BeyondHeadlines News Desk
New Delhi: The Centre today said that intelligence inputs have suggested that Al-Qa’ida and one of its dreaded terrorists Ilyas Kashmiri were planning to target India, the Press Trust of India (PTI) reported.
“There are some intelligence inputs, though not specifically, regarding plan to target India by al-Qaeda and Ilyas Kashmiri, an Al-Qa’ida-HUJI operative and his group,” Minister of State for Home Jitendra Singh informed Rajya Sabha (upper house of Parliament).
The minister said the government was committed to combat terrorism and extremism in all its forms and manifestation as no cause, genuine or imaginary, can justify terrorism or violence.
“Government continues to be alert to these threats and re-calibrates its measures to combat terrorism by way of reviewing threat perception and a number of important decisions and measures have been taken…,” he said.