NIA charges 5 Al-Qaeda operatives for plotting major terror strikes in UP

New Delhi, Jan 07: The National Investigation Agency has filed a chargesheet against five operatives of the Al-Qaeda in connection with a conspiracy to carry out bomb blasts in Uttar Pradesh.

Those charged are Museeruddin, Minhaj Ahmad, Shakeel, Mustaqeem and Mohammad Moid. Investigation revealed that accused Minhaj Ahmad was radicalized online by two Al Qaida terrorists based in Jammu and Kashmir.

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Kerala scribe Siddiqui Kappan’s articles an attempt to legitimise SIMI’s agenda

New Delhi, Oct 01: The Uttar Pradesh police in its chargesheet against journalist Siddiqui Kappan said that he was trying to further a terror agenda. In its 5,000 page chargesheet, the police said that he was headed to report the Hathras gangrape case and said that he was trying to further the terror agenda of the banned outfit, Students Islamic Movement of India.

The chargesheet while referring to an article written by him during the anti-CAA protests says that in writing, the Muslims have been portrayed as victims and were beaten up by the police and were asked to go to Pakistan. It is evident from the writing that it was done to incite the Muslims, the police also said.

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Terror module busted in Delhi, UP shows Dawood is still prime asset for ISI

New Delhi, Sep 15: The busting of two ISI sponsored modules, one by the Delhi Police and another by the UP ATS is clearly a sign of the Pakistan spy agencies trying to up the ante ahead of the elections to be held next year.

While the Delhi Police arrested 6 persons who were planning attacks during the festival season, the UP police picked up 3 persons following raids at Lucknow, Rae Bareli and Pratapgarh.

The Delhi Police said that the six persons were planning major attacks in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra during the festival season. The police also said that the accused persons had visited Pakistan. In Pakistan they were taken to a town near the Gwadar port and were trained by two persons from the Pakistan Army.

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No politics please: UP’s deep rooted problem of radicalisation, terror have to be cleaned up

Maseeruddin, Minhaz Ahmed

New Delhi, July 13: A war of words broke out after former chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, Akhilesh Yadav reportedly said that he does not trust the state police. The comments are said to have been made after the arrest of two terrorists in UP. 

Yadav said that he cannot trust the UP police and especially the BJP government. His party however said that an edited clip is in circulation. 

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Ghazwa-e-Hind: Al-Qaeda operatives were readying human bombs to strike Uttar Pradesh

New Delhi, July 12: The arrest and interrogation of two operatives of the Al-Qaeda linked Ansar Ghazwatul Hind revealed that the module was planning on carrying out a series of explosions in Uttar Pradesh using human bombs.

The ATS arrested two persons identified as Minhaz Ahmed and Maseeruddin. The ATS also revered a huge cache of arms and ammunition. Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order) Prashant Kumar said that the accused were planning on unleashing terror activities ahead of August 15 in various parts of the state including Lucknow. They were working on the instructions of Umar Halmandi, who is the chief o the Al-Qaeda module in UP. The ATS also learnt that the accused had their handlers based in Peshawar and Quetta in Pakistan.

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NIA raids several locations at UP, Punjab in connection with Khalistan Tiger Force extortion case

New Delhi, July 02: Searches were conducted by the National Investigation Agency at nine locations in Barnala, Moga, Ferozepur in Punjab and Meerut and Muzaffarnagar in UP related to threatening and extortion of money by Khalistan terrorists. 

The case was first registered at Mehna district Moga, Punjab after the police received information that Arshdeep Singh, Charandeep Singh, Beehla Barnala and Ramandeep Singh had formed a gang to extort money from people. The NIA had taken over the probe from the Punjab police in 2021. 

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Converted 1,000 non-Muslims to Islam by marrying them to Muslims boasts ISI’s conversion module head

New Delhi, June 22: A man who had converted from Hinduism to Islam boasted before the police that he had managed to convert over a 1,000 people to Islam by luring them with money, marriages and jobs. 

I converted 1,000 non-Muslims to Islam by marrying them all to Muslims, Mohammad Umar Gautam boasted before the police. Umar along with Mufti Qazi Jahangir Alam Qasm from Delhi’s Jamia Nagar were arrested by the police for running an outfit involved in converting deaf and dumb students and other poor people to Islam in Uttar Pradesh with funding from the Pakistan’s ISI. The arrests were made by Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terror Squad following the registration of an FIR in the case at Lucknow’s ATS police station. 

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Yogi in Delhi: Change in guard in UP baseless say sources

New Delhi, June 11: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Yogi Adityanath’s visit to Delhi has triggered speculation that there could be a change in guard in the state.

Yogi met with Union Home Minister, Amit Shah and is scheduled to meet with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president J P Nadda today.

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Vaccinate or no salary in this UP village

Lucknow, June 02: In a bid to encourage Covid vaccination, the district administration Uttar Pradesh’s Firozabad has ordered that government employees will not receive their salaries unless they are vaccinated, an official said on Wednesday. 

Chief Development Officer, Charchit Gaur said that District Magistrate Chandra Vijay Singh has issued an oral order of “no vaccination, no salary”. Ads by 

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NIA arrests fake currency racketeer in UP

New Delhi, Mar 24: The National Investigation Agency has arrested one person in connection with a fake currency case at Gomtinagar, Uttar Pradesh.

The UP police had initially filed the case following the arrest of Phulchand, Amniul Islam and Nasiba Khatoon. Fake currency worth Rs 1,79,000 was seized from them.

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