Popular Front of India: News

10 Apr 2024

Narendra Modi

Rahul Gandhi counters PM Modi's 'Muslim League' allegation

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has countered Prime Minister Narendra Modi's claim that the Congress's manifesto is influenced by the Muslim League.

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).

25 Sep 2023


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 arrests PFI weapons trainer in Nizamabad terror conspiracy case

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested a master weapons trainer for the Popular Front of India (PFI) living under a false identity in Karnataka, reported ANI.

NIA raids 7 locations in Rajasthan suspecting PFI links

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) raided seven locations in Rajasthan on Saturday, suspecting unlawful activities related to the banned Popular Front of India (PFI).

Kerala: NIA raids 56 locations linked to PFI members

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) raided the residences of several leaders belonging to the banned outfit Popular Front of India (PFI) across Kerala starting Wednesday.

09 Nov 2022


Ex-serviceman goes missing, family receives 'Sar tan se judaa' text

An ex-armyman Rajender Prashad from Delhi reportedly went missing on Monday, his family claimed, suggesting that he might have been kidnapped.

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."

29 Sep 2022


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.

28 Sep 2022


#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).

28 Sep 2022


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

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

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

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.

23 Sep 2022


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.

22 Sep 2022


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

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.

28 Jul 2022


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.

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).

15 Oct 2020


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.

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.

02 Jan 2020


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

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.

02 Jul 2018


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

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