Articles about Abu Salem

11 Jul 2022

Centre bound to release Abu Salem upon sentence completion: SC

The Supreme Court on Monday said the Centre is bound to uphold its commitment given to Portugal to release the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case accused Abu Salem upon the completion of his 25-year sentence.

27 Aug 2020

Entertainment round-up: Honey Trehan, Rajesh Kumar positive for COVID-19, more

On Thursday, news in the world of entertainment was about a pregnancy announcement that fans had long been waiting for, a couple of celebrities testing positive for COVID-19, and some more developments in the death case of actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

25 Jun 2020

Bollywood News
Salim Merchant supports Sonu Nigam's claims about the music industry

Actor Sushant Singh Rajput's tragic demise has triggered a huge debate not just in the film industry but also in the music fraternity.

23 Jun 2020

Don't you dare mess with me: Sonu tells Bhushan Kumar

Days after he put out a video blog making serious revelations about how the Indian music industry functions, singer Sonu Nigam has now slammed music label T-Series' head honcho Bhushan Kumar. He warned the 42-year-old music mogul to "not to mess" with him.

10 Dec 2018

Barrack 12: All about the jail which will house Mallya

Fugitive Vijay Mallya will be extradited from the UK to India, ruled a London court delivering its verdict after a year-long trial.

07 Aug 2018

Abu Salem seeks parole to get married, HC rejects plea

A petition by 46-year-old gangster and terror convict Abu Salem for parole to get married was rejected by the Bombay High Court today.

27 Jul 2018

Bollywood News
For 'wrong depiction', Salem sends legal notice to 'Sanju' makers

One of the key members of the D-company and a major conspirator of 1993 Bombay serial blasts, Abu Salem has sent a legal notice to makers of 'Sanju' for allegedly depicting wrong information about him.

02 Jul 2018

'Sanju' is NOT a biopic, but a clean-up act

When a smoker chooses to smoke, he knows that his lungs would be subjected to toxic substances. But, when a moviegoer goes to watch a Bollywood movie, he hardly expects toxic materials to be fed to his brains. 'Sanju' is one such toxic movie.

13 Jun 2018

Bad food, unclean toilets: Abu Salem's 'human-rights violations' in prison

After repeated complaints by Abu Salem of human rights violation in prison, Portuguese officials yesterday visited the gangster in Taloja jail, Navi Mumbai, to check his condition.

07 Jun 2018

Dawood Ibrahim
Abu Salem sentenced to 7-years' imprisonment in 2002 extortion case

Notorious gangster Abu Salem has been sentenced to seven years' imprisonment for extortion: in 2002, the criminal demanded Rs. 5cr as 'protection money' from Delhi-based businessman Ashok Gupta.

21 Apr 2018

Abu Salem's parole-application to get married for third-time gets rejected

Authorities have rejected an application of the 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blasts case convict, Abu Salem, seeking 40-day parole to get married.

21 Apr 2018

Abu Salem wants to get married, prison officials deny parole

Underworld gangster Abu Salem's application for a 45-day-parole to marry Mumbra-based Sayed Bahar Kausar was denied by prison authorities.

20 Apr 2018

SC dismisses plea by Dawood's-family, orders seizure of his properties

The SC has dismissed a plea by Dawood Ibrahim's family challenging attachment of 'their' properties in Mumbai worth crores, most of which have allegedly been acquired with the gangster's ill-gotten wealth.

18 Apr 2018

1993 Mumbai blasts death row convict Tahir Merchant dead

Tahir Merchant alias Tahir Takla, one of the convicts in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case who was sentenced to death, died at a hospital in Pune early on Wednesday, a police official said.

Beyond Salman: Other B-town celebs who had run-ins with law

Salman Khan was convicted in a two-decade-old blackbuck case. The sessions court handed a five-year-sentence to the Bollywood superstar.

08 Mar 2018

Major win: Dawood Ibrahim's aide Farooq Takla brought to India

In a major win for India, an aide of wanted gangster Dawood Ibrahim has been deported from Dubai.

07 Mar 2018

Dawood wanted to return but Indian government rejected conditions: Lawyer

Wanted gangster Dawood Ibrahim is "keen to return to India," but the government didn't accept any of his conditions, said well-known criminal lawyer Shyam Keswani, who is representing Dawood's brother Iqbal Kaskar in court.

10 Feb 2018

Salem moves Human Rights Court to cancel his India extradition

Underworld gangster Abu Salem has moved the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) to get his extradition to India canceled. He wants them to transfer him back to Portugal.

13 Dec 2017

Dawood Ibrahim breaking up with trusted aide Chhota Shakeel?

Rumors are that all is not well between wanted gangster Dawood Ibrahim and his most trusted aide Chhota Shakeel.

10 Dec 2017

Madhya Pradesh
MP: Whistleblower bureaucrat Niaz Khan transferred 18 times in 13yrs

Niaz Khan, a senior bureaucrat with the MP government has been transferred a shocking 18 times in the last 13 years. The latest transfer was after he exposed corruption by local authorities in implementing the government's flagship 'Swachh Bharat Mission'.

07 Sep 2017

Deepak Salvi, the man behind Abu Salem's life imprisonment

When Deepak Salvi, special CBI counsel in the Mumbai blasts hearing against Abu Salem, started fighting the case in 2010, he expected it to be over in six-seven months.

07 Sep 2017

Mumbai blasts: Abu Salem gets life-imprisonment, two others get death

1993 Mumbai blasts mastermind Abu Salem was sentenced to life imprisonment today in the case. Along with him, Karimullah Khan has also been given life.

18 Jul 2017

Gangster Abu Salem wants to marry, seeks court's permission

Abu Salem, convicted last month in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case, has approached a TADA court seeking permission to marry a woman who had earlier filed an application for the same.

18 Jul 2017

Mumbai: Salman Khan rents out property for Rs. 80 lakh/month

Actor Salman Khan leased out a commercial building for a whopping rent of Rs. 80 lakh/month for first five years to Future Group, Big Bazaar owner.

12 Jul 2017

19 Mumbai suburban railway stations get free Wi-Fi facility

Commuters can now browse the internet as 19 stations on Mumbai suburban rail network are provided with free Wi-Fi facility.

11 Jul 2017

Mumbai: Civic body gives clean chit to actor Anushka Sharma

Bollywood actor Anushka Sharma, who was served a notice by BMC following a complaint regarding an unauthorized installation of an electric junction box in the common passage of Versova tower's 20th floor, has now been given a clean chit by BMC.

05 Jul 2017

Mumbai local train's status to be available on Google Maps

The Western Railways (WR) is going to approach Google to link trains with Google Maps which will enable commuters to check live status and position of local trains on the maps.

05 Jul 2017

1993 Mumbai blasts: No death for key conspirator Abu Salem?

The CBI has concluded its arguments on sentencing of gangster Abu Salem and others in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case.

28 Jun 2017

1993 Mumbai-blasts: Mustafa Dossa dies after being admitted to hospital

Mustafa Dossa, one of the six who were recently convicted in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case, died hours after he was shifted to a hospital due to hypertension and chest pains.

27 Jun 2017

Mumbai: Housing complex uses solar power, saves Rs. 2 lakh/month

Residents of a housing society, Raheja Eternity in Kandivali have gone all out in reducing their carbon footprint.

16 Jun 2017

1993 Mumbai blasts: Abu Salem, Mustafa found guilty of conspiracy

Giving its verdict in the 1993 Mumbai bomb-blast case, a Special Terrorism and Disruptive Activities Act court pronounced gangster Mustafa Dossa and Firoz Khan guilty of conspiracy.

08 Mar 2017

Narendra Modi
UP elections: 7th phase of polling underway

The seventh and final phase of UP polls began across 40 seats in Uttar Pradesh, including PM Narendra Modi's constituency Varanasi, on March 8.

04 Mar 2017

Narendra Modi
6th phase of UP Assembly Elections begins

The sixth and penultimate phase of polling in Uttar Pradesh has commenced today for 49 assembly seats amid tight security arrangements.

27 Feb 2017

Narendra Modi
5th phase of polling in UP starts on peaceful note

The fifth phase of polling in Uttar Pradesh started today morning in 51 seats across 11 districts of the state, including Amethi, Basti, Faizabad, Gonda and Sultanpur.

23 Feb 2017

Narendra Modi
UP polls: Phase IV polling underway, Amethi, Rae Bareli vote

Voting got underway in the fourth phase of polling in UP. 1.84cr voters across 23 constituencies in Bundelkhand and Doab, including Congress strongholds of Rae Bareli and Amethi, will choose their leaders from 680 candidates.

19 Feb 2017

Narendra Modi
UP elections Phase 3: Yadav belt goes to vote

Central UP, known to be the Samajwadi Party stronghold will go to polls in the 3rd phase. The party will seek to create a repeat of the resounding victory it had in 2012.

15 Feb 2017

Narendra Modi
Phase-2 polling underway in UP

The second phase of polling is underway in Uttar Pradesh.

11 Feb 2017

Narendra Modi
UP Polls: 63% voter turnout amidst SP, BSP clash

After the polling for 73 of UP's seats began, supporters of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and the Samajwadi Party (SP) clashed in Meerut.

11 Feb 2017

Narendra Modi
Phase 1 of voting in UP assembly elections begins

The first phase of voting in the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections has started today with 73 out of the state's total 403 constituencies going to the polls.

What did Mumbaikars do on 16th Nov?

A significant number of people do not report crimes as they do not have time, as has been revealed in a survey.