Bhopal, Apr 19: Justice was meted out after two naxalites involved in the killing of a BJP MLA were gunned down by security forces. It may be recalled that the BJP MLA, Bheema Mandavi was killed along with four security personnel by naxalites in Dantewadda last week. The naxalites triggered an improvised explosive device, killing the MLA and the security personnel.
New Delhi, Apr 18: The BJP after selecting Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur as its candidate from Bhopal said that the decision was taken to punish the Congress for its Hindu terror bogey.
The Congress said it would request the EC to review its decision, as the campaign did not name any person.
New Delhi, Apr 18: India has suspended trade along the Line of Control with effect from April 19. The action was taken after it was reported that Pakistan based elements were using the trade route to smuggle weapons, fake currency and narcotics.
The decision has been taken after reports of “cross Line of Control trade routes being misused by Pakistan based elements for funneling illegal weapons, narcotics and fake currency etc”, a statement by the Home Ministry read.
New Delhi, Apr 18: Citing misuse India on Friday suspended trade along the Line of Control (LoC) with effect from April 19. The action was taken after it was reported that Pakistan based elements were using the trade route to smuggle weapons, fake currency and narcotics.
The Home Ministry said that a stricter regulatory and enforcement mechanism is being worked and the issue of the reopening the trade routes will be revisited once they are implemented.
New Delhi, Apr 17: The top leadership of the Jaish-e-Mohammad has asked its over ground workers in Jammu and Kashmir to go on a recruitment spree and also set up as many launch pads as possible.
After suffering heavy losses in the wake of its commanders being killed in encounters, the JeM leadership wants to start afresh in the Valley. There is a directive by the leadership to look for more recruits. Further the terror group is also planning large scale infiltrations, a top counter terror officials informed OneIndia.
New Delhi, Apr 17: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has instructed several officials to come up with a concrete plan on how to shape the economy in the next three months.
Modi has directed the Niti Aayog, the PMO and the principal scientific adviser to chalk out a plan for economic and bureaucratic reforms.
New Delhi, Apr 16: 14 Lok Sabha constituencies will go to polls in Karnataka on April 18. In all Karnataka has 28 Lok Sabha constituencies and on Thursday, 12 constituencies in the old Mysore region will go to polls.
Polling will also be held in the Shimoga and Davangere seats. The old Mysore region in particular will witness an interesting contest as this is considered to be a stronghold of the Congress and JD(S), which is fighting the elections together.
New Delhi, Apr 17: After identifying several properties in connection with the terror funding case, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has seized assets worth Rs 6.19 crore belonging to Zahoor Watali, a Kashmiri businessman.
ED officials said that the Pakistan High Commission was one channel of funding for the separatists in Kashmir. The probe agency also said that Watali’s role in raising funds and acting as a financial conduit had been established.
New Delhi, Apr 16: In the wake of the Pulwama terror attack, the government has granted emergency powers to the three services to procure weapons and military hardware to enhance their operational preparedness along the border with Pakistan, sources here said.
The government also relaxed certain rules to cut delays in military purchase like allowing the three services to procure required weapons and equipment from a single vendor.
Srinagar, Apr 16: Several agencies monitoring the situation in Jammu and Kashmir have raised concerns about government officials who act as sympathisers of terror.
The NIA has stumbled upon several instances where government officials have actively aided persons in terror funding. They help in moving the funds and also act as a perfect cover for the terror sympathisers an National Investigation Agency (NIA) official explained to OneIndia.