Probe has to be conducted abroad to unearth all conspirators in gold smuggling case : NIA tells Court

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) probing the sensational gold smuggling case in Kerala has said an investigation has to be conducted abroad to unearth all conspirators in the crime. It has also said steps have been taken for issuing Blue corner notices against four accused currently in UAE through Interpol to secure them for investigation. “Investigation […]

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Al-Qaeda suspect sent to NIA custody till Dec 12 by court

A special court today gave the National Investigation Agency the custody of a British national, arrested for allegedly recruiting youths for Al- Qaeda to carry out terror activities, till December 12 for interrogation. Shamiun Rahman, who is of Bangladeshi origin, was sent to the NIA custody by special judge O P Saini during an in- […]

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NIA moves SC for order to probe Muslim man’s marriage matter

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) today moved the Supreme Court seeking an order to probe various aspects of the plea of a Muslim man whose marriage with a Hindu woman was annulled by the Kerala High Court that described the case as an instance of ‘love jehad’. A bench comprising Chief Justice J S Khehar […]

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Life sentence for Ajmer blast case convicts

A special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court here today sentenced Bhavesh Patel and Devendra Gupta to life in jail in the 2007 Ajmer Dargah blast case. The magistrate also imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on Patel (39) and Rs 5,000 on Gupta (41) after they were held guilty under relevant sections of the IPC, […]

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Burdwan blast accused taken in 14 days’ NIA custody

A city court today remanded Burdwan blast accused and key JMB figure Noor-ul-Haque, who was arrested yesterday, to 14 days’ custody of National Investigation Agency (NIA) till July 3. The remand order was passed by Additional Sessions Judge Gopal Chandra Karmakar. NIA counsel sought 14-day custody citing the gravity of the incident, its international ramifications […]

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2014: Names of Osama & ISIS surfaced in Delhi courts

Startling facts revealed by probe agencies on plots hatched by banned outfits made headlines in 2014 in Delhi courts which noted that Osama bin Laden was still the driving force for terror groups following footsteps of ISIS to create situation like Iraq and Syria. A tug of war was also witnessed between a federal agency […]

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Malegaon blasts: ATS says it has evidence against 9

The Anti-Terrorism Squad of Maharashtra police opposed the discharge applications of nine Muslim accused arrested in the 2006 Malegaon blasts case on Monday. The court had directed ATS to submit its say on the discharge applications, after one of the accused belonging to a right-wing Hindu group demanded that court seek replies of CBI and […]

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NIA files second charge sheet against Bhatkal, others

The NIA on Thursday filed its second chargesheet against Indian Mujahideen (IM) co-founder Yasin Bhatkal and his close associate Asadullah Akhtar in connection with a case of alleged conspiracy to carry out terror acts in the country. The supplementary charge sheet was filed before the court of district judge I S Mehta who posted the […]

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Samjhauta blast case: Aseemanand, 3 others formally charged

A special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court here Friday framed charges against Hindu leader Swami Aseemanand and three others in the Samjhauta train blast case. Following the framing of charges, Aseemanand and three others – Kamal Chand, Rajinder Chaudhary and Lokesh Sharma – will face trial for criminal conspiracy, murder, attempt to murder, sedition and […]

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Forced to sign blank papers, suspected terrorist tells court

Suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operative Abu Jundal Monday told a court here that he was forced to sign some documents and blank papers by National Investigation Agency (NIA) personnel and Maharashtra Police. Meanwhile, the NIA supplied a copy of the chargesheet filed against him to his counsel M.S. Khan. Jundal told District Judge I.S. Mehta that […]

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