National Investigation Agency (NIA) is a central agency established by the Indian Government to combat terror in India. It acts as the Central Counter Terrorism Law Enforcement Agency. The agency is empowered to deal with terror related crimes across states without special permission from the states. The Agency came into existence with the enactment of the National Investigation Agency Act 2008 by the Parliament of India on 31 December 2008.
The NIA had accused Saeed and others, including Hizbul Mujahideen head Syed Salahuddin, of "conspiring to wage war against the government" and fomenting trouble in the Kashmir Valley. IndiaTimes - Published
The court issued notices to the NIA and four accused, radical right-wing activist Swami Aseemanand, Lokesh Sharma, Kamal Chauhan and Rajender Chaudhary — for March 14, on the plea of Rahila Vakil,.. IndiaTimes - Published
Moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has asked the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to question him in Srinagar instead of Delhi as he fears for his security in view of.. IndiaTimes - Published