BJP’s Maharashtra unit has demanded for the ban on Popular Front of India (PFI) for its alleged involvement in anti-national work in the country. Maharashtra’s BJP president Chandrashekhar Bawankule said that he will speak to CM Eknath Shinde and Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis about the same. This has come after slogans like “Pakistan Zindabad” were raised during one of PFI’s protests in Pune.
Popular Front of India (PFI) workers allegedly vandalised shops and obstructed traffic in the city of Kochi, as way of protest against the recent arrests of top leaders of the organisation. The police also took custody of five members for the same. Reportedly, the shops were vandalised when refused to be shut down. Meanwhile, violent protests have broken in Kerala, where police have arrested over 500 protestors.
The twelve-hour strike called by PFI over the arrests of the organisation’s leaders turned violent in Kerala, on September 23. As a result, as many as 500 persons were arrested and 400 others were put in preventive detention. The protests escalated to stone pelting at an RSS office in Mattannur. Reportedly, some protestors were also arrested for allegedly carrying explosives.
Activists of the Popular Front of India (PFI) staged protests across Kerala against the raids carried out in their organisation's offices, houses of leaders and other premises by multi-agencies. Notably, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) conducted raids for allegedly supporting terror activities in the country and detained many activists. To protest PFI called for a dawn-to-dusk hartal in the southern state to protest against the… read-more
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Assam police arrested around nine persons linked with Popular Front of India (PFI) on September 22. The join operation was organised by ED, NIA and the state police department. The operation involved 1,500 personnel across 11 states. About 106 PFI members were arrested in total, in an operation that commenced at around 1 pm and concluded at around 5 am.
In a join operation conducted by NIA, ED and the respected state police departments across 11 states, around 106 Popular Front of India (PFI) members were arrested on September 22. The highest number of arrested persons were from Kerala (22), followed by Karnataka (20) and Maharashtra (20). The operation commenced at around 1 am in the night and concluded at around 5 am. The operation involved over 1,500 personnel.
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested close to 100 Political Front of India (PFI) after raids carried out in 10 states. The massive raids were conducted as a joint operation of the NIA, Enforcement Directorate and state police forces, in connection with terror funding, radicalism, organising terror training camps and organisations. ANI confirmed raids to be held in Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh and other… read-more
Kerala police has arrested 18 more persons in connection to the Alappuzha PFI sloganeering case, in which a minor was seen chanting religiously provocative slogans. Anas, on whom the minor boy was seen sitting, was the first one arrested in the case. PFI Alappuzha district president Nawas Vandanam and district secretary Mujeeb have also been lodged in the case. The boy was seen chanting slogans against Hindu, Christian communities.
A case has been registered against Popular Front of India (PFI) Alappuzha district president Nawas Vandanam and district Secretary Mujeeb, after a video of a boy chanting provocative slogans surfaced, on May 24. Reportedly, the incident occurred during a PFI march in Kerala, where the minor was seen chanting slogans against Hindus and Christians in the state. A PFI activist has been taken into custody and further investigation is underway.… read-more
Popular Front of India (PFI) leader MK Ashraf has been arrested by Enforcement Directorate (ED) in the ongoing money laundering probe, on April 13. Following the arrest PFI chairman OMA Salam strongly condemned the arrest, and accused ED for acting as "puppets" for the "political masters". "PFI will not be intimidated by these politically motivated cases and will mobilize public opinion against the ED violations," said Salam.