MHA designating 7 more terrorists will make it harder for Pakistan to wriggle out of FATF Grey List

New Delhi, Apr 22: Seven Pakistan based terrorists have been listed under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) by the Ministry of Home Affairs in the past 15 days.

Sajjad Gul, Ashiq Ahmed Nengroo, Mushtaq Ahmed Zargar, Arjumand Gulzar Jan, Ali Kashif Jan, Mohiuddin Aurangzeb Alamgir, and Hafiz Talha Saeed, who are based in Pakistan were listed under the UAPA based on the

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With NIA set to take over Birbhum probe, here is why Bengal is India’s bomb capital

New Delhi, Apr 22: Violence in West Bengal has become a routine affairs. The violence ranges from arson, riots and bomb blasts as well. On Thursday, the Calcutta High Court while vacating a stay order by a single judge Bench ordered transfer of the investigation into two incidents of explosions in Birbhum to the National Investigation Agency.

While ordering that the probe into the incidents that took place in 2019 will be handled by the NIA, the Bench said that the agency has precedence in enquiry into scheduled offences.

Incidents of bomb blasts are nothing new in West Bengal. In 2015, the agencies ha found 150 crude bombs in Birbhum and this clearly suggested that bombs are being manufactured in large numbers in the state.

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Ram Navami to Hanuman Jayanti: How Islamists are undertaking arson Jihad

New Delhi, Apr 19: India has witnessing incidents of violence over religious issues in the past couple of months. Prior to this large scale violence was reported during the anti-CAA protests.

The recent two incidents of communal violence was during the Hanuman Jayanti celebrations in Delhi and prior to that during the Ram Navami celebrations. Officials tells OneIndia that these are pre-planned orchestrated violence aimed at dividing the community at large.

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Multiple Bengaluru schools get bomb threat emails

Bengaluru, Apr 8: An anonymous email was sent to four schools here with the threat that they would be blown up by bombs.

The police sprung into action and visited the schools. A technical team is also probing the mail trail. Commisioner of Police, Bengaluru said that they had received reports about the bomb threat are looking into the matter.

The email said that the threat should be taken seriously and this should not be considered to be joke. Tell the police immediately and don’t take this lightly. If you do so you will be responsible for the deaths, the mail read.

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Busting myths, breaking jinxes, the 6 records Yogi Adityanath shattered in UP

New Delhi, Mar 25: Yogi Adityanath will be sworn in a Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh in a grand ceremony today which will be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Record 1: Yogi Adityanath became UP;s first CM to complete tenure and win a second term. In the past 70 years of UP’s electoral history, this is the first time that a CM will complete tenure and be elected for the second term consecutively.

Record 2: Yogi is only the fifth CM to win a consecutive term in UP ever. The others before him were Sampurnanda in 1975, Channdrabahnu Gupta in 1962, Hemwati Nandan Bahaguna in 1974 and Narayan Dutt Tiwari in 1985. Yogi however is the first CM in 70 years to complete tenure and win for the second time in a row.

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Number of MLAs with criminal background in Uttarakhand down compared to 2017

New Delhi, Mar 11: 19 of the 70 new MLAs in Uttarakhand have pending criminal cases against them.

Out of 70 MLAs analysed during Uttarakhand Assembly elections in 2017, 22(31%) MLAs had declared criminal cases against themselves, says a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms. 10 (14%) winning candidates have declared serious criminal cases against themselves. Out of 70 MLAs analysed during Uttarakhand Assembly elections in 2017, 14 (20%) MLAs had declared serious criminal cases against themselves.

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Air Force C-17s called on by PM Modi to boost Ukraine evacuation

New Delhi, Mar 01: In a bid to step up the evacuation of Indians from Ukraine, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called in the Indian Air Force, sources tell OneIndia.

India has already taken various measures to step up evacuation efforts from the war hit Ukraine. With the IAF joining in the evacuation process would be further ramped up.

The PM feels that leveraging the capabilities of India’s Air Force will ensure that more people can be evacuated from Ukraine in a shorter time frame. This would also help deliver humanitarian aid more effectively, the PM said.

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How agencies are keeping a close tab and busting govt officials with terror links

New Delhi, Feb 19: The National Investigation Agency arrested its former Superintendent of Police and IPS officer Arvind Digvijay Negi on the ground that he was leaking secret documents to the Lashkar-e-Tayiba.

The case was registered by the NIA in November last year and it pertains to the spread of the network of the over ground workers of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba. Earlier six persons had been arrested by the agency in connection with the case.

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J&K SIA gets cracking, nets 10 JeM operatives

New Delhi, Feb 16: The newly created State Investigation Agency has arrested 10 ‘overground workers’ (OGWs) of the banned Jaish-e-Mohammed in Jammu and Kashmir.

The arrests were made after the SIA conducted raids at various locations in South and Central Kashmir.

The SIA had launched a probe following which the 10 terrorists were identified. They were part of sleeper cells of the JeM.

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Uttarakhand polls: Average assets of re-contesting MLAs grew by Rs 2.33 crore

New Delhi, Feb 12: The average assets of the MLAs re-contesting MLAs in the Uttarakhand elections is Rs 7.05 crore.

The average assets of these 51 re-contesting MLAs fielded by various parties including independents in 2017 was Rs 4.72 Crores, says a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms.

The average asset growth for these 51 re- contesting MLAs, between the Uttarakhand Assembly Elections of 2017 and 2022 is Rs 2.33 Crores. The average percentage growth in assets for these 51 re-contesting MLAs is 49%.

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