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  • Pakistan to remain in ‘Grey List’ of global terror financing watchdog: FATF Oct 21, 2021 10:49 PM IST

    Pakistan to remain in ‘Grey List’ of global terror financing watchdog: FATF

    Announcing the decision, FATF said: “Pakistan remains under increased monitoring (grey list). Its government has the 34-point action plan of which 30 items have been addressed.”

  • Taliban say they won't work with US to contain Islamic State Oct 09, 2021 04:43 PM IST

    Taliban say they won't work with US to contain Islamic State

    Taliban political spokesman Suhail Shaheen told there would be no cooperation with Washington on going after the increasingly active Islamic State group affiliate in Afghanistan.

  • In Pics | Five events that changed the modern world Sep 10, 2021 05:29 PM IST

    In Pics | Five events that changed the modern world

    There are certain events that change the course of world history. Their repercussions are felt across the world and have geopolitical relevance that transcends borders. The COVID-19 pandemic, for instance, was an unprecedented global health crisis that altered the lives of every human on the face of the earth and changed the concept of “normal” social conduct in public spaces. Let us take a look at some more such events that left a lasting scar on the face of time.

  • Ahead of 9/11 anniversary, chief of British intelligence MI5 warns of new terror threats Sep 10, 2021 05:26 PM IST

    Ahead of 9/11 anniversary, chief of British intelligence MI5 warns of new terror threats

    The MI5 director-general also reflected on how, 20 years ago, he watched on an office television with colleagues as the second plane hit the World Trade Center in New York.

  • MEA confirms first formal meeting with Taliban in Doha; concerns raised over anti-India terrorism Aug 31, 2021 10:12 PM IST

    MEA confirms first formal meeting with Taliban in Doha; concerns raised over anti-India terrorism

    The meeting was held "on the request of the Taliban side", the foreign ministry noted, adding that the discussions focused on safety, security and early return of Indian nationals stranded in Afghanistan.

  • Afghanistan-Taliban Crisis | A look at the world's biggest terrorist groups Aug 18, 2021 01:37 PM IST

    Afghanistan-Taliban Crisis | A look at the world's biggest terrorist groups

    Which are the world’s deadliest militant groups? Where do they operate? What are their preferred modes of attack? As the Taliban grabs headlines, here are answers to these questions and more.

  • The longest war: Scenes from two decades in Afghanistan Aug 16, 2021 06:42 PM IST

    The longest war: Scenes from two decades in Afghanistan

    Taliban insurgents entered the Afghanistan capital Kabul on August 15, an interior ministry official said, as the United States evacuated diplomats from its embassy by helicopter. A look at the scenes from almost two decades of war in Afghanistan.

  • Taliban Capture Afghanistan | Who are the Taliban and what their return means for Afghanistan Aug 16, 2021 04:42 PM IST

    Taliban Capture Afghanistan | Who are the Taliban and what their return means for Afghanistan

    Who runs the Taliban and how did the extremist militant group rise to power? Here's everything you need to know.

  • Kapil’s Devils of 1983 flew back on the Kanishka, which was bombed by terrorists two years later Jul 10, 2021 04:13 PM IST

    Kapil’s Devils of 1983 flew back on the Kanishka, which was bombed by terrorists two years later

    Recently, Indian cricket lovers marked the 38th anniversary of the historic 1983 World Cup victory. Not many know that the jubilant stars flew back home on the Kanishka, which was to meet its doom two years later.

  • As the Taliban prepare for victory, Islamabad is being forced to face up to the cost of getting what it wanted Jul 10, 2021 07:27 AM IST

    As the Taliban prepare for victory, Islamabad is being forced to face up to the cost of getting what it wanted

    In reach of complete victory, the Taliban see no reason to listen to the Generals’ calls to end the fighting.

  • High time international community urged Pakistan to take verifiable' action against terror outfits: India at UN Jun 29, 2021 10:54 AM IST

    High time international community urged Pakistan to take verifiable' action against terror outfits: India at UN

    Hitting out at Pakistan for its "vitriolic diatribe" against India, Special Secretary (Internal Security), Ministry of Home Affairs in the Government of India V S K Kaumudi said: "as expected, the delegation of Pakistan has again resorted to peddling false narratives and making baseless allegations against India."

  • Possible use of weaponised drones for terrorism calls for serious attention: India at UN Jun 29, 2021 10:10 AM IST

    Possible use of weaponised drones for terrorism calls for serious attention: India at UN

    A fresh attempt to attack a military installation with the help of drones was foiled by alert Army sentries at the Ratnuchak-Kaluchak station who fired at the unmanned aerial vehicles that flew away, an incident that came hours after an IAF station saw the first terror attack using quadcopters.

  • There are countries 'clearly guilty' of aiding terrorism, wilfully providing safe havens to terrorists: India Jun 26, 2021 10:58 AM IST

    There are countries 'clearly guilty' of aiding terrorism, wilfully providing safe havens to terrorists: India

    In his opening remarks to the virtual high-level side event ‘Countering Financing of Terrorism in the Post Covid-19 Landscape' during the 2nd Counter-Terrorism Week, India's Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador TS Tirumurti has said that preventing terrorists from accessing financial resources is crucial to successfully countering the threat of terrorism.

  • Terrorism, radicalisation gravest threats facing world: Rajnath Singh Jun 16, 2021 10:53 AM IST

    Terrorism, radicalisation gravest threats facing world: Rajnath Singh

    In a virtual address at the ASEAN Defence Ministers' Meeting-Plus (ADMM-Plus), Rajnath Singh called for strong action against those encouraging, supporting and financing terrorism and provide shelter to terrorists, seen as a veiled reference to Pakistan.

  • Terrorism, insurgency on decline in Assam, state on path of progress: Rajnath Singh Mar 14, 2021 02:36 PM IST

    Terrorism, insurgency on decline in Assam, state on path of progress: Rajnath Singh

    Singh, while addressing his maiden election rally here, said peace has returned to Assam, with dozens of insurgent groups laying down their arms in the last five years of the BJP rule in the state.

  • Pakistan has become terrorist-producing factory, even their leaders admit: India at UNHRC Mar 02, 2021 04:21 PM IST

    Pakistan has become terrorist-producing factory, even their leaders admit: India at UNHRC

    The statement from New Delhi was issued days after Pakistan used the UNHRC platform to level allegations of human rights' violations in Jammu & Kashmir.

  • Two years of Pulwama attack: Recalling what happened, how India hit back with the Balakot airstrike Feb 14, 2021 05:28 PM IST

    Two years of Pulwama attack: Recalling what happened, how India hit back with the Balakot airstrike

    The Pulwama terror attack, carried out by militants affiliated to Pakistan-based extremist organisation LeT, claimed the lives of 40 Indian security personnel. The attack had shook the entire nation, and was followed by the retaliatory Balakot strikes by the Indian Air Force (IAF).

  • Israel treating bomb blast near its embassy in New Delhi as terrorism, official says Jan 29, 2021 08:21 PM IST

    Israel treating bomb blast near its embassy in New Delhi as terrorism, official says

    India's foreign minister S Jaishankar said on Friday that he had spoken to his counterpart Gabi Ashkenazi about a blast outside the Israeli embassy in New Delhi.

  • BSF finds another tunnel used by Pakistani terrorists to infiltrate into India Jan 23, 2021 06:07 PM IST

    BSF finds another tunnel used by Pakistani terrorists to infiltrate into India

    The underground tunnel was detected during an anti-tunnelling operation in the border outpost Pansar area of Hiranagar sector, opposite Pakistan border outposts of Abhiyal-Dogra and Kingre-de-Kothe in Shakargarh,

  • New Zealand mosque shooter was radicalised on YouTube: Report Dec 08, 2020 03:35 PM IST

    New Zealand mosque shooter was radicalised on YouTube: Report

    An 800-page investigative report has found that New Zealand mosque shooter Brenton Tarrant was radicalised on YouTube. He told investigators that though he frequented extreme right-wing discussion boards on websites like ‘4chan’ and ‘8chan’, he found YouTube a far more significant source of information and inspiration

  • Global Terrorism Index 2020: South Asia most impacted region by terrorism, India 8th most affected country Nov 27, 2020 10:05 PM IST

    Global Terrorism Index 2020: South Asia most impacted region by terrorism, India 8th most affected country

    Afghanistan was the most affected by terrorism followed by Iraq, while India ranked 8th on the Global Terrorism Index 2020. The global economic impact of terrorism was estimated at $26.4 billion in 2019, down 25 percent over the previous year

  • MEA dismisses Pakistan charge on terrorism as 'figments of imagination' Nov 15, 2020 09:14 PM IST

    MEA dismisses Pakistan charge on terrorism as 'figments of imagination'

    Distant parts of the world have seen terror trail lead back to Pakistan, he said, adding concocting documents and peddling false narratives will not absolve Pakistan of such actions.

  • More than 200 terrorists killed in Jammu and Kashmir in 2020: Report Nov 02, 2020 10:37 PM IST

    More than 200 terrorists killed in Jammu and Kashmir in 2020: Report

    The latest among these was the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen operational chief Dr Saifullah of Malangpora - who had been involved in several attacks on the Indian security forces

  • UNSC should not be misused with 'retaliatory intent' to name innocent civilians as terrorists: India Oct 08, 2020 11:33 AM IST

    UNSC should not be misused with 'retaliatory intent' to name innocent civilians as terrorists: India

    First Secretary and Legal Adviser in India’s Permanent Mission to the UN Yedla Umasankar said the fight against terrorism has to be unrelenting and across all fronts and the flow of resources to terror linked entities needs to be completely stopped by collective inter-state efforts.

  • Pakistan has delisted 4,000 terrorists, changed PoK demography: India tells UN Sep 28, 2020 03:03 PM IST

    Pakistan has delisted 4,000 terrorists, changed PoK demography: India tells UN

    India also alleged that minorities are oppression in Pakistan and stated that the country stifles the voice of minorities and the Ahmadis remain the most persecuted community in Pakistan under the aegis of the "so-called Constitution of Pakistan".

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