NIA

  • Burdwan blast mastermind remanded to 14 days judicial custody Yesterday

    Barasat(WB): Sajid alias Sk Rahamuttalah, the mastermind of the Burdwan blast and a member of Bangladesh terror outfit JMB, was remanded to 14-days judicial custody by a local court on Thursday. The order was passed by Barasat CJM Edwin Lepcha. He was earlier in NIA...
  • NIA officials interrogate parents of IS Twitter account handler 5 days ago

    Kolkata: Officials of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Sunday interrogated the parents of Mehdi Masroor Biswas, the alleged handler of the pro-Islamic State (IS) Twitter account, who was recently arrested in Bengaluru. Family sources said that the NIA officials went to the resident of Masroor in the city and interrogated...
  • Bengaluru youth operating pro-Islamic State Twitter handle sent to five-day police custody 6 days ago

    Bengaluru: The Bengaluru Police was on Sunday granted five days custody of Mehdi Masroor Biswas, a 24-year-old engineer, after he confessed to operating a pro-Islamic State Twitter account with over 17,000 followers. Biswas was arrested on Saturday from his home in the IT city. He has been accused of waging a...
  • Haven't waged a war against India, won't resist arrest, says alleged Islamic State Twitter handler 1 week ago

    Bengaluru: Alleged Islamic State's Bengaluru-based Twitter account handler identified as Mehdi Mehboob Biswas has reportedly told a British news channel that he has not waged war against India and fears an imminent arrest. "I have a suspicion that the police, when they come to arrest me, might try to kill me....
  • NIA arrests Burdwan blast accused Shahnoor Alam from Assam December 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Key suspect in the Burdwan blast Shahnoor Alam, alleged to be the financial brain of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) terror group, was arrested on Thursday night by NIA with the help of central security agencies from Nalbari district of Assam. NIA, whose probe into the October 2 blast received a...
  • 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...
  • Two arrested in Bengal after Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen posters found in Purriia November 30, 2014

    Kolkata: Two people were arrested on Sunday in connection with recovery of posters of terror outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen, Bangladesh (JMB) from West Bengal's Purulia district, police said. The posters of the terror outfit, said to be involved in the Oct 2 Burdwan blast, were found Saturday from Nimtala village in the district. "We...
  • 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...
  • NIA questions terrorists held in connection with Burdwan blast November 29, 2014

    Kolkata: NIA on Saturday questioned the terrorists arrested in connection with the Burdwan blast case and tried to extract information about JMB's links in West Bengal. A senior NIA official said that the work of the seven-member team from Bangladesh, which arrived here to probe the Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh link into the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories November 24, 2014

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  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay November 24, 2014

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  • News 360: SC slams BCCI over Srinivasan's conflict of interest November 24, 2014

    Wrapping on the knuckles of BCCI, the Supreme Court on Monday asked ICC Chairman N Srinivasan to address the question of conflict of interest as head of BCCI and also owner of the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Chennai Super Kings. ...
  • Assam: NIA foils major blast ahead of PM Modi's visit November 24, 2014

    Guwahati: Following inputs from National Investigation Agency, the Assam Police on Monday foiled a major explosion in the state just days ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's two-day visit later in the week. Security personnel on duty in Alipurduar-Kamakhya Intercity Express spotted a plastic bag covered with a towel and wires...
  • Rana Daggubati thinks period films are heroic and powerful November 24, 2014

    Chennai: Actor Rana Daggubati says he didn't mind working in two back-to-back Telugu period films 'Baahubali' and 'Rudhramadevi' because he finds them "heroic" and "powerful". "I didn't mind doing two back-to-back period films because they may be offbeat, yet it's so heroic and powerful," Rana told IANS. "I wouldn't be surprised if...
  • Burdwan blast: Police arrests 4 members of banned Islamist outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen November 24, 2014

    Dhaka: Police on Monday arrested four members of banned Islamist outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), in Dhaka, including the wife of Sajid, the prime suspect of Burdwan blast. Sajid's wife Fatima Begum, Abdul Kazi, Mohammad Ishrat Ali Sheikh and Mohammad Shawkat Sarder have been arrested. Fatima is the chief of...
  • Police recover 10,000 lathis, bullet-proof jackets from Rampal's ashram November 23, 2014

    Hisar: The police on Sunday recovered many bullet-proof jackets and nearly 10,000 lathis from arrested 'godman' Rampal's Satlok ashram in Hisar district of Haryana. The recoveries were made when the SIT team of Haryana Police took Rampal back to his ashram to open password-protected lockers. Even as sources say the...
  • Saradha scam: Jaitley disappointed with Mamata Banerjee's reaction to the arrest of TMC leaders November 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said that he is deeply disappointed by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's statement. Mamata Banerjee on Saturday slammed BJP over allegations of Trinmool Congress's involvement in the multi crore Sarada chit-fund scam. Trinamool Congress, party MP Srinjoy Bose's arrest by the...
  • Burdwan blast probe: NIA arrests a Myanmar national for alleged role in organising terror camps November 18, 2014

    Hyderabad: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested a Burmese national Khalid Mohammed from Hyderabad for his alleged involvement in the Burdwan blast case probe. The Burmese national is allegedly an IED maker belonging to the Rohingya Muslim solidarity group. He is believed to have have organised terror camps along...
  • Burdwan blast case: Probe trail reaches Jharkhand November 13, 2014

    Ranchi: The probe trail in Burdwan blast case has now reached Jharkhand. National Investigation Agency on Thursday interrogated Harun and Mohammad Hussain, the two aides of Jamaat operatives Sajid and Amjad who were arrested recently. The interrogation of these Jamaat operatives zeroed in on the names of these two individuals. The...
  • Burdwan blast: National Investigation Agency to visit Dhaka on November 17 November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: A team of National Investigation Agency (NIA) will be visiting Bangladesh on November 17 to brief the authorities in Dhaka and also seek cooperation of that country to unravel all plans of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) terror outfit. After getting necessary sanction, a team of NIA, headed by an officer...
  • NIA team claims it's being targeted for probing Burdwan blast after crude bomb thrown near camp November 11, 2014

    Kolkata: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) probing the Burdwan blast has claimed that it is being targeted after a crude bomb was thrown near its office in the CRPF camp in Kolkata on Monday where the agency is stationed. The NIA has claimed that the blast was orchestrated as they...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle November 10, 2014

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  • Kolkata: Bomb blast near NIA office, no injuries reported November 10, 2014

    Kolkata: A minor explosion took place near the CRPF camp in Kolkata on Monday where the National Investigation Agency(NIA) team is stationed but no one has been injured. The NIA team is involved in Burdwan blast investigation with several suspects who have been arrested recently. The bomb was thrown at an...
  • Burdwan blast accused Sajid arrested by police in West Bengal November 8, 2014

    Kolkata: In a major breakthrough in Burdwan blast case, West Bengal police on Saturday arrested the main accused of the incident Sajid, a Bangladeshi national and stated to be a Chief Commander of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) terror group. Sajid was arrested by slueths of Bidhannagar Police Commissionarte in the afternoon...
  • Burdwan blast: Key conspirator Zia ul Haq arrested from Malda in West Bengal November 7, 2014

    New Delhi: National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday evening arrested key conspirator of Burdwan blast Zia ul Haq from Malda in West Bengal. The arrested terrorist is associated to Sadiq who is the alleged mastermind. Two Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh terrorists were killed in a blast at a TMC supporter's home in Burdwan...
  • Intelligence agencies fight terrorism on a shoestring budget November 7, 2014

    New Delhi: When a bomb went off in October in West Bengal, police at country's leading counter-terrorism organisation had to hail taxis to get to the scene because they did not have enough cars. The admission by two officers from the National Investigation Agency underlines how poorly equipped it is to...
  • Burdwan blast: NIA team to visit Bangladesh November 3, 2014

    Burdwan: The NIA team investigating the Burdwan blast case will visit Bangladesh later this month after interrogation reports of the wives of the terrorists killed in blast links the incident to the terror outfit Jamaat-e-Islami which operates from Bangladesh. Two Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh terrorists were killed in a blast at a TMC...
  • Assam government to hand over cases related to jihadi activities to NIA November 1, 2014

    Guwahati: The Assam government will hand over cases related to jihadi activities in the state to the National Investigation Agency (NIA) as decided at a law and order review meeting convened by Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday. The meeting decided to hand over the cases to the NIA so...