TERROR PLOT

  • NIA takes over probe into terror plot; files FIR June 21, 2014

    Chennai: Taking over the probe into a terror plot allegedly hatched to target US and Israeli consulates in South India, National Investigation Agency on Saturday filed an FIR in a special court here. The FIR naming arrested suspected ISI agent Zakir Hussain was filed in the Special Court for bomb...
  • Canada terror plot raises questions on deportation April 27, 2013

    Toronto: Canada's immigration minister says he is reviewing the country's deportation policies following revelations that a court decided nine years ago against deporting a man who was arrested last week on terror charges. Raed Jaser came to Canada with his family as a teenager in 1993. Court records indicate he...
  • Canada terror plot accused deny charges April 24, 2013

    Toronto: The two men accused of plotting a terror attack targeting a passenger train in Canada denied the allegations made against them after they appeared before a court. Raed Jaser, 35, of Toronto and Chiheb Esseghaier, 30, of Montreal who face charges of conspiring "with each other to murder unknown...
  • Canada thwarts plot to blow up USCanada rail line April 23, 2013

    Toronto: Canadian security forces thwarted a plot to blow up a rail line between Canada and the United States and will announce arrests on Monday afternoon, police and intelligence agencies said. US security and law enforcement sources also said the suspects had sought to attack the railroad between Toronto and New...
  • Hizbul terrorist arrest: Delhi Police submits report to Home Ministry March 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi Police has submitted its report to the Home Ministry on the arrest of the alleged Hizbul terrorist Liyaqat Shah. Police sources said Liyaqat was in Kathmandu to meet a Hizbul man and was in close contact with a Pakistani Embassy official. The Union Home Ministry, meanwhile, has...
  • 'Home Ministry to order probe in Hizbul terrorist arrest versions' March 24, 2013

    New Delhi: The Union Home Ministry will order a probe examining the two version of the arrest of alleged Hizbul terrorist Liaqat Shah, sources said on Sunday. While the Delhi Police sources said Liaqat was part of the terror plot to strike Delhi around Holi and arms and explosives were...
  • NIA should probe Hizbul terrorist's case: Omar Abdullah March 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday spoke to Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde and demanded that the case of arrest of an alleged Hizbul Mujahdeen terrorist by Delhi Police be transferred to the National Investigation Agency (NIA) for a "timebound speedy probe". The Chief...
  • Hizbul terrorist arrested was allegedly returning from Pak March 23, 2013

    New Delhi/Srinagar: Liaqat Shah, arrested by the Delhi police on Friday, was allegedly planning terror attacks ahead of Holi in Delhi. The Delhi Police sources insist Liaqat was a senior terrorist named in a 2011 FIR for promoting terror from PoK and he had come to India to carry out...
  • Delhi Police says arrested Hizbul terrorist worked for Pak agencies March 22, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Thursday arrested a suspected Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist from Gorakhpur who revealed that there were plans of terror strikes on the occasion of Holi in the national capital. The police said the suspected terrorist, identified as Liaqat Shah, was sent by Pakistani agencies and was...
  • Delhi Police arrests suspected terrorist planning attacks during Holi March 22, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police has arrested a suspected Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist from Gorakhpur. Sources say he has revealed that there were plans of terror strikes on the occasion of Holi. The suspected terrorist has been identified as Liaqat Shah, who hails from Sopore in Jammu and Kashmir and is...
  • US: Man sentenced to 17 years in prison in terror plot November 2, 2012

    Boston: A Massachusetts man was sentenced on Thursday to 17 years in prison in a plot to fly remotecontrolled model planes packed with explosives into the Pentagon and US Capitol. Rezwan Ferdaus, 27, of Ashland, pleaded guilty in July to attempting to provide material support to terrorists and attempting to...
  • US: FBI operation foils Federal Reserve terror plot October 18, 2012

    New York: A Bangladeshi man was arrested in New York on Wednesday in a sting operation by US authorities for allegedly plotting to bomb the Federal Reserve bank. Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis was arrested while he was trying to detonate what he believed to be a 1,000pound bomb in...
  • Bangalore: 11 terror suspects sent to judicial custody September 27, 2012

    Bangalore: A local court on Thursday remanded 11 terror suspects to judicial custody till October 11 on expiry of their police custody. The court also extended till September 29 the police custody of two other terror suspects, nabbed subsequent to the arrest of the 11. The terror suspects, who were in...
  • Bangalore: How police tracked down terror suspects September 4, 2012

    Bangalore: It was not an easy task for the police to unravel the links in the terror plot, a police source said. The detectives of the Special Intelligence Branch (SIB) of Andhra Pradesh were in disguise of patients, street vendors and PR persons to track terror suspects. The source said...
  • 'Aim of K'taka terror plot was to disturb peace' September 4, 2012

    Bangalore: Disturbing communal harmony by attacking rightwing leaders and a few individuals was the motive of the terror suspects arrested by the Bangalore police on August 29, said Deputy Chief Minister R Ashok. In an interaction with Express on Monday, Ashok, who is also the Home Minister, said the accused...
  • B'lore: Terror suspects got arms training near Hubli September 3, 2012

    Bangalore: Interrogation of terror suspects arrested by the CCB teams on Wednesday has revealed that a firearms training camp was conducted near Hubli recently where some of them were trained in handling small arms like pistols, sources said. "In the training camp, two or three of the arrested suspects were trained...
  • Special team to probe Karnataka terror suspects' links September 1, 2012

    Bangalore: The Karnataka crime branch on Saturday set up a special team to investigate the terror links of a dozen youths arrested this week and unravel their plans to carry deadly attacks in the state with support from banned outfits LeT and HuJi. "We have formed a special investigation team to...
  • Karnataka terror probe: 5 more arrested in Andhra, Maharashtra September 1, 2012

    With the arrest of the five more suspects four in Nanded and one in Hyderabad who allegedly had links with the 11 people held by the Bangalore Police on Thursday , the number of those detained in the terror plot rose to 16 on Friday. Bangalore Police Commissioner...
  • 9 BritishAsians jailed for London terror plot February 10, 2012

    London: A UK court on Thursday jailed 9 BritishAsian men for plotting to bomb various London landmarks, including the London Stock Exchange, and organise a terrorist training camp in Pakistan. The men of Pakistani and Bangladeshi origin pleaded guilty during the trial and were convicted last week. The court also...
  • Four admit plotting to bomb London targets February 2, 2012

    An al Qaidainspired group wanted to target the London Stock Exchange, Big Ben and Westminster Abbey. ...
  • Ambala haul tip of iceberg: Defence Minister October 16, 2011

    Defence Minister AK Antony visited Ambala after a car loaded with explosives was found outside the railway station. ...
  • Need to remain vigilant along borders: Antony October 15, 2011

    New Delhi: The foiled terror plot in Ambala, possibly aimed at targeting the national capital, was just a "tip of the iceberg", Defence Minister A K Antony said on Saturday, cautioning people to remain vigilant in the prevailing "sensitive and delicate" atmosphere. "Ambala incident is a tip of iceberg. The present...
  • Ambala explosives was for Delhi: Police October 13, 2011

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Thursday revealed that the explosives found in an abandoned car in Ambala was meant for banned terror outfit Babbar Khalsa International and was to be used in Delhi. As per the Delhi Police, central intelligence agencies had provided the input that a module of...
  • Suspected terror plot foiled in Ambala October 13, 2011

    New Delhi: A possible terror attack was foiled just days before the Diwali festival with the recovery of over 5kg explosives and detonators from a car parked outside the Ambala Cantt Railway Station, police said on Thursday. Haryana Police sources said two newspapers with Jammu dateline and empty sweet box from...
  • No sign of US entry for terror plot September 11, 2011

    Washington: US intelligence agencies have found no evidence that al Qaeda has sneaked any terrorists into the country for a strike coinciding with the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, senior officials said on Saturday. But authorities kept a high alert as investigators looked for proof of a plot...
  • US govt will not appeal against Rana verdict June 11, 2011

    Washington: The US Government will not appeal against a Chicago court verdict which found PakistaniCanadian Tahawwur Rana "not guilty" on charges related to his involvement in the Mumbai terrorist attacks, a ruling that was received with disappointment by India. "After sentencing, Rana may appeal his conviction on the two counts,...
  • Nine Asians charged in UK over bomb plot December 27, 2010

    London: Nine men, mostly of Pakistani and Bangladeshi origin, have been charged with conspiracy to cause explosions and plotting terror attacks in Britain, a week after they were arrested in a series of raids across England and Wales. Police said they have charged the men, all aged between 19...
  • 3 Canadians held in Ottawa for alQaeda links August 27, 2010

    Toronto: Three Canadian citizens were charged for an alleged terror plot with links to senior alQaeda figures in the AfghanistanPakistan border. Hiva Mohammad Alizadeh, and Misbahuddin Ahmed: believed to be born in India, both from Ottawa and Khurram Syed Sher, of London, were charged on Thursday for an alleged terror plot. The...
  • Indian linked to alQaeda plot unearthed in Canada August 26, 2010

    Toronto: An AlQaedalinked terror plot was unearthed by Canadian security agencies on Wednesday, with one of the suspects reportedly hailing from India. Under what is curiously called "Operation Samosa,'' the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) arrested two suspects early on Wednesday. One of them said to be named Misbahuddin Ahmed...
  • Faisal explains why he tried to bomb New York July 15, 2010

    A video broadcast on Arab satellite channel AlArabiya shows Pakistanborn terror suspect Faisal Shahzad explaining why he planned the car bomb attack in New York. The video was reportedly shot just a few days before the foiled attempt in New York's Times Square. The 40minute martyrdom video was recorded by...