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2001 Indian Parliament attack

The battle for the Indian mind

Times Higher Education (THE) - ‎May 4, 2016‎
... student wing of the Communist Party of India, was arrested at a campus event for allegedly shouting anti-India slogans at a protest against the hanging of Afzal Guru, a Kashmiri activist convicted of playing a role in the 2001 attack on the Indian ...

Group was also in touch with cleric arrested by NIA in February

The Hindu - ‎1 hour ago‎
... Azhar as Abbaji or father figure and “Talha” would repeatedly assure them that he will arrange the meetings in Pakistan,” said a source.
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The fall of Vijay Mallya

Financial Times - ‎May 4, 2016‎
Mallya, a “non-resident Indian” who, until his resignation last week, was a nominated member of India's upper house of parliament, came and went as he pleased. Then in February .... Mallya's career began in earnest in 1983, when he was just 27 years ...

Nuclear battles in South Asia

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - ‎May 4, 2016‎
In 2001, Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed claimed credit for an attack on India's parliament. India massed troops on the border, but had to withdraw them after several months. International pressure, a public commitment by Pakistani President Pervez ...

Lost in the Agusta Din, Swamy's Attack on Brajesh Mishra Was Reprise of Old Feud

The Wire - ‎12 hours ago‎
Subsequently, Mishra shaped India's nuclear policy and doctrine, wearing the additional hat of NSA. ... Indeed, the management of the Kargil crisis, itself, brought out Mishra's capabilities, as did the post parliament house attack developments in 2001.
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Delhi Police arrests three JeM terrorists for plotting terror attack

India.com - ‎17 hours ago‎
Azhar broke away from Harkat-ul-Mujahideen (HuM) and founded the organisation after being released from Indian prison in 1999.
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Do not ignore the Taliban

The Hindu - ‎May 4, 2016‎
And so, in a special joint session of Afghanistan's parliament last week, Mr. Ghani indicated a change of strategy, though not quite a reversal in course, with his most sustained attack on Pakistan to date. The President's spokesman declared openly ...
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The New Face of India Is the Anti-Gandhi

New Republic - ‎May 3, 2016‎
It maintained links with Hindu-right political parties and Congress leaders favorably inclined to its sectarian idea of India, but avoided direct involvement in parliamentary politics, calling itself a social organization rather than a political one ...

Why an Indian 'freedom' speech has become a viral remix

BBC News - ‎May 2, 2016‎
When an Indian university student leader charged with sedition chanted slogans about "freedom", it struck a chord in the country - literally.
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Pakistan moves secret Jaish base used for Pathankot attack, reports say

The Indian Express - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Pakistan's Directorate for Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) has ordered relocation of a secret facility used to train the Jaish-e-Muhammad team which carried out the assault on the Pathankot airbase, highly-placed Indian government sources have told ...

Questions in Parliament: No official estimate of black money, says govt.

The Hindu - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Asked whether Indian share in black money stashed in tax havens across the world is at $152 billion to $181 billion, as per the recent estimate by economists from Bank of Italy, he said there seems to be no empirical evidence to suggest that the ...
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Ineffective offensive

Daily News & Analysis - ‎May 3, 2016‎
The JIT included military officers as well as a representative of the Inter Services Intelligence (ISI), the very agency that India has long been blaming for Pakistan's campaigns of terrorism on Indian soil, and which is also thought to have engineered ...
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TMC targets Gandhi in Parliament: Why this is a huge deal and what it means for Bengal politics

Firstpost - ‎May 3, 2016‎
That victory also sparked a special bond with then Congress President Rajiv Gandhi who made her the All India Youth Congress general secretary and came to her aid every time she ran into trouble with party colleagues in West Bengal - be it the Somen ...
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Upping Ante Against China And India's Volta-Face – Analysis

Eurasia Review - ‎May 1, 2016‎
The hijackers demanded release of Masood and others languishing in the Indian prisons in exchange of civilians in the passenger aircraft.
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India 'sedition' students suspended

BBC News - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Two Indian students accused of sedition for helping organise a protest at Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University have been suspended.
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Are Pakistan's Nuclear Assets Under Threat?

The Diplomat - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
The Cold Start doctrine was developed after the 2001 terrorist attacks on the Indian Parliament. India claimed that the attacks were perpetrated by Pakistan-based militant groups, Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jaish-e-Mohammad, who were in cahoots with some ...

Kolachina: India must be more aggressive in responses to terrorist attacks

Daily Bruin - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
This policy has fueled several terrorist attacks on Indian soil, including the hijacking of an aircraft in 1999, the 2001 attack on the Indian Parliament in Delhi that killed nine, the 2006 Mumbai train blasts that killed 209, the 2008 Mumbai attacks ...
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Why Violence in Kashmir Is Getting Worse

The Diplomat - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
The memory of the hanging of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front leader Maqbool Bhat in 1984 gained new life following the 2013 execution of Afzal Guru, who was convicted of taking part in a 2001 attack on the Indian Parliament. Most Kashmiri across the ...

Under Chinese pressure, India cancels visa to Uyghur separatist Dolkun Isa

World Socialist Web Site - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
China is willing to continue with its communication with all the relevant parties.” Azhar is suspected of carrying out a string of deadly attacks against Indian targets, including the attack on the Indian parliament in December 2001 that brought India ...
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India takes U-turn on visa to Uyghur 'terrorist'

Asia Times - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Recently, China blocked a move by India at the United Nations to label the Jaish-e-Mohammed chief, Masood Azhar, an international terrorist.
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