Curfew has been imposed in the Kashmir valley following hanging of the Parliament attack accused Afzal Guru in Delhi's Tihar jail today. Curfew imposed in Srinagar
BJP today welcomed the execution of Parliament attack convict Mohammed Afzal Guru, saying it was a "much awaited and much wanted decision".
2001 Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru on Saturday was hanged after his final mercy plea was rejected by President Pranab Mukherjee.
A tight security vigil was put in place across the national capital today to ensure that no untoward incident takes place in the wake of hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru.
Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, who was hanged this morning at Tihar Jail, was buried inside the prison complex soon after his execution. Guru spent over 10 years years on death row and was hanged at 8am.
Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi today welcomed the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru. Guru was hanged at Tihar Jail in Delhi at 8am today.
Parliament attack convict Mohammed Afzal Guru was hanged today at the Tihar jail in New Delhi.
The family of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru was informed about his hanging by the Tihar authorities and the Jammu & Kashmir government was taken into confidence before his execution, the Centre said today.
Afzal Guru, the Parliament attack convict, was woken up at 5am today and he offered his prayers before calmly approaching the noose about three hours later, jail officials in Tihar Jail said.
Afzal Guru's hanging should have come earlier but it was a welcome move, said the families of those who were killed in the 2001 Parliament terror attack.
Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah today said that his government was told about Afzal Guru's hanging plan at 8pm yesterday and was asked to put into place a plan of action to contain a fallout. Toufiq Rashid reports.
Nine people were killed in the December 13, 2001 Parliament attack when five heavily-armed Pakistani terrorists drove into the parliament complex and opened fire. There were about 100 MPs in the building at the time of the attack. The terrorists were shot dead.
At least 40 people were injured in the day-long clashes between security forces and violent protestors on Saturday, even as authorities clamped curfew on the entire valley in the wake of Afzal Guru's hanging in Delhi. Curfew imposed in Kashmir | Afzal Guru was hanged for eight minutes
Congress leader Digvijaya Singh today justified the hanging of parliament attack convict Afzal Guru and said all terror suspects should be tried in fast track courts.
Congress today said the message of "zero tolerance" against terrorism has been sent through the execution of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, close on the heels of Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab's hanging.