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Sagnik Chowdhury


In new video, ISIS warns of more Bangladesh attacks
Thu, Jul 07, 2016

The 5-minute-55-second video features three Bangla-speaking youths believed to be Bangladeshi Islamic State fighters in Raqqah, Syria.

NIA to open new branches in Jammu, Raipur
Fri, Jun 24, 2016

NIA officials said the government’s clearance of these proposals would go a long way in strengthening its capacity.

Ishrat Jahan missing papers: ‘Mere ko ye poochna hai ki aapne ye paper dekha? Aapko kehna hai ki maine ye paper nahi dekha…seedhi si baat hai’
Fri, Jun 17, 2016

Ishrat Jahan encounter case: I will have to ask you, ‘Did you see the (Ishrat) paper.’ You have to say, ‘I didn’t see the paper’... it’s as simple as that: Additional Secretary, Home, B K Prasad to Ashok Kumar, former Director in Home Ministry.

Ishrat Jahan encounter case: Probe report submitted, testimony tailormade
Fri, Jun 17, 2016

The inquiry report, it is learnt, concluded that the papers missing from the file were not put up on the file at all and went missing between September 18, 2009 and September 24, 2009 and not during any subsequent period.

Abdul routed Rs 4.5 lakh to IM operatives in Mumbai
Sat, Jun 11, 2016

Abdul was arrested last month from Delhi airport upon arrival from Dubai.

30% women married under age 18
Tue, May 31, 2016

Child marriage down since 2001 but still rampant, show Census data; trend of underage marriages common to Hindus and Muslims; 78 lakh girls were married even before they had turned 10.

Rajnath Singh: Govt will bridge any trust deficit with minorities
Fri, May 27, 2016

Even though he remained non-committal on whether BJP would announce a chief ministerial candidate for UP, Singh said his party would win comfortably.

Interview with Rajnath Singh: ‘Even if we could benefit from polarisation, we wouldn’t want to derive such benefits’
Fri, May 27, 2016

The day his government completes two years in power, the Union Home Minister discusses achievements and targets, the UP elections, Pathankot and Delhi police.

Rajnath meets US envoy : India raises pending references under MLAT
Sat, May 21, 2016

In 2009, US had shared intelligence that mentioned known LeT financier Qasmani as having funded the attack.

No reply to query, NIA writes to Pakistan: Allow us to visit for Pathankot probe
Tue, May 17, 2016

The NIA, sources said, wants to record statements, among others, of Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Maulana Masood Azhar, his brother Abdul Rauf, and Shahid Latif and Kashif Jaan, the alleged handlers of the terrorists who struck Pathankot.

Among IS arrests, youth in love who wanted plastic surgery
Mon, May 16, 2016

Statement of Ashiq Ahmed — a 19-year-old engineering student from Bengal — along with those of two others, will form part of NIA chargesheet

Judiciary is destroying legislature brick by brick: Arun Jaitley
Thu, May 12, 2016

“Step by step, brick by brick, the edifice of India’s legislature is being destroyed,” Jaitley said during a discussion on The Appropriation (No.2) Bill 2016 and the Finance Bill, 2016.

On day of Vijay Mallya’s ‘exit’, govt replies to his 3 questions
Thu, May 05, 2016

Rijiju also stated that no such proposal for increase in sanctioned strength of Karnataka Railway Police is under consideration at the level of the Railways Ministry.

Simply put: Setback at The Hague, but a few positives too
Thu, May 05, 2016

Indian Express explains what the order of the Arbitral Tribunal on the Italian marines case means for each of the two countries, and what lies ahead.

Home Ministry replies to Vijay Mallya’s 3 questions
Wed, May 04, 2016

Replying to the last question, Minister of State for Home Affairs stated that no proposal from Karnataka for setting up Coastal Police Stations, initiated in December 2013, was received.

Security infrastructure: Panel backs MHA bid to bring two schemes under central plan
Wed, May 04, 2016

While SIS is implemented in the Maoist-hit states, SRE is utilised for Jammu & Kashmir, Maoist-hit areas and the Northeast.

Red faces in Govt, Uighur leader Dolkun Isa’s visa cancelled after Chinese protests
Tue, Apr 26, 2016

China is particularly sensitive to Uyghur leaders like Dolkun and Rebiya Kadeer, being hosted by foreign countries, and has expressed its desire to arrest them

India cancelled my visa under China’s pressure: Uyghur leader
Tue, Apr 26, 2016

Pressure from China was the main reason why India cancelled the visa granted to him earlier, told Germany-based Uyghur leader Dolkun Isa.

‘Small nation can bring a great power to ICJ’
Mon, Apr 18, 2016

The statement assumes significance in the context of lawsuits filed at the ICJ in April 2014 by the Republic of Marshall Islands against nine nuclear-armed nations, including India.

ICJ turns 70: Judge asks India to play greater role in framing international laws
Mon, Apr 18, 2016

Justice Bhandari said that India needed to “cover a long distance” on bringing a consonance between international and domestic laws

Permanent Court of Arbitration: Italy plea on marine ‘abuse of process’, says India
Sat, Apr 02, 2016

India presented its case as part of the hearings of the legal tussle between the two countries on exercising criminal jurisdiction over Italian marines Girone and Sergeant Massimiliano Latorre.

Uttarakhand crisis escalates: Gloves are off in Dehradun
Mon, Mar 28, 2016

The political crisis in Uttarakhand escalated dramatically after rebel Congress MLAs released a sting video purportedly showing CM Harish Rawat indulging in horse-trading to save his government, and PM Modi called a late-night meeting of the Union Cabinet to discuss the political situation in the state.

Pathankot attack: Pakistan team to visit this weekend, but no legal basis of its probe
Wed, Mar 30, 2016

Sources also revealed that one of the biggest takeaways for India from the JIT’s visit would be that New Delhi could press for reciprocity in near future.

No court appeal, no succession law: How Bill keeps enemy property with Custodian
Fri, Mar 11, 2016

The Indian Express explains the changes made this week to the 1968 Enemy Property Act, intended to plug loopholes that have allowed courts to honour claims by heirs of people who left India in the wake of wars with China and Pakistan.