Court to pronounce quantum of sentence tomorrow: Bodh Gaya blasts

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A special NIA court here, which had last week convicted five Indian Mujahideen militants in the 2013 Bodh Gaya blasts case, today deferred till tomorrow the pronouncement of quantum of sentence. Special NIA Judge Manoj Kumar Sinha posted the matter after hearing arguments from the prosecution, which pressed for severe punishment to the convicts, and… Read more »

10 LeT men charged for preparing to revive outfit’s activities in India

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The NIA today charged suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operatives Sheikh Abdul Naeem and others in a Delhi court for allegedly preparing to revive the terror outfit’s activities in India on the directions of Pakistan-based handlers. The National Investigation Agency (NIA) named 10 persons — five of whom have been arrested, while the rest are absconding —… Read more »

Terror funding: NIA files charge sheet against Hafiz Saeed

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The National Investigation Agency (NIA) today filed a charge sheet in a Delhi court against terror masterminds Hafiz Saeed and Syed Salahuddin and ten Kashmiri separatists in a case of alleged terror funding and secessionist activities in the valley. The charge sheet was filed by the probe agency before Additional Sessions Judge Tarun Sherawat, who… Read more »

Seizure of demonetised notes: Court sends 9 to NIA custody

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A Delhi court today sent nine persons, arrested in connection with the seizure of Rs 36 crore worth of old currency allegedly linked to terror activities in Jammu and Kashmir, to NIA custody. District Judge Poonam Bamba allowed the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to interrogate the accused till November 21. The public prosecutor, appearing for… Read more »

Malegaon: SC for final hearing on plea against Sadhvi on Oct 31

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The Supreme Court today fixed October 31 for the final hearing of a plea challenging the Bombay High Court order granting bail to Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, an accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case. A bench comprising Justices R K Agarwal and S Abdul Nazeer listed the matter for final hearing after counsel for… Read more »

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

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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… Read more »

‘Evidence against Purohit, not Thakur in Malegaon blast’

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The NIA told the Supreme Court today there were “several incriminating circumstances” against accused Lt Col Shrikant Purohit, which proved his “deep involvement and complicity” in the 2008 Malegaon blast case. The National Investigation Agency (NIA), however, told a bench comprising Justices R K Agarwal and M M Shantanagoudar it had not found “sufficient evidence”… Read more »

NIA charge sheets three in Mysuru blast

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Youth gets life term for killing girlfriend's parents

The NIA today filed a charge sheet against three men for their alleged involvement in a blast in Mysuru court premises last year, and claimed they had formed an outfit ‘Base Movement’ to further the objectives of banned terror group Al Qaeda. The charge sheet was filed in a special NIA court here against Nainar… Read more »