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Stoop to conquer

It is dispiriting that PM invokes Hindu-Muslim, majority-minority, in an election that was meant to talk up vikas

A dismal pattern

Acquittals in Samjhauta blast case raise serious questions about NIA’s capacities, politicisation of terror.


Samjhauta blast case: Special NIA Court rejects plea for deposition of Pakistani witness

At least 68 people were killed in the 2007 Samjhauta Express IED blasts. A total of 43 Pakistan citizens were killed in the terrorist attack. The trial has been going on since 2010 at the Panchkula NIA court.

Samjhauta blast case: Pakistan witness urges NIA not to oppose her application

The Special NIA Court at Panchkula was expected to give its verdict in the case on Monday, but the pronouncement was deferred after filing of Rahila Wakil’s sudden application in the case.

NIA court to pronounce verdict in Samjhauta train blast case

The prime accused, Swami Aseemanand, is currently out on bail, and three other accused have been declared as proclaimed offenders. Another accused Sunil Joshi, who, according to the National Investigation Agency, is the mastermind behind the blast, was killed in 2007 in Madhya Pradesh's Dewas.

Trial court says Samjhauta blast case warrants early disposal

Among the two official witnesses, Dr Satish Kumar Gupta was given up by the NIA last week. Another witness DSP Vijender Singh was given up by the NIA last month. Many witnesses in the past have turned hostile in the trial going on since 2013.


Heated exchanges in Rajya Sabha over Samjhauta blast case

Referring to a video of a purported narco-test related to the train blast, being shown on a TV channel, BJP’s Shiv Pratap Shukla alleged that there was Pakistani involvement in the blast. He said the terror attack on the train was carried out by Pakistan-based terror outfit Lashkar-e-Toiba and SIMI.

No proof against Lt Col Purohit in Samjhauta blast case: NIA chief Sharad Kumar

The NIA has filed chargesheet against eight people in connection with Samjhauta blast case that claimed 68 lives in 2007.

Samjhauta Express blast: ‘Probe into LeT angle aimed at ruling out its possibility’

The NIA has already chargesheeted Swami Aseemanand and four other right-wing activists in the case and a trial is on at Panchkula court in Haryana.

NIA not to challenge bail for Assemanand in SC: Govt

NIA has come under sharp criticism and has been accused of failure to carry on investigations in all terror cases in which right-wing groups have been associated.