Thursday, 19 May, 2022
Topic2001 Parliament attacks

Topic: 2001 Parliament attacks

We will never forget cowardly attack on our Parliament in 2001, says PM Modi

Nine persons, including eight security personnel, died in the attack by terrorists belonging to Pakistan-based outfits on 13 December 2001.

In Pictures: PM Modi, Amit Shah, other MPs pay tribute to Parliament attack victims

On 13 December 2001, five terrorists from LeT and JeM opened fire inside the Parliament complex, killing at least 10 people.

Former DU professor SAR Geelani, who was acquitted in Parliament attack case, dies

Syed Abdul Rahman Geelani was first sentenced to death and later acquitted in the 2001 Parliament attack case.

On Camera

YourTurn

PT Pertamina Balongan refinery in Indramayu, Indonesia | Representational | Bloomberg

Asian refiners to ramp up gasoline exports to US as sky-high prices beckon

In Asia, gasoline margins have doubled to more than $33 a barrel since the end of March and have edged above those for diesel, which have eased from a peak in early May.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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