BLASTS

  • Burdwan blast mastermind remanded to 14 days judicial custody 11 hours 59 minutes ago

    Barasat(WB): Sajid alias Sk Rahamuttalah, the mastermind of the Burdwan blast and a member of Bangladesh terror outfit JMB, was remanded to 14-days judicial custody by a local court on Thursday. The order was passed by Barasat CJM Edwin Lepcha. He was earlier in NIA...
  • Two explosions heard in Girls Degree College in Pakistan's Kulachi 2 days ago

    Islamabad: Just a day after the barbaric massacre of 133 students by Taliban in a school in Peshawar, two explosions were heard at a Girls Degree College in Pakistan's Kulachi on Wednesday evening. The town, named after the Kulachi Baloch tribe, is the headquarters of Kulachi Tehsil of Dera Ismail Khan...
  • Escaped SIMI members major security threat, CCTV shows them fleeing after Bijnor blast 5 days ago

    New Delhi/Mumbai: As the five operatives of Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) who escaped from a jail in Madhya Pradesh's Khandwa in October 2013 emerge as the biggest internal security threat to India, CNN-IBN has accessed CCTV footage which shows the five fugitives after an explosion in Bijnor in...
  • 1993 Mumbai blasts case: SC seeks Maharashtra STF, CBI's reply December 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday further stayed the execution of Yakub Abdul Razak Memon, lone death row convict in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case, and sought responses from Maharashtra Special Task Force and CBI on his plea seeking review of death penalty awarded to him. In an...
  • Uttarakhand: Bomb explodes outside school in Roorkee, 1 dead December 6, 2014

    Roorkee: A bomb exploded outside DAV college in Roorkee in Uttarkhand on Saturday leaving a child dead. The child is studying in class III. SSP Roorkee Sweety Agarwal said, "The child may have picked a dormant bomb, which may have exploded while he was playing with it." Chief minister Harish Rawat has...
  • NIA arrests Burdwan blast accused Shahnoor Alam from Assam December 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Key suspect in the Burdwan blast Shahnoor Alam, alleged to be the financial brain of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) terror group, was arrested on Thursday night by NIA with the help of central security agencies from Nalbari district of Assam. NIA, whose probe into the October 2 blast received a...
  • No 'contradiction' between party & govt on Saradha chit fund scam: BJP December 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Rejecting any "contradiction" between the party and the government on the issue of Saradha chit fund scam, BJP on Wednesday said the case is being investigated by three agencies and the government has not given clean chit in this regard. This comes after the government on Wednesday appeared to...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories December 3, 2014

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  • News 360: Centre differs from BJP president, says Saradha scam money not linked to Burdwan blasts December 3, 2014

    In an embarrassment for Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah, the Narendra Modi government on Wednesday contradicted him on the Burdwan blasts by saying there was no link between Saradha chit fund scam money and blasts. ...
  • Centre contradicts BJP chief Amit Shah, says Saradha scam money not linked to Burdwan blasts December 3, 2014

    New Delhi: In an embarrassment for Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah, the Narendra Modi government on Wednesday contradicted him on the Burdwan blasts by saying there was no link between Saradha chit fund scam money and blasts. The comment came in a response to a question in the Rajya Sabha...
  • Bangladesh: Security agencies arrest 3 Myanmar nationals linked to Burdwan blast December 1, 2014

    Dhaka: Three Myanmar nationals have been arrested in connection with the Burdwan blast, as India and Bangladesh stepped up the hunt for the conspirators along their borders to nab over 100 militants of the outlawed JMB. The three are members of Rohingya Solidarity Organisation (RSO) and other Myanmar-based outfits, said Krishna...
  • Second terror attack in Jammu & Kashmir ahead of phase II polls December 1, 2014

    Poonch: Days after a terror attack on a CRPF bunker in Srinagar, an IED explosion occurred in Jammu and Kashmir's Mendhar area near the Line of Control on Monday, a day ahead of second phase of Assembly elections in the state. One Army jawan has been seriously injured in the...
  • Two arrested in Bengal after Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen posters found in Purriia November 30, 2014

    Kolkata: Two people were arrested on Sunday in connection with recovery of posters of terror outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen, Bangladesh (JMB) from West Bengal's Purulia district, police said. The posters of the terror outfit, said to be involved in the Oct 2 Burdwan blast, were found Saturday from Nimtala village in the district. "We...
  • Amit Shah tears into Mamata Banerjee, links Saradha scam with Burdwan blasts November 30, 2014

    Kolkata: "I am Amit Shah, and I have come to uproot Trinamool Congress from West Bengal", roared Bharatiya Janata Party chief Amit Shah as he made an array of scathing attacks on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in his Kolkata rally. Riding high on the success in Haryana and Maharashtra Assembly elections,...
  • NIA questions terrorists held in connection with Burdwan blast November 29, 2014

    Kolkata: NIA on Saturday questioned the terrorists arrested in connection with the Burdwan blast case and tried to extract information about JMB's links in West Bengal. A senior NIA official said that the work of the seven-member team from Bangladesh, which arrived here to probe the Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh link into the...
  • Blast in Manipur kills one November 29, 2014

    Imphal: One person has been killed in an explosion that occurred in Manipur's Lilong (Thoubal) region on Saturday, a day ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit. Modi who will arrive in Guwahati later in the day is scheduled to visit Manipur on Sunday afternoon for an inauguration event. More information awaited. ...
  • Bombs, gunfire kill 81 at crowded mosque in Nigeria's Kano November 29, 2014

    Kano: Gunmen set off three bombs and opened fire on worshippers at the main mosque in north Nigeria's biggest city Kano on Friday, killing at least 81 people, witnesses and officials said, in an attack that bore the hallmarks of Islamist Boko Haram militants. Blasts from the coordinated assault rang out...
  • Gunmen bomb and shoot at mosque worshippers in north Nigeria's Kano November 28, 2014

    Kano: Gunmen exploded bombs and opened fire on worshippers gathered at the central mosque of north Nigeria's biggest city, Kano, for Friday prayers, witnesses said, in an attack that bore the hallmarks of the Islamist militant group Boko Haram. "These people have bombed the mosque. I am face to face with...
  • Suicide blast hits British embassy vehicle in Kabul, foreigners wounded November 27, 2014

    Kabul: A suicide bomber on a motorbike today attacked a British embassy vehicle in Kabul, officials said, wounding some foreigners in the latest of a series of strikes in the Afghan capital. The huge blast could be heard across Kabul and a plume of smoke rose high into the air above...
  • Assam: NIA foils major blast ahead of PM Modi's visit November 24, 2014

    Guwahati: Following inputs from National Investigation Agency, the Assam Police on Monday foiled a major explosion in the state just days ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's two-day visit later in the week. Security personnel on duty in Alipurduar-Kamakhya Intercity Express spotted a plastic bag covered with a towel and wires...
  • Burdwan blast: Police arrests 4 members of banned Islamist outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen November 24, 2014

    Dhaka: Police on Monday arrested four members of banned Islamist outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), in Dhaka, including the wife of Sajid, the prime suspect of Burdwan blast. Sajid's wife Fatima Begum, Abdul Kazi, Mohammad Ishrat Ali Sheikh and Mohammad Shawkat Sarder have been arrested. Fatima is the chief of...
  • If nation knows how much black money is spent by BJP, it will be blacklisted, says Trinamool Congress November 23, 2014

    Kolkata: Trinamool Congress, facing flak from opposition over the alleged involvement of some of its leaders in the Saradha chit fund scam, on Sunday hit back at Union Minister Arun Jaitley for critical comments about the party and its chief Mamata Banerjee. The party, which has already announced that it would...
  • Saradha scam: Jaitley disappointed with Mamata Banerjee's reaction to the arrest of TMC leaders November 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said that he is deeply disappointed by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's statement. Mamata Banerjee on Saturday slammed BJP over allegations of Trinmool Congress's involvement in the multi crore Sarada chit-fund scam. Trinamool Congress, party MP Srinjoy Bose's arrest by the...
  • Burdwan blast probe: NIA arrests six suspected November 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested six suspects on Thursday in connection with the Burdwan blast case. The suspects were picked up from Sahibganj in Jharkhand. According to reports, the suspects may be connected to the Jammat-ul-Mujahideen terror group in Bangladesh, which is said to be involved in...
  • Burdwan blast probe: NIA arrests a Myanmar national for alleged role in organising terror camps November 18, 2014

    Hyderabad: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested a Burmese national Khalid Mohammed from Hyderabad for his alleged involvement in the Burdwan blast case probe. The Burmese national is allegedly an IED maker belonging to the Rohingya Muslim solidarity group. He is believed to have have organised terror camps along...
  • Burdwan blast case: Probe trail reaches Jharkhand November 13, 2014

    Ranchi: The probe trail in Burdwan blast case has now reached Jharkhand. National Investigation Agency on Thursday interrogated Harun and Mohammad Hussain, the two aides of Jamaat operatives Sajid and Amjad who were arrested recently. The interrogation of these Jamaat operatives zeroed in on the names of these two individuals. The...
  • Burdwan blast: National Investigation Agency to visit Dhaka on November 17 November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: A team of National Investigation Agency (NIA) will be visiting Bangladesh on November 17 to brief the authorities in Dhaka and also seek cooperation of that country to unravel all plans of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) terror outfit. After getting necessary sanction, a team of NIA, headed by an officer...
  • NIA team claims it's being targeted for probing Burdwan blast after crude bomb thrown near camp November 11, 2014

    Kolkata: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) probing the Burdwan blast has claimed that it is being targeted after a crude bomb was thrown near its office in the CRPF camp in Kolkata on Monday where the agency is stationed. The NIA has claimed that the blast was orchestrated as they...
  • PM Modi condemns Nigeria school bombing November 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday night condemned the suicide bomber attack in a school in Nigeria which left 48 students dead, terming it as a cowardly act. "The attack in Nigeria is cowardly and utterly condemnable," Modi tweeted. "Condolences to the kin of the deceased. My prayers (are) with...
  • Kolkata: Bomb blast near NIA office, no injuries reported November 10, 2014

    Kolkata: A minor explosion took place near the CRPF camp in Kolkata on Monday where the National Investigation Agency(NIA) team is stationed but no one has been injured. The NIA team is involved in Burdwan blast investigation with several suspects who have been arrested recently. The bomb was thrown at an...