MEANING OF TERRORISM
SOME OF THE TERRORIST GROUPS
CAUSES OF TERRORISM
SOCIAL,POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC IMPACTS
PREVENTION ACTS AGAINST TERRORISM
MEANING OF TERRORISM:
Terrorism actually comes from the latin word “fear’”.
The unlawful use of force against persons or property to
intimidate the government ,civilian population for the
furtherance of social or political objectives is called
Common threads of definitions identify terrorism as :
WHO IS A TERRORIST:
One who engages himself in acts or an
act of terrorism.
One who is the member of an armed
group that kills civilians as a mean of
One who is the member of a group that
engages in kidnapping and murder.
SOME OF THE TERRORIST
Armed Islamic Group(GIA)
Al-Jihad a.k.a Egyptian Islamic Jihad
National Liberation Army (ELN)-Columbia
CAUSES OF TERRORISM
BELIEF IN VIOLENCE
POVERTY AND ECONOMIC
MUMBAI TERRORIST ATTACK
It was the biggest terrorist attack in
The attack began on 26 November 2008
and lasted until 29 November 2008.
Nearly 173 people were killed and 308
The terrorists attacked eight places in
South Mumbai including
TERMINUS,TAJ MAHAL PALACE
Ajmal Kasab who was the only attacker
captured alive was hanged last
ATTACK ON WORLD TRADE CENTRE
hijacked 4 commercial
air lines on
Two airlines crashed
into the north and south
tower of the world trade
Within two hours both
the towers collapsed.
Totally 2996 people died
in the attacks including
2013 HYDERABAD BLASTS
The twin bombs exploded in
Dilsukhnagar , Hyderabad
which is a crowded area within
100 meters of each other on
The first explosion occurred
outside a roadside eatery named
A1 mirchi followed by the other
between venkatadri theatre and
Dilsukhnagar bus stop.
Nearly 17 were killed and 119
were injured in the blasts.
2006 MUMBAI TRAIN BOMBINGS
The 11 july 2006 Mumbai train bombings were a
series of seven bomb blasts that took place over
a period of 11 minutes on a suburban railway in
The bombs were set off in pressure cookers , in
lunch boxes and placed in trains.
209 were killed and over 700 were injured.
The 7 july 2005 london bombings were a series of coordinated
suicide attacks in central London .
Terrorists targeted civilians using the public transport system during
the morning rush hour.
52 civilians were killed and over 700 more were injured in the
Out of 4,three were detonated in London Underground trains and
fourth on a doubledecker bus.
2005 DELHI BOMBINGS
The Delhi bombings
occurred on 29october
The blasts occurred two
days before the important
festival of diwali.
The bombs were triggered
in two markets in south
and central Delhi and in
a bus in the Govindpuri area in the south of the city.
62 people were killed and over 210 were injured in
the three explosions
MOSCOW THEATRE HOSTAGE
• The Moscow theatre hostage
crisis is also known the 2002
Nord-ost siege was the seizure
of the crowded Dubrovka
theatre on 23october 2002 by
40 to 50 armed terrorists.
• They took 850 hostages and
demanded the withdrawal of
Russian forces from
• Special forces came into action
and killed all the attackers.
• Nearly 130 were killed in this
2007 HYDERABAD BOMBINGS
The Hyderabad bombings refers to the incident in which
two bombs exploded almost simultaneously on 25August
The first bomb exploded in Lumbini Amusement park at
7:45pm and the second bomb exploded five minutes later in
Gokul chat bhandar.
Atleast 42 were reported to have died in two bombings.
Social ,political and economic impact
Loss of property.
Effects on productivity.
Effect on tourism.
Effects the living condition of population.
Destabilization of an existing
Effect on financial market.
PREVENTION OF TERRORISM
Primary prevention is education.
Creating awareness among people
Increasing security around the nation.
The one and only strength against
terrorism is unity of people.
By protecting and mobilizing civil society.
By eliminating the root of Terrorism.
GOVERNMENT ACTS AGAINST
o Terrorist and Disruptive activities
(prevention) Act,1987 (TADA).
o The right to shoot to kill 1997 Anti-Terrorism
o Legalizing the Impermissible: the new anti-
o The prevention of Terrorism act,2002.
o Unlawful activities (prevention) Amendment