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Singhu Border Lynching: BJP Says ‘Anarchists’ Behind Farmer Protests Need To Be Exposed

Oct 16, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

BJP's IT cell chief Amit Malviya said ‘anarchists behind these protests in the name of farmers need to be exposed’.

CIA Creates Top Level Working Group To Counter China's Influence

Oct 07, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The CIA also announced that it would ramp up efforts to recruit Chinese speakers and create another mission center focusing on emerging technologies.

Among 12 Foreign Terrorist Organisations In Pak, 5 Terror Groups India Centric: Report

According to latest Congressional Research Service report, among the foreign terror groups in Pakistan, five groups including LeT and Jaish are India centric.

Three More Terrorists Of Al-Qaeda Outfit Arrested In UP; What We Know So Far

Jul 15, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Those arrested have been identified as Shakeel, a resident of Lucknow's Wazirganj; Mohammad Mustqueem of Muzaffarnagar and Mohammad Moid of New Haiderganj, Campwell Road, Lucknow.

Three More Alleged Terrorists With Al-Qaeda Links Arrested In Lucknow

On Wednesday, UP Police arrested the three men with alleged links to Ansar Ghazwatul Hind, an organisation associated with Al-Qaeda.

03 June, 2021

Pakistan Media Grows Spine; Takes On The Powerful Military

Seema Guha

Pakistan’s media is on the warpath and ready to push back against the men in uniform and the government of weak-kneed Prime Minister Imran Khan.

02 February, 2021

Daniel Pearl Murder: Pak SC Orders Main Accused To Be Shifted To Govt Rest House

Outlook Web Bureau

Pakistan Supreme Court has instructed to shift the main accused in the Daniel Pearl kidnapping and murder case to a government-run rest house from a death row cell

01 February, 2021

Daniel Pearl Murder: Pak SC Dismisses Govt's Request To Suspend Release Of Accused

Outlook Web Bureau

To hear the government's position on the case, the Pakistan Supreme Court extended the interim detention by one day of the main accused and his three aides

29 January, 2021

Review Petition Filed In Pakistan Against Acquittal Of Prime Accused In Daniel Pearl Murder

Outlook Web Bureau

The Sindh government and family of Pearl filed petitions in the apex court, challenging the high court verdict.

28 January, 2021

Pakistan SC Orders Release Of Main Suspect Omar Saeed In Daniel Pearl Murder Case

Outlook Web Bureau

According to the short verdict, the bench also directed to release the suspect. One member of the bench opposed the decision.

25 December, 2020

Al Qaeda Leader, 3 Others Charged In Daniel Pearl's Murder Walk Free Tomorrow


Pearl, the South Asia bureau chief for The Wall Street Journal, was abducted and beheaded for investigating links between Pakistan's spy agency ISI and al-Qaeda


15 November, 2020

US, Israel Worked Together To Track And Kill Al-Qaida No. 2 Al-Masri

Associated Press (AP)

Al-Masri was gunned down in a Tehran alley on Aug. 7, the anniversary of the 1998 bombings of the U.S. embassies in Nairobi, Kenya, and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

02 November, 2020

NIA Arrests Al Qaeda Conspirator From Murshidabad


A teacher in West Bengal's Raningarh was arrested by the National Intelligence Agency over terror links with Al Qaeda, making this the 11th arrest by the agency in West Bengal and Kerala.

28 April, 2020

Should India Foster Ties With Taliban Despite Its Past Misdemeanors?

P. Stobdan

India should step forward to recognise the changed reality and pragmatically engage with the Taliban regardless of their past adversarial attitudes towards India.

03 April, 2020

Pakistan Using ISKP In Its Proxy-War To Unleash Terrorism Virus Upon India

Lt Gen (retd) Subrata Saha

Islamic State in Khorasan Province (ISKP) appears to be the latest addition to Pakistan’s cache of proxies

19 February, 2020

Three Militants Of Al Qaeda Affiliate Outfit Killed In Kashmir Encounter


The module, which was earlier with Hizbul Mujahideen, had recently joined Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind.

01 December, 2019

ISIS Claims London Bridge Attack Was Carried Out By One Of Its Fighters


28-year-old Usman Khan's knife rampage on the streets of London on Friday killed two and injured three people


29 November, 2019

28 OGWs Arrested, 1 Militant Surrendered In Past Month In Kashmir: Police


The Jammu and Kashmir Police, along with the Army and other security agencies, has taken various steps to intensify the fight against terrorists in the Valley, a police spokesman said

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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