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Events In Afghanistan Raise Questions About Use Of Terrorism To Change State Structure: Defence Min
Events In Afghanistan Raise Questions About Use Of Terrorism To Change State Structure: Defence Min

Rajnath Singh asserted that injustice, however powerful, cannot and will not defeat the collective power of the goodness that is inherent to human existence.

Anti-terror Squads Of 12 States Meet At Delhi Police HQ
Anti-terror Squads Of 12 States Meet At Delhi Police HQ

The meeting comes in the backdrop of the Delhi Police Special Cell's recent crackdown on a Pakistan's ISI sponsored terror module that was planning to carry out violent attacks in India.

India, Australian Defence Ministers Discuss Emerging Regional Issues
India, Australian Defence Ministers Discuss Emerging Regional Issues

"We discussed opportunities to work together in defence science and technology areas," Rajnath Singh said, inviting the Australian industry to take advantage of India's liberalised foreign direct investment policies in the defence sector.

BRICS Security Officials Adopt Action Plan To Combat Terrorism
BRICS Security Officials Adopt Action Plan To Combat Terrorism

The meeting, chaired by NSA Ajit Doval, also reviewed the regional and global political and security scenario with particular focus on current developments in Afghanistan as well as Iran and West Asia.

Pak Tries To Infiltrate Terrorists Across Loc In Garb Of Ceasefire

For the first time, a footage of a terror launch pad with active terrorists visible has been accessed. The proof shows that Pakistan is using the time to wage a proxy war against India.

Pak Drone Drops Arms Consignment In J&K, Seized By BSF
Pak Drone Drops Arms Consignment In J&K, Seized By BSF

"Alert troops of Border Security Force on Friday recovered the cache of arms and ammunition dropped by a Pakistani drone in Samba area early this morning."

Iran To Support Syria In Fight Against Terrorism
Iran To Support Syria In Fight Against Terrorism

Tehran: Iran will keep supporting the Syrian government in fighting against terrorism, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said in a telephonic conversation with the Syrian Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad. Zarif reaffirmed that the Islamic Republic will continue its support for Syria in various fields and in its efforts to ensure security and stability across Syria, […]

Biden, Modi Commit To Curb Terrorism, Covid And Work For Peace In Indo-Pacific

By Aurl Louis New York: US President Joe Biden and India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi have committed themselves to work closely on a range of issues from fighting terrorism and upholding territorial integrity to defeating the Covid-19 pandemic and rebuilding the global economy, according to the White House. The call to Modi on Monday was […]

Terrorism Affected 161 Police Districts In India In 2019

New Delhi: Despite the Central government’s ‘zero tolerance’ policy against terrorism, the decade-long menace affected 161 police districts across the country, especially Maoist-hit states of Jharkhand, Bihar, Maharashtra, terror-hit Jammu and Kashmir, Assam and other Northeastern states in 2019. The inputs were recently submitted to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) by its Bureau of […]

Nagrota Encounter: PM Modi Names Pakistan-Based Terrorist Group Behind Terror Plot
Nagrota Encounter: PM Modi Names Pakistan-Based Terrorist Group Behind Terror Plot

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday stressed that the terror organisation that was planning a terror plot which resulted in Thursday’s Nagrota encounter, was ‘Pakistan-based’. PM Modi also praised the ‘bravery and professionalism’ of Indian security forces for neutralising the terrorists. “Neutralising of 4 terrorists belonging to Pakistan-based terrorist organisation Jaish-e-Mohammed and the […]

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Pakistan Briefs P-5 Envoys On Its Proof Against India's Involvement In Terrorism

Islamabad: Duplicitous Pakistan true to its strategic imperative is gearing up to submit its dossier, which it claims has irrefutable proof against India’s involvement in terrorism at the UN and is working up its diplomatic engagement to build its case with the permanent members of the UN Security Council (UNSC) through briefings. Constantly portraying itself […]

Virtual SIM Cards: A New Headache For Security Agencies
Virtual SIM Cards: A New Headache For Security Agencies

Srinagar: Virtual SIM cards pose a new headache for security agencies fighting terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir as their use in the valley has seen an increase among terror groups to connect with their handlers in Pakistan, officials said here. The penetration of this new technology was found in 2019 when a request was sent […]

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Tackling Pak's Terror Epicenter Is UN's Unfinished Task: India

United Nations: The UN’s unfinished agenda item is tackling terrorism emanating from its epicentre in Pakistan, India has said here replying to Pakistan bringing up the Kashmir issue at the international organisation’s 75th Anniversary Commemoration session. Vidisha Maitra, a First Secretary at India’s UN mission, said on Monday: “If there is an item that is […]

Taliban Who Shot Malala, Escapes From Pakistan Jail

New Delhi/Islamabad: Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan’s (TTP) spokesperson Ehsanullah Ehsan, who was responsible for shooting Malala Yousafzai and carrying out the Peshawar Army school terror attack, has escaped from an Army jail in Pakistan. In an audio recording released on Thursday and shared via an online private messaging platform, Ehsanullah claimed that he has succeeded in escaping […]

One Militant Killed In Kashmir Gunfight

Srinagar: A militant was killed on Monday during an exchange of fire between the security forces and militants at Arwani village in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district, officials said. According to reports, the security forces tried but were unsuccessful in making the militant surrender. An Army personnel has reportedly sustained injuries in the firing exchange which […]

15-Day NIA Remand For Davinder Singh

Srinagar: Suspended Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Superintendent of Police Davinder Singh who was caught while allegedly transporting two Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists was sent to 15-day National Investigation Agency (NIA) remand on Thursday, sources said. Singh was caught along with two terrorists Naveed Babu and Rafi Ahmed, and a lawyer Irfan Ahmed in a Jammu-bound vehicle […]

3 Terrorists Killed In Encounter In Kashmir

Srinagar: Three militants of the proscribed terrorist outfit Hizbul Mujahideen were gunned down by security forces in an encounter in Shopian district on Monday, Jammu and Kashmir police and Army said. Addressing a press conference in Srinagar, J&K DGP Dilbagh Singh said the three militants Waseem Ahmad Wani, Adil Sheikh and Jehangir were involved in […]

JuD Chief Hafiz Saeed Pleads Not Guilty In Terror Financing Cases

Lahore: Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed on Tuesday pleaded “not guilty” in two terror financing cases against him as the Jamaat-ud-Dawah chief finally recorded his statement in a Pakistani anti-terrorism court here. The Counter Terrorism Department had registered 23 FIRs against Saeed and his accomplices on the charges of terror financing in different cities of […]

Arrested Dysp A 'Black Sheep', Credit Goes To Police For Identifying Him: LG's Advisor

Jammu: Terming DySP Davinder Singh, arrested in the company of two Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists, a “black sheep”, J&K LG G C Murmu’s Advisor Farooq Khan on Tuesday said the credit to identify and nab him goes to the police which has a history of making thousands of sacrifices in the fight against terrorism. He said […]

FATF Asks 150 Questions To Pak, Seeks Answers Against Madrassas Linked To Banned Outfits

Islamabad: A global watchdog for terror financing has sought more clarifications and data from Pakistan on actions taken by it against madrassas belonging to the banned outfits, weeks after Islamabad submitted a report to the Paris-based body detailing steps taken by the country to curb terrorism and money laundering. The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), […]

Nepal To Help India In Checking 'Third Country' Suspects, Terror Operatives

New Delhi: In a major boost to India’s efforts in tackling terror activities from across the border, the Nepalese national paramilitary force has assured cooperation in checking doubtful “third country” operatives on its soil. The “landmark” decision was inked during the fourth India-Nepal coordination meeting held between Indian border guarding force SSB and its Nepalese […]

Hafiz Saeed Could Not Be Produced Before Pak Court Because Of Lawyers' Strike: Official

Lahore: Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed, who has been indicted along with three close aides in terror financing case, could not be produced before an anti-terrorism court in Pakistan on Thursday because of lawyers’ strike, an official said. Anti-Terrorism Court Lahore Judge Arshad Hussain Bhutta adjourned the hearing of the terror financing case against Saeed […]

Hafiz Saeed Gets Brief Breather In Terror Financing Trial, Next Hearing On Dec 11

Lahore: Mumbai terror attack mastermind and chief of the banned JuD Hafiz Saeed could not be indicted by Lahore’s anti-terrorism court for terror financing charges as the authorities strangely failed to produce the other co-accused at the high profile hearing on Saturday. The development came a day after India said it was aware that the […]

Column: Learning From A Terror Attack

By Ashutosh Mishra London: Struggling to recover from the trauma of last Friday’s killings by a convicted terrorist who had been released from prison this city will seek to build new defences to ward off such incidents in future. The lessons learnt from the bloody rampage that ended with its perpetrator, Usman Khan being shot […]

UK Panel Explores 'Rebrand' Of Pakistan Away From Terror

London: A panel of academics and South Asia experts from around the world explored the prospect of a “rebrand” of Pakistan away from an ideology of jihad and terrorism, with the Pakistani diaspora playing some role in such a move. “Reimagining Pakistan: A Global Perspective,” organised by the Jammu Kashmir Study Centre UK think tank […]