Intelligence Bureau

  • 'Naxals have enhanced info network in Bastar ahead of LS polls' 30-03-2014 06:47 PM

    Ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, Naxals have strengthened their information system in the sensitive Bastar region and deployed informers at strategic locations like police stations, a senior Intelligence Bureau official said. "The recent deadly attacks on security personnel in Sukma and Dantewada districts of south Chhattisgarh were a result...
  • Rajasthan: Delhi Police arrests 4 IM terrorists, seizes explosives 23-03-2014 09:20 PM

    Delhi Police arrested four Indian Mujahideen terrorists in Rajasthan, who were planning a terror attack during Lok Sabha elections. The police made the arrest after they got specific input from the Intelligence Bureau. "Its an very important arrest as Waqas is the prominent member of the Indian Mujahideen," said SN...
  • Lok Sabha elections: When WhatsApp, BBM foxed poll officials 23-03-2014 06:21 PM

    How does one prevent hate speeches and inflammatory videos from being shared through applications like WhatsApp and on BlackBerry Messenger (BBM)? Well, that's what has stumped poll officials. Having pronounced a strict code of conduct on use and misuse of social media during the Lok Sabha elections, the Election Commission...
  • Delhi Police arrests 4 IM terrorists planning terror attack during LS polls 23-03-2014 10:18 AM

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Sunday arrested four Indian Mujahideen terrorists in Rajasthan, who were planning a terror attack during Lok Sabha elections. The police made the arrest after they got specific input from the Intelligence Bureau. The arrested terrorists were identified as Waqas, Mahroof, Mehraj and Saquib. Sources said...
  • Some leaders on hit list of Maoists, IB alerts Bihar police 19-03-2014 12:20 PM

    With Lok Sabha polls around the corner, half a dozen Bihar politicians and some police officers are on the hit list of Maoists, police said on Wednesday. The Intelligence Bureau has asked the Bihar Police to tighten its security in view of the Maoist threat. "Intelligence Bureau has cautioned the...
  • Amit Shah not named in Ishrat case supplementary chargesheet: Sources 06-02-2014 11:59 AM

    New Delhi: In a breather for former Gujarat home minister and Narendra Modi aide Amit Shah, the supplementary chargesheet filed in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case has given a clean chit to him. According to sources, the chargesheet is likely to be filed on Thursday. The chargesheet has been...
  • UP police acts on IB warnings of terror strike, steps up vigil ahead of Republic Day 21-01-2014 01:03 PM

    Security has been beefed up across Uttar Pradesh after Intelligence Bureau (IB) inputs warned that terrorists might slip in from the porous Indo-Nepal border and try to create trouble on the Republic Day. Additional Director General (Law and Order) Mukul Goel has written to all district police chiefs asking them...
  • Kolkata: Special HC bench to take up Netaji case 16-01-2014 05:27 PM

    The Calcutta High Court on Thursday ordered constitution of a special bench to take up a petition demanding declassification of secret documents on the mystery surrounding the disappearance of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. Hearing the PIL filed by Kolkata-based NGO India's Smile, Chief Justice Arun Mishra said the special division...
  • Maoists planning to observe 10th year of foundation by augmenting aggression: IB 27-12-2013 11:01 AM

    The next year is likely to pose a bigger challenge to the counter-insurgency operation in Chhattisgarh where the CPI(Maoist) is planning to observe its 10th year of foundation and is being feared to unite all Naxal groups in the country to carry out major 'events'. "Senior members of the outlawed...
  • Intelligence Bureau warns of rise in Naxal activity after 'peaceful' polls 29-11-2013 04:53 PM

    With the latest Maoist offensive claiming lives of four CRPF personnel in Bastar, Intelligence Bureau has alerted security forces, asking them to be extra cautious following inputs of major strikes in southern Chhattisgarh after 'peaceful' assembly election. Earlier this week, the state IB had intimated District Superintendents of Police and...
  • IB warns of rise in Naxal activity after 'peaceful' polls 29-11-2013 01:51 PM

    With the latest Maoist offensive claiming lives of four CRPF personnel in Bastar, Intelligence Bureau has alerted security forces, asking them to be extra cautious following inputs of major strikes in southern Chhattisgarh after 'peaceful' assembly election. Earlier this week, the state IB had intimated District Superintendents of Police and...
  • Congress panicky over Modi's popularity, hitting below the belt: BJP 22-11-2013 09:08 PM

    BJP, on Friday, ruled out any rethink on Narendra Modi as its PM candidate, notwithstanding the raging controversy over the snooping on a woman by Gujarat Police, dubbing the matter as a "conspiracy" by a "panicky" Congress which was "hitting below the belt". Party leader Nitin Gadkari also said that...
  • Naxals planning to attack 'soft targets' in cities during polls: Reports 06-11-2013 04:45 PM

    With heavy security deployment in hyper-sensitive areas of Bastar region ahead of polls, Naxals are apparently trying to change their course of action and mobilising cadres to town areas to attack "softtargets" outside their core hold, intelligence sources said. The Maoists are deploying small action teams in cityareas of Bastar...
  • Maoists planning to disrupt Chhattisgarh elections: IB alert 04-11-2013 05:48 PM

    New Delhi: With Assembly election in Chhattisgarh just days away, the Intelligence Bureau has send an alert to Ministry of Home Affairs and the state government over a Maoist plan to disrupt the elections. B has sent an alert stating that CPI (Maoist) chief Ganpathy held a meeting with the...
  • Rahul's ISI remark: UP Police denies having received any IB input 26-10-2013 10:53 AM

    New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh Police on Saturday denied having received any Intelligence Bureau input on what Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has said on ISI, said sources. While addressing a rally in Indore on Thursday, Rahul had claimed that intelligence inputs have revealed that some ISI agents were in touch...
  • How can intelligence officials brief Rahul Gandhi, ask BJP, SP 25-10-2013 03:09 PM

    With Rahul Gandhi claiming that there is intelligence that Pakistani agencies were approaching victims of Muzaffarnagar riots, BJP on Friday said the Home Minister must answer that in what capacity intelligence officials are briefing the Congress MP. The party criticised the Intelligence Bureau (IB), asking how can it brief a...
  • LTTE training Naxals in making human bombs, may use during Assembly polls: IB 23-10-2013 11:33 AM

    Intelligence Bureau has on Wednesday alerted that Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) terrorists are training 41 Naxals in Chhattisgarh on how to make human bombs. The alert has come at a time when five states are heading towards assembly elections. The intelligence agency has cited this as a reason...
  • Ishrat Jahan case: CBI summons IAS officers GC Murmu , AK Sharma 21-09-2013 12:11 PM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday summoned two IAS officers GC Murmu and AK Sharma for recording their statements in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case. Both the officers were present at a meeting called by Advocate General's office allegedly to derail investigations into Ishrat Jahan...
  • IB asks Karnataka to tighten security to prevent communal violence 11-09-2013 06:56 PM

    Bangalore: The Central Intelligence Bureau (IB) has asked Karnataka government to take precautionary measures to prevent communal clashes in the state. According to a top state government source, the IB has warned about a possibility of communal violence ahead of General elections, early next year. The IB letter has been...
  • ISI officers caught cheating in Pakistan exam 11-09-2013 03:28 PM

    Islamabad: At least 500 candidates, including 50 Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and Intelligence Bureau (IB) officials, were caught cheating in an examination held for Pakistan's National Counter Terrorism Authority (NACTA), a media report said. The candidates were caught browsing the internet on mobile phones to solve the papers, the News International...
  • Yasin Bhatkal confesses role in the Varanasi and Hyderabad blasts 30-08-2013 02:33 PM

    New Delhi: Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal has confessed to his role in the Varanasi and Dilsukhnagar blasts in Hyderabad, say sources. One laptop and mobile phone have also been recovered from him. Both these were very important since Yasin is known to rely on voice over internet protocol for...
  • NIA chief, Bihar Police grill Yasin Bhatkal 30-08-2013 11:59 AM

    Patna: National Investigation Agency Director General Sharad Kumar is interrogating arrested Indian Mujahideen terrorist Muhammad Ahmad Zarar Siddibapa alias Yasin Bhatkal at the Bihar Military Police camp in Patna. Bihar Police officials have also grilled Bhatkal and he had admitted to his role in several blasts across the country, but...
  • NIA contemplating matching Bhatkal's DNA to establish his identity 29-08-2013 10:25 PM

    New Delhi: Thirty two-year-old Muhammad Ahmad Zarar Siddibapa alias Yasin Bhatkal alias Sharukh alias Yasin Bhatkal, a suspect blamed for almost every bomb blast in India over five years has finally been captured through an intelligence operation carried out with the active support from Bihar police. Bhatkal and his key...
  • Yasin Bhatkal, face of modern day terrorism 29-08-2013 05:23 PM

    Branded as the face of modern day terrorism, Zarar Ahmed Siddibaba alias Yasin Bhatkal of the banned Indian Mujahideen(IM) arrested last night gained cult status in the home grown terror network after the 2008 Delhi serial blasts. After he managed to give the slip to police on two occasions, 30-year-old...
  • IB issues Naxal attack alert for Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Bihar 14-08-2013 02:08 PM

    New Delhi: The Intelligence Bureau has issued an alert for Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and Bihar about a possible Naxal attack. The alert says Naxals are observing the Independence Day as black day and could launch a major attack. According to the alert the Naxals could attack train lines in Dhanbad and...
  • Massive security deployment in Delhi ahead of Independence Day 14-08-2013 11:00 AM

    New Delhi: A massive security net has put in place in New Delhi following threats of terror attacks as only one day is left for Independence Day. A three-tier security apparatus involving the NSG, paramilitary and Delhi Police has been deployed in the national capital. More than 530 important installations...
  • Delhi: Security beefed up as IB issues terror threat alert 13-08-2013 07:40 PM

    The security has been beefed up across the national capital after Intelligence Bureau issued warning of a possible Lashkar attack in the run-up to Independence Day. Uttar Pradesh has also been put on alert after an intelligence tip off of a possible infiltration. ...
  • Delhi put on high alert ahead of Independence Day 13-08-2013 09:45 AM

    Ahead of Independence Day and in the wake of an intelligence alert, Delhi has been put on high alert with heavy security arrangements and police barriers across the city. "There shall be special checking of all vehicles, both private and commercial, entering the city from neighbouring states through border entry...
  • Delhi on high alert ahead of Independence day over terror threat 13-08-2013 08:50 AM

    New Delhi: New Delhi has been put on high alert ahead of Independence day after the police received two warning letters from the Intelligence Bureau. These letters warn of a possible terror attack by Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT). More than 530 important installations have been identified as a highly sensitive across state....
  • News 360: 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed may be planning an attack in Delhi 09-08-2013 11:05 PM

    Delhi has been put on high alert after the Intelligence Bureau flagged off an alert to the Delhi Police about 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed. Sources have indicated to CNN-IBN that the IB letter has outlined a specific threat to Delhi. ...