Tamil Nadu’s Anti Shirk movement and how Islamists openly aided the rise of the ISIS

New Delhi, July 08: The National Investigation Agency has been busy with a plethora of cases relating to the Islamic State. In the past couple of years, it has been busy especially in South India, where it has come across several feeder outfits of the ISIS.

The NIA has found a similar pattern behind the operation of the ISIS in Sri Lanka and South India. In both cases it was found that the ISIS was allying with local radical outfits to further its cause.

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Kartarpur euphoria fine, but ISI needs to keep Khalistan terrorists under check

New Delhi, July 08: Even as India would look to operationalise the Kartarpur corridor project during a July 14 meeting with Pakistan, concerns are being raised about the big push being given to the Khalistan movement.

India would raise with Pakistan concerns about its military trying to use the corridor to push Khalistan terrorists into India.

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Terror funding; Choked at source, now time to wipe it of the ground

New Delhi, July 06: The Indian agencies are working on a plan to completely choke terror funding, especially in the state of Jammu and Kashmir.

While a part of this process has already started with probes by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) and Enforcement Directorate (ED), the plan now is to wipe out the money that is already on the ground.

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With Saeed according justice through Sharia courts, can Pakistan bring him to book

New Delhi, July 06: In the wake of a stern warning from the Financial Action Task Force, Pakistan decided to initiate 23 cases against Lashkar-e-Tayiba chief Hafiz Saeed and 12 of his aides.

The counter-terrorism department said that it had launched 23 cases against Saeed and 12 others for using five trusts to collect funds and donations for the Lashkar-e-Tayiba. The department also brought under its radar two of its sister concerns, the Jamaat-ud-Dawa and Falah-i-Insaniyat.

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Post Balakot strike, JeM opens training centres in Afghanistan

New Delhi, July 08: The Jaish-e-Mohammad which was dealt a bloody blow in the wake of the Balakot air strike has shifted its main training camp.

Intelligence suggests that the camps of the JeM have been moved to Afghanistan. However the bigger worry is that the JeM would look to target Indian missions and establishments in Afghanistan, the intelligence also states.

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Why doesn’t Pakistan know the addresses of Dawood Ibrahim that we know about

New Delhi, July 06: Pakistan has sought to mislead everyone yet again by claiming that underworld don Dawood Ibrahim is not on their soil. The denial comes in the wake of India on several occasions providing ample proof about his existence in Pakistan.

The Foreign Office asserted, a day after a UK court was informed that the gangster wanted for the deadly coordinated bombings in Mumbai in 1993 is currently in exile in the country.

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NIA fights back ISIS threat and numbers show South India is a concern

New Delhi, July 05: For the National Investigation Agency it has been a busy couple of months. It has been making a series of arrests in connection with Islamic State related modules and has registered a host of cases in this regard.

With the ISIS looking to consolidate itself in India and the rest of South Asia, the National Investigation has had its task cut out. So far the NIA has registered 27 cases relating to the ISIS of which 18 are from South India. Further nearly 155 arrests have been made of which 58 are from South.

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ISIS Kerala module being used to radicalise Muslims near Indo-Nepal border

New Delhi, July 04: It has been found that members of the Kerala module of the Islamic State were being sent to the Indo-Nepal border in a bid to radicalise the youth.

This report that was sent to the Home Ministry also speaks about the ISIS was making big efforts to increase their geographical remit across the country. Further it was also stated that the same module members were also in close touch with their counterparts in Bengal and were attempting to radicalise Bangladeshi and local Muslims both in Bengal and Assam.

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Inside Nepal/ The Walk In: India’s dare-devil operation that got Nepal back on track

New Delhi, July 03: Espionage is a risky business and sources are recruited with great care to minimise the risk of exposure.

It was the year 1989-90 and India was having its fair share of troubles with Nepal. The then King Birendra was refusing to extend the Indo-Nepal friendship treaty and India was having a tough time. India had to get Nepal back on track as the administration over there had become close to the Chinese, had started buying weapons from them. Also worrisome was the fact that Kathmandu had become a happy hunting ground for the ISI, which was using it to shelter and also facilitate the escape of Kashmiri terrorists.

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How terror links with madrasas grew as the West Bengal administration slept

New Delhi, July 03: It was not very long back that the Shia Waqf Board Chairman, Waseem Rizvi dashed off a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to shut down primary level madrasas in order to check the influence of Islamic State on Muslim children.

“…if madarasas are not shut down, about half of the country’s population will become supporters of the ISIS ideology in 15 years’ time,” Rizvi said in the letter.

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