For the first time since the demolition of the Babri Masjid in December, 1992, we did not have any act of jihadi terrorism in Indian territory outside J&K during 2009
The foiled December 25 attack by a Nigerian student on the North-West Airlines in Amsterdam has important lessons for the war on terror
While the changes proposed by Chidambaram in the internal security set-up should be welcomed, the questions as to how to implement them, and how to avoid over-centralisation needs to be examined
Headley is an American and an informant of the DEA, but Rana is a Canadian national and the Americans would not have the same qualms about him
Continued whining about the perceived reluctance of the FBI to co-operate fully on l'affaire Headley is not going to help matters. There is need for joint efforts to prevent future attacks
will the FBI would continue to resist the demand from India to question Headley? Where does Tahawwur Hussain Rana fit in? Did the Americans know of 26/11 through Headley?
David Headley's case brings to mind the attempt of Al Qaeda to use Dhiren Barot also known as Esa-al-Hindi, a Hindu convert to Islam living in the UK, to undertake reccee missions to New York
The LET and the 313 Brigade were aware of each other's conspiracies relating to India and Denmark respectively and of the role of Headley in both the conspiracies, but their focus of interest was different.
Did Headley, whose visits to India coincided with July 2006 explosions 26/11, play a role in the planning and execution of these attacks? Were there others who had helped him?
The role of Tahawwur Hussain Rana, arrested on charges of being an accomplice of David Coleman Headley in plans to carry out terrorist strikes in Denmark and India
RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav during a By-election campaign in Kusheshwar Assembly constituency, in Darbhanga.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addresses during 'Pratibha Samman Samaroh' on the ocassion of Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti at Tyagraj Stadium in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Kamal Singh
An artist gives finishing touches to an idol 0f Goddess Laxmi ahead of Diwali festival, in Kolkata.PTI Photo
Indian cricket team fans perform 'havan' ahead of the T20 World Cup match against Pakistan, in Bengaluru.PTI Photo/Shailendra Bhojak
People wait for their turn to get inoculated with a dose of the Covishield vaccine at a hospital, in Prayagraj.PTI Photo
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