PFI banned: It is now time to clean up the rot from within, especially in Kerala

Even in 2021, one constable posted with the Karimannoor police station was dismissed for leaking information about 200 RSS and BJP workers from the police database to the SDPI, which is the political wing of the PFI.

New Delhi, Oct 06: Amidst the raging debate on the involvement of some police officials from Kerala with the banned Popular Front of India (PFI), civil police officer from the state has been suspended for his alleged links with the outfit.

Siyad C A, the civil police officer attached to the Kalady police station, has been suspended pending inquiry for his alleged links with the PFI. An inquiry has been ordered into the incident under Rule 6 of the Kerala Police Department Inquiries, Punishment and Appeal Rules. The probe has been entrusted with the Puthencruz Deputy Superintendent of Police who would in turn submit his report within 14 days.

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With PFI banned, the forest training modules come under scanner of agencies

While on one hand, the Karnataka police have retrieved a document that reads ‘Genocide’, writings have been found on the roads in Dakshina Kannada with the message ‘we will be back’.

New Delhi, Oct 05: More incriminating material has been unearthed by the agencies following the ban on the Popular Front of India (PFI) under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.

While on one hand, the Karnataka police have retrieved a document that reads ‘Genocide’, writings have been found on the roads in Dakshina Kannada with the message, ‘we will be back’.

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Delhi Police uses Section 8 of UAPA to seal PFI offices, says they were used for illegal acts

The FIR said that the PFI carried out illegal activities from these offices and the three offices were sealed down under Section 8 of the UAPA.

New Delhi, Oct 03: The Delhi Police has initiated action against the Popular Front of India (PFI) and has sealed down its three offices. A case against the PFI under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act UAPA has been lodged at the Shaheen Bagh police station.

The three offices of the PFI at the ground floors of the Jaid Apartment, Hilal house in Abu Fazal Enclave, Jamia Nagar and Tehri Manzil Jamia were sealed down under Section 8 of the UAPA.

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A PFI linked module of 2016 and the spread of the Islamic State ideology in south India

A powerful module affiliated with the PFI had planned to kill judges, policemen and politicians as part of their plan to wage war against the state. This module operated mainly in southern India

New Delhi, Oct 01: The investigations being conducted by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) revealed that a very powerful module affiliated with the Popular Front of India (PFI), which was banned earlier this week, had planned targeted killings of high-profile personalities.

The module that was busted by the NIA goes by the name Ansar-ul-Khilafa KL. The module comprising 10 members had planned to kill judges, policemen and politicians as part of their plan to wage war against the state. This module operated mainly in southern India.

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A non-Gandhi president is not a magical wand for a Congress revival

With Congress set to get a non-Gandhi president after over two decades, OneIndia talked with leading psephologist Dr Sandeep Shastri to delve deeper on the developments and consequences.

New Delhi, Oct 01: It is almost after over two decades that the Congress will have a non-Gandhi as the president. The Mallikarjuna Kharge vs Shashi Tharoor battle is being keenly watched by all and by October 19, the result would be clear.

While Kharge is a Gandhi family loyalist backing on experience, Tharoor speaks about a change. However, the larger question is how much of a difference would a non-Gandhi face make to the prospects of the party. OneIndia caught up with leading psephologist, Dr. Sandeep Shastri to discuss this further.

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With PFI banned, agencies probe international links and hand in ISIS recruitment

The links with foreign countries have been on scanner for long after it was found that several persons linked to the PFI had joined the ISIS and many had travelled to Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and Turkey

New Delhi, Sep 30: With the Popular Front of India now banned, the enforcement agencies are looking at the outfit’s links with some extremist elements in foreign countries.

The scanner is particularly on Turkey which has been commenting a lot on the internal affairs of India.

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As General Chauhan gets set to take over as CDS, the importance of military theaterisation

The appointment of a new CDS is important to speed up the theaterisation drive which would boost the synergy among the Indian Armed Forces, and utilise the military’s resources for future wars and operations.

New Delhi, Sep 30: With General Anil Chauhan all set to take over as India’s new Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) today, the key focus would be on the theaterisation drive.

General Chauhan takes over as the CDS nine months after General Bipin Rawat’s death in a chopper crash. On Wednesday, the government announced the name of General Chauhan as the new CDS of India. The new CDS retired as the Eastern Army Commander on May 31, 2021. He was also the military adviser to the National Security Council before he was appointed as the new CDS.

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The PFI’s one-point agenda was attacks on Hindus

The PFI and its various front organisations had a presence in over 17 states in the country and over 1,300 criminal cases had been registered by the police and the NIA against its cadres and front organisations in different states.

New Delhi, Sep 29: The Ministry of Home Affairs which banned the Popular Front of India (PFI) and 8 of its associate fronts had found that the outfit was the most potent radical Muslim outfit and its members were involved in various acts of violence.

The PFI had its presence in 17 states and it encouraged its cadre to indulge in acts of violence and create disharmony in the community. The agencies which have prepared several dossiers on the outfit learnt that some of the operatives especially from Kerala had left India and joined the Islamic State apart from taking part in terror activities in Afghanistan, Syria and Iraq. Linkages with the Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) were also found.

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Document to make India an Islamic State among other material recovered during raid on PFI

From the UP leadership the NIA seized pen drives containing videos relating to the Islamic State and Ghazwat-ul-Hind

New Delhi, Sep 28: While there were repeated demands for a ban on the Popular Front of India (PFI) the back-to-back mega raids in the last two weeks resulted in a five year ban on the outfit and its affiliates.

The National Investigation Agency which carried out the raids along with the Enforcement Directorate seized incriminating material including bomb making manuals. The agencies in a note said that it had seized hundreds of incriminating materials. It listed a brochure and a CD related to Mission 2047. This was a document containing material to covert India into an Islamic State by 2047. This was seized from the vice-president of the PFI Maharashtra.

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PFI banned: A demand that began in 2010 comes into force in 2022

The culprits were the Popular Front of India. The government at that time said that they were aware of a local Dar-ul-Khada set up by the Popular Front of India which was functioning to resolve civil disputes.

New Delhi, Sep 28: On 4 July 2010, a horrific incident was reported at Muvattupuza near the Nirmala College in Ernakulam district of Kerala. Joseph a professor of Malayalam at the Newman College had his hand cut off at the wrist on the allegation of blasphemy.

The culprits were the Popular Front of India. The government at that time said that they were aware of a local Dar-ul-Khada set up by the Popular Front of India which was functioning to resolve civil disputes.

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