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, 2 months ago
'Just this week, the Indians killed a Kashmiri terrorist, who is a member of Hizbul Mujahideen.''This is a nasty terrorist organisation, and did Pakistan welcome this killing?'No, in fact, they denounced it and referred to him as a Kashmiri separatist.''These Kashmiri terrorist groups have been aided by the Pakistani State.'Rediff.com's Aziz Haniffa reports from Washington, DC. IMAGE: Smoke billows out of the Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute building in Pampore, ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
'Why do we continue giving them money when we know of all the bad things they are doing?'Rediff.com's Aziz Haniffa reports from Washington, DC. Pakistan came under severe criticism from a United States Congressional panel, which demanded cutting off all US assistance to Islamabad to persuade it to act against terror groups operating from its territory. US Congressman Matt Salmon, who chairs the House Foreign Affairs sub-committee that has jurisdiction over matters pertaining to South Asia, ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks 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 month 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, 2 months ago
On Friday, US Democrat presidential nominee Hillary Clinton named Virginia Senator Tim Kaine as her White House running mate for the November general elections. Kaine was one of the first senior US government officials to visit India after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s October 2014 visit. In view of his selection as the Democrat running mate, Rediff.com reproduces this 2014 interview with Kaine where in he discusses with Aziz Haniffa the new opportunities to foster Indo-US trade and the ...Rediff.com, 5 days ago
'If the radical Islamic movement had been largely peaceful, Headley would have probably found another way to ensure real life excitement.''But I really do believe that his relationship with radical Islam is real. Very real.''It was a match for his desires.' IMAGE: Smoke and fire billows out of the Taj Mahal Hotel in Mumbai, November 27, 2008. Photograph: Jayanta Shaw/Reuters. On November 26, 2008, David Coleman Headley was glued to a television set in Lahore, Pakistan. He was probably filled ...Rediff.com, 5 days ago
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