IC-814 hijacking: Honestly speaking, 'Advani was not in favour of releasing terrorists', says Farooq Abdullah

 Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah has said he didn't feel that Lal Krishna Advani was in favour of releasing the terrorists during the IC-814 aircraft hijack in 1999, adding it seemed that the then deputy prime minister was being pushed into it.

Soft BJP govt in 1999 helped lay foundation of terrorism: Congress

Latching on to the claims made by former RAW chief AS Dulat, Congress on Friday said a "soft" BJP-led government in 1999 helped lay the "foundation of terrorism" in the entire world by releasing of three dreaded terrorists following hijacking of an Indian Airlines plane.

Arun Jaitley defends release of terrorists to end Kandahar plane hijack crisis

Arun Jailtey defended Vajpayee government`s releasing the three most wanted terrorists in return for the safety of passengers of the Indian Airlines plane hijacked to Kandahar in 1999.

Maulana Masood Azhar planning to target elections in India?

Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) leader Maulana Masood Azhar is planning to launch suicide attacks in India during major elections rallies ahead of General Elections, reports claimed on Wednesday.

India seeks new Interpol look-out notice category for terrorists

India has asked the Interpol to bring out a new category of look-out notices specifically for terror-related crimes.

Jaish-e-Muhammad reassumes public activity

Pakistan-based jihadi group Jaish-e-Muhammad was banned in 2001.

Pak refuses to comment on IA hijack mastermind

Pakistan said it would
not comment on reports that Chilean police had arrested the
brother of JeM chief Maulana Masood Azhar.

‘Banned’ JeM holding sermons in Karachi mosque

The JeM was banned by Pakistan in 2002 following the attack on the Indian Parliament in 2001.

Clues in Times Square probe lead to Karachi mosque-run by JeM

Pak intelligence officials
are tracing links between Times Square bombing plot suspect Faisal Shahzad and Maulana Masood Azhar.