MHA’s decision to sanction NIA branch in Chennai is perfect answer to fighting radicalisation in TN

New Delhi, Sep 29: In an important move, the Ministry of Home Affairs sanctioned three additional branches of the National Investigation Agency. The branches were sanctioned at Chennai, Imphal and Ranchi. 

The NIA has its branches also at Guwahati, Mumbai, Jammu, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Kochi, Lucknow, Raipur and Chandigarh. This decision of GoI will help in ensuring quick response to any emergent situation in the concerned States by the premier anti-terror investigation agency of the country. It will strengthen NIA’s capability in investigation of terrorism-related cases and other national security related matters. It will also facilitate timely collection of crucial information and evidence related to such offences, the NIA said in a note. 

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NIA arrests 10th operative of Kerala, Bengal Al-Qaeda module

New Delhi, Sep 27: The National Investigation Agency has arrested the tenth person who was part of the Al-Qaeda module operating in Kerala and West Bengal. 

The NIA has arrested Samim Ansari from Murshidabad in Bengal. He will be proceed before the special NIA court in Delhi, NIA sources told OneIndia. 

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NIA raids 30 locations, arrests recovery agent in Bengaluru riots case

Bengaluru, Sep 24: The National Investigation Agency has conducted raids in 30 places in connection with the Bengaluru riots case.

A key conspirator has also been arrested in the case.

The NIA arrested Sayed Sadiq Ali for his involvement in the attack on the KG Halli Police station, which resulted in huge damagr and loss to public property.

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Cross border LoC trade to facilitate terror: NIA raids various locations

New Delhi, Sep 23: The National Investigation Agency has conducted raids at multiple locations in Baramulla-Uri and Srinagar in connection with a case relating to Naveed Baba, a Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist.

The case in question relates to cross border trade under the garb of which money was being raised for terror related activities. The case was registered on January 11 2020 when Babu and Rafi Ahmed Rather were apprehended with now suspended DSP Devender Singh.

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NIA likely to become 4th federal agency to join Sushant Singh death probe

New Delhi, Sep 23: With the ambit of the probe into the death of actor, Sushant Singh Rajput expanding and national security issues emerging, the National Investigation Agency is likely to join the investigation. 

A notification has been issued stating that the Centre after consulting with the states invests the official es of and above the rank of the inspectors in the NIA to exercise the powers and perform duties according to section 53 of the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act 1985. 

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Bengaluru communal violence: NIA takes up probe

New Delhi, Sep 22: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has taken up the probe into the communal violence that broke out in DJ Halli Bengaluru last month. More than 1,000 MLAs had gathered in front of the house of Congress MLA Srinivas Murthy.

The mob was protesting against the derogatory post on the social media about Prophet Mohammad made by the nephew of the MLA and alleged that it insulted the sentiments of the Muslims. The NIA team headed by an IG rank officer is camping in Bengaluru in connection with the investigation, the NIA said. 

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Two arrested in Kerala by NIA in connection with Bengaluru, Delhi blasts

New Delhi, Sep 22: The National Investigation Agency has arrested two persons from the Trivandrum International Airport on Monday in connection with the Bengaluru and Delhi blasts case.

The two have been identified as Shuhaib and Gul Navas, residents of Kannur and Uttar Pradesh respectively. Both were arrested after they landed in Kerala from Saudi Arabia.

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Kerala’s migrant camps and how terrorists from Bengal use it to their benefit

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. 

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NIA arrests 9 Al-Qaeda terrorists from West Bengal and Kerala

New Delhi, Sep 19: The National Investigation has arrested nine terrorists of the Al-Qaeda from West Bengal and Kerala.

Raids were conducted at several locations in Ernakulam (Kerala) and Murshidabad (West Bengal) following which the terrorists of the Pakistan sponsored module of the Al-Qaeda were arrested. 

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17 cases, 122 arrests by NIA pertaining to Islamic State cases in South India

New Delhi, Sep 16: The National Investigation Agency has registered 17cases related to the presence of Islamic State in the southern states.

The states in which cases have been registered are Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka. Further the agency has also arrested 122 operatives, the Ministry of Home Affairs said.

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