Terror funding: ED attaches properties worth crores in J&K

New Delhi, Mar 20: Furthering its probe into the terror funding case, the Enforcement Directorate has attached dozens of assets in Jammu and Kashmir.

The central probe agency issued a provisional order under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) to attach 13 properties, worth Rs 1.22 crore, in the state. 

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Andhra elections: There is no room for anyone other than ‘Family’

Amaravati, Mar 20: Dynasty politics is in full glare in the Andhra Pradesh elections. The state votes simultaneously in the assembly and Lok Sabha segment.

When it comes to Kadapa, it is the YSR family all the way. Jagan Mohan Reddy, the chief of the YSR Congress party and son of late Dr. Rajashekar Reddy is contesting from Pulivendala, his uncle, P Ravindranath Reddy is contesting the Kamalapura seat. Jagan’s cousin, Y Avinash Reddy would contest from the Kadapa Lok Sabha seat.

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Noose tightens around separatists as NIA gathers evidence of anti-national acts

New Delhi, Mar 19: There is enough evidence to show that the separatists of Kashmir have indulged in anti-national operations, officials from the National Investigation Agency said.

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LS polls 2019: In Maharashtra, Congress has missed one opportunity after another

Mumbai, Mar 18: Maharashtra has always been a bastion of the Congress. However in the past few years, one has seen the base dwindling and due to the lack of a decisive strategy and lack of leaders, the Congress has been on the back-foot in the state.

The party is looking to better its performance in the state in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. There are 48 seats up for grabs and in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the Congress could manage just 2.

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Average assets of re-elected MPs is Rs 13.32 crore

New Delhi, Mar 18: The average assets of the 153 re-elected MPs is Rs 13.32 crore says a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms.

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LS polls 2019: Congress woes in Telangana continue

Hyderabad, Mar 19: Spelling more trouble for the Congress in Telangana, its spokesperson Krishank has resigned from the party. He announced that he would join the Telangana Rashtra Samithi.

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Willing to be questioned, but in Srinagar says Mirwaiz accused in terror funding case

New Delhi, Mar 19: Moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq did not appear before the NIA in New Delhi on Monday for questioning in connection with a terror funding case and said he was willing to be quizzed here as he fears for his security in the national capital.

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When Azhar travelled to London in search of funds

New Delhi, Mar 18: Terror mastermind Masood Azhar had undertaken a month-long sojourn to England to collect funds for militants operating in Jammu and Kashmir and received Rs 15 lakh (Pakistani currency), though he got a “very poor” response while travelling to Sharjah and Saudi Arabia before arriving in India in 1994.

Azhar, the founder of Jaish-e-Mohammad, responsible for a series of terror strikes in India including the attack on Parliament in 2001 and a CRPF convoy in Pulwama last month, had procured a Pakistani passport in his real name and original address in 1986 and had extensively toured African and Gulf countries where he realised that the Arab nations were not sympathetic to the “Kashmir cause”.

Cosmetic action on terrorists will not cut any ice, India to Pak

New Delhi, Mar 17: If Pakistan was sincere in tackling terror, then it should at least hand over to India Dawood Ibrahim, Sayeed Salahudin and other terrorists who are Indian citizens and residing in that country, government sources have said.

They said Pakistan has failed to take any credible action against Jaish-e-Mohammed and other terror groups even after the dastardly Pulwama attack.

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Hitting separatists further, IT department unearths assets worth crores in J&K

New Delhi, Mar 16: Furthering the probe into terror financing in Jammu and Kashmir, the Income Tax department has unearthed property papers, jewellery and undisclosed cash to the tune of crores of rupees.

The department searched at least five locations in Kashmir. “These actions are part of the department’s continued drive against use of black money by disruptive elements in the state. The operations also send a message of deterrence and obviation to those intending to vitiate the democratic process of free and fair elections,” the IT department said.

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