Bangalore Blast

  • Bangalore blast accused Madani released on bail July 14, 2014

    Bangalore: Keralabased PDP Chairman and 2008 serial bomb blast case prime accused Abdul Nasser Madani, granted bail by the Supreme Court on medical grounds, on Monday walked free from the Parapanna Agrahara Prison in Bangalore. Madani was on July 11 granted onemonth bail by the apex court which took note that...
  • Uncertainity over release of Bangalore blast accused Madani continues July 14, 2014

    Bangalore: The uncertainty over the release of the Bangalore blast accused Abdul Nasser Madani on one month bail continues. After the Supreme Court granted him one month bail, his family and lawyers approached the Central Prison in Bangalore seeking his release. Since he is still awaiting the cancelling order of...
  • SC grants bail to Bangalore blast accused Madani for treatment July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has granted bail to Kerala PDP Chairman and Bangalore blast accused Abdul Nasser Madani for treatment. Madani was arrested in 2010 in connection with the Bangalore blasts which killed one person and injured 20 others. He has been in jail since then. The Karnataka government opposed...
  • NIA arrests terror suspect who planned major strikes in South India August 3, 2013

    New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency has said that it has arrested a key jihadist Abdul Sattar. According to sources, the NIA said Jattar is linked to the cell that planned largescale strikes across southern India. Sources have told Network 18 that the NIA arrested Sattar in New Delhi last week,...
  • Bangalore BJP office blast: Police still clueless about key accused May 17, 2013

    Bangalore: A month after an explosion took place opposite the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) office in Malleshwaram in Bangalore, police are yet to zero in on the person who had planted the bomb. The police, however, claim the investigation is on track as they have arrested 10 people so far. "We...
  • Bangalore blasts: Police arrests two more in Kerala May 12, 2013

    Thrissur: Two persons hailing from Coimbatore have been arrested here for their suspected involvement in the April 17 bomb blast in front of the BJP office in Bangalore, police said on Sunday. Sulfikar Ali, 22, and Shabeer, 24, were arrested from the house of Shabeer's relative at Kecheri near Kunnamkulam in...
  • Bangalore blast: Police arrest 5 more May 6, 2013

    Bangalore: Five more persons have been arrested in a joint operation by the city and Tamil Nadu police in connection with the April 17 blast near BJP office here that left 16 persons injured. With this, the number of suspects arrested in the case has risen to 11, Joint Commissioner of...
  • Bangalore blast: 2 more arrested from Tamil Nadu May 3, 2013

    Chennai: The Tamil Nadu police made more arrests in connection with the Bangalore blast on Friday. Two people were arrested from Coimbatore. Valayal Hakeem and Asgar Ali were arrested for possessing explosive material. The blast took place on April 17 near the BJP headquarters in Bangalore. ...
  • Bangalore blast: 3 arrested, police suspect involvement of sleeper cell April 23, 2013

    Bangalore: Investigators have claimed a breakthrough in the Bangalore blast case and three people were arrested from Chennai earlier on Tuesday in connection with the case. Tirunelveli residents Peer Mohideen and Basheer were picked up from a lodge in Chennai. The third person is a resident of Madurai. Police sources say...
  • Bangalore blast: Involvement of sleeper cell from TN, Kerala suspected April 23, 2013

    Bangalore: Three people have been arrested in Chennai for their alleged involvement in the bomb blast near the Karnataka BJP office in Bangalore. The suspects are believed to have provided the motorcycle on which the bomb was placed. Police is also probing the involvement of a sleeper cell from Tamil Nadu...
  • Bangalore blast: Three people arrested in Chennai April 24, 2013

    Bangalore: Three people have been arrested in Chennai for their alleged involvement in the bomb blast near the Karnataka BJP office in Bangalore. Police arrested Peer Mohideen and Basheer on Monday night, where as the third accused Kitchen Buhari was arrested on Tuesday morning. Bangalore Police team conducted the operation...
  • Post Bangalore blast, Shinde pushes for setting up NCTC April 23, 2013

    New Delhi: In the wake of the Bangalore blast, Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Monday pushed for setting up the NCTC to strengthen intelligence gathering. Making a statement in the Lok Sabha on the blast outside BJP office in Bangalore, Shinde said the Home Ministry was also working towards...
  • Bangalore blast case: NIA conducts raids in Bihar April 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Five days after the bomb blast near the Karnataka BJP office in Bangalore, NIA on Sunday conducted raids in Darbhanga and Samastipur districts in Bihar in connection with a suspect connected to Indian Mujahideen operative Yaseen Bhatkal. NIA is looking for a Tahseen Akhtar, who is accused in several...
  • Bangalore blast probe: Forensic report to be submitted today April 20, 2013

    Bangalore: The forensic report on Bangalore blast will be submitted on Saturday. Sources said the report mentions that the attack was a highintensity blast and the explosives were packed in a steel container. The report also mentions that ammonium nitrate and inchwide pellets were used by the attackers to cause...
  • Bangalore blast: Police question 8 suspects April 19, 2013

    Bangalore: Two days after the Bangalore blast the police have still no leads. However, the NIA is questioning eight suspects after CCTV footage showed two men parking the bike outside the BJP office. Sources said that eight suspects are being questioned in connection with the blast that injured 16 people including...
  • Bangalore blast: Police detain 2 for questioning in Chennai April 18, 2013

    Chennai: Two persons were on Thursday detained for questioning in connection with the bomb blast in Bangalore, police sources said. The sources declined to share further details, including identity of those detained. However, police said the investigation is in progress and the National Investigation Agency was coordinating with...
  • There aren't too many leads in Bangalore blast: Deepa Balakrishnan April 18, 2013

    CNNIBN's Bangalore Bureau Chief Deepa Balakrishnan joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the Bangalore blast probe. Q. How safe is it for people to go and exercise their franchise on May 5th? Asked by: julietthomas1969 A. Yes people are bound to be scared...
  • BJP will bring a strong antiterror law: Naqvi April 18, 2013

    Bangalore: A day after a terror strike near the BJP office in Bangalore left 16 persons injured, party leader Muktar Abbas Naqvi on Thursday said their first priority would be to bring a strong antiterrorism law if BJPled NDA is voted to power in the next Lok Sabha elections. "The party's...
  • B'lore blast: K'taka polls will be held on time, says Shinde April 18, 2013

    Bangalore: Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Thursday categorically stated that Karnataka elections will be held on time as it has been scheduled amidst speculations on postponement of the Karnataka elections after a terror attack in Bangalore. "Karnataka Assembly election will be on time...These type of incidents have happened in...
  • Bangalore blast: Police looking for suspect near Chennai April 18, 2013

    Bangalore: Special teams of Tamil Nadu Police are looking for a suspect near Chennai in the Bangalore blast that injured 16 people on Wednesday. Investigators are reportedly tracking the man who bought the motorcycle in which the bomb was kept. The accused is said to have fled to Kancheepuram and...
  • No intelligence alert about Bangalore blast: Shettar April 18, 2013

    Bangalore: Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar said on Thursday there was no specific information or alert "from anybody" about the bomb blast near the BJP office that left 16 persons injured. Speaking to reporters after visiting the injured persons at governmentrun K C General Hospital in Bangalore, he maintained that...
  • B'lore blast: Registered owner of bike used for attack traced April 18, 2013

    Chennai: In a swift action, the city police has traced the registered owner of the motorbike which was used for bomb blast in Bangalore, in which 16 people were injured. The number plate of the bike has been traced to a retired telecom employee in Chennai, who said that he...
  • Bangalore blast: No breakthrough yet; NSG and NIA teams scan site April 18, 2013

    Bangalore: A National Investigation Agency (NIA) team as well as a team from the National Security Guard (NSG) visited the site of the Bangalore blast that injured 16 people on Wednesday. Initial reports from the forensic sciences laboratory have indicated that ammonium nitrate was used to make the bomb that...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai April 17, 2013

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  • Bangalore blast raises question on security preparedness of police April 17, 2013

    Pollbound Bangalore on Wednesday woke up to a terror attack when a bomb detonated near the BJP office in Malleshwaram, leaving 16 people injured. ...
  • Indian Mujahideen could be behind Bangalore blast, say govt sources April 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Banned terror outfit Indian Mujahideen (IM), responsible for bombings in different parts of the country, could be behind Wednesday's Bangalore blast, government sources said. They said as per initial reports Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) was planted near the office of ruling BJP office in the southern part of...
  • News 360: Supreme Court gives Sanjay Dutt four weeks to surrender April 17, 2013

    Sanjay Dutt, who had earlier been asked by the court to surrender by April 18 wanted six months' extension to complete his film projects before surrendering to undergo his prison term. ...
  • Bangalore blast: Eyewitness describes events after bombing April 17, 2013

    A blast near the BJP's office in Bangalore injured 16 people on Wednesday morning. An eyewitness describes the events that followed after the explosion. ...
  • MHA issues countrywide alert after Bangalore blast April 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Hours after an explosion outside the Bharatiya Janata Party's office in Bangalore injured 16 people, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Wednesday issued a countrywide alert, asking all states to be extra vigilant. However, no additional paramilitary troops are being sent to Karnataka as of now as the...
  • Tweet on Bangalore blast misunderstood: Shakeel Ahmed April 17, 2013

    Hours after his tweet on the blast outside the BJP office in Bangalore created furore, Congress leader Shakeel Ahmed clarified his position saying he only meant the public will now sympathies with the BJP and that will benefit them in elections. "BJP should understand my statement first and then may...