Riyaz Bhatkal

Three Indian Mujahideen activists get life imprisonment in Karnataka

Three Indian Mujahideen activists were sentenced to life imprisonment by a court here for making explosives and conspiring with the outfit's founder Riyaz Bhatkal to carry out terror attacks here and other places in the country.

Apr 13, 2017, 23:26 PM IST
Hyderabad Dilsukhnagar blasts: Five Indian Mujahideen terrorists sentenced to death; court calls case 'rarest of the rare'

Hyderabad Dilsukhnagar blasts: Five Indian Mujahideen terrorists sentenced to death; court calls case 'rarest of the rare'

A special NIA court on Monday said that all the five convicts including Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal will be hanged.

Dec 19, 2016, 17:22 PM IST
Hyderabad twin bomb blasts case: NIA court to decide on quantum of punishment today

Hyderabad twin bomb blasts case: NIA court to decide on quantum of punishment today

The twin blasts in Dilsukhnagar area in Hyderabad on February 21, 2013, claimed 19 lives and injured over 130 people.

Dec 19, 2016, 13:04 PM IST
Indian Mujahideen co-founder Riyaz Bhatkal living life king-size in Karachi with ISI patronage

Indian Mujahideen co-founder Riyaz Bhatkal living life king-size in Karachi with ISI patronage

A day after Yasin Bhatkal and four others were convicted for their role in twin blasts in Hyderabad's Dilsukhnagar locality in 2013, it has now emerged that terror outfit Indian Mujahideen (IM) co-founder, who is believed to be prime accused and mastermind, is holed up in Karachi under the patronage of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).

Dec 14, 2016, 10:31 AM IST

After Indian Mujahideen, Bhatkal now becomes new recruiting ground for Islamic State

Once known in intelligence circles as the breeding ground of the homegrown Indian Mujahideen (IM) terror outfit, Karnataka`s small coastal town of Bhatkal, a tourist destination with a lot of history, is unfortunately now being seen in the security establishment to be emerging as a possible incubator of the Islamic State`s Indian terror module after a string of arrests from the town and nearby areas in the southern state.

Feb 02, 2016, 16:40 PM IST

Dilsukhnagar twin blasts: Production warrant issued against IM operative

A local court has issued Production Transit (PT) warrant directing the Tihar jail authorities to produce Aizaz Saeed Shaik, an alleged Indian Mujahideen (IM) operative, in connection with his alleged role in February 2013 Dilsukhnagar twin blasts case.

Feb 10, 2015, 21:10 PM IST

Money was sent to kin of jailed and absconding IM men: NIA

Indian Mujahideen co-founder Riyaz Bhatkal not only used to send funds for terror acts across the country but also regularly provided money to families of the jailed and absconding operatives of the banned outfit, the NIA has told a special court here.

Oct 06, 2014, 15:32 PM IST

Pakistan's ISI closely connected with IM operatives: NIA

Pakistan intelligence agency ISI was "closely connected" with top operatives of banned Indian Mujahideen (IM) and provided shelter to its members wanted in India, the National Investigation Agency has told a special court here.

Oct 02, 2014, 18:29 PM IST

Hyderabad twin blasts case: NIA files second chargesheet

A second chargesheet has been filed by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in the case of February 2013 Dilsukhnagar twin blasts here against absconding Indian Mujahideen founder Riyaz Bhatkal and two other IM operatives.

Sep 17, 2014, 20:21 PM IST

IM men used social networking sites for communication: Police

Indian Mujahideen (IM) operatives extensively used social networking sites like Facebook and other e-mail chats to communicate with each other, including with its co-founder Riyaz Bhatkal, to execute their terror plans, Delhi Police has told a court here.

Aug 24, 2014, 10:56 AM IST

2008 blasts: Police file two charge sheets against top IM men

Delhi Police on Thursday filed two separate charge sheets against 29 top Indian Mujahideen operatives including its co-founders Yasin Bhatkal, Riyaz Bhatkal and Iqbal Bhatkal in connection with two cases lodged after the September 13, 2008 serial blasts here.

Apr 03, 2014, 17:43 PM IST

IM plotted to kidnap Jews to bargain for al Qaeda woman: NIA

Indian Mujahideen was planning to kidnap "Jews" and "white persons" to bargain for release of Pakistani scholar Aafia Siddique, an alleged al Qaeda operative jailed for 86 years in the US, the NIA has said.

Feb 27, 2014, 16:18 PM IST

Bhatkal`s aide confesses involvement in 2013 Hyderabad blasts

A close aide of Indian Mujahideen (IM) co-founder Yasin Bhatkal, has confessed before a magistrate that he had assembled the explosives and had "guided" the members of the terror outfit while planting bombs at Hyderabad`s Dilsukhnagar area in February last year.

Feb 26, 2014, 18:24 PM IST

Yasin Bhatkal, other IM operatives were planning to nuke Surat: NIA

Operatives of terror outfit Indian Mujahideen, Yasin and Riyaz Bhatkal, were planning to attack Surat with nuclear warheads which they tried to procure from Pakistan, NIA has said.

Feb 24, 2014, 22:56 PM IST

Charges framed against 23 alleged IM members

Five years after Mumbai police arrested 23 alleged members of Indian Mujahideen, a court framed charges, paving way for their trial.

Dec 10, 2013, 19:01 PM IST

ISI funded Patna serial blasts, say sources

As speculated, the funding of the recent serial blasts in Patna had come from Bihar, Zee Media has learnt.

Oct 31, 2013, 15:59 PM IST

Andhra govt decides to hand over Hyderabad blasts case to NIA

With no breakthrough in February 21 twin blasts at Dilsukhnagar here that left 16 dead and 117 injured, the Andhra Pradesh government on Monday decided to hand over the investigation to NIA.

Mar 04, 2013, 19:32 PM IST

Police files charge sheet against suspected IM operative Fasih Mahmood

Suspected Indian Mujahideen module Fasih Mahmood, who was deported from Saudi Arabia last year, was on Saturday chargesheeted for terror acts in connection with the 2010 Jama Masjid attacks.

Feb 16, 2013, 20:09 PM IST

‘Bhatkal brothers orchestrated Varanasi blast from Pak’

Said to be behind atleast 10 blast cases, the Bhatkals had formed the Indian Mujahideen after SIMI was banned by the government.

Dec 09, 2010, 00:41 AM IST

Top IM terrorist Riyaz Bhatkal key suspect in Bangalore blasts

Indian Mujahideen (IM) founder-
member Riyaz Bhatkal, who escaped abroad, is back in the
country and has emerged as the main suspect in the blasts that
took place before an IPL cricket match in Bangalore.

Apr 21, 2010, 00:44 AM IST