MUMBAI ATTACK

  • Headley writes memoir in prison on 26/11 Mumbai attacks, LeT 6 days ago

    New York: Pakistani-American LeT terrorist David Headley, serving 35 years for his role in the 26/11 Mumbai attacks, has written a memoir in prison detailing how Lashkar's "dedication" to the cause of the "liberation of Kashmir" inspired him to join the terror group. American public affairs Television programme 'Frontline' was...
  • Hafiz Saeed calls India 'number one enemy' at a rally in Pakistan April 20, 2015

    Peshawar: Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief and 26/11 Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Mohammad Saeed yet again made an anti-India call at a rally in Pakistan. Issuing a new threat, Saeed called India "the number one enemy". The rally was attended by MPs of Nawaz Sharif's ruling PML(N), Imran khan's PTI and Jamat-e-Islami. It...
  • Railways Police Commissioner warns of 26/11 like attack in Mumbai, IB issues alert April 14, 2015

    Mumbai: There is a possibility of another 26/11 like attack in Mumbai in the next 2-3 months according to the Intelligence Bureau which issued an alert for the city after the Railways Police Commissioner wrote to the Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) warning of a terror strike. The Railways Police Commissioner letter...
  • Prosecution in Pakistan not using evidence to strengthen case against Lakhvi: MHA April 11, 2015

    The Home Ministry has accused the prosecution in Pakistan of not using the evidence the Indian government handed over to strengthen the case against 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi. Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju said, "We gave evidence against Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi to Pakistan. The...
  • Lakhvi's release, border disturbance shows Pakistan not interested in peace: PDP April 11, 2015

    Peoples Democratic Party hit out at Pakistan over release of 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi. PDP spokesperson Naeem Akhtar said, "Lakhvi's release and border disturbance shows Pakistan not interested in peace." ...
  • No country should provide shelter to terrorists but punish them, says Modi April 11, 2015

    Paris: On a day 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi was released, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday gave a veiled message to Pakistan, saying no country should provide shelter to terrorists but should punish them. "There is a need for global action to deal with terrorism. All nations should...
  • Inordinate delay by India in extending cooperation in 26/11 trial led to Lakhvi's release: Pakistan April 11, 2015

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Friday held India responsible for Lashkar-e-Toiba commander and 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi's release from Adiala jail in Rawalpindi. Lakhvi was released late Thursday night in secret and was received by his associates. Pakistan's Foreign Office Spokesperson Tasnim Aslam said, "Inordinate delay in extending cooperation by...
  • Pakistan frees 26/11 mastermind Lakhvi: Should India call off all ties with Pakistan? April 10, 2015

    Terror group Lashkar-e-Toiba commander and 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi walked out of Adiala Jail in Rawalpindi, Pakistan on late Thursday night leading to protests by Indian leaders. ...
  • Pakistan blames India for 'inordinate delay' in Mumbai attacks trial April 10, 2015

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Friday blamed India for "inordinate delay" in extending cooperation in the 2008 Mumbai attacks trial, saying it complicated the case of Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi and weakened the prosecution, leading to the release of the LeT operations commander. "As I had mentioned earlier also, inordinate delay in extending cooperation...
  • Breaking Toons: 26/11 Mumbai attacks mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi walks out of Pakistan jail April 10, 2015

    Terror group Lashkar-e-Toiba commander and 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi walked out of Adiala Jail in Rawalpindi, Pakistan on late Thursday night leading to protests by Indian leaders. ...
  • Where's a 56-inch chest when you need one, asks Milind Deora on Lakhvi's release April 10, 2015

    New Delhi: The Congress party on Friday slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party for failing to keep pressure on the Pakistan government to keep Lashkar-e-Toiba Lakhvi commander and 26/11 Mumbai attacks mastermind behind bars. Taking a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, former telecom minister Milind Deora tweeted, "Where's a 56-inch chest...
  • LeT's Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, who planned 26/11 Mumbai attacks, walks out of Pakistan jail April 10, 2015

    Islamabad: Terror group Lashkar-e-Toiba commander and 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi walked out of Adiala Jail in Rawalpindi, Pakistan on late Thursday night leading to protests by Indian leaders. The Lahore High Court had ordered government of Pakistan to immediately release Lakhvi from detention. Justice Muhammad Anwarul Haq of Lahore...
  • Lahore High Court orders Pakistan government to release 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi April 9, 2015

    Lahore: The Lahore High court has ordered government of Pakistan to immediately release 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi from detention. Justice Muhammad Anwarul Haq of Lahore High Court suspended the detention of 55-year-old Lakhvi under Maintenance of Public Order after the government failed to present sensitive records against him in the...
  • Citing Mumbai attack, report says FBI needs to improve March 26, 2015

    Washington: Citing the November 2008 Mumbai terror attack and four other cases, a report has concluded FBI has made strides in the past decade but needs faster reforms to transform itself into a threat-based, intelligence-driven organization. One of the key plotters of 26/11, the terror assault on Mumbai, Pakistani-American David...
  • Pakistan: 26/11 Mumbai attack accused Lakhvi challenges his detention, files two petitions March 25, 2015

    Islamabad/Lahore: LeT operations commander and 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi on Wednesday filed two separate contempt of court pleas against the Punjab government, challenging his detention under a security act despite the court's ruling to free him. The first petition was filed in the Islamabad High Court (IHC). "The government...
  • 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 to remain in jail, court rejects plea against detention March 20, 2015

    Lahore: A Pakistani court on Friday dismissed the plea of Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi against his detention under a public security act, keeping the mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai attack in jail till April. Lahore High Court (LHC) judge Mahmood Maqbool Bajwa dismissed 55-year-old Lakhvi's plea against his detention under Maintenance of...
  • 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...
  • Closely watching developments on 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi's release: US March 14, 2015

    Washington: The United States on Saturday said that it was closely monitoring developments in Pakistan related to the release orders of 2008 Mumbai terror attacks key suspect Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi. Responding to the reports at the daily press briefing, the State Department spokesman said the US hoped Pakistan would keep...
  • 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...
  • 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 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...
  • Pakistan: Court bars government from booking Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi in any other case March 2, 2015

    Islamabad: A Pakistani court on Monday barred the government from booking Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, the 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind, in any other case without its permission after his counsel argued that "false" cases might be slapped against him to keep him in jail. Islamabad High Court (IHC) judge Noorul Haq Qureshi...
  • Mumbai attack mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi challenges detention February 23, 2015

    Islamabad: Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, the 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind, on Monday challenged his detention under a public security act in the Islamabad High Court (IHC), saying the government has detained him on "illegal grounds". "We have challenged the detention of Mr Lakhvi in the IHC. The government has detained him on...
  • 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...