Terrorism is a system of frightening people, to make them do what the terrorists want. Senator Denton has called it ‘the most widely practiced form of modern warfare. These activities of terrorism are neither fashionable and fascinating nor are romantic fights for freedom but are criminal actions which are plain and simple. The motives behind terrorism may be personal or political. Whatever the motives of the terrorists may be, they affects the national integration
Today, terrorism is a world-wide problem ranging from aircraft hijacking, planting of bombs in air crafts, brutal killing of opponents and innocent people by the terrorist are heard every day from far and near. It is often seen that terrorist groups whether in India or Sri Lanka or else where in the world, receive money, weapon and training from other foreign countries. These terrorists have unlimited access to sohisticated weapons. They believe it the highest form of revolutionary terrorism should utilize the most advanced science and technology
Steps to stop terrorism
Several steps are now taken all over the world to control these activities like establishment of antiterrorist forces to battle terrorism. The countries like Britain, USSR, Germany have their own anti-terrorist forces. India has also established such forces to fight terrorists. India has also established such forces to fight terrorism. The police and sundry para military forces have been posted in certain areas of the country where violence is at worst. Indian Government has not taken steps to check the terrorism in its own coutnry but has also helped its neighbouring countries like Sri Lanka to fight them. A day is not far away when these terrorists activities will come to an end. As whenever any other countries has tried to threaten India’s integrity, India
has always responded positively to maintain the dignity of her motherland; which she had got after many years of the struggle.
26/11 In Mumbai
The 2008 Mumbai attack also referred to as 26/11) were a group of terrorist attacks that took place in November 2008, when 10 members of Lashkar-e-Taiba, an Islamic terrorist organisation based in Pakistan, carried out a series of 12 coordinated shooting and bombing attacks lasting four days across Mumbai. The attacks, which drew widespread global condemnation, began on Wednesday 26 November and lasted until Saturday 29 November 2008. At least 174 people died, including 9 attackers, and more than 300 were wounded.
Pakistan condemned the attacks. Ajmal Kasab disclosed that the attackers were members of Lashkar-e-Taiba, among others. The Government of India said that the attackers came from Pakistan, and their controllers were in Pakistan, and Pakistan later confirmed that the sole surviving perpetrator of the attacks was a Pakistani citizen. On 9 April 2015, the foremost ringleader of the attacks, Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi was granted bail against suretybonds of ₨200,000 (US$1,900) in Pakistan.