Weekly Recap: Dec 1 - Dec 5

Weekly Recap: Dec 1 - Dec 5
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First Published: Fri, Dec 05 2008. 08 01 AM IST

Updated: Mon, Jan 19 2009. 01 12 PM IST
The country continued to reel, in the aftermath of the Mumbai terror attacks as airports in Delhi, Bangalore and Chennai were put on high alert after the Deccan Mujahideen
which claimed responsibility for the Mumbai attacks, threatened to attack between
the 3rd and the 7th of December.
Thousands of middle class people took to the streets to protest the intelligence failure that caused Home Minister Shivraj Patel, Maharashtra Home Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh and Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister R.R. Patil’s resignations.
Newly appointed Chief Minister P. Chidambaram and Naval Chief Admiral Suresh Mehta both admitted that lapses in security and intelligence were to blame for the attacks.
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First Published: Fri, Dec 05 2008. 08 01 AM IST