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National Investigation Agency: Federal investigative agency in India
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) is a state agency established by the Indian Government to combat terror in India. It acts as the Central Counter Terrorism Law Enforcement Agency. The agency is empowered to deal with terror related crimes across states without special permission from the states. The Agency came into existence with the enactment of the National Investigation Agency Act 2008 by the Parliament of India on 31 December 2008. Headquartered in New Delhi, the NIA has branches in Hyderabad, Guwahati, Kochi, Lucknow, Mumbai, Kolkata, Raipur and Jammu. It maintains NIA Most Wanted list.

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Elgar case: Nine accused appear before NIA court in Mumbai


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Jaish case accused gets bail as NIA fails to file chargesheet

One of the accused in the JeM conspiracy case, Yusuf Chopan, has been granted bail by a special court on the grounds that the National Investigation Agency (NIA) did not file a chargesheet within the..
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NIA refutes reports of bail granted to Yousuf Chopan in Pulwama attack case

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday refuted reports of bail being granted to Yousuf Chopan in the Pulwama attack case by a special NIA court. The agency has clarified that Yousuf Chopan..
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NIA raids houses of terrorists in Pulwama

National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday conducted raids in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district in connection with the encounter that had taken place at Ban toll plaza near Nagrota on January..
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Malegaon blast case accused fined for 'wasting court's time'

The accused, Sudhakar Chaturvedi, had filed an application seeking that the case diary be deposited in the court under section 172 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC). The National Investigation..
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Sharad Pawar slams NIA probe into Elgar Parishad case

NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday said he suspected the Centre had something to hide about the erstwhile Devendra Fadnavis-led government in Maharashtra, which is possibly why the probe into the Elgar..
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Day after spat on NIA taking over Elgar case, Pawar-Maha CM share stage

NCP president Sharad Pawar shared a stage with Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray a day after criticising him for allowing the transfer of the Elgar Parishad case probe to the National..
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Rift over Elgar move? Pawar says Maha step 'not proper'

NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Friday expressed his disapproval regarding Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray's consent to hand over the investigation of the Elgar Parishad case to the National Investigation..
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Pune court transfers Elgar Parishad case to Mumbai''s NIA court


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Uddhav overrules NCP on Elgar Parishad case

Shiv Sena and NCP appear to be on a collision course over entrusting the Elgar Parishad probe to the National Investigation Agency (NIA). "The CM has the powers," Maharashtra home minister Anil..
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U-turn: NCP-held home dept gives Elgar case to NIA

In a volte-face, the NCP-led home department on Wednesday granted permission to the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to take over the inquiry in the Elgar Parishad case.
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NIA court issues non-bailable warrants against 2 KJF terrorists in drone arms drops case in Punjab


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NIA court extends suspended DSP’s custody


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NIA to quiz former J&K MLA for links with Hizbul Mujahideen commander

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) will question former J&K MLA Sheikh Abdul Rashid for his links with self-styled Hizbul Mujahideen commander Naveed 'Babu', arrested along with suspended Jammu..
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J&K DSP case: NIA raids multiple places in south Kashmir

The National Investigation Agency on Sunday morning carried out searches in connection with a case in which a senior Jammu and Kashmir police officer was arrested while ferrying terrorists outside the..
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Giving NIA Elgar case shows police abused power: Sharad Pawar

NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Saturday alleged that the Centre transferring the probe into the Koregaon Bhima violence case to the National Investigation Agency (NIA) showed police had misused their powers..
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NIA to probe Koregaon-Bhima violence case: Sharad Pawar questions motive; 'decision appropriate,' says Fadnavis

The Union government's move to transfer the probe of the Koregaon-Bhima violence case to the NIA has triggered a war of words. While Fadnavis called the move appropriate, NCP chief Sharad Pawar alleged..
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Govt transferred Koregaon Bhima probe to NIA for fear of being exposed: Sharad Pawar

NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Saturday alleged that the Centre transferred the probe into the Koregaon Bhima violence case to the National Investigation Agency (NIA) for fear of getting exposed.
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Maharashtra govt hits out at Centre for transferring Bhima-Koregaon probe to NIA

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday took over the investigation in the 2018 Bhima Koregaon violence case on the directions of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).
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Centre gives Elgar case to NIA day after Sharad Pawar presses for SIT

The Centre on Friday transferred the Koregaon-Bhima case to the National Investigation Agency. This comes a day after it emerged that Sharad Pawar had written to Maharashtra CM asking him to set up an..
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Centre transferred Koregaon-Bhima probe to NIA without consent: Maharashtra govt

Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh on Friday hit out at the Union government, claiming that it has transferred the probe of the 2018 Koregaon-Bhima violence case to the National Investigation..
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Suspended DSP Davinder Singh, others produced in special NIA court in Jammu

They said the suspended officer was produced in the special NIA court along with the two terrorists and their two associates. Syed Irfan, brother of a Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist arrested along with..
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NIA raids arrested DSP’s Srinagar home, recovers Rs 7.5 lakh cash and other docus

Carrying out the probe into J&K deputy superintendent of police (DSP) Davinder Singh’s terror links, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday conducted raids at the Indra Nagar residence..
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SC agrees to hear plea challenging National Investigation Agency (Amendment) Act, 2019

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a plea challenging the amendments made in the National Investigation Agency (Amendment) Act, 2019, on the ground that it gives "unfettered discretionary..
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NIA to probe case of J&K DSP caught while ferrying three terrorists

The National Investigation Agency will probe a case in which a senior Jammu and Kashmir police officer was arrested while ferrying three terrorists out of the valley, an official spokesman said on..
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Rahul hits out at NIA chief, says best way to 'silence' Davinder Singh is to give him case

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday alleged that the best way to "silence" Jammu and Kashmir DSP Davinder Singh was to hand the investigations against him to NIA chief Y C Modi, under whose care the..
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MHA asks NIA to initiate process of probing case of arrested J&K DSP

The Union home ministry has asked the NIA to initiate the process of probing the case of suspended Jammu and Kashmir Police deputy superintendent Davinder Singh, who was caught in south Kashmir while..
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Raipur in SC, makes UPA-era NIA Act a Centre-state conflict

The Congress government in Chhattisgarh on Wednesday made the National Investigation Agency (NIA) Act, enacted by Parliament in 2008 during the Congress-led UPA government to investigate terror and..
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Cong-led Chhattisgarh govt moves SC seeking to declare NIA Act unconstitutional, arbitrary

The Congress-led Chhattisgarh government moved the Supreme Court on Wednesday seeking the UPA-1 era National Investigation Agency (NIA) Act be declared unconstitutional and arbitrary on the ground that..
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Jaish-e-Mohammad using mobile app to plan attacks in India, NIA's Pulwama attack probe reveals

JeM used this messaging app to carry out the Pulwama attack in February last year.
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WB: Five dead after explosion at illegal firecracker factory in Naihati, BJP demands NIA investigation

The factor's owner, Nur Hussain, had escaped by the time the police arrived. Local residents of Debok later told Zee Media that there was a similar explosion in the factory about a year ago, in which..
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Akhil Gogoi remanded to judicial custody for 14 days

A special NIA court here Thursday remanded peasant leader Akhil Gogoi, who had been arrested by the agency, to judicial custody for 14 days. The special court also turned down NIA's plea to extend his..
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NIA raids Akhil Gogoi's house in Guwahati

The National Investigation Agency on Thursday carried out searches at the residence of RTI activist and peasant leader Akhil Gogoi, who was arrested by the agency earlier this month, officials said...
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Akhil Gogoi, arrested amid protests over citizenship law, sent to 10-day NIA custody

Gogoi was arrested on December 12 in Jorhat under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act or UAPA amid widespread violent protests in the state and was later handed over to the National Investigation..
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ISIS Module Case: NIA raids two locations in Tamil Nadu

The devices seized will be subjected to forensic examination and submitted to NIA special court.
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NIA court convicts six in 2016 terror case


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Terror funding: Court takes cognisance of charges against Yasin Malik

A Delhi court on Wednesday took cognisance of a supplementary charge sheet filed by the National Investigation Agency against Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief Yasin Malik and others in the..
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Bangladeshi terror outfit JMB expanding footprint in India: NIA


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127 held in connection with ISIS; those arrested say Zakir Naik videos inspired them: NIA

Most of the 127 persons arrested in connection with cases linked to terror organisation ISIS from across 14 states in the country were inspired by controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, according..
DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

Jamaat-ul Mujahideen Bangladesh trying to spread tentacles across India: NIA chief


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Amrtisar: NIA to take charge of KZF module terror case

Sub-inspector Balbir Singh told reporters that the local court judge had ordered all the accused to be produced before a National Investigation Agency (NIA) court on October 11.
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Home Minister Amit Shah to meet Anti-Terrorism Squad chiefs: sources

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) will be organising the conference between October 14-15, sources added.
DNA - Published

National Investigation Agency to probe smuggling of arms by Pakistan's drones

Punjab Police had claimed that the terror group was conspiring to unleash a series of strikes in Punjab and adjoining states.
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NIA bares Pak high commission’s terror role

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) filed a supplementary chargesheet before a Delhi court on Friday against JKLF chief Yasin Malik and four other Kashmiri separatists for allegedly conspiring to..
IndiaTimes - Published

Pakistan smuggling arms into India via drones? National Investigation Agency to look into incidents

Taking to Twitter, Singh said that the drone incidents are just one of Pakistan's "sinister designs" following the abrogation of Article 370 granted to Jammu and Kashmir.
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NIA to probe incidents of Pak drones smuggling arms into India

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) will carry out an investigation into cases of drones being used by Pakistan to smuggle arms into India through bordering areas of Punjab. ​​On September 22,..
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Pakistan fidayeen use new moon, 2-5am bands to infiltrate: Report

The report, prepared by National Investigation Agency (NIA) and shared with Jammu and Kashmir Police, has studied some three dozen terror attacks or encounters with security forces. It has used call..
IndiaTimes - Published

National Investigation Agency cracks down on Kerala-Tamil Nadu Islamic State module

On July 9, the NIA registered cases against 16 accused of allegedly owing allegiance to banned terrorist organisations - IS/Daesh, Al Qaeda and SIMI.
DNA - Published

NIA conducts raid in Tirunelveli to probe Tamil Nadu-Kerala ISIS module

A five-member National Investigation Agency (NIA) team from Kochi conducted a raid here as a follow up to probe the Tamil Nadu-Kerala ISIS module. A person identified as Divan Mujibur was questioned in..
IndiaTimes - Published

Pulwama attack mastermind's aide among 4 in NIA chargesheet

The NIA said in its chargesheet filed before a Delhi Court that Sajjad and three other JeM terrorists were planning to carry out terror attacks in Delhi-NCR and other parts of the country.
DNA - Published

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