Terror

  • Lucknow Congress President Neeraj Bora resigns 13-04-2014 03:04 PM

    In a setback to the party, Congress Lucknow president Neeraj Bora on Sunday dissolved the city unit and resigned, alleging that present policies of the party and personal agenda of its leaders were not in the interest of the country. "I am resigning from the primary membership of the party...
  • Sri Lanka arrests LTTE members for allegedly reviving terror activities 10-04-2014 03:45 PM

    Over 60 LTTE cadres, including 10 women, have been arrested for trying to revive the banned terror group in Sri Lanka, police said on Thursday. "We arrested 65 of them over the last month. Five of them later came to be released due to lack of evidence," police spokesman and...
  • Mumbai: 16 live bullets found near Taj hotel, probe on 02-04-2014 02:21 PM

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police on Wednesday recovered 16 live bullets near the Taj hotel in Colaba. The bullets were found in a parking lot near the hotel. The police said the bullets appeared to be 2-3 years old. A police investigation is on. The Taj hotel was targeted by terrorists...
  • More terror related deaths under NDA than UPA, claims Congress ad 01-04-2014 07:40 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress's new advertisement on Twitter has landed the party in a fresh controversy. The ad claims there have been less terror-related deaths under the United Progressive Alliance's (UPA) rule as compared to the National Democratic Alliance's (NDA) rule. The ad titled 'Keeping India Safer' shows that under...
  • Jammu: Four people including two terrorists killed in twin terror attacks 28-03-2014 09:06 AM

    Jammu: Two terrorists have been killed in an encounter with Army in Janglote in Kathua. The terrorists executed twin terror attacks in Jammu where one person was killed and three others were injured early on Friday morning. Heavy firing is on in the Janglote area near an army installation in...
  • Jammu: 1 dead, 3 hurt as 4 alleged terrorists open fire on a vehicle 28-03-2014 07:33 AM

    Kathua: One person has been killed and 3 others have been injured after 4 alleged terrorists opened fire on a vehicle in Kathua in Jammu. The gunmen were reportedly wearing army uniforms. After the attack, the alleged terrorists hijacked a white Bolero and took it towards Jammu. With the terrorists...
  • UP ATS arrests two terrorists planning to attack Varanasi during polls 27-03-2014 08:15 AM

    New Delhi: In what can be a major breakthrough, two alleged fidayeen terrorists have been arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terror Squad in Gorakhpur. They were reportedly on their way to Ayodhya from Gorakhpur. According to the UP ATS, the arrested terrorists are Pakistani nationals. The ATS said that the...
  • US court convicts Osama bin Laden's son-in-law on terrorism charges 26-03-2014 08:52 PM

    New York: Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, the voice of fiery al-Qaeda propaganda videotapes after the September 11 attacks, was convicted on Wednesday of conspiring to kill Americans for his role as the terror group's spokesman. The verdict came after about five hours of deliberation in the case against Sulaiman Abu...
  • Pakistan government negotiators meet Taliban; ceasefire to continue 26-03-2014 08:46 PM

    The banned Pakistani Taliban on Wednesday agreed to continue its ceasefire after holding first-ever direct talks with government negotiators at an secret location in the restive tribal region of North Waziristan. Continuation of ceasefire was one of the primary demands of the government. The month-long ceasefire announced by the Tehrik-e-...
  • IM arrests: Jaitley takes on Shinde for denying terror threat 24-03-2014 12:20 PM

    New Delhi: A day after an alleged Indian Mujahideen module was busted by the Delhi Police, BJP leader Arun Jaitley attacked the Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde for denying any terror threat to the party leaders. "Home Minister made a statement that no BJP leader is a target. Yesterday, our...
  • IM arrests: Two detained Jamia residents released after protests 24-03-2014 09:20 AM

    New Delhi: After long protests by Jamia residents backed by AAP and Congress leaders on Sunday, the two students who were detained by the police in connection with the arrest of IM operatives were released late evening. They were, however, asked by the special cell to join the probe later....
  • 2 men detained on terror charges found clean 24-03-2014 07:54 AM

    The two men picked up from Jamia Nagar on Sunday on the suspicion that they had links with IM operatives arrested from Rajasthan were cleared after questioning and will be released soon, Delhi police said. "We had picked them for questioning during which nothing suspicious was found. The questioning is...
  • No Indian among those killed in Kabul Taliban attack: MEA 21-03-2014 09:31 PM

    No Indian is among the fatalities in a Taliban attack on a Kabul hotel, the Indian external affairs ministry said on Friday. "No Indian has been killed. We have confirmed this," a ministry official said. Earlier, reports had said that an Indian was among the nine people killed in a...
  • BJP delegation to meet Shinde over terror threats to its leaders 21-03-2014 11:07 AM

    New Delhi: A delegation of the Bharatiya Janata Party met Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Friday over terror threats to its leaders. The Home Minister told reporters after the meeting that there was no information of any terror threat to BJP leaders as of now. But he added,...
  • BJP claims terror threat to senior leaders, Shinde denies reports 20-03-2014 03:28 PM

    New Delhi: Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Thursday denied any threat to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders saying he had "no such information". "Let the BJP leaders come and meet me. I will hear what they have to say," Shinde said. The BJP had earlier in the day cited...
  • Investigations into missing Malaysian jet appear deadlocked 19-03-2014 12:26 PM

    Investigations into the mystery of a missing Malaysian jet appeared to be at a deadlock on Wednesday, with no conclusive evidence of foul play and doubts whether nations would share military tracking data that could show where the plane may have headed. Eleven days have passed since Malaysia Airlines Flight...
  • Police hunt for motive as search for Malaysian jet spans hemispheres 16-03-2014 10:59 PM

    Malaysian investigators are trawling through the backgrounds of the pilots, crew and ground staff who worked on a missing jetliner for clues as to why someone on board flew it perhaps thousands of miles off course, the country's police chief said. Background checks of passengers on Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370...
  • Terrorism is one of the biggest challenges in India, says UP Governor BL Joshi 10-03-2014 06:12 PM

    Terrorism is one of the biggest challenges India is facing on Monday and there is a great need for the forces to tackle it completely, Uttar Pradesh Governor B.L. Joshi said in Lucknow on Monday. "Terrorism both within and outside India has affected the development process of the country and...
  • Missing Malaysian jet: Stolen passports a common thing in Asia 10-03-2014 05:03 PM

    New Delhi: The stolen passports and the possibility of a passenger or some passengers using fake passports on the missing Malaysian airlines has triggered an alarm all over the World. Security and intelligence agencies fear that the flight may have been hijacked or bombed by the terrorists. No trace of...
  • Terrorists kill two policemen in Kashmir near a Pulwama court 03-03-2014 02:59 PM

    Srinagar: Two policemen were killed in a terrorist attack near the court premises in Pulwama town on Monday after terrorists fired volley of bullets on a police party in the main township. Police and witnesses said terrorists fired briefly on the policemen and later fled from the scene. The two...
  • China blames separatists for knife attack; 33 dead 02-03-2014 12:02 PM

    Kunming: More than 10 assailants slashed scores of people with knives at a train station in southern China in what state media said on Sunday was a terrorist assault by ethnic separatists from the far west. Twenty-nine slash victims and four attackers were killed and 143 people wounded. Police fatally...
  • 'Terror attack' in China kills 28, injures 113 02-03-2014 07:12 AM

    Beijing: Twenty-eight people were killed and 113 others injured in a "violent terrorist attack" when a group of unidentified men armed with knives attacked a railway station in China's southwestern Kunming city on Saturday. A group of unknown knife-wielding men attacked the Kunming Railway Station in the capital city of...
  • Taliban not serious about talks: Sartaj Aziz 27-02-2014 05:18 PM

    Pakistan's targeted military action against militants in Waziristan will be beneficial in the long run as the Taliban are not serious about peace talks, Advisor to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs and National Security Sartaj Aziz said on Thursday. His remarks came amid speculation that the government is on the...
  • Militant activity in Kashmir higher in 2014's start: Army 22-02-2014 08:50 PM

    Militant activity in Jammu and Kashmir has been higher in the beginning of 2014 and 11 terrorists have been killed and 13 apprehended so far this year, the army said Srinagaron Saturday. Srinagar-based 15th Corps commander, Lt Gen Gurmit Singh said that last year the first terrorist was killed in...
  • J&K: 1 terrorist killed in an encounter with security forces in Sopore 16-02-2014 09:30 AM

    Srinagar: One terrorist has been killed in an encounter with security forces on Sunday in Sopore in Jammu and Kashmir. The gun battle took place in the morning and is over now. Police sources have said that he was a top member of Hizbul Mujahideen. However, the security forces suspect...
  • Rakesh Maria appointed as new Police Commissioner of Mumbai 16-02-2014 07:41 AM

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police on Saturday got a new police commissioner. Senior IPS officer Rakesh Maria, who was the head of the Maharashtra Anti Terrorism Squad was appointed as Mumbai Police Commissioner on Saturday. The post became vacant after former police commisisoner Satyapal Singh resigned in January to join the...
  • Hindus cannot be terrorists, says Ram Madhav 13-02-2014 06:42 PM

    Citing a 1995 judgement by aSupreme Court bench one Hindutva, the RSS on Thursday said the term"Hindu terrorism" was coined by certain sections with anobjective to "malign" the image of RSS. "To call Hindu a terrorist is a glaring contradiction.This term is floated only to malign this organisation," RSSspokesman Ram...
  • 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...
  • 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...