Centre wary of J&K ‘Madrasas’ linked to Terror; The home ministry has sought a detailed report from the Jammu and Kashmir government
on whether terror operative and hardliners, including members of the Hurriyat, were using religious places, especially madrasas, for radicalising youth and doing other subversive activities.
Why BJP hand-picked hardliner Adityanath as Uttar Pradesh. BJP sources suggest that Adityanath’s “Yogi image” will make him acceptable to western UP and also take care of the various sections which voted for the BJP.
Our country desperately needs a Parrikar 2.0 as Defence Minister; In 28 months, Manohar Parrikar as defence minister developed easy relationships with the top brass of the three Services as was rarely ever witnessed before.
How Indian Railways selects 55 big ideas to get itself back on track; The Transformation Cell is mandated to implement 55 new ideas that originated in the Rail Vikas Shivir, the first-of-its-kind railway offsite held last year.
Pakistan Navy warships conduct exercises with Sri Lankan Navy during port visit; Two warships from the Pakistan Navy (PN), PNS Nasr and PNS Saif, made a port visit to Sri Lanka’s Colombo port during their overseas deployment to South East Asian countries, said a statement by the Pakistan Navy.
UN support China’s CPEC project passing through PoK puts India’s claim in jeopardy; A UN Security Council resolution has for the first time incorporated China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), a multi-billion inter-continental connectivity mission that has a flagship project passing through Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK).
Yogi Adityanath, a fiery Hindutva mascot; he had floated Hindu Yuva Vahini, a right-wing outfit, in 2002. Ever since, the HYV has been largely instrumental in his rise – from a student leader to five-time MP.
Six Maoists, including two women commanders, and two jawans were killed in a fierce gunfight near the forested terrain of Bargum at Aranpur in strife-torn Dantewada district south Chhattisgarh on Saturday. Three security personnel sustained injuries and were airlifted to Raipur for immediate medical attention.