Wednesday, 6 July, 2022
Topic26/11 Mumbai attack

Topic: 26/11 Mumbai attack

Beyond controversial excerpt, Manish Tewari’s book is no-holds-barred look at UPA during 26/11

MP Manish Tewari's new book, released last week, talks about Congress-led UPA govt’s 'hesitancy in communication', and rationale behind subsequent dealings with Pakistan.

Param Bir Singh seized Kasab’s phone but didn’t present it during trial: Ex-Mumbai Police ACP

Former ACP Shamsher Khan Pathan also alleged that Mumbai's ex-top cop Param Bir Singh must have sold the 'evidence' to ISIS or used the information for extortion.

Perpetrators of 26/11 Mumbai attacks must be brought to justice, India, US say

A joint statement issued after the first bilateral meeting between PM Modi and US President Biden said the US and India stand together in a shared fight against global terrorism.

Media criticised Manmohan Singh during 26/11, didn’t question Modi on Pulwama: Rahul Gandhi

Addressing the NSUI national executive meeting Saturday, Gandhi said the BJP-led central govt has sold everything in seven years that Congress built over the course of 70 years.

26/11 Mumbai terror attack accused Tahawwur Rana to remain in US custody

Rana was present in a Los Angeles federal court for an in-person extradition hearing. His defense attorneys say extraditing him to India would be tantamount to double jeopardy.

US court all set for in-person extradition hearing of 26/11 accused Tahawwur Rana

The extradition hearing, at the request of the Indian government, would be held in the court of Magistrate Judge Jacqueline Chooljian in Los Angeles.

Mumbai 26/11 attack mastermind & LeT commander Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi arrested in Pakistan

Lakhvi was arrested on terror financing charges by the Counter-Terrorism Department. He had been out on bail since 2015 in the Mumbai attack case.

India’s extradition case in US of 26/11 accused Tahawwur Rana to continue till 22 April

The 59-year-old Pakistani-origin Canadian businessman has been declared a fugitive by India, where he is facing multiple criminal charges for his involvement in the 2008 Mumbai attack.

US court denies bail to 26/11 accused Tahawwur Rana, asserts he is flight risk

Rana, who has been declared a fugitive, was rearrested on 10 June in Los Angeles on an extradition request by India for his involvement in the Mumbai terror attack.

Modi on 26/11 anniversary — ‘We can never forget wounds inflicted by terrorists from Pakistan’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi calls 2008 Mumbai terror attack the biggest on India, and says the country is fighting terrorism with new policies.

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(L-R) Joe Biden, Xi Jinping, and Narendra Modi | ThePrint

India has interests on both sides of US-China divide. Cold War holds clues for path ahead

India’s strategic balance is weighted towards the West and its economic balance is towards China. But it needs more to build a multipolar world order.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

Defence

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

Army puts out tender for 30k ‘night sights’ so its US-made assault rifles can aim better in dark

While an open tender has been issued for procurement of the optical instruments, Bengaluru-based firm Tonbo Imaging, whose services the Army has previously used, is a frontrunner.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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