India News | Reported by Nitin Gokhale, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday February 6, 2014
Aseemanand, a key accused in several terror attacks between 2006 and 2008, has alleged that the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh or RSS sanctioned these strikes, the Caravan magazine says.
India News | Reported by Uma Sudhir, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday September 17, 2013
A court in Andhra Pradesh has said the government should not compensate Muslim youth wrongly arrested after two terror attacks, as there is no legal basis for it.
South | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With inputs from agencies) | Sunday February 24, 2013
The probe into Thursday's twin blasts in Hyderabad, which killed 16 people and injured over 100, gathered momentum with the police scanning the images recorded on a Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) camera mounted on a traffic signal near a blast site in Dilsukhnagar.
South | Radhika Iyer | Saturday February 23, 2013
Hyderabad bomb blasts: A 23-year-old man injured in the Hyderabad bomb blasts - who also survived the Mecca Masjid blast in 2007 - has been spoken to by investigators probing the terror attack. Abdul Wasey Mirza, who suffered shrapnel wounds and injuries to his legs and ribs in Thursday evening's twin blasts at Dilsukhnagar, told NDTV: "The police...
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday February 23, 2013
The busy Dilsukhnagar area of the city, which witnessed twin bomb blasts on Thursday, is limping back to normalcy with shopkeepers and roadside vendors resuming their business.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With inputs from agencies) | Saturday February 23, 2013
As the Hyderabad Police continues investigations in the serial blasts case, six people have been detained for questioning. The National Investigation Agency (NIA) is conducting raids at various places in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Maharashtra, looking for alleged terror modules. While the Hyderabad Police has been cautious in not naming any particula...
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday February 23, 2013
The probe into Thursday's twin blasts, which killed 16 people and injured over 100, gathered momentum with the police scanning the image of a suspect captured on CCTV camera.
Hyderabad News | Radhika Iyer | Saturday February 23, 2013
The bombs used in the powerful blasts that ripped through Hyderabad's Dilsukhnagar last evening were improvised explosives devices or IEDs built for maximum damage, forensic experts have said.
South | Edited by Sabyasachi Dasgupta (With Inputs from Agencies) | Friday February 22, 2013
Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde refuted accusations that the government ignored intelligence agency warnings ahead of last evening's terror attack in Hyderabad in which 16 people were killed and more than 100 injured.
South | NDTV.com | Friday February 22, 2013
Speaking in Rajya Sabha, Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde said that the govt had shared intelligence information immediately - specifically to five cities.
Hyderabad News | Radhika Iyer | Friday February 22, 2013
From a hospital bed where he is being treated for serious injuries to his legs and ribs, Abdul Wasey Marzey has just this request of the terrorists who killed 16 people and injured more than a hundred in Hyderabad last evening.
South | Radhika Iyer | Friday February 22, 2013
Abdul Wasey Marzey, 23, is at the Yashoda hospital in Hyderabad, being treated for rib and leg injuries. He was injured in the blasts that ripped through the city's congested Dilsukhnagar area last evening. This is not the first time he has been injured in a terror strike.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday December 29, 2012
A local court today granted 18-day police custody of Tej Ram, who was arrested in connection with the 2007 Mecca Masjid bomb blast case, to the National Investigation Agency (NIA).
Andhra Pradesh News | Uma Sudhir | Saturday January 7, 2012
The Andhra Pradesh government has come forward to pay compensation to 60 people after the National Minorities Commission observed that they were targetted by the state police purely on communal grounds. NDTV's Uma Sudhir met Syed Imran, who was among the first young men to be picked up after the Mecca Masjid blast in Hyderabad in 2007. He was confi...
Andhra Pradesh News | NDTV Correspondent | Wednesday December 7, 2011
In what will become an important precedent and will have implications in several other cases, the Andhra Pradesh Minorities Welfare Department has just issued a Government order, saying that as a "confidence-building measure and compensation", it is paying Rs 70 lakh to the youth "affected in the Mecca Masjid blast case".
Cities | Press Trust of India | Friday February 4, 2011
BJP and VHP today strongly condemned the reported remarks of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy that minority community members were unfairly implicated in the Mecca Masjid blast, which was a handiwork of "Hindu militants"."Your irresponsible statements during a programme in old city here yesterday have created confusion in the minds o...
Mumbai News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday January 10, 2011
Muslim intellectuals asked the Maharashtra government to free young Muslim men held in connection with the 2006 Malegaon bomb blast, following the recent statements of arrested Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader Swami Aseemanand. Aseemanand, who was arrested last year, in a confessional statement before a magistrate said that he along with ot...
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Thursday December 23, 2010
Just days after WikiLeaks published Rahul Gandhi's reference to the threat of Hindu terror, two men from the saffron brigade are under the scanner. Pracharak Indresh Kumar was questioned by the CBI today in Delhi, and Aseemanand, a self styled guru, already in CBI custody is being questioned by the National Investigation Agency in Chandigarh. The l...
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Saturday November 20, 2010
Swami Asimanand, who was arrested by the CBI yesterday for his alleged role in the Mecca masjid blast of 2007, has been sent to judicial custody till November 30.Asimanand is suspected to have played a role in the Ajmer and Malegaon blast cases.The chargesheet filed by the Rajasthan Anti-Terror Squad in the Ajmer blast case names him as the key con...
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 6, 2010
Devendra Gupta, arrested in connection with the 2007 Ajmer Dargah bomb blast on Thursday filed a revision petition in a court in Ajmer against the proposed narco and brain mapping tests on him by Rajasthan Anti Terrorist Squad.
India News | Uma Sudhir, Sudhi Ranjan Sen, Rajan Mahan | Wednesday May 5, 2010
New evidence suggests that the investigating agencies and the government got it all wrong on Ajmer and Mecca Masjid blasts.