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Terror funding case: NIA files supplementary chargesheet against separatist leader Yasin Malik

An investigation report prepared by the NIA on Yasin Malik alleges that he was in touch with Pakistan’s external intelligence agency ISI, and had received funds from Islamabad to “foment trouble” in the Valley, and gradually amassed properties worth more than Rs 15 crore.

Hyderabad: NIA registers first human trafficking case under newly amended law

The amendments enable the NIA to additionally investigate offences related to human trafficking, counterfeit currency, manufacture or sale of prohibited arms.


Photos don’t prove I committed terror act: Areeb Majeed to court

The NIA claims that Majeed along with three others travelled to Iraq in 2014 and joined the IS. He is currently facing trial on charges including waging a war against any Asiatic power before his return to India in November 2014.

Khagragarh blast case: 19 convicts sentenced 6 to 10 years' jail term

The Burdwan blast of 2014 blew the lid off a flourishing network of the banned Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh in West Bengal, especially in the districts of Burdwan, Birbhum and Nadia.

NIA amendment bill infringes upon state authority, must be reconsidered

It appears that the Union government has encroached upon the rights of states to conduct investigations into a class of cases which may affect public order. This goes against the notion of Indian federalism which guarantees states autonomy within a national framework.

NIA raids seven places in Kashmir in connection with illegal money transfer through cross-LoC trade

Teams of the National Investigation Agency, along with state police and paramilitary forces, swooped on the locations this morning to gather evidence


16 Tamil Nadu men were planning terror attacks, through knives, vehicles and poison: NIA

The NIA alleged that they had come together to form a terror group called Ansarulla and the accused had also collected funds and made preparations to carry out terrorist attacks in India, "with the intention of establishing Islamic rule in India."

Bill to give NIA more powers gets Rajya Sabha nod

The Bill grants NIA powers to conduct investigations outside India and widens its mandate to probe human trafficking, counterfeit currency, manufacture or sale of prohibited arms, cyber terrorism and offences under the Explosive Substances Act, 1908.

What’s changing in NIA: Wider jurisdiction, more offences, faster trial

The Act makes NIA the only truly federal agency in the country, along the lines of the FBI in the United States, and more powerful than the CBI.

Explained: What are the changes in NIA (Amendment) Bill 2019?

The NIA was set up in 2009 in the wake of the Mumbai terror attack that had claimed 166 lives. Here are the changes introduced in the NIA (Amendment) Bill.

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NIA Files Chargesheet Against Jaish-e-Muhammad Chief Masood Azhar

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday filed a chargesheet against Jaish-e-Muhammad chief Masood Azhar and others for their alleged involvement in the Pathankot terror attack. The chargesheet, filed in a special NIA court, also included the names of JeM deputy chief MA Rauf Asghar, “launching commander” Shahid Latif and “main handler” Kashif Jan, news […]