Bomb Threat: News

04 Mar 2024

Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu: 2 schools receive hoax bomb threats, probe underway

At least two schools in Tamil Nadu received bomb threats via email on Monday, sparking fear among students, staff, and parents.

08 Feb 2024


Chennai schools receive hoax bomb threats, investigation underway 

At least four private schools in Chennai received bomb threats via email on Thursday, prompting parents to rush to the school and pick up their kids.

01 Dec 2023


Panic in Bengaluru as 44 schools receive bomb threats

Around 44 schools in Bengaluru received bomb threats on Friday via anonymous emails, triggering panic.

12 Aug 2023

Eiffel Tower

Paris: 3 floors of Eiffel Tower evacuated after bomb threat

Three floors of the iconic Eiffel Tower in Paris were on Saturday evacuated after authorities received a bomb threat, reports said, citing the French police.

16 May 2023


Delhi school receives bomb threat, no suspicious object found: Police

Amrita School in Delhi's Pushp Vihar locality received a bomb threat via email at around 6:45am on Tuesday, reported ANI.

21 Mar 2023

Nitin Gadkari

Maharashtra: Nitin Gadkari receives threat calls at Nagpur office

Union minister Nitin Gadkari's Nagpur office in Maharashtra reportedly received threat calls from an unidentified caller who allegedly demanded a Rs. 10 crore ransom.

13 Feb 2023


Google's Mumbai office receives bomb threat call, 1 person arrested

Google's Mumbai office received a threat call on late on Sunday alleging that a bomb had been planted at the tech giant's Pune facility, News18 reported.

21 Jan 2023


Moscow-Goa flight diverted to Uzbekistan amid bomb threat

Amid a bomb threat, a Goa-bound chartered flight was diverted to Uzbekistan from the Russian capital Moscow.

23 Mar 2022


Delhi on high alert after inputs of possible terror attack

Delhi has been placed on high alert by security agencies after a tip-off from the Uttar Pradesh Police about possible terror strikes, ANI reported on Wednesday.

23 Jun 2021

Tamil Nadu

Explosives recovered from private cement factory in Tamil Nadu

A pair of pipe bombs were found planted in the premises of a private cement factory at Sankar Nagar near Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu on Tuesday night. The police said that the bombs were quite powerful and would be defused.

22 Jun 2021


Man sends hoax e-mail about bomb at Maharashtra secretariat; arrested

A 53-year-old man, upset over his child not getting admission in a school, sent an e-mail to the Maharashtra government claiming a bomb was placed in the state secretariat, which later turned out to be a hoax, police said on Tuesday.

05 Apr 2021

Mukesh Ambani

Ambani security scare: NIA seizes high-end bike

The NIA has seized a high-end bike, suspected to be registered in the name of an alleged woman associate of API Sachin Waze, arrested for his role in planting an explosives-laden SUV near industrialist Mukesh Ambani's residence, an official said on Monday.

11 Mar 2021

Mukesh Ambani

Explosives-laden SUV: Jaish-ul-Hind's Telegram channel created in Tihar, says police

A Telegram channel through which an organization named Jaish-ul-Hind had claimed responsibility for placing an explosives-laden SUV near industrialist Mukesh Ambani's residence, was created in the Tihar area of Delhi, a senior Mumbai Police official said on Thursday.

31 Jan 2021


Iran link emerges in blast near Israel embassy in Delhi

Days after a minor blast occurred near the Israel embassy in Delhi, the police suspect the involvement of Iran, an enemy of Israel.

29 Jan 2021


Delhi: Minor blast reported near Israel embassy; cars damaged

A minor blast occurred a few meters from the Israeli embassy in Delhi on Friday evening, officials have confirmed.

22 Jan 2021

Uttar Pradesh

Bomb scare in Noida, second incident ahead of Republic Day

Panic gripped a busy Noida neighborhood on Friday morning as heavy security was deployed in the area, which was cordoned off following an alert that a bomb-like device was found on a road, according to officials.

15 Dec 2018


Mumbai-Lucknow IndiGo flight grounded after bomb threat call

An IndiGo flight from Mumbai to Lucknow via Delhi was grounded today after receiving a bomb threat call, airport sources said.

06 Aug 2018


Kerala: Drunk priest threatens to plant bomb at President's event

A temple priest was arrested for threatening to plant a bomb at St. Thomas College in Kerala's Thrissur, where President Ram Nath Kovind is scheduled to attend a function tomorrow.

05 Aug 2018


Man, irked by Jaipur Airport security-checks, makes hoax bomb threat

An altercation between a passenger and staff at the Jaipur airport turned ugly after he exclaimed he had a bomb, presumably out of frustration.

23 Jul 2018


Woman rejects man's proposal, he tells airport-authorities she carried bomb

On Saturday, a man called Mumbai airport authorities to inform that a woman carried a bomb in her bag. The authorities quickly swung to action only to learn the man was taking a revenge as the woman had rejected his marriage proposal.

09 Jul 2018


Ahmedabad-Delhi Vistara flight delayed by 4-hours due to hoax bomb-call

A Vistara flight to Delhi from Ahmedabad airport was delayed by around four hours today following a bomb threat which turned out to be a hoax.

19 Jun 2018


Jaipur choreographer, late for IndiGo flight, makes hoax bomb threat

A bomb threat received by IndiGo at the Jaipur Airport this morning turned out to be a hoax.

25 Jan 2018


Passenger stopped at IGI for carrying grenade like power bank

With just a day left for the Republic Day celebrations in the national capital, a minor bomb scare at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport on Thursday created chaos after a hand grenade like object was found in a passenger's luggage during the screening process.

20 Jan 2018


Bodh Gaya: Two bombs found amid tight-security for Dalai Lama

A small explosion-like sound triggered a bomb chase at Bodh Gaya pilgrimage centre. The security is beefed up as Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama has been holding discourse there.

02 Jan 2018


CEO makes hoax bomb threat at Mumbai airport, arrested

Police have arrested the CEO of a US-based company for allegedly making a hoax bomb threat at Mumbai airport.

27 Dec 2017

Blue Whale Challenge

When 'Blue Whale' triggered a bomb threat and mass panic

An incident in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh, has proven how the Blue Whale 'challenge' can harm not just its 'players', but also other unrelated innocents.

21 Dec 2017


Four airports on high alert after "serious" bomb threat

Four airports across India are on high alert after receiving calls about a "serious" bomb threat.

15 Dec 2017

Delhi Police

Bomb threat in Delhi's Khan Market, police on alert

Delhi Police rushed sniffer dogs and personnel to the capital's Khan Market area early this morning after receiving a bomb threat.

23 Sep 2017


Woman makes hoax bomb call to Indigo Airlines; booked

A Mumbai woman has been booked for allegedly making a hoax bomb call to Indigo Airlines' call center in Gurugram's Udyog Vihar 4.

03 Sep 2017


Germany: Unexploded bomb from World War-2 found, 65,000 residents evacuated

A 1.4-tonne unexploded British bomb left over from World War-II was found at a building site in Frankfurt, prompting the largest post-war evacuation in Germany.

17 Aug 2017


Bomb threat: SWAT teams, fire engines at Delhi HC

The Delhi HC has been put on high alert after a bomb threat was received. SWAT teams, fire tenders and bomb squads were rushed to the site.