Rahul Tripathi

Articles By Rahul Tripathi

Citing terror, India puts LoC trade on hold

On Friday, 35 trucks carrying fruit were scheduled to cross over to Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) from Poonch, said Fareed Kohli, custodian, LoC Trade. “However, these will not be allowed to cross the LoC tomorrow in view of the Home Ministry order,” he said.

Padma awards: ISRO chief in 24 who didn’t make the cut

ISRO, along with DRDO, is behind the recent success of Mission Shakti, which put India in an elite group of countries with anti-satellite (A-SAT) technology.

MHA cancels Bangladeshi actor’s visa for ‘campaigning’ for TMC in West Bengal

The MHA also blacklisted Ahmed, which could affect his future travel to India.

Kalyan Singh may get away with warning for violating MCC on ‘technical grounds’

While a final decision on the issue will be taken by President Ram Nath Kovind, sources said the government has sought legal opinion and details of any previous instances where the speeches of a governor had violated the poll code

J&K highway curbs: Misleading information being spread, says MHA

The home ministry in a statement said “deliberate and mischievous disinformation” was being spread about the recently imposed traffic restrictions.

IAF puts out radar images to show how it downed Pak F-16

The IAF statement comes days after a report in the Foreign Policy magazine cited US government officials saying that Pakistan’s F-16 combat jets “have all been accounted for”.

Debris to clear in 45 days, no risk to space station, says DRDO

Asked whether the DRDO had the permission of the Election Commission (EC) for the briefing, officials said they had the “necessary clearance”.

Tax benefit likely for para troopers on ration money, hardship allowance

In a recent response to the Home Ministry, the Finance Ministry is learnt to have conveyed that the longstanding demand of forces will be examined during the ensuing Budgetary exercise.

Jammu & Kashmir: 17 Jaish men killed since Pulwama attack

21 JeM militants killed in J&K in first three months of 2019, say officials.

Ministry of Home Affairs clears renaming of village in Madhya Pradesh

The draft to rename Durjanpur village as ‘Shivdham’ was sent by the previous Shivraj Singh Chouhan government in MP to the MHA before last year’s Assembly polls.

Pakistan takes journalists to Balakot, gives ‘limited access’

New Delhi has questioned the timing of the journalists’ visit and said that Islamabad is again trying to peddle propaganda and deny to the world the existence of JeM terror camps in Balakot.

MHA sets up Terror Monitoring Group to check flow of illegal funds in Kashmir

Order says act against sympathisers among government staff, teachers

Kartarpur corridor: Pro-Khalistan faces in Pakistan panel, India postpones talks

On Pak’s 10-member panel, man who demanded Sikh referendum last year

Second joint logistics node operational at Navy base in Mumbai

Officials familiar with the arrangement said this is the second JLN to be operationalised over the past one year. “The first JLN consisting of the three services was set up at Andaman and Nicobar Islands in 2018,” the officials said.

DRDO ex-chief Saraswat rules out political motive

Saraswat also blamed the earlier (UPA) government for the delay and said he had announced in 2012 that India had the capability in 2012, at the time of the successful launch of Agni V, but the then government didn’t approve it.

Parallel to FATF review, Pakistan under watch for terror funding

The two-day mutual evaluation process by the APG, which started Monday, is separate from an FATF review but will examine Islamabad’s compliance with 40 recommendations made by the global task force.

Explained: What next in Nirav Modi extradition effort

The arrest by Scotland Yard officially sets the stage for the beginning of extradition proceedings, although it remains to be seen when and how fast New Delhi will be able to bring him back, if at all.

Navy gets a new chief in Vice Admiral Karambir Singh, first chopper pilot to head top office

Singh was commissioned into the Indian Navy in July 1980 and earned his wings as a helicopter pilot in 1982. He has extensive experience in flying the HAL Chetak and Kamov Ka-25 helicopters.

‘Govt acted on intel about JKLF role in anti-India activities’

The notification issued by MHA banning JKLF said the organisation is involved in anti-national and subversive activities intended to disrupt the sovereignty and territorial integrity of India.

Seizure of arms made in Myanmar: NIA to probe links between Maoists, NE

On February 7, Bihar Police had seized under barrel grenade launchers (UBGL) and a large number of AK-47 assault rifles in Purnia, said officials.

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