News Analysis - Lashkar-e-Toiba



  • Next Terror Attack on U.S. From Pak (March 06, 2007)
    As the first India-Pakistan Joint Mechanism on Terrorism (JMT) concluded its first meeting at Islamabad, the most anti-India organization, the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) seems to be operating with impunity and continues to spew venom on the peace-process.<More>

  • Security Ties with Myanmar (December 25, 2006)
    Visiting Myanmar Home Minister Major General Maung Oo assured Home Minister Shivraj Patil that his nation will co-operate with India to share information at field and national level on insurgent movements, border management, and drug trafficking.<More>

  • New Money Laundering Law (December 13, 2006)
    India has enacted the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) that would allow government agencies to track funding of terrorist activities and greatly help intelligence agencies monitor the flow of funds often indicative of terrorist strikes.<More>

  • Terror Attack from Sea (November 23, 2006)
    Home Minister Shivraj Patil revealed that “in view of the recent Indo-US agreement of civil nuclear energy cooperation, our atomic power plants have become highly vulnerable” apart from “multi-purpose projects and shipyards” to terrorist attacks.<More>

  • FBI Warning Raises Terror Fear (November 14, 2006)
    A US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) alert to India of a possible attack on airport or vital installation by al-Qaeda bolstered by an anonymous untraced letter in Tiruchinapalli increased security levels across airports, tarmac, and leaders.<More>

  • Bush Strategy to Combat Terrorism (September, 07 2006)
    Days before the 5th anniversary of 9/11 terrorism attack on the US , President George Bush released a document called “National Strategy for Combating Terrorism” portrayed as “unclassified version” of US approach to dealing with terrorism.<More>

  • India Holds Pak Responsible for Terror (August 24, 2006)
    India says it has evidence of Pakistan’s continued support for terrorism and the involvement of Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) in the 7/11 serial blasts after anti-terrorism squad (ATS) killed a Pakistani in Mumbai and captured another in Jammu & Kashmir (J&K).<More>

  • LeT Operatives Disclose ISI, Army Links (August 17, 2006)
    Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) operatives arrested by the Delhi police on August 10, have confessed to their role and disclosed that they have been directed, monitored, and inducted by Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and Army. <More>

  • Major Terrorism Attack over Atlantic Averted (August 14, 2006)
    British counter-intelligence seem to have averted a major terrorism attack attempt on as many as 10 civil aircraft using common over-the-counter chemicals used by most people that officials say would have been worse than September 11 twin tower bombing.<More>

  • LeT Targeting Sensitive Spots (August 02, 2006)
    Senior Indian officials took umbrage to US comments absolving Pakistan on the 7/11 Mumbai blasts and said they have actionable intelligence that the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) was behind the terrorist attack and of plans to attack sensitive spots.<More>

  • Mumbai Restarts, Terrorist Hunt Continues (July 13, 2006)
    In true defiance of terrorism, Mumbai restarted life in just 12 hours after 8 blasts ripped through suburban trains causing scores of death and mayhem even as authorities are on heels of Islamic terrorists from Pakistan outsourced terror to local disenfranchised youth.<More

  • Terrorists Target Mumbai Again (July 12, 2006)
    Terrorists struck Mumbai, the Indian financial nerve center, by blasting a string of 7 powerful bombs within 11 minutes on commuter trains and stations packed to the brim at commute hour killing 150 people and injuring 439 others.<More>

  • Muzaffarabad Students want LeT Out (June 15, 2006)
    Jammu and Kashmir National Students Federation (JKNSF) in Muzaffarabad has demanded that the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) vacate the area and accused the Inter Services Intelligence’s of interference and castigated the administration's apathy to curb terror.<More

  • US Convicts Lashkar Operative (June 08, 2006)
    The US government succeeded in convicting a 11th suspect in what it calls the “Virginia jihad network” when it found a third-grade teacher guilty of aiding the Lashkar-e-Toiba.<More>

  • US Bans LeT Fronts as LeT Kills Hindus (May 2, 2006)
    On the 3rd anniversary of invasion and occupation of Iraq from the al Qaeda over the weekend, Ayman al-Zawahiri accused the US of giving a “strong impetus to the Indian nuclear programme, while doling out orders to Pakistan.” <More>

  • Police Arrest 2 More LeT Men (January 26, 2006)
    The Bangalore police two more suspected Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) operatives in the city and retrieved several bombs and "incriminating documents." <More>

  • LeT Deep Inside J&K Admin (January 19, 2006)
    The Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) police investigating the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) plot to kill former J&K Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed expressed disbelief to the extent of their penetration of the state apparatus. <More>

  • Karnataka Busts LeT Module (January 18, 2006)
    Karnataka police busted a Lashkar-e-Toiba module in the state that meant to blow up economic targets such as reservoirs and power stations and cause maximum civilian damage.<More>

  • ATS Arrests LeT's Man (January 14, 2006)
    British prosecution officials accused jailed Egyptian priest Sheikh Abu Hamza of preaching terrorism and of possessing a "terror manual."<More>

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