Tenzin Gyatso has visited Arunachal Pradesh in 1983, 1996, 1997 and twice in 2003—which, put together, gives excellent reason to wonder why Beijing should claim this particular tour has hurt its “core interests”.
Despite the ‘red line’, a large number of countries have used chemical agents against enemies in conflict. Also, why is killing with chemical weapons taboo, but killing with fearsome conventional weapons okay?
Police and intelligence services were aware, the document shows, that the college dropout had been tasked with securing arms and training facilities for a new Islamic State-linked cell in Uttar Pradesh, sparking off months of online surveillance.
The Indian Express had, in December, first published evidence suggesting the two were Class X students at the Shaheen Model School in Muzaffarabad who had accidentally strayed across the Line of Control, and were not terrorists.
Large Naga populations live in Manipur’s hill areas, and Naga insurgents have long demanded that these communities be made part of Nagalim, a territory encompassing all areas where the ethnic group lives.
Even though the Union Ministry of Home Affairs was made aware of this evidence, no re-investigation was ordered in this and in two other similar cases, government sources have confirmed to this newspaper.
Graduate of Karachi’s jihad seminary, an aide of Osama bin Laden and confidant of Mullah Omar, Akhtar was accused in a coup bid and attempt on Benazir’s life, but escaped repeatedly — until this weekend.