SIMI link to ISIS: Why Kerala, Tamil Nadu have become ticking time bombs

New Delhi, June 15: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) made a significant arrest in the Kerala-Tamil Nadu Islamic case when it arrested Sheikh Hidayathullah.

During the course of the investigation, it was learnt that he was subscribed to the ideologies of both the ISIS as well as the Students Islamic Movement of India.

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Two modules, one modus operandi: NIA on ISIS modules in TN, Kerala

Mohammed Azharudeen

New Delhi, June 14: The National Investigation Agency says that the mastermind of the Sri Lanka bombings could be linked to at least 3 cases that are being probed in India.

The revelation came in the wake of the NIA conducting raids at several locations in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday. The NIA also went on to add that the Coimbatore module has more members and is found to be very similar to the ISIS operations in Kerala. Both modules had planned on carrying out attacks in South India similar to the Easter bombings, the NIA also said.

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ISIS was recruiting from Kerala, TN to strike in South India: NIA

New Delhi, June 12: The National Investigation Agency which conducted raids at Tamil Nadu has registered a case against one person, suspected to be part of the Islamic State.

The person has been identified as Mohammad Azharuddin. The NIA said that he is suspected to have recruited persons from Kerala and Tamil Nadu, with an intention of carrying out attacks in South India.

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NIA raids 7 locations in Tamil Nadu in connection with Coimbatore ISIS module case

NIA-raids-TNNew Delhi, June 12: The National Investigation Agency has conducted raids in several locations in Tamil Nadu over a suspected link between an Islamic State module and the Easter Bombings in Sri Lanka.

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How Tamil Nadu contributed in the growth of the ISIS and violent radical Islam

isisflagNew Delhi, June 12: The raids continued in Tamil Nadu and the National Investigation Agency is tracking the roots of the Islamic State in the state. It is a well know fact that the first recruit for the ISIS from India was from Tamil Nadu.

Haja Fakkruddin a resident of Cuddalore, it may be recalled had in early 2014 left for Syria through Singapore to be part of the ISIS. This was followed by a series of events related to the group and there was an image on the social media that went viral, in which several youth were seen posing with ISIS merchandise.

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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How Tamil Nadu contributed to the Islamic State problem in India

New Delhi, May 21: The National Investigation Agency on Monday conducted more raids in Tamil Nadu in connection with a case relating to the Islamic State.

The NIA carried out searches at 10 different locations in Tamil Nadu, during which the agency recovered a number of digital devices. The NIA also recovered 3 laptops, 3 hard discs, 16 mobile phones, 8 SIM cards, 2 pen drives, 5 memory cards, a card reader and two knives apart from a large number of incriminating documents.

Shahdat is our goal: NIA raids at 10 locations in TN, unearths major evidence

wpid-indiatv3c522c_nia_probe.jpgNew Delhi, May 21: Shahdat is our goal. This was the name of a chat group formed by a few persons from Tamil Nadu, who had conspired to procure arms for a terror group.

The National Investigation Agency carried out searches at 10 different locations in Tamil Nadu, during which the agency recovered a number of digital devices. The NIA also recovered 3 laptops, 3 hard discs, 16 mobile phones, 8 SIM cards, 2 pen drives, 5 memory cards, a card reader and two knives apart from a large number of incriminating documents.

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How a free hand to surveil the terrorist gave agencies the upper hand over the ISIS

New Delhi, May 11: For any successful operation against terrorists, the key is surveillance. An officer would need to be at least ten steps ahead in order to prevent a terrorist from acting. India’s success rate against the Islamic State has been particularly good so far.

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) too has achieved a large amount of success in tracking the ISIS modules in Kerala and Tamil Nadu.

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NIA raids 20 places in Tamil Nadu

nialogoNew Delhi, May 02: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) is conducting raids at 20 locations in Tamil Nadu.

The raids relate to the murder of PMK member Ramalingam in which the PFI is the accused.

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