ISIS arrests in South: Discourse on Islamic radicalisation can no longer remain in the sidelines

isis-ter-minThe arrests of the ISIS operatives by the Delhi Police opened up a can of worms literally. The busting of this module led to the police finding that there were many operatives who were part of this network. And the police is talking of a pan-India network with its largest presence in South India.

The past week has seen plenty of development in South India regarding the Islamic State. The revenge attack in which a police officer was killed brutally by terrorists leaning towards the ISIS was yet another wake up call about how deeply infested the problem of terror and radicalisation is down South.

The police have arrested Towfiq and Shamim in connection with the murder of the special sub-inspector Wilson at the Kanyakumari district of Tamil Nadu. The two, said to be associated with the ISIS, were arrested from the Udupi Railway station in Karnataka.

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Love Jihad is real, Christian women being lured into trap says Kerala Church

New Delhi, Jan 16: Love Jihad is a reality the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church has said. The largest Christian segment in Kerala said that Christian women are lured to join the Islamic State terror group after conversion.

Love Jihad has grown in Kerala in such a manner that it is endangering secularism and social tranquility. “It is a reality that there is love jihad targeting Christian women in Kerala. Out of 21 persons who joined the ISIS, half of them had been converted from Christianity. It should be an eye-opener for us,” a press note from the Synod, the supreme body of the Church said.

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Revenge! Islamic State of Tamil Nadu kills cop, plots murders of dozens of Hindus

isis-ter-minPolice sources told MyNation that this is a group operating in Tamil Nadu and its members are highly radicalised. The targeting of a cop has come as a shock to the force, since this appears to be a new modus operandi.

A major mystery has been solved and it was found that the Islamic State of Tamil Nadu was behind the killing of a special sub-inspector.

One Wednesday, the 57-year-old special sub-inspector was shot dead at a checkpost near Kaliyakkavilai in Tamil Nadu at around 9.30 pm. His body had stab injuries too and the police have identified the two killers as Abdul Shamim and Thowfic from Kanyakumari.

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Tamil Nadu ISIS operative arrested in Gujarat was in process of launching pan-India Jihad

arrest-mnZafar Ali Mohammad Haliq, a 25-year-old ISIS operative, and a resident of Cuddalore in Tamil Nadu was nabbed in a joint operation of the ATS and Vadodara Police

There have been a spate of arrests and all have been linked to the Islamic State. While in Delhi three suspects were arrested, in Gujarat one ISIS operative from Tamil Nadu was picked by the Anti-Terrorism Squad.

In this backdrop one must also note that earlier this week, the National Investigation Agency too had filed a chargesheet against several Tamil Nadu operatives, part of the Ansarullah, a group that is a proxy of the ISIS.

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Small terror groups, big plans: Tamil Nadu based Jihadi outfits are shaping the Khilafat movement in

nialogonewHiding in the shadows of larger terror groups are the smaller ones in Tamil Nadu, who are part of the bigger plot to shape the Khilafat movement. There’s a lot to take after the NIA busted 16 Islamic radicals

A plot to establish Islamic rule in India through operatives in Tamil Nadu and the UAE has been busted by the National Investigation Agency.
The NIA named 16 Islamic radicals from Tamil Nadu and said that they were conducting religious classes, brainwashing youth and had planned on establishing Islamic rule in India. The case is known as the Tamil Nadu Ansarullah case.

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ISIS terrorists were spotted in Bengal as well: UP police sources

isis-1New Delhi, Jan 06: The Uttar Pradesh police who sounded a high alert following the presence of two Islamic State terrorists say that the same persons had been spotted in West Bengal as well.

The terrorists were identified as Abdul Samad and Ilyas. A source in the UP police informed OneIndia that these terrorists are trying to cross over to Nepal. A massive manhunt has been launched for the two.

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Lashkar, SIMI, ISIS, urban naxals: India’s internal security challenge in 2020

isis-terNew Delhi, Jan 03: One of the key focuses of the Narendra Modi government has been internal security. While the government has dealt with an iron fist on issues relating to terror, there are bound to be challenges this year as well. While internal security challenges would remain, the immediate agenda would be to control the protests around the citizenship law.

It is the violence which is the key concern of the government and with various reports suggesting the presence of radical groups and terror organisation, the challenge has only become immense.

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High alert declared after IB picks up intercepts on possible terror attack in Punjab

security-high-alertNew Delhi, Dec 26: Top Intelligence Bureau officials have said that the ISI has sponsored a major attack in Punjab. It has planned on unleashing terrorists from the Khalistan forces to strike in various places in Punjab.

The intercepts picked up on the air waves suggest that the ISI has tasked the Babbar Khalsa to carry out the attack and there are attempts to smuggle the arms into Punjab.

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Kerala should worry about its radical Islam instead of Citizenship (Amendment) Act

kerala-radicalisationKerala should worry about its radical Islam instead of Citizenship (Amendment) Act

While the state of Kerala has seen huge protests over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, one cannot miss the irony of the rise of radical Islam in the region

Kerala is one of the many states where the Citizenship (Amendment) Act would not have much of an impact. However, joining the bandwagon of those who are opposing the legislation, Kerala’s chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that the CAA would not be implemented in the state.
Vijayan said that the BJP was executing the RSS agenda to divide the nation on communal lines. The statement is an ironic one considering the fact that the state of Kerala has the highest number of Islamic State recruits, the highest number of ISIS modules and over the years has become one of the most radical states in the country.

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Tamil Nadu is soon beating Kerala in terms of a highly radicalised state

tamilnadu-radicalisationNew Delhi, Dec 01: Raids by the National Investigation Agency continued in Tamil Nadu in connection with the Islamic State related case.

The raids were conducted in Thanjavur district and Tiruchirapalli city of Tamil Nadu based on warrants issued by NIA Special Court, Ernakulam.

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