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About Anti-Terrorist Squad

The Anti-Terrorist Squad or ATS is a security enforcement force setup to tackle anti terrorist activites. The Mumbai ATS played an important role in countering the Mumbai terror strikes of November 2008. Its chief Hemant Karkare lost his life in the gun battle at the Taj Mahal Palace and Tower Hotel, Mumbai on November 27, 2008.


Anti-Terrorist Squad in recent news

Anti-Terrorist Squad in News

Jundal Case: Pakistan rubbishes India's state actors role in 26/11 strike
The Pakistan Government on Wednesday dismissed India's charge of Pakistani state institutions being involved in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks.

Indonesian terrorist breaks into tears, asking forgiveness for wrongdoings
An Indonesian terrorist who was involved in Bali bombing in 2002 that killed more than 200 foreigners and local people broke into tears on Monday to convey his sorry, asking for forgiveness from families of the perished people in the deadly bombing.

Five suspected militants shot dead in Bali anti-terror raids
Indonesian police has reportedly shot dead five suspected militants believed to have been planning a series of terror attacks in Bali.

Suspect terrorist strangulated in Pune's Yerwada Jail
A prisoner in Pune, who allegedly helped with the terror attacks in Bangalore and Delhi, was strangled by fellow inmates at the Yerwada Jail here on Friday morning.

Gujrat: Terror threat sparks security alert
Police has stepped up security following intelligence alert over the possibility of militant strikes on key installations and oil refineries based at Jamnagar in Gujarat, and released photographs of the suspected militants.

NCTC need of the hour, says Gehlot
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Saturday extended his support to the creation of National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC), calling the proposed anti- terror body "need of the hour" and "an important milestone in the history of modern India."

Congress hails Supreme Court for slamming RSS chief's remark on Karkare
Congress party has hailed the Supreme Court for slamming Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader Mohan Bhagwat's claims that slain chief of Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) Hemant Karkare was 'under pressure' to catch and indict right-wing activists in the Malegaon blast case.

Maharashtra ATS claims to have solved 13/7 Mumbai terror attack case
The Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) on Monday claimed that it had solved the 13/7 Mumbai blast case after a exhaustive search spanning 18 states, examination of 12,373 witnesses and the viewing of 180 CCTV camera footages.

India remembers 26/11 martyrs on third anniversary of terror strike
Rich tributes were paid to 26/11 martyrs on the third anniversary of the Mumbai terror attacks by Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan and a host of other leaders on Saturday.

Supreme Court dismisses Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur's bail plea
The Supreme Court today refused to grant bail to Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, key accused in the 2008 Malegaon bomb blasts case.

Anti-terrorist squad, forensic experts rushed to Agra blast site
At least eight people were injured in an explosion at Agra's Jai Hospital today.

Delhi HC blast: Anti-terrorist squad sleuths raid HuJI militant's house in UP
A special team of the Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) conducted raid at the residence of suspected Harkat-ul-Jihad-al-Islami (HuJI) militant Shameem at Launda Jhansi village near Mughalsarai in Chandauli district of Uttar Pradesh late on Wednesday.

13/7 Mumbai attacks underscores importance of maintaining constant vigil: Chidambaram
Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Monday said that the 13/7 Mumbai attacks once again underscores the importance of maintaining constant vigil and continuing to build capacity to pre-empt and prevent terrorist attacks.

Why not a U-turn for policing, Mr PM and Mr PC?
Jehadi terrorist groups are actively and incessantly bleeding India to destabilize it by shattering the country's economy and shaking the morale of its people.

Mumbai Police launches nation-wide hunt for 13/7 attackers
Police have zeroed in on a suspect at the site of the Opera House bombing after scanning CCTV images. Investigators said the movements of one particular man, who locals at the diamond-trading hub did not recognize, appear suspicious and have prepared a sketch of him.

Sketch of suspects behind Mumbai blasts likely to be prepared by tonight: ATS chief
Ruling out the involvement of a suicide bomber in the serial blasts that rocked the financial capital of the country on Wednesday, Maharashtra Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) chief Rakesh Maria today said the sketch of suspects behind the blasts is likely to be prepared by tonight.

Indian Mujahideen members being interrogated by Maharashtra ATS
The Maharashtra Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) is likely to quiz Indian Mujahideen (IM) members in connection with the serial blasts that took place in Mumbai on Wednesday evening.

Sophisticated explosive device used in Mumbai blasts, says Home Secretary
Union Home Secretary, Raj Kumar Singh, on Thursday said sophisticated improvised explosive devices (IEDs) containing ammonium nitrate were in the Mumbai serial blasts.

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