time For National Reflection

Peoples Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL)

The secretive and stealthy hanging of Ajmal Kasab is a moment in our nation’s history when we need to pause and ponder, and reflect on the values that we, as a nation, should uphold, particularly relating to crime and punishment, justice and equity

21 November, 2012

No Closure As Yet

B. Raman

The entire conspiracy and the state and the non-state actors and their organisations involved in it still remain to be brought to book

21 November, 2012

After The Execution

B. Raman

Indian security forces must have factored in that Lashkar and other jihadi terrorists would want a quick retaliation for the execution of Kasab. There is need for extra caution in vulnerable areas

29 August, 2012

'Rarest Of Rare Punishment'

Aftab Alam

'We fail to see what case would attract the death penalty, if not the case of the appellant. To hold back the death penalty in this case would amount to obdurately declaring that this Court rejects death as lawful penalty even though it is on the st

03 May, 2010

'A Message To Pakistan'


'The trial of Kasab underlines the fact that India is a country governed by the rule of law'

03 May, 2010

Caught Alive

B. Raman

If Kasab had also died, the Mumbai police might still be struggling to successfully investigate the case.

02 April, 2009

A Profile In Courage

Smruti Koppikar

Anjali Waghmare's life changed so dramatically on the morning of Monday, March the 30th, that the 40-year-old lawyer married to a Mumbai police sub-inspector could not have imagined. Four days later, Waghmare represents the finest legal, moral and et

13 February, 2009

From The Pakistani Press

For the record: what the newspapers in Pakistan are saying about the response by Rehman Malik

06 January, 2009

Kasab's Defence

Rajinder Puri

The eminent criminal lawyer had said that "even a hundred Ram Jethmalanis cannot save Kasab from the death penalty". But here's something that can...

10 December, 2008

Here We Go Again!

Ashley J. Tellis

Arresting one or two of the alleged "masterminds," as Pakistan has now done in the face of US pressure, simply will not do: rather, the entire organization must be targeted and put out of business permanently.

10 December, 2008

'We Were Shown .. Atrocities On Muslims In India'

Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab

Full text of what is said to be the verbatim statement of the lone surviving terrorist out of the ten who were involved in the attack on Mumbai

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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