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When terror came to the House

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

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

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

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

Kin of Parliament attack martyrs take back bravery medals

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

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


'Crocodile tears on Afzal Guru's hanging to gain political milage'

I've always been advocating commutation of Guru’s death sentence into life imprisonment: Omar

10 years on,Parliament remembers attack victims

BJP,victims' families question delay in execution of Afzal Guru,the mastermind behind 2001 attack.

10 years later,Afzal Guru mercy plea under consideration

President Secretariat says Afzal plea one among 14 applications pending with Pratibha Patil.

‘Why didn’t the bomb go off,Afzal wonders’

Why didn’t the bomb,planted in the car used during the 2001 Parliament attack,not explode? This question still puzzles convicted terrorist Afzal Guru,claims a 180-page manuscript by a Tihar jail superintendent.

2001 Parliament attack Photos

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

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

2001 Parliament attack Videos

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

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

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

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.