NIA

  • Patna serial blasts suspect released from jail on bail June 23, 2014

    A suspect in the October 2013 Patna serial blasts was on Monday released from jail, four days after a court granted him bail, police said. A designated court on Thursday granted bail to Tabish Niyaz alias Arshad Ansari, a resident of Alauli village in East Champaran district, who was arrested by...
  • NIA takes over probe into terror plot; files FIR June 21, 2014

    Chennai: Taking over the probe into a terror plot allegedly hatched to target US and Israeli consulates in South India, National Investigation Agency on Saturday filed an FIR in a special court here. The FIR naming arrested suspected ISI agent Zakir Hussain was filed in the Special Court for bomb...
  • Patna Blast: NIA recovers 18 live bombs in a raid near Ranchi June 7, 2014

    Ranchi: NIA has recovered 18 live bombs in a raid in Sithio village near Ranchi. six sets of three timer devices connected in series were found after digging out the fields. The recovery has been done on information and personal identification of IM operatives arrested by NIA in May in...
  • Patna blast: 18 live bombs recovered during a raid in Ranchi June 7, 2014

    The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday recovered 18 live bombs in Ranchi at the instance of a person detained in connection with the multiple blasts at an election rally in Patna which was addressed by Narendra Modi last year. After a detailed interrogation of four persons of the Ranchi module, including Hyder Ali alias 'Black...
  • Court issues production warrant against LeT operative Jundal June 2, 2014

    New Delhi: A special NIA court on Monday issued a production warrant for July 2 against suspected top Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) terrorist Abu Jundal, one of the alleged masterminds of 26/11 attacks in Mumbai. District Judge IS Mehta was scheduled to hear arguments on charges in the case in which Jundal...
  • 2008 blasts: Suspected IM operative sent to police custody till June 2 May 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Suspected Indian Mujahideen (IM) operative Faizan Ahmed Sultan, who was arrested early this month after being deported from Sharjah, was today remanded in police custody till June 2 by a court here in connection with a 2008 Delhi serial blasts case. Additional Sessions Judge Daya Prakash sent Sultan to police...
  • NIA gets custody of two IM operatives involved in twin blasts May 24, 2014

    A local court on Saturday allowed National Investigation Agency (NIA) to take custody of two alleged Indian Mujahideen operatives - Tahsin Akhtar alias Monu and Zia-ur Rahman alias Waqas - involved in the 2013 Dilsukhnagar twin blasts case, for questioning. The accused were brought from Delhi on a transit warrant and...
  • Patna blasts: NIA arrests four key suspects including top IM man May 21, 2014

    Ranchi: The National Investigation Agency made fresh arrests in the Patna blasts case on Wednesday. Four suspects including a man Haidar have been arrested from Ranchi. Haidar is believed to be head of the Ranchi module of the Indian Mujahideen, which carried out the Patna blasts. Those arrested also include...
  • IM operatives Akhtar, Waqas sent to NIA custody till May 23 May 16, 2014

    A Delhi court on Friday extended till May 23 the NIA custody of suspected Indian Mujahideen (IM) men Tehsin Akhtar and Zia-Ur-Rahman alias Waqas after the agency said they were required to be interrogated further to unearth the larger conspiracy of the banned terror outfit. Akhtar and Waqas were produced before...
  • NIA to interrogate four Patna serial blasts accused May 9, 2014

    The National Investigation Agency (NIA) will on Friday interrogate four people arrested in connection with the serial blasts here in 2013 ahead of a rally by BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, police said. The four men, Ahmad Hussain, Fakruddin, Mohammad Raju and Anil Pandey, will be interrogated by the NIA...
  • Congress to observe 'martyrdom day' on May 25 to pay homage to the victims of Jiram valley Naxal attack May 8, 2014

    The main opposition Congress in Chhattisgarh has decided to observe 'martyrdom day' on May 25 to pay homage to the victims, including senior state party leaders, of Jiram valley Naxal attack. "The death anniversary of senior party leaders - Mahendra Karma, Nandkumar Patel, Uday Mudliyar and others - who were martyred...
  • Dilsukhnagar blasts: Top IM operatives sent to judicial custody May 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian Mujahideen suspects Tehsin Akhtar alias Monu and Pakistani national Waqas alias Zia-ur-Rehman were on Monday sent to judicial custody till May 8 in connection with the 2013 blasts in Dilsukhnagar, Hyderabad. According to sources, National Investigation Agency (NIA) Special Judge IS Mehta sent the duo to judicial custody...
  • NIA team to reach Assam today to probe NDFB militant attacks May 5, 2014

    Guwahati: An National Investigation Agency team will reach Assam on Monday to probe into the attacks by National Demorcratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) militants in three districts - Kokrajhar, Baksa and Chirang. The Curfew has been relaxed in Baksa from 10 am to 4 pm, in Chirang from 10 am...
  • 26/11 Mumbai attack: NIA records statements of witnesses April 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Piecing together the jigsaw of 26/11 Mumbai attacks, NIA has recorded statements of some of the witnesses in connection with the conspiracy hatched by David Headley and others to carry out the terror strikes in the country's financial capital in 2008. The statements were recorded with the help of...
  • NIA files chargesheet against Patna serial blasts accused April 25, 2014

    The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed a chargesheet against Imtiyaz Ansari, an accused in the Patna serial blasts ahead of the Oct 27, 2013 rally by BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, police said on Friday. "The chargesheet was filed at a special NIA court in Patna Thursday," a district...
  • NIA gets custody of two Maoists in Jiram valley attack case April 3, 2014

    The National Investigation Agency on Wednesday got a three-day custody of two suspected Maoists, allegedly involved in the last year's attack on the convoy of Congress leaders in Bastar in Chhattisgarh, from the local court. NIA team led by the investigating officer P Sanjay produced Jyoti alias Pornima Modiyam, Baijma Sanna,...
  • NIA, Delhi Police get into war of words over custody of Akhtar, Waqas April 2, 2014

    The NIA and the Special Cell of Delhi Police on Wednesday got into war of words over the custody of top Indian Mujahideen operatives Tehseen Akhtar and Zia-ur-Rehman alias Waqas. The NIA on Tuesday demanded in a Delhi court to know that what the Delhi Police Special Cell has been...
  • SC stays trial against Italian marines in the fishermen killing case March 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has stayed the trial against Italian marines in the probe case of killing of two Indian fishermen off Kerala coast. The marines had challenged the jurisdiction of the National Investigating Agency in probing the case. The SC has issued a notice to the NIA and...
  • Indian Mujahideen head Yasin Bhatkal's deputy Tehseen Akhtar arrested March 25, 2014

    New Delhi: In a major breakthrough in investigations into several terror cases, Indian security agencies arrested the officiating head of the Indian Mujahideen, Tehseen Akhtar alias Monu on Tuesday. A Delhi Police official said he was arrested from the Naxalbari area in Darjeeling. His arrest will deal a major blow to...
  • NIA chargesheet names Bhatkal, Akthar in Hyderabad twin blasts March 14, 2014

    The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday filed charge sheet against top Indian Mujahideen operatives, Yasin Bhatkal and Asadullah Akhtar in the February 2013 twin blast case. IM had hatched a high-level conspiracy to wage a war against India and carried out the blasts in Hyderabad to create terror in the...
  • We will avenge Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh: Sushil Kumar Shinde March 12, 2014

    Raipur: Condemning the deadly Naxal attack in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh a day ago, Home Minister Sushil Kumar on Wednesday said India will avenge it. "Hum iska badla lenge (We will take revenge)," Shinde told reporters at a press meet. The government has also decided to hand over the probe to the...
  • Aslam Pervez confesses his involvement in Bodh Gaya, Gandhi Maidan blasts: Police March 9, 2014

    The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday arrested one accused of the serial blasts during Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's rally in Patna last in October last year from a village in Arwal district of Bihar, police said. The person arrested was identified as Aslam Pervez, son of Maqsood Alam and...
  • Police submit 'case diaries' in Dabholkar killing before HC March 4, 2014

    The Pune police on Tuesday produced before the Bombay High Court the original 'case diaries' in the probe relating to the murder of anti-superstition activist Narendra Dabholkar, complyng with its direction. The bench headed by Justice P V Hardas, however, asked police to submit a photostat copy of the case diaries...
  • India for resolving marines issue as expeditiously as possible February 26, 2014

    India on Wednesday admitted that the marines issue has "complicated" its relationship with Italy but said dropping of charges under the stringent anti-piracy SUA law against the two accused was an indication of a "way forward" to resolve the matter. Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh said India was looking to resolve the...
  • Planted bombs in Pune, Delhi, Bangalore: Yasin Bhatkal February 25, 2014

    Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal had planted IEDs at German Bakery in Pune and Bangalore's Chinnaswamy Stadium and provided explosives for 2008 Delhi serial blasts, he confessed before a magistrate. In his confessional statement recorded under section 164 of the CrPC in October last year, Bhatkal said that the May 2008...
  • Italian marines case: Delhi court to hear NIA's plea on March 31 February 25, 2014

    A Delhi court on Tuesday fixed March 31 for hearing arguments on NIA's plea to take "appropriate steps" to secure the custody of two Italian marines, accused of killing two Indian fishermen off Kerala coast in 2012. Additional Sessions Judge Bharat Parashar posted the case for March 31 after NIA's prosecutor...
  • NIA arrests 2 persons in connection with blasts at Modi's Patna rally February 25, 2014

    The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday arrested two persons from Mirzapur in Uttar Pradesh in connection with the blasts outside the rally of BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on October 27. NIA sources said Fakruddin and Ahmed were arrested from Mirzapur in eastern Uttar Pradesh for allegedly procurring material...
  • Everything available in Pakistan, even n-bomb, said IM member: NIA February 24, 2014

    Everything is available in Pakistan, even a nuclear bomb, if looked for properly, IM operative Riyaz Bhatkal told his cousin, arrested Indian Mujahideen member Yasin Bhatkal, during a chat, the NIA said on Monday. In a charge sheet filed in a Delhi court, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) said that Yasin...
  • Indian Mujahideen established new module in Rajasthan: NIA February 24, 2014

    Indian Mujahideen has established a new module in Rajasthan and members of the outfit were "highly motivated" to carry out terrorist activities in the country, the NIA has said in its charge sheet filed in a Delhi court. In the charge sheet filed against IM co-founder Yasin Bhatkal and his three...
  • Yasin Bhatkal was inspired by Osama Bin Laden, says NIA February 24, 2014

    Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal was inspired by al-Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden and used to motivate youngsters for sacrificing their lives in the name of 'jihad' through the videos of the slain terrorist, NIA has said in its charge sheet filed in a Delhi court. The National Investigation Agency (NIA)...