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Government alert on terrorists’ support to Maoists: Shinde


September 10th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Monday said the government was "fully alert" about terror groups, such as the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), extending support to Maoists in Indian ... Read more...

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Don’t let social media fan communal flames: PM (Second Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday flagged the use of social media and bulk SMSs to aggravate social tensions as the new challenge before the ... Read more...

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Terrorists can still strike the through sea: PM


September 8th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday warned of terror groups continuing to maintain their ability to use the sea route for strikes on the lines ... Read more...

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Don’t let social media fan communal flames: PM (Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday flagged the use of social media and bulk SMSs to aggravate social tensions as the new challenge before the ... Read more...

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Dayal is Maharashtra’s new police chief


July 31st, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Sanjeev Dayal, a 1977-batch IPS officer took over Tuesday as the new director general of police of Maharashtra from his predecessor K. Subramanyam, who has ... Read more...

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Gehlot cancels Ajmer visit after security concerns


July 31st, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 30 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has reportedly been forced to cancel his two days tour of Ajmer following security concerns, informed sources said Monday. Gehlot's ... Read more...

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India must go for covert action in Pakistan: Book


July 27th, 2012 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) If Pakistan doesn't stop backing terrorists acting against India, New Delhi must pay back Islamabad in the same coin, says a scholarly book on Indian ... Read more...

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Ashok Prasad takes over as new Kashmir police chief


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 23 (IANS) Ashok Prasad, an Indian Police Service (IPS) officer of 1979 batch, Monday took over as the new director general of Jammu and Kashmir Police, ahead ... Read more...

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Fearing recruitment, India restricts contacts with CIA


July 23rd, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Fearing that the CIA might use counter-terrorism meetings to recruit Indian intelligence operatives, New Delhi has restricted agency-to-agency contacts with Washington, says a new book.Scholar ... Read more...

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NCTC rejig after presidential election


July 13th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Giving in to a stiff opposition from non-Congress ruled states, the government has decided to take NCTC, a proposed anti-terror hub, out of the ... Read more...

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Indian Army lt. col. in soup over Bangladeshi woman’s link


July 11th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) An Indian Army lieutenant colonel is in the dock over his links with a Bangladeshi woman on a social networking site, despite the fact ... Read more...

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Sensex closes 129 points down; metal, power stocks slump (Roundup)


July 9th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) Amid negative global cues, a benchmark index for Indian equities markets closed 129 points lower Monday on profit booking ahead of the quarterly results.The 30-scrip ... Read more...

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‘Jindal got regular information about Mumbai from Headley’


July 5th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) While he was training 12 terrorists in Muridke in Pakistan for the 26/11 terror attack, Zabiuddin Ansari alias Abu Jindal, the arrested Indian handler of ... Read more...

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Jindal taken to hospital for medical test


July 5th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Abu Jindal, a key suspect in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, was Thursday taken to the Safdarjung Hospital for a medical examination before being presented ... Read more...

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Confirmed that 26/11 controlled from Pakistan: Chidambaram (Lead)


July 4th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The interrogation of Abu Jindal Hamza, an Indian national arrested for the 26/11 strike, had confirmed that the terror attack was being controlled from ... Read more...

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NIA has joined Jindal interrogation, court told


July 4th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has joined in the interrogation of Abu Jindal Hamza in a case related to David Coleman Headley, Delhi Police told ... Read more...

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26/11 control room was in Pakistan: Chidambaram


July 4th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday said that arrested 26/11 handler Syed Zabiuddin alias Abu Jindal had told investigators how the control room of ... Read more...

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Abu Jindal has no remorse for Mumbai carnage, say investigators


July 3rd, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) There is no remorse in Zabiuddin Ansari alias Abu Jindal Hamza, the Indian national who has confessed to being in the control room in Karachi ... Read more...

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LeT ‘major general’, two ISI men were in 26/11 control room: Jindal


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) A senior Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) activist, identified only as "major general saheb", was among the 10 people present in the control rook set up in Karachi to ... Read more...

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Lawyers group wants probe into Maharashtra terror network


June 28th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 28 (IANS) A lawyers collective Thursday sought a re-investigation into the involvement of locals in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks in the wake of the arrest of ... Read more...

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‘Central agencies not given access to arrested Kashmir cops’


June 19th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 19 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Police have not given access either to the Intelligence Bureau or any paramilitary force for custodial questioning of six recently arrested local policemen, ... Read more...

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Does Kashmir’s ‘residual militancy’ still have fangs in uniform? (News Analysis)


June 19th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 19 (IANS) The arrest of three policemen, reportedly for their links with separatist guerrillas, has come as an embarrassment for the Jammu and Kashmir Police and the intelligence ... Read more...

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Murdered IM operative’s family demands CBI probe


June 9th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 9 (IANS) Family members of a suspected Indian Mujahideen operative Qateel Mohammed Jaffer Siddiqui, who was found murdered inside his cell in Pune's Yerawada Central Jail, have demanded ... Read more...

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MPs can now use iPads in house


June 4th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Lok Sabha MPs would soon be able to use iPads in the house with a parliamentary panel clearing wi-fi connectivity in the lower house of ... Read more...

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K. Rajendra Kumar to be Jammu and Kashmir acting police chief


May 30th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 30 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government Wednesday appointed K. Rajendra Kumar as the acting director general of police with the current police chief Kuldeep Khoda retiring the ... Read more...

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Prasad will be new Kashmir police chief (Second Lead, Changing dateline)


May 28th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 28 (IANS) Ashok Prasad, the additional director of the Intelligence Bureau (IB) here, is tipped to be the new chief of the Jammu and Kashmir Police.Prasad joined the ... Read more...

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Prasad to be new chief of J&K; Police


May 28th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 28 (IANS) Ashok Prasad, a senior officer of the Intelligence Bureau, will be the new director general of Jammu and Kashmir Police.Prasad, who is currently serving as the ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir to have new police chief June 1


May 26th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 26 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Police will have a new police chief June 1 as current incumbent Kuldeep Khoda is retiring May 31.Khoda made this announcement while addressing ... Read more...

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Task force suggests security revamp (Lead)


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) A task force on national security Wednesday sumitted its final report to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, reportedly suggesting a major revamp of the structures ... Read more...

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National security task force submits report to PM


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) A task force on national security headed by former cabinet secretary Naresh Chandra Wednesday submitted its final report to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, reportedly ... Read more...

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BJP raps government on Amarnath Yatra decision


May 16th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 16 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday said the Jammu and Kashmir government's decision to stop Hindu religious groups from starting the annual Amarnath pilgrimage from ... Read more...

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Maharashtra Force One conducts mock drill in Mumbai


May 13th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Formed post-26/11 to combat terror strikes, the Maharashtra Force One conducted a mock drill at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) in the wee hours of Sunday, ... Read more...

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Centre trying to trample on rights of states: BJP


May 7th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Seizing on the United Progressive Alliance's inability to push through its proposed anti-terror hub due to opposition by several non-Congress chief ministers, the Bharatiya ... Read more...

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NCTC: A vanity project or a necessity to fight terror?


May 6th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The rejection of the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) by the state governments on the grounds that it goes against the country's federal principles has ... Read more...

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Hard decisions will have to be taken: Chidambaram on NCTC


May 6th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram has said the government will take a "hard decision" on the controversial National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) given the terror ... Read more...

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