TERRORISM

  • Barack Obama to remove Cuba from state sponsor of terror list 3 days ago

    Washington: US President Barack Obama will remove Cuba from the list of state sponsors of terrorism, the White House announced on Tuesday, a key step in his bid to normalise relations between the two countries. The terror designation has been a stain on Cuba's pride and a major stumbling block for...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay 3 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Naxals target development projects, says intelligence reports 3 days ago

    Maoists are changing their strategy in their fight against the state, says latest intelligence reports. Naxals in desperation are targeting development projects. There have been 31 attacks on economic targets in 4 months compared with 25 in 2014. ...
  • IS releases 200 Yazidis after 8 months in captivity 4 days ago

    The Islamic State released over 200 Yazidis after 8 months in captivity. The people recount the horror that they suffered under the terror group. They fear not just for themselves, but for their loved ones who are still captive with IS. "They forced us at gunpoint into big trailer trucks....
  • Railways Police Commissioner warns of 26/11 like attack in Mumbai, IB issues alert 4 days ago

    Mumbai: There is a possibility of another 26/11 like attack in Mumbai in the next 2-3 months according to the Intelligence Bureau which issued an alert for the city after the Railways Police Commissioner wrote to the Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) warning of a terror strike. The Railways Police Commissioner letter...
  • Pakistan: Islamabad HC sets 2 month deadline for 26/11 trial case 5 days ago

    Islamabad: The Islamabad High Court has set a 2 month deadline for 26/11 trial, warning that it would accede to Pakistan government's plea to cancel the bail granted to LeT operations commander Zaki-ur-Rehman if it failed to do so. A two-member bench of IHC headed by Justice Noorul Haq Qureshi gave...
  • J&K: Kashmiri Pandits say hurt by 'politics' played over their return, rehabilitation 6 days ago

    Jammu: It was 26 years ago when Kashmiri Pandit lawyer Tika Lal Taploo and more than 700 members of the community were killed by terrorists in the Valley leading to a mass exodus, but their families say the wounds are bleeding again due to "politics" over the issue of their...
  • US, France, Israel express grave concern over Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi release 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The US, France and Israel have expressed "grave concern" over the release of UN-designated terrorist and Mumbai terror attack mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi. While the US said it was "gravely concern" about the release and it has communicated the concerns in this regard to Pakistan, French President Francois Hollande expressed...
  • News 360: Naxals strike again, 7 policemen killed, 12 others injured in Chhattisgarh 1 week ago

    Seven policemen were killed while 10 others were injured in an ambush by Naxals in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh. The encounter took place in the worst-affected Pidmel-Polampalli area of the district when a squad of state police STF was out on operations around noon. ...
  • US expresses 'grave concern' over Lakhvi's release by Pakistan 1 week ago

    Washington: Expressing grave concern over Mumbai attack mastermind Zakirur Rehman Lakhvi's release, the US on Friday said that it has repeatedly asked Pakistan to follow through on its commitment to ensure justice for the 26/11 victims. "We are gravely concerned about the release on bail of alleged Mumbai attack mastermind Zakirur...
  • India should heap international calumby on Pakistan: Congress 1 week ago

    New Delhi: India should heap international calumny and embarassment on Pakistan in the wake of release of top Lashkar leader Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, the mastermind of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, Congress said on Friday. "It is an excellent opportunity for India to raise this issue by embarrassing Pakistan at every fora....
  • Pakistan betrays India again, frees 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi 1 week ago

    The Butcher of Mumbai, the man who was responsible for the death of 166 Indians and foreigners on Friday walked out of the Adiala Jail in Rawalpindi. Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi has been taken to a 'secret location' where his movements and access will be restricted. The Indian Envoy to Pakistan...
  • Pakistan blames India for 'inordinate delay' in Mumbai attacks trial 1 week ago

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Friday blamed India for "inordinate delay" in extending cooperation in the 2008 Mumbai attacks trial, saying it complicated the case of Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi and weakened the prosecution, leading to the release of the LeT operations commander. "As I had mentioned earlier also, inordinate delay in extending cooperation...
  • US approves $952 million sale of helicopters, missiles to Pakistan April 8, 2015

    Washington: The Obama administration has notified the US Congress it's selling Pakistan $952 million worth of attack helicopters, air-to-surface missiles and other military assistance saying it will not alter the basic military balance in the region. The State Department has approved the sale saying the "helicopters and weapon systems will provide...
  • Malaysia passes tough law to deal with 'extraordinary' threats by terror entities April 7, 2015

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia's parliament today passed a tough anti-terrorism bill to deal with "extraordinary" threats posed by terror entities such as the Islamic State (IS), a move denounced by opponents as a harsh blow for civil rights. After 15 hours of heated debate, the Parliament passed the 'Prevention of Terrorism Bill'...
  • Jammu and Kashmir hit by three separate terror attacks, 3 dead, 2 injured April 6, 2015

    Srinagar: There seems to be no end to the violence in Jammu and Kashmir as three separate attacks rocked the state in three hours on Monday. In the first attack, terrorists opened fire at a police officer in the Hygam area of Baramulla. Terrorists shot at and critically injured Sub-Inspector...
  • Terror and talks cannot go together, BJP on Pakistan April 3, 2015

    Bengaluru: Stressing that terror and talks cannot go together, BJP on Friday said India's engagement with Pakistan would be based on strategic interests and enunciated Modi government's foreign policy pillars or "Panchamrit" of dignity, dialogue, security and shared prosperity and culture. In the first-ever separate resolution on foreign policy brought in...
  • Hostages, families sue TV over Paris terror attack coverage April 3, 2015

    Paris: Families of the hostages of a radical gunman who killed four in a kosher supermarket are suing a French broadcaster over its live coverage of the attack, saying it endangered the hostages' lives. Paris prosecutor's office spokeswoman Agnes Thibault-Lecuivre said Friday that a preliminary investigation has been opened into the...
  • Chinese weapons being supplied to Northeast terror groups: NIA April 1, 2015

    New Delhi: In a major breakthrough, National Investigation Agency interrogation of National Democratic Front of Bodoland (Songibjit) terrorists has revealed that Chinese made weapons come to Manipur through the China-Myanmar-India border. According to the interrogation report accessed by CNN-IBN, arms consignments are smuggled from the China border to South Myanmar by...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories March 31, 2015

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay March 31, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: India can't rely on surveys done abroad that link tobacco to cancer, says BJP MP March 31, 2015

    The anti-tobacco campaign with an increase in the size of pictorial warnings hits a road block after one BJP MP said that India cannot rely on surveys done abroad that link tobacco to cancer. ...
  • Gujarat anti-terror Bill is a replica of POTA with saffron lipstick March 31, 2015

    The BJP government in Gujarat passed the contentious Gujarat Control of Terrorism and Organized Crime Bill (GCTOC) on March 31. Rejected on three earlier occasions by two Presidents (President Kalam and President Pratibha Patil) for violating basic principles of justice, this bill is a modified version of the 2003 law...
  • Gujarat: Controversial Anti-Terror Bill should not have been passed, says Congress March 31, 2015

    Gujarat Congress leader Shaktisinh Gohil said that the state government has insulted the President by passing the controversial Anti-Terror Bill. ...
  • Gujarat Assembly passes controversial anti-terror Bill, empowers authorities to intercept phone calls March 31, 2015

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat Assembly passed the controversial Control of Terrorism and Organized Crime Bill on Tuesday which empowers law enforcing authorities to intercept and record phone calls as evidence and gives them other contentious powers. According to a provision in the Bill, recording of phone calls intercepted by investigating agencies...
  • Gujarat government to table 'Control of Terrorism and Organized Crime Bill' in state Assembly today March 31, 2015

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat government will be tabling the controversial Control of Terrorism and Organized Crime Bill in the state Assembly on Tuesday. The GUJCOC bill, which is on the lines of the stringent Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA), was rejected in 2004 and 2008 by the then President AJP...
  • US' war on terror kills over 80,000 people in Pakistan: Report March 29, 2015

    Islamabad: More than 80,000 Pakistanis, including over 48,000 civilians, have been killed in the decade-long US-led war against terror in the country, according to a new report. The report titled "Body Count: Casualty Figures after 10 Years of the War on Terror" was released by the Nobel Prize-winning International Physicians...
  • Boko Haram kills 41, prevents hundreds voting in Nigeria March 29, 2015

    Abuja: Boko Haram extremists killed 41 people, including a legislator, and scared hundreds of people from polling stations in the northeast, but millions voted across Nigeria in the most closely contested presidential race in the nation's history. In electoral violence elsewhere, three people including a soldier were shot and killed in...
  • Jurists must ensure justice to all in terror cases: President March 28, 2015

    New Delhi: Jurists must play an important role to ensure justice to the victims of terror and to the persons implicated in such crimes, President Pranab Mukherjee has said. "Jurists must play an important role in ensuring that the wheels of justice move faster -- both to give justice to...
  • Pakistan: Over 32,000 arrested in anti-terror operations since Peshawar carnage March 28, 2015

    Islamabad: Pakistan's law enforcement agencies have arrested over 32,000 people on different charges in more than 28,000 anti-militant operations in the aftermath of the Peshawar school massacre, the government said on Saturday. The arrests were made after the launch of the National Action Plan (NAP) in December which aims to...