Citing communal violence, anti-national activities, Centre bans SIMI for 5 years

New Delhi, Feb 01: The Centre has extended the ban on the Students Islamic Movement of India. The ban on the outfit under the Unlawful (Activities) Prevention Act will continue, the Union Home Ministry has said.

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With SIMI looking to trigger communal tension, Home Ministry to re-enforce ban

New Delhi, Jan 31: The Centre is all set to issue a fresh ban on the Students Islamic Movement of India. The ban on the outfit under the Unlawful (Activities) Prevention Act will continue, the Union Home Ministry has indicated.

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Former SIMI man accused of sedition arrested at Varanasi airport

New Delhi, Jan 30: A former member of the Students Islamic Movement of India against whom a Look out Circular had been issued has been arrested, while trying to leave the country.

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10 years on Kerala SIMI operative arrested in connection with Bengaluru blasts

Bengaluru, Oct 11: Ten years on, the police have finally arrested a key suspect in the Bengaluru serial blasts. Abdul Saleem who is accused of planting the bomb at Madiwala was arrested from Kerala by a team of the CCB.

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ISI-Naxalite-Separatist: The common connection

Pakistan’s ISI keeps a very close watch on the anti national activities that take place in India. It is ready to support any cause as long as it is anti-India. It has supported groups such as the Indian Mujahideen, Students Islamic Movement of India and even the naxalites.

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Bodhgaya blasts: How an old SIMI cadre orchestrated the attack

On Friday, a special court awarded life imprisonment to 5 persons for their involvement in the Bodhgaya bomb blast case.

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SIMI operatives get lifer in robbery case

Two operatives of the Students Islamic Movement of India were sentenced to life imprisonment in connection with the August 2010 Manappuram Gold Loan Finance Company robbery case. The two included the self-styled head of the Madhya Pradesh unit of the SIMI, Abu Faisal alias Doctor.

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Bodhgaya bombs: JMB’s West Bengal module behind incident

Has the Jamaat-ul Mujahideen Bangladesh raised its ugly head again? The probe being conducted into the recent incident where bombs were found at the holy Bodhgaya shrine in Bihar may have not been the handiwork of the Students Islamic Movement of India or Indian Mujahideen.

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Why was Lashkar, SIMI kept out of the Samjautha Express probe?

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A 2008 narco analysis test of a SIMI leader resurfaced on Monday in which he is heard speaking about the role of his outfit and Pakistan in the Samjautha Express Blasts case. There were three tests in all that were carried out at Bengaluru. Safdar Nagori his brother Kamruddin and Amil Pervez were subjected to the narco analysis test. In the test he speaks about the direct link between the SIMI and Samjautha Express blasts of February 2007 in which 68 persons were killed.

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With 32 SIMI and 3 ISIS operatives together in one jail, authorities have a security nightmare

simi22With 32 operatives of the Students Islamic Movement of India and 3 ISIS inspired suspects, this jail in Madhya Pradesh has a problem on hand. For security officials at the jail, it is nothing but a nightmare to ensure that the premises is guarded.

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