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NIA arrests two from Kashmir for ‘links’ with Pulwama suspect

The agency took into custody Tanveer alias Tanveer Ahmad Ganie, 29, and Bilal Mir alias Bilal Ahmad Mir, 23, for allegedly being in touch with arrested accused Sajjad Ahmed Khan.

Probe will determine if British national will be questioned: NIA

Jaggi Johal was alleged to be involved in spate of targeted killings in Punjab, the murders of leaders and activists belonging to right wing organisation, Dera Sacha Sauda and the Christian community, which as per police showed a pattern to disturb communal harmony.


Areeb Majeed case: Court issues summons to nodal officers of 5 telecom firms for call records

Majeed is facing trial for allegedly travelling to Syria to join terrorist organisation, Islamic State. In January this year, the special court had rejected Majeed’s plea seeking the call records, following which he had filed an appeal before the HC.

Terror funding probe: Mirwaiz appears before NIA again

The Mirwaiz came to the NIA headquarters under police protection and was questioned on the matter of funding of his own party — Awami Action Committee — and Hurriyat Conference, a conglomerate of separatist organisations, the officials said.

Terror funding case: NIA questions Mirwaiz; MHA says proves govt determination

According to NIA officials, Mirwaiz was asked to appear before the agency on March 11 and March 18, but he expressed his inability to join the investigation in Delhi, maintaining that he fears for his security in view of “conditions of hostility”.

Kashmiri arrested by NIA may have links with Pulwama: Probe

An analysis of Sajjad’s call data records and social media exchanges has shown that he had conversations with slain JeM militant Mudassir Ahmed Khan right before and after the February 14 Pulwama attack.


Entire Hindu community vilified, Congress should apologise: Arun Jaitley on Samjhauta verdict

Samjhauta blast verdict: Arun Jaitley claimed that UPA had coined the term 'Hindu terror' for political gains.

Samjhauta Express blast case: With 'anguish', NIA judge says 'dastardly act' unpunished for want of proof

The court has also rapped the investigating agencies in general for what it called a "malaise" to "coin various terms like Muslim terrorism, Hindu fundamentalism etc or brand an act of criminal(s) as act(s) of particular religion, caste or community".

Alleged IS recruit says NIA set up his return, HC calls for cellphone records of officers

Arguing in person before the High Court, Majeed submitted that an emergency certificate and a one-way ticket for an Istanbul-Mumbai flight as well as hotel accommodation were provided by the Indian consulate in Istanbul.

Religious leaders rally behind Mirwaiz, slam Central ‘interference’

Signalling a new faultline, this is the first time religious leaders in Jammu and Kashmir across the Shia-Sunni, Salafi-Sufi divide have come together against what they call the government’s crackdown.

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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.

NIA Conducts Raids In Kashmir, Hyderabad In Connection With Bhopal Ujjain Train Blast Case

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 […]


NIA Obtains Islamic State ''Kill-List'' Targeting IT Engineers, Nearly 70 From Mumbai

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 […]

'Anti-Terror' Crackdown By NIA, 14 Picked Up From 6 Cities

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 […]

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.


Malegaon Blasts Case: NIA On Recommending Rohini Salian's Removal As Special Public Prosecutor

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 […]