SIMI

  • Former SIMI activist convicted for communal propaganda 26-03-2014 09:22 PM

    A local court today sentenced a former activist of the banned organisation Students Islamic Movement of India to two years' rigorous imprisonment and a fine of Rs 1,000 for spreading communal hatred. Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Deepak Kumar Pandey handed out the sentence to Rafiq alias Babloo (46). According to...
  • IM mastermind Tehseen Akhtar sent to jail till April 2 26-03-2014 11:25 AM

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Wednesday sent Indian Mujahideen head Tehseen Akhtar to police custody till April 2. Akhtar was arrested on Tuesday from the Naxalbari area in Darjeeling. He is the alleged mastermind behind several terror attacks in India, including the recent Patna and Bodhgaya blasts in Bihar....
  • 14 suspected SIMI members who were arrested last year get bail 24-03-2014 11:17 PM

    A local court granted bail to 14 suspected Student Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) activists on Monday, who were arrested last year in Chhattisgarh. The court of Chief Judicial Magistrate Alok Kumar granted bail to Umer Siddique, Mohammed Dawood, Abdul Wahid, Abdul Aziz, Sheikh Azizullah, Hayat, Sheikh Habibullah, Mohammed Aslam,...
  • Would love to act on big screen again: Simi Garewal 05-03-2014 02:08 PM

    Mumbai: Yesteryears actress and TV host Simi Garewal says she would love to return to her first love, acting, provided she gets something interesting. "I would love to act on big screen again," Simi told reporters here Tuesday at the press meet for Indian Film Festival of Melbourne 2014. "It...
  • 16 SIMI operatives nabbed in last one year: Minister 12-02-2014 03:12 PM

    A total of 16 SIMI (Student Islamic Movement of India) operatives were arrested in the past one year in Chhattisgarh, state Home Minister Ramsewak Paikra said in the Assembly on Wednesday. In a written reply tabled on the floor of the House to a query from Congress member Umesh Patel,...
  • MP ATS announces Rs 15,000 reward each on 3 absconding SIMI members 20-01-2014 09:09 AM

    Madhya Pradesh ATS on Sunday announced a reward of Rs 15,000 each on three absconding members of banned Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI). The trio, identified as Gulrez Mustafa (36), Mazid Nagori and Sajid Nagori are untraceable since cases under Explosive Act were registered against them sometime back, ATS...
  • Wary of SIMI plans, MP ATS wants trial court in Central Jail 14-01-2014 09:54 AM

    The Madhya Pradesh Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS) on Monday requested a sessions court in Bhopal to set up a special court on the premises of the Bhopal Central Jail for conducting trial of suspected SIMI members lodged in the facility. "The request for setting up of the special court was...
  • Four suspected SIMI members held 01-01-2014 02:04 PM

    Close on the heels of arrest of five SIMI activists in the state last week, four suspected operatives of the banned organisation were apprehended by the Madhya Pradesh ATS and Counter Terrorist Group in Ujjain. Huge amount of explosives were also seized from the suspected Students Islamic Movement of India...
  • Four SIMI activists arrested in Ujjain 01-01-2014 01:17 PM

    Ujjain: In a major breakthrough, Madhya Pradesh Police arrested four activists of outlawed Student Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) on Wednesday in Ujjain with more than 500 detonators. This comes days after the police had arrested SIMI activist Abu Fazal who had escaped from a jail in Khandwa. Two other...
  • Absconding SIMI members were in touch with Pakistan Taliban: MP ATS chief 26-12-2013 08:28 AM

    Madhya Pradesh Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) on Wednesday claimed that SIMI activist Abu Faizal and two others who were arrested on Tuesday had links with fundamentalist terror group Tehreek-e-Taliban, which is active in the north-western Pakistan. Faizal, who had escaped from Khandwa jail with five others a few months ago, was...
  • 22-year-old SIMI and IM operative arrested in Raipur 26-12-2013 08:10 AM

    A suspected Students' Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) and Indian Mujahideen (IM) operative, who was allegedly involved in raising funds for the banned outfits, was arrested in Raipur on Wednesday, the police said. 22-year-old Dheeraj Sao isa native of Jamui district of Bihar, who ran a roadside eatery in Transport...
  • SIMI activist who had escaped from jail arrested in MP 24-12-2013 06:36 PM

    The Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS) of Madhya Pradesh police captured five suspected SIMI activists from Sendhwa Pathar area of the district following an encounter in the early hours on Tuesday, a top police official said. The five suspected SIMI men apprehended in a post midnight operation include " Abu Faizal...
  • MP ATS arrests 3 SIMI terrorists who had escaped from Khandwa jail 24-12-2013 11:59 AM

    Bhopal: Three Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) terrorists were on Tuesday nabbed by the Madhya Pradesh Anti-Terror Squad from Sendhwa in Badwani. These three terrorists had escaped from Khandwa Jail about three months back. On October 1 seven SIMI members had made a daring escaped from the Khandwa jail...
  • NIA given 13-day remand of 2 SIMI activists involved in Patna blasts, Bodh Gaya attacks 04-12-2013 02:31 PM

    A special court in Patna on Wednesday gave 13 days remand of two SIMI activists arrested from Chhattisgarh in connection with Bodh Gaya and Patna serial blasts to NIA for questioning. After being brought to Patna from Raipur, two SIMI activists--Umer Siddiqui and Azharuddin Kureshi--were produced in the court of...
  • NIA to produce two SIMI operatives in Patna court on December 5 03-12-2013 10:20 AM

    A local court on Monday granted three-day transit remand of two SIMI operatives, including alleged mastermind of Bodhgaya temple blasts Umer Siddiqui, to NIA in connection with explosions at Narendra Modi's rally at Patna in October in which five persons were killed. They will be produced before a designated court...
  • SIMI planned to strike pilgrim train, Shia mosque in Lucknow: Police 28-11-2013 08:09 AM

    Suspected Students' Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) operative Umer Siddhiqui, who was recently nabbed in Raipur, had planned to attack a Delhi-Bodh Gaya special train and the Shia mosque at Lucknow, police said. Police added that along with the recent Patna blasts accused Haider Ali alias 'Abdulla', Siddhiqui (35), had...
  • Patna serial blasts: Police custody of SIMI members arrested from Raipur extended 23-11-2013 08:56 AM

    A local court on Friday extended the police remand of four suspected SIMI activists, arrested in Raipur in connection with Patna serial blasts, till November 27. Seven other members of the banned outfit were sent in judicial remand till December 6. "Chief Judicial Magistrate Alok Kumar has extended the police...
  • BJP wants state govt to clear stand on SIMI 21-11-2013 09:18 PM

    Taking note of confession by a SIMI activist about the plot to kill Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, BJP on Thursday criticised the Nitish Kumar government for delay in replying the Centre's note for a ban on the outfit. "It is intriguing that the state government has failed to reply...
  • Patna, Gaya blasts: Chhattisgarh Police arrests 7 members of SIMI 18-11-2013 09:31 AM

    New Delhi: Continuing its crackdown on Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI), Chhattisgarh Police, on Monday, arrested seven members of the banned outfit in connection with the Patna and Bodh Gaya blasts. The arrests were made after raids in Patna and Ranchi revealed SIMI links with Indian Mujahideen terrorists blamed...
  • Five more suspected SIMI members arrested in Chhattisgarh 18-11-2013 07:46 AM

    Continuing its crackdown on Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI), Chhattisgarh police, on Sunday, said five more members of the banned outfit have been arrested from the different locations of the capital in the past two days. These fresh arrests have been made to facilitate ongoing investigations, which have established...
  • Five more suspected SIMI members arrested in Chhattisgarh 17-11-2013 11:59 PM

    Continuing its crackdown on Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI), Chhattisgarh police, on Sunday, said five more members of the banned outfit have been arrested from the different locations of the capital in the past two days. These fresh arrests have been made to facilitate ongoing investigations, which have established...
  • Auto driver, coaching centre owner arrested for alleged links with banned SIMI 15-11-2013 08:24 AM

    Two suspected activists of banned Student Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) were held in Raipur on Thursday. The local police were tracking the movement of the two - Abdul Wahid Khan (54) and Uber Sidhhiqui (35) - for the past few weeks and arrested them on Thursday after finding their...
  • MP govt suspends jail in-charge, chief wardens after 7 SIMI members escape from jail 02-10-2013 11:35 AM

    Khandwa: A day after seven suspected SIMI members escaped from a jail in Khandwa, the Madhya Pradesh government has suspended the district jail in-charge and chief wardens. In a daring pre-dawn jailbreak amid a hail of gunfire, accused of heinous crimes including murder, escaped from the district prison after allegedly...
  • Centre seeks report from state govt on jail break incident in Khandwa 01-10-2013 01:49 PM

    The Centre on Tuesday asked the Madhya Pradesh government to send a report on jail break in Khandwa in which seven alleged activists of banned SIMI fled from a prison. Taking serious note of the incident, the Home Ministry asked the state government to explain the circumstances leading to the...
  • 1 SIMI member caught, 6 on the run after escaping from Khandwa jail 01-10-2013 08:48 AM

    Seven members of the terror outfit SIMI escaped from the Khandwa jail in Madhya Pradesh early on Tuesday morning. The police have claimed to have arrested one of them while six are still on the run. The police have now declared a high alert in Khandwa as well as Indore....
  • 1 SIMI member caught, 6 on the run after escaping from Khandwa jail 01-10-2013 08:17 AM

    Bhopal: Seven members of the terror outfit SIMI escaped from the Khandwa jail in Madhya Pradesh early on Tuesday morning. Sources say the police have arrested one of them while six are still on the run. The police have now declared a high alert in Khandwa as well as Indore....
  • 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...
  • Bhatkal says he trained in a Lashkar-e-Toiba camp in 2006: Sources 31-08-2013 02:40 PM

    New Delhi: Indian Mujahideen co-founder Muhammad Ahmad Zarar Siddibapa alias Yasin Bhatkal during his interrogation has said that he trained in a Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) camp in 2006, according to sources. Bhatkal was arrested from the India-Nepal border along with his close aide Asadullah Akhtar alias Haddi. Bhatkal, the head of...