Thursday, 11 August, 2022
TopicNIA

Topic: NIA

NIA arrests ‘highly-radicalised’ Bihar man involved in spreading ‘jihad’ against India

Ali Asgar from Siswaniya village was the seventh accused arrested in connection with a probe into activities of the banned Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh outfit, an official said.

Home Ministry hands over Udaipur tailor murder probe to anti-terror agency NIA

Two accused in the gruesome murder have been arrested; Centre says any 'international link' would be thoroughly probed.

NIA arrests key accused in J&K’s Sunjwan terror attack

The case pertains to indiscriminate firing by unknown terrorists in which one assistant sub-inspector of CISF was martyred and several others were injured.

Kashmir separatist Yasin Malik convicted in 2017 terror-funding case days after pleading guilty

Yasin Malik had last Tuesday told court he was not contesting the charges against him and was 'ready to face whatever is next'.

‘Ready to face whatever’s next’: What Yasin Malik said about guilty plea in terror-funding case

‘Friend of the court’, advocate Akhand Pratap Singh, says he tried to make Malik understand consequences of pleading guilty, but he made up his mind not to face trial.

‘Give Gautam Navlakha speedy trial, bail,’ says rights body, wants NIA off Bhima Koregaon case

Delhi-based civil liberties group Peoples Union for Democratic Rights seeks immediate bail and fair trial for all accused in Bhima Koregaon case, calls for repeal of UAPA.

10x rise in heroin seizures, Gujarat tells drug panel, wants Coast Guard to track with drones

At meeting of Narco Coordination Centre, chaired by Amit Shah, Gujarat admits it's facing challenges. Karnataka & Maharashtra flag problem of foreigners overstaying their visa.

NIA arrests gallantry awardee IPS officer for ‘leaking sensitive documents’ to Lashkar-e-Taiba

Arvind Digvijay Negi, who had served in the NIA for over a decade, was on the agency’s radar for a year and was called for questioning twice last year.

NIA team to visit Germany to probe SFJ operative Multani for ‘planning attacks on India’

NIA says 'no reports on Multani’s involvement in the Ludhiana court blast yet', adds that he had never been on their radar earlier. Punjab Police, however, have a record of him.

NIA seeks urgent hearing of its plea in SC against default bail granted to Sudha Bharadwaj

Bhardwaj, arrested on 28 August 2018 is one of the several activists in the Bhima Koregaon case, booked under provisions of UAPA for an alleged conspiracy to topple the Modi govt.

On Camera

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File photo of Sterlite copper unit at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu | By special arrangement

Shut since 2018 violence, TN Sterlite plant’s closure cost economy Rs 14,749 cr, says study

Copper plant in Thoothukudi was closed after protests turned violent & police firing left 13 people dead. Job losses one of major impacts, says study by NGO CUTS International.

Defence

Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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