Tehreek E Taliban

  • Four suspected SIMI members held 01-01-2014 02:04 PM

    Close on the heels of arrest of five SIMI activists in the state last week, four suspected operatives of the banned organisation were apprehended by the Madhya Pradesh ATS and Counter Terrorist Group in Ujjain. Huge amount of explosives were also seized from the suspected Students Islamic Movement of India...
  • Pak government reviving peace talks with Taliban 02-12-2013 02:45 PM

    Islamabad: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif-led government is at the "conclusive stage" of revival of proposed talks with the Pakistan Taliban, a senior minister has said. "Yes, we're (almost) at the conclusive stage to resume talks with the TTP," Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid was quoted as saying by the Express Tribune...
  • Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan rules out talks with government 22-11-2013 06:18 PM

    The Pakistan Taliban has ruled out the possibility of holding any peace talks with the Pakistan government, a media report said on Friday. Shahidullah Shahid, spokesman of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), said they would not forgive the killers of Hakimullah Mehsud and would chase them even in the far-flung areas...
  • Pakistan Taliban claims slain chief was target of government sorcery 10-11-2013 08:14 PM

    If you think sorcery is limited to just the Harry Porter series, then the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) will like to differ. The militant group has claimed that Pakistan's government resorted to sorcery to cause headache and body pain to its slain chief Hakeemullah Mehsud. Mehsud sought spiritual treatment from an...
  • Suspected Taliban member killed in Karachi 28-10-2013 07:27 AM

    Karachi: A suspected activist of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan was killed today in clashes between militants and the security forces in this southern port city. A senior police official said the encounter took place at Ijtamah Gah Road in Orangi town in Karachi during a targeted operation carried out by the...
  • US confirms top Pakistani Taliban leader has been captured 12-10-2013 07:50 AM

    Washington: American troops have captured second in command of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), Latif Mehsud, officials here have confirmed. However, officials did not confirm the place and date where the top TTP leader was captured. "I can confirm that US forces did capture TTP terrorist leader Latif Mehsud in a military...
  • Pak Taliban plotting 'major disaster' on election day: Report 09-05-2013 11:31 PM

    Islamabad: Pakistani security agencies have informed the government that the Taliban have plans to attack foreign election observers, foreign journalists, important candidates and officials of the Election Commission during the May 11 polls, according to a media report on Thursday. The banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan has formed a special force to...
  • 42 dead, over 100 injured in Pakistan triple blasts 04-04-2011 08:56 AM

    Islamabad: At least 42 people were killed and over a hundred injured on Sunday when three powerful blasts ripped through a crowded shrine in Pakistan's Punjab province. Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has strongly condemned the attack. Hundreds of Sufi Muslims from different parts of the country had gathered at...
  • Six arrested for Lankan team attack in Lahore 30-03-2011 12:10 PM

    Lahore: Six terrorists belonging to the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) have been arrested for their involvement in the brazen attack in 2009 on the Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore that left six players injured and six escorting policemen dead. Lahore police chief Muhammad Aslam Tareen told the media on...
  • Pak Taliban set up women suicide bombers wing 29-12-2010 01:03 PM

    Islamabad: Pakistani Taliban have established an all-women wing of suicide bombers to carry out terror missions across the country, dramatically revealed a 12-year-old girl who managed to escape from the clutches of the rebels from near the Afghanistan border. Meena Gul's brother, a Taliban commander, told her, "You will go...
  • Taliban killed Benazir Bhutto: Pak probe 26-10-2010 11:45 AM

    Islamabad: Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) was responsible for the assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, concluded a probe carried out by the country's Federal Investigation Agency. The agency is likely to submit its report before an anti-terrorism court October 30, Dawn reported on Tuesday. The investigation report has accused slain...
  • Watch: Mehsud's likely successor killed in Taliban infighting 09-08-2009 12:51 PM

    Hakimullah Mehsud was a contender for Tehreek-e-Taliban's top post. ...