New Delhi, Dec 07: Wanted for 19 years, Abdullah Danish an operative of the Students Islamic Movement of India was arrested by the Delhi Police from Zakir Nagar in southeast Delhi. Danish was wanted in a sedition case and under the provisions of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.
Danish had been declared a proclaimed offender in 2002 by a court after he remained untraced. He and several others had fled the SIMI headquarters in Jamia Nagar during a raid in 2001.
New Delhi, Oct 23: Voice of Hind, the propaganda digital magazine of the Islamic State has come out with nine editions so far. In every edition, it has sent out a message to the Indian Muslims that they should rise against the government.
In its latest edition, the ISIS speaks in detail against the demolition of the Babri Masjid. It also speaks about the acquittals in the case and exhorts the Indian Muslims to wage violent jihad against the Indian government.
The pamphlet recovered from Sharjeel Imam’s laptop calls on Muslims to disrupt Delhi. These pamphlets were distributed in mosques on December 15.
New Delhi: Posters expressing solidarity with JNU student, Sharjeel Imam were seen during the protests held at Delhi against the citizenship law. Imam is facing charges of sedition.
Some of the protesters, who were holding up the posters, said, ‘Stop vilification and express solidarity with Sharjeel Imam.’ It may be recalled that Imam was arrested after a video of his went viral where he calls for splitting north-east from India.
Cries 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.
New Delhi, Dec 17: The Supreme Court has said that the minority status must be determined on a pan India basis and not on a state basis. The court was hearing a petition that sought to declare Hindus as minorities in eight states where Muslims and Christians are in majority.
While rejecting the petition, the court observed that a religious minority status cannot be declared on the basis of a state. It is to be decided on a pan-India basis, the court also held.
New Delhi, Nov 16: The Parliament has been informed that an amendment to the Citizenship Act would be taken up during the winter session of Parliament.
The Citizenship Amendment Bill is aimed at giving citizenship to non-Muslims from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan. This figures in the tentative list of 35 bills that the parliamentary affairs ministry has sent to the legislative branch of the Lok Sabha.
New Delhi, Oct 20: The final pleas in the Supreme Court in connection with the Ayodhya case were filed by both the Hindu and Muslim sides. The court while reserving orders last week had permitted the parties three days time to file their written replies in connection with the case.
New Delhi, Oct 09: The Al-Qaeda’s India operations which was headed by a man called Asim Umar referred to as Shaikh Umar was killed in Afghanistan and the same has been confirmed by the National Directorate of Security. Umar took over as the chief of the Al-Qaeda in the Sub-Continent (AQIS) in 2014.
He has been referred to as a Pakistani national, but tracing his origins suggests that he was born in Sambal in Uttar Pradesh.