Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Home Affairs
13-August-2013 18:05 IST
Revival of Militancy

Inputs indicate that ISI operatives are known to have assured moral/ financial support to pro-Khalistan elements for anti-India activities. The Government of India has adopted an integrated approach to counter the attempts to revive militancy which, inter-alia include sustained vigilance along the borders, strengthening of mechanisms for intelligence gathering and sharing. A close watch is maintained on the activities of various groups known to have been engaged in trying to foment terrorist activities. The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has been Investigating into the funding of the Babbar Khalsa International. The NIA has registered a case No.RC-05/2012/NIA/DLI against Punjab based operatives of Babbar Khalsa International (BKI) based on the allegation that they are receiving funds from UK based BKI operatives to commit terrorist acts in India with active material and logistics support from Pakistan based BKI leaders.

This was stated by Shri R.P.N.Singh, Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs in written reply to a question by Shri Ponnam Prabhakar in the Lok Sabha today.