Lashkar-e-Tayiba operations commander Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi and six others accused in the 2008 Mumbai attack case will be individually charged for the abetment to murder of each of the 166 people who died in the carnage, a Pakistani anti-terrorism court ruled on Friday. "The seven suspects will be charged individually for the abetment to murder of each victim of Mumbai attack case," a senior court official said, quoting the verdict of the trial court. The official told PTI that the court, ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Two legislative amendments seeking a cut in the United States aid to Pakistan have been defeated in the House of Representatives with most lawmakers arguing that it is essential to maintain ties with a nuclear armed country despite it not doing enough in the war against terrorism. The first amendment moved by Congressman Ted Poe sought to cut funding to Pakistan from $900 million to $700 million in coalition support fund was defeated on the House floor by a recorded vote of 191 to 230. Another ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
IMAGE: Indian Foreign Secretary Dr S Jaishankar with his Pakistan counterpart Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry. Pakistan's holy trinity -- its government, military establishment and the ISI -- differ on domestic and foreign policy issues.So when India talks to the Pakistani political leadership it can't be sure that the promises can be delivered, says Brigadier S K Chatterji (retd). India hosted the The Heart of Asia Senior Officials Meeting in New Delhi on April 26 and the foreign secretaries of India ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
A top United States official on Tuesday accused Pakistan of "not taking action" against terrorist groups that threaten its neighbours and pressed it to act against all such dreaded outfits including the Haqqani Network, the Lashkar-e-Tayiba and Jaish-e-Mohammad Mujahideen. "We believe Pakistan has not taken action against terrorist groups that threaten its neighbours," Special US Af-Pak Representative Richard Olson told members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee during a Congressional ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Nawaz Sharif may have permitted the trial of Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists for the Pathankot attack.But this fell apart because of General Raheel Shareef's keenness to make Kulbhushan Jadhav the centerpiece of global attention.Ambassador G Parthasarthy, a former Indian high commissioner to Pakistan, reveals the Pakistan army chief's gambit against India. IMAGE: 'The worst kept secret today in Pakistan is that the country's elected prime minister and its overbearing army chief loathe each other.' ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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