Forces gunned down 148 terrorists in J&K this year

New Delhi, Nov 25: In Jammu and Kashmir this year until November 23 as many as 148 terrorists have been gunned down by the security forces. Of this, 127 were locals, data by the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) shows.

Further the data also shows that of the 199 active terrorists in the Valley, 110 are locals and 89 are foreigners. 97 of the active terrorists were recruited into The Resistance Front this year. The TRF, an offshoot of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba had claimed responsibility for the killings of the civilians this year.

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Highly radicalised terrorist arrested in Punjab and not surprisingly link goes back to the UK

New Delhi, Nov 26: The Punjab Police made an important bust with the arrest of a highly radicalised terrorist who claimed that he was operating an outfit known as ‘Kaum De Rakhe.’

‘Kaum De Rakhe’ was being used to collect funds under the garb of social work. The arrested operative Ranjit Singh told the police that it was through this group that he managed to get in touch with highly radicalised groups in the United Kingdom and the other countries. He also said that he extended help to set up sleeper cells under the garb of social work.

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Cabinet clears repeal of farm laws: Bill to be placed in Parliament

New Delhi, Nov 24: The Bill to cancel the three farm laws have been cleared by the Union Cabinet. It was earlier reported that the Union Cabinet would approve the repeal of the farm laws that had triggered extensive protests around the national capital. The briefing regarding the decisions by the Union Cabinet would take place at 3 pm today.

The Cabinet also completed the formalities to repeal the three farm laws. In the upcoming session of Parliament, it will be our priority to take back these three laws, Union Minister, Anurag Thakur said.

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14 with criminal record and 28 crorepatis in new Rajasthan Cabinet

New Delhi, Nov 24: The Rajasthan Cabinet was analysed recently which was aimed at easing the tensions between Chief Minister, Ashok Gehlot and Sachin Pilot. The Association for Democratic Reforms analysed the affidavits of 30 ministers and found that 14 had declared pending criminal cases against them.

Further it was stated that of the 14 ministers, 9 had serious criminal cases against themselves.

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UPA did lose its will to hit Pakistan after 26/11

New Delhi, Nov 24: Senior Congress leader Manish Tewari has ruffled feathers within his party following his claim that the UPA should have hit back at Pakistan following the Mumbai 26/11 attack.

In his book 10 Flash Points: 20. Years-National Security Situations that impacted India, Tewari criticised the UPA for not actioning a kinetic response to the deadliest terror attack. Tewari was a minister in the UPA government at that time.

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Killing of another RSS worker shows how deep rooted Islamic radicalisation is in Kerala

A Sanjith

New Delhi, Nov 23: A member of an extremist Islamist group has been arrested in connection with the murder of an RSS worker’s murder in Kerala. The officer bearer of the Popular Front of India has not been named as yet since his identification parade has to first take place as per the norms of investigation.

R Viswanath, district police chief told reporters that the accused was directly involved in the murder of A Sanjith at Mabaram. More arrests will take place soon, the police chief also said.

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Explained: The Joint Parliamentary Committee’s suggestion on Data Protection Bill

New Delhi, Nov 23: The Data protection law report was finalised by the Joint Parliamentary Committee. The JPC has suggested stricter compliance requirements for companies and added clauses that provide for lighter obligations on government agencies.

The JPC also said that the state would have a larger say in the legal mechanism that will be set up to safeguard personal and non-personal data. Officials tell OneIndia that the panel suggested new provisions which will build in additional compliances.

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Abhinandan Varthaman: What a dog fight that was with Pakistan

New Delhi, Nov 22: Indian Air Force ace pilot Group Captain Abhinandan Varthaman was accorded the Vir Chakra by President Ram Nath Kovind today. He was accorded the Vir Chakra for shooting down a Pakistani F-16 fighter aircraft during aerial combat on February 27, 2019, a day after the Balakot airstrike.

To avenge the attack at Pulwama, India hit the Jaish-e-Mohammad terror facility at Balakot on February 26 2019. A day later on February 27 2019, the entire nation went through some tense moments, when an Indian Air Force pilot, Abhinandan Varthaman was captured by Pakistan.

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How S-400 systems will help against PLA transgression along LAC

New Delhi, Nov 22: India’s air defence got a major boost with Russia starting the delivery of the much awaited S-400 missile system for deployment. India has purchased the system for over 5 billion USD.

The deal had become contentious amidst a threat of sanctions from the United States on countries doing business with Russia.

“Russia has started delivering the S-400 Triumf surface-to-air missile systems to India, the deliveries are going as planned,” Russian news agency Sputnik had reported.

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Repeal: Farm laws were in interest of farmers, but PM had larger national interest in mind

New Delhi, Nov 20: There are contrasting suggestions behind the decision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to repeal the farm laws. There was a suggestion that the farm laws could lead to tensions in Punjab since a majority of those protesting against these laws were from the Sikh community.

Moreover the timing is also key since the decision was made on Guru Nanak Jayanti. The government had also two days back opened up the Kartarpur Sahib corridor to Pakistan for Sikh pilgrims.

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