Atrocities

  • Delhi: Two arrested for racist remark against northeast student 13-04-2014 10:57 PM

    New Delhi: Two youth were arrested on Sunday for passing a racist remark against a student from the northeast, police said. Amit Kumar, 22, and Akash Kumar, 23, both residents of Bihar's Chhapra, were arrested after Hemang Haokip, 25, complained against them for the racist comment made midnight. The incident...
  • Karunanidhi condemns denial of Indian visa to journalist Callum Macrae 07-11-2013 09:55 AM

    Chennai: Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) chief Karunanidhi has termed the denial of visa to British journalist Callum Macrae as cheap tactics. Karunanidhi has reacted to reports of denial of visa to Macrea for the past 8 months. Macrae had released a video on channel 4 showing the atrocities committed by...
  • Narayanasamy, Jayanthi Natarajan against PM visit to CHOGM 04-11-2013 11:50 PM

    Two more central ministers have spoken out against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to Sri Lanka to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), in view of that nation's alleged atrocities on Tamils. The government is yet to decide whether Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will attend the CHOGM summit...
  • Rajasthan: Woman beaten up by relatives after being branded as a witch 03-08-2013 06:36 PM

    Jaipur: A tribal woman in Rajasthan was branded as a witch and beaten up by five of her relatives, against whom she filed a police complaint on Saturday. Hansa Devi, 47, a resident of Rohida village in Sirohi district, some 400 km from Jaipur, lodged a first information report (FIR)...
  • Vijayawada: Police officer opens fire inside police station, 1 killed 08-07-2013 01:01 PM

    Vijayawada: At least four people were injured and one killed when two police officers allegedly opened fire at them inside a police station in Andhra Pradesh's Vijayawada. The accused police official identified as Inspector Bangaraju opened fire on group of people who had come to the police station in connection...
  • Tamil Nadu: 'Letter' written by Dalit boy before death recovered 08-07-2013 04:33 AM

    Dharmapuri: A four page letter purportedly written by Dalit youth Ilavarasan in which he states that none should be held responsible for his death, has been recovered by the Special Investigation Team probing the case. SP Asra Garg said that the letter mentions details of how the boy had fallen...
  • WB: Women govt staff supporting Left protest near Mamata's office 19-06-2013 04:46 PM

    Kolkata: Around 60 state government women employees on Tuesday went on a protest march along the main corridors of the Writers' Buildings, the state secretariat, against spurt in sexual violence and atrocities against women across West Bengal. Officials sources said the protesters, all pro-left women employees, held placards decrying the...
  • UP: Female police officer caught on camera slapping 3 women 31-05-2013 08:17 AM

    Aligarh: Another instance of violence against women by the Uttar Pradesh police has surfaced. A policewoman in Aligarh was caught on camera thrashing three middle-aged women. The women had gone to the police station to question why their sons were kept in the police station for three days on complaint...
  • Vachathi verdict: 269 convicted, 17 for rape 29-09-2011 12:33 PM

    New Delhi: A special court on Thursday pronounced the much-awaited judgement in the 1992 Vachathi case and convicted all 269 accused for atrocity on Dalits and 17 for rape. The forest, police and revenue officials were accused of brutal assault of tribal people and rape of several women during a...
  • WB: Bandh cripples life in Maoist-hit areas 28-12-2010 11:36 AM

    Jhargram: Normal life was thrown out of gear in the three Maoist-hit districts of West Bengal on Tuesday morning as the 48-hour bandh call given by the tribals begins in Jhargram. The police said no bus plied on the roads of the jungle mahal areas of West Midnapore, Bankura and...
  • Sankarila firing: One villager killed, 10 injured 04-11-2010 10:26 AM

    Sankarila, West Midnapore: A villager has been killed and 10 others including three policemen have been injured in an exchange of fire between members of the People's Committee Against Police Atrocities and the police near Sankarila in West Midnapore. This happened after police had gone to investigate a suspected PCAPA...
  • Centre to amend Army's powers in Kashmir soon 08-09-2010 04:21 PM

    New Delhi: The Centre is likely to take a decision soon on bringing amendments to the much-criticised Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) and its phased withdrawal from some parts of Jammu and Kashmir. The Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS), which is expected to meet shortly, is likely to take...
  • Upper caste girl's relatives pierce Dalit boy's eyes 09-01-2008 10:58 PM

    Melbourne: Former Australian Test captain Kim Hughes feels former skipper and current national selector Greg Chappell forced Ricky Ponting to step down as Australia captain. Ponting though, after stepping down from captaincy, made it clear that Australia's World Cup ouster had prompted his decision and insisted that he was not...
  • Film producer denied bail 28-06-2007 01:32 PM

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  • Gyanendra faces 'action' for atrocity 21-11-2006 04:40 PM

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  • Crime against Dalits high in UP 07-11-2006 10:26 PM

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