New Delhi: Pakistan's intelligence agency, the ISI has reportedly claimed to have helped French authorities bust a major terror network. Mohammad Niaz who was arrested in Paris last week is believed to be the Indian link to the Al Qaeda - someone agencies believe is also recruiting members for the Popular Front's French arm.
Indian national Mohammed Niaz Abdul Rashid was arrested in Paris for his alleged al Qaeda connection. Authorities in Paris have so far remained tight lipped about what charges they would slap against Niaz but Indian investigators say Niaz was trying to set up a branch of this organisation - the Popular Front of India in France.
Sources have told CNN-IBN that Niaz has been in France since 2008 and was on a recruitment drive to create the Popular Front of France.
Two people from France, four French of Moroccan origin, one of Turkish origin and one Pakistani French national were part of his core group....more
07:25 AM, May 30, 2011
Thiruvananthapuram: The University Appellate Tribunal here on Wednesday posted for October 29 hearing on the petition filed by lecturer T J Joseph challenging his dismissal from service by the Catholic church-run Newman College for setting a question paper, which hurt the sentiments of Muslims. Joseph, whose hand was chopped off by suspected activists of radical outfit Popular Front of India (PFI), has sought a stay on the management's action maintaining...
03:35 PM, Oct 13, 2010
Professor TJ Joseph says he will contest his dismissal by Newman College for allegedly hurting religious sentiments of Muslims. ...
02:02 PM, Sep 12, 2010
A pastoral letter condemning the "irresponsible action" of Professor TJ Joseph, whose hand was hacked allegedly by activists of radical outfit Popular Front of India (PFI), was on Sunday read out during the Sunday mass in 120 parish churches under the Kothamangalam Dioceses in Ernakulam district. Coming out against the lecturer, whose is still recovering from the double blow of losing his hand and job, Kothamanagalm dioceses bishop George...
12:05 PM, Sep 12, 2010
Sacked Professor Josef’s sibling Sister Stella has come out and said that her brother, whose right hand was chopped off by Islamic radicals for his objectionable comments on the Prophet, is willing to apologise. Josef was also recently sacked by his college administration for his comments. Two days after a college sacked Professor Josef for his blasphemous comments against the Prophet, the civil society in the state is wondering...
08:29 AM, Sep 07, 2010
Sacked college lecturer Prof T J Joseph, is contemplating legal action against the management of the private Newman college, Thodupuzha, which had sacked him from service. 'He still believes that the college authorities will withdraw the termination order. However, if that does not happen, we will be forced to go to court', Stella, Prof Joseph sister told PTI. On Saturday, he was under shock after the college authorities informed...
05:35 PM, Sep 05, 2010
PFI, which faces ban for chopping the hands of a professor, has accused Kerala's Left Front government of witch-hunt. ...
10:19 AM, Jul 22, 2010