Year after Afzal Guru’s hanging, SC commutes Rajiv Gandhi’s killers’ death penalty to life

New Delhi: A year after Mohammad Afzal Guru was secretly hanged and buried in New Delhi’s Tihar Jail, the Supreme Court of India on Tuesday commuted death sentence of three condemned prisoners in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case to life imprisonment on the ground of 11 years delay in deciding their mercy plea by the […]

‘50 UK MPs sign petition demanding mortal remains of Maqbool Bhat’

Srinagar: On the 30th death anniversary of JKLF founder Mohammad Maqbool Bhat, who was hanged and buried in New Delhi’s Tihar Jail on February 11, 1984, a petition signed by over 50 British Parliamentarians demanding the mortal remains of Bhat was handed over to the Indian High Commission in UK, a JKLF statement said Wednesday. […]