Terrorism

  • BJP MP Yogi Adityanath funded terror attacks: Bharat Bhai

    Bharat Mohanlal Rateshwar alias Bharat bhai who is believed to be the core financer of several blasts has confessed during interrogation that some top RSS and BJP leaders, including BJP MP Yogi Adityanath aided and abetted terror attacks. His c...

  • SC warns police on torture and custodial deaths

    The Apex Court in its ruling on 29 March has warned police across the country that it would not tolerate torture or custodial violence in any form in police stations. A bench comprising of Markandey Katju and Justice Gyan Sudha Misra said, &ldq...

  • Purohit was the mastermind behind Orissa and Karnataka violence: Pragya

    Pragya Thakur during interrogation by NIA over Samjhauta blast has revealed that Colonel Shrikant Purohit had masterminded the violence in Orissa and Karnataka. She also told Mumbai anti terrorist Squad that the Malegaon blast in September 2008...

  • BJP MLA convicted in Kandhamal riots surrenders

    Manoj Kumar, BJP legislator from Kandhamal who was convicted in two riot cases surrendered on 9 March before a fast track riot court after Supreme Court set aside the bail granted to him by the Orissa High court. A fast track court in Kandhamal...

  • Spell out your stand on terror: Law Minister tells BJP

    New Delhi: Law Minister M Veerappa Moily on 10 March questioned the BJP-ruled Madhya Pradesh government’s ‘objection’ in handing over the murder case of RSS activist Sunil Joshi to the National Investigation Agency, saying the...

  • Counter-terrorism centre stuck in a turf war

    Although home ministry is sure that the National Intelligence Grid (NATGRID) will become operational this year yet it has not been able to fix any deadline for the proposed National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC). Home Minister P Chidambaram i...

  • ATS haste brought hell to an entire family in Malegaon

    On 6 March, a few days before the crucial hearing in the Special MCOCA court on the bail application filed by the Muslim youths charged in the 2006 Malegaon blast case, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) hinted that Mumbai Police’s...

  • Confessions of Saffron terrorists -XI

    Part 11: Excerpts from the Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) chargesheet in Malegaon case: ...by resorting to action as was done in the Hyderabad mosque and at other places too... It was not an ISI man who came and did it... it was one of us at that time.

  • NIA to grill Pragya in Samjhauta case

    The National Investigation Agency is likely to interrogate Pragya in connection with the Samjhauta blast case. She was arrested by the Maharashtra ATS in 2008 in connection with the 2008 Malegaon blast. Swami Aseeman and during his interrogatio...

  • Chargesheet filed for terror recruiting

    The National Investigation Agency on 16 February filed a chargesheet against 24 accused, including the Pakistani national Abdul Rahman Wali, for recruiting youths from Kerala to carry out anti-national activities in J&K and waging war again...

  • What caused Malegaon 2006 bomb attacks?

    It was nothing short of a direct frontal attack. That too, a vengeful one. A group of Muslims had foiled the attempt of Swami Aseemanand to 'reconvert' the Tadwi Muslims of Akkalkuwan and Navapur tehsils of Dhulia district as well as Jalgaon mofus...

  • Chargesheet filed against Pragya in Joshi murder case

    RSS activist Sunil Joshi was killed by his own men including Malegaon blast accused Pragya Thakur in order to wipe out evidence. A chargesheet filed against Pragya on 1 March at a local court in Dewas by Madhya Pradesh police says that she was ...

  • Ishrat’s mother asks SIT to book 22 cops for kidnap and murder

    Shamima Kausar, mother of Ishrat Jahan has asked the Special Investigation Team appointed by the Gujarat high court to probe Ishrat’s alleged encounter case to book 22 police officers alleged to have been involved in her fake encounter, f...

  • CBI to quiz Sadhvi, Purohit in Malegoan case

    CBI is planning to interrogate members of the Hindu right wing group and those arrested in connection with the Malegoan blast. CBI is also likely to quiz Sadhvi, Purohit and Mutalik arrested in connection with the Malegoan blast case. CBI plans...

  • Himayat Baig was picked up by ATS even before German Bakery blast

    Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad claims to have cracked the German Bakery blast case which has been dragged into controversy after key accused Himayat Baig has claimed that he was picked up even before the German Bakery blast. Baig’s advo...

  • When will UPA II shed its velvet glove treatment of RSS

    Lucknow: After the Rashtriya Swamsevak Sangh (RSS) functionary Aseemanand confessions the beans have been spilled. There has been a spurt in press-conferences all over India, and demands for the release of the many innocent Muslim boys held in pri...

  • On saying “Ram, Ram,” police stopped beating and administering electric shocks

    If you want to be spared, say 'Ram, Ram,' and when they said Ram, Ram, only then they stopped beating and administering the current...they were insulted, mercilessly beaten, insulting abuses referring to mothers and sisters were hurled at us, hung...

  • Confessions of Saffron terrorists - ix

    Part 9: Excerpts from the Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) chargesheet in Malegaon case: There is no problem in Thailand. We have a very strong network in Thailand.

  • Seven “terrorist” youths acquitted by court

    New Delhi: Seven youths: Saqib Rahman, Bashir Ahmad Shah, Nazeer Ahmad Saifi, Haji Ghulam Moinuddin Dar, Abdul Majeed Bhat, Abdul Qaiyyum Khan and Virender Kumar who were arrested by Delhi police in July 2005, according to police, near Gurgaon-...

  • Indresh killed Joshi: blast financer Bharat Bhai

    New Delhi: Bharat Mohanlal Rateshwar alias Bharat bhai who is believed to be the core financer of several blasts has revealed some startling facts after his arrest by the Rajasthan ATS on 4 February from Valsad in Gujarat. In his confessional s...