TWIN BLASTS

  • NIA gets custody of two IM operatives involved in twin blasts May 24, 2014

    A local court on Saturday allowed National Investigation Agency (NIA) to take custody of two alleged Indian Mujahideen operatives Tahsin Akhtar alias Monu and Ziaur Rahman alias Waqas involved in the 2013 Dilsukhnagar twin blasts case, for questioning. The accused were brought from Delhi on a transit warrant and...
  • Chennai blasts: Similar explosives used in Patna blasts, says CBCID May 2, 2014

    Chennai: The Tamil Nadu CBCID on Friday indicated that the twin blasts in Chennai might have some connection with the Patna serial blasts as there was some similarity in the explosives used in both the incidents. Timer device was used in the twin blasts that rocked the BangaloreGuwahati Express at Chennai...
  • Jaya clarifies stand, says was never against NIA probe into Chennai blasts May 2, 2014

    Chennai: Refuting reports, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Friday said that she had never denied assistance from the National Investigation Agency into the twin blasts at Chennai Central railway station which claimed the life of a young TCS employee and left 14 others injured. She also hit...
  • Blame game between political parties over Chennai terror attack May 1, 2014

    Chennai: The twin blasts at Chennai Central railway station has triggered a political blame game between the DMK, AIADMK, BJP and Congress. While the opposition in Tamil Nadu, DMK, lashed out at Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa for the alleged deterioration of law and order in the state, BJP said that...
  • Terror strikes Chennai Central railway station May 1, 2014

    Twin blasts in the BangaloreGuwahati Express while it was entering the Chennai Central railway station claimed one life and injured 14 others. ...
  • Chennai blasts: 24yearold woman who died was a TCS employee May 1, 2014

    Chennai: A 24yearold woman lost her life on Thursday in the twin blasts in the BangaloreGuwahati Express at the Chennai Central Railway Station on Thursday. The woman, Swati Parachuri, was an employee of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and her family belongs to Guntur, Andhra Pradesh. TCS, in a statement after the...
  • Video: Inside the blasthit BangaloreGuwahati Express May 1, 2014

    CNNIBN's Anna Isaac reports from inside the BangaloreGuwahati Express after the two blasthit coaches S4 and S5 were removed from the train. This after two blasts hit the BangaloreGuwahati Express at the Chennai Central Railway station leaving one woman dead and 14 injured. ...
  • BangaloreGuwahati Express blasts: List of the dead and injured May 1, 2014

    Bangalore: One woman died and 14 others were injured in twin blasts inside the BangaloreGuwahati Express train at Chennai Central Railway Station on Thursday morning. The South Western Railway, Public Relations Office, Bangalore Division said that out of the 14 injured, two are serious and have been operated upon. The dead...
  • Chennai station blasts: Jayalalithaa orders CBCID probe May 1, 2014

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Thursday ordered a CBCID probe into the two bomb blasts on board the BangaloreGuwahati Express at the Chennai Central Railway Station that left a woman passenger dead. Condemning the incident, Jayalalithaa assured people that there was no need for panic as security...
  • Chennai Central Railway Station blasts: First person accounts May 1, 2014

    Chennai: Twin blasts in the BangaloreGuwahati Express at the Chennai Central Railway Station on Thursday left one woman dead and 14 others injured. Passengers complained that there was no security in the train or at the station at the time of the blast. Following are two accounts of the blasts...
  • Watch: Passengers plead for help after Chennai staion blasts May 1, 2014

    Passengers on board the BangaloreGuwahati expressed that was hit by twin blasts on Thursday said they received no help after the explosion. They also complained that there was no security in the train or the Chennai Central station when the blasts took place. ...
  • Two blasts in BangaloreGuwahati Express at Chennai station, one dead, police confirm terror angle May 1, 2014

    Chennai: One passenger was killed and 14 others injured in twin explosions in the BangaloreGuwahati Express at platform number 9 of the Chennai Central Railway Station on Thursday morning. The blasts reportedly took place in the sleeper coaches of the train as it was coming to an halt at the station,...
  • NIA chargesheet names Bhatkal, Akthar in Hyderabad twin blasts March 14, 2014

    The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday filed charge sheet against top Indian Mujahideen operatives, Yasin Bhatkal and Asadullah Akhtar in the February 2013 twin blast case. IM had hatched a high-level conspiracy to wage a war against India and carried out the blasts in Hyderabad to create terror in the...
  • Death toll in Nigerian twin bomb attack rises to 46 March 2, 2014

    The death toll from a twin bomb attack carried out by suspected Islamist militants in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri has risen to 46 people, a witness and a rescue official said on Sunday. The first blast went off at around 6 pm (1700 GMT) on Saturday in a busy...
  • Hyderabad blasts: Charges framed against four IM operatives August 28, 2013

    A local court on Wednesday framed charges against the four accused in the August 2007 twin bomb blasts in Hyderabad, that left behind 42 people dead. The second Metropolitan Sessions Judge's (MSJ) court framed charges against Anique Shafiq Syed, Mohammed Sadiq, Akbar Ismail Choudhary and Ansar Ahmed Badhsah Sheikh -- all...
  • Pakistan: 22 killed in twin blasts in Balochistan July 1, 2013

    Islamabad: At least 22 people were killed and over 60 injured in twin bomb blasts that occurred in Quetta city of Pakistan's Balochistan province Sunday night, local media and officials said. Hospital officials said the dead bodies, including of women and children, and over 60 people with multiple injuries were brought...
  • 'Boston suspect left note in boat blaming US wars for attack' May 16, 2013

    Boston: The lonesurviving Boston bombings suspect has claimed responsibility for the deadly terror attack in a note written on the wall of the boat he hid in, saying it was retribution for US wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Boston bombings suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, left a note in the boat...
  • London marathoners remember Boston victims April 21, 2013

    London: The London Marathon runners fell silent at the start line Sunday in memory of those who died in the Boston bomb attacks. Amid tightened security to reassure the racers and crowd, there was a 30second silence just before the start of the men's elite race and mass start at...
  • Boston twin blasts: A timeline of events that unfolded at MIT and Watertown April 19, 2013

    The hunt for the second suspect in the Boston bombings case is narrowing, according to reports in Watertown. ...
  • Suspect in Boston twin blasts identified: Sources April 17, 2013

    Boston: Officials on Wednesday said they have identified a dark skinned male who is a suspect in the Boston Marathon twin blasts case, CNN sources said. Officials are also believed to have a clear facial image of the suspect placing the package and leaving the site, the sources added. The suspect...
  • Boston Marathon blasts: No Taliban or al Qaeda hand, says FBI April 17, 2013

    Boston: A day after twin blasts rocked Boston killing three and injuring over 180 people, the FBI is working hard to look for those responsible. CNN has reported that a Taliban or al Qaeda hand has been ruled out and the FBI made a public announcement seeking help into any...
  • Boston twin blasts: Possible groups under suspicion April 16, 2013

    In the biggest attacks on the US soil since 9/11, two explosions ripped through the Boston Marathon on Monday, killing three people and injuring 150 others. See which are the groups under suspicion after the bombings. ...
  • Boston Marathon blasts: Reactions from India April 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Investigators on Tuesday searched for the person or group responsible for planting two bombs at the Boston Marathon finish line that killed three people and wounded more than 100 in the worst bomb attack on US soil since September 11, 2001. Here are some Twitter reactions from Indian politicians...
  • Watch: Indian living in Boston describes the blast scene April 16, 2013

    Ashok Devata, a marketing executive from Hyderabad, who lives and works in Boston was running the marathon and was three miles away from the finish line when the blasts occurred. ...
  • Video: How police quickly responded to Boston Marathon blasts April 16, 2013

    In a major terror strike on the United States of America, two explosions rocked the Boston Marathon on Monday, killing at least three people and injuring over 144 others. ...
  • Full text: Barack Obama's statement on Boston Marathon blasts April 16, 2013

    US President Barack Obama declared that those responsible for the explosions at the Boston Marathon "will feel the full weight of justice," but he urged a nervous nation not to jump to conclusions. Top lawmakers declared the deadly incident an act of terrorism, and a White House official said it...
  • 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 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...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Police releases sketches of bicycle used in twin blasts March 11, 2013

    Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh police has released sketches of a bicycle used in the twin bomb blasts in Dilsukhnagar in February which killed 17 and had injured more than 100 people. Cyberabad Police Commissioner Dwaraka Tirumala Rao released the sketches of a damaged bicycle on Sunday night. Since the rear portion...