Terror Attack

  • J&K: Militants attack polling officials in Shopian 24-04-2014 08:11 PM

    Srinagar: Suspected militants attacked polling officials when they were leaving after polling ended in Shopian district of south Kashmir, leaving several persons injured. Inspector General of Police, Kashmir, AG Mir told reporters that a firing incident was reported from Shopian on Thursday evening. Some security force personnel have been injured...
  • Jama Masjid attack: Police files chargesheet against Yasin Bhatkal, Asadullah Akhtar 19-04-2014 05:12 PM

    Indian Mujahideen (IM) co-founder Yasin Bhatkal and his aide Asadullah Akhtar were on Saturday chargesheeted by Delhi Police in connection with the September 2010 Jama Masjid terror attack case in which two Taiwani tourists had sustained bullet injuries. The Special Cell of Delhi Police filed its final report before Additional...
  • Security tightened at railway stations following threats of terror attack 19-04-2014 07:39 AM

    Security has been beefed up at seven railway stations, including Jaipur and Ajmer, after a letterpurportedly by a terror outfit threatened to carry out an explosion on April 21, three days before second phase of Lok Sabha polls are scheduled to be held in Rajasthan. North West Railways (NWR) have...
  • 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...
  • Jammu: Four people including two terrorists killed in twin terror attacks 28-03-2014 09:06 AM

    Jammu: Two terrorists have been killed in an encounter with Army in Janglote in Kathua. The terrorists executed twin terror attacks in Jammu where one person was killed and three others were injured early on Friday morning. Heavy firing is on in the Janglote area near an army installation in...
  • Jammu: 1 dead, 3 hurt as 4 alleged terrorists open fire on a vehicle 28-03-2014 07:33 AM

    Kathua: One person has been killed and 3 others have been injured after 4 alleged terrorists opened fire on a vehicle in Kathua in Jammu. The gunmen were reportedly wearing army uniforms. After the attack, the alleged terrorists hijacked a white Bolero and took it towards Jammu. With the terrorists...
  • IM arrests: Two detained Jamia residents released after protests 24-03-2014 09:20 AM

    New Delhi: After long protests by Jamia residents backed by AAP and Congress leaders on Sunday, the two students who were detained by the police in connection with the arrest of IM operatives were released late evening. They were, however, asked by the special cell to join the probe later....
  • No Indian among those killed in Kabul Taliban attack: MEA 21-03-2014 09:31 PM

    No Indian is among the fatalities in a Taliban attack on a Kabul hotel, the Indian external affairs ministry said on Friday. "No Indian has been killed. We have confirmed this," a ministry official said. Earlier, reports had said that an Indian was among the nine people killed in a...
  • Police hunt for motive as search for Malaysian jet spans hemispheres 16-03-2014 10:59 PM

    Malaysian investigators are trawling through the backgrounds of the pilots, crew and ground staff who worked on a missing jetliner for clues as to why someone on board flew it perhaps thousands of miles off course, the country's police chief said. Background checks of passengers on Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370...
  • Terrorists kill two policemen in Kashmir near a Pulwama court 03-03-2014 02:59 PM

    Srinagar: Two policemen were killed in a terrorist attack near the court premises in Pulwama town on Monday after terrorists fired volley of bullets on a police party in the main township. Police and witnesses said terrorists fired briefly on the policemen and later fled from the scene. The two...
  • China blames separatists for knife attack; 33 dead 02-03-2014 12:02 PM

    Kunming: More than 10 assailants slashed scores of people with knives at a train station in southern China in what state media said on Sunday was a terrorist assault by ethnic separatists from the far west. Twenty-nine slash victims and four attackers were killed and 143 people wounded. Police fatally...
  • 'Terror attack' in China kills 28, injures 113 02-03-2014 07:12 AM

    Beijing: Twenty-eight people were killed and 113 others injured in a "violent terrorist attack" when a group of unidentified men armed with knives attacked a railway station in China's southwestern Kunming city on Saturday. A group of unknown knife-wielding men attacked the Kunming Railway Station in the capital city of...
  • CCTVs and the move to make Indian cities safer across states

    Geek At Large |  Saurav Jha
    The arrest of Indian Mujahideen founder Yasin Bhatkal has served to highlight the increasing role played by CCTV footage in terror investigations. Not only has...

  • Alleged RSS terror links: Congress guarded in response to magazine report 06-02-2014 02:40 PM

    New Delhi: Barely three months ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, a magazine has dropped a bombshell. In its February cover page, The Caravan has carried a story 'The Believer' on Swami Aseemanand, an accused in several terror cases across India between 2006 and 2008. The article by Leena Gita...
  • 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...
  • Mumbai: Court issues non-bailable warrant against 12 more accused in 26/11 case 15-01-2014 03:55 PM

    A local court on Wednesday issued a non-bailable warrant (NBW) against 12 more accused in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks case. The court trying the case of Lashkar-e-Taiba operative and 26/11 key handler Abu Jundal issued non-bailable warrant (NBW) against 12 more accused, Special Ujjwal Nikam told media persons in...
  • 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...
  • After twin blasts ahead of Winter Olymipcs, Russia on high alert 31-12-2013 09:26 AM

    After the twin terrorist attacks in Volgograd weeks ahead of the Winter Olympics - Russia is now on high alert. The US State Department has warned its citizens to stay vigilant. Officials also stated that both nations were engaged extensively in security arrangements for the games. At least 16 people...
  • 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...
  • Watch: Looking back at 2001 Parliament attack 13-12-2013 03:43 PM

    Today is the 12th anniversary of the terror attack. Nine people, including eight security personnel, were killed in the December 13, 2001 terror attack on Parliament. ...
  • MPs pay homage to martyrs of 2001 terror attack on Parliament 13-12-2013 11:02 AM

    New Delhi: Members of Parliament on Friday paid homage to the martyrs of the 2001 terror attack on Parliament. Today is the 12th anniversary of the terror attack. Nine people, including eight security personnel, were killed in the December 13, 2001 terror attack on Parliament. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Lok...
  • J&K: 1 CRPF personnel killed in terror attack in Srinagar 11-12-2013 04:42 PM

    Srinagar: A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel was killed and another injured in a terror attack in Nowgam area of Srinagar. The CRPF personnel were attacked by a group of terrorists on Wednesday at around 3.30 PM injuring the Assistant Sub-Inspector and a constable of the 29 Battalion, a...
  • Explosion near Kabul airport, no casualties reported 11-12-2013 10:26 AM

    Kabul: A heavy explosion was heard near Kabul airport in Afghanistan early on Wednesday morning. There have been no reports of casualties yet. The nature of the explosion is not clear so far. "Based on our information there was a explosion near KAIA," said deputy Kabul police chief Sayed Ghafar...
  • J&K: 3 terrorists killed in 12-hour encounter with security forces 03-12-2013 08:19 AM

    Handwara: Three terrorists were killed in Handwara on Tuesday in a 12 hour encounter with the security forces. Bodies of the two terrorists have been recovered by the security forces. The stand-off between the terrorists and security forces started early on Monday spreading panic among the locals. ...
  • J&K: Police officer killed in a terror attack in Chadoora, Budgam 02-12-2013 02:17 PM

    Chadoora: The Chadoora Station House Officer (SHO) on Monday succumbed to injuries following an attack by a terrorist in Budgam in Jammu and Kashmir. Two other police officials were also injured in the attack outside police station in Chadoora. No terror outfit has claimed responsibility for the attack so far...
  • 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: I miss Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan every second of my life, says father 26-11-2013 03:45 PM

    Slain Indian Army officer Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan's father K Unnikrishnan has said that there is no single second when he doesn't miss his son. ...