Articles about Terrorism Act

J&K orders magisterial probe into Hyderpora encounter

18 Nov 2021

J&K orders magisterial probe into Hyderpora encounter

The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Thursday ordered a magisterial inquiry into the controversial Hyderpora encounter.

J&K: Two Army jawans martyred in counter-terrorism operation in Poonch

15 Oct 2021

J&K: Two Army jawans martyred in counter-terrorism operation in Poonch

Two Indian Army jawans including a JCO died in a gun battle with terrorists in the Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Pakistani terrorist arrested in Delhi; AK-47, hand grenade recovered

12 Oct 2021

Pakistani terrorist arrested in Delhi; AK-47, hand grenade recovered

A terrorist from Pakistan, allegedly associated with the country's intelligence agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), has been arrested in Delhi.

Pakistan: Accused in Daniel Pearl murder case to be released

02 Feb 2021

Pakistan: Accused in Daniel Pearl murder case to be released

Pakistan's Supreme Court, on Tuesday, ordered the release of British-born al-Qaeda terrorist Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, the main suspect in the murder of US journalist Daniel Pearl in 2002.

United States outraged over Pakistan acquitting Daniel Pearl's killers

29 Jan 2021

United States outraged over Pakistan acquitting Daniel Pearl's killers

The White House has expressed outrage over the Pakistan Supreme Court's decision to acquit those involved in the kidnapping and murder of Daniel Pearl in 2002, calling the judgment an "affront" to terrorism victims everywhere.

US: Terrorism alert warns of violence driven by anti-government sentiment

28 Jan 2021

US: Terrorism alert warns of violence driven by anti-government sentiment

The Department of Homeland Security issued a national terrorism bulletin, on Wednesday warning of the violence from people motivated by anti-government sentiment after President Joe Biden's election, suggesting the January 6 riot at the Capitol may have emboldened extremists and set the stage for additional attacks.

India to chair UNSC's crucial Taliban and Libya Sanctions Committees

08 Jan 2021

India to chair UNSC's crucial Taliban and Libya Sanctions Committees

India will chair the crucial Taliban and Libya Sanctions Committees and the Counter-Terrorism Committee of the UN Security Council during its tenure as non-permanent member of the powerful 15-nation UN body.

Lok Sabha passes bill to strengthen NIA: Details here

15 Jul 2019

Lok Sabha passes bill to strengthen NIA: Details here

The Lok Sabha on Monday passed The National Investigation Agency (Amendment) Bill, 2019, to strengthen the NIA.

Lanka media rights activists call new anti-terror law 'draconian laws'

19 Mar 2019

Lanka media rights activists call new anti-terror law 'draconian laws'

Media rights activists yesterday urged the Sri Lankan government to withdraw proposed anti-terror legislation, calling it is a set of draconian laws aimed at suppressing media freedom and democratic rights.

Akshardham temple terror-attack case: Key accused arrested after 15 years

04 Nov 2017

Akshardham temple terror-attack case: Key accused arrested after 15 years

Fifteen years after the deadly terror strike on the Akshardham Temple in Gujarat's Gandhinagar in September 2002, the Ahmedabad Crime Branch Police arrested Ajmeri Abdul Rashid, a key accused in the case.

Bill to label Pak terror sponsor tabled in US

10 Mar 2017

Bill to label Pak terror sponsor tabled in US

A bill to label Pakistan as a state sponsor of terrorism has been introduced in the US Congress by Congressman Ted Poe, the Chair of the House Subcommittee on Terrorism.

CBI Court sentences SIMI Chief to life

01 Mar 2017

CBI Court sentences SIMI Chief to life

Safdar Nagori, Chief of 'Students Islamic Movement of India' (SIMI) along with 10 members of the terrorist outfit have been sentenced to life imprisonment by a special CBI court in Indore.

Pakistan could be declared a sponsor of terrorism

08 Feb 2017

Pakistan could be declared a sponsor of terrorism

Experts from influential think tanks have advised Trump's administration to keep the option of declaring Pakistan as a sponsor of terrorism open.

Petition to designate Pakistan sponsor of terror breaks record

03 Oct 2016

Petition to designate Pakistan sponsor of terror breaks record

A petition on the White House website to label Pakistan as a state sponsor of terrorism gained half a million signatures.

100,000 people want Pakistan designated as State Sponsor of Terrorism

27 Sep 2016

100,000 people want Pakistan designated as State Sponsor of Terrorism

An online petition on the White House website received 1.10 lakh signatures in favour of Pakistan being declared as a state sponsor of terrorism.