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Chequered history of narco test in India: The famous cases that were solved and not solved
India

Chequered history of narco test in India: The famous cases that were solved and not solved

Although not regarded as totally reliable, a host of law enforcement agencies around the world use the narco-analysis test or narco test during their investigations as they feel that this method allows them to extract true answers from their subjects

India to host meeting of UN counter-terror panel at Taj Hotel, one of the 26/11 Mumbai attack targets
India

India to host meeting of UN counter-terror panel at Taj Hotel, one of the 26/11 Mumbai attack targets

On 26 November, 2008, a group of 10 Pakistani terrorists went on a rampage, carrying out a coordinated attack on a railway station, two luxury hotels (Taj Palace and Oberoi-Trident hotel) and a Jewish centre

Mumbai 26/11 attacks: From Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan to Tukaram Omble, the bravehearts who redefined valour
India

Mumbai 26/11 attacks: From Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan to Tukaram Omble, the bravehearts who redefined valour

Be it a brave National Security Guard commando or a Mumbai Police sub-inspector, these valiant men put their lives in the line of fire to save innumerable others during the 2008 attacks in the financial capital of the country

Mumbai 26/11 attacks: 13 years on, images that recount the horror
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Mumbai 26/11 attacks: 13 years on, images that recount the horror

On 26 November 2008, Mumbai was rocked to its core when ten men stormed the financial capital of the country with the sole aim of unleashing terror and destruction. Thirteen years later, we revisit the attacks and salute those who laid down their lives in the attack

26/11 Mumbai Terror Attack Anniversary: Politicians and celebrities pay tribute to fallen
India

26/11 Mumbai Terror Attack Anniversary: Politicians and celebrities pay tribute to fallen

Maharashtra governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, state home minister Anil Deshmukh and environment minister Aaditya Thackeray paid their respects at the newly-built memorial at the police headquarters in south Mumbai

Even as it talks peace, Taliban provides safe haven to LeT, Al Qaeda in Afghanistan, says new UN report
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Even as it talks peace, Taliban provides safe haven to LeT, Al Qaeda in Afghanistan, says new UN report

The Taliban's leadership is providing safe havens and resources to the Lashkar-e-Taiba, Al Qaeda and other terrorist groups targeting India, a report produced by a United Nations expert group has revealed. "Foreign fighters continue to operate under the authority of the Taliban in multiple Afghan provinces at undiminished levels," the United Nations' Analytical Support and Sanctions Monitoring Team's report states.

Pulwama aftermath: Pakistan bans Hafiz Saeed-led JuD and its charity wing Falah-e-Insaniat Foundation
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Pulwama aftermath: Pakistan bans Hafiz Saeed-led JuD and its charity wing Falah-e-Insaniat Foundation

The US Department of the Treasury has designated its chief Saeed as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist.

James Mattis in Pakistan: US defence secretary says will find 'common ground' to work with Islamabad
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James Mattis in Pakistan: US defence secretary says will find 'common ground' to work with Islamabad

US defense secretary Jim Mattis has said he intends to work hard to find common ground with Pakistan in the fight against terrorism

Pakistan is yet to give 'sovereign guarantee' for Kulbhushan Jadhav's wife's safety during her visit, says VK Singh
India

Pakistan is yet to give 'sovereign guarantee' for Kulbhushan Jadhav's wife's safety during her visit, says VK Singh

Pakistan is yet to give a sovereign guarantee about the safety and security of Indian prisoner on death row Kulbhushan Jadhav's wife if she visits that country

Hafiz Saeed's kingly release highlights need for India, US to rehash Pakistan policy
India

Hafiz Saeed's kingly release highlights need for India, US to rehash Pakistan policy

Hafiz Saeed's release shows that the "in again, out again" policy that passes for justice in Pakistan has to end and end quickly.

26/11 Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed walks free, vows to fight for the 'Kashmir cause'
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26/11 Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed walks free, vows to fight for the 'Kashmir cause'

JuD chief Hafiz Saeed walked free and moments after release he said he will gather people across Pakistan for the "cause of Kashmir" and help the Kashmiris secure "freedom".

As Hafiz Saeed walks free, India must undertake sustained and relentless campaign against Pakistan
India

As Hafiz Saeed walks free, India must undertake sustained and relentless campaign against Pakistan

The farcical drama of the detention of Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) chief and 2008 Mumbai blasts mastermind Hafiz Saeed ended along predictable lines.

Pakistan releases 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed: Judicial board says JuD chief not wanted in any case
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Pakistan releases 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed: Judicial board says JuD chief not wanted in any case

A Judicial Review Board of Pakistan's Punjab province on Wednesday ordered the release of 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind and banned Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed, who has been under house arrest since January.

Las Vegas sheriff says lessons learnt from 26/11 Mumbai attack helped prevent a thousand deaths
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Las Vegas sheriff says lessons learnt from 26/11 Mumbai attack helped prevent a thousand deaths

A handful of quick-thinking Las Vegas police officers may have prevented a thousand deaths after they stormed a hotel and killed the lone shooter, a Las Vegas sheriff said

UP Election 2017: Amit Shah calls Congress, SP and BSP 'KaSaB', says state needs to get rid of it
Politics

UP Election 2017: Amit Shah calls Congress, SP and BSP 'KaSaB', says state needs to get rid of it

Coining an acronym to denote the Congress, the SP and the BSP with the name of the executed 26/11 attacker, BJP president Amit Shah on Wednesday said that the time had come to rid Uttar Pradesh of "KaSaB".

Barkha Dutt faces flak on social media for lashing out at Arnab Goswami
India

Barkha Dutt faces flak on social media for lashing out at Arnab Goswami

While Barkha Dutt lashed out at Arnab Goswami for calling other Indian news channels as sympathisers of terrorists and "pro-Pakistan" on his 26 July show, Dutt was, in turn, slammed on social media for reacting the way she did.

26/11 attacks: Ex-home secretary Madhukar Gupta denies reports that MHA was 'partying' in Murree
India

26/11 attacks: Ex-home secretary Madhukar Gupta denies reports that MHA was 'partying' in Murree

Responding to Times Now report that top MHA officials were partying in Pakistan’s Murree during the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, former Home Secretary Madhukar Gupta told ANI “I don't know why reports are saying that we were holidaying in Murree hill station. All the MHA officials stayed at Murree for few hours because hosts had made arrangements.”

Get over with diplomacy, take war to Pak or else Last Posts will play on after Pampore
India

Get over with diplomacy, take war to Pak or else Last Posts will play on after Pampore

If we think that Pakistan will have a change of heart, we cannot be more foolhardy.

26/11 Mumbai attack: India may ask Pakistan to seek Headley's deposition in its court
India

26/11 Mumbai attack: India may ask Pakistan to seek Headley's deposition in its court

The trial of the Mumbai terror attack case in Pakistan is moving at a very slow pace with frequent disruption and change of judges.

Headley’s video deposition changes nothing, US continues to play intelligence games with India
India

Headley’s video deposition changes nothing, US continues to play intelligence games with India

There has always been nagging skepticism in the Indian intelligence agencies about the role of the US in combating terrorism in the South Asia region.