Chennai bomb blast

Bomb threat: Panic grips Chennai schools; worried parents rush to collect children

Bomb threat: Panic grips Chennai schools; worried parents rush to collect children

Panic gripped several Chennai schools on Tuesday after police received a bomb call. 

Jan 05, 2016, 14:01 PM IST

Bangalore Electronics City on hit list: Suspected ISI agent

The Electronics city in the country`s IT capital Bangalore was on the hit list of the ISI, a suspected agent of the Pakistani spy agency has said during sustained interrogation, police sources here said.

May 07, 2014, 22:57 PM IST

Chennai blast: Jayalalithaa slams Karunanidhi

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Friday rejected accusation that her government refused Centre`s offer for NIA investigation into yesterday`s bomb blast on board a Guwhati-bound train, terming it as "far from truth".

May 03, 2014, 01:24 AM IST

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.

May 02, 2014, 20:55 PM IST

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.

May 02, 2014, 14:07 PM IST

Hoax bomb threat calls keep police on their toes

A day after twin blasts at the Central Railway Station here left one person dead, a spate of hoax bomb threat calls kept the city police on their toes, even as they warned of strict action against those spreading rumours.

May 02, 2014, 13:27 PM IST

Arms and ammunition recovered from trains in Bihar

Several arms and ammunition were recovered from two trains at Bathnaha Railway Station in Araria district of Bihar today.

May 02, 2014, 12:57 PM IST

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.

May 02, 2014, 12:53 PM IST

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.

May 01, 2014, 23:44 PM IST

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".

May 01, 2014, 22:34 PM IST

Chidambaram makes strong pitch for NCTC

Concerned over the twin bomb explosions in a train in Chennai, Finance Minister P Chidambaram today made a strong pitch for NCTC, saying the mechanism would have helped plug loopholes in coordination.

May 01, 2014, 17:12 PM IST

102 `sensitive` stations yet to get integrated security system

Despite trains becoming soft targets for attacks from militants, railways is yet to complete the process of installation of integrated security system at more than hundred `sensitive` stations.

May 01, 2014, 17:07 PM IST

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.

May 01, 2014, 16:54 PM IST

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.

May 01, 2014, 16:36 PM IST

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.

May 01, 2014, 16:24 PM IST

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.

May 01, 2014, 16:21 PM IST

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.

May 01, 2014, 15:01 PM IST

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.

May 01, 2014, 14:59 PM IST

Leaders on poll campaign trail condemn Chennai blast

Leaders cutting across party lines took time out from their hectic election campaign to condemn the twin bomb blasts inside Bangalore-Guwahati Express at Chennai Central railway station that killed one and left 14 others injured.

May 01, 2014, 14:04 PM IST

Chennai station blasts: Bangalore-Guwahati Express resumes onward journey

The Bangalore-Guwahati Express which was hit by twin bomb blasts here left on its onward journey after railway authorities replaced three damaged coaches.

May 01, 2014, 14:02 PM IST