Relax young man, have a cup of tea: The Arun Jaitley I knew

It took a while for me to process the news and all I kept thinking of was, how comfortable he had made me feel during an assignment in 2008. Covering crime, legal and later on internal security, politics was something new to me.

2008 was an important year in Karnataka politics and it was in that year that the BJP was all set to form its first ever government in South India.

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Grade A and actionable: De-coding the terror threat to Tamil Nadu

terrorNew Delhi, Aug 24: The presence of Lashkar-e-Tayiba terrorists in Coimbatore led to the declaring of a high alert in Tamil Nadu.

The Intelligence Bureau (IB) said that at least 6 operatives of the outfit had entered Tamil Nadu and then taken shelter in Coimbatore. An IB source informed OneIndia that the alert was sounded after the intelligence was found to be Grade A and actionable.

FATF review: Pakistan failed 32 of 40 parameters

imrankhan11New Delhi, Aug 24: The Asia Pacific Group of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) decided to place Pakistan in the Enhanced Expedited Follow Up List as it failed to meet its standards.

Being moved to this list means that Pakistan would be closely monitored by the global terror financing watchdog FATF. The move comes in the wake of Pakistan having failed to deliver on most of the compliance parameters that were set for it.

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As Chidambaram’s fate dangles in SC, Tihar authorities ready Jail Number 7

chidamabaram-arrestNew Delhi, Aug 24: Former finance minister, P Chidambaram was granted some relief by the Supreme Court after it was said that the Enforcement Directorate cannot arrest him in connection with the INX Media case.

Chidambaram is currently in CBI custody. The court would on Monday also hear his plea against the action of the CBI, which arrested him earlier this week and obtained his remand until August 26.

Coimbatore on very high alert as IB detects Lashkar module with Pakistani national

security-11New Delhi, Aug 23: A high alert has been sounded in Coimbatore after the Intelligence Bureau (IB) signalled the presence of Lashkar-e-Tayiba terrorists.

The IB said that at least 6 operatives of the outfit had entered Tamil Nadu and then taken shelter in Coimbatore. An IB source informed OneIndia that the alert was sounded after the intelligence was found to be Grade A and actionable.

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Face to face with Indrani to lie detector test: Here is what awaits Chidambaram

chidambaram-indraniNew Delhi, Aug 23: Former finance minister, P Chidambaram is likely to be taken to the Byculla jail in Mumbai, where he is expected to be brought face to face with Indrani Mukerjea.

It may be recalled that the CBI had taken similar action, when it had arrested Chidambaram’s son, Karti Chidambaram in connection with the INX Media case. The CBI is planning this action in the wake of Chidambaram repeatedly maintaining that he had never had any meeting with Indrani and Peter Mukerjea in 2007 over the Foreign Investment Promotion Board clearances for foreign investment into INX Media.

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Pakistan plans a bloodbath in Kashmir: Plans to launch 100 hardened terrorists into Valley

ter4New Delhi, Aug 23: As part of its larger design, Pakistan is trying to push at least 100 terrorists in Kashmir from Afghanistan.

With there being a lock down in the Valley following the abrogation of Article 370, Pakistan would look for the curbs to ease out, before it tried and implements its larger design to push 100 terrorists into the Valley in a bid to cause havoc.

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First a cup of tea and then questioned late into the night: Chidambaram’s second day in CBI custody

chidambaram-cbiNew Delhi, Aug 23: P Chidambaram who is in CBI custody was questioned late into the night.

A Delhi court had remanded him in CBI custody until August 26 on Thursday. This was his second night in CBI custody after he had been arrested on Wednesday. He is lodged in the Suit Number 5 at the CBI headquarters, which is on the ground floor.

Father-son duo of Chidambaram, Karti to be brought face-to-face for interrogation

karti-chidamNew Delhi, Aug 22: The Central Bureau of Investigation, which arrested former finance minister, P Chidambaram is likely to bring him face to face with his son Karti Chidambaram.
Karti, also an accused in the INX Media case would be asked to join the investigations, a CBI source tells OneIndia. Karti, who was earlier arrested is out on bail. Bring them face to face would be important for the investigations as it would help us corroborate the versions better, the source also added.

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Locked up in lock up number 5, how Chidambaram spent the night in custody

chidamabaram-arrestNew Delhi Aug 22: P Chidambaram was arrested after the immense drama that lasted the entire night. CBI officers were seen scaling the wall of his home before they could arrest him in the INX Media case.

Chidambaram, who is currently being questioned at the CBI headquarters will be produced later before the court, where the agency would seek his custodial interrogation.