26_11 TRIAL

  • 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: Headley's sentencing proceedings begin January 24, 2013

    Chicago: A US federal court here has started the sentencing hearing of David Coleman Headley, an LeT operative convicted of involvement in the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks. The hearing started before the court of US District Judge Harry D Leinenweber in downtown Chicago amidst an unprecedented security. According to court...
  • Expedite 26/11 trial in Pakistan, Sushma Swaraj tells Rehman Malik December 15, 2012

    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 October 23, 2012

    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 case: Trial adjourned till November 3 in Pak October 13, 2012

    Islamabad: The trial of seven suspects, including LeT's operational commander Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, involved in 2008 Mumbai attack case has been adjourned till November 3 as the judge of the Pakistani court hearing the case has been admitted to hospital, a prosecutor said on Saturday. Judge Chaudhry HabiburRehman would be...
  • There is no political cell within ISI: Pak govt tells SC October 3, 2012

    Islamabad: Pakistan's Defence Ministry on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that there is no political cell within the ISI, adding another twist to a case regarding the powerful spy agency's alleged efforts to influence national politics. A military official representing the Defence Ministry told a threejudge bench headed by Chief...
  • 26/11 Pak trial: Witnesses testify on training September 29, 2012

    Islamabad: Five prosecution witnesses on Saturday testified before a Pakistani antiterrorism judge about the training of the terrorists who carried out the November 2008 assault on India's financial hub of Mumbai, official sources said. The witnesses, including intelligence operatives and officials of the Federal Investigation Agency, appeared before Judge Chaudhry HabiburRehman...
  • 26/11 trial in Pakistan adjourned till September 29 September 25, 2012

    Islamabad: The trial of LeT commander Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi and six other Pakistani suspects charged with involvement in the 2008 Mumbai attacks was on Tuesday adjourned till September 29 as the judge was unavailable to conduct the hearing. Court officials in Rawalpindi said the hearing had been put off till Saturday....
  • Blame game over terror must stop: Hina Rabbani Khar September 9, 2012

    Indian and Pakistani Foreign Ministers finished their talks on Saturday evening amidst an atmosphere of positivity, and though there were few concrete assurances on the 26/11 trial in Pakistan, both nations signed a new liberalised visa agreement. ...
  • News 360: SC upholds death for Ajmal Kasab August 30, 2012

    Justice was delivered in the 26/11 terror attack case with the Supreme Court on Wednesday upholding the death sentence for Ajmal Amir Kasab, the only surviving Pakistani terrorist who attacked Mumbai in 2008. ...
  • Kasab verdict an important milestone: Mumbai Police August 29, 2012

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Crime Branch, which probed the 26/11 terror attack case, on Wednesday termed as an "important milestone" the Supreme Court verdict upholding death sentence of Pakistani gunman Ajmal Kasab. "The Supreme Court's judgement is an important milestone in the fight against terrorism," Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime) Himanshu Roy...
  • Congress demands quick execution of Ajmal Kasab August 29, 2012

    New Delhi: The Congress on Wednesday welcomed the Supreme Court verdict upholding the death sentence of Ajmal Kasab in the 26/11 Mumbai attacks case and demanded his "quick" execution. "...Now, he should be given complete sentence quickly. Punishment should be executed quickly," Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh said reacting to the...
  • Pakistan should expedite 26/11 trial: Nikam August 29, 2012

    Mumbai: With the Supreme Court upholding the death sentence of Ajmal Kasab in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks case, Pakistan should now expedite the trial in their court, special public prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam on Wednesday said. "Death sentence awarded to Kasab should be executed as soon as possible so that it...
  • Mumbai case trial in Pak adjourned till Aug 25 August 4, 2012

    Islamabad: The trial of seven Pakistani men, including LashkareTaiba (LeT) commander Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, for their involvement in the Mumbai attacks was adjourned on Saturday for three weeks after defence lawyers were unable to attend the hearing due to the cancellation of a flight. Lawyers representing Lakhvi and the other accused...
  • Pak court adjourns 26/11 trial till May 19 May 5, 2012

    Islamabad: The trial of LeT commander Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi and six other Pakistani suspects charged with involvement in the Mumbai attacks was on Saturday adjourned till May 19, even as defence lawyers filed an application raising objections to the report of a judicial panel that recently visited India. The defence lawyers...
  • Pak judicial commission's visit to India delayed February 7, 2012

    Islamabad: The visit of the Pakistani judicial commission on Mumbai attacks to India has been delayed further with a court, conducting the trial of seven suspects in the case, on Tuesday adjourning the matter till February 11. Antiterrorism court Judge Shahid Rafique adjourned the proceedings after defence lawyers sought a delay...
  • I was denied legal help, Kasab tells apex court January 31, 2012

    New Delhi: The 2008 Mumbai terror attack convict and Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab Tuesday told the Supreme Court that he was denied fair trial as he was not provided legal assistance during the initial stages as mandated under the Indian constitution. Once an accused, including a foreigner, is tried for an...
  • 26/11 trial in Pakistan adjourned till Jan 17 January 3, 2012

    Islamabad: A Pakistani antiterrorism 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 antiterrorism...
  • 26/11 trial: Witnesses to record statements November 19, 2011

    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. ZakiurRehman Lakhvi and six other LashkareToiba 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 June 9, 2011

    Chicago: The 12member 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 Pakistanbased terror group LashkareTaiba. 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 June 9, 2011

    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 12member Jury held deliberations through Wednesday and will continue to do so on Thursday. There are three charges levelled against Rana helping the 26/11 attackers,...
  • Don't let Headley fool you: Rana's attorney June 8, 2011

    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 12member jury of a Chicago federal court not to fall into his trap again and get fool by him. "Headley fooled everyone. Don't...
  • US Government defends Headley's plea agreement June 7, 2011

    Chicago: US prosecutors on Tuesday defended a plea agreement with David Headley, coaccused 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...
  • My husband wouldn't attack India: Rana's wife June 7, 2011

    Chicago: Samraz, the wife of Mumbai attacks coaccused 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 plot...
  • Rana trial to see closing arguments today June 7, 2011

    Chicago: The defence for Tahawwur Rana, coaccused 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 not...
  • Conducted survey of German Bakery: Headley June 1, 2011

    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 Rana,...
  • Headley wanted to make film, write book on 26/11 June 1, 2011

    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 coaccused, Headley...
  • Al Qaeda had plan to kill Lockheed CEO: Headley May 31, 2011

    Chicago: The Mumbai attack trial in a US court resumed on Tuesday with coaccused 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 AfPak border. Headley, a PakistaniAmerican, said this while being crossexamined by defence...
  • Cannot defend Saeed in US lawsuit: Pak govt May 30, 2011

    Lahore: The Pakistan government on Monday informed a court that it could not defend JamaatudDawah 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 Ministry...
  • Major Iqbal had a US cell number: Headley May 27, 2011

    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 LashkareTaiba wanted him to lead the Mumbai attackers. However, he did not give no further explanations on...