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  • Will the Pakistan army and ISI now stop backing terror groups? 1 week ago

    At least 133 students and nine staffers were killed when the attackers wearing para-military Frontier Corps uniforms stormed the Army Public School on Warsak Road and started indiscriminate firing on them on Tuesday. ...
  • Delhi school website defaced by IS, principal threatened 1 week ago

    New Delhi: A Delhi school principal was threatened over telephone a month after the school's official website was defaced by the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group, police said on Wednesday. Mohit Sharma, the 43-year-old principal of Raja Ram Mohan Roy senior secondary public school, filed a police complaint that he received...
  • Bengaluru techie Masroor highly radicalised but didn't actively recruit, say investigators December 14, 2014

    Bengaluru: Bengaluru techie Masroor, who has been arrested for handling the Twitter account for ISIS militants, is highly motivated and radicalised and wants to spread the word of Jihad. However, Masroor did not actively recruit or arrange funds, investigators questioning the 24-year-old allegedly wayward techie told CNN-IBN. The Central Crime Branch...
  • Bengaluru DCP Abhishek Goyal receives threat on Twitter for arresting Mehdi Masroor December 14, 2014

    Bengaluru DCP Abhishek Goyal received a threat from a twitterhandler for arresting Mehdi Masroor. The direct tweet to the DCP says that revenge will be taken. "Not alarmed by the tweet, taking it in our stride," said the DCP. ...
  • Bengaluru youth was in contact with few English speaking Jihadist December 14, 2014

    Mehdi Masroor Biswas who allegedly operated the fanatic pro-ISIS twitter account, Sami Witness, has confessed to his crime and revealed how he managed to keep his identity secret to the Bangalore Police on Saturday. ...
  • Cartoon of the day: Bengaluru youth behind pro-ISIS Twitter account December 14, 2014

    As Bengaluru youth admits handling pro-ISIS Twitter account, here is what Neelabh has to show. ...
  • India @ 9 with Arunoday Mukharji December 13, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Arunoday Mukharji on India @ 9. ...
  • Bengaluru youth handling pro-ISIS Twitter account booked for waging war against friendly nation December 13, 2014

    Bengaluru: Mehdi Masroor Biswas who allegedly operated the fanatic pro-ISIS twitter account, Sami Witness, has confessed to his crime and revealed how he managed to keep his identity secret to the Bangalore Police on Saturday. "He has confessed that he was operating the Twitter account for the last many years,"...
  • Bengaluru Police arrest youth suspected of operating pro-Islamic State Twitter account December 13, 2014

    Bengaluru: Days after a British news channel claimed to have traced down the person who operates "most followed" pro-Islamic State Twitter handle to Bengaluru, the city police on Saturday arrested a youth in connection with the reports. The youth who allegedly operated the @ShamiWitness handle was arrested under sections for...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob December 12, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • ISIS' twitter 'jihadi' may not be in Bengaluru: International agencies December 12, 2014

    New Delhi: The suspect behind a pro-ISIS twitter account followed by foreign jihadis may not be based in Bengaluru as claimed by a British media report and he could be using a pseudonym - Mehdi Mehboob Biswas, according to preliminary assessment by central intelligence agencies. The individual may not be based...
  • Sushma Swaraj meets families of 40 Indians abducted in Iraq December 6, 2014

    External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met families of 40 Indians held captive in Iraq for the last six months. She has refuted reports that the men have been executed by ISIS. She said that Indian government sources have confirmed they are alive and efforts are on to secure their release. ...
  • Sister urges Indian-origin IS terrorist to return home December 3, 2014

    London: The sister of a suspected Islamic State terrorists of Indian-origin, who posted a picture of himself recently on Twitter holding his baby son in one hand and an AK-47 assault rifle in the other, has appealed to him to return home even if it means going to prison. Abu Rumaysah,...
  • Women detained by Lebanon not Baghdadi's wife but sister: Iraq December 3, 2014

    Baghdad: The Iraqi interior ministry said Wednesday that a woman recently detained in Lebanon is not the wife of the Islamic State (IS) group leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, but a sister of a convicted terrorist. "The woman who was arrested by the Lebanese authorities is Saja Abdul Hamid al-Dulaimi, the sister...
  • US intelligence agencies likely to question ISIS return youth December 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Sleuths of US intelligence agencies are likely to question Arif Majeed, who returned home after being associated with ISIS in Iraq and Syria, as he is believed to have loads of information about the group running a reign of terror in the region. Official sources said the US, which...
  • Alleged ISIS man, who returned to Mumbai, says was made to clean toilets December 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Areeb Majeed, suspected member of terror outfit Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) disclosed how he was completely sidelined by the terror group as he had been asked to carry out menial tasks like cleaning toilets or providing water to those on the battlefield, instead of being pushed...
  • Sunni tribes in Iraq, Syria pick up arms against ISIS December 1, 2014

    As ISIS continues its onslaught in Iraq and Syria, Sunni tribes have picked up arms against the terrorist organisation. ...
  • Indian diaspora becoming vulnerable to terror attacks: IB chief November 30, 2014

    Guwahati: Describing ISIS and al-Qaeda as serious security challenges for India, Director of Intelligence Bureau Asif Ibrahim on Sunday said the Indian diaspora has become increasingly vulnerable to elements having allegiance to terror groups. Addressing a conference of DGPs and IGPs, Ibrahim said al-Qaeda and ISIS pose serious security challenges for...
  • Islamic State 'recruit' Areeb Majeed may undergo narco test, say sources November 30, 2014

    Mumbai: 23-year-old Areeb Majeed, who returned to India after fighting for terror outfit Islamic State, was on Sunday interrogated by the National Investigation Agency (NIA), Intelligence Bureau (IB), Research & Analysis Wing (RAW) and Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS). During the interrogation Majeed revealed that there are around 13 other youngsters from...
  • NIA probes Islamic State's 'recruit', Centre discusses banned terror outfit's influence in India November 29, 2014

    Mumbai: The 22-year-old boy from Mumbai who went to Iraq to fight for the Islamic State and returned on Friday has now been sent to the custody of the National Investigating Agency (NIA) for 8 days till December 8. Areeb Majid has been on the radar of intelligence agencies since he...
  • Threat to freedom of expression a threat to media: PM Modi November 29, 2014

    Guwahati: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday urged the media to accept the challenges of threat to freedom of expression posed by certain quarters. "In a democracy, we realise the importance of freedom of expression only when it is denied to us just like the importance of breathing is realised when...
  • Mumbai youth arrested on return after fighting for Islamic State sent to NIA custody till December 8 November 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Mumbai youth Areeb Majeed arrested for fighting for Islamic State in Iraq has been sent to eight days of custody of the National Investigation Agency (NIA). Majeed was arrested on Friday on his return from Iraq after fighting for Islamic State in Iraq. He is being jointly grilled by NIA...
  • Islamic State a cause of concern but won't let it gain a foothold in India: Rajnath Singh November 29, 2014

    Guwahati: Amidst recent reports of growing influence of the Islamic State in India, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that the banned terror outfit's impact in India is a cause of concern. However, he added that he had confidence in the security forces which are ready to face all kinds of...
  • Mumbai youth who joined Islamic State arrested on return November 29, 2014

    Mumbai/New Delhi: 23-year-old Arif Majeed, who was believed to have been killed while fighting for terror group Islamic State, was arrested late on Friday evening hours after he returned to Mumbai. Majeed, an engineering graduate was grilled by central security agencies along with NIA before he was taken into custody. He...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories November 28, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay November 28, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Delhi schools can now set their own Nursery admission guidelines November 28, 2014

    In a huge relief for prive schools in Delhi, the High Court has allowed them to set their own guidelines for nursery admissions quashing the guidelines of city government with respect to the general category seats. ...
  • Radicalised Mumbai youth returns to India, NIA registers FIR for joining banned terrorist group ISIS November 28, 2014

    Mumbai: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday night registered an FIR against Arif Majeed, one of the four youths who had left their Mumbai homes to join terror group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and ISIS itself under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) and Indian Penal Code...
  • Mumbai youth who joined Islamic State returns to India, likely to face arrest November 28, 2014

    New Delhi: In a major development, one of the four youths who had left their Mumbai homes to join terror group Islamic State, has returned to India. Arif Majeed, an engineering graduate, has been brought back from Turkey. He is being questioned by the National Investigation Agency. He is likely to...
  • Indians missing in Iraq are alive, search on: External Affairs Minister November 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The alleged killing of 39 Indians in Iraq by terrorists of Islamic State was taken up in the Rajya Sabha on Friday after a section of media recently reported about it. After hearing the concerns raised by several members of Rajya Sabha, Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj clarified...