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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
New Delhi, Sep 09: The National Investigation Agency has filed a chargesheet against three persons in connection with the Kerala Islamic State case. The three accused to be chargesheeted are Mohammad Ameen, Mushab Anwar and Rahees Rasheed.
The NIA had registered a suo-motu case against 7 persons pertaining to the terror activities of one Mohammad Ameen and his associates.They had been running various ISIS propaganda channels on different social media platforms including Hoop, Telegram and Instagram. The channels were being run with an intention of propagating violent Jihad ideology of the ISIS and radicalising and recruiting new members for the outfit.
New Delhi, Sep 04: The National Investigation Agency has filed a chargesheet against one Islamic State terrorist in connection with the Al-Hind Bengaluru module case.
The supplementary chargesheet was filed against Shihabudeen under various sections of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act and Indian Penal Code. The case was first registered by the Suddaguntepalya Police Station, Bengaluru, Karnataka against Mehboob Pasha and 16 others.
Pasha a resident of Gurappanapalya, Bengaluru, Karnataka in association with Khaja Moideen Jalal accused in several cases registered in Tamil Nadu related to terrorism, and murder of Hindu leaders, formed a terrorist gang by recruiting young Muslims in South India.
New Delhi, Sep 03: With reports stating that nearly 20 persons from Kerala who joined the Islamic State Khorasan Province (ISKP) are roaming free in Afghanistan, an alert has been sounded in India.
Security agencies say that these persons could try and make their way back into India. An alert has been sounded at the airports as the agencies suspect that they may try and make their way back into India.
Several have already indicated that they wanted to return to India, but the government’s position is clear that it does not want any of these ISIS returnees back on their soil.
One of the key concerns with these persons is that they could be sent back to India with an intention of further spreading the ideology of the ISKP in Kerala and other parts of the country. The Indian government’s position is that once such persons return, they could become an inspiration for many and the recruiting may only go up.