In the dense forests of Khunti how opium is grown to fund naxalites

naxals-khuntiIn the dense forests of Khunti district in Jharkhand, there are villagers who are walking back home with quick money. It is quite strange when a large number of villagers from the state of Jharkhand have migrated to other places in search of employment, this small district has the population intact.

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What we know about Sabzar, Burhan’s successor who was killed today

sabzarbhatHe replaced Burhan Wani as the commander of the Hizbul Mujahideen on July 10 2016. This was exactly two days after Burhan was killed in an encounter by security forces. Sabzar Bhat, the successor to Wani was today killed in an encounter at Tral in Jammu and Kashmir.

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Jihadis in Hindu disguise: What the Rajasthan Iskcon episode tells us

iskconThey will come dressed as Sadhus and carry out attacks in India. They will take shelter in religious institutes run by Hindus and then carry out strikes, an Intelligence Bureau report had read. Many Pakistanis disguised as Sadhus and pretending to be Hindus have entered India, the report also states.

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Social networking sites back in the Valley

kashmirintThe social media is back in the Valley. The Jammu and Kashmir government has lifted the curbs on 20 social networking sites which were imposed last month to prevent anti national messages from spreading.

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Paint your cow’s horns, decorate it to end up in jail: Read the new rules

paintedcowPainting the horns of cows and bulls has been declared illegal by the Union Government. The new rules have come into force under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act of 1960. Further the rules state that use of any chemical or colour on the body parts of animals is an offence. Sealing teats of the udder using any material to prevent the calf from sucking can also attract punishment.

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Be it for love or terror, Pakistanis always use Nepal route to access India

indianepalThe incident at Bengaluru in which 3 Pakistan nationals were caught only go on to show that, whether it is love or terrorism, the route to India from Pakistan is always through Nepal. Three Pakistani nationals including a woman who were living under false identities were arrested. An Indian from Kerala too was arrested.

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What is Jamaat Qaidat al-jihad fi’shibhi al-qarrat al-Hindiya, India’s new terror group

mysoreblstThe National Investigation Agency filed a chargesheet in the Mysuru blast case and blamed an outfit called the Base Movement for the incident. There are several accounts for the Base Movement, but the most definitive one is that it is another name for the al-Ummah, a dreaded terror group down south.

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Salute Major Gogoi, will defend him at any cost says AG Rohatgi

Attorney General of India, Mukul Rohatgi has promised that he would defend Major Nitin Leetul Gogoi if a situation arises. He said, ” I salute Major Gogoi. The major has been in the news after he tied a stone pelter to a jeep in Kashmir and drove around in the violence hit areas in April.
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CPEC will escalate tension in Kashmir says UN report

CPECThere is a chance of geo-political tension and the same may be ignited further due to the $50 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) traversing through PoK, a United Nations report has warned. The report released by the UN’s Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) said that the project could also fuel separatist movement in Pakistan’s Balochistan province.

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UN exposes Pak: “No observers came under attack from Indians forces”

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The United Nations has rubbished claims made by Pakistan that its observers had come under attack from Indian forces along the Line of Control. Stephane Dujarric, the spokesperson for Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, told reporters on Wednesday that there was no evidence of an attack on UN Military Observers Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP)

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