New Delhi, Dec 23: The terror market in Jammu and Kashmir is already a crowded one. The Valley is dominated by groups such as the Hizbul Mujahideen, Lashkar-e-Tayiba and Jaish-e-Mohammad. Recently, a top terror operative, Zakir Musa broke away from the Hizbul Mujahideen to form a new outfit called the Ansar Ghazwat-ul Hind, a group that is affiliated to the Al-Qaeda.
Chennai, Dec 20: In a significant development, the National Investigation Agency conducted searches at seven locations in Tamil Nadu in connection with an Islamic State related case.
New Delhi, Dec 19: Amidst fears of the returnees of the Islamic State making their way back into Kerala, the Intelligence Bureau has stepped up vigil. A close watch is being kept on all activity and many who are returning to Kerala are high on the scanner.
New Delhi, Dec 18: The Islamic State set in motion a pattern, whereby several of its recruits were told to return to their home country and carry out attacks. This modus operandi had proven to be lethal and the Paris attack was one such example. India’s problem with the Islamic State has been discussed on several occasions and it has been found that the issue is most problematic in Kerala. The first big sign of the ISIS spread in Kerala was found when a batch of young people left the state for Afghanistan.
New Delhi, Nov 12: The heat is back on Dr. Zakir Naik, the controversial Islamic preacher, who is hiding in Malaysia. His name has emerged right on the top of the investigations being conducted by the National Investigation Agency, which is probing the case of the missing persons from Kerala, who have joined the Islamic State in Afghanistan.
New Delhi, Oct 23: The National Investigation Agency today arrested a co-conspirator in an Islamic State related case. Mohammad Sulaiman, a resident of Ambethkar Nagar, Pattukkottai Taluka, Adirampattinam, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu was picked up by the NIA.
New Delhi, Oct 23: Kerala has been a hub for Islamic radicalisation and this has been proven in a number of cases that have been reported from the state over the past decade.
Chennai, Oct 2: A specific threat to the Cuddalore jail in Tamil Nadu has once again raised the question about the big presence of the Islamic State in the state. Tamil Nadu and the ISIS have had a long association and it was from this state that the first known recruit was reported.
New Delhi, Sep 20: A resident of Kerala who had joined the Islamic State has been deported to India from Kabul, Afghanistan. Nashidul Hamzafar, 26, a resident of Waynad in Kerala was detained by the Afghan security agencies last year for illegally entering the country to join the ISIS.
New Delhi, Sep 7: The Delhi police has arrested two suspected terrorists. The arrested duo hail from Kashmir and were arrested on the intervening night of Thursday and Friday.
They are currently being questioned for further details. The police say that the duo are part of the Islamic State of Jammu and Kashmir. They were picked up from the Red Fort area. They have been identified as Pervez and Jamshad and are residents of Shopian in south Kashmir.