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Re: Internal Security Watch

Postby Ravi Karumanchiri » 21 Nov 2018 23:53

disha wrote:^One less idiot. However this idiot missionary's body is toxic as well for the tribe. I just hope the sentinelese survive this.


^^^^^^^
You're absolutely correct about that. Just exposure to his corpse, could be disaster for everyone on that island.'
When I read that they had made physical contact with the body, that was my immediate fear also.
Some effort must be made to retrieve body; only for the reason that it represents a bio-hazard.

It may even require frogmen to go in there and do the needful under cover of darkness. Whatever happens, no harm can be allowed to come to the locals. (If that picture above is accurate, I should say they're fine looking folk who obviously know how to feed themselves. Their bows and their boat are spectacular and impressive.)

Their rights to their way of life should be held sacrosanct.

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Re: Internal Security Watch

Postby Aarvee » 22 Nov 2018 03:21

https://www.outlookindia.com/newsscroll ... ta/1425484

Coded radio communications heard on ham sets, around Kolkata, possibly in Pashto accent.

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Re: Internal Security Watch

Postby Sachin » 22 Nov 2018 16:49

Aarvee wrote:Coded radio communications heard on ham sets, around Kolkata, possibly in Pashto accent.

The sad fact is that through online portals etc. procuring VHF wireless sets are no more a big deal :(. Don't know if the monitoring stations can do radio triangulation and find these sets. It is tougher if these stations are mobile, and change positions.

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Re: Internal Security Watch

Postby chetak » 23 Nov 2018 12:58

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I dont know What Modi Govt is smoking ....His church says he was missionary .. he himself said he was a missionary .. His family says he was a missionary .......Modi Govt says ... he was not missionary ???

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Re: Internal Security Watch

Postby TKiran » 23 Nov 2018 15:52

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Do you want to know why the Sentinelese tribe is aggressive? British colonialists decimated many aboriginal communities—from Australia to Africa. In India's Andaman island chain, the 1880-1900 role of one perverted Brit stood out. This thread throws light:

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Re: Internal Security Watch

Postby ritesh » 23 Nov 2018 21:04

chetak wrote:twitter


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This govt has gone complete bonkers. Esp. this kadi ninda minister.

Modi and Bjp needs to stop singing this sab kas saath sab ka vikas thing. Irritates like anything.

Why is this ostrich mentality. Dont they know these minorities will never vote them?

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Re: Internal Security Watch

Postby Supratik » 23 Nov 2018 22:58

Less than 10% of people declared illegal in Assam have reapplied which means the process has been fairly successful.

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Re: Internal Security Watch

Postby Sachin » 26 Nov 2018 11:25

Supratik wrote:Less than 10% of people declared illegal in Assam have reapplied which means the process has been fairly successful.

What the Assam Govt and GoI plans to do next, would be the next important question.

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Re: Internal Security Watch

Postby Aditya_V » 26 Nov 2018 12:01

Sachin wrote:
Supratik wrote:Less than 10% of people declared illegal in Assam have reapplied which means the process has been fairly successful.

What the Assam Govt and GoI plans to do next, would be the next important question.


First deny them voting rights, then slowly right to land ownership, and then slowly you will they will voluntarily migrate over a period of 20 years.

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Re: Internal Security Watch

Postby sunnyP » 27 Nov 2018 23:10

New Delhi: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has accused the Pakistan army of helping Kashmiri terrorists move into his state and carry out terror attacks in collaboration with local elements. "They are trying to bring Kashmiri terrorists and Punjabi terrorists together... It is not Imran Khan doing it, I am sure, it is his army. So, unless he keeps his army under control, we will have no option but to deal with them," he told NDTV in an exclusive interview today.


https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/punjab- ... -topscroll

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Re: Internal Security Watch

Postby ramana » 28 Nov 2018 01:55

Capt must be imbibing potent stuff if he thinks that. Immy is there because of his army. Not other way around.

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Re: Internal Security Watch

Postby Neshant » 30 Nov 2018 20:57

Aditya_V wrote:
Sachin wrote:What the Assam Govt and GoI plans to do next, would be the next important question.


First deny them voting rights, then slowly right to land ownership, and then slowly you will they will voluntarily migrate over a period of 20 years.


Unless the NRC is carried out in all states, they will simply migrate to other states causing a problem there.

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Re: Internal Security Watch

Postby Supratik » 02 Dec 2018 22:57

Excellent move but I am not sure if Adhaar will be given to all 4 million illegals in AS.

https://scroll.in/article/902731/grey-a ... or-aadhaar

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Re: Internal Security Watch

Postby Sachin » 03 Dec 2018 12:39

Software engineer who worked in Bengaluru joins Ulfa
Note the tone of this report. The IT-Vity fellow decides to join ULFA because he finds that the government scheme of allowing non-Muslim Bangladeshis in Assam to be against the Assamese common people. My understanding was that ULFA's origins was due to Indira Ghandi's plans which allowed Bangladeshis (mostly Muslims) to run amock in Assam; often messing up with the life of the common Assamese Hindus who were quite a pacific lot.

Is there a "secular" plan to use the "non-Muslim refugee" problem to scuttle the identification (and possible deportation) of Bangladeshi Muslim illegals?

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Re: Internal Security Watch

Postby Supratik » 03 Dec 2018 20:49

Yes, there is.

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Re: Internal Security Watch

Postby Neshant » 09 Dec 2018 13:01

What's to stop Muslim Bangladeshi from claiming they are non-muslim to gain residence as refugees and then reverting back once citizenship is obtained?

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Re: Internal Security Watch

Postby chetak » 09 Dec 2018 21:14

Neshant wrote:What's to stop Muslim Bangladeshi from claiming they are non-muslim to gain residence as refugees and then reverting back once citizenship is obtained?


most of them would have some missing pieces, no??

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Re: Internal Security Watch

Postby Sachin » 14 Dec 2018 12:16

While GoKL talks about "Renaissance", more volunteers (!?) from the state have joined IS. And they are from the same district of the Chief Minister.
10 Kannur natives leave place to join IS.

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Re: Internal Security Watch

Postby yensoy » 14 Dec 2018 12:39

Sachin wrote:While GoKL talks about "Renaissance", more volunteers (!?) from the state have joined IS. And they are from the same district of the Chief Minister.
10 Kannur natives leave place to join IS.


This would be a perfectly good thing for all concerned, provided they don't ever return. No family crying on TV, no pleas for them to give up violence, no nothing. Govt should provide one way tickets to these chosen children of allah.

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Re: Internal Security Watch

Postby sunnyP » 22 Dec 2018 22:14

So many innocent people - who were simply doing their jobs - spent time in jail thanks to a political vendetta.


Mumbai: A special CBI court on Friday acquitted 22 people accused in the alleged fake encounter killings of gangster Sohrabuddin Sheikh, his wife Kausar Bi and his associate Tulsi Prajapati due to lack of evidence.

Special CBI Judge SJ Sharma ruled the prosecution has failed to put forth any "documentary and substantive evidence" to suggest or establish the alleged conspiracy.

Delivering his last verdict, special CBI judge SJ Sharma said the witnesses and proof were not satisfactory to prove conspiracy and murder. The court also observed that circumstantial evidence was not substantial.

“Government machinery and prosecution put in a lot of effort, 210 witnesses were brought but satisfactory evidence didn't come and witnesses turned hostile. No fault of prosecutor if witnesses don't speak,” the judge, who was delivering his last verdict, said.

The judge said that he was “helpless” and that the court feels sorry for the families of Sohrabuddin and Prajapati as three lives were lost. However, the "system and law demands that the court goes solely by evidence”.

Of the accused, 21 are junior-level police officials from Gujarat and Rajasthan. The other was the owner of a farm house in Gujarat where Sheikh and Kausar Bi were illegally detained before they were allegedly killed.


https://www.news18.com/news/india/sohra ... 79657.html

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Re: Internal Security Watch

Postby chetak » 25 Dec 2018 11:36

Interview of author-filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri that Times of India refused to publish




Interview of author-filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri that Times of India refused to publish


Recently, Agnihotri was approached for an interview by Times of India but for some reason, the interview was never published. Vivek says he never got a forthcoming answer and he was just told it was against 'policies' of Times of India, which he found rather strange.

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Times of India refused to published Vivek Agnihotri's interview on Urban Naxals

Vivek Agnihotri, the author cum filmmaker has been rather vocal about the Urban Naxal phenomena that have come to the fore recently. In his book, Urban Naxals, Vivek talks extensively about how the Naxals have an entire urban network that often goes unnoticed because they are disguised as activists, lawyers, etc.

With the recent arrest of several urban Naxals who were working actively as conduits for the Naxal terrorists, his book gained even more popularity and relevance.

Recently, Agnihotri was approached for an interview by Times of India but for some reason, the interview was never published. Vivek says he never got a forthcoming answer and he was just told it was against ‘policies’ of Times of India, which he found rather strange.


Following is the interview that Times of India considers against its policies.

1. What is urban Naxalism and how does it spread its wings?

Urban Naxalism is the fourth generation (4G) war. It is complex and long-term. In 2004, Communist Party of India (Marxist–Leninist) People’s War, usually called People’s War Group (PWG), merged the Maoist Communist Centre of India (MCC) and formed Communist Party of India (Maoist) pledging to the ideology of Marxism-Leninism-Maoism. The party became a member of the Coordination Committee of Maoist Parties and Organizations of South Asia (CCOMPOSA).

This new entity drafted five vision and strategic documents under an urban perspective plan — a blueprint for their urban movement/activities. It is believed that Kobad Ghandy alias Rajan, who was arrested in September 2009 in New Delhi, played a major role in the preparation of this urban perspective plan.

These five, ‘Strategy and Tactics’ document and ‘Urban Perspective Document’ admits that enemy (Indian State) is very strong in urban areas and therefore never to engage with the enemy until the conditions are favourable. And to make them favourable, it suggests, exploring and the opening of opportunities, organize people through frontal organizations (FOs). Target the ‘vulnerable group’ of minorities, women, Dalits, labours and students through influencers who work as under-covers for a long time and accumulate strength. The document stresses uniting industrial proletariats, weak and students and uses them as vanguards who can play a direct role in the revolution.

The strategy is to make a direct attack on the enemy’s (Indian State) culture, including genocidal acts against civilians and wage a highly sophisticated psychological and cultural warfare, especially through media manipulation and lawfare. To create a state of unrest chaos and conflict leading to a civil war. For this purpose, legal professionals are required, media professionals are required, creative people, varied intellectuals and academicians are required, and civil society leaders are required, especially those who are connected with NGOs for smooth transaction of funds and to hide behind compassionate human rights causes. It begins with low-intensity conflicts where all the actors attack from different platforms.

So, an invisible Naxal-intelligentsia-lawyers-media-academia-NGO-Activist nexus works as strategic fortification with the ultimate aim of taking over Indian State to achieve Maoist rule. They have identified Pune-Mumbai-Ahmadabad as Golden Corridor. Delhi-Kanpur-Patna-Kolkata as Ganga Corridor. And KKT’s (Kerala, Karnataka & Tamilnadu) Chennai-Coimbatore-Bengaluru as Tri-junction. The key universities like JNU, JU, Osmania, HCU, Tiss etc work as R&D of Urban Naxalism.

Anyone who directly or indirectly works to accomplish these objectives is an Urban Naxal. Anyone who sympathizes with them is a potential Urban Naxal. But I always insist that the critics of the government, anti-establishment activists or dissenters of the system must not be confused with the real enemies – Urban Naxals.

The following chart illustrates the Urban Naxalism network.


Urban Naxal Network
2. According to your experience, how do urban Naxalites communicate and remain in touch with the Naxalites on the field in forest areas?

This is a very well-structured operation. You can blame them for anything but never for their organizational abilities. While the Naxals in jungles engage the security forces, the Urban Naxals engage the government and legal system. They infiltrate into the enemy camp (Indian state) in critical departments like finance, military, police, power, IT, defence production and disrupt the activities from within by gaining control over the workers. Slowly, passive protests and continuous grievances lead to a domino effect in an already disgruntled nation.

They create a network of doctors and hospital attendants sympathetic to their cause who shall treat their injured cadres with utmost secrecy.

They create cadres in urban areas who are technically qualified to handle the modern communication with their cadre spread in jungles. They possess drones, satellite phones. There are technical teams which handle latest arms and ammunition.

They have formed groups of highly motivated individuals who constitute what the Maoists call as ‘City Action Teams’. These members are entrusted with the destruction of high-value targets or the annihilation of individuals of importance. The identity of such members is unknown even to the local urban party structure.

Their most critical arm deals with the collection of centralised intelligence and cyber-warfare. The party tries to use modern electronic means to infiltrate into the enemy’s networks and collect vital information. For this, they need to have individuals with requisite skills, who can only be found in urban areas and who, because of the nature of their job, need to be based therein. Such persons are under the direct control of the highest party echelons.

Then they use various FOs like Kabir Kala Manch which travel all across for propaganda and in the garb of events they communicate between the cadre and Urban Naxals.

3. Why does Naxalism spread – is it because of the ideology or due to something else?

When the armed Naxal movement began, the gun became a symbol for land redistribution and the end of an oppressive and corrupt system. A lot of young tribals were fascinated by this quick form of justice and they also picked up guns. They attacked the policemen who always sided with the influential and powerful. They used violence to demand better wages and rates for their produce. And they got it. Insurgency spread and soon the area became the theatre of a new kind of warfare. A parallel government started taking shape. Personal justice became the order of the day.

‘Apni Satta, Apna Kanoon’(Our governance, our laws) became the motto. Kangaroo courts got set up. Naxalism became the new establishment.

The establishment has to survive. Survival requires funding and an ecosystem. Therefore, it becomes a compulsion to form a nexus with the politicians, police, and the middlemen. They also started looting contractors, trucks, and godowns.

Today Naxalism is a big enterprise. People have to be fed. Arms to be procured. Ammunition to be replenished. And above all, the terror to be maintained so that the government officials don’t dare enter the area and therefore they block all kinds of developments. Terror has a quality –its virality can’t be controlled. Naxals become service providers for interpersonal rivalries and start facilitating revenge on the condition that the person will join them and become a Naxal. Kangaroo courts are used for this purpose. ‘Adha foot kam kar do(Shorten the man by six inches)’ means ‘Behead him’. Extortion is used to feed this mafia. They kill those who don’t subscribe to their ideology. They kill to create a power and governance vacuum and soon they fill up this space. They attack schools because education promotes awareness and empowers youth with skills for a livelihood other than farming and forest-related jobs. This is how they keep the population in their area of influence out of the mainstream milieu and spread their terror and grow from localized movement to a pan-Indian shape, in the form of urban Naxalism to accomplish its real goal– to wage a full-fledged war against the Indian State.

3. According to your research, how long do you think will Naxal movement last in India?

This is not a 100-metre race. It’s a marathon. Naxal movement in jungles is already on the decline. I think post-2019 elections it will further get diluted. But the Urban Naxalism is on the rise. A lot of funding from vested agencies is being pumped into the system. Sometimes even actors don’t know that they are part of this ant-state theatre. There was a time in Bollywood when the producers weren’t aware of the mafia money being pumped through legal routes. For example, you have a digital media platform and you need funding, you start publishing articles which promote Naxal objectives, the funding will present itself to you through the legal route. As long as we have competitive democracy with identity groups, vote banks and ambiguous laws on such activities, it is very difficult to eliminate them. The nexus will be formed by the vested interests. It’s a money-making enterprise with powerful middlemen.

4. It is believed urban Naxalites undertake detailed planning and strategizing of many Naxal activities an also raise funds for their cause, is it true and how can this menace be controlled?

A wrong narrative has been created that Naxals extort big business houses to help the poor tribals. In fact, Naxals extort poor adivasis. This movement survives on terror funding which is being used to buy arms & ammunition, intelligence devices, drones, training, infrastructure etc. This terror funding comes from Communist terror organisations from the east and from Islamic terror organisations in the west.

Then a huge amount of money is collected through extortion of the poor. You will be surprised to know that they extort poor Tendu leaves sellers to the tune of 60 cr in one season. There was a case in Maharashtra last April/May when tendu leaves contractors were arrested with crores of cash. Any major construction like roads in the area is charged at 15%. Minor construction and other works at Panchayat level -10 to 15%. Levy on vehicles and any business based on four wheelers or passenger bus etc at 5-10% of earnings. Salary of one month of Govt servants like teachers, ashram staff, hostel staff etc. is taken as extortion. Operators of tractors and machinery in agriculture – usually one month’s earnings or 10%. Commission from all funds granted to panchayats in the affected area is extorted. Mining is charged at 10-15%.

On an average 1 km road in Bastar is built at around 2 to 2.5 cr if it’s NH and 1 to 1.5 in other cases. In 2016, more than 230 km of roads were completed in Bastar. So estimated extortion is around 65-70 cr on roads.

It is estimated that 1100cr-1500cr is extorted every year from the affected area and most of it is used for the Urban Naxal activities.

5. What are the top steps that the law enforcement agencies have to take to eradicate Naxalism from India?

Fast-tracking building infrastructure, with a focus on solar lights, mobile towers with 3G connectivity, and road-rail connectivity.
Cut their lifeline completely, i.e funding. Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) must be reviewed to ensure effective choking of fund flow to LWE groups. NGOs must be vetted and thorough scrutiny of foreign funding,
A complete overhauling of our education system with a focus on meritocracy aimed at a positive and constructive approach to nation-building. Zero tolerance approach to ‘Naxal sympathisers’ in academia. Direct legal action against anyone who is directly or indirectly connected with Naxalism like the USA did with communism.
Ban political party/politicians which even remotely work with Naxals or Urban Naxals.
Is Naxalism a sign of a failed government?

When India found freedom, many fundamental issues remained unaddressed. Naxalism grew because of social disparity, oppression and the state’s indifference to certain sections of the society and certain regions. This has caused wide disparity in society. Naxals take advantage of this. The only way to defeat them is to fill this disparity. Sadly, no government in the past focused on development. In a democracy of India’s size, there are huge groups of alienated and angered people with no real idea of the perceived sense of injustice, oppression, and loss of dignity. Naxals are cleverly exploiting this sentiment to their advantage – caste conflicts in Bihar, resentment against landlords in Andhra, discontent against forest laws in tribal areas, unemployment amongst youth and radicalism among Muslims are all given the prescription of capture of power through violence as the ultimate solution of all their problems. While the local grievances need to be effectively addressed through improved governance and ruthless accountability, there is also a need for creating mass awareness of the ultimate designs and consequences of what the extremists stand for.

Good news is that in the last few years due to the increased pace of development in Bastar, Naxalism is getting diluted.

6. Or is it driven by political goons or terrorists?

Today, Naxalism is well connected with international terror organisations. They have the common enemy – Indian State. Recent studies say that the Naxals have well-established linkages with other insurgent groups and a few Muslim Fundamentalist Organizations (MFOs). These links provide the movement not only with psychological support but also material support in the form of money and weapons. If police and other sources are to be believed, the Naxalites, with the help of Dalit youths and the Islamist terrorist group Indian Mujahideen (IM), want to have their own government in the country. The revolution is believed to emerge from the conflict of Hindus on one side and Dalits and Muslims on another. Two consolidated rebellious, energetic forces pumped with raw adrenaline, will go for each other’s blood. And then it will be opportune to hijack and change the narrative to oppressed, the proletariat, and marginalized vs bourgeoisie, elites, and Brahmins. This attracts poor and intellectuals both. In this case, the Adivasi, Dalits, Muslims, and other “forgotten people”, united under one common red flag, will demolish the State. That’s the ambition. And they also have a plan.

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Re: Internal Security Watch

Postby JE Menon » 26 Dec 2018 14:32

Drawing upon the Urban Naxal concept, the below article helps understand the symbiosis between the three - and their dependence on poverty. The C3 Ecosystem prevails in our country today, and four years of non-Congress rule are not enough to put an end to it.

https://myvoice.opindia.com/2018/12/why ... dependent/

My article on the C3 Ecosystem, Why it Loves Poverty, and Why Any Socio-Economic Development enables the "core".

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Re: Internal Security Watch

Postby komal » 26 Dec 2018 22:51

^
very well written and compelling.

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Re: Internal Security Watch

Postby krishna_krishna » 27 Dec 2018 07:42

Very disturbing , we got saved by whiskers this time a 10 member module buster near Delhi ncr region. How come they got a locally made RCL :eek:

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/ind ... 253528.cms


JEM sir , very good article indeed

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Re: Internal Security Watch

Postby JE Menon » 27 Dec 2018 12:54

Thanks guys, please tweet, retweet and share... Spread the word.

The war is upon us.

Don't take it lightly.

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Re: Internal Security Watch

Postby Supratik » 28 Dec 2018 19:20

NRC Assam update extended to June 30, 2019. Not a good idea as change in govt may derail the entire excercise.

http://www.guwahatiplus.com/daily-news/ ... ll-june-30

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Re: Internal Security Watch

Postby chetak » 30 Dec 2018 22:50

Ground Report: Why Noida Namaz Issue Is About Land Encroachments And Not Right To Pray


Ground Report: Why Noida Namaz Issue Is About Land Encroachments And Not Right To Pray
by Swati Goel Sharma

Dec 30, 2018,

Worshippers offer prayers.

Snapshot
The Friday prayers organised in Noida area are a clear violation of a Supreme Court order that prohibits religious activities in public places without permission.



Reporting on the Noida namaz row, a portal recently quoted some members of the Muslim community as saying that they "just need a piece of ground where they can gather as a community, spread their prayer mats and offer Friday congregational prayers in peace".

At a glance, it doesn't seem much of a demand. But in practice, this is how elaborate it gets: from as early as 10 am or 11 am, carpets and chairs begin to be brought into the park, along with at least two water tankers. Other arrangements like loudspeakers are made. The namazis — an estimated 1,000-1,500 of them — begin arriving from 1 pm on foot, in cars and on two-wheelers; the vehicles are parked inside the ground. By 1.30 pm, the namaz starts. It is organised in batches, each session lasting around 15-20 minutes.

A security guard posted in the building right opposite the park told Swarajya, "it doesn't stop at that. A biryani seller also parks his thela [cart] here. It's obviously good business for him. But this means the whole thing goes on till 3 pm to 4 pm at least. A lot of mess is left behind."

The entire exercise repeats every Friday, without any prior permission from the government, and on a land that belongs to Noida Development Authority located right in the middle of an industrial hub.


Last week, the local Sector 58 police station sent a notice to 23 firms and factories, asking them to stop their Muslim employees from congregating in the park for group prayers as no such permission has been given by the city magistrate.

Station House Officer (SHO) Pankaj Rai told Swarajya that he acted after a group of residents from nearby Bishanpura village and some companies objected to the gathering. "It came to our notice that what used to be a group of 15-20 people suddenly swelled to 500-600 in a matter of two weeks. It suggested that outsiders were also coming here. So we stepped in," he said.

Backing the notice, Gautam Budh Nagar’s District Magistrate B N Singh told Swarajya that it was found that a professional body was being engaged for the arrangements, and mikes and loudspeakers were being used.

All this is in clear violation of a 2009 Supreme Court order that prohibits religious constructions in public places without permission, he said.

But a section of the media dubbed the notice as "controversial" for allegedly "singling out Muslims". Opposition parties immediately latched on to it. Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati called the notice “arbitrary and highly irresponsible” and some other opposition leaders accused Noida Police of helping the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to polarise people before the polls.

Senior officials like Gautam Budh Nagar Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Ajay Pal Sharma had to step in to clarify that the order wasn't discriminatory and pertains to all religions.

The controversy settled down only after it emerged that local authorities in nearby Greater Noida Sector 37 also stopped a week-long Hindu religious event to be held without permission at a Greater Noida Authority park this week.

After Notice, No Prayers Held On The Ground

On 28 December, the first Friday after the notice, the administration ensured that no prayers were organised in the Sector 58 park. There was heavy police presence and the ground was kept waterlogged with maintenance work. Most of the namazis went to adjacent parks and nearby mosques, though some had turned up in the morning to gauge the situation.


Amid heavy police presence, Friday congregation was not allowed in Sector 58 Noida park.
During namaz hours, only the mediapersons and cops could be seen in the area.

Around 3 pm, we met Mohammad Shabbir, who was returning from a mosque at Labour Chowk in Sector 62. The 52-year-old, who said he belonged to West Bengal and had been working in a garment factory for five years, said, "it took me one hour to go and come back from there. This park was quite convenient.”

Shabbir said he respected law and understood the action taken by the police, but was irked at Hindu outfits "insulting them". "Did you see the video where a Bajrang Dal member is asking a Muslim group things like where are they from and why they pray here? I was in that group," he said. "I wanted to ask him what authority he had to question and insult us like this. But who can argue with these folks," he said.

Delhi-bred Wajahad Khan, 27, was walking in the park for a short break from work. Building manager of a corporate firm located opposite to the park, Khan said the police notice did not affect him as he never offered "Jumme ki namaaz" anyway.

"Jumma means gathering. We believe that on Fridays, unless we read namaz in a gathering, the prayers go waste. A maulvi [cleric] must read the khudbah [Islamic sermon] that is around 8-10 pages long and takes about 15 minutes," he explained.

Khan said he agrees that such congregations often cause inconvenience.

"They occupy public roads and bring traffic to a halt. I don't like it," he said. "Even here, they bring tankers and loudspeakers. When I started working here a year ago, they were 200-250. Now they are easily more than a thousand."


However, Khan complained of discrimination, saying the authorities are soft on the likes of Bajrang Dal "who create ruckus on the streets and get away with it".

Echoing a similar sentiment, caretaker of a mosque in the adjoining Khora village, said the authorities must also stop morning shakhas organised by Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh. On the ongoing issue, he said, "many of the Sector 58 namazis came here today. But this mosque is small and cannot accommodate all of them. What's so wrong in giving them space once in a week?"

On the other hand, Mahesh Kumar, a resident of Bishanpura village, who was also walking in the park, said he was relieved with police action. "As a child I used to come to this park to play. But had this been allowed to go on, the park would have soon turned into a mosque complex," he said. Kumar said the park was "hijacked" every Friday, leaving no space for the general public, and that too by "outsiders".

"Everybody knows most of them are Bangladeshis. This area has hardly any native Muslims. And only some of the factory employees are from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar," he said.

Residents Fear Encroachments "In The Name Of Friday Prayers"

Like Kumar, several residents in the Bishanpura village told Swarajya that they feared that the Sector 58 park would be "taken over by Muslims in the name of Friday prayers".

To justify their fears, they give several examples from their vicinity. These names are also cited in a 26 December letter by a Noida Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) functionary to the district magistrate, asking for removal of encroachments.

These include "an illegal mosque in Gejha village, a street between Sector 8 and 9 that is used for Friday congregations, an under construction illegal mosque in Chhaprauli-Mangrauli villages, an under construction illegal mosque in Sector 78, an illegal mazar [tomb] at Sector 39 Shashikant Chowk, illegal mazars in Sector 99 and Sector 54 Khargosh Park, and a huge plot of land in Sector 62 green belt, where a big tomb has been constructed illegally".


A board declaring the shrine to be a property of Uttar Pradesh Sunni Central Waqf Board.
A Bishanpura resident from the Jaatav community, requesting anonymity, said the Sector 62 tomb is particularly a bone of contention between the Jaatav and Muslim communities as that plot earlier housed a small shrine revered by the Jaatavs. "They [Muslims] simply hijacked the plot. In 2014, the two communities came to blows. But the then Samajwadi dispensation sided with them," he said.

Caretaker of the shrine, Mohammad Ishaq Saifi, however, said the plot was no more a Noida Authority land and was now a property of Uttar Pradesh Sunni Central Waqf Board.

Locals dismiss the claim.

When questioned on the land ownership of this and other structures, Gautam Budh Nagar’s District Magistrate B N Singh said, "I do not know. Let us not rake up more issues, please. I am not interested in those structures right now."

Singh said he is focusing on the issue at hand, which is the Sector 58 park, and the media should help resolve it first.

Swati Goel Sharma is a senior editor at Swarajya. She tweets at @swati_gs.

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Re: Internal Security Watch

Postby sanjaykumar » 30 Dec 2018 23:25

Again Bangladeshis are happily employed in India given labour arbitrage. So who is ultimately responsible. Indians are unemployed. The tamasha is a small price to pay for the rupee profit.

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Re: Internal Security Watch

Postby Supratik » 30 Dec 2018 23:29

Will not be solved without NRC. Same problem USA faces with Mexicans and other hispanic illegals.

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Re: Internal Security Watch

Postby Neshant » 31 Dec 2018 11:44

krishna_krishna wrote:Very disturbing , we got saved by whiskers this time a 10 member module buster near Delhi ncr region. How come they got a locally made RCL :eek:

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/ind ... 253528.cms


JEM sir , very good article indeed


Increase security at all nuclear installations 3 fold immediately.

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Re: Internal Security Watch

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https://www.mintpressnews.com/the-integ ... ar/253014/

complex network of UK govt propaganda fronts unmasked


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Re: Internal Security Watch

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On Emergency. Posting for posterity.

https://www.newslaundry.com/2013/12/06/indira-jeeps-and-blue-books

Jeeps are magical. Marvels of minimalism. The rough bumpy ride, the defiant thrumming, the toppled windshield, flapping canvas, sloshing jerry cans, wind in the hair, dust in the eyes, smouldering cheroot, Lawrence of Arabia, Clint Eastwood, James Dean, Yashpal Kapur…

Yashpal who?

1971 was a momentous year in our history. India was celebrating its silver jubilee. The general elections that took place a few months prior to the Bangladesh war had provided a battle cry that sounded as hollow as it was shrill: Garibi Hatao. Yet again, the nation got fooled, perhaps lulled into believing its progenitor – Indira Gandhi. She won a resounding victory. We have been poor since.

Raj Narain, her adversary for the keenly contested Lok Sabha seat of Rai Bareli, nearly lost his deposit, a cliché uttered with merriment by the newspapers back then. But the plucky, bandana-wearing socialist, born in the same year as Indira Gandhi, had other ideas. An incorrigible litigant, he went to court alleging that Mrs Gandhi had deployed government jeeps during canvassing, thereby violating the code of conduct.

That’s right – wipe away those tears of mirth, for those were the days we couldn’t count beyond a handful of illegal zeroes. There was no class distinction for there was no middle class. Crony capitalism didn’t exist because capitalism didn’t. Tellingly, our cricketers didn’t drive Humvees, they shop-lifted undergarments. Still, the charge of appropriating a few jeeps – 23 to be precise – for the purposes of election canvassing seemed laughable.

Justice William George Broome of the Allahabad High Court thought otherwise. One of the last few remaining Englishmen living out their sun-kissed days in post-colonial India, Justice Broome inadvertently set in motion events that heralded the most shameful chapter in our young history.

It all began like this. In the first week of March 1971, Raj Narain and Indira Gandhi crossed swords for the Rai Bareli seat. Mrs Gandhi won handsomely (with a margin of 1,11,810 votes). A month later, on April 24, 1971 Narain filed a petition in the Allahabad High Court challenging Mrs Gandhi’s election on the grounds that she had indulged in corrupt practices. No, not for promoting her kin to positions of limitless power or indulging in shady arms deals, but rather for using official jeeps for canvassing.

Raj Narain alleged that Yashpal Kapur - a gazetted officer who claimed to have retired by the time his expert services were availed of by Mrs Gandhi - had shamelessly distributed quilts, dhotis and alcohol among the voters as an inducement. He had also hired and procured a number of vehicles for the free conveyance of electors to the polling stations.

It was this last allegation that changed the course of India’s history. But first, the chain of events.

On February 24, 1971, Dal Bahadur Singh, President of the District Congress Committee, Rae Bareli, wrote a letter to Yashpal Kapur, in which he commanded Kapur to ask the Electoral Officer to release some jeeps. Dal Bahadur was incensed as this gutsy officer had earlier denied Dal Bahadur’s request on the grounds that “it was not possible to release the vehicles in favour of any party for election purposes”.

“I’ll show him!” Dal Bahadur must have thought.

Kapur duly obliged but made a grievous error while wording his letter – understandable as he was a gazetted officer. He not only asked the Election Officer to release the 23 vehicles without delay but also stated that the vehicles in question had already been taken by the District Congress Committee.

Tense confusion and truth blurtings aside, this time round the letter had come from none other than the Prime Minister’s election agent, and the poor election officer had no option but to “release” the vehicles that had already been released.

It may come as a surprise to many but back then our politicians thought it fit to act on their own advice and not their lawyer’s. The legacy, after all, was of stalwarts like Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru and countless others who had fought their own cases – stood before the judge and given speeches that moved nations into submission. Who needs a lawyer? Not to be outdone by her electoral agent’s gaffe, Mrs Gandhi gave it in writing to the court that indeed those 23 jeeps had been used by the District Congress Committee Rae Bareli for election purposes in the constituencies of Rae Bareli, Amethi and Ram Sanehi Ghat.

Mishtake!

Raj Narain Vs Smt. Indira Gandhi & Others

Verdict: Allahabad High Court (http://indiankanoon.org/doc/689646/)

Date: September 14, 1971

Bench: Justice WG Broome

The first of many judges to have contributed to Smt Indira Gandhi & Others’ downfall was Justice BN Lokur. The hearings began on July 15, 1971 and it wasn’t long before Raj Narain demanded that none other than Smt Indira Gandhi should depose before the Allahabad High Court. Justice Lokur rejected Narain’s request outright. He also rejected Narain’s appeal for the many “incriminating” books and documents of the respondent (Mrs Gandhi) to be placed before the court. Before the issue could be taken further, there was a small matter of constitutional reading. Justice Broome swept in gladly to oblige.

“The petitioner”, said Justice Broome, “has applied for leave to deliver interrogatories in writing for the examination of respondent and for a direction to respondent to make discovery on oath of the documents which are or have been in her possession or power relating to the questions arising in the petition. The arguments advanced on both sides have ranged over a wide field of both English and Indian law, but I shall endeavour to deal with them as succinctly as possible.”

Succinctness, wit, erudition – Justice Broome then went on to display each of these qualities in equal measure, quoting liberally from judgments delivered centuries ago. And why not – aren’t Newton’s laws still valid?

“…After jurisdiction was conferred by the Parliamentary Elections Act, 1868, the court continued to follow the principles, practice and rules on which committees of the House of Commons had previously acted in dealing with election petitions; and as pointed out in Wells v. Wren, (1880) it is admitted that the exhibition of interrogatories to the sitting member by an election committee was a thing unheard of. When elections were introduced in India, however, there was a radical departure from this principle…”

“…The respondent says that the petitioner should not be allowed to supplement these particulars by resorting to discovery. But this argument is misconceived, for discovery has nothing to do with supplementing the petitioner’s pleadings; its object is to elicit admissions from the respondent that may obviate the necessity for producing lengthy evidence when the time comes to examine witnesses.”

“…It is no doubt true that the Indian electoral law has been largely modelled on the corresponding English statutes; but that does not mean that English Common Law doctrines must be followed when interpreting the Indian Law. An objection that an order for discovery of documents might tend to incriminate the party ordered is not sufficient to give immunity from discovery. To sum up, I find that in India there is no warrant for following the English practice of disallowing discovery in the trial of election petitions.”

“…Accordingly I grant leave to the petitioner to deliver the accompanying interrogatories for the examination of respondent. I also direct the respondent to make discovery on oath of the documents which are or have been in her possession or power. The affidavit in reply to this also shall be filed by October 4, 1971.”

Too late. Smt Gandhi & Others promptly approached the Supreme Court that, much to their ire, sided with Raj Narain. In Allahabad, however, something else was brewing, something to do with a little blue book.

Raj Narain Vs Smt Indira Gandhi & Others

Verdict: Allahabad High Court (http://indiankanoon.org/doc/431532/)

Date: March 20, 1974

Bench: Justice KN Srivastava

It appears Mrs. Gandhi was hell-bent on denying Raj Narain and the court a dekko at some documents that included, bizarrely, a “blue book”. The judge wasn’t too pleased with this stand.

“In this election petition”, said Justice Srivastava, “privilege has been claimed [by the respondent, Mrs Gandhi] regarding three sets of documents, including copy of a blue book with the title as Rules and Instructions for the Protection of Prime Minister when on Tour or in Travel. It shall hereinafter be called as the blue book…The Union Government itself disclosed a part of this blue book, on the top of which the word Secret is printed. The blue book is not an unpublished official record. The State cannot be permitted to have two yardsticks for two different individuals.”

“…Unless the blue book is made available to him, the petitioner cannot be in a position to efficiently cross-examine the respondent’s witnesses. It is, therefore, just, equitable and in accordance with the principle of natural justice that the claim of privilege regarding the blue book and other papers which are correlated with the blue book be rejected.”

Mrs Gandhi would hear none of it. She approached the Supreme Court again, demanding that the blue book not be shown as evidence during the trial. The year was 1974 and having purged her dissenters, rebuffed Nixon, broken Pakistan in two, exploded an atomic bomb, she was invincible. Indira was India and India was Indira.

A five-judge bench heard her plea and, unexpectedly, disregarded all previous judgments. Mrs Gandhi had won the right to hide the blue book. Her victory, though, was short-lived. The Supreme Court, while pronouncing its verdict, also directed the case to be heard afresh by a single judge of the Allahabad High Court.

Remember the name, if only for the sake of freedom and posterity: Justice Jagmohan Lal Sinha.

On June 12, 1975, in a jam-packed courtroom, under long-stemmed ceiling fans that pretended to bring relief from the unbearable heat, Justice Jagmohan Lal Sinha found the sitting Prime Minister of India Mrs Indira Gandhi guilty. He declared her election “null and void” and forbade her from fighting elections for six years.

In his brilliant essay, Justice with a Fine Balance, the noted lawyer AG Noorani discloses the concluding words of Justice Sinha: “I regret my inability to accept her evidence, on one point; her plea has no legs to stand on, on another; and that it does not bear any scrutiny, on a third.”

“Justice Sinha”, wrote Noorani, “was heir to the older tradition – dispensing justice according to the law, not personal whim or political philosophy. They do not make men like him any more.”

Years later, Mrs Gandhi would call Justice Sinha “a petty judge”. That was years later. On that hot June day, however, after expressing her dismay and anger to BBC’s Mark Tully in a rare interview, she promptly trundled off to the Supreme Court yet again. This was because Justice Sinha had stayed his judgment for 20 days to allow the Congress party to elect a successor. Exactly the window Mrs Gandhi needed. Her appeal to the Supreme Court was for an “absolute stay” on the judgment.

The Supreme Court was on vacation. One judge was available, though – and this would have pleased Mrs Gandhi.

Little did she know.

Smt. Indira Nehru Gandhi Vs Raj Narain & Another

Verdict: Supreme Court (http://www.indiankanoon.org/doc/1240174/)

Date: June 24, 1975

Bench: Justice VR Krishna Iyer

“When Krishna Iyer speaks”, said Fali S Nariman once, “the nation listens.” Nariman has a point. Author of 105 books, a polymath, a communist, a politician, a veena enthusiast, a humanist, a patriot, and lastly a judge who abhorred vacation, Justice Iyer came up with a judgment astonishing in its scope and alacrity.

“While the right to appeal is statutory”, said Justice Iyer, “the power to stay is discretionary. But judicial discretion – indeed, even executive discretion – cannot run riot. Judicial power is dynamic, forward looking, socially lucent and aware. The Court is the quiet of the storm centre and views with an equal eye the claims on each side. The High Court and its finding, until upset, holds good, however weak it may ultimately prove.”

“…I hereby pass a stay of the order of the High Court under appeal. The petitioner will remain a Member of the Lok Sabha, will be entitled to sign the Register kept in the House for that purpose and attend the Sessions of the Lok Sabha, but she will neither participate in the proceedings nor vote nor draw remuneration in her capacity as Member of the Lok Sabha.”

This was anything but the “absolute stay” Mrs Gandhi had wished for. Her anger was palpable. Fascism beckoned her, placing in her shaky hands the collection of long knives for the night ahead. At precisely midnight, June 25, 1975, she declared a state of Emergency. In the following days and months, all inconvenient judgments were overturned mercilessly at her behest, and new ones – that were inconvenient to the people of India – set in stone.

What is justice if not the most sacrosanct invention of man? And what is fascism if not a total contempt for it? For five long years, the Prime Minister of India, the servant of its people, tried every trick in the book to thwart justice, and when all else failed, this servant of the people became their overarching monarch, crashing down millions of unfulfilled dreams and promises. Fittingly, there is an airport named in her memory.

Oh, and Yashpal Kapur, the one who started it all by providing the jeeps, went on to become, just like his nephew RK Dhawan later on, an honourable member of the Rajya Sabha.

Author’s note: Many of the judgments quoted have been abridged for want of space.

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Re: Internal Security Watch

Postby ramana » 04 Jan 2019 05:44

Read the part about justice and what is fascism

[What is justice if not the most sacrosanct invention of man? And what is fascism if not a total contempt for it?]

Do people still want Modi to pass ordinances?

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Re: Internal Security Watch

Postby Supratik » 04 Jan 2019 20:21

NRC update. About 1 million people have not bothered to get enrolled in NRC as they have no documents. Another 1 million whose names did not appear in the NRC have not filed claims. 3 million under scrutiny. There are still allegations that Bdeshis have entered NRC by fraud. So list needs to be re-scrutinized later. Final figure of illegals deleted as citizens may be 4-6 million in Assam.

https://swarajyamag.com/politics/huge-p ... inal-phase

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Re: Internal Security Watch

Postby Neshant » 04 Jan 2019 21:50

NRC should be implemented in all states, not just Assam.

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No genuine citizen will be left out of NRC, assures PM Modi

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/ind ... 382455.cms

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Re: Internal Security Watch

Postby kit » 06 Jan 2019 03:48

chetak wrote:twitter



an old saying comes to mind " don't recite Vedas / invoke god to a mad beast running towards you !".. the beast (the indigenous tribesmen) have never heard of the vedas (or bible ) or its existence !!

That chap did everything on his free will knowing well the dangers , there is no use harping on " bring justice" ..whose justice? Unfortunate circumstances but its akin to climbing a mountain without a failsafe

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Re: Internal Security Watch

Postby chetak » 06 Jan 2019 11:00

kit wrote:
chetak wrote:twitter



an old saying comes to mind " don't recite Vedas / invoke god to a mad beast running towards you !".. the beast (the indigenous tribesmen) have never heard of the vedas (or bible ) or its existence !!

That chap did everything on his free will knowing well the dangers , there is no use harping on " bring justice" ..whose justice? Unfortunate circumstances but its akin to climbing a mountain without a failsafe



i applaud the immigration and visa policies of these Sentinelese tribes people.

They seem to have got it right and are also implementing it perfectly.

and what's more, they seem to have followed these policies for many millennia.

some well aimed arrows and a well deserved outcome, with no appeal and no deportation.

There is simply no question "bring justice" as it has already been brought rather forcefully to such interfering and entitled creeps who presume to invade another's homeland with some misbegotten belief of the infallibility of their own silly beliefs.

Such attitudes reek of rabid insolence, ingrained megalomania and the imagined, inalienable right of colonial conquest, the quintessential ugly american at his very worst.

The Sentinelese deserve our support, applause as well as our unstinted protection to live just as they please. They have never bothered anyone.

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Re: Internal Security Watch

Postby kit » 06 Jan 2019 15:02

yes and so it is.The official GOI policy is strictly hands off. And what better way there is to save those people and their habitats.

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Re: Internal Security Watch

Postby kit » 06 Jan 2019 15:58

Sachin wrote:
Aarvee wrote:Coded radio communications heard on ham sets, around Kolkata, possibly in Pashto accent.

The sad fact is that through online portals etc. procuring VHF wireless sets are no more a big deal :(. Don't know if the monitoring stations can do radio triangulation and find these sets. It is tougher if these stations are mobile, and change positions.



This was one of the reasons the Army intelligence who has more expertise in this was doing internal monitoring of transmissions ..hopefully, this has been taken over by one of the new acronyms agencies .... and of course being a "democracy " was branded by some politicians as "unauthorised" spying


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