Hyderabad Serial Blasts

  • 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 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: PM visits blast site February 24, 2013

    Hyderabad: Three days after two powerful bombs killed 16 people and injured 117, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday visited the sites in Hyderabad. The PM, who was accompanied by his wife Gursharan Kaur, Andhra Pradesh Governor ESL Narasimhan and Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy, said that the Centre...
  • Shinde has turned out to be the worst Home Minister: BJP February 23, 2013

    New Delhi: A day after twin blasts killed at least 16 people and injured 117 others in Hyderabad, all eyes are on an under-fire Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde, the man in charge of internal security in the country. Shinde is under fire for several ill-judged statements, with many now...
  • India high on terror hitlist, but lacks probe capabilities February 22, 2013

    New Delhi: The twin blasts in Hyderabad, which killed 16 people and injured 117 others on Thursday evening, has once again pointed to the need for better and quick action on intelligence and coordination between Central and states' agencies. But in addition to this, the attack in the Andhra Pradesh...
  • 3 suspects from UP, Bihar, Jharkhand under probe February 22, 2013

    Hyderabad/ New Delhi: Investigators have developed some leads in the Hyderabad twin blasts case and are working on three specific names that have been under suspicion by the Hyderabad Police. According to sources one of the suspects belongs to Uttar Pradesh, the second is from Bihar and the third is...
  • Hyderabad blasts: Khurshid seeks support for NCTC February 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Seeking support for the proposed National Counter Terrorism Centre, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Friday said all political parties and state governments should come together for a collective response to fight against the challenge of terrorism. "It is not a matter of pushing. It is a matter...
  • Hyderabad: Mecca Masjid blast survivor among those injured February 22, 2013

    Hyderabad: The death toll in Hyderabad twin blasts climbed to 15 on Friday and 118 people have been left injured, some of them critical. Most of the victims are now being discharged from various hospitals depending on the severity of their wounds. One of the faces of the tragedy is...
  • Rajnath to visit Hyderabad, meet families of blast victims February 22, 2013

    New Delhi: BJP President Rajnath Singh will visit Hyderabad on Friday to meet the injured and family members of those killed in the twin blasts in the city. Rajnath, accompanied by BJP MP and spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain and party secretary Murlidhar Rao, is likely to visit the Dilsukh Nagar area...
  • Hyderabad blasts: Eyewtiness says she heard two explosions February 22, 2013

    Fourteen people left dead and 119 injured as Hyderabad struggles to get back on its feet after two powerful blasts on Thursday evening. Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde says a general alert was issued for all states but didn't have information on specific targets. ...
  • Hyderabad: People thought the first blast was a gas cylinder burst February 22, 2013

    Hyderabad: As the first blast occurred near a teacumfast food centre diagonally opposite the busy Konark theatre area in Hyderabad around 7:05 pm on Thursday, everyone first thought it was a gas cylinder burst. By the time the impact was felt, there were at least five to six bodies strewn...
  • Hyderabad blasts: Doctors fight to save lives February 22, 2013

    While the death toll has climbed to 14, more than 75 people have been injured in the twin blasts in Hyderabad. The main pressure right now is on doctors who are trying to save as many lives possible. Most victims were taken to Osmania and Yashoda hospitals. ...
  • Did Home Ministry sit on crucial info that could have prevented Hyderabad twin blasts? February 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Every time terror strikes the country, questions over failure of intelligence and information sharing crop up. Thursday's twin blasts in Hyderabad may well be yet another such instance. Did the Home Ministry sit on crucial information? CNNIBN accessed a key interrogation report of an Indian Mujahideen (IM) suspect...
  • 'Hyderabad blasts may not have been planned after Afzal's hanging' February 22, 2013

    Hyderabad: 5.55 pm: Sources in the Ministry of Home Affairs have said that there is no question of ruling out the involvement of Indian Mujahideen in the Hyderabad blasts. According to them, the attack looks like an Indian Mujahideen modus operandi and the module must have planned the attack in...
  • Hyderabad blasts: High alert in all major cities February 22, 2013

    New Delhi: In the wake of the Hyderabad blasts, which claimed 12 lives, high alert has been issued in all major cities. Police on Thursday sounded a high alert in parts of Karnataka, including IT hub of Bangalore City. Security has been stepped up in sensitive areas, Railway and Bus stations...
  • US condemns Hyderabad blasts, offers assistance in probe February 22, 2013

    Washington: The United States on Thursday strongly condemned the terrorist bombings in Hyderabad that killed a dozen people and offered assistance in investigation if requested by the Indian government. US Secretary of State John Kerry, who is scheduled to meet visiting Foreign Secretary, Ranjan Mathai, in a few hours would also...
  • Andhra: Political leaders visit Hyderabad blasts area February 22, 2013

    Hyderabad: Leaders of various political parties on Thursday night visited the Dilsukhnagar area in Hyderabad, the site of twin bomb blasts in which 12 people were killed and scores injured. Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy reached the area along with Home Minister Sabita Reddy and Labour Minister Danam Nagender. City Mayor Majid...
  • Terror haunts India again as 12 killed in Hyderabad blasts February 22, 2013

    Hyderabad: India was once again at the receiving end of terror groups when two powerful blasts rocked Hyderabad's Dilsukh Nagar on Thursday evening, killing at least 12 people and injuring 57 others. The death toll is expected to rise considering the intensity of the blasts which were reportedly carried out...
  • IM suspect had confessed doing recce of Dilsukh Nagar February 21, 2013

    New Delhi: In a shocking development, it has been revealed that an Indian Mujahideen operative had in 2012, during questioning by the Delhi Police, confessed doing a recce of Dilsukh Nagar in Hyderabad. A crucial police interrogation report accessed by CNNIBN has revealed that specific information was provided during the...
  • Hyderabad blasts: Centre had alerted all states on Tuesday February 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Two days before the Hyderabad blasts, the Centre had alerted all states that Pakistanbased terrorist groups may carry out attacks in a major city to avenge the hanging of Ajmal Kasab and Afzal Guru. Sources said the central security agencies had sent an advisory on Tuesday asking all...
  • 2 blasts rock Hyderabad, 12 dead, 57 injured February 21, 2013

    Hyderabad: At least 12 people are feared to have been killed in a series of explosions on Thursday evening which took place in Dilsukh Nagar bus stand area of Hyderabad. Two explosions took place in the Andhra Pradesh capital at around 7 pm. Following the blasts, the area was cordoned...