Prime Minister Narendra Modi's constituency Varanasi has become the hub of the BJP's final push to capture power in Uttar Pradesh with party chief Amit Shah and his key aides camping there to drive its campaign for the last three phases of the polls.
Pakistani-American LeT terrorist-turned-approver David Coleman Headley said on Friday that attempts were made to trade Israeli hostages in Mumbai in return for release of Ajmal Kasab, the Pakistani terrorist nabbed alive in the 26/11 strike.
#JNURow: You don't need intellectuals to tell you why everything went horribly wrong, a quick chat with any student will reveal the truth
It does not require the smarts of an articulate public intellectual to understand where the government faltered in dealing with the JNU issue. Sitting at the canteen at the administrative block with a cup of tea with a research scholar from any of the schools in JNU is enough to understand why sloganeering by some students escalated to a standoff between the students and the government.
In a significant development, a Mumbai Sessions Court has allowed the prosecution to include Pakistani-American terror suspect David Coleman Headley as an accused in the 2008 Mumbai terror attack, Special Public Prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam said on Wednesday.
The Anti Terrorism Squad (ATS) and Crime Branch officials received a tip-off about an alleged terror plot in Mumbai from an unexpected source - an auto driver who overheard a suspicious conversation between his passengers.
Pakistan had disowned Kasab as well though every piece of evidence pointed to the fact that he was a Pakistani who had entered India illegally with a mission to wage a war against the Indian state.
As India and Pakistan indulge in what has almost become a ‘rite of passage’ – exchange of fire on the LoC-between the two, a saga almost amounting to real life approximating reel life is unfolding.
Yakub Memon, the lone 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict, was on Wednesday executed by the same prison constable from Yerwada jail who carried out the hanging of Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab, one of the perpetrators of 26/11 Mumbai attacks, three years ago.
the special public prosecutor in 26/11 Mumbai terror case, Ujjwal Nikam disclosed that he made up the allegation that Ajmal Kasab demanded for Mutton Biryani while in jail.
An anti-terror court in Pakistan granted bail to Zaki ur Rehman Lakhvi. The decision of the court comes just a day after 142 people were killed in Peshawar.
The English translation of Ajmal Kasab's statement was today submitted in a Pakistani Anti-Terrorism Court conducting the trial of the seven accused in the 2008 Mumbai attack that had claimed 166 lives.
The minister has in a way helped identify the person who was involved in the cremation of the terrorist and his life could be at risk because of Patil, the Sena MLC has said.
Residents feel people must face the present and plan for the future while the government must ensure that incidents like 26/11 are not repeated.
Indian security agencies may have got hold of Mumbai attack key handler Zabiuddin Ansari alias Abu Jundal after one of the longest covert operation but it was some vital evidence provided by 26/11 death row convict Ajmal Kasab that pointed to his active involvement.