India | Reuters | Sunday November 23, 2014
Police said they arrested Fatema, the chief of the women's wing of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen, whose husband Sajid was arrested by Indian police in connection with the blasts in West Bengal's Burdwan.
India | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Saturday November 22, 2014
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee launched a frontal attack on the Narendra Modi government, accusing it of stage-managing the October 2 Burdwan blast with the objective of triggering riots in the state.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 13, 2014
A team of National Investigation Agency (NIA) will be visiting Bangladesh on November 17 to brief the authorities in Dhaka and also seek cooperation of that country to unravel all plans of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) terror outfit.
India | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday November 13, 2014
The Centre is contemplating a survey in states along the international border to check whether foreign nationals are employed in madrasas. The move comes after reports that Bangladeshi nationals were teaching students at a madrasa in Burdwan, where a...
India | Reported by Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Wednesday November 12, 2014
Over a month after the incident, the National Investigation Agency has identified the second person killed in the Burdwan blast of October 2 as Abdul Karim.
India | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Tuesday November 11, 2014
A soldier of the Sashastra Seema Bal, which guards India's border with Nepal and Bhutan, is believed to have sheltered a suspect arrested in connection with a terror network exposed by last month's blast in Bengal's Burdwan.
Cities | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Tuesday November 11, 2014
A minor explosion took place on Monday evening near the boundary wall of the Central Reserve Police Force or CRPF complex in Kolkata, where the National Investigation Agency or NIA has set up a camp office to probe thecase.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 11, 2014
In yet another major breakthrough, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) today arrested Amjad Sheikh, alleged to be a key member of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) terror group, in connection with the Burdwan blast case.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday November 10, 2014
An explosion was reported near the National Investigation Agency's office in Kolkata today, where the accused in the Burdwan blast case are currently being questioned.
India | Reported by Monideepa Banerjie; Edited by Vishnu Varma | Sunday November 9, 2014
In a major breakthrough, Sajid aka Sheikh Rehmatullah, the alleged mastermind of West Bengal's Burdwan terror module and a key member of a banned Bangladeshi terror outfit, was arrested by the state police on Saturday afternoon near the Kolkata airpo...
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 8, 2014
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) today arrested one more person in connection with West Bengal's Burdwan blast for allegedly indoctrinating youth for training by showing 'Jihadi' videos related to Gujarat and Assam violence.
India | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Thursday November 6, 2014
In Kolkata, at an anti-terrorism conference held by the powerful Muslim organisation Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind on Wednesday, community leaders regretted the haste with which madrasas had been branded as 'terror hubs' in the aftermath of the October 2 Burdw...
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 5, 2014
A city court today remanded Burdwan blast accused Abdul Hakim to 10 days' National Investigation Agency or NIA custody after he was produced before it following his release from hospital, where he was undergoing treatment for injuries suffered during...
India | Reported by Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt (With inputs from PTI) | Tuesday November 4, 2014
A Trinamool Congress lawmaker from Burdwan in West Bengal has been caught on camera claiming at a large meeting that leaders of his party are extorting money from businessmen in his district.
India | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Friday October 31, 2014
The National Investigation Agency has announced cash awards for 12 absconding suspects in the Burdwan blast case. Of the 12, four of the wanted persons are believed to be from Bangladesh, one from Assam and the rest from West Bengal. All of them are ...
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 29, 2014
A team of the National Investigation Agency is likely to visit Bangladesh soon, following leads which have come up during the probe into the Burdwan blast, which has been linked to members of the Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh, said sources.
India | Written by Nitin A Gokhale | Tuesday October 28, 2014
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has promised to cooperate with the Centre in preventing terrorist organisations from spreading in the state after National Security Adviser Ajit Doval delivered the Centre's tough message to her on Monday.
India | Reported by Monideepa Banerjie, Nitin Gokhale, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday October 27, 2014
National Security Adviser Ajit Doval - who visited West Bengal regarding the Burdwan blast case today - is believed to have expressed displeasure that a jihadi hub from Bangladesh has mushroomed in the state without the knowledge of the Mamata Banerj...
India | Reported by Nitin Gokhale; Edited by Mala Das | Monday October 27, 2014
National Security Adviser Ajit Doval today met West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee whose government has been accused of mishandling the investigation into the blast in Burdwan on October 2.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday October 27, 2014
Two days after National Investigation Agency or NIA's Director General Sharad Kumar visited the Burdwan blast site, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval is scheduled to visit the village in West Bengal where the blast took place on October 2.