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Offence against Pune unit of Popular Front of India office bearers for violating Covid-19 safety norms, holding event without police permission

March 20, 2021 1:11 am

A team led by Senior Police Inspector Sardar Patil visited the PFI office Friday afternoon and found that people had gathered at the spot for the 'Beginners Course' without seeking any permission.

PFI training commander arrested: UP STF

March 15, 2021 2:28 am

Mohammad Rashid, of Siddharth Nagar, was arrested from Mudghat crossing in Basti on Saturday when he was going to catch a train for Mumbai, said police.

UP Special Task Force raids offices of PFI, its student wing in Delhi

February 22, 2021 4:41 am

This comes days after a court in Mathura sent CFI leader Rauf Shareef to police custody for five days in connection to alleged funding of PFI members for “creating unrest after the Hathras gangrape incident”.

Anti-CAA protests: Four PFI members held for inciting violence in Muzaffarnagar

February 03, 2020 11:12 am

Farman, Nafees, Idrish and Mursaleen were arrested on late Sunday night, SHO Anil Kapervan said.

'Totally baseless': PFI rejects charges of funding anti-CAA protests in Uttar Pradesh

January 27, 2020 5:49 pm

On Monday, reports had emerged quoting unnamed ED sources as saying that the recent violent protests in UP against the Citizenship Amendment Act had a "financial link" with the PFI.

Explained: Who are the PFI, the organisation that UP wants banned?

January 01, 2020 9:16 pm

The PFI was set up in 2006 as a federation of the National Development Fund (NDF), which was formed in Kerala in 1993 and subsequently emerged as the Manitha Neethi Pasarai (MNP) in Tamil Nadu and Karnataka Forum for Dignity (KFD) in Karnataka.

Jharkhand bans PFI, says members influenced by Islamic State

February 21, 2018 6:34 am

An official release issued on Tuesday said: “The action has been taken following a proposal of the Home Department/ police on which the Law department has also given its consent”.

‘May use anti-terror law against PFI’: Ravi Shankar Prasad

November 02, 2017 12:17 am

“Such terrorist groups, taking foreign funds, are making plans to create an Islamic State in Bharat. Young sons and daughters are being radicalised for it. This is a serious national security issue."

NIA report on Popular Front of India's ‘terror links’ on government table

September 12, 2017 3:31 am

PFI’s national executive council member P Koya said the agency had never approached the outfit to know about its activities.

Karnataka to drop 175 cases against PFI, BJP cries foul

June 02, 2015 1:42 am

BJP accused Chief Minister Siddaramaiah of strengthening the Congress vote bank at the expense of security.