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  • Who are the kingpins behind the fake currency racket?

    This is the concluding part of the report on fake Indian currency and the ISI. The first part,'ISI prints & pumps fake notes worth Rs 2,500 cr' was published yesterday.

    Sunday, 21 September 2014 - 5:05am
  • ISI prints and pumps fake notes worth Rs 2,500 crore into India

    A key issue India raised at the ongoing SAARC meet in Kathmandu was the unabated pumping of fake Indian currency notes (FICN) by Pakistan's espionage agency, the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI). In a two-part series, dna finds out what is the ISI's modus operandi and who are the kingpins of this...

    Saturday, 20 September 2014 - 5:00am
  • Besides incursions, Chinese Psy-Ops a big worry in Ladakh

    Amid the new found bonhomie during President XI Jinping's visit, the Indian security establishment is waking up to different kind of advances made by the Chinese in Ladakh region that can have disastrous impact on the geo-politics of the region that so far goes in India's favour.

    Friday, 19 September 2014 - 5:55am
  • India-specific Afghan policy in the works; China wants New Delhi to play an active role, post NATO pull-out

    The country is, for the first time, putting in place an India-centric Afghanistan policy. The Modi government has entrusted National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval with the task of drawing up a strategic and security policy to deal with emerging geo-politics.

    Monday, 15 September 2014 - 7:33am
  • Rajnath Singh plays safe on his maiden media conference

    "What is love jihad? I have never heard of this sort of a thing. I have no idea," said union home minister Rajnath Singh impromptu changing into clothes of a shrewd politician and leaving it for the listeners to interpret the meaning – whether as the home minister he disapproves it or has he chosen...

    Saturday, 13 September 2014 - 6:00am
  • After floods infiltration is the next worry in Jammu and Kashmir

    Other than throwing up the immediate challenge of rescuing and rehabilitating a large population of Jammu and Kashmir that has been displaced, the flood fury has caused a major concern of renewed infiltration from Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) because of large portions of border fencing getting...

    Friday, 12 September 2014 - 5:15am
  • Centre asks rescue agencies to quell rumours

    Wary of terror networks getting activated to take advantage of the widespread misery in J&K, the Centre has asked the state government and all government agencies involved in the rescue and relief work to counter rumour mongering by engaging through social media and other platforms.

    Thursday, 11 September 2014 - 6:25am
  • Government decision a Congress legacy?

    BJP government's much touted decision of allowing people to declare self-attestation or self-certification as a major step taken by it towards good governance lost some of its sheen with the revelation that a circular to the same effect was issued during the fag end of the UPA's tenure.

    Wednesday, 10 September 2014 - 6:45am
  • Restive valley increases worries for Government

    Worries for the Centre have increased, as people in Jammu and Kashmir are getting restive for not being rescued or getting relief on a faster pace and scale. Union home ministry sources said in some places the situation, like in Khaniyar, Batmaloo and some more areas of downtown and some places in...

    Wednesday, 10 September 2014 - 6:45am
  • Ahead of acid test Home ministry begins work in full swing

    Being in a reticent mode for most of the period after change of guard at Raisina Hills on May 26, union home ministry has suddenly gone into hectic mode - drafting policies and taking quick decisions. In past 10 days, the union home ministry has announced at least four new decisions and started...

    Sunday, 7 September 2014 - 6:50am