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  • Naxals trigger landmine blast in Kanker, none hurt 17-04-2014 09:04 PM

    Naxals triggered a landmine blast on Thursday in insurgency-hit Kanker Lok Sabha constituency of Chhattisgarh when a polling party escorted by security forces was returning after conducting elections in the region. However, no injuries or causalities were reported in the blast. "The incident took place under Bhanupratappur police station limits...
  • Nigeria bus station bombing kills 71 on edge of capital 14-04-2014 08:28 PM

    A morning rush hour bomb killed at least 71 people at a Nigerian bus station on the outskirts of the capital on Monday, raising concerns about the spread of an Islamist insurgency after the deadliest ever attack on Abuja. Suspicion fell on Boko Haram, though there was no immediate claim...
  • Two security personnel injured in Naxal blast in Bijapur 11-04-2014 04:07 PM

    A day after polling in Chattisgarh's Bastar Lok Sabha seat, two security personnel were on Friday injured in a pressure bomb blast carried out by Naxals in the insurgency-hit Bijapur district of the region, police said. "The blast occurred when a joint Road Opening Party (ROP) of CRPF and district...
  • 300 students hit as Maoists blow up a school using 8 cylinder bombs 10-04-2014 09:06 PM

    At least 300 students in a village in Bihar's Lakhisarai district lost their school which was destroyed in a blast by Maoists ahead of voting in six parliamentaryconstituencies of the state on Thursday. The new building of the government high school at Narotampur under Kazra police station totally collapsed in...
  • Balloting picks up amid incidents of violence 10-04-2014 02:14 PM

    Nearly 32 percent of the electorate voted in the first six hours on Thursday in Bihar's six Lok Sabha constituencies despite incidents of violence in the state. "So far about 32 percent of the electorate has voted. The polling was slow in early hours, but later picked up fast," Additional...
  • Violence hits Jamui on poll day; 2 CRPF jawans killed in Naxal attack 10-04-2014 10:28 AM

    Two CRPF jawans were killed on Thursday in a bombblast in in Jamui parliamentary constituencyin Bihar ataround 5:30 am, one and a halfhour before the start of polling in the area. The incident took place when CRPF and Bihar Police team were travelling in two jeeps and were on their...
  • Maoists trigger series of explosions in Latehar before polling 10-04-2014 09:42 AM

    Maoists exploded a series of landmines in the forests of Latehar district and exchanged gunfire with security personnel early on Thursday before the polling began for the Chatra Lok Sabha seat in Jharkhand. The landmines were exploded at around 1.30 am, half a km from a picket under Barwadih police...
  • Pakistan: 23 killed, 40 injured in bomb blast 09-04-2014 11:31 AM

    At least 23 people were killed and over 40 others injured on Wednesday in a bomb blast that occurred on the outskirts of the Pakistani capital. The blast occurred in the fruit market in Sector I-11 of the capital, bordering the garrison city of Rawalpindi. No group has claimed responsibility...
  • Injured jawan shown on TV is alive, says CRPF chief 08-04-2014 02:03 PM

    A CRPF trooper, who was injured when a landmine planted by Maoists in Bihar's Aurangabad district went off while being defused and seen on TV pleading for his life, is alive, CRPF chief Dilip Trivedi on Tuesday said. He said the CRPF personnel being shown on TV is not Deputy...
  • Bihar: CRPF officer dies due to alleged delay in medical help 08-04-2014 09:12 AM

    Aurangabad: In a case of shocking neglect, the CRPF Deputy Commandant who was hurt in an IED blast on Monday has succumbed to his injuries. The officer died after an alleged delay in medical help. He allegedly received no medical attention for over two hours. The blast took place near...
  • Bihar: 2 policemen killed in IED blast outside police station 07-04-2014 03:06 PM

    Patna: Two policemen were allegedly killed in an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast outside a police station in Bihar. The blast took place outside Dhibra police station in Aurangabad. Officials said that another policeman was injured. The blast happened when policemen were trying to defuse the IED recovered on Sunday...
  • Bombay High Court rejects bail plea of ailing Sadhvi in Malegaon blast case 04-04-2014 05:41 PM

    The Bombay High Court refused to grant bail on medical grounds on Friday, to 2008 Malegaon bomb blast accused Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur who has been in custody for five and a half years in connection with her role as a conspirator in the crime. A division bench dismissed an...
  • Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf escapes assassination blast 03-04-2014 11:12 AM

    New Delhi: Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf escaped a bid on his life early on Thursday in Faizabad, Pakistan. The retired General was being shifted from a hospital to his farmhouse in Islamabad when a huge blast occurred at a bridge in Faizabad just as his convoy passed. According to...
  • Bombs at Cairo university hit riot police, 2 dead 03-04-2014 09:28 AM

    Cairo: Two bombs exploded on Wednesday outside Cairo University's engineering faculty, killing at least two persons, a senior police officer and a civilian, security officials said. The bombs, hidden at the foot of a tree, went off nearly a minute apart. They targeted riot police routinely deployed at the location...
  • NIA, Delhi Police get into war of words over custody of Akhtar, Waqas 02-04-2014 03:33 PM

    The NIA and the Special Cell of Delhi Police on Wednesday got into war of words over the custody of top Indian Mujahideen operatives Tehseen Akhtar and Zia-ur-Rehman alias Waqas. The NIA on Tuesday demanded in a Delhi court to know that what the Delhi Police Special Cell has been...
  • Man commits suicide by blowing himself up with mining explosive 01-04-2014 07:55 AM

    A 35-year-man allegedly committed suicide by blowing himself up with mining explosive in Rajsamand district of Rajasthan on Monday. Bhoparam, driver working at a mine, had been in depression for some time, they said. He tied the explosive around his upper body and connected it with a live wire which...
  • Five boys injured in bomb explosion in Hazaribagh 31-03-2014 09:32 PM

    Five boys were injured on Monday when a bomb among six they found in a bag exploded at Laskari village. The boys who were playing found the explosives in the bag in a paddy field in the village. One of the bombs exploded when one of the boys threw a...
  • Bhullar case: Bitta to seek permission from Sonia for self immolation 31-03-2014 03:32 PM

    New Delhi: Upset over Supreme Court commuting the death sentence of Khalistani terrorist Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar, former Youth Congress chief MS Bitta on Monday said that he would seek permission from party president Sonia Gandhi and the court to commit self-immolation. The All-India-Anti-Terrorist Front (AIATF) chief, who was targeted...
  • SC commutes deathpenalty of Delhi blast convict Bhullar to life 31-03-2014 11:00 AM

    The Supreme Court on Monday commuted death sentence of 1993 Delhi blast convict Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar to life imprisonment. The apex court has commuted his sentence on two grounds - Bhullar was suffering mental illness and the court said that there has been inordinate delay of 8 years by...
  • Yasin Bhatkal in judicial custody for German Bakery blast case 29-03-2014 12:24 AM

    Yasin Bhatkal, a founder of terrorist organisation Indian Mujahideen, who is also a prime accused in the German Bakery blast case here, was remanded in a 14-day judicial custody by a special court here for a test identification parade. Bhatkal was produced before Judge SD Dharane as his custody with...
  • IM top man Tehseen Akhtar was planning terror strike in Delhi: Police 28-03-2014 02:07 PM

    Indian Mujahideen's top operative Tehseen Akhtar alias Monu was planning to carry out a terror strike in the national capital with the help of his associates, the Delhi Police has told a local court. The Special Cell of Delhi Police stated this while seeking remand of Akhtar, one of the...
  • Indian Mujahideen head Yasin Bhatkal's deputy Tehseen Akhtar arrested 25-03-2014 12:51 PM

    New Delhi: In a major breakthrough in investigations into several terror cases, Indian security agencies arrested the officiating head of the Indian Mujahideen, Tehseen Akhtar alias Monu on Tuesday. A Delhi Police official said he was arrested from the Naxalbari area in Darjeeling. His arrest will deal a major blow...
  • Suspected IM terrorist's aide Barkat Ali arrested in Jodhpur 25-03-2014 10:29 AM

    Barkat Ali, an alleged accomplice of suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorist Mohd Sakib Ansari, was arrested in Jodhpur today. Ali had managed to give the police the slip on Sunday and several police teams had swung into action to catch him. "We received information about his arrival at home this morning...
  • Jharkhand: Naxals strike again, 3 policemen injured in landmine blast 25-03-2014 09:19 AM

    Khunti: In yet another Naxal attack in the run up to polls, three policemen have been injured in Jharkhand in a landmine blast on Tuesday morning. Three police personnel including a station in-charge were injured in the Naxal attack that took place in Khunti. This is the second Naxal strike...
  • Waqas arrest: Raje fears IM conspiracy against Narendra Modi 24-03-2014 06:58 PM

    In the backdrop of arrest of four alleged IM terrorists from the state, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Monday claimed a "conspiracy" was brewing against party's prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi. Citing terror blasts at Modi's rally in Patna last year, Raje said,"The country is going to witness Modi's...
  • 1993 Bombay blasts: Sanjay Dutt returns to jail after 90-day parole 22-03-2014 02:01 PM

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt is back in jail for his alleged connection with the 1993 Bombay blasts case. Dutt returned to Yerwada Central Jail in Pune after his 90-day parole ended on Friday, Dutt had been granted parole due to his wife Manyata's illness. Dutt, who is undergoing the...
  • No Indian among those killed in Kabul Taliban attack: MEA 21-03-2014 09:31 PM

    No Indian is among the fatalities in a Taliban attack on a Kabul hotel, the Indian external affairs ministry said on Friday. "No Indian has been killed. We have confirmed this," a ministry official said. Earlier, reports had said that an Indian was among the nine people killed in a...
  • Jammu: 4 Army personnel injured in grenade blast 21-03-2014 05:17 PM

    Jammu: Four Army personnel were reportedly injured in a grenade blast in Akhnoor sector on Friday evening. The blast occurred during a training programme. All four belong to the Gorkha regiment of the Army. More details are awaited. ...
  • 1993 Mumbai blasts case: Sanjay Dutt's parole ends today 21-03-2014 10:48 AM

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt's parole in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case will end on Friday. Dutt had been granted parole due to his wife Manyata's illness. Dutt, who is undergoing the remainder of his five-year jail term at Yerawada Central Jail in Pune, had already been granted a...