Terror Camps

  • Kochi: NIA court awards double life terms to 3 persons in terror recruitment case October 4, 2013

    Three persons were on Friday handed double life terms by an NIA court in Kochi  in a case related to the recruitment of youth from Kerala for terror camps in Jammu and Kashmir. Ten other persons convicted in the same case were awarded life imprisonment by NIA court special judge, S...
  • Yasin Bhatkal's interrogation will expose role of foreign hand: RPN Singh August 30, 2013

    Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs RPN Singh called Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal as the biggest catch and called him "a huge source of information." On the role of terrorist organisations that are operating from Pakistan, the minister said Bhatkal could provide information on the role...
  • Difficult to end terror camps in Pak, militancy may rise: Musharraf March 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf while speaking on the increase in militancy in Kashmir linked it to the pull-out of coalition forces from Afghanistan. In an interview to CNN-IBN's Suhasini Haidar, Musharraf said the pull-out's consequences are going to spill over into Pakistan and India. Below is an excerpt...
  • RSS may press charges against Shinde, RK Singh January 23, 2013

    New Delhi: The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) is likely to press charges against Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde and Home Secretary RK Singh for their comments linking the Sangh to terror strikes in the country. RSS spokesperson Ram Madhav said that the organisation is contemplating on filing a case...
  • BJP wants Shinde sacked for terror remarks January 21, 2013

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday hit out at the UPA government for Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde's remark that the BJP and the RSS were promoting Hindu terrorism through their training camps. The BJP demanded that UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh demand an...
  • Shinde's terror remark: BJP demands apology January 21, 2013

    New Delhi: The BJP, the RSS and the Congress are yet again involved in a war of words, this time over Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde's remarks that the training camps run by them were promoting Hindu terrorism. At the last day of the Congress's Chintan Shivir in Jaipur, Shinde...
  • Lalu backs Shinde's accusation of BJP, RSS January 20, 2013

    Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) president Lalu Prasad Yadav on Sunday backed Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde's accusation that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) were conducting terror training camps and promoting "Hindu terrorism" in the country. "He (Shinde) is the Union Home minister. Will...
  • Pak Army's anti-terror raids an 'eyewash': Jundal August 4, 2012

    Mumbai: LeT operative Sayed Ansari alias Abu Jundal has told interrogators that four Indians were working for the banned terror outfit in Pakistan in 2006 and the raids conducted by the Army and Federal Investigation Agency on terror camps in that country after the 26/11 strike were an "eyewash". "Elaborating...
  • 20 killed, China blames terror camps in Pak August 1, 2011

    Beijing: China on Monday blamed "extremists" trained in terror camps in Pakistan for orchestrating attacks on civilians in the troubled Xinjiang province, where 20 people, including alleged militants, were killed in violent incidents over two days. While nine people were killed in a violent attack on Saturday, another 11, including five...
  • Pak using US aid against India: Antony May 28, 2011

    New Delhi: Defence Minister AK Antony on Saturday ruled out India engaging in dialogue with Pakistan without the terror camps operating on Pakistani soil being shut down or destroyed. Antony said that there are around 42 terror camps operating in Pakistan and that Islamabad was using the aid given by...
  • India warned US: White faces in Pak terror camps February 3, 2011

    Washington: Some five months before the 26/11 Mumbai terrorist attack, India had warned the US about increasing 'white faces' in terrorist camps along Pak-Afghan border and the attempt by jihadi groups to acquire fissile material to 'fabricate a crude bomb beyond a dirty bomb'. According to a US diplomatic cable dated May...
  • 40 terror camps active in Pakistan: Antony May 12, 2010

    New Delhi: Over 40 terror training camps are still functioning in Pakistan, Defence Minister A K Antony said on Wednesday, asking Islamabad to dismantle the terrorist infrastructure operating from its soil to show its commitment to the resumption of talks between the nuclear-armed neighbours. "There are more than 40 terror...
  • Headley attended five terror camps in Pakistan March 19, 2010

    Chicago: In changing his plea from 'not guilty' to 'guilty', Pakistani American terror suspect David Headley has given graphic details of his preparations for the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, including training at Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) operated camps in Pakistan. Pleading guilty before a Chicago court Thursday to all 12 charges against him,...
  • 42 'active' terrorist camps in Pak: Antony February 28, 2010

    Pokharan: India on Sunday alleged 42 terror camps are "still active" in Pakistan and that was the "main cause of concern for us." "There are 42 terror camps still active in Pakistan and there is no serious attempt or effort to dismantle them. This is the main cause of concern for...
  • India didn't intervene: Baloch leader July 27, 2009

    New Delhi: As Prime Minister Manmohan Singh faces criticism for including Balochistan in the Indo-Pak joint statement, support has poured in from an unusual quarter. Baloch nationalist leaders have vindicated the PM's stand that India has nothing to hide in Balochistan. Speaking with CNN-IBN in London, the exiled descendant of the...
  • PM to answer queries on joint statement on July 29 July 25, 2009

    New Delhi: Under fire over the India-Pakistan joint statement, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday ruled out any conflict between the Congress party and the Government and assured that he would give "relevant answers" to the doubts raised over it in Parliament July 29. "I have made a statement in Parliament...
  • To the PM's rescue: Sonia endorses Pak initiative July 25, 2009

    New Delhi: Notwithstanding the voices of dissent within the party, Congress President Sonia Gandhi has endorsed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's initiative on Pakistan and has conveyed this to senior leaders and ministers, party sources said on Saturday. The joint-statement of the Prime Minister with his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani in...
  • Cong core group holds meet on Baloch row July 25, 2009

    New Delhi: With the controversial Indo-Pak joint statement stirring a hornet's nest, a meeting of the Congress top brass was held on Friday night at a time when the party has given ample hints of distancing from the stand of the government. The over two-hour long meeting of the Congress Core...
  • Pakistan will have to eliminate LeT, says Powell December 15, 2008

    Washington: Pakistan's actions against terorrists is being seen with scepticism. In an interview to Foreign Affairs analyst Fareed Zakaria on CNN Global Public Space, Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell said Pakistan needs to live up to its promise on eliminating the Lashkar-e-Toiba. Powell said, "This time, as Pakistan says...
  • Lebanon pledges to get rid of terror June 20, 2007

    Beirut: The Lebanese government has pledged to rid the country of terrorists cells operating on its territory. But with Lebanon in a permanent state of political paralysis, the government faces an uphill battle. ...