India arrests six suspected of plotting Islamic State attacks
Indian police have arrested six members of an Islamic State-inspired group suspected of plotting attacks on key figures and public places during the Hindu festival of Diwali, the national counter-terrorism agency said on Monday.
Islamic State has struggled to win over many recruits in India, which is home to the world's third-largest Muslim population.
But over the past year or so, the National Investigation Agency has found small groups of people in the southern states of Kerala and Tamil Nadu who have either travelled to Syria to join the militant Sunni group or planned attacks inside... read more
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