After amendment NIA set to test waters in Afghanistan

New Delhi, Sep 07: A team of the National Investigation Agency will travel to Afghanistan to probe the Kabul Gurudwara attack case. 

On March 25, terrorists stormed into the Gurdwara in Shor Bazar area in Kabul and fired indiscriminately. 27 devotees were killed in the attack, while several others were injured. In the attack an Indian citizen, Tian Singh was also killed. 

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An ISIS operative from Kerala features in yet another attack in Afghanistan

isisuaeNew Delhi, Aug 04: The name of another operative from Kerala has come up in connection with a terror attack in Afghanistan.

This time the name of Kallukettiya Purayil Ijas, who was living in Nangarhar has cropped up during the investigations into the Jalalabad jail attack. He had fled with his family from Kasargod in Kerala in 2016. He had reached Muscat from the Hyderabad airport before reaching Afghanistan.

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MHA seeks 3 months time to frame citizenship act rules

mhaNew Delhi, Aug 03: The Ministry of Home Affairs has told a parliamentary standing committee that it would need three more months to frame the Citizenship Amendment Act rules.

The absence of the rules has held up the implementation of the act that confers citizenship to minorities from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan. The rules once in place would offer citizenship to the persecuted minorities from these countries.

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Kabul attack: A classic false flag operation by the ISI

kabul-attackNew Delhi, Mar 28: The Indian agencies have said that the terror attack on a Gurdwara is a classic covert false flag operation by the ISI.

While the Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack, investigations have found that operatives of several other terror groups were part of the operation. When the ISIS was setting up its modules in Afghanistan, the ISI provided a large number of operatives from its proxy outfits in a bid to aid the outfit.

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It has now dawned upon these lady ISIS operatives from Kerala that they are victims of Love Jihad

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Ayesha alias Sonia Sebastin

New Delhi, Mar 18: Before being taken to Afghanistan from Kerala to join the Islamic State, several girls were converted to Islam.

While many cried foul and called these cases of Love Jihad, there were a good number of people who said otherwise.

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Letting the Kerala operatives return from Afghanistan will just help ISIS realise its real plan

isisflagNew Delhi, Mar 17: The mother of an Islamic State operative has sought the help of the government to bring her daughter from Afghanistan back. Nimisha alias Fathima had left India along with a group of 21 from Kerala and joined the Islamic State in Afghanistan last year.

The mother of the 31 year old woman has now sought the government’s help to bring her daughter back. A news item in the StratNewsGlobal stated that the lady wanted to return home from Afghanistan.

The report stated that nearly 14,000 Islamic State operatives and their family members had surrendered to the Afghan authorities between October and December 2019. However the Indian police have not been able to confirm if any of them were part of the group that left from Kerala.

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India re-asserts claim on J&K areas occupied by Pakistan

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Raveesh Kumar

New Delhi, Mar 01: India has pledged to build two new roads in a bid to signal its long term commitment of Afghanistan. The decision comes in the wake of the United States inking a peace deal with the Afghan Taliban in Doha.

The deal paves the way for the withdrawal of all foreign forces from the conflict ridden country in the next 14 months.

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Afghanistan, defence deals, 5G to be discussed by Trump-Modi

trump-modi-55New Delhi, Feb 25: There are a variety of issues on the table when US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi meet today.

Talks on Afghanistan, Pakistan, Asia-Pacific cooperation will be held today.

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Namaste Trump: Modi’s geographical vision on Indo-Pacific region to be embraced by US

modi-trump-newThe continued cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region and also the stability in Afghanistan would be two key issues that would be up for discussion between Trump and Modi.

There are a lot of expectations from Donald Trump during his India visit that begins today. The talks that the US President will hold with Prime Minister Modi will not just be bilateral in nature.

Other issues such as peace in the Indian Ocean, China and Afghanistan will also be discussed in detail between the two leaders.

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Mohammad Umair, the Pulwama attack planner who trained in Afghanistan

pulwama-crpfNew Delhi, Feb 14: India was quick to avenge the Pulwama attack. While the Balakot air strike was aimed at hitting the Jaish-e-Mohammad facility, security forces also gunned down one of the masterminds behind the attack.

The killing of Mudasir Ahmed Khan alias Mohammad Bhai at the Pinglish area of Tral in Kashmir’s Pulwama district was a major operation. He was one of the masterminds of the attack. In the aftermath of the killing, security forces said that he was one of the key conspirators of the Pulwama attack in which 40 jawans were martyred.