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TERRORISM NEWS

It is time to declare Pakistan a terror state

February 22, 2017 3:31 pm

It is shocking that after almost three decades of being victims of terrorism, Indians still feel it in their hearts to befriend Pakistanis.

Florida shooting: No justification for senseless acts of violence, says President Pranab Mukherjee

June 13, 2016 9:03 am

Mateen carried an assault rifle and a pistol into the packed Pulse club about 2 am Saturday and started shooting, killing 50 people and wounding at least 53, police said.

Five nations including India accounted for 55% terror attacks in 2015: US official

June 03, 2016 9:10 am

Although terror attacks took place in 92 countries in 2015, they were heavily concentrated geographically, as they have been for the past several years, Siberell said.

‘A mother’s tears’ bring rival Sunni sects together

May 30, 2016 3:11 am

Barelvi’s top cleric visits Darul Uloom Deoband to take up cause of young Muslims being arrested.

Obama administration praises Indian Muslims' resilience

May 26, 2016 1:20 pm

The administration also said that it was successful in collaborating with Indian authorities in tracking money sent into the country by radical groups.

Pakistan to perform DNA test to confirm Taliban chief Mullah Mansour's death

May 24, 2016 9:53 pm

"Our law enforcement and intelligence agencies are still investigating the incident, but so far they have not been able to confirm the identity," said Pakistan's Interior Minister.

Five civilians dead after roadside bomb goes off in Afghanistan

May 24, 2016 9:19 pm

Samim Khpolwak, the governor's spokesman, says the explosion, which took place in Shah Wali Kot district, also wounded several people.

US has real concerns about Bangladesh, says top official John Kirby

May 19, 2016 9:53 am

There have been systematic assaults in Bangladesh in recent weeks especially targeting minorities, secular bloggers, intellectuals and foreigners.

After challenging acquittal of Muslim men, Akhilesh govt mulls U-turn

May 18, 2016 12:50 am

Govt had appealed against acquittal of six in terror case in February

Australia: Teen arrested, accused of plotting terror attack in Sydney

May 17, 2016 1:04 pm

Australia's government raised the country's terror threat level in 2014 in response to the domestic threat posed by supporters of the Islamic State group.

TERRORISM PHOTOS

Tearful farewell to gallantry award-winning Army Colonel M N Rai who died fighting militants

January 29, 2015 4:55 pm

Rai, 39, commanding officer of 42 Rashtriya Rifles was killed during a militant encounter in Tral.

Schools in Peshawar reopen after the Taliban attack

January 12, 2015 4:12 pm

Security was tight, part of a country-wide move to boost security at schools in the wake of the attack.

TERRORISM VIDEOS

Defence experts criticise Pak. for supporting terrorism

February 09, 2016 8:26 am

New Delhi, Feb 09 (ANI): Speaking about the deposition of David Coleman Headley, defence expert Major General (Retired) S.R Sinho on Tuesday said Pakistan has been refuting their role in terrorist activities since the time terrorism took its first toll on India. Sinho added that Headley is someone who was cultivated by the ISI many times. He further said that Pakistan had hardly taken any action against Hafiz Saeed. Meanwhile, another defence expert Deepankar Banerjee said there are number of other terrorist outfits that have been sponsored by Pakistan. He added that the move was indicative of a possibility of less terrorism in India. He asserted that the global opinion towards Pakistan was changing as they were the originators of terrorism.

President Mukherjee chairs Conference of Governors

February 09, 2016 8:15 am

New Delhi, Feb 09 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday presided over a two-day Conference of Governors at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in the national capital. It is the fourth conference presided over by President Mukherjee and 47th such conference held in the Rashtrapati Bhavan. As many as 23 Governors and two Lieutenant Governors are participating in the conference. Vice-President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, several Cabinet Ministers, Vice-Chairman of NITI Aayog Arvind Panagariya and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval participated in the conference. The conference will deliberate on terrorism and insurgency activities, creating jobs for youths with special focus on skill development for school dropouts.

Innocent Muslims should not be harassed: Bukhari tells PM Modi

February 08, 2016 4:50 pm

New Delhi, Feb 08 (ANI): Concerned over the detention made by security forces of Muslim youth allegedly linked to Islamic State (ISIS), Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid Syed Ahmed Bukhari on Monday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and sought assurance that innocent Muslims would not be harassed in the name of Islamic State terrorists. Bhukari said that the entire Muslim community is against terrorism and added that stringent punishment should be not be given just for writing something on Facebook. He added that the minority character of the Aligarh Muslim University and the Jamia Milia Islamia were also discussed and said that Prime Minister Modi has promised to look into the matter.

My aim is to reinforce Indo-French counter-terror cooperation: Hollande

January 25, 2016 11:54 am

New Delhi, Jan 25 (ANI): French President Francois Hollande on Monday reiterated that the main objective of his visit to India is to reinforce counter-terrorism cooperation between France and India. Hollande said France would take all measures required to protect democracy. He added that France will not be deterred by any kind of threats of terrorism. He further stated that today, in fact, there are all kinds of terrorist threats that are hovering around countries such as India and France and one of the main aims of my visit here in India is to reinforce and strengthen the cooperation against terrorism between two countries.

PM Modi played a decisive role at COP 21: Francois Hollande

January 24, 2016 5:14 pm

Chandigarh, Jan 24 (ANI): French President Francois Hollande who is in India to attend the Republic Day celebrations, praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi's participation at the recent COP 21 in Paris and said that he had played a decisive role at the climate summit. Addressing the India France Business Summit here, the President said that his visit has two main goals- consolidate strategic partnership with India and implement decisions taken during Prime Minister Modi's visit to France.

India, France to discuss counter terrorism mechanism

January 21, 2016 3:25 pm

New Delhi, Jan 21 (ANI): In the wake of horrendous attack in Paris and the recent terrorist attack at the Pathankot air base, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Thursday the cooperation between France and India on matters related to counter terrorism has acquired a very significant dimension, and added that a lot of discussion in this regard is expected during the visit of French President François Hollande. President Hollande will be the chief guest at the Republic Day celebrations this year. This is the fifth time that a serving President of the French Republic will be the chief guest at the Republic Day function. Vikas Swarup also highlighted the business ties between both nations.

President Mukherjee expresses grief over Pakistan university attack

January 21, 2016 5:31 am

New Delhi, Jan 21 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee expressed grief over the Bacha Khan University terror attack and paid his heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families. He condemned the attack on the Pakistan University in Charasada and prayed for the speedy recovery of the injured. The president said this attack once again shows that no difference can be made between 'good' and bad terrorists and all forms of terrorism and all manner of support to them need to be completely eradicated.

India, Pak to firm up date for Foreign Secretaries meet: MOFA

January 14, 2016 10:15 am

Islamabad, Jan 14 (ANI): Pakistan Spokesperson for Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) Khalilullah Qazi on Thursday said that India and Pakistan are in contact to firm up the date for the meeting of the two Foreign Secretaries. He further added that terrorism is a common enemy and the Pakistan Government condemned terrorism in all its forms and manifestations.

BJP hopes Pak to follow 'zero tolerance' against terrorism

January 11, 2016 2:06 pm

New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday expressed their hope that Pakistan would follow 'zero tolerance' against terrorism post the Pathankot air base attack.BJP spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain said that there was no tolerance for terrorism in the international community and added that Islamabad was under immense pressure from the world as no one was ready to compromise on the issue.

Farahnaz lauds PM Sharif for setting up probe panel on Pathankot attack

January 11, 2016 11:36 am

New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): Pakistan writer and politician Farahnaz Ispahani on Monday appreciated Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for setting up a commission to conduct a joint probe on Pathankot attack and also called it a good move. She also said that terrorism is not good for either of the countries and so strict actions must be taken against it.

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