CBI and Enforcement Directorate officials believe that the process of Nirav Modi's extradition will be faster compared to the long drawn-out exercise currently going on for Vijay Mallya's extradition.
Both these stalwarts are part of the Margdarshak Mandal of the party, and they have now offered to stay out of active politics.
FBI has been told by Indian agencies that Dawood may have become old but his 'D company' is still active and he is helping Jaish-e-Mohammed in setting up 'sleeper cells' inside India.
When the air strike plan was prepared for our Mirage-2000 jets, the main worry was how the Pakistan Air Force would react. The Prime Minister had given clear instructions that there should be no casualties on our side.
Since it is election time now, the demand for action against officials may be overshadowed in the din of poll frenzy, but accountability for this mishap must be fixed at all costs, and the erring officials must be punished.
Priyanka's speech was simple and to the point, while Rahul's speech was a rehash of what he had been saying all these years, without any variations.
BJP leaders criticized Rahul for showing respect to the terror mastermind by using the word 'Ji'. Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad reminded that it was senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh who had once said "Masood Azhar Ji" and "Hafiz Saeed Sahib".
The Allahabad High Court had accepted the plea that the Babri mosque was built on the debris of a temple in Ayodhya, but since the disputed land was sought to be trifurcated, the matter has now reached the apex court.
The death of two persons and injuries to 27 others in a grenade blast at the Jammu bus stand on Thursday clearly points to a shift in the strategy of terror outfits and their handlers sitting across the border after India carried out sir strikes deep inside Pakistan.
The Army spokesman's claim takes the cake. Maj. Gen. Asif Ghafoor, the Pakistani army spokesman, said at a briefing on Wednesday that Jaish-e-Mohammed does not exist in his country after the recent ban.
Pakistan's actions against homegrown terrorists have been mostly of a cosmetic nature, to say the least. After the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, Hafiz Saeed and his colleagues were put under protective custody.
Spinning lies and then peddling them on media has been a standard trait of the Pakistani army establishment.
My view is very clear: India need not show forgiveness or mercy to those who have caused mayhem on our soil. Pakistan was never trustworthy in the past, and it cannot be trusted now, nor in the future.
India can start dialogue only if Pakistan takes credible action against terror outfits on its soil and hands over the masterminds of 26/11, Pathankot, Uri and Pulwama attacks, Hafiz Saeed and Masood Azhar to India.
Let me make it clear that Pakistan is trying to beguile and mislead the world by speaking about peace while committing acts of military aggression across the Line Of Control.
There could be two interpretations: One, Pakistan is scared, it does not want a war, it has now perceived that it may have to face humility if it loses a war. Two, this change in tone and tenor could be a cosmetic one and it could be an attempt to fool the Indian army.
"History shows that the Pakistani army always lost wars that it waged in 1948, 1965, 1971 and 1999. Our armed forces are on high alert right now and if Pakistan dares to strike back, it will be paid back in the same coin. "
People of India still remember how Pakistan government tried to fool the world by keeping Hafiz Saeed under so-called house arrest and later quietly released him, to address rallies, form a political party and field candidates in last year's elections.
India is scheduled to face Pakistan on June 16 in a World Cup tie, but the mood of the nation is completely against Indian cricketers playing with their Pakistani counterparts.
With a depleting treasury, Pakistan cannot afford to face a conflict with neighbouring India.
"It was Modi who took the peace initiative in inviting the then PM Nawaz Sharif to attend his oath-taking ceremony."
Pakistan has committed a big blunder, and the call of the poet Chand Bardai rings in our ears. Chand Bardai in a famous couplet had guided the blinded and imprisoned king Prithviraj Chauhan of Delhi, how to shoot precisely to kill Sultan Muhammad Ghori sitting on his resplendent throne.
The martyrdom of our jawans will not go in vain. Burying all our political differences, we should focus on how to repay Pakistan back in its own coin.
Now that Rahul Gandhi has rejected both the Supreme Court's verdict and the CAG report, it is quite clear that he wants to make Rafale an election issue.
No matter which party's government is there, or the ideology it follows, all political parties should trust the public at large. After all, it is the people who listen to everybody and then elect leaders, whom they think can serve them well.
The roadshow did enthuse thousands of party workers in Uttar Pradesh, who appeared jubilant with the entry of Priyanka in active politics. Questions are not being raised about the political benefits that may or may not accrue to the Congress party.
It would be advisable for Rahul Gandhi to be careful before jumping to conclusions on the basis of an incomplete noting page.
PM described the Mahagathbandhan (grand alliance) of opposition parties as Maha Milavat (grand adulteration), a combination of disparate political parties whose leaders have diverse views on major policy issues
A survey by India TV-CNX in 43 Lok Sabha constituencies of UP, after Priyana's entry into politics has showed that the Congress party may gain in vote share, but conversely it will result in loss to the SP-BSP Mahagathbandhan and gain to NDA.
Denying permission to hold public meetings amounts to throttling the democratic aspirations of the people, that too, by a leader who is herself crying hoarse over "Save Democracy" slogan.
The Saradha chit fund scam probe began during the UPA rule. Lakhs of people lost their hard-earned savings in this scam.
Several Congress leaders attribute this to the internal strife going on in the Haryana unit of the party.
Such misleading statements can be accepted and ignored in the rough and tumble of day-to-day politics, but what Rahul Gandhi said after meeting Manohar Parrikar was unpardonable, to say the least.
Most of the followers of Lord Ram, particularly sadhus and Vishwa Hindu Parishad supporters, are happy with the Centre's step.
The common man now feels that the court hearing on Ayodhya dispute may drag for a long time.
Yogi said if the Supreme Court finds itself unable to deliver a verdict soon, it should hand over the dispute to his government, and he would resolve it "within 24 hours".