Two arrested in Goa (India) for distributing Islamic State pamphlets

Superintendent of Police (North Goa) Umesh Gaonkar

Panaji : Two persons, who were arrested in Goa (India) for distributing pamphlets with IS written on them, were released by the district administration on Tuesday. Addressing a press conference here, Superintendent of Police (North Goa) Umesh Gaonkar also said that verification of their antecedents had not revealed any terror links. He added that the content of the pamphlets seized

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Unholy nexus: IS sympathisers in India use al Qaeda software for secrecy

Unholy nexus: IS sympathisers in India use al Qaeda software for secrecy

New Delhi : A group of alleged Islamic State (IS) sympathisers, conspiring to target police stations in Hyderabad, used a host of encrypted applications, including one developed by al Qaeda’s propaganda arm, in order to keep their communication secure, the National Investigation Agency has said. Al-Fajr Media Centre distributes al Qaeda’s online propaganda material. Its technical branch al-Fajr Technical Committee

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NIA chargesheet against Mohammed Masiuddin: IS man planned attack on Mother House in Kolkata

NIA chargesheet against Mohammed Masiuddin: IS man planned attack on Mother House

Considered it frequented by foreigners; wanted revenge for attacks against Libya, Syria: Sources Kolkata : Suspected Islamic state member Mohammed Masiuddin alias Musa, 25, allegedly had planned to attack the Mother House, headquarters of the Missionaries of Charity located in Mullick Bazar in Kolkata. This is according to a December 23 chargesheet filed by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in

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India Bans Use of ‘ISIS’, Unflattering ‘Daesh’ Must be Used Instead

India Bans Use of 'ISIS', Unflattering 'Daesh' Must be Used Instead

India’s Internal Security Division has ordered that terror group ISIS will now only be referred by its Arabic acronym Daesh. The word Daesh is phonetically similar to Daes or Dahes in Arabic which means intolerance and spitefulness. India hopes to lessen the lure of the terror outfit by playing on the uncomplimentary meaning of the word. New Delhi : What’s

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U.S. Embassy in India warns Americans of Islamic State attack threat

U.S. Embassy in India warns Americans of Islamic State attack threat

New Delhi (Reuters) : The U.S. Embassy in New Delhi issued a security message to American citizens in India on Tuesday to be vigilant following reports that Islamic State may be planning to attack targets there. “Recent Indian media reports indicate ISIL’s desire to attack targets in India,” the advisory said, warning of an increased threat to places frequented by

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Tripura: Two ISIS suspects held from Badharghat railway station, gets jail custody

Tripura: Two ISIS suspects held from railway station, gets jail custody

Agartala : Two persons suspected of having link with ISIS were arrested due to their suspicious movement in the Badharghat railway station on Wednesday. They were identified as Zamil Khan (60) and Ismail Khan (22). They were first spotted by General Railway Police. After a thorough search, they recovered nine mobile SIM cards and six mobile phones from them. Later,

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