Media reports said fugitive gangster Dawood Ibrahim has suffered a heart attack in Pakistan.
While Singh took a hardline towards Pakistan, he was more measured when it came to China. He refused to criticize it for repeatedly blocking the designation of another of India‘s most wanted â€“ Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar â€“ as a terrorist at the United Nations.
"Those who cried hoarse when Lalit Modi fled the country should now give answers as to how Mallya fled the country. Even a kid would have known that Mallya would flee, surprising that government didn't anticipate," the party said in the editorial.
Deported after being on the run for 27 years, the 55-year-old gangster, whose real name is Rajendra Sadashiv Nikalje, was remanded in judicial custody in connection with the fake passport case.
"The decision is a slap on the city police force as the government has directly portrayed that they don't trust the city police as well as its crime branch," said a crime branch official, requesting anonymity.
The 55-year-old underworld don was arrested in Bali on the basis of a Red Corner Notice from Interpol and following a tip off by Australian authorities to the police in Indonesia.
Rajan and Ibrahim once worked together carrying out murders, extortion and smuggling weapons in Ibrahim's organisation, known as D Company.
Yakub Memon's tragic hanging would have served a higher purpose if we as a nation can rise above partisanship and get some things done right. A strong state needs to emerge from the crumbling edifice of a weak state.
It would be a national tragedy of epic proportions and a significant miscarriage of justice if Yakub Memon hangs for his role in the 1993 Mumbai blasts. Only one final decision by the Maharashtra Governor, on Memon's mercy petition, and a third appeal in the Supreme Court now stand between him and the hangman.
Jethmalani said Dawood told him that he was not involved in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts and was willing to return to India to face trial but feared threat to his life. Jethmalani added that he informed then Maharashtra chief minister Sharad Pawar about Dawood's willingness to return.
According to sources, Dawood's operations in India were run by Iqbal Mirchi who died on August 14, 2013 in London. Mirchi sold four sea-facing properties in Mumbai for over Rs 1000 crore and reinvested the money in properties in Europe.
Indian intelligence agencies have tracked down underworld don and terrorist Dawood Ibrahim's house in Pakistan. Dawood is currently living at Murree Road in Pakistan.
A chargesheet filed in the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot fixing case reveals that Dawood Ibrahim might have been in Pakistan till April 2013.
Delhi Police is likely to file a charge sheet in the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot fixing case on Monday naming underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, three Rajasthan Royals players and several others.
The movie will hit theatres on Eid (August 8), thus clashing with Rohit Shetty-directed action comedy 'Chennai Express'. Though the film is reportedly based on the lives of underworld dons Dawood Ibrahim and Chhota Rajan, it does not claim to portray any real life characters.
The Nassau branch of Bank of Baroda in Bahamas has denied any involvement in the alleged transfer of Dawood Ibrahim's funds.
Dawood Ibrahim's cash is washing up in the offshore banking haven of Nassau in The Bahamas - a beach paradise also known for its zero-taxes and high-secrecy banking - in an Indian bank.
Actor Sanjay Dutt's lawyer Satish Maneshinde says, "Once we receive the Supreme Court order, we will then advise Dutt. Unfortunate that this has happened. We will abide the Supreme Court's order."
In a major breakthrough, the Jammu and Kashmir Police has arrested a terror suspect, Mehrajuddin Dand, who allegedly provided logistical support for the hijacking of IC-814 in 1999. He allegedly provided travel papers to IC-814 hijackers.
The Jammu and Kashmir Police has said that the Bollywood starlet, Laila Khan, who was missing is now dead. The police said that Laila and her family members were killed in Mumbai.
India welcomes US move to declare Dawood aides as druf
Pakistan's former president Pervez Musharraf has said that although he can't confirm gangster Dawood Ibrahim's presence in Pakistan, the suspected mastermind behind the 1993 Mumbai multiple bombings, is being held in "high esteem" by many in his country making his extradition "complicated".
Some Indians living in Karachi were willing to work with Lashkar-e-Taiba to carry out terror attacks in India, David Headley has said, apparently referring to underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, who is based in the port city of Pakistan.
Three persons who were detained in connection with the murder of senior journalist Jyotirmoy Dey here, have been let off, police said Thursday.
Fugitive underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's brother Iqbal Kaskar was shot at by four gunmen in South Mumbai tonight but he escaped unhurt while his driver was killed.