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Mumbai man warns of chemical attack during Gujarat election, arrested for hoax call

Mumbai man warns of chemical attack during Gujarat election, arrested for hoax call

Eshad Shaikh had made the call to the NIA claiming that there will be a chemical attack during Gujarat elections.

Dec 13, 2017, 10:44 AM IST

Alert after calls are made saying Kolkata airport will be blown up

Security personnel at the NSC Bose International Airport on Wednesday went into high gear after three phone calls were made saying that the airport will be blown up.

Sep 07, 2016, 23:03 PM IST

Hoax caller threatens to blow up Red Fort and Rajghat

Security forces got into a flap on Tuesday after a man made a hoax call about impending bomb blasts at the Red fort and Rajghat in the national capital.

Aug 16, 2016, 23:50 PM IST
BJP MLA gets call threatening to blow up Saraswati Vidya Mandir

BJP MLA gets call threatening to blow up Saraswati Vidya Mandir

Panic broke out in Kanpur's Saraswati Vidya Mandir on Monday when its owner - a BJP MLA - received a call threatening to blow up the school.

Apr 18, 2016, 16:38 PM IST

Hoax call, police probing techie's ties with friend's wife

As more lurid details emerged in the hoax phone call drama that delayed seven international flights, police on Tuesday said accused techie Gokul Macher was hell bent on marrying his friend's wife, whom he loved during college days, and meticulously planned his moves till his luck ran out.

Sep 08, 2015, 21:39 PM IST

Militant attack rumour triggers panic in Jammu

A hoax call on Tuesday about spotting of militants triggered panic and fear as it kept the Army and Police on their toes due to search operation.

Aug 25, 2015, 16:39 PM IST

Kate hoax call: Son of Indian-origin nurse who committed suicide set for UK university

The traumatised son of an Indian-origin nurse who committed suicide after a prank call about Kate Middleton's morning sickness has overcome the tragedy to gain admission into a UK university.

Aug 17, 2015, 18:40 PM IST

Nepalese national held for making hoax call in Goa

A Nepalese national was on Thursday arrested by the Goa Police for allegedly making a hoax call about terrorists having "entered the state".

Jul 30, 2015, 14:53 PM IST

Make hoax call punishable offence: Parl panel on anti-hijacking bill

The proposed anti-hijacking legislation should make hoax calls a punishable offence and provide adequate compensation for victims of hijacking, a parliamentary panel said on Wednesday.

Mar 11, 2015, 20:33 PM IST

Hoax call put through to British prime minister

A hoax caller pretending to be a spy chief was put through to British Prime Minister David Cameron on Sunday, prompting a review of security procedures, a government spokeswoman said.

Jan 26, 2015, 03:19 AM IST

Youth held for hoax call of terror attack on Obama

A 19-year-old youth from Goa has been arrested for making a hoax call to Delhi Police warning them of a terror attack on US President Barack Obama.

Jan 22, 2015, 12:03 PM IST

Man freed of charge of threatening to kill Sheila Dikshit

A man, accused of making hoax calls in 2012 about killing the then Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, has been let off by a sessions court here, which said Delhi Police did not follow mandatory requirements in the investigation.

Nov 26, 2014, 14:00 PM IST

Hoax call leads to bomb scare in Madras High Court

An anonymous phone call threatening that a bomb would go off in the Madras High Court complex led to a scare which later proved to be hoax.

Oct 02, 2014, 00:32 AM IST

Indian-origin nurse blamed herself in royal hoax case

India-born nurse Jacintha Saldanha, found hanging at a hospital here days after receiving a hoax call about Kate Middleton's first pregnancy, blamed herself for releasing intimate details about the Dutchess's condition.

Sep 13, 2014, 01:11 AM IST

Royal hoax DJ apologises to Indian nurse's family

One of the two Australian DJs, who made a hoax call to a London hospital about Kate Middleton's first pregnancy, on Friday tearfully apologised to the family of an India-born nurse who committed suicide after the broadcast of the prank.

Sep 12, 2014, 23:20 PM IST

India-born nurse's royal hoax inquest opens in UK

An inquest into the death of India-born UK nurse Jacintha Saldanha, found hanged after she took a hoax call at a hospital in London about Kate Middleton's first pregnancy, opened here today.

Sep 11, 2014, 17:15 PM IST

Hoax bomb threat to train

An anonymous telephone call stating that a bomb has been planted in the Kannur-Ernakulam Inter-City Express turned out to be a hoax on Friday.

Jul 05, 2014, 01:28 AM IST

Man accused of making hoax call about Parliament blast acquitted

A man accused of making a hoax call to the police control room 12 years ago that Parliament would be blasted, has been acquitted by a Delhi court on the ground that there were lapses in the investigation which were "serious in nature".

Mar 27, 2014, 15:21 PM IST

Security alert at IG Airport following anonymous phone call

Security personnel at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here on Tuesday went into a tizzy after a bomb threat call was received by an airline at its airport office.

Feb 11, 2014, 19:08 PM IST

60-year-old man sentenced for making hoax call to airlines

A 60-year-old man has been sent to imprisonment till the rising of the court by a Delhi court for making hoax call in 2010 to a private airline that some terrorists have boarded the flight and they may be carrying explosives.

Dec 05, 2013, 12:13 PM IST