Mumbai attacks: new disclosure

Published Jul 24, 2013 07:14am

ACCORDING to the Indian media, a former officer of the Indian home ministry has alleged that the Indian government had orchestrated the

high-profile terrorist attacks which New Delhi has blamed on Pakistan-based militant groups.

So, what we have suspected for a long time has turned out to be true.

The 2001 attack on India’s parliament and the 2008 Mumbai attack were both arranged by the Indian government. The question arises: why is our foreign office silent on this issue?

SHAKIR LAKHANI Karachi

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Comments (16) (Closed)


Rahmat
Jul 24, 2013 07:39am

Those who believe that India orchestrated attacks on its Parliament and Mumbai - I have a tower to sell them for $ 1 (Eiffel Tower in Paris, France). Coming on running.

Guru
Jul 24, 2013 08:29am

Another conspiracy theory, on the lines of the one on 9/11. No sane government will risk staging a Parliament or Mumbai style attacks, for one simple reason - if discovered, that party & that leaders, will never again be in public life, if they have their life in them atleast. So stop believing in conspiracy theories & do what is right by punishing the brains behind the attack in Pakistan.

Anoop
Jul 24, 2013 11:35am

Dossiers after Dossiers; Voice Samples; Personal Bios of Terrorists; Video footage of David Headley, aka Dawood Gilani a guy who grew up in Pakistan and had a Pakistani father, confessing, rather, lavishing praise upon himself for the recon he committed in Mumbai is just "mere evidence".

But, a guy who in turn quotes another guy saying the former, is "new disclosure".

The heart believes what it wants to.

But, what is at stake is the every existence of Pakistan, as these conspiracy theories will only harm the process of fighting Terror and obscure clarity, which is already hard to achieve.

India will move on, it has sealed its borders and monitoring waters and the doors of Terrorists sneaking into India is getting ever smaller. That leaves Pakistan, as the Terrorists are within.

BISWAJIT ROY
Jul 24, 2013 12:16pm

tomorrow i will say those attacks are conducted by me. will u believe the claims??? foreign office anyone????? ;) lol

United States of India
Jul 24, 2013 12:54pm

...the foreign office is silent because they know the truth very well & believing an idiot from the home ministry will only make them laughing stock.

raja hinustani
Jul 24, 2013 02:21pm

@Shakir sa'ab: because your foreign office know the truth ;)

concerned
Jul 24, 2013 03:30pm

@Rahmat: Its a possibility. Dont deny possibility of involvement fro either side.

Have you seen the Ajmal Kasab video crying out to Bhagwan and not knowing what Jehadi is? there is no conclusive evidence either way and theories both ways

NORI
Jul 24, 2013 04:50pm

I am a bit surprised how easily such rumors are believed in Pakistan. What proof did that so called officer offer ? Nothing. He merely quoted another officer. Well, this shows that even educated Pakistanis are gullible to rumors. God save such a society.

javed qamer
Jul 24, 2013 05:07pm

Interesting letter and more interesting comments. Strangely all those who have commented have indian sounding names.
I am sure everybody is aware of the samnjhota express and the train massacre in Gujrat. How the Indians orchestrated the news media to believe that Pakistan had done it. Later on it was found out that indian citizens had done it. Indians please admit it you have problems the sooner you realize it the better you will be. I have never seen a Pakistani comment on an indian newspaper. Goes to show how open minded Pakistani media is.

a
Jul 24, 2013 08:21pm

India should be fully held responsible for all the past accusations it had levelled against Pakistan. That is what they are good at anyways. By the way, howcome there are so many indians posting on here. Isn't this a Pakistani newspaper?

Yaqoot Mir
Jul 24, 2013 08:51pm

It is silent because this country has no dignity anymore.....pathetic government run by sell outs....who want to please everyone so that they can 'survive'.......to all who think like this, you can live like a Hyena for decades but you are still not called a LION.......that's why a Lion is called the 'king' of the jungle and hyena is accociated with eating dead animals that others have hunted.......if you ever grow courage in a lab, this government should be the first test case for an injection........Pakistanis are NOT like that though NO ONE IS SILENT........people are talking and listening and watching what this so called Lion does.......he wont get another chance to be PM after this neither will his Brother.........

Yaqoot Mir
Jul 24, 2013 08:51pm

@NORI: And what proof did you offer when you accused of Pakistan being behind the attack?

Yaqoot Mir
Jul 24, 2013 08:53pm

@Anoop: Dossiers, voice samples.....the whole basket LIES! enjoy now......NO PROOF WHAT SO EVER......

JKR
Jul 24, 2013 09:25pm

@javed qamer: It is because Pakistanis do not read any Indian news papers.

raja hindustani
Jul 24, 2013 10:50pm

@javed qamer: sir, we do believe in your media. It is your media only who disclosed kasab's real identity. It is your media (dawn) who published news citing Indian authorities that the CBI guy who claim that conspiracy theory has retracted from his statement. Perhaps you do not follow your media regularly..!!! :)

Shri
Jul 25, 2013 06:26am

@Shakir, I can only sympathize with you for the state of mind in which you are. Your foreign office, UN, US and Governments of the countries whose citizens were killed in attacks know the truth. That's why there is no reaction from anywhere. I know it is hard for you to understand.