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Indian Internal Security - 4

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Congress seems to be promising never to negotiate with terrorists and never to turn over hostages. This firm promise needs to be extracted from INC and all secular political parties.

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/index.php?opt...id=101&Itemid=1

<!--QuoteBegin-->QUOTE<!--QuoteEBegin-->Replying to a query on the hot topic of the NDA government trading terrorists for hostages during the hijack of IC 814 in 1999 to Kandahar, Chidambaram stuck to his BJP agenda and lashed out at former home minister L.K. Advani and said: "<b>I would never have exchanged terrorists and would not have asked the external affairs minister to escort a terrorist to negotiate with the hijackers. I don't know if I would have negotiated with the terrorists or not</b>," he said.<!--QuoteEnd--><!--QuoteEEnd-->
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Congress is one who provided food to terrorist and gave safe passage to terrorist, only if terrorist were Muslim.
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Regardless, Mudyji, this is a good chance for people to extract promise from politicians that there would be no negotiations with terrorists. No matter who the hostages are and no matter what the circumstances are. It should be a matter of policy. Congress is claiming that is what they would do and so that promise needs to be extracted.
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<!--QuoteBegin-rajesh_g+Apr 15 2009, 01:44 PM-->QUOTE(rajesh_g @ Apr 15 2009, 01:44 PM)<!--QuoteEBegin--> Chidambaram stuck to his BJP agenda and lashed out at former home minister L.K. Advani and said: "<b>I would never have exchanged terrorists and would not have asked the external affairs minister to escort a terrorist to negotiate with the hijackers. I don't know if I would have negotiated with the terrorists or not</b>," he said.
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Chidambaram has developed amnesia. Manmohan Singh himself gave safe passage to terrorist during Charar-e-Sharief incident in '95. Mast Gul held holy mosque hostage in J&K, Congress govt fed him Biryani for a week, let him have press conferences and allowed him to walk out a free man.
Read details at Offstumped's site
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Latest Naxal attacks - any details?

Hindus seem to be a gone case. At least in the past the Hindus knew that the sashidhvaja-s and the pretAchArin-s were enemies to be extirpated. Today they do not even seem to be interested in doing anything about them leave alone the dAtimudgarau-s.

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<b>Rivals attempting to murder Anil, alleges his group</b><!--QuoteBegin-->QUOTE<!--QuoteEBegin--><b>Anil was to fly along with his eight-nine top executives at 0930 hrs today to his office at Dhirubhai Ambani Knowledge City in Navi Mumbai</b>.
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Joshi, in his complaint, said that some senior technician, who were preparing the helicopter for its flight on Friday, noticed that the filler cap on the combining gear box at the top of the chopper did not appear to be fitted in the correct position.

"When he opened the filler cap in order to refit correctly he was shocked to notice that there were pebbles and gravel in the filler neck... This mischief could not have been noticed in a routine check," he said.

The helicopter has two engines and it was clear that gravel and pebbles were put in a planned manner "with the assistance/guidance of somebody who has knowledge of helicopters because helicopter could have easily taken off with the above material...

"But shortly after taking off, the pebbles would have entered into the gear box and would have caused mid-air loss of power which would have forced landing of helicopter resulting in loss of lives of inmates".
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<!--QuoteBegin-Viren+Apr 16 2009, 06:53 AM-->QUOTE(Viren @ Apr 16 2009, 06:53 AM)<!--QuoteEBegin--><!--QuoteBegin-rajesh_g+Apr 15 2009, 01:44 PM--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(rajesh_g @ Apr 15 2009, 01:44 PM)<!--QuoteEBegin--> Chidambaram stuck to his BJP agenda and lashed out at former home minister L.K. Advani and said: "<b>I would never have exchanged terrorists and would not have asked the external affairs minister to escort a terrorist to negotiate with the hijackers. I don't know if I would have negotiated with the terrorists or not</b>," he said.
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Chidambaram has developed amnesia. Manmohan Singh himself gave safe passage to terrorist during Charar-e-Sharief incident in '95. Mast Gul held holy mosque hostage in J&K, Congress govt fed him Biryani for a week, let him have press conferences and allowed him to walk out a free man.
Read details at Offstumped's site
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Lets not forget the deplorable way the UPA has treated India's domestic security and let terrorists run rampant. This is far worse than any precieved weakness in letting the Kandhar hijackers go. It's like comparing apples to oranges. Lets tally up the total number of terrorist attacks in NDA and UPA rule and see who did worse. Im confident that UPA will be leaps and bounds worse.
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Indian voters don't see, they are brainwashed by media.
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<!--QuoteBegin-Hauma Hamiddha+Apr 22 2009, 11:01 AM-->QUOTE(Hauma Hamiddha @ Apr 22 2009, 11:01 AM)<!--QuoteEBegin-->Latest Naxal attacks - any details?

Hindus seem to be a gone case. At least in the past the Hindus knew that the sashidhvaja-s and the pretAchArin-s were enemies to be extirpated. Today they do not even seem to be interested in doing anything about them leave alone the dAtimudgarau-s.
[right][snapback]96612[/snapback][/right]<!--QuoteEnd--><!--QuoteEEnd-->Says the resident brain @ the rajeev2004 blog (with comments):

http://rajeev2004.blogspot.com/2009/04/nax...passengers.html
<!--QuoteBegin-->QUOTE<!--QuoteEBegin-->Wednesday, April 22, 2009
<b>Naxals hijack train, 200 passengers ahead of LS polls</b>
apr 21st, 2009

naxals == maoists == christists

this is how the christists are helping ma soniaji win the elections.

is jharkhand bjp-ruled by any chance?

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<b>Naxals hijack train, 200 passengers ahead of LS polls</b>

http://www.samaylive.com/news/naxals-hijac...lls/619600.html

Diksha Gupta,  Wed, 22 Apr 2009

Palaamu: Hundreds of Maoist rebels captured a passenger train with
about 200 people on board in Jharkhand on Wednesday, police said.

According to the sources, a rebel on the train pulled the emergency
cord, forcing it to stop in a remote area in Ehegara district.

The passenger train was heading towards Mugalsarai from Barcakaana. No
casuality has been reported so far.

Officials said police had rushed to the area. Maoist rebels are
targeting the government machinery ahead in an attempt to disrupt
second phase of LS polls.

Maoist rebels, who claim to fight for peasants and landless labourers,
have stepped up attacks in recent days opposing general elections in
the area.

They launched several attacks in different areas on April 16
disrupting first phase of LS polls.

The rebels, with strong links to Maoist guerrillas just to the north
in Nepal, are becoming increasingly active and some analysts say they
pose a bigger problem for the central government in Delhi than the
separatist rebellion in Kashmir.

The government estimates there are about 9,300 Maoist rebels operating
in the country in what is known as the 'Red Corridor', stretching from
the Nepal border in the north through several states to south India.

Posted by nizhal yoddha at 4/22/2009 12:11:00 AM


<b>2 comments:</b>

Chris said...

    Jharkand has a better chance of being BJP ruled now. They are expected to sweep the polls.
    4/22/2009 6:15 AM

narayan said...

    In 2004 they caused Mayhem in Telengana districts (it was TDP and NDA ruled then). If you see this time, nothing in AP coz it is ruled by Samuel Reddy. So yes, the Naxals are on to some business in all BJP / NDA ruled states this time. DO YOU SEE ANY CO-INCIDENCE. I do.
    4/22/2009 6:<!--QuoteEnd--><!--QuoteEEnd-->It must be another of those miracles by the non-existent jeebus. And it is certainly a very christian tactic (e.g. Bomb attack by Christian terrorists to scare away Hindu Bru (Reang) tribal voters in Mizoram - November 20, 2003 )

Good that a number of christoterrorists are hiding behind the communist badge. That way, when the army finally shoots them on sight, the western world wouldn't dare to whine "christians persecuted" - not without first admitting to christians=communists.
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<b>Reveal names of moles in 1971 spy case: CIC</b><!--QuoteBegin-->QUOTE<!--QuoteEBegin-->The Central Information Commission (CIC) has asked the External Affairs ministry to reveal <b>the identity of the alleged mole of US spy agency CIA in former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi’s cabinet during the 1971 war with Pakistan</b>.

The CIC ruling came in response to an application filed under the Right to Information Act by Anuj Dhar, author of CIA’s Eye in South Asia. Dhar sought details of the alleged moles in the cabinet.

<b>The spy case created a furor in 1983, when Semour Hersh, a US journalist, revealed in a book that a senior minister allegedly leaked out crucial information on the discussions at cabinet meetings to the CIA. </b>

The ministry earlier rejected Dhar’s RTI application, arguing that <b>the government was not obliged to provide information older than 20 years.</b>

But Information Commissioner Annapurna Dixit countered the ministry’s logic and directed the Principal Information Officer to answer every question asked by Dhar.

Dhar sought photocopies of records relating to Hersh’s revelations in The Price of Power: Kissinger in the Nixon White House. He also wanted some documents related to former Prime Minister Morarji Desai.

<b>Arguing before the commission that the information was of great historical importance, Dhar claimed there was public interest involved in the disclosure, as it would help clear the air over the allegation.</b>

Dixit also said in the order that the chief public information officer of the External Affairs Ministry would have to procure and provide information that are available with other ministries.
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<b>Indian counter-terrorism efforts outdated, says US</b><!--QuoteBegin-->QUOTE<!--QuoteEBegin-->1 May, 2009 1745hrs IST TNN[ Chidanand Rajghatta ]
WASHINGTON: India ranked among the world's most terrorism-afflicted countries in 2008, the US State Department’s annual report on terrorism has said, while frowning at the country’s woeful record in counterterrorism and legal prosecution.

"Despite New Delhi's clear commitment to combating violent extremism, the Indian government's counterterrorism efforts remains hampered by its outdated and overburdened law enforcement and legal systems," the US State Department Country Terrorism Report for 2008 observed, after chronicling numerous terrorist attacks in India during the year culminating in the Mumbai carnage. None of the perpetrators of the attacks has yet been prosecuted, it noted.

The report said <b>India was the focus of numerous attacks "from both externally-based terrorist organizations and internally-based separatist or terrorist entities," while absolving Pakistan, which New Delhi has accused of virtually being complicit in the acts of terrorism against India.</b>

<b>Instead, the report says the Indian government assessed that "South Asian Islamic extremist groups including Lashkar-e-Taiba, Jaish-e-Mohammad, and Harakat-ul-Jihad-i-Islami (Bangladesh) as well as indigenous groups'' were behind these events. India, it said, believed these attacks were aimed at creating a breakdown in India-Pakistan relations, fostering Hindu-Muslim violence within India, and harming India's commercial centers to impede India's economic resurgence. </b>

The report also notes that India-Pakistan relations were improving despite an increased number of infiltrations across the Line of Control, until they were significantly set back by the Mumbai attack in November. Pakistani officials pledged to prosecute all individuals in Pakistan found to be involved in the Mumbai attacks and offered to share intelligence regarding the attacks with the Government of India, it said, while censoriously observing that the composite dialogue between the two sides was frozen by the Indian government in December, ''contributing to heightened tension between the two governments.''

This year’s terrorism report is heavily focused on Pakistan, far more than Iraq or Afghanistan, and paints a grim picture of a country in the throes of endemic extremist violence. The report notes that the coordination, sophistication, and frequency of suicide bombings in Pakistan continued to grow in 2008.

By November 30, there were already 57 recorded suicide attacks in Pakistan, including the bombing of the Marriott Hotel, in comparison to 45 reported attacks in 2007. In fact, Pakistan overtook Afghanistan in the number of terrorist attacks and deaths from attack reported in 2008.

Among the observations in the report is the migration of Pakistan’s terrorism problem from its western province to the Punjab. It says ideological allies of the Taliban who conducted frequent attacks in the Northwest Frontier Province (NWFP), particularly in the Swat Valley, have extended operations in to the Punjab and the capital Islamabad, often targeting foreigners.

US officials have said the convergence of Taliban insurgents in the tribal areas of northwest Pakistan and local militant groups in Punjab such as Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jaish-e-Mohammed constitute a ''nightmare scenario'' since it brings the extremists closer to Islamabad and the country's nuclear arsenal.

''The spike in (terrorist violence) in Pakistan represents one of the reasons why the President and the Secretary have chosen to devote an enormous amount of political attention and an enormous amount of diplomatic activity and resources to the question of Pakistan, Afghanistan,'' the administration’s acting coordinator of terrorism Richard Schlicher said while releasing the report. ''The situation of Pakistan and Afghanistan and what to do about it has been identified as one of the very highest priorities of the Administration.''

Indeed, the situation is now considered so dire that President Obama had two briefings on the matter on board Air Force One as he flew to Missouri and back on a domestic engagement on Wednesday when he completed 100 days in office. A National Security meeting on the same subject followed on his return to Washington in the evening before he addressed a press conference.

On Thursday, US army general David Petraeus, chief of the US Central Command with oversight on Pakistan, is said to have pronounced the next two weeks critical to Pakistan’s survival. Some analysts have suggested reports of Pakistan's imminent collapse are overblown in an effort to lubricate the passage of aid through Congress which is set to consider the matter next week.
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<b>20 held for attack on army convoy in Coimbatore</b><!--QuoteBegin-->QUOTE<!--QuoteEBegin-->At least 20 pro-LTTE activists were arrested this morning for the attack on an army convoy near Coimbatore a day ago, police said.

Cases have been registered against 200 people belonging to political groups sympathetic to the banned Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). The arrested include Periyar Dravidar Kazhagam and Tamil nationalist leader K. Ramakrishnan, police sources added.

<b>Supporters of the Tamil Tigers on Saturday stopped five army trucks carrying ammunition and personnel on way back from training in Secunderabad in Andhra Pradesh. They were on their way to Thiruvananthapuram. </b>

The angry protesters pelted stones causing minor damages to a couple of trucks.

"They (army personnel) were supposed to halt at the unit in Coimbatore for the day. The attack took place just before they reached Coimbatore. There has been no damage (to arms and ammunition) at all," a defence spokesman had said Saturday
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<!--emo&:ind--><img src='style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/india.gif' border='0' style='vertical-align:middle' alt='india.gif' /><!--endemo--> Our intelligence agencies, more often than not, have failed to provide precise intelligence about terror networks, jihadi or otherwise. Our response to the threat has been far from effective. There is nothing to prevent us from hitting terror networks hard, whether they are on foreign soil or here at home.

Those who are out to destroy our country deserve no compassion. In dealing with the sympathisers of the Taliban we should not follow the carrot-and-stick policy, it should only be the stick. If we want to be free and maintain our independence, then we should defend our country tooth and nail.

http://www.dailypioneer.com/173688/Strike-...s-too-late.html
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<b>India's trouble has no boundaries
May 9, 2009</b>

The country's rise to power is threatened by its position in an increasingly unstable region, writes Matt Wade in New Delhi.

INDIA is touted as an emerging super power and an engine for global growth. But it lives in a bad neighbourhood that seems to be getting worse.

The man charged with protecting its internal security, the Home Affairs Minister, Palaniappan Chidambaram, recently warned that India is caught in a "ring of fire" and some neighbours qualified as "failed states" - but did not name names.

Whichever way it looks, New Delhi sees crisis across its borders. To the west, its nuclear-armed rival Pakistan is lurching dangerously in the face of an emboldened Taliban insurgency. Alarm bells rang across the world when Taliban fighters came within 100 kilometres of Islamabad.

"Pakistan is descending into a jihadist dungeon," says Brahma Chellaney, professor of strategic studies at New Delhi's Centre for Policy Research.

Even the security of Pakistan's nuclear weapons, acquired to counter India's nuclear arsenal, is being openly questioned.

The Pakistan military has launched a major offensive against the insurgents in the troubled Swat Valley in the North-West Frontier Province. But the fighting has caused misery for the tens of thousands who have fled their homes to escape the conflict.

War and humanitarian crisis also blights India's southern neighbour, Sri Lanka. About 50,000 people are trapped with Tamil Tiger rebels as they fight for survival on a tiny strip of land on Sri Lanka's north-east coast. Another 200,000 displaced people, mostly Sri Lankan Tamils, are in guarded refugee camps. The Sri Lankan conflict has even spilled over into Indian politics as Tamil leaders in India demand New Delhi do more to prevent the suffering of Tamils affected by the war.

Meanwhile to the north, Nepal has been plunged into a dangerous political crisis. The Prime Minister, Pushpa Kamal Dahal - or Prachanda - resigned on Monday after the President, Ram Baran Yadav, overturned a government decision to sack the army chief, General Rookmangud Katawal. Prachanda led a decade-long Maoist insurgency which left 13,000 people dead and caused massive upheaval before the rebels joined mainstream politics two years ago. There are fears the stand-off could undermine the peace process.

"Nepal is another kettle that is blowing its top," says Colonel R. Hariharan, a strategic analyst.

Then to India's east, tension simmers in Bangladesh, the world's seventh most-populous country, weeks after a bloody mutiny by the country's border guards, the Bangladesh Rifles. The uprising underscored the challenges facing Bangladesh as a new democratic government finds its feet after years of military-backed rule. Security analysts in New Delhi are also concerned about the rise of Islamic militancy in Bangladesh.

Professor Chellaney believes India lives in the world's worst neighbourhood. "I met with a group of Israeli scholars recently and we were debating whether Israel's neighbourhood was worse than India's," he said.

"After deliberating on the issue for about half an hour, all the Israel scholars in the room agreed that they would not like to trade their neighbourhood for India's. One by one, all the countries around India are becoming internally dysfunctional. That doesn't leave any stable neighbour for India."

The chronic strife on India's borders threatens to hamper its economy. "Even if India does well politically and economically, and tries to play an active role in bolstering its neighbours, the implications for India will be pretty grave," Professor Chellaney says.

"The harsh reality is that India will be weighed down by its troubled neighbourhood. That is quite a burden for India at a time when many countries are looking at it as a rising power."

Indian politics might add a home-grown element of instability. The last phase of the country's month-long general election will be held on Wednesday and all votes counted next Saturday. The country's two major parties, Indian National Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party, are being challenged by a host of smaller parties based on religion, Hindu caste and regional loyalties.

Neither major party is expected to come close to winning a majority, so a potentially destabilising process of post-poll jockeying looks inevitable.

B. Raman, a security analyst with India's Centre for Tropical Studies, says an unwieldy coalition could make it more difficult for India to respond to its strife-ridden region.

"We are likely to have a lot of uncertainty with respect to foreign policy as a result of the kind of government that is likely to come to power," he says.

"There will be a lot more small parties seeking to play an activist role. If that creates an ineffective coalition government, India is going to suffer."
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The Congress party’s win in the general election will ensure stability and continuity in India’s foreign policy, said experts, but warned that the global environment will be more difficult.
The primary concerns facing the new government would be India’s engagement with the US—which itself has a new administration—as well as with Pakistan, a nation struggling with its own internal security issues, and China, which most recently blocked an Asian Development Bank (ADB) loan to Arunachal Pradesh, parts of which China claims.

http://www.livemint.com/2009/05/16220238/U...-polic.html?h=B
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<b>Police die in India Maoist attack</b>

<!--QuoteBegin-->QUOTE<!--QuoteEBegin-->Suspected Maoist rebels in India have killed 16 police personnel in a gun battle in the western state of Maharashtra, police say.

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http://epaper.timesofindia.com/Repository/...g/pc0051700.jpg

I can see nothing anti-moslem in the above. It only talks of anti-Hindu policies of the government: Rama Setu, Response to Terrorism, Minority Reservations, Cow Slaughter, Murder of Swami Lakshmanananda etc.

But this is how TOI reported...

<!--QuoteBegin-->QUOTE<!--QuoteEBegin--><b>Ghajini-like posters hit out at minority community </b>
Mateen Hafeez I TNN

Mumbai: Posters, taking off from the Aamir Khan-starrer Ghajini and targeting one particular community, have started appearing on suburban trains of the WR.

   The posters show a muscular man, sporting the Ghajini haircut, with several phrases tattooed on the his body. But unlike in the film, these tattoos are grouses that right-wing groups often have with the Muslim community.

   The state intelligence department and the GRP have initiated a probe to figure out who is responsible for these posters. Though this is not yet clear, but the name of an organisation, the Dharm Raksha Manch, appears at the bottom of the posters.

   Additional director-general of police (railways) Krish Pal Raghuvanshi deployed over 15 teams to trace the organisation behind the posters and ordered their immediate removal from trains. The posters also appeared to target the Congress, for ignoring “Hindu interests’’ and appeasing Muslims.

http://epaper.timesofindia.com/Daily/skins...W=1242982310937
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Below the image, they also have caption that says anti-moslem poster in local! #%$^&R%&^*^^@! Hindu Interests in double quotes!

And look at the police...! they are wasting precious time of a whole team of policemen to figure out who pasted the posters!
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<!--QuoteBegin-Bodhi+May 22 2009, 01:48 PM-->QUOTE(Bodhi @ May 22 2009, 01:48 PM)<!--QuoteEBegin-->http://epaper.timesofindia.com/Repository/...g/pc0051700.jpg

I can see nothing anti-moslem in the above.  It only talks of anti-Hindu policies of the government: Rama Setu, Response to Terrorism, Minority Reservations, Cow Slaughter, Murder of Swami Lakshmanananda etc.

But this is how TOI reported...

<!--QuoteBegin--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE<!--QuoteEBegin--><b>Ghajini-like posters hit out at minority community </b>
Mateen Hafeez I TNN

Mumbai: Posters, taking off from the Aamir Khan-starrer Ghajini and targeting one particular community, have started appearing on suburban trains of the WR.

  The posters show a muscular man, sporting the Ghajini haircut, with several phrases tattooed on the his body. But unlike in the film, these tattoos are grouses that right-wing groups often have with the Muslim community.

  The state intelligence department and the GRP have initiated a probe to figure out who is responsible for these posters. Though this is not yet clear, but the name of an organisation, the <b>Dharm Raksha Manch</b>, appears at the bottom of the posters.

  Additional director-general of police (railways) Krish Pal Raghuvanshi deployed over 15 teams to trace the organisation behind the posters and ordered their immediate removal from trains. The posters also appeared to target the Congress, for ignoring “Hindu interests’’ and appeasing Muslims.

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Below the image, they also have caption that says anti-moslem poster in local! #%$^&R%&^*^^@! Hindu Interests in double quotes!

And look at the police...! they are wasting precious time of a whole team of policemen to figure out who pasted the posters!
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<b>Moved here from further down.</b>

I thought it sounded familiar.
There's also a(nother?) Dharma Raksha Manch that asked Indian muslims to issue a fatwa to tell muslims that Hindus should not be targets of the jihad:
http://www.haindavakeralam.com/HKPage.aspx...eID=8246&SKIN=B
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<b>Let us see the secular face of Islam VHP tells Muslims</b>

New Delhi, Feb 22: Concerned by "religion inspired violence", the Vishwa Hindu Parishad has shot off a letter to 13 Muslim organisations requesting them to issue a fatwa declaring India as a friend of Islam, 'Dar-Ul-Amen', against which 'jihad' should not be waged.

<b>VHP's Dharm Raksha Manch, a congregation of seers which issued the letter, has asked Ulemas to state clearly that Hindus are not 'kafirs' and therefore 'jihad' does not apply to the community.</b>

The letter cites examples from the e-mails released by the terrorist group 'Indian Mujahideen' citing religious dictum justifying the terror attacks on Ahmedabad and Delhi.

Asking Muslim scholars to clear such misconceptions, the letter said they should "issue a fatwa declaring that India is not Dar-Ul-Haram, i.e. a country against which Muslims must launch a religious war, rather India is Dar-Ul-Amen, a land of peace where all Muslims can practice and propagate their religion uninterrupted."

Addressed to Muslim intellectuals, leaders and Ulemas the letter states "The Dharm Raksha Manch is particularly concerned that Islamic scriptures have served as the inspiration behind these attacks, and concerned that the same might occur again in the future".

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And http://epaper.timesofindia.com/Default/Lay...00109&AppName=1

<!--QuoteBegin-->QUOTE<!--QuoteEBegin--><b>Declare India a friend of Islam: VHP to Muslims</b>

New Delhi: It may be a pollrelated gimmick but it’s a clever one. The Vishwa Hindu Parishad has sent a letter to 13 prominent Muslim organisations in India with a curious request—that they declare, in a fatwa, India to be a “friend’’ of Islam, or a Dar-ul-Aman, therefore making jihad against India and Indians invalid.
    The Dharm Raksha Manch, a congregation of Hindu leaders, also asked the Muslim leadership to declare that Hindus were not “kafirs’’ and therefore should not be targets of jihad. The letter has been sent to the All India Milli Council, Dar-ul-Uloom Deoband, Tablighi Jamaat, Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind and All India Organisation of Imams of Mosques among others. TNN VHP letter bid to cash in on 26/11 anger?
New Delhi: The Dharm Raksha Manch has written to Muslim groups to “issue a fatwa declaring that India was not Dar-ul-Harb’’, that is, a country against which Muslims must launch a religious war, and that rather India was “Dar-ul-Aman, a land of peace where Muslims can practise and propagate their religion uninterrupted’’.
    Many Islamic fundamentalist writers have declared that India ceased to be a Dar-ul-Islam after the British left and Pakistan was carved out. The VHP is cleverly not asking the ulema to declare India to be Dar-ul-Islam, but a third variety, Dar-ul-Aman or land of peace. The new tack, many say, is intimately tied to the elections and is probably an attempt to cash in on the anger in the wake of the Mumbai attacks.
    Certainly, the Laskhar-e-Taiba, in its writing and speeches by Hafiz Mohammed Saeed, has declared on numerous occasions that its goal was to reclaim the Islamic lands of India—apart from Kashmir, this would include Hyderabad, Junagadh etc. This was the inspiration behind the name Deccan Mujahideen, a front for LeT. India, according to many Islamist leaders, is a legitimate jihadi target.
    In their vitriolic emails, the Indian Mujahideen, which claimed responsibility for the Delhi and Ahmedabad blasts, had used the reference of scriptures to justify attacks against Indians.
    VHP chief Ashok Singhal said the letter had asked Muslim scholars to clear misconceptions. “The Dharm Raksha Manch is concerned that Islamic scriptures have served as the inspiration behind these attacks, and concerned that the same might occur again in the future,’’ he said. TNN<!--QuoteEnd--><!--QuoteEEnd-->
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Rly cops to lodge FIR in train poster case
22 May 2009, 0228 hrs IST, Mateen Hafeez, TNN

MUMBAI: Following a report in TOI about an objectionable poster displayed in local trains, the Mumbai Central railway police is likely to register 
an FIR against its printers and publishers for creating enmity among communities.

In its May 21 edition, TOI had reported that the poster, just like those of Aamir Khan-starrer `Ghajini', show a muscular man whose body is imprinted with sensitive remarks about a minority community. The poster is suspected to be printed by some right-wing organisation.

The railway police on Thursday recorded the statement of the TOI correspondent and was in constant touch with the special branch to find out about the right-wing organisation involved in such work. The state intelligence department (SID) is also trying to trace those who are behind this provocative poster.

While it was not clear about the printer of the poster, the name of an organisation, the Dharm Raksha Manch, appeared at the bottom of the poster. "We will register a case under Section 153 a (creating hatred among two communities). Our teams have been deployed to trace the poster,'' said Bharatkumar Rane, senior inspector of Mumbai Central railway police.

Meanwhile, a delegation of Muslims and non-Muslims met additional director-general of police (railways), K P Raghuvanshi, on Thursday and expressed concern over it. "Mumbai is still traumatised over the 26/11 terror attack and law enforcing agencies are working hard to maintain the law and order. Raghuvanshi also assured us of stern action against the culprits,'' said activist, Farid Batatawala, who was part of the delegation. 

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The only case that can be registered against those people is vandalism of public property by sticking those posters but the gov't would look hypocritical by not punishing all those people who also litter on those trains.

"Creating enemity between the communities" is a euphenism for supressing the free speech of Hindus, the gov't would have done the same thing even if they had stuck those posters on their private property.
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