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Bombay HC upholds bail for Areeb Majeed, Kalyan resident accused of having Islamic State links
India

Bombay HC upholds bail for Areeb Majeed, Kalyan resident accused of having Islamic State links

The bench hearing the matter said it was upholding the lower court's order on the grounds of pendency of trial and not on merits of the case

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

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

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 ATS arrests Parbhani youth for suspected Islamic State links
India

Maharashtra ATS arrests Parbhani youth for suspected Islamic State links

Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad on Sunday arrested a youth from Parbhani for his alleged links to the Islamic State group.

Australia may help India nab Islamic State recruiter Areeb Majeed
World

Australia may help India nab Islamic State recruiter Areeb Majeed

Australian authorities indicated that they are considering sharing information about Majeed's email account with their Indian authorities

With incidents rising, intel agencies want law to deal with Indians trying to join Islamic State
India

With incidents rising, intel agencies want law to deal with Indians trying to join Islamic State

Nine people, who wanted to join IS, have been released in Bengaluru after they were deported from Turkey for trying to join IS by entering Syria.

Indian agencies write to Twitter, want location of IS tweet threatening attack on Obama's car
India

Indian agencies write to Twitter, want location of IS tweet threatening attack on Obama's car

Indian agencies have written to Twitter seeking the location from where threatening tweets were issued by alleged Islamic State (IS) terrorists, calling for a car bomb attack on US President Barack Obama during his India visit.

Family of second Kalyan boy who joined Islamic State gets call saying he's dead
India

Family of second Kalyan boy who joined Islamic State gets call saying he's dead

Shaheen Tanki, one of three youths from Kalyan, Mumbai who joined fighting for the Islamic State in Iraq could be dead, says reports.

ISIS recruit Areeb Majeed's judicial custody extended till 31 December
Mumbai

ISIS recruit Areeb Majeed's judicial custody extended till 31 December

The NIA on Wednesday told a special court in Mumbai that it has completed the interrogation of alleged ISIS recruit Areeb Majeed, after which he was remanded in judicial custody till 31 December.

Mehdi Biswas arrested: What is drawing educated Muslims to ISIS?
India

Mehdi Biswas arrested: What is drawing educated Muslims to ISIS?

The arrest of Bangalore-based Mehdi Masroor Biswas for managing the Twitter handle ISIS has again busted the myth that it’s only poor youth who go for turn to extremist activities.

Police claim ISIS recruit Areeb Majeed is a trained suicide bomber
India

Police claim ISIS recruit Areeb Majeed is a trained suicide bomber

India's intelligence agencies worst fears came true when the ISIS recruit from Kalyan, Areeb Majeed revealed to authorities that he has been provided training by Islamic State jihadists in carrying out suicide attacks.

Seduced by Islamic State: Areeb Majeed and the glamour of terror
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Seduced by Islamic State: Areeb Majeed and the glamour of terror

What is it about terror and youth? The answer, it seems, could well be no different to why so many of them idolise pop stars and celebrities: Glamour.

ISIS not fighting a holy war: Kalyan youth Areeb Majeed tells NIA
India

ISIS not fighting a holy war: Kalyan youth Areeb Majeed tells NIA

Areeb Majeed, suspected member of terror outfit Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), has revealed the names of the local contacts, who allegedly provided him the logistics to join the group to take part in the battle in Iraq, NIA officials said today.

Kalyan boy Areeb Majeed returns home: Story of a lucky 'jihadi' or ISIS ploy?
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Kalyan boy Areeb Majeed returns home: Story of a lucky 'jihadi' or ISIS ploy?

Is Majeed just another lucky ‘jihadi’ to get back home safe, after getting disenchanted with the IS as he was asked to do odd jobs like cleaning toilets or act as a guard, instead of allowing him to fight on battlefield?

Making of a jihadi: Facebook profile traces how Kalyan youth was drawn to IS
India

Making of a jihadi: Facebook profile traces how Kalyan youth was drawn to IS

The radicalisation of Areeb Majeed, the boy from Kalyan who joined the Iraqi terrorist group ISIL began on online, according to a report.