From Afghan peace talks to handling of JeM: What one can expect from new ISI chief

New Delhi, June 25: Lt General Faiz Hameed was handpicked by the Pakistan Army as the new chief of the ISI.

His rise to prominence began win 2017, during a protest by a religious group in Islamabad. A group called the Tehreek-e-Labbaik was protesting against a change in the oath of office in the Election Act. It was Hameed who helped broker a deal.


How separatists collected funds and stoked the unrest in Kashmir

Zahoor Ahamad Shah Watali

New Delhi, June 17: Investigations into the Jammu and Kashmir terror funding case has revealed that Zahoor Ahamad Shah Watali is one of the main hawala conduits who used to generate and receive funds from Pakistan, ISI, UAE and had floated various shell companies to disguise foreign remittances for further transfer to separatist leaders and stone pelters in the valley.

These funds were used to fuel unrest in the Kashmir valley and organise violent agitations and anti-India activities which resulted in large scale violence leading to numerous injuries and deaths of civilians and security forces.

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What appointment of hardliner Faiz Hameed as ISI boss means to India

New Delhi, June 17: Pakistan’s spy agency, the ISI has a new boss. Lt General Faiz Hameed, a hardliner was appointed as the new chief of the power Inter Services Intelligence.

He replaced Lt General Asim Munir, who was the chief for just 8 months. While Pakistan has not spelt out the reason behind the re-shuffle, analysts term Hameed as a hardliner.

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ISI brings Islamic and Khalistan terrorists together to fight in Kashmir-Punjab

New Delhi, June 07: At the behest of the ISI, now pro-Khalistan groups have said that they would fight for the cause of Kashmir.

In a video, pro Khalistan leader, Gopal Singh is heard saying that the Sikhs would join the struggle in Kashmir. We will fight for the independence of Kashmir, he is also heard saying.

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Big ISI plan to target Hindu leaders and disturb communal harmony busted

New Delhi, June 01: A terror module in Punjab backed by the ISI was busted in the nick of time. The module was being run by the ISI backed Babbar Khalsa International.

The police said that the two men who were arrested were providing weapons and funds to the sleeper cells that the Babbar Khalsa International, which were set up in Punjab. The duo arrested were identified as Jagdev Singh and Ravinderpal Singh. They have been booked under the provisions of the Arms Act, Explosive Substances (Amendment) Act 2001 and the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.

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Lured by explicit chat, this Army clerk shared info with ISI for Rs 15,000

New Delhi, May 18: An Army clerk who was arrested on charges of spying for the ISI was honey-trapped by a well trained woman.

The police in Madhya Pradesh arrested the 26 year old clerk on the charge that he was leaking vital information relating to the Indian Army to the ISI.

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Get ready, we need the heat on JeM to settle, ISI tells Lashkar

lashkar33New Delhi, May 15: Pakistan says that it has been acting against the Jaish-e-Mohammad in the aftermath of the listing of its chief, Maulana Masood Azhar by the United Nations.

With these developments the activities of the Jaish-e-Mohammad are likely to come down in India, especially in Jammu and Kashmir. However Pakistan has plan B and that would be to prop up the Lashkar-e-Tayiba to fill in the vacuum.

Is the Islamic State being run at the behest of Pakistan’s ISI in India?

isisnewNew Delhi, Apr 30: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) is hot on the trail of Islamic State modules down South, in the wake of the Sri Lanka bombings. While Kerala and Tamil Nadu, considered to be hubs of the Islamic State are high on the radar, it all began with the NIA busting a major module in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh.

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After losing terrorists at a rapid pace, ISI looks to tap Kashmiris outside

New Delhi, Apr 27: The ISI has been snooping in Turkey to take into its fold some of the students from Jammu and Kashmir. The ISI has been undertaking similar operations in other countries as well. The action comes in the wake of the Indian Army killing over 70 terrorists. In fact in the aftermath of the Pulwama attack, the Army gunned down 41 terrorists, which also included the masterminds of the attack.

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Osama Brigade: Pakistan a mischievous player in Sri Lanka’s radicalisation since 1990

New Delhi, Apr 29: As the agencies continue to probe the ghastly terror attacks in Sri Lanka, the names of the National Towheed Jamath (NTJ) and the Islamic State have cropped up. This is a new wave of terror in Sri Lanka, which had fought a long and bloody civil war with the LTTE. The seeds of Islamic terror in Sri Lanka were originally sowed by Pakistan’s ISI.

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