NATIONAL INVESTIGATION AGENCY
Maharashtra to probe ‘snooping’; NIA takes over Koregaon case
“The cyber cell of the Maharashtra police has been asked to look into complaints from different quarters on the phone tapping/snooping," home minister Anil Deshmukh told. However, the Centre chose NIA to pursue the Bhima-Koregaon case, where activists and lawyers have been charged with sedition and left-wing extremism.
Centre transferred Koregaon-Bhima probe to NIA without state's consent: Deshmukh
Deshmukh tweeted on Friday evening that the Centre took this...
NIA probes disgraced DSP Davinder Singh, taken to undisclosed location
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has brought the disgraced Depu...
NIA takes over probe against Davinder Singh, Hizbul terrorists
An NIA spokesperson said that it has re-registered the case against Singh and the three terrorists, who were arrested along with arms and ammunition while travelling in a car. Earlier, a team of NIA officials, including an Inspector General rank official, reached Srinagar and collected all the information from police in Jammu and Srinagar.
ET Explains: Why Yogi Adityanath wants a ban on Popular Front of India (PFI)
Set up in February 17, 2007, the PFI initiated its operations as a branch of three state-level organisations - the National Development Fund (NDF) Kerala, Karnataka Forum for Dignity (KFD) Karnataka and Manitha Neethi Pasiray (MNP) Tamil Nadu. The outfit boasts of a structural presence in 17 states in India.
Indian Navy bans smartphones, social media on bases, ships
"All social networking platforms including Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and other messengers from here on now will not be allowed at the naval bases and ships," said a senior Indian Navy officer. On December 20, Intelligence agencies busted an espionage racket linked to Pakistan with the arrest of seven Indian Navy personnel and a hawala operator.
Seven Navy sailors, hawala operator held for spying for Pakistan
The eight, arrested from different parts of the country, were produced before a National Investigation Agency (NIA) Court in Vijayawada which ordered them to be remanded in judicial custody till January 3. They were charged the Official Secrets Act, 1923.
Maximum 5.42 lakh people will benefit by amended Citizenship Act: Himanta Biswa Sarma
Scores of protesters including Jamia students, policemen and locals were injured, four public buses were torched and over 100 private vehicles were damaged in the violence and arson. The complaint filed with the Delhi Police accused Sisodia, AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan and other party leaders of "hatching criminal conspiracy" and "inciting violence".
Zakir Naik recently tried to cross over to Maldives but was not allowed: Nasheed
Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik recently tried to cross over to Maldives from Malaysia but the island nation did not allow it, Maldives' Parliament Speaker Mohamed Nasheed said on Friday.
Guwahati police chief removed, several officers transferred amid CAB protests in Assam
In a major reshuffle, the Assam government on Thursday replaced the Guwahati Police commissioner and a senior officer responsible for law and order in the state, amid violent protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill.
NIA court convicts six in 2016 ISIS terror plot case
Manseed Muhmood, Swalih Mohammed, Rashid Ali, Ramshad, Safvan and Moinuddin have been found guilty under various sections of the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) including offences relating to membership of a terrorist organisation and support given to a terrorist organisation. Special judge P Krishnakumar, however, acquitted Jasim N K.
Bengaluru: NIA unearths multi-city terror web
Massive anti-terror crackdown by the National Investigation Agency (NIA). NIA unearths a multi-city terror web.Bengaluru: NIA unearths multi...
NIA to host first counter-terrorism cooperation exercise for 'Quad' countries
The exercise is being conducted as the partner countries have resolved to take the international counter-terror offensive, preparedness, mitigation and synergy to the next level and therefore the table-top exercise would be attended by CT (counter-terrorism) officials and security experts of the Quad countries.
IS will try to go glocal, says India at Oz anti-terror summit
The Indian delegation to the two day seminar on terrorism was led by minister of state G Kishan Reddy, who is also in charge of internal security at the home ministry. Discussing case studies on Islamic State-inspired modules, New Delhi said that most suspects were loosely connected to the Caliphate but followed its ideology.
India calls for united global effort against terror financing
Addressing the inaugural session of the 'No Money For Terror' conference, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy expressed India's concern over the tacit support some nations are extending to terror groups. There is a need for a united global effort against all those who support terror or help generate finances for terrorism, he said.
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