Friday, Mar 24, 2023

Yakub Memon

Notes About Yakub Memon's Funeral

Aug 02, 2015 Aakar Patel

Those gathered at the graveyard were not there to protest. They came to sympathise because they are also victims.?

What's Behind The Rush To Hang Memon On July 30?

Aug 01, 2015 Vrinda Gopinath

A two-week stay would have clashed with August 15 Independence Day celebrations.

Dead Man Hanging

The hanging of Yakub Memon, reminds some of us of the deeply flawed nature of the Indian police, investigative agencies and politicians.

Yakub Memon And 'Raj Dharma'

Jul 29, 2015 Uttam Sengupta

Emperors had men incurring their displeasure trampled by elephants. The civilized modern state hangs them. But why is that all attributed to 'Raj Dharma'?

My First Encounter With Yakub Memon

His Jekyll and Hyde personality, oscillating between intelligent and unstable, attracted no sympathy from any court. That he completed a couple of degrees and is reportedly respected by jail inmates has made little or no difference.

19 July, 2015

Why Yakub Memon Will Hang

Aakar Patel

I met the accused of the Mumbai blasts on my first day as reporter...

28 March, 2013

'Even If Sanjay Dutt Has Not Sent An Appeal I Am Entitled To Send Such An Appeal

Markandey Katju

After being corrected by Mahesh Jethmalani that the Governor is not the competent authority, the Chairman of Press Council now shoots off a letter to the President, now listing four instead of six reasons for pardon

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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