Since the demise of Mufti Mohammed Sayeed on January 7, J&K has been without an elected government.
Invitations have been sent to almost all Union Ministers; the organisers, Deendayal Research Institute, expect at least half of them to attend it.
The CCPA meeting will be followed by another convened by Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu with opposition leaders to discuss the duration of the session in in view of upcoming assembly polls in five states.
The Home Minister said so long as some countries continue using terrorists as instruments to promote their geo-political agenda, the fight against terrorism will lack due resolve.
The hour-long meeting, also attended by NSA Ajit Doval and senior Home Ministry officials, apprised the Muslim clerics about activities of the Middle-East terrorist group and its efforts to attract Indian youth to its fold.
Last week, 14 youths were arrested by the NIA and other security agencies after they allegedly formed a module on the pattern of dreaded ISIS to carry out strikes at vital installations.
The BJP parliamentary board, which met on Thursday, the first time after Amit Shah was re-elected the party’s national president for a full three-year term, took the decision to project Sonowal as the party’s face in the state.
Addressing the 13th convocation of APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University in Lucknow, the minister said, “Across the world there is a concern over cyber crime.”
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had taken a historic step by announcing that all the documents related to his disappearance would be declassified (on January 23)
He commended Bangladesh for helping India in controlling fake Indian currency racket and for extraditing criminals who escaped to that country. “We want to control infiltration from Bangladesh completely.
“The previous Congress governments didn’t take steps to unravel the mystery of Netaji’s disappearance. We know his birthday but we don’t know what happened to him,” Singh said.
In the wake of the Pathankot terror attack, as many as 10,000 personnel from paramilitary forces have been deployed in the city as part of security arrangements leading up to Republic Day celebrations.
Among issues discussed were misuse of social media, sources of impetus that attract people, specially youth, to the IS and growth of the outfit’s influence in India’s neighbourhood.
In a letter to Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi, Sanghi said there was a “lot of pressure from various stakeholders” and a “considerable emphasis on naming… a certain VIP.”
“We hope that he will look into the matter more seriously because it concerns national security,” said BJP leader Sidharth Nath Singh, who was part of the delegation.