extremist groups

US warns of more violence over anti-Islam video


September 14th, 2012 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) With anti-US protests over an anti-Islam video spreading to 11 nations, Washington braced for a growing furore threatening US interests abroad and at home ahead of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Khalistan activists: Canada assures India of action


September 12th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Amid reports of stepped-up activities of Khalistan activists in Canada, Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird Wednesday assured India that his country was committed to curbing ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

No clear Pakistani policy on terror: Daily


September 5th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 5 (IANS) There is "no clear state policy in sight" on terrorism, said a leading Pakistani daily that called upon the media to form a narrative that ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Police still clueless about gurdwara shooter’s motive


August 8th, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Oak Creek (Wisconsin), Aug 8 (IANS) Two days after a gunman shot dead six worshippers at a Wisconsin gurdwara, police were still clueless about what prompted the former soldier's rampage ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Northeast seperatist leader arrested in New Delhi (Lead)


July 19th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl/New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) A top leader of a separatist outfit operating in the northeast was arrested by a combined team of Delhi Police and Mizoram Police ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Mizoram militant leader arrested in Delhi


July 19th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl/New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) A top leader of a Mizo militant outfit was arrested by a combined team of Delhi Police and Mizoram Police from Indira Gandhi International Airport ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Inter-party clashes on in West Bengal: Chidambaram (Lead)


July 6th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) In a virtual snub to the Mamata Banerjee government, union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday noted that inter-party clashes were continuing in West Bengal, adding ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Violence, killings down in Maoist areas, says Mamata


June 29th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 29 (IANS) There was a significant improvement in law and order in the three Maoist-affected districts of West Bengal with the number of violent incidents and killings ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

India for ‘concerted action’ against ‘terrorism syndicate’ in Afghanistan


June 28th, 2012 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, June 28 (IANS) India has called for concerted action to isolate and root out the syndicate of terrorism including Al Qaeda, Taliban and Lashkar-e-Taiba, saying that terrorism ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Top militant leaders arrested in Assam


June 13th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, June 13 (IANS) Two top leaders of separatist outfit Hmar People's Convention-Democrats (HPC-D) were arrested by Mizoram Police in southern Assam, officials said here Wednesday."Acting on a tip-off, the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

UN Human Rights Council to discuss Syria


May 31st, 2012 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, May 31 (IANS) The UN Human Rights Council will hold a special session here Friday on the situation and the recent killings in Syria, Xinhua reported.Over 100 people were ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘India can respond to any misadventure by Pakistan’


May 16th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Pune, May 15 (IANS) India is fully capable of responding to any misadventure by Pakistan despite the west-side neighbour acquiring nuclear weapons, a top Indian Army commander said here ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘Maoists spread in northeast worrisome’


March 13th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) The government Tuesday expressed concern over the spread of Maoism in the northeastern states and warned that the rebels were trying to link up with ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

President pitches for controversial anti-terror intelligence hub


March 12th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Monday said the proposed National Counter-Terrorism Centre (NCTC), which has been blocked due to severe opposition from non-Congress ruled states, would ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

India probing Iran’s Quds Force link to attack on Israelis


March 8th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Iran's secretive Quds Force or West Asian terror groups may have been behind the terror bombing on an Israeli embassy car last month, investigators said ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Will not allow any anti-India groups: Bhutan PM


January 22nd, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 22 (IANS) Bhutanese Prime Minister Jigmi Y. Thinley Sunday said the Himalayan nation would not allow any Indian militant groups to once again set up bases in the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Tolerance of extremists detrimental to Pakistan: Daily


January 19th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 19 (IANS) The Pakistani Taliban killing of a journalist working for an American radio network will have repercussions for the safety of newspersons, said a leading daily ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

No blind support to corporates, says Andhra police chief


December 30th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 30 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Police will not "blindly" support corporates facing opposition from local communities in setting up of thermal power and other industrial projects in the coastal ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sadhvi Pragnya files fresh bail plea


November 18th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Two months after the Supreme Court rejected her bail plea, Sadhvi Pragnya Singh Thakur, one of the prime accused in the September 2008 Malegaon blast case, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

US backs constructive India-Afghanistan ties


October 18th, 2011 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 18 (IANS) Stressing that the situation in South Asia was not a zero-sum game, the US has backed the "constructive" partnership between India and Afghanistan despite its ally ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Communalism is linked to terrorism, says CPI-M


September 10th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Terrorism can be successfully fought "only when communalism and extremism are firmly checked", CPI-M general secretary Prakash Karat said Saturday.In a note submitted to the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Minorities feel they are being targeted: PM


September 10th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The minority communities often feel they are being unfairly targeted in the "aftermath of unfortunate incidents", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said, inaugurating the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Spies to root out Muslim extremism from British schools


September 6th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) The British government has recruited former MI5 spies in schools as a measure to root out Islamic extremism and extremists.Ministers in Britain are understood to be ... Read more...

Posted in World |

BJP attack linked to terror probe: Chidambaram


August 1st, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Monday said the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) attack on him and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was linked to the pace ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Norway killing suspect may get 21 years in jail (Lead)


July 24th, 2011 - 7:16 am ICT by IANS
Oslo, July 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The person suspected of carrying out terrorist attacks in Norway will be charged for terrorist activity, while the maximum prison sentence in Norway is 21 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Suspect confesses to Norwegian camp mass killing


July 24th, 2011 - 5:11 am ICT by IANS
Oslo, July 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ethnic Norwegian Anders Behring Breivik, suspected of killing over 80 people on the Utoya Island, Saturday confessed his crime, Norway's Dagbladet tabloid newspaper reported quoting ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Norway killer was interested in hunting, bodybuilding


July 23rd, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Although Anders Behring Breivik's own Facebook account seemed to have curiously disappeared hours after he was accused of massacring 91 people in Norway, the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

87 die in Norway twin attacks (Lead)


July 23rd, 2011 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Oslo, July 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 87 people were killed Friday in twin attacks in Norway - a massive bomb blast in the capital here and a shooting at ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Extremists may hijack Russian parliament polls: Minister


July 14th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Extremist groups may attempt to disrupt Russia's upcoming parliamentary election campaign, a minister said Thursday.Interior Minister Rashid Nurgaliyev said he could not rule out that ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Al Qaeda plotting internet jihad


July 13th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) Al Qaeda is plotting a jihad on the internet against Britain and the West, and has launched teams to target key computer systems, officials said.Terrorists ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Four Pakistani majors questioned for Islamist links (Lead)


June 23rd, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 23 (IANS) Four Pakistan Army majors have been questioned for purported links with a banned group that seeks to oust pro-Western regimes in Muslim lands, raising concerns about ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Four serving Pakistani majors being questioned


June 23rd, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 23 (IANS) Four serving Pakistan Army majors are being questioned for their purported links with a banned group, a media report said Thursday. The questioning comes barely two ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistanis see India as bigger threat than Al Qaeda


June 22nd, 2011 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 22 (IANS) Most Pakistanis see India as a bigger threat than the Taliban and the Al Qaeda and disapprove of the US military operation that killed Osama ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistan is Janus-faced: British scholar


June 9th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Pakistan is full of contradictions where several extremist groups are in rebellion, including those that target India, says noted British writer and analyst Anatol ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

LeT could attack India again, threaten US: Senator Kerry


May 25th, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 25 (IANS) Pakistan based terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) blamed for the November 2008 Mumbai terror attack is capable of not only attacking India again, but also could ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe