Government carefully dealing with IS agenda: Rijiju

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 20:58

Panaji, May 27 (IANS) The National Democratic Alliance government is carefully dealing with the Islamic State (IS) issue, union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said on Friday.


Shutdown affects life in Kashmir

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 10:20

Srinagar, May 26 (IANS) A separatist called protest shutdown on Thursday affected life in the Kashmir Valley although authorities did not impose any restrictions.


No threat from Islamic State: Rajnath Singh

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 12:30

New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said there is no threat to India from Islamic State (IS) as people of the Muslim community are against the IS.


Monitor and counter terrorist propaganda on social media: India

Thu, 05/12/2016 - 11:12

United Nations, May 12 (IANS) Propaganda over social media that is contributing to the global spread of terrorism has to be monitored and countered, India has appealed to the international community while expressing concern that the fight against terror was being hobbled by a lack of cooperation.


Afghanistan blasts Pakistan for spawning global terror through Taliban

Thu, 05/12/2016 - 08:48

United Nations, May 12 (IANS) Afghanistan has blasted Pakistan for spawning global extremist terror by promoting the Taliban, "the precursor of today's terrorists" rampaging across the world, and called for targeting those responsible for it "within state structures."


1.7 mn Somalis in Puntland, Somaliland need aid: UN

Thu, 05/12/2016 - 06:10

Mogadishu, May 12 (IANS) The UN said on Wednesday that some 1.7 million or 37 percent of 4.6 million people living in Puntland and Somaliland are in need of humanitarian assistance.


Soldier killed in Kupwara operation

Wed, 05/11/2016 - 11:12

Srinagar, May 11 (IANS) A soldier was killed on Wednesday during an ongoing security operation against militants in north Kashmir's Kupwara district.


Government monitoring social networks to combat IS threat

Sun, 05/08/2016 - 16:00

New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The government favours a "carrot and stick" approach to prevent the spread of the Islamic State. Highly placed sources in the home ministry say the security agencies are keeping a strict vigil on the social media activity of the "potential targets" of terror modules.


Police bust Jaish cell plotting attack, arrest three

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 17:56

New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Police on Wednesday said they had busted a major Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorist module and arrested three suspects who were planning an attack in Delhi and neighbouring areas. Ten suspects, with alleged links to the Pakistan-based group, were being questioned.


Diplomatic efforts on to ban Jaish chief: Government

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 15:02

New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) China has been told that a "selective approach" cannot be adopted with regard to terrorism, the government told the Lok Sabha on Wednesday, adding that efforts are on at the diplomatic level to "remove the technical hold" to India's move to ban Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar.