ISIS planned murder of Hindu leaders to create communal tension in India

isis-newNew Delhi, Feb 25: The National Investigation Agency conducted raids at 25 different locations in South India in connection with an Islamic State related case.

Raids were conducted in 10 different locations in Tamil Nadu and 25 places in Karnataka.

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My court is Allah says ISIS operative before hurling shoe at judge

ISIS-flag-afp-640x480New Delhi, Feb 05: An ISIS operative facing trial in a terror case hurled a shoe and hurled verbal abuses on the judge inside the courtroom.

A court in Kolkata was hearing a case pertaining to an attack at the Mother House in Kolkata. The operative, Mohammad Mashiddin alias Musa is accused of plotting the attack.

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Recent ISIS arrests are just a ‘needle in South India’s jihadi haystack’

isis-mn1While our attention was diverted toward terrorism in Kashmir and away from homegrown terrorism down south, intelligence agencies have now turned their heads towards the region which needs a lot of effort to counter the radicalisation that has spread. Counter-terrorism expert Animesh Roul explains how one should go about it?

There have been a series of raids in the past couple of months in South India. The raids are largely focused on the Islamic State and the deep infestation of radicalisation in South India.

The National Investigation Agency has learnt that the ISIS has been teaming up smaller radical groups in South India to expand its base. To discuss this issue further, we caught up with counter-terrorism expert, Animesh Roul from the New Delhi based policy research group Society for the Study of Peace and Conflict.

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Islamic State planned pan-India module, wanted to undertake wave of revenge killings

isis-vNew Delhi, Jan 23: The Tamil Nadu police have booked four persons under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act for allegedly raising funds and recruiting for the Islamic State.

The police said that these persons were spreading extreme Islamist ideas in the villages through various chat applications.

The police rounded up three persons and booked them under the stringent provisions of the UAPA. The cops further said that there is a fourth person involved in this case and he is on the run. He is accused of sending funds to recruit youth into the ISIS.

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Charities of terror: Decoding Bengaluru’s Al-Hind trust that backs ISIS

isis-888Raids conducted by police have uncovered a Bengaluru based trust and has also brought to light the method by ISIS of using charities as a front to fund terror related activities.

Running a charity to cover up acts of terror has been rampant for some time now. During the nation-wide raids conducted in connection with an Islamic State case, one such charity cropped up.

The police found that this charity being run in Bengaluru was in reality a front to carry out terror related activities.

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Watch out! ISIS could be infiltrating CAA protests to carry out recruitment drives

shaheen-baghCries of Muslims being marginalised among other tactics are being used by the ISIS to show their support to the people. What it is doing, however, is trying to propagate unconventional Jihad, and carry out a recruitment drive for the same

Amidst all the protests that have been taking place around the newly amended citizenship law, one of the key concerns raised by our intelligence agencies is the recruitment of Muslim youth into terror outfits such as the ISIS.

The ISIS which has been pushing for pan India outfit would use its radical recruiters to enter these protests and undertake a recruitment drive. The other big danger is with regard to unconventional Jihad that the ISIS has been propagating for some time. An unconventional act of Jihad is basically undertaking an act of terror, with the conventional use of an IED.

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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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