MUMBAI TERRORIST ATTACKS

  • US: Headley, Rana to be sentenced in January 2013 November 29, 2012

    Chicago: The sentencing of Americanborn LashkareTaiba terrorist David Headley, accused of involvement in 26/11 Mumbai attacks, has been fixed for January 17, 2013 while that of his accomplice Tahawwur Rana has been rescheduled for January 15 from December 4. According to Chicago court spokesperson Randall Samborn, US District Judge Harry Leinenweber...
  • Mumbai blasts: B'wood expresses shock and anger July 13, 2011

    Mumbai: Several Bollywood personalities have expressed shock at the serial blasts that rocked the metropolis this evening. "Bomb blasts in Mumbai .. !! God ! I hope people are safe," Amitabh Bachchan said on twitter. "Shocked to hear the news of the Blasts Prayers for all who have suffered. And Be safe...
  • 26/11: Rana's acquittal will remain a mystery June 11, 2011

    Chicago: It will remain a mystery for ever as to why the 12member jury of a Chicago court acquitted Tahawwur Husain Rana from his involvement in the Mumbai terrorist attack that killed more than 160 people, as charged by federal prosecutors in one of the three counts. As the 12member jury...
  • US charges 4 more Pak men in 26/11 attacks April 26, 2011

    Chicago: US prosecutors charged four Pakistani men Monday in connection with the 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India, that killed 166 people, including six Americans, although none of the defendants is in US custody. A second superseding indictment filed in US District Court in Chicago adds Sajid Mir, Abu Qahafa, Mazhar...
  • US announces $ 5 mn for info on Illyas Kashmiri April 7, 2011

    Washington: United States has announced an reward of $ 5 million to anyone who provides information and helps in the arrest of Mohammad Illyas Kashmiri, a key suspect in the Mumbai terrorist attack. The State department said Kashmiri is the commander of the terrorist organization HarakatulJihad alIslami (HUJI), which supports alQaeda,...
  • Trial, tribulation for Kasab's lawyer on 26/11 anniv November 20, 2009

    Mumbai: Spotlight can often be welcome but not this one. Lawyer S G Abbas Kazmi says he weary, insecure and financially spent dealing with the public glare that came with having as a client the lone terrorist caught alive after the Mumbai terrorist attacks last year. Defending Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab...
  • Karkare bulletproof vest lost November 11, 2009

    Mumbai: Senior police officer Hemant Karkare, who was killed during the terrorist attacks on Mumbai on November 26, wore a bulletproof that offered him absolutely no protection. CNNIBN has learnt this after accessing the autopsy report of Karkare, who was chief of Maharashtras AntiTerrorism Squad (ATS). The autopsy report says there...
  • Pak says 26/11 probe over, trial next week July 11, 2009

    Islamabad: The trial of five men accused in the Mumbai attacks that killed over 150 people is likely to start next week, Pakistan's Interior Minister said on Saturday. Rehman Malik said the investigation into the role that the five played in the threeday siege of Mumbai last November is "almost complete." He...
  • Tell the truth about 26/11: slain cop's wife June 18, 2009

    Mumbai: The wife of a senior police officer, who was killed during the Mumbai terrorist attacks, has alleged the Maharashtras government is hiding the findings of a committee which probed the attacks. Vinita Kamte, wife of slain IPS officer Ashok Kamte, told CNNIBN the state government must share the contents of...
  • Gafoor's 26/11 report card cost him his post June 14, 2009

    Mumbai: Mumbai Police Commissioner Hasan Gafoor was on Saturday removed from his post and given an unglamorous jobthe latest official to be shunted out for failing to protect the city during the terrorist attacks last year. Ghafoor was indicted by the Ram Pradhan Committee's report on security lapses during the terror...
  • No leeway, India gives Pak third dossier on 26/11 May 20, 2009

    New Delhi: India on Wednesday sent a clear message to Pakistan to bring the Mumbai attackers to justice by handing over more information on the November 2629, 2008 terrorist attack that claimed over 170 lives. The External Affairs Ministry handed over to a diplomat of the Pakistan High Commission additional information...
  • Kasab requests court for Urdu newspaper, perfumes April 29, 2009

    Mumbai: A special court on Wednesday adjourned ruling on the medical reports pertaining to the age of alleged Pakistani terrorist Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab till May 2. The accused has also asked the court for certain facilities like an Urdu newspaper, perfumes and toothpaste to be provided to him in prison. The...
  • Pak Navy chief eats his words on 26/11, Kasab February 28, 2009

    Islamabad/Kochi: Pakistans navy chief on Saturday tried to calm the controversy created by his statement on the Mumbai terrorist attacks and said his intention was not to contradict his government. Admiral Noman Bashir told at a press conference in Islamabad on Friday that Ajmal Amir Kasab, the lone terrorist captured for...
  • Act 'sensibly', give Kasab: Pakistan tells India February 18, 2009

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Wednesday identified Ajmal Amir Kasab as the prime suspect for the Mumbai terrorist attacks and formally requested India to hand him to facilitate "successful" prosecution of other accused arrested in this country. Kasab is the sole surviving gunman of the 10 terrorists who attacked Mumbai on November 26...
  • And the award goes to the person who didn't win January 18, 2009

    Mumbai: Organizers of the Sixth Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2009 were embarrassed when they mistakenly declared and felicitated a wrong person as the winner in the Indian women's category in the 42km Main Marathon on Sunday afternoon. As the 'wrong' person basked in glory on the specially erected podium, the right...
  • India to give Kasab's DNA sample to Pakistan January 18, 2009

    New Delhi: India will give Pakistan another set of evidence on the involvement of Pakistani elements in the terrorist attacks in Mumbai. DNA samples and fingerprints of Mohammad Ajmal Amir Kasab, the only terrorist captured alive for the Mumbai terrorist attacks in November 2008, are likely to be handed over to...
  • Devil's Advocate: David Mulford on Pak role in 26/11 January 11, 2009

    How does Washington today regard the standoff between India and Pakistan in the wake of the terrorist attack in Mumbai? Karan Thapar asked this question to David Mulford, Americas ambassador to India. Karan Thapar:Earlier this week a dossier containing the information on evidence collected by the Indian Government was given to...
  • Never say die: Trident, Taj tower rule skyline again December 20, 2008

    Mumbai: Two structures that bore the brunt of the 26/11 terror attacks in Mumbai, the Trident hotel and the Taj hotel towers are all set to reopen on Sunday December 21, 2008, within a month of the attacks. The Trident is throwing open all its 550 guestrooms and suites as...
  • Mumbai attackers more tech savvy than the police December 15, 2008

    New Delhi: When the terrorists arrived on the shores of Mumbai last month, they had studied satellite images of the city, were carrying handheld GPS sets and were communicating with their handlers via the Internet and satellite phone. Many of the Indian police they encountered did not even have walkietalkies. The ruthless...