Turf War

  • Local school safe haven for over 400 families in violence-torn Golaghat August 23, 2014

    Golaghat: After weeks of violence, the Golaghat area in Assam is battling an uneasy calm. A local school in the area has been house to over 400 families ever since the violence unleashed along the Assam-Nagaland border in an age-old border dispute. While women tend their infants on the floor...
  • Spot-fixing: Turf war between Mumbai, Delhi police? May 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Ever since the IPL spot-fixing scandal was busted almost a week ago there has been a competition between the Delhi Police and its Mumbai counterpart to take credit for the same. Delhi Police officials say that they have not sought bookie Ramesh Vyas's remand. Vyas has been arrested...
  • Mangalore moral police attack result of turf war? August 9, 2012

    Mangalore: Was the recent homestay attack a result of the turf war between self-proclaimed protectors of Hindu culture in Mangalore? Investigating officers think so after learning from reliable sources that Sharan Pumpwell of Bajarang Dal and Subash Padeel of Hindu Jagaran Vedike had developed hostility towards each other after an...