Early this year, United States Senator Susan Collins explained why it was important for the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee to study November’s Lashkar-e-Taiba attacks in Mumbai.
“The murderous assault on Mumbai deserves our attention,” she said, “because it raises important questions about our own plans to prevent, prepare for, and respond to terror […]
Mumbai: Many top officials have stated before the Ram Pradhan Committee which probed the 26/11 attacks that Police Commissioner Hasan Gafoor neither gave them the right guidance, nor did he inquire about the ongoing operations. As a result, many officers did not feel one with the police force.
Mr. Gafoor’s communication on the wireless and the […]
Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Saturday made a renewed call for hanging the Mumbai gunman, Mohammed Ajmal Amir ‘Kasab’.
While crores were spent on the 26/11 trial, the recently released report absolving the police force of any blame and the media’s obsession with Ajmal were making a mockery of the sacrifice of the martyrs and […]
LONDON: Prime Minister Gordon Brown has said action “has got to be taken” over the 26/11 Mumbai bombings so that India and Pakistan could move towards “more secure relationships.”
“I recognise th t India’s difficulties arise from the Mumbai bombing and what that has done, and the action that has got to be taken as […]
Taking over the reins of the Home Ministry after the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, P. Chidambaram has tried to galvanise and motivate the massive security and intelligence apparatus into making fight against terror its first mission. Though he agrees that things are gradually changing, the Home Minister asserts that the UPA government has not been […]
We’ll insist that the criminals are brought to trial, says Home Minister
Edited excerpts from an interview with Home Minister P. Chidambaram by Karan Thapar, to be broadcast by CNN-IBN on March 22:
Let’s start with your response to Pakistan’s 30 questions related to the Mumbai terror strike. According to The Hindu, barring Ajmal Kasab’s confessional statement, […]
NEW DELHI: The Communist Party of India (Marxist) expressed serious concern over the Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram meeting the chief of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Leon Panetta.
In a statement, the party’s Polit Bureau said this was the first time that the CIA chief was accorded a meeting with the Union Home […]
NEW DELHI: Later this month, Pakistan’s Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) is scheduled to produce six Lashkar-e-Taiba commanders, suspected of having organised the November carnage in Mumbai, before an anti-terrorism court.
Ever since their arrest in February, following raids on the Lashkar bases in Pakistan-administered Kashmir and Punjab, there has been no word from the […]
Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram tells Rajdeep Sardesai of CNN IBN in an interview on the fallout of the Lahore attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team that what is happening in Pakistan now is a consequence of that country harbouring terrorists and terrorist outfits and criminals. And, on the IPL tournaments he says it […]
LUCKNOW: The Jamiatul Ulema-i- Hind (JUH) on Sunday registered its strong protest against Muslim youth being targeted in the name of terrorism. The “witch-hunt” should end immediately if India was to be saved from falling prey to the designs of the divisive forces.
The Jamiat warned that any interference in the autonomous functioning of the ‘madrasas’ […]