Stone Pelting

  • Bihar: Stones pelted at Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in Nalanda 31-03-2014 06:11 PM

    Nalanda: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was in for a shock when people pelted stones at him during a public meeting in Nalanda on Monday. The protestors who were reportedly angry with Nitish's governance also raised slogans against the CM. They were reportedly upset with tje JDU government for not...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: 250 persons pelt stones to protest gangrape accused's arrest, booked 26-03-2014 01:25 PM

    Police on Wednesday registered a case against 250 people for stone pelting and injuring three people during the incident in Muzaffarnagar. Among those who were booked, police named 30 people, including BJP activist Nitin Malik for pelting stones and blocking roads. Three persons were injured on Tuesday when police tried...
  • Ahmedabad: Stones pelted at AAP's rally, police resort to lathicharge 08-03-2014 06:53 PM

    Ahmedabad: There seems to be no end to protests in Gujarat against former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal with unidentified men pelting stones at his rally in Ahmedabad on Saturday. A few protesters also managed to land on the stage. The police resorted to lathicharge outside Kejriwal's rally venue. "In...
  • Junior doctors clash with SP MLA Irfan Solanki, arrested 01-03-2014 08:37 AM

    A clash broke out between supporters of a Samajwadi Party MLA and junior doctors of a medical college here on Friday night, leaving several of them including the legislator injured, police said. The clash started when Aryanagar MLA Irfan Solanki objected to some junior doctors of Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Medical...
  • Nitish takes a dig at Lalu, says there is fire in RJD house due to short-circuit 27-02-2014 07:47 AM

    Mounting a scathing attack on Lalu Prasad for indulging in "rowdism", Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday said while the fire in his house (RJD) has been due to "short-circuit" but Prasad was blaming outsiders. "Fire in the house has been due to short-circuit but he is blaming outsiders for...
  • LIVE: Protestors show black flags to Kumar Vishwas, pelt stones at his convoy 12-01-2014 02:35 PM

    Aam Aadmi Party leader Kumar Vishwas was on Sunday shown black flags by a group of people, who were protesting against his purported remarks against a religious event, while he was heading to address a rally in Rahul Gandhi's constituency here. Stones and eggs were also thrown at two buses...
  • Ten police personnel injured in stone pelting by residents of Sikri village 09-01-2014 11:21 AM

    A team of 10 police personnel, including a woman sub-inspector, were injured in an attack by residents of Sikri village in the Bhopa area when they had gone there to arrest a history sheeter. According to sources, in the incident which took place on Wednesday, the villagers turned violent and...
  • Twenty people injured in group clashes over tying buffaloes 05-11-2013 10:17 PM

    Ahmedabad: At least 20 people, belonging to a certain community, were injured in group clashes over a trivial issue of tying buffaloes in the middle of road in Mehsana district's Manknaj village. One of the 20 people received serious head injuries, Santhal police sub-inspector R B Bhatol told PTI. The...
  • 4 injured as angry villagers attack policemen trying to arrest Muzaffarnagar riots accused 01-11-2013 02:53 PM

    Four policemen were injured in stone pelting by villagers in Kutba area of Muzaffarnagar district, where they had gone to arrest a person in connection with a case of communal violence there. The mob was protesting against the arrest of a person in connection with communal violence which erupted in...
  • Odisha: Congress leader Harihar Karan's house attacked by 15 unidentified men 02-10-2013 07:23 AM

    Unidentified miscreants attacked senior Congress leader Harihar Karan's house in Bhubaneshwar and damaged his car on Tuesday night, police said. A group of around 15 persons on motorcycles stopped in front of Karan's house in the posh Nayapalli locality of the state capital and pelted stones, they said. While no...
  • Minor communal scuffle erupts in Agra, situation under control 17-09-2013 12:03 PM

    A minor communal flare-up erupted Monday evening in the Agra but was effectively contained, police said Tuesday. The scuffle broke out in Taj Ganj area between two groups of youngsters on a trivial issue. It soon escalated into stone-pelting from both sides. At least three people, including a priest, were...
  • J&K: Two persons injured in stone-pelting incident 14-09-2013 04:18 PM

    Two persons including an 11-year-old boy were injured on Saturday in stone-pelting by 'miscreants' in Bandipora district of Kashmir, police said. "An 11-year-old boy, Waheed Malik was seriously injured after getting hit in the eye by a stone pelted by miscreants at main market in Bandipora town, a police spokesman...
  • Kids' squabble over flying kite gets 2 communities at loggerheads 01-08-2013 10:29 AM

    Children of different communities squabbled over a kite-flying incident, sparking violence in Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh late on Wednesday, as people of the two communities pelted stones and hurled crude bombs at each other, police said. The fracas started in the Rajrupur area of Dhoomanganj in Allahabad, after youngsters from...
  • Tension erupts in Lucknow's old city area following clashes during religious procession 31-07-2013 11:49 AM

    Tension prevailed in the old city area in Lucknow when members of two groups engaged in brick-batting and arson during a religious procession, police said on Wednesday. The incident took place on Wednesday morning when a procession to commemorate the death anniversary of Hazrat Ali, the son-in-law of the Prophet,...
  • Facebook post sparks tension in Meerut, 12 injured 06-04-2013 04:47 AM

    Lucknow: An inflamatory post on social networking site Facebook resulted in communal tension in Meerut on Friday as angry members of a community stoned a mini-truck and a bus carrying a marriage party, police said. Soon after the post lampooning a specific religion was noticed, mobs took to the streets...
  • Stone pelting in Srinagar after Eid prayers 31-08-2011 02:10 PM

    Srinagar: Muslims across Kashmir on Wednesday celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr, marking the culmination of holy fasting month of Ramzan, with traditional fervour and gaiety as thousands offered prayers at mosques and shrines in the Valley. However, celebrations were briefly disrupted as a group of youth started stone pelting at security force personnel...
  • J&K CM's Eid gift: amnesty for stone pelters 30-08-2011 06:04 PM

    The J&K CM announced an amnesty scheme for youths involved in over 1,200 cases of stone-pelting in Kashmir during 2010 unrest. ...
  • CRPF looks for ways to control protests in J&K 07-03-2011 11:18 AM

    Srinagar: The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in Jammu and Kashmir is looking at new ways of controlling stone pelting incidents, that have become the standard way of protesting. They are calling it operation WHAM. A different body gear, non-lethal weapons and lot of ambulances to attend to the injured,...
  • Young Indian Leaders: peacelover Aga Ruhullah 28-10-2010 11:41 AM

    Aga Ruhullah, the youngest cabinet minister in the state, has chosen to make a difference through basic economic development. ...
  • Government finalises J&K interlocutors 13-10-2010 12:57 PM

    New Delhi: Government on Wednesday named three interlocutors, including eminent journalist Dilip Padgaonkar, to hold talks with all shades of opinion including the separatists in Jammu and Kashmir as part of efforts to bring peace in the state. Home Minister P Chidambaram said the interlocutors, who were finalised on Wednesday...
  • Injured youth dies in Kashmir, toll rises to 109 02-10-2010 08:34 PM

    Srinagar: Thousands of people early on Saturday joined the funeral procession of a youth, who died here of his injuries sustained in firing by security forces a fortnight back, taking the toll in the Kashmir Valley unrest to 109. Umar Sulaiman Sheikh was injured in firing by security forces in...
  • PC appeals to J&K parents to cooperate with govt 27-09-2010 12:31 PM

    New Delhi: The Union Home Minister P Chidambaram said here on Monday that the government is happy to learn that most schools and colleges have reopened in Jammu and Kashmir. He appealed to parents to cooperate with the state administration in restoring normalcy and smooth functioning of the educational institutions....
  • Centre's Kashmir plan silent on Army's powers 25-09-2010 10:17 PM

    New Delhi: The Central Government has decided to appoint interlocutors to solve the Kashmir problem. The Cabinet Committee on Security on Saturday offered the healing touch by doling out cash incentives for the strife-torn Valley and also requesting the Jammu and Kashmir government to set free those arrested for stone-pelting...
  • All students arrested in Kashmir to be released 25-09-2010 05:20 PM

    New Delhi: The Centre on Saturday said that it would advise Jammu and Kashmir government to release all students detained for stone pelting and protests, and to withdraw all charges against them. Union Home Minister P Chidambaram said that the Centre would give Rs 5 lakh relief to families of...
  • FTN: All-party team fails to reach out to Kashmiris? 21-09-2010 09:17 AM

    Has the all-party delegation failed to reach out to the ordinary Kashmiris? ...