Behind the scenes: How India ensured a Pakistan-China flop at the UN on Kashmir

china-pak-mnChina and Pakistan failed to rake up the Kashmir issue at the UN. South block officials that MyNation spoke with said that China was left isolated.

Bengaluru: It was a big diplomatic victory for India and a flop show for China and Pakistan at the United Nations.

Both countries failed to rake up the Kashmir issue at the UN. The intention of both China and Pakistan was to embarrass India on the international stage, but their efforts were thwarted, thanks to the master moves of the Indian diplomats.

Last minute changes in NPR form: Intent to collect right information say Home Ministry sources

npr.jpgNew Delhi, Jan 17: The Union Home Ministry is expected to make last minute changes in connection with the National Population Register (NPR).

The NPR would have around 21 questions and each household would need to sign the document. The document would say that the information given is best of his or her knowledge, sources in the Home Ministry tell OneIndia.

Kerala, Bengal make it official: Say no to NPR

npr.jpgNew Delhi, Jan 16: Kerala and West Bengal have communicated to the Registrar General to put on hold the exercise of the National Population Register (NPR). The Registrar General has received the communication, two weeks after both the state governments had said that the NPR would not be implemented.

The states had written to their respective district magistrates saying that this process would be detrimental to public and hence the same be put on hold, a Home Ministry source confirmed to OneIndia.

The source, however, added that the Home Ministry has no reason to believe that these states would not cooperate. The manpower for such an exercise is drawn from the states.

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Diplomatic rejig: New Ambassadors to France, Nepal cleared

Jawed Ashraf

New Delhi, Jan 14: The appointment of 1991 batch IFS officer, Jawed Ashraf has been cleared by the Narendra Modi government as the next Ambassador to France.

He replaces, Vinay Kwatra, an 1988 batch IFS officer, who will be posted in Nepal. Kwatra is being sent as a replacement for Manjiv Puri.

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How did Modi do it? The push for peace and the slow death of insurgency in North East

modi-222The many measures taken by the Modi Government has led to militancy in the North East dying a natural death. But how did he make inroads?

One of the biggest achievements of the Narendra Modi government has been the handling of North East. The peace accord with the NSCN (IM) was aimed at long lasting peace and was also a step forward in removing contentious problems on the Naga issue.

Now, in a major development, the Last Bodo militant group left Myanmar and surrendered to Indian authorities. The surrender by the National Democratic Front of Boroland (S), which is a close ally of the Paresh Baruah led ULFA is being hailed as a masterstroke by security agencies.

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To avenge new citizenship law, radical Islamic outfits would ensure spike in Love Jihad cases, warns IB

caa-mnThe Intelligence Bureau has sounded an alert that amidst the ongoing violence around the Citizenship Law, several radical Islamic outfits would push for Love Jihad with greater vigour

Bengaluru: Blackmail, sexually abuse and convert them to Islam. This has been the pattern followed several Islamic outfits, who have for long indulged in Love Jihad.

The Intelligence Bureau has sounded an alert that amidst the ongoing violence around the Citizenship Law, several radical Islamic outfits would push for Love Jihad with more vigour. Areas such as Kasargod, Mangaluru, Lucknow and Delhi would witness cases of Love Jihad in a big way, the IB has warned.

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Revenge! Islamic State of Tamil Nadu kills cop, plots murders of dozens of Hindus

isis-ter-minPolice sources told MyNation that this is a group operating in Tamil Nadu and its members are highly radicalised. The targeting of a cop has come as a shock to the force, since this appears to be a new modus operandi.

A major mystery has been solved and it was found that the Islamic State of Tamil Nadu was behind the killing of a special sub-inspector.

One Wednesday, the 57-year-old special sub-inspector was shot dead at a checkpost near Kaliyakkavilai in Tamil Nadu at around 9.30 pm. His body had stab injuries too and the police have identified the two killers as Abdul Shamim and Thowfic from Kanyakumari.

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Department of military affairs spruced up with additional manpower

bipin-rawat-cdsNew Delhi, Jan 11: The new Chief of Defence Staff, General Bipin Rawat would have under him a mix of officials both in uniform as well as civilians. The newly created department of military affairs headed by the CDS would have two joint secretaries, 13 deputy secretaries and 25 under-secretaries.

This is in addition to the four existing verticals in the defence ministry. The four verticals are departments of defence, defence production, defence research and development and ex-service welfare.

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Haryana: 12 of 12 candidates with criminal background won polls against those with clean background

haryana-assembly1New Delhi, Jan 10: 21 per cent of the MLAs won with a 50 per cent vote share in the recently concluded Haryana Assembly elections.

A report by the Association for Democratic Reforms said that 19(21%) MLAs won with 50% and above of the total votes polled in their constituency. 71(79%) MLAs won with less than 50% of the total votes polled in their constituency. 3(25%) out of 12 MLAs analysed with declared criminal cases have won with a vote share of 50% and above.

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Spike in sedition related cases: NCRB data

ncrbNew Delhi, Jan 10: There has been a spike in the number of sedition cases, latest data by the NCRB show. The number of sedition cases increased from 35 in 2016 to 70 in 2018, the data also suggests. In Jammu and Kashmir, there were 12 sedition cases registered in 2018 when compared to the one that was registered in 2017.

Jharkhand however recorded the highest number of these cases. There were 18 cases registered in Jharkhand, the NCRB data also said. Kerala recorded 9 such cases while in Manipur the number was 4.

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