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Uttar Pradesh ATS remands suspected Hizbul Mujahideen operative to 12-day custody
India

Uttar Pradesh ATS remands suspected Hizbul Mujahideen operative to 12-day custody

A court in Maharajganj on Monday remanded suspected Hizbul Mujahideen operative Naseer Ahmad in 12 days custody of Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorism Squad.

Malegaon blasts: Here's all you need to know about the 2008 attacks
India

Malegaon blasts: Here's all you need to know about the 2008 attacks

The 2006 Malegaon bombings were a series of bomb blasts that happened on 8 September 2006 in Malegaon, a town in the Nashik district of Maharashtra, 290 km from Mumbai. Here's all you need to know about the blasts.

Sadhvi Pragya gets bail: NIA not investigating Malegaon case, it's probing ATS' case, Rohini Salian told Firstpost
India

Sadhvi Pragya gets bail: NIA not investigating Malegaon case, it's probing ATS' case, Rohini Salian told Firstpost

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has returned to the limelight after it told the special court which is hearing the 2008 Malegaon blast matter, that there was no case against key accused Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur.

Lucknow encounter: ATS performed admirably, let's not overplay terrorist's Islamic State connection
India

Lucknow encounter: ATS performed admirably, let's not overplay terrorist's Islamic State connection

On 8 March, the Anti-Terrorism Squad of the Uttar Pradesh police neutralised Saifullah alias Ikrama, a dreaded terrorist believed to be inspired by the ISIS. Saifullah belonged to the ISIS Khorasan module, which is thought to be behind terror acts in India, Pakistan and Afghanistan, although its primary target remains India.

Lucknow encounter: Sartaj, and not his IS militant son Saifullah, is what Indian Islam is all about
India

Lucknow encounter: Sartaj, and not his IS militant son Saifullah, is what Indian Islam is all about

Sartaj, the father of slain Islamic State (IS) militant, Saifullah, is an ordinary man working in Kanpur’s leather industry

Lucknow terror siege: Slain operative was self radicalised, no IS link, says UP police
India

Lucknow terror siege: Slain operative was self radicalised, no IS link, says UP police

The Uttar Pradesh Police on Wednesday said the youth killed in an anti-terror operation here on Wednesday morning and his five arrested associates were "self-radicalised" and were trying to build an Islamic State Khorasan module in the city.

Ajmer Blast case: Swami Aseemanand acquitted, 3 others convicted by NIA court
India

Ajmer Blast case: Swami Aseemanand acquitted, 3 others convicted by NIA court

Swami Aseemanand, an accused in the 2007 Ajmer Dargah blast case, was acquitted along with 10 others while three accused were convicted in a special National Investigation Agency (NIA) Special Court in Jaipur on Wednesday.

AAP demands SC monitored probe into BJP's  alleged links with Bhopal ISI agents
Politics

AAP demands SC monitored probe into BJP's alleged links with Bhopal ISI agents

The AAP on Thursday demanded a Supreme Court monitored probe into the alleged links of the BJP with ISI agents arrested in Bhopal last week.

Uran on high alert: Second NSG battalion deployed as officials fear another 26/11
Mumbai

Uran on high alert: Second NSG battalion deployed as officials fear another 26/11

A day after a high alert was sounded along the coast of Mumbai and adjoining areas on Thursday after a suspicious group of men were spotted near a naval base at Uran in Raigad district, a second battalion of the National Security Guard (NSG) has been deployed at the site

The Radicalisation Series: Analysing the threat to Muslim youths in Maharashtra
India

The Radicalisation Series: Analysing the threat to Muslim youths in Maharashtra

In an exclusive four-part series on radicalisation in India, Tufail Ahmad examines a variety of conditions and scenarios that have made it possible to radicalise youths in Maharashtra, Hyderabad, Kerala and indeed, India as a whole

Maharashtra govt transfers supervising authority of Force One to Anti-Terrorism Squad, again
India

Maharashtra govt transfers supervising authority of Force One to Anti-Terrorism Squad, again

The Maharashtra government has reportedly changed the supervising authority of Force One, the crack unit created on the lines of National Security Guard (NSG) meant for counter-terrorism activities after the 26/11 terror attack.

Zakir Naik case: Mumbai police closes in on preacher as single link remains to be established
Mumbai

Zakir Naik case: Mumbai police closes in on preacher as single link remains to be established

Investigating agencies like the NIA, ATS, and the crime branch and special team of the Mumbai Police are very close to the pointing fingers at Zakir Naik

Malegaon blast probe: NIA accuses Maha ATS of using torture to extract confessional statements
India

Malegaon blast probe: NIA accuses Maha ATS of using torture to extract confessional statements

The NIA has questioned the Maharashtra ATS' handling of Malegaon blast case in which it is accused of torturing to extract confessional statements.

NIA arrest madrassa owner for allegedly planning terror attacks
India

NIA arrest madrassa owner for allegedly planning terror attacks

A self-proclaimed cleric has been arrested by NIA officials for allegedly planning terror attacks in the country.

Maha cops block 94 websites IS used to radicalise youth; ATS to launch deradicalisation website
India

Maha cops block 94 websites IS used to radicalise youth; ATS to launch deradicalisation website

Influence of terror outfit Islamic State is being seen in nearly a dozen states, including Maharashtra, where police have blocked 94 websites being used to radicalise the youth, a top official said on Sunday.

Missing Mumbai youth suspected to have joined Islamic State detained in Pune
Mumbai

Missing Mumbai youth suspected to have joined Islamic State detained in Pune

Anti Terrorism Squad has detained a person suspecting that he was one of the three missing Mumbai youths suspected to have joined Islamic State (IS).

Mumbai auto-driver overhears suspicious conversation, reports alleged terror plot to police
Mumbai

Mumbai auto-driver overhears suspicious conversation, reports alleged terror plot to police

The Anti Terrorism Squad (ATS) and Crime Branch officials received a tip-off about an alleged terror plot in Mumbai from an unexpected source - an auto driver who overheard a suspicious conversation between his passengers.

ATS arrest Islamic State sympathiser plotting terror strikes in Mumbai
Mumbai

ATS arrest Islamic State sympathiser plotting terror strikes in Mumbai

The online discussions about a plan to target an American school in the city alerted the ATS, which led to his arrest.

Kavita Karkare, wife of former ATS chief killed in 26/11 attacks, passes away
Mumbai

Kavita Karkare, wife of former ATS chief killed in 26/11 attacks, passes away

Kavita Karkare, wife of slain Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) chief Hemant Karkare, passed away on Monday after suffering from a brain hemorrhage.

Rajasthan: Police arrest one more suspected IM member
India

Rajasthan: Police arrest one more suspected IM member

Rajasthan Police's Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) on Sunday arrested one more suspected member of the Indian Mujahideen, officials said.