Hamid, 31, had entered Pakistan to reportedly to meet a girl he had befriended online, who was being “forcibly married” off to someone by her family, said Fauzia, a lecturer with a Mumbai college.
“It hurts, but that’s life. If we keep thinking about it, we can’t move on, can we?”
“I didn’t even know that he was dead, for three days. We had been asked to move out of our houses during the NSG operation.”
“India was winning, and everybody was preparing to celebrate, but this was not the sound of firecrackers”
“I couldn’t sleep for days after the attacks, and I still get goosebumps when I think of them. “
In January 2009, Ganesh received a job in the railways as a brake porter on the Neral-Matheran mini-train section.
“His work was his first priority. He didn’t really have much time to spare for his family. His leaves would always lapse unused.”
Something inherently changes the way you see things after you’ve seen a terrorist attack. Some get captured and killed, some just get away. There is no closure.
Twelve-year-old Anandita and 10-year-old Arundhati came home to shopping bags full of clothes that their mother Reshma Parekh had purchased.
“The terrorists are cowards, with no religion. They give Islam a bad name.”
Govind is now 38 years old, and slowly rebuilding his life, piece by piece, settling into a new job as an accounts manager with a Dadar-based Parsi institution.
Employed as a waiter in a restaurant near Crawford Market, Kolake was seeing off a colleague at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus that night when the attack began.
After 7 surgeries and long recovery period, Ransley now leads a ‘normal’ life.
Hemant Oberoi, former grand executive chef of the Taj Mahal Palace hotel, recalls the hours of terror
“I had no idea what was happening. I just remember that something hit me. My reaction at the time was that I have to run from this place. Something bad has happened,” Sourav mishra