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Two militants killed in Meghalaya: BJP praises army-police for the killing

In a joint operation based on specific intelligence, launched by the Army and the Meghalaya Police, two Achik Matgrik Elite Force (AMEF) militants were killed on Sunday morning in the North Garo Hills district at the Assam-Meghalaya border. 114 more words

Meghalaya

Militancy Returns, 2 Lebanese Kidnapped in Bayelsa

Few days after a Niger Delta Militant group MEND threatened to resume attacks if the lawmakers continue their jumbo pay, two police men were shot dead and two Lebanese nationals, Sarki Abi Chmouli and Ibrahim Abi Pherem were kidnapped after an 104 more words

News

The political economy of crime

Karachi operation faces a different kind of turf war

By: Naimat Khan

Karachi’s major political parties have always reacted strongly to allegations that they patronize crime, but a recent statement by the paramilitary Sindh Rangers – who are part of a law-enforcement operation in the city – aroused an extraordinary response from the usually-calm former president Asif Ali Zardari. 933 more words

Corruption

SPECIAL OPERATION CAUGHT IN CROSS FIRE: DISCREET AFFAIR VS SPECULATIVE MEDIA REPORTS

The successful June 9 Myanmar cross-border operation of Indian Army that killed over 20 NSCN(K) militants has raised several questions on reportage. There is ambiguity on details of the covert operation. 342 more words

INDIA

Sikhism - Why be antagonistic  ?

In the last couple of weeks there has been a great deal of chatter in the social media on the subject of Sikh militancy. It started out as an argument over the tearing down by Jammu authorities of posters inviting the public to commemorate the 1984 invasion of the Golden Temple in Amritsar, temporal home of the Sikh faith. 537 more words

Politics

US 'total failure' to recruit 5 Talibans as informants: Fox News

The US government tried to recruit members of the Taliban Five as assets, so they could gather intelligence and the US could influence their future actions, according to… 529 more words

Diplomacy

Why is religious fanaticism spreading fast in Asia?

Considering media reports I’m convinced that fanatics affiliated with different religions mainly Islam, Buddhism and Hinduism have been on the rise in Asia, especially in the Middle-East and South Asia for the past decade. 90 more words

Religion