Four five-star hotels in Mumbai have received a bomb threat over e-mail. The sender of the email claims to be from Lashkar-e-Taiba; police investigating the e-mail
A Delhi-Mumbai flight of IndiGo received a bomb threat just after boarding of passengers was completed at the Delhi airport on Sunday evening but it turned out to be a hoax, sources said.
A passenger aircraft of budget carrier Indigo to Hyderabad returned to Mangaluru airport after a bomb alert by the Air Traffic Controller, an official said on Monday.
The Puducherry police went into a tizzy after a man called the control room on Sunday and said explosives would go off in the next 24 hours in Raj Nivas and the Railway station.
A Mumbai-bound AirAsia flight had to make a mid-air turn and return to Kolkata airport after a bomb scare. This happened after a woman passenger onboard plane threatened to detonate the plane saying there were bombs strapped to her body.
The bomb threat comes amid a heightened alert following a stabbing attack in London, earlier in the day.
Security has been tightened at the Calcutta High Court, after a letter threatened of multiple bomb blasts inside its buildings on September 30, Registrar General Rabindranath Samanta said on Thursday. The letter claimed to have been written by one Hardarshan Singh Nagpal, said that he and his son will trigger several bomb blasts inside the court complex, Samanta said.
The anonymous call was traced to a man who was believed to be of unsound mind, they said.
Authorities at the Delhi Airport had received a bomb threat call following which the flight operations were affected at the IGI Airport. The flight operations were later resumed after the bomb threat was found to be a hoax, following an extensive search operation.
Panic gripped people and many started rushing out of the premises leading to chaos for a while after mall authorities and police used loudspeakers to ask them to leave the shopping complex.
The incident created tension for a while as it happened hours before BJP president and Union Home Minister Amit Shah was to land at the Rajiv Gandhi international airport. The 'drunk' K V Vishwanathan working as a sales executive in Secunderabad went up to the CISF personnel and said there were bombs aboard the two planes.
A bomb threat on a Hyderabad-Chennai Indigo flight at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport here on Saturday has turned out to be a hoax, police said.
"BJP MLA Leena Jain has complained to police that she has received a hand-written letter threatening to kill her and also BJP president and Union Home Minister in a bomb blast whenever he visits Ganjbasoda town," Vidisha Superintendent of Police Vinayak Verma said.
Bomb threat on Air India flight: Air India's Mumbai-Newark flight has made a precautionary landing at London's Stansted airport after a bomb threat.
Aside from housing several embassies, the skyscraper is also the home of of Spain's Banking Association (AEB) and the headquarters of big names such as Red Bull and Equifax, taking the building's total occupancy rate to 90 per cent.
The flight was escorted back safely to Changi Airport by Singapore's air force and landed at about 8 am.
Security has been beefed up at the airport as precautionary measure.
The accused, identified as J Poddar, was apprehended by the CISF after he was repeatedly heard making remarks about blowing up the plane while talking on the phone.