New Delhi, Aug 04: August 5 will be probably be one of the most eventful days in Indian history. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will perform the Bhumi Pujan paving the way for the construction of a grand Ram Mandir at Ayodhya.
This has become possible after years and years of struggle in which several Kar Sevaks have laid down their lives. Also not to mention the various rounds of litigation, following which the Supreme Court finally in November 2019 paved the way for the construction of the Ram Mandir.
So, what makes the Ram Mandir so important and why is India sentimental and proud about it. OneIndia caught up with Dr. D K Hari and Dr. Hema Hari, who together have authored the trilogy, Historical Rama, Ramayana in Lanka, Ayodhya-War and Peace apart from making a series of short films on historical Rama, which are available for viewing on their Bharath Gyan YouTube Channel.
New Delhi, Aug 04: A high powered panel headed by National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval will review the discussions held by the military commanders of India and China.
The fifth meeting of the commanders was held on August 2. The panel headed by NSA Doval is informally known as the China Study Group. It would meet on Tuesday and review the discussions, sources told OneIndia.
New Delhi, Aug 04: Security agencies have raised an alert following intelligence inputs of Chinese spying being upped.
There have been several attempts in the past couple of months where hackers backed by the Peoples Liberation Army have tried to access sensitive information from India. There are attempts to carry out a cyber espionage, an Intelligence Bureau official told OneIndia.
New Delhi, Aug 03: It will be a year on August 05 since the abrogation of Article 370. On August 5 2019, the Indian Parliament abrogated the article that gave Jammu and Kashmir special status.
In the past one year, Jammu and Kashmir has seen a considerable decline in the number of youth joining terror groups. While infiltrations or attempts to infiltrate into the Valley from J&K have remained high, terror groups operating in the Valley have suffered considerable losses.
New Delhi, Aug 03: The disengagement and de-escalation is a work in progress between India and China.
During the meeting of the military commanders on Sunday, India said that it wanted immediate disengagement at patrolling point 17 (Gogra) and Pangong Tso fingers. While the de-escalation at these points would be a short term solution, diplomatic channels are looking at a long term solution as well which would ensure that the soldiers of both sides are kept apart.
New Delhi, Aug 03: The Ministry of Home Affairs has told a parliamentary standing committee that it would need three more months to frame the Citizenship Amendment Act rules.
The absence of the rules has held up the implementation of the act that confers citizenship to minorities from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan. The rules once in place would offer citizenship to the persecuted minorities from these countries.
New Delhi, Aug 03: India has insisted on early and complete disengagement of the Chinese army soldiers from the new areas occupied on the bank of the Pangong Tso.
During the fifth round of military level commander talks held on Sunday, India said that the Chinese PLA should disengage at the Gogra areas as well. Further it was also told to the Chinese to pullback from the Depsang Plains in Eastern Ladakh.