Rise in ISI, HuJI activities: Govt



New Delhi: Activities of banned terrorist group Harkat-ul-Jihad-al-Islami (HuJI) and Pakistan's spy agency Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) are on the rise in India, the Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

"Yes," Minister of State for Home Jitendra Singh said in a written reply to a question on whether activities of HuJI and ISI were on the rise in the country.

He also said three Bangladeshi nationals and activists of HuJI were arrested by Special Task Force, Kolkata on November 17, 2009 and fake Indian currency notes with the face value of Rs 30 lakh were recovered from them.

"During the period 2009-11, four ISI agents/operatives/trained Pakistani nationals were arrested by security agencies," Singh said.

He said the Government is committed to checking terrorism in all its forms and manifestations as no causes, genuine or imaginary, can justify terrorism or violence.

PTI