BURDWAN

  • Burdwan blast: JMB terrorist held in Jharkhand 5 days ago

    New Delhi: NIA and Jharkhand police achieved a breakthrough in the Burdwan blast case when an alleged Jamat -ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) terrorist was arrested in Pakur district of Jharkhand. Lal Mohammed alias Ibrahim Sheikh was wanted by NIA in connection with the October, 2014, bomb blast at Burdwan and was arrested...
  • West Bengal: 10 dead, 50 injured in a bus accident in Burdwan April 10, 2015

    Burdwan: At least 10 people were killed and 50 others were injured in a bus accident in West Bengal's Burdwan district. The bus was on its way to Nabadwip when it lost control and turned turtle. The injured are being treated at Burdwan Medical college. ...
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  • News 360: Indians stranded in Yemen will be evacuated via sea route, says MEA March 30, 2015

    Concerned over the safety of Indians in strife-torn Yemen, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj held an inter-ministerial meeting during which it was decided to evacuate at least 400 nationals from Aden by sea routes on Monday night. ...
  • 21 people chargesheeted in Burdwan blast case; charges include criminal conspiracy, waging war against nation March 30, 2015

    Kolkata: The National Investigation Agency(NIA) has chargesheeted 21 people in Burdwan blast case that took place in October 2014. According to NIA sources, the charges against the accused include criminal conspiracy and waging war against the nation. The chargesheet is also likely to talk about connections with Bodo militant group as...
  • NIA team visits Nadia district in search of Burdwan blast case accused March 23, 2015

    Krishanagar: An NIA team on Monday visited the Thanarpara area in Nadia district close to the Indo-Bangla border in search of a Burdwan blast case accused. The team gave the Thanarpara Police a warrant against Jahir-ul Sheikh. It also went to Sheikh's house and...
  • Burdwan blast accused remanded to ten days NIA custody March 22, 2015

    Kolkata: Burdwan blast accused Abdul Wahab Momin, who was arrested on Saturday from the city, was on Sunday remanded in ten days NIA custody. Chief Judge of City Sessions Court Md Mumtaz Khan remanded Momin to 10 days of NIA custody after he was produced in court. Counsel for NIA Shyamal Ghosh...
  • NIA arrests absconding accused in Burdwan blast case March 21, 2015

    New Delhi: NIA on Saturday arrested Abdul Mazeed Momin, an absconder, in connection with the Burdwan blast, taking the total number of arrested persons to 17. Momin, who has been on the run since last year, was apprehended from Sealdah in central Kolkata on Saturday evening. The blast in Burdwan took...
  • WB: 72-year-old woman's naked dead body recovered from Katwa, rape ruled out March 18, 2015

    Burdwan: The naked body of a 72-year-old woman was found on Wednesday in Katwa area, 60 kms from Burdwan but the autopsy did not indicate any rape or death due to rape. Burdwan Superintendent of Police Kunal Agarwal said the septuagenarian widow's body was found at a little distance from the...
  • West Bengal: 200 crude bombs, hand grenades recovered from Burdwan March 15, 2015

    Burdwan: Over 200 crude bombs, hand grenades and revolvers have been seized during police raids at Belsore village in Burdwan district since Saturday night. Acting on a tip-off, the police led by Burdwan SP Kunal Agarwal seized two hand grenades and some crude bombs from a club, 23 km from Burdwan...
  • Burdwan blast: NIA arrests a core member of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh February 5, 2015

    Kolkata: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday arrested a core member of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) in connection with the October 2, 2014 Burdwan blast. Mufazzil Haque was arrested from Mukimnagar in Murshidabad (West Bengal) on Tuesday night. According to NIA, Haque used to own the Lalgola madarsa in Mukimnagar which...
  • West Bengal: Five Burdwan blast accused in NIA custody till February 3 January 28, 2015

    Kolkata: A city court on Wednesday remanded five accused in the Burdwan blast case to NIA custody till February 3 after the agency sought time to unravel more details of their alleged links with Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh. Chief Judge of Metropolitan Court Md Mumtaz Khan remanded the five accused to seven...
  • Mamata Banerjee ignoring national security for vote bank politics, says Amit Shah January 20, 2015

    Burdwan: BJP chief Amit Shah on Tuesday accused West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of not properly probing the Burdwan blast linked to JMB for the sake of vote bank politics and focusing on trying to save her Saradha scam 'tainted' leaders instead of governing the state. "Bengal is a...
  • 2 people injured in a crude bomb blast in Burdwan, West Bengal January 2, 2015

    Durgapur: Two people have been injured in a crude bomb explosion on Friday in the Durgapur area of Burdwan district, West Bengal. The two injured in the blast have been identified as Arjun Mandal and Gautam Mandal. Both of them were taken to a local hospital but later shifted to Bardhman...
  • Burdwan blast mastermind remanded to 14 days judicial custody December 19, 2014

    Barasat(WB): Sajid alias Sk Rahamuttalah, the mastermind of the Burdwan blast and a member of Bangladesh terror outfit JMB, was remanded to 14-days judicial custody by a local court on Thursday. The order was passed by Barasat CJM Edwin Lepcha. He was earlier in NIA...
  • NIA arrests Burdwan blast accused Shahnoor Alam from Assam December 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Key suspect in the Burdwan blast Shahnoor Alam, alleged to be the financial brain of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) terror group, was arrested on Thursday night by NIA with the help of central security agencies from Nalbari district of Assam. NIA, whose probe into the October 2 blast received a...
  • News 360: Centre differs from BJP president, says Saradha scam money not linked to Burdwan blasts December 3, 2014

    In an embarrassment for Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah, the Narendra Modi government on Wednesday contradicted him on the Burdwan blasts by saying there was no link between Saradha chit fund scam money and blasts. ...
  • Centre contradicts BJP chief Amit Shah, says Saradha scam money not linked to Burdwan blasts December 3, 2014

    New Delhi: In an embarrassment for Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah, the Narendra Modi government on Wednesday contradicted him on the Burdwan blasts by saying there was no link between Saradha chit fund scam money and blasts. The comment came in a response to a question in the Rajya Sabha...
  • Bangladesh: Security agencies arrest 3 Myanmar nationals linked to Burdwan blast December 1, 2014

    Dhaka: Three Myanmar nationals have been arrested in connection with the Burdwan blast, as India and Bangladesh stepped up the hunt for the conspirators along their borders to nab over 100 militants of the outlawed JMB. The three are members of Rohingya Solidarity Organisation (RSO) and other Myanmar-based outfits, said Krishna...
  • West Bengal: 14-year-old girl commits suicide after being harassed by a minor boy in Burdwan December 1, 2014

    Burdwan: A 14-year-old girl has committed suicide after being harassed by a boy in Burdwan in West Bengal. The girl was a student of class VIII. The girl's family has alleged that a rape attempt was made on her on September 30 by a minor boy. He was arrested and...
  • Two arrested in Bengal after Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen posters found in Purriia November 30, 2014

    Kolkata: Two people were arrested on Sunday in connection with recovery of posters of terror outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen, Bangladesh (JMB) from West Bengal's Purulia district, police said. The posters of the terror outfit, said to be involved in the Oct 2 Burdwan blast, were found Saturday from Nimtala village in the district. "We...
  • Amit Shah tears into Mamata Banerjee, links Saradha scam with Burdwan blasts November 30, 2014

    Kolkata: "I am Amit Shah, and I have come to uproot Trinamool Congress from West Bengal", roared Bharatiya Janata Party chief Amit Shah as he made an array of scathing attacks on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in his Kolkata rally. Riding high on the success in Haryana and Maharashtra Assembly elections,...
  • NIA questions terrorists held in connection with Burdwan blast November 29, 2014

    Kolkata: NIA on Saturday questioned the terrorists arrested in connection with the Burdwan blast case and tried to extract information about JMB's links in West Bengal. A senior NIA official said that the work of the seven-member team from Bangladesh, which arrived here to probe the Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh link into the...
  • West Bengal: Conjoined twins separated by rare surgery at Burdwan government hospital November 28, 2014

    Burdwan (WB): A pair of conjoined twins were separated on Thursday by doctors in a rare surgery which was carried out at the Burdwan Medical College and Hospital (BMCH). "This is the first time (in West Bengal) that two boys who shared a common chest and abdominal walls were separated by...
  • Burdwan blast: Police arrests 4 members of banned Islamist outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen November 24, 2014

    Dhaka: Police on Monday arrested four members of banned Islamist outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), in Dhaka, including the wife of Sajid, the prime suspect of Burdwan blast. Sajid's wife Fatima Begum, Abdul Kazi, Mohammad Ishrat Ali Sheikh and Mohammad Shawkat Sarder have been arrested. Fatima is the chief of...
  • If nation knows how much black money is spent by BJP, it will be blacklisted, says Trinamool Congress November 23, 2014

    Kolkata: Trinamool Congress, facing flak from opposition over the alleged involvement of some of its leaders in the Saradha chit fund scam, on Sunday hit back at Union Minister Arun Jaitley for critical comments about the party and its chief Mamata Banerjee. The party, which has already announced that it would...
  • Saradha scam: Jaitley disappointed with Mamata Banerjee's reaction to the arrest of TMC leaders November 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said that he is deeply disappointed by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's statement. Mamata Banerjee on Saturday slammed BJP over allegations of Trinmool Congress's involvement in the multi crore Sarada chit-fund scam. Trinamool Congress, party MP Srinjoy Bose's arrest by the...
  • Burdwan blast probe: NIA arrests six suspected November 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested six suspects on Thursday in connection with the Burdwan blast case. The suspects were picked up from Sahibganj in Jharkhand. According to reports, the suspects may be connected to the Jammat-ul-Mujahideen terror group in Bangladesh, which is said to be involved in...
  • Burdwan blast probe: NIA arrests a Myanmar national for alleged role in organising terror camps November 18, 2014

    Hyderabad: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested a Burmese national Khalid Mohammed from Hyderabad for his alleged involvement in the Burdwan blast case probe. The Burmese national is allegedly an IED maker belonging to the Rohingya Muslim solidarity group. He is believed to have have organised terror camps along...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle November 13, 2014

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