Anti Terror Operations: News

01 Aug 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

Army dog 'Axel', died in anti-terror operation, laid to rest

The Army paid tribute and laid to rest its canine soldier, 'Axel,' who died during an anti-terror mission but not before locating the position of a holed-up terrorist and thus saving a nearby mosque.

11 Jun 2021


Three more held in connection with illegal telephone exchanges

Two people, who helped the kingpin Ibrahim Mullatti obtain hundreds of SIM cards using the fingerprints of innocent people, and a Hawala operator have been arrested in connection with the illegal telephone exchanges in the city, Bengaluru Police Commissioner Kamal Pant said on Thursday.

08 Oct 2018


Haryana Government to set up Anti-Terrorist Force 'Kavach'

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today announced that the government will set up an Anti-Terrorist Force (ATF) comprising specially trained recruits from the State Police to deal with the present-day security challenges.

15 Aug 2018

Delhi Police

JNU student Umar Khalid attack-case: Anti-terror unit takes it up

On Tuesday, Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik transferred the case pertaining to the alleged attack on JNU student Umar Khalid's life to its anti-terror unit, the Special Cell.

10 Aug 2018


Maharashtra: Right-wing Hindu outfit member held for possessing explosives

The Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) has arrested a member of a right-wing Hindu outfit and seized huge quantity of explosives from his residence at Nallasopara in the Palghar district of Maharashtra, police said today.

15 Jul 2018


Anti-terror ops to be focus of mega military-drill in Russia

Boosting counter-terror cooperation and evolving a common strategy to deal with radicalization will be the focus of a mega military exercise in Russia next month, in which India, Pakistan, and other member nations of Shanghai Cooperation Organization will participate.

05 Nov 2017


Suspected ISIS operative arrested in Mumbai, was planning terror attacks

A suspected ISIS terrorist was arrested from the Mumbai Airport yesterday. Abu Zaid was nabbed as soon as he arrived from Saudi Arabia, police said.

01 Nov 2017

Emmanuel Macron

France: President Macron approves controversial anti-terror law

French President Emmanuel Macron has formally approved a new counter terrorism law giving sweeping powers to law enforcement authorities.

27 Oct 2017


Gujarat: Air hostess allegedly helping ISIS recruits

An air hostess allegedly having links with ISIS recruits has been identified by the Gujarat Anti-Terrorism Squad.

21 Aug 2017


Operation Free Tal Afar: Iraq attacks final Islamic State stronghold

Iraq has now launched an offensive to push IS out of its last stronghold, in the city of Tal Afar.

30 Jul 2017


Australian police thwart terror plot to bring down plane

In a major joint-counter terrorism operation, the Australian police stopped a suspected plot to bring down a plane.

15 Jun 2017


Japan passes controversial law against terror conspiracy

Despite vocal opposition and protests, lawmakers in Japan have passed a controversial bill allowing authorities to clamp down on suspected terror conspiracies.

11 Aug 2015

Arun Jaitley

I&B Ministry: another advisory to TV channels

In the light of coverage of the recent terror operations, Information & Broadcasting (I&B) Ministry is likely to issue another advisory to TV channels not to divulge operational details.