The National Investigation Agency has taken up another Islamic State related case in Kerala.
Security forces have warned of a rise in recruitment of local youths into terrorist groups in Jammu and Kashmir. The security agency officials said the highly-volatile Shopian and Pulwama districts in South Kashmir continued to contribute more youths to terrorist groups which included outfits like ISIS-Kashmir and Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind, a group which claims support of the Al-Qaeda.
An ISI backed hardliner, Hardip Singh Nijjar has been rounded up and questioned by authorities in Canada. India had issued a look-out-circular against him on January 23, 2015, and has since pursued the case aggressively with Canada.
Activists of the Popular Front of India and SDPI have come under the scanner of the National Investigation Agency in connection with a case relating to the Islamic State. The NIA has named four persons in the charge sheet – Midlaj, Abdul Razak, Hamsa and Abdul Khayum, all residents of Kerala.
A chargesheet running into 1,500 pages detailed the manner in which Islamic State operatives had planned on carrying out a series of attacks in Gujarat and Mumbai. The main target was the Jews, the Gujarat Anti-Terrorism Squad has said in its chargesheet.
New Delhi: The Islamic State has sent a message to its handlers and cadres located in Afghanistan to take part in the Kashmir battle.
A court has sentenced Yasmeen Mohammad to 7 years in jail in a conspiracy case relating to the Islamic State in Kerala.
The Union Ministry has detailed in a report the problem of radicalisation and how people returning from conflict areas such as Syria and Iraq are posing a security risk.
Trivandrum: The Islamic State (ISIS) has one of its strongest modules in Kerala. A high number of persons from the state have joined the ISIS and intelligence reports state that they had left for Afghanistan.
Jihad is an obligation in Kerala and we have to perform it at any cost is a stern message that the Islamic State has sent out to the Muslim youth in Kerala. Among all the states in India, Kerala has been termed as the most ISIS prone.
You name any terrorist outfit in India and there will be a southern link that would crop up. While groups such as the Indian Mujahideen, Islamic State, Students Islamic Movement of India have their routes in India, a new worry is the spotting of jihadis fighting the Kashmir battle.