OPERA HOUSE

  • 308 hrs of CCTV footage evidence in 13/7 blasts May 25, 2012

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Antiterrorism squad has submitted a chargesheet in the MCOCA court in the 13/7 blasts case. The 4788 page chargesheet includes testimonies of 641 witnesses. 19 of these witnesses identified the accused in an identification parade. The ATS has also submitted an unprecedented 308 hours of CCTV footage...
  • Nadeem may turn approver in 13/7 blasts case March 22, 2012

    Mumbai: One of the four alleged Indian Mujahideen (IM) operatives, arrested in connection with the 13/7 triple blasts in Mumbai, is likely to turn approver in the case, ATS sources said on Thursday. "Nadeem Shaikh is likely to turn an approver in the blasts case," said an ATS official, on condition...
  • 13/7 blasts: Search for Bhatkal continues January 23, 2012

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra Anti Terrorism Squad on Monday claimed to have cracked the July 13 triple blasts in Mumbai that rocked the areas of Zaveri Bazar, Opera House and Dadar last year. Two people were arrested for the blasts that claimed 27 lives. However, the hunt for the elusive mastermind...
  • MHA not kept in the loop on 13/7 arrests by ATS January 23, 2012

    New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs seems to be upset with the claim made by the Maharashtra ATS that the 13/7 case had been solved. Sources say the MHA was not informed by the Maharashtra ATS about the 13/7 arrests. The Home Secretary was informed only after he called up...
  • Two arrested in 13/7 case, money trail uncovered January 23, 2012

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra AntiTerror Squad (ATS) on Monday claimed to have cracked the July 13, 2011 Mumbai blasts case, in which 27 people were killed and over 130 others injured. Two people, Naqee Ahmed and Nadeem Mukhtar, have been arrested and Yasin Bhatkal, who commissioned the blast and two others...
  • Toll in 13/7 Mumbai triple blasts climbs to 27 September 16, 2011

    Mumbai: The toll in the July 13 Mumbai triple blasts climbed to 27 with one more injured succumbing on Thursday evening, an official said. The victim has been identified as Prashant H Joshi, 34, and he breathed his last around 2.50 pm, at Sir JJ Hospital where he was undergoing...
  • Mumbai terror attack: no lessons learnt? September 8, 2011

    Mumbai: Moments after the blast outside the Delhi High Court on Wednesday, Mumbai which has several times been the target of terror the most recent being the serial blasts on July 13 this year went on a high alert. Mumbai Commissioner of Police Arup Patnaik said, "We've tightened...
  • Mumbai: A month on, no headway in 13/7 blasts August 13, 2011

    Mumbai: One month after Mumbai's triple blasts, there has still been no breakthrough into who was behind it, despite various investigating agencies being involved in the countrywide probe. The question is whether the investigations have reached a dead end. In the blasts, 26 people died and 126 were injured. A...
  • 'Indian module behind 13/7 Mumbai serial blasts' August 5, 2011

    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 and...
  • Mumbai blasts: TISS report slams Maha govt July 28, 2011

    Mumbai: Investigations are still on into the July 13 serial blasts which rocked India's business hub Mumbai but more important than that is the posttraumatic care for the victims at this point. However, a report by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) reveals that the government agencies...
  • Nepal Police detain one in Mumbai blasts case July 26, 2011

    New Delhi: The Nepal Police have detained a 40yearold 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 Zahir's detention...
  • Mumbai serial blasts: death toll rises to 24 July 25, 2011

    Mumbai: Another victim of the July 13 serial blasts, who was admitted to KEM Hospital in Mumbai, succumbed to his injuries on Monday taking the death toll in the terror attack to 24. Mankeshwar Vishwakarma (48) who was undergoing treatment at KEM Hospital, died early on...
  • Mumbai blasts: no headway after a week July 21, 2011

    New Delhi: A week since the serial blasts ripped through India's financial capital Mumbai on July 13, killing 20 people and injuring over a 100 and still no arrests have been made yet The blasts took place at three prime locations in the city Opera House, Zaveri Bazar and...
  • ATS claims 'good' leads from suspect's sketch July 21, 2011

    Mumbai: Claiming it has got "very good" leads from the sketch of the suspect of July 13 serial blasts, Maharashtra AntiTerrorism Squad (ATS) on Wednesday indicated that the suspect hails either from central or northern parts of the country even as the agency has scanned a whopping one lakh phone...
  • Fear still lingers in Opera House diamond market July 20, 2011

    Mumbai: A week after the major blast that tore through Opera House in Mumbai, business and sentiments in this diamond district is badly affected. Traders say they have lost roughly Rs 750 crore in the terror attack. Many shops are still closed, or under repair, and a blanket of fear...
  • Six new recruits may have bombed Mumbai: Police July 19, 2011

    Mumbai: At least six newly recruited terrorists could have been involved in planting explosives at the three sites in Mumbai and two to five kg blast material was used at each of the locations, police said on Tuesday. The bomb planters might have links with Gujarat and West Bengal, officials...
  • Mumbai blasts: Terror's forgotten victims July 18, 2011

    On CNNIBN we discuss how the government is compensating the July 13 Mumbai blasts victims. ...
  • Family's sole earner loses both legs in blast July 18, 2011

    Mumbai: The survivors of Wednesday's blasts in Mumbai are still trying to come to terms with the tragedy. The family of a man who lost both his legs in the Opera House blast said that monetary compensation won't make up for their loss. Nikita Gholap has been inconsolable after her...
  • Clashes over Digvijaya's RSS remark on Mumbai July 18, 2011

    New Delhi: Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh's hint on possible involvement of the RSS in the recent Mumbai terror attacks resulted in clashes between the BJP and the Congress workers on Sunday. The incident took place in Shajapur in Madhya Pradesh where the BJP workers gheraoed the Congress General Secretary's convoy...
  • Mumbai: CID probe ordered in Usmani's death July 17, 2011

    Mumbai: Faiz Usmani, the brother of Ahmedabad blast suspect Afzal Usmani, died after being questioned by the Mumbai Crime Branch late Saturday night. The provisional post mortem report says that he died of a heart attack. A CID probe has been ordered into the death, after Usmani's family members alleged...
  • Mumbai blasts culprits will be caught: Antony July 17, 2011

    Alappuzha: Intensive efforts are underway to nab the culprits behind the July 13 Mumbai serial blasts, Defence Minister A K Antony said on Sunday. "The culprits behind the blasts may be from within the country or outside, but they will be brought before the law soon," he said during an informal...
  • Kamat blames UPA govt, police for Mumbai blasts July 17, 2011

    Mumbai: Days after Mumbai terror attack, sulking Congress leader Gurudas Kamat alleged the Maharashtra government had not learnt a lesson and ignored precautions that needed to be taken. Kamat, who visited his constituency Mumbai North West on Saturday night for the first time after his resignation, criticised the state government for...
  • Mumbaikars form human chain, demand protection July 17, 2011

    Citizens formed a human chain from Opera House to Zaveri Bazaar to express their anger against Mumbai serial blasts. ...
  • CJ show: Citizens against terror July 16, 2011

    On this episode of 'Citizen Journalist' we look back at the events of the last few days of mixed emotions. ...
  • Mumbai blasts probe: digital timers used July 16, 2011

    New Delhi: It has been three days since three serial blasts in the country's financial capital sent shock waves across India. Investigations are on at several levels. Sources told CNNIBN that there's strong indication that TNT was used along with ammonium nitrate in the bomb that ripped Central and South...
  • Mumbai: Maha ATS in touch with Kolkata STF July 16, 2011

    New Delhi: The police have reportedly made some headway in the probe of the Mumbai serial blasts which took place on Wednesday evening claiming twenty lives and leaving scores injured. Sources told CNNIBN that there could be a Kolkata link to the blasts and that the Maharashtra Anti Terror Squad (ATS)...
  • No help request from India on Mumbai attack: US July 16, 2011

    Washington: The United States has not received any request of help from India on its investigations of the Mumbai terrorist attack this week, a State Department official said on Saturday. "My understanding is that we did offer assistance, but it's not been formally requested. If that change, we'll let you know,"...
  • Mumbai Blasts: saluting those who saved lives July 16, 2011

    Mumbai: A 24yearold businessman who was injured in the Zaveri Bazar died in hospital on Friday, taking the toll to 19 in the Mumbai serial Blasts. Doctors, who tried to save Nikhil Damka and 130 others injured, have been working tirelessly since that fatal evening. "The sight was gruesome. You...
  • Police suspect local support in Mumbai blasts July 16, 2011

    Mumbai: The twelve teams of investigators probing the triple blasts which rocked Mumbai on Wednesday evening have reached two clear conclusions and one likely setback. The ownership of the scooter used in Zaveri Bazaar was established and the identification of a dead body with wires jutting out eliminated the suicide...
  • The Last Word: Coverage of Mumbai blasts July 15, 2011

    On 'The Last Word' Karan Thapar asks how immaturely and ineffectively the media covered the Mumbai blasts. ...