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Bengal blast: NIA custody of one extended, two sent to judicial remand

 A city court Wednesday sent Hasem Molla to the NIA`s custody till Oct 31, and two other key accused to judicial custody till Nov 5 over the Oct 2 explosion in West Bengal`s Burdwan district.

Burdwan blast: ED team visits explosion site

Officials of the Enforcement Directorate today visited the Burdwan blast site here and met police officers in their bid to unearth the source of fund of the suspected terrorists.

Burdwan blast: NIA team visits explosion site to ascertain opposition allegations
Burdwan blast: NIA team visits explosion site to ascertain opposition allegations

A three-member team of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Sunday visited the blast site at Khagragarh to ascertain allegations by opposition parties that an office of the ruling Trinamool Congress was located there.

Burdwan blast probe: BJP raises questions over Mamata's intention

 A day after the NIA recovered 40 improvised hand grenades from a house in Burdwan, BJP today wanted to know why West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had prevented the NIA from investigating the Burdwan blast for a crucial one week.

TMC counters BJP charge of not doing enough to probe blast

Trinamool Congress on Thursday countered BJP's accusation that the state government was not doing enough to investigate the terror case and opposing the NIA probe, alleging that the Centre had sat tight "for some days" over a report on the blast sent by the state government.

40 improvised hand grenades found at a house in Burdwan

The NIA on Wednesday recovered a sack containing 40 improvised hand grenades from a store room in a house in Burdwan where an explosion killed two persons on October 2 in which the involvement of a Bangladesh-based terror group is suspected.

Mamata having double standards on NIA: BJP

The BJP on Thursday claimed that Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee was maintaining double standards on NIA probe, pleading for it when she was an Opposition leader and opposing it when she became the Chief Minister.

Burdwan blast: NIA team expresses security concern, Centre to send BSF company
Burdwan blast: NIA team expresses security concern, Centre to send BSF company

Sleuths of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) investigating the Burdwan blast have expressed concerns over their security, sources said on Thursday.

Karat supports handing over Burdwan blast probe to NIA

CPI(M) General Secretary Prakash Karat Thursday supported the Centre's decision to handover the Burdwan blast investigation to NIA and said that it was not an encroachment on the state's powers as felt by the Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal.

Burdwan blast: BJP urges NIA to look into support system for terrorists

Accusing a section of the Trinamool Congress leadership of being hand in glove with terrorists involved in the Burdwan blast, BJP state president Rahul Sinha on Tuesday appealed to the NIA to look into who were supporting them to set up base in Burdwan.

Burdwan blast: NIA seizes books, trunks, car from madrasa

National Investigation Agency (NIA) sleuths on Monday seized a large number of books and documents, 12 trunks and a car from a madrasa in Burdwan district where the Khagragarh blast accused were suspected to have been radicalised in Jehadi ideology.

NIA probe to throw up uncomfortable facts for Trinamool: Ex-judge

Alleging that the Mamata Banerjee government did nothing to unravel the truth behind the Oct 2 blast in West Bengal, former Supreme Court Judge AK Ganguly said the NIA probe would throw up "uncomfortable" facts for the state`s ruling Trinamool Congress.

Bengal blast: NIA to seek custody of accused

Six people arrested in connection with the October 02 blast in West Bengal`s Burdwan district will be presented before a special NIA court here Monday and the central probe agency will seek their custody.

Bengal blast: NIA to seek custody of accused

Six people arrested in connection with the October 02 blast in West Bengal`s Burdwan district will be presented before a special NIA court here Monday and the central probe agency will seek their custody.

NIA visits blast site, madrasa in Burdwan

National Investigation Agency (NIA) sleuths on Sunday visited the blast site and a madrasa in Burdwan district where Khagragarh blast accused were suspected to have got militant training.

NIA moves Burdwan court for transferring case to Kolkata court

The NIA, investigating the Burdwan blast case in which two suspected militants were killed on Saturday moved a local court seeking transfer of the case to a Kolkata court.

NIA meets CID officials, to visit Burdwan blast site

A day after the Centre handed over the Burdwan blast case to NIA, a team of its officials visited the CID headquarters on Friday and spoke to the investigators, who were till now probing the case.

BJP advises TMC to agree to NIA probe into Burdwan blast

BJP on Thursday advised the Trinamool Congress (TMC) government of West Bengal to agree to an investigation into the Khagragarh blast episode of October 2 by the National Investigation Agency (NIA).

BJP demands WB CM's statement on Burdwan blast

BJP in the state on Wednesday accused the Mamata Banerjee government of not cooperating with central agencies investigating the Burdwan blast and demanded a statement from the chief minister on the October 2 incident in which two suspected terrorists were killed.

Centre treading cautiously on NIA probe into Burdwan blast

Amidst demand for having an NIA probe into the October 2 blast at a house in Burdwan in West Bengal, government is treading cautiously and weighing political ramifications of the move before making a suo moto decision to hand over the case to a central probe agency.