Letting the non-locals go from Valley would be playing into ISI’s hands: Intelligence

New Delhi, Nov 04: The decision to abrogate Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir was aimed at integrating the newly formed Union Territory with the rest of India. However, in the past couple of weeks, one has witnessed the specific targeting of non-Kashmiris in the Valley and now Intelligence Bureau (IB) officials say that there is a pattern behind it.

The intention is to derail the Government of India’s plan of integrating J&K with the rest of India. There are over 20,000 migrant labour in the Valley and they have come under the direct fire of the ISI backed terrorists.

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Jaish-e-Mohammad planning major attacks in Valley: Intel

New Delhi, Nov 03: A fresh intelligence input has been shared with the security forces that suggests that outfits such as the Jaish-e-Mohammad have been asked to step up attacks as the winter sets in at Jammu and Kashmir.

OneIndia had reported in October that Pakistani terrorists would look to infiltrate with high altitude winter gear and stage attacks in the Valley. The latest intel alert speaks about a group of terrorists who have been trained at the Bahawalpur facility of the JeM. The JeM would look to send these terrorists into the Valley and stage attacks during the winter.

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Cleaning the Valley: Cops announce Rs 30 lakh reward for top three terrorists

terrorist-rewardNew Delhi, Oct 28: The Jammu and Kashmir police has announced a cash reward for three Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists.

Calling them as active terrorists the Kishtwar district police has announced a reward for any information leading up to Mohammad Amin, Riaz Ahmed and Muddasir Hussain. All three belong to the dreaded Hizbul Mujahideen.

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Here’s why the death of Baghdadi will have no impact on ISIS operations especially in Kerala

baghdadiThe killing of Islamic State chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi comes as a relief to the world, but the terror outfit’s decentralised structure would mean that his death may not have that much of an impact on its operations, especially in India

US President Donald Trump on Sunday confirmed that the worlds most dreaded terrorist, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi had been killed. The death of the Islamic State chief does come as a relief to the entire world, but the question is what does that change?

Looking at this from the purely Indian perspective, it is clear Baghdadi’s death is unlikely to change anything much especially in states such as Kerala, Kashmir and Tamil Nadu, which have been bitten by the ISIS problem.

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Zakir Musa’s successor Lelhari bites the bullet: The terror market in Kashmir is less crowded now

hameed Lelhari

New Delhi, Oct 23: The Indian security forces have achieved more success in the fight against terror in Jammu and Kashmir.

After the killing of Zakir Musa in May, the forces have now gunned down Hameed Lelhari, his successor. Lelhari along with two of his associates were killed in an encounter at Awantipora.

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Pakistani terrorists will look to infiltrate with high altitude winter gear: Intelligence Bureau

New Delhi, Oct 23: Pakistan is in a teething hurry to send in as many terrorists into the Valley. It wants the Valley to be buzzing with terrorists even as the government looks to put normalcy back in place.

The hit by the Indian Army on its terror camps in Pakistan occupied Kashmir has surely put a spoke in their plans. However, Pakistan is not the one to change and will continue to try and send terrorists into the Valley.

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Silent radicalisation in Kashmir: Here’s why it is not time to take our eyes off the Separatists

Many top Separatists are in jail as the probe into the terror funding case is underway. There are however some Separatists who are still in the Valley, but in the aftermath of the abrogation of Article 370 they have been largely silent. The question is, have they learnt their lesson and hence have quietened down?

Syed Ali Shah Geelani

For the past several years, Jammu and Kashmir has been plagued by the problem of Separatism. If one looks at the issue closely, it has been as lethal as terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir. Moreover, recent probes by the National Investigation Agency and the Enforcement Directorate have clearly established the role of Separatists in fuelling terror and unrest in the Valley.

The case is famously known as the Kashmir terror funding case and the agencies have named the likes of Lashkar-e-Taiba boss, Hafiz Saeed, Yasin Malik, Shabir Shah among others. What is ironic is that these revelations were not new, but the truth was that they were never probed. Several officials who have worked in Kashmir blamed soft policies and appeasement for such a lacklustre approach.

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Modi-Xi discuss terror, radicalisation, but keep Kashmir off the table

modi-xi-mamallapuramNew Delhi, Oct 12: The discussions between Prime Minister, Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping focused a lot on terrorism and radicalisation. However sources familiar with the developments tell OneIndia that Kashmir was part of the discussions.

Sources said that the Kashmir issues was not discussed. Both sides are aware that the relations had strained owing to China’s stand on Kashmir.

From videos to mails, how NIA built a water tight case against Yasin Malik

New Delhi, Oct 05: Yasin Malik, the notorious separatists of Jammu and Kashmir was getting foreign funds from hawala channels to cause unrest in the Valley. He worked closely with the Pakistan High Commission, the National Investigation Agency has said.

The role of the Pakistan High Commission in supporting the separatists and other networks through transfer of funds via financial conduits and in providing directions to continue the unrest in the Kashmir Valley has also been clearly established the NIA said.

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K2 cocktail: Why Pakistan’s Kashmir-Khalistan operation should worry India

New Delhi, Oct 04: Over the past few weeks, the Intelligence Bureau (IB) has learnt that Pakistan is activating an operation called K2. This stands for Kashmir-Khalistan.

Pakistan wants to create trouble in both states and if one goes by the recent incidents in both states, it makes it amply clear that the operation is already underway.

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