Death Threat

  • Senior police official gets death threat, FIR lodged January 4, 2014

    The police chief of Pratapgarh district in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday received a death threat and an extortion demand of Rs 5 lakh, police said. The threat was contained in a letter addressed to the Superintendent of Police of Pratapgarh district, asking him not to investigate the murder, late December last...
  • Senior BSP leader Naseemuddin Siddiqui receives death threats November 12, 2013

    Former Uttar Pradesh minister and senior Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Naseemuddin Siddiqui has received death threats on phone, police said on Tuesday. A complaint has been lodged with police by the personal staff of Siddiqui, one of the closest aides of former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati. In the complaint, the...
  • Bollywood producer Boney Kapoor receives death threats September 5, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood producer Boney Kapoor has received death threats over the phone from an unidentified person, suspected to be linked to underworld don Ravi Pujari's gang, the police said in Mumbai on Thursday. Explaining the gist of the threatening phone calls, a police officer at Oshiwara police station said, "The caller had...
  • Kudankulam station director receives threat letter January 5, 2013

    Tirunelveli (TN): Even as the controversial Kudankulam Nuclear Power plant is set to be commissioned in January, an anonymous letter threatening its site director has sent the authorities and police into a tizzy. The letter, addressed to Director RS Sundar and received by post Friday evening, warned that Sundar would...
  • 5 Northern Ireland lawmakers sent bullets in letters December 20, 2012

    Dublin: Five Northern Ireland politicians received letters containing bullets on Wednesday as an extremist Protestant campaign of death threats and street protests escalated over Belfast City Council's decision to stop flying the British flag yearround. Hours later, an offduty police officer narrowly avoided being shot when confronted by a gunman...
  • IAS officer Khemka received death threats, claims friend October 16, 2012

    New Delhi: IAS officer Ashok Khemka, who set aside the mutation of a Rs 58 crore worth plot of land sold by Congress President Sonia Gandhi's soninlaw Robert Vadra to realty giant DLF in 2009, is demoralised as he has received death threats for the first time in his life,...
  • SL Navy issued death threats, say TN fishermen August 25, 2012

    It has been revealed that the TN fishermen detained by the Sri Lankan navy were threatened with death while they were in custody for a few hours at Neduntivu on Tuesday. The Lankan navy personnel laughed after attacking the fisherman, said the injured fisherman Adimai.The Lankan navy detained 16 fishermen...
  • Afghan women dare to play football despite threats June 10, 2011

    Women football players in Afghanistan are facing worse obstacles from daily disapproval to anonymous death threats. ...
  • Veena Malik received death threats: Manager March 12, 2011

    Lahore: Pakistani actress Veena Malik has received a "death threat" from a purported Taliban commander for appearing on the Indian reality TV show "Big Boss", her media manager said on Saturday. "Selfstyled Taliban commander Ahmed Masood issued the death threat in a handwritten letter sent to Veena for appearing on the...
  • Panchayat threat to lovers in Uttar Pradesh July 6, 2010

    Greater Noida: Some rural areas of Uttar Pradesh's Greater Noida township were tense on Monday after a village panchayat issued shootatsight orders against two lovers belonging to different castes, police said, adding that security in the village had been beefed up. The panchayat of village DaulaRazpura has issued the orders...
  • One arrested for sending threat SMS to Tharoor April 15, 2010

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police Special Cell on Wednesday arrested one person for allegedly sending a threatening SMS to Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor. The arrested person has been identified as Manik Verma and police officials say that initial investigations show that he is not linked to underworld...
  • Tharoor has received death threat, says aide April 15, 2010

    New Delhi: Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor has reportedly received a death threat from the gang of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim. Sources say Tharoor got an SMS from one Shakeel of Dcompany asking him to stay clear of Indian Premier League Chairman Lalit Modi. Tharoor's OSD Jacob Joseph...
  • Britney Spears receives death threats July 20, 2009

    London: Pop singer Britney Spears is refusing to take her sons on tour to Russia after she received a series of death threats by email. The Toxic hitmaker will base herself in Finland and fly in just for the two concerts in St Petersburg and Moscow next week, reported the sun.co.uk. "Originally,...
  • Bihar man detained for threating to kill Barack Obama May 10, 2009

    Patna: A man has been detained in Bihar's Aurangabad district for allegedly calling up the US embassy in New Delhi and threatening to kill US President Barack Obama, police said on Sunday. He is being quizzed and his mental state ascertained. Ranjan Kumar, in his 30s, a resident of Darbhanga village...
  • AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa gets death threat May 4, 2009

    Chennai: All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) supremo J Jayalalithaa has received a death threat. An anonymous letter received on Monday at Jayalalithaa's residence at Poes Garden in Chennai warned the Tamil Nadu politician of dire consequences over the Madras High Court incident in which lawyers clashed with the police...
  • TN CM Karunanidhi receives death threat from LTTE April 4, 2009

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi today received a death threat allegedly from the banned LTTE, police said. Police said a letter carrying the symbol of the proscribed outfit issuing the death threat was received at Karunanidhi's Gopalpuram residence. Following the threat, security has been...
  • Britney Spears gets death threats, fears kidnap plot March 21, 2009

    London: Pop star Britney Spears has reportedly received death threats while on her current Circus tour. Contactmusic.com reported that Spears has attracted the unwanted attention of a dangerous stalker. "Britney received some anonymous death threats over the phone and in the mail, and her worst fear is a kidnap plot against...
  • Pak envoy gets death threat, says high commission January 25, 2009

    New Delhi: Pakistan High Commissioner Shahid Malik received a letter last week carrying a threat to his life following which security for him and the mission was increased. A request for enhancement of security was received from the Pakistan High Commission six days back after which necessary action was taken, official...
  • Mother alleges IPL star Gony threatening to kill her July 2, 2008

    Chandigarh: India's rising cricketer Manpreet Gony landed in an awkward situation with his mother levelling a serious allegation against him, saying the Punjab pacer was threatening to kill her. Mohinder Kaur told reporters that Gony was being instigated by his inlaws. "I am pained to tell my plight through media and that...
  • Yoga guru Baba Ramdev receives death threat March 27, 2008

    New Delhi: Police in Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh have received an anonymous letter threatening the life of yoga guru Baba Ramdev. The letter was found in a postbox outside the office of the Additional Superintendent of Police in Moradabad. Police have detained a person named Iqbal in connection with the threatening letter...
  • Harry Potter, Prince William get same security cover March 5, 2008

    London: Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe is being guarded by four former SAS bodyguards after the actor received a death threat from a stalker. Anxious movie bosses have asked the minders to assign security to the 18yearold actor. According to sources, Radcliffe changed cars thrice on March 2, during the filming of...
  • Raj Thackeray gets death threat by post February 27, 2008

    Mumbai: An anonymous letter, allegedly threatening Raj Thackeray and his family, was sent by post to Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief's residence at Dadar in Central Mumbai. Party officebearer Sandeep Deshpande said the letter contained life threats to Raj Thackeray and his family, saying "they will hire four sharp shooters...
  • Amar Singh receives death threats, slams Raj February 8, 2008

    New Delhi: The war or words over outsider versus Maharashtrians has taken a fresh turn in Mumbai. Samajwadi Party general secretary Amar Singh on Friday claimed that he has received death threats over the phone. He claimed that an unidentified caller said he would meet the same fate as Ramesh...
  • Modi gets assassination threat in personal email January 30, 2008

    New Delhi: Intelligence sources have revealed to CNNIBN that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has received an assassination threat on his personal email address. The email has claimed that he will be killed during an interview to a Pakistani media group by some people posing as reporters. A Pakistani media house...
  • Kill Bush, says USborn alQaeda spokesman January 7, 2008

    New Delhi: Americanborn alQaeda militant Adam Gadahn has released a new video, urging Islamist militants to welcome US President George Bush with bombs when he visits the Middle East this week. In the video, Gadahn rejects his US citizenship, destroys his passport and declares that America has been defeated. The...
  • Letter threatens to assassinate Karunanidhi on Sept 15 September 14, 2007

    New Delhi: A letter threatening to assassinate Tamil Nadu Chief Minsiter M Karunanidhi has sent the state police panicking. The postcard received on Thursday evening by the City Police Commissioner reportedly carried the message that Karunanidhi will be blown up using a human bomb" on September 15. News agency PTI reports...
  • Kerala CM gets death threat June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: The Kerala Police received two anonymous calls threatening to kill Chief Minister Achuthanandan, early Monday morning. The first call was in Kerala's regional language, Malayalam, and the call allegedly came from Saudi Arabia. It was received by a police constable in the City Commissioner's office in Kozhikode, at...
  • Bharat Shah gets death threat again June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Top Bollywood financier and diamond merchant Bharat Shah has filed a police complaint claiming he had received threatening calls from a Dubaibased person. He has named some people specifically in the report, which was filed at the Malabar Hill police station. According to news agency PTI, a man named Shetty...
  • No show for Indian Idol in J&K? June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Sony Entertainment Television's popular reality show Indian Idol is facing militant problems in Jammu and Kashmir. The channel is planning a talent hunt in the Valley, but the youth in Kashmir have been warned by militant group AlMadina to refrain from participating in the show. AlMadina has threatened to kill...
  • Death threat to Muivah by rival group December 21, 2006

    Dimapur (Nagaland): An influential separatist group in Nagaland on Thursday threatened to "eliminate" rival top selfexiled Naga guerrilla leader Thuingaleng Muivah if he visits the state. The S S Khaplang faction of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCNK) is engaged in a bitter turf war for territorial supremacy with the...