Maoists will be crushed in 2-3 years: Rajnath

By Rajnish Singh Lucknow, Oct 7 : The long drawn Maoist insurgency in the country will be “completely erased” in two to three years, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh declared here on Sunday. Addressing the 26th anniversary of the Rapid Action Force (RAF), a specialised wing of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), the Minister […]

‘Dissent’ welcome not ‘disintegration’: Naidu

New Delhi, Oct 1 : Observing that Indian democracy allows space to everyone to express their opinions, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday welcomed “dissent” but warned that “disintegration” will not be tolerated. Addressing an event here, Naidu, without naming Pakistan blamed it for “aiding, abetting, funding and training terrorists” and asserted that “terror […]

Centre doing all to curb Maoism, terrorism: Rajnath

Kolkata, Oct 1 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said the Centre is taking steps to curb all possible national security threats, including Maoism and terrorism, and assured the states of Central forces’ help whenever they require. “Be it Maoism, terrorism or extremism — all sorts of security threats are being adequately dealt […]

At UNGA, Sushma slams Pak for promoting terror, calls for global action

By Arul Louis United Nations, Sep 29 : In her speech to the General Assembly that shined a spotlight on Pakistan’s complicity with the “demon of terrorism”, India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj warned on Saturday of a “conflagration” if the world does not act against terrorists and their supporters. Her speech in Hindi gave […]

Swaraj warns “conflagration’ if world doessn’t act on Pak-backed terror

By Arul Louis United Nations, Sep 29 : “If we do not act now, we will have to deal with conflagration later,” India’s External Affairs Minister warned Saturday as she renewed India’s calls for international action against terrorism with a scathing attack on Pakistan’s support for terror. Speaking in Hindi at the UN General Assembly, […]

Three policemen killed in Kashmir, government denies cops have quit

Srinagar, Sep 21 : In a dramatic escalation in militancy, terrorists kidnapped and shot dead three Jammu and Kashmir policemen on Friday, stunning the police force. But the government denied that any policeman had quit following the murders and death threats by the Hizbul Mujahideen. Three special police officers (SPOs), who form the lowest rung […]