New Delhi, Nov 01: The security forces along the India-Pakistan border are on high alert following Intelligence inputs that suggested Pakistan is making a fresh push to send in terrorists into India.
Intelligence Bureau officials tell OneIndia following the killing of civilians in Jammu and Kashmir, the ISI has directed terrorists of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba and Jaish-e-Mohammad to start infiltrating more terrorists into India with an intention of hitting the security forces.
New Delhi, Nov 01: The National Investigation Agency has arrested 2 more accused persons in connection with the Jammu and Kashmir terror conspiracy case.
The duo who have been arrested are Ahmad Wani a resident of Srinagar and Umar Bhat who hails from Spore. The case relates to the conspiracy for undertaking violent acts of terrorist acts in J&K and other cities by the operatives of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba, Jaish-e-Mohammad, Hizbul Mujahideen, Al-Badr and their affiliates such as The Resistance Front, People Against Fascist Forces among others.
New Delhi, Oct 22: Pakistan has failed to demonstrate that it has taken action against the UN-designated terrorists as a result of which it will continue to remain in the Grey List of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF).
The FATF noted that Pakistan needs to further demonstrate that action is being taken against the likes of Lashkar-e-Tayiba chief, Hafiz Saeed and Jaish-e-Mohammad boss, Masood Azhar.
New Delhi, Oct 09: The recent spate of killings in Kashmir have been claimed by a little known outfit called The Resistance Force, an offshoot of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba. With Pakistan facing the heat at the world stage for openly using outfits such as the Lashkar-e-Tayiba and Jaish-e-Mohammad in Jammu and Kashmir the strategy now is to create new terror groups in a big to avoid the heat.
However in the Kashmir context the recent killings of non-Muslim civilians is also aimed at something very big. First and foremost, the intention is to create fear in the minds of the people. These killings are also aimed at enhancing the local recruitment process and more importantly the revival of the terror group Al-Badr.
New Delhi, Sep 18: Afghanistan and the situation there was the prime focus of the high-level security meeting of the Intelligence agencies and chiefs of the anti-terror units from all states.
The meeting held in the national capital discussed the various situations that could arise in the wake of the Taliban taking over Afghanistan. Since the takeover, it has become very clear that Pakistan has been meddling heavily in Afghanistan.
The high level meeting discussed the current scenario and how the ISI could with the help of the Taliban use Afghanistan as a launch pad for the Jaish-e-Mohammad or Lashkar-e-Tayiba to launch attacks on India.
New Delhi, Sep 13: With the Afghanistan situation remaining fragile and the Indian Intelligence agencies warning of a possible security risks, the border forces under the counter terror grid will train under a new module.
With officials stating that the situation could be very fragile along the border a new module would be prepared. This would largely focus on border strategy and wading off terror strikes.
The new module would comprise training, combat techniques with intelligence. The module would closely watch the activities of the Taliban and the techniques the group of the terror modules they support would adopt.
New Delhi, Sep 13: In the wake of the evolving situation following the Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan, India’s Intelligence agencies have sounded a series of alerts about the possible threat to the security situation in the country.
Alerts have been issued regarding the possibility of the Islamic State Khorasan Province upping activities in India. There have also been alerts about the Taliban allowing the Jaish-e-Mohammad and the Lashkar-e-Tayiba to use Afghanistan as a launch pad to carry out attacks in India.
Following the Mumbai 26/11 attacks, there were serious concerns raised around the deficiencies in the intelligence system. India did not have a mechanism to get information on a real time basis.
New Delhi, Sep 11: While the Taliban has said it would be different compared to its earlier version, there seems to be no assurance that the group would severe all ties with terrorist groups.
Indian security agencies have flagged concerns that the Taliban’s close proximity with the Jaish-e-Mohammad and Lashkar-e-Tayiba would have an impact on the security situation in India. In the backdrop of this, the Indian government is reviewing the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah continues to review the situation in Jammu and Kashmir. This comes in the wake of the Intelligence Bureau stating that the Taliban win in Afghanistan would give a morale boost to foreign terrorist organisations looking to enhance operations in Jammu and Kashmir.
New Delhi, Sep 07: Russian Ambassador, Nikolay Kudashev said in the backdrop of the Taliban takeover that terrorism emanating from Afghanistan could spread to Russian territory or Kashmir.
Speaking to reporters during an interaction at the Russian embassy, he said that as far as the phenomenon of terror is concerned, India and Russia share concerns. There is a danger of terror being spread to the Russian territory or to Kashmir, he also said.
In Kashmir there has been talk stating that the Taliban are coming.
Security agencies have been raising concerns over the developments in Afghanistan. The Jaish-e-Mohammad and the Lashkar-e-Tayiba are close to the Taliban. They have watched each other’s back for long. Indian agencies say that the Taliban is likely to provide a safe haven for these terror groups and they could launch future attacks in India from Kabul.