Bomb Blast

  • Assam: One dead, three injured in blast in Goalpara 1 week ago

    Goalpara: One person has been killed in a blast in Assam on Wednesday morning. Three others were also injured in the blast triggered by suspected militants. The IED blast happened in front of Krishani Police Station in Goalpara district. The bomb, which exploded at about 8:10 AM, was kept in a...
  • Bihar: Close shave for Bhubaneshwar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express train after blast on track, no casualties 6 days ago

    Aurangabad: It was a close shave for the Bhubaneshwar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express train when the pilot engine running ahead of the train got derailed near Rafiganj station in Aurangabad in Bihar on Wednesday. No casualties have been reported so far but initial reports suggest that a bomb blast caused the derailment....
  • SC acquits all 11 accused in the 1993 Surat bomb blasts case July 18, 2014

    New Delhi: All those convicted in the 1993 Surat bomb blast case have been acquitted by the Supreme Court. Eleven people had been convicted for the January-February 1993 blasts in Gujarat's Surat, in which one woman was killed and several people injured. A two-judge bench of Justice TS Thakur and Justice...
  • IED blast in Imphal injures seven July 12, 2014

    Imphal: An IED blast rocked west Imphal on Saturday morning injuring as many as seven people. Amongst the injured is also a child. Reports say that the attack was carried out by terrorists who were targeting security personnel in the area. This is the second such incident in a month's time....
  • Security tightened in Faizabad district court after attack July 11, 2014

    A day after firing and bomb attack on the district court premises in Faizabad, local administration on July 10 beefed up the security in the area. Security has been tightened in the court and adjoining premises of the District Magistrate office, including the office of Faizabad Divisional Commissioner. "16 CCTV cameras have...
  • Bomb blast at Islamabad shrine injures 40 June 21, 2014

    Islamabad: More than 40 people were injured, some critically, when a bomb ripped through a Sufi shrine on the outskirts of Islamabad, officials have said. A police spokesman said the explosion happened yesterday when food was being distributed to 200 devotees during annual celebrations at the shrine, which is situated around...
  • Iraq crisis: Need to balance both sides and work for peace, says E Ahamed June 19, 2014

    Former MoS for External Affairs minister E Ahamed on Thursday said that the government cannot afford to upset the ISIS even as they deal with the Iraq government to ensure a safe passage for the kidnapped victims. "We need to balance both sides and work for peace in the region...
  • Manipur: One injured in a low intensity blast in Imphal June 14, 2014

    Imphal: A low intensity blast rocked Imphal on Saturday afternoon injuring one person. The blast took place in Moirangkhom Sougaijam Leikai in the capital city. (More details awaited) ...
  • Manipur: Two dead, 19 others injured in IED blast May 29, 2014

    Imphal: Two people died and as many as 19 others got injured in an explosion that rocked Imphal on Friday evening. IEDs were used in the blast. The blast took place in West District's Singjamei at around 5:30 pm. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has spoken to Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi...
  • HC notice to TN govt on PIL on May 1 twin bomb blast case May 28, 2014

    Chennai: Madras High Court today issued notice to the Tamil Nadu government and other higher police authorities on a PIL seeking a direction to the Railways to transfer the May 1 bomb blast case here to the National Investigating Agency (NIA). Admitting a PIL filed by an advocate, a summer vacation...
  • Blasts kill at least 118 in Nigeria, injure 45 others May 21, 2014

    Jos: Back-to-back bomb blasts killed at least 118 people and wounded 45 in the crowded business district of the central Nigerian city of Jos on Tuesday, emergency services said, in an attack that appeared to bear the hallmarks of the Boko Haram insurgents. There was no immediate claim of responsibility. But...
  • Cash award of Rs 1 lakh for providing information on bombs May 10, 2014

    Authorities in Bihar's Maoist-affected East Champaran Lok Sabha constituency on Saturday announced cash awards of up to Rs.1 lakh for information about explosive devices being planted ahead of the last phase of the general elections. The Motihari district administration announced cash award of Rs.1 lakh for anyone providing news about people...
  • J&K: Blast near polling booth in Baramulla, posters warn voters May 6, 2014

    Srinagar: Tension gripped the Watergam area of Baramulla district on Tuesday when an explosive planted in a school near a polling booth went off in the wee hours this morning. Some minor damage was caused to the school but police and the Army have now cordoned off the village. The police are...
  • Bihar: Low intensity blast at Madhubani a day before polls, one dead April 29, 2014

    Patna: A low intensity bomb exploded Madhubani in Bihar on Tuesday, leaving person dead. Two others were injured in the blast. The bomb was attached with a battery. The explosion comes just a day before the Madhubani seat goes to polls. More details are awaited. ...
  • Delhi Police launches hunt for Patna serial blasts accused Haider April 29, 2014

    Delhi Police on Monday said it was conducting searches to trace the hideouts of suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorist Haider alias Black Beauty, wanted in the 2013 Patna bombing case. A Delhi court had April 22 granted the Delhi Police special cell 15 days' custody of Imteyaz Alam, a suspected Indian Mujahideen...
  • Nigeria bus station bombing kills 71 on edge of capital April 14, 2014

    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 of...
  • 300 students hit as Maoists blow up a school using 8 cylinder bombs April 10, 2014

    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 parliamentary constituencies of the state on Thursday. The new building of the government high school at Narotampur under Kazra police station totally collapsed in the...
  • Violence hits Jamui on poll day; 2 CRPF jawans killed in Naxal attack April 10, 2014

    Two CRPF jawans were killed on Thursday in a bomb blast in in Jamui parliamentary constituency in Bihar at around 5:30 am, one and a half hour 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 way to...
  • Maoists trigger series of explosions in Latehar before polling April 10, 2014

    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 station,...
  • Pakistan: 23 killed, 40 injured in bomb blast April 9, 2014

    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 for...
  • Bombs at Cairo university hit riot police, 2 dead April 3, 2014

    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...
  • Five boys injured in bomb explosion in Hazaribagh March 31, 2014

    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 stone...
  • Bhullar case: Bitta to seek permission from Sonia for self immolation March 31, 2014

    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...
  • Bomb lying in a heap of garbage explodes, injures 5 children February 17, 2014

    A bomb lying in a heap of garbage on Sunday went off injuring five children in Vishhari area under Kavaiya police station in Lakhisarai district in Bihar, police said. "The bomb lying in a heap of garbage exploded when some children playing there fiddled with it," District Superintendent of Police Ashok...
  • SC stays execution of 1993 Delhi blast convict Devinderpal Singh Bhullar January 31, 2014

    New Delhi: In what may be welcome news for some Sikh organisations, the Supreme Court on Friday stayed the execution of Khalistani terrorist Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar, a convict in the 1993 Delhi bomb blast case. The court also directed the Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences, where Bhullar is...
  • Pune German Bakery blast: Bombay HC dismisses witnesses' plea against ATS January 30, 2014

    The Bombay High Court on Thursday dismissed an application filed by two witnesses in the February 2010 Pune German Bakery bomb blast case seeking protection from officers of state Anti Terrorism Squad (ATS). A division bench of Justices V K Tahilramani and P N Deshmukh dismissed the application. The witnesses had...
  • Bhullar moves SC to commute his death penalty to life term January 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Khalistani terrorist Devender Pal Singh Bhullar has approached the Supreme Court seeking commutation of his death penalty to life term. The court has listed his curative petition for hearing on January 28. Bhullar's petition comes just a few days after judgement where the Supreme Court ruled that a delay...
  • Five policemen, child killed in Pakistan blast January 22, 2014

    Peshawar: At least five policemen and a child were killed in a bomb blast that targeted a security van in northwest Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. According to police, the blast occurred near a police mobile in Sardheri Bazar area of Charsadda that killed six persons. Six others including two policemen were...
  • 9 killed in blast at religious centre in northwest Pakistan January 16, 2014

    At least nine persons, including two children, were killed and nearly 70 injured in a major blast at a proselytising centre in Pakistan's restive northwest on Thursday. The explosion ripped through the "Tableeghi Markaz" in Bashirabad area of Peshawar district when worshippers were offering evening prayers, police said. Nine persons, including two...
  • Iraq: 7 car bombs kill over 75 people, PM seeks world's support January 16, 2014

    Baghdad: Bomb attacks and shootings killed at least 75 people in Iraq on Wednesday, police and hospital sources said, making it one of the bloodiest days in months. In the deadliest incident, a bomb blew up in a funeral tent where mourners were marking the death two days ago of...