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Terrorism in India

Talking points

Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories ...

Indian court to hear Mumbai gunman's plea

Tuesday, 31 January, 2012, 12:00am

Diplomacy survives terrorist act, for now

Bombs in Mumbai this month aimed to derail talks this week between India and Pakistan - whose intelligence services almost certainly backed the devastating Mumbai attack in 2008. Despite historic hatreds on both sides, it didn't work.

27 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Pakistan may have seen the enemy within

The attack in Lahore on Sri Lankan cricketers has again turned the world's attention on Pakistan and terrorists who seemingly operate within the nation with a worrying level of impunity. Yet elements of the latest attacks may point to a new and dangerous dimension to domestic terrorism in Pakistan.

10 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

five Ws


Eight people were killed in an attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team as they prepared to play in Lahore, Pakistan. Eight members of the team were also injured when gunmen attacked the team's buses as they headed to play the host nation's team.


5 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

No time for brinkmanship by Pakistan or India

Pakistan's deployment of troops towards the Indian border marks an alarming escalation of an already tense situation. Islamabad needs to reverse course quickly before India responds in kind. So far, available evidence indicates that the troop movements have been limited. But Islamabad has also reportedly cancelled all leave for military personnel.

28 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

Cool heads needed in wake of Mumbai attacks

Evidence of a Pakistan link to the Mumbai attacks is mounting, inevitably leading to tension between New Delhi and Islamabad. Passions are high, with Indians understandably baying for justice and Pakistani officials, while denying involvement and promising to support the investigation, ready to send troops to the border if necessary.

1 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

Enemies of the state

Hours after shooting dead two Muslim youths in New Delhi's Jamia Nagar district on September 19, police were adamant that the two were terrorists who had masterminded a series of blasts in the capital, Ahmedabad, Jaipur and elsewhere. One of the two, Atif Ameen, was identified as the chief of the Indian Mujahedeen (IM). The other was an aide named Chotta Sajid.

10 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

More bomb blasts in India kill 15

At least 15 people were killed and 55 injured as a series of blasts rocked the western Indian city of Ahmedabad yesterday.

Indian Junior Home Minister Shakeel Ahmed said he had reports of six blasts, including one in a bustling diamond-trading market and another on a bus.

27 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

Myanmar attacks Indian guerillas

Reports say camps on the border have been targeted

Myanmar has attacked Indian rebels sheltering in its border territory, capturing a key base and killing 14 guerillas last week.

26 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Shipments drop hurts Yip's Pota

Yip's Pota International posted a loss attributable to shareholders of $19.7 million this year after recording a net profit the previous year of $28.1 million.

Losses per share amounted to 9.7 cents compared with earnings of 20.2 cents per share the previous year.

25 May 1998 - 12:00am

Yip's Pota offer in demand

The public share offering by souvenir-maker Yip's Pota International Co has been subscribed 6.7 times, and 12 employees have applied for its employee offering of five million shares.

14 Jan 1997 - 12:00am

Sikh militants fail in escape bid

TWO Sikh militants, deported from Hong Kong to India, attacked officials at Bangkok airport with whisky bottles in an attempt to escape.

9 Sep 1993 - 12:00am