26_11 ATTACK

  • Pakistan: Islamabad HC to begin in-camera hearings of detention of 26/11 mastermind Lakhvi today January 14, 2015

    Islamabad: The Islamabad High Court will on Wednesday begin the in-camera hearings of the detention of 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi. This effectively means that the court proceedings cannot be published or be open to the media. On Tuesday, the government had submitted classified documents to the High Court to...
  • Boat which exploded near Gujarat coast not ours, says Pakistan January 5, 2015

    Islamabad: Refuting allegations of the boat that exploded at the Gujarat coast belonging to them, Pakistan clarified that teh boat did not belong to them. "I think this is a very silly allegation. We have checked with our authorities. No boat from Pakistan left for the place," Ministry of Foreign...
  • Indian Coast Guards hunts for second Pakistan boat January 3, 2015

    Indian Coast Guard ships and aircraft are continuing operations to search for wreckage and dead bodies in the area where they intercepted a Pakistani boat on the intervening night of December 31 and January 1. ...
  • Pakistan suspicious boat took same route as 26/11 attackers January 2, 2015

    The Porbander incident has brought back chilling memories of the 26/11 atttack. Then too, the attackers used almost excatly the same route to enter Mumbai to carry out the worst attack on Indian soil which left a 166 people dead. ...
  • 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi moves court against his detention in Pakistani jail December 31, 2014

    Islamabad: Mumbai attacks mastermind and Lashkar-e-Toiba terrorist Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi has challenged his two-day physical remand in a kidnapping case in a district and sessions court in Islamabad. His appeal comes a day after a Paksitani court detained him by slapping charges of kidnapping on him. There have been continuous flip-flops...
  • 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi's detention cancelled by Islamabad HC, may walk out of jail December 29, 2014

    Islamabad: In a move that could be a major setback for India in the 26/11 Mumbai attack probe, the Islamabad High Court passed an interim order on Monday cancelling the detention notification of Lashkar-e-Toiba operative Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi. As per the order, Lakhvi can walk out of jail once a...
  • 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi challenges detention in Pakistan high court December 26, 2014

    Islamabad: Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, the key planner of 2008 Mumbai attacks, on Friday challenged his detention under a public security order in the high court in Islamabad after the Pakistan government rejected his plea seeking release. "Today Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi filed a petition in the Islamabad High Court, challenging his detention...
  • India to seek clarification from UN on reference to 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed as 'sahib' December 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Perturbed over calling 26/11 Mumbai terror attack mastermind and Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed as as 'sahib' by a UN Security Council panel, India will seek a clarification on it from the world body. It is understood that the government will seek the clarification on the usage in the communication...
  • Lok Sabha sends a strong message to Pakistan, says bail to Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi unacceptable December 19, 2014

    New Delhi: In a rare show of unity and taking a strong stand against a Pakistani court granting bail to Lashkar-e-Toiba terrorist and 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, the Lok Sabha on Friday passed a resolution condemning the order. With Prime Minister Narendra Modi, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, senior...
  • Pakistan court grants bail to 26/11 prime accused; India fumes December 18, 2014

    A Pakistani anti-terror court on Thursday granted bail to top Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) commander and 26/11 terror attack accused Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi. Along with Lakhvi six others - Hammad Amin Sadiq, Shahid Jamil Riaz, Younas Anjum, Jamil Ahmed, Mazhar Iqbal and Abdul Majid - had also filed applications for bail on...
  • Mumbai Police holds memorial ceremony to pay homage to martyrs of 26/11 attack November 26, 2014

    It has been 6 years since the deadly 26/11 terror attacks shook Mumbai. The city is paying homage to the heroes and victims of one of the worst terror attacks that hit India. The Mumbai Police held its annual memorial ceremony at the Police Gymkhana. The relatives of the martyrs...
  • PCB admits Mumbai attacks still a hurdle in resuming IndoPak cricket September 5, 2014

    Pakistan cricket chief Shaharyar Khan on Friday admitted the inconclusive inquiry into the 2008 Mumbai attacks was a major hurdle in reviving sporting ties between the archrivals. India stalled all bilateral ties in the wake of the attacks on India's commercial hub, which left 166 people dead and were blamed on...
  • Pakistan yet again delays 26/11 Mumbai attacks trial September 3, 2014

    Lahore: For the eighth time in a row, a Pakistani antiterrorism court trying the seven accused in the 2008 Mumbai attacks case on Wednesday adjourned the hearing after a government witness and prosecution lawyers did not show up. The hearing was to resume after a monthandahalf as the judge at the...
  • Devyani Khobragade incident exposes Indian hypocrisy January 10, 2014

    New Delhi: India has finally managed to force the American government to send Indian Foreign Service officer Devyani Khobragade home. After a month long legal and diplomatic battle, Devyani is on her way back to India. For the first time, since Independence the Indian Foreign Service (IFS) was so outraged...
  • Read: Full statement from The Indian Hotels Company Limited December 19, 2013

    A 33yearold British man paralysed during the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks on Thursday won his claim to sue the Tata Group, the owners of the iconic Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, in a British court. The Indian Hotels Company Limited, a Tata Group firm, had argued that Will Pike's negligence claim...
  • Briton injured during 26/11 attacks wins right to sue Taj hotel December 19, 2013

    London: A 33yearold British man paralysed during the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks on Thursday won his claim to sue the Tata Group, the owners of the iconic Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, in a British court. The Indian Hotels Company Limited, a Tata Group firm, had argued that Will Pike's negligence claim...
  • 26/11 attacks: Dissatisfied with pace of trial in Pak, says Khurshid November 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Even five years after the Mumbai attacks, the case in Pakistan is being dragged on without any result. External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid has said that while he was dissatisfied with the pace of the trial, the new government in Pakistan has given assurances that trial will be...
  • Jundal wanted to take part in 26/11 attack: Mumbai police November 20, 2013

    Mumbai: Alleged LaskkareToiba operative Sayed Zabiuddin Ansari, alias Abu Jundal, wanted to take part in the 2008 Mumbai terror attack by landing in the city along with others, according to his confession. Jundal, as per Mumbai police, was one of the key conspirators. LeT commander' ZakiUrRehman Lakhvi stopped him from going...
  • India received 26 alerts before terror strike on 26/11: 'The Siege' November 17, 2013

    New Delhi: India had received 26 alerts from the CIA before terrorists struck the city of Mumbai on November 26, 2008, reveals a new book on 26/11, 'The Siege'. Its author Adrian Levy spoke to Karan Thapar in this week's Devil's Advocate. Adrian said, "What we attempted to do was to...
  • David Headley 'bragged' about Mumbai attacks in emails, claims a book October 26, 2013

    A Danish journalist says barely a week after the Nov 26, 2008 terrorist strikes on Mumbai, David Coleman Headley, their most highprofile Chicago plotter, was "bragging" about them in an email forum. What seems remarkable about Karre Sorenson's finding is the extent of Headley's involvement in the planning of the...
  • Tunda says Lakhvi scuttled his chances in LeT August 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Arrested terrorist Abdul Karim Tunda told his interrogators that he holds a grudge against Lashkar-e-Toiba commander Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi for scuttling his chances of reaching the top position in the outfit despite being the "architect" of its pan-India structure, which was earlier confined to Kashmir. Senior Delhi police officials who...
  • US tells India Headley opposed to further questioning June 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Mumbai attack terrorist David Headley, who is currently in American custody, has been opposing his further interrogation by Indian investigators. This was conveyed by Washington to New Delhi on Monday during IndoUS strategic dialogue after India had consistently asked the US to give access to Headley for a...
  • 26/11 attacks: India may get access to Headley, Rana May 29, 2013

    New Delhi: India may get access for the second time to Mumbai attack terrorist David Headley and his accomplice Tahawwur Hussain Rana, currently in the custody of the United States, for questioning. The positive indication was given by Washington to New Delhi during a recent bilateral meeting held in America....
  • US: India seeks access to 26/11convicts Rana, Headley May 22, 2013

    Washington: India has sought access from the US to the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack convict David Headley and his accomplice Tahawwur Rana both of whom were sentenced by a Chicago court after being found guilty of terrorism charges. While there was no official word from either side on the...
  • Will probe ISI's role in 26/11 if I become Pak PM, says Nawaz Sharif May 6, 2013

    Nawaz Sharif, tipped to be the next Prime Minister of Pakistan after the May 11 elections, has assured India of a thorough probe into the role of the ISI in the 26/11 Mumbai attacks. Speaking to CNNIBN's Karan Thapar in a Devil's Advocate special from Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif also said...
  • Abu Jundal says he is 'hallucinating' about Kasab March 6, 2013

    Mumbai: The special MCOCA court on Tuesday directed Arthur Road jail to file a report on the medical condition of key 26/11 handler Abu Jundal on his plea that he was 'hallucinating' about hanged terrorist Ajmal Kasab. "Jundal had filed an application in the court saying he was mentally disturbed...
  • Mumbai attacks: Trial in Pak adjourned till Mar 16 March 2, 2013

    Islamabad: The trial of seven Pakistanis charged with involvement in the 2008 Mumbai attacks was today adjourned for two weeks after prosecutors informed the judge that they were awaiting an undertaking from Indian authorities regarding the visit of a Pakistani judicial commission. Anti-terrorism court Judge Chaudhry Habib-ur-Rehman, who is conducting proceedings...
  • US seeking information to convict Hafiz Saeed February 9, 2013

    Washington: The US has said it continues to seek information on LeT founder and 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed that can convict him in the court of law. However, it refused to comment on the detailed interview given by the Mumbai attack mastermind, arguing that it does not want to "dignify"...
  • 26/11: US intent on LeT leader Hafiz Saeed's arrest February 9, 2013

    New Delhi: A day after LeT leader Hafiz Saeed mocked the $10 million bounty on his head, the US said that it continues to seek information that could lead to his conviction. The US state department spokesperson Victoria Nuland though clarified that Rewards for Justice proposal that was put out...
  • 26/11: Pak court directs Saeed to establish his case February 8, 2013

    Lahore: A Pakistani court on Friday directed JamaatudDawah chief Hafiz Saeed to establish his case that the government should defend him in a US lawsuit filed by relatives of Jewish victims of the 2008 Mumbai attacks. Lahore High Court Chief Justice Umar Ata Bandial adjourned the case till March 7 after...