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National Investigation Agency: Federal investigative agency in India
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) is India's counter-terrorist task force. 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, which was passed after the deadly 26/11 terror attack in Mumbai. Such an attack clearly surfaced the failure of intelligence and ability to track such activities by existing agencies in India, hence the government of India realized the need of a specific body to deal with terror related activities in India, thereby establishing the NIA. Headquartered in New Delhi, the NIA has branches in Hyderabad, Guwahati, Kochi, Lucknow, Mumbai, Kolkata, Raipur and Jammu. It maintains NIA Most Wanted list.

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Accused in Kerala gold smuggling case connected with Dawood Ibrahim: V Muraleedharan [Video]

Accused in Kerala gold smuggling case connected with Dawood Ibrahim: V Muraleedharan

The Minister of State for External Affairs, V Muraleedharan, stated that the accused in Kerala gold smuggling case have connections with Dawood Ibrahim's D-company and Kerala Chief Minister's office...

Credit: ANI     Duration: 02:52Published
'NIA will unearth details of Kerala gold smuggling case': LoP Chennithala [Video]

'NIA will unearth details of Kerala gold smuggling case': LoP Chennithala

National Investigation Agency (NIA) has submitted in the special court, Kochi that agency suspects that the accused have links to Dawood Ibrahim's D-Company. NIA submitted this in its response to the..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:47Published
Tejasvi Surya urges HM Shah to set up permanent division of NIA in Bengaluru [Video]

Tejasvi Surya urges HM Shah to set up permanent division of NIA in Bengaluru

Newly-appointed Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Yuva Morcha president and Bengaluru South Member of Parliament Tejasvi Surya has urged Home Minister Amit Shah to set up permanent division of National..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 02:59Published
Al Qaeda terrorists nabbed from Kerala, Bengal; were targeting navy base: NIA [Video]

Al Qaeda terrorists nabbed from Kerala, Bengal; were targeting navy base: NIA

National Investigative Agency (NIA) arrested nine Al Qaeda terrorists from West Bengal and Kerala. They are accused of being radicalised by a Pakistan-based Al Qaeda module. The men were radicalised on..

Credit: HT Digital Content     Duration: 01:37Published
NIA arrests 9 Al-Qaeda terrorists from Kerala, West Bengal [Video]

NIA arrests 9 Al-Qaeda terrorists from Kerala, West Bengal

National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested nine Al-Qaeda terrorists from West Bengal and Kerala. Leu Yean Ahmed and Abu Sufiyan from West Bengal and Mosaraf Hossen and Murshid Hasan from Kerala are..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:09Published

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NGO funding case: NIA conducts searches in J&K for 2nd day

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) continued with its operation against a number of NGOs and trusts for the second consecutive day on Thursday, conducting searches at six locations in Jammu and..
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NIA conducts searches at 7 locations in J&K, Delhi in terror funding case

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday continued searches in a terror funding case at 7 locations in Srinagar, Baramulla, Anantnag and Kulgam (J&K) and 2 locations in Delhi.
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NIA raids 6 NGOs, trusts in Kashmir, Delhi in connection with terror funding case

The NIA complained that some NGOs/trusts including Falah-e-Aam Trust, Charity Alliance, Human Welfare Foundation, JK Yateem Foundation, Salvation Movement, J&K Voice of Victims (JKVoV) collect money..
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NIA arrests key absconder in Kerala gold smuggling case


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Kerala gold racket may have Dawood link, says NIA

The National Investigation Agency, which is probing the terror angle in the gold smuggling case, submitted before the special court on Wednesday that it suspects a connection between the racket and..
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Pro-Khalistani Flags Case: NIA conducts raid at six places in Punjab

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) searched in a case related to the hoisting of the Khalistani flag by Sikhs for Justice cadres on Independence Day at the Deputy Commissioner Office of Moga,..
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NIA files chargesheet against eight people in Bhima Koregaon case

The NIA on Friday filed a charge sheet against eight people, including social activist Gautam Navlakha, Delhi University associate professor Hany Babu and tribal leader Father Stan Swamy, for their..
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Bengaluru ISIS module: NIA arrests two for radicalising youth

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested a business analyst working at a Chennai bank and a rice merchant from Bengaluru for allegedly radicalising members of a Bengaluru-based ISIS module..
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Bengaluru has become epicentre of terror activities: BJP MP Tejasvi Surya

Bengaluru has become an epicentre of terror activities, BJP MP Tejasvi Surya claimed on Sunday and said he had requested Union home minister Amit Shah to set up a permanent division of the National..
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In two days, NIA ‘cracks’ Bengaluru riots case, arrests ‘key plotter’

Two days after it took over the probe into the mob violence that rocked Bengaluru on August 11, 2020, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) conducted searches at 30 different locations in the city..
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SC refuses to entertain bail plea by activist Sudha Bharadwaj in Elgar case

The Supreme Court Thursday refused to entertain a plea seeking bail to lawyer and activist Sudha Bharadwaj, an accused in the Elgar Parishad-Koregaon Bhima case being probed by the National..
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More people in WB working for al-Qaeda: NIA

The National Investigation Agency (NIA), which has arrested six al-Qaeda terrorists from Murshidabad district of West Bengal, has found that more people in the state are working for the terror outfit,..
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NIA busts Pak-sponsored al-Qaida module; 9 terrorists arrested from West Bengal, Kerala

The National Investigation Agency on Saturday arrested nine al-Qaida terrorists from multiple locations across West Bengal and Kerala after conducting raids in the two states. NIA had learnt about an..
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NIA arrests key ISI aide in Visakhapatnam espionage case


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Chhattisgarh: NIA files charge sheet against nine accused in fake currency case in Bilaspur

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday (September 8) filed a supplementary charge sheet at a court in Chhattisgarh's Bilaspur against nine accused in a fake currency case.
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Bhima Koregaon case: NIA arrests three members of Kabir Kala Manch


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NIA books Zakir Naik in 'love jihad' case involving top Bangladesh politician

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has named Islamic preacher Zakir Naik and two hardline preachers of Pakistan origin as accused in an FIR pertaining to a high-profile "love jihad" case.
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NIA arrests LeT terrorist in Delhi, kin of 2007 UK airport attack mastermind

The National Investigation Agency arrested a Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist, who is closely related to the mastermind of the 2007 Glasgow airport attack, after he was brought to India from Saudi..
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Suspended J&K DSP Davinder Singh was tasked by Pak to establish contact in MEA: NIA chargesheet

Suspended Deputy Superintendent of Jammu and Kashmir Police Davinder Singh was given a task by his Pakistani handler to establish a contact in the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) to carry out..
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CBI books ex-NIA officer for 'fraudulently' obtaining call records of mobile phone numbers


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Shared enough evidence with Pakistan on Pulwama terror attack, says India

Earlier this week India's National Investigation Agency filed a chargesheet against 19 people, out which seven are Pakistani Nationals including Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar.
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FBI gave us key inputs in Pulwama probe: NIA

America’s intel and security service FBI had helped India’s National Investigation Agency in its probe into the Pulwama terrorist attack with two key inputs — it identified the point person the..
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Pulwama probe: NIA used DNA, other forensic tests to trace evidence that had 'blown to pieces'

When the NIA began its probe into the Pulwama terror attack in which 40 CRPF personnel were killed last year, it faced a “blind case” in the absence of any solid proof against the perpetrators.The..
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Pulwama terror attack: NIA files 13,500-page chargesheet naming JeM chief Masood Azhar, brother as main plotters

The National Investigation Agency on August 25 filed a chargesheet in the 2019 February Pulwama terror attack naming JeM chief Masood Azhar Alvi, his brothers as the key conspirators.
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Pulwama Terror Attack: Pakistan about to be unmasked soon, NIA likely to file chargesheet today

Pulwama: A charge sheet is being filed in the National Investigation Agency (NIA) court today against terrorists involved in the Pulwama terror attack in February last year. A total of 11 terrorists..
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NIA arrests doc for terror links, ‘was developing app for IS outfit’


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NIA arrests Islamic State operative from Bengaluru


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Kerala gold smuggling case: NIA opposes bail plea of Swapna Suresh, tells court she has claimed 'good influence' in CMO

Swapna Suresh, a key accused in the Kerala gold smuggling case, has claimed before the National Investigation Agency (NIA) that she had "good influence" in the top office of the state's administration,..
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NIA arrests six more people and conducts searches at 6 places in Kerala gold smuggling case


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NIA arrests Delhi University professor Hany Babu in Bhima Koregaon case


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Kerala gold smuggling case: Former Kerala principal secy Sivasankar leaves NIA office after 9 hours of interrogation

M Sivasankar, former Principal Secretary of Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, left the National Investigation Agency (NIA) office in Kochi on Monday evening after he was interrogated by the..
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Kerala gold smuggling case: Swapna Suresh and other accused conspired to destabilise country's economy by smuggling gold, says NIA

Swapna Suresh, Sandeep Nair and others had conspired together and separately at various places in the state to damage the country's monetary stability by destabilising the economy by smuggling large..
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NIA gets 7-days custody of prime accused in gold smuggling case

A prime accused in the sensational Kerala gold smuggling case, Sarith PS, was sent to NIA custody for seven days by a special court here on Friday. Sarith, a former employee of UAE consulate in Kerala,..
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NIA arrests two from Pune for propagating ISIS ideology, building cadre


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Suspended cop Devender Singh shared 'sensitive' info with Pakistan high commission: Officials

The NIA filed a chargesheet against Singh, at present lodged in Jammu jail, and five others on July 6 in a case of allegedly waging "war against India" with the help of Pakistan-based terror groups..
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NIA: Kerala gold smuggling money could be used to fund terror


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Woman wanted in gold smuggling case booked under UAPA: NIA to Kerala HC

A former woman employee of the UAE consulate, key suspect in the gold smuggling bid through diplomatic baggage, has been booked under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, the National..
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MHA allows NIA to probe Thiruvananthapuram airport gold smuggling case

The Ministry of Home Affairs on Thursday allowed the National Investigation Agency to probe the gold smuggling case detected at the Thiruvananthapuram international airport in Kerala as the incident..
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NIA arrests Pulwama resident for February 2019 attack on CRPF convoy

The NIA has arrested a Pulwama resident for allegedly providing logistical support to terrorists involved in planning the attack on a CRPF convoy that left 40 jawans dead in the south Kashmir district..
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Pakistani officials were using suspended J&K cop to obtain sensitive info: NIA


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NIA arrests key accused in recruiting of radical Sikh youths to carry out arson, illegal activities


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NIA charge sheet against 'cabinet minister' of terror group NSCN (IM)

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday filed a charge sheet against two persons including Alemla Jamir, a self-styled "cabinet minister" of terror group NSCN(IM), who allegedly managed its..
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Terror funding case: Maoist linkman Manoj Choudhary arrested by NIA from West Bengal's Hoogly district

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Kozhikode Maoist case: NIA files chargesheet against three

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed the chargesheet against three people in the Kozhikode Maoist case.
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In 1st foreign case, NIA to probe Af gurdwara attack

National Investigation Agency (NIA), in its first probe involving an act of terror against an Indian citizen on foreign soil, has filed a case in connection with the March 25 bombing on a gurdwara in..
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Akhil Gogoi gets bail as NIA fails to file chargesheet within 90 days, but will remain in jail

An NIA court on Tuesday granted bail to activist Akhil Gogoi, arrested in December last year for his alleged role in violence during anti-CAA protests, after the agency failed to file a charge sheet..
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Sri Lankan national Arun Selvarajan convicted by NIA court for spying for Pakistan

He accused has been sentenced to five years of rigorous imprisonment along with fine of Rs. 20,000.
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NIA raids Ghulam Mohammad Mir's residence in Baramulla

National Investigation Agency conducted a raid at the residence of Ghulam Mohammad Mir at Nilah in Pattan, Baramulla, today morning However, it was not immediately known regarding which case the..
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NIA arrests two more people in Pulwama attack case

Waiz-ul-Islam (19) of Srinagar's Bagh-e-Mehtab locality and Mohammad Abbass Rather (32) of Hakripora village in Pulwama were arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA), taking the number of..
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