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NIA arrests three members of banned PFI in Bihar; recovers 'incriminating' documents

Four members of PFI were arrested from Phulwarisharif during a raid conducted by Patna police following intelligence inputs from the central investigating agency in July last year.

published on : 4th February 2023
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NIA conducts raid at the premises of former PFI leaders in Kerala

The raids were conducted following inputs that a few leaders were still actively coordinating the functioning of the PFI despite the ban.

published on : 29th December 2022
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NIA raids over 50 locations linked to global drugs, arms, terror cartel; two held

NIA sources said the crackdown is a part of the ongoing investigations that revealed that such criminal acts were not isolated incidents.

published on : 19th October 2022
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Fresh crackdown against PFI: More than 170 activists held across seven states

Four PFI activists were also arrested from Kerala's Kottayam district and one from Kollam in Kerala for allegedly engaging in violent activities during the state-wide hartal on September 23.

published on : 27th September 2022
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Tension in Coimbatore post NIA raids: Over 4,500 police personnel deployed

Other senior officials, including Coimbatore City police commissioner V Balakrishnan and Coimbatore rural SP V Badrinarayanan took part in the meeting.  

published on : 25th September 2022
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A day after NIA raids, 51 KSRTC buses attacked during PFI hartal

Stones were thrown at a Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation Bus in Parassala police station limits. The hartal supporters vandalized a shop near Pothencode for not downing the shutters.

published on : 23rd September 2022
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PFI hartal in Kerala: Incidents of stone-pelting in several districts 

Shops mostly remained shut in the state, while incidents of forceful closure of shops were reported from various parts.

published on : 23rd September 2022
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Nationwide crackdown on PFI, 106 arrested 

NIA, ED conduct searches across 15 states; top leaders arrested for terror funding, recruiting youth for terror acts

published on : 23rd September 2022
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NIA raids in Guntur and Kurnool, four activists held

In old town of Kurnool city, mild tension prevailed as searches were conducted at the residence of Abdullah Wariz, who is suspected to be an SDPI activist.

published on : 23rd September 2022
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Five PFI members sent to Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad custody for five days 

They are accused of indulging in 'unlawful activities promoting enmity among communities' and 'waging a war against the country'.

published on : 22nd September 2022
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EXPLAINER | What is Popular Front Of India

The PFI claims to strive for a neo-social movement ostensibly for the empowerment of marginalised sections of India.

published on : 22nd September 2022
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NIA raids: Protests erupt around SDPI, PFI offices, several in preventive custody

The raids, taking place mainly in South India, was termed by the NIA as the "largest ever" investigation process "till date".

published on : 22nd September 2022
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Amit Shah holds meet; discusses action against PFI, terror suspects

National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla, and Director General of NIA Dinkar Gupta were among the top officials who attended the high-level meeting.

published on : 22nd September 2022
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Four detained as NIA conducts raids against PFI at 40 places in Telangana, Andhra

The official said incriminating materials, including digital devices, documents, two daggers and over Rs 8.31 lakh, were seized during the operation.

published on : 18th September 2022
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NIA raids over three dozen locations against 'terror gangs' in many states

Sources said that these gang members indulged in extortion, drug smuggling, and other organised criminal activities to finance their nefarious designs.

published on : 12th September 2022
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Human Rights Forum condemns NIA raids on activists in Andhra Pradesh

They said the three leaders were holding responsible positions in the UAPA Vyatireka Committee and people's organisations.

published on : 21st July 2022
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NIA raids Vijayawada premises of Viplava Rachayitala Sangam activist D Prabhakar

Prabhakar's daughter Swathi said her father had no connections with Maoists and he had informed the same to the officials in the previous inquiry also.

published on : 20th July 2022
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NIA raids Kerala engineer's home on suspicion of IS links

The NIA is following a lead based on a case registered in March against eight IS supporters who held a secret meeting in Kanakamala near Kannur.

published on : 4th August 2017