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Hijacking & Hostages

Bhopal Airport Panic! Man Threatens To Hijack Flights, Take Passengers To Pakistan

Jun 09, 2021 A Value Research-Outlook Money study

The man is being extensively questioned as part of the investigation into the matter

'I Am Hostage', Says Dubai Ruler's Daughter Sheikh Latifa Who Had Been Missing

Feb 17, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Sheikha Latifa recorded the videos in a bathroom at the villa over months on a phone she secretly received about a year after her capture.


India Working With Somali Govt To Rescue 33 Indian Labourers: Jaishankar

Thirty-three Indian labourers, including 25 workers from Uttar Pradesh, have been allegedly held hostage by a company in Somalia for the last eight months.

Private Bus With 34 Passengers On Board Hijacked In Agra

Aug 19, 2020 PTI

Police said some men in SUVs chased the bus and overtook it at Malpura area. They got into the bus and forcibly brought down the driver and the conductor and then sped away on Delhi-Kanpur highway.


Murder Accused Holds 20 Children Hostage In UP; Lobs Grenade, Opens Fire

The murder-accused had invited the children to his house on his daughter's birthday.

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11 June, 2019

Mumbai Businessman Gets Life Imprisonment For Creating Hijack Scare On Plane

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In 2017, the Mumbai-Delhi Jet Airways flight had made the emergency landing after a note stating that there were hijackers and a bomb on board was found in the plane's washroom.


31 May, 2019

Dutch hostage Held By Filipino Militants Shot Dead In Gunbattle

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Horn, his Swiss friend, and a Filipino companion were abducted by gunmen during a birdwatching trip in Tawi Tawi province, near Sulu, in 2012


27 May, 2019

Air Asia Flight Makes Emergency Landing At Kolkata Airport After Threat Call

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The aeroplane carrying 179 passengers and six crew members was cordoned off for safe landing at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata.


27 April, 2019

Congress Slams Amit Shah Over ‘Ilu-Ilu’ Comment

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During an election rally in Jalore on Friday, Shah said his party's policy is to reply with a bombshell if Pakistan fires a bullet, while the Congress just plays "Ilu-Ilu" with terrorists.


25 February, 2019

Biman Bangladesh Hijacker Identified As Local Criminal, Had Wanted To Speak With PM Sheikh Hasina

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Officials also said the “hijacker” appeared to have been “mentally imbalanced” and that he wanted to speak to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.


24 February, 2019

Dubai-Bound Bangladesh Plane Makes Emergency Landing After Hijack Attempt

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All 142 people on board were safely evacuated following which police surrounded the aircraft. The suspect has been detained.


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23 February, 2019

Air India Gets A Hijack Threat, Airports Put On High Alert; CISF To Follow Enhanced Security Measures

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Manning of all cargo gates and vehicle entry gates are be strengthened with strong armed support.


22 January, 2019

Drunk Man Hijacks Plane In Russia, Gets Arrested

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The plane landed in the city of Khanty-Mansiysk about 230 kilometers (143 miles) to the west.


27 August, 2018

1981 Air India Hijack Case: Court Acquits Dal Khalsa Activists Satnam Singh

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Two of the five Sikh hijackers have been tried on charges of waging war against the State in connection with the case.


14 July, 2018

12-Hour Hostage Drama In Bhopal Ends, Woman With Injuries In Neck And Hand Rescued

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The 26-year-old woman was rushed to the hospital around 7 pm as she had suffered minor injuries, the police said.




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30 March, 2018

'Tortured' Dubai Princess Sent Back To UAE With Indian Forces' Help, Alleges Friend

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33-year-old Latifa is the daughter of Dubai's ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.


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.

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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