Anti-Hijacking Amendment Bill likely to be brought to Parliament

Almost 15 years after Kandahar hijack, a bill to award death penalty to hijackers and give the right to security forces to shoot down an aircraft which may be used as a missile is likely to be brought to Parliament soon.

Case related to Kandahar hijack collapses

A local court acquitted 19 persons, accused to have helped get fake passports for the hijackers of the Indian Airlines flight IC-814 in December 1999.

Top terrorist involved in Kandahar hijack arrested: Police

Top militant Mehrajuddin Wani, suspected to be involved in the 13-year-old Kandahar hijack case has been arrested in Kishtwar district by J&K police.

Kandahar hijack planners came via B’desh: Jaish militant

A suspected JeM operative arrested in Dhaka has told B’deshi investigators that he arranged safe passage to India from Bangladesh for several Islamist militants who were involved in the IA hijack.

Militant involved in Kandahar hijacking arrested in B`desh

Top JeM militant Nannu Mia alias Belal Mandol, who has reportedly admitted to have played a key role in the hijacking of an Indian Airlines plane in 1999 to Kandahar, has been arrested by Bangladesh police.

Shourie reopens old wounds on Kandahar hijack episode

Brushing aside BJP`s dictat to its
leaders not to go public on goings-on in the party, its senior
leader Arun Shourie has sought to reopen the old wounds about
the Kandahar hijack episode involving L K Advani.

Kandahar hijack finds mention in Jaswant`s new book

Former External Affairs Minister
Jaswant Singh, whose party has been under attack over the
erstwhile NDA government`s decision to release terrorists
during the Kandahar hijack, has authored a book.