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2001 Parliament attack


Custody death of a 20-year-old is part of cloud over Davinder Singh

January 20, 2020 10:36 am

Singh, who joined the police in 1990 as a Sub Inspector, received an out-of-way promotion to first become an Inspector and then a Deputy Superintendent of Police. Singh joined the SOG when it was launched in 1994.

Who is DSP Davinder Singh?

January 13, 2020 12:54 pm

Davinder Singh was posted with the Jammu and Kashmir Police's anti-hijacking unit at Srinagar airport and was awarded the President’s medal for gallantry last year.

Parliament attack, Afzal Guru shadow back to haunt J&K Police officer

January 13, 2020 10:23 am

Davinder Singh’s alleged role in the Parliament attack case was not probed. Asked about this on Sunday, IGP (Kashmir) Vijay Kumar said: “There is nothing as such in our records nor do I know anything about it... We will question him on this.”

Explained: 2001 Parliament attack, and what happened after

December 13, 2019 8:14 am

Friday, December 13, will mark 18 years since the deadly attack on Parliament by terrorist groups linked to Pakistan. Recalling the attack, the investigation and trial.

When terror came to the House

December 13, 2018 12:11 am

December 13 is a day to pay homage to those who were martyred, and to remind ourselves of the need for a united resolve against a common enemy.

Modi, Sonia, Manmohan pay tribute to martyrs of 2001 Parliament attack

December 13, 2015 12:33 pm

On December 13, 2001, five heavily-armed gunmen stormed the Parliament complex and opened indiscriminate fire, killing nine persons.

India slams Pak for allowing Masood Azhar to spew venom

February 21, 2014 7:15 pm

India's reaction came a day after Pakistan sought to play down a recent address by Azhar calling for jihad against India as a "one time event".

Leaders pay homage to martyrs of Parliament attack

January 10, 2014 1:10 pm

The leaders observed a silence for a while in remembrance of the martyrs.

Kin of Parliament attack martyrs take back bravery medals

March 31, 2013 1:32 am

The family of eight security personnel,who died in the 2001 Parliament attack,on Saturday took back the gallantry medals which they had returned in 2006 to protest against delay in the execution of Afzal Guru.

Kin of Parliament attack martyrs take bravery medals back

March 30, 2013 3:50 pm

They returned the medals in order to protest delay in hanging of Afzal Guru.


2001 Parliament attack: Political leaders pay homage to those who lost their lives

December 14, 2018 7:46 am

The leaders had gathered in Parliament to pay floral tributes to the nine victims -- six Delhi Police personnel, two Parliament Security Service personnel and a gardener, who lost their lives on the day


Students who raised anti-national slogans lack moral ethics: Parrikar

February 19, 2016 7:48 am

Mumbai, Feb 19 (ANI): Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday said the students alleged of raising anti-national slogans on the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus lack moral ethics. The Defence Minister was speaking about the controversial February 9 event organised on the JNU campus against the hanging of 2001 Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru.

Press Club distances itself from Afzal Guru event

February 12, 2016 11:58 am

New Delhi, Feb 12 (ANI): The Press Club of India on Friday distanced itself from an event in their premises in which anti-India slogans were raised during a commemorative meeting held to mourn the hanging of 2001 Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru. Press Club Chairman Rahul Jalali said the club had nothing to do with the organisers. He added that the booking was done by a senior member for a conference. He further said that as soon as they got information about the incident they asked the people to get out of the club. They lodged police complaint against the one who booked it.

ABVP protests in JNU over event on Afzal Guru

February 10, 2016 3:41 pm

New Delhi, Feb 10 (ANI): The Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) members staged a protest outside the office of Jawaharlal Nehru University ( JNU) Vice Chancellor on Wednesday to vent their ire over a programme describing the execution of 2001 Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru as 'judicial killing'. The varsity witnessed violent clashes between two students groups last night over this programme, following which the police personnel were deployed to maintain the law and order situation on the campus. The incident was followed by the cultural evening organised at the Sabarmati Dhaba by ten students, who were earlier members of the Democratic Students' Union (DSU). The ABVP has also demanded that the ten students behind the event must be rusticated with immediate effect. One of the protestors said they are protesting against the "anti-national" activity on the campus and strict actions should be taken.