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Nine jailed in Russia for train blast that killed 27


May 22nd, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 22 (IANS) A court in Russia Tuesday sentenced nine people to various terms in jail over a terror attack on a passenger train in 2009 which claimed 27 ... Read more...

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Court allows NIA to compare Samjhauta, Malegaon blasts evidence


September 28th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Panchkula (Haryana), Sep 28 (IANS) A Haryana court Wednesday allowed the National Investigating Agency (NIA) to compare evidence of the Samjhauta train blasts with those in Malegaon, Hyderabad and Ajmer.Special ... 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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PM asks minister to visit Assam train blast site


July 11th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday asked Minister of State for Railways Mukul Roy to visit the site of the blast in Assam that derailed ... Read more...

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Five years on, Mumbai train blast victims to meet PM


July 6th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) A delegation of victims of the 2006 train bomb blasts here will call on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh next week to demand a uniform policy ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan discuss 26/11, Samjhauta, CBMs on Day 1 (Second Intro Roundup)


June 24th, 2011 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 23 (IANS) India Thursday voiced its concerns over the slow pace of 26/11 trial and Pakistan raked up the Kashmir issue as their foreign secretaries ended the ... Read more...

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‘Most Wanted’ goof-up: Home ministry responsible, admits Pillai


May 17th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Home Secretary G.K. Pillai Tuesday said that the ministry "takes responsibility" for mistakenly including the name of Wazhul Qamar Khan - a terror accused on ... Read more...

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RSS’ Aseemanand charged for Mecca Masjid blast (Lead)


May 16th, 2011 - 9:33 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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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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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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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 share information on 26/11 terror attack, Samjhauta train blast


March 29th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 29 (ANI): India and Pakistan have agreed to exchanged progress reports on the probes into the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack and the Samjhauta train blast respectively during the Home ... Read more...

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Every incident of terrorism despicable: Pak Foreign Secretary


February 7th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorThimphu (Bhutan), Feb.7 (ANI): Pakistan's Foreign Secretary Salman Bashir on Monday said that India and Pakistan have agreed to work together in countering militancy.Speaking on the sidelines of a South ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan agree to carry forward dialogue process (Lead, changing dateline)


February 7th, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Thimphu, Feb 6 (IANS) The foreign secretaries of India and Pakistan met Sunday in Bhutan's capital and affirmed the need to carry forward the dialogue process to resolve all ouststanding issues, an ... Read more...

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Indo-Pak foreign secretary talks end in Thimpu


February 7th, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by ANI
Thimpu (Bhutan), Feb.6 (ANI): Foreign Secretaries of India and Pakistan -- Nirupama Rao and Salman Bashir -- have concluded heir talks alongwith officials of both sides on the sidelines of a South ... Read more...

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Indo-Pak foreign secretary talks begin in Thimpu


February 6th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by ANI
Thimpu (Bhutan), Feb.6 (ANI): Foreign Secretaries of India and Pakistan -- Nirupama Rao and Salman Bashir -- have begun their talks alongwith officials of both sides on the sidelines of a South ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan to hold talks in Bhutan Sunday


February 6th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) The foreign secretaries of India and Pakistan are set to meet Sunday in Bhutan even as both countries engaged in a spat over the 2007 Samjhauta Express ... Read more...

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‘We are going into talks with Pak with an open mind,’ says Nirupama Rao


February 6th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorThimpu (Bhutan), Feb.6 (ANI): Indian Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao, who is here to attend the South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation's (SAARC) Foreign Secretaries and Council of Ministers meetings, has ... Read more...

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RSS admits links with Samjhauta blast accused Aseemanand


February 2nd, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Feb 2 (ANI): Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) spokesperson Ram Madhav on Wednesday accepted that Samjhauta Express train blast accused Swami Aseemanand was a member of the organization before becoming a ... Read more...

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Rajasthan ATS takes custody of Swami Aseemanand


January 22nd, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by ANI
Ajmer (Rajasthan), Jan 22(ANI): The Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) of Rajasthan on Saturday took Samjhauta Express train blast accused Swami Aseemanand in its custody in connection with the 2007 Ajmer Dargah attack case.The ... Read more...

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Digvijay Singh accuses MP Govt. of helping Samjhauta blast accused


January 17th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Indore/Panchkula, Jan 17 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh on Monday charged the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government in Madhya Pradesh of providing financial help and shelter to three Samjhauta Express ... Read more...

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Congress defends government on Aseemanand confession


January 11th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday defended the government on Hindutva activist Swami Aseemanand's leaked confession about his role in the 2007 Samjhauta train blast, saying that a democratic ... Read more...

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India says ‘too premature’ to share Samjhauta probe details


January 11th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) India may not be giving the details of the Samjhauta train blast probe to Pakistan any time soon as the home ministry Tuesday told the external affairs ... Read more...

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Cash reward for information on three Samjhauta blast suspects


January 11th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) Tuesday announced cash rewards for the arrest of three suspects believed to be behind the 2007 Samjhauta train blast -- Rs.10 lakh ... Read more...

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Aseemanand’s confession: Congress for strict action against RSS


January 7th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) The Congress Friday asked the government to take strict action against the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) in the wake of Swami Aseemanand's reported confession of his ... Read more...

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Reports suggest Swami Aseemanand’s role in 2007 terror attacks


January 7th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Jan.7 (ANI): Swami Aseemanand, the head the Vanvasi Kalyan Ashram in Gujarat's Dangs district, has reportedly confessed before a magistrate to his involvement in the February 2007 Samjhauta train blast.Aseemanand ... Read more...

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Samjhauta blasts: Hindu group leader’s custody extended


January 3rd, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Panchkula (Haryana), Jan 3 (IANS) A special court here Monday extended, by 10 days, the police custody of Hindu group leader Swami Aseemanand in connection with the 2007 Samjhauta Express train ... Read more...

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Samjhauta blasts: Hindu leader sent to police custody till Jan 3


December 24th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Panchkula (Haryana), Dec 24 (IANS) Hindu religious leader Swami Aseemanand was Friday sent to police custody till Jan 3 by the National Investigation Agency's (NIA) special court here in connection with the ... Read more...

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Samjhauta train blasts: Hindu leader sent to police custody


December 23rd, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Panchkula (Haryana), Dec 23 (IANS) Hindu religious leader Swami Aseemanand was Thursday sent to a day's police custody by a court here in connection with the 2007 Samjhauta train blasts in Haryana ... Read more...

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Swami Aseemanand to be quizzed over Samjhauta train blast


December 21st, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 21 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) will question Hindu religious leader Swami Aseemanand, accused in the 2007 Mecca Masjid blast in Hyderabad, in connection with the Samjhauta train blasts ... Read more...

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Maoist-northeast militants linking up no cause of worry: Army chief


July 20th, 2010 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 19 (IANS) Chief of Army Staff General V.K. Singh Monday said there is no cause of alarm over the possibility of the Maoists and northeast insurgents linking up. "There has ... Read more...

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NDFB threatens to blow up more trains in northeast


July 9th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 9 (IANS) The outlawed National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) Friday claimed responsibility for the train blast in Assam that killed a five-year-old and threatened to blow up more passenger ... Read more...

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