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National Investigation Agency (NIA)


Key accused in Hyderabad human trafficking case arrested by NIA from West Bengal

December 13, 2019 9:19 pm

The case relates to exploitation and immoral trafficking of persons from West Bengal and Bangladesh to various cities in India including Hyderabad.

532 kg heroin haul case: Accused shows ‘proof’ of payments to Pak firms to import salt, NIA questions transactions

November 22, 2019 12:57 pm

The agency had alleged that Ajay Gupta, a Chartered Accountant (CA) by profession, was the man who used to receive the drugs consignments and was in contact with the main accused Tariq Lone.

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

October 04, 2019 6:29 pm

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

September 18, 2019 8:22 pm

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

September 06, 2019 2:45 pm

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

August 30, 2019 7:20 pm

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

July 26, 2019 7:35 am

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

July 23, 2019 3:10 pm

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

July 19, 2019 10:28 pm

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

July 18, 2019 12:30 am

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.