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ISIS-trained Kerala woman convicted of conspiring to wage war against India, Iraq

Subahani Haja Moideen was arrested by the NIA in 2016 following a crackdown in Tamil Nadu. The quantum of her sentence will be pronounced Monday.
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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.
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NIA chargesheets 5 from Delhi, Pune, Hyderabad & Kashmir for alleged links with Islamic State

The accused have been charge-sheeted for conspiring to create disaffection against govt, promoting enmity among different religious communities & committing subversive activities.
Delhi Police with an alleged ISIS operative (Centre) after arresting him last night from central Delhi's Ridge Road area on 22 August | PTI Photo

Islamic State operative held in Delhi had planned terror strikes, says police

DCP (Special Cell) said that Mohammad Mustakeem Khan, had planned a terror strike on 15 August, which failed due to heavy security & had been in an operation for the last one year.
Delhi Police personnel stand guard at Model Town police colony, identified as a Covid-19 hotspot, during the on 16 April 2020 | Kamal Kishore | PTI

Delhi Police arrests suspected Islamic State operative with IEDs

The accused was arrested Friday from Ridge Road, between Dhaula Kuan and Karol Bagh, after an exchange of gunfire.
The gurudwara in Kabul that was bombed in March | Photo: ANI

DNA test shows Kabul gurdwara bomber was Afghan, not Indian from Kerala’s Kasargod

Indian intelligence agencies and the NIA have been informed by Afghan authorities that the man who was part of the 25 March attack is not ‘Abu Khalid al-Hindi’.
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UN report warns of significant number of ISIS terrorists in Kerala, Karnataka

The report added that the al-Qaida, which has between 150 and 200 militants from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Myanmar, is planning attacks in the region.
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ISIS will hit back, and the world distracted by Covid is not paying attention

There are striking similarities between current ISIS attacks and developments and events that happened in 2013-14 when it seized territories in Iraq and Syria.
ISKP leader Aslam Farooqi | ANI

From Kashmir to Kabul — why Pakistan wants extradition of ISKP leader caught in Afghanistan

The ringleader of the terrorist group ISKP, Aslam Farooqi, was arrested with 19 other terrorists, after a deadly attack on a gurdwara in Afghanistan.
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Arrested for Kabul attack, Faroqi could prove IS-K links to Pakistan: Afghan vice president

Afghanistan's Vice President Amrullah Saleh said Aslam Faroqi might prove to be a "treasure of intelligence" given that he is a Pakistan national who operates from Peshawar.

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Harley-Davidson riding away reflects poorly on both US icon and Modi’s ‘Make in India’

Modi’s ambitious plans to ‘Make in India’ could have been helped by a symbolic gesture to hold on to Harley, a premium manufacturer with an outsize brand.

Defence

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India, China working on Ladakh peace formula — alternate week patrolling, after disengagement

Patrolling in alternate weeks has been the established practice in the Northeast, and has worked well, barring the occasional face-off.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Suspect all, fix all? Is that the motto of our new ‘National Suspicion State’?

It’s not just Modi government or BJP, but even state governments, judiciary are getting caught in a ‘we suspect all’ mindset. Is India becoming a National Suspicion State?