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Motives of SIMI and LET

in my last post which i compiled from my reactions on various websites, i had talked about HARKAT UL JIHAAD e TALIBAN E HIND or Harkat ul Taliban-e-Islami Hind

The LeT’s professed ideology goes beyond merely challenging India's sovereignty over the State of Jammu and Kashmir. The Lashkar's ‘agenda’, as outlined in a pamphlet titled Why are we waging jihad includes the restoration of Islamic rule over all parts of India. Further, the outfit propagates a narrow Islamist fundamentalism preached by its mentor, the MDI. It seeks to bring about a union of all Muslim majority regions in countries that surround Pakistan. Towards that end, it is active in J&K, Chechnya and other parts of Central Asia. The outfit had claimed that it had assisted the Taliban militia and Osama bin Laden’s Al Qaeda terrorist network in Afghanistan during November and December 2002 atimes satp

i just casually surfing the times when i landed up at Swaminathan S Anklesaria Aiyar article Terrorists as vote banks

For years I have argued that India needs police-judicial reform more urgently than further economic reform. Virtually nobody with resources is covicted beyond all appeals.

We have recently heard that the verdict in the 1993 Mumbai bomb blast case will be delivered in early August. Imagine, this top-priority case has dragged on for 13 years, despite being heard by a TADA court, with supposedly fast-track procedures!

So, do not mistake arrests by the police of suspects in the latest Mumbai blasts for quick action. This case too may take 13 years. Muslim organisations claim that many arrested in the 1993 case will be found innocent.
But having been locked up for 13 years, they may emerge as ripe terrorist material. Besides, callous politicians now use the police as a political tool.
When chief ministers regularly arrest opposition leaders on charges that never end in convictions, people see the police-judicial process as political theatre rather than a justice system.
This has accelerated the criminalisation of politics. A new, dangerous development is the emergence of terrorists as vote banks. Abdul Nasser Mahdani, chief accused in the 1998 Coimbatore bomb blast, is wooed by both the DMK and the Left Front.
Elections are won and lost on swings of just 1% of the vote, so parties cynically woo every possible vote bank, including those headed by accused robbers and murderers.
long legal delays (as in the Mumbai and Coimbatore blast cases) can fuel communal riots.