Omar Sheikh attempts suicide in Pak jail

Omar Saeed Sheikh, the terrorist freed by India in exchange for the hostages of a hijacked plane in 2000, has attempted suicide in a Pakistani jail, an official said on Saturday.

Advani knew about my going to Kandahar with terrorists: Jaswant

Contradicting LK Advani, former External Affairs Minister Jaswant Singh has said the then Home Minister was aware of the controversial decision about his travelling to Kandahar along with three terrorists released.

Shoot down hijacked plane, death penalty for hijackers?

With terror threats from skies
looming large in the wake of 9/11 in the US, government is
likely to amend the existing anti-hijacking law which would
arm it with powers to shoot down a hijacked aircraft.