CLASHES

  • West Bengal: Two cops hurt while trying to stop clash between anti-socials 14 hours 20 minutes ago

    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...
  • News 360: Air India violates DGCA flying duty hours norms for crew October 28, 2014

    In the news yet again for wrong reasons, India's state air carrier Air India has been accused of flouting civil aviation guidelines and putting lives of hundreds of passengers at risk everyday. ...
  • AIADMK, DMK councillors throw microphones at each other over Jayalalithaa's portrait in office in Karur October 28, 2014

    Karur: Shocking scenes were witnessed at the Karur Municipal Council office in Tamil Nadu on Tuesday afternoon when the councillors of DMK and AIADMK came to blows over a portrait of former chief minister J Jayalalithaa. A portrait of the AIADMK chief was in place at the municipal council office which...
  • Delhi: Police use drones to carry out search operation in violence-hit Trilokpuri October 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Police is using drones to carry out search operations in Delhi's Trilokpuri area where violence broke out on the night of Diwali. Door-to-door searches are also being held in the vicinity to check for anti-social elements. The curfew in the area will be relaxed from 2 to 5...
  • Trilokpuri clashes: Children starve as prices of commodities soar, say residents October 27, 2014

    The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Monday sought a detailed report from Delhi Police on the clashes which occurred in east Delhi's Trilokpuri area. "We aren't able to buy milk, prices have soared. We have sent our children to Utttam Nagar to buy supplies," said residents. ...
  • Delhi: Home Ministry demands detailed report from police on Trilokpuri clashes October 27, 2014

    New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Monday sought a detailed report from Delhi Police on the clashes which occurred in east Delhi's Trilokpuri area. Reportedly, the MHA has sought a detailed report after allegations that the police response had been slow. Till now, 45 people have been...
  • West Bengal: 3 killed in clashes between TMC, BJP cadres in Birbhum October 27, 2014

    Birbhum: In political clashes that took a violent turn, three people have been killed as the Trinamool Congress (TMC) and Bharatiya Janata Party workers clashed in Birbhum in West Bengal. One victim is a BJP worker while the other two are TMC supporters. No arrests have been made so far in...
  • West Bengal: TMC, BJP workers clash again, four injured in violence October 27, 2014

    Birbhum: As many as four people suffered bullet injuries in clashes between the workers of Trinamool Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party in West Bengal's Birbhum district. The incident took place in Makra village which now has heavy deployment of Rapid Action Force in the area following the violence. Many people have...
  • London: Anti and pro Bilawal Bhutto groups clash with each other in Kashmir Million March rally October 26, 2014

    London: Incidences of violence was reported in a Pakistan sponsored rally in London. Anti and pro Bilawal Bhutto groups clashed with each other in the Kashmir Million March rally on Sunday. Anti Bilwal Bhutto groups threw bottles at Bilawal Zardari chanting 'Go Bilawal Go'. Participants protested against Bilawal's Participation. Following...