STUDENTS ISLAMIC MOVEMENT OF INDIA

  • Five more suspected SIMI members arrested in Chhattisgarh November 18, 2013

    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 that...
  • Five more suspected SIMI members arrested in Chhattisgarh November 17, 2013

    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 that...
  • Crime Branch gets custody of bomb blasts accused Abdul Sathar September 15, 2013

    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). The...
  • Court allows NIA to take Yasin Bhatkal, Asadullah Akhtar's DNA samples September 10, 2013

    Delhi court on Tuesday allowed NIA's plea for taking terror accused Yasin Bhatkal and his associate Asadullah Akhtar's DNA samples and specimen handwritings for further probe, preservation and comparison with various seized articles. The decision came after the court extended their NIA custody till September 17 based on the agency's claims that they...
  • Ahmedabad serial blast accused sent to police custody May 6, 2013

    Ahmedabad: The prime accused in the Ahmedabad serial bomb blasts case of 2008, Mohammad Shahid Nagori, was remanded in nine days police custody by a local court on Sunday. Nagori, a member of Student Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) and an alleged Indian Mujahedeen (IM) operative, was arrested by Madhya...
  • Ban on SIMI upheld by Tribunal August 3, 2012

    New Delhi: A special tribunal has upheld the ban imposed by the Centre on Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI), which has links with Pakistanbased terrorist outfits including LashkareTaiba and its front, Indian Mujahideen. Justice VK Shali of the Delhi High Court, who heads the tribunal, submitted the report to the...
  • MP: ATS notice to telecos for SIM card guidelines June 1, 2012

    Bhopal: The AntiTerrorist Squad (ATS) has issued notices to five telecom companies in the state for not following due procedure while issuing SIM cards. The notice comes after some SIM cards were allegedly procured by five members of Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) and Indian Mujahideen (IM) on fake...
  • Ban on SIMI extended for two years January 12, 2012

    New Delhi: The Law Ministry is learnt to have cleared a proposal of the Home Ministry seeking an extension of the ban on Student Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) for another two years. Describing the exercise as routine, sources said the ban will be subject to ratification by a tribunal...
  • SIMI activist held in Lucknow sent terror mails: Cops August 26, 2008

    Lucknow: Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) activist Shahbaz, arrested on Monday for his alleged involvement in the Jaipur and Ahmedabad serial blasts, is an IT expert and believed to be the brains behind the 'Indian Mujahideen' email sent to media houses minutes before the Ahmedabad bombings, officials said Tuesday. Shahbaz...
  • Jaipur blast kingpin an expert at bombmaking August 25, 2008

    Lucknow / Jaipur: The regional head of the banned Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI), Shahbaz Hussain was the man allegedly responsible for the serial blasts in Jaipur on May 13. Hussain is now in the dragnet of the Rajasthan Police. A top SIMI functionary, the police is even looking...
  • Jaipur blast kingpin arrested from Lucknow August 25, 2008

    New Delhi: Rajasthan Police on Monday arrested the banned Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) kingpin, believed to have masterminded the Jaipur blasts, from Lucknow. Police suspect Shahbaz Hussain, who is the regional head of SIMI, was also involved in the Ahmedabad blasts. Lucknow CJM court has given Rajasthan Police 48hour...
  • Second terror email traced to Mumbai college August 24, 2008

    New Delhi: A day after Indian Mujahideen sent a terror email to countrys media organisations, the police on Sunday claimed to have traced the source to Khalsa College in Central Mumbai. Mumbai AntiTerror Squad (ATS) suspects that the Internet connections of the college Principal and directors were hacked into to send...
  • Kerala fast emerging as SIMI's own country August 18, 2008

    Cochin: After the Gujarat police revealed the Students Islamic Movement of Indias (SIMI) southern links, the state administration in Kerala has acknowledged, that the state has become a fertile ground for SIMI activities. Intelligence agencies also say that Maoists, who have found a safe haven in Kerala's jungles, could be operating...
  • Common man's fear factor high in UPA reign August 8, 2008

    Indias internal security is looking more and more fragile as the country battles terror attacks on a regular basis. Not just terror activities, naxal attacks, too, have brought about a sense of complete public vulnerability. Add to that the situation in Jammu and Kashmir, which continues to be at crisis...
  • Seven suspected SIMI activists held in MP April 7, 2008

    Guna (Madhya Pradesh): Police in Madhya Pradesh have arrested seven more suspected activists of the banned Student Islamic Movement of India (SIMI). This takes the number of activists detained to 45 since the arrests began on March 27. Police say several alleged trainers of SIMI have been arrested so far, including...