Srinagar, Oct 11: Manan Bashir Wani, a PhD scholar turned terrorist was killed along with another Hizbul Mujahideen operative in an encounter with the security forces at Handwara district of North Kashmir.
New Delhi, Oct 12: The National Investigation Agency undertook a major exercise while conducting raids at 15 different locations in a bid to crackdown on naxal funding. Raids were conducted at Ranchi, Hazaribagh and Jamshedpur in Jharkhand and Durgapur in West Bengal.
New Delhi, Oct 12: In a span of three months, the Intelligence Bureau has sounded another alert in which it is stated that Lashkar-e-Tayiba is training its terrorists to launch sea borne attacks in India.
Bengaluru, Oct 12: The Central Crime Branch, which is investigating the Bengaluru serial blasts case of 2008 says that the accused they arrested from Kerala had links with Pakistan based terror groups.
New Delhi, Oct 10: As investigations continue into the BrahMos spy case, it has been learnt that the trap was set through two Facebook accounts being run from Islamabad.
New Delhi, Oct 10: The National Investigation Agency has taken over the probe relating the Assam Hizbul Mujahideen module. It may be recalled that an Assam based operative of the outfit was arrested in Uttar Pradesh recently.
Bengaluru, Oct 11: Ten years on, the police have finally arrested a key suspect in the Bengaluru serial blasts. Abdul Saleem who is accused of planting the bomb at Madiwala was arrested from Kerala by a team of the CCB.
New Delhi, Oct 11: There was a big development in New Delhi, this week with the Narendra Modi government deciding to revive the Strategic Policy Group (SPG). The SPG apart from being the main mechanism for inter-ministerial coordination, will also form the national security policies based on the integration of inputs.
New Delhi, Oct 10: Lt. General Asim Munir has been appointed as the new Director General of chief of the Pakistan’s spy agency, ISI. He took over from Lt. Gen Naveed Mukthar, who retired on October 1.
New Delhi, Oct 9: One of the most debated and criticised verdicts in recent times is the one relating to the Sabarimala Temple. The Supreme Court had said that women of all age groups can enter the temple. In no time there were protests and also a review petition in the Supreme Court.
The review stated that only a believer could have challenged the customs at the temple and the original plea was filed by someone unconnected. D K Hari, the co-founder and author, who runs, Bharath Gyan along with his wife Hema Hari says that the Sabarimala verdict was passed on a post victorian thought, which does not have resonance with the Indian ethos. Bharath Gyan is a Chennai based NGO engaged in research of India’s traditions and culture.