Editorial: Security first

After Parliament recently approved a bill giving more powers to the National Investigation Agency to probe terrorist acts against Indians and Indian interests abroad, the Easter Sunday bombings case in Sri Lanka is likely to be the first case for the NIA. Continue Reading

People responsible for SL blasts should be called devils: Imam

In his Eid-ul-Fitr message, V P Suhaib Maulavi, Imam of the Palayam mosque, stated that those responsible for the Sri Lanka Easter Sunday blasts must be called devils and martyrs. Continue Reading

Terror link: NIA raids house in Chidambaram

The surprise checks resulted in the seizure of a number of electronic gadgets. The team confiscated a laptop, four pen drives, seven mobile phones and eight sim cards, sources claimed. Continue Reading

Suspicious man flees on being stopped at Bengaluru Metro station

Drama ensued at the Metro Railway Station yesterday after a metal detector at the gate beeped when a man tried entering the premises. When the security personnel pulled him up for an enquiry, the man fled from the spot. Continue Reading

Threat to church in Sri Lanka, services cancelled

Ranjith, who is archbishop of Colombo, said Thursday that a ‘reliable foreign source’ had alerted him to possible attacks this weekend, leading him to cancel Sunday services for the second week Continue Reading

Muslim education group in Kerala bans face-covering on campus

Even as there has been a debate on whether on the grounds of the country’s security burqa should be prohibited, a Kozhikode-based Muslim Education Society (MES) has asked students not to attend classes wearing any face-covering attire. Continue Reading