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May Today in Terrorism

May 23, 2000: Assassination attempt on golf course in India

On May 23, 2000 Hizbul Mujahideen took responsibility for a bomb that went off on a golf course where India’s Chief Minister for Kashmir had been playing.

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May Today in Terrorism

May 2, 2018: Beheading of pastor in India

On May 2, 2018 suspected operatives of the People’s Liberation Guerilla Army, beheaded an Indian pastor they thought was acting as an informant

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March Today in Terrorism

March 21, 1997: Terrorists murder Hindu villagers in Kashmir

On March 21, 1997 gunmen suspected of being Islamist terrorists burst into homes of Hindu villagers in northern India, took away seven men and killed them.

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March Today in Terrorism

March 13, 2003: Train bombing kills commuters in India

On March 13, 2003 at least ten commuters, including four women, were killed and 70 injured in an explosion on a local train in Mumbai.

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February Today in Terrorism

February 13, 2010: Terrorists bomb popular bakery in India

On February 13, 2010 a bomb blast ripped through the popular German Bakery in the Indian city of Pune, killing 16 people and wounding 60.

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December Today in Terrorism

December 28, 2005: Shooting at Indian university

On December 28, 2005 terrorists from Pakistan’s LeT attacked the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore and opened fire, killing one and injuring four.

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Why is state-sponsored Hindu terrorism in India getting a pass?

Hindu extremism and violence are on the ascendant in India: why is nothing being done about it?

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December Today in Terrorism

December 13, 2001: Two terrorists groups attack Indian Parliament

On December 13, 2001 Pakistani terrorists attacked the Indian Parliament in Delhi, killing nine people.

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December Today in Terrorism

December 2, 2008: Insurgents bomb train in India

On December 2, 2008 the KLNLF bombed an Indian passenger train in India’s Assam State, killing five persons including a child and injured 34 others.

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Are there limits to intelligence sharing in counter terrorism?

Sometimes the need to ensure public safety and national security require ‘taking the ugly date to the dance’.