A high alert has been issued following an Islamic State threat to the Sabarimala temple in Kerala. The threat states that Jihadi groups in Kerala could poison the water in the temple.
On Wednesday, a team of the Indian Para Commandos carried out a successful strike along the Indo-Myanmar border in which hideouts of the dreaded NSCN-K were targeted. The Army made it clear that it was not a surgical strike.
The Calcutta High Court has revoked the ban order on Durga idol during Muhharam. The court had taken a serious view of this order and had said that this amounted to hindering a citizen’s right to practise religion.
A very high alert has been sounded by the Intelligence Bureau after inputs suggested the presence of 8 Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists in Punjab. The 8 terrorists who infiltrated into India through the Line of Control at Poonch, Jammu and Kashmir managed to slip into Punjab and could be attempting an attack on the scale of Pathankot, the IB has also said.
The deadline for Aadhaar being mandatory would be extended to December 31, the Centre has told the Supreme Court. The SC is hearing a batch of petitions challenging the decision of the government to make Aadhaar mandatory. The Centre said that at present the deadline for making Aadhaar mandatory was September 31.
Following the historic verdict of the Supreme Court on triple talaq, the question is what happens to the pending cases. OneIndia spoke to several legal experts who pointed out that the Muslim women who have challenged their divorce granted through instant triple talaq would have their marriages restored.
There were several oral observations made by the Supreme Court which directed Karti Chidambaram to appear before the Central Bureau of Investigation. Karti had challenged the look out circular issued against him by the CBI.
A 45 year old lady has lost her life in a ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir. The incident took place at the Medhar sector early Saturday morning.
Ousted Pakistan Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif picked hs brother Shahbaz Sharif to succeed him. Until Shahbaz Sharif contests and wins a by-election for parliament, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi would be the interim PM. Shahbaz is currently the Chief Minister of Punjab. India is keenly watching the developments in Pakistan and in certain quarters officials have expressed relief over the junior Sharif being picked as the PM candidate.
On Tuesday the news of Islamic State chief and self professed Caliph, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi being killed surfaced again. This is the second in less than a month and 7th time over all that the news of his death has cropped up.