Taliban to Al-Qaeda: Terror groups intent to incite Indian Muslims

For long the AQIS which has not managed to find a strong foot-hold has been interfering in India’s internal affairs with the intent of inciting Indian Muslims.

New Delhi, Jun 08: The Al-Qaeda in the Sub-Continent (AQIS) which has struggled to find ground has been commenting on the issues in India for sometime now. The AQIS which had commented on the hijab row recently has now threatened to carry out suicide attacks in Mumbai, Gujarat, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh and said that this is a fight for the dignity of their Prophet.

In an apparent reference to the remarks made by a BJP spokesperson against whom the party has taken action, the AQIS said that she insulted and slandered the Prophet and his wife in an vile and evil manner.

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What hurt the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation and why does it comment on India’s internal matters

The OIC has been off late commenting on internal matters of India. Be it Jammu and Kashmir or the hijab row, the OIC has been quick to pass comments.

New Delhi, May 17: India has hit out at the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) for its unwarranted comments on the delimitation exercise in Jammu and Kashmir.

External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said that as in the past the government of India categorically rejects the assertions made by the OIC secretariat on the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir which is an integral and inalienable part of India.

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Hijab, riots, murdering Hindus: Are Islamic radicals frustrated with zero tolerance towards terror policy

New Delhi, Apr 15: When Narendra Modi came to power in 2014, he had made it clear that his government would have a zero tolerance policy when it came to terror. Major terror groups operating in the heartland such as the Indian Mujahideen had been completely wiped out by 2014.

Attempts were made to revive outfits such as the Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) and the Indian Mujahideen (IM), but timely intervention ensured that their plans did not succeed. India then witnessed another problem of the Islamic State (ISIS) which was threatening to become a wave.

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How issues such as hijab, anti CAA protests provide fodder to terror groups

New Delhi, Apr 07: An internal rift is always lapped up by terror organisations who add fuel to the fire and begin a campaign to radicalise, recruit and strike. We witnessed this during the Anti CAA protests where several terror groups tried to add fuel to the fire and use the violence as a recruitment tool.

Post the Batla House encounter in which terrorists were killed an alternative narrative was being set. This in fact helped the Indian Mujahideen recruit aplenty into its fold.

During the anti-CAA protests too, groups such as the Islamic State shared propaganda materials on their channels urging Indian Muslims to unite and fight against India. During the Shaheen Bagh protests, it was learnt that many were radicalised and paid to defame the country.

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Karnataka girl who defied hijab ban gets honourable mention, a poem from Al Qaeda chief

Ayman al-Zawahiri

New Delhi, Apr 06: Al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri says that he was moved by the defiance of the Karnataka college student who took on a group of men protesting against hijab.

He also composed a poem praising the girl. He further attacked countries that had banned hijab. The nine minute video was released by the Al Qaeda’s official Shabab media. The same was also verified by SITE Intel-Jihadist Threat.

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Create terror, incite communal violence: The primary aim of murdering Bajrang Dal worker Harsha

New Delhi, Apr 04: The National Investigation Agency which is probing the murder of Bajrang Dal activist, Harsha has learnt that the crime was committed with the intention of striking terror and creating unrest amidst the hijab issue in Karnataka.

The FIR states, ‘and whereas the motive of the accused persons in the case appears to be striking terror in the society and create communal disharmony by using a lethal weapon. And whereas the Central Government thinks that a Scheduled Offence under the National Investigation Agency Act 2008 has been committed and having regard to the gravity of the offence and its ramifications on national security, it is required to be investigated by the National Investigation Agency.’

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What you should know about this Tamil Nadu outfit whose members threatened judges in hijab case

New Delhi, Mar 25: Courtesy the hijab issue created by some motivated individuals in Karnataka, the Tamil Nadu Thowheed Jamath (TNTJ) is back in the news. Three members of the TNTJ, Rahamatullah from Madurai, Covai Rahamathulla from Tirunelveli and S Jamal Mohammad Usmani from Thanjavur were arrested for threatening the judges of the Karnataka High Court over the hijab case.

These persons had issued a death threat to the judges who delivered the verdict in the case.

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How the hijab issue has given fodder for the Islamic State to propagate

New Delhi, Mar 17: In its March edition of Voice of Hind, the Islamic State has spoken about the hijab issue that has rocked Karnataka. The terror group has called the ban on hijab as discriminatory and is aimed at humiliating Muslim women publicly.

The Voice of Hind, which is the propaganda magazine of the ISIS frequently published reports commenting on the Muslims in India. It perceives the Muslim community in India to be marginalised.

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