Examining five decisions of the Supreme Court that were not matters that required the apex court’s scrutiny.
The case in Kerala is not about religion. It is about a woman whose basic rights are being curtailed by the courts, her parents and self-styled protectors.
The controversial preacher has been accused of spreading hatred by his provocative speeches, funding terrorists and laundering several crores of rupees over the years.
In September 2015, the Union home ministry had declared the NSCN(K) a banned outfit for five years after it broke the ceasefire agreement with the central government.
“These reports are being generated and sustained only because Islamophobia is so rampant in Kerala, across parties.”
The Kerala police is competent enough to conduct the investigation, the state government’s affidavit says, and would have sent a report to the Centre if any scheduled offences were discovered.
Y.C. Modi’s probe into the murder of a BJP leader was slammed by the Gujarat high court for “ineptitude resulting into injustice”. He will be next director of the National Investigation Agency.
Kamran Yusuf was held in Kashmir on September 4 for allegedly instigating stone pelting, but has not been formally charged.
The order came after the NIA told the court that the marriage in question could be part of a ‘larger mechanism’ to convert Hindu girls to Islam.
An NIA special court found the 14 guilty of diverting government funds to buy arms to carry out attacks on security forces between 2006 and 2009.
A special NIA court charged 26-year-old Areeb Majeed, who had allegedly joined the outfit ISIS in Iraq, on various charges of terrorism.
NIA officials from Hyderabad have said that they received orders from the headquarters not to appeal Aseemanand’s bail.
The agency has said that the blog, which collects and analyses communications from terror organisations, was used to encourage a young man from West Bengal to join ISIS.
This is the first case where operatives of the group have been convicted in a terror case.
The charge sheet will likely to be used by India in advocating its case for imposing sanctions against Azhar under the UN anti-terror law, officials said.
According to MEA spokesperson Vikas Swaroop, the initial details on the suspects were based on their statements to the investigators.
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The special court in Mumbai also questioned the National Investigation Agency for dropping charges against Sadhvi Pragya Thakur.
India had blamed the Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed and its supremo, Masood Azhar of masterminding the attack in January on India’s forward air base at Pathankot.
The agency has claimed the Maharashtra Anti Terrorist Squad invented the Hindu terror angle under political pressure. But facts indicate that Hindu fundamentalist organisations had begun to emerge in the state long before.
While the agency has the power and the right to disagree with the earlier investigation conducted by the Maharashtra ATS, the history of the Malegaon blasts case raises serious doubts about the integrity of the NIA’s own investigative efforts.
Thounaojam Brinda believes her checkered career in the Manipur police is because she is related by marriage to the veteran militant leader who has been in the custody of the National Investigation Agency since 2010.
Many former and serving bureaucrats have said Kumar was trying to build an unsustainable case against the accused, perhaps on the insistence of the BJP-led government, thereby shielding the actual culprits.
The investigation agency under the BJP-led regime seems reluctant to proceed with the cases where the role of Hindu terror networks has come to the fore.
As Islamabad’s envoy demurs, India insists it allowed the Pakistani joint investigation team to visit the Pathankot air base on the ‘basis of reciprocity’ and that the National Investigation Agency would like to visit Pakistan to take its terror investigations forward
The Centre ups the ante by linking the targets of the recent police crackdown in JNU to the notorious Pakistan-based Hafiz Saeed but students, teachers and the opposition are not buying this line.
Special Prosecutor Rohini Salian’s claims of being asked to go slow on the Malegaon blasts case raises disturbing questions