Mecca Masjid

Special prayers, festivities mark Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations in Hyderabad

Eid-ul-Fitr, marking the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, where they are obligated to fast from dawn to dusk, was celebrated with religious fervour and gaiety across the city on Wednesday. 

published on : 6th June 2019

Security up ahead of  Mecca Masjid blasts anniversary

In view of the 12th anniversary of Mecca Masjid blasts, special police teams have been formed and additional forces deployed in the Old City to prevent any untoward incidents.

published on : 18th May 2019

New look Mecca Masjid in Hyderabad won’t be ready by Ramzan

A Heritage Telangana official said that there is still time to erect even the scaffolds for the ceiling works which is at a height of 24 metres.

published on : 1st March 2019

Mecca Masjid blast case judge K Ravinder Reddy joins Telangana Jana Samiti

Last month, Reddy had expressed keenness to join BJP, describing it as a "patriotic party", and banners welcoming him into the party were put up, but it did not materialise,

published on : 14th October 2018

Mecca Masjid blast case: CBI did not provide evidence for claim of Aseemanand's confession to co-jail inmates, says court

In the order, the NIA Special Judge also observed that working for Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh does not make a person communal and anti-social.

published on : 24th April 2018

Is NIA taking a trial and error approach in Mecca Masjid blast case?

The happenings within the NIA headquarters, especially with regard to Mecca Masjid blast probe, indicate that all was not well within the agency over the last two years.

published on : 22nd April 2018

Retrial possible, but tedious: Lawyers on Hyderabad Mecca Masjid blast case

Questioning  the NIA’s probe and choice of prosecutor, Hyderabad MP and MIM supremo Asaduddin Owaisi has been raising demands for a retrial in the case.

published on : 20th April 2018

Mecca Masjid blast case: NIA judge who acquitted five accused reports to work as Hyderabad HC rejects resignation

In his resignation letter, K Ravinder Reddy cited "personal reasons" for his decision and urged that his resignation be accepted and proceeded on leave for 15 days. 

published on : 19th April 2018

Will PM Narendra Modi stand by victims or accused: Majlis Ittehadul Muslimeen supremo Asaduddin Owaisi

  "Will Prime Minister Narendra Modi stand with victims of the Mecca Masjid blast, or with the accused who were acquitted in the case," asked Majlis Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) supremo Asaduddin Owaisi

published on : 19th April 2018

Telangana: MIM supremo Asaduddin Owaisi contrasts NIA role in Dilsukhnagar and Mecca masjid blasts

Dilsukhnagar & masjid blasts ‘Those who planted bombs in Mecca Masjid are ‘illegitimate’ children of Godse’.

published on : 19th April 2018

Security beefed up in Hyderabad after Mecca Masjid verdict 

To ensure nothing illegal is smuggled into city, policemen in ‘mufti’ have been scattered all over Old City, sources say.

published on : 18th April 2018

'I have lost faith in the judiciary', says victim of Hyderabad Mecca Masjid blast

Aatiq is a bangle maker who lost his relatives in the blast, had his hopes pinned on the verdict.

published on : 17th April 2018

Hyderabad Mecca Masjid Blast: Twists, turns and a dead end

Tension palpable in the Old City of Hyderabad after the special NIA court acquitted all five accused in the Mecca Masjid blast case

published on : 17th April 2018

Hyderabad Mecca Masjid Blast: BJP, Congress cross swords; MIM screams injustice; TRS stays mum

Monday's verdict led to a political slugfest -- from New Delhi to Hyderabad.

published on : 17th April 2018

Hyderabad Mecca Masjid Blast: Did the bomb fall from sky or sprout from ground?

IF the five accused who were acquitted on Monday were not responsible for the blast, and if hundreds of those who were initially arrested and later released were innocent too, who are the actual perpe

published on : 17th April 2018
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