Tamerlan Tsarnaev

Elder Boston bomber was cruel, dominating, witnesses testify

The older of the two brothers in the Boston Marathon bombing was a controlling boyfriend who terrified his future wife`s friends but held great influence in his family, witnesses testified as lawyers fought to save the younger brother`s life.

May 06, 2015, 04:00 AM IST

`It was him`, admit Boston bomber's lawyers

Attorneys for the accused Boston Marathon bomber opened his trial on Wednesday with a stunning statement about their client, charged with killing three people and injuring 264: "It was him."

Mar 04, 2015, 22:30 PM IST

Muslim group sues FBI in death of Boston bomb suspect`s friend

A civil rights group for Muslims said Monday it will sue the Federal Bureau of Investigation over the 2013 shooting death of a friend of a Boston Marathon bombings suspect.

Mar 03, 2015, 03:30 AM IST

Boston Marathon bombing defence likely to focus on dead brother

The best chance to save the life of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev might be to put his dead brother on trial.

Feb 02, 2015, 02:26 AM IST

Boston bomb suspects' friend to plead guilty to lying

A friend of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect is expected to plead guilty to a reduced charge of lying to the FBI.

Jan 14, 2015, 12:23 PM IST

Boston marathon kick-starts under tight security one year after twin blasts

Leaving behind the fear of twin bomb blasts, which rocked the marathon stadium last year, thousands of runners reclaim the world`s oldest marathon on Monday.

Apr 21, 2014, 21:50 PM IST

US to seek death penalty for Boston bomber

US federal prosecutors will seek death penalty against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the man accused of killing three people and injuring over 200 with homemade bombs at the Boston Marathon last year.

Jan 31, 2014, 07:46 AM IST

Boston marathon bombing suspect Tsarnaev also part of triple murder?

The name of Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the slain Boston Marathon bombing suspect, has now figured in a triple homicide case that took place in 2011.

Oct 23, 2013, 13:41 PM IST

Marathon suspect`s in-laws testify at grand jury

The in-laws of slain Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev testified before a federal grand jury investigating the deadly April 15 attack.

Sep 13, 2013, 16:53 PM IST

FBI says could not have stopped Boston attack

The FBI said it could not have done more to prevent the Boston Marathon bombings despite having been alerted to one of the suspects two years earlier.

Aug 03, 2013, 00:33 AM IST

Americans again question Boston suspects` parents

The parents of two Boston Marathon bombing suspects say American investigators have once again come to their home in the southern Russian province of Dagestan to talk to them about their elder son.

Jun 06, 2013, 23:36 PM IST

‘Boston bomber`s slain affiliate Ibragim Todashev not an Islamist’

Todashev was shot dead Wednesday when attacking an FBI agent during questioning, according to the Boston division of the FBI.

May 26, 2013, 08:45 AM IST

Burial of Boston bombing suspect appears legal

The burial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev appears to be legal, a law enforcement official said after examining the paperwork needed to move the corpse to the Virginia site where he was quietly interred.

May 12, 2013, 15:46 PM IST

Boston bombings suspect, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, buried in small town in Virginia

The body of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev was buried in a Muslim cemetery in a small town in Virginia known for a sprawling, popular amusement park.

May 11, 2013, 16:27 PM IST

Boston bombing suspect buried in Virginia: Uncle

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev was buried in a cemetery in Virginia with the help of a faith coalition, his uncle said on Friday.

May 10, 2013, 23:45 PM IST

Dead Boston suspect talked jihad in Russia

Boston marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev, who was killed by police during a manhunt, held extreme views of jihad and expected to find a full-fledged war.

May 10, 2013, 19:37 PM IST

Dead Boston bombing suspect buried: Police

Police in Worcester Massachusetts said the body of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev had been buried outside of the city.

May 09, 2013, 20:31 PM IST

Jailed friend of Boston bomber seeks release

Lawyers for one of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev`s friends, who was arrested, have sought his release describing him as a "frightened and confused" teenager who did not deliberately lie to investigators.

May 05, 2013, 16:21 PM IST

Slain Boston suspects`s body to undergo second autopsy

The body of slain Boston bombings suspect will undergo a second "independent" autopsy as demanded by his relatives, a family spokeswoman has said.

May 05, 2013, 16:08 PM IST

Explosives residue found in slain Boston suspect`s apartment

In a fresh development in the Boston Marathon bombings probe, US investigators have found explosives residue in the apartment of the slain Chechen-origin suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev.

May 05, 2013, 16:04 PM IST