ARSON

  • Muzaffarnagar riots: SIT seeks arrest warrant against Delhi police constable July 16, 2014

    The Special Investigation Team (SIT), probing the Muzaffarnagar riots, has moved a local court seeking issuance of an arrest warrant against a Delhi Police constable, accused in an arson and loot case here. During investigation, Delhi Police constable Anuj Kumar was allegedly found involved in the riots case at Bahawdi village...
  • Naxal involved in attack on polling party in Bastar arrested May 27, 2014

    A Naxal, who was allegedly involved in an attack on a polling party during the Lok Sabha elections in Bastar region, was on Tuesday arrested from Maoisthit Kondagaon district of Chhattisgarh. Jaeet Ram Korram (28), chief of Padeli Janatana Sarkar group of CPI(Maoist), was nabbed from the forests between Padeli and...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: People accused in various cases still free January 16, 2014

    Muzaffarnagar: Months after Muzaffarnagar riots, many of the accused in cases of looting, arson and even violence against women are roaming free. Around 500 Phugana villagers are accused in various cases and they have put pressure on the police not to make any arrests. Several homes were burnt down and vandalised...
  • Five policemen, 14 others injured in West Delhi as two groups clash August 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Nineteen people, including five policemen, were injured when a clash broke out between two groups over a motorcycle accident in Tilak Vihar colony in West Delhi area on Thursday, the police said. The police had to use water canon and tear gas shells after an angry mob torched three...
  • Curfew imposed in Nawada after clashes break out between 2 groups August 12, 2013

    Curfew was clamped after clashes between two groups across Nawada district claimed one life, left five others injured on Monday and shops and properties ransacked and looted. Police said the clashes broke out as the news of the death of a person, who was among the three injured in an attack...
  • Assam: 8 dead in police firing as mob attacks polling booth February 12, 2013

    Guwahati: There was news of violence from lower Assam where panchayat polls were underway. Eight people died in police firing after a mob of 400 men and women from the Rabhas community armed with iron rods, axes, machetes and sticks attacked a polling station and indulged in arson. The death...
  • Dalit rape: Akhilesh Yadav suspends top policemen June 26, 2012

    The deteriorating law and order situation in the state has forced Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav to crack the whip. ...
  • Dalit rape: Akhilesh cracks down on administration June 25, 2012

    Lucknow: In the wake of alleged rape and murder of a Dalit girl and subsquent arson, the UP government on Monday suspended four senior officials, including the District Magistrate and the Superintendent of Police of Pratapgarh, for alleged laxity in performing their duties. DM YK Bahal and SP OP Sagar along...
  • 11yearold youngest to be sentenced for UK riot September 1, 2011

    London: A 11yearold boy on Wednesday became the youngest person to be sentenced for stealing a waste bin worth 50 pounds during the recent London riots. He was given an 18month youth rehabilitation order at Havering Magistrates' Court in Essex after admitting burglary. The boy, who cannot be named for legal...
  • India at 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 1, 2011

    Catch all the big news of the day with CNNIBN Editorinchief Rajdeep Sardesai on 'India at 9'. ...
  • Mayawati gets court notice for arson at Joshi's house August 26, 2009

    Lucknow The Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court on Tuesday issued a notice to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati for her alleged role in the arson attack at state Congress Chief Rita Bahuguna Joshi's residence on July 15. Together with the Chief Minister, the High Court also issued notices to...
  • Man jailed for burning down rival pizza store June 19, 2009

    Sydney: An unemployed Australian who was offered free pizza for life to burn down the pizza parlour of a rival was jailed by a Melbourne court on Thursday. Frank Foschini, 35, broke into Papa John's in July 2005, doused it with petrol and started a fire that gutted the premises...
  • Man charged with starting wildfires in Australia February 14, 2009

    Melbourne: A 39yearold Churchill man has been arrested and accused of starting the deadly wildfires in Australia, which have killed at least 181 people. The man has been charged with arson causing deaths and if convicted he could face a jail term of 25 years. He has also been charged of...
  • 130 dead, Australian fire zone declared crime scene February 9, 2009

    Whittlesea: Suspicions that the worst wildfires ever to strike Australia were deliberately set led police to declare crime scenes Monday in towns incinerated by blazes, while investigators moving into the charred landscape discovered more bodies. The death toll stood at 130. Officials believe arson may be behind at least some of the...