Kashmir-Bengal-Kerala: Understanding the geographical remit of the ISIS

New Delhi, May 17: After announcing a province in India, the Islamic State has done the same in Pakistan as well. Media reports in Pakistan said that the ISIS claimed to have assassinated a police officer in Mastung and also hit rival Taliban fighters in Quetta.

Both were attributed to the Pakistan Province of the group. The move comes just a few days after a similar province was announced in Kashmir. Several analysts tell OneIndia that the ISIS is trying to establish the Caliphate in the Indo-Pak-Afghanistan region after it fell in its mainlands of Syria and Iraq.

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Bengal’s ticking time bomb, an azadi moment and why this state is a concern

New Delhi, May 17: It was on expected lines that there was a major furore when it was decided to undertake an NRC in Assam. While there was a clear division among the political class, agency officials however say that the exercise should be conducted in every state to rid India of the problems that the illegal immigrants are causing.

Data suggests that dates back to 2001 suggested that there were 12 million such persons living in 17 states. While Assam accounted for 50 lakh such persons, in the case of West Bengal the number stood at 57 lakh.

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While looking at ISIS in Kerala, why we must not lose sight of Bengal

ISIS FLAGNew Delhi, May 13: Even as the intelligence agencies assess the threat posed by the Islamic State, the danger that stares at us is the rapid pace at which the outfit is growing in West Bengal.

To focus extensively on Bengal and Bangladesh, the ISIS had appointed Abu Mohammad al-Bengali as the emir. While, India had managed to keep the situation under control, there is a new lurking danger emerging in the aftermath of the suicide bombing in Sri Lanka.

Will the BJP’s Bengal gambit rattle Didi in her bastion?

mamKolkata, Mar 30: In West Bengal, the Trinamool Congress has set a target of all 42 seats for its cadres. On the other hand, the BJP which has been making inroads in the state says it is confident of winning 27 seats. In the 2009 elections, the BJP had won one seat in Bengal and by 2014, it had bettered its tally by another seat.

However the BJP would see a positive in the fact that it bettered its vote share from 6.1 per cent in 2009 to 16.8 per cent in 2014.

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NIA charges Bengal resident in fake currency case

fakecurrencyNew Delhi, Mar 09: The National Investigation Agency has filed a chargesheet against a resident of Malda, West Bengal in connection with a fake currency case.

Charges were filed against one Abdul Kader in connection with a fake currency case amounting to Rs 6.34 lakh.

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SC notice to Bengal govt on BJP’s Yatra plea

New Delhi, Jan 8: The Supreme Court has issued notices to the West Bengal government on a petition filed by the BJP challenging the decision not to allow it to hold yatras in the state.

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Bengal to Bangalore: How this florist from Assam ran a fake currency racket

fakecurrencyNew Delhi, Oct 19: The National Investigation Agency has arrested one Mohammad Akbar in connection with a fake currency case.

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Espousing Rohingya cause, terrorists from Bangla and Bengal planned big attack in Bodhgaya

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New Delhi, Sep 28: Three persons have been charged by the National Investigation Agency following the recovery of explosives from the Bodhgaya temple complex. It may be recalled a major conspiracy to carry out blasts at the holy site was busted on January 19 2018.

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How illegal immigration into Bengal has yet again fuelled demands for a Greater East Pakistan

RAW_logo1_fNew Delhi, July 12: In the early 1990s, the Research and Analysis Wing carried out a daredevil operation in Bangladesh against the activities of the Jamaat-e-Islami. The intention behind the operation was a larger one and India was clearly worried about the rise of illegal immigration which the Jamaat was carrying out at the behest of the ISI.

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From Bengaluru to Bengal, how this accused circulated fake currency

fakecurrencyA key operative involved in a major fake currency racket has been arrested by the National Investigation Team. The NIA’s Hyderabad wing arrested Saddam Hussain, a resident of Bengaluru who was found in possession of fake currency to the tune of Rs 26,000.

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