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Yakub Memon, 1993 Mumbai blasts convict, hanged in Nagpur Jail

Yakub Abdul Razak Memon (Yakub Memon), the sole 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict, was hanged till death at Maharashtra’s Nagpur Central Jail on Thursday morning. Memon was sent to the gallows on his 53rd birthday today after failure of last-gasp efforts by his counsels to stall the execution that led the Supreme Court to hear his plea in the wee hours before throwing it out. The Mumbai blasts convict was

Defamation case: Rahul Gandhi gets interim relief from Supreme Court

In a relief for Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, the Supreme Court on Thursday stayed the proceedings against him in a criminal defamataion case before a trial court in Maharashtra for allegedly blaming RSS for the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi. “There shall be stay of further proceedings in a case pending before the trial court till the next date of hearing,” a bench comprising Justices Dipak Misra and P C

SC suspends defamation proceedings against Arvind Kejriwal

The Supreme Court on Friday suspended criminal defamation proceedings against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, initiated by union Minister Nitin Gadkari and Surender Sharma for making alleged defamatory remarks. The apex court bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra while suspending the proceedings issued notice to the Centre on Kejriwal’s petition that there should be no criminal action in defamation proceedings. Having issued the notice to the Centre, the court tagged