Tamil Nadu’s Islamic State problem and why Cuddalore is back on the radar

cuddalorejailChennai, Oct 2: A specific threat to the Cuddalore jail in Tamil Nadu has once again raised the question about the big presence of the Islamic State in the state. Tamil Nadu and the ISIS have had a long association and it was from this state that the first known recruit was reported.

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ISIS operative from Kerala deported to India

nashidulhamzafarNew Delhi, Sep 20: A resident of Kerala who had joined the Islamic State has been deported to India from Kabul, Afghanistan. Nashidul Hamzafar, 26, a resident of Waynad in Kerala was detained by the Afghan security agencies last year for illegally entering the country to join the ISIS.

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Two ISIS terrorists arrested, were using Delhi as transit point

New Delhi, Sep 7: The Delhi police has arrested two suspected terrorists. The arrested duo hail from Kashmir and were arrested on the intervening night of Thursday and Friday.

They are currently being questioned for further details. The police say that the duo are part of the Islamic State of Jammu and Kashmir. They were picked up from the Red Fort area. They have been identified as Pervez and Jamshad and are residents of Shopian in south Kashmir.

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Ansarul Khilafa-KL: The Kerala module of the ISIS

ISIS-flag-afp-640x480New Delhi, Sep 5: The National Investigation Agency has framed charges against 7 persons who were planning on furthering the activities of the Islamic State in Kerala and other southern states.

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Baghdadi’s latest speech, a desperate attempt to wake up the mujahideen

New Delhi, Aug 23: The case of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the self proclaimed caliph of the Islamic State, who was presumed dead, resurfaced earlier today. An audio recording containing his first speech in a year called on the Islamic State to persevere and carry out attacks against the West.

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Presumed dead, Baghdadi resurfaces, calls on Muslims to attack the West

Iraq, Aug 23: Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who has been presumed dead several times, has resurfaced after a year. In his first speech after almost a year, he has called on the Islamic State to persevere, according to a statement posted on the group’s media outlet.

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Diplomatic win as UAE deports another ISIS sympathiser to India

New Delhi, Aug 20: The United Arab Emirates has deported Irfan Ahmed, a resident of Kashmir on the charge that he was a sympathiser of the Islamic State. This is the second person from Kashmir that the UAE has deported on India’s request on the same charge.

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ISIS: NIA raids at Hyderabad

nia-raidsNew Delhi, Aug 6: The National Investigating Agency today conducts searches at various locations in a bid to unearth Islamic State related cases.

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Special NIA court frames charges against 2 in Malvani ISIS case

New Delhi, Aug 4: A Mumbai court has framed charges against two persons for entering into a criminal conspiracy to promote the Islamic State ideology in India. The two against whom charges were framed are Rizwan Ahmed and Mohsin Ibrahim Sayyed.

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How Zakir Naik’s IRF and Kerala youth furthered ISIS propaganda in India

Mumbai, Aug 1: A court in Mumbai has framed charges against one person in connection with the Nagpada ISIS case. Arshi Qureshi was charged under the provisions of the Indian Penal Code and Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.

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