Articles by Charul Shah
A Mumbai court is on Monday expected to decide on an NIA plea for the release of Pragya Singh Thakur, two weeks after the anti-terror body dropped all charges against the religious leader and five others in the 2008 Malegaon blast case.
The special prosecutor of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in the 2008 Malegaon blast case has been provided with a security cover, days after the central agency filed a supplementary charge sheet, police sources said.
Updated on May 24, 2016 11:19 AM IST
Hindustan Times | ByCharul Shah and Manish Pathak, Mumbai
Judge says releasing him on bail could compromise confidential information contained in case diary
A protracted delay in handing over the 2008 Malegaon blasts probe from Maharashtra authorities to the National Investigation Agency (NIA) proved to be the biggest hurdle, a chargesheet in the case said on Friday.
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) dropped all charges against religious leader Pragya Thakur and five others for lack of evidence in the 2008 Malegaon blasts case, saying a shoddy probe by Maharashtra authorities forced the U-turn.
Plan to get Indrani’s former driver to give evidence in exchange for a pardon had been set in motion by Khar police soon after Indrani’s arrest
Rai last week forwarded a one-page letter to the court stating his intention to reveal every bit of the criminal conspiracy and execution of Sheena’s murder. Rai produced before the court where he sought for pardon.
The TADA court issued a notice to the Madhya Pradesh government based on the gangster’s claims
All four men who attacked and killed Keenan Santos and Reuben Fernandez were on Thursday convicted by a special women’s court in Mumbai.
The special judge hearing the 2008 Malegaon blast case has now made proceedings in-camera, which means those who are not connected to the case will not be allowed to watch the hearings
The principal sessions judge on Monday directed the special judge hearing the 2008 Malegaon blast case to expedite the trial and not grant unnecessary adjournments in the case
After a wait of almost five years the special woman’s court is likely to pronounce verdict in the Keenan Santos and Reuben Fernandez murder case, case on Monday.
After a wait of almost five years, the special woman’s court is likely to pronounce a verdict in the Keenan Santos and Reuben Fernandez murder case
The MCOCA court claimed that the ATS had recorded the discharged accused’s statements under duress and they had retracted their statements
A court in Mumbai on Monday dropped charges against eight Muslim men who were charged with involvement in the 2006 Malegaon bomb blasts.
The gangster’s legal team alleged they had submitted a plea in court stating that Abu Salem cannot be arrested or tried in the Bhopal murder case as it was not mentioned in the list of cases that warranted his extradition
The prosecution in the 2002-03 blasts case alleged that charges relating to hatching a terrorist conspiracy, conducting training camps at Mahuli Hill and Karvi Hill, and harbouring terror suspects could not
Prosecutors in the 2002-03 triple blasts case failed to prove charges of conspiracy and waging war against nation against the accused, including purported key conspirator Saquib Nachan.
A special Prevention of Terrorism Act (POTA) court on Wednesday pronounced the quantum of punishment for all those found guilty in the 2002-2003 Mumbai blasts case.
A local court on Friday rejected the bail application of Indrani Mukerjea, who is an accused in the Sheena Bora murder case. The court has allowed private medication and treatment if needed.
Most convicts pleaded that they may be sentenced for the period they have already undergone in the jail
The accused were charged for the 2002-03 blasts at Vile Parle, Mulund and Mumbai Central
Thirteen years after three blasts rocked the city between December 2002 and March 2003 killing 12 people and injuring 139 others, a designated Prevention of Terrorism Act (POTA) court on Tuesday convicted 10 people and acquitted three
The prosecution had confessions from seven accused
Saquib Nachan, who the police said was the mastermind, has been convicted. Adnan Mulla, Harroon Lohar and Nadeem Paloba have been acquitted for lack of evidence.
Defence advocate Abdul Wahab Khan questioned Headley about the execution of the 26/11 attacks
Pakistani-American Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operative David Coleman Headley told a Mumbai court that LeT intended to negotiate for the release of Ajmal Kasab in return of the hostages held in Nariman house at the time of 26/11 terror attack in 2008.
Pakistani-American terrorist David Coleman Headley told a Mumbai court on Friday he joined the terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba to avenge a bombing at his school in December 1971 “by Indian planes.”
Shiv Sena founder-patriarch Bal Thackeray was on the Lashkar-e-Taiba’s hit list and the killer assigned for the task slipped out of police custody, revealed David Coleman Headley, the Pakistani-American operative of the terrorist outfit, on Thursday.
The ED, in its remand report, stated the directors of the companies promoted by Bhujbals include driver, clerk, and accountant of MET and even accountant’s wife, amongst others
Published on Mar 16, 2016 01:04 AM IST
Hindustan Times | ByCharul Shah and Pratik Salunke, Mumbai