Funding J&K unrest: 8 member NIA team to probe the inflow of funds

kashmSrinagar, Aug 24: An eight member team of the National Investigation Agency will be in Jammu and Kashmir to probe the inflow of funds that were allegedly used to fund the unrest in the Valley.
The NIA team had already sought details from the banks which had reported suspicious transactions over the past one month.

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Never meant to accuse RSS as institution for killing of Mahatma Gandhi: Rahul tells SC

rahulNew Delhi, Aug 24: Rahul Gandhi, the vice president of the Congress on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that he never meant to accuse the RSS as an organisation behind the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi.
He cited an affidavit before the Bombay High Court saying that he had accused only a few people in the RSS and not the institution.

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Why the Taliban-ISIS patch up has India mighty worried?

ISIS-afghanThe coming together of the Taliban and ISIS has sent alarm bells among the Indian agencies. Indian agencies say that this ceasefire arrangement between the Taliban and the ISIS will only make the latter stronger and in the backdrop of several Indians joining the outfit in Afghanistan, the gravity of the matter is even more serious.
A NIA official said a day back that the threat from the ISIS is larger when compared to the terrorists from Pakistan. The statement comes in the backdrop of India investigating several cases relating to the ISIS.

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Mirwaiz writes to Pope, Shankaracharya over Kashmir issue

mirwaiz umarSrinagar, Aug 24: Kashmir separatist, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has written to the Pope Francis, Shankaracharya and Imam of the Kaba to find a solution to the problem in Jammu and Kashmir.
Farooq who is the chairman of the Hurriyat (M) brings to the notice of the three religious leaders about the violence in Kashmir.
The letter with Kashmir Reader states, “As I write to you, the present phase of the unceasing and unprecedented violence in Kashmir is over forty days old. Now a sense of extreme urgency has built up due to the inexplicable lack of response from the international community to this human tragedy.

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Rajnath in J&K: Emphasis will be on employment generation

IN03_RAJNATH_1981452fSrinagar, Aug 24: Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh will embark on a two day visit to Jammu and Kashmir to find a solution to the ongoing unrest which began in the aftermath of the Burhan Wani encounter.
The Home Minister is unlikely to meet leaders of the Hurriyat Conference, but will focus on employment generation for the youth of Kashmir.

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Kerala gold heist: Terror suspects posed as sleuths

kerala1Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 23: The arrest of Abdul Halim in a gold heist case has given the Kerala police several clues. First and foremost Halim’s link to terrorist organisations has been unearthed.

Secondly the police realised that Halim and his accomplices had posed as vigilance officers and raided the house of a businessman at Peruvamboor, Ernakulam, Kerala.

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Dawood: Yet another case filed, but does India really want to catch him?

dawoodAs the United Nations updates its own information on Dawood Ibrahim’s Pakistani addresses, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed yet another chargesheet against the gangster in connection with the Bharuch double murder case.
The case relates to a large conspiracy of D-syndicate to murder several Hindu leaders to spread communal disharmony in the country. Dawood has, in fact, floated a new outfit to carry out this conspiracy, the NIA chargesheet says.
The issue of bringing Dawood Ibrahim to justice keeps coming up every now and then, and he is forever one of India’s top wanted criminals. In fact, Union Home minister Rajnath Singh, too, was expected to raise the matter when he went to Pakistan recently, except that that visit did not go off quite the way he imagined.

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TV channels giving impression India is at war with Kashmir: Eminent Muslims to Rajnath

IN03_RAJNATH_1981452fNew Delhi, Aug 23: Home Minister Rajnath Singh will visit Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday in the wake of the ongoing tensions that have engulfed the state following the death of Burhan Wani, the Hizbul Mujahideen commander. Singh will be accompanied by the home secretary and other senior officials of the ministry.

The Home Minister has been exploring ways of trying to find a peaceful resolution to the Kashmir crisis. He also held a meeting with eminent citizens, most non-Kashmiri Muslims to find ways to resolve the crisis.

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First a message in Tamil, now a hiring desk at TN by al Qaeda

terrorist1Bengaluru, Aug 23: When the al Qaeda in the sub-continent or the AQIS released a three page note in Tamil in the aftermath of Hizbul Mujahideen militant Burhan Wani’s killing, there was a message to South India.
It was clear that the AQIS which has failed miserably to set up shop in many parts of the region was eyeing the prospect of being a South Indian outfit.

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When CJI slammed Modi, did he speak on a ‘sub judice’ matter?

modi-thakurChief Justice of India T.S. Thakur has made his displeasure known several times over the delay in appointment of judges to the high courts and the Supreme Court.
The CJI has had some harsh remarks for the government both in court and over Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Independence Day speech in which he spoke about Balochistan but did not mention the problems of the Indian judiciary.

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