Articles about Popular Front of India

5 Kerala RSS leaders on PFI's 'hitlist' get Y-category security
5 Kerala RSS leaders on PFI's 'hitlist' get Y-category security

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Saturday provided Y category security to five Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leaders from Kerala who were on the recently-banned Popular Front of India's (PFI) "hitlist".

Day after ban, Twitter handles of PFI taken down

29 Sep 2022

UAPA
Day after ban, Twitter handles of PFI taken down

Twitter accounts of controversial outfit Popular Front of India (PFI) and several of its leaders were taken down on Thursday.

#NewsBytesExplainer: What's PFI and why has the Centre banned it?

28 Sep 2022

UAPA
#NewsBytesExplainer: What's PFI and why has the Centre banned it?

The Centre banned the controversial Popular Front of India (PFI) on Wednesday under the draconian Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA).

Popular Front of India (PFI) dissolves after Centre's 5-year ban

28 Sep 2022

UAPA
Popular Front of India (PFI) dissolves after Centre's 5-year ban

Abdul Sattar, Kerala State General Secretary of the Popular Front of India (PFI), announced the disbanding of the organisation on Wednesday.

NIA's second crackdown on PFI, 200+ places raided across India
NIA's second crackdown on PFI, 200+ places raided across India

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) is carrying out the second round of its raids on the controversial outfit Popular Front of India (PFI) on Tuesday.

PFI targeting BJP, RSS; could be banned under UAPA: Reports
PFI targeting BJP, RSS; could be banned under UAPA: Reports

The Popular Front of India (PFI) allegedly planned to target senior leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its ideological parent Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), reports said on Monday.

PFI-linked accounts received over Rs. 120 crore: ED tells court
PFI-linked accounts received over Rs. 120 crore: ED tells court

Speaking before a special court in Lucknow, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) said the Popular Front of India (PFI) had received over Rs. 120 crore in its accounts and of its related entities over the years for unlawful activities.

Stone pelting at buses, cops injured during PFI's Kerala bandh

23 Sep 2022

Kerala
Stone pelting at buses, cops injured during PFI's Kerala bandh

A day after investigation agencies raided over 100 Popular Front of India (PFI) leaders' premises across India, the controversial organization is conducting a dawn-to-dusk strike in Kerala.

100 arrested in country-wide raids on locations linked to PFI

22 Sep 2022

UAPA
100 arrested in country-wide raids on locations linked to PFI

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) in a joint operation with the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and police carried out raids at the premises linked to the Popular Front of India (PFI) across 10 states and arrested over 100 of its leaders early on Thursday.

PFI terror case: NIA raids 40 locations in Telangana, AP
PFI terror case: NIA raids 40 locations in Telangana, AP

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) raided 38 locations in Telangana and two in Andhra Pradesh on Sunday in a case related to the Popular Front of India (PFI), accused of promoting terrorist activities.

Karnataka: 2 arrested, for BJYM worker's death, linked to PFI

28 Jul 2022

Karnataka
Karnataka: 2 arrested, for BJYM worker's death, linked to PFI

The Karnataka Police arrested two suspects in the killing of a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) youth wing worker on Thursday.

Bihar: Police busts terror module plotting to target PM Modi

14 Jul 2022

Narendra Modi
Bihar: Police busts terror module plotting to target PM Modi

The Bihar Police on Wednesday busted a potential terror module with some links to the extremist outfit Popular Front of India (PFI).

NIA suspects Dawood Ibrahim link in Kerala gold smuggling case

15 Oct 2020

Kerala
NIA suspects Dawood Ibrahim link in Kerala gold smuggling case

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) suspects that the most-wanted terrorist Dawood Ibrahim could be involved in the Kerala gold smuggling case, which has rocked politics in the Southern state for weeks now.

Journalist, arrested en route Hathras, booked under anti-terror, sedition laws
Journalist, arrested en route Hathras, booked under anti-terror, sedition laws

A Kerala journalist and three others, who were arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Police on their way to Hathras, have been charged under the anti-terror and sedition law.

Tahir Hussain confesses to role in February Delhi violence: Police

03 Aug 2020

Delhi Police
Tahir Hussain confesses to role in February Delhi violence: Police

Suspended Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) councilor Tahir Hussain has confessed to his involvement in the violence that broke out in Northeast Delhi earlier this year, according to police records.

Delhi riots: Why was UAPA used against Umar Khalid?

22 Apr 2020

Delhi Police
Delhi riots: Why was UAPA used against Umar Khalid?

In connection to riots that broke out in the National Capital in February, the Delhi Police invoked Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) against at least four persons namely Meeran Haider (Chhatra Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) member), Safoora Zargar (media coordinator of Jamia Coordination Committee), Umar Khalid (former JNU student), and Bhajanpura resident Danish.

Chargesheet filed in Jamia violence case; Sharjeel Imam named 'instigator'

18 Feb 2020

Delhi Police
Chargesheet filed in Jamia violence case; Sharjeel Imam named 'instigator'

The Delhi Police has filed a chargesheet in connection with the mid-December violence at Jamia Millia Islamia.

What is PFI and why does UP want it banned?

02 Jan 2020

Taliban
What is PFI and why does UP want it banned?

The Uttar Pradesh Police has sought to ban the organization, the Popular Front of India (PFI), suspecting its complicity in the violent protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act in the state, which have claimed 19 lives.

Love, not Jihad: NIA ends probe in Kerala's inter-faith marriages
Love, not Jihad: NIA ends probe in Kerala's inter-faith marriages

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) doesn't have enough evidence which can lead to prosecution in Kerala's inter-faith marriages, which the agency was probing.

Kerala: PFI workers attack SFI; 1 dead and 2 injured

02 Jul 2018

India
Kerala: PFI workers attack SFI; 1 dead and 2 injured

A Students' Federation of India (SFI) leader was stabbed to death and two others were injured in an attack allegedly by members of Campus Front and Popular Front of India (PFI) at a college in Kochi in Kerala, police said.

Threats to Modi at "all-time high", even ministers need security-clearance

26 Jun 2018

West Bengal
Threats to Modi at "all-time high", even ministers need security-clearance

The Home Ministry has sent out warnings to states over an "all-time high" threat to PM Narendra Modi's life.