Waiting for justice
November 25, 2011 11:12 PM   Subscribe

Today is the third anniversary of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks. And India, tired of waiting, wants answers.

“We are still waiting for Pakistan to act decisively to bring to justice the perpetrators of the mindless violence that was unleashed on Mumbai. We are still waiting,” External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said.

Ajmal Kasab, the lone surviving captured terrorist was sentenced to death in May this year by a special court but the Supreme Court in October stayed the execution.

New Delhi is also trying to get the key conspirator behind the attack, Pakistani American David Colmen Headley extradited to India from the United States. FRONTLINE and ProPublica investigate the mysterious circumstances behind David Headley’s rise from heroin dealer and U.S. government informant to plotter of the 2008 attack on Mumbai. The Perfect Terrorist live chat and film at The Hindu

In the meantime, national hero Karambir Kang, the General Manager of the Taj Mahal hotel in Mumbai whose actions saved over a 1000 lives, has moved on with rebuilding his life while the Indian media navel gaze upon the nation's preparedness for another such attack and offer up the view from Pakistan.
posted by infini (8 comments total) 14 users marked this as a favorite
Today is also a time zone problem oops
posted by infini at 11:13 PM on November 25, 2011

Not having heard about Headley before, I wondered to myself what his name was after he converted. So that was a twist!
posted by BinGregory at 5:01 AM on November 26, 2011

So what does "Aap to kaisa lag raha hai" mean? (from the "media navel gaze" article").
posted by benito.strauss at 6:39 AM on November 26, 2011

That should be Aap ko kaisa lag raha hai --> What/How are you feeling?
posted by Gyan at 6:45 AM on November 26, 2011 [1 favorite]

Yeah, it the equivalent of the usual inane questions that US news correspondents ask: "So how did make you feel?"
posted by peacheater at 7:04 AM on November 26, 2011 [1 favorite]

That Frontline was excellent. Truth really is stranger than fiction.

Great post, infini. Thanks.
posted by homunculus at 9:09 AM on November 26, 2011

Thank you.
posted by the young rope-rider at 10:05 AM on November 26, 2011

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