New Delhi, Oct 23: In the wake of several terror-related incidents being reported in Punjab, a joint operation will be launched in the state. The Ministry for Home Affairs will set up a Joint Counter Operation Centre in Punjab, sources have told OneIndia.
The team would include officials of the Research and Analysis Wing, National Investigation Agency, Intelligence Bureau and the Punjab Police.
New Delhi, Oct 17: A high alert has been declared after the Intelligence Bureau (IB) has warned about a possible attack on an Indian Air Force (IAF) in Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab. The IB warning states that terrorists of the Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) are looking to carry out this attack. It has further been warned that the JeM had trained 8 of its terrorists for this attack.
New Delhi, Oct 14: The Indian security forces have been given clearance to shoot down drones that are flying 1,000 feet or below. The decision comes in the wake of the security forces sighting a large number of drones from Pakistan at the border areas in Punjab.
Sources in the Home Ministry tell OneIndia that security forces have been told to shoot down drones that are crossing the boundary and are flying at 1,000 feet and below.
New Delhi, Oct 12: The Punjab Police have declared a high state of alert in the state based on Intelligence reports about a major terror strike. Cordon and Search Operations (CASO) were undertaken in Pathankot and Gurdaspur following the alert.
There are over 5,000 police officials who are taking part in the search ooeprations. The operations would continue for a couple of days more and a decision to this effect was taken following a meeting chaired by Punjab Police chief, Dinkar Gupta.
New Delhi, Oct 05: The National Investigation Agency will probe the case relating to the drones from Pakistan that dropped off arms and ammunition in Punjab. Considering the huge ramifications, the Home Ministry decided to hand over the probe to the NIA.
When the incident was first reported a team of the NIA had visited the spot and conducted an initial assessment. Now with the probe being officially handed over, a team of the NIA is in Amritsar to carry out further investigation.
New Delhi, Oct 05: The National Investigation Agency has arrested one Gujrant Singh in connection with the Tarn Taran blast case.
The case relates to the explosion that took place at Tarn Taran, Punjab on September 4 2019. Two accused Vikram and Harpreet Singh died on the spot in the accidental blast. Gujrrant Singh who was injured in the blast was arrested immediately after his discharge from hospital.
New Delhi, Oct 01: Lining up terrorists along the Line of Control, sending in arms with the help of drones has revealed that Pakistan has activated its K2 plan. The ISI, according to the Intelligence Bureau has activated its K2 plan, which stands of Kashmir and Khalistan.
The ISI wants to create trouble in both Punjab and Kashmir and in this regard it is not only trying to infiltrate its terrorists, but also spruce up the Khalistan movement in Punjab.
New Delhi, Sep 28: The drone from Pakistan which was used to drop weapons in Punjab was found after a massive search operation. The drone was found after one of the accused took the Punjab Police to the location where the drone had gone down, an official part of the investigations confirmed to OneIndia.
A search operation was launched after investigations learnt that the terrorists of the Khalistan Zindabad Force (KZF) had thrown several parts of the Pakistan heavy lifting drone into a canal near the Dhode village in Punjab.
New Delhi, Sep 26: A serious concern was reported in Punjab, where heavy lifting drones were found dropping a large number of ammunition. Investigations that are underway have revealed that these drones could carry up to 10 kilograms.
Moreover, there were at least 8 sorties that had been done before the dropping arms and ammunition that included AK-47 rifles.
New Delhi, Sep 25: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh said that recent incidents of Pakistan-origin drones dropping consignments of arms and ammunition is a new and serious dimension on Pakistan’s sinister designs in the aftermath of Article 370 being abrogated.
He urged the Home Minister to solve this problem at the earliest. The statement comes in the wake of a serious concern being reported in Punjab, where heavy lifting drones have found to be dropping a large number of AK-47 rifles and grenades from across the border.