Mumbai Serial Blasts

  • Centre seeks Maharashtra government's view on reducing term of Sanjay Dutt 23-10-2013 05:49 PM

    New Delhi: The Home Ministry has sought Maharashtra government's opinion on reducing sentence of Sanjay Dutt in the 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blasts. The move came after Press Council of India chief Justice (retd) Markandey Katju petitioned President Pranab Mukherjee seeking relief for the actor and two others, including a...
  • Were wrong people arrested by ATS in 2011 Mumbai serial blasts? 09-09-2013 02:28 PM

    New Delhi: In a revelation that could embarrass the Maharashtra Anti-Terror Squad (ATS), Indian Mujahideen co-founder Muhammad Ahmad Zarar Siddibapa alias Yasin Bhatkal in his interrogation has claimed that wrong people were arrested in the 2011 Mumbai serial blasts case. A CCTV video accessed by CNN-IBN from the evening of...
  • 1993 Mumbai blast: Absconding accused arrested in Kannur 28-08-2013 04:06 PM

    An absconding accused in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts that killed 257 people, was arrested on Wednesday at Kannur, police said. Manojlal Bhawarlal (48), the 24th accused in the case, was taken into custody from his house at Athazhakkunnu in Kannur district, police said. He was awarded life imprisonment in...
  • Dawood Ibrahim's close aide Iqbal Mirchi dies in London 15-08-2013 12:16 PM

    London: One of the India's most wanted terrorists Dawood Ibrahim's close aide Iqbal Mirchi died of heart attack in London. He was apparently handling the drug business of underworld don Dawood in Mumbai. His name also appeared during IPL betting case. Mirchi, 63, the right-hand man of underworld don, was...
  • 1993 blasts: Yakub gets death, Sanjay Dutt to be jailed 21-03-2013 09:37 PM

    The 10 persons, who were convicted of planting bombs, got a major reprieve from the SC which reduced their death sentence to a life term. ...
  • 'Indian module behind 13/7 Mumbai serial blasts' 05-08-2011 01:10 AM

    New Delhi: The government on Thursday said all indications pointed to involvement of an Indian terror module in last month's Mumbai serial blasts and that right wing fascist forces were also on the rise in the country. The assessment by Union Home Minister P Chidambaram came even as the opposition...
  • Nepal Police detain one in Mumbai blasts case 26-07-2011 05:24 PM

    New Delhi: The Nepal Police have detained a 40-year-old man, Mohammad Zahir, under the suspicion that he was in touch with the Mumbai blasts suspects. He was heard having conversations about the Mumbai blasts and has sent text messages, sources said. The Union Home Ministry has received the input regarding...
  • 'ZNMD' team to help Mumbai blast victims 20-07-2011 10:16 PM

    Mumbai: Producers Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar, along with director Zoya Akhtar, have decided to contribute Thursday's collections of certain Mumbai multiplexes for the welfare of recent Mumbai blast victims. "We were in a very low mood after the blast and that is when Farhan, Kishore Lulla (of Eros International)...
  • Constructive rage must find solutions: Shabana 18-07-2011 08:03 PM

    New Delhi: Acclaimed actress and social activist Shabana Azmi firmly believes that the rage that builds up in citizens post events such as the recent Mumbai blasts, must translate into constructive actions to avoid such tragedies in future. "Unless the guilty, whoever they maybe, r given severest punishment, hearts will...
  • Maha DGP orders inquiry into Usmani's death 17-07-2011 03:32 PM

    Mumbai: Maharashtra DGP Ajit Parasnis on Sunday ordered a CID inquiry into the death of Faiz Usmani, who died after being questioned by the police in connection with the terror blasts in Mumbai. Usmani , a resident of suburban Govandi, was being grilled in connection with the serial blasts in...
  • B'wood in shock, says government must wake up 16-07-2011 01:27 PM

    Mumbai: Bollywood has sharply reacted to the 13/7 Mumbai blasts that left 19 dead and 129 injured. The film fraternity has launched a scathing attack on the government with most stars castigating authorities for their failure to protect the citizens. Raveena Tandon feels that it is high time the government...
  • Cinema festival postponed after Mumbai blasts 15-07-2011 09:39 PM

    Mumbai: The Naya Cinema Festival that was supposed to begin Friday has been postponed following the triple blasts that rocked India's financial and entertainment hub Wednesday. The festival will now begin July 22. Bengali director Qaushiq Mukherjee's film "Gandu" will open the festival, organised by the Taj Enlighten Film Society....
  • Death toll in Mumbai terror blasts rises to 18 15-07-2011 09:26 PM

    Mumbai: A man, who sustained severe injuries during one of the three blasts in the city, on Friday succumbed to injuries, taking the death toll in the bombings to 18. Avinash Tamka, 23, who was admitted in the ICU of Bombay Hospital after the blast at Zaveri Bazaar in south...
  • Train citizens in anti-terror acts: Amitabh 15-07-2011 02:13 PM

    New Delhi: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has urged people to act as policemen and suggested initiating an anti-terror training programme that would help them to fight terrorism and protect themselves. The actor said he would be the first one to join the anti-terror training programme. His comments come in the wake...
  • Mumbai blasts: cops trampled over key evidence? 14-07-2011 01:23 PM

    Mumbai: 'Won't they ever learn?' is the question Mumbaikars are asking security officials and the government after serial blasts shook the city on Wednesday. According to on the spot analysis and preliminary investigations, the police have committed the same mistake they did during the German Bakery blasts, Pune in 2010....
  • Date with terror: victims recall Mumbai train blasts 11-07-2009 03:50 PM

    7 blasts in 11 minutes killed over 180 people and ruined lives. ...