PUNE BLASTS

  • Pune blast: CCTV footage obtained from parking lot where explosives were kept July 30, 2014

    Pune: The AntiTerrorism Squad (ATS) has obtained a CCTV footage from the parking lot from where the police bike carrying explosives had been stolen. The July 10 Pune blast case had left 5 injured. Though it was a low intensity blast in the heart of the city, the terror angle...
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  • News 360: Government brings TRAI Bill to appoint of PM's principal secretary July 11, 2014

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday slammed the opposition parties for their remarks over the appointment of Nripendra Mishra saying Prime Minister Narendra Modi has the right to choose his staff. The BJP and the Congress are set for a faceoff over the appointment of the Prime Minister's Principal Secretary...
  • Pune blast: 10 ATS teams to probe case, terror angle not ruled out July 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Ten teams of Maharashtra AntiTerrorism Squad were formed on Friday to investigate all the angles in Pune blast, sources said adding that case has been registered under various sections against unknown persons at Vishrambag police station. Prima facie, the blast seemed to be part of terrorist attack, sources said....
  • Pune blast: CCTV footage recovered, no suspect narrowed down yet July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs on Friday received report from the Maharashtra government regarding the Pune blast in which four people were injured. A lowintensity blast triggered by an IED planted in a bike parked in front of a police station in the heart of the city on...
  • Alert sounded in Mumbai after low intensity blast in Pune July 10, 2014

    Mumbai: An alert has been sounded here after a lowintensity blast in Pune, the police said on Thursday. An alert has been sounded and security tightened at railway stations, bus terminuses, entry points, vital installations, religious places and communallysensitive areas of Mumbai after the explosion in Pune this afternoon, Deputy...
  • Minor explosion in Pune, three injured July 10, 2014

    Pune:A minor explosion took place outside the Faraskhana police station in Pune on Thursday in which three people have been injured. Maharashtra Anti Terrorism Squad was at the spot and has called it a lowintensity explosion. "It is a low intensity explosion. Either something kept in the dicky of a bike...
  • ATS officials tutored witnesses in 2010 Pune blast case: Journalist September 25, 2013

    Mumbai: Days after Indian Mujahideen kingpin Muhammad Ahmad Zarar Siddibapa alias Yasin Bhatkal claimed that the Pune German Bakery blast accused Himayat Baig was not involved in the terror strike, more questions are being raised about the investigations into the case. Revelations by an independent journalist now claims that five...
  • Shinde dismisses Bhatkal's claims absolving Baig's role in Pune blast September 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde dismissed Indian Mujahideen operative Yasin Bhatkal's claims that the prime accused in the German Bakery blast Himayat Baig was not involved in the terror attack. The Maharashtra ATS had earlier said that this could be a ploy to weaken the case against Baig....
  • NIA gets 12-day custody of Yasin Bhatkal, Asadullah Akhtar August 30, 2013

    New Delhi: National Investigation Agency (NIA) has got the custody of Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal and his key aide Asadullah Akhtar alias Haddi for 12 days. Yasin Bhatkal was produced in the Patiala House Court in Delhi on Friday with the NIA requesting his custody for 14 days. But...
  • 2012 Pune blasts case: Maharashtra ATS files chargesheet May 1, 2013

    Mumbai: Nearly a year after four low intensity blasts ripped the Junglee Maharaj (JM) Road in Pune, the Maharashtra Anti Terrorism Squad (ATS) has filed its chargesheet before a special MCOCA court in Mumbai. The 3,857page chargesheet was filed on Tuesday before special MCOCA Judge Y D Shinde against eight...
  • Pune blast: Maharashtra ATS arrests one more accused January 14, 2013

    Pune: Maharashtra AntiTerrorism Squad on Monday arrested one more person on charges of aiding and abetting the 2012 Pune serial blasts. He will be produced in an Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act court later on Monday. One person was injured in the four coordinated and lowintensity blasts on August 1,...
  • Pune blasts planned after murder of terror accused December 27, 2012

    Mumbai: Maharashtra AntiTerrorism Squad, which on Thursday arrested three more members of terror outfit Indian Mujahideen in connection with the August 1 Pune blasts case, said the conspiracy began after the murder of Qatil Siddiqui, an accused in German Bakery blast case, at Pune's Yerawada jail. "The plan to carry...
  • Fifth accused in Pune blast arrested October 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Indian Mujahideen terrorists were planning to carry out a 'fidayeen' attack at Bihar's Bodh Gaya to avenge "atrocities" against Muslims in Myanmar, Delhi Police on Friday claimed after arresting a fifth man in connection with Pune serial blasts this August. Sayed Maqbool, a resident of Maharashtra's Nanded whom...
  • Pune blasts: Another suspected IM terrorist arrested October 18, 2012

    New Delhi: Delhi Police have arrested a suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorist in connection to the August 2012 Pune serial blasts. Langde Irfan was arrested in Jaipur following the interrogation of three suspects already in custody. Various weapons have been recovered from his Pune residence. Irfan, who is an expert in...
  • Delhi Police arrests 3 IM terror suspects October 11, 2012

    The Delhi Police on Thursday claimed to have cracked the August 1 Pune blast case with the arrest of three Indian Mujahideen operatives from Pul Prahladpur in Delhi. All the three suspected terrorists are from Maharashtra and were planning to carry out terror strikes in Delhi and at Bodh Gaya...
  • Delhi Police crack August 1 Pune blast case October 11, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Thursday claimed to have cracked the August 1 Pune blast case with the arrest of three Indian Mujahideen operatives from Pul Prahladpur in Delhi. All the three suspected terrorists are from Maharashtra and were planning to carry out terror strikes in Delhi and at...
  • Delhi: Terror module busted, 3 IM suspects arrested October 11, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police has busted a terror module in the city and has arrested three people. Those arrested are suspected to be operatives of the Indian Mujahideen. The police say some explosives have been recovered from them. The police also suspect that the arrested persons had been planning attacks...
  • IM member Sajjid key suspect in Pune blasts: Sources August 20, 2012

    New Delhi: Security agencies probing the recent Pune serial blasts have claimed that Mohammed Sajjid, a founding member of banned Indian Mujahideen (IM), was the key suspect in the attack. Official sources on Monday said that a bicycle shop owner, who was shown pictures of some suspects, identified Sajjid alias 'Bada...
  • Minor explosion in Pune, one child injured August 17, 2012

    Pune: A minor explosion took place at Laxmi Tara Complex in Dange Chowk of Pimpri Chinchwad in Pune on Friday afternoon in which one child has been injured. According to the police the explosion took place at 3.30 PM. Police official have ruled out a terror attack and say that...
  • Pune: Poor CCTV footage hampering blasts probe August 10, 2012

    Pune: The course of investigation into the serial blasts case was affected due to poor quality of CCTV cameras installed in the various shops on J M Road. Four lowintensity blasts had disrupted life on J M Road on August 1. Much of the CCTV footage, which has been collected...
  • Pune blasts probe may be handed over to NIA August 9, 2012

    New Delhi: The probe into the August one multiple blasts in Pune is likely to be handed over to National Investigation Agency (NIA). The Home Ministry is in touch with the Maharashtra government for taking a decision to hand over the Pune blasts case to NIA, which is mandated to probe...
  • Pune: Days before blasts, JM Road put in risk list August 8, 2012

    Pune: A few days before the serial blasts in the city on August 1, the Disaster Management Cell of the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) had warned in a report that there was a big terrorism threat in the Ghole Road civic ward, which includes Deccan and JM Road areas. The...
  • Pune blasts: Forensic report to be out today August 8, 2012

    Pune: The Forensic Sciences Laboratory is likely to come out with its report on the Pune blasts on Wednesday. Earlier reports said that ammonium nitrate was used in the explosives. Four low intensity explosives had rocked Jangli Maharaj road in Pune on August 1 while one was partially detonated and...
  • Pune blasts: Rs 30 cr granted for installing CCTVs August 6, 2012

    Pune: Maharashtra government on Sunday sanctioned Rs 30 crore to Pune for purchasing crime preventive equipments, including closed circuit televisions (CCTVs), days after serial blasts rocked the heart of the city. Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister and Pune's guardian minister Ajit Pawar sanctioned the amount and asked city's Police Commissioner Gulabrao Pol...
  • Rs 30 cr will be spent on CCTVs in Pune: Ajit Pawar August 5, 2012

    Mumbai: A day after NCP chief Sharad Pawar criticised the functioning of the state Home Department, Maharashtra Deputy CM Ajit Pawar on Sunday reviewed the security scenario in Pune and declared that Rs 30 crore will be made available to set up CCTVs in Pune and Pimpri Chinchwad cities. Ajit Pawar,...
  • Improve intelligence to thwart blasts: Sharad Pawar August 5, 2012

    Mumbai: Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Saturday called upon the Maharashtra government to improve its intelligence setup to prevent a repeat of the serial blasts in Pune earlier in the week. "This is the second time in two years that blasts have taken place in Pune, this time it is fortunate...
  • Blasts reflect poorly on state administration: Pawar August 4, 2012

    Mumbai: Noting that blasts reflect poorly on the state administration, Union Minister and NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Saturday asked party leader and Maharashtra Home Minister R R Patil to focus on improving the performance of the police and intelligence departments. Addressing a press conference, Pawar said when incidents such as...
  • Pune blasts: Prithviraj Chavan meets probe team August 4, 2012

    Pune: Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Saturday met the investigators probing into the Pune blasts. He said all the material collected from the blast sites has been sent for forensic testing and all CCTV footages are being examined. Chavan said he has also discussed about the maintenance of the CCTV...
  • Home Minister Shinde to visit Pune on Saturday August 3, 2012

    Mumbai: Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde would visit the blast sites in Pune on Saturday. "Shinde will visit the sites where the four blasts took place," Maharashtra Minister of State (Home), Satej Patil, said. Shinde would also review the security situation by holding a meeting with the top officers. Four lowintensity...