Indian Mujahideen

  • Kerala: Suspected IM terrorists brought to Munnar to collect evidence 05-04-2014 01:39 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Suspected Indian Mujahideen (IM) terrorists Tehsin Akhtar and Waqas have been brought to Munnar in Kerala for collecting evidence. There were brought to a home stay in Munnar. They were brought to Cochin in a special aircraft and from there to Munanr in Idukki district in separate helicopters. According...
  • Top IM men developed friendship at school, claims Delhi Police 03-04-2014 08:54 PM

    New Delhi: The childhood friendship which developed during the school days between top IM operatives Asadullah Akhtar and Mohd Atif Ameen played a major role in the 2008 serial blasts, a Delhi court said. In the charge sheet filed on Thursday by Special Cell of Delhi Police disclosed that how...
  • Police remand of three IM members extended, one sent to jail 02-04-2014 11:35 PM

    The police custody of three alleged members of terror outfit Indian Mujahideen (IM) was extended by seven days on Wednesday while another operative was sent to jail by a local court. The four operatives were on Wednesdayproduced in the court of Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate by the Anti Terrorist Squad...
  • Principal gets threat letter similar to received by Police demanding release of IM terrorists 02-04-2014 06:39 PM

    A principal of a girls college in Kota on Wednesday received a threat letter, similar to the one received by Kota police SP few days back, demanding the release of suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorists arrested from the state recently. Principal of Janki Devi Bajaj (JDB) Girls College, Hari Singh Meena...
  • Kota SP gets threat letter demanding release of Indian Mujahideen terrorists 01-04-2014 09:49 AM

    A threatening letter demanding the release of suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorists arrested from the state over the past few days was on Monday delivered to the Kota SP's office. "The threatening letter came to my office by ordinary post in which the sender demanded release of the terrorists arrested in...
  • Police detain Sabir Ali's wife for holding protest outside Naqvi's house 31-03-2014 03:11 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Police has detained Yasmin Ali, the wife of expelled Janata Dal United leader Sabir Ali, for protesting outside BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi's residence. The police requested Yasmin to move away from Naqvi's residence. Yasmin was on a dharna outside Naqvi's house over his remarks against her...
  • One more suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorist arrested in Sikar 31-03-2014 07:45 AM

    One more youth was arrested by ATS sleuths from Sikar in connection with the ongoing probe into the Indian Mujahideen's Rajasthan module, official sources said on Sunday. The accused, Addas (22), was apprehended by Sikar district police and handed over the ATS team camping there, they said. Addas was one...
  • Yasin Bhatkal in judicial custody for German Bakery blast case 29-03-2014 12:24 AM

    Yasin Bhatkal, a founder of terrorist organisation Indian Mujahideen, who is also a prime accused in the German Bakery blast case here, was remanded in a 14-day judicial custody by a special court here for a test identification parade. Bhatkal was produced before Judge SD Dharane as his custody with...
  • 'Accomplices of IM terrorists trained for planting bombs' 28-03-2014 09:38 PM

    Five accomplices of suspected IM terrorists, who were held from Sikar, had been prepared for the task of planting of bombs at targets in Rajasthan, a senior police officer on Friday said. Initial investigation also showed that one of them was mentally prepared to go to Afghanistan for Fiyadeen (suicide...
  • Red Fort recceed, photographed by IM operative 28-03-2014 09:35 PM

    Red Fort in the national capital was on the radar of Indian Mujahideen, as one of the arrested operatives of the terror outfit has revealed that a recce of the Mughal-era monument was carried out. Shaquib Ansari, who was arrested from Jodhpur, Rajasthan on Sunday had recceed Red Fort and...
  • IM top man Tehseen Akhtar was planning terror strike in Delhi: Police 28-03-2014 02:07 PM

    Indian Mujahideen's top operative Tehseen Akhtar alias Monu was planning to carry out a terror strike in the national capital with the help of his associates, the Delhi Police has told a local court. The Special Cell of Delhi Police stated this while seeking remand of Akhtar, one of the...
  • Five persons having links with suspected IM terrorist nabbed by Rajasthan ATS 27-03-2014 09:17 PM

    Rajasthan ATS picked five personsfrom Sikar for interrogation in connection with their allegedlinks with suspected IM terrorist who were held in Jaipurrecently. "The ATS picked them up on Wednesday night and took them toJaipur," SP Sikar told PTI.Official sources said they were in touch with suspectedterrorists in Jaipur and Jodhpur....
  • 'Youth with technical background on IM's radar to help make IEDs' 27-03-2014 05:13 PM

    New Delhi: Of the five alleged Indian Mujahideen operatives arrested in Rajasthan earlier this week, three are engineering students, police sources revealed on Thursday, hinting that educated youth were on the terror organisation's radar. "Their interrogation has revealed that the Indian Mujahideen is planning to induct educated youth with a...
  • 'Suspected IM terrorists had conducted recce on Bharatpur's Ganga Temple' 26-03-2014 11:10 PM

    Suspected IM terrorists, who were arrested from Rajasthan in a joint operation with Delhi Police, had conducted recce of Ganga temple in Bharatpur besides some places here and were planning to move out of the country after executing blasts. "It came to light during primary investigation that they had visited...
  • 'IM operatives wanted to blow up Jodhpur, Bharatpur and Agra' 26-03-2014 10:47 PM

    Terror outfit Indian Mujahideen was planning to strike at three tourist destinations in the country during the Lok Sabha polls and had deputed its now arrested Indian operations head Tehsin Akhtar to recce these locations, a senior police officer said on Wednesday. The revelations came during questioning of Tehsin Akhtar...
  • 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....
  • Jharkhand BJP hails arrest of Indian Mujahideen chief Tehseen Akhtar 26-03-2014 12:19 AM

    Jharkhand unit of BJP on Tuesday said the arrest of top Indian Mujahideen operative Tehseen Akhtar was a big success, but there should not be any laxity in the security of the party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. "His arrest is a big success for the security agencies, for catching...
  • Three more Indian Mujahideen suspects arrested in Jodhpur 25-03-2014 11:21 PM

    Three more alleged members of terror outfit Indian Mujahideen (IM) were arrested from Rajasthan's Jodhpur on Tuesday, police said. The trio, identified as Barqat Ali (30), Mohammed Javed (28) and Mohammed Iqbal (32) were involved in arranging explosives for the terror outfit, Jodhpur's Commissioner of Police Sachin Mittal told media...
  • 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...
  • Indian Mujahideen head Yasin Bhatkal's deputy Tehseen Akhtar arrested 25-03-2014 12:51 PM

    New Delhi: In a major breakthrough in investigations into several terror cases, Indian security agencies arrested the officiating head of the Indian Mujahideen, Tehseen Akhtar alias Monu on Tuesday. A Delhi Police official said he was arrested from the Naxalbari area in Darjeeling. His arrest will deal a major blow...
  • Waqas arrest: Raje fears IM conspiracy against Narendra Modi 24-03-2014 06:58 PM

    In the backdrop of arrest of four alleged IM terrorists from the state, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Monday claimed a "conspiracy" was brewing against party's prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi. Citing terror blasts at Modi's rally in Patna last year, Raje said,"The country is going to witness Modi's...
  • IM arrests: Jaitley takes on Shinde for denying terror threat 24-03-2014 12:20 PM

    New Delhi: A day after an alleged Indian Mujahideen module was busted by the Delhi Police, BJP leader Arun Jaitley attacked the Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde for denying any terror threat to the party leaders. "Home Minister made a statement that no BJP leader is a target. Yesterday, our...
  • IM arrests: Two detained Jamia residents released after protests 24-03-2014 09:20 AM

    New Delhi: After long protests by Jamia residents backed by AAP and Congress leaders on Sunday, the two students who were detained by the police in connection with the arrest of IM operatives were released late evening. They were, however, asked by the special cell to join the probe later....
  • Delhi Police arrests 4 IM terrorists planning terror attack during LS polls 23-03-2014 10:18 AM

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Sunday arrested four Indian Mujahideen terrorists in Rajasthan, who were planning a terror attack during Lok Sabha elections. The police made the arrest after they got specific input from the Intelligence Bureau. The arrested terrorists were identified as Waqas, Mahroof, Mehraj and Saquib. Sources said...
  • Terror suspect Fasih Mehmood allegedly attacked in Tihar Jail 22-03-2014 05:30 PM

    New Delhi: Fasih Mehmood, a terror suspect in the 2010 Bangalore Chinnaswamy Stadium blast and the Jama Masjid shooting in Delhi, was allegedly beaten up by fellow cell-mates in Tihar jail on Saturday. Mehmood reportedly got into a brawl with fellow prisoners after which he got injured and was rushed...
  • 2008 Delhi serial blasts: Court dismisses bail plea of Yasin Bhatkal, aide 20-03-2014 06:22 PM

    Indian Mujahideen (IM) co-founder Yasin Bhatkal and his aide Asadullah Akhtar were on Thursday denied bail by a Delhi court in connection with a September 2008 Delhi serial blasts case. Additional Sessions Judge Daya Prakash dismissed the bail plea of both the accused while allowing the application of special cell...
  • BJP claims terror threat to senior leaders, Shinde denies reports 20-03-2014 03:28 PM

    New Delhi: Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Thursday denied any threat to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders saying he had "no such information". "Let the BJP leaders come and meet me. I will hear what they have to say," Shinde said. The BJP had earlier in the day cited...
  • NIA chargesheet names Bhatkal, Akthar in Hyderabad twin blasts 14-03-2014 09:28 PM

    The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday filed charge sheet against top Indian Mujahideen operatives, Yasin Bhatkal and Asadullah Akhtar in the February 2013 twin blast case. IM had hatched a high-level conspiracy to wage a war against India and carried out the blasts in Hyderabad to create terror in...
  • Jama Masjid firing case: No bail for Yasin Bhatkal, Asadullah Akhtar 11-03-2014 07:22 PM

    Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal and his aide Asadullah Akhtar were on Tuesday refused bail in connection with the September 2010 Jama Masjid terror attack case by a Delhi court which allowed the plea of police seeking 15 days time to complete its probe against them. The court had on...
  • Kejriwal refuses to accept security, police says he has to take it 09-03-2014 12:04 PM

    New Delhi: Controversy is brewing over Z category security for AAP leader and former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal as Delhi Police has included him in the list of VIPs who receive Z category security. Kejriwal was provided with the security after specific threats were received against him from Indian...