Terror Strikes

  • Watch: India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai December 30, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: AAP will deliver 670 litres water free from Jan 1, 2014 December 30, 2013

    Keeping up its pre-poll promise, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government on Monday announced that 20,000 litres of free water will be supplied per month to all the domestic consumers with functional meter from January 1, 2014. Delhi Jal Board CEO Vijay Kumar said that 20,000 litre of water will...
  • NIA arrests Bhatkal's aide in fresh case of terror strikes October 1, 2013

    Indian Mujahideen (IM) co-founder Yasin Bhatkal's close aide Mohd Manjer Imam was on Tuesday arrested in a fresh case by the NIA inside a Delhi court in connection with terror strikes across the country since 2003 and remanded to 15-day police custody. Imam was produced before District Judge IS Mehta from...
  • Puri gears up for Jagannath Rath Yatra, devotees remain undeterred by threats July 10, 2013

    Puri: Just days after serial blasts rocked Bodh Gaya, Puri is all set to host the grand chariot festival of lord Jagannath. Police tell CNN-IBN that they have received intelligence inputs of a possible attack but have got no actionable information so far. However, they aren't leaving anything to chance. "After...
  • Pak Army may fuel trouble in Kashmir once US pulls out: Praveen Swami June 25, 2013

    After a more-than-decade slide in terror-related incidents in the Valley, the first six months of 2013 show a sharp upward climb in such incidents. Yesterday's attack in which eight soldiers were killed and 19 injured is possibly the most audacious strike in recent years. Are these signs of things to...
  • Pakistan: Shia educationist shot dead in Karachi June 1, 2013

    Karachi: A prominent Shia educationist and his driver on Friday were shot and killed by unknown attackers in Pakistan's financial capital Karachi, police said. Syed Azfar Rizvi was in his car with the driver when unidentified gunmen riding a motorcycle opened fire at them. Both Rizvi and his driver succumbed...
  • Rocket fired from Lebanon towards Israel May 27, 2013

    Beirut: A rocket was fired from southern Lebanon towards Israel, Lebanon's state-run National News Agency reported. The news agency said the rocket was fired on Sunday from a location near the southern town of Marjayoun, about 10 kilometers north of the Israeli border. It was not immediately clear who fired...
  • Bomber in Afghanistan kills 15, including six Americans May 17, 2013

    Kabul: A suicide bomber in a car attacked a convoy of foreign troops in Kabul on Thursday, killing at least 15 people including six Americans, Afghan and foreign officials said, in one of the worst attacks in the Afghan capital in months. Forty people were wounded in the blast at around...
  • Suicide bomber hits Shiite mosque in north Iraq, 8 dead May 16, 2013

    Kirkuk: A suicide bomber detonated his explosives inside a Shiite mosque in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk on Thursday, killing at least eight people as they attended a mourning ceremony, police said. The bombing followed a series of blasts on Shiite neighbourhoods in Baghdad hours earlier, part of a surge...
  • Afghanistan: Suicide bomber kills 2 NATO troops May 16, 2013

    Kabul: Two members of Afghanistan's NATO-led force were killed on Thursday when a suicide car bomber attacked their two-car convoy in the Afghan capital, Kabul, the force said in a statement. The NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said four ISAF civilian contractors were also among the dead but it did...
  • US DoJ secretly obtains AP journalists' phone records May 14, 2013

    Washington: In an unusual move, US Justice Department secretly obtained two months' of telephone records of journalists working for the Associated Press, an action termed by the global news wire as a "massive and unprecedented intrusion" into how it gathers the news. The Justice Department obtained secret records as part...
  • 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...
  • US: University of Texas evacuated after bomb threat March 27, 2013

    Houston: Campus of one of the largest universities in the US, located close to the Mexican border was evacuated after officials received an anonymous bomb threat. Students and staff of the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) got a text message around 2 pm on Tuesday, warning of a...
  • Suicide bombers attack Afghan police base, 5 officers dead March 27, 2013

    Kabul: Afghan police say eight suicide bombers have attacked one of their headquarters in the eastern city of Jalalabad, killing five officers and wounding four. Nangarhar provincial police chief Mohammad Sharif Amin says one insurgent in a bomb-laden car detonated his vehicle in front of the Jalalabad Police Quick Reaction...
  • NIA should probe Hizbul terrorist's case: Omar Abdullah March 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday spoke to Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde and demanded that the case of arrest of an alleged Hizbul Mujahdeen terrorist by Delhi Police be transferred to the National Investigation Agency (NIA) for a "time-bound speedy probe". The Chief...
  • Hizbul terrorist arrested was allegedly returning from Pak March 23, 2013

    New Delhi/Srinagar: Liaqat Shah, arrested by the Delhi police on Friday, was allegedly planning terror attacks ahead of Holi in Delhi. The Delhi Police sources insist Liaqat was a senior terrorist named in a 2011 FIR for promoting terror from PoK and he had come to India to carry out...
  • Delhi Police says arrested Hizbul terrorist worked for Pak agencies March 22, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Thursday arrested a suspected Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist from Gorakhpur who revealed that there were plans of terror strikes on the occasion of Holi in the national capital. The police said the suspected terrorist, identified as Liaqat Shah, was sent by Pakistani agencies and was...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 26, 2013

    According to sources, the Centre gave into the demands of state governments opposing the ambitious setting up of NCTC and said the proposed intelligence agency will not have the right to make arrests without the states' permission. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 25, 2013

    Indian Mujahideen outsmarts security agencies, continues to target India. CBI faces tough task ahead in investigations despite filing Preliminary Enquiry. ...
  • Are groups like India Mujahideen trying to create a religious divide? February 25, 2013

    At least seven major terror strikes since 2006 in the country have been linked to Indian Mujahideen, the banned terror outfit. ...
  • IM outsmarts agencies, continues to target India February 25, 2013

    New Delhi: At least seven major terror strikes since 2006 in the country have been linked to Indian Mujahideen, the banned terror outfit. Intelligence agencies consider the outfit's leader, Bhatkal brothers, as India's most wanted terror suspects. Agents believe the outfit now virtually works as a BPO unit for its...
  • Intelligence inputs before the Hyderabad blasts were very vague: Praveen Swami February 25, 2013

    Security analyst and senior journalist Praveen Swami joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the security situation in the country in light of the Hyderabad blasts. Q. Do we have any level of security for Mumbai Local trains? Anyone can board with any sort of luggage with him. The only security...
  • The Last Word: Does India need to strengthen its intelligence? February 22, 2013

    Soon after twin blasts took place in Hyderabad on Thursday, Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde said that the government had intelligence inputs about a possible terror strike but didn't know which state or city would be targeted. ...
  • Gujarat on high alert after terror strike warning August 5, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat has been put on high alert in wake of Intelligence Bureau's warning of a possible terror strike in the state, after the Pune blasts, a top police official said on Sunday. "High alert is in force in the state and will remain till August 15. With IB inputs and...
  • Is Maharashtra a soft target for terrorists? August 3, 2012

    Mumbai: All the three cycles, upon which the bombs were placed in Wednesday's Pune serial blasts, were bought on the same day, according to sources. The police have identified the trader who sold the cycles, and have also questioned nine major cycle-sellers and distributors. The investigators are looking closely at...
  • Puri: Police warn of possible terror strike June 21, 2012

    Bhubaneswar: Odisha DGP MM Praharaj said that there is a terror threat during Rath Yatra in Puri from the extremist groups and hence, there is a heavy security deployment as the majestic Jagannath Rath Yatra began on Thursday. The annual Rath Yatra began in Puri, Odisha and Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Odisha DGP...
  • Mumbai-Ahmedabad buses on terror hit-list September 15, 2011

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Police have received inputs from central intelligence agencies about possibility of terror attacks on luxury buses plying between Mumbai and Ahmedabad and steps have been taken to foil any such bid. "There are various intelligence inputs about possible terror strikes in the state. One of them is that the...
  • Breivik's insanity ruling not likely in Norway August 1, 2011

    Oslo, Norway: It's unlikely that the right-wing extremist who admitted killing dozens in Norway last week will be declared legally insane because he appears to have been in control of his actions, the head of the panel that will review his psychiatric evaluation told The Associated Press. The decision on Anders...
  • Norway horror: Manifesto of Anders Behring Breivik July 25, 2011

    The man accused of carrying out Norway's terror strike claims two cells of terrorists helped him in the attacks. ...
  • Govt reviews security after Karachi terror strike May 23, 2011

    New Delhi: The government on Monday reviewed the country's security and directed all states to step up vigil at vital installations in the wake of a major terror attack in Pakistan on Sunday. A high-level meeting, convened by Cabinet Secretary K M Chandrasekhar and attended by top security officials, took stock...