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Popular Front of India: Organization
The Popular Front of India (PFI) is an extremist and militant Islamic fundamentalist organisation in India formed as a successor to National Development Front (NDF) in 2006. It acquired a multi-state dimension by merging with the National Development Front, Manitha Neethi Pasarai, Karnataka Forum for Dignity and other organisations. The PFI describe themselves as a neo-social movement committed to empower people to ensure justice, freedom and security The organisation has various wings to cater to different section of society, including the National Women's Front and the Campus Front of India.


Congress has to be 'bold against all forms of communalism': Jairam Ramesh

Worried over the "propaganda" that the Congress is soft on minority communalism in the country, senior leader Jairam Ramesh has said the party "cannot be selective" on the issue and suggested it should..
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ED questions PFI officials; probes links with politicians, others

The ED has questioned some Popular Front of India (PFI) officials in connection with a money laundering probe against it and an NGO linked to it, officials said on Thursday. The ED is probing PFI and..
IndiaTimes - Published

UP police arrests 108 PFI members in four days for alleged involvement in anti-CAA protests

All of them were allegedly involved in the violence that broke out during protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), a senior official said.
DNA - Published

ED summons PFI members for questioning in CAA case

IndiaTimes - Published

ED traces ‘suspicious’ flow in PFI accounts, claims it’s funding anti-CAA agitation

A preliminary probe done by the anti-money laundering agency has established a suspicious pattern of deposits into and withdrawal of money from Popular Front of India's (PFI) accounts. The ED has..
IndiaTimes - Published

Was paid for professional services, nothing else: Kapil Sibal on payments received from PFI

Congress leader Kapil Sibal said the payments he received from the Popular Front of India had nothing to do with anti-CAA protests, and were made for his legal services offered in 2017 and 2018, much..
IndiaTimes - Published

ED finds 'financial links' between PFI and anti-CAA protests in UP

The Enforcement Directorate on Monday sent a note to the ministry of home affairs alleging that there is a direct link between the ongoing anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests in Uttar Pradesh and..
IndiaTimes - Published

PFI mobilised Rs 120 crore during anti-CAA protests, Kapil Sibal, Indira Jaising among recipients: Report

In a shocking revelation, evidence have been unearthed suggesting that the Popular Front of India (PFI) mobilised funds to the tune of Rs 120 crore during to anti-CAA protests that occured in December..
DNA - Published

Meerut: PFI member arrested for instigating violence during anti-CAA protests

The Uttar Pradesh police on Wednesday arrested a Popular Front of India (PFI) member, Anees Khalifa, from Lisari Gate area in Meerut. Khalifa is accused of violence during the anti-Citizenship..
DNA - Published

Centre’s case to ban PFI gets boost after UP, Assam inputs

The request from UP government seeking a ban on radical Islamic outfit Popular Front of India (PFI), coupled with inputs from Assam police pointing to PFI cadres’ role in fanning the December 11..
IndiaTimes - Published

Home ministry receives report from UP on PFI's activities in state: Sources

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has received a report from Uttar Pradesh on the activities of Popular Front of India (PFI) in the state, sources in the ministry said on Friday. Earlier in the day,..
IndiaTimes - Published

PFI denied permission by WB police to hold anti-CAA rally in Murshidabad on Jan 5

This comes after the Yogi Aditynath government in Uttar Pradesh wrote to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) seeking a ban on Popular Front of India (PFI).
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PFI's role in violence coming forward, Home Ministry to decide on action: RS Prasad

Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday said that the role of Popular Front of India (PFI) is coming forward in violence and the home ministry will decide on an action against the organisation..
IndiaTimes - Published

Ban PFI for violence during anti-CAA stir, UP police tell govt

The Uttar Pradesh police has written to the state home department seeking a ban on Popular Front of India (PFI), a “radical” Islamic outfit with notable pockets of influence in western UP and which..
IndiaTimes - Published

‘SIMI-affiliate’ PFI role under probe, says UP deputy CM

UP deputy CM Dinesh Sharma said the government is probing the alleged role of Islamic fundamentalist outfit Popular Front of India (PFI) in violence in the state during anti-CAA protests. He also..
IndiaTimes - Published

Supreme Court spots Popular Front of India terror plot in 2016 killing

The Court's order has come as a shot in the arm for the ongoing trial in the case with the NIA having seized incriminating material to prove how the main accused Asim Shariff, district president of..
DNA - Published

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