Chennai blasts: Police hunt for suspicious `bald man` seen in CCTV footage

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.

Chennai train blasts: 14 injured doing fine, say doctors

Fourteen persons, who were injured in Thursday`s twin blasts, are still undergoing treatment at the Rajiv Gandhi Government hospital and are doing fine, hospital sources said on Friday.

CB-CID team rushes to Bangalore

The Tamil Nadu special investigative wing probing the twin bomb blasts on the Bangalore-Guwahati Express suspect that the explosives could have been planted at Bangalore.

Narendra Modi`s security stepped up after Chennai blasts

Security was stepped up for BJP`s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi ahead of his rallies in Seemandhra on Thursday in the wake of twin bomb blasts in a train in Chennai this morning.

Tamil Nadu govt refuses Centre`s help in train blasts

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".

Centre puts on hold sending NIA, NSG, forensic experts to TN

The Centre was today forced to put on hold dispatch of teams of NIA, NSG and forensic experts to Chennai in the wake of twin blasts in a train after the Tamil Nadu government spurned its help.

Railway cannot provide fool-proof security: MoS Railway

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.

Chennai blasts: BJP says threat to leaders

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.

Chennai bomb blasts victim was set to tie nuptial knot

In a cruel twist of fate, 22-year-old techie Swati fell victim to the twin bomb blasts on the Bangalore-Guwahati train just two months before she was to tie the nuptial knot.

Train blasts could`ve been prevented: Karunanidhi

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.

NIA team reaches Chennai blasts site

A National Investigation Agency team has reached the site of the twin blasts in a train in Chennai and is investigating the case, a Home Ministry official said.

Chennai blasts: PM says it reflects desperation and cowardice

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.

Expert from Delhi to probe Chennai train blast: Kharge

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.

Chennai twin blasts: As it happened

A young woman was killed and 14 injured when twin blasts in quick succession tore through two coaches of an express train that had chugged into the Chennai station.