West Bengal  /  Published 22.02.21

Bengal minister not target of blast: CID

West Bengal minister Jakir Hossain, who was seriously injured in an explosion last week in Murshidabad district, might not be the target of the perpetrators and the bomb seemed to have gone off accide...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 19.02.21

CM: Blast a plot to kill minister

Mamata Banerjee on Thursday morning visited SSKM Hospital where the minister of state for labour, Jakir Hossain, and Trinamul supporters injured in an explosion in Murshidabad the night before were ad...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya, Alamgir Hossain in Calcutta, Behrampore

West Bengal  /  Published 19.02.21

Blast witness talks about ‘bulky white bag’

Trinamul Congress supporter Ejaz Hossain, 24, was with junior labour minister and Suti MLA Jakir Hossain when a bomb exploded at Nimtita railway station in Murshidabad district around 10pm on Wednesda...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore

West Bengal  /  Published 18.02.21

CID to probe bomb attack on Bengal minister

The Bengal government on Thursday handed over the investigation into the attack on state minister Jakir Hossain, who was seriously injured in a bomb blast, to the Criminal Investigation Department (CI...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.02.21

Lohardaga: IED blast kills cop

Sources said the IED (improvised explosive device) got triggered after Duleshwar stepped on it during the operation. He lost one of his legs in the explosion. His fellow soldiers, sources said, took a...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


Jharkhand  /  Published 31.01.21

Police foil IED attack in West Singhbhum

West Singhbhum district police along with paramilitary forces on Saturday foiled a subversive act by CPI-Maoists at Gitilipi village, where they had planted a series of can bombs all connected to each...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshdepur

India  /  Published 30.01.21

Blast near Israel embassy in Delhi

A very low-intensity blast took place near the Israeli embassy in central Delhi on Friday, barely 2km from where the Beating Retreat Ceremony was underway. No injury was reported. Delhi police said ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.01.21

Delhi: blast near Israel embassy

A minor IED blast took place outside the Israeli Embassy in the heart of Lutyens’ Delhi on Friday evening, police said on Friday. No one was injured. Some cars were damaged in the blast, an off...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.01.21

Chatra man loses leg in blast

A 25-year-old man lost his leg in a landmine blast on Wednesday when he went to graze his cattle at the Dumaria forest in Kolhaiya panchayat in Chatra.  Gobardhan Singh Bhokta went to feed his c...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Chatra

World  /  Published 27.12.20

First a warning, then a blast

A parked motor home exploded on a tree-lined street in downtown Nashville at dawn on Friday morning minutes after a recorded announcement emanating from the vehicle warned of a bomb, in what police sa...
By Reuters in New York


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