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  • West Bengal: Section 144 lifted from violence-torn Birbhum after 11 days November 3, 2014

    Birbhum: West Bengal Police have withdrawn Section 144 from violence-torn Birbhum, 11 days after clashes between Trinamool Congress (TMC) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The Makhra clashes for territorial control between the Trinamool and BJP which killed at least three people happened despite Section 144 in place in that region. The police...
  • 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...
  • Trilokpuri communal clash: 14 arrested for spreading rumours October 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Police on Sunday arrested 14 persons for spreading rumours and fanning tension in east Delhi's Trilokpuri locality even as no fresh violence was reported and situation remained "under control" despite being tense in the area which has been on the boil during the last three days following a...
  • Educational institutions to reopen in Manipur September 14, 2014

    Imphal: The Manipur government has decided to reopen all educational institutions from Monday following an agreement with the Joint Committee on Inner Line Permit System (JCILPS). This decision was taken yesterday after the JCILPS agreed in a meeting with the government to lift the "indefinite public curfew", imposed since September...
  • Will order CBI probe into the recent AssamNagaland border violence, says Assam CM August 23, 2014

    Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday declared that the state government would go for a CBI probe into the recent conflict along the AssamNagaland border. "I have ordered for a CBI probe into the recent happenings along the AssamNagaland border. I have also ordered for a judicial probe...
  • AssamNagaland border violence: Curfew relaxed in Golaghat for 12 hours August 22, 2014

    Golaghat: The indefinite curfew in Golaghat district was relaxed for 12 hours from Friday morning with the situation "under control and improving further", a senior district official said. There was no report of untoward incident on Friday from any part of the district, including Uriamghat along the AssamNagaland border, he...
  • Assam: Curfew partially lifted in evening; agitators withdraw strike August 21, 2014

    Golaghat: The indefinite curfew imposed in Golaghat district on Thursday in the wake of Wednesday's border flareup was relaxed for a few hours in the evening even as police fired in the air and burst tear gas shells to disperse protesters trying to block NH39 at Numaligarh. The curfew would be...
  • Border violence: Locals slam Assam police August 21, 2014

    Guwahati The situation along the AssamNagaland border remains tense after three people were killed in police firing on Wednesday. Even as the Chief Ministers of both states have decided to put in place a joint mechanism to prevent similar flare ups, the anger is palpable among the locals. CRPF soldiers...
  • US teen death: Obama appeals for calm as Ferguson remains tense, assures probe August 19, 2014

    Police on Monday enforced a curfew against protesters angry at the death of a black teenager by a white police officer in Ferguson. US President Barack Obama said, "The Justice Department has opened an independent federal civil rights investigation into the death of Michael Brown. They are on the ground...
  • US troops on streets after police shooting protests August 19, 2014

    Ferguson (US): US National Guard troops deployed in a suburban Missouri town on Monday as authorities struggled to contain weekold protests triggered when a police officer shot dead an unarmed black teenager. State Governor Jay Nixon lifted an overnight curfew as the soldiers arrived, but tempers were running high amid ongoing...
  • Police hurl tear gas at US protesters in Ferguson August 18, 2014

    Ferguson: Riot police on Sunday hurled tear gas and marched on rioters in the St Louis suburb of Ferguson, wracked by race riots since police shot dead an unarmed black teenager. Police in body armor, gas masks and marching with armored vehicles moved in to disperse the mob of mostly young...
  • Curfew reimposed in Missouri city where black teen shot by police August 18, 2014

    Ferguson: Authorities on Sunday imposed a midnight curfew for the second night a row in the tense St. Louis suburb where an unarmed black teen was shot to death last week by police. They blocked off at least one street to vehicle traffic before the sun even set. The move came...
  • Police enforce curfew against protesters in Ferguson, Missouri August 17, 2014

    Ferguson: Police enforced a curfew against protesters angry at the shooting death of a black teenager by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, clearing the streets of demonstrators early on Sunday during a tense standoff. "You must disperse immediately," a law enforcement official warned over a loudspeaker as police slowly...
  • Curfew called off completely in Saharanpur August 8, 2014

    Curefew imposed in Saharanpur since July 26 has been lifted completely from August 8 onwards. District Magistrate Sandhya Tiwari said the curfew has been lifted from Friday after it was imposed in view of the violent clash between two communities over a disputed land last month. The situation in Saharanpur is completely...
  • Curfew will be relaxed in Saharanpur for 12 hours: DM August 3, 2014

    Curfew will be relaxed in violencehit Saharanpur for 12 hours on Sunday, an official said. "Curfew will be relaxed from 7 am to 7 pm on Sunday," Saharanpur District Magistrate Sandhya Tiwari said here. The situation is getting normal in the district rapidly, she added. Curfew was clamped on last Saturday in Saharanpur...
  • 1 killed in clash over Facebook post; curfew clamped in Khandwa July 31, 2014

    Curfew was imposed early on Thursday in Khandwa after communal tension spread in the town over a post on a social networking site that allegedly hurt the feelings of a particular community and also led to the killing of a person, a police official said. Trouble began last evening when an...
  • Curfew relaxed for 4 hours in Saharanpur, devouts offer Eid prayers July 29, 2014

    Devouts on Tuesday offered Eid prayers in Saharanpur with district authorities relaxing curfew in the violencehit city where security forces kept a close watch on troublemongers. Curfew was being relaxed in two stages from 7 AM to 11 AM in the old town areas and from 3 PM to 7 PM...
  • Riothit Saharanpur hopes for a peaceful Eid, curfew to be partly relaxed July 29, 2014

    Saharanpur: Tensions have eased slightly in the riothit Saharanpur with everyone hoping that the festival of Eid will be a peaceful one. Curfew will be relaxed from 7 am to 11 am on the Ambala road and Behat road. The other areas will get to see curfew relaxed from 3...
  • Saharanpur riots: Situation fully under control, says Home Minister July 28, 2014

    Curfew was relaxed on Monday for four hours in violencehit Saharanpur to allow people to get their daily needs even as district authorities struggled hard to contain troublemongers. As the situation has shown improvement, curfew was being relaxed from 10 AM to 2 PM in the new city and from 3...
  • Saharanpur situation fully under control, says Rajnath Singh July 28, 2014

    The Centre on Monday said the situation in violencehit Saharanpur is fully under control and it is keeping close eye on it. "Saharanpur situation is fully under control. We are keeping a close vigil," Home Minister Rajnath Singh told reporters here. Singh's comments came a day after he briefed Prime Minister...
  • Situation improves in Saharanpur, curfew lifted for 4 hours in old town area July 28, 2014

    Saharanpur: As the situation improved in the violencehit Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh on Monday, curfew has been relaxed for four hours in the old town areas to allow people to buy their daily need items from markets which were directed to remain open. The curfew has been relaxed from 3 PM...
  • Saharanpur clashes: Curfew relaxed for four hours in new city area July 28, 2014

    Saharanpur: With the situation improving in violencehit Saharanpur, curfew in the new city area has been lifted for four hours on Monday to allow people to buy their daily need items from markets which were directed to remain open. Curfew was being relaxed from 10 AM to 2 PM in the...
  • Saharanpur tense, 38 arrested after clashes; Congress leader named in FIR July 28, 2014

    Saharanpur: The situation in Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh continues to be tense which witnessed violent communal clashes on Saturday resulting in the death of three people and leaving 33 others injured. Thirtyeight people have been arrested so far following the clashes between two communities over a land dispute. Nine FIRs has...
  • Akhilesh Yadav instructs officials to monitor situation in Saharanpur July 26, 2014

    With tension prevailing in Saharanpur and Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday directed senior home department officials to strictly handle the situation in the two areas. "A continuous monitoring of the situation in Saharanpur and Moradabad is being done by senior police and government officials," Principal Secretary (Information)...
  • Three killed in a clash between 2 communities in Saharanpur, curfew imposed July 26, 2014

    Violent clashes on Saturday broke out between two communities over a land dispute in Saharanpur with the two sides indulging in brick batting and arson, leaving three people dead and prompting authorities to impose curfew in the district. ADG (Law and Order) Mukul Goel confirms death of three persons in Saharanpur....
  • UP: Two dead in Saharanpur violence, curfew imposed July 26, 2014

    Saharanpur: Curfew under Section 144 was clamped in Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur on Saturday after clashes broke out between two groups in the area over land dispute. The violence has claimed two lives and as many as 15 people have been injured. Traffic on the national highway connecting Ambala was thrown out of...
  • Communal violence over installation of loudspeakers in religious place cripples Moradabad July 5, 2014

    Moradabad: Moradabad is tense again after clashes between 2 communities over the installation of loudspeakers at a religious place. Police have detained 4 BJP leaders including Muzaffarnagar riotaccused MLA Sangeet Som. The BJP was planning to a hold a mahapanchayat in the city on Friday. However, police had detained BJP MLA...
  • J&K: Army deployed in Poonch after clashes May 23, 2014

    The army on Friday carried out flag march in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch town where an indefinite curfew was imposed following clashes between two communities. "The army has carried out a flag march this (Friday) afternoon in Poonch town to instil confidence among people," a police officer told IANS in Poonch. Authorities...