In Karnataka fake currency bust, NIA charges one accused

New Delhi, Sep 16: The National Investigation Agency has filed a chargesheet against one Sariful Islam in connection with a fake currency case.

The case was originally registered in Belagavi following the seizure of fake currency to the tune of Rs 82,000. The special NIA court had earlier convicted five persons in connection with the same case and sentenced them to six years imprisonment.

The probe revealed that Islam was procuring fake currency from an absconding accused Saddam Sekh and Hakim Sekh, both residents of Bangladesh. He would then circulate the same in Karnataka along with the other accused, the NIA said.

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ABT terrorist from Bangladesh who tried to establish multiple modules gets 7 year jail term

New Delhi, Apr 09: A terrorist of the Ansraullah Bangla Team, Rizual Islam has been sentenced to 7 years rigorous imprisonment.

The case was originally registered by the STF, Kolkata in 2017 following the arrest of 5 members of the ABT, which is proscribed organisation. While four of the members arrested were nationals of Bangladesh, one was Indian. 

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VaccineMaitri reaffirms highest priority accorded by India to relations with Bangladesh

New Delhi, Jan 25: Bangladesh turned to India for the supply of the Serum Institute of India’s Covishield vaccine, after Beijing asked Dhaka to share costs of clinical trials of Sinovac.

India is clearly gaining the edge over China when it comes to vaccine diplomacy. Free shipments containing the first batch of Covishield which is manufactured by the Serum Institute of India have already reached many nations. 2 million doses were supplied to Bangladesh, while 1 million was given to Nepal as a gift under the Neighbourhood First Policy.

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With the Bangladesh link cropping up, is there more to the Hyderabad human trafficking case

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New Delhi, Aug 21: The National Investigation Agency has filed a supplementary chargesheet in connection with the Hyderabad human trafficking case against two persons, Mohammad Abdul Salam and his wife Shiuli Khatun. While Salam is a resident of Hyderabad, his wife Khatun hails from Bangladesh.

The NIA has accused both of trafficking young Bangladeshi girls. Both have also been accused of illegally crossing the Indo-Bangladesh border for running a prostitution racket in Hyderabad and in nearby places.

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MHA seeks 3 months time to frame citizenship act rules

mhaNew Delhi, Aug 03: The Ministry of Home Affairs has told a parliamentary standing committee that it would need three more months to frame the Citizenship Amendment Act rules.

The absence of the rules has held up the implementation of the act that confers citizenship to minorities from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan. The rules once in place would offer citizenship to the persecuted minorities from these countries.

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Bengal born lady arrested in Bangladesh used multiple FB accounts to recruit for JMB

JMBNew Delhi, July 20: Investigations have revealed that the Indian origin lady arrested in Bangladesh in connection with a Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen, Bangladesh (JMB) case operated 13 Facebook accounts. She had used these accounts to recruit people for the outfit.

The Bangladesh police is currently interrogating her. The Indian agencies would get information soon on her activities in India as it was found that she had made several visits to India after leaving the country in 2016.

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NIA charges five dangerous JMB operatives

nia-terNew Delhi, Jan 25: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed a charge sheet against five Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen, Bangladesh operatives in connection with the Barpeta case.

The NIA has charged Hafizur Rahman (A-1), Yakub Ali (A-2), Sariful Islam (A-3), Mustafizur Rahman (A-5) and Md. Hafiz Safikul Islam under various provisions of the Indian Penal Code and the Arms Act.

Investigation has revealed that the accused persons are trained members of JMB, a proscribed terrorist organisation in India and Bangladesh. Accused persons were recruited by one Sahanur Alom of Barpeta District.

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Davinder Singh’s multiple Bangladesh visits come under NIA scanner

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New Delhi, Jan 20: The National Investigation Agency will probe Jammu and Kashmir DSP Davinder Singh’s links to the ISI.

Under the scanner are his two visits to Bangladesh in 2019. His daughters are studying in Bangladesh, but the NIA would look into further details of his visit to the country.

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Inward movement from Bangladesh witnessed marginal decline in 2018: NCRB

rohingya122New Delhi, Jan 20: The latest data provided by the National Crime Records Bureau states that there had been a major jump in the number of people trying to cross over from India to Bangladesh.

The NCRB data says that in 2018, there were 2,971 persons arrested by the BSF as opposed to 1,800 in 2017. Most of them were women and children the data also states.

The Pakistan Paradox and why ongoing protests aim at promoting anti-Hindu bigotry

kolar-mnIf one looks into the nature of the protests that have taken place, one can see a deliberate attempt to put Hindus in bad light; all this for the sake of CAA which only seeks to offer a sense of belonging to those minorities who have fled Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan

Barely two days after Islamist goons attacked the Nankana Sahib in Pakistan, a Sikh was shot dead at Peshawar on Sunday.

The 25-year-old Sikh youth has been identified as Rowinder Singh. He had arrived at Peshawar from the Shangla district in Khyber Paktunkhwa to shop for his wedding. This heart wrenching incident comes in the wake of scores from the Left protesting the newly amended citizenship law, which only aims at giving a home to the religiously persecuted from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan.

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