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Pulwama attack: Probe finds car bumper, remains of can in which explosives were packed

Pulwama attack: While much of the jerrycan has been destroyed, this material, investigators said, broke away and survived the blast. From these remains, investigators estimate that the can was not more than 20-25 litres in size and so could not have held more than 30 kg of RDX, the explosive suspected to have been used.

Kozhikode twin blasts case: NIA arrests absconding accused on his return from Saudi Arabia

The NIA had taken over the case in 2009 and filed a chargesheet in 2010. According to the chargesheet, on March 3, 2006, local police received phone information from the media that two bombs had been planted at the KSRTC bus stop and Mofussil bus stand in Kozhikode city.


NIA arrests 2006 Kozhikode blasts accused from Delhi airport

NIA said Mohammed Ashar, a resident of Thalassery in Kannur district of Kerala, had been absconding and was chargesheeted by the National Investigation Agency in 2010. He was arrested on Thursday from the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport, it said.

‘ISIS-inspired module’ busted: NIA remand of 5 accused extended

Accused Mufti Suhail and Saqib Iftekar were remanded for five days' custody, and accused Zubair Malik, Saeed and Anas Yunus were remanded to a three-day custody.

National Investigation Agency arrests man for supplying arms to ‘IS module’

During its raids against the group on December 26, the NIA had claimed to have seized a huge cache of arms and explosives.

Telangana BJP MLA: NIA didn’t ask me to identify voices of callers who threatened me

The accused denied the allegations and claimed the investigators had not shown any evidence to show they were LeT members.


Planning strikes since 2009, angry over bias: Key accused in IS plot

The 29-year-old Islamic preacher, who was arrested by NIA last week from his home in Jaffrabad, Delhi, told interrogators that he had been hurt by events such as the Babri Masjid demolition and believed that Muslims were discriminated against in the country.

IS terror plot busted: Delhi court sends suspects to 12-day NIA custody

Led by an Islamic preacher, the self-appointed group was planning to carry out a series of blasts across the country and several important personalities including politicians were on the target list, the probe agency said.

Kerala youth arrested by NIA in two-year-old ISIS case

The agency said that as part of the conspiracy, 14 accused from Kasaragod district had left India or their workplaces in Middle-East Asia and travelled to Afghanistan or Syria, where they joined the ISIS (Daish).

Explained: Why online monitoring is neither new, nor easy

Agencies have been conducting surveillance on internet communication for several years now, particularly in matters related to terrorism. The 2013 Bodh Gaya blasts case was cracked in great measure with crucial online communication intercepts.

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