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118 Pakistani Hindus arrive in India


August 16th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 16 (IANS) With uncertainty writ large on their faces, 118 Pakistani Hindus arrived in India on board the Samjhauta Express, the peace train between India and Pakistan, ... Read more...

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More Pakistani Hindus arrive in India, say they won’t return


August 13th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 13 (IANS) A fresh batch of Pakistani Hindus arrived in India Monday on board the Samjhauta Express, the peace train between India and Pakistan, and many ... Read more...

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SC curbs on NIA questioning Sadhvi Pragya (Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday restrained the NIA from interrogating Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur in connection with the 2007 murder of Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh activist Sunil ... Read more...

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2008 Malegaon blast accused gets bail


June 5th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) A special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court here Tuesday granted bail to Lokesh Sharma in the 2008 Malegaon bomb blast in Maharashtra that killed six people, ... Read more...

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Samjhauta blast accused arrested in Malegaon case


February 27th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 27 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency Monday arrested Lokesh Sharma, an accused in the Samjhauta Express train bombing case, for his alleged involvement in the 2008 Malegaon blast ... Read more...

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Samjhauta blast: Assemanand denies knowing Kamal Chauhan


February 22nd, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Panchkula (Haryana), Feb 22 (IANS) Hindu activist Swami Aseemanand Wednesday said that he did not know RSS worker Kamal Chauhan, who has been arrested by the National Investigating Agency (NIA) ... Read more...

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Almost all major terror cases solved: Government


February 16th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) "Major" terror cases in India since 2000 have been cracked successfully, the government said Thursday strongly rebutting the opposition charges of alleged failure in ... Read more...

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Mecca Masjid blast accused sent to judicial custody


January 18th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 18 (IANS) A city court Wednesday sent Bharath Mohanlal Rateswar alias Bharath Bhai, an accused in the 2007 Mecca Masjid blast case, to judicial custody till Feb 3.The ... Read more...

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Three years of NIA: Only one terror case solved


January 16th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) It was formed three years ago and is working on 35 terror cases at the moment. But with only one incident solved so far, India's ... Read more...

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Pakistan views talks with India as positive: Khar


November 11th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 11 (IANS) Pakistan welcomes India's readiness for a broad-ranging engagement and has agreed to finalise a calendar of meetings at various levels, Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar ... Read more...

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BJP slams PM’s Gilani statement, terms meeting disastrous


November 10th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Taking exception to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh calling his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani a "man of peace", the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday ... Read more...

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Pakistan says Kasab should be hanged, but hedges on Hafiz Saeed


November 10th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Addu (Maldives), Nov 10 (IANS) Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik Thursday sprang a surprise by saying Ajmal Amir Kasab, convicted by an Indian court for the 26/11 terror attack, ... Read more...

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NIA not allowed to question Ajmer dargah blast suspect


September 23rd, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 23 (IANS) A court here Friday temporarily restrained the National Investigation Agency (NIA) from questioning Ajmer dargah blast suspect Bharat Rateshwar in the Jaipur Central Jail.The accused's lawyer ... Read more...

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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...

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Quick 26/11 trial in Pakistan’s interest: Khar


July 27th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) A quick trial in the Mumbai terror attack case is in Pakistan's interest, Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said Wednesday, but questioned the slow ... Read more...

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Aseemanand insists he is innocent in Samjhauta blasts


July 18th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Panchkula (Haryana), July 18 (IANS) Hindu activist Swami Assemanand, arrested by the National Investigating Agency (NIA) for his involvement in the Samjhauta Express blasts case, Monday reiterated that he was ... Read more...

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Samjhauta blast: Aseemanand in court, two declared offenders


July 1st, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panchkula (Haryana) July 1 (IANS) A special National Investigating Agency (NIA) court Friday declared Sandeep Dange and Ramchandra Kalasangra proclaimed offenders (POs) in the 2007 Samjhauta Express blast case. Radical ... Read more...

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Samjhauta blasts: NIA charges Aseemanand, four others


June 20th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Panchkula (Haryana), June 20 (IANS) The National Investigating Agency (NIA) Monday filed its chargesheet against radical Hindu activist Swami Aseemanand and four others in a court here, holding them responsible ... Read more...

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RSS, BJP in grand design to usurp power: Congress


June 10th, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Seeking to counter the opposition and civil society on the issue of corruption, the Congress Friday released a booklet which accuses the Rashtriya Swayamsevak ... Read more...

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Pakistani minister wants more people-to-people contacts


May 20th, 2011 - 2:14 am ICT by IANS
Amritsar, May 20 (IANS) Pakistani Railways Minister Ghulam Ahmad Bilour, who came here Thursday on a personal visit, says more visas should be issued to people on both sides of ... Read more...

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Murder charges filed against Aseemanand for Mecca Masjid blast


May 16th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Counter-terror probe wing, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) Monday filed murder charges against Hindutva leader Swami Aseemanand for his alleged involvement in the 2007 Mecca ... Read more...

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Aseemanand denies role in Samjhauta train blasts


May 12th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Panchkula (Haryana), May 12 (IANS) Hindu activist Swami Aseemanand Thursday told a court here that he had no role in the 2007 Samjhauta Express train bombing that killed 68 people, ... Read more...

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Dawood Ibrahim is not in Pakistan: Malik


May 10th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik has denied that Dawood Ibrahim was living in Pakistan and said that just "by marrying a lady in Pakistan does ... Read more...

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Judicial custody of Samjhauta blast accused Aseemanand extended till May 2


April 30th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, Apr 30(ANI): The special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court in Jaipur on Saturday extended the judicial custody of Samjhauta Express train blast accused Swami Aseemanand, who has also been charged ... Read more...

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Pragya Thakur alleges Sonia, Digvijay, Pawar behind Malegaon blasts


April 26th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 26 (IANS) Sadhvi Pragya Thakur, facing trial in the 2006 Malegaon blast and 2007 Sunil Joshi murder, Monday refuted her involvement and alleged that Congress president Sonia ... Read more...

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Pragya Thakur brought to court in ambulance


April 25th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 25 (IANS) Hindu rightwing Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, prime accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast in Maharashtra, was Monday presented before a Madhya Pradesh judge in an ambulance ... Read more...

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Samjhauta blast accused Aseemanand claims innocence


April 22nd, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Ajmer, Apr 22 (ANI): Asserting that he had done nothing wrong, Samjhauta Express train blast accused Swami Aseemanand, who has also been charged for plotting the 2007 Ajmer Dargah blast, on Friday ... Read more...

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India has shared Samjhauta probe report with Pakistan, will talk on Kashmir: Malik


April 2nd, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 2(ANI): Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said that India has provided the Samjhauta Express train blast investigation report to Pakistan, and that both countries have agreed to talk on ... Read more...

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India’s 26/11 team to Pakistan will be legally empowered: Chidambaram


April 1st, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) The Indian team visiting Pakistan for the 2008 Mumbai attack investigations will have enough legal jurisdiction and the modalities would be worked out keeping ... Read more...

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Kanpur blasts case may be transferred to NIA


April 1st, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 1 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government may soon hand over the probe into the 2008 blasts in Kanpur to the National Investigation Agency (NIA), a senior police official ... Read more...

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NIA claims breakthrough in Samjhauta blast case


March 30th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA), India's premier anti-terror probe body, Wednesday claimed a "breakthrough" in the probe into the 2007 Samjhauta Express train blast ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan to set up terror hotline (Lead)


March 29th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) In a step towards resuming the stalled peace process, India and Pakistan Tuesday agreed to set up a hotline for sharing real-time information on terrorists ... Read more...

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Pakistan to allow India to question 26/11 suspects


March 29th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Pakistan has agreed to allow an Indian team to question the 2008 Mumbai terror attack suspects being prosecuted there as the home secretaries of the ... Read more...

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Indo-Pak Home Secys meet: Talks positive, progress in right direction, says Pillai


March 28th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 28 (ANI): Union Home Secretary G K Pillai after the completion of the first round of talks with his Pakistani counterpart Chaudhary Qamar Zaman here on Monday said ... Read more...

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Indo-Pak Home Secretaries to meet in New Delhi


March 28th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 28 (ANI): Home Secretaries of India and Pakistan will be meeting in New Delhi over the next two days.The two-day meeting between Home Secretary G K Pillai and ... Read more...

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