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532 kg heroin haul case: NIA’s failure to take Gupta in custody for questioning helped him secure bail

November 27, 2019 12:47 pm

Ajay Gupta was arrested in July by the Customs Department, and the case was taken over by the NIA is September.

NIA court convicts six in 2016 ISIS terror plot case

November 25, 2019 8:28 pm

They have been found guilty under various sections of the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) including offences relating to membership of a terrorist organisation and support given to a terrorist organisation.

532 kg heroin haul in Punjab: NIA opposes accused’s bail, says he must show bills for imports from Pak

November 19, 2019 8:12 am

The customs department had seized one of the largest cache of drugs from international border in Attari in June this year and recovered 532 kg heroin from a salt consignment

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

September 13, 2019 10:37 am

“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

August 31, 2019 12:13 pm

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

August 29, 2019 5:26 pm

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

August 20, 2019 2:10 am

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.

Amended NIA Act with powers to probe abroad comes into force

August 02, 2019 9:25 pm

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

August 01, 2019 10:30 pm

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.

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

August 04, 2019 2:13 pm

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.


Hyderabad: Nampally Court sends ISIS suspects to 3 days remand

January 23, 2016 3:23 pm

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

January 19, 2016 7:43 am

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

January 09, 2016 11:09 am

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.