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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
New Delhi, May 09: Union Home Minister, Amit Shah has written to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee urging her to allow trains with migrants to reach the state. Shah in his letter pointed out that Bengal was not allowing the entry of trains with migrants into the state.
New Delhi, May 02: With the new classification by the Centre, there has been a significant increase and decrease in the number of red zones in various districts. The total number of red zone districts decreased by 40 when compared to April 15. However, seven states saw a rise in the number. In West Bengal, the number rose from 4 to 10.