IS 'most active' in southern states: Home ministry

New Delhi: Investigation in a series of cases by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has revealed that Islamic State (IS) has a strong presence in the southern states of India, the Ministry of Home Affairs told the Rajya Sabha.

According to the MHA, the NIA has registered 17 cases related to the presence of IS in the southern states of Telangana, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, and arrested 122 suspects.