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2012-01-30 08:00:00

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2008-10-02 00:00:23

Four explosions in Agartala, India, Wednesday night left four people dead and 76 more injured, hospital sources said. The state police confirmed just one death but said the toll likely would rise, The Times of India reported. The first bomb went off about 7:30 p.m. at a bus stand. That blast was followed minutes later by another at a bazaar more than a mile away. The third bomb went off at another market place and the fourth came at 8:15 p.m. on the outskirts of the city. Two live bombs...

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...

2008-08-02 00:00:11

By Parth Shastri AHMEDABAD/ MUMBAI: It is not just the 19 serial blasts, the whole terror operation is an example of meticulous planning -a combination of technological expertise and brute power to strike terror. Sending the threat mail from an unsecured connection was the first step towards creating mayhem in Ahmedabad. At Gunina CHS plot in Sanpada, Mumbai, an uninvited visitor frequently visited calling. He claimed to be an internet network professional. This was the same flat...

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...

2006-08-11 07:15:00

By Rupam Jain Nair LUNAWADA, India -- After a tip from a local streetsweeper, Amina Habib Rasool and a few friends began digging through a rubbish tip, looking for the remains of sons and husbands four years after they were slaughtered by a Hindu mob. Just a few feet down, they started finding skulls. "I pleaded, screamed and fought for four years with the government to tell me where they had buried my son," says 67-year-old Rasool, a cleaner at a mosque in Lunawada, 110 miles east of...

2006-07-16 02:40:28

By Nita Bhalla MUMBAI (Reuters) - The Mumbai bombers should be identified within a week, investigating officials said on Sunday, after police carried out scores of raids in the western Indian city overnight. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh left for St. Petersburg on Sunday to attend the G8 summit with a clear agenda: the world community must declare "zero tolerance for terrorism anywhere." "The international community must isolate and condemn terrorists wherever they attack, whatever...

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...

2006-05-02 23:13:49

AHMEDABAD, India (Reuters) - A Hindu mob burned to death a Muslim man in his car in new violence in a western Indian city early on Wednesday, raising the toll in clashes sparked by demolition of a Sufi shrine to six, police said. More than 70 people, including 10 policemen, have been injured in clashes since Monday when the two-centuries-old Muslim shrine was demolished by civic authorities in Baroda, 75 miles south of Ahmedabad, the main city of Gujarat state. "A young man has been...


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