NIA raids in connection with UP ISI case

NIA-33New Delhi, June 28: The National Investigation Agency conducted raids in connection with a Uttar Pradesh ISI case.

The NIA raided the premises of one Mohammad Rashid, a resident of Chandoli in Uttar Pradesh. The case relates to an FIR which was lodged on January 19 2020 at Gomti Nagar in Lucknow.

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With labour laws in UP, MP being suspended, here is how the hire and fire policy works

labour-2aNew Delhi, May 11: The states of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh have frozen major labour laws, except the basic ones with the hope that businesses will recouple from the blow that the coronavirus has dealt.

These changes give the industries more flexibility to hire and fire employees. It also gives them more flexibility in determining wages and reduce liabilities in terms of providing employee benefits.

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Why Mayawati is scared of Priyanka Gandhi’s visit to Uttar Pradesh

mayawati-priyankaWhile Priyanka Gandhi attempts to help Congress regain power in UP with the help of Bhim Army chief, Mayawati is clearly upset that the game played with Dalit vote bank may be going against her

Lucknow: Bahujan Samajwadi Party chief Mayawati had raised her fist in anger over Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi’s visit to Ravidas Mandir in Varanasi on the occasion of the birth anniversary of the influential Dalit saint last week.

Mayawati alleged that the Congress and BJP are using the name of the great Dalit saint for their political gains and agenda despite doing nothing for the backward class.

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Agencies get cracking to trace UP born slain Al-Qaeda chief’s Indian links

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Asim Umar

New Delhi, Jan 16: The Indian agencies have reached out to their counterparts in Afghanistan seeking more information on the Pakistan wife of slain Al-Qaeda in the Sub-Continent chief, Asim Umar, who is of Indian origin.

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Recruiting through a ruckus: SIMI’s role in CAB protests revealed

CAB1-mnIt has now come to light that several protesters who created a ruckus in Uttar Pradesh were outsiders. The SIMI has its strongest networks in Uttar Pradesh, Mangaluru, Delhi and Kerala. Investigations being conducted in various places where the violence broke out have all suggested an extremist link to the protests.

There is more than what meets the eye. While the critics of the newly-amended citizenship law have been quick to question the police action against the ‘peaceful’ protesters, investigations being conducted by multiple agencies suggest that the protests are orchestrated in such a manner that they turn violent.

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Taking a cue from Yogi, Karnataka plans to make rioters pay

violenceBengaluru, Dec 27: Now Karnataka too has decided to make the rioters pay. Taking a cue from Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Yogi Adityanath, Karnataka too has decided to recover the damages from those who destroyed public property during the violence during the protests against the new citizenship law.

Karnataka minister, R Ashoka said that the government would soon decide on a legislation to seize the properties of those involved in damaging public property. We will also bring a similar rule here, Ashoka also said.

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SITs to be set up to probe anti CAB violence in UP

img_0226New Delhi, Dec 27: The UP police has been directed to constitute a Special Investigation Team to probe the violence that broke out during the protests against the newly amended citizenship law.

The order issued by the Director General of Police, O P Singh said that all district police chiefs may depute an officer of the ASP rank to supervise the investigation. In all the SITs would be constituted in seven districts.

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Pak would use volatile situation in UP to strike big at Ayodhya: Intel

UP-voilenceNew Delhi, Dec 26: The protests and violence in Uttar Pradesh over the new citizenship law has been giving the security forces a nightmare. While the UP police is fighting back to restore calm and order, the Intelligence Bureau said that Pakistan could use this volatile situation to carry out an attack in the state.

The Jaish-e-Mohammad has been tasked with carrying out a major strike at Ayodhya. There are inputs that suggest that terrorists from Pakistan are training to carry out a fidayeen attack in various parts of UP including Ayodhya.

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Azam Khan’s son Abdullah’s election in UP set aside by Allahabad HC

Azam-khanNew Delhi, Dec 16: Azam Khan’s son, Abdullah Azam’s elections to the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly has been set aside.

The Allahabad High Court has set aside the election of the Samajwadi Party leader while holding that Abdullah had produced fake documents in his affidavit while filing his nomination.

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Who is AQIS chief Asim Umar, the man behind the radicalisation of UP,Bihar Muslims

New Delhi, Oct 09: The Al-Qaeda’s India operations which was headed by a man called Asim Umar referred to as Shaikh Umar was killed in Afghanistan and the same has been confirmed by the National Directorate of Security. Umar took over as the chief of the Al-Qaeda in the Sub-Continent (AQIS) in 2014.

He has been referred to as a Pakistani national, but tracing his origins suggests that he was born in Sambal in Uttar Pradesh.

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