PFI raids

Arrested PFI leaders in Kerala sent to judicial custody till Oct 20

The NIA has raised serious allegations against the banned PFI and its arrested leaders and claimed that the seized documents during the raids contain highly incriminating materials.

published on : 30th September 2022

Kerala PFI general secretary announces outfit has been disbanded; nabbed

Abdul Sattar, who was allegedly absconding after calling for a state-wide hartal on Sept 23 against nation-wide raids on the PFI's offices and arrests of their leaders, will be handed over to NIA.

published on : 28th September 2022

Silence is better at times, says Kerala professor whose hand was chopped off by PFI activists

Many of the victims of the PFI's attacks are no longer alive, Professor TJ Joseph said, while adding that he would like to observe silence in solidarity with those victims.

published on : 28th September 2022

Centre bans PFI and its associates for five years over terror links

The home ministry claimed that PFI and its associates or affiliates or fronts have been involved in violent terrorist activities with an intent to create a reign of terror in the country.

published on : 28th September 2022

KSRTC moves Kerala HC seeking over Rs 5 crore damages from PFI for Sept 23 hartal

KSRTC contended that the hartal was called without any advance notice which was a violation of the high court's orders that flash hartals were illegal and seven days prior notice has to be given.

published on : 27th September 2022

DMK allies say BJP capable of carrying out attacks on itself; 'Centre targeting us,' claims PFI

CPI leader R Mutharasan, while referring to the recent 'petrol bomb' attacks in the state claimed that the so-called bombs were "plastic bags containing petrol or crude bombs that did not ignite.

published on : 27th September 2022

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

Cops up pressure on PFI with raids, arrests in Kerala

The arrest of 274 detainees was also recorded on the day, taking the number of nabbed PFI workers to 1,295. So far, 308 cases have been registered in connection with the violence.

published on : 26th September 2022

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

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

NIA raids: Popular Front calls for hartal in Kerala on Friday; stages protests

The outfit called for a dawn-to-dusk hartal in the state on Friday to mark their strong protest against the raids carried out in their offices.

published on : 22nd September 2022

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