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Assassination plot a Modi feature when his popularity dips: Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam

He however called for a probe into how true or serious the plot may be.

Jun 08, 2018, 16:55 PM IST

Maoists planning to assassinate PM Narendra Modi in 'Rajiv Gandhi type incident': Pune Police releases intercepted letter

The purported letter shows a sense of worry over the rising number of election victories for the Modi and his allies.

Jun 08, 2018, 15:04 PM IST

Women accused of Kim Jong-Nam murder to go on trial in October

Judge Azmi Ariffin told the 30-minute hearing at the High Court in Shah Alam that the trial would begin on October 2 and would take place over 23 days.

Jul 28, 2017, 09:03 AM IST

'CIA assessed Rajiv Gandhi's assassination 5 years before he was killed'

Five years before Rajiv Gandhi was killed in 1991, the US Central Intelligence Agency had prepared a very detailed and thorough "brief" on what would happen if he is assassinated or makes an "abrupt departure" from the Indian political scene.

Jan 29, 2017, 14:56 PM IST

British intelligence agency plotted to assassinate Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose?

The declassified files also revealed that India had agreed to share with Pakistan the funds of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's Indian National Army in 1953.

Aug 31, 2016, 12:51 PM IST

Man who tried to assassinate Ronald Reagan in 1981 to be freed

John W. Hinckley Jr., the man who shot President Ronald Reagan in 1981, will be released from a government psychiatric hospital over 35 years after the assassination attempt, a US federal judge ruled on Wednesday.

Jul 27, 2016, 22:17 PM IST

SC gives ultimatum to Rahul Gandhi - 'Apologise or face trial over blaming RSS for assassination of Mahatma Gandhi'

It's a massive setback to Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi in connection with defamation case against him in which he blamed RSS for assassination of Mahatma Gandhi.

Jul 19, 2016, 12:06 PM IST

Balochistan Home Minister survives second assassination attempt

Balochistan Home Minister, Mir Sarfaraz Ahmed Bugti had a narrow escape on Monday when unknown gunmen opened fire on his convoy near the Dera Bugti area of the country`s southwestern province.

Mar 01, 2016, 12:08 PM IST

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Feb 12, 2016, 19:31 PM IST

Mexico mayor assassinated one day after taking office

Several gunmen burst into the home of a newly elected Mexican mayor and shot her dead, just hours into her tenure, police said on Saturday.

Jan 03, 2016, 02:20 AM IST

Suicide bomber targets Afghan election official in Kabul

A senior member of Afghanistan`s election commission survived an assassination attempt on Saturday when a suicide bomber targeted his vehicle in Kabul, killing one of his employees and wounding two others, officials said.

Nov 28, 2015, 16:51 PM IST

Venezuelan leader says Colombia plotting his assassination

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is accusing enemies in Colombia of trying to assassinate him as both countries prepare to spar at the Organisation of American States over an increasingly tense border dispute.

Sep 01, 2015, 05:00 AM IST

20 LeJ members, 4 cops arrested over Pak minister's killing

Pakistani authorities have arrested around 20 members of Lashkar-e-Jhanghvi and four cops with alleged links to the banned outfit in connection with Punjab Home Minister Shuja Khanzada's assassination in a suicide bombing.

Aug 26, 2015, 15:36 PM IST

No valid treaty with Chile when Verhoeven was arrested: Delhi HC told

The Delhi High Court was on Friday told that when a French woman, facing extradition to Chile for her alleged involvement in the assassination of a senator there, was arrested there was no valid treaty, convention or arrangement between India and the South American country.

Aug 07, 2015, 19:54 PM IST

ISI chief warned Benazir Bhutto of assassination ahead of her murder

 Pakistan's slain prime minister Benazir Bhutto was warned of an imminent assassination threat by ISI chief hours before a fatal attack in an election rally that resulted in her death in 2007.

Aug 02, 2015, 14:34 PM IST

Cambridge professor claims three leading climate scientists ‘may have been assassinated’

In a sensational disclosure, Professor Peter Wadhams from the University of Cambridge has reportedly claimed that three scientists investigating climate change in the Arctic may have been assassinated.

Jul 28, 2015, 23:25 PM IST

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: No mercy for ex-PM killers, Centre tells SC

The Centre on Tuesday asserted in the Supreme Court that the killers of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi did nor deserve any mercy as the assassination was the result of a conspiracy involving foreign nationals.

Jul 21, 2015, 19:50 PM IST

'Thatcher wanted to prosecute Sikh who incited Indira Gandhi's killing'

Former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher had pressed the prosecutors to level charges against a Britain-based Sikh who incited the assassination of Indian prime minister Indira Gandhi, The Independent reported on Thursday, citing secret government papers.

Jul 16, 2015, 14:20 PM IST

No bail to French woman accused in Chilean senator killing: HC

Delhi High Court on Monday refused to grant interim bail to a French woman facing extradition to Chile for her alleged participation in the assassination of Chilean senator Jaime Guzman Errazuriz on April 1, 1991.

Jun 22, 2015, 20:34 PM IST

Assad relative assassinated in Syria: Monitor

An influential relative of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, once infamous for smuggling, has been assassinated in a dispute over control of a key government stronghold, a monitor said Saturday.

Mar 14, 2015, 19:50 PM IST