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Imran Khan speaks to PM Modi, expresses desire to work together:Foreign Office

Imran Khan also congratulated Modi on his party's electoral victory in the Lok Sabha elections, Foreign Office spokesman Mohammad Faisal said in a tweet.

US sees Pakistan-based LeT threat to it in Afghanistan: Pentagon report

The LeT, designated a global terror organisation by the US and the UN, was responsible for the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks that killed 166 people.

Intel warns of terror attack, air bases in Srinagar and Awantipora on high alert

Security has been stepped up around the Indian Air Force bases in Srinagar and Awantipora area after Intel agencies warned of the possibility of a terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir. Intel warns of terror attack, air bases in Srinagar and Awantipora on high alert

View: What shape will the BJP-RSS dynamics take under Modi 2.0?

With the Lok Sabha secure, the Sangh Parivar is hoping to have a bigger say in govt policies.

PM Modi’s 2nd innings to begin with Xi Jinping meet

Narendra Modi and Xi Jinping are expected to meet on the sidelines of SCO summit; talks likely on key bilateral and global issues.

Sushma Swaraj refers to Pulwama at SCO meet

Swaraj said that India's wounds of the February 14 Pulwama attack were "still raw" when the ghastly terror attacks happened in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday.

Sunny Deol meets family of slain CRPF jawan who lost his life in Pulwama terror attack

Actor-turned-politician Sunny Deol on Wednesday reached the house of slain soldier Maninder Singh in Gurdaspur and met with his family.Sunny Deol meets family of slain CRPF jawan who lost his life in Pulwama terror attack

Indian envoy rules out talks with Pakistan unless it stops supporting terror

Shringla said the onus of the peace talks to improve the relationship between the two south Asian neighbours lies on Pakistan.

Modi-led BJP's massive election victory makes headlines in Pakistan

The results of India's general elections are very significant for Pakistan as the formation of the next government in New Delhi will determine the course of Indo-Pakistan ties.

Sri Lankan security agencies warn of fresh terror attacks

Several conspirators in the Easter Sunday bombings which killed 257 people were still at large, official sources told ET form Colombo.

India monitors network of Islamic State in Bangladesh

A Bangladeshi national, who recruited members for IS in the neighbouring country, has been traced in Iraq jail: Sources

"Conflict resolution" must for peace in South Asia: Pakistan Foreign Minister at SCO meet

Tensions between India and Pakistan escalated after the Feb 14 Pulwama attack by Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terror group which killed 40 CRPF personnel.

Shiv Sena demands ban on burqa in public places to prevent terror attacks

The Shiv Sena on Wednesday called for a ban on the use of burqa as it threw its weight behind a similar plan being mulled by the Sri Lankan government in the wake of the Easter terror strikes which claimed over 250 lives.Shiv Sena demands ban on burqa in public places to prevent terror attacks

Azhar's designation as global terrorist hailed as significant achievement by UNSC members

The 1267 Al Qaeda Sanctions Committee of the powerful Security Council blacklisted Azhar on May 1 after veto-wielding permanent member China lifted its technical hold on the proposal by the US, the UK and France to list him.

Pakistan steps up efforts as blacklist bid for terror financing looms

The Orlando plenary will in many ways set the stage for Pakistan’s future as blacklisting by FATF will further increase pressure on its vulnerable economy.

Tale of a constable: From Average Joe to hero

Naresh, a resident of Pandwalan Kalan in southwest Delhi, joined Delhi Police in 1991.

Pragya Thakur, Azam Khan, Moonmoon Sen: Those that made headlines with their views

From east to west and north to south, a battery of candidates across the political spectrum demonstrated a penchant for getting into trouble with their views on a range of issues.

Lanka, Pulwama attacks made India more determined to resolutely fight terrorism: Swaraj tells SCO

Swaraj said India is open to ideas on how we can make the work of Regional Anti-Terrorism Structure (RATS), which specifically deals with issues relating to security and defence, more effective.

View: South Asia’s biggest terror attack is a warning for Indian agencies to smarten up

We are directly on the radar of organisations like IS. A secular India is anathema for IS ideologues.

BJP, RSS are not 'God-Ke Lovers' but 'God-Se Lovers': Rahul Gandhi

It all started on Thursday when BJP's Bhopal Lok Sabha candidate and Malegaon blast accused Pragya Singh Thakur lauded Godse as a "patriot".

JD(U) trusted ally of NDA, says the party

Nalanda, Patna Sahib, Pataliputra, Arrah, Buxar, Sasaram, Karakat and Jahanabad are going to polls on Sunday.

Godse killed Gandhi's body, people like Pragya killing soul of India: Kailash Satyarthi

Pragya Singh Thakur later apologised for her statement, saying she respected Gandhi and his work for the country cannot be forgotten.

Drug money from Pakistan-based cartel may have funded terror attack in Sri Lanka

According to Indian sleuths, drugs are boarded on boats and shipping vessels from Karachi and transferred to Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka still faced possible terror attacks; authorities now focussing on 'sleepers': Ranil Wickremesinghe

Authorities have accused the little-known National Thowheed Jamath (NTJ) of carrying out the devastating blasts.

Hafiz Saeed's brother-in-law arrested in Pakistan

Abdul Rehman Makki, head of JuD's political and international affairs wing and in-charge of its charity Falah-e-Insaniat Foundation, was arrested during a govt crackdown.

6 militants, jawan, civilian killed in Valley

While three JeM terrorists, a civilian and a soldier were killed in the encounter in Pulwama, three militants were eliminated during a gun battle with security forces.

Sri Lanka President bans NTJ, two other Islamist extremist organisations

Over 1,000 have been arrested since the attacks. Sri Lanka's police say they have either killed or arrested all those responsible for the bombings.

Sri Lanka terror attack: Narrow escape for Tamil actress Radikaa Sarathkumar as Colombo hotel gets bombed

The noted actress had left one of the three hotels in Colombo just before it was bombed on Sunday.

ISIS role suspected in Sri Lankan terror attacks; revenge for New Zealand church attacks probable motive

The serial terror attacks, one of the worst in South Asia, sent alarm bells ringing in Delhi which in the past grappled with civil war in Lanka until it came to close in 2009.

Distancing not enough; BJP's nationalistic luminaries should spell their stand: Priyanka Gandhi on Pragya

Thakur kicked up a row as she called Godse a "patriot" but apologised for it hours later and withdrew her statement.

Pragya Thakur calls Godse a 'patriot', BJP seeks public apology

Madhya Pradesh BJP, however, distanced itself from her statement saying it did not agree with her as Mahatma Gandhi's killer cannot be a patriot.

MP chief electoral officer submits report to EC on Pragya Thakur's remark on Nathuram Godse

When asked about the details of the report, he said, "We will share it once the EC takes a decision on this."

Dalal Street bulls likely to get a booster dose from exit poll

The Sensex and Nifty are likely to open with gains of 1-2 per cent on Monday.

Rahul Gandhi kept mum when PM called 'neech': Amit Shah

Aiyar had stirred a controversy recently through an article in a newspaper, reminding readers of his "neech aadmi" comment made against Modi in 2017.

NIA arrests JeM operative for 2017 terror attack on CRPF camp

Syed Hilal Andrabi, 35, of Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, was produced before a court which sent him to five days' police custody.

Showcause issued to 3 BJP leaders for Godse remarks, appropriate action will be taken: Amit Shah

The entire BJP regrets the remarks and that is why prompt action has been taken, Shah said at a press conference, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi alongside him.

Congress must first fix responsibility for ANYAY during its decades of rule: Ravi Shankar Prasad

RS Prasad, BJP’s LS candidate from Patna Sahib, said there is a tsunami in favour of the NDA, and that the BJP would get a majority on its own.

PM Narendra Modi trailer runs to full houses on D-Street

The exit polls predicted an emphatic victory for the BJP in the general election.

"LeT engaged operative to set up bases in various parts of the country"

As part of his mission, Abu Hamza hired a man from Bihar and they carried out the December 28, 2005 attack at the Indian Institute of Science

Manohar Parrikar was extremely angry over Uri terror attack: Rajnath Singh

"After the Uri terror attack (on September 18, 2016), we were called by PM. I was with Parrikar in that meeting. Parrikar was extremely upset and angry over the incident," Singh said.

Hyderabad man killed in New Zealand terror attack

Software engineer Farhaj Ahsan, 31, who was reported missing by the authorities after the incident, was among 49 killed.

Virtual SIMs used in Pulwama terror attack; India to approach US for help

It was a fairly new modus operandi where terrorists across the border were using a "virtual SIM", generated by a service provider in the United States.

Slippages in ammo supply another worry for Army

The Army is upset with the OFB for huge slippages in supply and development of ammunition, apart from lack of quality control.

View: Dr Jekyll and Ms Pragya Singh Thakur

Inter-faith harmony was and remains anathema to the Sangh Parivar, whose mission is to subvert India’s constitutional concept of citizenship and replace it with Hindutva.

Ready to return if SC assures I will not be arrested till conviction: Zakir Naik

Naik is living in Malaysia after fleeing from India in 2016. He has been given permanent resident status by the Malaysian government.

Overconfidence will sink BJP's ship: Congress leader Kumari Selja

Selja, a three-time Lok Sabha MP from Haryana, also accused the BJP of taking refuge behind the armed forces and said her party had never done that.

No civilian traffic from Baramulla to Udhampur highway for 2 days in week till May 31 to avert terror attacks

The national highway from Baramulla to Udhampur has been put out of bounds for the civilian traffics on Sundays and Wednesdays till May 31, a government notification said Wednesday. The measure has been adopted to facilitate unhindered movement of security forces' convoys to eliminate the possibility of fidayeen terror attacks during the ongoing poll process, said an official.No civilian traffic from Baramulla to Udhampur highway for 2 days in week till May 31 to avert terror attacks

Another terror attack on India will be extremely problematic: US warns Pakistan

The US has warned Pakistan that another terror attack on India will prove to be "extremely problematic" as it asked Islamabad to take more "concrete and sustained" actions to rein in terror groups including the JeM and the LeT.Another terror attack on India will be extremely problematic: US warns Pakistan

Insurance against terror: What's covered and what's not

​Most travel insurance policies do extend coverage to claims arising out of terrorist attacks, while abroad. But be mindful of the exclusions.

5 Indians killed in New Zealand terror attack on mosques

Three others who are confirmed dead were of Indian origin, from Gujarat and Telangana.

Detailed look at Masood Azhar's terror attacks in the world

Details of the acts of violence orchestrated by Masood Azhar from within Pakistan.

Disappointed that Azhar's designation doesn't mention Pulwama, J-K: Congress

The Congress said it expected the Modi government to act with a "greater speed" in pursuing the case with China as several precious lives in terror attacks like Pulwama could have been avoided.

J&K: Pulwama terror attack key planner killed in Tral encounter

The mastermind of the February 14 Pulwama terror attack that killed 40 CRPF personnel was one of the two terrorists killed in an encounter in the Tral area of South Kashmir, J&K police was quoted as saying by news agency ANI. The encounter in Pinglish area of Tral in south Kashmir's Pulwama district lasted past midnight in which Jaish-e-Muhammed (JeM) terrorist Mudasir Ahmed Khan alias 'Mohd Bhai' was among the two terrorists killed.J&K: Pulwama terror attack key planner killed in Tral encounter

Pulwama terror attack mastermind believed to be killed in encounter: Officials

The encounter in Pinglish area of Tral in south Kashmir's Pulwama district lasted past midnight in which Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorist Mudasir Ahmed Khan alias 'Mohd Bhai' was among the three militants killed, the officials said.

Masood Azhar resolution: Ministry of External Affairs plays down omission of Pulwama

The decision of the UNSC's 1267 Sanctions Committee came about two-and-a-half months after the JeM carried out terror attack in J&K's Pulwama killing 40 CRPF personnel.

SC refuses to order probe into Pulwama terror attack

The court refusal indicates a recognition of the fact that defence was inherently an executive concern and that the lack of expertise to embark any such exercise.

China condemns Kashmir terror attack

The Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM), a Pakistan-based outfit, claimed responsibility for the attack in Pulwama district.

Pakistan arrests 34 Indian fishermen for violating territorial waters

The fishermen, arrested on Tuesday, have been handed over to the police, a Pakistan Maritime Security Agency spokesman said.

Congress accuses BJP of politicising terror attack

At an AICC news conference, he alleged the BJP was “politicising” sacrifices of our jawans.

Those opposing anti-triple talaq law will not be allowed to succeed: Narendra Modi

The Prime Minister said the practice of instant triple talaq has been abolished in several Muslim countries of the world.

What Modi said in the aftermath of Pulwama terror attack

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been repeatedly attacking Pakistan and giving signals that the neighbour may have to pay a heavy price for it.

Balakot biggest anti-terror operation in India's history: Rajnath Singh

The senior BJP leader also slammed the AAP government in Delhi alleging that it did not fulfil its promises made to the people after coming to power in 2015.

Terrorism now limted to Kashmir due to Modi's actions: Rajnath Singh

The central government is ready to resolve the problem from Kashmir also, Singh said.

Congress' Digvijaya Singh calls Pulwama terror attack an 'accident'

After the air strikes carried out by the Indian Air Force across the Line of Control (LoC) in Balakot in Pakistan, several Congress leaders have raised questions over the number of casualties inflicted on the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorists. Among these leaders is senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh who had asked the Modi-led NDA government of evidence of the air strikes. Today, again, Singh raked up the issue of proof of strikes but crossed the line by terming the February 14, Pulwama terror attack as an "accident". Congress' Digvijaya Singh calls Pulwama terror attack an 'accident'

Act against terrorists; further terror attack on India will be extremely problematic: US to Pakistan

"The terror terrorist attack on February 14th on India was a demonstration that Pakistan's continuing provision of sanctuary for any terrorist group is not acceptable," the official said.

Mayawati accuses BJP of indulging in 'petty' politics after Pulwama terror attack

Mayawati also paid tributes to security force personnel killed in the February 14 Pulwama attack and other terror incidents.

BJP, PM Modi hiding their failures behind terror attacks: Mayawati

Addressing party workers on Sunday, BSP supremo Mayawati said, “While on one hand the whole country is worried about terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir, on the other how BJP and especially Prime Minister Narendra Modi are trying to hide their failures in the garb of what is happening there, nothing is hidden from the people.”BJP, PM Modi hiding their failures behind terror attacks: Mayawati

Masood Azhar's blacklisting symbolic victory for India: Experts

Former FS Shashank said that the designation of Azhar as a global terrorist is a very big achievement because the issue has been pending for a long time due to China putting a hold on his listing.

Antonio Guterres lauds India's continued support to UN's counter-terrorism work

The United Office of Counter-Terrorism launched the 'UN Countering Terrorist Travel Programme' which is funded by India, Japan, the Netherlands, Qatar and Saudi Arabia.

Rahul Gandhi a good leader, will reach consensus on PM candidate after tallying results: Chandrababu Naidu

Naidu's comments comes just days after his meeting with Gandhi to discuss the post-poll scenario.

What happened at Pulwama and history of terror attacks on convoys

CRPF has 61 battalions, 48 in Kashmir and 13 in Jammu, besides other formations. The total strength is 65,000.

Pakistan rejects any link to Kashmir terror attack

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement that the attack was a matter of "grave concern" and it had been condemning "heightened acts of violence in the (Kashmir) Valley".

Saudi Arabia condemns terror attack in J&K

The Kingdom strongly condemns and denounces "these cowardly terrorist acts and stands with India against terrorism and extremism", the Ministry of Foreign Affairs was cited as saying by the Saudi Press Agency.

US condemns terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama

The Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed terror group has claimed responsibility for the attack that took place about 20 km from Srinagar.

Sushma Swaraj raises Pulwama terror attack with Chinese Foreign Minister

40 CRPF personnel were killed in a suicide attack by Pakistan-based JeM in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on February 14.

Maruti Eeco used in Pulwama terror attack, NIA identifies owner

The vehicle was purchased on February 4, a spokesman said, adding Sajjad was a student of Siraj-ul-Uloom, Shopian.

SC dismisses PIL seeking judicial inquiry into Pulwama terror attacks

The Supreme Court Monday dismissed a plea seeking probe into alleged larger conspiracy behind the February 14 Pulwama terror attack. A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Sanjiv Khanna was hearing a PIL filed by lawyer Vineet Dhanda, seeking probe into alleged larger conspiracy in the attack in which 40 CRPF personnel were killed.SC dismisses PIL seeking judicial inquiry into Pulwama terror attacks

Except for Kashmir, no terror attack in country after 2014: Nirmala Sitharaman

While addressing a gathering at an interactive event, organised by the Thinkers Forum in Bengaluru on Sunday, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said, “All facts checked, it is true that between 2014 and today vis-a-vis 2004 and 2013, except for Kashmir, has there been any terrorist or minor bomb attack anywhere else in the country? Let’s talk on facts.”Except for Kashmir, no terror attack in country after 2014: Nirmala Sitharaman

India welcomes UN listing of Masood Azhar as global terrorist; PM Modi calls it big success

"It is a big success for India's efforts to root out terrorism..India's voice is being heard globally.India's views cannot be ignored any longer, it has been proved," Modi said an election rally in Jaipur.

Narendra Modi isolated Pakistan on world stage, says Amit Shah

Shah also took a jibe at Congress president Rahul Gandhi, saying he disappears to locations unknown even to his mother when "temperature soars".

Pakistan PM Imran Khan pays tribute to Tipu Sultan on his death anniversary

Khan took to Twitter to express his admiration for the 18th century ruler of the erstwhile Mysore Kingdom also known as the Tiger of Mysore.

Government will always respond on terror attacks and do its best for the people of Kashmir, says Rajnath Singh

We cannot say what Pakistan will do (during elections) but we are resolved on giving a befitting reply, says BJP leader.

Government will always respond on terror attacks and do its best for the people of Kashmir, says Rajnath Singh

We cannot say what Pakistan will do (during elections) but we are resolved on giving a befitting reply, says BJP leader.

China tried to water down UNSC’s statement on Pulwama terror attack

UNSC finally achieved consensus when Beijing’s first demand was met while it dropped the second demand.

China signals shift: UNSC condemns Pulwama terror attack

Despite Pakistans preemptive efforts against India in UN, the global body's Security Council including China on Thursday condemned in the "strongest terms the heinous and cowardly suicide bombing in Jammu and Kashmir, which resulted in over 40 Indian paramilitary forces dead and dozens wounded on February 14, 2019, for which Jaish-e-Mohammed has claimed responsibility." China signals shift: UNSC condemns Pulwama terror attack

Pulwama terror attack: National Investigation Agency (NIA) takes over case

The NIA re-registered a case that the J&K Police had registered at the Awantipora police station on February 14 after a suicide bomber blew himself up next to a CRPF bus.

Congress won't get even 50 seats this time, says Narendra Modi in Mumbai

"Don't waste your vote. Better to vote for a party that is coming to power and you can strengthen it with your vote," Modi said.

'US working closely with the India to get to the bottom of terror attacks'

“We have previously condemned the terror attacks and terror sanctuaries that exist in Pakistan and suspended military assistance,” US ambassador to India Kenneth Juster said.

Listing of Masood Azhar as global terrorist by UN will be 'properly resolved': China

China put a technical hold in March on a fresh proposal to impose a ban on the head of Pakistan-based JeM which claimed responsibility for the deadly Pulwama terror attack.

Pulwama terror attack: Nirmala Sitharaman slams Imran Khan's response

Sitharaman said that the morale of the armed forces has not been dented and they will continue to tackle terrorism.

Terror groups may be recruiting more women to wage jihad: Study

A study published on Monday by the North Carolina State University in the US found significant differences between men and women in both their backgrounds and their roles within terrorist groups.

China urges restraint by India, Pakistan on Pulwama terror attack

A stable bilateral relationship between the two is essential to the peace and stability in the region," Geng Shuang told.

20-year-old held for Facebook post on Pulwama terror attack

The Police arrested Faiz Rashid from HBR Layout and seized the tools he had employed to post the comments concerned.

Complainant has right to know about dissent in EC decisions: Ex CECs

"Like in the case of the Supreme Court, the dissent should be uploaded on the EC website," the other CEC said.

India had shared actionable inputs with Sri Lanka before blasts: Rajnath Singh

Nearly 360 people were killed in the Easter Sunday bombings in the island nation.

CRPF pays tribute to Pulwama martyrs with a song; Big B, Aamir, Ranbir join in

CRPF said that the tribute song 'Tu Desh Mera' was made to honour the noble blood, valour and sacrifices of Pulwama soldiers.

PM harping on Pulwama, Balakot to hide failures on economic front: Omar Abdullah

The former chief minister said while Kashmir was no more an election issue in Pakistan, it was Prime Minister Modi who focussed his election campaign on the situation in the valley.

Watch: The stories of the brave hearts, martyred in Pulwama Terror Attack

At least 40 CRPF personnel were martyred and several others were critically injured in Pulwama terror attack. The attack was carried out by a suicide bomber who rammed his SUV packed with explosives into a CRPF bus on the Srinagar-Jammu highway in Pulwama district.Watch: The stories of the brave hearts, martyred in Pulwama Terror Attack

Watch: The stories of the brave hearts, martyred in Pulwama Terror Attack

At least 40 CRPF personnel were martyred and several others were critically injured in Pulwama terror attack. The attack was carried out by a suicide bomber who rammed his SUV packed with explosives into a CRPF bus on the Srinagar-Jammu highway in Pulwama district.Watch: The stories of the brave hearts, martyred in Pulwama Terror Attack

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