The Boston bomber mastermind Tamerlan Tsarnaev had planned to blow up the bomb on the 4 July, but preponed his plans as his pressure cooker bomb, which he had made in his own apartment, was ready much early.
“Why did young men who grew up and studied here (US), as part of our communities and our country, resort to such violence?” Perhaps, the answer lies in The Reluctant Fundamentalist.
Investigators have discovered female DNA on one of the bombs used in the Boston Marathon attack but it may be premature to jump to conclusions about a female bomber.
The Boston bombing suspects introduced a new category of terrorist to the American public: The white Muslim. A notion that strikes at the very heart of what it means to be American.
As seen in the Boston bombing, the threat of homegrown terrorists in the US now rivals that of plots hatched overseas. The Tsarnaev brothers don’t appear to have been directed by a foreign terrorist organization.
One of the trends on Twitter today is the name Sunil Tripathi. He's a student at Brown University who has been missing for the past one month. But today he was trending for being wrongly identified as a suspect for the Boston bombings.
Americans rejoice as the Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the second suspect in the Boston bombings was caught alive after a late-night gunfight in a residential neighbourhood.
Hours earlier, police had released photos of the marathon bombing suspects and asked for the public's help finding them. A new photo of the suspect on the loose was released later showing him in a grey hoodie sweatshirt. It was taken at a 7-Eleven store in Cambridge, just across the Charles River from Boston.
The FBI has released pictures of two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing, seeking the public's help in finding two unidentified men photographed on the crowded sidewalk before the bombs exploded.
There’s nothing new or exciting about pressure cooker bombs—terrorists have used them for years, in India and elsewhere. Governments are seeking new technologies to defeat the terrorist’s best tool.
Investigators have spotted a Boston Marathon bombing suspect from security video taken before two blasts ripped through central Boston on Monday.
The politicisation of the Bangalare blasts contrasts with the restraint shown in the US following the Boston blasts. But the reportage of sections of the US media hasn't measured up to the standards of professionalism that they are acclaimed for.
Police still don't know whether the attack, which left three dead and over 150 injured, was committed by a foreign terrorist, or a sick American. But that hasn't stopped some from lashing out at Muslims, Sikhs and Arabs.
No one knows who carried out Monday’s murderous terrorist attacks in Boston. The killings, however, have cast grim light on the bomb cults flourishing on America’s margins—jihadist and neo-Nazi alike.
There are many groups who might have plotted the Boston bombings but it is improper to blame anyone without evidence, says professor C Christine Fair.
A fractured society is the backdrop against which to evaluate the difficulties in securing people's safety during an open sporting event.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh condemns Boston bombings and writes to US President Barack Obama expressing shock and sadness over it.
US President Barack Obama said that those responsible for the explosions at the Boston Marathon "will feel the full weight of justice."