The Prime Minister said that there are forces trying to divide the country on caste lines, and the present generation understands well that India cannot progress with pace if such divisions are allowed.
On November 30, the director, Intelligence Bureau, had sent a similar alert to states’ police forces. The states have been asked to follow the guidelines to maintain communal harmony issued by the Home Ministry in 2008.
The first transgression, according to the records, took place in Ladakh sector on October 12, when PLA personnel entered Trig Height area by vehicle at 5 am and first drove 2 km inside Indian territory.
J P Singh, a ‘Group A’ IRS officer, is also alleged to have extorted money from traders in Ahmedabad and Mumbai. He was arrested by the CBI in February this year after some businessmen from Gujarat petitioned the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO).
According to an assessment made by the Intelligence bureau (IB) last year post demonetization, Naxals raise Rs 300-350 crore annually, Kashmiri separatists channelise Rs 20-30 crore every year and northeast insurgents raise Rs 350-400 crore.
Al Nuaimi, chairman of the Hedayah Foundation that works on countering violent extremism, said he was not in favour of mainstreaming madrasa education but it (education) should be in the “best interests of the nation”.
Speaking at the Express Adda on Friday, Mufti said, “The DNA of India is not going to change. It is secular and I have faith in the people of the country, and that is the reason we chose India and aligned with a party.
Last held in 2011, rural polls in the state were scheduled for the 2016 summer but were delayed due to the unrest in the Valley following the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen militant Burhan Wani in July 2016.