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Maharashtra Police deradicalisation project: Safety net, skills training, bank loans

As the ongoing series in The Indian Express showed, after speaking to officials and individuals part of the programme, the deradicalisation programme has helped pull back 120 youth, including six women, from the brink of jihadi recruitment.

Maharashtra Police deradicalisation project: Core curriculum step by step

As the ongoing series in The Indian Express showed, after speaking to officials and individuals part of the programme, the deradicalisation programme has helped pull back 120 youth, including six women, from the brink of jihadi recruitment.

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Maharashtra ATS’s deradicalisation programme: Families help police pull young men back from brink

Family first responders, Confidentiality is “sacred to the programme”, said officers. “Even today our neighbours are not aware that my son went through a counselling session for a month. It was that secret,” said his father.

Maharashtra ATS’s deradicalisation programme: ‘I realised Allah didn’t want me to sacrifice my life to make him happy’

Much of the programme is under wraps so The Indian Express spoke to several officers who run it, individuals who were put through it and their families to piece together the story of how police turned counsellors working with a hastily put-together roadmap with a clearly defined goal.

Akola Court acquits 3 of terror charges: Mere use of word jehad can’t be ground to brand a person terrorist

The acquitted youths, Salim Malik (29), Shoeb Khan (29) and Abdul Malik (24), were slapped with terror charges following an attack on policemen outside a mosque in Pusad on September 25, 2015 on Bakr Eid over the beef ban in the state.

‘Gun seized by Maharashtra ATS was used to train Gauri Lankesh killers’

The analysis of the 7.65 mm countrymade guns was carried out recently by experts at the Forensic Science Laboratory of Karnataka Police to ascertain whether any of the guns were used to shoot Lankesh.

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ATS arrests: Mosque staff, families shocked

The ATS on Wednesday arrested eight men and detained a 17-year-old youth for their alleged links with the Islamic State (IS). Four of them were picked up from Mumbra and five from Aurangabad.

Mumbai: Over 11 months in jail, four workers arrested for ‘Maoist links’ get bail

In January, eight men working in private firms were arrested by the ATS and booked under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act. ATS claims that they were involved in raising funds for the banned Communist Party of India (Maoist).

Jalgaon arrests: Court refuses further custody of two arrested on terror charges

Police said that Suryavanshi had revealed that at the instance of Lodhi, he along with Sachin Andure, arrested for the murder of nationalist, Narendra Dabholkar, had received training to use firearms in November 2014.

Arrested Jalgaon men played key role in plot to carry out blasts in state: ATS

The police said the men, identified as Vasudev Suryavanshi and Liladhar alias Vijay Lodhi, had conducted a survey of various people who appeared to speak against the Hindu religion

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