One of the biggest poll promises that Narendra Modi made ahead of the 2014 elections was a major thrust on internal security. The first high-profile appointment he made after taking over as Prime Minister was that of Ajit Doval, the National Security Advisor.
Religious conversions would be a top subject during an Intelligence Bureau meeting to be held this month at Madhya Pradesh. The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi would be addressing that meeting.
Is the China-Pakistan bonhomie wearing off? The BRICS declaration condemned the role various terror groups, but the one that was the highlight was the Jaish-e-Mohammad. It may be recalled that China had refused to support the ban on the Jaish chief Maulana Masood Azhar.
Two Army personnel including a Major have been martyred in a terrorist attack at Shopian. Terrorists attacked an Army party at Shopian, Jammu and Kashmir in the wee hours of Thursday. After a gun battle with terrorists three Army personnel were injured. However a Major and one jawan succumbed to injuries.
Secondly the police realised that Halim and his accomplices had posed as vigilance officers and raided the house of a businessman at Peruvamboor, Ernakulam, Kerala.
The police are studying the similarities between the blasts that took place on a train at Panipat. While one blast took place late on Thursday night, the other by the SIMI had taken place on January 15 this year. The police investigating the case do not rule out a terror angle and say that both the blasts on the same train were identical in nature.Read more:
A pigeon with a chip has created a major scare after it was found near the India-Pakistan coastal border at Gujarat. The Home Ministry which has been given a report to this effect is examining the details of the case, but prima facie it appears as though this pigeon which is used to race in some countries may have strayed into the Salay Essar Jetty shore in search of water. The pigeon in question is the Benjing Dual and is in demand in several countries where pigeon races are conducted. It could well be a possibility that the pigeon had strayed off and very often chips are attached to these birds during races to keep a track an intelligence bureau official informed Oneindia.
There appears to be a very dangerous trend in the country and if these members of the Students Islamic Movement of India are not nabbed then the problem could only get worse. There are five members of the SIMI who are on the run and in the past two years they have looted over 6 banks and earned nearly Rs 4 crore which will be used by them to undertake terrorist activities.
The SIMI which has been banned in India has found this method to be the easiest to raise funds as they plan a series of strikes in India. The SIMI has been trying its best to fill in the void left behind by the Indian Mujahideen and has slowly but surely being building up its network across the country.
It all started with the robbery that took place at Mannapuram finance company in Madhya Pradesh. Masterminded by its chief Abu Faisal the members of the SIMI looted the finance company of gold worth Rs 3 crore. They then went on to loot five banks in Madhya Pradesh and earned a sum of Rs 2 crore.