Samjhauta Express

  • No criminal history found of six accused in arms recovery case 08-03-2014 11:49 AM

    No criminal history has been found of the six accused who were arrested after 11 pistols were seized from them on their return from Pakistan by Samjhauta Express, police said on Saturday. The accused identified as Anis (45), his wife Shehnaz (40), Mulla Nasir (55), Rahis (40), his wife Rabia...
  • 6 persons returning from Pakistan to Muzaffarnagar arrested; 11 pistols seized 07-03-2014 08:44 AM

    Six persons including two women were arrested and eleven pistols seized from their possession on their return from Pakistan on the Samjhauta Express at the Attari Railway station in Attari on Thursday. During customs checking at the Attari station, eleven pistols were found concealed in the meat cutter machine along...
  • Caravan challenges Aseemanand, releases interview transcripts 09-02-2014 03:37 PM

    New Delhi: A day after CNN-IBN accessed a hand-written note by terror accused Swami Aseemanand where he denied having given an interview to The Caravan, the magazine has now countered the jailed activist's claims and released the interview's transcripts. The Caravan magazine on Sunday released transcript of the Aseemanand interview...
  • Saffron terror: Is RSS being defamed or is there enough proof? 06-02-2014 10:05 PM

    Key terror accused Aseemanand has allegedly said in an interview to the Caravan magazine that RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat had endorsed the 2007 Samjhauta Express blasts. Aseemanand reportedly told the magazine that Bhagwat said the attacks were very important, but should not be linked back to the Sangh Parivar. ...
  • Politics heat up over alleged terror links of RSS 06-02-2014 08:35 PM

    New Delhi: Politics over saffron terror heated up on Thursday after key terror accused Aseemanand allegedly said in an interview to the Caravan magazine that RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat had endorsed the 2007 Samjhauta Express blasts. Aseemanand reportedly told the magazine that Bhagwat said the attacks were very important, but...
  • Alleged RSS terror links: Congress guarded in response to magazine report 06-02-2014 02:40 PM

    New Delhi: Barely three months ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, a magazine has dropped a bombshell. In its February cover page, The Caravan has carried a story 'The Believer' on Swami Aseemanand, an accused in several terror cases across India between 2006 and 2008. The article by Leena Gita...
  • Cong pressuring people for testimonies: Shiv Sena on Aseemanand claims 06-02-2014 02:33 PM

    Reacting to the allegations by terror suspect Aseemanand naming RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat in the terror strikes in 2007, Shiv Sena along with the BJP defended him saying that Congress and its agencies were working against them and will are pressuring people to give any kind of testimony. ...
  • RSS denies terror charges, accuses Congress of political conspiracy 06-02-2014 11:36 AM

    New Delhi: The RSS has denied its involvement in any terror strike following reports of allegations levelled against its chief Mohan Bhagwat by terror accused Swami Aseemanand. "This is a political conspiracy. Aseemanand has clarified he never said this. We have to see the timing," Ram Madhav, member of the...
  • The Caravan interview with Aseemanand has exposed RSS ideology: JDU 06-02-2014 10:48 AM

    Terror accused Swami Aseemanand has given an audio interview to The Caravan magazine claiming that RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat had endorsed the blasts on the Samjhauta Express, at the Hyderabad Mecca Masjid and the Ajmer Dargah. ...
  • Read: Extract from The Caravan's interview with 2007 blasts accused 06-02-2014 10:32 AM

    New Delhi: Just ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, trouble is brewing for the Bharatiya Janata Party. It's ideological mentor, the RSS, is once again in the news for all the wrong reasons. Accused in the Samjhauta Express, Hyderabad Mecca Masjid and Ajmer Dargah blasts, Swami Aseemanand, has alleged that...
  • Terror accused links RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat to three major 2007 blasts 06-02-2014 09:25 AM

    New Delhi: Just ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, trouble is brewing for the Bharatiya Janata Party. It's ideological mentor, the RSS, is once again in the news for all the wrong reasons. Accused in the Samjhauta Express, Hyderabad Mecca Masjid and Ajmer Dargah blasts, Swami Aseemanand, has alleged that...
  • Mumbai engineer jailed in Pak for 5 years returns home 26-10-2012 05:56 PM

    Mumbai: Mumbai-based software engineer who claimed to have inadvertently crossed over to Pakistan in 2007 by Samjhauta Express, and was jailed for five years there, returned home on Friday. "It feels good to be back. I am happy," Bhavesh Parmar told reporters at the airport after his arrival in Mumbai...
  • Malegaon accused's families want compensation 07-11-2011 07:33 AM

    Mumbai: The nine people, who were accused in the 2006 Malegaon blasts case, got bail on Saturday and will finally be walking free after spending five years in prison. Their families, although relieved, want the state to compensate them for the trauma, the stigma of terror and their loss. Father...
  • More sign of indigenous Hindu terrorism: CRS 14-09-2011 02:09 PM

    Washington: The recent developments have shown that militant Hindu nationalist groups are intent on launching domestic terrorist attacks, a US Congressional report has said. "Even more recent are overt signs that India is home to militant Hindu nationalist groups intent on launching domestic terrorist attacks. In September 2008, seven people...
  • Samjhauta blast: NIA to re-examine blast samples 17-08-2011 06:17 PM

    Panchkula: A special court on Wednesday allowed the National Investigation Agency to re-examine the Samjhauta Express blast samples after the NIA pleaded it wants to compare them with the explosions at other places such as in Malegaon, Hyderabad and Ajmer. The Panchkula court has given its order while hearing the...
  • NIA seeks custody of Malegaon blast accused 09-08-2011 11:20 PM

    New Delhi: The National Investigating Agency (NIA) on Tuesday sought the custody of the Malegaon blasts accused Col Shrikant Purohit and Major Ramesh Upadhyay. The NIA wants to question Purohit among others things on his possible role in the Samjhauta Express blasts. Sources said that the NIA wants to find...
  • Mumbai, Samjhauta figure in Indo-Pak talks 23-06-2011 09:39 PM

    Islamabad: India's concerns over terror and slow pace of Mumbai trial were discussed in the first round of Indo-Pak Foreign Secretary-level talks during which the Samjhauta bombing case also came up with both sides holding 'substantive' deliberations in a "forward looking" approach. Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao, who arrived in Islamabad...
  • Have right-wing terror groups been exposed? 20-06-2011 11:42 PM

    On Talking Point, Rajdeep Sardesai asks, 'Have Right-Wing terror groups been exposed'. ...
  • India may share Samjhauta charge sheet with Pak 20-06-2011 07:45 PM

    New Delhi: India is expected to cite the filing of the charge sheet in Samjhauta Express blast case and ask Pakistan to reciprocate by taking action against the 26/11 accused during the upcoming Foreign Secretary level talks. Official sources said the naming of suspected right-wing extremist Swami Aseemanand and four...
  • Samjhauta: Aseemanand, 4 others chargesheeted 20-06-2011 02:03 PM

    New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) filed a chargesheet on Monday before the special court at Panchkula, Haryana against Swami Aseemanand, Sunil Joshi (now dead), Lokesh Sharma, Sandeep Dange and Ramchandra Kalasangra in the Samjhauta blast case. Assemanand's judicial custody ended on Monday. Aseemanand had told the Panchkula court...
  • Govt: Samjhauta Express blasts probe still on 30-03-2011 02:44 PM

    New Delhi: The Centre on Wednesday said the probe into the Samjhauta Express train bomb blasts, in which 43 Pakistani nationals were killed, was still on to find out the identities of all perpetrators of the crime. A day after the Indo-Pak Home Secretary level talks, where Islamabad wanted to...