Swami Aseemanand

Samjhauta Express blast: Plea challenges acquittal of Swami Aseemanand, three others

Twelve years after the Samjhauta Express blast that killed 68 people, mostly Pakistanis, a special court in Panchkula in March 2019 had given the verdict.

published on : 20th July 2019

Amit Shah slams Congress for giving Hindus terror tag tag, dubs Patnaik's government 'failed transformer'

Turning to Odisha, Shah mounted a scathing attack on Patnaik accusing him of being unable to speak Odia language despite being in power for 19 years.

published on : 2nd April 2019

‘Gaping holes in Samjhauta prosecution’

In the 160-page judgment, released on Thursday, the judge observed valuable piece of evidence remained untapped.

published on : 29th March 2019

Samjhauta blast case: Swami Aseemanand’s statement not accepted as proof

Aseemand had recorded his confessional statement under section 164 CrPc on January 15, 2011 but later retracted from it on May 12, 2011 claiming, he was tortured by NIA to make the statement. 

published on : 29th March 2019

Samjhauta Express blast: Dastardly act of violence remained unpunished for want of evidence, says Special court

The blast in the India-Pakistan train took place near Panipat in Haryana on February 18, 2007, when it was on its way to Attari in Amritsar, the last station on the Indian side.

published on : 28th March 2019

Samjhauta blast: All options on the table, says Pakistan after all accused freed

The blast on the train took place near Panipat in Haryana on February 18, 2007, when it was on its way to Attari in Amritsar, the last station on the Indian side.

published on : 22nd March 2019

Appeal against Aseemanand's acquittal if you are really a chowkidar: Asaduddin Owaisi to PM Modi

The AIMIM president said that the government should appeal against the court verdict which acquitted Aseemanand and three others in the Samjhauta Express blast case which left 68 people dead.

published on : 21st March 2019

No one knows who killed 68 people: Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Samjhauta Express blast case

Twelve years after a blast on the Samjhauta Express killed 68 people, a special court in Panchkula acquitted Swami Aseemanand and three others in the case.

published on : 21st March 2019

Trial in Samjhauta Express case carried out in transparent manner: India to Pakistan

The Indian High Commissioner was summoned by Pakistan's Foreign Ministry to lodge a strong protest against the acquittal of all four accused, including Swami Aseemanand, in the case.

published on : 21st March 2019

We didn't get justice, says Samjhauta express blast victim's family on Aseemanand's acquittal

Mohammad Jawid's brother, Shabbir, sister-in-law Sameena and their three sons -- Shahbaz, Shahreyar, Shahroz -- and daughter Misbah, Jawid lost five more relatives in the blast.

published on : 21st March 2019

Ruling on Pakistan woman's plea in Samjhauta blast case on Wednesday

The application was filed through daughter of blast victim, Rahila Wakeel's counsel the day the court was scheduled to pronounce its verdict in the case in which Swami Aseemanand.

published on : 18th March 2019

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

Hyderabad Mecca Masjid blast: Did NIA or CBI mess up the probe?

As Superintendent of police with the National Investigation Agency (NIA), IPS officer Pratibha Ambedkar -- based in Hyderabad then -- was vigorously pursuing the Mecca Masjid blast case.

published on : 17th April 2018

Hyderabad Mecca Masjid blast verdict has exposed Congress's appeasement politics: BJP

A special anti-terror court in Hyderabad acquitted Aseemanand and four others in the case, ruling that the prosecution failed to prove charges against them.

published on : 16th April 2018