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Terror funding case: NIA arrests man from Jaipur

The man, identified as Mohammad Hussain Molani alias Babloo, was sent back from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and is an accused in a terror funding case, involving Lashkar-e-Taiba’s front called Falah-e-Insaniyat Foundation (FIF).

‘IS module’: NIA raids in Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, four detained

During its raids, NIA had claimed to have seized arms and explosives. Officially, NIA has maintained that the group had plans to target “vital installations and important personalities which included politicians”.


NIA probe into ‘IS module’ looks into Kashmir link

An NIA team is now in Kashmir to identify and question the Maulvi and to ascertain if the group ever came in contact with Kashmiri militants.

SC lawyer alleges man held by NIA assaulted her on train

Saqib, a cleric at a local mosque, was arrested from Hapur. Farah said she had boarded Golden Temple Express train from Nizamuddin railway station in New Delhi to her native place Saharanpur on June 17, 2016.

NIA arrest 10: ‘Group’s mastermind found his friend and guide on Facebook’

As the 29-year-old Islamic preacher from Amroha, began trawling the internet, he soon found a “friend and guide” on Facebook, sources said. This guide, who claimed to be an office bearer of the IS, had allegedly assumed identity of Abu Malik Peshwari.

Before IS arrests, officials surveyed Amroha homes

Not rocket launcher but a hydraulic jack used in trolleys, says kin of accused. After the arrests, the NIA had said Suhail taught in a madrasa in Amroha, something his relatives and several madrasas close by know nothing about.


‘IS module’ busted: Ten arrested for planning terror attacks remanded in 12-day NIA custody

The NIA arrested the accused — six from Delhi, and the remaining from Uttar Pradesh's Amroha and Hapur — on December 26 after carrying out searches in 17 locations, dubbing it as a crackdown on the ISIS-inspired module "Harkat-ul-Harb-e-Islam".

IS terror plot busted: From Amity student to welders who helped make rocket launcher

IS terror plot busted: Allegedly led by an Islamic preacher, the group, investigators said, has members from various backgrounds — from a civil engineering student to a welder, an undergraduate student to an autorickshaw driver.

IS terror plot busted: In Delhi, families of accused deny links

Around 5 am on Wednesday, 15 men arrived at their home and identified themselves as NIA officers.

IS terror plot busted, 10 held, woman among six detained in UP, Delhi: NIA

IS terror plot busted: Rudimentary rocket launcher, 25 kg of explosives, over 100 alarm clocks recovered, investigators said. Those arrested include engineering student, welder, shopkeeper.

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2008 Malegaon blasts: Lt Col Purohit, Sadhvi Pragya Thakur charged with terror conspiracy murder

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.


Pathankot attack: Gurdaspur SP reaches NIA office for interrogation

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.

No failure on part of local police: Punjab Deputy CM on Pathankot attack

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.