26_11 Trial

  • Expedite 26/11 trial in Pakistan, Sushma Swaraj tells Rehman Malik 15-12-2012 10:36 PM

    The Pakistani minister pointed out that the delay was not precipitated by the government, but was due to the judicial process. ...
  • 26/11: Home Ministry rejects mercy plea of Ajmal Kasab 23-10-2012 05:16 PM

    New Delhi: Union Home Ministry on Tuesday recommended the rejection of the mercy petition of Pakistani terrorist and 26/11 lone survivor Ajmal Kasab. Senior lawyer Ujjwal Nikam has welcomed the development, saying "President has to study the recommendation of MHA. It's a positive phase in the case. It's a good...
  • 26/11 trial in Pakistan adjourned till Jan 17 03-01-2012 06:59 PM

    Islamabad: A Pakistani anti-terrorism court conducting the 2008 Mumbai attack trial on Tuesday adjourned proceedings for a fortnight after the defence lawyers of seven suspects in the carnage failed to appear before the judge. The main defence lawyer, Khwaja Sultan, was unwell and the other lawyers did not appear before...
  • 26/11 trial: Witnesses to record statements 19-11-2011 09:36 AM

    New Delhi: Four prosecution witnesses are expected to record their statements on Saturday in response to the court's summons in the ongoing 26/11 trial in Pakistan. Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi and six other Lashkar-e-Toiba operatives were charged with planning, financing and facilitating the 2008 terror attacks on Mumbai. A Pakistani court on...
  • Jury resumes deliberations on Rana trial verdict 09-06-2011 08:42 PM

    Chicago: The 12-member jury of a federal court on Thursday resumed final deliberations against Tahawwur Hussein Rana, charged with involvement in the Mumbai terror attacks and providing material support to Pakistan-based terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba. The jury from diverse ethnic backgrounds started the process on USA vs Rana case on Wednesday...
  • US court defers verdict on 26/11 accused Rana 09-06-2011 07:05 AM

    Chicago: The verdict on 26/11 accused Tahawwur Hussain Rana has been deferred as the Jury of a Chicago court continues deliberations on his fate. The 12-member Jury held deliberations through Wednesday and will continue to do so on Thursday. There are three charges levelled against Rana - helping the 26/11...
  • Don't let Headley fool you: Rana's attorney 08-06-2011 07:11 AM

    Washington: Trying to portray 26/11 terror suspect David Coleman Headley as a conman who fooled everyone in the world including the FBI, Tahawwur Hussein Rana's attorney urged the 12-member jury of a Chicago federal court not to fall into his trap again and get fool by him. "Headley fooled everyone....
  • US Government defends Headley's plea agreement 07-06-2011 11:33 PM

    Chicago: US prosecutors on Tuesday defended a plea agreement with David Headley, co-accused in the Mumbai terror attacks, saying that this helped the FBI to extract invaluable information from him about LeT and other terrorist outfits and their leaders in Pakistan. Concluding her closing argument, government Attorney Vicky Peters told...
  • My husband wouldn't attack India: Rana's wife 07-06-2011 11:45 AM

    Chicago: Samraz, the wife of Mumbai attacks co-accused Tahawwur Rana, said on Tuesday that India was her second home and there was no reason her husband would have planned to attack that country. Refuting LeT operative David Headley's claims that Rana was very close to him and had helped him...
  • Rana trial to see closing arguments today 07-06-2011 10:19 AM

    Chicago: The defence for Tahawwur Rana, co-accused with David Headly in the 26/11 attacks, rested its case after calling two witnesses but the Pakistani Canadian himself did not testify. At the hearing of the terror trial, the defence said employees at Rana's Immigration offices in New York or Toronto did...
  • Conducted survey of German Bakery: Headley 01-06-2011 10:15 PM

    New Delhi: Mumbai attack accused David Headley testified on Wednesday that he had conducted a surveillance of the German Bakery in Pune, which was bombed in 2010. He also testified that he identified Chabad houses or Jeiwsh establishments in Delhi, Pushkar and Pune as potential bombing targets. Meanwhile, Tahawwur Hussain...
  • Headley wanted to make film, write book on 26/11 01-06-2011 10:28 AM

    Chicago: LeT operative David Coleman Headley on Wednesday told a US court that he had conducted a surveillance of the German Bakery in Pune and identified Chabad houses in Delhi, Pushkar and Pune which could be bombed. Testifying during the trial of Tahawwur Hussain Rana, a Mumbai attack co-accused, Headley...
  • Al Qaeda had plan to kill Lockheed CEO: Headley 31-05-2011 09:51 PM

    Chicago: The Mumbai attack trial in a US court resumed on Tuesday with co-accused David Headley testifying that al Qaeda leader Illyas Kashmiri had a plan to kill CEO of Lockheed Martin in frustration over drone attacks along the Af-Pak border. Headley, a Pakistani-American, said this while being cross-examined by...
  • Cannot defend Saeed in US lawsuit: Pak govt 30-05-2011 09:29 PM

    Lahore: The Pakistan government on Monday informed a court that it could not defend Jamaat-ud-Dawah Chief Hafiz Muhammad Saeed in a US lawsuit filed by relatives of two Jewish victims of the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks. Deputy Attorney General Naseem Kashmiri, in a written reply submitted on behalf of Foreign...
  • Major Iqbal had a US cell number: Headley 27-05-2011 07:59 PM

    New Delhi: David Headley's testimony for the fourth day of the 26/11 trial in a Chicago court ended on the lines of him saying that he wasn't proud of the attacks and that the Lashkar-e-Taiba wanted him to lead the Mumbai attackers. However, he did not give no further explanations...
  • 'C'hagen terror plan was to behead hostages' 27-05-2011 07:24 PM

    Chicago: Working on a plot more sinister than Mumbai attack, David Headley and his Pakistani handlers, Illyas Kashmiri in particular, were to behead the heads of the hostages and throw the heads out of the window for their planned terrorist strike in Copenhagen. Luckily for the world, Headley, a 26/11...
  • Attended over 50 ISI training sessions: Headley 27-05-2011 07:34 AM

    Chicago: David Headley on Thursday concluded his testimony in the 26/11 trail by saying he had attended over 50 training sessions with the ISI. He also revealed that his handler ISI's Major Iqbal used a cell phone with a US number to stay in touch with him from Pakistan, while...
  • There was no plan to kidnap Rahul Bhatt: Headley 27-05-2011 12:04 AM

    Chicago: LeT operative David Headley told a US court on Thursday that befriended filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt's son Rahul and conceded that he even talked about bringing him to Pakistan's tribal areas for sight seeing, but disagreed with the defence that there was a plan to kill or kidnap him. Testifying...
  • Surveyed N-plant as possible target: Headley 26-05-2011 08:11 AM

    New Delhi: On the third day of the 26/11 trial in Chicago, accused David Headley revealed that LeT handler Sajid Mir instructed the 26/11 attackers on phone, while watching the coverage on television. Headley also said that Mir was upset with the attackers for making mistakes and leaving clues, despite...
  • 26/11 attackers left clues behind, US court told 26-05-2011 07:28 AM

    Chicago: While the Lashkar-e-Taiba leadership made plans for full-proof attacks in Mumbai, the ten men involved in the carnage made a number of mistakes thus leaving crucial clues behind for Indian intelligence agencies, according to court documents. These mistakes were conceded by the LeT mastermind Sajid Mir in multiple conversations...
  • Rana praised LeT's Chabad house tactic: Headley 25-05-2011 09:21 PM

    Chicago: Sajid Mir, LeT handler in Pakistan, was praised by Mumbai attack co-accused Tawahhur Rana for his Chabad House attack strategy and even called him Khalid bin Walid, one of the greatest Generals in history, David Headley testified on Wednesday. Headley, a 26/11 co-accused who has pleaded guilty, was giving...
  • Headley approached me: former Sena activist 25-05-2011 08:21 PM

    New Delhi: 26/11 accused David Headley has told a Chicago court that there was a plan to assassinate Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray and that he befriended a former Shiv Sena PRO Rajaram Rege to gain access to the Sena Bhavan. The Shiv Sena has slammed Headley and the criticised...
  • We are not afraid of Headley: Bal Thackeray 24-05-2011 11:45 PM

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thakckeray was on Tuesday dismissive of Mumbai terror attack accused David Headley's testimony in a Chicago court that a plot was involving his handlers in Pakistan's intelligence agency ISI and terror outfit LeT was hatched to kill him. "We are not afraid of Headley. We...
  • Headley in plot to assassinate Bal Thackeray 24-05-2011 09:58 PM

    Chicago: Mumbai attacks co-accused David Headley, who scouted Shiv Sena headquarters, on Tuesday testified there was a plot involving his handlers in Pakistan's intelligence agency ISI and terror outfit LeT to assassinate Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray. Giving his testimony on the second day of the trial of 26/11 co-accused...
  • Headley testimony leaves Pakistan embarrassed 24-05-2011 09:21 PM

    New Delhi: David Coleman Headley's testimony is the latest in a chain of events that has embarrassed Pakistan in the international fora. Though Islamabad has so far let off ISI officials involved in terror, the 26/11 trial in the US may force Pakistan to act. The spotlight on Pakistani intelligence's...
  • Jury selection continues in Rana trial 18-05-2011 09:39 AM

    Chicago: Over 50 potential jurors were questioned here in the trial of Tahawwur Rana, the Pakistani Canadian co-accused in the Mumbai attack case, with more than 20 excused by a judge who examined them on their views about terrorism and Islam. Out of 53 jurors, 29 were selected after Judge...