Chennai blasts — Tamil Nadu Police on Friday said they suspected the role of a bald man who disembarked from the train and ran away before the twin bomb blasts and would like to question him during investigation.
Tamil Nadu government has refused to take any help offered by the Centre in the probe into the twin explosions in a train in Chennai Central railway station and it appears that the state is not treating it as a terror attack "as of now".
Union Minister Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury today said it was not possible for railways to provide fool-proof security to its vast infrastructure and asked states to give "more attention" to it, as a twin blast in a train in Chennai claimed a woman`s life.
In the wake of Chennai blasts, the BJP said there is threat to leaders as well as to the environment for holding free and fair elections and asked the government not to show any laxity on the security front.
DMK president M Karunanidhi condemned the twin bomb blasts on a train and said the incident could have been prevented had only the state government taken proper action after the arrest of a Sri Lankan with links to Pakistan`s ISI.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today condemned the Chennai blasts, saying such "barbaric acts" highlight the "desperation and cowardice" of those responsible and asserted that no efforts would be spared in bringing the perpetrators to justice.
Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge today said an expert from New Delhi will visit Chennai to find out the cause behind the blasts in the Bangalore- Guwahati Express at the Chennai Central Railway station that left a woman dead.