Friday, 7 October, 2022
TopicISIS in India

Topic: ISIS in India

Engineer from Ranchi built drones for IS, revolutionised terror tech. Now he’s in Turkish jail

Mystery surrounds Arshiyan Haider, an AMU-educated engineer, who helped upgrade IS drones and missiles. ThePrint follows his trail from India to Saudi Arabia and Turkey.

Gorakhnath temple attack accused took oath of Ansar ul-Tawhid, linked to ISIS: UP Police

The UP ATS said that Murtaza allegedly transferred a total of Rs. 8.5 lakhs to different accounts in Europe and US “to support the terror activities of the organisation via ISIS supporters.”

Suspect in Gorakhnath Math attack is ‘self-radicalised introvert, wanted to join IS but could not’

Ahmed Murtaza, accused in Gorakhpur Math attack, allegedly acted alone but intelligence and police agencies investigating whether case could be symptom of ‘IS expansion’ in India.

NIA files charge sheet against suspected ISIS terrorist in al Hind Bengaluru module case

Shihabudeen has been charged under sections of the IPC, the Arms Act and UAPA for his alleged involvement in collecting and supplying arms and ammunition in Mumbai.

NIA arrests 3 under UAPA in Kashmir for allegedly conspiring to spread ISIS propaganda

During the searches at the premises of the arrested accused, the NIA recovered a large number of incriminating documents, multiple digital devices and T-shirts with the ISIS logo.

Bombay HC upholds bail to alleged ISIS member Areeb Majeed on grounds of pendency of trial

Disposing of an appeal filed by NIA, the high court directed Majeed to furnish Rs 1 lakh as surety and also directed him not to leave Kalyan in Thane district, where he resides.

Why fewer Indians have joined ISIS

Counter-terrorism and security experts need to be aware of inhibiting factors that protect the Indian society from the menace of transnational terrorism.

‘Bigger terror plot revealed’ after arrest of suspected IS terrorists in Delhi, Karnataka, TN

‘Foreign handlers’ of terror groups have activated several sleeper cells to recruit, radicalise, train and arm people, and get them to join the Islamic State.

Arrested ‘IS-linked’ group inspired by Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, says Maharashtra ATS

The accused, who were allegedly planning a mass killing at a temple, were inspired by speeches of Zakir Naik, who has been charged with money laundering.

NIA conducts searches across Tamil Nadu in Ansurallah terror module case

The searches come a day after NIA got custody of 16 people arrested for allegedly attempting to set up a terror outfit called Ansarullah.

On Camera


Jaishankar to embark on his 1st visit to New Zealand from Oct 5

G20 has 5 daunting challenges and India’s presidency can turn this crisis into opportunity

India should highlight its leadership in low-cost vaccine tech, effective health immunisation delivery, generic pharmaceutical manufacturing, and solar energy.
Falguni Nayar, Nykaa's founder & CEO, and Sima Ganwani Ved, Apparel Group's founder & chairwoman, pose for a picture during a strategic alliance announcement in Mumbai, on 6 October 2022 | Reuters

Nykaa forge ties with Dubai’s Apparel Group to expand business in Gulf countries

Falguni Nayar, the online retailer founder and CEO, said the two companies would together build a multi-brand beauty retail business with Nykaa holding a 55% stake of the entity.


Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.