The Kashmir police has rightly characterised the ISIS announcement of Wilaya-e-Hind as propaganda, since there are no ISIS remnants in Kashmir. The claim is a clear bid to break out of its current status as a virtual threat confined to cyber space.
Six months after the police filed the chargesheet against suspected LeT operative and key plotter of 26/11 Mumbai terror strike Sayed Zabiuddin Ansari, the trial is set to start.
Tahawwur Rana, an accomplice of convicted terrorist David Headley, was on Thursday sentenced to 14 years in jail followed by five years of supervised release by a US court for providing material support to Pakistan-based LeT
The United States is moving forward in its 26/11 Mumbai attacks trail. A US court has fixed January 17, 2013 as the date for sentencing of Mumbai attacks accused Lashkar-e-Toiba terrorist David Headley.
Homage has been paid to all those who lost their lives in the 26/11 attack by the hanging of Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab, special public prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam, who appeared for police in the case, on Wednesday said.
The Maharashtra Home Ministry on Wednesday confirmed that 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks convict Ajmal Kasab was hanged at 7.30 am on Wednesday morning.
President Pranab Mukherjee has rejected the mercy plea of 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks convict Ajmal Kasab. The President's press secretary confirmed the reports saying the decision had been communicated to the Ministry of Home Affairs.
Forty-eight hours into the bloody assault on Mumbai in November 2008, smoke was billowing from the wreckage of the Taj Mahal hotel and commandos were flushing out the last few terrorists holed up in the opulent landmark of India's financial capital.
US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Monday confirmed that the US has announced a bounty for terror group Lashkar-e-Toiba's founder and Jamat-ud-Dawa's chief Hafiz Saeed.
It is very much in the interest of India and US to continue to engage with Pakistan, even if Islamabad has not taken enough steps to meet the demands of New Delhi with regard to those responsible for the Mumbai terror attacks, a Obama Administration official has said.
Al Qaeda-linked terrorist Ilyas Kashmiri, a key suspect in the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, and Taliban commander Amir Hamza were killed in a US drone strike in Pakistan's restive South Waziristan tribal region, officials and local residents said.
The US would consider giving India access to David Headley, who has confessed to his involvement in the Mumbai terror attacks, for additional questioning by its investigating agencies, the State Department has said.
The verdict in the trial of Tahawwur Hussain Rana, co-accused in the Mumbai terror attacks with David Coleman Headley, is likely to come as early as on June 8 as the Chicago businessman is unlikely to testify at his own trial.
The trial of Pakistani-Canadian Tahawwur Husssain Rana, which led to several revelations of nexus between ISI and LeT in carrying out the Mumbai terror attacks, will resume here tomorrow with the testimony of co-conspirator David Coleman Headley.
The first US-India Homeland Security dialogue began here on Friday during which Home Minister P Chidambaram and his American counterpart Janet Napolitano deliberated on issues like mutual assistance in probes like the Mumbai terror attacks and counter-terrorism.
Lashkar-e-Taiba had initially scheduled the Mumbai terror attacks on September 29, but abandoned its plan as attackers got stuck on a rock and the boat in which they were travelling was destroyed, according to unsealed court documents.