26_11

  • Kasab never asked for biryani, I concocted the statement: 26/11 Mumbai attack prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam March 21, 2015

    More than two years after 26/11 convict Ajmal Kasab was hanged, public prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam in a startling revelation admitted that he made up his statement that Kasab had asked for biryani while in custody. Nikam said he made it up just to divert people's attention. Nikam said the media...
  • Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi still in detention: Pak High Commissioner March 18, 2015

    Kolkata: Affirming that 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi "was not released and still in detention", Pakistan's High Commissioner in India Abdul Basit on Wednesday gave assurance that the country's judiciary would take action against him. "I want to tell you that Mr Lakhvi has not been released, he was...
  • LeT planning to launch fresh attack against India, claim Intelligence inputs March 18, 2015

    New Delhi: In a major security threat for the country, Intelligence inputs indicate that 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi is active again. Interception by intelligence agencies shows Pakistan's Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) is training young people in Muzaffarabad in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK). According to sources, 60 Lashkar-e-Toiba terrorists are...
  • Breaking Toons: Pakistan court orders 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi's release March 13, 2015

    A Pakistani court on Friday declared 26/11 Mumbai attacks mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi's detention illegal in a six-year-old kidnapping case. The court ordered his release. ...
  • Pakistan summons India's Deputy High Commissioner on the 'unnecessary hype' over 26/11 accused Lakhvi's release March 13, 2015

    Islamabad: Pakistan foreign office on Friday night summoned India's Deputy High Commissioner to Pakistan JP Singh on the 'unnecessary hype' over 26/11 accused Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi's release after orders of Islamabad High Court. Earlier in the day, India summoned Pakistan's envoy Abdul Basit to register protest against the development. India said...
  • Should India snap all ties with Pakistan? March 13, 2015

    After the Islamabad High Court ordered the release of 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, the Ministry of Home Affairs on Friday said the Pakistan government to take all legal measures to ensure that Lakhvi does not come out of jail. ...
  • India needs to put more pressure diplomatic pressure on Pakistan for 26/11 trial: Shashi Tharoor March 13, 2015

    In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, former MoS for External Affairs and Congress MP Shashi Tharoor said, "India needs to put more pressure diplomatic pressure on Pakistan to deliver on 26/11 trial." A Pakistani court on Friday declared that 26/11 Mumbai attacks mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi's detention illegal. The court...
  • Pakistan government should take legal measures to ensure Lakhvi doesn't walk free: MHA March 13, 2015

    New Delhi: After the Islamabad High Court ordered the release of 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, the Ministry of Home Affairs on Friday said the Pakistan government to take all legal measures to ensure that Lakhvi does not come out of jail. The Home Ministry said, "The overwhelming evidence...
  • All about 26/11 attack mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi March 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Top Lashkar-e-Toiba operative Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, accused of being one of the masterminds of the 26/11 Mumbai attacks, is one of the most wanted terrorists by India. Lakhvi is also accused of training and handling the 10 Lashkar terrorists who sneaked into Mumbai and killed 166 people during...
  • Pakistan court terms 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi's detention illegal, orders his release March 13, 2015

    New Delhi: A Pakistani court on Friday declared 26/11 Mumbai attacks mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi's detention illegal in a six-year-old kidnapping case. The court ordered his release. The notifications which were issued by Islamabad's District Administration were termed as null and void by Justice Noorul Haq in the morning, Express...
  • Court discharges top LeT bomb expert Abdul Karim Tunda in 1994 case under TADA and other offences March 10, 2015

    New Delhi: A Delhi Court on Tuesday discharged top Lashkar-e-Toiba bomb expert Abdul Karim Tunda, one of the 20 terrorists India had asked Pakistan to hand over after the 26/11 Mumbai attack, in a case lodged against him in 1994 under the stringent Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act (TADA). Additional...
  • 26/11 Mumbai terror attack mastermind Lakhvi's luxury jail life: Internet, mobiles, TV and visitors March 1, 2015

    Islamabad: LeT operations commander Zaki-ur- Rehman Lakhvi, the 2008 Mumbai terror attack mastermind, is living in relative luxury inside jail with access to internet, mobile phones and visitors despite Pakistan's protestations that it is cracking down on terrorists. One of Pakistan's most notorious prisoners, 55-year-old Lakhvi is living in relative luxury...
  • Live telecast of anti-terror operations should be prohibited: Home Ministry February 22, 2015

    New Delhi: Taking a step forward to ban live coverage of terror-related operations by television channels, the Home Ministry has said that 'anti-terror operations' should be prohibited from telecasting. Home Ministry stated its position on the matter after the Information and Broadcasting Ministry sought definition of terms 'anti-terror operations' and 'counter-terror...
  • Pakistan courts rejects 26/11 mastermind Lakhvi's bail, to stay in jail February 13, 2015

    Islamabad: Yet again, 26/11 Mumbai attacks mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi's bail has been cancelled and will continue to stay lodged inside the Adiala Jail in Islamabad. He had applied for bail in a six-and-a-half year old kidnapping case. He is also facing trial in an anti-terrorism court in Pakistan on...
  • Pakistan to try 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi on daily basis February 3, 2015

    Islamabad: Pakistan, under international pressure to curb terrorism and terrorist activities based on its territory, will conduct the trial of Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, the alleged mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, on day-to-day basis, local media reported on Tuesday. The Islamabad High Court, whose earlier order for conditional release of...
  • Unacceptable for Pakistan to provide safe havens to terrorists: Barack Obama January 23, 2015

    New Delhi: US President Barack Obama has said it is unacceptable for Pakistan to provide safe havens to terrorists. Obama told the India Today magazine that those behind the 26/11 attacks must face justice. He also said India must be included as a permanent member in the UN Security Council. The US...
  • US, UK ask Pakistan to hand over 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi to India January 19, 2015

    Islamabad: The US and the UK have asked Pakistan to hand over Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, the mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai attack, to India to improve bilateral ties or to them for his "independent trial". During 54-year-old Lakhvi's bail case the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday, the prosecution informed that...
  • 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi's custody in Pakistan jail extended by a month January 19, 2015

    Islamabad: Mumbai terror attacks accused Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi will have to spend more days in Jail as the Islamabad High Court on Monday extended his custody by a month. The division bench of the HC gave the order after hearing the petition moved by Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) pleading the...
  • 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...
  • Islamabad HC accepts government request for in-camera hearing of LeT operative Lakhvi's detention January 12, 2015

    Islamabad: The Islamabad High Court on Monday accepted the Pakistan government's application for an in-camera hearing 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. In December 2014, an anti-terrorism court granted bail to...
  • Pakistan court grants bail to 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi but he may stay in jail January 9, 2015

    Islamabad: Yet again, a Pakistan civil court granted bail to 26/11 mastermind and Lashkar-e-Toiba operative Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi in a kidnapping case against a surety of Rs 2 lakh. While Lakhvi's bail application was being heard in the court, his counsel Rizwan Abbasi argued that his client was wrongly booked in...
  • Watch: Similarity between Charlie Hebdo and 26/11 Mumbai attacks January 9, 2015

    Security experts say that the Charlie Hebdo magazine attack is the most synchronized terror attack after the 26/11 Mumbai attacks. ...
  • 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi to remain in jail, Pakistan Supreme Court rejects bail order January 7, 2015

    Islamabad: Pakistan's Supreme Court on Wednesday overturned the Islamabad High Court (IHC) order regarding the release of 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi. The case has been remanded back to the IHC on the ground that the decision of Lakhvi's release was rushed. While giving its observations, the apex court maintained that...
  • Pakistani court to hear appeal against 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi's bail January 6, 2015

    Islamabad: A Pakistani court on Tuesday will hear the government's appeal against the bail granted to 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi. Meanwhile, the Pakistan Supreme Court on Monday formed a two member bench to hear Lakhvi's detention case. The bench headed by Justice Jawaad S Khawaja will hear the case on...
  • 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. ...
  • Sea attack foiled: Was Pakistan planning another 26/11? January 2, 2015

    Indian Coast Guard intercepted a suspicious Pakistani vessel with explosives along the maritime border off Gujarat coast on the intervening night of December 31 and January 1 but before the security officials could board the boat, it was set on fire by its occupants setting off explosions and finally sank....
  • Conversation from Karachi intercepted by NTRO led security agencies to suspicious boat January 2, 2015

    New Delhi: A conversation intercepted by the National Technical Research Organisation (NTRO) from Karachi led Indian security agencies to the suspicious boat which finally blew itself up in the Arabian Sea in the intervening night of December 31 and January 1. As per the details emerging on how that boat was...
  • Pakistani boat kept sending signals of non-compliance despite getting cornered by Coast Goast January 2, 2015

    New Delhi: The Coast Guard has stated that despite being cornered by it, the suspicious boat continued sending signals of non-compliance. The suspicious boat was Pakistani because of its construction and flag it was bearing. It can be called a terror bid if it is established but the matter is...