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  • NIA announces cash reward for anyone providing leads to Burdwan blast 18 hours 44 minutes ago

    Kolkata: The National Investigation Agency has announced cash rewards for any information leading to the arrest of the 12 absconders suspected of being involved in the Burdwan blast case. Two Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh militants were killed in a blast at a TMC supporter's home earlier this month. The case has revealed...
  • Burdwan blast: Jamaat operatives used al-Qaeda model to execute 9/11 type attack Yesterday

    Burdwan: The interrogation of wives of the two terror operatives involved in the Burdwan bomb blast reveals that the Jamaat operatives underwent al-Qaeda's model of training to execute an attack similar to that of the 9/11 attack in the United States. The interrogation report says that a locked room of a...
  • Meghalaya police on high alert on terror cells' issue Yesterday

    Shillong: Meghalaya police have been put under high alert on the possible presence of terror sleeper cells in the state in view of the state's porous border with Bangladesh, a senior officer said on Thursday. Certain pockets in the state's plain belts region in the Garo Hills close to Assam and...
  • Shah Rukh Khan on Burdwan blast: Pray for better times, for good times 2 days ago

    Kolkata: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, West Bengal's brand ambassador, Wednesday expressed his unwillingness to talk about the terror blast in Burdwan, but said he prayed for better times and hoped things would settle down soon. On a whirlwind trip to the city to promote his film 'Happy New Year', Shah...
  • Burdwan blast: Shah Rukh prays for better times for West Bengal 2 days ago

    Kolkata: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, West Bengal's brand ambassador, on Wednesday expressed his unwillingness to talk about the terror blast in Burdwan, but said he prayed for better times and hoped things would settle down soon. On a whirlwind trip to the city to promote his film "Happy New Year",...
  • Burdwan terror attack: Jamat operatives sold utensils by the day, made bombs by night 2 days ago

    Burdwan: A terror tree established from the interrogation of wives of the two terror operatives involved in the Burdwan bomb blast reveal that the Jamat terrorists in 2007 came to India after the terror outfit was banned in Bangladeh in 2005. The three involved families took a house on rent from...
  • NASA's Orbital Sciences' unmanned rocket explodes on liftoff in Virginia 3 days ago

    An unmanned Antares rocket exploded seconds after liftoff from a commercial launch pad in Virginia on Tuesday, marking the first accident since NASA turned to private operators to deliver cargo to the International Space Station, but officials said no one was hurt. The 14-story rocket, built and launched by Orbital...
  • India uncovers suspected plot to assassinate Bangladeshi PM: Officials 3 days ago

    New Delhi: India's top counter-terrorism agency has uncovered a suspected plot by a banned militant group to assassinate the prime minister of Bangladesh and carry out a coup, three senior Indian security officials told Reuters on Tuesday. India will hand over a dossier to Bangladesh with details of the plan by...
  • Burdwan blast: Mamata meets NSA, assures assistance in fight against terrorism 4 days ago

    Kolkata: The West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday assured all help to the Centre in fight against terrorism. The assurance from the West Bengal CM came after her meeting with National Security Advisor Ajit Doval. Talking to CNN-IBN, Special secretary Of General Security Prakash Mishra said,...
  • Doval visits Burdwan blast with top security, intelligence chiefs 5 days ago

    Kolkata: National Security Advisor Ajit Doval led a contingent of top security and intelligence chiefs of the country to the blast site in Burdwan and assessed the progress of investigations into it. NIA Director General Sharad Kumar, NSG Director General Jayanta Narayan Chowdhury and Intelligence Bureau director Syed Asif Ibrahim...
  • National Security Advisor to visit Burdwan blast site today, meet Mamata 5 days ago

    Kolkata: National Security Advisor Ajit Doval will visit Kolkata on Monday to oversee the investigation into Burdwan blast. He will also meet Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and is likely to ask for the state government's full support in the probe being conducted by the National Investigation Agency. Doval's visit...
  • Burdwan blast: BJP blames Mamata Banerjee government, says CM should immediately resign 6 days ago

    BJP leader Siddharth Nath Singh blamed the Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal for harbouring terrorists and providing a safe haven for them to execute their terror attacks. Singh said that possibly money in the Saradha scam had reached terrorists of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh, who then used that money to launch...
  • Burdwan blast: BJP attacks West Bengal government, says Mamata should resign as CM 1 week ago

    The National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval will visit Burdwan on Monday. On Friday, the NIA Director General reviewed investigations on the ground in Burdwan and Mushridabad. Two suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorists were killed in a bomb blast in the area, putting the Mamata Banerjee government under fire as well. ...
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  • Burdwan blast case: All arrested accused members of Bangladesh terror group JMB, says NIA 1 week ago

    New Delhi/Kolkata: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday said the accused persons arrested in the Burdwan blast case and their associates were members of terror group Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen, Bangladesh, who were preparing IEDs for transporting them to that country for possible terror attacks. In a statement issued on Friday night, NIA...
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  • News 360: NSA to visit Burdwan blast site in West Bengal 1 week ago

    A high-level delegation led by National Security Advisor Ajit Doval will be visiting West Bengal on Monday to take stock of the progress in the Burdwan blast case. The high-level delegation will include NIA, RAW and Intelligence Bureau (IB) officials. ...
  • Burdwan blast probe: NSA-led high level delegation to visit WB on Monday 1 week ago

    New Delhi: A high-level delegation led by National Security Advisor Ajit Doval will be visiting West Bengal on Monday to take stock of the progress in the Burdwan blast case. The high-level delegation will include NIA, RAW and Intelligence Bureau (IB) officials. On Friday, NIA Director General Sharad Kumar visited the...
  • Ground report: NIA looking for key operatives to track the terror network October 24, 2014

    Kolkata: A cache of some 39 IEDs and chemicals were recovered from a secret chamber atop a toilet inside these premises on Badshahi Road on the outskirts of Burdwan town by the NIA and its assisting NSG commandos on Thursday evening. The explosives were diffused in a controlled environment on...
  • NIA chief monitors probe into Burdwan blast October 24, 2014

    Kolkata: NIA Director General Sharad Kumar on Friday took stock of the progress in the investigation in the Burdwan blast case. Kumar arrived on Friday morning and left for Burdwan where he met NIA investigators and assessed the progress in the probe into the blast at Khagragarh in Burdwan town on...
  • Burdwan blast: NIA custody of one extended, two sent to judicial remand October 22, 2014

    Kolkata: A city court on Wednesday sent Hasem Molla to the NIA's custody till October 31, and two other key accused to judicial custody till November 5 over the October 2 explosion in West Bengal's Burdwan district. Bangladeshi banned outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen is suspected to be involved in the blast. The explosion in...
  • Andhra Pradesh: 8 killed in blast at firecracker manufacturing unit October 20, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: Eight people were killed and several others injured in an explosion at a firecracker manufacturing unit in Andhra Pradesh's East Godavari district. The incident happened at the Vakatippa village on Monday afternoon. The injured have been shifted to hospital. According to the police, there were 18 workers working in the unit...
  • Burdwan blast: NIA raids suspected terrorist Shakil Ahmed's tailoring shop October 20, 2014

    Burdwan: A National Investigative Agency team on Sunday raided suspected terrorist Shakil Ahmed's tailoring shop at the Borwna village of Beldanga in West Bengal. Shakil Ahmed was killed in the Khagragarh blast in Burdwan on October 2. The NIA team recovered a diary, a mobile phone, documents and Islamic books...
  • West Bengal: Congress to table no-confidence motion against TMC government October 18, 2014

    Kolkata: The Congress in West Bengal has decided to table a no-confidence motion against the Trinamool Congress government next month, state party chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said on Saturday. The Congress members would utilise the discussions to attack the Trinamool on issues like the Saradha chit fund scam, the student protests...
  • Burdwan blast: NIA raid premises of Simulia Madrasa teacher; recover jihadi literature, mobile phones October 18, 2014

    Kolkata: The National Investigative Agency (NIA) assisted by the National Security Guard (NSG) commandos searched the premises of Jamat Sheikh, father-in-law of wanted terrorist Sheikh Yusuf in Nawpara Village of Mangalkot area in Burdwan on Saturday. Sheikh Yusuf is a teacher at the Simulia Madarasa- believed to be a training centre...
  • WB: NIA finds 39 IEDs in Burdwan; probes Simulia Madrasa's link to terror module October 18, 2014

    Burdwan: A cache of some 39 Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) and chemicals were recovered from a secret chamber atop a toilet inside the premises of a house on Badshahi Road on the outskirts of Burdwan town by the National Investigative Agency (NIA) and its assisting National Security Guard (NSG) commandos...
  • Burdwan blast probe: BJP raises questions over Mamata Banerjee's intention October 17, 2014

    Kolkata: A day after the NIA recovered 40 improvised hand grenades from a house in Burdwan, BJP on Friday wanted to know why West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had prevented the NIA from investigating the Burdwan blast for a crucial one week. "Why did Mamata Banerjee prevent NIA investigation into...
  • West Bengal: Two dozen crude bombs found in an orchard in Malda October 17, 2014

    Kolkata: More than two dozen crude bombs were discovered on Friday at an orchard in West Bengal's Malda district, police said. The crude bombs, contained in a plastic bag, were found in a mango orchard in 16 Mile area under Kaliachak police station. "About 30 crude bombs have been found from the...
  • Mamata Banerjee calls TMC meeting to discuss Burdwan blast issue, Saradha scam October 17, 2014

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has called a meeting of Trinamool Congress to discuss Burdwan blast issue on Friday. The political fallout of the case is to be discussed in the meeting. The meeting will take place at around 4 PM.It may also discuss political fallout of the...
  • Burdwan blast: NSG conducts search operations in Madrasa, recover chemicals, tape recorders, wires October 16, 2014

    Burdwan: A team of 12 National Security Guard personnel conducted search operations with sniffer dogs in and around an abandoned madarsa. They suspect that the madarsa was a training camp for terrorists. The NSG team recovered tape recorders, wires, timer devices and chemicals from the site. Earlier this month -...