Taliban has become more cruel and oppressive: Ghani

New Delhi, Aug 02: The situation in Afghanistan will change in the next six months, President Ashraf Ghani has said. He said that the Taliban has become more cruel and oppressive in the last two decades.

“They have no wish for peace, for prosperity, or progress; we want peace but they want surrender (subdued people and government). They will not engage in meaningful negotiations unless the situation changes on the battlefield; therefore, we should have a clear stance. For this, there is a need for a countrywide mobilisation,” Ghani said according to an ANI report.

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From plotting a hijack to creating the JeM, why Pakistan guards Masood Azhar so much

New Delhi, Aug 02: Jaish-e-Mohammad chief, Maulana Masood Azhar is undeniably one of the most protected persons in Pakistan. The history of the terrorist who is an accused in the 2001 Parliament attack and 2019 Pulwama bombing case is an interesting one considering the lengths Pakistan goes to protect him.

A Times Now Navbharat report said that Pakistan’s deep state continues to provide a safe haven for several terrorists including Azhar. The report said that Azhar has two houses in Pakistan’s Bahawalpur with one located next to the Osman-O-Ali-Masjid and the National Orthopaedic and General Hospital.

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After Shah’s intervention, Mizoram, Assam CMs agree to dial down tensions

New Delhi, Aug 02: Assam and Mizoram have decided to dial down the border tensions following the intervention of Union Home Minister Amit Shah. Both the Chief Ministers agreed to resolve the ongoing border disputes amicably through dialogue.

Mizoram’s CM Zoramthanga took to the social media and said that the boundary dispute with Assam will be resolved amicably through dialogue.

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LeM conspiracy: NIA raids 9 locations in J&K

New Delhi, Aug 01: The National Investigation Agency conducted searches at 9 locations in Jammu and Kashmir. The agency also arrested a terrorist in connection with the Lashkar-e-Mustafa case.

The case was registered at the Gangyal Police Station after a conspiracy was unearthed about the LeM working at the behest of the Jaish-e-Mohammad.

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NIA recovers incriminating material in Lashkar IED case

New Delhi, Aug 01: The National Investigation Agency conducted searches at multiple locations in connection with the Bathindi IED recovery case.

The searches were conducted in Shopian and Ramban districts. The case was registered following the recovery of 5 kilograms of IED from a Lashkar-e-Tayiba terrorist in Bathindi.

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India tells China to pull back from Gogra, Hot Springs during 9 hour commander level meet

New Delhi, Aug 01: India has sought an early pullout from Gogra and Hot Springs during the 12th round of commander level talks held with China on Saturday.

The meeting lasted nine hours. It began at 10.30 am at Moldo on the Chinese side of the Line of Actual Control. The meeting ended at 7.30 pm sources said. The Indian delegation was led by Lt. General P G K Menon.

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Fake case filed against Nambi Narayanan at behest of ISI to stall ISRO’s cryogenic engine tech: CBI

New Delhi, July 31: Was the false case against former ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan and others filed at the behest of the ISI.

The Central Bureau of Investigation which is probing the case said that it suspects that false cases were foisted against the eminent scientists of the ISRO at the behest of the ISI.

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Jammu drone strike, LeM module: NIA raids 14 locations in J&K

New Delhi, July 31: Raids are being conducted at 14 locations in connection with separate cases. The raids are taking place after the attack on the Jammu air base where drones were used to drop explosives.

The second cases relates to the terror group Lashkar-e-Mustafa, a proxy of the Jaish-e-Mohammad. The raids are being conducted by the National Investigation Agency in Banihal, Shopian, Anantnag and Kashmir regions. Raids are also taking place in Sunjwan in Jammu. N

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Weapons of Pak origin recovered from Amritsar based operative in Hizbul narco case

New Delhi, July 31: The National Investigation Agency has filed a supplementary chargesheet against one Manpreet Singh in connection with the Hizbul Mujahideen narco terrorism case.

The case was originally registered in Amritsar City following the arrest of Hilal Ahmed. The police had also seized a truck and recovered Rs 29 lakh from his possession. He was an over ground worker and a close aide of Riyaz Ahmed Naikoo the then commander of the Hizbul Mujahideen in Kashmir.

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12th round of India-China talks underway, will focus on Hot Springs, Gogra

New Delhi, July 31: The 12th round of the India-China commander level talks got underway at 10.30 today.

The talks are aimed at cooling off tensions between the two sides who are locked in a tense standoff along the Line of Actual Control in eastern Ladakh.

The talks between the two sides will take place Moldo on the Chinese side at 10.30 am. The last time the two sides held talks was on April 9. Sources familiar with the developments tell OneIndia that both sides would try and work out disengagement at Hot Springs and Gogra.

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