26_11 ATTACK

  • 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...
  • 26/11: Process initiated for Pak panel's second visit February 2, 2013

    Islamabad: Pakistani authorities have initiated steps to obtain travel documents for members of a judicial commission that is expected to visit India for a second time by the end of this month to interview four officials as part of the probe into the 2008 Mumbai attacks. The Federal Investigation Agency...
  • 26/11 attacks: Pak panel likely to visit India by midFeb January 31, 2013

    Islamabad: A Pakistani judicial panel is expected to make a second visit to Mumbai by midFebruary after being given a green signal by India to crossexamine four officials in connection with the probe into the 26/11 attacks. India has okayed the visit of the judicial commission, which would travel to...
  • India has cleared Pak panel visit probing Mumbai attacks: Malik January 31, 2013

    Islamabad: India has cleared the second visit of a Pakistani judicial commission to crossexamine four officials in connection with the probe into the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, Interior Minister Rehman Malik said on Wednesday. India has given a green signal for the visit of the commission, which would travel to...
  • Justice for 26/11 still high on US priority: Clinton January 30, 2013

    Washington: The US on Tuesday said bringing to justice the perpetrators of 26/11 was still an "unfinished business" high on its priority, days after Pakistani American LeT terrorist David Headley was sent to 35 years in prison by a Chicago court, a sentence that has left India disappointed. Defending the...
  • News 360: Headley sentenced to 35 years in jail, 'Vishwaroopam' banned in TN, AP January 25, 2013

    India shouldn't follow rich nations which practice free market economy without social obligations, says President Pranab Mukherjee. ...
  • Make Headley approver in 26/11 case in Pak: Nikam January 25, 2013

    Mumbai: Terming the 35year sentence awarded to David Headley as "inadequate and disproportionate", special 26/11 public prosecutor in India Ujjwal Nikam on Friday said he should now be made an approver in the case being tried in Pakistan to punish the perpetrators. "It is important to note that Headley had...
  • Disappointed at US refusal to extradite Headley: Khurshid January 24, 2013

    New Delhi: India on Wednesday expressed disappointment over the America's refusal to extradite LeT terrorist David Headley even as it vowed to continue to pursue with its demand for bringing him to New Delhi for his role in 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks. External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid also sent out a...
  • US seeks 30 to 35 years imprisonment for David Headley January 23, 2013

    Washington: In what is being seen as a setback for India, the United States has ruled out the extradition of PakistaniAmerican LashkareTaiba terrorist David Headley who admitted scouting targets for the deadly attacks in Mumbai on November 26, 2008 and later testified against the plotters. The 20page report submitted...
  • Letters Rogatory sent to Morocco for Headly's estranged wife January 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Continuing its efforts to expose the role of state actors in Pakistan and the LeT chief in 26/11 attacks, India has again sent a fresh Letters Rogatory to Morocco for questioning of Faiza Outalha, PakistaniAmerican terrorist David Headley's estranged wife, after its earlier request was returned due to...
  • 26/11: US victims upset over US immunity to ISI December 21, 2012

    Washington: Families of American victims of the Mumbai terror attack are disappointed over a submission made by the US government in a New York court that the Pakistani spy agency ISI and its two former chiefsAhmed Shuja Pasha and Nadeem Taj enjoyed immunity in the 26/11 case. However, the families,...