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India should see through the Pakistan's act of putting Hafiz Saeed’s under ‘house detention’
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India should see through the Pakistan's act of putting Hafiz Saeed’s under ‘house detention’

As Trump administration officials indicate that Pakistan may be put on the controversial immigration ban list for their record in fighting terrorism, Pakistani authorities moved swiftly by putting under house arrest Hafiz Muhammad Saeed — the Amir of Jamaat-ud-Dawah (a known front for Lashkar-e-Taiba).

Nagrota attack as shameful as 26/11, proves that surgical strikes can't end cross-border terrorism: Chidambaram
Politics

Nagrota attack as shameful as 26/11, proves that surgical strikes can't end cross-border terrorism: Chidambaram

Former Home Minister P Chidambaram has said the recent Nagrota attack is as "shameful" as the 2008 Mumbai carnage and has "disproved" the belief that surgical strikes can end cross-border terrorism.

Police dog Caesar who saved lives during 26/11 dies of heart attack in Virar
India

Police dog Caesar who saved lives during 26/11 dies of heart attack in Virar

Caesar, the famed sniffer dog of Mumbai police who saved several lives during the 26/11 terror attacks, died on Thursday at a farm in Virar.

Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi challenges legality of Pak judicial team probing 26/11 Mumbai attack
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Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi challenges legality of Pak judicial team probing 26/11 Mumbai attack

Mumbai attack mastermind Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi and six other suspects have challenged the legality of a Pakistani judicial commission that travelled to India in 2013 to probe the 2008 attack, which could further delay the case proceedings.

Maharashtra govt transfers supervising authority of Force One to Anti-Terrorism Squad, again
India

Maharashtra govt transfers supervising authority of Force One to Anti-Terrorism Squad, again

The Maharashtra government has reportedly changed the supervising authority of Force One, the crack unit created on the lines of National Security Guard (NSG) meant for counter-terrorism activities after the 26/11 terror attack.

Tahawwur Rana knew about my LeT links, was opposed to it: David Headley
India

Tahawwur Rana knew about my LeT links, was opposed to it: David Headley

David Coleman Headley claimed on Wednesday that his associate Tahawwur Rana was opposed to Headley's links with the terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT)

Helicopter deployment to be quicker for Force One: Formed after 26/11, they stand guard in Mumbai
India

Helicopter deployment to be quicker for Force One: Formed after 26/11, they stand guard in Mumbai

Helicopters for the elite commando unit Force One will be deployed faster in case of terror attack or any other emergencies

Working with India to bring 26/11 Mumbai attack perpetrators to justice: US
India

Working with India to bring 26/11 Mumbai attack perpetrators to justice: US

The US is working with India to bring the perpetrators of the 2008 Mumbai terror attack to justice, a top official has said amid Pakistani-American terrorist David Headley's deposition before a Mumbai court.

David Headley turns approver in 26/11 terror attacks trial, after being pardoned by Tada court
India

David Headley turns approver in 26/11 terror attacks trial, after being pardoned by Tada court

On 18 November, the court had said that Headley must be produced through video conference on 10 December as it allowed the Mumbai Police's plea to make him an accused.

Perpetrators of terrorist attacks must be brought to justice, says UN chief Ban ki-Moon
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Perpetrators of terrorist attacks must be brought to justice, says UN chief Ban ki-Moon

As India commemorates the seventh anniversary of the 2008 Mumbai attacks, UN chief Ban Ki-moon has said that perpetrators of all terror attacks must be brought to justice and underlined that improved ties between India and Pakistan could stem the threat posed by terrorism

26/11 plotter Lakhvi gets 14-day judicial custody after Pak opposes bail
World

26/11 plotter Lakhvi gets 14-day judicial custody after Pak opposes bail

Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, who has been remanded to police custody in an abduction case, challenged his detention on charges of kidnapping in a Pakistani court.

Lakhvi's release an insult to Peshawar school victims, says Pak newspaper
India

Lakhvi's release an insult to Peshawar school victims, says Pak newspaper

The release on bail of Mumbai terrorist attack mastermind Zakiur-Rehman Lakhvi is an insult to the students massacred in Peshawar and must be reversed, a Pakistani newspaper said.

Lakhvi's bail makes a mockery of Pak's pledge to fight terror: Sushma
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Lakhvi's bail makes a mockery of Pak's pledge to fight terror: Sushma

Pakistan has made a mockery of its pledge to fight terrorism by allowing bail to 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Friday.

26/11 attack not our fault, disappointed with UK court: Taj Hotels' owner
India

26/11 attack not our fault, disappointed with UK court: Taj Hotels' owner

The Indian Hotels Company Limited, a Tata Group firm, had argued that Will Pike's negligence claim should be heard in India but a High Court judge in UK accepted that taking his case through the Indian courts could run into years of delay.

26/11: BJP blames govt for failing to put pressure on Pakistan
Politics

26/11: BJP blames govt for failing to put pressure on Pakistan

In a statement on his Facebook page, BJP President Rajnath Singh said the mastermind and real perpetrators of the Mumbai carnage are still roaming free in Pakistan.

26/11: Pak should award maximum punishment to accused, says Antony
India

26/11: Pak should award maximum punishment to accused, says Antony

Coastal security was "very weak" before the terror attack in Mumbai in 2008 but now it was "vibrant" and "strong", Antony told reporters on the sidelines of an awards function here.

PM, Sonia were kept in the loop about Kasab's hanging: Shinde
India

PM, Sonia were kept in the loop about Kasab's hanging: Shinde

Shinde told NDTV that the United Progressive Alliance chairperson "was not part of the decision" and his cabinet colleagues learnt of the event through television.

1993 Mumbai bombing masterminds safe in Pak havens: Shinde
India

1993 Mumbai bombing masterminds safe in Pak havens: Shinde

Shinde said India continues to face a "high degree" of terrorist threats on several fronts, in particular of cross-border terrorism.