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Bomb Blast at Chennai Central Railway Station

Published: 01st May 2014 08:22 AM

Last Updated: 03rd May 2014 09:43 AM

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  • The Footage of a suspected person caught by the CCTV at the Central Railway Station on the blast day.


  • J Jayalalithaa on Friday refuted them and said a National Investigating Agency (NIA) team comprising bomb experts had already arrived in the city to inspect the explosion site. More
  • The Tamil Nadu special investigative wing probing the twin bomb blasts on the Bangalore-Guwahati Express suspect that the explosives could have been planted at Bangalore. More
  • Sri Lankan terrorism expert, Dr Rohan Gunaratna, considers the arrest of suspected Lankan Muslim terrorist Zakir Hussain in Chennai on Tuesday, and the busting of his outfit in Tamil Nadu as being “very significant” for the entire South Asian region. More
  • Blasts aimed at thwarting Modi rally in Andhra?


  • Tamil Nadu CB-CID police is working on some leads which they have stumbled upon in connection with the twin bomb blasts on the Bangalore-Guwahati Express today that left one woman dead and 14 others injured. More
  • Bomb Blast Victim's Body Taken to Native. More
  • Tamil Nadu government has refused to take any help offered by the Centre in the probe into the twin explosions in a train in Chennai Central railway station. More
  • Was some area in poll-bound Andhra Pradesh the real target of the two bombs that exploded in Chennai Central railway station early today? More

  • The Centre was today forced to put on hold dispatch of teams of NIA, NSG and forensic experts to Chennai in the wake of twin blasts in a train after the Tamil Nadu government spurned its help. More

  • In the wake of Chennai blasts, BJP said there is threat to leaders as well as to the environment for holding free and fair elections and asked the government not to show any laxity on the security front.  More

  • In a cruel twist of fate, 22-year-old techie Swati fell victim to the twin bomb blasts on the Bangalore-Guwahati train just two months before she was to tie the nuptial knot. More

  • Union Minister Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said it was not possible for railways to provide fool-proof security to its vast infrastructure. More

  • Security was intensified at major railway stations across Andhra Pradesh in the wake of bomb explosions at Chennai Railway Station. More

  • NCP termed as "terror attack" the twin blasts in the Bangalore-Guwahati Express at the Chennai Central Railway station. More

  • Security across Kerala has been tightened in view of the twin-blasts at Chennai Central Railway Station. More

  • Woman killed in Chennai bomb blasts was a TCS employee in Bangalore.

  • Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge said an expert from New Delhi will visit Chennai to find out the cause behind the blasts in the Bangalore- Guwahati Express at the Chennai Central Railway station that left a woman dead.   

  • Prime Minister Manmohan Singh condemns Chennai blasts; says the act highlights desperation and cowardice of those responsible. More

  • BJP's state president Pon Radhakrishnan told reporters the bomb blasts could be in connection with BJP star Narendra Modi's electioneering in Andhra Pradesh Thursday.

  • In a statement issued, Governor Rosaiah expressed his deep shock at the bomb blasts.

  • Reports of security personnel subjecting trains to intensive checks resulting in delay in running of trains have come in from various parts of the state.

  • The injured have been identified as Murali (37), Krishnapant, Soren Pant, Santh, Bijan Kumar (24), Uma, Abdul Khan(24), Shihabul Haque (22), Vimal Kumar, Hari (21), Altaf Khan admitted to Government Hospital.

  • Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa orders CB-CID probe into the twin bomb explosions on Bangalore-Guwahati train.

  • Railway Minister M Mallikarjun Kharge said the Railways will bear the entire treatment expenses of the injured.   

  • Tamil Nadu DGP K Ramanujam said after the Railway Police registers the case into the explosion, the investigation will be taken up by a Special Investigation Team.

  • Police detain a suspect in connection with twin bomb blasts on Guwahati-Bangalore Express.

  • The woman passenger travelling from Bangalore to Vijayawada died. She was identified as 22-year-old Swati, who was slated to go further to Guntur.

  • Soon after the explosion, security personnel cordoned off the platform number 9 but the movement of other trains from and to Chennai Central has not been affected
    Police have mounted a massive search operation in all the trains following the incident.

  • The police said closed circuit television pictures at Bangalore will also be checked.

  • Train had a brief 10 minute halt at the Central Railway station ahead of its ownward journey.

  • Government announces Rs 1 lakh solatium for the dead; Rs 25,000 for the injured

  • The 10 injured have been rushed to Rajiv Gandhi govt. hospital.
  • Police security beefed up in Egmore and Central Railway station.
  • Railway services have been stopped at the Central Railway station.
  • Airports, Railway stations, Bus stations all over TN put on high alert.
  • Ten people have been injured in a bomb blast at Chennai Central Railways station.
  • Blast on Guwahati Express as it approached platform no.9 around 7: 30 am
  • The nature and intensity of the blast are not known.
  • Coaches S-4, S-5 damaged in the blast.
  • Two blasts were reported - one low intensity on the platform and the other in one of the coaches of the train.

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