Lashkar-e-Taiba

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Mumbai: Security beefed at Taj Hotels after bomb threat call

30 Jun 2020

Mumbai: Security beefed at Taj Hotels after bomb threat call

In a concerning development, security was beefed up at two Taj Hotels in Mumbai — the Taj Mahal Palace in Colaba and Taj Lands End in Bandra — as agencies received a call after midnight threatening to blow up the establishments.

US demolishes Pakistan's claim that Masood Azhar is "missing"

25 Jun 2020

US demolishes Pakistan's claim that Masood Azhar is "missing"

Pakistan hasn't expressed the will to act against terrorists functioning from its soil and has continued to provide a safe haven to regionally focused terrorist groups, the US State Department said in a report released on Wednesday.

Army warns of possible terror attack, Kerala on high alert

09 Sep 2019

Army warns of possible terror attack, Kerala on high alert

Kerala Police issued a high alert across the state on Monday amid reports of a possible terror attack.

Masood Azhar, Hafiz Saeed declared terrorists under new anti-terror law

04 Sep 2019

Masood Azhar, Hafiz Saeed declared terrorists under new anti-terror law

On Wednesday, Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) founder Hafiz Muhammad Saeed were declared individual terrorists by the Centre under the new anti-terror law.

After India's Balakot strike, Pakistani terrorists being trained in Afghanistan

07 Jul 2019

After India's Balakot strike, Pakistani terrorists being trained in Afghanistan

Pakistan-based terror organizations, Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), have reportedly shifted their cadres to Afghanistan following the Indian Air Force's airstrikes on terror camps in Pakistan's Balakot.

Facing pressure, Pakistan books Hafiz Saeed for 'terror financing'

04 Jul 2019

Facing pressure, Pakistan books Hafiz Saeed for 'terror financing'

Amid global pressure to act against home-grown terrorism, Pakistani authorities on Wednesday booked Hafiz Saeed, the mastermind of 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, for terrorism financing.

Terror camps in PoK shut down fearing retaliation from India

10 Jun 2019

Terror camps in PoK shut down fearing retaliation from India

In the past few months, Pakistan has shut down terror camps in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) near the LoC, fearing retaliation from India after the Indian Air Force's Balakot airstrike.

#PulwamaAftermath: Pakistan Government takes control of Jaish headquarters amid pressure

22 Feb 2019

#PulwamaAftermath: Pakistan Government takes control of Jaish headquarters amid pressure

Amid immense international pressure, the Pakistani Government has taken over the administrative control of Jaish-e-Mohammed terror outfit's headquarters on Friday.

'Most wanted' LeT terrorist who killed journalist Bukhari, shot dead

28 Nov 2018

'Most wanted' LeT terrorist who killed journalist Bukhari, shot dead

The Indian Army registered a big win on Wednesday after Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist Naveed Jatt was killed in an encounter in Kuthpora area of Budgam, Kashmir.

Jammu and Kashmir: Six LeT militants killed in encounter

23 Nov 2018

Jammu and Kashmir: Six LeT militants killed in encounter

In a major success, security forces today shot dead six Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militants during an encounter in the forest area of Anantnag district in Jammu and Kashmir.

26/11 horror: Kasab laughed while shooting people, Railway announcer recalls

22 Nov 2018

26/11 horror: Kasab laughed while shooting people, Railway announcer recalls

Lashkar-e-Taiba operative Ajmal Kasab laughed and said things while he shot at innocents at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) on November 26, 2008, the Railway announcer working at the station recalled, HT reports.

Former Mumbai-cop recalls conversation with Kasab, urge to kill him

17 Nov 2018

Former Mumbai-cop recalls conversation with Kasab, urge to kill him

Asif Mulani, who is currently posted with the Maharashtra State Police Housing Corporation (MSPHC), served as a police commando when Mumbai was attacked by terrorists on November 26 in 2008.

J&K: Two militants, including top LeT commander, killed in encounter

26 Sep 2018

J&K: Two militants, including top LeT commander, killed in encounter

One of the two terrorists killed in an encounter with security forces in Sopore in Jammu & Kashmir yesterday was identified as a top Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander who was active in north Kashmir for past three years.

Pakistan militant outfits LeT, JeM continue to pose threat: US

21 Sep 2018

Pakistan militant outfits LeT, JeM continue to pose threat: US

The US has said the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant groups continue to pose a regional threat and that Pakistan didn't adequately address America's concerns on terrorism in 2017.

J&K: 5 LeT, Hizbul Mujahideen militants killed in Kulgam encounter

15 Sep 2018

J&K: 5 LeT, Hizbul Mujahideen militants killed in Kulgam encounter

Five militants belonging to Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) and Hafiz Saeed-founded Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) were killed in an encounter with security forces in Chowgam in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir today, said a police official.

J&K: Two Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists killed in encounter with security forces

25 Jul 2018

J&K: Two Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists killed in encounter with security forces

Two Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces in south Kashmir's Anantnag town this morning following an intelligence tip-off about their presence inside a house, police said.

J&K: 4 LeT militants booked for killing of 3 youths

07 Jul 2018

J&K: 4 LeT militants booked for killing of 3 youths

Jammu and Kashmir police today filed a charge-sheet against four Lashkar-e-Taiba militants in connection with the killing of three youths in J&K's Baramulla district in April this year.

J&K: 1 terrorist killed in Pulwama encounter, 2 escape

30 Jun 2018

J&K: 1 terrorist killed in Pulwama encounter, 2 escape

The body of only one LeT terrorist was recovered from yesterday's encounter site in J&K's Pulwama district, a police official said.

'Mastermind' in Bukhari's killing was running hate blog from Pakistan

28 Jun 2018

'Mastermind' in Bukhari's killing was running hate blog from Pakistan

The investigation into reputed journalist Shujaat Bukhari's murder has revealed major clues. Police have already established the involvement of three terrorists- one Pakistani and two Kashmiri- in his assassination.

Ghulam Nabi Azad's statement on J&K gets support from LeT

22 Jun 2018

Ghulam Nabi Azad's statement on J&K gets support from LeT

Pakistan based terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba has supported Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad's statement on alleged atrocities carried by India in Jammu and Kashmir.

UP: Security at Kashi Vishwanath, others upped after blast threats

06 Jun 2018

UP: Security at Kashi Vishwanath, others upped after blast threats

Police in UP are on alert after a letter purportedly written by a Lashkar (LeT) terrorist warned of attacks this week.

UP on high-alert after LeT threatens to blow-up stations, temples

06 Jun 2018

UP on high-alert after LeT threatens to blow-up stations, temples

Uttar Pradesh Police has issued a statewide alert after the Lashkar-e-Taiba threatened to blow up several stations as well as the Krishna Janmabhoomi temple in Mathura and the Kashi Vishwanath temple in Varanasi between June 8-10.

Pakistan: Hafiz Saeed's Jamaat-ud-Dawah to contest elections on AAT platform

02 Jun 2018

Pakistan: Hafiz Saeed's Jamaat-ud-Dawah to contest elections on AAT platform

Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed's Jamaat-ud-Dawah group will contest the July 25 Pakistan General Elections on the Allaha-u-Akbar Tehreek (AAT) platform as the group's Milli Muslim League isn't a registered political party.

Pakistan-trained suicide-bomber planning high-profile assassinations in India nabbed in Mumbai

14 May 2018

Pakistan-trained suicide-bomber planning high-profile assassinations in India nabbed in Mumbai

A 32-year-old was arrested from a Mumbai suburb for suspected links to a Pakistan-based terrorist organization.

Captured LeT terrorist thanks Indian army for saving his life

11 May 2018

Captured LeT terrorist thanks Indian army for saving his life

In a now viral video, a captured Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist Aijaz Gujri thanked the Indian Army for saving his life, and appealed fellow terrorists to give up arms.

Punjab sites on-alert after suspected threats from Pakistan-based LeT, JeM

08 Apr 2018

Punjab sites on-alert after suspected threats from Pakistan-based LeT, JeM

Air Force (IAF) stations and other important installations in Punjab are on alert after 'fresh inputs' received by intelligence agencies.

US designates Hafiz Saeed's party as terrorist organization

03 Apr 2018

US designates Hafiz Saeed's party as terrorist organization

In a notable move, the US on Monday designated Lashkar-e-Taiba's political front, the Milli Muslim League (MML), as a terrorist organization. Simultaneously, seven top officials of the MML have also been labeled Specially Designated Global Terrorists.

US, India to discuss action against Hafiz Saeed

11 Mar 2018

US, India to discuss action against Hafiz Saeed

Plans to check Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and its chief Hafiz Saeed is high on the agenda as Indian and US officials prepare for three-day discussions starting later this week.

15-year-old Rajasthan boy invites Lucknow youth to 'Lashkar' WhatsApp group

26 Feb 2018

15-year-old Rajasthan boy invites Lucknow youth to 'Lashkar' WhatsApp group

A Lucknow youth approached police yesterday after he received a link on WhatsApp to join a group created in the name of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT).

LeT terrorist's escape: What goes inside Srinagar Central Jail?

09 Feb 2018

LeT terrorist's escape: What goes inside Srinagar Central Jail?

Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist Naveed Jat was to escape sooner than later. He had help - from local militants, his colleagues in Pakistan, and also Srinagar Central Jail, where he was lodged.

Hizbul Mujahideen claims credit for freeing Pakistani Lashkar terrorist

08 Feb 2018

Hizbul Mujahideen claims credit for freeing Pakistani Lashkar terrorist

Hizbul Mujahideen has claimed responsibility for freeing Pakistani Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist Naveed Jat from police custody, two days after gunmen stormed a Srinagar hospital.

Gunmen storm Srinagar hospital, help Pakistani terrorist escape

06 Feb 2018

Gunmen storm Srinagar hospital, help Pakistani terrorist escape

Terrorists stormed a government-run hospital in Srinagar today and opened fire, killing two cops and helping a hardened Pakistani militant escape.

Azaan controversy: LeT planning the assassination of Sonu Nigam?

06 Feb 2018

Azaan controversy: LeT planning the assassination of Sonu Nigam?

In a shocking turn of events, singer Sonu Nigam and two BJP MLAs namely Ram Kadam and Ashish Shelar, have been issued advisory of threat.

Hafiz Saeed, Syed Salahuddin chargesheeted for helping terror activities

18 Jan 2018

Hafiz Saeed, Syed Salahuddin chargesheeted for helping terror activities

The NIA has filed a chargesheet against 12 people including Hizbul Mujahideen head Syed Salahuddin and Lashkar-e-Taiba chief Hafiz Saeed.

LeT terrorist behind Red Fort attack arrested after 17 years

11 Jan 2018

LeT terrorist behind Red Fort attack arrested after 17 years

Bilal Ahmed Kawa, a key suspect involved in the December 22, 2000 terror shoot-out at Red Fort, was arrested on Wednesday evening from Delhi airport.

Hafiz Saeed's Rs 100mn defamation suit after Pakistan bans donations

07 Jan 2018

Hafiz Saeed's Rs 100mn defamation suit after Pakistan bans donations

Days after the US suspended over $1bn in security aid to Pakistan, Islamabad announced hefty punishment and fines to those providing funds to 72 banned groups including Hafiz Saeed's Jamat-ud-Dawah.

Pakistan plans to take over Hafiz Saeed's charities

01 Jan 2018

Pakistan plans to take over Hafiz Saeed's charities

Pakistan's government has planned to seize the control of charities and financial assets linked to Islamist leader Hafiz Saeed. Earlier, Washington had designated Saeed as a terrorist.

US expresses concerns over Hafiz Saeed's plans to contest elections

20 Dec 2017

US expresses concerns over Hafiz Saeed's plans to contest elections

The US has expressed concerns about Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed's decision to contest the 2018 general elections in Pakistan.

LeT's charity wing distributes cash, blankets among Rohingya refugees

12 Dec 2017

LeT's charity wing distributes cash, blankets among Rohingya refugees

The Falah-i-Insaniat Foundation (FIF), the charitable wing of the Pakistan-based terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), claims it has provided aid to over 300 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh.

Musharraf open to political alliance with Hafiz Saeed, JuD

06 Dec 2017

Musharraf open to political alliance with Hafiz Saeed, JuD

Pakistan's former President Pervez Musharraf said he's open to forging a political alliance with 26/11 Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed's Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD).