Special court convicts 8 in fake currency case at Bengal

New Delhi, Nov 30: Eight persons have been convicted in connection with a fake currency case registered at Murshidabad in West Bengal.

A team of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) Berhampore, District Murshidabad, W.B. detained accused Sushanta Sahu along with a black colour side bag at Dak Bungalow More Dhulian, District Murshidabad, West Bengal, and recovered 951 numbers of High Quality FICN of Rs.1,000 denomination having face value of Rs.9,51,000and 100 numbers of HIgh Quality FICN of Rs.500 denominations having face value of Rs.50,000total face value of Rs.10,01,000.

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Starting with West Bengal, why the Home Minister’s pitch for an NRC across India is valid

amit-shah-121New Delhi, Nov 20: Union Home Minister, Amit Shah said that the National Register of Citizens (NRC) would be carried out across the country on the lines of Assam. He said that there is no need for people of any religion to be worried about it.

The NRC does not have any provision that says certain religions will be excluded and all citizens of India irrespective of religion will figure in the NRC list, Shah also said while also stating that this is different from the Citizenship Amendment Bill.

1,403 Bangladeshi convicts in India, around 1,284 from Bengal: Here is why Mamata Banerjee opposes the NRC

In Bengal, it has almost become a norm to safeguard illegal immigrants from Bangladesh. The problem is not new and parties such as the Congress, CPI(M) and now the TMC have all been protective of these elements as it had become their vote bank. Once declared an illegal immigrant, these persons lose their voting rights and this is what the political parties opposing NRC are really worried about.

Kolkata: Mamata Banerjee was one of the first persons to oppose the NRC that was undertaken in Assam. She continues to oppose the NRC even as Union home minister, Amit Shah has repeatedly said that the exercise would need to be undertaken everywhere.

The new report by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) does not paint a pretty picture for West Bengal in particular. The report that was released recently for 2017 states that Bengal has the highest number of foreign prisoners in the country. 

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Hizbul Mujahideen behind killing of migrant labourers from West Bengal

New Delhi, Oct 31: Preliminary investigations have shown that the Hizbul Mujahideen was behind the killing of the five migrant labourers from West Bengal. The Jammu and Kashmir police had identified the Hizbul Mujahideen to be behind this incident.

The police said the killing of a truck driver from Jammu was the handiwork of this outfit. The police had identified a Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Ajjaz Malik to be behind this incident.

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Why South India must be concerned about terrorists from West Bengal

New Delhi, Oct 15: The Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen (JMB) has gradually risen its ugly head and gone on to become one of the most dangerous terror groups in the country. During a conference of the chiefs of the Anti Terrorism Squads, National Investigation Agency chief, Y C Modi said that the JMB had set up several modules in South India.

He went on to say that the JMB had specifically set up nearly 22 modules in Karnataka alone. Modi also went to add that the terror groups had several modules across the country.

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Another RSS worker killed: Bengal’s deadly cocktail of violence, terror and minority appeasement

From the recent murder of an RSS worker and his family which is being touted as a criminal case rather than a political murder, one cannot help but connect the dots to the other such murders on the rise in West Bengal.

In one of the most gruesome incidents, a worker of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), his pregnant wife and their eight-year-old son were murdered in West Bengal’s Murshidabad district.

Bondhu Gopal Pal, a 35-year-old primary, his wife Beauty and son were found lying in a pool of blood inside their residence in Jiaganj earlier this week.

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Burdwan blasts: Top JMB terrorist arrested by NIA

New Delhi, Aug 14: The National Investigation Agency has arrested one Jahirul Sheikh in connection with the Burdwan blasts case.

Sheikh, a member of the Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen, Bangladesh was chargesheeted in 2015. He was absconding since the incident took place in 2014.

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A Bengal bomber and his southern sojourn: How NIA prevented an imminent terror attack

New Delhi, July 10: Five fabricated hand grenades, one timer device, three electric circuits, suspected explosive substance, different components for making IEDs/rockets were recovered by the National Investigation Agency, following a confession of a Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen, Bangladesh operative, who was arrested in Bengaluru recently.

The recovery comes following the confession of the JMB operative, Habibur Rehman, who is also an accused in Burdwan blast case. The NIA said that these weapons were to be used in various terror acts in different parts of the state.

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Hand grenades, host of explosive devices recovered at Bengaluru, after Bengal bombers confession

Bengaluru, July 09: The National Investigation Agency has recovered five fabricated hand grenades among other materials following the confession of a Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen, Bangladesh operative, who was arrested in the city recently.

The NIA said that it had recovered, five fabricated hand grenades, one timer device, three electric circuits, suspected explosive substance, different components for making IEDs/rockets and several other incriminating materials from a place under Soladevenahalli Police Station, North District of Bengaluru City.

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Key accused in inter-state fake currency racket arrested

New Delhi, June 10: The National Investigation Agency has arrested an absconding accused from West Bengal in connection with a fake currency case. He has been identified as Sabiruddin.

The case relates to the seizure of fake currency worth Rs 6,84,000 from four persons- Raju, Gangadhar, Sajjad Ali and Vanitha. During the investigations it was revealed that the accused persons along with their associates had conspired to procure fake currency from Bangladesh and supply the same in Malda, Bangalore and other parts of the country.

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