Tahawwur Hussain Rana

  • 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 co-chair a strategic dialogue with External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Monday on various issues including India's relations with Pakistan. Kerry will also push...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • US: Headley's sentencing proceedings begin January 24, 2013

    Chicago: A US federal court here has started the sentencing hearing of David Coleman Headley, an LeT operative convicted of involvement in the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks. The hearing started before the court of US District Judge Harry D Leinenweber in downtown Chicago amidst an unprecedented security. According to court...
  • Khurshid writes to Hillary seeking extradition of Headley December 2, 2012

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid has requested US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to expedite the extradition of Lashkar-e-Taiba operative David Headley and his accomplice Tahawwur Hussain Rana to India, official sources said. They said Khurshid has written to Hillary for extradition of Headley and Rana before their expected...
  • India seeks statements of 13 associated with Headley June 18, 2012

    New Delhi: India has asked the US to provide statements of 13 people associated with Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist David Headley and his accomplice in Mumbai terror attack case Tahawwur Hussain Rana as they could be potential witnesses. Highly placed government sources said during the third Indo-US strategic dialogue held in Washington last...
  • 26/11: India seeks access to Headley and Rana June 14, 2012

    Washington: India on Wednesday requested the US to provide it access to the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks accused David Coleman Headley and Tahawwur Hussain Rana, visiting External Affairs Minister SM Krishna said. "India's interest in further access to Headley and Rana, in accordance with our legal procedures, for the investigations into...
  • US releases David Headley interrogation tapes October 20, 2011

    Chicago: A US court on Wednesday allowed the media outlets access to parts of the video tapes, which were played during the trial of LeT operative David Headley's childhood friend and 26/11 attacks co-accused Tahawwur Rana. US District court Judge Harry D Leinenweber ruled that only portions of the tape that...
  • US gives India documents on Rana: Sources August 8, 2011

    New Delhi: India has received some documents from the United States of America on Tahawwur Hussain Rana, who is accused of being a part of the November 26, 2008 Mumbai terror attack. The documents include several papers and are part of the evidence collected by US authorities and presented in...
  • 'Rana wasn't aware of Headley's terror acts' July 26, 2011

    Chicago: Tahawwur Hussain Rana was unaware of the terror activities of Mumbai-attack accused David Headley and had provided cover and funds to him unknowingly, a recently unsealed document reveal. The documents which were ordered to be unsealed by Judge Harry Leinenweber on July 19 at the request of Chicago Tribune newspaper...
  • Rana asks for another hearing in his case July 26, 2011

    Chicago: Tahawwur Hussain Rana, who has been recently convicted on two counts of providing support to terrorism in the Denmark plot and to LeT with co-accused David Coleman Headley, has asked the judge to conduct another hearing in his case. Rana, through his attorney Patrick W Blegen, has requested Judge Harry...
  • India to raise ISI's 26/11 links with Pakistan June 13, 2011

    New Delhi: India will raise the issue of nexus between Pakistan's ISI and the perpetrators of 26/11 attacks during the forthcoming talks between the foreign secretaries of the two countries. External Affairs Minister SM Krishna, however, ruled out India's intervention in Pakistani-Canadian Tahawwur Rana's case, saying, "We cannot interfere in the...
  • 26/11: Rana acquitted, held guilty on 2 charges June 10, 2011

    New Delhi: Canadian Pakistani businessman Tahawwur Hussain Rana was found guilty of providing material support to the Lashkar-e-Toiba's attack on Mumbai in 2008. But the 12-member jury acquitted him of the more serious charge of direct involvement in the conspiracy leading to the Mumbai attacks. Rana's Lawyer Charles Swift said, "You...
  • Deal with Headley worth it, says US Attorney June 10, 2011

    Chicago: Justifying a controversial plea bargain deal cut with the Mumbai attacks accused David Headley that spared him from death penalty and extradition to India, a top US attorney on Friday said that not doing the pact would have been a "terrible mistake". "I am convinced that we would have made...
  • Chronology: Tahawwur Hussain Rana's trial in US June 10, 2011

    Chicago: Following is the chronology of major events relating to the arrest and hearing of Pakistani-Canadian Tahawwur Hussain Rana in the Mumbai attacks case: October 18, 2009: FBI arrests 48-year-old Tahawwur Rana, a resident of Chicago and an accomplice of Mumbai attacks accused David Headley. ...
  • US court holds Rana guilty for helping LeT June 10, 2011

    Rana faces up to 30 years in prison for helping LeT and helping an aborted strike on a Danish newspaper. ...
  • Headley's version ignored by court: Ujjwal Nikam June 10, 2011

    Special Public Prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam, reacting on Rana's verdict, questioned as to why Headley's version was not accepted. ...
  • 26/11: India says Rana verdict not a setback June 10, 2011

    New Delhi: Union Home Ministry on Friday said that Tahawwur Hussain Rana's acquittal of the Mumbai terror attack conspiracy charge by a Chicago court in the US is not a setback for India. The National Investigative Agency (NIA) will try Rana and David Coleman Headley, who turned approver and escaped...
  • Rana in a state of shock, says his attorney June 10, 2011

    Chicago: Pakistani-Canadian Tahawwur Hussain Rana and his family are in a "state of shock" after the jury found him guilty on two counts of terrorism related charges that could possibly result in a maximum imprisonment of 30 years. "I think, he is in shock," Charles Swift, Rana's attorney, told reporters...
  • 'Will appeal as there was error in Rana's trial' June 10, 2011

    Chicago: Attorneys of Pakistani-Canadian Tahawwur Hussain Rana, who was convicted on Friday by a US court for providing material support to LeT and helping a terror plot in Denmark, said they would appeal against the verdict as there was an error in the trial. Rana's attorney Patrick Blegan said he...
  • Rana: From a doctor to a terror convict June 10, 2011

    Chicago: Tahawwur Hussain Rana, who was found guilty of helping Pakistan-based terror group LeT by a US court, is a military doctor-turned businessman, who opened a visa facilitation office in Mumbai for the LeT operation. 50-year-old Rana's case had turned him into a newsmaker as his...
  • 26/11: US court holds Rana not guilty June 10, 2011

    Chicago: Chicago businessman Tahawwur Hussain Rana on Thursday was found not guilty on charges that he assisted in carrying out the 26/11 terrorist attacks in Mumbai that killed more than 166 people. However, he was convicted by the jury for his role in a thwarted plot targeting a Danish newspaper that...
  • US court defers verdict on 26/11 accused Rana June 10, 2011

    Chicago: The verdict on 26/11 accused Tahawwur Hussain Rana has been deferred as the Jury of a Chicago court continues deliberations on his fate. The 12-member Jury held deliberations through Wednesday and will continue to do so on Thursday. There are three charges levelled against Rana - helping the 26/11 attackers,...
  • 26/11: Jury begins deliberations on Rana's fate June 9, 2011

    Chicago: The 12-member jury of a federal court in Chicago on Wednesday held close-door deliberations against Tahawwur Rana, who is charged with involvement in the Mumbai terror attacks and providing material support to Pakistan-based terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba. After two-hours of intensive confabulations, the jury posed two questions to the defence and...
  • NIA to charge Headley, Rana in 26/11 case June 8, 2011

    New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) will charge David Coleman Headley and Tahawwur Hussain Rana in the November 26, 2008 Mumbai terror attacks if Rana is convicted by a Chicago court in the USA on Wednesday. The Central Government is almost certain that Rana would be convicted in the...
  • Rana trial wraps up, jury set to deliver verdict June 8, 2011

    Chicago: The prosecution and the defence presented their final arguments for and against Tahawwur Rana's culpability in 26/11 attacks, with the former pleading for justice to the Mumbai victims and the latter portraying the Pakistani-Canadian as a man duped by conman David Headley. A federal jury hearing the case is now...
  • Rana does not testify at his trial June 8, 2011

    Chicago: While the prosecution and defence presented closing arguments in the 26/11 trial of Tahawwur Hussain Rana, the Pakistani-Canadian doctor chose to remain silent and did not take to the stand. Rana, a co-accused with David Coleman Headley in the Mumbai terror attacks, did not testify at his trial, as the...
  • Don't let Headley fool you: Rana's attorney June 8, 2011

    Washington: Trying to portray 26/11 terror suspect David Coleman Headley as a conman who fooled everyone in the world including the FBI, Tahawwur Hussein Rana's attorney urged the 12-member jury of a Chicago federal court not to fall into his trap again and get fool by him. "Headley fooled everyone. Don't...
  • Raw video: Rana's interrogation in US June 7, 2011

    The US has released first videos of 26/11 co-conspirator Tahawwur Hussain Rana's interrogation after his arrest in October 2009. ...
  • My husband wouldn't attack India: Rana's wife June 7, 2011

    Chicago: Samraz, the wife of Mumbai attacks co-accused Tahawwur Rana, said on Tuesday that India was her second home and there was no reason her husband would have planned to attack that country. Refuting LeT operative David Headley's claims that Rana was very close to him and had helped him plot...