Islamic State had plans to target crucial defence bases in Maharashtra, Goa

IS had plans to target crucial defence bases in Maharashtra, Goa

The Islamic State (IS) had detailed plans to target crucial defence installations in Goa and Maharashtra. New Delhi : At a time when terror looms large over India, investigators questioning the chief of the Islamic State’s (IS) Indian wing have learnt that the terror group had detailed plans to target crucial defence installations in Goa and Maharashtra. The Maharashtra anti-terrorism

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How the Internet helped Islamic State snag terror recruits in India

How the Internet helped Islamic State snag terror recruits in India

Lucknow : Nobody ever thought Rizwan, a student of Buddha Inter College at Kushinagar, would hit the headlines one day. After all, he was just another 24-year-old youngster struggling with his textbooks – neither too good nor bad at studies, and definitely not destined for a life of fame. Today, Rizwan finds himself splashed across the pages of local newspapers,

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Mumbai ATS blocks 94 sites linked to Islamic State

Mumbai ATS blocks 94 sites linked to Islamic State

Pune : Mumbai Anti-terrorism Squad has blocked 94 websites suspected to have links with the Islamic State amid a national-wide crackdown on terrorism on Sunday. “Ninety-four websites used to radicalise people online have been blocked. We are monitoring websites and social media sites so that these are not mishandled. Any website used to propagate ISIS agenda is being blocked. We

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Islamic State letter threatens to kill Modi, Parrikar for banning beef in India

Islamic State letter threatens to kill Modi, Parrikar for banning beef in India

New Delhi : A letter allegedly signed by Islamic State has threatened to kill Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar for banning beef in India, the Hindustan Times reported. “Since you are not allowing beef to be consumed, you will be taken care of,” the letter read. The postcard was received at the Indian State Secretariat

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Islamic State threatens to kill Pune ATS officer who deradicalised young girl

Islamic State threatens to kill Pune ATS officer who deradicalised young girl

Mumbai : The Islamic State has reportedly threatened a Pune Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) member for deradicalising an Indian girl who wanted to join the terror group. As per CNN-IBN news channel, the Mumbai Police Commissioner’s office received a letter two weeks ago threatening Pune ATS officer Bhanupratap Barge. As per Mumbai Police sources, the letter was allegedly written by an

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Bharatiya Janata Party’s MLA Sangeet Som claims he got death threats from Islamic State

BJP MLA Sangeet Som claims he got death threat from ISIS

Meerut : Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Sangeet Som claimed that he received a death threat from the Islamic State (IS) on Saturday morning. Som claimed that he received two internet calls from a person speaking broken Hindi and identified themselves to be a member of the terrorist outfit in Syria and Iraq in his complaint to the local police. An

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Maharashtra ATS suspects three missing Mumbai youths have joined ISIS

Maharashtra ATS suspects three missing Mumbai youths have joined ISIS

Maharashtra ATS suspects three missing Mumbai youths have joined ISIS The Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) suspects that three men from Mumbai’s Malwani who went missing last week, have joined Islamic State of Iraq and Syria Mumbai : The Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) suspects that three men from Mumbai’s Malwani who went missing last week, have joined Islamic State of Iraq

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Scramble to stem spread of Islamic State: ATS blocks 80 ISIS websites

ATS blocks 80 ISIS websites

Mumbai : The Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad blocked 80 websites that were streaming Islamic State propaganda, figures obtained by mid-day show. This is almost thrice the number of such sites blocked last year (30), ATS officials told this paper. Alarmed by the aggressive attempts of the Salafi terror group to radicalise Indian youth, the ATS has started seeking help from Muslim

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