Why Baghdadi’s successor Abdullah Qardash will be equally or more ruthless

baghdadiNew Delhi, Sep 17: The frequency of the messages that Islamic State boss, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been releasing is an indicator that the outfit is down and reports of him being unwell are true.

Over the years there has been plenty of speculation that Baghdadi may have died. There was however no official confirmation of the same and later it was found that the news of his death was being intentionally spread to ensure that he escapes the heat. He used this news to move places and escape, following which he earned the title, “The invisible Sheikh.’

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Have good faith in Islam, carry out coordinated strikes, Baghdadi says in latest clip

abu-bakr al-baghdadiNew Delhi, Sep 17: A audio message with the title ‘Do Deeds’ was released by the Islamic State. In the 30 minute audio clip, the supreme commander of the ISIS, Abu Bakr al-Bhagdadi calls on cadre of his outfit to resist and lead the fight for the next five years.

He tells the cadres to have good faith in Islam and also adds that the results are in the hands of Allah.

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No PAN details available for 219 donations collected by 7 national parties

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New Delhi, Sep 17: Seven national parties have not declared PAN details of 219 donations, through which a total of Rs 4.95 crores were collected.

This was found following an analysis done by the on the donations received by National political parties for the years 2017-18.

NIA charges 4 JeM operatives for planning terror strikes in Delhi

nialogoNew Delhi, Sep 17: The National Investigation Agency has filed a chargesheet against operatives of the Jaish-e-Mohammad who were planning on carrying out terror strikes in different parts of the country.

The NIA charged Sajjad Ahmad Khan, Tanveer Ahmed Ganie, Bilal Ahmad Mir and Muzaffar Ahmad Bhat, all residents of Jammu and Kashmir. The NIA said that the charges against Mudassir Ahmad Khan were being abated as he had died.

NIA releases top most wanted naxal list in Jharkhand

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Patiram Manji Photo: NIA

New Delhi, Sep 16: The National Investigation Agency has released a list of 21 most wanted naxalites in Jharkhand.

This includes the chief of the People’s Liberation Front of India (PLFI) chief, Dinesh Gope. The other top naxals in the list are Patiram Manji, the Central Committee Member of the CPI (Maoist).

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40 days on since 370 gone: How security agencies have foiled Pak ploys

srinagar-securityNew Delhi, Sep 16: There has been unprovoked aggression by Pakistan. Terrorists have been issuing warnings galore and intelligence agencies have been warning about heightened terrorist activity in Jammu and Kashmir.

It has been 40 days since the abrogation of Article 370 and the security agencies have been kept busy after restrictions were imposed. There is around 28,000 additional personnel of the central paramilitary forces in Jammu and Kashmir.

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As Lashkar looks to cause trouble on land, why India should look for JeM on the seas

southseaNew Delhi, Sep 14: The Indian Navy is perfectly capable of thwarting an attack by terrorist group from the seas, said Naval Chief Admiral Karambir Singh.

He made this statement last week while citing an intelligence report that warned of a seaborne attack by the Jaish-e-Mohammad.

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Political deliberations begin in J&K as Centre looks to restore normalcy

jammuandkashmir-nomalcyNew Delhi, Sep 15: With the High Court intervening, political deliberations in Jammu and Kashmir have begun. The High Court had directed the Deputy Commissioner of Srinagar to facilitate meetings of political leaders but asked them to refrain from going to the media.

Mohammad Akbar Lone and Justice (retd) Hasnain Masoodi of the National Conference met with Farooq Abdullah earlier this week. A meeting with NC leader and former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Omar Abdullah also took place.

With 600 sea specialists, how capable is the JeM of striking India through the waters

sea-attackNew Delhi, Sep 14: Naval Chief Admiral Karambir Singh said last week that they had received intelligence inputs suggesting that the Jaish-e-Mohammad is training its members to carry out underwater attacks. He, however, said that the Indian Navy is fully prepared to thwart such attacks.

This is the second time in two years that the Intelligence Bureau (IB) has sounded an alert regarding a seaborne attack by the JeM. Last year, the IB had said that a group of terrorists are waiting near the Leepa Valley, Dudhnihal and Kel to infiltrate into India.

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How India is ensuring that the debate on Kashmir is not raked up at UNHRC

unhrc2New Delhi, Sep 15: Even as Pakistan desperately tries to push for a debate at the UNHRC on the Kashmir issue, India has ensured that the move did not get any traction.

All four attempts made by Pakistan to push for a resolution have failed and most likely Pakistan will drop its decision to push for a debate on the Kashmir issue.