Articles about Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI)

Detention of 10 Chinese spies in Afghanistan leaves Beijing red-faced

25 Dec 2020

Detention of 10 Chinese spies in Afghanistan leaves Beijing red-faced

In a development that has left Beijing embarrassed, a 10-member module that operated a terror cell has been busted in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, officials in the know told HT.

Pakistan Army chief orders probe into 'kidnapping' of police chief

21 Oct 2020

Pakistan Army chief orders probe into 'kidnapping' of police chief

Pakistan Army's chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has ordered a probe into the alleged kidnapping of Sindh Police chief by the paramilitary Rangers Force.

Reduce High Commission staff by 50%: India tells Pakistan

24 Jun 2020

Reduce High Commission staff by 50%: India tells Pakistan

Already at loggerheads with Pakistan for several years, India on Tuesday decided to reduce the presence of the neighboring country's staff at the High Commission in New Delhi.

Pakistan to release 2 'missing' Indian High Commission officials: Report

15 Jun 2020

Pakistan to release 2 'missing' Indian High Commission officials: Report

Hours after two Indian High Commission officials had gone missing in Pakistan, reports emerged that the officials had been arrested.

Nankana Sahib attack: Meenakshi Lekhi slams absentee Sidhu; promotes CAA

05 Jan 2020

Nankana Sahib attack: Meenakshi Lekhi slams absentee Sidhu; promotes CAA

Bharatiya Janata Party leader Meenakshi Lekhi has slammed Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu for the latter's silence over the Friday attack on Gurudwara Nankana Sahib in Pakistan.

How this Indian engineer was saved from Kulbhushan Jadhav-like fate

27 Sep 2019

How this Indian engineer was saved from Kulbhushan Jadhav-like fate

With an intention to embarrass India on the global stage, Pakistan is desperate to link the former with terrorism.

Pakistani minister admits country spent millions on terror outfits

14 Sep 2019

Pakistani minister admits country spent millions on terror outfits

It's a well-known fact that Pakistan breeds terrorism, but the country was left humiliated when its interior minister admitted to the same in an interview.

Pakistan secretly releases Masood Azhar; deploys troops along Indo-Pak border

09 Sep 2019

Pakistan secretly releases Masood Azhar; deploys troops along Indo-Pak border

Despite being isolated on the global stage and failing to get support in its rant against India after New Delhi rescinded Article 370, Pakistan is continuing with its notorious actions.

Punjab man passed information to Pakistan's ISI via WhatsApp; arrested

01 Jul 2019

Punjab man passed information to Pakistan's ISI via WhatsApp; arrested

A 28-year-old man has been arrested from Faridkot in Punjab, for allegedly spying for the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) of Pakistan, the police said on Sunday.

#NewsBytesExclusive: Defense expert Abhijit Iyer-Mitra talks about treason-case against Facebook

24 Apr 2019

#NewsBytesExclusive: Defense expert Abhijit Iyer-Mitra talks about treason-case against Facebook

Facebook has been accused of interfering in elections in several countries and at the time of our Lok Sabha elections, the social media giant is facing a tough time in India.

#PulwamaAftermath: India to stop share of water flowing to Pakistan

21 Feb 2019

#PulwamaAftermath: India to stop share of water flowing to Pakistan

The Center has decided to stop India's share of water flowing to Pakistan from three Indus rivers, tweeted Union Minister Nitin Gadkari.

Pakistan SC directs Army, ISI to stay away from politics

06 Feb 2019

Pakistan SC directs Army, ISI to stay away from politics

Pakistan's Supreme Court today prohibited members of the armed forces from engaging in political-activities and directed state agencies like the ISI to operate within the law as it ordered the government to act against those propagating "hatred, extremism and terrorism".

Gold medalist BrahMos engineer allegedly leaked data to ISI, arrested

09 Oct 2018

Gold medalist BrahMos engineer allegedly leaked data to ISI, arrested

On Monday, police arrested an engineer working at BrahMos Missile Research Centre in Nagpur for allegedly leaking sensitive data to Pakistan's ISI and other countries.

Pakistan's ISI Chief Lt General Mukhtar to retire tomorrow

30 Sep 2018

Pakistan's ISI Chief Lt General Mukhtar to retire tomorrow

Chief of Pakistan's powerful spy agency ISI, Lt General Naveed Mukhtar, and four other Generals are going to retire tomorrow.

BSF jawan arrested on charges of sharing information with ISI

19 Sep 2018

BSF jawan arrested on charges of sharing information with ISI

Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) has arrested a BSF jawan from Noida on the charges of sharing vital information with Pakistan ISI agents, DGP OP Singh said today.

Pakistan: Anti-ISI slogans raised outside army headquarters, video goes viral

23 Jul 2018

Pakistan: Anti-ISI slogans raised outside army headquarters, video goes viral

Just a few days before Pakistan goes to general elections, scores of people raised anti-ISI slogans outside General Headquarters (GHQ) of the Pakistani army in Rawalpindi.

Former ISI chief summoned by Pakistan army over 'Spy Chronicles'

27 May 2018

Former ISI chief summoned by Pakistan army over 'Spy Chronicles'

The Pakistan Army has taken serious reservations over the book 'Spy Chronicles: RAW, ISI and the Illusion of Peace', written by former ISI chief Lieutenant General (Retd.) Asad Durrani and his Indian counterpart AS Dulat (former RAW-chief).

ISI still providing covert support to Taliban: US media

16 Mar 2018

ISI still providing covert support to Taliban: US media

Pakistan's intelligence agency ISI continues to support the Taliban in the border region covertly, a US media report claimed, naming specific neighborhoods in the country that are being used as safe havens by the terrorists.

Honey-trapped IAF officer arrested for leaking information to Pakistan's ISI

09 Feb 2018

Honey-trapped IAF officer arrested for leaking information to Pakistan's ISI

Group Captain Arun Marwaha has been arrested for leaking classified IAF information to Pakistan's ISI.

Afghanistan: Kabul hotel attacker trained by Pakistan spy agency ISI

30 Jan 2018

Afghanistan: Kabul hotel attacker trained by Pakistan spy agency ISI

In a shocking claim, Afghanistan's Permanent Representative to the UN, Mahmoud Saikal said that Pakistan's spy agency ISI trained the terrorist involved in the attack on Kabul's iconic Intercontinental Hotel.

Intelligence: Pak-sponsored terrorists trying to derail talks in J&K

07 Nov 2017

Intelligence: Pak-sponsored terrorists trying to derail talks in J&K

The Pakistani Army and ISI have reportedly stepped up attempts to infiltrate terrorists into Kashmir and conduct attacks, Indian security officials have told DNA.

CIA chief: 'North Korea on the cusp of nuclear capability'

21 Oct 2017

CIA chief: 'North Korea on the cusp of nuclear capability'

Mike Pompeo, director of the Central Intelligence Agency has warned that North Korea is on the cusp of gaining full nuclear capability to target the US.

SC defers hearing on Rohingya deportation to Nov 21

13 Oct 2017

SC defers hearing on Rohingya deportation to Nov 21

The SC has deferred the hearing on deportation of Rohingyas to November 21. However, in case of contingencies, petitioners can approach it.

SC rejects government's stand on Rohingyas

04 Oct 2017

SC rejects government's stand on Rohingyas

In a blow to the centre, the Supreme Court ruled that it had the authority to review the government's move to deport Rohingyas.

Benazir Bhutto assassination case: 2 cops jailed, Musharraf declared absconder

31 Aug 2017

Benazir Bhutto assassination case: 2 cops jailed, Musharraf declared absconder

Two senior policemen have received 17-year prison sentences for negligence over the assassination of ex-Pakistani PM Benazir Bhutto in 2007.

Pakistan's ISI plotting major terror attack in India: Intelligence reports

09 Jun 2017

Pakistan's ISI plotting major terror attack in India: Intelligence reports

Pakistani spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) is planning a major terror attack in Jammu & Kashmir and Punjab, according to an Intelligence Bureau (IB) input.

Pakistan using shrine donation boxes for terrorist-financing

08 Jun 2017

Pakistan using shrine donation boxes for terrorist-financing

Uncovering more evidence on Pakistan financing terrorism, intelligence agencies in Rajasthan have discovered that the ISI has set up donation boxes in shrines in border villages, to use the devotees' money to fund terrorist activities.

Pakistan not an ally, but a threat: US think-tank report

07 Jun 2017

Pakistan not an ally, but a threat: US think-tank report

A Report published by the Center for Strategic and International Studies accused Pakistan of harbouring terrorist groups including the Haqqani network and Taliban. It further termed Pakistan more of a threat than an ally.

Was 2001 Parliament attack planned to help Laden escape?

31 May 2017

Was 2001 Parliament attack planned to help Laden escape?

A new book claims that the 2001 Indian Parliament attack was orchestrated by Pakistani ISI-sponsored terror outfits to trigger an Indo-Pak military standoff.

LeT men have entered India, '26/11 type' attack being planned

27 May 2017

LeT men have entered India, '26/11 type' attack being planned

Security has been stepped up in Delhi-NCR and across India after intelligence reports that about 20 Lashkar-E-Taiba men have infiltrated into the country with the help of Pakistan's ISI.

Lashkar may strike India soon, cities on high alert

26 May 2017

Lashkar may strike India soon, cities on high alert

Intelligence inputs have warned anti-terror agencies in major cities against a possible Lashkar strike, as about 20-21 Lashkar-e-Taiba militants have reportedly entered India with the intention of carrying out an attack.

Is the Hurriyat linked to the ISI?

07 May 2017

Is the Hurriyat linked to the ISI?

A report in Times Now has furnished "evidence" of Pakistan's ISI funding the Hurriyat in Pakistan.

Pakistan's ISI supporting terror outfits: World Muhajir Congress

29 Apr 2017

Pakistan's ISI supporting terror outfits: World Muhajir Congress

World Muhajir Congress, a newly formed refugee organization, informed US lawmakers during a Congressional hearing on Afghanistan that ISI is supporting Jihadi elements in Pakistan.

al-Qaeda chief Zawahir being sheltered by Pakistan

22 Apr 2017

al-Qaeda chief Zawahir being sheltered by Pakistan

A media report revealed that Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence agency has been hiding al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri in the port city of Karachi.

Nabha jailbreak: Amandeep Singh held in Jalandar with gun, ammo

03 Apr 2017

Nabha jailbreak: Amandeep Singh held in Jalandar with gun, ammo

Jalandar police apprehended gangster Amandeep Singh, who had escaped during the Nabha jailbreak, near PAP chowk in Jalandar.

Police knew of planned Nabha jailbreak five months earlier

15 Feb 2017

Police knew of planned Nabha jailbreak five months earlier

An FIR was registered at Kotwali police station in June 2016, five months before the Nabha jailbreak in which Khalistani terrorist Harminder Mintoo was freed, that stated four associates would help him escape.

ISI angle in train accidents merits probing: NIA

27 Jan 2017

ISI angle in train accidents merits probing: NIA

Three cases involving attempts to blast tracks at East Champaran, Indore-Patna Express derailment and last week's Koneru rail accident are currently being investigated by the National Intelligence Agency (NIA).

Hirakhand Express derailment may be probed by the NIA

23 Jan 2017

Hirakhand Express derailment may be probed by the NIA

The sabotage suspected by the Railways in the Hirakhand Express derailment may call for the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to include this incident in their probe.

Railways doubles compensation for accident victims

27 Dec 2016

Railways doubles compensation for accident victims

The Indian Railways has decided to double the compensation for victims of rail disasters in the country.

Punjab jail-break: Mintoo contacted ISI from jail

02 Dec 2016

Punjab jail-break: Mintoo contacted ISI from jail

Authorities revealed that 2 days before the jail-break, Harminder Singh Mintoo contacted his ISI sponsored handler in Pakistan via Skype, from jail.