New Delhi, Sep 21: The busting of the Al-Qaeda module in Kerala comes as no surprise as its subsidiary, the Base Movement has been very active in the state.
It has been mentioned on several occasions that both the Islamic State as well as the Al-Qaeda have found it easy to make inroads in Kerala. The terror groups work in a different manner in Kerala and it is the spread of the ideology which has been primary focus.
New Delhi, Sep 19: Three of the nine persons arrested by the National Investigation Agency in connection with an Al-Qaeda module case are from Kerala. The NIA after receiving concrete information about the presence of an Al-Qaeda module arrested nine persons from West Bengal and Kerala.
The NIA said that they were planning major attacks in the country and were in the process of procuring arms from the national capital.
New Delhi, Aug 24: Controversial Islamic preacher, Dr. Zakir Naik is back in the news and this time it is for the advise he has been offering Indian Muslims. He says that Indian Muslims cannot practice their faith, they should do Hijira.
If you have the means to go to a Muslim majority country that would be the best he said while adding that he did expect that all Indian Muslims would leave the country.
New Delhi, Aug 11: A recent report by the United Nations said that there are a huge number of terrorists hiding in Karnataka and Kerala.
The report also noted that the Al-Qaeda has between 150 and 200 terrorists from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Myanmar in the Indian sub-continent. It also said that the group is planning on carrying out attacks in the region.
New Delhi, Aug 05: The investigation into the Jalalabad terror attack has sprung up the name of a youth from Kerala’s Kasargod. A doctor by profession, he has been identified as Kallukettiya Purayil Ijas, who was living in Nangarhar.
He had fled with his family from Kasargod in Kerala in 2016. He had reached Muscat from the Hyderabad airport before reaching Afghanistan.