Articles about Anti-Terrorism Squad

Mathura on high alert following arrest of terrorists in Lucknow

12 Jul 2021

India
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.

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

21 May 2021

Entertainment
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.

Boat carrying heroin worth Rs. 300 crore apprehended near Gujarat

15 Apr 2021

India
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.

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

08 Mar 2021

Mumbai
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.

Akshay Kumar's 'Sooryavanshi' to release on a Tuesday. Here's why

24 Feb 2020

Entertainment
Akshay Kumar's 'Sooryavanshi' to release on a Tuesday. Here's why

In what would come as a sweet surprise for fans, Rohit Shetty and Akshay Kumar's much-awaited movie Sooryavanshi will now hit the theaters three days in advance.

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

31 Jan 2020

India
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

29 Apr 2019

Politics
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.

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

26 Nov 2018

Mumbai
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.

30 IAS, 75 IPS officers transferred, redesignated in Rajasthan

20 Jul 2018

India
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.

Meet Subodh Kumar Jaiswal, Mumbai Police's new boss

02 Jul 2018

Mumbai
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

27 Oct 2017

India
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.

Mumbai: Emergency Helpline for cattle transporters ahead of Bakri Eid

24 Aug 2017

Mumbai
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.

Bombay HC refuses to regularize height limit for Dahi Handi

08 Aug 2017

Mumbai
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.

Bhopal train blast accused attempted to flee to Syria

20 Mar 2017

India
Bhopal train blast accused attempted to flee to Syria

Authorities revealed that the individuals arrested in connection with the Bhopal train blast attempted to flee the country and go to Syria or Iraq.

Bhopal train blast: A 'gift' from ISIS to India

17 Mar 2017

India
Bhopal train blast: A 'gift' from ISIS to India

Ongoing investigations into the Bhopal-Ujjain train blast of 7th March have disclosed that the incident was meant to be an 'announcement' of the arrival of the Islamic State (IS) in India.

Ex-IAF officer mastermind of Bhopal-Ujjain train blast

10 Mar 2017

India
Ex-IAF officer mastermind of Bhopal-Ujjain train blast

A former Indian Air Force (IAF) officer was among the two people caught by the UP Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) in connection with the Bhopal-Ujjain train blast.

Telangana intel experts knew of Ujjain train blast beforehand

09 Mar 2017

India
Telangana intel experts knew of Ujjain train blast beforehand

Telangana intelligence experts were closely following the online activities of alleged ISIS members including Saifullah, reportedly linked to the Bhopal-Ujjain train blast, before the execution of their terror plan. But they missed the implementation narrowly due to lag in decrypting.

Ujjain train blast: ISIS' first strike in India

08 Mar 2017

India
Ujjain train blast: ISIS' first strike in India

A low-intensity blast generated in the Bhopal-Ujjain train on Tuesday was the first attack by an IS module in India, and left 10 people injured.

Bhopal-Ujjain train blast: MP's IG confirms it is terror attack

07 Mar 2017

India
Bhopal-Ujjain train blast: MP's IG confirms it is terror attack

Eight passengers have been injured after the blast aboard the Bhopal-Ujjain train this morning. The injured have been admitted to the hospital.

Blast in Bhopal-Ujjain train injures 6

07 Mar 2017

India
Blast in Bhopal-Ujjain train injures 6

Six people were injured after an explosion went off in one of the compartments of the Bhopal-Ujjain express when it was near Kalapipal town in Shajapur, Madhya Pradesh.

What's up with Mumbai?

26 Nov 2016

Mumbai
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.