Saturday, 28 May, 2022
TopicNational Investigation Agency

Topic: National Investigation Agency

As non-BJP states retaliate to Modi govt’s ‘triple weapon’ attacks, a new MAD doctrine rises

Non-BJP chief ministers are retaliating. If Centre can use its agencies to threaten, intimidate and jail its rivals, so can they. The fightback has become an established pattern and will get more intense.

‘Faceless hybrid terrorists’: How Pakistani groups create unrest in Kashmir, according to NIA

NIA says new cadres being inducted don't have a record with police or intelligence agencies, and are locals. They carry out attacks and then mingle with populace.

How a heroin racket linking Afghanistan, Pakistan to India’s Punjab, UP & Tamil Nadu was busted

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.

White residue, ‘Talc’ WhatsApp group, hawala — how Rs 21,000-cr Mundra drug bust was ‘cracked’

NIA chargesheet, accessed by ThePrint, tells the story of an audacious heroin racket with links from Afghanistan, Iran, and Pakistan, to Punjab, UP, Tamil Nadu.

NIA chargesheet in Mundra drugs case claim key accused had links to ‘terror outfits in Pakistan’

Nearly 3,000 kgs of heroin had been seized from Gujarat's Mundra Port in September last year. Monday's chargesheet was filed against 16 accused, including Afghan & Iranian nationals.

NIA asks Germany to help track Indian collaborators of Sikh ‘terror operative’ Multani

Security agencies in December had intercepted a series of calls in which Multani was allegedly heard discussing smuggling of arms & ammunition from across the border, for attacks in India.

LeT wanted to set train afire, target sleeping passengers: NIA Darbhanga blast chargesheet

The LeT operatives were acting on the directions of a Pakistan-based handler, says the chargesheet in the case of the 17 June explosion at Darbhanga station in Bihar.

SC rejects NIA’s plea challenging Bombay HC’s bail to Sudha Bharadwaj in Bhima Koregaon case

'We see no reason to interfere with the high court order,' said the bench while refusing to consider the submissions raised by NIA.

NIA files chargesheet against 3 for hurling bombs at West Bengal MLA’s office

The case pertains to hurling of several bombs adjacent to the office gate of MLA Pawan Kumar Singh in September, targeting him and his family members, an NIA official said.

NIA probes its own gallantry-awardee SP for ‘espionage, extortion’ in Khurram Parvez case

According to a NIA source, SP Arvind Digvijay Negi allegedly leaked sensitive information to Khurram Parvez, a J&K human rights activist booked under UAPA.

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Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and former PM Imran Khan | Photos from Facebook

Jinnah said Pakistan would be a ‘laboratory’. Experiments by Imran, Shehbaz prove him so right

If Yasin Malik’s sentence is a call for condemnation, then why is the establishment forgetting Hafiz Saeed? But neither Shehbaz nor Imran Khan would take note.

RBI sets aside more money for rainy day, payout drops

The central bank approved the transfer of 303.1 billion rupees to the government from its surplus funds, a third of the 991.2 billion rupees it had given last year.


NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.