Friday, Dec 09, 2022

terror attack


Sri Lanka's former president Sirisena named suspect in Easter Sunday attacks

September 16, 2022 9:13 pm

The Colombo Fort magistrate's court, which pronounced the judgement, accused Sirisena of neglecting intelligence reports on the impending attack leading to the bombings.

IS gunmen in Iraq kill 11 soldiers in brazen barracks attack

January 21, 2022 11:44 pm

The brazen attack more than 120 kilometers (75 miles) north of the capital Baghdad was one of the deadliest targeting the Iraqi military in recent months.

J&K: Anger, grief as bodies of cops brought home

December 14, 2021 11:50 pm

Village Sarpanch Ghulam Nabi asked the government to take bold steps to eliminate terror, which was being aided by Pakistan. “Those behind these killings cannot be Muslims as killing innocents is against Islam,” he said.

Srinagar terror attack toll rises to three, police say it was planned, a recce was done

December 15, 2021 7:26 am

🔴 Speaking to reporters Tuesday, IGP Kumar said three militants, including two foreign nationals and a local resident affiliated to terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), were involved in the attack.

Men held for terror plot were told to plan attack ‘like 1993 Mumbai blasts’

September 16, 2021 7:58 am

Police said the accused, Jaan Mohammed Shaikh alias Sameer Kaliya, is a close associate of Dawood’s brother Anees Ibrahim.

Swiss authorities suspect terrorism in Lugano stabbings

November 25, 2020 12:46 pm

A woman has attacked two passersby with a knife in the city of Lugano. Swiss prosecutors say they suspect the incident was motivated by terrorism.

Karnataka police arrests truck driver for hoax call over 'terror attacks' in eight states

April 27, 2019 3:25 pm

Karnataka Central Crime Branch(CCB) officials t arrested a truck driver identified as Swamy Sundar Murthy who allegedly made a hoax call to the police and claiming that a terror attack had been planned in major cities of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Puducherry, Goa and Maharashtra.

Team from Pune's Institute of IED Management to help Pulwama attack probe

February 15, 2019 10:14 am

A three-member team from the institute, located at Talegaon in Pune, will conduct the probe, look into the explosive materials used in the attack and the way it was executed.

For CRPF, Pulwama attack a ‘massive setback’, a new challenge

February 15, 2019 9:57 am

Before Thursday’s attack, the most casualty suffered by CRPF in an attack was on June 25, 2016, when a vehicle was attacked by three LeT militants, leaving eight personnel dead and 22 injured.

Fifth column: A decade since 26/11

November 25, 2018 2:07 am

The 26/11 attack needs to be remembered more often by our political leaders because it is the one single event that completely changed India’s relationship with the Islamic Republic next door.


Terror strikes Jammu & Kashmir, one killed

March 28, 2014 5:30 pm

Terror struck Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district early today as three militants in Army fatigues opened fire at a SUV.


News in Numbers: Potholes claim more lives than terror attacks

June 22, 2020 6:22 pm

#NewsInNumbers In 2017, potholes claimed more lives than terror and naxal attacks. See more:

26/11 will be Pak.’s revenge against India: Lakhvi told Headley

February 12, 2016 7:09 am

Mumbai, Feb 12 (ANI): The 26/11 Mumbai terror attack convict David Coleman Headley’s 5th day of deposition began on Friday. Deposing before a special Mumbai court through video conferencing, he revealed that Lakhvi told him that 26/11 attack will be revenge to all bomb blasts planned by India in Pakistan. He further said that he visited Siddhivinayak Temple, made a video of the premises and purchased 15-20 sacred thread for 26/11 attackers so that they would look like Indians. He also told that he chose Cuffe Parade as the landing site for 26/11 attackers after visiting Gateway of India and Cuffe Parade. When he returned to Pakistan after his Mumbai visit from April 9th-15th, 2008, he met Sajid Mir and Major Iqbal to show them video of possible landing sites in India. He told the court that he was in Pakistan from April 15 to June 30, 2008, but during this period somewhere in May, he visited New York and Philadelphia.

Headley's deposition enters day four

February 11, 2016 5:33 am

Mumbai, Feb 11 (ANI): After a day's break due to a technical snag in the video conferencing link, 26/11 terror attack convict David Coleman Headley's deposition continued on Thursday. Due to yesterday's break, extra time has been allocated for the hearing today. Headley is deposing before a Special Mumbai Court in the 2008 Mumbai terror attack case. During the last two days of deposition, Headley revealed several names in Pakistani Army and the ISI who are working closely with terror outfits Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) and Jamat-ul-Dawa (JuD) to carry out attacks in India.

Headley’s deposition will lead to logical conclusions: Rijiju

February 08, 2016 9:31 am

Rampur/ New Delhi, Feb 08 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju said that David Coleman Headley revelation will lead India to a logical conclusion. He added that he cannot speak in details as he does not have any official confirmation yet. He further said that it was already known who is involved in the terror attack and Headley’s deposition will be helpful.

Attack on Pakistan university highly condemnable: Manohar Parrikar

January 21, 2016 9:38 am

New Delhi, Jan 21 (ANI): Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday condemned the recent terrorist attack on the Bacha Khan University in Pakistan. He said any kind of terror attack is reprehended. He expressed his heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families and evoked strong sentiments, saying that killing of civilians or any form of violence is condemnable.

President Mukherjee expresses grief over Pakistan university attack

January 21, 2016 5:31 am

New Delhi, Jan 21 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee expressed grief over the Bacha Khan University terror attack and paid his heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families. He condemned the attack on the Pakistan University in Charasada and prayed for the speedy recovery of the injured. The president said this attack once again shows that no difference can be made between 'good' and bad terrorists and all forms of terrorism and all manner of support to them need to be completely eradicated.

Pakistani nationals condemn Pathankot terror attack

January 13, 2016 6:20 am

Chakhan-Da-Bagh (Poonch), Jan 13 (ANI): Pakistani nationals condemned the recent Pathankot terror attack saying the attack was abhorrent. They are of the view Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif would be taking steps to control terrorism and bring justice to the Pathankot martyrs. They said that they wanted the two nations to live in peace and harmony. The residents also believe that Nawaz Sharif’s course of action regarding the Pathankot terror attack would help in improving the relations between the two nations.

BJP answerable for Pathankot: Lalu Yadav

January 12, 2016 9:39 am

Patna, Jan 12 (ANI): Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Chief Lalu Yadav on Tuesday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had failed to safeguard the nation and the party was liable as to how the terrorists entered Pathankot’s highly secured airbase. He further said that instead of engaging in communalism, BJP should answer about nation’s security. He said that Pakistani former General Pervez Musharraf is not the government of Pakistan and held the Pakistani government answerable regarding the Pathankot terror attack.

Pakistan has assured assistance to India on Pathankot: BJP

January 09, 2016 6:32 am

New Delhi, Jan 09 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson GVL Narsimha Rao on Saturday said that Pakistan has given assurance to India of a prompt action regarding the Pathankot terror attack. He said that India has provided Pakistan with evidences on terror attack and is hopeful of speedy results. He added that Pakistan’s tone is different and things would soon be known.