Engineer Rashid was being questioned by NIA for more than a week in relation with the case, where it is alleged that Kashmiri separatists received funds from Pakistan, including from LeT chief Hafiz Saeed, to foment trouble in the Valley.
With Parliament giving its nod to the National Investigation Agency (Amendment) Bill on July 17 and the Law Ministry issuing a notification in this effect on July 25, the first case to be investigated abroad is going to be Sri Lanka blasts.
The NIA alleges Yasin Malik got Rs 15 lakh from Watali on April 7, 2015, and that some of the money was used to fuel the unrest in the Valley after the killing of Hizb-ul-Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani in 2016.
The raids are being carried out in Chennai, Madurai, Tirunelveli and Ramanathapuram district. The 14 accused are allegedly associated with varied ideologies of the al-Qaeda, the Islamic State, and the Students Islamic Movement of India.
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.
A special NIA court charged all seven accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case with terror conspiracy, murder and other related offences. This includes Lt Col Prasad Purohit and Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur.
Based on the interrogation of the three men arrested for the March 7 Bhopal-Ujjain train blast, the National Investigation Agency has conducted raids in Kashmir and Hyderabad to trace two men with whom they allegedly had contact. Atif Muzaffar, allegedly the key brain behind the group, and Syed Mir Husain, told interrogators that Atif had […]
The National Investigation Agency has obtained what it calls a “kill list” prepared by handlers of the Islamic State targeting “ethical hackers, software managers” — computer professionals, some of whom are said to have helped security agencies track down ISIS members and potential recruits. The list has names from across the world and details of […]
In a major crackdown by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) and state police forces ahead of Republic Day, 14 men who were allegedly “radicalised online” were picked up for interrogation on Friday in Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Mangalore, Tumkur and Lucknow. Of the 14, three were from Mumbai, four from Hyderabad, four from Bangalore, and one […]
New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): Gurdaspur Superintendent of Police (SP) Salvinder Singh on Monday reached the National Investigating Agency (NIA) office for questioning in connection with the recent Pathankot terror attack. Salvinder's role has been under scanner since the day Pathankot air base was attacked. He alleged that he was abducted and later left unhurt by the terrorists.
New Delhi, Jan 08 (ANI): After meeting Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday, Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal said there was no failure on part of the local police in the recent Pathankot terror attack, and asked people to stop critisising the national forces. Talking about the ongoing investigation, Badal said both the state government and National investigating agency (NIA) are investigating every aspect and soon the culprit will be punished. Badal said there is a need to increase BSF deployment in Punjab along the border with Pakistan.
Days after the Supreme Court sought replies from the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on the allegations of complicity between the prosecution and the accused in the Malegaon blast case, the NIA has written to the MHA listing reasons for recommending removal of Rohini Salian as its special public […]