How this ISIS operative from Mangaluru lured her victims and converted them to Islam

New Delhi, Jan 11: Honey trapping has been an old method used to lure men and pull out information. It is usually done on Army personnel, but off late terror groups too are resorting to the same tactic.

Deepti Marla alias Maryam, the lady from Kodagu who had converted to Islam and then joined the Islamic State too used honey trapping as one method to lure Hindu men and then convert them to Islam.

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Kerala hit by another Islamic radicalisation wave: Time to act, its now or never 

New Delhi, Dec 21: The back to back political murders in Kerala has once again thrown up the often spoken about subject in the state and that is radicalisation. Recently the state police sought a ban on the Malayalam translation of a 14th century book Mashari-Al-Ushaaq or the Book of Jihad which has been used in the state extensively by the Islamic State.

While many radical outfits have mushroomed in the state of Kerala, the origins of radicalisation in the state can be traced back to the 1980s when the Wahhabi ideology began making its way. The same problem was found in Kashmir as well, but the ideology became deeply infested for a variety of reasons-one the lack of knowledge and two the lack of political will.

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NIA nets key ISIS conspirator in Quran Circle case

New Delhi, Nov 18: The National Investigation Agency arrested an operative of the Islamic Sate from Bengaluru Karnataka. The accused Zuhab Hameed was involved in an ISIS conspiracy case, the NIA said.

The probe revealed that Hameed along with the other accused had raised funds, radicalised gullible Muslim youth through Quran Circle group and recruited them and illegally sent them to Syria via Turkey to Join ISIS.

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NIA convicts one operative in ISIS Kasargod case

Nashidul Hamzafar

New Delhi, Nov 18: A special court of the National Investigation Agency has convicted a key conspirator (Nashidul Hamzafar) in connection with the Islamic State Kasargod (Kerala) case.

The case pertains to the activities of 14 youth from Kasargod who had left India along with their families between May and July 2016 to join the Islamic State.In pursuance to the criminal conspiracy hatched with fugitive ISIS/ Daish operative accused Abdul Rashid Abdulla besides Ashfak Majeed and others, accused Nashidul Hamzafar had exited India on 3rd October, 2017 and travelled to Muscat, Oman before travelling to Iran and had further reached Kabul, Afghanistan, where he was detained by Afghan Security Agencies during October, 2017 for illegally entering the country and attempting to join his associates, in ISIS/ Daish.

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Quran circle: Bengaluru based operative assured support of Indian Muslims to ISIS

New Delhi, Oct 25: The National Investigation Agency has arrested one Islamic State operative in connection with a conspiracy case hatched in Bengaluru. The arrested operative has been identified as Muhammad Tauqir, a resident of Bengaluru.

The NIA had registered a case against Tauqir, Zuhab and Mohammad Shihab for their affiliation with the ISIS. Earlier the NIA had also arrested two accused persons namely Ahamad Abdul Cadar and Irgan Nasir.

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Breaking the chain in J&K: NIA busts TRF, ISIS modules

New Delhi, Oct 12: The National Investigation Agency has conducted multiple raids over the past week and arrested terrorists of both the Islamic State as well as The Resistance Front.

In addition to this scores of terror sympathisers have been detained in Jammu and Kashmir, following the killing of civilians. The killings were claimed by a little known terror group The Resistance Front which is affiliated with the Lashkar-e-Tayiba.

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ISIS recruitment drive in overdrive mode since Kabul airport attack

New Delhi, Sep 27: The rise of the Taliban in Afghanistan is being closely watched by the world.

However there is also a lurking danger of the Islamic State Khorasan Province (ISKP) raising its ugly head in Afghanistan and spreading its tentacles in other parts of the world.

The deadly attack at the Kabul airport recently is a sign that the ISKP is capable of striking big. Analysts and experts OneIndia spoke with say that the Taliban may have downplayed the threat, but the fact remains that the Taliban is not a united faction and the ISKP may over the months get stronger with disgruntled cadres joining the outfit.

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With Islamic State in overdrive mode particularly in South India, NIA sounds a high alert

New Delhi, Sep 18: The Islamic State is trying to further operations in the country. The recent chargesheet filed by the National Investigation Agency is a clear indicator of how dangerous the group is.

The ISIS had in fact scouted for land in the forests of South India to set up training camps and launch pads. In addition to this, the agency has also noticed an increase in online activity by the group.

The primary concern is still Kerala and the highest number of recruits are emerging from that state an officer told OneIndia on condition of anonymity. The NIA has so far investigated 37 cases of terror attacks, conspiracy and funding which have been inspired by the ISIS ideology.

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The ISIS Daishwilayahs in the forests of South India

New Delhi, Sep 17: The National Investigation Agency which is probing several cases relating to the Islamic State. In its latest chargesheet the NIA has spoken about the ISIS trying to set up modules inside the forests in South India.

During the course of the investigations, the NIA learnt that these operatives were in the process of setting up an ISIS Daishwilayah or province inside the jungles of Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. When it was unraveled in 2020, the NIA said that this was the first of its kind plot.

The case arose following the arrest of a few persons who had conspired at Salem and Chennai who had fraudulently activated SIM cards by using multiple identity documents of various persons without their knowledge and consent.

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ISKP may scout for Indian Mujahideen leftovers to further terror in India: Intel

New Delhi, Sep 11: The Intelligence agencies have warned that the Islamic State could scout for leftover Indian Mujahideen operatives to further terror activities in India. The ISIS which has a strong base in the souther states are scouting for Indian Mujahideen operatives who may have got away from the security agencies during the crackdown following the arrest of its top commanders.

An official tells OneIndia that the operations in India are being controlled by the Islamic State Khorasan Province, which recently claimed responsibility for the Kabul Airport attacks that left over a 100 dead.

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