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  • Madhya Pradesh police seeks hearing through videoconferencing in sensitive cases May 21, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh police is seeking video-conferencing facility in courts and jails for conducting hearing in sensitive matters, especially after the recent incident in which SIMI operatives allegedly raised inflammatory slogans against Narendra Modi. Madhya Pradesh Director General of Police (DGP) Nandan Dubey, however, said that the incident was just an attempt...
  • State police seeks video-conferencing facility to conduct hearing in sensitive cases May 20, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh police is seeking video-conferencing facility in courts as well as jails for conducting hearing in sensitive matters, especially after the recent incident in which SIMI operatives allegedly raised inflammatory slogans against Narendra Modi. Madhya Pradesh Director General of Police (DGP) Nandan Dubey, however, said the incident was just an...
  • SC refers plea challenging SIMI ban renewal to larger bench May 2, 2014

    The Supreme Court on Friday referred to a larger bench a petition challenging the latest renewal of the ban on the Student Islamic Movement of India (SIMI). The bench of Chief Justice RM Lodha and Justice Kurian Joseph directed the listing of the matter before a larger bench of three judges,...
  • Delhi Police launches hunt for Patna serial blasts accused Haider April 29, 2014

    Delhi Police on Monday said it was conducting searches to trace the hideouts of suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorist Haider alias Black Beauty, wanted in the 2013 Patna bombing case. A Delhi court had April 22 granted the Delhi Police special cell 15 days' custody of Imteyaz Alam, a suspected Indian Mujahideen...
  • SIMI operative Gulrez provided help to terror-accused Abu Faisal: ATS April 28, 2014

    Gulrez, an alleged operative of the banned outfit Students Islamic Movement of India who was arrested on Sunday from Bhopal railway station area, had provided help to the terror-accused Abu Faisal, a senior officer of the Madhya Pradesh Anti-Terrorism Squad said. Faisal was recently re-arrested from Barwani, while Gulrez was arrested near...
  • MP ATS arrests suspected SIMI member Gulrez Ali April 27, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh police's Anti- Terrorist Squad on Sunday arrested a Student Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) activist Gulrez Ali from the station area when a police team from Delhi was about to bring back another SIMI activist Abu Faisal. ATS sleuths caught Gulrez from the station area where they were present...
  • Former SIMI activist convicted for communal propaganda March 26, 2014

    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 the prosecution,...
  • IM mastermind Tehseen Akhtar sent to jail till April 2 March 26, 2014

    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. A...
  • 14 suspected SIMI members who were arrested last year get bail March 24, 2014

    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, Subhan,...
  • Would love to act on big screen again: Simi Garewal March 5, 2014

    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 has been...
  • 16 SIMI operatives nabbed in last one year: Minister February 12, 2014

    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, the...
  • MP ATS announces Rs 15,000 reward each on 3 absconding SIMI members January 20, 2014

    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 sources...
  • Wary of SIMI plans, MP ATS wants trial court in Central Jail January 14, 2014

    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 made...
  • Four suspected SIMI members held January 1, 2014

    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 (SIMI)...
  • Four SIMI activists arrested in Ujjain January 1, 2014

    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 persons who...
  • Absconding SIMI members were in touch with Pakistan Taliban: MP ATS chief December 26, 2013

    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 caught...
  • 22-year-old SIMI and IM operative arrested in Raipur December 26, 2013

    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 is a native of Jamui district of Bihar, who ran a roadside eatery in Transport Nagar...
  • SIMI activist who had escaped from jail arrested in MP December 24, 2013

    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 (from...
  • MP ATS arrests 3 SIMI terrorists who had escaped from Khandwa jail December 24, 2013

    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 in...
  • NIA given 13-day remand of 2 SIMI activists involved in Patna blasts, Bodh Gaya attacks December 4, 2013

    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 Special...
  • NIA to produce two SIMI operatives in Patna court on December 5 December 3, 2013

    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 of...
  • SIMI planned to strike pilgrim train, Shia mosque in Lucknow: Police November 28, 2013

    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 also...
  • Patna serial blasts: Police custody of SIMI members arrested from Raipur extended November 23, 2013

    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 remand...
  • BJP wants state govt to clear stand on SIMI November 21, 2013

    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 to...
  • Patna, Gaya blasts: Chhattisgarh Police arrests 7 members of SIMI November 18, 2013

    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 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 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...
  • Auto driver, coaching centre owner arrested for alleged links with banned SIMI November 15, 2013

    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 connection...
  • MP govt suspends jail in-charge, chief wardens after 7 SIMI members escape from jail October 2, 2013

    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 stabbing...
  • Centre seeks report from state govt on jail break incident in Khandwa October 1, 2013

    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 jail...