Lashkar E Taiba

  • Pakistan court requested to hold 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks trial by video-link 6 days ago

    Lahore: Prosecution lawyers today filed an application in a Pakistani anti-terrorism court requesting it to conduct the trial of the seven accused in the 2008 Mumbai attacks case through video-link. The prosecution lawyers filed the application in the Anti-Terrorism Court in Rawalpindi, urging it to hold the trial through video-link, sources...
  • Pakistan-based LeT backer, business on US terror blacklist August 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Muhammad Iqbal, whose name figures among the suspects behind the 26/11 Mumbai attack, has been put on the list of Specially Designated Global Terrorists (SDGT) by the United States. The Pakistan-based Iqbal had made the payment for the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) in Italy that was used by...
  • Terror export to Iraq matter of concern: Shiv Sena July 15, 2014

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Tuesday expressed concern over what it described as "home-grown terror being exported" to Iraq, which could pose serious ramifications for India. In an editorial in its mouthpiece 'Saamana', the party said that the incident of four missing youngsters from Kalyan town in Thane, who have reportedly...
  • Top LeT guerrilla killed in Kashmir July 10, 2014

    Srinagar: A top foreign guerrilla of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) outfit was on Wednesday killed in a gunfight with security forces in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir in which a soldier was also injured, police said. Acting on specific information about the presence of some militants at Shah Mohalla Hamla Pati...
  • Lashkar-e-Taiba 'chief' threatens judge, wants case against Omar Abdullah dismissed July 5, 2014

    A judge in a local court in Allahabad has received a letter from a person claiming to be a top operative of terrorist organisation Lashkar-e-Taiba who has threatened to kill him if he did not dismiss a case filed against Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah. "We have received a...
  • 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...
  • Kumar Vishwas mocks RSS, likens it to Lashkar-e-Taiba April 14, 2014

    Having got into trouble for praising RSS, Aam Aadmi Party candidate against Rahul Gandhi from Amethi Kumar Vishwas on Monday said the Hindu nationalist group’s discipline was as “good” as that of militant outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba. Earlier this month, the 44-year-old AAP leader had praised RSS as a “disciplined force” and asked...
  • Suspected LeT operative arrested in Haryana December 17, 2013

    A suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operative has been arrested from Haryana, police said on Tuesday. Rashid, 30-year-old man, was arrested from Nuh district of the Mewat region in Haryana on Monday night. His name surfaced after police interrogated Mohammad Shahid, another LeT suspect who was arrested by Delhi Police on December 10. ...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • US pressuring Pakistan to act against me, says Hafiz Saeed October 26, 2013

    Jamaat-ud-Dawah chief Hafiz Mohammad Saeed has claimed the US is demanding that the Pakistan government should take action against him because he had been opposing American drone strikes. "The US is demanding the imposition of a ban on JuD because I am raising my voice on drone strikes. If this is...
  • J&K: Hafiz Saeed may be at the LoC to help infiltration: Shinde October 22, 2013

    Jammu: Intelligence reports suggest Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) founder Hafiz Saeed could be visiting areas along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir to facilitate infiltration into the state, said union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Tuesday. Shinde told reporters in Samba town on the sidelines of a Border Security...
  • Hizbul Mujahideen guerrilla commander arrested in Kashmir October 6, 2013

    A top guerrilla commander of the Hizbul Mujahideen involved in killings of two policemen and a civilian besides carrying out other terror attacks in the Kashmir Valley has been arrested, a police officer said on Saturday. Deputy Inspector General (North Kashmir range) JP Singh told reporters in north Kashmir's Sopore town...
  • J&K: Srinagar encounter ends, sources say terrorist may have escaped in the dark October 3, 2013

    New Delhi: The siege in Srinagar's Ahmadnagar area ended on Thursday after the terrorist, who was trapped in the area, managed the escape in the dark, sources said. Despite assurance from Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif that ceasefire violations will be curbed, terrorism has reared its head in Jammu and Kashmir....
  • PM Manmohan Singh to raise terror concerns with Barack Obama September 27, 2013

    Washington: Against the backdrop of terror strikes in Jammu, India's concerns over continued activities of Lashkar-e-Taiba emanating from Pakistan and freedom to Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed are expected to figure in the talks between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and US President Barack Obama in Washington on Friday. Giving this indication, Indian...
  • We won't be deterred by terror attacks in Afghanistan, India to UN September 20, 2013

    India has said attacks by a syndicate of terrorism, including Taliban, Al Qaeda and Lashkar-e-Taiba, on its citizens and interests in Afghanistan will not deter it from supporting the war-torn nation during its crucial transition. Concerted action is needed to "isolate and root out" the syndicate of terrorism, including elements of...
  • Kishtwar riots an ISI bid at ethnic cleansing: Defence expert September 15, 2013

    New Delhi: The August 9 riots at Kishtwar in Jammu, dubbed as 'communal', were actually another bid by Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) at orchestrating ethnic cleansing in the northern Indian state, according to a senior defence expert. "Our estimate is that the ISI used the riots to get rid of the village...
  • LeT chief coordinator arrested in Kashmir September 10, 2013

    Manzoor alias Shamas Baba, the chief coordinator of terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), has been arrested from Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district, an army spokesman said on Tuesday. Manzoor was arrested in a joint operation by the army and state police on Monday, Naresh Vij, spokesman of the army's Srinagar-based Chinar Corps,...
  • Abdul Karim Tunda remanded to four days' police custody September 7, 2013

    Top Lashkar-e-Taiba bomb expert Abdul Karim Tunda was on Saturday remanded in four days' police custody by a court in Delhi in connection with various bomb blast cases in 1997 and for allegedly helping Pakistani nationals to infiltrate into India. The Special Cell of Delhi Police produced Tunda before Chief Metropolitan...
  • JuD to launch anti-India drive from Friday September 5, 2013

    Lahore: Jammat-ud-Dawah (JuD), the parent body of banned terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba and headed by Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed, will launch an 'anti-India drive' across Pakistan from Friday. In the backdrop of ongoing tension between Pakistan and India over exchange of fire and the killings at LoC, the JuD has given...
  • LeT bomber Tunda sent to Judicial Custody till September 7 August 24, 2013

    New Delhi: The Lashkar-e-Taiba bomber Abdul Karim Tunda has been sent to Judicial Custody till September 7 after the Delhi police did not seek his custody for interrogation. The 70-year-old LeT ideologue, was admitted to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) for special cardiac care on Friday after he...
  • Tunda took to bombs to avenge kin's killing in riot August 18, 2013

    Abdul Karim Tunda, Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist arrested by Delhi Police from India-Nepal border, became a bomb-maker after the 1985 Bhiwandi riot in Maharashtra to avenge his relatives' killing, police said on Sunday. His attraction towards incendiary material started in his childhood -- while he was in school and keenly observed a 'chooranwalah'...
  • Syed Abdul Karim alias 'Tunda': The co-founder of jehadi movement in India August 17, 2013

    Bomb expert of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) Syed Abdul Karim alias 'Tunda' is one of the 3 co-founders of jehadi movement in India. He is wanted in 33 criminal and 40 blasts cases. He is a suspect in Delhi, Panipat, Sonipat and Ludhiana blasts. The Delhi Police has arrested Tunda on Friday...
  • Massive security deployment in Delhi ahead of Independence Day August 14, 2013

    New Delhi: A massive security net has put in place in New Delhi following threats of terror attacks as only one day is left for Independence Day. A three-tier security apparatus involving the NSG, paramilitary and Delhi Police has been deployed in the national capital. More than 530 important installations...
  • Delhi on high alert ahead of Independence day over terror threat August 13, 2013

    New Delhi: New Delhi has been put on high alert ahead of Independence day after the police received two warning letters from the Intelligence Bureau. These letters warn of a possible terror attack by Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT). More than 530 important installations have been identified as a highly sensitive across state....
  • US withdraws Lahore consulate staff over terror threat August 9, 2013

    Lahore/Washington:  The US evacuated all non-emergency staff from its consulate in Lahore on Friday, citing a specific terror threat against the facility even as it issued a fresh travel advisory to Americans warning against visiting Pakistan. The move comes amid a worldwide alert over al-Qaeda intercepts. "Today, the Department of State ordered...
  • 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....
  • Yasin Malik flown to Srinagar by Delhi Police May 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Kashmiri separatist leader Yasin Malik reached Srinagar on Friday after he flown by Delhi Police, which took him into preventive custody after denying permission for his protest to press for his demands, including handing over the body of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru. The Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front...
  • Most LeT recruits are from Pakistan: US report April 5, 2013

    Washington: A staggering 94 per cent of fresh recruits of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) see Jammu and Kashmir as a "fighting front" and hail mostly from Pakistan's Punjab province from families having links with the powerful army and intelligence network, according to a US military report. The report from the US Military...