26_11

  • Six years since 26/11 terror attacks: Chabad House then and now 6 days ago

    Six years after the gruesome 26/11 terror attacks on the Chabad House in South Mumbai, the Jewish learning center reopened on Tuesday. The house now has a Jewish Museum on the fourth and the fifth floors. ...
  • 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks: Trial in Pakistan adjourned till June 11 June 5, 2014

    A Pakistani anti-terrorism court trying the seven accused in the 2008 Mumbai attacks case has adjourned the hearing till June 11 after prosecution lawyers failed to turn up for the second time in a week. The trial of seven Pakistani accused was adjourned on Thursday by the Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in...
  • Ajmal Kasab whom I taught is alive: Pak school teacher May 7, 2014

    Lahore: A teacher, who allegedly taught the 2008 Mumbai attack convict Ajmal Kasab, on Wednesday told a Pakistani court that the Ajmal he knew is alive and was not the one hanged in India. "I taught Ajmal but he was not the one hanged in India in connection with the Mumbai...
  • 26/11 Mumbai attack: NIA records statements of witnesses April 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Piecing together the jigsaw of 26/11 Mumbai attacks, NIA has recorded statements of some of the witnesses in connection with the conspiracy hatched by David Headley and others to carry out the terror strikes in the country's financial capital in 2008. The statements were recorded with the help of...
  • Social organisation working hard to ensure Mumbaikars come out to vote April 23, 2014

    "Enough is enough" was the clarion call after the 26/11 attacks but less than 50 per cent people turned up to elect their government. Be it BMC elections or Assembly, one thing that characterises Mumbai elections is low voter turnout. As the maximum city gets ready to vote for Lok...
  • Mumbai: 16 live bullets found near Taj hotel, probe on April 2, 2014

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police on Wednesday recovered 16 live bullets near the Taj hotel in Colaba. The bullets were found in a parking lot near the hotel. The police said the bullets appeared to be 2-3 years old. A police investigation is on. The Taj hotel was targeted by terrorists during the...
  • Pakistani court adjourns Mumbai attacks case till March 19 March 12, 2014

    The hearing in the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks trial against seven Pakistani suspects was on Wednesday adjourned till next week after the judge did not turn up, citing "security concerns". In the wake of a recent attack on a district court in Islamabad, the trial judge in the case did not...
  • PM's wish to visit his birth place in Pakistan may not materialise March 3, 2014

    Manmohan Singh's long-cherished wish to visit his birth place in Pakistan's Punjab province, where he was born over 81 years ago, may not be fulfilled before the end of his prime ministerial tenure. Asked whether Singh will be able to squeeze in a trip to Pakistan before the upcoming Lok Sabha...
  • Pakistan assures India of an early outcome in 26/11 trial February 20, 2014

    Pakistan on Thursday assured India that it is moving expeditiously with the trial of seven persons accused of involvement in the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks and an outcome is expected in a "couple of months". The assurance came during a 30-minute meeting between External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid and Sartaj Aziz,...
  • 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 20, 2013

    A 33-year-old 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 20, 2013

    London: A 33-year-old 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 Laskkar-e-Toiba 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' Zaki-Ur-Rehman Lakhvi stopped him from going...
  • MCOCA court rejects bail plea of Abu Jundal November 18, 2013

    The bail plea of alleged Lashkar-e-Taiba operative Sayed Zabiuddin Ansari alias Abu Jundal was on Monday rejected by MCOCA court in the 2006 Aurangabad arms haul case. Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) Designated Judge Sayed Kadri rejected Jundal's bail petition saying he could not be given liberty at this...
  • 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...
  • 26/11: The Inside Story - How Ajmal Kasab was recruited November 13, 2013

    An excerpt from The Siege: The Attack on the Taj by Adrian Levy and Cathy Scott-Clark, offering an inside view of what really happened on the night of 26/11, and what went into the conspiracy. May 2008 - Pakistan A party of Lashkar trainee fighters bumped along in a hand -painted...
  • Pakistani mole in Indian agencies helped 26/11 attackers November 8, 2013

    A Pakistani mole in the Indian security agencies code named 'Honey Bee' had helped his ISI handlers in identifying the landing site for 26/11 terrorists in Mumbai, claims a book by two British journalists. The information on Badhwar Park, the landing site, was shared by ISI operatives with Pakistani-American Lashkar operative...
  • 26/11 Mumbai attack: Five key documents handed over to Pakistan October 27, 2013

    India handed over to Pakistan five key documents running into nearly 600 pages for use in the 26/11 case in that country to proceed against seven key accused, including LeT commander Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi. The documents include the true copy of the Supreme Court judgement of the Mumbai attack case, deposition...
  • 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 high-profile 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...
  • Pakistan has evidence that 26/11 attack was planned there: India October 26, 2013

    India on Saturday said it was incumbent on Pakistan to present the evidence in 26/11 terror attacks as the planning, training of the terrorists responsible for the strikes and also the financing was done in that country. Reacting to Pakistan Foreign Office statement that it requires more evidence in Mumbai attacks...
  • We won't rest until culprits of Mumbai attack are punished, says RPN Singh October 26, 2013

    Union Minister of State for Home RPN Singh, on Friday, said that the country would not rest until all those involved in the 26/11 terror attacks in Mumbai are brought to be booked and punished. "We have been consistently demanding that Pakistan should handover culprits involved in the Mumbai terror attack...
  • 3 close aides of LeT operative Tunda remanded in judicial custody September 30, 2013

    New Delhi: LeT bomb expert Abdul Karim Tunda's three close aides, who had allegedly helped in infiltration of Pakistani and Bangladeshi terrorists into India in 1997 to carry out terror strikes, were remanded in judicial custody till October 14 by a Delhi court on Monday. Allauddin, Mohd Basiruddin and Mohd Zakaria...
  • Nawaz Sharif assures action on 26/11 Mumbai attacks September 30, 2013

    New York: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday assured India of "action" on the 26/11 Mumbai attacks case in the wake of a Pakistani judicial commission having visited India. In his talks with his Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York, Sharif said...
  • Mumbai Police reviews security of churches, malls, 5-star hotels September 25, 2013

    Mumbai: Following the Peshawar church blasts and Nairobi mall attacks, Mumbai Police is specifically reviewing the security of churches, malls and 5-star hotels. Top police officials have already been alerted by various state agencies to upgrade the security measures in the city which was targeted by Pakistani terrorists in November...
  • Nairobi to Peshawar: Is this the new chilling face of 26/11 like global terror? September 23, 2013

    The terror attack in Nairobi is still on with ten people still being held as hostage. 69 people have died so far in the attack and the fear of an increase in the death tolls persists while at least 60 died in Pakistan after two suicide bombers on Sunday morning...
  • Prevailing environment not conducive for talks with Pakistan: Rajnath Singh September 23, 2013

    Chandigarh: Opposing ongoing moves to resume dialogue with Pakistan, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Rajnath Singh on Monday said the prevailing environment was not conducive for talks. His statement came a couple of days before Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's scheduled visit to New York to attend the UN General Assembly. The prime minister...
  • Pakistan judicial commission probing the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack arrives in India September 21, 2013

    A judicial commission from Pakistan probing the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack arrived in India on Saturday. The eight-member team, which crossed into India through the Wagah-Attari border, 30 km from here, flew to Mumbai from here for its investigation. This is the second visit of the Pakistani judicial commission to India. They...
  • Mumbai attack: Pakistani Judicial Commission's visit delayed till Sep 11 September 3, 2013

    The visit of an eight-member Pakistani Judicial Commission to India to cross-examine witnesses of the Mumbai terror attacks has been delayed by four days due to "non availability of flight". "We were supposed to leave on September 7 but the PIA flight on that day has been cancelled. Hence, we would...
  • Pakistani team to question 26/11 Mumbai terror attack witnesses September 1, 2013

    Islamabad: A Pakistani eight-member delegation will visit India next week to cross-examine the witnesses in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, a media report said on Sunday. The delegation will comprise Pakistani prosecution and defence lawyers, the Dawn newspaper reported citing a Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) prosecutor. Mohammad Azhar Chaudhry, FIA's special prosecutor, said...