Security was stepped up in the national capital today evening in the wake of the serial blasts in Hyderabad.

A senior Delhi Police official said the personnel of the force have been alerted and they were keeping a tight vigil on the city.

“We are always on alert. There is nothing to panic,” the official said.

High alert in Mumbai

A high alert has been sounded across Maharashtra in the wake of the blasts in Hyderabad this evening, Home Minister R R Patil said.

“I have spoken to senior police officials and directed them to beef up security,” Mr. Patil said.

The Home Minister reviewed the security situation in the State this evening, official sources said.

Police have been asked to keep a vigil on suspicious activity and persons in view of the blasts.

Security stepped up in Bangalore

Police today sounded a high alert in parts of Karnataka, including IT hub of the Bangalore City in the wake of serial bomb blasts that rocked Hyderabad.

Security has been stepped up in sensitive areas, Railway and Bus stations, police said.