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December 26, 2008
26/11 can't stop Mumbai

The spirited city bounces back to life a month after 26/11, picking up the pieces and pledging not to cow down to terror.

Pak needs to do more: Pranab

External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee has reiterated that Pakistan must dismantle the terrorist infrastructure from its soil and extradite the ‘wanted fugitives’ .

We were trained for a month: Kasab

Ajmal Amir Kasab, the lone terrorist held alive during the Mumbai terror attacks, says he was shown images of Mumbai on Google Earth and was told how and where to navigate in the city.

Pak claim on Lahore blasts falls flat

Pakistan daily The News says pro-Taliban group Ansar-wa-Mohajir has owned up the twin blasts in Lahore that Islamabad had blamed on Indian spies.

December 24, 2008
FBI completes Mumbai terror probe

The agency has found evidence of Pakistan's hand in the Mumbai attacks. An FBI team will visit Pakistan soon for further investigations.

December 23, 2008
Kasab's letter handed over to Pak envoy

In the letter, Kasab has said that he and his nine accomplices who struck Mumbai are Pakistanis.

War is not a solution: PM

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh says world community should exert more pressure on Pakistan to dismantle the terror network.

India yet to share evidence with us: Interpol

Interpol chief Ronald Noble says Government of India is not yet ready to share evidence with the agency for it to take action.

December 22, 2008
Don't think we are weak: Sonia to Pak

Congress president Sonia Gandhi warns Pakistan that India will not tolerate terrorism and its desire for peaceful ties with Islamabad should not be taken as its weakness.

Terror tops meeting of envoys

Around 130 envoys from around the world meet in Delhi to discuss terrorism, economy and security.

Pakistan armed forces on high alert

Pakistan Air Force spokesperson says in view of the current environment Pakistan Air force has enhanced its vigil.

India asks for cluster bombs from USA

India asks for over 500 CBU-105 bombs which cost about $375 millions says Headlines Today in an exclusive report.

December 21, 2008
Taj reopens for its guests again

Tata Group chief, Rata Tata says the opening of the Taj Hotel sends out a message that though we can be hurt we can’t be knocked down.

December 20, 2008
'Better technology for security required'

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh says the areas which require improvement are surveillance system, cryptography, real time search and identification and computer simulation.

‘Mumbai attacks cold, calculated murder’

External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee says the death of innocent people in the Mumbai terror attacks were "not accidental or unintended as is sometimes referred to as collateral damage.

Interpol offers help in Mumbai attacks probe

Interpol chief Ronald Noble offers Home Minister P. Chidambaram assistance in unravelling details of the terrorists killed or captured in the Mumbai attacks - including their names, fingerprints, DNA profiles and photographs.

Goa bans beach parties

Goa will have no beach parties this Christmas and New Year with the government recommending a ban on such activities in the wake of terror threat.

December 19, 2008
Kasab is from Pak, says Sharif

The former Pakistan PM says Kasab's home in Punjab province has been cordoned off by security forces and his parents are not allowed to meet anyone.

December 18, 2008
India refutes Pak charge of airspace violation

The Ministry of External Affairs rubbishes the Pakistan's claim of airspace violation after it summoned the Indian envoy and registered its formal protest.

Antony meets military chiefs

Defence Minister tells the three military chiefs to co-ordinate intelligence sharing beetween army, navy and air force and raise alert along the border.

December 16, 2008
'India not planning military action against Pak'

Ruling out any kind of military action against Pakistan, Defence Minister A.K Antony asks the neighbouring country to take action against terrorists.

'Pak will fight aggression with might'

Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has told the Pakistan Assembly that the government and military have resolved to steer the nation clear of hard times.

December 15, 2008
JuD moves funds out of bank accounts

Jamaat-ud-Dawa transfers its funds before the Pakistan government's move to freeze its accounts.

Shiv Sena targets Kasab's lawyer

Shiv Sainiks attack the residence of Mahesh Deshmukh, who showed interest in fighting the case of Ajmal Amir Kasab, the terrorist arrested in the Mumbai attacks, and ransack his office.

Heavy artillery moved around in Pak

A report published in a Pakistani newspaper says hundreds of medium and heavy artillery vehicles have been moved from the Lahore Cantonment area to north of Punjab .

December 14, 2008
'ISI, LeT links existed when dictators ruled'

Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari admits to links between ISI and terror outfits but also says that situation has changed after 9/11 attacks in US.

'We have to help Pak to root out terror'

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown announces a 6 million pound grant for Pakistan to fight mounting radicalisation in the country.

Stop terrorism for better ties: PM

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh says India is ready to resolve all bilateral issues through dialogue only when Pakistan disallows use of its land for terrorist activities against India.

December 13, 2008
NDA pays tribute to Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan

Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan parents attend a memory service for their son at National Defence Academy, who died in November 26 Mumbai attacks while fighting terrorists.

Mumbai attacker seeks consular access

The lone arrested terrorist behind Mumbai attacks writes to Pakistan High Commissioner, seeking legal help.

It's time to act against terror: Negroponte

US Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte we deplore the Mumbai terror attacks and the perpetrators should be brought to book.

Tukaram should be given highest Indian honour, say colleagues

Assistant sub-inspector of Mumbai Police Tukaram Omble nabbed the sole surviving terrorist of terror attacks-Kasab.

Geo TV traces Kasab's roots to Faridkot, Pakistan

People in Kasab's village told TV reporters that he came to the area five to six months ago and told his mother that he was going on a jihad.

December 12, 2008
Kasab's family traced to Faridkot, Pakistan

Talking to Pakistan's Dawn newspaper, Amir Kasab admits that the terrorist arrested during the Mumbai terror attacks is his son.

SRK on 26/11: Justice should be done fast

Shah Rukh Khan, in a conversation Koel Purie, talks about what the media, the government and the judiciary can do to ensure that terrorists do not go scot-free after attacks like 26/11.

December 11, 2008
'Proof of Pak hand in Mumbai attacks'

Home Minister P. Chidambaram tells Lok Sabha that 10 Pakistani nationals belonging to the Lashkar-e-Taiba hijacked a fishing vessel and used it to reach Mumbai.

We want Pak to act against terror: Pranab

The external affairs minister tells Lok Sabha India has asked Pakistan to return 40 terrorists who have taken shelter on its soil.

Kasab's remand extended till Dec 24

A court extends the police remand of Mohammed Ajmal Kasab, the only terrorist arrested during the Mumbai strikes, till December 24.

December 10, 2008
'Pak willing to ban Jamaat-ud-Dawa'

Pakistan's envoy to UN says it would ban LeT front Jamaat-ud-Dawa, suspected to have carried out the Mumbai attacks, if the UNSC makes a request.

December 9, 2008
Pak not to hand over 3 top fugitives

Pakistan is considering sending a high-level delegation, likely to be led by the foreign minister, to India as a gesture of moving forward in probing the Mumbai terrorist attacks.

Salman takes pledge against terror

Salman Khan joins India Today Group's 'Declare War on Terror' movement, says it's great to see the entire nation unite and stand up against the terrorists.

Masood Azhar under house arrest: Report

The Jaish-e-Mohammed founder has reportedly been confined to his home in Bahawalpur by Pakistan after India sent a demarche to hand over 20 wanted men, including him, Dawood Ibrahim and Tiger Memon.

December 7, 2008
'Pakistan promises concrete action within 48 hours'

A Washington Post report mentions Pakistan assurance to honour a 48-hr deadline set by US and India in cracking down on terrorists behind Mumbai attacks.

Good politicians are outnumbered: Priety

In an exclusive interview with Headlines Today, actor Priety Zinta says India needs young and inspirational politicians who can make a difference.

Hoax call generates Indo-Pak war scare

A hoax call made to Pak President Asif Ali Zardari on Nov 28 by an unidentified caller from India triggers an Indo-Pak war scare.

Pak snubs reports of deadline to act against LeT

Rejecting the reports of a 48-hour deadline to act against Lashkar-e-Taiba, Pakistan said it would not react on provocative statements.

Mumbai Police release CCTV footage of Taj

Zone One DCP Vishwas Nagre, who released visuals of the Taj Mahal Hotel when terrorists struck, says the police reacted in time on November 26, when the ordeal began.

December 6, 2008
'Pak army and ISI can deliver in any situation'

Musharraf says it's time that the world should stop blaming Pakistan for every terror attack.

Lashkar-e-Toiba is banned in Pak: Zardari

Even as the chairman of the US joint chief of staff blames Pakistan for the Mumbai terror attacks, Pakistan President denies the existence of any terror training camps

Mumbai attacks: Kasab's parents missing

The residents of, the lone arrested terrorist, Ajmal Amir Kasab's village confirm that his family has been taken away by some security officers.

Kolkata cops arrest 2 for Mumbai terror attacks

Tausif Rehman and Mukhtar Ahmed alleged to have supplied SIM cards to the terrorists have been arrested by the Special Task Force of the Kolkata Police.

December 5, 2008
India must unite against terror: Dutt

Sanjay Dutt condemns the Mumbai terror attack, calling it a heinous and cowardly act.

Chidambaram admits security lapses

While visiting the ground zero of terror attacks in Mumbai, Union Home Minister admitted security lapses and promised to do utmost to strengthen country's security system.

Police keep a hawk's eye on Mohd Kasab

Mumbai Police is taking strict measures to ensure that the lone terrorist arrested during the terror attacks on the city does not commit suicide.

December 4, 2008
Delhi declares war on terror from India Gate

Hundreds gather in national capital to pledge and be united in the fight against the gravest threat to India.

India Today Group editors resolve to defeat terrorism

India Today Group editors and senior management lead the nation in resolving to defeat the terrorism by having zero tolerance.

Headlines Today correspondents pledge to expose corruption

Headlines Today correspondents who have been covering the terror attacks from ground zero join the nation and pledge to expose corruption and incompetence that endanger our security.

Bangalore declares war on terror

Hundreds come together in the IT city to express their solidarity for Mumbai attack victims and pledge to support measures that ensure our safety.

Pak promises to help India into Mumbai attacks probe

Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari assures US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice of taking strong action against the terrorists and also promises to cooperate with India in investigations into the Mumbai attacks.

Attacks feared, security up at airports

The Civil Aviation Ministry issues an alert for possible strikes at Delhi, Bangalore and Chennai airports on the anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition.

December 3, 2008
India Today Group kickstarts movement against terror

Large crowds join the 'Declare War on Terror' movement in Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Jaipur and Ahmedabad and pledge to eradicate terror from the country.

Pak needs to act transparently on terror: Rice

US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says that Pakistan needs to act with urgency and cooperate fully and transparently in the wake of the Mumbai attacks.

Deshmukh's fate yet to be decided

Vilasrao Deshmukh says a final decision on his continuance as Maharashtra Chief Minister will be taken by Sonia Gandhi.

Kerala CM says sorry for 'dog' remark

V.S. Achuthanandan expresses deep regrets to the family of slain NSG Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan for hurting their sentiments.

December 2, 2008
Karat expresses regret over Kerela CM's remarks

CPM leader Prakash Karat regrets Achuthanandan's 'dog' remark on slain NSG commando Unnikrishnan's family..

Pak won't hand over fugitives to India

Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari says if guilty, the fugitives would be tried in Pakistani courts.

Musharraf blames Pak govt

Former Pakistan president, Pervez Musharraf has said that the current situation in India would not have occured if present administration in Pakistan had made it clear how strong it felt fighting terrorism.

December 1, 2008
Rahul Gandhi parties as Mumbai bleeds

Congress spokesperson Jayanthi Natarajan said it was the function of Rahul's best friend and he had to attend it. He had already expressed his concern over Mumbai attacks and the two incidents should not be put together.

RGV's visit to Taj creates controversy

Filmmaker Ram Gopal Verma said he happened to be at Taj Mahal hotel by chance and that the issue should not be politicised.

5 terrorists missing in Mumbai

The evidence left on the Kuber boat, in which the terrorists landed in Mumbai, proves that there were possibly more than 10 gunmen.

R.R. Patil resigns

The deputy chief minister of Maharashtra, was under tremendous pressure after he said that such incidents (Mumbai terror attack) do happen in big cities.

November 30, 2008
Sonia lashes out at UPA govt

The UPA chairperson has criticised the government for failure at tackling terrorism in the country.

India to soon have an FBI-like central agency

At an all-party meeting, the prime minister announces that India will soon be forming a Federal Investigative Agency, just like the FBI in the United States.

Blow by blow account of attack on Taj

The nearly 60-hour terror siege on Taj Hotel ends in a hail of bullets and blasts.

No specific tip on attack from sea: Patil

Speaking to Prabhu Chawla on Seedhi Baat a day before he resigned as Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister, R.R. Patil says India should ask Pakistan for answers to the latest attacks in Mumbai.

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Shivraj Patil resigns

Union Home Minister tenders his resignation to the Prime Minister's Office taking moral responsibility for the Mumbai attacks.

Jadhav recounts how top cops were killed

Constable Arun Jadhav was in the same police van with Karkare, Salaskar and Kamte when terrorists ambushed. The only survivor tells the terror tail.

Police doubt the role of trawler's captain

Amar Singh, the slain captain of trawler Kuber 2302 who brought terrorists to Mumbai, was locked in a Karachi Jail for around one year. Police doubt if he was a reluctant accomplice.

November 29, 2008
Siege of Mumbai finally over

The 59-hour long siege of Mumbai came to an end with the security forces storming the ball room area of Taj Hotel and killing the last terrorist holed up inside.

Nation pays homage to Karkare

Twelve commandos are airdropped on the building's roof for a final assault to clear the building even as the terrorists throw grenades at regular intervals.

First peek inside Taj after terror attack

Twelve commandos are airdropped on the building's roof for a final assault to clear the building even as the terrorists throw grenades at regular intervals.

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