In the past 3 decades, 1,600 police personnel have sacrificed their lives in Jammu and Kashmir. The death of deputy superintendent of police, Mohammad Ayub Pandith is yet another grim reminder of how bad the situation in the Valley is. On June 16, six policemen were killed by terrorists in Anantnag.
The menace of Love Jihad is back. In Kerala where the problem is immense has prompted several organisations to set up helplines to save women falling prey to love jihad. Not just Hindus, but even Christians have been complaining of girls falling prey to love jihad. In Kerala, the CPI(M) has termed this concept as a Sangh propaganda in a bid to expand their vote bank. The issue of Love Jihad is however not new to Kerala. It has been rampant since 2012. In that year itself there were an estimated 2,268 cases reported.
This Canadian sniper has created a world record after he hit an Islamic State terrorist from a distance of 3,540 metres ie 3.54 kilometres. The feat was achieved by the sniper while assisting Iraqi forces at Mosul in Iraq.
The GST is set for a rollout on July 1. The new indirect tax regime has been touted as one of the biggest tax reforms since India’s independence. The CBEC has released a list pertaining to tax slabs of 0, 5, 12 and 18 per cent tax under GST.
Over 100 people have been buried alive in a massive landslide in China. The Chinese media reported that at leas at least 40 homes in the village of Xinmo have also been destroyed by the natural disaster in the Maoxian County of China’s Sichuan Province.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has left for this three nation visit to Portugal, US and Netherlands. Modi will visit the US which is probably one of the most anticipated. On June 26 Modi will for the first time meet with Donald Trump. A working dinner is scheduled for that day. Modi and Trump will meet at around 3.30 pm, EST (1 am IST June 27).
Issuing fatwas has become a norm. It has been one year since one of the most bizarre fatwas was issued in which a Maulana said, jeans can cause earthquakes. He was even more specific when he said, it was women wearing jeans that caused fatwas. Following the Friday sermon, Jamiat Ulema-e-Islami Fazl Chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman requested all the Pakistani forces to come together and launch military operations against women wearing jeans.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived at the Joint Base Andrews, Washington DC on the second leg of his three nation visit. Ahead of his visit, several Indians had gathered at the Base and chanted, ‘Modi Modi’ and ‘Bharat Mata ki jai.’
He embraced Islam in 2014 and three years later was arrested for conversing with an Islamic State handler. Konakalla Subramanyam alias Omer was on Friday arrested by the Hyderabad police from Tolichowki. The preliminary investigation showed that he was in touch with a person named Abu Qahafa al-Hindi.
The Enforcement Directorate filed a chargesheet in a money laundering case against terror groups and separatists operating in Kashmir and Pakistan. The ED named the likes of Hafiz Saeed, the chief of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba, it did not take the names of any separatist leader.