Intelligence Inputs

  • Every party has politicised terrorism for votes: Ashutosh July 8, 2013

    The political blame game between the Congress and the BJP has started over the Bodh Gaya blasts. With less than a year to go for the general elections, the BJP has been quick to pin the blame on the Nitish Kumar government in Bihar. The Congress has hinted that the...
  • Mahabodhi temple blasts: BJP hits out at Centre, Bihar govt over security lapse July 7, 2013

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday attacked the government over the security lapse. The remarks in the backdrop of the bomb blasts at the Mahabodhi Temple in Bodh Gaya in which five people are injured. "If this is a result of issue in Myanmar, it is a new front...
  • States at times take intelligence inputs lightly: Shinde February 22, 2013

    New Delhi/Hyderabad: Speaking in the Rajya Sabha a day after two blasts killed 16 people in Hyderabad, Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde said that the state governments sometimes take intelligence inputs in a lighter vein. He also said that while the government was seriously working towards tackling terrorism in...
  • WikiLeaks: US tapped Delhi Police officers December 18, 2010

    New Delhi: WikiLeaks, the whistleblower website, has thrown up more embarrassing details claiming that US Embassy officials befriended Delhi Police officers to gain intelligence inputs. According to a diplomatic cable sent from the US Embassy in New Delhi in April 2006, American embassy officials had tapped an anti-terror Special Cell official...
  • Another terror attack feared, Mumbai put on alert July 15, 2009

    Mumbai: Intelligence inputs of a possible terror strike in the states of Maharashtra, Goa and Gujarat has prompted the Coast Guard to station at least three ships in the Arabian Sea despite bad weather conditions. "Following the receipt of the intelligence inputs that there was a possibility of attack through the...
  • Congress' slumber ends | Patil faces UPA heat November 30, 2008

    Union Home Minister Shivraj Patil is in the eye of storm following the Mumbai terror attacks. The members of the Congress Working Committee (CWC) on Saturday expressed their dissatisfaction with the Home Ministry. Even UPA chief Sonia Gandhi and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh are believed to have pulled up the...
  • PM pulls up intelligence, home dept on terror issue November 24, 2008

    New Delhi: With just a few months to go for the Lok Sabha elections, the UPA government has begun putting together a new plan to fight terror. This involves the setting up of a task force under the national security advisor. What plagues the UPA government is the realisation that one...
  • Terror alert sounded in Delhi February 19, 2008

    New Delhi: An alert was sounded in Delhi on Monday after intelligence inputs that militant outfits might strike terror in the national capital on the day of Pakistan election. Security was stepped up across the city and all DCPs, Railway Police and other security wings were put on high alert. "We...