TERROR ACT

  • Bodo militant attack in Assam an act of terror: Rajnath Singh 3 days ago

    Home Minister Rajnath Singh condemned the Bodo militant attack in Assam and said, "What happened in Assam was an act of terror. Will not adopt a zero tolerance approach towards militancy." The death toll in the attack has risen to 70. ...
  • PM Modi an answer to Pakistan sponsored terror acts: Shahnawaz Hussain December 6, 2014

    Bharatiya Janata Party leader Shahnawaz Hussain said Prime Minister Narendra Modi was answer to Pakistan sponsored terror acts. Twenty one people lost their lives in terror attacks in four town of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday. Hussain said, "PM Modi knows how to answer every act carried out by Pakistan." ...
  • Charges framed in Mumbai blasts cases of 20022003 June 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Twelve years after blasts rocked the city between December 2002 and March 2003, the special Prevention of Terrorism Act (POTA) court on Tuesday framed charges against 16 accused. Saquib Nachan, an alleged member of Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI), is one of the main accused. "The court has framed the...
  • Pakistan Taliban secretly bury Hakimullah, vow bombs in revenge November 2, 2013

    Pakistani Taliban fighters secretly buried their leader early on Saturday after he was killed by a US drone aircraft and quickly moved to replace him while vowing a wave of suicide bombs in revenge. The Pakistani government denounced the killing of Hakimullah Mehsud as a US bid to derail planned peace...
  • Terror-arrest charges reach highest level in UK in 2012-13 September 12, 2013

    A total of 249 people were arrested for terrorism-related offences in Britain in 2012-13, the highest since 2005-06, latest Home Office figures show. In 2012-13, 105 people arrested for terrorism offences were charged, though only 37 of those charges were for terror-related offences. The other 68 were charged under other legislation, Home...
  • Bill to expand definition of terrorist act in RS December 19, 2012

    New Delhi: A bill seeking to expand the definition of "terrorist act" to include offences that threaten the country's economic security was introduced in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. Moving the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill for consideration, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said, "The proposed amendments are carried to bring...
  • 'Mistakes led to exodus of Kashmiri Hindus' February 20, 2011

    Patna: Union Minister and National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah on Sunday said mistakes committed in the past led to the exodus of Kashmiri Hindus from Jammu and Kashmir as also to the prevailing political uncertainty in the state. "It is our fault as the Kashmiri Hindus have been made homeless and...
  • Commonwealth Games 2010 on terror radar July 23, 2010

    Chandigarh: The 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG) to be held in New Delhi this October is on the radar of terrorists from Punjab and their supporters in other countries, including Pakistan's ISI, says an intelligence report of the Punjab Police. Field police officials in Punjab have been alerted by the latest intelligence...
  • Afzal Guru to be hanged; no favour for mercy plea June 23, 2010

    New Delhi: The central Home Ministry has written to the President of India that Afzal Guru's is a fit case for death sentence, in response to the mercy plea filed by his wife Tabassum. The Centre said the nature of the crime is heinous and the convict in the Parliament...
  • No evidence, Pune blast suspect released on bail June 15, 2010

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra ATS was left red faced Tuesday with a court granting bail to Abdul Samad, arrested in connection with an 2009 arms seizure case and alleged to be involved in the Pune blast case, saying there was no evidence against him. 23yearold Samad, a resident of Bhatkal district in...
  • Protests over JK killings mar PM's visit June 7, 2010

    Srinagar: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is here but protests over fake encounter killings cast a shadow over his twoday visit to the state. The PM is expected to renew the Centre's offer to hold talks with separatists talks that have been stalled for a few years now. The PM will also...
  • Pak Army officers conducted Kabul attack June 1, 2010

    New Delhi: The Pakistani army's involvement in the attack in Kabul that left 16 people including seven Indians, a French film maker and an Italian diplomat, killed have been exposed. The attack took place on on February 26 last. CNNIBN has managed to get access to an interrogation report of one...
  • US develops plans for unilateral strike on Pak May 29, 2010

    Washington: US military is looking at options for a unilateral strike in Pakistan if a successful terrorist strike on US soil is traced back to the country, senior Pentagon officials were quoted as saying Saturday. Plans for a unilateral strike were developed after ties between Times Square bombing suspect Faisal Shahzad...
  • Faisal effect: US citizenship gets tougher May 8, 2010

    After Times Square, the US is reviewing the process of granting citizenship and call it the Shahzad Faisal effect. The US is now examining the procedure for granting citizenship for its people. With questions being raised on the connection between Mumbai attack suspect David Headley and Faizal Shahzad, there are...
  • Times Square reopens after another bomb scare May 8, 2010

    New York: Another bomb hoax was reported from New York's Times Square on Friday. The police cordoned off the area after finding a water cooler and a shopping bag left on the sidewalk. This was about a block away from where the failed car bomb was found last week. Thankfully...
  • Ricin found in UK, duo questioned by antiterrorism officers June 9, 2009

    A father and son are being questioned by antiterrorism officers following the discovery of the poison ricin at a house in County Durham, UK. ...
  • Imran Khan charged under AntiTerrorism Act November 14, 2007

    Lahore: The Pakistan Government on Wednesday intensified its crackdown on the Opposition parties protesting against the Emergency by slapping the draconian AntiTerrorism Act on cricket legend and politician Imran Khan while former premier Benazir Bhutto spent a second day under house arrest. Imran was charged under Pakistan's AntiTerrorism Act, which includes...