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  • Bangladesh gives death sentence to 1971 war collaborator February 18, 2015

    Dhaka: A special tribunal dealing with war crimes involving Bangladesh's 1971 independence war has convicted and sentenced a leading war collaborator to death for crimes including mass killing, arson and looting. The head judge of a three-member panel, Obaidul Hasan, delivered the verdict on Wednesday in a packed courtroom in the...
  • Burdwan blast: NIA arrests a core member of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh February 5, 2015

    Kolkata: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday arrested a core member of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) in connection with the October 2, 2014 Burdwan blast. Mufazzil Haque was arrested from Mukimnagar in Murshidabad (West Bengal) on Tuesday night. According to NIA, Haque used to own the Lalgola madarsa in Mukimnagar which...
  • West Bengal: Five Burdwan blast accused in NIA custody till February 3 January 28, 2015

    Kolkata: A city court on Wednesday remanded five accused in the Burdwan blast case to NIA custody till February 3 after the agency sought time to unravel more details of their alleged links with Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh. Chief Judge of Metropolitan Court Md Mumtaz Khan remanded the five accused to seven...
  • No confirmation on Pakistan's ban on JuD and Haqqani network: US January 23, 2015

    Washington: The US on Friday said it has no confirmation on Pakistan's banning of Hafiz Saeed-led Jamaat-ud-Dawa and the dreaded Haqqani Network, even as it recognised that the country was in the process of implementing measures to thwart violent extremism. "We recognise that Pakistan is working through the process of...
  • Pakistan bans Jamaat-ud-Dawa, Haqqani network January 22, 2015

    Pakistan has included Jamaat-ud-Dawa led by the 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed and the dreaded Haqqani network in the list of proscribed organisations. Other groups added to the notorious list of banned entities are Harkat-ul-Jihad Islami, Harkat-ul-Mujahideen, Ummah Tameer-i-Nau, Haji Khairullah Hajji Sattar Money Exchange, Rahat Limited, Roshan Money...
  • Pakistan bans two terror groups Hafiz Saeed's Jamaat-ud-Dawa and Haqqani network January 22, 2015

    Islamabad: In a paradigm shift in its policy against terrorism, Pakistan has included Jamaat-ud-Dawa led by the 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed and the dreaded Haqqani network in the list of proscribed organisations. A government official said that the decision to ban JuD and several other groups was taken...
  • Pakistan rightwing group to unite 1 million people against Hebdo cartoons January 17, 2015

    Karachi: Pakistan's far-right Jamaat-e-Islami has said it will bring together a million people on Friday to protest against a French satirical weekly, even as an uneasy calm prevailed here a day after four persons were injured in violent protests over a cartoon considered un-Islamic. At least four people, including a...
  • India detains suspect in plot to kill Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina December 7, 2014

    Guwahati: Police have arrested a key suspect in a blast in West Bengal who they believe is linked to a plot to assassinate Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of neighbouring Bangladesh and stage a coup there. Shahnor Alom, who was arrested in a village in Assam on Friday night, belongs to a...
  • NIA arrests Burdwan blast accused Shahnoor Alam from Assam December 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Key suspect in the Burdwan blast Shahnoor Alam, alleged to be the financial brain of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) terror group, was arrested on Thursday night by NIA with the help of central security agencies from Nalbari district of Assam. NIA, whose probe into the October 2 blast received a...
  • Two arrested in Bengal after Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen posters found in Purriia November 30, 2014

    Kolkata: Two people were arrested on Sunday in connection with recovery of posters of terror outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen, Bangladesh (JMB) from West Bengal's Purulia district, police said. The posters of the terror outfit, said to be involved in the Oct 2 Burdwan blast, were found Saturday from Nimtala village in the district. "We...
  • Burdwan blast: Police arrests 4 members of banned Islamist outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen November 24, 2014

    Dhaka: Police on Monday arrested four members of banned Islamist outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), in Dhaka, including the wife of Sajid, the prime suspect of Burdwan blast. Sajid's wife Fatima Begum, Abdul Kazi, Mohammad Ishrat Ali Sheikh and Mohammad Shawkat Sarder have been arrested. Fatima is the chief of...
  • Burdwan blast: National Investigation Agency to visit Dhaka on November 17 November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: A team of National Investigation Agency (NIA) will be visiting Bangladesh on November 17 to brief the authorities in Dhaka and also seek cooperation of that country to unravel all plans of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) terror outfit. After getting necessary sanction, a team of NIA, headed by an officer...
  • Burdwan blast: Key conspirator Amjed arrested from West Bengal November 10, 2014

    Kolkata: In a major breakthrough in Burdwan blast case, security agencies on Monday arrested Amjad, one of the key conspirator, in connection to October 2 blast from West Bengal. The West Bengal police had arrested the main accused of the incident Sajid, a Bangladeshi national and stated to be...
  • Burdwan blast: Key conspirator Zia ul Haq arrested from Malda in West Bengal November 7, 2014

    New Delhi: National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday evening arrested key conspirator of Burdwan blast Zia ul Haq from Malda in West Bengal. The arrested terrorist is associated to Sadiq who is the alleged mastermind. Two Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh terrorists were killed in a blast at a TMC supporter's home in Burdwan...
  • Taliban group threatens to attack India following border blast November 5, 2014

    Peshawar: A new Pakistani Taliban group behind this week's devastating suicide bombing on the Wagah border said on Wednesday the attack was as much aimed at India as Pakistan, suggesting that Indian targets might be next. At least 57 Pakistanis were killed during a popular flag-lowering ceremony on Sunday when a...
  • Burdwan blast: NIA team to visit Bangladesh November 3, 2014

    Burdwan: The NIA team investigating the Burdwan blast case will visit Bangladesh later this month after interrogation reports of the wives of the terrorists killed in blast links the incident to the terror outfit Jamaat-e-Islami which operates from Bangladesh. Two Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh terrorists were killed in a blast at a TMC...
  • Bangladesh media doyen gets death sentence for 1971 war crimes November 2, 2014

    Dhaka: Top leader of fundamentalist Jamaat- e-Islami party and Bangladeshi media tycoon Mir Quasem Ali was sentenced to death on Sunday by a special war crimes court for atrocities he committed during the 1971 independence war against Pakistan, days after the party's chief was given capital punishment on identical charges. "He...
  • Assam government to hand over cases related to jihadi activities to NIA November 1, 2014

    Guwahati: The Assam government will hand over cases related to jihadi activities in the state to the National Investigation Agency (NIA) as decided at a law and order review meeting convened by Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday. The meeting decided to hand over the cases to the NIA so...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories October 30, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay October 30, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Burdwan blast probe reveals Jamaat trained operatives to carry out 9/11 type attack October 30, 2014

    The interrogation of wives of the two terror operatives involved in the Burdwan bomb blast reveals that the Jamaat operatives underwent al-Qaeda's model of training to execute an attack similar to that of the 9/11 attack in the United States. ...
  • Burdwan blast: Jamaat operatives used al-Qaeda model to execute 9/11 type attack October 30, 2014

    Burdwan: The interrogation of wives of the two terror operatives involved in the Burdwan bomb blast reveals that the Jamaat operatives underwent al-Qaeda's model of training to execute an attack similar to that of the 9/11 attack in the United States. The interrogation report says that a locked room of a...
  • Bangladesh Islamist leader sentenced to death for crimes during 1971 war against Pakistan October 29, 2014

    Dhaka: Bangladesh's fundamentalist Jamaat-e- Islami chief Matiur Rahman Nizami was on Wednesday sentenced to death by a special tribunal for his role in the killing of thousands of people during the nation's independence war against Pakistan in 1971, triggering fears of violence. "He shall be hanged by neck until he is...
  • Bangladesh: Jamaat-e-Islami party chief Motiur Nizami sentenced to death October 29, 2014

    Dhaka: A special tribunal in Bangladesh has sentenced the head of the Jamaat-e-Islami party to death for his role in the deaths of thousands during the nation's independence war against Pakistan in 1971. The head of a three-judge panel, M Enayetur Rahim, announced the verdict on Wednesday against Motiur Rahman Nizami...
  • India uncovers suspected plot to assassinate Bangladeshi PM: Officials October 28, 2014

    New Delhi: India's top counter-terrorism agency has uncovered a suspected plot by a banned militant group to assassinate the prime minister of Bangladesh and carry out a coup, three senior Indian security officials told Reuters on Tuesday. India will hand over a dossier to Bangladesh with details of the plan by...
  • Burdwan blast: BJP blames Mamata Banerjee government, says CM should immediately resign October 25, 2014

    BJP leader Siddharth Nath Singh blamed the Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal for harbouring terrorists and providing a safe haven for them to execute their terror attacks. Singh said that possibly money in the Saradha scam had reached terrorists of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh, who then used that money to launch...
  • Burdwan blast: NIA custody of one extended, two sent to judicial remand October 22, 2014

    Kolkata: A city court on Wednesday sent Hasem Molla to the NIA's custody till October 31, and two other key accused to judicial custody till November 5 over the October 2 explosion in West Bengal's Burdwan district. Bangladeshi banned outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen is suspected to be involved in the blast. The explosion in...
  • Pakistani Islamists use floods to turn opinion against India September 21, 2014

    Multan: Hafiz Saeed, widely considered one of South Asia's most dangerous militants, has no doubt who is to blame for devastating floods that have submerged swathes of Pakistani countryside and claimed hundreds of lives. "India irrigates its deserts and dumps extra water on Pakistan without any warning," the bearded Saeed told...
  • Bangladesh apex court commutes 1971 war criminal JeI leader's death penalty September 17, 2014

    Dhaka: Bangladesh Supreme Court on Wednesday commuted the death sentence of Delwar Hossain Sayedee, a key 1971 war criminal and fundamentalist JamaateIslami leader, saying he would now have to serve in prison "until his death". "He shall serve in prison for the rest of his natural life," Chief Justice M...
  • US names JamaatudDawa as terror outfit, sanctions 2 LeT leaders June 26, 2014

    Washington: Tightening its noose around LeT, the US on Wednesday added its affiliates, including the JuD, to its list of designated terror organisations and slapped sanctions against two Pakistanbased LeT leaders. The State Department has amended LashkareTaiba's designations to add the aliases: JamaatudDawa, AlAnfal Trust, TehrikeHurmateRasool and TehrikeTahafuz Qibla Awwal,...