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  • 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...
  • Are AAP MLAs on sale, BJP asks after being charged with bribe plot February 3, 2014

    AAP MLA Madan Lal today alleged that he had been offered Rs 2030 crore by people close to the BJP to help pull down the AAP government in Delhi. ...
  • Why plots allotted to you shouldn't be cancelled, SC asks Neera Yadav, Amar Singh November 29, 2013

    The Supreme Court has directed the issuance of notice to Uttar Pradesh's former chief secretary Neera Yadav, her two daughters and former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh as to why residential plots allotted to them in Noida should not be cancelled. Describing the allotment of alternative plots to Neera Yadav, her...
  • Mythological tales find revival on TV screens September 27, 2013

    New Delhi: The 1990s marked a significant year in the Indian TV space when mythological shows like 'Ramayan' and 'Mahabharat' were a rage. That era has once again been brought to life on the small screen with new shows based on legends but with a makeover in terms of...
  • Two DDA employees arrested in fake plot scam September 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Three people, including two Delhi Development Authority (DDA) employees, were arrested here for duping people of Rs 3.83 crore by allotting fake DDA plots, police said Wednesday. Gang leader Prem Shankar, currently lodged in Tihar Jail in a similar case for the last nine months, was arrested Sep 9...
  • US DoJ secretly obtains AP journalists' phone records May 14, 2013

    Washington: In an unusual move, US Justice Department secretly obtained two months' of telephone records of journalists working for the Associated Press, an action termed by the global news wire as a "massive and unprecedented intrusion" into how it gathers the news. The Justice Department obtained secret records as part...
  • Tim Lambesis arrested in murderforhire plot May 8, 2013

    San Diego: Tim Lambesis, lead singer for the heavy metal band As I Lay Dying, was arrested in California on Tuesday on charges that he sought the help of an undercover detective to have his estranged wife killed, police said. Lambesis was taken into custody in Oceanside, near San Diego, said...
  • North Korea charges US man in plot to overthrow regime April 28, 2013

    Pyongyang: North Korea announced on Saturday that an American detained for nearly six months is being tried in the Supreme Court on charges of plotting to overthrow the government, a crime that could draw the death penalty if he is convicted. The case involving Kenneth Bae, who has been in North...
  • 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...
  • IndianAmericans applaud Punjab government's announcement April 6, 2013

    Washington: The IndianAmerican community has welcomed the Punjab government's announcement of 10 per cent housing and plots quota for NRIs in the state. "This is a good decision," said Satnam Singh Chahal of the North American Punjabi Association. Chahal's reaction came after Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Friday...
  • 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 denies plotting to kill Venezuelan opposition leader March 19, 2013

    Washington: The Obama administration on Monday rejected accusations of any US involvement in a plot to assassinate a Venezuelan opposition leader. "Let me say it here extremely clearly, looking right at you, the United States categorically rejects allegations of any US government involvement in any plot to destabilise the Venezuelan government...
  • Did Tihar authorities ignore police inputs on plot to kill Delhi gangrape accused? March 12, 2013

    Did Tihar jail authorities ignore Delhi Police's inputs on threats to the Delhi gangrape accused? In the middle of January, the Delhi Police had intercepted a phone call made from inside the jail premises. The call was made by an inmate and revealed a plot to kill all the accused. ...
  • US: Police foil plot to murder Justin Bieber December 14, 2012

    Albuquerque: An imprisoned man whose infatuation with Justin Bieber included a tattoo of the pop star on his leg has told investigators in New Mexico he hatched a plot to kill the singer, according to documents recently filed in a New Mexico court. An affidavit filed in Las Cruces said...
  • 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...
  • Bangalore arrest: Terror suspects' families cry foul August 31, 2012

    Bangalore: The families of 11 terror suspects apprehended in Karnataka on Friday expressed shock and disbelief over their arrests on charges of links with banned terror outfits LashkareToiba (LeT) and HarkatulJihadeIslam (Huji) and plotting terror attacks in the state. "We are at a loss to understand why my third son, Zafar...