Thursday, 30 June, 2022
Topic26/11 attacks

Topic: 26/11 attacks

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.

26/11: A decade on, Mumbai still grapples with underlying fear, masterminds roam free

10 years since 26/11, ThePrint looks at where the key stakeholders — the masterminds, the blast sites, and the people of Mumbai — stand now.

Was Ajmal Kasab’s hanging enough or can government do more to get 26/11 Pakistani masterminds?

Ten years ago, 10 armed Pakistani militants entered Mumbai through the sea and attacked various high-profile locations, killing 166 people in one of the...

26/11 exposed Mumbai’s elite was horribly disconnected from India’s politics & governance

Ten years ago, the 26/11 attack showed Mumbai's upper crust in an unfamiliar, rebellious mood. Almost like a trade union fighting for justice.

10 years on, 26/11 attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed is free and more powerful

Hafiz Saeed's organisations are portrayed as charities and run hospitals & schools. His latest move was to float a political party, a way to 'legitimise' himself.

Trial of Indian accused in 26/11 Mumbai attacks stuck even after 6 years

Trial of Sayed Zabiuddin Ansari or Abu Jundal was stayed in April, pending an appeal by the Delhi Police against a lower court order.

US asks Pakistan to enact legislation to renew ban on Hafiz Saeed’s JuD, FIF outfits

US also said that if Pakistan does not enact the legislation, it would run counter to Islamabad's commitment to FATF in its fight against terrorism & money laundering. 

David Headley’s Pakistani half-brother Danyal Gilani came to Delhi for Vajpayee funeral

Bureaucrat Danyal accompanied his minister Syed Ali Zafar, who led the Pakistani delegation to India. He and David, conspirator of 26/11, have the same father.

176 Pakistani pilgrims await visa approval from India as Urs begins today

Here’s what is happening across the border: As Pakistan gets grey listed by anti-terror financing body, former PM Abbasi disqualified from contesting polls.

Satellite images show Sindh safe-house where Kasab & other 26/11 attackers likely trained

According to satellite images from around 2008, the safe-house where the terrorists were trained is located in ‘Pathan Colony’, around 6 km south-east of Thatta town.

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RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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