26_11

  • Mumbai: 16 live bullets found near Taj hotel, probe on 02-04-2014 02:21 PM

    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...
  • Pakistani court adjourns Mumbai attacks case till March 19 12-03-2014 06:19 PM

    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...
  • PM's wish to visit his birth place in Pakistan may not materialise 03-03-2014 06:14 PM

    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...
  • Pakistan assures India of an early outcome in 26/11 trial 20-02-2014 06:44 PM

    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...
  • Devyani Khobragade incident exposes Indian hypocrisy 10-01-2014 02:10 PM

    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 19-12-2013 11:56 PM

    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 19-12-2013 09:52 PM

    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...
  • 26/11 attacks: Dissatisfied with pace of trial in Pak, says Khurshid 26-11-2013 11:06 PM

    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 20-11-2013 10:14 PM

    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...
  • MCOCA court rejects bail plea of Abu Jundal 18-11-2013 06:07 PM

    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...
  • India received 26 alerts before terror strike on 26/11: 'The Siege' 17-11-2013 03:43 PM

    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...
  • 26/11: The Inside Story - How Ajmal Kasab was recruited 12-11-2013 11:38 AM

    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...
  • Pakistani mole in Indian agencies helped 26/11 attackers 08-11-2013 07:16 PM

    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...
  • 26/11 Mumbai attack: Five key documents handed over to Pakistan 27-10-2013 03:23 PM

    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,...
  • David Headley 'bragged' about Mumbai attacks in emails, claims a book 26-10-2013 09:44 PM

    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 26-10-2013 03:03 PM

    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...
  • We won't rest until culprits of Mumbai attack are punished, says RPN Singh 26-10-2013 12:45 AM

    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...
  • 3 close aides of LeT operative Tunda remanded in judicial custody 30-09-2013 05:16 PM

    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...
  • Nawaz Sharif assures action on 26/11 Mumbai attacks 30-09-2013 12:14 AM

    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...
  • Mumbai Police reviews security of churches, malls, 5-star hotels 25-09-2013 02:18 PM

    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...
  • Prevailing environment not conducive for talks with Pakistan: Rajnath Singh 23-09-2013 05:33 PM

    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...
  • Pakistan judicial commission probing the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack arrives in India 21-09-2013 11:23 PM

    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...
  • Mumbai attack: Pakistani Judicial Commission's visit delayed till Sep 11 03-09-2013 09:14 PM

    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...
  • Pakistani team to question 26/11 Mumbai terror attack witnesses 01-09-2013 05:58 PM

    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...
  • Tunda says Lakhvi scuttled his chances in LeT 25-08-2013 05:21 PM

    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...
  • Number of Coast Guard stations doubled after Mumbai terror attack, says official 24-08-2013 11:28 PM

    The Coast Guard has doubled the number of its stations from 20 to 42 as part of strengthening security after the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, a top ICG official said in Kozhikode on Saturday. "After the 26/11 terror attack at Mumbai, Coast Guard has been strengthening our coastal security. We...
  • Mumbai terror attack: Pak ready to send 26/11 judicial panel to India next month 22-08-2013 08:52 PM

    Pakistan is ready to send for the second time a judicial commission to India next month to cross examine the witnesses of Mumbai terror attack to take the case forward in Rawalpindi court. Islamabad has conveyed to New Delhi that the Pakistani judicial commission is ready to come early September...
  • US tells India Headley opposed to further questioning 24-06-2013 07:12 PM

    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 Indo-US 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 29-05-2013 07:46 PM

    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....
  • 26/11 attacks: Pak court adjourns hearing on Saeed's plea 28-05-2013 11:15 AM

    Lahore: A Pakistani court has adjourned for nearly four months the hearing of a petition filed by Lashkar-e-Taiba founder Hafiz Mohammad Saeed seeking legal aid from the government to defend himself in a US lawsuit over the 2008 Mumbai attacks. A Deputy Attorney General told Lahore High Court Chief Justice...