Mumbai Terror Attack

  • Free-spirited discussions at controversy-free Jaipur Literature Festival 22-01-2014 04:01 PM

    After being in the news for all the wrong reasons for two consecutive years, the Jaipur Literature Festival 2014 traversed geopolitical borders, overcame language barriers and discussed political, social and women's issues to exchange ideas without attracting any unwanted controversy. "It was truly a literary festival," said a journalist who...
  • LeT bomb expert Abdul Karim Tunda withdraws bail plea 03-01-2014 04:48 PM

    Top Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) bomb expert Abdul Karim Tunda, one of the 20 terrorists India had asked Pakistan to hand over after the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, on Friday withdrew his bail petition filed before a Delhi court. 72-year-old Tunda, who is in judicial custody in connection with various terror attack...
  • Mumbai police files draft charges against Abu Jundal in 26/11 terror attack case 27-12-2013 07:31 PM

    Mumbai police filed draft charges against alleged Lashkar-e-Toiba operative Sayed Zabiuddin Ansari alias Abu Jundal in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack case in the court on Friday. "The process of framing of charges will start next month," said Jundal's lawyer, advocate Ejaz Naqvi. Police are pressing charges against him on...
  • 'Efforts in Pakistan to rename spot after Bhagat Singh heartening' 23-12-2013 12:08 AM

    New Delhi: It is "heartening" to see some liberal Pakistanis resisting opposition from "Hafiz Saeed and ilk" to rename the roundabout in Lahore where Bhagat Singh was hanged after the freedom fighter, Union minister Manish Tewari on Sunday said. "Heartening - liberals in Lahore fighting to rename the spot where...
  • 2 Pakistan witnesses cross-examined in Mumbai terror trial 19-12-2013 02:42 PM

    Two critical witnesses, including an electoral officer who provided the names of relatives of one of the 10 LeT terrorists who carried out the 2008 Mumbai attacks, were cross-examined in a Pakistani anti-terror court. Okara District Electoral Officer, Javed along with the Manager of the Muslim Commercial Bank in Muzaffarabad...
  • Mumbai: Court rejects bail plea of 26/11 terror attack accuse Abu Jundal 13-12-2013 07:48 PM

    The sessions court at Mumbai on Friday rejected the bail application of alleged Lashkar-e-Toiba operative Sayed Zabiuddin Ansari, alias Abu Jundal, in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack case. Jundal is accused of being one of the conspirators behind the attack and of being present in the `control room' in Pakistan...
  • Snapshot: Vivek Oberoi and his wife Priyanka look stunning together 27-11-2013 11:56 AM

    Priyanka Alva Oberoi, who recently gave birth to a baby boy, was seen at an event to pay homage to the victims of the Mumbai terror attack. Accompanied by husband Vivek, she looked stunning in a blue saree. ...
  • 26/11 Mumbai attacks: 5 years on, trial in Pakistan has barely moved 26-11-2013 09:53 AM

    New Delhi: Five years after the deadly 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, the trial in Pakistan has been a no-go as it has barely moved. Hafiz Saeed is the man India believes planned the Mumbai 26/11 attacks. Yet five years later, Pakistan is no closer to even looking at the case...
  • 26/11 attacks: Mumbai Police, Maharashtra CM pay homage to martyrs 26-11-2013 09:18 AM

    Mumbai: It has been five years since the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, the most daring terror attack ever to have taken place on the Indian soil. The Mumbai Police held a memorial service at the Gymkhana on Tuesday morning. Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan and top Maharashtra police officers were...
  • Five years after 26/11 attacks, coastal security remains vulnerable 26-11-2013 08:40 AM

    Mumbai: It has been five years since the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, the most daring terror attack ever to have taken place on the Indian soil. But even today the Indian coastline remains vulnerable to threats as recommendations to bolster security still remain on paper. Five years ago on November...
  • India will not be satisfied till 26/11 perpetrators punished, says AK Antony 25-11-2013 06:04 PM

    India will not be satisfied unless Pakistan gives maximum punishment to the perpetrators of the 26/11 Mumbai terror strikes, Defence Minister AK Antony said on Monday. "We have explained many times. They (Pakistan) should book the culprits and unless these culprits are given maximum punishment, I don't think our nation...
  • 26/11 terror attack suspects' lawyer claims evidence is 'sham' 25-11-2013 05:13 PM

    Ahead of the fifth anniversary of the attacks on Mumbai by LeT terrorists, the new lawyer of the seven Pakistani suspects charged with involvement in the incident on Monday claimed the evidence provided by India was a "sham". "The dossiers provided by India is information and not evidence as needed...
  • 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...
  • Obama asks Sharif why trial of 26/11 accused has not started 24-10-2013 12:36 PM

    Washington: Backing India's concerns over the slow pace of progress in the 26/11 case in Pakistan, US President Barack Obama on Thursday asked Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif why the trial of Mumbai attackers has not started. "He (Obama) asked, why the trial of the (Mumbai) terrorist attack in India has...
  • Hope Nawaz Sharif will keep his promise, says Pranab Mukherjee 06-10-2013 07:28 AM

    Indian President Pranab Mukherjee has said his country appreciates the positive gestures towards India by new Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif but he needed to live up to his promises on controlling terrorism if there was to be progress on normalisation of ties between the countries. In an interview to...
  • Amid hiccups, Indian, Pakistan PMs agree to better ties 29-09-2013 09:51 PM

    New York:India and Pakistan want to take their strained relationship forward but peace has to first return to the LoC that divides Jammu and Kashmir, a top Indian official said on Sunday after Prime Ministers Manmohan Singh and Nawaz Sharif met in New Yorkfor their much awaited talks. "Both sides...
  • 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...
  • 26/11 terror attack: Deposition of Indian witnesses before Pakistan panel begins 24-09-2013 01:06 PM

    The deposition of Indian witnesses in the 26/11 terror attack case began in Mumbai on Tuesday before an eight-member Pakistani Judicial Commission amid tight security arrangements. The Commission members arrived at 11 am at a magistrate court to cross-examine witnesses of the Mumbai attack, in connection with prosecution of seven...
  • 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...
  • Pakistani judicial panel to cross examine 26/11 witness on Sept 24 20-09-2013 03:01 PM

    An 8-member Pakistani judicial commission will cross examine the witnesses in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack case on September 24 to carry forward the lingering trial in the case in that country. The evidence will be recorded by Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate P Y Ladekar, official sources told PTI on...
  • Pak judicial panel to cross examine 26/11 witnesses on September 24 20-09-2013 02:42 PM

    An 8-member Pakistani judicial commission will cross examine the witnesses in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack case on September 24 to carry forward the lingering trial in the case in that country. The evidence will be recorded by Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate P Y Ladekar, official sources told PTI on...
  • 26/11 Mumbai attack: Pakistan commission to visit India on Sept 21 17-09-2013 03:46 PM

    An eight-member Pakistani judicial commission will leave for India Sep 21 to cross-examine the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack witnesses. The commission was earlier scheduled to leave for India on September 11 but the visit was postponed due to the 10-day Ganesh festival, Geo News reported Tuesday. The commission members will...
  • Pakistan appoints new prosecutor in Mumbai terror attack case 13-09-2013 01:38 PM

    Pakistan has informed India that it has appointed a new prosecutor to probe the 2008 Mumbai terror attack and will send a Judicial Commission to the country on September 23 to cross-examine witnesses in the case, meeting India's demand for progress in the investigations. External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on...
  • 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks: Pakistan judicial commission's visit to India delayed by 4 days 04-09-2013 08:55 AM

    A Pakistani judicial commission's visit to India to cross-examine key witnesses in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks case was on Tuesday delayed by four days due to the non-availability of flights. "We were supposed to leave on September 7 but the PIA flight on that day has been cancelled. Hence,...
  • 26/11 Mumbai attacks: Pakistan court adjourns hearing till Wednesday 03-09-2013 02:41 PM

    The hearing in the Mumbai attack case was on Tuesday adjourned till Wednesday after the prosecution said the Law Ministry is yet to issue gazette notification about departure of Judicial Commission to India on September 7. During the hearing at the Anti Terrorism Court in Islamabad, Special Prosecutor M Azar...
  • 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...
  • 26/11 Mumbai attacks: Pakistani judicial commission to visit India in September 31-08-2013 06:00 PM

    An eight-member Pakistani judicial commission will visit India from September 7 to cross-examine witnesses of the Mumbai terror attacks in order to take forward the prosecution of seven suspects. Prosecutors on Saturday informed an anti-terrorism court in Islamabad conducting the trial of the seven suspects that an Indian government letter...
  • 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...
  • Hafiz Saeed tells India how it can become friends with Pakistan 15-08-2013 09:55 AM

    Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Mohammad Saeed, who is wanted in India for the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, has said he was not a terrorist, and asked for an independent probe by judges from India and Pakistan to find out whether he was guilty. "You (India) are continuously calling me a terrorist....