BURDWAN

  • Burdwan blast: NIA raids suspected terrorist Shakil Ahmed's tailoring shop Yesterday

    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 2 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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...
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  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle 4 days ago

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  • News 360: Another Northeast student beaten in Gurgaon, second attack in two days 4 days ago

    Even as the police ruled out a racist attack angle in the attack on two Northeast Indians in Gurgaon, one of the victims had alleged that the people who attacked them said that all Northeast Indians must leave the city. "They told us that all that people from Northeast India...
  • Burdwan blast: NSG conducts search operations in Madrasa, recover chemicals, tape recorders, wires 5 days ago

    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 -...
  • BJP's arrogance, conduct reminiscent of Emergency days: Mamata 6 days ago

    Kolkata: Facing relentless attacks by BJP over different issues including the Burdwan blast, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday accused the saffron party of "arrogance and irresponsible conduct" which she termed as reminiscent of the Emergency period. "Surprisingly, it is noticed that BJP through their different networks are continuously...
  • Burdwan blast: NIA team visits madrasa October 12, 2014

    Kolkata: Probing the October 2 explosion in West Bengal, an NIA team Sunday visited a madrasa in Burdwan district, where people suspected to be involved in the incident were reported to have got militant training. Six people, including two women, have been arrested in connection with the explosion at a house...
  • Burdwan blast: Persons arrested from Assam part of JMB module October 11, 2014

    Guwahati: The Assam police on Saturday claimed that the persons arrested on Friday from Barpeta district for suspected involvement in the October 2 Burdwan blast were a part of a module operating under the patronage of Jamatul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), allegedly involved in the blast. An Assam police spokesman claimed...
  • Mamata attacks Centre, a day after blast probe shifts to NIA October 10, 2014

    Kolkata: Mamata Banerjee on Friday launched a blistering attack against the Centre, a day after it suo motu handing over the Burdwan blast probe to the NIA, saying there was an increasing trend of interference in state matters ever since the new government took over, which is "unprecedented, undemocratic and...
  • Burdwan blast: With NIA in, Mamata accuses Modi of attacking federalism October 10, 2014

    Kolkata: In the wake of NIA taking up the probe in the Oct 2 explosion in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday hit out at the Narendra Modi government for "interfering in state matters and jeopardising federalism". "It is expected that Centre and the States do not encroach upon...
  • Burdwan blast: Six youths held in Assam October 10, 2014

    Guwahati: The Special Branch of Assam police has arrested six youths from Barpeta district in connection with the October 2 blast at Burdwan in West Bengal. Two terrorists were killed and one was injured in the blast which occurred in a house in Khagragarh area of Burdwan. West Bengal Police later arrested...
  • Burdwan blast: NIA files FIR, 2 more arrested October 10, 2014

    Kolkata: The National Investigation Agency has filed an FIR in the Burdwan blast case. The agency has filed a case under sections of the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act. Authorities are also probing links with terror modules in Bangladesh. The Bangladesh government has sought details of the blast case. Meanwhile two...
  • West Bengal: NIA to probe Burdwan blast October 9, 2014

    Burdwan/Kolkata: The Centre on Friday handed over the the Burdwan blast case to the National Investigation Agency (NIA). Two suspected terrorists were killed and another sustained injuries in an explosion at a Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader's house in Khagragarh in Burdwan town from where grenades, rocket launchers, bomb making equipment and...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories October 8, 2014

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  • News 360: PM Modi gives forces 'free hand' to deal with Pak firing October 8, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday assured that "everything will be fine" when asked about the relentless firing and shelling by Pakistani troops across the international border. ...
  • Burdwan blast: MHA seeks report from West Bengal government October 8, 2014

    Kolkata: The Home Ministry on Wednesday sought a report from the West Bengal government on the Burdwan blast case. On Wednesday, the police identified two more suspected terrorist hideouts in the city just days after a blast at a Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader's house. Two bombmakers, with possible links to Bangladeshi...
  • WB: BJP plans rallies seeking NIA probe in Burdwan blast October 8, 2014

    Kolkata: Accusing the Mamata Banerjee government of trying to cover up the October 2 Burdwan blast, the BJP has decided to take out protest marches and rallies across West Bengal on Thursday, demanding an NIA probe into the incident. "The union home ministry in its report has revealed how the state...
  • West Bengal Police identify 2 more suspected terrorist hideouts in Burdwan near the blast site October 8, 2014

    Burdwan: The Burdwan Police has identified two more suspected terrorist hideouts in Burdwan within a kilometer radius from the site of the blast that took place on Thursday. The first hideout, a rented house in the Baburbag area in the outskirts of Burdwan town, was inhabited by four people -...
  • West Bengal: New faces of terror surface with Burdwan blast October 8, 2014

    Kolkata: An accidental blast at a jihadi explosive manufacturing centre in West Bengal's Burdwan district earlier this week has raised concerns about an al Qaeda-linked Bangladeshi terror outfit being active in India. Razia and Amina, both in their early twenties and mother of infants, are the latest faces of terror. Tenants...
  • West Bengal: Centre treading cautiously on NIA probe into Burdwan blast October 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Amidst demand for having an NIA probe into the October 2 blast at a house in Burdwan in West Bengal, government is treading cautiously and weighing political ramifications of the move before making a suo moto decision to hand over the case to a central probe agency. Senior...
  • Report on Burdwan blast being sent to Centre October 7, 2014

    Kolkata: A detailed report is being sent to the Centre by West Bengal government in connection with the October 2 Burdwan blast in which two suspected militants were killed and another injured, state Director General of Police G J M Rajasekhar Reddy said. "A detailed report is being sent to...
  • West Bengal: TMC accuses BJP of politcising Burdwan blast case October 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Trinamool Congress on Monday accused BJP of politicising the issue of blast in a house in Burdwan district of West Bengal and stoking communal tension in every state. Mamata Banerjee-led party also made a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for...
  • Burdwan blast: High-alert sounded in West Bengal, borders sealed October 6, 2014

    Kolkata: A high-alert was on Monday sounded across West Bengal while its borders with neighbouring countries and adjacent states were also sealed in the wake of the blast last week in Burdwan district in which suspected terrorists are said to have a hand. The decision was taken at a high-level...