Zakir Naik a common factor in the radicalisation of ISIS recruits: NIA IG

zakirnaikNew Delhi, Oct 14: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) said that the accused in a majority of the ISIS cases were radicalised through the videos of Zakir Naik. This is why a case was registered against Naik and others, Alok Mitta, IG NIA said.

Speaking at a conference of anti-terror teams, he said that the agency had arrested 127 people from different parts of the country in connection with ISIS case. The largest number of people were arrested from Tamil Nadu (33), Uttar Pradesh (19), Kerala (17), Telangana (14), Maharashtra (12), Karnataka (8) and Delhi (7).

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Modi-Xi discuss terror, radicalisation, but keep Kashmir off the table

modi-xi-mamallapuramNew Delhi, Oct 12: The discussions between Prime Minister, Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping focused a lot on terrorism and radicalisation. However sources familiar with the developments tell OneIndia that Kashmir was part of the discussions.

Sources said that the Kashmir issues was not discussed. Both sides are aware that the relations had strained owing to China’s stand on Kashmir.

Who is AQIS chief Asim Umar, the man behind the radicalisation of UP,Bihar Muslims

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.

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The radicalisation of Tamil Nadu and what is keeping the NIA busy there

tamilnadu-radicalisationChennai, Sep 23: The National Investigation Agency continues to probe issues relating to radicalisation in Tamil Nadu in a case that is popularly now known as the Tamil Nadu Ansarullah case.

On Saturday raids were conducted in Chennai and a couple of months back searches were carried out in Coimbatore in connection with the same case.

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As IB reports suggest trouble, J&K police chief speaks of Pakistan role in radicalisation

New Delhi, Sep 07: The police chief of Jammu and Kashmir Dilbagh Singh said that Pakistan is using the social media to radicalise youth.

While stating that Pakistan continues to sponsor terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir, Singh said that he was confident that the armed forces and police would rise to the challenge as has been done many times in the past.

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Kashmir has seen a big dip in number of terrorists, incidents of radicalisation

dilbagsinghNew Delhi, July 22: There are around 270 terrorists, who are still active in the Kashmir Valley.

This year, 57 youth went missing and joined terrorist groups according to data available with the Jammu and Kashmir police. State police chief Dilbag Singh told reporters that of the 57 who joined terror groups, 23 were killed, while 16 returned home.

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Why is India’s most literate state Kerala producing the most ISIS terrorists

New Delhi, June 08: Kerala is a 100 per cent literate state. It is one India’s best tourist destination and offers probably the best cuisine.

Attached to all the positives is a lurking problem as well. It has been described as a ticking time bomb, thanks to problem of radicalisation and the very fact that the maximum number of cases of people leaving for the Islamic State have been reported from this state.

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Salafism and radicalisation: How slain Kerala ISIS chief Abdullah led the way

isisnewNew Delhi, June 05: There were reports that the head of the Kerala module of the Islamic State was reportedly killed in Afghanistan. While the Indian agencies are yet to confirm the information, an official said that if it is true, then it is a major relief.

Rashid Abdullah as recently as two months back was in touch with several operatives in Kerala, who later on told the National Investigation Agency that they were planning an attack similar to the ones that took place in Sri Lanka.

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Modi’s Bengal action plan: Wipe out JMB-ISIS and radicalisation

New Delhi, June 01: An emir for the Islamic State in Bengal and the growing menace of the Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh in the region bordering Bangladesh. The concerns on security along the Bengal-Bangladesh border is very high and the new dispensation will focus heavily on it.

Recent assessments done by the intelligence agencies accessed by OneIndia suggest that the JMB has been growing at a rapid pace. The modus operandi clearly suggests that the cadres of the JMB are radicalising youth from a very age onwards and getting them battle ready.

Bengal, Kerala, Tamil Nadu: With a free hand, the radicalisation problem is curable

New Delhi, May 29: For the Intelligence agencies, the rate at which radicalisation has grown in states such as Kerala and West Bengal has been alarming. Several officials have in the past complained that the lack of a free hand and the immense politicisation of the issue had led to such a rapid rise in radicalisation in these states.

The minority appeasement has been one of the major reasons for these states becoming problematic. The same could be said about Tamil Nadu as well, where the first case relating to the Islamic State had been reported.

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