Latest Terrorism in India Stories

2014-05-15 04:21:50

NEW YORK, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 06, human rights group "Sikhs for Justice" (SFJ) will hold a "Sikh Sovereignty March" in Manhattan to mark the 30 year of attack on the Golden Temple, the Vatican of Sikhism. The march, which is expected to be attended by more than 5000 Sikhs, will start in front of India's Permanent Mission to the UN and will end at United Nations Headquarters. The Sikh community remembers June 1984 as their own 9/11, when the Indian Army launched a...

2011-07-14 15:49:45

Recent advances in computer science at the University of Maryland cast fresh light on terrorism in India Recent advances in computer science at the University of Maryland's Laboratory for Computational Cultural Dynamics cast fresh light on terrorism in India, such as yesterday's coordinated attacks in Mumbai. Some important conclusions from two forthcoming papers, accepted for publication at the 2011 European Conference on Intelligence Security Informatics and the 2011 Open Source...

2010-12-18 07:20:00

According to comments in a leaked U.S. diplomatic cable made public on Friday, U.S. officials fear lax security at Indian laboratories could make the facilities targets for terrorists seeking biological weapons to launch attacks around the world. The cable was part of a trove of documents sent from the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi that was obtained by WikiLeaks and published Friday by the British newspaper The Guardian. The leaked documents dealt with accusations of Indian torture in Kashmir,...

2009-12-16 04:36:00

STRASBOURG, France, December 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of the South Asia Peace Forum of the European Parliament met at Strasbourg on 16th December 2009 to review international developments of concern to the members and to plan the future activities of the forum. The members expressed considerable concern at the possibility that Afghanistan might once again be left with elements of the Taliban in power in Kabul. The members resolved that they would urge the USA, the countries of NATO...

2008-12-01 22:59:39

India was warned by the United States about a possible maritime terrorist attack a month before the carnage in Mumbai, a source told CNN. The source, a counterterrorism official, said U.S. intelligence had indicated a group might enter the country from the seas to attack Mumbai, the country's major port and the financial capital. The gunmen, who went on a massacre spree last Wednesday before their siege ended three days later, are widely believed to have entered Mumbai using rubber boats...

2008-11-29 10:31:54

Analysts say the terrorist siege near the financial district of Mumbai may scare off foreign investors in India, at least in the short run. India's economy had already slowed, due to a decline in the rupee and the global credit crisis, The New York Times reported Saturday. The Sensex -- India's leading stock market index -- has been cut in half since January. At least 195 people died in this week's attacks in Mumbai, where foreigners were targeted at two of India's most expensive hotels, the...

2008-10-02 00:00:23

Four explosions in Agartala, India, Wednesday night left four people dead and 76 more injured, hospital sources said. The state police confirmed just one death but said the toll likely would rise, The Times of India reported. The first bomb went off about 7:30 p.m. at a bus stand. That blast was followed minutes later by another at a bazaar more than a mile away. The third bomb went off at another market place and the fourth came at 8:15 p.m. on the outskirts of the city. Two live bombs...

2008-09-26 06:00:17

Text of report by Indian news agency PTI website New Delhi, 25 September: Google's social networking site Orkut today banned a community named as 'Indian Mujahideen' following the serial blasts in the national capital on 13 September. "Google strongly condemns illegal activities and those that encourage terrorism and violence. We take abuse on Orkut very seriously as such activities diminish the experience for our users," a Google spokesperson said. In an email to media organisations,...

2008-08-19 00:00:26

Mumbai: The police suspect Mumbai techie Taufique Bilal to have hacked into American Ken Haywood's computer to send the terror email. Considering that similar Indian Mujahideen emails had preceded two other bombings (in Jaipur and in courts in several Uttar Pradesh cities), he could be linked to those carnages as well. It's significant that the Gujarat police, while announcing the breakthrough in investigations into the Ahmedabad bombings, talked about the "indications' ' that those...

2008-08-01 09:00:20

By MARK MAZZETTI By Mark Mazzetti and Eric Schmitt The New York Times WASHINGTON U.S. intelligence agencies have concluded that members of Pakistan's powerful spy service helped plan the deadly July 7 bombing of India's embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, according to U.S. government officials. The conclusion was based on intercepted communications between Pakistani intelligence officers and militants who carried out the attack, the officials said, providing the clearest evidence to...

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