The government seems eager to push ahead with its anti-graft and rights-related ordinances despite opposition from some of the UPA components, like the NCP, as well as from the principal Opposition BJP and the Left.
A decision to bring ordinances on anti-graft legislation being pushed by Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi were deferred at Friday’s Cabinet meeting as NCP chief Sharad Pawar questioned their urgency and timing. Mr Pawar, sources added, felt promulgating such crucial ordinances right at the end of the government’s tenure could potentially provide enough ammunition to the Opposition to target the government in the coming elections.
Indian Mujahideen founder Riyaz Bhatkal sought Al Qaeda’s help to “nuke Surat” in order to avenge the 2002 Gujarat riots, the National Investigation Agency has now confirmed in its chargesheet filed a
While “revenge” after the post-Godhra riots was always described as a “top priority” by the IM top brass, it seems the Pakistan-based Bhatkal brothers failed to get the equipment needed to put togethe
Central intelligence agencies have in a classified report to the government expressed serious concerns that Taliban-backed narcotic syndicates are working towards making India the biggest transit point and hub for drug smuggling in the region once the US forces move out of Afghanistan later this year.
In a significant development investigation by Central intelligence agencies it has been revealed that all major terror operations being carried out in the country, outside the Kashmir Valley, are now
In what is being viewed as a direct fallout of the killing of Nido Tania, a 19-year-old student from Arunachal Pradesh, the Centre is contemplating changes in the Indian Penal Code to deal with racial
Investigations by central intelligence agencies and the Delhi police’s Special Cell into a major narco-terror module busted recently have revealed that India has been made the biggest transit point by all important terror outfits like Lashkar-e-Tayyaba, Jaish-e-Mohammed and Hizbul Mujahideen for smuggling narcotics from Pakistan border into Bangladesh.
Following specific inputs regarding a flurry of activity on key hawala networks, Central intelligence agencies have warned organisations, including the Enforce-ment Directorate, Directorate of Revenue Intelligence, Central Economic Intelligence Bureau, and the Special Branches of state police forces to step up vigil as it is suspected that large amounts of money are being pumped into the country.
Recent trends have shown, sources added, that a large amount of money has already been brought into India via the hawala route in the past few weeks from four major sectors — the Middle East, Southeast Asia, Mauritius and Brussels. Sources claimed the Brussels route had been “dry” for the past few years but had now suddenly become active.