Friday, 2 December, 2022

Topic: NIA

NIA takes custody of jailed gangster Lawrence Bishnoi for questioning in terror case

Bishnoi, lodged in Bathinda jail, was arrested after the NIA found that most of the conspiracies were hatched from inside his cell and were being executed by an organised network.

‘Consider his age’, says SC after NIA opposes Bhima Koregaon accused Navlakha’s house arrest plea

Top court expresses concern over delay in progress of the case. It asks NIA to come back with conditions that can be imposed on Navlakha when he is under house arrest.

Tamil Nadu govt recommends NIA probe into Coimbatore blast as possible terror angle emerges

Five held so far in connection with LPG blast that left 1 dead. Decision to hand over probe taken at high-level meet chaired by CM Stalin, day after cops slapped UAPA on the suspects.

Sidhu Moosewala’s ‘rakhi sister’, ace singer—Afsana Khan’s is a story of struggle, drama

The 27-year-old singer was summoned by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in an ongoing probe into the murder of Punjabi pop sensation Sidhu Moosewala.

50-day planning, 93 locations, 106 arrests — how NIA, ED executed India’s 1st ‘coordinated raids’

Raids carried out at houses & offices of leaders of the Islamic outfit, PFI, & its allied organisations. Arrested include PFI co-founder P. Koya, chairman O.M.A. Salem & SDPI president E. Aboobacker.

Stones thrown, petrol bomb hurled in Kerala as PFI stages hartal after arrest of 106 members

PFI has called a 12-hour strike to protest against the arrests of their party members Thursday by NIA & other agencies for allegedly supporting terror activities in the country.

What is PFI, how it’s ‘linked’ to banned terror outfit SIMI & why it’s on every agency’s hit list

In 2017, NIA had filed a report recommending ban on PFI. Delhi and UP police & ED are probing the outfit's role in various cases including 2020 riots and Hathras unrest.

Over 100 arrested in anti-terror raids across 11 states, NIA says ‘largest ever’

The arrested belonged to the Popular Front of India (PFI) and were detained due to terror-funding activities. The ED has been investigating the 'financial links' of the PFI.

Amit Shah inaugurates NIA office in Raipur, reaffirms zero-tolerance towards terrorism

Shah lauded the NIA for establishing itself as a "prime anti-terror agency" in the world, and setting a target of a 100 per cent conviction rate, currently standing at 94.23 per cent.

NIA arrests Delhi business baron, owner of popular clubs, in Mundra Port drug haul case

NIA sources say Kabir Talwar was the 'kingpin on the Indian side' & allegedly smuggled drugs, sold them to peddlers & sent the money to people in Afghanistan using hawala channels.

On Camera


Prannoy Roy in Abu Dhabi

You can call NDTV elitist, anglicised. But it defended democracy, gave us Ravish Kumar

In all these years of covering elections on NDTV, I do not recall a single occasion when I was asked or even hinted to say or not say something. I disagreed with Prannoy Roy off-screen and on-screen and that was never a problem.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.


A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.