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About Samjhauta Express

Samjhauta Express is a train that runs between Attari in India and Lahore in Pakistan.

In December 07, the services are temporarily suspended following assassination of former Pakistan Premier Benazir Bhutto but were resumed later.

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Samjhauta blast accused Swami Aseemanand denies meeting bomber Kamal Chauhan
Samjhauta blast accused Swami Aseemanand on Wednesday denied in court that he had ever met with Kamal Chauhan, who has accepted that he bombed the train that left 68 dead in February 2007.

Home Ministry claims to have solved almost all major terrorist incident cases
In response to a statement made by the spokesperson of a political party that no case of terror has been solved by the investigating agencies in the last eight years, the Union Ministry of Home Affairs issued a statement here on Thursday, which said that all almost all major terrorist incident cases have been solved.

Samjhauta train blast suspect's arrest not linked to UP polls: Digvijay Singh
Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh on Wednesday rubbished any poll-related angle to the arrest of Kamal Chauhan in connection with the 2007 Samjhauta train blast case, and said that the suspect had himself acknowledged the fact that he was associated with the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS).

RSS says NIA has lost its credibility in Samjhauta train blast case
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader Indresh Kumar on Wednesday said the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has been instructed by the Central Government to conspire against his party after the name of a former party worker, Kamal Chauhan, emerged as the latest suspect in 2007 Samjhauta train blast case.

Kin of Samjhauta Express train blast accused seeks justice, claim illegal detention
The family of Samjhauta Express blast accused Kamal Chouhan, who was arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in Indore, today filed a petition asking for a legal interview with the accused.

Jamaat ud Dawa gets a reprieve, Pakistan judicial commission to visit India
Maintaining that there is not enough evidence against Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD), Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik today said Islamabad had no soft corner for anybody and would take action on the basis of credible evidences.

FM fails to divulge details on India's interference in Balochistan, Afghanistan
Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar fell short of divulging details when she asked about India's interference in Balochistan and its influence in Afghanistan.

India will share 'Samjhauta Express bombings' report with Pak: Nirupama Rao
Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao said on Friday that India will share the investigation report of the 2007 Samjhauta Express bombings with Pakistan.

Peace and reconciliation on Kashmir cannot happen under the shadow of gun: Sources
India and Pakistan made major headway today in reducing the trust deficit with regard to Kashmir.

Mumbai and Samjhauta discussed during first day of Indo-Pak Foreign Secretary talks
The Foreign Secretaries of India and Pakistan-Nirupama Rao and Salman Bashir-discussed all issues pertaining to terrorism during a two-hour long meeting held at the Pakistan Foreign Office in Islamabad on Thursday.

Congress views crusade by Hazare and other yoga gurus as opposition plot
The Congress party today accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of conspiring in a phased manner by using veteran social activist Anna Hazare and two other yoga gurus as the medium of nationwide anti-corruption campaign.

BJP must thank Digvijay for decimating Congress: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Reacting to Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh's onslaught, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ravi Shankar Prasad said that the BJP must thank the latter for working to ensure the downfall of the Congress.

Don't get involved with RSS: Digvijay warns Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
Asserting that Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) was trying to bring in spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar in their campaign against the government, Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh on Thursday urged the latter not to get involved in this.

More progress on Mumbai investigations as compared to Samjhauta: Khar
Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar in an exclusive interview to Asian News International said that investigations into the Mumbai attack were on schedule and part of the judicial process over which her government had no say.

Samjhauta blast: Court extends judicial custody of Aseemanand, two others declared offenders
A special National Investigating Agency (NIA) court extended the judicial custody of Samjhauta train blast accused Swami Aseemanand and declared Sandeep Dange and Ramchandra Kalasangra proclaimed offenders (POs) on Friday.

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