New Delhi, Aug 05: Terrorism has been the most common problem in Jammu and Kashmir. Take any attack and there is always a local link to it. An outfit such as the Hizbul Mujahideen has a maximum number of locals especially from the Valley.
Article 370 of the Indian constitution is an article that gives autonomous status to the state of Jammu and Kashmir.
As Operation All Out continues in full swing, security agencies say that there are at least 271 terrorists operating in the Valley. Out of the 271 terrorists, 20 of them have been categorised either as A++ or A+.
It was probably one of the biggest operations carried out by the Indian Army in recent times at Kashmir. 12 terrorists were gunned down while 3 Army jawans were martyred in encounters conducted across south Kashmir.
The Centre on Monday filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court and cited that some Rohingya Muslims had links with the ISIS and the Islamic State. The Centre relied heavily on intelligence inputs while filing the affidavit. It also said that it would on the next date of hearing submit the report of the Intelligence Bureau in a sealed cover.
The idea of non-violence is under attack today said Congress vice-president, Rahul Gandhi. He was addressing the University of California, Berkeley.
The purpose of the visit is two-fold. One is to meet interesting and global thinkers, to have a conversation on what is happening world over on economy, on technology, on opportunities, and really understand different views from experts on the global scene.”
The RSS in its ongoing meeting has suggested some very strong steps that need to be taken in Jammu and Kashmir to wipe out separatism and terrorism.
With the Supreme Court dropping charges under the Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) against the accused in the Malegaon blasts case, the entire case needs to be looked at afresh.
There has already been a major delay in the case considering the Malegaon incident occurred in 2008. In the year 2011 it was transferred to the National Investigating Agency and an FIR was filed.
Why is the Jamaat-ud-Dawa not banned in India as yet under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act? The Jamaat-ud-Dawa figures in the list of organizations listed in the schedule to the United Nations Prevention and Suppression of Terrorism Order of 2007. While this automatically imposes a ban in India, the question is whether this is enough and doesn’t India need to ban it under the UAPA as this would give the police officials more power to act? Read more: