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The history behind the ban on SIMI, and why the tribunal is reviewing it

SIMI, an Islamic fundamentalist organisation, which seeks ‘liberation of India’ through conversion of the country into an Islamic land, was founded in Aligarh in April 1977 as the student wing of the Jamaat-e-Islami Hind. It later spread its network in various states, including Maharashtra.

Muslim outfit opposes SIMI ban, raises questions about investigations into Pune terror attacks

Anjum Inamdar, president of MMM, on Friday approached the tribunal constituted by the central government to ascertain whether there was sufficient cause to extend the ban on SIMI.


SIMI ban: Two-day tribunal hearing concludes in Pune

Officials from the Maharashtra Police's Crime Investigation Department, the state Anti-Terrorism Squad and State Intelligence Department deposed before the Unlawful Activities Tribunal, to justify the ban on SIMI.

Centre set to issue fresh ban on Students Islamic Movement of India soon

Home Ministry officials said SIMI cadres have been under probe in 21 cases, including rioting at Mumbai’s Azad Maidan in 2012.

SC bunches all pleas for disposal on Aug 14

The bench, however, refused to issue interim orders to the tribunal, which has been set up to examine the ban on SIMI for the seventh time in a row.

Burden of proof

Tribunal deciding on extending SIMI ban must look at concrete evidence to establish its links with terror.


Govt sets up tribunal to look into SIMI ban

The first hearing is scheduled on Tuesday in the Delhi HC, said officials.

Law Ministry clears proposal extending ban on SIMI

SIMI,banned in 2001,has been under scanner for terror attacks in various parts of the country.