National Investigation Agency (NIA): News

19 Jun 2024

Amit Shah

Reasi terror attack: J&K Police makes first arrest 

The Jammu and Kashmir Police has made its first arrest in relation to the terrorist attack on pilgrims in Reasi district, which claimed the lives of nine people and injured 33 others.

19 Jun 2024

Justin Trudeau

Canada's 'moment of silence' for Nijjar, India's '1985 bombing' reply 

The Canadian Parliament held a moment of silence on Tuesday to mark the first death anniversary of Khalistani separatist Hardeep Singh Nijjar.

15 Jun 2024

Jammu And Kashmir

'Horrifying, scary': Actor Pankit Thakker discusses narrowly escaping Reasi attack

Renowned TV actor Pankit Thakker, recognized for his role in Dill Mill Gayye, recently disclosed his near miss from the terror attack in Reasi, Jammu & Kashmir.

13 Jun 2024

Amit Shah

PM Modi reviews J&K security amid rising terror attacks

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday chaired a review meeting to assess the situation in Jammu and Kashmir following four encounters between security forces and terrorists over the past four days.

10 Jun 2024

Jammu And Kashmir

Pakistan-backed Lashkar front claims responsibility for J&K bus terror attack

Pakistan-backed The Resistance Front (TRF), a faction of the Jihadist terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taiba, has claimed responsibility for the attack on a bus transporting pilgrims in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi area on Sunday.

10 Jun 2024

Droupadi Murmu

J&K: NIA to probe terrorist attack on pilgrim bus 

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) will probe the attack on a bus carrying pilgrims in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district by terrorists, which killed nine people and injured 33 others.

21 May 2024


NIA conducts nationwide raids in Rameshwaram cafe blast case

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday carried out raids across multiple states as part of its ongoing investigation into the Rameshwaram Cafe blast in Bengaluru that took place on March 1.

Elgar Parishad case: SC grants bail to activist Gautam Navlakha 

Four years after his arrest, the Supreme Court on Tuesday granted bail to activist Gautam Navlakha in the 2018 Elgar Parishad case.

07 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

SC hears Kejriwal's plea for bail to campaign for polls

The Supreme Court on Tuesday is hearing Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's plea seeking interim bail.

26 Apr 2024

Salman Khan

NIA questions 2 suspects in Salman Khan's shooting case

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has questioned the two suspects, Sagar Pal (21) and Vicky Gupta (24), regarding the recent shooting incident outside Bollywood actor Salman Khan's Mumbai residence.

06 Apr 2024

Trinamool Congress

NIA team attacked in Bengal's East Midnapore district

A National Investigation Agency (NIA) team was reportedly attacked during a raid in Bhupatinagar in West Bengal's East Midnapore district on Saturday morning.

01 Apr 2024

Ajmal Kasab

Who's SV Date, the 26/11 hero appointed as NIA chief? 

Sadanand Vasant Date, a senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer who played a pivotal role during the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, took over as Director-General of the National Investigating Agency (NIA) on Monday.

13 Mar 2024


Bengaluru Rameshwaram cafe blast: NIA detains man who 'met' suspect

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday detained a person linked to the Bengaluru Rameshwaram Cafe blast case, according to reports.

08 Mar 2024


Bengaluru blast: Rameshwaram Cafe to reopen today, Siddaramaiah to attend

Almost a week after witnessing a low-intensity explosion, the famous Rameshwaram Cafe in the Whitefield area of Karnataka's Bengaluru is reportedly all set to reopen on Friday at 6:00pm.

07 Mar 2024


Bengaluru cafe blast: CCTV trail provides new leads

New visuals of the suspect in The Rameshwaram Cafe blast case have emerged a week after the blast in Bengaluru.

06 Mar 2024


Bengaluru cafe blast: NIA announces Rs. 10L reward for information

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday announced a cash reward of Rs. 10 lakh for any information about the bomber in the Rameshwaram Cafe blast case in Bengaluru.

05 Mar 2024


Bengaluru prison radicalization case: NIA conducts searches across 7 states

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday conducted searches at 17 locations across seven states in connection with a case of radicalization of prisoners by a terrorist of Lashkar-e-Taiba in Karnataka.

04 Mar 2024

Bengaluru Police

NIA takes over probe into Bengaluru cafe blast 

The National Investigation Agency has taken over the probe into last week's The Rameshwaram Cafe blast in Bengaluru, following directions from the Union Home Affairs Ministry.

30 Jan 2024


15 PFI activists sentenced to death for killing BJP leader

A local court in Kerala on Tuesday handed down death sentences to 15 people linked to the now-banned outfit Popular Front of India (PFI).

03 Jan 2024


Key suspect in Karni Sena chief's murder arrested

Ashok Meghwal, the main suspect in the killing of Karni Sena leader Sukhdev Singh Gogamedi, has been arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA).

27 Dec 2023


Israel embassy blast: Palestine, Gaza found written on suspicious letter

The suspicious letter found outside Israel's embassy in Chanakyapuri, New Delhi, after a minor blast on Tuesday mentioned terms like "Zionists," "Palestine," and "Gaza," PTI reported, citing sources.

26 Dec 2023


New Delhi: Explosion near Israel embassy, no casualties; probe launched

An alleged explosion happened near Israel's embassy in Chanakyapuri, New Delhi, on Tuesday evening. However, no casualties have been reported.

19 Dec 2023

Bombay High Court

Elgar Parishad case: Bombay HC grants bail to Gautam Navlakha

The Bombay High Court on Tuesday granted bail to activist-journalist Gautam Navlakha in the 2018 Bhima Koregaon-Elgar Parishad violence case.

18 Dec 2023


NIA raids in 4 states to bust jihadi terror group

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) conducted raids at 19 locations across three Indian states and Delhi on Monday to bust a "highly radicalized jihadi terror group."

18 Dec 2023

Dawood Ibrahim

Pakistan: Dawood Ibrahim reportedly poisoned, admitted to Karachi hospital

Fugitive underworld don Dawood Ibrahim has reportedly been hospitalized in Pakistan's Karachi due to a severe health complication.

'Aggressively investigating' attack on San Francisco's Indian consulate: FBI director

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is "aggressively investigating" the attack on the Indian consulate in San Francisco in the United States (US), FBI Director Christopher Wray told National Investigation Agency (NIA) Director General Dinkar Gupta at the NIA headquarters on Tuesday.

09 Dec 2023


ISIS conspiracy case: NIA arrests 13 people from Maharashtra, Karnataka

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has launched fresh raids across several cities in the country in the Islamic State or ISIS terror conspiracy case.

22 Nov 2023


NIA raids 14 places in Punjab, Haryana over SFJ links

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) is conducting raids on the properties of individuals linked to the banned Khalistani group Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) and its chief, designated terrorist Gurpatwant Singh Pannun.

08 Nov 2023

Rohingya Muslims

NIA conducts raids in human trafficking case, Rohingya refugee arrested

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday carried out raids across 10 states in connection with human trafficking cases.

29 Oct 2023


Kerala blast: Kochi resident claims responsibility, surrenders before police

A 48-year-old man from Kochi, Kerala, surrendered before the Thrissur Police on Sunday evening, hours after blasts at the convention center in Kalamassery killed one person and injured 52 others.

07 Oct 2023

Narendra Modi

Pay Rs. 500cr or we'll assassinate Modi: NIA receives email

Security agencies are on high alert after an email allegedly threatened to kill Prime Minister Narendra Modi and blow up the cricket stadium named after him in Ahmedabad, which is scheduled to host several 2023 ICC Cricket World Cup matches.

02 Oct 2023

Delhi Police

Wanted ISIS terror suspect arrested by Delhi Police: Report

In a major development, the Delhi Police's Special Cell has reportedly arrested one of the National Investigation Agency (NIA)'s most wanted terrorists, Shahnawaz alias Shafi Uzzama.

30 Sep 2023


NIA launches manhunt for 3 ISIS terror suspects in Delhi

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has reportedly launched a manhunt for three men believed to be part of the "Pune ISIS module" and sleeper cell in Delhi, NDTV reported

27 Sep 2023


NIA raids 50 locations in 6 states against Khalistan-gangster nexus

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday conducted extensive raids at 50 locations in six states, targeting hawala operators and logistic coordinators of gangsters linked to the Khalistanis.

25 Sep 2023

Kashmir Valley

'Wants to divide India': NIA on Khalistani leader Gurpatwant Pannun 

The founder of the banned separatist group Sikhs for Justice (SFJ), Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, is reportedly wanted by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) for allegedly "commissioning terrorist acts."

Kerala: ED raids 12 locations linked to PFI members

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) raided the residences and offices of several leaders of the banned outfit Popular Front of India (PFI) across Kerala on Monday, Hindustan Times reported.

NIA might seize properties of 19 'Khalistani fugitives' in India 

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) is reportedly planning to confiscate the properties of 19 Khalistani terrorists in foreign countries under the stringent Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA), NDTV reported.

23 Sep 2023


NIA seizes pro-Khalistani leader Gurpatwant Singh Pannun's property in Punjab

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday seized Canada-based pro-Khalistani leader Gurpatwant Singh Pannun's property in Punjab, NDTV reported.

19 Sep 2023

Ajit Doval

Doval flagged Khalistan issue with Canadian counterpart at G20: Report

India on Tuesday expelled a Canadian diplomat in a tit-for-tat move following the expulsion of its senior envoy by Canada.

NIA identifies 15 suspects in Indian High Commission London attack 

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has identified 15 individuals allegedly involved in the violent protest and vandalism at the Indian High Commission in London on March 19, The Indian Express reported.

19 Aug 2023

Sidhu Moose Wala

Moose Wala's murder planned in UP, Pakistani weapons used: Report

The murder plan of Punjabi singer and rapper Sidhu Moose Wala, who was killed last year, was allegedly hatched in Uttar Pradesh by the dreaded Bishnoi gang led by jailed gangster Lawrence Bishnoi, reported NDTV.

01 Aug 2023

Narendra Modi

Manipur violence: SC slams Modi government, terms investigation 'lethargic'

The Supreme Court on Tuesday slammed the central government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Manipur violence, saying that there has been an "absolute breakdown of constitutional machinery" in the state for over two months.

01 Aug 2023

Sidhu Moose Wala

Sidhu Moose Wala's murder accused Sachin Bishnoi extradited to India

The Delhi Police's Special Cell extradited Sachin Bishnoi, alias Sachin Thapan, an accused in the murder case of Punjabi music industry sensation Sidhu Moose Wala, from Azerbaijan's Baku to India on Tuesday.

02 Jul 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

Pakistan using 'guerilla attacks' on security forces in J&K: Report

Pakistan is changing its tactics to create trouble in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) by sending well-equipped and trained terrorists for "guerilla attacks" on security convoys, camps, and patrols, said a recent Hindustan Times report citing sources in the know.

02 Jul 2023

Tihar Jail

NIA asks Home Ministry to shift 10-12 gangsters to Andaman

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Sunday requested the Union Home Affairs Ministry to shift dreaded gangsters from North Indian prisons to Andaman & Nicobar Islands, NDTV reported, quoting sources.

01 Jul 2023


Karnataka ISIS conspiracy case: NIA files supplementary chargesheet against 9 

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed a supplementary chargesheet naming nine accused for allegedly involvement in a conspiracy with the global terror group Islamic State for Iraq and Syria (ISIS).