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532 kg heroin haul case: NIA tells court money made from drugs was to be used for financing terrorism

“We have already booked the other accused including kingpin Tariq Lone under terror laws. These accused also used to work for a bigger network. Jasbir Singh was the truck driver who delivered the drug consignments,” Surinder Singh said.

Explained: INR, the blood test that NIA thought could be evidence of hawala

It seemed the NIA requested a clarification of the acronym “INR”, which although most commonly understood by laypersons as “Indian Rupee”, has a totally different connotation in clinical pathology and bioscience.


ISIS module case: NIA raids at 5 places in Coimbatore

The NIA had in June arrested Mohammed Azarudeen, the alleged mastermind of ISIS Tamil Nadu module. An NIA statement had alleged that he was the Facebook friend of Sri Lankan suicide bomber Zahran Hashim and other members of the module behind the Easter Sunday attack.

2008 Malegaon blasts: Journalists’ plea can’t be allowed, says NIA

The NIA filed an application before the court earlier this month seeking to make the proceedings of the trial against the accused —BJP MP Pragya Singh Thakur, Lieutenant Colonel Prasad Purohit and five others — in-camera.

Explained: What are the UAPA amendments? When is an individual designated a ‘terrorist’?

The existing UAPA law specifies that only officers of the rank of Deputy Superintendent or Assistant Commissioner of Police of the NIA shall have the power to investigate offences under the UAPA law. The Bill seeks to allow NIA officers of Inspector rank to carry out investigations.

Amended NIA Act with powers to probe abroad comes into force

The amendments will enable the NIA to additionally investigate offenses related to human trafficking, counterfeit currency, manufacture or sale of prohibited arms, cyber-terrorism, and offenses under the Explosive Substances Act, 1908.


NIA wants in-camera trial of 2008 Malegaon blast case

Six people were killed and 100 others injured when a bomb strapped to a motorcycle went off near a mosque in north Maharashtra town of Malegaon, about 200 km from here, on September 29, 2008.

Riding roughshod

Amendments to UAPA law impinge on right to life and liberty, trample over federalism. Government must reconsider.

‘SIMI meeting’: SC notice on NIA plea challenging acquittal of 5 accused

A bench headed by the Chief Justice of India issued the notice on the petition challenging the HC verdict of April 12 this year. Solicitor General Tushar Mehta appeared for the NIA.

Terror detentions: A locked office, and a neighbourhood left in the dark in Chennai

During the searches Saturday, the NIA claimed to have seized nine mobile phones,15 SIM cards, seven memory cards, three laptops, five hard disks, six pen drives, two tablets and three CDs/DVDs besides documents, including magazines, banners, notices, posters and books.

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No Pressure On Us From Either UPA Or NDA On Hindu Extremist Cases: NIA Chief Sharad Kumar

Stating that the Lashkar angle in the February 2007 Samjhauta Express firebombing that killed 68, mostly Pak nationals, doesn’t have “any strength,” National Investigation Agency (NIA) Director General Sharad Kumar has said that he had never been under pressure on handling alleged Hindu extremist terror cases either from the NDA or the UPA government. ——————————————————————————————— […]

Hyderabad: Nampally Court sends ISIS suspects to 3 days remand

Hyderabad, Jan 23 (ANI): The Nampally Court in Hyderabad on Saturday has sent ISIS suspects Abu Anas and Mohammad Shareef Moinuddin Khan to three days of transit remand. The National Investigation Agency (NIA) had arrested 14 suspects till Friday from various parts of the country planning to carry out terrorist activities. The agency also claimed to have seized certain "incriminating" articles, mobile phones, laptops, unaccounted cash, jihadi literature and videos, besides materials for preparation of bombs from their places.


NIA to conduct lie-detector test on Salwinder Singh today

New Delhi, Jan 19 (ANI): The National Investigation Agency (NIA) will conduct lie-detector test on Gurdaspur Superintendent of Police Salwinder Singh, who is under scanner in connection with the Pathankot attack, on Tuesday. Salwinder Singh reached NIA office with his cook Madan Gopal and caretaker of the shrine Somraj on Tuesday morning. A Special Delhi court had yesterday granted permission to NIA to conduct the test.

Congress co-relates PM Modi’s Pak visit with Pathankot attack

New Delhi, Jan 09 (ANI): Congress leader Digvijay Singh reacted on the recent Pathankot attack and said that considering America’s interest, it is reflected that America is involved in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit from Afghanistan to Pakistan. Taking account of the Pathankot attack, Singh said that the National Investigation Agency (NIA) should investigate the matter.