The trial court had also rejected another petition of the prosecution requesting the court to declare Ajmal Kasab and Faheem Ansari absconders in order to meet legal formalities.
Francois Hollande made the remarks at Rashtrapati Bhawan where he was accorded a ceremonial welcome in the presence of President Pranab Mukherjee and Modi.
Obama described the terror attack on the IAF base in Pathankot as “another example of the inexcusable terrorism that India has endured for too long”.
Prabhu was delivering a talk ‘Role of good governance in national security’, organised by Forum for Integrated National Security (FINS), a local NGO.
The arrests were made following simultaneous searches and raids conducted at 12 locations in six cities.
The negotiations are currently deadlocked because of differences over the definition of terrorism.
The Afghanistan blast, a suicide bombing, was followed by gunfire near the Pakistan consulate in Jalalabad.
The alleged member of the terror group, identified as Maulana Anzar Shah, was arrested on Wednesday night, Police sources said.
Menon, who was speaking at the Idea Exchange programme of The Indian Express, said he was “surprised” by the decision to postpone talks with China in the wake of the Pathankot attack.
“Government’s stand is very clear. It wants healthy relation with all its neighbours including Pakistan. However, the Pathankot attack has once again put renewed focus on challenge of cross-border terrorism,” said Swarup.
UPA couldn’t constitute the National Counter Terrorism Centre. NDA must lose no time in doing so.
Six terrorists in army fatigues attacked the Air Base in Pathankot on Saturday, leading to an encounter that lasted over four days.
As India began its new year fighting terrorists holed up at the Pathankot Air Force Base, readers were grim, angry and concerned.
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The NIA, however, is empowered to deal with terror related crimes across states without permission from the states.