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More than 100 terror groups banned in India

May 18 2010

NEW DELHI (UCAN) --The federal government has banned more than 100 overseas outfits linked to Al-Qaeda, declaring them "terrorist organizations" in India.

The government listed them along with 33 other such groups already banned by the Ministry of Home Affairs.

The outfits include Islamic groups such as Jemaah Islamiyah (involved in the Bali bombings) of Indonesia, the Islamic Jihad Group of Libya, the Moroccan Islamic Combatant Group, the Egyptian Islamic Jihad, the International Islamic Relief Organization of Philippines and the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan.