Authorities have stated that till now, at least 75 Indians have joined ISIS. Of these a majority of them had left from Maharashtra, Karnataka and Kerala.
A significant number of Indians living abroad also joined ISIS. So far, authorities are said to have apprehended at least 37 people while they were attempting to make their way to ISIS territories from India.
ISIS conducted Bhopal train blast? Bhopal
Investigating agencies have stated that the Bhopal train blasts that took place recently was meant to announce the arrival of ISIS in India.
Authorities said they recovered a letter from the blast site, that said it was the work of the Indian ISIS.
Though the blast was of low intensity, authorities were worried because of the widespread availability of ISIS literature online.
US Embassy issues ISIS warning in India FACT
The US State Department issued a warning to all US citizens of possible ISIS attacks on popular tourist sites in India. The notice, warned all westerners to maintain a high level of vigilance.
Pro-ISIS groups vows attacks on Taj Mahal 17 Mar 2017
A pro-ISIS group warned of conducting attacks in India, and published a picture of the Taj Mahal as a possible target.
The SITE intelligence group found the picture posted on a Telegram group by the Ahwaal Ummat Media Center. It had a background of the Taj Mahal, with "new target" written on it.
Authorities are trying to ascertain the source of the image.