Kashmir militancy: Huge setback for Hizbul Mujahideen and Lashkar-e-Taiba as forces almost wipe out their top brass in Valley
The strategy to neutralise the top leadership of the biggest outfits operating in the Valley, partially in south Kashmir, was adopted by Jammu and Kashmir Police earlier this year.
Escape of Naveed Jaat: From smartphones to stacks of books, Indian jails offer ill-justified luxuries to terror convicts
It is common knowledge that criminals and politicians lodged in jails across India enjoy the luxury of good foods and smartphones.
NIA declares all-women Dukhtaran-e-Millat terror outfit for supporting Hafiz Saeed, asking J&K cops to revolt
An all-women outfit, Dukhtaran-e-Millat was formed in 1987, and considers Kashmir as a “long pending dispute that has come into existence’’ through implementation of the “two nation theory"
The Uri attack and the crisis in Kashmir sparked a war of words between the two countries at the UN with Pakistan denying any involvement and accusing India of using the attack to cover up its reign of human rights abuses in the restive state.
Ever since its inception, the Lashkar has received direct state aid from Pakistan—so there’s little reason to be surprised by news the Punjab provincial government is providing budget assistance to its headquarters at Muridke.
A letter from Lashkar-e-Taiba warned that the multi-crore rupee Integrated Check Post would be attacked as Pakistan had increased trade with India before resolving the Kashmir dispute, the Daily Times newspaper quoted security sources as saying.
Faiza Outalha, the estranged wife of admitted Pakistani American terrorist David Coleman Headley, claims she tried to prevent the Mumbai attack by going to US authorities abroad, but they did not bother.
Saeed's "friends in certain quarters" had initially advised him to go underground for some time after the US announced the bounty on him last week, sources said.
The US has announced a $10 million bounty for Saeed, the founder of the Lashkar-e-Taiba and the alleged mastermind of the Mumbai attacks.
US State Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland denied Saeed's suggestion that the bounty was intended to pressurise Pakistan to reopen supply routes to NATO forces in Afghanistan.
Besides Saeed, other terrorists carrying a bounty of $10 million on their head include Al-Qaeda's Iraq leader Abu Du'a, one-eyed Mullah Omar and Yasin al-Suri alias Ezedin Abdel Aziz Khalil, a senior Al-Qaeda facilitator based in Iran.
Mani Shankar Aiyar, who wears his bleeding heart liberalism for all things Pakistan on his sleeve, found himself in a combative situation with Hafiz Muhammad Saeed, who founded the Lashkar-e-Taiba