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2008-09-26 06:00:17

Text of report by Indian news agency PTI website New Delhi, 25 September: Google's social networking site Orkut today banned a community named as 'Indian Mujahideen' following the serial blasts in the national capital on 13 September. "Google strongly condemns illegal activities and those that encourage terrorism and violence. We take abuse on Orkut very seriously as such activities diminish the experience for our users," a Google spokesperson said. In an email to media organisations,...

2008-08-19 00:00:26

Mumbai: The police suspect Mumbai techie Taufique Bilal to have hacked into American Ken Haywood's computer to send the terror email. Considering that similar Indian Mujahideen emails had preceded two other bombings (in Jaipur and in courts in several Uttar Pradesh cities), he could be linked to those carnages as well. It's significant that the Gujarat police, while announcing the breakthrough in investigations into the Ahmedabad bombings, talked about the "indications' ' that those...

2008-07-28 09:00:14

By MATTHEW ROSENBERG By Matthew Rosenberg The Associated Press AHMADABAD, India An obscure Islamic militant group claimed responsibility for bombings that killed at least 45 people, and authorities stepped up security Sunday after India's second series of blasts in two days. The city's police commissioner, O.P. Mathur, said 30 people had been detained for questioning, but there was scant information about the Indian Mujahideen, the little-known group that took credit for the...

2006-05-28 05:58:15

AHMEDABAD, India (Reuters) - At least 30 people were hurt in clashes between Hindus and Muslims in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad in Gujarat state, witnesses and police said. Police official B.C. Modi said hundreds of people were involved in the fighting, and that most of the injuries were caused by stones or burning missiles. The violence in Ahmedabad follows Hindu-Muslim riots in Vadodara city, also in Gujarat state, early this month which killed six people and left scores...

2006-03-02 02:27:33

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - U.S. President George W. Bush said on Thursday that at least one American had been killed in bomb blasts in the Pakistani port city of Karachi. But he said terrorists and killers would not stop him from visiting Pakistan as planned on Saturday. Bush said the victim was a foreign service officer.

2005-10-30 06:31:38

By Shailendra Bhatnagar and Palash Kumar NEW DELHI (Reuters) - An obscure Kashmiri militant group claimed responsibility on Sunday for bomb blasts in India's capital which killed at least 57 people, but analysts said it was probably a front for a larger Pakistan-based group. New Delhi has so far refused to blame anyone for Saturday's trio of blasts, but security experts see the hand of Lashkar-e-Taiba (Force of the Pure) behind the attacks, in an attempt to derail the peace process...

2005-10-29 22:08:54

By Terry Friel NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian police combed the sites of three bombings in New Delhi on Sunday for clues as to who was to blame for a coordinated militant attack that killed at least 55 people, just days before major Hindu and Muslim festivals. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who cut short a visit to Kolkata to rush back to the capital, blamed the attacks in crowded pre-holiday markets on Saturday on terrorists, but said it was too early to speculate who was behind the...

2005-10-29 18:51:55

By Palash Kumar NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Three powerful bombs tore through New Delhi markets packed with families and shoppers on Saturday ahead of the biggest Hindu and Muslim festivals of the year, killing at least 55 people and wounding more than 100. Charred bodies, blood, glass and smoking debris littered the blast scenes as rescuers frantically pulled out the dead and wounded while thousands of shocked survivors milled around trying to find out what had happened to missing...

2005-10-29 18:03:00

By Palash Kumar NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Three powerful bombs tore through New Delhi markets packed with families and shoppers on Saturday ahead of the biggest Hindu and Muslim festivals of the year, killing at least 55 people and wounding more than 100. Charred bodies, blood, glass and smoking debris littered the blast scenes as rescuers frantically pulled out the dead and wounded while thousands of shocked survivors milled around trying to find out what had happened to missing...

2005-10-29 08:35:35

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - At least 10 people were feared killed in a series of blasts that hit crowded areas in the Indian capital, New Delhi, on Saturday, police said. "Ten people are feared dead and 10 injured. They have been taken to hospital," Assistant Commissioner of Police, Sohan Veer Singh, told Reuters.


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