Narendra Modi defends Indian Muslims, says their patriotism cannot be questioned

In his first ever interview since assuming office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has defended Indian Muslims and said their patriotism cannot be questioned.

Narendra Modi defends Indian Muslims, says their patriotism cannot be questioned-Part 2

In his first ever interview since assuming office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has defended Indian Muslims and said their patriotism cannot be questioned.

Narendra Modi defends Indian Muslims, says their patriotism cannot be questioned-Part 3

In his first ever interview since assuming office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has defended Indian Muslims and said their patriotism cannot be questioned.

Narendra Modi defends Indian Muslims, says their patriotism cannot be questioned-Part 4

In his first ever interview since assuming office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has defended Indian Muslims and said their patriotism cannot be questioned.

Al Qaeda's South Asian branch will target Pakistan too: Ex-MI6 director

Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri's announcement of the creation of a South Asian branch of his outfit to "raise the flag of jihad" in the Indian subcontinent has already sent jitters across India and other South Asian countries.

Al Qaeda CD being examined for authenticity: Rajnath Singh
Al Qaeda CD being examined for authenticity: Rajnath Singh

Days after al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri announced the creation of a South Asian branch of his outfit to "raise the flag of jihad" in the Indian subcontinent, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said the video is still being examined for authenticity.

No evidence of al Qaeda's presence in India: US expert

Amid a country-wide alert in India over an al-Qaeda threat, a top US counter-terrorism expert has said there is no evidence of the terror outfit's presence in the country.

Al Qaeda launches India wing: `Pakistan Army, ISI targeting India to hit Nawaz Sharif'
Al Qaeda launches India wing: `Pakistan Army, ISI targeting India to hit Nawaz Sharif'

Two days after al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri announced the creation of a South Asian branch of his outfit to "raise the flag of jihad" in the Indian subcontinent, a US intelligence analyst accused the Pakistani military of `stage-managing` the terror outfit's latest advance into India.

Renegade Pak Taliban supports al Qaeda's South Asia branch

The newly formed breakaway faction of Pakistani Taliban on Friday announced its support for al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS).

Pakistani Taliban faction welcomes new al Qaeda branch

A new breakaway faction of the Pakistani Taliban on Friday welcomed al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri`s announcement of the launch of a South Asian branch of the terror network.

India prepared to tackle threat from al Qaeda-like agencies: IAF chief Arup Raha
India prepared to tackle threat from al Qaeda-like agencies: IAF chief Arup Raha

Two days after the reported creation of a new al Qaeda wing in the Indian subcontinent, Indian Air Force chief Air Marshal Arup Raha on Friday acknowledged threat from al Qaeda-like agencies but said the nation is prepared for it.

`Al Qaeda wants to portray PM Narendra Modi as enemy of Islam`
`Al Qaeda wants to portray PM Narendra Modi as enemy of Islam`

Al Qaeda, which has announced the creation of a separate wing for India, wants to portray Prime Minister Narendra Modi as an enemy of Islam and as such India should take its threat "very seriously", a well-known American counter-terror expert said on Friday even as the US tried to downplay the terrorist outfit's capabilities.

Al Qaeda opens new South Asia branch: Who is Asim Umar?

The head of the newly-created South Asia branch of al Qaeda, Asim Umar, is a Pakistani ideologue who has produced a number of online calls to jihad but has a relatively low profile.

Sri Lanka to review visa restrictions to deal Jihadist threat

Sri Lanka on Thursday said it was taking the al Qaeda threat "very seriously" and would review its visa restrictions to prevent jihadists from entering the country.

Govt will take appropriate steps to face al Qaeda threat: BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday maintained that the NDA government will take all necessary steps to face the challenge thrown open by al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri`s declaration of a new terror outfit in South Asia.

Alert sounded as al Qaeda's Zawahiri threatens jihad across Indian subcontinent
Alert sounded as al Qaeda's Zawahiri threatens jihad across Indian subcontinent

In the wake of al Qaeda's announcement of the formation of a wing of the militant group in India and its neighbourhood, New Delhi on Thursday ordered several states to be on increased alert.

India on al Qaeda's radar: Zawahiri announces new wing to fight for Muslims in Kashmir, Gujarat
India on al Qaeda's radar: Zawahiri announces new wing to fight for Muslims in Kashmir, Gujarat

As the Islamic State continues hogging headlines after every barbaric act, an overshadowed al Qaeda is gearing up to get its old steam back as its leader Ayman al Zawahiri on Wednesday announced the formation of a new terror branch in the Indian subcontinent, besides vowing obeisance to Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Omar.

Al Qaeda releases video claiming jihadists now headed towards Kashmir: Report

In a chilling reminder to India`s new government under Narendra Modi of the perils that be, al Qaeda has reportedly released a video calling upon Muslims in Kashmir to follow example of Iraqis and Syrians and revolt against the authorities.

Algerian jihadist vows allegiance to Al-Qaeda chief

Algerian jihadist Mokhtar Belmokhtar, whose group occupied northern Mali in 2012, pledged allegiance to Al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri in a statement posted Wednesday on Islamist websites.

Qaeda chief urges kidnappings of Americans: SITE

Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri has called in an interview for militants to kidnap Westerners, especially Americans, to exchange them for jihadist captives.