Sunday, 22 May, 2022
Topic26/11 attacks

Topic: 26/11 attacks

‘Families still await closure’: India asks Pakistan to expedite trial in 26/11 attacks case

On the 13th anniversary of the attacks, the MEA said Pakistan is showing 'little sincerity' in bringing perpetrators to justice and called on its govt to give up double standards.

Pakistan alleges Indian citizen behind blast outside JuD chief Hafiz Saeed’s house

3 people were killed and 24 others injured when a powerful car bomb exploded outside Saeed's residence at the Board of Revenue Housing Society in Johar Town in Lahore on 23 June.

US court to hold in-person extradition hearing of 26/11 accused Tahawwur Rana on 24 June

US District Court judge in Los Angeles in an order on 5 April had moved the extradition hearing of Pakistani-origin Canadian businessman Rana to India from 22 April to 24 June.

NewsX, Zee News on 26/11 attacks, Ravish Kumar on protesting farmers left out in the cold

New Delhi: Prime time debates Thursday mostly focused on the twelfth anniversary of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks. Some others like Republic TV discussed Jammu and Kashmir...

Sri Lanka’s Easter bombings have Indian links & pose a serious security threat

New Delhi must outlaw the Tamil Nadu NTJ. India cannot become a victim of Thowheed Jamat terror after warning Sri Lanka about the bombing plot.

No govt sincere in tackling terrorism, says 26/11 hero Major Unnikrishnan’s father

Major Unnikrishnan was leading a team of NSG commandos to flush out terrorists from the Taj Palace Hotel in Mumbai when he was fatally wounded.

Donald Trump says US stands with India in quest for justice in 26/11 attack case

The US President says won't ever let terrorists win. Six US nationals were killed in the 26/11 attack. 

LeT commander behind 26/11 Mumbai attacks close to acquittal in Pakistan court

Bizarre twists and turns, such as frequent change of judges and the murder of a prosecutor, have occurred since the trial began in 2009 in the Islamabad high court.

Hasan Gafoor, Mumbai’s top cop who took the rap for ‘shoddy police response’ to 26/11

IPS officer Hasan Gafoor was Mumbai commissioner during the 2008 attacks. He was pulled up by a probe panel for not overtly showing leadership at the time.

Congress was in power during 26/11, but questions BJP’s surgical strikes: PM Modi

Addressing an election rally in Rajasthan's Bhilwara, PM Modi hit out at the Congress for questioning the veracity of surgical strike.

On Camera

YourTurn

Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
An attendant refills a two-wheeler with fuel at a petrol pump in New Delhi Saturday | ANI

Under fire for spiraling inflation, Modi govt announces excise duty cut on fuels, LPG subsidy

It has also decided to enhance the fertiliser subsidy for farmers, and reduce import duty on some raw materials. ‘It is always people first for us!’ tweets prime minister.

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.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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