Hyderabad Blast

  • NIA, Delhi Police get into war of words over custody of Akhtar, Waqas April 2, 2014

    The NIA and the Special Cell of Delhi Police on Wednesday got into war of words over the custody of top Indian Mujahideen operatives Tehseen Akhtar and Zia-ur-Rehman alias Waqas. The NIA on Tuesday demanded in a Delhi court to know that what the Delhi Police Special Cell has been...
  • IM operative Yasin Bhatkal's judicial custody ends today October 17, 2013

    Mumbai: The custody of Hyderabad blast accused Yasin Bhatkal will come to an end on Thursday. Indian Mujahideen cofounder Yasin Bhatkal was on September 23 sent to judicial remand by a local court till October 17 in connection with the February 21 Dilsuknagar twin blasts case. Bhatkal was produced by NIA...
  • Hyderabad blasts: IM cofounder Yasin Bhatkal sent to judicial remand till October 17 September 23, 2013

    Indian Mujahideen cofounder Yasin Bhatkal was on Monday sent in judicial remand by a local court till October 17 in connection with the February 21 Dilsuknagar twin blasts case. Bhatkal was produced by NIA officials before the Court of First Additional Metropolitan Session Judge amid heavy security, who sent him in...
  • Yasin Bhatkal admits to have orchestrated Hyderabad blasts in February September 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Arrested Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal is alleged to have told interrogators that he received instructions from a Pakistani handler to carry out blast in Hyderabad in February this year, officials privy to his questioning said on Sunday. 30-year-old Yasin alis Syed Mohammed Ahmed Zarar Siddibapa reportedly told the interrogators...
  • Yasin Bhatkal produced in a Delhi court, NIA likely to seek 14-day custody August 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal has been produced in the Patiala House Court in Delhi with the National Investigation Agency (NIA) likely to seek his custody for 14 days. Sources had earlier said that he had confessed to his involvement in the Varanasi and Dilsukhnagar blasts in Hyderabad. One laptop...
  • IM co-founder Yasin Bhatkal to be brought to Delhi today August 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian Mujahideen co-founder Muhammad Ahmad Zarar Siddibapa alias Yasin Bhatkal, who was arrested on Thursday, will be brought to Delhi on Friday. He is one of India's most wanted men and was arrested from the Indo-Nepal border in Bihar on Wednesday night. The arrest was made after an operation...
  • Hyderabad: Antisabotage checks, security enhanced following Bihar blasts July 8, 2013

    Hyderabad: Police intensified antisabotage checks and enhanced security at different places of the city in the wake of serial blasts today in the pilgrimage town of Bodh Gaya in Bihar. "We have been conducting antisabotage checks involving personnel from special units and local police for the past 10 days in public...
  • 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...
  • NIA team visits Hyderabad twin blasts sites March 29, 2013

    Hyderabad: A team of National Investigation Agency and forensic experts today visited the sites of February 21 twin blasts at Dilsukhnagar in Hyderabad, as a part of the ongoing probe. "Forensic experts of Gujarat FSL visited the scene of offence along with NIA officials," police sources said. Hyderabad branch of...
  • Hyderabad blasts: NIA granted 4 days' custody of 2 IM operatives March 16, 2013

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Saturday granted NIA four-day custody of two alleged Indian Mujahideen operatives to further interrogate them in connection with the Hyderabad twin blasts that left 16 dead. During an in-chamber hearing, District Judge IS Mehta allowed the National Investigation Agency's (NIA) plea seeking custody of Syed...
  • Hyderabad blasts: NIA to further grill IM operatives Maqbool, Imran March 15, 2013

    New Delhi: In the wake of the application moved by the National Investigation Agency, which is probing the February 21 Hyderabad twin blasts, seeking further custodial interrogation of Indian Mujahideen operatives Syed Maqbool and Imran Khan, the Tihar Jail authorities were on Friday directed by the court to produce the...
  • Hyderabad twin blasts case: NIA files FIRs March 14, 2013

    Hyderabad: The Hyderabad branch of National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday lodged two first information reports (FIRs) in connection with the February 21 twin blasts. The development follows Centre's direction for hand-over of the case to NIA, sources said, adding that NIA, which had already started its probe, would continue...
  • Hyderabad blasts: NIA detains 4 suspects from Bihar March 14, 2013

    Patna: The National Investigation Agency has detained four suspects from Munger in Bihar in connection with the Hyderabad blasts of February 2013. NIA had extended the probe to Bihar earlier after leads were found in Hyderabad. Earlier on Wednesday, a Delhi court remanded suspected Indian Mujahideen operative Obaid-ur-Rehman in seven days...
  • Hyd blasts: NIA gets custody of suspected IM operative March 14, 2013

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Wednesday remanded suspected Indian Mujahideen operative Obaid-ur-Rehman in seven days of NIA custody in connection with the February 21 Hyderabad twin blasts case. During an in-chamber hearing, district judge IS Mehta allowed the National Investigation Agency's plea seeking custodial interrogation of Rehman on the...
  • CCTV cameras captured one of the suspects of Hyderabad blasts March 8, 2013

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Police on Friday said the face of one of the suspects of February 21 Dilsukh Nagar twin blasts case here was clearly captured by CCTV cameras and efforts are on to identity the person. "The face of one of the suspects with a bicycle has been clearly...
  • Hyderabad blasts: Court warrants against Riyaz Bhatkal March 8, 2013

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Tuesday issued non-bailable warrants against banned terror outfit Indian Mujahideen founder Riyaz Bhatkal and nine other alleged operatives in the Feb 21, 2013, Hyderabad twin blasts. A National Investigation Agency (NIA) special court, during an in-chamber hearing, issued the warrants against Riyaz Bhatkal, suspected to...
  • Hyderabad twin blasts: Death toll rises to 17 March 7, 2013

    Hyderabad: The death toll in Hyderabad twin blasts rose to 17 on Wednesday with an injured person succumbing while undergoing treatment at a private hospital, sources said. Ravi (25), who sustained serious injuries in the blast, breathed his last on Tuesday night after battling for life for 15 days, hospital sources...
  • Court of inquiry ordered into Pak call to NSG officer March 6, 2013

    New Delhi: The National Security Guard (NSG) DG has ordered a court of inquiry into unauthorised call made to the NSG office, seeking details of the Hyderabad twin blasts. The DG, Arvind Ranjan, order the inquiry after it was revealed that a senior NSG officer received a call from Pakistan. The...
  • Hyderabad blasts: One more dead, toll rises to 17 March 6, 2013

    Hyderabad: The death toll in the February 21 terror attack in the city rose to 17, with an injured man succumbing at a hospital late Tuesday night. After battling for life for two weeks, 25-year-old Amrutha Ravi Kumar breathed his last at Yashoda Hospital, doctors said. Ravi, hailing from Karimnagar district,...
  • Hyd blasts: NIA court issues warrant against IM founder March 5, 2013

    New Delhi: A special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court has issued a non-bailable warrant against Indian Mujahideen founder Riyaz Bhatkal in the Hyderabad twin blasts case. The warrant has also been issued against nine other Indian Mujahideen suspects in connection with the blasts. Others against whom warrants have been issued include...
  • NSG officer under probe for talking to an anonymous Pak caller March 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Just 24 hours after a Home Ministry staff came under the radar for passing on sensitive information, there are more leads coming in. Now a senior officer of the National Security Guards has come under probe for speaking to an anonymous Pakistani caller. The caller wanted operational details of...
  • Hyderabad blasts: Andhra govt hands over case to NIA March 5, 2013

    Hyderabad: The Indian Mujahideen is still being considered the main suspect in the Hyderabad twin blasts case. The Andhra Pradesh government has handed the case over to the National Investigation Agency. With that, the state government essentially admitted that the Andhra Pradesh police have made no breakthroughs in the investigation....
  • Hyderabad blasts: Andhra govt to hand over case to NIA March 4, 2013

    Hyderabad: With no breakthrough in February 21 twin blasts at Dilsukh Nagar here that left 16 dead and 117 injured, the Andhra Pradesh government on Monday decided to hand over the investigation to NIA. The decision to hand over the probe to the National Investigation Agency was taken at a...
  • Hyderabad blasts: Arrested suspects reveal details March 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Investigating agencies have been able to collect more information about the Hyderabad twin blasts from two alleged terrorists who have been sent to police remand by a special court in Delhi. The two terrorists - Maqbool and Imran - have reportedly revealed that the plan was to target...
  • Blasts: Interrogation of IM operatives continues for 3rd day March 4, 2013

    Hyderabad: The custodial interrogation of two suspected IM operatives continued for the third day on Sunday in connection with the February 21 twin blasts at Dilsukhnagar in Hyderabad that left 16 people dead, NIA officials said. "The questioning of Syed Maqbool and Imran Khan is continuing," a senior NIA officer said...
  • BJP asks govt to take hard decisions to combat terror March 4, 2013

    New Delhi: The BJP on Sunday targeted the government on the issue of internal security and terrorism and called for "hard" decisions regardless of consequences, asserting it was not opposed to the idea of NCTC but it should be within the constitutional framework. The opposition party also hit out at the...
  • Hyderabad blasts: NIA interrogates IM operatives March 1, 2013

    Hyderabad: Two suspected IM operatives are being questioned by the NIA on Friday in connection with the February 21 twin blasts here that left 16 people dead. A court in Delhi had on Thursday granted the NIA five-day custody of Syed Maqbool and Imran Khan for their interrogation following which...
  • Hyderabad blasts: Sketches of suspects to be released soon February 28, 2013

    Hyderabad: A week after the twin bomb blasts at Dilsukh Nagar here, Andhra Pradesh Director General of Police V Dinesh Reddy on Thursday said sketches of suspects were being prepared, and he was hoping for a breakthrough. "There are a lot of eye-witnesses and with inputs provided by those injured...
  • Hyderabad blasts: NIA team in Kolkata for investigation February 27, 2013

    Kolkata: A team of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) and personnel of the Andhra Pradesh intelligence bureau investigating the Hyderabad blasts arrived in Kolkata on Wednesday. "A team of NIA and SIB (Hyderabad) arrived here this morning," a senior police official said. With investigators trying to put together pieces of evidence,...
  • Hyderabad blasts: Investigators prepare intial report February 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Investigating agencies have submitted the initial report in the February 21 Hyderabad twin bomb blasts to the Home Ministry. According to the investigators a new terror group could be behind the blasts in which 16 people were killed and 117 others injured. According to the investigating team the role...