On Wednesday, the nation woke up to a sad news. Four BSF personnel were martyred in unprovoked firing by the Pakistanis. The incident took place at around 10.45 am on Tuesday. Assistant Commandant Jitendra Singh (34), Sub-inspector Rajneesh Kumar (32), Constable Hansraj Gurjar (28) and Assistant SI Ram Niwas (52) were martyred when firing, using both precision weapons and mortars, was launched from the Asraf post of the Pakistan Rangers.
The Union Home Ministry will take a call on whether the unilateral ceasefire or the truce in Jammu and Kashmir should be extended. While the interlocutors are in favour of the truce being extended, some within the security establishment feel that it should not be done, keeping in mind the upcoming Amarnath Yatra.
The police with the help of the Intelligence Bureau are probing all possible angles relating to the killing of noted journalist, Shujaat Bukhari. The police had released the sketches of the killers and has sought the help of the public in identifying them.
The submission made by the Pune police before a court suggest that the urban naxals were planning a major recruitment drive in the JNU. The recruitments and the luring of students into their thought process were to be done through a series of lectures at the Jawaharlal Nehru University.
The arrest of Abhay Devdas Nayak, an alleged member of the urban naxal network has thrown up a plethora of details on how the system works. Nayak, a resident of Bengaluru is alleged to have not just raised funds through international sources, but also wrote press releases for the naxalites.
Four brave hearts of the BSF were martyred thanks to another senseless act by Pakistan. A ceasefire violation reported at 10.45 pm on Tuesday claimed the lives of three BSF personnel and injured 3.
The Indore police have begun investigations into the death of spiritual leader Bhaiyyu Maharaj. He had shot himself at his home in Indore, Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday.
Continuing the crack down on urban naxals, the police have arrested a blogger, who is a resident of Bengaluru. The Chhattisgarh police which arrested Abhay Devdas Nayak said that he was a member of the IT cell of the naxalites and also their spokesperson.
India on Tuesday welcomed the historic summit between US Donald Trump and North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un. India hoped that any resolution on denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula will address its concerns over Pyongyang’s nuclear proliferation linkages.
The chargesheet filed by the Enforcement Directorate in the Aircel-Maxis case mentions the name of former union minister, P Chidambaram in various places, but he has not been arrayed as an accused.