September 2009

The Indian response to the the hysteria in the press about recent Chinese incursions suggest that it wants to avoid rhetorical, political and military fights with China. India has avoided making public its displeasure even on the issue of China’s continued military assistance to Pakistan.

The Indian response to China’s policies suggest that India wants to strengthen its position vis-a-vis while seeking to avoid any direct confrontation with it.

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Canary Trap has access to the Home Ministry’s affidavit – which was submitted in the Gujarat HC – that spells out the intelligence inputs regarding the terror activities of Javed Ghulam Sheikh (alias Pranesh Kumar Pillai), Zeeshan Johar (alias Janbaaz, Abdul Ghani), and Amjad Ali Akbarali Rana (alias Salim, Chandu, Babbar, Rajkumar).

The affidavit was in response to the petition submitted by Ishrat’s mother, which questioned the police encounter and demanded a CBI probe in the case.

According to the affidavit, the Union government had received specific inputs in 2004 about LeT’s plan to carry out terrorist activities in various parts of the country, including Gujarat.

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Shocking details about the structure of CPI (Maoist) and its internal processes have come to light. The revelations were made by a very senior group leader, Mihir Besra, who was captured in 2007.

According to the interrogation report of Besra, the 9th Congress of the group met in January 2007 in Bihar and many important operational decisions were taken in it.

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