Terrorism

  • 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...

  • PM pats NIA, HM for exposing new faces of terror

    New Delhi: Without mentioning Hindutva terror groups found involved of late in various terror blasts in the country, Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh on 1 February patted the National Investigative Agency (NIA) for “unraveling the activit...

  • Purohit plotted to kill Indresh Kumar

    New Delhi: According to Military Intelligence report, Lt. Col. Prasad Srikant Purohit (currently lodged in jail for his Abhinav Bharat terror activities) had plotted to kill Indresh Kumar for his alleged links with the ISI and for receiving fak...

  • Ban Sangh parivar, Abhinav Bharat: Dal Khalsa

    Chandigarh: In a memorandum addressed to Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram, Dal Khalsa urged a ban on the RSS and Abhinav Bharat in view of the facts emerging from the CBI and NIA probes. Dal Khalsa, an amalgam of radical Sikh groups, demanded...

  • Probe RSS terror groups: Congress

    The Congress wants the links between RSS and its sister organisations to be probed. Congress party resolution that was moved in the plenary in Delhi recently said “he Indian National Congress calls upon the government to tackle this menac...

  • Security agencies worried over Bihar explosives

    New Delhi: Fresh consignments of explosives being smuggled into Bihar has given the security agencies sleepless nights. Among these is the abundance of Ammonium Nitrate which finds its way into Orissa, Jharkhand, Chhatisgarh and Uttar Pradesh. ...

  • Congress asks BJP to take stand on Indresh’s ISI links

    Congress raising its pitch on Sangh terror has accused RSS leader Indresh Kumar of having ISI links and has sought an explanation from the BJP over the issue. Congress spokesperson Shakil Ahmed said that the top ranking RSS functionary had, acc...

  • Pragya to be quizzed over her visit to Joshi’s house

    Cops in Madhya Pradesh are likely to grill Pragya in connection with her secretive visit to former RSS pracharak Sunil Joshi’s residence soon after his murder. Sadhvi had taken away a briefcase from Joshi’s house on 29 December with...

  • RSS goes door-to-door against terror charges

    In a damage control mode after Aseemanand’s confession, RSS has begun a six-week door-to-door campaign from 1 January to refute the terror charges.  RSS is worried in the aftermath of the confession by Aseemanand and investigations c...

  • Confessions of Saffron terrorists - viii

    Part 8: Excerpts from the Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) chargesheet in Malegaon case: Purohit: Established the presidential system in Hindu Bharat. Cultural and ethnic stability no more migration to be accepted.

  • Disowning their past

    New Delhi/Surat/Valsad: Four centuries ago Shakespeare wrote: Blow, blow, thou winter wind Thou art no so unkind as friend’s ingratitude. The winter wind this December became more chilly for many after Swami Aseemanand’s ...

  • Alphabet of terror: Best Bakery to Dargah

    Jaipur: The Rajasthan ATS now believes that all the four accused in the 2002 Best Bakery case in Vadodara were involved in Ajmer Dargah blast too. Three of them – Ramesh, Jayanti and Mahesh Gohil belong to the same family and have been ab...

  • They lived dangerously courting death

    “Live Dangerously” was Jawaharlal Nehru’s advice to youngmen to build a strong and prosperous India unmindful of the perils involved. Ironically, Sunil Joshi and his associates followed this dictum for a totally different purs...