CLASH

  • Kolkata: A sub-inspector injured in clash after civic polls 3 days ago

    Kolkata: A sub-inspector of Girish Park police station was critically injured by bomb splinters during a clash allegedly between two political parties soon after voting for the city civic board ended this afternoon. Police said the SI was rushed to a local hospital where his condition was stated to be critical. The...
  • WB: TMC workers indulge in violence in Howrah, set vehicles on fire 4 days ago

    Kolkata: A section of the Trinamool Congress workers indulged in violence and set ablaze a few trucks near the Secretariat building in Howrah on Friday. The mob set fire to four trucks and a private car, the police said adding it also made an effort to set ablaze a godown. Five fire...
  • Delhi elections: Clash between AAP, Congress supporters in Model Town area February 6, 2015

    New Delhi: A clash broke out on Friday between Congress and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supporters in Model Town area of North-West Delhi. AAP alleged that Congress supporters were distributing cash and liquor to the voters in slum clusters and when they stopped them, a clash broke out. About 15 people...
  • Deadly clashes rage in east Ukraine after peace talks fail February 2, 2015

    Kiev: Fighting raged in eastern Ukraine on Sunday as pro-Russian separatists used artillery fire to try to dislodge government forces from a strategic rail hub after peace talks collapsed. Hopes of easing the situation evaporated on Saturday with Ukraine's representative and separatist envoys accusing each other of sabotaging negotiations. "Fighting continues across...
  • West Bengal: 20 students injured in clashes between TMC, ABVP, SFI students in Raigunj January 19, 2015

    Kolkata: Nearly 20 students were injured in clashes between Trinamool Congress (TMC), BJP's students' wing Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) and Communist Party of India's students' wing Students' Federation of India (SFI) supporters in a college in Raigunj, West Bengal. Two students reportedly sustained bullet injuries in the clashes. Former minister...
  • Bihar: Police arrest 14 accused, situation under control after Muzaffarpur violence January 19, 2015

    Patna: Tightening the noose after a clash between two groups killed five people in Muzaffarpur, the Bihar Police has taken 14 people under arrest. The violence erupted as a mob on Sunday torched nine houses in a village in Muzaffarpur district following the recovery of an abducted youth's dead...
  • 3 burnt to death as mob torches houses in Bihar village January 18, 2015

    Muzaffarpur: Three persons were charred to death as a mob on Sunday torched nine houses in a village in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district following the recovery of an abducted youth's body. The body of 19-year-old Bhartendu Kumar was found near the house of Vikki, who is the main accused in the abduction...
  • West Bengal: 1 TMC worker killed in clash with BJP members in Birbhum January 2, 2015

    Birbhum: In more violence in West Bengal, a Trinamool Congress worker has been killed in clashes with Bharatiya Janata Party members in Birbhum district of the state. A BJP woman worker has also been injured in the clashes that continued throughout the night. Crude bombs were hurled by party workers...
  • West Bengal: Two cops hurt while trying to stop clash between anti-socials December 25, 2014

    Hooghly: Two policemen sustained injuries while trying to stop a clash between two groups of anti-socials at a railway station compound in Hooghly district on Thursday, police said. The incident started over an allegation of teasing a woman, who is the wife of an anti-social named Nani, at Rabindra Nagar...
  • Spain soccer fan clash leaves 1 dead, 11 injured December 1, 2014

    Madrid: One man died and 11 others suffered minor injuries after a fight broke out outside Atletico Madrid's soccer stadium between its fans and those of visiting team Deportivo La Coruna, officials said Sunday. Madrid's Clinico San Carlos hospital said a man died of injuries sustained in the clash between rival...
  • False alarm about trouble at Trilokpuri throws cops in tizzy November 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Police was thrown into a tizzy last evening when it received around a dozen calls about a brawl in east Delhi's Trilokpuri only to find that no untoward incident had taken place in the area where communal clashes had erupted last month. Police said they had received 11...
  • Race colours Ferguson verdict November 25, 2014

    In the US, the city of Ferguson is burning after a 12 member jury decided not to indict the white police officer who shot dead an unarmed African Amercian teenager in August. ...
  • MHA to send paramilitary forces to Hisar, attempts to arrest 'godman' Rampal in vain November 19, 2014

    New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Monday evening decided to send in paramilitary forces tackle the poor law and order condition in Hisar following clashes between self-styled godman Rampal's supporters and the police. "The Central government is sending about 500 paramilitary personnel to Haryana to deal with...
  • Fresh clashes break out between TMC, BJP workers in Birbhum; 1 dead November 16, 2014

    Birbhum: Fresh clashes between the workers of ruling Trinamool Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party claimed one life in West Bengal's Birbhum district which was under curfew for over 10 days earlier this month. The deceased is reportedly a BJP supporter whose body was recovered by police from Chowmandalpur village. Five people...
  • Delhi: Police rejects allegations of torture during Trilokpuri clash November 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Monday rejected allegations of torture, high-handedness and discrimination on its part in dealing with women of minority communities during the recent clashes in East Delhi's Trilokpuri area. Referring to media reports in this regard, an official statement said that a large contingent of women police...
  • Trilokpuri lessons: Smarter resource mobilisation, community dialogue November 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The Trilokpuri clashes have stressed the need for Delhi Police to streamline resource mobilisation process in such situations and to engage with communities at the grass-root level to defuse tensions before they spiral out of control. After assessing the problems they faced while dealing with the situation in...
  • New Delhi: Arms meant for delivery in Trilokpuri seized November 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The seizure of two pistols and live rounds from two men who were supposed to deliver them to someone in violence-hit Trilokpuri on Wednesday, raised concerns that anti-social elements are still at work in the locality which is slowly limping toward normalcy. According to police, Amit Kumar Singh (33)...
  • J&K: Clashes break out between civilians, security forces over death of teenagers in Army firing November 4, 2014

    Srinagar: The Indian Army on Tuesday begun its inquiry after two civilians were killed in its firing on Monday in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam district. The Army has launched investigations by recording of statements of the troops on duty to reconstruct the sequence of events. "The inquiry has been ordered. A...
  • Hindus lead Muharram processions as Trilokpuri takes steps towards normalcy November 4, 2014

    New Delhi: East Delhi's Trilokpuri on Tuesday set an example of communal harmony as Hindu volunteers came out to lead Muharram processions in the area which had witnessed violent clashes between two communities around the time of Diwali. The six processions in the area on Tuesday which were all led by...
  • Muharram processions peaceful in Bawana, observance low-key November 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The Muharram processions in Outer Delhi's Bawana area, which had been on the boil since Sunday's 'Mahapanchayat', on Tuesday passed off peacefully amid heavy police deployment. The processions, however, remained confined to the boundaries of the J J Colony, breaking a decades-old tradition when they used to start from...
  • New Delhi: Muharram to be observed in Trilokpuri under heavy security November 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Muharram will be observed on Tuesday in east Delhi's violence-hit Trilokpuri area amid heavy security with Hindu volunteers taking part in the processions. The entire route of the procession will be monitored aerially with the help of drones. As many as 30 Hindu volunteers will lead the four Muharram...
  • Birbhum: Politics over terror intensifies, after BJP, Congress try to break Section 144 November 1, 2014

    Birbhum: In the aftermath of the clashes between the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Trinamool Congress workers in Birbhum, the district has become a political arena. After the BJP and the Left, a Congress delegation on Saturday went to Birbhum to visit the affected villages demanding that the police lift...
  • Ahmedabad: 5 injured in group clash; two detained November 1, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Five persons were injured when two groups of a minority community clashed at a town in Gujarat's Bhavnagar district following which police had to fire in air and resort to baton-charge to control the mob on Friday. Two persons have been detained in connection with the incident, police said on...
  • West Bengal: Congress delegation visits violence-torn Birbhum, stopped by police November 1, 2014

    Kolkata: In an attempt to make its presence felt in the violence-hit Birbhum region, the Congress unit in West Bengal visited the place. The delegation of Congress leaders-led by state party chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury were stopped by police as Section 144 has been clamped in the area. Congress workers were...
  • Birbhum clash: BJP delegation meets Bengal governor KN Tripathi to apprise him of situation October 31, 2014

    Kolkata: A Bharatiya Janata Party delegation, led by the party's state president Rahul Sinha met the West Bengal governor KN Tripathi to apprise him about the political situation in Birbhum. Earlier on Thursday, a three-member BJP fact finding team was stopped in Birbhum and arrested. The BJP team was in Birbhum...
  • Court slams West Bengal police for abuse of power in investigation of Birbhum clashes October 31, 2014

    Kolkata: Siuri court severely reprimanded West Bengal Police and directed top brass of district police to remove the officer in charge of Parui PS Kartick Mohan Ghosh and suspend Investigation Officer in the Parui political clash case Dhrubajyoti Dutta for dereliction of duty. The court referred the case to Calcutta...
  • Birbhum: TMC leaders used their clout to influence the locals, says Rahul Sinha October 30, 2014

    Due to increased attacks on BJP workers in Birbhum district, allegedly by TMC workers, a three-member fact-finding team of the BJP visited Birbhum to assess the situation. BJP leader Rahul Sinha said that the TMC leaders had used their clout to influence the locals. ...
  • Birbhum: BJP workers led by Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi arrested for breaking barricades, released on bail October 30, 2014

    Birbhum: The members of the Bharatiya Janata Party's fact-finding team on the attacks on party leaders in Birbhum were on Thursday arrested and then released on bail. The team led by Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi was taken into custody just 4 km ahead of Birbhum as it tried to break barricades. In...
  • Delhi's Trilokpuri prohibitory orders relaxed for 11 hours October 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Thursday relaxed the prohibitory orders for 11 hours in Delhi's Trilokpuri area, which has been hit by communal clashes. "The prohibitory order relaxation has been effective from 6 AM and will go up to 5 PM (Thursday)," Joint Commissioner of Police Sanjay Beniwal told IANS. Two groups...
  • Trilokpuri clashes: Drones with night vision to be used to monitor during Chhath Puja, Muharram October 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Drones are being used to search the troubled area in East Delhi's Trilokpuri which saw communal violence on Diwali night. The police will also be using drones with night vision cameras to monitor Chhath Puja and Muharram. At the same time, door-to-door searches are also taking place. The...