MUMBAI ATTACK

  • Citing Mumbai attack, report says FBI needs to improve 5 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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...
  • Pakistan court grants bail to 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi but he may stay in jail January 9, 2015

    Islamabad: Yet again, a Pakistan civil court granted bail to 26/11 mastermind and Lashkar-e-Toiba operative Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi in a kidnapping case against a surety of Rs 2 lakh. While Lakhvi's bail application was being heard in the court, his counsel Rizwan Abbasi argued that his client was wrongly booked in...
  • Watch: Similarity between Charlie Hebdo and 26/11 Mumbai attacks January 9, 2015

    Security experts say that the Charlie Hebdo magazine attack is the most synchronized terror attack after the 26/11 Mumbai attacks. ...
  • 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi to remain in jail, Pakistan Supreme Court rejects bail order January 7, 2015

    Islamabad: Pakistan's Supreme Court on Wednesday overturned the Islamabad High Court (IHC) order regarding the release of 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi. The case has been remanded back to the IHC on the ground that the decision of Lakhvi's release was rushed. While giving its observations, the apex court maintained that...
  • Boat which exploded near Gujarat coast not ours, says Pakistan January 5, 2015

    Islamabad: Refuting allegations of the boat that exploded at the Gujarat coast belonging to them, Pakistan clarified that teh boat did not belong to them. "I think this is a very silly allegation. We have checked with our authorities. No boat from Pakistan left for the place," Ministry of Foreign...
  • Indian Coast Guards hunts for second Pakistan boat January 3, 2015

    Indian Coast Guard ships and aircraft are continuing operations to search for wreckage and dead bodies in the area where they intercepted a Pakistani boat on the intervening night of December 31 and January 1. ...
  • Sea attack foiled: Was Pakistan planning another 26/11? January 2, 2015

    Indian Coast Guard intercepted a suspicious Pakistani vessel with explosives along the maritime border off Gujarat coast on the intervening night of December 31 and January 1 but before the security officials could board the boat, it was set on fire by its occupants setting off explosions and finally sank....
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob January 1, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • Unnecessary hype created on grant of bail to Lakhvi: Pakistan January 1, 2015

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Thursday said it was vigorously pursuing the 2008 Mumbai attack case and described as "unfortunate" the "hype" created on grant of bail to Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, the mastermind of the deadly assault. "The case is sub-judice. It is unfortunate that an unnecessary hype was created on grant of...
  • Pakistan files appeal against 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi's bail in Supreme Court January 1, 2015

    Islamabad: Lashkar-e-Toiba operative and 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi's bail has been challenged by the Pakistan government in the Supreme Court on Thursday. There have been continuous flip-flops from Pakistan over his release in recent days. The Islamabad High Court had approved his release earlier this week only for...
  • 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi moves court against his detention in Pakistani jail December 31, 2014

    Islamabad: Mumbai attacks mastermind and Lashkar-e-Toiba terrorist Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi has challenged his two-day physical remand in a kidnapping case in a district and sessions court in Islamabad. His appeal comes a day after a Paksitani court detained him by slapping charges of kidnapping on him. There have been continuous flip-flops...
  • India summons Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit after cancellation of 26/11 mastermind Lakhvi's detention December 29, 2014

    New Delhi: India strongly raised the issue of suspension of detention order of Mumbai attack mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi. High Commissioner of Pakistan Abdul Basit was summoned to the Ministry of External Affairs by Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh on Monday afternoon. The Foreign Secretary conveyed strong concern at the lack...
  • 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi's detention cancelled by Islamabad HC, may walk out of jail December 29, 2014

    Islamabad: In a move that could be a major setback for India in the 26/11 Mumbai attack probe, the Islamabad High Court passed an interim order on Monday cancelling the detention notification of Lashkar-e-Toiba operative Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi. As per the order, Lakhvi can walk out of jail once a...
  • 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi challenges detention in Pakistan high court December 26, 2014

    Islamabad: Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, the key planner of 2008 Mumbai attacks, on Friday challenged his detention under a public security order in the high court in Islamabad after the Pakistan government rejected his plea seeking release. "Today Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi filed a petition in the Islamabad High Court, challenging his detention...