National Investigation Agency

  • NIA gets custody of two Maoists in Jiram valley attack case 03-04-2014 12:03 AM

    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...
  • Bihar Police wants custody of IM's Tehsin Akhtar 25-03-2014 07:48 PM

    Bihar Police will seek the custody of Indian Mujahideen operative Tehseen Akhtar alias Monu, who was the brain behind last year's blasts in Patna and Bodh Gaya, police said on Tuesday. The 22-year-old Akhtar, a resident of Maniarpur village in Samastipur district, was arrested by Delhi Police from Rajasthan. Patna's...
  • NIA detains two in Bodh Gaya blasts case 07-03-2014 06:15 PM

    The National Investigation Agency (NIA) detained two people in Bihar's Arwal district to quiz them over the July 7, 2013, serial bomb blasts in Bodh Gaya, police said on Friday. A district police official said the NIA team detained two residents of Avgila village in Patna district. Last week also,...
  • Bodh Gaya blasts: Suspected IM activist arrested in Arwal 02-03-2014 05:06 PM

    The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested a suspected Indian Mujahideen (IM) activist in connection with Bodh Gaya serial blasts from a village in Bihars Arwal district, police said on Sunday. Acting on a tip off, the NIA team arrested the suspected IM activist Md Irfan from Auwgila village late...
  • Yasin Bhatkal was inspired by Osama Bin Laden, says NIA 24-02-2014 06:33 PM

    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...
  • 2009 fake currency case: NIA court gives life term to six convicts 30-01-2014 01:01 PM

    Mumbai: All six convicts in the fake currency case have been awarded life sentence by a special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court. The six people - Abdul Shaikh, Mohammed Aizul, Ravi Dhiren Gosh Nooruddin Bari, Mohammed Samad and Aizul Shaikh - had been convicted under Section 16 and 18 of...
  • NIA to file charge sheet against two Italian marines soon 21-01-2014 11:48 PM

    New Delhi: NIA will file a charge sheet against two Italian marines, accused of killing two Kerala fishermen, after getting sanction to prosecute them under a law which provides only death penalty. However, the charge sheet is unlikely before February 3 by when the Centre has told the Supreme Court...
  • Delhi Police cannot be brought under Delhi government, says Sushil Kumar Shinde 20-01-2014 03:02 PM

    Asking Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to maintain the dignity of the office he holds, Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Monday ruled out any action against Delhi Police personnel till an inquiry is over. Talking to reporters on the sidelines of a function to mark the raising day of...
  • Bihar blasts accused's property attached by NIA and Bihar Police 11-01-2014 07:57 PM

    The property of suspected Indian Mujahideen operative Tahseen Akhtar alias Monu, accused in several bomb blasts including in Delhi, Mumbai, Patna and Bodh Gaya, was attached by the NIA and Bihar Police Saturday after he failed to surrender within the stipulated deadline, police said. Akhtar is a resident of Maniyarpur...
  • WB: KLO denies involvement in Jalpaiguri blast, warns police 27-12-2013 07:15 PM

    Denying its involvement in a bomb blast in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district which claimed five lives, the Kamtapur Liberation Organisation (KLO) on Friday warned police against defaming the outfit. Police suspect involvement of the KLO behind Thursday's explosion caused by an improvised explosive device (IED) in Bajrapara area of Jalpaiguri...
  • BJP disrupts Bihar Assembly, wants CBI probe in Patna serial blasts 12-12-2013 03:33 PM

    The Bihar assembly proceedings were disrupted on Thursday by the opposition BJP which demanded CBI probe into the Patna serial blasts ahead of its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's rally on October 27. The assembly was adjourned till 2.30 pm after the ruckus in the morning. Bharatiya Janata Party leader...
  • Patna serial blasts: Police lodge FIR against Indian Mujahideen 21-11-2013 11:42 PM

    An FIR was lodged against the Indian Mujahideen organisation and its suspected operatives on Thursday by the Bihar Police in connection with the serial bomb blasts in the state's capital, police said. At a time when the National Investigation Agency (NIA) is probing into serial blasts in Patna Oct 27,...
  • Police want to quiz two for terror money link 17-11-2013 05:51 PM

    Bihar Police will Monday seek the custody of Ayesha Bano and her husband Zubair, arrested from Karnataka on charges of providing financial help to terror suspects, police said in Patna onSunday. The couple was arrested from Mangalore in Karnataka and brought in Patnafor investigating an illegal money trail. They were...
  • Patna serial blasts: Jharkhand police refuse to speak on NIA probe 08-11-2013 08:21 AM

    Jharkhand police are tight-lipped on the ongoing raids and detentions in connection with Patna bomb blasts and the recovery of explosives from a lodge in Ranchi, apparently on the instructions of officials of the National Investigation Agency after they held a meeting in Ranchi. Several senior IPS officers, who on...
  • NIA must take over Patna blasts probe: Bihar government to Centre 29-10-2013 10:55 AM

    Patna: The Nitish Kumar government in Bihar has written to the Centre demanding that the Patna serial blasts probe be handed over to the National Investigation Agency (NIA). This comes as Indian Mujahideen operative Tehseen Akhtar has emerged as the main suspect in Sunday's serial blasts. Sources have now told...
  • NSG, NIA to probe Patna blasts, informs RPN Singh 27-10-2013 04:22 PM

    Minister of State for Home RPN Singh said on Sunday that teams of the National Security Guards (NSG) and the National Investigation Agency (NIA) were being rushed to Patna to investigate the bomb blasts in the Bihar capital. Terming the blasts "unfortunate," the minister told reporters: "The home ministry has...
  • Delhi court issues fresh non-bailable warrants against David Headley, Tahawwur Rana 08-10-2013 01:29 PM

    A Delhi court has issued fresh non-bailable warrants against Pakistani-American David Coleman Headley, his accomplice Tahawwur Rana, LeT founder Hafiz Saeed and 26/11 attack mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, who are accused of carrying out several terror attacks in India. The court issued fresh non-bailable warrants (NBWs) against nine persons after the...
  • NIA Hyderabad gets two-day custody of Yasin Bhatkal 21-09-2013 05:33 PM

    New Delhi: Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal was Saturday arrested by NIA Hyderabad in connection with the February 2013 Dilsukhnagar blast case after a Delhi court allowed its plea and granted the probe agency his two-day remand. Bhatkal was produced before District Judge IS Mehta after expiry of four days...
  • War between NIA and CBI over Interpol ownership 18-09-2013 07:49 PM

    New Delhi: A war is brewing among the premier Indian investigating agencies. The National Investigation Agency has taken on the Central Bureau of Investigation over ownership of the Interpol wing. CNN-IBN has exclusively accessed documents of how the NIA has now strongly pitched to the Central government as to why...
  • Crime Branch gets custody of bomb blasts accused Abdul Sathar 15-09-2013 10:25 PM

    Ahmedabad: The city crime branch has taken custody of 2008 bomb blasts accused Abdul Sathar, an operative of the banned Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI). Sathar, a resident of Aluva in Kerala, was lodged in Ernakulam prison in Kerala and his custody was taken from the National Investigation Agency...
  • NIA picks up father of terror suspect Md Tehseen Akhtar 02-09-2013 05:59 PM

    Samastipur: A National Investigation Agency (NIA) team on Monday picked up the father of fugitive terror suspect Md Tehseen Akhtar, alias Monu, from Maniyarpur in Bihar's Samastipur district for questioning, police said. A six-member NIA team came to the village and went straight to the house of Md Wasim Akhtar,...
  • Bodh Gaya blasts probe to be speeded up 30-08-2013 12:24 PM

    Patna: National Investigation Agency (NIA) chief Sharad Kumar has directed that the probe into the blasts at Bodh Gaya's Mahabodhi temple be speeded up after no headway was made even 50 days after the incident, a police officer said Friday. Sharad Kumar, who visited the temple Thursday and met top...
  • Mahabodhi temple blasts: NIA picks up 2 suspects from Darbhanga 18-08-2013 11:41 AM

    Patna: The National Investigation Agency has picked up two suspects in connection with the July 7 serial blasts at the Mahabodhi temple in Bodh Gaya. The suspects have been held from Darbhanga in Bihar and taken for interrogation. On Wednesday, the NIA had arrested a Hindu priest, Arup Brahmachari. "The...
  • Mahabodhi temple blasts: Absconding Hindu priest arrested 14-08-2013 02:55 PM

    The National Investigation Agency (NIA) probing the serial bomb blasts at Bodh Gaya's Mahabodhi temple, has arrested a Hindu priest, Arup Brahmachari, police said on Wednesday. "The NIA team, with the help of the police, arrested Arup Brahmachari who was absconding after the blasts," an officer of the Bodh Gaya...
  • Italian marines refuse to record their statements with NIA 12-08-2013 08:50 PM

    New Delhi: The two Italian marines, accused of killing two fishermen off Kerla coast, have refused to record their statement with National Investigation Agency (NIA) which is preparing its charge sheet in the case. The marines Salvatore Girone and Massimiliano Latorre, who were on board the Italian vessel 'Enrica Lexie'...
  • Fishermen killings: Italian ship's top official deposes before NIA 09-08-2013 05:50 PM

    Kochi: The second top official of Italian merchant ship Enrica Lexie, from which two marines shot and killed two Indian fishermen on February 15 last year, on Friday deposed before the National Investigation Agency official probing the case. Complying with summons issued by NIA, Novillio Carollo, Second Master of the...
  • NIA arrests terror suspect who planned major strikes in South India 03-08-2013 03:16 PM

    New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency has said that it has arrested a key jihadist Abdul Sattar. According to sources, the NIA said Jattar is linked to the cell that planned large-scale strikes across southern India. Sources have told Network 18 that the NIA arrested Sattar in New Delhi last...
  • Mahabodhi blasts: NIA releases sketch of suspect 16-07-2013 02:08 PM

    New Delhi: Nearly ten days after the serial blasts at the Mahabodhi Temple in Bihar, the National Investigation Agency has now released the sketch of one of the suspects. Reports say that the sketch has been released based on the eyewitness account and the CCTV footage is being examined on...
  • Mahabodhi blasts: 3 suspects identified, says Bihar Police; no arrests 08-07-2013 09:38 PM

    Bodh Gaya/New Delhi: There have been no major leads yet from CCTV footage of the blasts at the Mahabodhi temple even as the preliminary probe has found a timer device and traces of ammonium nitrate similar to that used by Indian Mujahideen modules in the past. The Bihar Police claims...
  • Mumbai NIA-I-T raids: Cash haul at Rs 10 crore 03-07-2013 10:42 AM

    Mumbai: The total amount of cash haul in the high-profile Mumbai raid by the National Investigation Agency and the Income Tax department stands at Rs 10 crore. Initial investigation suggests that the money was intended for payment of rough diamonds. The police are also valuing the jewellery that was seized....