New Delhi, Nov 20: There are contrasting suggestions behind the decision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to repeal the farm laws. There was a suggestion that the farm laws could lead to tensions in Punjab since a majority of those protesting against these laws were from the Sikh community.
Moreover the timing is also key since the decision was made on Guru Nanak Jayanti. The government had also two days back opened up the Kartarpur Sahib corridor to Pakistan for Sikh pilgrims.
New Delhi, Oct 19: The Indian Army hit back by gunning down 6 Lashkar-e-Tayiba terrorists in an ongoing encounter in the jungles of Rajouri. In all 10 terrorists had infiltrated into the jungles and a gun battle has been on since last week.
The Indian Army lost nine of its men in the ongoing operation. Sources tell OneIndia around 9 to 10 terrorists infiltrated from Pakistan into the jungles of Poonch-Rajouri. They were heavily armed and trained extensively by the Pakistan Army.
New Delhi, Oct 12: As part of its massive crackdown against terrorists and their sympathisers in the aftermath of the civilian killings, the National Investigation Agency conducted raids at multiple locations in Jammu and Kashmir.
The raids that were conducted at Chattabal, Chanapora and Solina are aimed at cracking down on the Overground Workers of terror groups. While The Resistance Front has claimed responsibility for the killings, the NIA is also looking into the roles of the operatives part of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba, Hizbul Mujahideen and Al-Badr.
New Delhi, Sep 18: Earlier this week, the Delhi Police busted a major ISI sponsored module, which was planning on carrying out a series of attacks in the country.
The Delhi Police said that the six persons were planning major attacks in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra during the festival season. The police also said that the accused persons had visited Pakistan. In Pakistan they were taken to a town near the Gwadar port and were trained by two persons from the Pakistan Army.
The training imparted to them involved preparing IEDs, using firearms, AK-47s and committing arson with the help of items of daily use.
New Delhi, Sep 11: Its been over two decades since the 9/11 attacks in the United States. The face of terror had changed and none had witnessed an attack deadlier than that.
While India had complained on several occasions about terror emanating from Pakistan, the US took it seriously only post the 9/11 attacks. The attacks in the United States that brought down the twin towers of the World Trade Centre even had an Indian connection to it.
During the investigations on several occasions, an Indian link to the deadly attack had cropped up. Officials tell OneIndia that the main link was regarding the funding. The spotlight on the Indian link to the attack came back when an Aftab Ansari, who was part of the Harkat-ul-Mujahideen was brought back to India for his role in the abduction of a businessman and the attack on the American Centre in Kolkata.
New Delhi, Sep 02: India would assess the statement made by the Al-Qaeda on Kashmir especially in the wake of the Taliban taking over Afghanistan. The statement by the Al-Qaeda does not restrict itself to Kashmir alone, but also makes a mention of liberating Somalia, Yemen, Palestine, Levant and Maghreb.
While the relationship between the Taliban and Al-Qaeda dates back to the 1980s, the world would keep a close watch on whether the former would keep up its commitment not to let Afghan soil be used for any terrorist activity.
The Taliban has been critical of the Islamic State, when it began operating on Afghan soil. However it has remained mum on the Al-Qaeda and this security watchers say is due to the strong bond that Mullah Omar shared with Osama bin Laden.
New Delhi, Aug 31: When the Taliban took over Afghanistan, the Intelligence agencies in India had warned that terror groups operating in Jammu and Kashmir would get a morale boost. While the chances of the Taliban fighters entering the Valley remains remote as of now, the fact is that the terror groups such as the Jaish-e-Mohammad and Lashkar-e-Tayiba have been trying to up the ante.
Officials OneIndia spoke with said that they have noticed enhanced activity by the two terror groups.
The Taliban’s victory in Afghanistan is being cited by the handlers in a bid to boost the morale of the terrorists, the official cited above also said.
The morale has been down following the gunning down of 102 terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir this year alone. Prior to this Pakistan backed terrorists had enhanced drone activity, but the numbers have fallen drastically after new surveillance systems had been installed.
New Delhi, July 16: The security forces gunned down two terrorists of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba in an encounter at the Danmar area of Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir. During the encounter two personnel of the CRPF sustained injuries and they have been shifted to hospital.
A joint team of the Jammu and Kashmir police and CRPF joined a cordon and search operation in the Alameda Colony of Danmar following a tip off. The area was then cordoned off by security forces.