Threat

  • BJP requests EC to issue advisory to states on security threat to Modi 29-03-2014 01:29 PM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday requested the Election Commission to issue a serious advisory to all the states regarding security threat to its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and other star campaigners. The BJP has been claiming that some of its top leaders are on the...
  • UP ATS arrests two terrorists planning to attack Varanasi during polls 27-03-2014 08:15 AM

    New Delhi: In what can be a major breakthrough, two alleged fidayeen terrorists have been arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terror Squad in Gorakhpur. They were reportedly on their way to Ayodhya from Gorakhpur. According to the UP ATS, the arrested terrorists are Pakistani nationals. The ATS said that the...
  • IM arrests: Jaitley takes on Shinde for denying terror threat 24-03-2014 12:20 PM

    New Delhi: A day after an alleged Indian Mujahideen module was busted by the Delhi Police, BJP leader Arun Jaitley attacked the Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde for denying any terror threat to the party leaders. "Home Minister made a statement that no BJP leader is a target. Yesterday, our...
  • BJP delegation to meet Shinde over terror threats to its leaders 21-03-2014 11:07 AM

    New Delhi: A delegation of the Bharatiya Janata Party met Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Friday over terror threats to its leaders. The Home Minister told reporters after the meeting that there was no information of any terror threat to BJP leaders as of now. But he added,...
  • BJP claims terror threat to senior leaders, Shinde denies reports 20-03-2014 03:28 PM

    New Delhi: Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Thursday denied any threat to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders saying he had "no such information". "Let the BJP leaders come and meet me. I will hear what they have to say," Shinde said. The BJP had earlier in the day cited...
  • 'To teach boyfriend a lesson, my uncle sent threat SMS to DM using phone he gifted me' 15-03-2014 12:59 PM

    At least three people, including a girl, have been detained in Patna for threatening to blow up the Bodh Gaya and Vishnupad temples in Gaya district, police said on Saturday. Police detained Sunny, Rakesh and a 19-year-old girl from Ranipur-Rasulpur locality in Patna late on Friday, Senior Superintendent of Police...
  • LS polls: Police chalk out plan to foil threats in six Naxal-affected districts 08-03-2014 07:56 PM

    Amid threat from outlawed Maoists to disrupt polls, the Bihar police chief on Saturday held a meeting with police captains of six naxal-affected districts to chalkout an action plan to provide foolproof security in each of these districts during election next month. Action plan would be prepared for all the...
  • Lok Sabha polls: Police gear up to tackle Naxal threat across border areas 08-03-2014 04:02 PM

    Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, Chhattisgarh Police have started chalking out strategies in coordination with the adjoining states to tackle Maoist threats in inter-state border areas, officials said today. Top police officials of the Bastar region, including the Inspector General, SP and ASPs, held a high-level meeting with their...
  • Android KitKat, Jelly Bean under cyber threat; users' data could be compromised 02-03-2014 12:18 PM

    New Delhi: A "critical flaw" has been detected in the virtual private network offered by Android operating systems in the Indian cyberspace leading to "hijack" of personal data of users. Internet security sleuths have alerted consumers of this web-based service to guard against the spread of this virus which affects...
  • Hyderabad airport put on red alert after threat letter 21-02-2014 12:39 PM

    New Delhi: The Hyderabad international airport was on Friday put on high alert after an anonymous letter threatening that explosives will be used and transported through a flight was received at the facility. Sources said the Chief Airport Security Officer (CASO) of the sprawling complex received the letter which threatened...
  • Binny on warpath again, will write to L-G on withdrawing support to AAP government 05-02-2014 10:53 AM

    New Delhi: Expelled AAP MLA Vinod Kumar Binny has once again sent the Arvind Kejriwal-led government in Delhi into a tizzy as he has threatened to withdraw support from the government. Binny told CNN-IBN that he is also sending a letter to the Lieutenant Governor on his decision to pull...
  • IMA receives bomb threat, one arrested 26-01-2014 07:22 AM

    Dehradun: One person has been arrested from Dehradun in connection with the bomb threat to the Indian Military Academy. Last week, on January 22, the IMA received a letter saying the institution would be blown up as the entire nation celebrated its 65th Republic Day on Sunday. The arrested man...
  • Russian Islamic video threatens Sochi Winter Olympics 20-01-2014 12:38 PM

    An Islamic militant group in Russia's North Caucasus claimed responsibility for twin suicide bombings in the southern city of Volgograd last month and posted a video threatening to strike the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. There had been no previous claim of responsibility for the bombings, which killed 34 people...
  • Kejriwal accuses Delhi Police, Centre of playing politics despite IM threat 19-01-2014 08:02 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday lashed out at the state police and accused it of playing politics along with the Central government over providing him security. After reports of intelligence inputs that terror group Indian Mujahideen is planning to abduct him to secure the release of...
  • India completes three years without any polio cases 13-01-2014 07:49 AM

    New Delhi: The World Health Organisation is set to officialy declare India a polio free nation soon as no polio cases have been detected in the country for the past three years. India celebrates the third anniversary of being polio free on January 13, the most successful public health story...
  • Threat letter to senior district officials sends police into tizzy 06-01-2014 03:17 PM

    A handwritten letterthreatening to kill the District Magistrate and Superintendentof Police has sent the police into a tizzy with strict vigilbeing launched in this Naxal-infested district. The letter threatening to kill the top district officialswas received on Saturday and prima facie it does not appear tobe sent by Naxal or...
  • Senior police official gets death threat, FIR lodged 04-01-2014 07:03 PM

    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...
  • Additional Secretary (Home) sent to 14-day judicial custody in alleged rape case 04-12-2013 09:29 AM

    Secretary (Home) of Uttarakhand JP Joshi, who has been charged with raping a young woman on the pretext of providing her a government job, was on Tuesday arrested and remanded in 14-day judicial custody by a local court. "Joshi was arrested from his Vasant Vihar residence on Tuesday evening," said...
  • Two persons detained for demanding Rs 10 crore from SP MLA 25-11-2013 02:58 PM

    Two persons have been detained in connection with alleged extortion threats received by an MLA of the ruling Samajwadi Party in Balrampur. The accused had allegedly demanded extortion money of Rs 10 crore from Tulsipur MLA Mashud Khan. "We have detained two persons in connection with threatening the MLA, whose...
  • Senior BSP leader Naseemuddin Siddiqui receives death threats 12-11-2013 10:28 AM

    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...
  • Police asked to sanitise poll booths amid Naxal threat 10-11-2013 02:49 PM

    With the Naxal-hit Bastar region going for Assembly polls on Monday, security forces have been directed to sanitise school buildings and other premises to be used for polling in hyper-sensitive areas. The other precautionary orders given to security forces, particularly to those who have arrived from other states for conducting...
  • Modi has been provided adequate security, says RPN Singh 06-11-2013 12:19 PM

    New Delhi: Minster of State for Home RPN Singh on Wednesday said BJP prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has been given adequate security. RPN Singh said the Home Ministry gives security according to the threat perception. He said, "Would like to remind NDA of the type...
  • BJP says Centre must provide PM level security to Modi 06-11-2013 11:19 AM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party Parliamentary Board on Wednesday passed a resolution demanding Prime Minister level security for its prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi. The BJP said Modi's security cover must be increased and that his security is the responsibility of the Central government. The...
  • Bastar residents caught in Naxals-government crossfire, live in fear 05-11-2013 10:01 AM

    As Chhattisgarh prepares to go to polls on November 11 and 19, electricity, medicare, education are just words in Bastar. The locals caught in the crossfire between Naxals and the government forces continue to live in fear. In May 2013 at Jiram Ghati, Naxals brutally attacked on Congress leaders and...
  • 3 days after Pak threat, India resumes construction in Keran sector 25-10-2013 11:05 AM

    Srinagar: Three days after Pakistan threat, construction work at a model village project in Keran sector near the Line of Control has resumed on Friday. Two days after the disruption, labourers, contractors and machines are back at the site. CNN-IBN has reported on how Pakistani soldiers came near the river...
  • India vs Australia: Washout looms over fifth ODI in Cuttack 25-10-2013 09:21 AM

    The fifth ODI between India and Australia to be played on Saturday at Cuttack is under threat as it has been raining incessantly there, water-logging the Barabati Stadium outfield. Since Monday, most of the Odisha districts have seen heavy rainfall, and Cuttack hasn't been spared. As per the local forecast,...
  • Pakistan: Girls' school gets threat from Taliban, security tightened 21-10-2013 04:57 PM

    Security was tightened around a government girls' school in Rawalpindi after a letter allegedly sent by the Pakistani Taliban warned that it would be blown up if it is not shut down, a media report said on Monday. The one-page handwritten letter was found on the premises of the building...
  • Gujarat: Woman IPS officer gets threat call for searching Asaram's son 21-10-2013 02:08 PM

    A senior woman IPS officer posted in Surat has allegedly received an anonymous call threatening to kill her if she continues to search for self-styled godman Asaram Bapu's son Narayan Sai, wanted in a sexual assault case lodged against the father-son duo by two Surat-based sisters. An FIR was registered...
  • CMO receives death threat; SP orders probe 18-10-2013 01:24 PM

    A Chief Medical Officer has received a letter containing a death threat, following which an inquiry has been ordered, police sources said on Friday. CMO Dr Amarnath Tiwari told police on Thursday that he had received a letter in his office containing a death threat, police said. "The matter is...
  • Shirdi temple, Thackeray memorial, Sena Bhawan receive bomb threat 16-10-2013 07:11 PM

    Mumbai: Authorities at the iconic Shirdi temple in Maharashtra have informed the police of a threat letter they received. That letter, a copy of which the police have shared with CNN-IBN speicifically states that the Shirdi Sai Temple will be blown up on the November 9. It also stated that...