A 26/11 styled attack is being plotted in Gujarat by Pakistan’s Lashkar-e-Tayiba ahead of the elections, the Intelligence Bureau said in a report. The report warns that the Lashkar-e-Tayiba will try and target election rallies and also attempt to disrupt communal harmony ahead of the Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017.
From his den in Muzzafaraba, Pakistan occupied Kashmir, Syed Salahuddin the supreme commander of the Hizbul Mujahideen has rejected the peace talk offer made by India.
The Intelligence Bureau has warned of more high-profile attacks in Jammu and Kashmir. There is a sense of desperation and urgency among the terror groups which will lead them to strike big, the IB has also warned.
The Intelligence Bureau has stepped in and is keeping a close tab on the probe against Iqbal Kaskar, brother of Dawood Ibrahim. The IB has taken a copy of the FIR which names Dawood Ibrahim in the extortion case.
The Intelligence Bureau has cautioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said that a narrative to malign the country is being set. The report by the IB was handed over to the PMO, National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval and the chief of the Research and Analysis Wing.
A fresh list has been prepared by the Intelligence Bureau relating to the top five terrorists in Kashmir. With the winter soon approaching, the infiltrations from Pakistan will go down. In the event of the same, the IB feels that wiping out these terrorists before the winter would be important. The IB in its list names the top five most dangerous terrorists in the Valley.
Investigations following the BSF camp attack at Srinagar have revealed that the terrorists had entered into India early August as a batch of 10. Three terrorists were killed in an encounter on Tuesday following the attack on the BSF camp at Srinagar near the International Airport.
A high alert has been sounded following an Intelligence Bureau alert that suggests attacks on aircrafts. The alert states that terror groups will try to release toxic gases on airlines following which a high alert was issued.
The Karnataka police has reached out to the Telangana Intelligence Bureau in a bid to crack the Gauri Lankesh murder case. With the police investigating a possible naxal link to the murder, it has decided to seek inputs from the Telangana IB in this regard.
In a bid to bolster India’s defence on the eastern borders, over 2,000 personnel will be transferred from the Sashastra Seema Bal to the Intelligence Bureau. A total of 2,765 posts of the civilian cadre of the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) will be shifted to the IB command over the next year. Of these posts, 2,039 are operational.