June 22, 2011'Headley provided valuable information to FBI'
Pakistani American terror operative David Headley's 'valuable information' to Federal Bureau of Investigation, mapping out Lashkar-e-Tayiba's hierarchy and providing organisational structure of the Pakistan-based terror outfit responsible for the Mumbai attacks, is of interest not only to America but also other countries, according to US prosecutors.
June 18, 201126/11: Headley almost confessed to Dawood's role!
Some Indians living in Karachi were willing to work with the Lashkar-e-Tayiba to carry out terror attacks in India, David Headley has said, apparently referring to underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, who is based in the port city of Pakistan.
June 16, 2011'ISI wanted to recruit retired Indian Army men'
Pakistan spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence was planning recruitment of retired Indian military personnel to penetrate into the system and then use them for its anti-India activities, according to Lashkar-e-Tayiba operative David Headley.
June 14, 2011Headley to testify against Kashmiri, Sajid Mir
Lashkar-e-Tayiba operative David Coleman Headley, who has pleaded guilty to charges of his involvement in the Mumbai terror attacks, would testify against his Pakistani handlers Illyas Kashmiri and Sajid Mir, a United States attorney has said.
LeT used Guj riot video to motivate me: Headley
The Lashkar-e-Tayiba used videos of the 2002 Gujarat riots to motivate David Coleman Headley, a co-accused in the 26/11 attacks, to carry out "jihad" against India, indicating how the incident is being used as a major recruiting tool by the banned Pakistani militant group.
June 13, 2011ISI trained me how to use Indians: Headley
Notwithstanding Pakistan's denial, Lashkare-Tayiba operative David Headley has highlighted the deep involvement of the Inter-Services Intelligence in the Mumbai attacks conspiracy by revealing how he received meticulous training in espionage from its officers and agents during "hundreds" of sessions.
June 11, 2011India may get further access to Headley
United States would consider giving India further access to David Headley, who has pleaded guilty in the Mumbai terrorist attacks case, for questioning by its investigating agencies once New Delhi makes such a request, the state department has said.
June 10, 2011After Headley & Rana, US seeks other 26/11 ultras
A top United States attorney has vowed to bring to justice the other six Pakistan-based defendants who have been named in the indictment filed by federal prosecutors before a Chicago court in Mumbai case. The six defendants are Al Qaeda leader Illyas Kashmiri, Lashkar-e-Tayiba commander Sajid Mir; Major Iqbal, said to be a serving Inter Services Intelligence officer and Abdur Rehman Hashim Syed alias Pasha, another LeT leader.
US on Headley deal: 'He had an insider's view'
Justifying a controversial deal with Mumbai terror attacks accused David Headley that spared him from the death penalty and extradition to India, a top United States attorney on Friday said that not making the pact would have been a "terrible mistake".
June 09, 2011Headley's key contact Bhat's name missing in trial
As the Tahawwur Rana trial draws to a close, there will always be a big question mark on the one man who got away during this entire proceeding. Muzamil Bhat, who today without a doubt, is one of the biggest operatives in the Lashkar-e-Tayiba has been given a miss.
June 08, 2011Post 26/11, Rana, Headley had more plans for India
The National Investigating Agency in India has said that the charges leveled against Tawwahur Rana by the prosecution in Chicago are very similar to the information they have collected on the terror accused. The prosecution in its closing arguments made it clear that it was Tawwahur Rana who helped his friend David Headley carry out the 26/11 Mumbai attacks.
'Headley is a manipulator, don't let him fool you'
Trying to portray 26/11 terror suspect David Coleman Headley as a conman who fooled everyone in the world including the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Mumbai attack accused Tahawwur Hussein Rana's attorney has urged the 12-member jury of a Chicago federal court not to fall into his trap again.
US govt defends Headley's plea agreement
United States prosecutors on Tuesday defended a plea agreement with David Headley, co-accused in the Mumbai terror attacks, saying that this helped the Federal Bureau to extract invaluable information from him about Laskar-e-Tayiba and other terrorist outfits and their leaders in Pakistan.
June 07, 2011Rana, Headley part of 26/11 terror team: Attorney
Pakistani-Canadian Tahawwur Rana was involved in the Mumbai attacks and he and his friend David Headley were part of the same team that carried out the terror assault in 2008, a US federal attorney told a Chicago court on Tuesday.
Headley used personal links to favour Rana: FBI
Lashkar-e-Tayiba operative David Headley approached the Inter-Services Intelligence to help another co-accused in Mumbai attacks Tahawwur Rana to get back to Pakistan, according to a video recording produced by the Federal Bureau of Investigation before a court in Chicago on Monday.
June 05, 2011Headley's credibility questionable: Pak
Days after Pakistani-American Lashkar-e-Tayiba operative David Headley implicated Inter-Services Intelligence in the Mumbai attacks during his testimony in a United States court, Interior minister Rehman Malik has described him as a convict who has "no credibility and cannot be trusted."
June 03, 2011India eager to gets its hands on Headley
United States State Department spokesman Mark Toner's statement has been an encouraging one for Indian investigating agencies probing the David Headley case.
US may grant India further access to Headley
The United States will consider giving Indian authorities access to David Headley for additional questioning by its investigating agencies about his role in the Mumbai terror attacks, the State Department has said. "In the past, we have given India full access to Headley, and I think that when a case is in litigation it's impossible to do that. But moving forward, I think we would consider further access," State Department spokesman Mark Toner said.
June 01, 2011Headley 'conducted survey of Pune's German Bakery'
Mumbai attack co-accused David Coleman Headley on Wednesday testified he had conducted a surveillance of the German Bakery in Pune and identified Chabad houses in Delhi, Pushkar and Pune as potential bombing targets.
Headley was ready to set up terror friend Kashmiri
Terrorist David Headley was ready to double cross his comrades-in-arms after his 2009 arrest and had prepared to setup dreaded Al Qaeda commander Ilyas Kashmiri to be targeted in a United States drone strike.
Headley's ISI flip-flops: Should India worry?
Indian fell vindicated when Lashkar-e-Tayiba operative David Coleman Headley testified that the ISI had trained him in terror. But on Tuesday, Headley did a U-turn as he gave a clean chit to Pakistan's spy agency. Hoping to nail the ISI in the 26/11 case, Indian intelligence agencies say that Headley's changing versions come as no surprise to them. Vicky Nanjappa reports.
Want to write book, make movie on 26/11: Headley
Lashkar-e-Tayiba operative David Coleman Headley on Wednesday told a United States court that he had conducted a surveillance of the German Bakery in Pune and identified Chabad houses in Delhi, Pushkar and Pune which could be bombed.
David Headley and his credibility problems
When Tahawwur Rana's defence attorneys cross-examine David Headley this week, it's possible that they will severely damage him, or that he will self-destruct on the stand. Investigative journalist Steven Rotella reports for ProPublica.org on the Lashkar operative's credibility problems
'Headley lied to law enforcement agencies'
David Coleman Headley, co-accused in the Mumbai terror attacks, lied to the law enforcement agencies and implicated Tawahhur Hussain Rana in the plot in a bid to save his life, defence attorneys said on Wednesday.
I made a 'fool' of Rana, says Headley
Pakistani-American Leashkar-e-Tayiba operative David Coleman Headley on Tuesday said that he made a "fool" of Tahawwur Husssain Rana by involving him in the 26/11 Mumbai attack conspiracy.
May 31, 2011Headley's credibility is questionable, say experts
David Coleman Headley, the star witness in the Chicago trial of the Mumbai terror suspect Tahawwur Hussein Rana has credibility problem because of his dubious past in which he apparently worked as a double agent, according to experts.
'Kashmiri planned to kill CEO of US drone company'
The Mumbai attack trial in a United States court resumed on Tuesday with co-accused David Headley testifying that Al Qaeda leader Ilyas Kashmiri had a plan to kill CEO of Lockheed Martin in frustration over drone attacks along the Af-Pak border.
May 29, 2011Did not attend funeral of Headley's father: Gilani
Lashkar-e-Tayiba operative David Headley has told a jury in the Tahawwur Rana trial that Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani attended his father's funeral, but the latter's office rubbished the claim.
Gilani attended Headley's father's funeral in 2010
Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani had attended the funeral of Mumbai attacks accused David Headley's father in 2010. This was disclosed by 50-year-old Headley at a Chicago court during the trial of co-accused Tahawwur Rana in the 26/11 attacks case.
May 28, 2011'Rana didn't congratulate Headley on 26/11'
Tahawwur Rana, the 26/11 co-accused, did not congratulate co-conspirator David Coleman Headley, unlike several others, on the success of the Mumbai terror attacks, attorney of the Pakistani-Canadian said during the trial.
May 27, 2011Not proud of Mumbai terror attack: Headley
After two failed attempts to strike Mumbai in September and October 2008, Pakistani handlers of the 26/11 accused David Headley began planning the attack on India's financial capital "more closely than ever" in early November that year.
How India should react to Headley's testimony
on how India should react to 26/11 accused David Headley's testimony in co-accused Tahawwur Hussain Rana's ongoing trial in a Chicago court.
'Rana wanted to make a movie with Rahul Bhatt'
Tahawwur Hussain Rana, Mumbai attacks co-accused, had an ambitious plan to enter Bollywood by launching Rahul Bhatt, son of film director Mahesh Bhatt, in a movie that he wanted to make.
May 26, 2011Headley narrates Pak Navy man's links to 26/11
Mumbai attack co-accused David Headley on Thursday told a US court that a Pakistani Navy man was present during discussions with his ISI handler Major Iqbal on landing sites and arrival of Lashkar-e-Tayiba terrorists by sea.
Nailing link between Headley and Rana vital: NIA
With the Tawwahur Rana trial on in full swing at a court in Chicago, the biggest challenge that would be before the National Investigating Agency is to nail the link between him and David Headley.
Pak govt, ISI have a lot to answer for: Krishna
Visiting Indian External Affairs minister SM Krishna has said the recent statements made by David Headley, one of the prime accused in the Mumbai 26/11 terror attack, are being keenly followed and assessed by New Delhi for its import in the larger context.
Why Headley bought red bracelets for 26/11 men
In his last surveillance trip to India before 26/11, David C Headley, the Mumbai attacks terror accused, at the instruction of his Pakistani handler Major Iqbal bought 15 red bracelets to be worn by the attackers so that they can disguise as Hindus, according to released unsealed court documents.
Headley row shouldn't impact Indo-Pak talks: Omar
Expressing concern on the shocking revelations made by David Headley implicating the Inter Services Intelligence with 26/11 Mumbai attacks, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has urged the Central government not to suspend the composite dialogue with Pakistan.
ISI trained me in espionage against India: Headley
Mumbai attacks co-accused David Coleman Headley has testified that he received espionage training against India from Pakistan's spy agency Inter Services Intelligence.
'No new expectations from Headley's testimony'
The National Investigating Agency has in its possession David Headley's 119-page interrogation report and sources say that it's clear that he has not wavered from what he had said last year.
Headley carried out surveillance at Indian N-plant
According to these documents, unsealed after Chicago Tribune petitioned before the court, Major Iqbal, said to be an ISI officer, also gave him Indian currency notes for his operation in India.
Headley wanted assignment in Kashmir: Document
According to the unsealed documents, following completion of the camps and leadership course, Lashkar assigned a series of 'handlers' to Headley.
May 25, 2011ISI major ordered hit on Jews, Americans: Headley
An officer in Pakistan's intelligence service chose a Jewish centre as a target for the 2008 Mumbai attacks and then helped launch a new plot against Denmark, according to the star witness in a terror trial in Chicago. In his second day of testimony, David Coleman Headley, a confessed Pakistani-American terrorist, revealed more details about close ties between Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence Directorate and the Lashkar-e-Tayiba terror group.
What Headley wrote in his will to Rana post 26/11
Apprehending arrest during his India visit after the Mumbai attacks, Lashkar-e-Tayiba operative David Headley wrote a will and emailed it to his friend and co-accused Tahawwur Rana, as to what should be done to his wives and children in the event of his death or arrest.
National Defence College next target: Headley
Mumbai attacks co-accused David Headley on Wednesday testified that New Delhi-based National Defence College is on the hitlist of terrorists as 26/11 mastermind Illiyas Kashmiri believes in this way he can kill more Indian brigadiers than what the Pakistan Army could not do in four wars with India.
Headley's '2 second interaction' with Sena member
A day after 26/11 terror accused David Headley described him as an important contact, Shiv Sena member Rajaram Rege on Wednesday said that he had a short interaction with the Pakistani-American and he had told the National Investigation Agency everything about him. Though Headley described Rege as the Shiv Sena's Public Relations Officer, the party has said it does not have any post like that.On his meeting with Headley, Rege said, "It was a two-second interaction".
'Post 26/11, Danish newspaper attack postponed'
International pressure in the aftermath of the Mumbai attacks led Lashkar-e-Tayiba to abandon its plan to attack a Danish newspaper in retaliation to the publication of a cartoon of Prophet Mohammed, David Coleman Headley told a court on Wednesday.
I was pleased to watch 26/11 on TV: Headley
Headley, a co-accused who has pleaded guilty, said he was watching TV from his home in Lahore during the 60-hour siege of Mumbai that began on the night of November 26, 2008.
We have seen many Headleys: Bal Thackeray
Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thakckeray was on Tuesday night dismissive of Mumbai terror attack accused David Headley's testimony in a Chicago court that a plot was involving his handlers in Pakistan's intelligence agency ISI and terror outfit Lashkar-e-Tayiba was hatched to kill him.
May 24, 2011On Day 2, Headley reveals plot to kill Thackeray
Giving his testimony on the second day of the trial of 26/11 co-accused Tawahhur Rana, a Canadian of Pakistani origin, Headley, a Pakistani-American, talked about the hatred against Shiv Sena among his Pakistani handlers. 166 people were killed in the November 2008 attack in Mumbai.
PM to discuss Rana, Headley after Africa visit
India is expected to hold a high level meeting on the Tawwahur Rana trial once Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh returns from his Africa tour this Saturday. The matters to be discussed by senior officials are Headley's statements and also what stand to be taken on Rana, sources said.
Headley trial: Pak will try to shield its own
Indian agencies are rejoicing over statements made by 26/11 accused David Headley, but they also know that the task ahead, especially for the interrogators, is not an easy one.
Headley's diary reveals phone nos of Pak handlers
Clinching evidence of key Mumbai attack accused David Headley's links with the Inter-Services Intelligence and Jamaat-ud Dawa is provided by his diary, which contains telephone numbers of two Major-rank officers of the Pakistani Army besides some others who handled the 26/11 attackers.
Headley's 26/11 confession vindicates Indian stand
Although LeT operative David Coleman Headley says nothing new in his recent confession in a US court that Pakistani ISI helped Lashkar-e-Tayiba execute the 26/11 terror strikes in Mumbai, it still vindicates India's stand, reports
MUST SEE: Exhibits from Rana's trial in US court
Pakistan's spy agency Inter Services Intelligence helped terror group Lashkar-e-Tayiba to execute the Mumbai terror attacks, David Coleman Headley, a key 26/11 accused who pleaded guilty to laying the groundwork for the 2008 strikes, told a court in Chicago on Monday.
I dislike India; LeT boss motivated me: Headley
Headley also said that LeT boss Hafiz Saeed, the mastermind behind the November 2008 attack that killed 166 persons, motivated him for carrying out a 'jihad'. Saeed told him that the satisfaction of one second of 'jihad' is equal to "100 years of worship."
May 23, 2011'Indians deserved 26/11, Rana had told Headley'
During opening statements at Chicago's Dirksen Federal Building, Assistant US Attorney Sarah Streicker said that Rana, a Pakistani-Canadian, told Headley, an American of Pakistani origin, after the Mumbai carnage in which 166 persons were killed in November 2008 that the "Indians deserved it."
Rana betrayed by his friend Headley: Lawyer
A United States lawyer representing Tahawwur Hussain Rana, an accused in the Mumbai terror attacks, has said that the Pakistani-Canadian has been "betrayed" by his friend David Headley.
April 27, 2011'Headley's handler' a serving ISI officer: Report
Pakistan national Major Iqbal, who has been indicted by United States federal prosecutors for his involvement in the Mumbai terrorist attack, was a serving Inter Services Intelligence officer, a media report said on Wednesday.
February 16, 2011Why govt wanted to keep Headley out of 26/11 trial
The home ministry deliberately wanted to keep David Headley out of the 26/11 trial to expedite the verdict against Ajmal Kasab, reports Vicky Nanjappa.
February 13, 2011India may send team to quiz Headley and wife
Union Home Secretary Gopal K Pillai said a Commission may even be sent to the United States for getting evidence, may be from Headley, his wife and from other people, for which it would talk to the US authorities.
January 28, 2011Exclusive! Interview with Headley's wife Faiza
Months before the Federal Bureau of Investigation finally arrested David Coleman Headley, his Moroccan wife Faiza Outalha had tried to warn the FBI about the Lashkar-e-Tayiba operative's terror links.
January 25, 2011Headley angle may not elude 26/11 trial for long
Ejaz Naqvi, counsel for Sabahuddin, told rediff.com that he would be filing a petition before the Supreme Court to make Headley a party to the proceedings before the Bombay high court, which is hearing a set of three appeals in connection with the 26/11 case.
January 05, 2011Expect more sea-borne terror attacks: Headley
Chilling confessions of Lashkar-e-Tayiba operative David Coleman during his 30-hour interrogation with the National Investigation Agency last year reveal that the 26/11 attack is not the worse the nation has experienced. In fact, the terror strike that massacred Mumbai has only inspired the terror group to continue waging "war" against India.
January 04, 2011'Thackeray, Jamnagar refinery on LeT terror list'
A team of the National Investigating Agency had interrogated Lashkar-e-Tayiba operative David Headley for nearly 30 hours in the presence of his lawyer and investigators of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. During the interrogation, Headley, who is currently serving a jail term in the United States under a plea bargain, offered some chilling insights into the workings of the terror outfit.