The Islamic radicalisation of coastal Karnataka and why we must be concerned

The modules of Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka are inter-connected. These outfits are following a pattern of radicalising the mind of many rather than focus on terror strikes.

New Delhi, July 30: Coastal Karnataka has been in the news for all the wrong reasons of late. The anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests got violent in the coast and tensions also soared due to the hijab row.

Now the murder of Praveen Nettar in the same belt has raised communal tensions. Another youth by the name Mohammad Fazil was murdered this week which has only added to the tensions.

Radicalisation in the coast is nothing new and there has been a sustained campaign over the past several years. The region has for long been communally charged and several radical elements have taken advantage of the situation and indoctrinated the youth of the region.

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Justice delayed is justice denied: How many Hindu leaders will be killed before justice prevails?

An official says that all these cases should be mapped under the National Investigation Agency as there is a clear pattern and a much larger agenda. 

New Delhi, July 27: A BJP youth wing worker was hacked to death by two bike-borne attackers in Dakshina Kannada district of Karnataka on Tuesday night. Praveen Netter, a BJP Yuva Morcha worker, owned a poultry shop and the incident took place in Bellare village in Sullia Taluk at around 9.30 pm, the police said. 

Reports indicate that it could be a case of revenge killing following the murder of one Masud a painter. The police, however, are yet to conclude what could be the exact cause behind the murder. 

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NIA probes ISI link to killing of Hindu leaders in Punjab

wpid-indiatv3c522c_nia_probe.jpgFollowing an Intelligence Bureau report, the National Investigation Agency has begun investigations into ISI links with the killing of Hindu leaders. A spate of murders of Hindu leaders had taken place in Punjab and it had been found that they were being orchestrated by Sikh militants and the ISI.

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