Yakub Memon

Police brutality at Hyderabad Central University
Democracy
Education
Women's rights

A Narration of Police Brutality at the University of Hyderabad

The following is a first person account by Md Hasanujjaman, M Phil in English, University of Hyderabad of the brutality unleashed by the police against the students and faculty of University of Hyderabad. I am one of the arrested students in connection with the protest against the VC of UoH. I belong to a minority community of West Bengal. My […]

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JNU teachers protest against random arrests
Politics & Political Commentary

JNU student Harshit Agarwal on JNU protests and arrests

Harshit Agarwal, student of JNU for 2.5 years and eyewitness to the events that unfolded after the protest by DSU on the Jawaharlal Nehru University campus.

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Tiger Memon - accused of masterminding 1993 Mumbai blasts
National

What about Tiger Memon?

There is this niggling thing about the 1993 blasts case that just does not add up. We have Yakub’s “confession”. We have hanged him. We have evidence about Tiger Memon running the show on the 1993 blasts – manpower, materials, location, the works. What evidence is there against Dawood is not clear to my inexperienced […]

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Dead end for Yakub Memon. Cartoon by @MANJULtoons
Economic inequality
National

After Yakub Memon’s execution. Now what?

So #Yakub Memon was finally hanged this morning. The #Supreme Court did a dramatic early morning hearing to hear the challenge to the President’s rejection of Yakub Memon’s mercy petition, and Yakub lost the case. Even if he had won it, it would have won him at best 14 more days to live. Perhaps some […]

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Yakub Memon
National

#याकूब_को_फांसी_दो #SaveTiger trends as SC dismisses #YakubMemon’s plea

Short, disappointed post just tickled at the irony. In my post “Who profits from hanging Yakub Memon?” I had pointed out that hanging him basically means yet another dead witness in #India‘s grand tradition of dead witnesses against powerful criminals. Ironically, as the news of the #Supreme Court dismissing his curative petition on the day […]

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