Tahawwur Rana

  • Delhi court issues fresh nonbailable warrants against David Headley, Tahawwur Rana October 8, 2013

    A Delhi court has issued fresh nonbailable warrants against PakistaniAmerican David Coleman Headley, his accomplice Tahawwur Rana, LeT founder Hafiz Saeed and 26/11 attack mastermind ZakiurRehman Lakhvi, who are accused of carrying out several terror attacks in India. The court issued fresh nonbailable warrants (NBWs) against nine persons after the National...
  • 26/11: India tells US to hand over Headley 'temporarily' for a year June 2, 2013

    New Delhi: India has asked the US to "temporarily" hand over LeT terrorist David Headley for a year and extradite his accomplice Tahawwur Hussain Rana to get more information about the conspiracy hatched to carry out Mumbai terror attacks. In its fresh efforts to get access to the Pakistani American...
  • US: India seeks access to 26/11convicts Rana, Headley May 22, 2013

    Washington: India has sought access from the US to the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack convict David Headley and his accomplice Tahawwur Rana both of whom were sentenced by a Chicago court after being found guilty of terrorism charges. While there was no official word from either side on the...
  • Shinde in US; to press for India getting access for Headley, Rana May 22, 2013

    Washington: Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Tuesday met with US Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano in the United States. Shinde, who is in the US, is likely to press for access to Mumbai terror attacks suspect David Headley, his wife, his girlfriend and Tahawwur Rana. After talks between Shinde...
  • 26/11: India to seek access to Headley associate Rana January 31, 2013

    New Delhi: India on January 31 said it will seek access to Tahawwur Rana, an accomplice of convicted terrorist David Headley from the US and maintained that its demand for their extradition "continues to stand" to take forward its legal processes in Mumbai terror strike cases. Asserting that bringing to justice...
  • Rana to appeal against his conviction, say his attorneys January 18, 2013

    Chicago: PakistaniCanadian Tahawwur Rana, who was sentenced to 14 years in jail for providing material support to Pakistanbased LeT and for backing a plot to attack a Danish newspaper, would appeal against his conviction, his attorneys said on Friday. "I am sure he is pleased that the judge decided not...
  • 26/11: India should seek access to Tahawwur Rana, David Headley January 18, 2013

    Tahawwur Rana, an accomplice of convicted terrorist David Headley, was on Thursday sentenced to 14 years in jail by a US court for providing support to LeT. ...
  • 'Defence lawyers projected Tahawwur Rana as a good citizen of US' January 18, 2013

    Senior journalist Colin Freeze, however, added that it was recognised that Rana had helped David Headley and the LeT. ...
  • Rana's sentence should send tough message to terrorists: US January 18, 2013

    Chicago: The "serious" prison sentence for PakistaniCanadian Tahawwur Rana should send a tough message to all individuals planning to indulge in any direct or indirect terrorist activities that they cannot escape detection and punishment, US prosecutors said on Friday. Fifty twoyearold Rana, an accomplice of Mumbai attack terrorist David Headley,...
  • US: Rana awarded 14 yrs in jail for providing support to LeT January 18, 2013

    Chicago: Tahawwur Rana, an accomplice of convicted terrorist David Headley, was on Thursday sentenced to 14 years in jail followed by five years of supervised release by a US court for providing material support to Pakistanbased LeT and for backing a plot to strike a Danish newspaper. 52yearold PakistaniCanadian Rana...
  • Rana to be sentenced for role in 26/11, attack on Danish paper January 17, 2013

    Chicago: A Chicago businessman prosecutors say is a terrorist who supported the group that staged an attack often called India's 9/11 faces decades in prison on January 17 if a federal judge rejects defense arguments that he is a compassionate man who was duped by a friend. Tahawwur...
  • US to seek 30years jail for Mumbai terror suspect January 15, 2013

    Chicago: US federal prosecutors are seeking the maximum 30year sentence for Pakistanborn Tahawwur Rana for providing support to Pakistanbased terror group LashkareTaiba that staged the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks. Although Chicago businessman Rana, a boyhood friend of David Coleman Headley, was acquitted of supporting the Mumbai attacks, he was convicted...
  • Headley, Rana sentencing rescheduled by US court January 2, 2013

    Chicago: A US court on Wednesday rescheduled the sentencing of Pakistani American LeT terrorist David Headley, accused of involvement in 26/11 Mumbai attacks, from January 17 to January 24, while that of his accomplice Tahawwur Rana has been rescheduled for a second time to January 17. Headley, who conducted reconnaissance of...
  • US court to sentence 26/11 accused Headley in Jan 2013 November 29, 2012

    New York: The United States is moving forward in its 26/11 Mumbai attacks trail. A US court has fixed January 17, 2013 as the date for sentencing of Mumbai attacks accused LashkareToiba terrorist David Headley. His accomplice Tahawwur Rana's sentencing date has been rescheduled from December 4, 2012 to January...
  • 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...
  • US: Sentencing of Tahawwur Rana on December 4 June 12, 2012

    Chicago: A US court has denied Pakistan born Canadian Tahawwur Rana's motions for new trial and set December 4 as his sentencing date. Judge Harry Leinenweber at the US District Court for the northern district of Illinois, eastern division, in a ruling denied Rana's motions for a new trial and...
  • 26/11: Rana dubs Headley as 'unrepentant terrorist' March 5, 2012

    Chicago: PakistaniCanadian Tahawwur Rana has told a US court that his friend David Headley, convicted in 26/11 Mumbai attack, was an "unrepentant terrorist" and he had knowledge of latter's "link" with LashkareTaiba (LeT). In his latest submission before a Chicago court, Rana, however, has challenged the Government's assertion that he...
  • Rana dubs Headley as 'unrepentant terrorist' March 4, 2012

    Chicago: PakistaniCanadian Tahawwur Rana has told a US court that his friend David Headley, convicted in 26/11 Mumbai attack, was an "unrepentant terrorist" and he had knowledge of latter's "link" with LashkareTaiba (LeT). In his latest submission before a Chicago court, Rana, however, has challenged the government's assertion that he does...
  • US govt asks court to reject Rana retrial plea January 31, 2012

    Chicago: The US government has asked a court in Chicago to deny Pakistanborn Canadian Tahawwur Rana's plea for a new trial in cases related to the Mumbai and Denmark terror plots, arguing that the court was right in convicting him for aiding LashkareTaiba. In June 2011, after a threeweek trial, 50yearold...
  • 26/11: US asks court to reject Rana retrial plea January 31, 2012

    Chicago: The US government has asked a court to deny Pakistanborn Canadian Tahawwur Rana's plea for a new trial in cases related to the Mumbai and Denmark terror plots, arguing that he has failed to demonstrate that the court erred in convicting him for aiding LashkareTaiba. In June last year,...
  • India to ask US, Pak to extradite 26/11 accused January 30, 2012

    New Delhi: India is all set to ask the United States and Pakistan to extradite nine persons involved in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack that include PakistaniAmerican terrorist David Headley, LeT founder Hafiz Saeed and two ISI officers. Government sources said the extradition requests to the US and Pakistan will be...
  • Mumbai Police await access to Headley, Rana November 20, 2011

    Mumbai: Three years after the Mumbai terror attacks, city police are still awaiting access to 26/11 conspirator David Headley and his alleged accomplice Tahawwur Rana, as a US court is yet to respond to letters rogatory of the Indian authorities. A metropolitan magistrate's court in Mumbai had issued letters rogatory to...
  • Rana wants separate hearing for 26/11 charges September 21, 2011

    Chicago: Pakistan born Canadian Tahawwur Rana, convicted for aiding the banned LeT terror group in a plot to attack a Danish newspaper, has sought a fresh trial saying he should have been given a separate hearing for charges tied to the 2008 Mumbai terror attack. Rana, 50, was acquitted of federal...
  • LeT planned more attacks in India after 26/11 July 22, 2011

    New Delhi: The LashkareToiba was planning more terror attacks across India after 26/11 according to the unsealed court records of Tahawwur Rana. The records reveal numerous conversations between David Headley in Chicago and Abdur Rehman Hashim Syed, the former Pakistani military officer known as 'Pasha' who became Headley's handler with the...
  • India to send team to US to gather info about Rana July 19, 2011

    New Delhi: India will soon send a team to the United States to gather more information about the activities of LashkareTaiba operative David Headley and his accomplice Tahawwur Hussain Rana, who are accused of giving material support to 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, and their confessional statements. ...
  • Headley wants his son to be a top Pak commando July 11, 2011

    Washington: LeT operative David Headley wants his fiveyearold son to one day become a soldier in Pakistani army's elite Special Service Group (SSG), which is known for its antiIndia operations including the Kargil incursion and wars of 1965 and 1971. Headley, who was the star government witness in the Chicago trial...
  • India may seek further access to Headley in US June 12, 2011

    New Delhi: India will take a decision on seeking further access to Lashkar operative David Headley in the US after perusing the complete judgement of a Chicago court which acquitted Tahawwur Rana of charges of being involved in Mumbai terror attacks. Official sources said today that once the details of the...
  • US govt will not appeal against Rana verdict June 11, 2011

    Washington: The US Government will not appeal against a Chicago court verdict which found PakistaniCanadian Tahawwur Rana "not guilty" on charges related to his involvement in the Mumbai terrorist attacks, a ruling that was received with disappointment by India. "After sentencing, Rana may appeal his conviction on the two counts,...
  • 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 Government defends Headley's plea agreement June 7, 2011

    Chicago: US prosecutors on Tuesday defended a plea agreement with David Headley, coaccused in the Mumbai terror attacks, saying that this helped the FBI to extract invaluable information from him about LeT and other terrorist outfits and their leaders in Pakistan. Concluding her closing argument, government...