November 26: 10 Pakistani terrorists including Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab attack India’s financial capital Mumbai. Major areas of attack included Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, the Oberoi Trident,the Taj Mahal Palace & Tower, Leopold Cafe, Cama Hospital and the Nariman House Jewish community centre.
November 27: Police capture Ajmal Kasab alive at 1: 30 am and admits him to Nair hospital.
November 29: Police take statement from Kasab. Kasab confesses that he got trained in Pakistan and reveals the involvement of Lashkar-e-Taiba in the attacks.
November 29: Security forces secure all places under attack. Nine terrorists were killed.
December 27: Police conducts identification parade.
January 13 : M.L. Tahaliyani appointed Special Sessions Court judge for Mumbai attacks case.
Janaury 16: Arthur Road Jail selected for the trial of Kasab.
February 5: Kasab’s DNA samples match with articles found in Kuber.
February 20/21: Kasab makes confession before magistrate.
February 22: Ujjwal Nikam appointed Special Public Prosecutor.
February 25: Chargesheet running into 11,000 pages was filed against Kasab.
April 15: Anjali Waghmare removed as Kasab’s lawyer.
April 17: Trial resumes after Abbas Kazmi appointed defence councel.
April 17: Kasab retracts confession.
April 20: Prosecution charges Kasab on 312 counts.
April 29: Experts say Kasab is major.
May 6: Charges framed, Kasab charged on 86 counts, but denies charges.
May 8: First eyewitness identifies Kasab.
November 30: Abbas Kazmi removed as Kasab’s lawyer.
December 1: K P Pawar takes place of Kazmi.
December 16: Prosecution completes its case in 26/11.
March 31: Trial concludes in 26/11 case.
May 3, 2010: Kasab convicted.
May 6: Kasab was convicted and given capital punishment by trial court.
February 21: Bombay High Court upholds trial court’s decision on Kasab’s death sentence.
October 10: SC stays execution of the death sentence awarded to Kasab
February 23: SC hears intercepted conversations between the perpetrators of 26/11 Mumbai terror attack and their Pakistani handlers, watched the CCTV footage of the carnage.
August 29: Supreme Court upholds decision on Pakistani gunman’s capital punishment
October 16: Union Home Ministry recommends to President for rejection of Kasab’s mercy plea.
November 5: President rejects Kasab’s mercy plea
November 8: Maharashtra government informed about President’s decision.
November 21: Ajmal Kasab was hanged at Yerawada jail in Pune at 7:30 am