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Sri Lanka blasts- intelligence failure

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.
Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus which was a target during the 26/11 terror in 2008 | Mitesh Bhuvad/PTI

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.
26/11

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 worst terror strikes in the country. Only one of the 10, Ajmal Kasab, was caught alive and hanged to death after a trial. The Print asks: Was Ajmal Kasab's hanging enough or can government do more to get 26/11 Pakistani masterminds? The lessons we should’ve learnt after 26/11 but didn't is extremely disappointing Rakesh Sood Former Diplomat Kasab’s hanging couldn’t have acted as a spur to persuade Pakistan to address our concerns regarding action against the perpetrators. The execution was not motivated by that desire, either. Kasab was captured and he confessed; the trial took place and eventually led to his execution. I don’t think there was any political message that the hanging will get Pakistan to change its attitude. We have two options. India could try exerting pressure on Pakistan,...
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The exact moment when Ajmal Kasab was caught at Marine Drive

A lone Skoda car sped up through the Marine Drive at 12:40 am on 27 November, 2008. A Mumbai Police sub-inspector stepped forward and whistled.
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Kasab grinned as he fired at commuters, 26/11 witness remembers

Vishnu Zende, then a railways announcer, ended up saving the lives of hundreds at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus that fateful night.
Lawyers have boycotted the accused in many crimes but that violates the rights of the accused and the victim

Lawyers boycotting accused in heinous crimes violate the rights of the victim as well

For the rule of law to be upheld, it is essential that the right to counsel is zealously protected.

On Camera

Congress headquarters

One in three people at Congress rallies may not have voted for the party: Lokniti-CSDS

Survey data from BJP and Congress rallies during 2019 election suggest that huge crowds are deceiving and don’t translate into votes in favour.
elections

Does Congress have a future in India after 2019 Lok Sabha election results?

The Congress party faced a crushing defeat in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections at the hands of Narendra Modi-led BJP.

Defence

An AN-32 aircraft of the Indian Air Force

IAF workhorse AN-32 gets a fuel that’s green and creates jobs for tribals

The IAF will now run its AN-32 transport aircraft on a blended bio-fuel partly derived from trees. It plans to widen the experiment over the next two years.
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Modi era begins in politics as caste factor fades. Here’s why he won’t be easy to beat

BJP's Mandir politics has subsumed Mandal under Modi-Shah and created a pan-Hindu vote. Modi's challenger has to invent a new politics.