Winter Session of Parliament: Citizenship Bill on agenda

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New Delhi, Nov 16: The Parliament has been informed that an amendment to the Citizenship Act would be taken up during the winter session of Parliament.

The Citizenship Amendment Bill is aimed at giving citizenship to non-Muslims from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan. This figures in the tentative list of 35 bills that the parliamentary affairs ministry has sent to the legislative branch of the Lok Sabha.

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Bengal, Hyderabad, Bangladesh: NIA registers its first human trafficking case under amended law

New Delhi, Sep 18: The National Investigation Agency has registered its first human tracing case under the amended NIA Act.

The case relates to the arrest of 3 persons namely Yousuf Khan, Bithi Begum and Sajid, all natives of West Bengal. The NIA said that all the three persons are currently staying in Hyderabad.

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JMB operative arrested in Chennai, more inroads into Burdhwan, Bodhgaya blast cases

arrestChennai, Sep 10: A terrorist suspected to be associated with the Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh has been arrested from Chennai.

The arrest comes in the wake of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) making several arrests from in connection with the Bodhgaya and Burdwan blasts case from South India.

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JMB operatives from Bangladesh planned major terror attack in Bengaluru

terroristNew Delhi, Aug 30: The investigations being conducted into the Jammat-ul-Mujahideen, Bangladesh module at Bengaluru has revealed that the accused persons had planned on carrying major disruptive activities in the city.

This was revealed following the arrest of Najir Sheikh alias Patla Anas, a resident of Murshidabad.

India can’t be refugee capital of world, Centre tells SC on NRC matter

NRC-assamNew Delhi, July 19: India cannot be the refugee capital of the world, the Centre has told the Supreme Court. The Centre requested the court to allow the sample re-verification to the extent of 20 per cent.

The Centre said that lakhs of people have been wrongly included into the final draft of the NRC, especially in those districts bordering Bangladesh. This has happened due to complicity with local officers.

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A Bengal bomber and his southern sojourn: How NIA prevented an imminent terror attack

New Delhi, July 10: Five fabricated hand grenades, one timer device, three electric circuits, suspected explosive substance, different components for making IEDs/rockets were recovered by the National Investigation Agency, following a confession of a Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen, Bangladesh operative, who was arrested in Bengaluru recently.

The recovery comes following the confession of the JMB operative, Habibur Rehman, who is also an accused in Burdwan blast case. The NIA said that these weapons were to be used in various terror acts in different parts of the state.

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Hand grenades, host of explosive devices recovered at Bengaluru, after Bengal bombers confession

Bengaluru, July 09: The National Investigation Agency has recovered five fabricated hand grenades among other materials following the confession of a Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen, Bangladesh operative, who was arrested in the city recently.

The NIA said that it had recovered, five fabricated hand grenades, one timer device, three electric circuits, suspected explosive substance, different components for making IEDs/rockets and several other incriminating materials from a place under Soladevenahalli Police Station, North District of Bengaluru City.

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Bengal’s ticking time bomb, an azadi moment and why this state is a concern

New Delhi, May 17: It was on expected lines that there was a major furore when it was decided to undertake an NRC in Assam. While there was a clear division among the political class, agency officials however say that the exercise should be conducted in every state to rid India of the problems that the illegal immigrants are causing.

Data suggests that dates back to 2001 suggested that there were 12 million such persons living in 17 states. While Assam accounted for 50 lakh such persons, in the case of West Bengal the number stood at 57 lakh.

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Why infiltrations in Bengal grew by 260 per cent

banglaNew Delhi, May 16: The violence in West Bengal has been unprecedented and the developments in the state over the past couple of years has been worrying.

Back in 1992-93, the Research and Analysis Wing undertook an operation in Bangladesh to immobilise targets of the Jamaat-e-Islami. The operation largely dealt with stopping the Jamaat from undertaking a major operation in which involved infiltrating Bangladeshis into India with a motive of creating a Greater East Pakistan.

Stranded in no man’s land, probe on to ascertain how 31 Rohingyas crossed over

rohingyasstrandedNew Delhi, Jan 22: Both India and Bangladesh have refused to accept the 31 Rohingyas stranded at the international border between Tripura and Bangladesh. India has made it clear that there is no question of accepting them.

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