ISLAMABAD: Before Tuesday, Pakistan had seen hundreds of terrorist attacks by suicide bombers, but nothing resembling the strike on the Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore, ominously similar to the Mumbai carnage.
As captured on television footage, the attackers were a throwback to the Mumbai gunmen, as they ran with rucksacks on their backs and […]
Living the terror
Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Friday constituted an interim committee, in response to six public interest litigation petitions against State agencies in the wake of the Mumbai terror attacks.
A Division Bench consisting of Chief Justice Swatanter Kumar and Justice Sharad Bobde appointed the retired Supreme Court judge, B.N. Srikrishna, head of the committee.
NEW DELHI: Backroom efforts are on to ensure that the Lok Sabha speaks in one strong voice against terrorism when the issue is taken up for discussion at noon on Thursday.
At a meeting of party leaders convened by Speaker Somnath Chatterjee just before the House was convened on Wednesday, the general political mood was that […]
MUMBAI: More than a week after the arrest of a Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist, taken alive during last week’s terror strike on Mumbai, the world’s media still cannot agree on his name.
Muhammad Amin Kasab, Azam Amir Kasav and Azam Amir Kasab are just some of the names that have figured on print and television reports, much […]
ANUPAMA KATAKAM, LYLA BAVADAM AND TANIA KISHORE JALEEL
AT 9.30 p.m. on November 26, armed men stormed into The Taj Mahal Palace & Tower hotel at Apollo Bunder near the Gateway of India in South Mumbai.
For nearly three days, the terrorists held hundreds of people hostage, shot several persons dead and set fire to many areas […]
Mumbai/Bangalore: Thousands of people poured into the streets on Saturday to bid a tearful adieu to the bravehearts, ATS chief Hemant Karkare and Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan, who died while taking on the terrorists in Mumbai.
Slogans of ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’ rent the air as the last journey of Karkare, who was among the 15 Mumbai […]
MUMBAI: After two days of frenzied activity and a warlike situation, things appeared calm on Saturday morning near the Oberoi/Trident hotel. A small group of anxious shop owners stood outside the police cordon near the hotel, hoping they would be allowed inside to check the extent of damage.
Flames leap out of a window of […]
Mumbai: Rushing to the call of duty despite having no protection against the terrorists’ bullets, personnel from the city’s fire brigade had a harrowing three days while combating fires at the Taj Mahal and Oberoi hotels and Nariman House.
“There were some pretty scary moments while we were fighting fires at the Taj Hotel. On Thursday […]
Mumbai: They marched in fearlessly braving bullets and explosives in a terrorist-hit building and in the end played no mean role in securing the premises.
The two sniffer dogs of the National Security Guard (NSG) went about their task with diligence for about 15 hours during the encounter in the Nariman House along with their masters […]
Mumbai: The Taj Mahal Hotel here, known for its super luxurious interiors with vaulted alabaster ceilings, beautiful archways and dramatic cantilever stairways, now stands completely shattered, scarred by a 60-hour gun battle with blood-stained floors, soot-marred ceilings, burnt windows and, of course, the stench of bodies strewn across it.
What greets you at the lobby are […]