It has been a blood bath in Kashmir and as we salute those brave hearts who fought against mindless militants, we also try and analyse the reasons for such a brazen attack.
The militant attack was continuously monitored and staged from Rawalpindi and not Islamabad as many may believe.
“Are you wearing bangles?”: Message from Rawalpindi to militants before Kashmir attacks All attack pertaining to Kashmir have their control centre in Rawalpindi. A month back those in Rawalpindi had a clear message to the militants holed up in the Valley. “Kya tum chudiya pehenke baithe ho,”(are you wearing bangles?). The message was clear and that was to strike hard at the Valley not in a bid to establish control over the politics, but to create a fear in the minds of the people.
Dineshwar Sharma is the new chief of the Intelligence Bureau and what strikes the most is that that like the National Security Advisor Ajit Doval he too is a Kerala cadre officer.
Sharma’s appointment as the IB chief has not been an easy one. There were two other front runners - Ashok Prasad and D P Sinha. However Sharma who is called a master analyst and who knows Jammu and Kashmir like the back of his hand was picked.
One day ahead of the Babri Masjid demolition anniversary, there has already been a debate with one of the oldest litigants withdrawing from the case stating that he wants to set Ram Lulla free.
Mohammad Hashim Ansari, the oldest litigant in Babri Masjid case, had a couple of days back said that he wants to distance himself from the case as he was disgusted by the statement made by Azam Khan who had termed the Babri issue as dead.
In this context, Oneindia speaks with Dr SQR Ilyas, the convenor of the Babri Masjid Action Committee and member of the All India Muslim Law Personal Board. In this interview, Dr Ilyas says that the case will go on no matter what as today it has become case between the Muslim Community vs the state and the Centre.
What exactly has the Enforcement Directorate stumbled upon during its probe into the Burdhwan blasts?
The ED which is probing the money trail into the Burdhwan modules on Thursday said that they have unearthed some bank accounts through which money was transferred.
With a raging debate on whether Saradha funds reached Burdwan, the ED had stumbled upon some evidence to show that some of the NGO’s in Burdhwan were getting funds from Sudipto Sen.
The Central Bureau of Investigation is all set to question Trinamool Congress MP, Ahmed Hasan Imran in connection with the Saradha scam case.
Ahmed Hasan Imran had also been questioned by the Enforcement Directorate for his alleged role in the scam a few months back.
The Serious Frauds Investigation Office in its lengthy report had accused several ruling party leaders in West Bengal of trying to hush up the scam.
There has been a hue and cry today following the statement in Parliament on the Saradha-Burdhwan link. Many termed the statement by the Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh, as a clean chit to the Trinamool Congress (TMC), which has been accused of shielding the accused of both the Burdhwan and Saradha incidents. Before we look into this, let us see what exactly the minister told the Lok Sabha in a written response, “The investigation has so far not revealed any such transaction where money was routed to Bangladesh to fund terrorist activities.