Twitterati took to the micro-blogging site to express their individual views about the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts accused Yakub Memon's execution on Thursday
Political reactions flowed on Thursday over Congress leader Shashi Tharoor's remark on death penalty. Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Rajiv Pratap Rudy said that if Tharoor felt the way he said he should have intervened earlier.
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Thursday said in a series of tweets that death penalty is wrong in practice and principle.
Here is the chronology of the events in over 22-year-old case
A day before being Yakub Memon is hanged, guard at Nagpur Jail tells mid-day that the convict told him that he was aware he was going to die and that only a miracle could save him
The union cabinet on Wednesday approved amendments to anti-hijacking law providing for death penalty even if ground handling staff are killed, sources said
The Supreme Court early on Thursday morning rejected the petition by the lawyers of 1993 Mumbai blast convict Yakub Memon seeking stay on the execution of his death sentence by 14 days
In yet another last ditch action, lawyers for Yakub Memon, facing execution on Thursday, moved the Supreme Court late on Wednesday seeking stay of his hanging after President Pranab Mukherjee rejected his mercy petition
After the rejection of death row convict Yakub A.R. Memon's pleas by the Supreme Court and the Maharashtra governor, the state government is gearing up to execute him at 7 a.m. on Thursday in Nagpur Central Jail (NCJ)
Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi and senior advocate T R Andhyarujina today had heated exchanges at the fag end of the hearing on the plea of Yakub Abdul Razak Memon when the former questioned the latter's locus to argue the case, calling the convict a "traitor"
Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon, whose last-ditch effort to escape the noose at the Central Prison on his 53rd birthday was rejected by the Supreme Court, has not prepared any will so far, the convict's lawyer Anil Gedam
President Pranab Mukherjee sent the fresh mercy petition of 1993 Mumbai-blast accused Yakub Memon-filed on Wednesday as a last ditch attempt to escape the gallows-to the Home Ministry
Supreme Court dismissed 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blasts convict Yakub Memon's plea seeking a stay of his execution slated for July 30; mercy plea with President his last hope
A three-judge newly constituted bench of the Supreme Court heard afresh the plea of Yakub Abdul Razak Memon, after two judges gave a split order, is expected to pronounce its decision later in the day
Family members of some of the victims of 1993 Mumbai blasts on Wednesday demanded that Yakub Memon be hanged and submitted a mass petition to Chief Minister Devendra Fanavis in this regard
Bollywood superstar Salman Khan's comments that 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon should not hang have irked Mumbai jewellers, with some calling for a boycott of his movies on Tuesday
The Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed the death warrant issued against 1993 Mumbai serial blast convict Yakub Memon for the moment, after the two-bench judge split over the plea
The Supreme Court on Tuesday referred the curative plea of 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict Yakub Memon, seeking stay of his scheduled execution on July 30, to a larger bench.
The Supreme Court will resume the hearing of 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts convict Yakub Memon's mercy petition tomorrow morning.
The Supreme Court will hear on Monday the plea by 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blasts convict Yakub Memon, challenging the death warrant issued against him and seeking the stay of his execution set for July 30