JAIPUR BLASTS

  • Rajasthan police to interrogate Yasin Bhatkal in Jaipur blasts August 30, 2013

    Rajasthan police have sent a request to the National Investigation Agency seeking to interrogate Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal in connection with the 2008 Jaipur serial blasts which had left 70 people dead and 186 injured. "We are in touch with the NIA and have requested them for interrogation of Yasin...
  • India high on terror hitlist, but lacks probe capabilities February 22, 2013

    New Delhi: The twin blasts in Hyderabad, which killed 16 people and injured 117 others on Thursday evening, has once again pointed to the need for better and quick action on intelligence and coordination between Central and states' agencies. But in addition to this, the attack in the Andhra Pradesh...
  • Infy employee gets reinstated, 3 years salary April 14, 2011

    Jaipur: It's vindication and relief for a former Infosys software engineer who was sacked after the police mistakenly detained him in the Jaipur blasts case without any charges. A Special Court has now directed Infosys to not just reinstate him but also pay his salary for the last three years....
  • IM first suspect in Pune blast February 14, 2010

    New Delhi: Highly placed sources in intelligence agencies tell CNNIBN the Indian Mujahideen, the group blamed for a string of bomb blasts in major cities in 2008, is their first suspect for the Pune blast on Saturday. Evidence collected from the blast in Pune has the trademark of the Indian Mujahideen,...
  • Lalit Modi in trouble again, HC raps him for SA tour April 24, 2009

    New Delhi: A notice was issued to the Indian Premier League Chairman Lalit Modi by the Rajasthan High Court on Friday for leaving the country without the prior permission of the court. Rajasthan HC reportedly asked Modi why his bail should not be cancelled in relation to a police case filed...
  • Terror unites people of Rajasthan across party lines December 3, 2008

    Jaipur: Thakur Das has been running a traditonal Rajasthani saree shop for the last three decades on the busy market of Johri Bazaar in Jaipur. On May 13 this year, he witnessed the terror attack that killed more then 60 people and injured over 300. "It was the first time...
  • For blast victims, Diwali happy only in the memories October 28, 2008

    Jaipur: Pinky Aggarwal says her family's shattered dreams are mirrored by the unpainted walls of her home in Jaipur. My husband really wanted to get the house painted, he would often say its been over three years, this Diwali I will get it painted but he didn't know this Diwali...
  • Alleged IM terrorist wants to help nab others October 27, 2008

    Mumbai: Mansoor Peerbhoy, who allegedly wrote the terror mails ahead of serial blasts in various parts of the country, has expressed his willingness to become an approver and help the investigating agencies. Peerbhoy, a software engineer arrested for his links with terror group Indian Mujahideen, filed an application before a MCOCA...
  • The profile of a whitecollared alleged terrorist October 26, 2008

    Pune: Mohammed Asgar Mansoor Peerbhoy would never strike as a radical, jehadi terrorist to anyone who met him in the daytoday life. He is like any successful, white collared gentleman one could meet anyplace. The 31yearold software engineer employed with Yahoo! had everything going for him, till he allegedly got into...
  • Jaipur blast victim fights against terror September 21, 2008

    Jaipur: Four months ago the serial blasts in Jaipur killed 68 and left many injured. While some victims are still terrorised, some have chosen to fight the terror. Within four months the world has completely changed for Raju. On the evening of May 13, he was seated stringing jasmine garlands....
  • Mental trauma toughest to deal with for blast victims September 17, 2008

    Jaipur: Four months ago Susheela Sahu's world was very different. The serial blasts in Jaipur sent her into a coma she is yet to come of. For her relatives and those who were with her on that terrible Tuesday that was May 13, an entire range of new fears have...
  • Jaipur Blasts: Arrested SIMI leader mastermind September 4, 2008

    New Delhi: The Rajasthan Police say alleged SIMI leader Shahbaz Hussain who was arrested on Monday sent the terror email just before the Jaipur blasts. Police offiicals in Jaipur told CNNIBN that Shahbaz sent the email from a cyber cafe in Shahibabad in Uttar Pradesh. They made the disclosure...
  • Jaipur blast kingpin an expert at bombmaking August 25, 2008

    Lucknow / Jaipur: The regional head of the banned Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI), Shahbaz Hussain was the man allegedly responsible for the serial blasts in Jaipur on May 13. Hussain is now in the dragnet of the Rajasthan Police. A top SIMI functionary, the police is even looking...
  • Jaipur blast kingpin arrested from Lucknow August 25, 2008

    New Delhi: Rajasthan Police on Monday arrested the banned Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) kingpin, believed to have masterminded the Jaipur blasts, from Lucknow. Police suspect Shahbaz Hussain, who is the regional head of SIMI, was also involved in the Ahmedabad blasts. Lucknow CJM court has given Rajasthan Police 48hour...
  • Detained med student knew Jaipur blasts suspect August 23, 2008

    New Delhi: A medical student who was released after being detained for two days by the police in the Jaipur blasts case, Abrar Ali, says he knew blasts' suspect, Salim alias Sajid Mansuri. Salim was one of the two Jaipur blasts suspects arrested by the Gujarat Police. Abrar Ali said Salim...
  • Jaipur blasts: Rajasthan Police detain tailor August 23, 2008

    New Delhi: The Special Operations Group of the Rajasthan Police have held a tailor from Kota, Munawar Khan, for questioning in the Jaipur blasts case. Munawar surrendered before the police after missing for two days. On August 19, a printing press owner from Kota, Zafar had been detained by the police and...
  • Pune: SIMI members up from 48 to 300 in just a month August 20, 2008

    Pune: Saira Khan lost her first son Feroze Yusuf Khan in an encounter by the Mumbai Police. Now her younger son, Ayaaz Khan has also been detained by the Mumbai AntiTerrorism Squad for alleged involvement in the Ahmedabad blasts case and links with Students' Islamic Movement of India (SIMI). He...
  • Jaipur blasts: Printing press owner detained August 19, 2008

    New Delhi: One more person has been detained in connection with the Jaipur blasts. A printing press owner from Kota, Zafar has been detained by the police. He is being questioned. On Monday, two medical students were detained in connection with blasts. Out of the two medical students, one belongs to...
  • Jaipur blasts: 2 medicos held for questioning August 18, 2008

    New Delhi: Two medical students have been held for questioning on Monday in connection with the Jaipur blast case. Out of the two medical students, one belongs to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi. This comes a day after the police detained three people in Baran district in...
  • Gujarat blasts: More SIMI arrests likely August 18, 2008

    Ahmedabad: The breakthrough in Ahmedabad blasts case has led to forward movement in other blast cases as well. With actionable intelligence coming in, three people have been detained for the Jaipur blasts as well. The nine alleged masterminds of the July blasts in Ahmedabad hold the key to unravelling some of...
  • Three detained in connection with Jaipur serial blasts August 17, 2008

    Kota: A day after the Gujarat police claimed to have cracked the Ahmedabad serial blast case, the Rajasthan police on Sunday said that they have detained three persons, including two SIMI activists, for questioning in connection with the Jaipur explosions in May. Riaz and Vasim Kabadi from Talabpara area and Abid...
  • Tourism picks up as Jaipur bounces back August 5, 2008

    Jaipur: Watch models sashay down the ramp inside a palace courtyard or groove to ethnic numbers at a nightclub, in tourist haven Jaipur, the festivities never end. The city is trying to send a message that it is now a place where you can enjoy your nightlife and a place...
  • Blast from the past: Jaipur victims rebuild lives July 30, 2008

    Jaipur: A loud noise and suddenly everything came to a standstill for 16yearold Shahid, life has changed in many ways since the blasts in Jaipur two months back. He may not have heard the bomb when it went off, but Shahid was impacted. Handicapped by speech and hearing even...
  • POTA is BJP's answer to terrorism in India July 29, 2008

    New Delhi: Union Home Minister Shivraj Patil says provisions in the Prevention of Terrorism Act (POTA) were carried over to the Prevention of Unlawful Activities Act and that, according to him is enough to deal with terror activities. But, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has been demanding that POTA be brought...
  • In May, Jaipur hospital escaped similar bombing July 28, 2008

    New Delhi: Bombs exploded in two Ahmedabad hospitals just as the injured were being rushed in for treatment following a series of blasts Saturday. In what could be a pattern, terrorists had tried to do exactly the same thing in Jaipur two months ago but the powerful bomb outside...
  • HuJI letter warns of bomb blasts in Ajmer June 14, 2008

    New Delhi: Security has been increased in Ajmer after a post card threatening bomb blasts in the religious city was received the police on Friday. The letter in English has been signed by a person who claims himself to be a terror outfit HarkatulJihadal Islami (HuJI) commander. It warns of multiple bomb...
  • Keeping the faith: A month after Jaipur serial blasts June 14, 2008

    The victims of the blast on 13th May were both Muslim and Hindu. The cycle bombs showed no mercy on either community. ...
  • Blasts, Gurjar protests deal a big blow to Jaipur tourism June 14, 2008

    From a luxury destination with royal hospitality to figuring on the warning lists of travel websites just a year after the Ajmer blasts, Jaipur serial blasts are threatening to push Rajasthan from the tourism to the terror map. A month after the serial blasts, the verandahs of the Pink...
  • 1 month after Jaipur blasts, probe reaches dead end June 14, 2008

    Jaipur: The Rajasthan police's investigation into the Jaipur blasts seems to have reached a dead end. The police have even unofficially withdrawn the sketches of the terror suspects they had released. Islamic organisations are now accusing the police of detaining and harassing several Muslims under pressure to show results. The...
  • Jaipur blasts: Bangladeshis, scapegoat for cops? June 14, 2008

    Bangladesh has emerged as the new ISI for Indian intelligence agencies. Attack on train station? Defused bombs? Bicycle bombs? Bag bombs? It must be the ultraefficient, tentacle spreading, just in time, always there, 'terrorist organisations based in Bangladesh'. Of course there are many Bangladeshi immigrants inside India. The real...