Kashmir: Educated youth take to terror due to a ‘thrill seeking attitude’

sameer tigerAs 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+.

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For terrorists in Kashmir, March was bloody, April will be bloodier

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.

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HuJA, AMM, the groups driving Rohingya Muslims towards terrorism

rohingya3The 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.

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We broke back of terrorists, Modi opened space for them in Kashmir: Rahul in US

rahulThe 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.”

RSS bats for tough policy in J&K to wipe out terrorism

manmohanvaidyaThe 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.

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Terrorism and the drug mafia: How they go hand in hand

drugsPunjab, Jan 11: The drug mafia in Punjab is worth an approximate Rs 60,000 crore. Investigations in the past have thrown up big names and allegations of them being involved in the drug trade too has surfaced.

In one of the probes conducted by the Enforcement Directorate, a kingpin had revealed that he was close to an Inspector General of Police, a Superintendent of Police and also a top politician in the state of Punjab.

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India to take fight against online lottery global

onlinelotBengaluru, Nov 13: A direct link between online betting/gambling and terrorism has been established. Several companies which are operating out of tax havens are providing assistance to persons who carry out online gambling or betting.
The money that is earned is laundered and a large part of it goes towards financing terror, an Intelligence Bureau report states. Bets are placed on all major sporting events and if one looks at the report by the Qatar-based International Centre for Sport Security it states that Nigerians and others bet up to one billion euros on each Premier League game.

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Malegaon blasts- 4 years on probe commences

  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.
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Ban Jamaat-ud-Dawa under UAPA

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:


How police over-enthusiasm deters the war against terror

What deters the fight against terrorism the most? Arresting a wrong liaqatman. Over-enthusiasm, the urge to outdo agencies working towards a similar cause are all aspects that have hindered our fight against terrorism as a whole.
For starters, terrorists recruit using various factors and the main selling point has always been wrong doing by the agencies. Atrocities, crimes for no rhyme of reason by mindless policemen have been the biggest selling points for terrorists.Read more