New Delhi, Apr 18: Citing misuse India on Friday suspended trade along the Line of Control (LoC) with effect from April 19. The action was taken after it was reported that Pakistan based elements were using the trade route to smuggle weapons, fake currency and narcotics.
The Home Ministry said that a stricter regulatory and enforcement mechanism is being worked and the issue of the reopening the trade routes will be revisited once they are implemented.
New Delhi, Apr 16: 14 Lok Sabha constituencies will go to polls in Karnataka on April 18. In all Karnataka has 28 Lok Sabha constituencies and on Thursday, 12 constituencies in the old Mysore region will go to polls.
Polling will also be held in the Shimoga and Davangere seats. The old Mysore region in particular will witness an interesting contest as this is considered to be a stronghold of the Congress and JD(S), which is fighting the elections together.
New Delhi, Apr 17: After identifying several properties in connection with the terror funding case, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has seized assets worth Rs 6.19 crore belonging to Zahoor Watali, a Kashmiri businessman.
ED officials said that the Pakistan High Commission was one channel of funding for the separatists in Kashmir. The probe agency also said that Watali’s role in raising funds and acting as a financial conduit had been established.
New Delhi, Apr 16: In the wake of the Pulwama terror attack, the government has granted emergency powers to the three services to procure weapons and military hardware to enhance their operational preparedness along the border with Pakistan, sources here said.
The government also relaxed certain rules to cut delays in military purchase like allowing the three services to procure required weapons and equipment from a single vendor.
Srinagar, Apr 16: Several agencies monitoring the situation in Jammu and Kashmir have raised concerns about government officials who act as sympathisers of terror.
The NIA has stumbled upon several instances where government officials have actively aided persons in terror funding. They help in moving the funds and also act as a perfect cover for the terror sympathisers an National Investigation Agency (NIA) official explained to OneIndia.
New Delhi, Apr 16: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has summoned for the second time, the son of S A S Geelani, in connection with the terror funding case. The NIA has Dr. Naeem Geelani to be present at its office in New Delhi.
This is the second time that the NIA is issuing summons to Naeem Geelani in almost a week. He has been directed to appear on April 22 at 10.30 am. This has a reference of Case no NIA crime no RC- 10/2017/NIA/DLI. In his first summon he was asked to appear on April 9, 2019, at NIA Delhi, the NIA said.
Bengaluru, Apr 16: The election heat is at its peak and on May 23 the fate of several political parties will be decided.
While the BJP is fighting the election on the development and corruption free government plank, the Congress has spoken about NYAY and also the Rafale Deal. NYAY is not a game changer says BJP Rajya Sabha Member, Rajeev Chandrasekhar.
New Delhi, Apr 13: It comes as both a surprise and shock, when former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Mehbooba Mufti condemned the arrest of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief, Yasin Malik. Incidentally he is the same man who has been accused of abducting her sister.
Malik was arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in connection with a terror funding case. Malik has without a doubt been one of the most dreaded persons in the Valley and his crimes range from killing of Indian Air Force (IAF) officials, the genocide of Kashmiri pandits, just to name a few.
Bengaluru, Apr 13: Speak elections in Karnataka and the conversation is incomplete until the caste factor is discussed. Caste plays a major factor in the Karnataka elections and the support of the Lingayats, Vokkaligas, OBCs, SC and STs becomes extremely crucial.