Mumbai 26/11 Attacks

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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.

LeT wanted to paint 26/11 attack as 'Hindu terrorism'

18 Feb 2020

LeT wanted to paint 26/11 attack as 'Hindu terrorism'

Lashkar-e-Taiba, the hated terrorist organization which executed the Mumbai attacks years ago, wanted to pass it off as a case of "Hindu terrorism".

#MumbaiTerrorAttacks: 5 images of 26/11 that every Indian remembers

26 Nov 2019

#MumbaiTerrorAttacks: 5 images of 26/11 that every Indian remembers

Eleven years ago, on this day, terrorists from Pakistan attacked the financial capital of India, Mumbai, killing more than 150 people and injuring hundreds more.

Hafiz Saeed allowed to use bank account for "monthly expenses"

26 Sep 2019

Hafiz Saeed allowed to use bank account for "monthly expenses"

Pakistan had knocked on United Nations Security Council's doors with a peculiar request related to terrorist Hafiz Saeed.

Hafiz Saeed's arrest made no difference earlier: US slams Pakistan

20 Jul 2019

Hafiz Saeed's arrest made no difference earlier: US slams Pakistan

Days after terrorist Hafiz Saeed was arrested, the United States on Friday expressed doubts on Pakistan's intentions saying his earlier arrests made no difference.

26/11 attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed arrested, sent to judicial custody

17 Jul 2019

26/11 attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed arrested, sent to judicial custody

Days after booking him on terror financing charges, Pakistan on Wednesday arrested UN-designated terrorist Hafiz Saeed.

Singer Hard Kaur blames RSS for Pulwama, calls Yogi rapist

18 Jun 2019

Singer Hard Kaur blames RSS for Pulwama, calls Yogi rapist

Rarely do Bollywood stars speak on politics. They choose silence to avoid running into controversies.

Man, who survived Sri Lanka bombing, witnessed Mumbai attacks too

29 Apr 2019

Man, who survived Sri Lanka bombing, witnessed Mumbai attacks too

Dubai-based Abhinav Chari has stepped out of UAE only twice, and both the times he cheated death.

Hemant Karkare's daughter speaks on Pragya Thakur's derogatory remarks

28 Apr 2019

Hemant Karkare's daughter speaks on Pragya Thakur's derogatory remarks

Jui Navare, the daughter of former Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad chief Hemant Karkare, finally broke her silence on the controversial remarks of BJP's Bhopal candidate Pragya Thakur.

Inhuman treatment given to Pragya Thakur in jail unfair: Ramdev

23 Apr 2019

Inhuman treatment given to Pragya Thakur in jail unfair: Ramdev

Yoga guru Ramdev has come out in support of the BJP's Bhopal candidate and Malegaon blast case accused Pragya Singh Thakur, saying it was unfair to subject her to cruelty in jail for nine years on the basis of suspicion.

Ex-DGP condemns Sadhvi Pragya's remarks on 26/11 hero Hemant Karkare

20 Apr 2019

Ex-DGP condemns Sadhvi Pragya's remarks on 26/11 hero Hemant Karkare

BJP's Bhopal candidate Sadhvi Pragya Thakur's comments on martyred Mumbai ATS chief Hemant Karkare sparked a row on Friday.

Wrong to attack Pakistan after Pulwama: Congress' Sam Pitroda

22 Mar 2019

Wrong to attack Pakistan after Pulwama: Congress' Sam Pitroda

In what is sure to spark a controversy this election season, Congress President Rahul Gandhi's aide Sam Pitroda on Friday said incidents like Pulwama happened quite often, and it was wrong to attack Pakistan for that.

Navy to conduct defense-exercise to test country's preparedness against attacks

21 Jan 2019

Navy to conduct defense-exercise to test country's preparedness against attacks

The Indian Navy in coordination with the Coast Guard and other stakeholders will conduct a two-day defense exercise along the coastline from tomorrow to test the country's preparedness against any attack through the sea route.

Pakistan minister vows to protect UN designated terrorist Hafiz Saeed

18 Dec 2018

Pakistan minister vows to protect UN designated terrorist Hafiz Saeed

In an incident that is bound to cause a furore, a Pakistan minister was seen pledging government support to 26/11 mastermind and UN designated terrorist Hafiz Saeed.

Entire world knows Pakistan link to 26/11: Army General Rawat

09 Dec 2018

Entire world knows Pakistan link to 26/11: Army General Rawat

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat yesterday said the international community knew about the role of Pakistani terrorists in Mumbai terror attack, 26/11 and that India didn't want anyone's acknowledgment about it.

On 26/11 anniversary, Trump tweets US stands with Indians

27 Nov 2018

On 26/11 anniversary, Trump tweets US stands with Indians

On the tenth anniversary of 26/11 terror attacks which killed 166, President of United States Donald Trump tweeted his country stood with Indians.

#MumbaiTerrorAttacks: 5 images of 26/11 that every Indian remembers

26 Nov 2018

#MumbaiTerrorAttacks: 5 images of 26/11 that every Indian remembers

Ten years ago, on this day, terrorists from Pakistan attacked the financial capital of India, Mumbai, killing more than 150 people and injuring hundreds more.

Mumbai Police honors 26/11 martyrs through a special tweet

26 Nov 2018

Mumbai Police honors 26/11 martyrs through a special tweet

Ten years ago, a cloud of doom had spread over Mumbai, as 10 members of Lashkar-e-Taiba carried out mass shootings and explosions in the city.

Remembering 26/11 Attacks: Here are four heart-rending stories of survivors

26 Nov 2018

Remembering 26/11 Attacks: Here are four heart-rending stories of survivors

November 26, 2008, is one of the saddest days for every Indian.

Tributes paid to martyrs on 10th anniversary of 26/11 attack

26 Nov 2018

Tributes paid to martyrs on 10th anniversary of 26/11 attack

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis and other dignitaries in Mumbai paid homage today to those who laid down their lives while fighting Pakistani terrorists who had attacked the metropolis on this day 10 years ago.

#26/11Attacks: US says guilty haven't been convicted, announces $5-million reward

26 Nov 2018

#26/11Attacks: US says guilty haven't been convicted, announces $5-million reward

On the tenth anniversary of the barbaric Mumbai attacks, the United States of America has said those who plotted the attack have still not been convicted and announced a reward of $5 million for information on preparators.

26/11 Attack: This is how Kasab and others were trained

26 Nov 2018

26/11 Attack: This is how Kasab and others were trained

A new book, written by historian Saroj Kumar Rath, Fragile Frontiers: The Secret History of Mumbai Terror Attacks dives deep into the 26/11 Mumbai attacks and highlights the training of Ajmal Kasab, the lone LeT operative who was caught alive, and the route the terrorists took.

26/11 attack: Girl, who testified, was called 'Kasab ki beti'

25 Nov 2018

26/11 attack: Girl, who testified, was called 'Kasab ki beti'

Devika Natwarlal Rotawan was all about nine years old when she decided to testify against Ajmal Kasab, the only Laskhar-e-Taiba operative, who was caught alive after 26/11 attacks in Mumbai.

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.

Ten years after 26/11, states haven't taken counter-terrorism forces seriously

28 Oct 2018

Ten years after 26/11, states haven't taken counter-terrorism forces seriously

On November 6, Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba will speak to DGPs and home secretaries of states to discuss the NSG audit, which was done ten years after the deadly 26/11 attacks.

26/11: As Mumbai burned, citizens turned rescuers for their cops

12 Aug 2018

26/11: As Mumbai burned, citizens turned rescuers for their cops

The 26/11 attacks in Mumbai harmed the city in ways that can never be repaired. They destroyed families, martyred soldiers, and exposed the nation's deepest vulnerabilities.

Meghna Gulzar to direct series on 26/11 investigating-officer Rakesh Maria

06 Aug 2018

Meghna Gulzar to direct series on 26/11 investigating-officer Rakesh Maria

Director Meghna Gulzar and Reliance Entertainment's Phantom Films have signed-up to produce a series on the life and case files of former Commissioner of Mumbai Police, Rakesh Maria.

'No attack on David Headley': Lawyer dismisses reports

24 Jul 2018

'No attack on David Headley': Lawyer dismisses reports

Hours after reports emerged that 2008 Mumbai attack convict David Headley was fighting for life after being attacked in prison, his lawyer has dismissed the claims.

Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif's confession on Mumbai attacks gets Dawn blocked

21 May 2018

Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif's confession on Mumbai attacks gets Dawn blocked

A media watchdog has alleged that circulation of Dawn, an English newspaper of Pakistan, has been stopped after it published an interview of former PM Nawaz Sharif. In the interview, he had confessed about his country's hand in the 26/11 attacks that shook Mumbai.

26/11: After hinting at Pakistan's involvement, Nawaz Sharif blames media

14 May 2018

26/11: After hinting at Pakistan's involvement, Nawaz Sharif blames media

After facing flak from several quarters for his recent comments on the Mumbai attacks, former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif has backtracked, claiming media in both countries had "grossly misinterpreted" his remarks.

26/11 Mumbai attacks: Nawaz Sharif finally admits Pakistan's hand

12 May 2018

26/11 Mumbai attacks: Nawaz Sharif finally admits Pakistan's hand

In possibly the first such admission, former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif has hinted at the involvement of cross-border terrorists in the deadly 26/11 Mumbai attacks.

Now, terrorist Hafiz Saeed dares Pakistan government to arrest him

06 Feb 2018

Now, terrorist Hafiz Saeed dares Pakistan government to arrest him

Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed has now dared the Pakistan government to arrest him if they can. He also said that he won't stop fighting for the cause of Kashmiri people and "dedicated 2018" for them.

US's warning: Prosecute Hafiz Saeed to "fullest extent of law"

19 Jan 2018

US's warning: Prosecute Hafiz Saeed to "fullest extent of law"

The US has again forced fair-weather friend Pakistan to deal with Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed. They have called for his prosecution "to fullest extent of law."

Baby Moshe, 26/11 survivor, back in India after nine years

16 Jan 2018

Baby Moshe, 26/11 survivor, back in India after nine years

In 2008, when he was two, Moshe Holtzberg and his parents became one of the targets of the 26/11 attacks.

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.

Palestine's Pak envoy photographed with 26/11-mastermind Hafiz Saeed, India fumes

30 Dec 2017

Palestine's Pak envoy photographed with 26/11-mastermind Hafiz Saeed, India fumes

India has slammed Palestine after its ambassador to Pakistan was photographed alongside 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed at a political rally in Rawalpindi.

NGO offers aid to the girl who identified Ajmal Kasab

30 Nov 2017

NGO offers aid to the girl who identified Ajmal Kasab

After years of being ostracized by relatives, and looking for a safe home, Devika Rotawan has finally found help.

Provide evidence against Saeed, his son-in-law tells India

29 Nov 2017

Provide evidence against Saeed, his son-in-law tells India

Khalid Waleed, the son-in-law of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) founder and Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed has told India to provide evidence against Saeed rather than crying on America's shoulders.

26/11 attack: Tendulkar remembers how security-forces inspired Team in 2008

28 Nov 2017

26/11 attack: Tendulkar remembers how security-forces inspired Team in 2008

Sachin Tendulkar, in an exclusive conversation with former marine commando Praveen Kumar Teotia, recounted how the valour displayed by the Indian security forces during the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, inspired Team India to secure victory against England in Dec 2008.