MHA’s decision to sanction NIA branch in Chennai is perfect answer to fighting radicalisation in TN

New Delhi, Sep 29: In an important move, the Ministry of Home Affairs sanctioned three additional branches of the National Investigation Agency. The branches were sanctioned at Chennai, Imphal and Ranchi. 

The NIA has its branches also at Guwahati, Mumbai, Jammu, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Kochi, Lucknow, Raipur and Chandigarh. This decision of GoI will help in ensuring quick response to any emergent situation in the concerned States by the premier anti-terror investigation agency of the country. It will strengthen NIA’s capability in investigation of terrorism-related cases and other national security related matters. It will also facilitate timely collection of crucial information and evidence related to such offences, the NIA said in a note. 

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COVID-19: Centre sets up 4 more teams for Chennai, Surat, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad

homeminNew Delhi, Apr 24: The Ministry of Home Affairs said that the Ministry of Home Affairs has constituted an additional four Inter-Ministerial Central Teams to assess the situation in states fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.

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NIA raids at Chennai weeks after search ops at Coimbatore

niaChennai, Sep 21: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) is conducting raids at a location in Chennai.

The action comes two weeks after raids were conducted at five locations in Coimbatore city, Tamil Nadu in connection with an Islamic State-related case.

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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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To espouse Rohingya cause, JMB plotted Bodh Gaya attack in Hyderabad, Chennai

New Delhi, Jan 29: The National Investigation Agency which is probing the Bodh Gaya blast has suggested in its supplementary chargesheet that the incident was planned in Hyderabad and Chennai.

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After PNB, similar fraud hits Chennai’s City Union Bank

Chennai’s City Union Bank has been hit by fraud and the method used was similar to the one at PNB. The Rs 11,400 crore scam one of the biggest in Indian history was reported at the Punjab National Bank. The CUB said it suffered three fraudulent remittances of nearly US 2 million or Rs 12.8 crore.

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D K Shivakumar case: IT raids in Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi

dkshivkumarThe Income Tax department is conducting raids at several locations across, Bengaluru, Chennai and Delhi. Reports suggest that the raids are connected with D K Shivakumar case.

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Rajasthan ATS arrest Chennai man for ISIS links

arrestThe Rajasthan ATS has arrested one person from Chennai for alleged terror links. He was arrested in the wee hours of Tuesday from Burma Bazar. He has been identified as Haroon.

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Fake, investigators say on hijack threat

airport securityA Republic Day protocol was triggered off at three major airports following a hijack threat on Sunday. However investigations that have been conducted suggest that the hijack call was a hoax. Security had been stepped up at the Chennai, Hyderabad and Mumbai airports following the email.

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How Chennai’s BOSS is protecting Indian Army against espionage

army-modernBOSS or Bharat Operating System Solutions will now guard the Indian Army’s communication and information networks. The new software was developed after Prime Minister Narendra Modi pushed for enhancing cyber security.

The Indian Army is currently testing the software which will guard against espionage. Currently the Northern Command has been evaluating BOSS at its headquarters. This would replace the foreign solutions and provide more security.

The software has been developed by the CDAC Chennai and the new software is extremely crucial for the Indian Army.

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