Rana to Headley: 26/11 terrorists should be given Pak military honour

New Delhi, Nov 30: The extradition document relating to Tahawwur Rana, an accused in the 26/11 attack states that he had wanted the attackers to be given the highest Pakistan military honour.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) had intercepted a call between Rana and David Headley, in the former had said that the attackers be given a military honour by Pakistan.

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David Headley was a mystery, remains a mystery, but where is he

Photo courtesy: Bharat Chronicle

New Delhi, Nov 26: David Headley was without a doubt one of the most crucial players in the Mumbai 26/11 attack. He had remained a mystery during the planning and execution and continues to remain so.

When he came several times to India to conduct a reconnaissance in Mumbai ahead of the 26/11 attack, he fully managed to dodge the intelligence and never came under the radar. 

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The two Majors who shaped the Mumbai 26/11 attack

New Delhi, Nov 26: Earlier this year, a non-bailable warrant was issued against two Pakistan officials, Major Pasha and Major Iqbal in connection with the 26/11 attacks.

Today marks the 12th year since 10 Lashkar-e-Tayiba terrorists attacked Mumbai in which 170 lives were lost. The warrant issued appears to be a mere formality, since Pakistan for long has denied the existence of these two persons.

The Indian prosecution says Major Pasha has retired, but Major Iqbal continues to work in the ISI. It was Iqbal who in fact was the handler for David Coleman Headley and with his expertise in the Pakistan spy agency, he managed to help survey the targets that were hit on that fateful night. 

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26/11: Decoding the David Headley mystery

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David Headley. Photo courtesy: Bharat chronicle

New Delhi, Nov 26: David Headley came several times to India to conduct a reconnaissance of the targets that the Lashkar-e-Tayiba terrorists were supposed to hit. Not once was this man on the radar of the Indian Intelligence agencies. He came to Mumbai befriended high profile personalities, went about his job without being suspected or detected even once.

A source in the Intelligence Bureau once told this correspondent, that he had a strong and lurking suspicion that the United States was aware of what Headley was up to. They never told us anything, for reasons best to known to them, the officer also said.

26/11 Convicted only in Mickey Mouse case, why India’s road to Rana is a tough one

New Delhi, Nov 27: Nearly two years after the Mumbai 26/11 attack, one of the biggest revelations to have come out is with regard to David Headley. The American agent who had turned rogue was the one who carried out the reconnaissance of the targets that the Lashkar-e-Tayiba hit in Mumbai.

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26/11 anniversary: Did David Headley survive the brutal attack on him?

Mumbai, Nov 26: One of the key players in the Mumbai 26/11 attack was David Coleman Headley. He was the one who conducted the reconnaissance of Mumbai, prepared videos, maps and handed it over to the Lashkar-e-Tayiba, which used it to target the city on the night of November 26 2008.

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26/11 attack: Despite a bare it all confession, why Headley is still a mystery

Mumbai, Nov 26: How he came, how he operated and how he left. This continues to be a big mystery. David Coleman Headley, a US agent turned rogue is centric to the Mumbai 26/11 attack plot. He was the man who came several times to India to conduct a reconnaissance of the targets that the Lashkar-e-Tayiba terrorists were supposed to hit. Not once was this man on the radar of the Indian Intelligence agencies. He came to Mumbai befriended high profile personalities, went about his job without being suspected or detected even once.

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Centre wants SC verdict limiting powers to promote SC/ST employees in govt offices re-examined

New Delhi, Aug 3: The Centre has told the Supreme Court that reservation was given to the SC/ST community to right a wrong they suffered for more than 1,000 years. Atrocities on them continue, even today, Attorney General, K K Venugopal representing the Centre said.

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