Movement for war of Islam: NIA says ISIS module inspired by Masood Azhar’s message

New Delhi, June 22: Investigations conducted by the National Investigation Agency have established that several persons had entered into a criminal conspiracy to wage violent jihad against India and also establish the caliphate of the Islamic State.

The module was being guided by three ISIS handlers based abroad. The module made extensive use of encrypted social media applications/chat platforms. These have been recovered from their mobile phones, the NIA said in its chargesheet.

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JeM looks to step up VIED attacks in Valley, with backing of Afghan war veteran

New Delhi, June 21: An Afghan war veteran, now a commander of the Jaish-e-Mohammad is behind the use of Improvised Explosive Devices in the Valley.

The revelation comes following the investigations that were conducted post the IED attack at Arihal, in Pulwama on Monday in which two soldiers were martyred and several others injured.

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Kashmir to Kanyakumari: NIA gets on the job as ISIS looks to spiral out of control

New Delhi, June 21: Pakistan is having a problem of plenty, where the Islamic State is concerned. In the region, it has not stormed into areas like it did at Mosul or Faluja.

The outfit has used the online recruiting took effectively to bring in the numbers.

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To maintain utmost secrecy, Balakot airstrike was code named ‘Operation Bandar’

New Delhi, June 22: India made a strong statement in the aftermath of the Pulwama attack, when it entered into Pakistan and destroyed a Jaish-e-Mohammad facility.

Popularly known as the Balakot air strike, this operation was code named “Operation Bandar.” The name Bandar which means monkey was taken to maintain utmost secrecy.

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Comply with action plan by October or get downgraded to blacklist; FATF tells Pakistan

New Delhi, June 21: The Financial Action Task Force has told Pakistan in clear terms that it would be blacklisted if it does not comply with the action plan by October 2019.

The FATF which monitors terror funding is meeting at Orlando on June 20 and 21. During the meeting it would track the progress by Pakistan on a 27 point action plan.

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Under Amit Shah, this is how the Ministry for Home Affairs is being run

New Delhi, June 21: There have been some sweeping changes made in the Union Home Minister, after Amit Shah took charge. An extremely crucial portfolio, which oversees the national security of India, Shah delegated work of the ministry’s 22 divisions to his two deputies, G Kishan Reddy and Nityanand Rai.

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Zakir Naik gets an ultimatum: Show up or face the consequences

zakirnaikMumbai, June 20: Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, who has been accused of inspiring terrorists has been given an ultimatum by a special court.

The Special Money Laundering Act (PMLA) court has ordered him to physically appear on July 31, failing which he would have to face the consequences. The court said if he failed to appear, a non-bailable warrant would be issued against him.

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Translated from Arabic to Tamil: How ISIS spread its ideology in Tamil Nadu

img_0004New Delhi, June 19: A Facebook page called KhilafahGFX came under the scanner of the National Investigation Agency. It was found that this page being run by one Mohammad Azharuddin was propagating radical Islam in the name of the Islamic State in Tamil Nadu.

NIA officials tell OneIndia that this module had on its radar several Temples and Churches in Tamil Nadu. Further it was also found that the module members had translated ISIS transcripts from Arabic to Tamil and were distributing the same.

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Arunachal: All ministers are crorepatis, but not one has pending criminal case

arunachalassemblyNew Delhi, June 20: Not one minister in the Arunachal Pradesh government has a pending criminal case. In 2014, there was one minister with serious criminal charges against himself says a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms.

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Kashmir’s web of terror: A businessman who became centric to terror funding

New Delhi, June 19: The National Investigation Agency has been kept busy in Jammu and Kashmir, where it is probing a series of cases relating to terror funding.

Some of the key findings of the probe have been the route and source of the funds. More importantly, it was also found that several separatists had routed these funds for personal use and there was also a rift among them regarding the money.

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