New Delhi, Mar 14: In its supplementary chargesheet against two residents of Jammu and Kashmir, the National Investigation Agency said that the accused persons were involved in recruiting cadres for the Islamic State.
The NIA filed the supplementary chargesheet against Afshan Parvaiz Jarabi and Tawhead Latief Sofi, both residents of Srinagar. The case relates to the conspiracy hatched by the ISIS to radicalise and recruit Muslim youth in India to wage violent Jihad against India.
New Delhi, Feb 18: The hijab row in Karnataka has been making national headlines. While the Karnataka High Court continues to hear the matter, the protests continue and many students have been boycotting schools and colleges.
In this backdrop the name of a group called as the Campus Front of India has come to the forefront. It has been accused of trying to radicalise the students and ensuring that this issue spreads nationally.
Recently the US state department had said that there are 66 Indian Muslims fighting for the Islamic State abroad and the maximum are from Tamil Nadu and Kerala.
New Delhi, Feb 15: In recent times protests be it the anti-CAA ones or the recent one relating to the hijab issue have taken violent turns. The anti-CAA protests in particular got very violent and one could see the destruction it caused in Mangaluru and other parts of the country.
This brings us to the often asked question about radicalisation. The fact that the ISIS found so much success in Kerala is thanks to years and years of Islamic radicalisation that went unchecked.
New Delhi, Feb 12: There has been a lot of talk about radicalisation and the steep rise of Wahhabism in India. This rise of Wahhabism has led to a radical change in approach as a result of which we are witnessing aggression.
In 2015, violence broke out near a Mosque in Bommanhalli, Bengaluru and what was being termed as minor tiff was in fact a case of some youth trying to impose the Wahhabi preachings. When the seniors in the administration of the Mosque opposed these youth, there were clashes in which 4 persons were injured seriously.
New Delhi, Jan 30: Deepthi Marla, Mohammad Waqar Lone, Mizha Siddeeque, Shifa Haris, Obaid Hamid Matta, Madesh Shankar, Ammar Abdul Rahiman and Muzamil Hassan Bhat have been named in the chargesheet by the National Investigation Agency in connection with an Islamic State case.
Mohammad Ameen from Kerala was running several ISIS propaganda channels on various social media platforms to propagate violent Jihad the NIA said. All the eight accused chargesheeted on Friday are affiliated with the banned terrorist organisation ISIS and were involved in radicalising, recruiting, organising terror funds and grooming like-minded gullible Muslim youth through different secured social media platforms to perform ‘Hijrat’ (migration) to ISIS-controlled territory for joining the ISIS, the NIA said.
New Delhi, Dec 21: The back to back political murders in Kerala has once again thrown up the often spoken about subject in the state and that is radicalisation. Recently the state police sought a ban on the Malayalam translation of a 14th century book Mashari-Al-Ushaaq or the Book of Jihad which has been used in the state extensively by the Islamic State.
While many radical outfits have mushroomed in the state of Kerala, the origins of radicalisation in the state can be traced back to the 1980s when the Wahhabi ideology began making its way. The same problem was found in Kashmir as well, but the ideology became deeply infested for a variety of reasons-one the lack of knowledge and two the lack of political will.
New Delhi, Dec 17: The US State Department said that 66 Islamic State terrorists of Indian origin were operating abroad with the global terrorist organisation.
The report also said that none of the Indian ISIS terrorists were repatriated. Within India, through the end of September, the National Investigation Agency had investigated 34 terrorism cases it indicated were related to ISIS and arrested 160 persons, the annual Country Reports on Terrorism for 2020 issued by the department’s Bureau of Counterterrorism said.
New Delhi, Nov 23: A member of an extremist Islamist group has been arrested in connection with the murder of an RSS worker’s murder in Kerala. The officer bearer of the Popular Front of India has not been named as yet since his identification parade has to first take place as per the norms of investigation.
R Viswanath, district police chief told reporters that the accused was directly involved in the murder of A Sanjith at Mabaram. More arrests will take place soon, the police chief also said.
New Delhi, Nov 09: The National Investigation Agency arrested an underground naxalite in connection with the Edakkara Maoist case of Kerala. The arrested persons is identified as R Ragavendran, a resident of Tamil Nadu’s Vellore and he has been accused of taking part in an arms training camp of the naxalites in 2016.
The case is related to the conduct of a training camp, including arms training, flag hoisting and celebrations of formation day of CPI (Maoist) during September 2016 in Nilambur forest, and engaging in ant-national activities threatening the unity, integrity and security of India, the NIA said.