NIA charges 7 naxals from Bengal, Jharkhand for killing 5 police personnel

New Delhi, Aug 04: The National Investigation Agency has filed a chargesheet against seven naxalites in connection with a case relating to the killing of five police personnel in Saraikela Kharsawan District of Jharkhand.

The NIA charged seven accused from Jharkhand and West Bengal. They are Soma Sardar, Atul Mahto, Ram Prasad Mardi, Prabhat Munda, Gulshan Singh Munda, Ravi and Doctor alias Pradeep Mondal.

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Violence against Hindus: How Bengal is becoming a Kashmir Valley of the 1990s

New Delhi, July 02: The Muslim dominated insurgency in Jammu and Kashmir in 1989 eventually fired the Kashmiri Hindus out of the Kashmir Valley. The peak phase of the exodus was in the 1990s when the Hindus were targeted by terrorist groups.

A petition in the Supreme Court compared the exodus of Hindus in West Bengal to that of the one in Kashmir. As a result of the violence, loot, killing and terror, enmasse Hindus have been forced to leave their native place and to migrate to Assam, like Hindus who were forced to do the same thing in the year 1990 in Kashmir, the PIL filed by Ranjana Agnihotri, Hindu Front for Justice and Jitendra Singh said. The court has agreed to examine the matter and issued notices to the Centre, Bengal government and Election Commission of India.

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Illegal immigration into Bengal, Assam today is about land jihad, not livelihood

New Delhi, Mar 27: At a rally in Assam, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said that if the BJP comes to power, laws will be implemented to tackle the problem of both land and love jihad. He said that refugees will be granted citizenship, while infiltrators will be thrown out.

In January 2020, nearly 450 persons were arrested by the Bangladesh police when they crossed over from India. That month, there was a major exodus of Illegal Bangladeshi immigrants back to their country.

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How ignoring the rise of Wahhabism in Kerala, Bengal put the nation’s security at risk

New Delhi, Mar 05: Last October, the National Investigation Agency arrested 7 Al-Qaeda operatives from West Bengal’s Murshidabad.

During the course of the investigation, the NIA found that several Jihadist organisation had mushroomed over the years in the state and were recruiting people to radicalise them and prepare them for Jihad.

It was also found that these youth were being taught the principles of Wahhabism. 

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As polls near in Bengal, agencies shift focus to India’s fake currency hub, Malda

New Delhi, Mar 03: The fact that in 2013-2014 alone, Malda in West Bengal pushed Rs 1,500 crore worth fake currency itself suggests the magnitude of the problem.

Not much has changed and Malda according to officers in the National Investigation Agency is the primary hub for the racket. 

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NIA charges 9 Al-Qaeda operatives from Bengal, Kerala who were planning attacks on ‘kafirs’

New Delhi, Feb 26: The National Investigation Agency has filed a chargesheet against 11 members of the Al-Qaeda module from West Bengal and Kerala.

The case was registered by the NIA based on information about an Al Qaeda inspired module operating in the states of West Bengal and Kerala under the leadership of Murshid Hasan.

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In Bengal, Shah takes stock of probe into terror cases during meeting with NIA officials

Kolkata, Dec 21: Union Home Minister, Amit Shah during his visit to West Bengal met with officers of the National Investigation Agency and took stock of the terror related cases registered by the agency in the state. Shah during his meeting with DIG Deepak Kumar and other NIA officials sought details of the cases registered in the state.

The NIA had recently busted a Lashkar-e-Tayiba module in Bengal. The module was Pakistan sponsored and in busting the same, the agency averted major strikes.

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NIA arrests 10th operative of Kerala, Bengal Al-Qaeda module

New Delhi, Sep 27: The National Investigation Agency has arrested the tenth person who was part of the Al-Qaeda module operating in Kerala and West Bengal. 

The NIA has arrested Samim Ansari from Murshidabad in Bengal. He will be proceed before the special NIA court in Delhi, NIA sources told OneIndia. 

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Kerala’s migrant camps and how terrorists from Bengal use it to their benefit

New Delhi, Sep 19: Three of the nine persons arrested by the National Investigation Agency in connection with an Al-Qaeda module case are from Kerala. The NIA after receiving concrete information about the presence of an Al-Qaeda module arrested nine persons from West Bengal and Kerala.

The NIA said that they were planning major attacks in the country and were in the process of procuring arms from the national capital. 

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NIA court convicts two fake currency racketeers from Bengal

New Delhi, Sep 08: A special court of the National Investigation Agency has convicted two persons in connection with a fake currency case. 

The court convicted Habibur Rehman and Fakirul Seikh, residents of Malda in West Bengal. During investigation, it was revealed that the above accused had hatched a criminal conspiracy for procuring and circulating fake Indian currency notes in India. 

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