Former Research and Analysis Wing officer RSN Singh speaking at a seminar on “IB on the Brink: Politicizing Terror – A disaster in the making”. The speaker, in this prophetic speech in July this year, had warned about the emergence of Bihar as a hub of Indian Mujahideen.
Tools like Twitter actually enable the terrorists to communicate and recce the terror targets in real time.
Taking advantage of the political controversy in Pakistan over the Raymond Davis case, the ISI has strategically capped intelligence cooperation with and operations by the CIA.
Now that RIM has agreed to give ‘lawful’ access to the security agencies what is the guarantee that the government will not spy on legitimate communication (personal, business, legal) between citizens.
Given the Indian Government’s record in illegally tapping phones there is a huge possibility of them using the access to BB devices to monitor communications of business leaders, journalists, social activists, political rivals, and bureaucrats among others.
India’s External affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee stated in the Parliament on December 11, 2008 that Pakistan has been asked to return 40 fugitives indicted in different terrorist and criminal activities in India.
Although there are no clear details about the 40 names included in the new list, it is believed that the previous 20 most wanted people India had asked Pakistan to extradite are also a part of it.