In the video released by Al Qaeda's media arm As Sahab, Zawahiri asks the mujahideen to "single-mindedly focus on inflicting unrelenting blows on the Indian Army and government, so as to bleed the Indian economy and make India suffer sustained losses in manpower and equipment".
Speaking at the informal BRICS leaders' meeting in Osaka, on the sidelines of the G20 Sumit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that there is a need to stop all the mediums of support to terrorism and racism.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah praised efforts of the Jammu and Kashmir Police in countering terrorism and militancy, and directed that the state government should commemorate the martyrdom of its policemen in their hometowns and villages in an appropriate manner each year.
The US Secretary of State's visit starting Tuesday night is the first high-level visit from any country following the Lok Sabha polls. The two leaders will hold talks on Wednesday -- their first meeting after Jaishankar assumed office last month.
While the Easter blasts that targeted Christians in Sri Lanka reveal a well orchestrated mechanism of planning and execution, the government's failure to curb this bloodshed despite having credible information is even more worrying.
Devika was one of the few teenage witnesses whose testimonies led to Kasab’s conviction and ultimately his execution. But being victims and witnesses of the 26/11 terrorist attacks carried a strange stigma for the family.
The 26/11 frame is an apt one to survey and take stock of India’s readiness and/or vulnerabilities today. Sheer shock and awe ensured it was a day of reckoning for India’s internal security apparatus: its strengths and weaknesses were on public display.