Wednesday, 28 September, 2022

Topic: Terrorism

As infiltration season looms along LoC, Army considers troop deployment rejig in Kashmir

Forces could be moved to LoC from more peaceful districts. Mobilisation along LAC, recruitment freeze have led to fewer troops being available.

Not just Pandits, Kashmiri Muslims suffered terrorism too and it was all Pakistan’s doing

Both Kashmiri Pandits and Muslims were victims of terrorism. The former, of ruthless ethnic cleansing and the latter, of a cruel ideological purge.

Forgotten Kashmir File: How India destroyed a terrorist network 50 yrs ago, without a shot

As New Delhi considers its next steps in Kashmir, the Master Cell story holds out an important lesson – quiet politics can be a much more lethal weapon than bullets.

Congress, SP want to ‘weaken country’s fight against terrorism’, alleges Home minister Amit Shah

Pilibhit: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday alleged that the SP and the Congress want to weaken the country’s fight against terrorism and...

Empire of poppies: Why countries think stopping Taliban’s narco-state is not worth the cost

Even as ordinary Afghans are reported to be selling their organs — and their daughters — for food, the Taliban-led opium industry is blossoming.

US and others shouldn’t fall for Taliban’s ruses. Aid and assets will still go to terrorism

America’s softening its stance on Afghanistan only led to the Taliban hardening its position. Lifting sanctions will not help Afghans.

US, UK, France – A review of attacks will show you how deep Pakistani terror vortex is

US predicts resurgence of regional terrorism after victory of the Taliban. That’s a rather limited conclusion.

Aafia Siddiqui, Pakistani-American jihadi ‘living martyr’ for whom 57 people have been killed

The gunman who demanded Siddiqui’s release in exchange for hostages at a Texas synagogue this weekend was latest in long line of jihadi attempts to free al-Qaeda-linked neuroscientist.

Banned SFJ denies ‘propagandist’ arrested by Germany, distances itself from Ludhiana blast

It was reported Tuesday that Jaswinder Singh Multani of Sikhs for Justice was arrested in Germany for alleged involvement in Ludhiana court blast, following inputs from India.

LeT wanted to set train afire, target sleeping passengers: NIA Darbhanga blast chargesheet

The LeT operatives were acting on the directions of a Pakistan-based handler, says the chargesheet in the case of the 17 June explosion at Darbhanga station in Bihar.

On Camera


Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Yogendra Yadav at the Bharat Jodo Yatra | YogendraYadav/Facebook

‘Congress must die’, I said in 2019. What I meant then, and what’s changed now

At this juncture in history, you don't hold on to grudges. Following Paul Samuelson, I ask everyone: 'When the situation changes, I change my assessment. What about you, sir?'
The logo of the Adani Group is seen on the facade of one of its buildings on the outskirts of Ahmedabad | Reuters file photo

From ports to energy transition — Adani Group to invest over $100 billion in next decade

Speaking at Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore, Adani said the group intends to do more as a solar player & has earmarked 70% of the investment for the energy transition space.


File image of Lieutenant General Anil Chauhan Twitter@adgpi

Centre appoints ‘China expert’ Lt Gen Anil Chauhan as new CDS

Lt Gen Chauhan retired as the Eastern Army Commander on 31 May, 2021. Prior to that, he was the Director General of Military Operations during the Balakot air strike in 2019.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.