With the arrest of Tariq Dar, alleged to be a member of the Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Toiba, Delhi Police claims to have cracked the Delhi serial blasts case: What's behind the Lashkar's designs of exporting terror beyond Kashmir into the rest of the
One cannot deal with this Pakistan-sponsored evil through overt military action, as was planned after the December 2001 attack on Parliament. The time has come to revive the covert action division of the Indian intelligence.
Terrorism cannot be defeated unless costs – indeed, unbearable costs – are imposed on its state sponsors, who are only encouraged by concessions. Increasing external and internal pressures is the only way to dissuade Pakistan.
The blasts were intended mass casualty attacks meant to cause panic and to demonstrate the continuing capability of the terrorists to hit at a time and place of their choosing despite claims of success by the security forces.
Whoever the terrorists, the message is clear: "We won't let ourselves be bullied," as Dilliwallahs go about picking up the pieces of the remains of the day 29/10. Many innocents died; Delhi lives, OK. Upd
As the country coped with news of a tragic train accident in Nalgonda and a bus accident in Tiruchirappalli, terror struck Delhi with three serial blasts - setting off a high national security alert. Upda