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.
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Yogi Adityanath govt in Uttar Pradesh should concentrate on image makeover of police from thana level
Over the past years, a vast state like Uttar Pradesh has been plagued with complete indifference on part of the police, thereby requiring a major surgery. And the treatment must start from the thana.
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.
A suspected terrorist was killed in the wee hours in Lucknow on Wednesday after 12 hours of anti-terror operation, police said.
Two suspected Islamic State terrorists, who were allegedly planning to carry out serial blasts at some religious places in Gujarat in the next couple of days, were arrested by the state Anti-Terrorism Squad from Rajkot and Bhavnagar
Sagar Gorkhe and Ramesh Gaichor, members of the Kabir Kala Manch, who were arrested by the ATS for their alleged connection with Naxals, were granted bail by the Supreme Court after four years in jail. They are now ready to get back to the streets with their new songs.
The families of the Malegaon 2008 blasts 'missing' suspects — Ramchandra Kalsangra and Sandeep Dange — on Tuesday sought a probe into a police officer's claims that they died while in custody of Maharashtra's Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS).
In an official acknowledgement, the Islamic State on Tuesday confirmed the death of Aman Tandel, the Kalyan youth who left for Syria to fight for the Islamic State, a report published in DNA said.
A former officer of Maharashtra's Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) claimed that two accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case, who were thought to be absconding, were killed by the ATS in December 2008.
The NIA has refuted allegations of state ATS that it conducted investigation in the 2006 Malegaon bomb blasts case in a pre-determined and calculated manner to negate the effects of earlier probe by ATS and CBI.
SIMI encounter: BJP dubs Pakistan High Commission 'ISI's den', slams Congress for insulting security forces
BJP on Tuesday called the Pakistan High Commission here "a den of ISI" after the recent arrest of its staffer in an espionage case, while hitting out at the Congress and other opposition parties for demoralising security forces by raising doubts over the killing of eight SIMI activists
A day after eight SIMI activists were killed in an alleged police encounter following a daring prison break in Bhopal, their families have decided to approach the Madhya Pradesh High Court seeking a CBI probe into what they dubbed as "cold-blooded murders".
In light of so many doubts over the police version of the encounter of SIMI operatives, it is fair to assume there is more than what meets the eye.
Just a few hours after killing the eight SIMI members in an encounter, police officials in Bhopal were finding it difficult to face the media and evaded questions about the circumstances surrounding the encounter.
Sharad Pawar said earlier on Tuesday that the agency was "terrorising" Muslim youth.
On Wednesday, Maharashtra government opposed an NIA court's decision to acquit eight people in the 2006 Malegaon blasts case.
Eknath Khadse, who last week resigned from Maharashtra cabinet over multiple allegations of wrongdoing, is likely to be exonerated by the state police in connection with the charge that he received calls from fugitive mob boss Dawood Ibrahim, a senior official said.
The hacker who procured call record data of a Pakistani telecom firm, purportedly showing calls from gangster Dawood Ibrahim's Karachi house to the mobile of Maharashtra Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse, did not turn up before the police.
As part of the charge sheet filed by the NIA, a confidential letter written by the Deputy Directorate General of Military Intelligence in 2011 to the then Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad chief Rakesh Maria has also been submitted.