Punjab CM wants premature release of convicts in terror cases

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has written to his counterparts in Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Karnataka, Rajasthan and Gujarat seeking premature release of 13 terrorists convicted in various cases, including assassination of former Chief Minister Beant Singh.

Pakistan courts to fast-track terror cases

Pakistan's judiciary on Wednesday decided to accord top priority to terrorism cases and conduct daily hearings to clear out the backlog pending with the country's anti-terrorism courts.

NY court OKs USD 1.75 bn award in Iran terror cases

A federal appeals court says USD 1.75 billion for terrorism-related judgments against Iran can be distributed to victims of attacks, including a 1983 bombing that killed 241 Marines in Lebanon.

Transfer terror cases out of Gujarat, demands JD(U)

Latching on to Supreme Court judgement in Akshardham temple attack case, JD(U) Wednesday accused BJP leader Amit Shah and Gujarat government of "misusing" state machinery "against a particular community" and demanded that other such cases should be transferred out of that state.

Syria court hears 30,000 `terror` cases: Media

A Syrian court has brought some 30,000 lawsuits over acts related to "terrorism" in the past two years, a pro-regime newspaper in the war-torn country said Sunday.

NIA accuses Delhi Police of frustrating probe in terror cases

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday argued in a court here that Delhi Police was trying to "frustrate" their ongoing probe against Indian Mujahideen (IM) operatives by seeking further custody of top IM men Tehsin Akhtar and Zia-ur-Rehman alias Waqas.

BJP welcomes HC verdict on UP govt withdrawing terror cases

BJP on Thursday welcomed the Allahabad High Court verdict on the UP government withdrawing prosecution in terror cases without the Centre`s permission, saying it was a strong rebuff to parties indulging in "appeasement politics".

Throw Shinde`s directive on Muslim youths in dustbin, BJP tells its CMs

BJP asked its chief ministers to trash Sushilkumar Shinde`s directive that no innocent Muslim youth is wrongfully detained in the name of terror.

Tunda brought to Hyderabad in connection with terror case

LeT bomb expert Abdul Karim Tunda was on Sunday brought to the city from Delhi by Hyderabad Police in connection with a case lodged against him here in 1998 on charges of waging war against India.

HC asks UP govt to produce order for withdrawing cases on terror accused

The Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court on Thursday directed the Uttar Pradesh government to produce the order through which the decision was taken to withdraw cases against alleged accused in terror activities.

HC stays UP govt’s move to withdraw cases against terror accused

In a major embarrassment for the ruling Samajwadi Party, the Allahabad High Court on Friday put a stay on the Akhilesh Yadav government’s move to withdraw terror charges against those falsely implicated in terror cases.

Shinde for fast track courts for jailed Muslim youths

Amidst demand for expeditious trial of terror cases involving Muslim youth, the Union Home Ministry has asked all states to set up fast track courts to take up such cases for speedy disposal.

Muslim spying led to no leads, terror cases: NYPD

Police hoped the Demographics Unit would serve as an early warning system for terrorism.

Centre thinking of transferring six terror cases to NIA

Union Home Minister P Chidambaram
said here Thursday that he was considering handing over to the
National Investigation Agency six cases related to alleged
right-wing terrorism in which there was a "common connection".

Govt wants fast-track courts for terror cases: Moily

Union Law Minister Veerappa Moily said the government would like fast-track courts to deal with cases in connection with terror.

Digvijay Singh favours special courts to try terror cases

Senior Congress leader Digvijay
Singh on Monday favoured setting up of a special court to try
terror related cases, including the Batla House encounter,
where most of the accused belong to minority community.