National Investigation Agency (NIA)
27 Feb 2020
NIA fails to charge-sheet JeM conspiracy case accused; bail granted
An accused in the Jaish-e-Mohammad conspiracy case has been granted bail as the National Investigation Agency (NIA) failed to produce a charge-sheet within the stipulated time.
15 Jan 2020
Congress-led Chhattisgarh government moves SC against UPA-era NIA Act
The Congress-led government in Chhattisgarh on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court seeking to declare the National Investigation Agency Act, 2008, "unconstitutional."
26 Dec 2019
Arrested for sedition, activist Akhil Gogoi's home raided by NIA
The National Investigation Agency raided RTI activist and peasant leader Akhil Gogoi's residence in Guwahati, Assam, on Thursday.
15 Jul 2019
Lok Sabha passes bill to strengthen NIA: Details here
The Lok Sabha on Monday passed The National Investigation Agency (Amendment) Bill, 2019, to strengthen the NIA.
16 Jun 2019
J&K: All terrorism cases to be monitored by multi-agency group
A multi-body terror monitoring agency is now set to widen its ambit for also monitoring the progress of all terror-related cases in Jammu & Kashmir.
25 Feb 2019
NIA identifies owner of vehicle used in #PulwamaTerrorAttack: Details here
With the help of forensic experts and automobile specialists, National Investigation Agency (NIA) investigators probing the Pulwama attack have identified the vehicle used to carry out the attack.
20 Feb 2019
#PulwamaAttack: Maruti Suzuki engineers assisting NIA with probe
While the National Investigation Agency (NIA) is probing the Pulwama attack and trying to trace the vehicle that was used in the suicide bombing of the CRPF convoy, a team from Maruti Suzuki has headed to the blast site to aid the agency.
12 Jan 2019
Ghaziabad: One held under NIA's probe against an ISIS-inspired group
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) said today it has made a fresh arrest from Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, in connection with its probe against an ISIS-inspired group.
27 Dec 2018
10 arrested in ISIS case sent to 12-day NIA custody
A day after the National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested 10 people belonging to an ISIS-linked cell, the arrested was produced before a Delhi court, on Thursday, amid tight security.
26 Dec 2018
Rocket launcher, bombs recovered from ISIS' new India cell
After carrying out multiple simultaneous raids across Uttar Pradesh and Delhi, the National Investigation Agency (NIA), on Wednesday, managed to foil a major terror attack that was being planned by a new ISIS-linked group.
26 Dec 2018
16 places raided in Delhi, UP; new ISIS-linked group found
On Wednesday, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) carried out searches in 16 locations across Delhi and Uttar Pradesh, in connection with its probe on a new ISIS-linked group in India.
21 Dec 2018
Now, government can monitor data in any personal computer
In what could mark the beginnings of an Orwellian surveillance state, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), on Thursday, granted sweeping powers to 10 Central investigative agencies to intercept, monitor and decrypt any data stored on computer devices.
21 Oct 2018
NIA's 'Most Wanted' list seems to prioritize Maoists over terrorists
On Saturday, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) released a list of its most wanted fugitives, urging the public to provide it with tips about fugitives' whereabouts.
18 Oct 2018
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.
25 Aug 2018
Manipur: In missing arms case, Congress-MLA arrested by NIA
The National Investigative Agency arrested Manipur Congress MLA Yamthong Haokip on Friday in missing arms case.
04 Jul 2018
Not returning to India until I feel 'safe': Zakir Naik
Zakir Naik, the controversial Islamic preacher who is staying abroad to evade arrest in India, today said he would not return home till he felt "safe".
04 Jul 2018
Controversial preacher Zakir Naik on his way back to India
Controversial preacher Zakir Naik is on his way back to India.
22 Jun 2018
Bombay-HC admits Malegaon blast accused Purohit's plea challenging discharge rejection
The Bombay HC today admitted a plea filed by Lt Col Prasad Shrikant Purohit, an accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case, challenging previous judgments of the HC and a special trial court that had rejected his discharge from the case.
02 May 2018
Indian National bombed Saudi Arabia in 2016, confirms DNA test
On the basis of DNA tests, Saudi Arabia has confirmed the bomber who attacked US Consulate in Jeddah, was an Indian national and possibly an operative of Lashkar-e-Taiba.
19 Apr 2018
Resignation of Judge Reddy who gave Mecca Masjid verdict, rejected
Special NIA Judge Ravindra Reddy, who resigned hours after pronouncing verdict in Mecca Masjid blast case, was on Thursday asked to report back to work.
17 Apr 2018
Owaisi blames Modi government, NIA for 2007 blast acquittals
Yesterday, all accused in the Mecca Masjid blast of 2007, including Swami Aseemanand, were acquitted by a Special National Investigation Agency (NIA) Court in Hyderabad.
16 Apr 2018
After acquitting accused in Mecca Masjid blast case, judge resigns
NIA court judge, Ravindra Reddy, who acquitted all accused in the Mecca Masjid blast case earlier today, resigned hours after pronouncing the verdict. They were let off due to lack of evidence.
16 Apr 2018
2007 Mecca Masjid blast: All accused, including Swami Aseemanand, acquitted
All accused in the Mecca Masjid blast of 2007, including Swami Aseemanand, have been acquitted by a Special NIA Court in Hyderabad.
09 Apr 2018
In a first, Pakistani diplomats on NIA's 'wanted' list
In a first, Pakistani diplomats have been named in the National Investigation Agency's (NIA) 'wanted' list.
08 Mar 2018
'Love-jihad': After long battle, Shafin-Hadiya win case, SC upholds marriage
In a major win for individual rights, the SC has upheld the controversial marriage of Shafin and Hadiya, Kerala's "love jihad" couple, setting aside an annulment by the HC.
12 Feb 2018
Trafficking: Center mulls new definition of "victim", NIA as probing-agency
Reports have it that the Center is working on setting up a dedicated unit to probe trafficking cases, likely under the National Investigation Agency (NIA).
23 Jan 2018
#LoveJihad: NIA can't probe Hadiya's marriage, says Supreme Court
The Supreme Court has ruled the National Investigation Agency (NIA) cannot examine the marital status of Hadiya, whose marriage to Shafin Jahan became infamous as the Kerala "love jihad" case.
17 Jan 2018
NIA seizes Rs. 100 crore demonetized notes in Kanpur
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) and the UP police have discovered Rs. 100 crore in old demonetized notes hidden in an under-construction building in Kanpur.
27 Dec 2017
2008 Malegaon blasts: MCOCA charges dropped against Sadhvi Pragya, Purohit
A special NIA (National Investigation Agency) court in Mumbai has dropped charges under MCOCA (Maharashtra Control of Organized Crime Act), some sections of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA), and Arms Act against four accused -Sadhvi Pragya, Lt Col Prasad Purohit, Major (retd.) Ramesh Upadhyay, Ajay Rahikar- in the 2008 Malegaon blasts case.
18 Dec 2017
Hunting Zakir Naik: Interpol denies India's request for arrest warrant
India has suffered a major setback after Interpol denied its request to issue a Red Corner Notice (akin to an international arrest warrant) against radical Islamist preacher Zakir Naik.
10 Nov 2017
NIA to investigate Naxal funding case, will target leader Sudhakar
After making swift progress in the J&K terror funding case, the National Investigative Agency (NIA) is now investigating a Naxal funding case.
08 Nov 2017
J&K terror funding: NIA seizes Rs.36cr worth demonetized currency
The National Investigating Agency (NIA) said it has seized demonetized currency worth Rs. 36.34 crore in New Delhi.
30 Oct 2017
'Love jihad': SC directs Hadiya's presence in court to testify
The SC has said it will interview 24-year-old Hadiya in the Kerala 'love jihad' case to know about her story and whether she consented.
26 Oct 2017
NIA files chargesheet against Zakir for hate speeches, inciting violence
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) filed a 50-page chargesheet in a special court in Mumbai against controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik for inciting youth to engage in terror activities, giving hate speeches, promoting enmity between communities and diverting money for anti-India activity.
25 Sep 2017
NIA summons Kashmiri PhD scholar, trade leader over terror funding
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) summoned several prominent Kashmiris for questioning on Monday over the Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) terror funding case.
18 Sep 2017
YC Modi new NIA chief after Sharad Kumar
Senior IPS officer YC Modi, who was a part of the SC-appointed SIT in the 2002 Gujarat riots case, was appointed the new chief of the National Investigation Agency (NIA).
16 Sep 2017
'Love jihad': Shafin Jahan moves SC against NIA probe
On September 16, a Keralite Muslim man moved the SC against an NIA probe sanctioned by the apex court into his marriage to a converted Hindu woman.
06 Sep 2017
Terror funding: NIA raids 16 locations across Delhi and Kashmir
The NIA raided 16 locations across Kashmir and Delhi today in connection with its investigation on Kashmiri terror funding, separatist activities and hawala operations.
16 Aug 2017
Terrorist financing: NIA questions Syed Ali Shah Geelani's sons
As part of the ongoing crackdown on terrorist financing, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) questioned Nayeem and Nasim, Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani's sons.
16 Aug 2017
NIA to probe Kerala's 'love jihad' case on SC orders
On August 16, the SC asked the National Intelligence Agency to probe the 'love jihad' case from Kerala.