GJM has hired Maoists for prolonged armed movement: WB police

gjmThe West Bengal police has said that the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) is preparing for a prolonged underground armed movement for a separate state and has hired Maoists from neighbouring countries as mercenaries to train its cadres.

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Govt must speak the truth on missing 39 Indians in Iraq

missingindiansThe mystery surrounding the 39 missing Indians in Iraq is never-ending. While BJP’s national president Amit Shah says that the government is not lying about the issue, the families of the missing Indians have raised serious doubts.

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Why Lashkar’s Salim Khan may have the answers to the Kashmir unrest

terroristThe arrest of Salim Khan and his subsequent interrogation has given the UP ATS a lot of information which also includes on how the ISI planned the unrest in Kashmir. Khan a Lashkar-e-Tayiba operative was arrested in Mumbai last week and then taken to UP as he wanted in several cases there.

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Army personnel allegedly beat up policemen in Kashmir; six injured

armyconSix policemen including an assistant sub-inspector have been injured after they were allegedly beaten up by Army personnel in the Gund area of central Kashmir. The altercation reportedly took place on Friday night when the policemen allegedly stopped the vehicle at a check post area.

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Not enough stock of ammunition to fight 10 day war: CAG

indarmyThe Indian Army faces a shortfall of 40 per cent types of ammunition to fight a 10 day long war. The compliance report of the Comptroller and Auditor General made a mention about the same and placed its findings before the Parliament on Friday.

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With backing of 587 members, Venkaiah Naidu set to be next Vice President of India

M Venkaiah Naidu at press conference

Venkaiah Naidu seems to be heading for an impressive win in the elections to the next Vice President of India. After his candidature was announced, the BJP led NDA was expecting at least 488 votes for him in the electoral college. The elections will be held on August 5.

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What Benjamin Netanyahu said on Modi that journalists accidentally heard

modi_israel_An open microphone accidentally broadcasted to journalists what Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The feed was however immediately cut off when the authorities realised the same.

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Don’t preach secularism while backing corruption, JD(U) tells Congress

ajayalokYou cannot pursue secularism while being party to corruption the JD(U) has told the Congress. The statement from the JD(U) comes in the midst of a tussle between the party and the RJD. Incidentally the Congress is part of the Grand Alliance in Bihar.

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Now US refers to PoK as ‘Azad Jammu and Kashmir’

terfundsThe reference to Pakistan occupied Kashmir as ‘Azad Jammu and Kashmir’ by the US state department has not gone down well with India. The US state department in its “Country Report on Terrorism 2016”, released on Wednesday, referred to Pok as “Azad Jammu & Kashmir.” India has approached the US over the mention of ‘Azad Jammu and Kashmir’ and also lodged a protest.

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Apple to help Indian Railways on train speeds

sureshprabhuWith an eye on high speed trains which can clock 600 kllometres per hour, the Railway Ministry is working with firms such as Apple. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said that the government’s premier think tank NITI Aayog had approved the ministry’s Rs 18,000 crore proposal to increase speeds of the Gatiman Express on the two busiest corridors, Delhi-Mumbai and Delhi-Kolkata.

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