Afzal Guru

Hanging Woes

Hanging Woes

On Saturday, 8th February 2013, India proved that it is a very weak and insecure republic. Probably it is, but it was made public by the central government’s decision to secretly execute Afzal Guru. The reason for the inordinate delay for rejecting the mercy petition was politically motivated vote-bank calculation. This quick and hurried execution […]

Afzal – To hang or not to hang

Last week, one of the most crucial topic debated in the capital was not about farmer’s suicide, the nuclear deal with US, or even the SEZs. It was whether to hang Mohd. Afzal Guru or not. For the late comers, Mohd. Afzal Guru has been convicted by Supreme Court to be hanged until death for […]