Terrorism Act: News

21 Jan 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

Twin blasts rock J&K's Narwal, leave at least 7 injured

At least seven individuals were injured in two separate explosions incidents on Saturday in the Narwal area of Jammu and Kashmir.

17 Jan 2023

Lashkar-e-Taiba

UNSC: Abdul Makki designated 'global terrorist' months after China's blockade

The United Nations Security Council's (UNSC) Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Da'esh) and Al-Qaeda Sanctions Committee designated Pakistan-based Abdul Rehman Makki (74) as a global terrorist late on Monday.

18 Nov 2022

Narendra Modi

Anti-terror NMFT conference: PM Modi takes veiled dig at Pakistan

Delivering the inaugural address at the third "No Money For Terror (NMFT) Ministerial Conference" in Delhi, PM Narendra Modi said new finance technologies were being used to fund terrorism.

20 Aug 2022

al Qaeda

Somalia: Terrorists attack Mogadishu's Hayat Hotel, leave 10 civilians dead

At least ten people died after terrorists struck a hotel in the capital of Somalia late Friday night.

16 Aug 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: Terrorists shoot 2 Kashmiri Pandit brothers in orchard; 1 dead

A Kashmiri Pandit was shot dead on Tuesday by terrorists at an apple orchard in Kashmir's Shopian district. His brother was also injured in the shooting.

07 Aug 2022

Afghanistan

Afghanistan: Another blast kills 8, injures over 20 in Kabul

A bomb explosion on a busy shopping street in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, on Saturday killed a eight and wounded 22 others, as per hospital officials and witnesses.

06 Aug 2022

Afghanistan

Afghanistan: Blast in Kabul kills 8, IS claims responsibility

The militant group Islamic State (IS) has reportedly taken responsibility for a fatal blast in a Shi'ite residential area of Afghanistan's capital Kabul on Friday.

18 Jun 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: Terrorists kill off-duty police sub-inspector in Pulwama

Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district saw the death of an off-duty police officer on Saturday amid a rise in targeted killings in the Kashmir Valley.

21 Mar 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

Who is Assbah, KAS officer married to terrorist Bitta Karate?

After the release of the film The Kashmir Files, terrorist Farooq Ahmed Dar—also known as Bitta Karate—is back in the news.

25 Jan 2022

Mali

Burkina Faso coup: Military dethrones President Kaboré, seizes power

The army of Burkina Faso on Monday announced that it had overthrown President Roch Kaboré, suspended the constitution, and closed the country's borders.

18 Nov 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K orders magisterial probe into Hyderpora encounter

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

15 Oct 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

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.

12 Oct 2021

India

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.

02 Feb 2021

Pakistan News

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

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.

28 Jan 2021

Joe Biden

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.

08 Jan 2021

United Nations (UN)

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.

15 Jul 2019

Narendra Modi

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.

19 Mar 2019

Sri Lanka

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

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.

10 Mar 2017

Iran

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.

01 Mar 2017

India

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.

08 Feb 2017

Iran

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.

03 Oct 2016

Iran

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.

27 Sep 2016

Iran

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.