Anti-Terrorism Squad: News

Pragya Thakur accuses BJP MLA of running illegal liquor vend

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s Lok Sabha MP from Bhopal, Pragya Singh Thakur, has accused fellow party leader and legislator Sudesh Rai of running an illegal liquor store in Madhya Pradesh's Sehore district.

04 Feb 2024

Indian Army

Indian Embassy employee in Russia arrested for spying for Pakistan

The Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) has reportedly arrested an Indian Embassy employee in Russia's Moscow on charges of spying for Pakistan's intelligence agency, Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).

29 Oct 2023


Kerala: Woman killed in blast at Christian prayer meeting

A woman was killed and over 35 were reportedly injured in a blast at the convention center of a Christian group at Kalamassery in Kerala's Kochi on Sunday.

Kerala train fire: NIA, ATS begin investigating alleged terror angle

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) conducted raids in Noida and Ghaziabad to nab the accused in the Kerala train fire incident.

15 Jan 2023

Nitin Gadkari

Threatening calls to Nitin Gadkari traced to Karnataka jail: Police

Nagpur Police on Sunday claimed to have achieved a major breakthrough in the case related to threat calls received by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari.

12 Jul 2021

Uttar Pradesh

Mathura on high alert following arrest of terrorists in Lucknow

Security has been beefed up in Mathura following the arrest of two operatives of the Al Qaeda-linked Ansar Ghazwatul Hind in Lucknow, who were planning to attack several places across the state including the temple town, police said on Monday.

21 May 2021

Rajkummar Rao

Anti-Terrorism Day: Bollywood movies that told a story beyond violence

While showing gore and violence is a common cinematic trope in terrorism-based movies, some films often tell a story beyond that.

15 Apr 2021


Boat carrying heroin worth Rs. 300 crore apprehended near Gujarat

The Indian Coast Guard along with the Gujarat Anti-Terrorist Squad apprehended a fishing boat, carrying eight Pakistani nationals and 30 kg of heroin, near Kutch district's Jakhau coast on Thursday, an official statement said.

08 Mar 2021

Mukesh Ambani

NIA to probe case of explosives-laden car found near Antilia

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has taken over the case of a vehicle laden with explosives being found near industrialist Mukesh Ambani's residence in Mumbai, an official spokesperson said on Monday.

31 Jan 2020

Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh: Over 20 kids, held hostage, freed; criminal killed

Nearly 23 children, who were held hostage by a murder accused in Uttar Pradesh's Farukkhabad, have been rescued, and the criminal, who put them through the horror, killed.

NDA minister says ATS had proof against Pragya Thakur

On Sunday, NDA minister and Republican Party of India (RPI) President Ramdas Athawale criticized BJP's decision to field Pragya Thakur from Bhopal and stressed that Anti-Terrorism Squad had proof against her.

26 Nov 2018


Tributes paid to martyrs on 10th anniversary of 26/11 attack

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis and other dignitaries in Mumbai paid homage today to those who laid down their lives while fighting Pakistani terrorists who had attacked the metropolis on this day 10 years ago.

20 Jul 2018


30 IAS, 75 IPS officers transferred, redesignated in Rajasthan

In a major bureaucratic reshuffle, the Rajasthan government has transferred and redesignated 30 IAS and 75 IPS officers.

02 Jul 2018


Meet Subodh Kumar Jaiswal, Mumbai Police's new boss

Mumbai Police got a new chief this weekend as senior IPS officer Subodh Kumar Jaiswal took charge of the force on Saturday.

Gujarat: Air hostess allegedly helping ISIS recruits

An air hostess allegedly having links with ISIS recruits has been identified by the Gujarat Anti-Terrorism Squad.

24 Aug 2017


Mumbai: Emergency Helpline for cattle transporters ahead of Bakri Eid

With barely ten days to go for Bakri Eid, the Maharashtra Police started a 24x7 emergency helpline for protecting cattle transporters from cow vigilantes ahead of the festival.

08 Aug 2017


Bombay HC refuses to regularize height limit for Dahi Handi

Bombay HC overruled SC's order and removed 20-feet height cap for human pyramids as well as reduced age limit of participants from 18 to 14 years for Dahi Handi celebrations.

26 Nov 2016


What's up with Mumbai?

Mumbai is on its way to get a facelift with BMC's decision to come up with seven more swimming pools in the city.