David Headley

  • 26/11 Mumbai attack: NIA records statements of witnesses April 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Piecing together the jigsaw of 26/11 Mumbai attacks, NIA has recorded statements of some of the witnesses in connection with the conspiracy hatched by David Headley and others to carry out the terror strikes in the country's financial capital in 2008. The statements were recorded with the help of...
  • Delhi court issues fresh nonbailable warrants against David Headley, Tahawwur Rana October 8, 2013

    A Delhi court has issued fresh nonbailable warrants against PakistaniAmerican David Coleman Headley, his accomplice Tahawwur Rana, LeT founder Hafiz Saeed and 26/11 attack mastermind ZakiurRehman Lakhvi, who are accused of carrying out several terror attacks in India. The court issued fresh nonbailable warrants (NBWs) against nine persons after the National...
  • NIA averse to sharing Headley's statement with CBI August 18, 2013

    NIA is averse to sharing the confessional statement of 26/11 terror accused David Headley with CBI for its probe into the Ishrat Jahan encounter case, citing a confidentiality pact between India and the United States. The Home Ministry is caught in a catch22 situation over providing the statement of Headley to...
  • Ishrat Jahan case: ExHome Secy gives the benefit of doubt; Shinde keeps quiet July 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Former Home secretary GK Pillai has said that he would give the benefit of doubt to Ishrat Jahan, the 19yearold Mumbai college student who has been alleged to be part of terror group LashkareToiba's mission to eliminate Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, since her name was not mentioned...
  • Have sought clarification from Home Ministry on why Ishrat's terror links were not probed: Digvijaya July 6, 2013

    The FBI says Headley revealed that the Lashkar military chief had told him about a female suicide bomber named Ishrat Jahan. ...
  • News 360: FBI says Ishrat may be a suicide bomber, claims IB letter July 5, 2013

    An Intelligence Bureau (IB) letter to the Home Ministry which says the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) of the USA had mentioned in 2009 that Ishrat Jahan could be a suicide a suicide bomber has been accessed by CNNIBN and Firstpost.com. ...
  • US tells India Headley opposed to further questioning June 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Mumbai attack terrorist David Headley, who is currently in American custody, has been opposing his further interrogation by Indian investigators. This was conveyed by Washington to New Delhi on Monday during IndoUS strategic dialogue after India had consistently asked the US to give access to Headley for a...
  • US Secretary John Kerry meets Salman Khurshid June 24, 2013

    New Delhi: US Secretary of State John Kerry met External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Monday. Kerry is in New Delhi for his first strategic dialogue with India after taking office. He is cochairing a strategic dialogue with Khurshid on various issues including India's relations with Pakistan. Kerry will also...
  • US Secretary John Kerry to hold talks with Salman Khurshid June 24, 2013

    New Delhi: US Secretary of State John Kerry is in New Delhi for his first strategic dialogue with India after taking office. He is expected to cochair a strategic dialogue with External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Monday on various issues including India's relations with Pakistan. Kerry will also push...
  • Inputs on Ishrat were based on LeT intercepts: Rajinder Kumar to CBI June 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Intelligence Bureau Special Director Rajinder Kumar, who was interrogated in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case, on Tuesday told the CBI that the inputs generated by the intelligence agency were genuine and based on intercepts of terror group LashkareToiba. The interrogation details accessed by CNNIBN reveal that Rajinder Kumar...
  • 26/11: India tells US to hand over Headley 'temporarily' for a year June 2, 2013

    New Delhi: India has asked the US to "temporarily" hand over LeT terrorist David Headley for a year and extradite his accomplice Tahawwur Hussain Rana to get more information about the conspiracy hatched to carry out Mumbai terror attacks. In its fresh efforts to get access to the Pakistani American...
  • 26/11 attacks: India may get access to Headley, Rana May 29, 2013

    New Delhi: India may get access for the second time to Mumbai attack terrorist David Headley and his accomplice Tahawwur Hussain Rana, currently in the custody of the United States, for questioning. The positive indication was given by Washington to New Delhi during a recent bilateral meeting held in America....
  • US: India seeks access to 26/11convicts Rana, Headley May 22, 2013

    Washington: India has sought access from the US to the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack convict David Headley and his accomplice Tahawwur Rana both of whom were sentenced by a Chicago court after being found guilty of terrorism charges. While there was no official word from either side on the...
  • Shinde in US; to press for India getting access for Headley, Rana May 22, 2013

    Washington: Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Tuesday met with US Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano in the United States. Shinde, who is in the US, is likely to press for access to Mumbai terror attacks suspect David Headley, his wife, his girlfriend and Tahawwur Rana. After talks between Shinde...
  • 26/11 Mumbai attacks: India to press for access to Headley's wife May 16, 2013

    New Delhi: India is likely to press for access to Tahawwur Hussain Rana, and wife and two girlfriends of Mumbai attack terrorist David Headley during Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde's visit to the United States next week. Government sources said though India got access to Headley, who carried out a...
  • 26/11: India to seek access to Headley associate Rana January 31, 2013

    New Delhi: India on January 31 said it will seek access to Tahawwur Rana, an accomplice of convicted terrorist David Headley from the US and maintained that its demand for their extradition "continues to stand" to take forward its legal processes in Mumbai terror strike cases. Asserting that bringing to justice...
  • Justice for 26/11 still high on US priority: Clinton January 30, 2013

    Washington: The US on Tuesday said bringing to justice the perpetrators of 26/11 was still an "unfinished business" high on its priority, days after Pakistani American LeT terrorist David Headley was sent to 35 years in prison by a Chicago court, a sentence that has left India disappointed. Defending the...
  • US defends court verdict on David Headley January 26, 2013

    Washington: Terming the sentencing of LeT terrorist David Headley as a "positive example" of IndoUS counterterrorism cooperation, the United States defended the verdict, saying justice has been served as promised. "We promised that justice would be served, that justice is being served in this case," State Department spokesperson, Victoria Nuland...
  • News 360: Headley sentenced to 35 years in jail, 'Vishwaroopam' banned in TN, AP January 25, 2013

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  • Headley's term exposes US duplicity, India dissatisfied January 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Pakistani terror group LashkareToiba operative and 2008 Mumbai attacks conspirator David Coleman Headley has been sentenced to 35 years in jail but India has expressed its unhappiness about the verdict delivered by a Chicago court on Thursday. The 26/11 mastermind pleaded guilty to 12 counts of federal terrorism...
  • BJP demands death sentence for Headley, seeks his extradition January 25, 2013

    New Delhi: The BJP on Friday demanded death penalty for LeT terrorist David Headley, the plotter of 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, and asked the Centre to press for his extradition from the US to face trial in India to find out the larger conspiracy by Pakistanbased elements. "This case is...
  • Headley sentenced: Is closure any closer for victims of the 26/11 attacks? January 26, 2013

    Why doesn't Pakistan believe or even investigate the Headley trail to Hafiz Saeed and ISI operatives Why didn't US officials alert India on Headly's presence earlier, and how could they have allowed him a plea bargain Finally, why have Indian officials failed to find anyone responsible for allowing Headley into...
  • Very unlikely that Headley will be extradited to India: Suhasini Haidar January 25, 2013

    Does the long jail term for Headley mean that he won't be extradited to India? CNNIBN's Senior Editor Suhasini Haidar joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. Even if he is sent back to India. Will the govt of India take proper action to put him in Jail....
  • Make Headley approver in 26/11 case in Pak: Nikam January 25, 2013

    Mumbai: Terming the 35year sentence awarded to David Headley as "inadequate and disproportionate", special 26/11 public prosecutor in India Ujjwal Nikam on Friday said he should now be made an approver in the case being tried in Pakistan to punish the perpetrators. "It is important to note that Headley had...
  • A Bollywood film on David Headley is in the making? January 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Mahesh Bhatt's son Rahul's book 'Headley And I', about the latter's friendship with 26/11 conspirator David Headley, will is to be made into a movie. Producer Sunil Bohra has bought the rights of the book. Rahul coauthored the book with Hussain Zaidi and it puts light on Rahul's troubled...
  • 35 yrs in US jail means 35 yrs in luxury: Rahul Bhatt on Headley sentencing January 25, 2013

    Rahul Bhatt, son of Mahesh Bhatt, made the statement in an interview to CNNIBN. ...
  • 26/11: Headley sentencing a dishonour, says mother of US victim January 25, 2013

    David Headley was sentenced to 35 years in jail on Thursday by a Chicago court. ...
  • 26/11 Mumbai attacks: India's blunders on David Headley January 25, 2013

    New Delhi: David Coleman Headley, one of the conspirators of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, was sentenced on Thursday to 35 years in prison. Headley, 52, whose meticulous scouting missions facilitated the assault by 10 gunmen from a Pakistanibased militant group, which killed 160 people including children. This came even...
  • Want death sentence for David Headley: Home Secretary RK Singh January 25, 2013

    New Delhi: After External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said India would have given 26/11 convict David Coleman Headley a longer term in jail, Home Secretary RK Singh has now said that Headley should be given death sentence. "We want death sentence for Headley and those who were involved killing of...
  • Headley's sentencing might help yield more information: Exdiplomat January 25, 2013

    Former Indian diplomat KC Singh said that the sentencing of 26/11 convict David Headley may help in yielding more information. "In the Mumbai blast case of 1993, we are still picking up people related to that. There is no time limit to catch a criminal and bring him to justice...