Officer who broke back of naxals, killed Veerappan heads to Kashmir

kvijaykumarK Vijay Kumar, the officer who led the operation which killed Veerappan is now heading to Jammu and Kashmir. He has been named as an adviser to the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, N N Vohra.

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Search, combat, destroy in place as Amarnath Yatra faces terror threat

army-searchThe radar is on the Amarnath Yatra, which is scheduled to commence on June 28. The security mechanism has declared a high state of alert as there are several reports from the Intelligence Bureau suggesting that the terrorists may try and launch a desperate strike again.

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Guns and Roses: The job of the next Governor in Jammu and Kashmir

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From L: Lt Gen Syed Ata Hussain, Rajiv Mehrishi, Dineshwar Sharma

With Governor’s rule being imposed in Jammu and Kashmir, the question is will the Centre be able to implement its Kashmir doctrine, often referred to as the Doval doctrine.

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Shujaat Bukhari murder: One more arrested, as cops close in on Naved Jutt

shujaatbukhariThe Kashmir police has arrested one more person in connection with the Shujaat Bukhari murder case. The arrested person has been identified as Majeed Zargar, who is a resident of Bandipora.

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Mallya gets a step closer to being declared fugitive economic offender

mallya2A special court in Mumbai has ordered the arrest of fugitive liquor baron Vijay Mallya for his alleged involvement in a case of money laundering and cheating a consortium of banks of over Rs 6,000 crore.

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Bank of Maharashtra chief arrested for bad loans

bomIn a major development, the Economic Offences Wing of the Pune police arrested Bank of Maharashtra MD and CEO, Ravindra Marathe and other for allegedly disbursing crores of rupees in loans to DSK Developers Ltd, without following the proper procedure.

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J&K course correction: BJP needs to also think beyond a muscle policy

ram-madhavThe BJP has pulled out of the coalition with the PDP in Jammu and Kashmir. There is plenty of course correction involved and the BJP would be hoping to fix it. While on one hand the law and order situation would need to be brought under control, on the other the BJP would also have in mind its core vote bank in the state which had backed it to the hilt in the previous elections.

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J&K under Governor’s rule: Political sensitivities, appeasement won’t come in the way of Army

indian-army-With Governor’s rule being imposed in Jammu and Kashmir, one could expect a hardline policy to flush out the terrorists and make every possible effort to restore peace. The South of Kashmir in particular has been a major area for concern for the security agencies where terrorism has flourished over the past few years.

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Set to be declared fugitive economic offender, how Mallya used Rs 3,700 cr to fund IPL and F1 team

img_0051The Enforcement Directorate on Monday charged former liquor baron Vijay Mallya and his two firms for fraudulently “diverting” over Rs 3,700 crore bank loan funds to a UK-based F1 motorsport firm, a T20 IPL team, and for enjoying private jet sorties.

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Three reasons why India must adopt ‘One Nation, One Poll’

onenationPrime Minister Narendra Modi once again floated the idea of a ‘one nation, one poll.’ While the non-BJP ruled states do not appear in favour of the idea, the issue has been gaining traction.

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