NIA raids in Tamil Nadu: How radicals from this state have kept the agency busy

New Delhi, Jun 09: The National Investigation Agency carried out raids in eight locations in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry as part of the probe into propaganda and fund raising for the Islamic State (ISIS).

Raids were carried out at the residences of five persons at Chennai, Karaikal and Mayiladuthurai.

The NIA has been busy in Tamil Nadu off late with the number of cases relating to terror and funding going up. In the state, the NIA has under its radar and organisation called the Manitha Neethi Pasarai.

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Taliban to Al-Qaeda: Terror groups intent to incite Indian Muslims

For long the AQIS which has not managed to find a strong foot-hold has been interfering in India’s internal affairs with the intent of inciting Indian Muslims.

New Delhi, Jun 08: The Al-Qaeda in the Sub-Continent (AQIS) which has struggled to find ground has been commenting on the issues in India for sometime now. The AQIS which had commented on the hijab row recently has now threatened to carry out suicide attacks in Mumbai, Gujarat, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh and said that this is a fight for the dignity of their Prophet.

In an apparent reference to the remarks made by a BJP spokesperson against whom the party has taken action, the AQIS said that she insulted and slandered the Prophet and his wife in an vile and evil manner.

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Appease, please, don’t displease: What hinders the fight against Islamic radicalisation in Kerala

Fear of being tripped over is what stands in the way of the fight against radicalisation in Kerala

New Delhi, May 31: The problem of radicalisation in Kerala is debated very often in the Intelligence circles.

The recent incident of sloganeering by a minor in Kerala has put the focus back on the most spoken about subjects in the state-radicalisation. If one closely looks at the manner in which the agencies have worked in Kerala, it is clear that they have given it their all to try and control the menace of radicalisation.

Officials say that they have identified the problem, tracked down the culprits, found their source of funds and even took down social media accounts spreading hate. However all this remains on paper because the political will is lacking or is deliberately lacking, says an official.

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NIA’s latest chargesheet underscores deep rooted problem of radicalisation in Tamil Nadu

The NIA probe also found that while the Ansarullah operates in Tamil Nadu, it is being controlled by elements in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

New Delhi, May 27: The National Investigation Agency filed a chargesheet against one Diwan Mujpeer in connection with the Tamil Nadu Ansarullah case.

The case pertains to criminal conspiracy hatched by accused persons and their associates, who had pledged to the violent extremist ideology of proscribed terrorist organizations including Al-Qaeda and ISIS and had formed a terrorist gang namely Ansarullah while being in UAE and in India. They had recruited likeminded youth in to their fold besides conducting religious classes with the intention of waging violent jihad for establishing Islamic rule in India.

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NIA steps in again as the menace of radicalisation worsens in Tamil Nadu

NIA officials tell OneIndia that the problem is a deep-rooted one. These persons are operating under the name of the Islamic State now.

New Delhi, May 16: A Tamil Nadu based organisation, the Manitha Neethi Pasarai has come under the scanner of the National Investigation Agency (NIA).

The action by the agency comes following the arrest of one Sadik Basha or Sathik Batcha and four of his associates in February. According to the NIA all these persons are sympathisers of the Islamic State (ISIS) and were involved in various anti-national acts.

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Quran Circle to honey trapping: ISIS making Karnataka a playground for radicalisation

New Delhi, Apr 17: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has charged three Islamic State (ISIS) recruiters in connection with the Quran Circle case. The NIA charged Muhammad Tauqir Mahmood, Zohaib Manna and Mohammed Shihab all residents of Karnataka.

The NIA said that its probe found that the accused persons were involved in radicalising and recruiting gullible Muslim youth into the ISIS through a group known as Quran Circle. They were also raising and receiving funds to fund the visit of the youth to go to Syria. The two accused Mahmood and Shihab had both visited Syria to establish contact with the ISIS, the NIA also said.

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Hijab, riots, murdering Hindus: Are Islamic radicals frustrated with zero tolerance towards terror policy

New Delhi, Apr 15: When Narendra Modi came to power in 2014, he had made it clear that his government would have a zero tolerance policy when it came to terror. Major terror groups operating in the heartland such as the Indian Mujahideen had been completely wiped out by 2014.

Attempts were made to revive outfits such as the Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) and the Indian Mujahideen (IM), but timely intervention ensured that their plans did not succeed. India then witnessed another problem of the Islamic State (ISIS) which was threatening to become a wave.

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Why the incident at Gorakhpur Math fits the bill of a lone wolf attack driven by ISIS ideology

New Delhi, Apr 08: The attack at the Gorakhnath Math last week could be a case of a lone wolf attack. The Uttar Pradesh Police and the Anti Terrorism Squad who are probing the matter have prima facie learnt that Ahmed Murtaza Abbasi, an IIT Bombay graduate may have been self-radicalised with the help of Islamic State propaganda online.

While it appears that he was highly radicalised, he cited the anti-CAA protests to carry out the attack, an officer tells OneIndia.

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Converted to Islam and sold: How radicals are trapping gullible women in Kerala

New Delhi, Mar 26: Writer-director Sudipto Sen said recently that nearly 32,000 girls from Kerala and Mangaluru from Hindu and Christian families have been converted to Islam. Many of them have been trafficked to the Islamic State and other Islamic war zones in the past 10 years. Most of them end up in Syria, Afghanistan or such countries he added..

Last week, it was announced that movie called The Kerala Story by Vipul Amrutlal Shah and Sudipto Sen is in the making and will be released soon.

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