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Days after he entered DDC polls, PDP youth chief held in terror case

November 26, 2020 6:59 am

“Today, NIA arrested Waheed ur Rehman Parra... in connection with Naveed Babu/Devinder Singh case for supporting Hizbul Mujahideen in conspiracy with the other accused persons,” an NIA statement said.

Elgaar Parishad case: Most witnesses say did not enter venue due to large crowd, didn’t hear speeches

October 22, 2020 3:07 am

The NIA has claimed that the accused had “incited people” by giving provocative presentations and speeches at the event, which promoted enmity between caste groups leading to violence at Bhima Koregaon on January 1, 2018, resulting in loss of life and statewide agitation.

Bengal MP writes to Amit Shah for NIA probe into Beleghata blast

October 16, 2020 1:10 pm

Chatterjee, in a letter to Shah on October 15, said the blast indicated that explosives have been stockpiled in different areas, "which might be used to cause terror attacks in Bengal" at some point.

Wife of al-Qaeda suspect: 'My husband is being falsely implicated'

September 28, 2020 1:02 pm

The arrest, NIA said, was made in association with the Special Task Force of West Bengal. Ansari will be produced before a special court in Delhi, it said.

Bengal: One detained in NIA raid, suspected of links to busted al-Qaeda module

September 27, 2020 1:18 pm

According to sources at the Central agency, the detainee used to work as a migrant labourer in Kerala, but had returned home during Covid-triggered lockdown.

NIA searches nine locations in Kashmir in connection with 'misuse' of cross-LoC trade

September 24, 2020 9:28 pm

The trade through two points on the Line of Control (LoC) was suspended by India in April last year, following reports that it was being "misused" by elements from across the border to smuggle weapons, narcotics and fake currency into the country.

‘Al-Qaeda module’ busted: NIA questions 6 held, gets transit remand

September 21, 2020 11:41 am

The interrogation on Sunday was conducted at the agency’s office in Bidhan Nagar. Sources said one of the accused revealed that they were trying to brainwash unemployed youth in Murshidabad to work for them.

NIA likely to interrogate Chhattradhar Mahato for third time

September 21, 2020 11:49 am

The PCAPA, which was formed in 2008, was known as a frontal organisation of the Maoists. Mahato was jailed in September 2009. To demand his release, armed Maoists hijacked a New Delhi-bound Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express the following month

More persons involved in al-Qaeda conspiracy: NIA

September 21, 2020 2:31 am

The three persons arrested from Kerala's Ernakulam were produced before a magistrate court in the twon, which remanded them in the custody of NIA.

NIA arrests nine in Bengal & Kerala, claims al-Qaeda attacks foiled

September 20, 2020 2:52 am

"The NIA had learnt about an inter-state module of al-Qaeda operatives at various locations in India including West Bengal and Kerala. The group was planning to undertake terrorist attacks at vital installations in India with an aim to kill people and strike terror," the agency said in a statement.


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

June 22, 2020 6:12 pm

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

January 11, 2016 8:15 am

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

January 08, 2016 4:54 pm

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.