KhilafahGFX, the Facebook page that propagated ISIS ideology in South India

New Delhi, June 13: KhilafahGFX was a Facebook page through which the ideology of the Islamic State was being propagated in South India.

On Wednesday the National Investigation Agency (NIA) which conducted raids at Tamil Nadu has registered a case against one person, suspected to be part of the Islamic State.

The person has been identified as Mohammad Azharuddin. The NIA said that he is suspected to have recruited persons from Kerala and Tamil Nadu, with an intention of carrying out attacks in South India.

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FATF: Pak stares at being blacklisted due to unsatisfactory action on terror

New Delhi, June 10: Will Pakistan be able to prevent itself from being blacklisted. There is a crucial hearing of the Financial Action Task Force later this month and it would be critical for the future of Pakistan.

The FATF which monitors terror funding is set to meet at Orlando on June 20 and 21. During the meeting it would track the progress by Pakistan on a 27 point action plan. A final decision on whether Pakistan would placed on the grey list or downgraded to the black list would be taken in October when the FATF meets for its plenary in Paris.

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Easter Bombings: Inside story on why the Sri Lankan intel chief was sacked

New Delhi, June 10: Sri Lanka’s president, Maithripala Sirisena last week sacked the country’s intelligence chief, Sisira Mendis. The action was taken after Mendis testified against the government in the Easter Sunday bombing probe by a parliamentary select committee.

Following the development, there were conflicting reports on the action taken against Mendis. It was unclear whether he had been sacked or he resigned. India had said in the aftermath of the Easter Bombings that intelligence shared with Sri Lanka had not been acted upon.

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Amit Shah won’t settle for anything less than zero terror and no infiltration in J&K

New Delhi, June 07: In the first meeting that was held between Union Home Minister, Amit Shah and National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval, the Kashmir issue got top billing.

A fresh list of top ten terrorists was released, following which the Election Commission of India said that it would hold elections in Jammu and Kashmir later this year. The first priority for both Modi and Shah would be ensure that the Amarnath Yatra passes off peacefully.

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Kerala ISIS module head killed in Afghanistan

New Delhi, June 03: The head of the Kerala Islamic State module is believed to have been killed in Afghanistan. Rashid Abdullah, the leader of the module is said to have died after random bombing by the US forces.

The Indian agencies are in the process of verifying the information. The news relating to his death was made known after an unknown ISIS operative had sent out a message out on Telegram.

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Love, betrayal and solid intelligence: How Zakir Musa was gunned down

New Delhi, May 28: It was a case of love and intelligence which finally led to the end of dreaded terrorist Zakir Musa in Jammu and Kashmir.

Zakir Musa, one of the most dangerous terrorists, who had broken away from the Hizbul Mujahideen to form the Ansar Ghazwatul Hind, an Al-Qaeda linked outfit in the Kashmir Valley was killed in the encounter on Thursday.

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Residents of Tamil Nadu, Kenya and Philippines charged by NIA in ISIS case

New Delhi, May 29: The National Investigation Agency has filed a supplementary chargesheet in connection with an Islamic State case registered at Jaipur, Rajasthan.

The NIA has charged three accused persons namely Mohammad Zabiullah Khan from Tamil Nadu, Karen Aisha Hamidon, Philippines and Muange Amina Mwaiz a resident of Kenya for criminal conspiracy.

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How Tamil Nadu contributed to the Islamic State problem in India

New Delhi, May 21: The National Investigation Agency on Monday conducted more raids in Tamil Nadu in connection with a case relating to the Islamic State.

The NIA carried out searches at 10 different locations in Tamil Nadu, during which the agency recovered a number of digital devices. The NIA also recovered 3 laptops, 3 hard discs, 16 mobile phones, 8 SIM cards, 2 pen drives, 5 memory cards, a card reader and two knives apart from a large number of incriminating documents.

NIA applies brakes on JeM expansion plan

New Delhi, Apr 26: The National Investigation Agency has arrested two more persons in connection with a Jaish-e-Mohammad terror conspiracy case.

The NIA arrested JeM terrorists Tanveer Ahmad Ganie and Bilal Mir, both residents of Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir.

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Polling percentage in 1st phase of LS polls better than 2014

New Delhi, Apr 13: The voter turn out in the first phase of the Lok Sabha elections 2019 was recorded at 69.43 per cent, the Election Commission said.

A total of 91 Lok Sabha constituencies spread across 18 states and two Union territories had gone for polls in the first phase.

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