Zaveri Bazar

  • Toll in 13/7 Mumbai triple blasts climbs to 27 16-09-2011 08:38 AM

    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...
  • Death toll in Mumbai blast rises to 27 15-09-2011 10:10 PM

    Mumbai: A 34-year-old man, who had sustained severe burn and head injuries during one of the three blasts in the city on July 13, died on Thursday at a local hospital, taking the death toll to 27. "Prashant Joshi, injured in Zaveri Bazaar blast, died this afternoon while undergoing treatment,"...
  • Mumbai terror attack: no lessons learnt? 08-09-2011 09:14 AM

    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...
  • '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...
  • Mumbai blasts: TISS report slams Maha govt 28-07-2011 09:38 AM

    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 post-traumatic care for the victims at this point. However, a report by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) reveals that the government agencies have...
  • 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...
  • Mumbai serial blasts: death toll rises to 24 25-07-2011 12:37 PM

    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 Monday morning, hospital sources...
  • Mumbai blasts: no headway after a week 21-07-2011 10:04 AM

    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 21-07-2011 02:55 AM

    Mumbai: Claiming it has got "very good" leads from the sketch of the suspect of July 13 serial blasts, Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism 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...
  • Six new recruits may have bombed Mumbai: Police 19-07-2011 09:06 PM

    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...
  • Clashes over Digvijaya's RSS remark on Mumbai 18-07-2011 07:35 AM

    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...
  • Mumbai: CID probe ordered in Usmani's death 17-07-2011 09:06 PM

    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 17-07-2011 07:08 PM

    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...
  • Kamat blames UPA govt, police for Mumbai blasts 17-07-2011 12:22 PM

    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...
  • Mumbai blasts probe: digital timers used 16-07-2011 03:02 PM

    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 CNN-IBN that there's strong indication that TNT was used along with ammonium nitrate in the bomb that ripped Central and South...
  • Police track scooter used in Zaveri bazaar blast 16-07-2011 11:37 AM

    New Delhi: The police have reportedly made some headway in the probe of the Mumbai serial blasts which took place on Wednesday. One of the biggest clues, the scooter on which the IED was planted has been identified. Scooter used to plant bomb in Zaveri bazar has been traced to...
  • Mumbai: Maha ATS in touch with Kolkata STF 16-07-2011 10:04 AM

    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 CNN-IBN that there could be a Kolkata link to the blasts and that the Maharashtra Anti Terror Squad...
  • No help request from India on Mumbai attack: US 16-07-2011 09:55 AM

    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...
  • Mumbai Blasts: saluting those who saved lives 16-07-2011 08:02 AM

    Mumbai: A 24-year-old 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 16-07-2011 07:43 AM

    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...
  • 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...
  • Angry, upset Mumbaikars want answers from govt 15-07-2011 08:25 AM

    Mumbai: Mumbai is being attacked with alarming regularity. Three friends Bharat, Piyush and Jignesh, have witnessed 2006, 2008, and 2011 attacks closely. And every time, seeing their city and loved ones fall victim to terror make them angry. "My shop is in front of the place where the bomb went...
  • Mumbai: No choice but to carry on? 15-07-2011 07:34 AM

    Mumbai: The morning after Wednesday's terror attacks, Mumbai was back on its feet as people went to office and children attended schools. The question is - is it the spirit of Mumbai at work or has the city learnt to live with terror? Amid the suffering all around, one-year-old Soni...
  • Will bring Mumbai blasts culprits to justice: PM 15-07-2011 03:01 AM

    Mumbai: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh vowed on Thursday to bring to justice those behind triple bomb attacks on Mumbai, and police questioned members of home-grown Islamist militant group Indian Mujahideen. No group has claimed responsibility for Wednesday's attacks, the most deadly since Pakistan-based militants struck India's financial hub in 2008,...
  • Mumbai serial blasts: the political blame game 14-07-2011 09:58 PM

    Mumbai: Political blame game over the Mumbai blasts begins after Rahul Gandhi said not every terror attack can be prevented. The BJP accuses the Congress of being soft on terror, alleging the ruling party of being bias against the majority and a tendency to appease the minority. So have our...
  • IM prime suspect in Mumbai serial blasts 14-07-2011 09:06 PM

    Mumbai: A day after three blasts rocked Mumbai killing 17 and injuring 133 people, it is still unclear who was behind the blasts. Home Minister P Chidambaram on Thursday made it clear that all militant groups targetting India are on the list of suspects. There are first signs of an...
  • Blasts scar, but fail to kill Mumbai's spirit 14-07-2011 04:42 PM

    Mumbai: A day after three blasts shook Maximum City Mumbai, the city is back on track with people, though angry at the government's inability to stop the terror strikes, returning to their work and business. Though Mumbaikars are back at work as they feel that there is no other option,...
  • PM to visit Mumbai to take stock of situation 14-07-2011 02:09 PM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday announced ex-gratia assistance of Rs two lakh each for the kin of the deceased in Wednesday's terror attack and decided to visit Mumbai to personally take stock of the situation there. He also announced Rs one lakh each for the seriously injured,...