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Pathankot terror attack


Rajnath Singh: Trust in Pakistan in fighting terror 'completely shaken'

May 27, 2016 10:07 pm

"My trust has been completely shaken. The kind of support which we should be getting from them(Pakistan) on the issue of terrorism, that is not happening," Singh said.

His fight is for the rights of foreigners jailed in India, ‘terrorist or whatever’

May 25, 2016 1:10 am

Professor Bhim Singh said any person, not just a citizen of India, can approach the Supreme Court for his fundamental rights.

Parrikar raises Masood Azhar issue with China, says all terrorists 'same'

April 22, 2016 1:24 am

China had prevented a UN sanctions committee from designating Masood Azhar as terrorist

Pathankot Probe: JIT visit done, hospital wants militants’ bodies moved

April 02, 2016 2:59 am

Pathankot civil hospital senior medical officer Dr Bhupinder Singh said that though nearly three months had passed, the bodies were “still recognisable”.

Pathankot probe: India to request Pakistan for NIA access

April 03, 2016 9:11 am

On the proposal for an NIA team's visit to Pakistan, the Joint Investigating Team (JIT) has welcomed it, saying mutually convenient dates will be worked out.

LeT waiting to strike, says Punjab ADGP Rohit Chaudhary

April 01, 2016 1:23 pm

“It already stands vindicated that LeT is planning the next strike as there were inputs in February that 10 LeT terrorists had sneaked into India from Pakistan"

Combating spate of terror alerts, cops blame media for ‘creating panic’

March 10, 2016 9:58 am

It has almost become routine for police to gets calls of the public having spotted ‘suspected terrorists.’

Pak should take action on Indian dossiers on Pathankot attack: Army commander

February 20, 2016 6:01 pm

"There is complete involvement of people from Pakistan and whether it is the state agencies (involved in it), that still needs to be investigated," General Officer Commanding-in-Chief said.

In fact: Pathankot attacks expose challenges in securing Air Force bases

February 05, 2016 1:38 am

Most airbases have boundary walls but not every yard of these is monitored 24×7. Sentry posts are 300 to 400 metres apart. Electronic surveillance has come into in vogue but is still not employed across all airbases.

Pathankot attack: BSF zeroes in on two intrusion theories — a tunnel, Kashmir route

January 08, 2016 10:37 am

Inspection team finds no breach in 20-km stretch of border; footprints in Bamial have Pak firm’s marking.


Nation on high alert ahead of Republic Day

January 25, 2016 5:50 am

New Delhi/Mumbai/ Srinagar, Jan 25 (ANI): Security has been beefed up in the entire nation ahead of Republic Day celebrations. Various check-posts have been set up in the national capital. The security forces have been kept on high alert in regard to the celebrations as they continued checking and frisking vehicles. Security arrangements have tightened at the Chattrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai. High alert has been issued in Jammu and Kashmir, especially in view of the recent Pathankot terror attack. Police personnel have been deployed in strength in the city, particularly around Bakshi Stadium, the venue for the main Republic Day parade in the Valley, to foil any attempts by militants.

Pak's action against Pathankot perpetrators welcoming: MEA

January 14, 2016 1:37 pm

New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): Welcoming the action taken by the Pakistan to punish the perpetrators of the Pathankot terror attack, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Spokesperson Vikas Swarup on Thursday said India viewed the crackdown on the Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) terrorist group as an important and positive first step. Swarup added that India will extend all necessary cooperation to the special investigating team of Pakistan to bring the perpetrators of this attack to justice.

Pak denial of Azhar’s arrest: Digvijay targets PM Modi

January 14, 2016 10:04 am

New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Thursday questioned the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the rumours that Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar had been arrested by the Pakistani administration. He said that this was a serious issue and urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take the matter seriously. The Pakistan Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has said today that they have no information about Masood Azhar’s arrest in connection with the recent Pathankot terror attack.

Govt. trusts Pak to take action on Pathankot attack: Rajnath

January 12, 2016 12:06 pm

Noida, 12 Jan (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said that India should wait till the time Pakistan government takes action with respect to the Pathankot terror attack. Singh added that the Pakistan government has assured the Indian government of taking efficient action and added that India did not have any reason to doubt them.

India will continue to react: Congress tells Musharraf

January 12, 2016 9:38 am

Amritsar, Jan 12 (ANI): Rubbishing former Pakistan president General Pervez Musharraf's remark that India was overreacting on the Pathankot terror attack, Congress leader Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday said that India will react as they are not superfluous who can be shot by the terrorists. Singh further stressed the need for continuation of talks between the two countries, saying regular communication is the only way to establish peace and stop terror attacks.

Parrikar calls for befitting reply to attackers

January 11, 2016 8:16 am

New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday reiterated that incidents such as the Pathankot terror attack would continue to take place till the time the terror groups and attackers are not made to feel the pain which they inflict on others. The Defence Minister, however, dodged the question on whether he thinks Pakistan would act upon the leads provided to them in wake of the Pathankot terror attack. Parrikar earlier said that he was deeply pained when a soldier lost his life.

Pathankot attack: Gurdaspur SP reaches NIA office for interrogation

January 11, 2016 8:15 am

New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): Gurdaspur Superintendent of Police (SP) Salvinder Singh on Monday reached the National Investigating Agency (NIA) office for questioning in connection with the recent Pathankot terror attack. Salvinder's role has been under scanner since the day Pathankot air base was attacked. He alleged that he was abducted and later left unhurt by the terrorists.

Follow-up actions still pending on Pathankot massacre: Defence Expert

January 09, 2016 5:17 am

New Delhi, Jan 09 (ANI): Condemning the Pathankot terror attack, Defence Expert P. K. Sehgal on Saturday said that although the lip-service has been done, but the required follow up actions are still pending. He further elaborated that mere condemnation by Pakistan is no longer accepted by India and concrete action should be taken against the perpetrators. Sehgal added that despite having pre-information of a threat, the duration which the forces took to de-stabilise the terrorists is a shame for the country.

No failure on part of local police: Punjab Deputy CM on Pathankot attack

January 08, 2016 4:54 pm

New Delhi, Jan 08 (ANI): After meeting Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday, Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal said there was no failure on part of the local police in the recent Pathankot terror attack, and asked people to stop critisising the national forces. Talking about the ongoing investigation, Badal said both the state government and National investigating agency (NIA) are investigating every aspect and soon the culprit will be punished. Badal said there is a need to increase BSF deployment in Punjab along the border with Pakistan.

India puts ball in Pak's court, seeks action against Pathankot perpetrators

January 07, 2016 1:14 pm

New Delhi, Jan 07 (ANI): Amid speculations that the Foreign Secretary-level talks could be called off by New Delhi in the wake of the Pathankot terror attack, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Thursday put the ball in Pakistan's court and said the future course of action would be decided after Islamabad's response to actionable intelligence provided with regard to the fidayeen strike. Addressing the media, Swarup said the government's policy towards Pakistan is clear and consistent.