Nine American and Israeli victims of the 2008 Mumbai attacks have demanded a compensation of $688 million (around Rs 4,233 crore) from the Pakistan-based perpetrators of the terror assault, including Jammat-ud-Dawah chief Hafiz Saeed. In a re-submission before a New York court on October 30 and 31, the nine victims of the Mumbai attacks -- from the US and Israel -- argued for a "trial by jury" and "default judgement" against JuD/Lashkar-e-Tayiba. They also argued for a "trial by jury" and ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
'No amount of economic measures or prosperity in Kashmir will make any dent in the situation there.' 'The average Kashmiri understands the Pakistani game and is unlikely to prefer Pakistan over India. But the Pakistanis have made clever use of religious symbols and slogans to force religious-minded Kashmiris to support them.' 'India has failed to counter this posturing by the separatists,' says Colonel Anil A Athale (retd). The Indian Army celebrates Infantry Day on October 27 every year to ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
The developments in Af-Pak region, particularly the fall out of Pak political paralysis, would make President Xi Jinping’s task a little more complicated, says Colonel R Hariharan. Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to Pakistan to be scheduled along with his visit to India this month has been cancelled. It was strategically a very important visit for both China and Pakistan and a lot of preparation had gone into it. Evidently, the cancellation was related to the political ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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