Terrorism

  • Did Hyderabad police protect Hindu Terrorists?

    By Wahaj Hashmi   + Pic Hyderabad: May 18, 2011 marks four years since the blast at Hyderabad’s Mecca Masjid claimed 14 lives. However, there has been no breakthrough in the case with the investigation going on at a sn...

  • Rajasthan Ex-IG held by CBI in fake encounter case

    + Pic The CBI has arrested Ex-IG officer A Ponnnuchami on 16 May for his alleged involvement in connection with the fake encounter of Dara Singh on 23 October 2006 in Jaipur. The case was handed over to the CBI by the Supreme Court in Ap...

  • NIA produces Aseemanand, associate in CBI court

    + Pic Jaipur: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) produced Swami Aseemanand, a key figure in the Hindutva terror network, and his alleged accomplice Bharat Riteshwar in a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court here on 30...

  • Implicated by Delhi Police, man comes clean after 10 years

    New Delhi: A man implicated by Delhi Police in the death of a senior citizen by rash and negligent driving has after a decade of trial succeeded in demolishing the prosecution theory in the court and proving that the victim died in an accident ...

  • Enough evidence to nail the saffron brigade in 2006 Malegaon blast

    Mumbai: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which is re-investigating the 2006 Malegaon blast case after Aseemanand’s confessions, has found enough evidence to establish the role of saffron brigade into the incident, a media report...

  • Impunity in disposing off rape case of a Muslim girl

    Malegaon: The rape and murder of Rukhsana of Partur Hathdi, Jalna district, is dreadfully gruesome. She was pregnant and was raped by some unidentified Hindus. From the gory details of the circumstances it is clear who had raped her.

  • Sohrab of Gorakhpur murdered by members of Hindu Yuva Vahini: PUCL

    Allahabad: People’s Union for Civil Liberties of Uttar Pradesh in a letter to President, National Human Rights Commission has informed of the murder of Sohrab (son of Jameel Khan) of Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh on 24 March 2011.

  • HC grants bail to Ajmer blast accused

    Chandrashekhar Leve, one of the accused in the 2007 Ajmer Dargah blast case has been granted bail by the Rajasthan High Court on 23 March. Chandrashekhar is the first among seven arrested in connection with the bomb blast to get bail. A single ...

  • 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 ...