Lucknow encounter confirms Islamic State threat to India is near and real

Lucknow encounter confirms Islamic State threat to India is near and real

New Delhi : The Madhya Pradesh Police on Tuesday blamed the Islamic State for the Bhopal-Ujjain passenger train which injured nine people. Closely connected to this attack was the 12-hour long encounter in Lucknow, in which the Uttar Pradesh ATS gunned down a suspected terrorist linked to the Khoarasan module of the Islamic State. “After opening the doors of the

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ATS questioned and counselled Keralite for trying to join Islamic State

ATS questioned and counselled Kerala boy for trying to join ISIS

New Delhi : Timely intervention by the Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) questioned and counselled the 22-year-old computer engineering student Javed from Kerala from joining the ISIS after he came in contact with a suspected recruiter of the terrorist group on Facebook. A chance conversation led to daily chats. It was just another day in June when Javed logged onto Facebook and scrolled

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Online search for sex slaves led Parbhani youth to Islamic State: ATS

Online search for sex slaves led Parbhani youth to Islamic State: Cops

Aurangabad : Investigating agencies say the Parbhani-based ISIS suspect ‘s inclination towards the terror outfit stemmed from his attraction for sex slaves. After a discreet operation for about three months, the state Anti-Terrorism Squad sleuths arrested 31-year-old Naser, alias Qadir Bin Abu-bakr Yafai Chaush, from Parbhani, nearly 187km from Aurangabad, on July 14, for his suspected ISIS connections. The probe

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Beef ban prompted Maharashtra youth to join Islamic State: ATS

Beef ban prompted Maharashtra youth to join Islamic State: ATS

The ATS suspects that the IED prepared by the accused could have been used in the upcoming festive season. Mumbai : The ban on beef trade imposed by the incumbent BJP-led Maharashtra government and the killing of Mohammad Akhlaq in Dadri, allegedly instigated the two arrested Parbhani youth to join the globally banned terrorist organisation Islamic State (IS), sources in

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