Clash

  • Israel keeps up Gaza assault; diplomats seek ceasefire 3 hours 24 minutes ago

    Gaza: Israeli forces pounded multiple sites across the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, including the enclave's sole power plant, and said it was meeting stiff resistance from Hamas Islamists, as diplomats sought to end the bloodshed. In a blow to Israel's economy, US and European air carriers halted flights in and out...
  • Israel, Hamas battle over public opinion online 4 hours 53 minutes ago

    Jerusalem: Beyond the boom of Israeli airstrikes and the stream of rockets fired from Gaza, Israel and Hamas are also battling to control the message emanating from this latest Israeli-Palestinian conflagration. Using videos, Twitter, text messages, leaflets and phone calls, both sides have attempted to direct the tone of the fighting...
  • 5 injured in clashes between two groups over collecting water from hand pump Yesterday

    Five persons were injured in a clash between two groups over collecting water from a hand pump at Madawli village in Muzaffarnagar district, police said. Trouble started when one of the villagers Subhash come to collect water from a public hand pump and Akash stopped him from doing so. Soon a...
  • Israel presses blistering attack on Gaza, toll rises to 572 Yesterday

    Gaza/Jerusalem: Israel on Monday pressed on with its heavy bombardment of Gaza and foiled major infiltration attempts by Hamas on the 14th day of the conflict that has killed 572 Palestinians and 27 Israelis, even as the UN and the US called for an "immediate ceasefire". A day after Israel's deadliest...
  • Obama dispatches Kerry to Egypt to forge ceasefire on Gaza 2 days ago

    Washington: US President Barack Obama has dispatched his Secretary of State John Kerry to Cairo to meet with Egyptian and other officials on the volatile situation in the Gaza Strip and seek an immediate cessation of hostilities. The announcement was made by Obama when he spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin...
  • Israel UN envoy says no Israeli soldier kidnapped in Gaza 2 days ago

    United Nations: Israel's UN Ambassador Ron Prosor said on Sunday there was no kidnapped Israeli soldier, dismissing a televised announcement in the Gaza Strip from Hamas's armed wing that it had captured an Israeli soldier during the fighting in Shejaia. "There's no kidnapped Israeli soldier and those rumours are untrue," Prosor...
  • Amarnath Yatra resumes from Baltal, Pahalgam routes 3 days ago

    Srinagar: The Amarnath Yatra resumed at 10 AM on Saturday from both Baltal and Pahalgam routes after its temporary suspension, an official said. A senior police official told IANS in Srinagar on Saturday: "After its temporary suspension on Friday, the Amarnath Yatra was on Saturday, resumed from both Baltal and Pahalgam...
  • Gaza toll crosses 300, UN chief heads to the region to bolster truce efforts 4 days ago

    Gaza: Fresh Israeli air strikes killed 10 people in Gaza on Saturday, hiking the death toll above 300 as UN chief Ban Ki-moon headed to the region to bolster truce efforts. The new peace push came as Israel's campaign against the besieged Palestinian territory entered day 12 in the bloodiest conflict...
  • Amarnath yatra suspended over clashes 4 days ago

    Srinagar: Clashes between ponywallas and community kitchen operators at Baltal Base camp on Friday forced suspension of the Amarnath Yatra even as Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra and state government appealed to both parties to maintain peace for smooth conduct of the pilgrimage. At least 37 persons, including few security...
  • Eight injured as two groups clash over minor dispute July 14, 2014

    Eight persons were injured when two groups clashed over a minor dispute at Walipur village in Muzaffarnagar district, police said. The clash broke out when a bike driven by Bunty hit a pedestrian identified as Aasif on Sunday, SP (Crime) Rakesh Jolly said. Soon two groups gathered at the spot and started...
  • At least 10 injured in clash between two groups of students July 12, 2014

    At least 10 persons were injured as two groups of students clashed at Purkazi town of the Muzaffarnagar, police said. SP (City) Sarvan Kumar told reporters in Muzaffarnagar Saturday morning that the clash occurred on Friday after a dispute broke out between the two groups over bathing in the canal here....
  • TMC MP apologises for calling Lok Sabha Speaker a mouthpiece of Modi July 9, 2014

    A day after the Trinamool BJP members clashed in Parliament over allegations of abuse being hurled at each other, TMC MP Kalyan Banerjee called Sumitra Mahajan a Speaker of Narendra Modi. He later apologised for the comment. The TMC demanded action against BJP MPs who allegedly abused TMC women MPs...
  • 62 arrested in communal clashes in Moradabad July 6, 2014

    Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh: 62 people have been arrested so far in connection with the communal violence that stunned Moradabad on Friday. Clashes broke out in the Kanth district over the installation of loudspeakers at a religious place. Some of the those arrested have alleged that Muzaffarnagar riots' accused MLA Sangeet Som...
  • Centre seeks report from UP government on Moradabad communal clashes July 6, 2014

    Moradabad: Even as normalcy returns after communal tensions broke out in Moradabad on Friday, the Centre has sought a report from the Uttar Pradesh government on the violence. Tension errupted in the area after two communities clashed on Friday over the installation of a speaker in a temple. A day after...
  • Palestinians: Arab teen was burned to death July 5, 2014

    Jerusalem: The Palestinian attorney general says autopsy results of an Arab teenager who Palestinians say was killed by Israeli extremists in a revenge attack show he was burned to death. The charred body of 16-year-old Mohammed Abu Khdeir was found in a forest after he was seized near his home in...
  • Six persons injured in a clash between 2 groups over a minor dispute July 5, 2014

    At least six persons were injured in a clash between two parties belonging to different communities over a minor dispute in Meerut, police said on Saturday. The incident took place on Friday night when two youths belonging to different communities had an argument over a mere sum of hundred rupees, which...
  • Moradabad: BJP supporters pelt stones at police July 4, 2014

    Moradabad: Clashes broke out between the supporters of Bharatiya Janata Party and police in Moradabad after the detention of MPs Sangeet Som, Satyapal Singh and Nepal Singh. Moradabad DM suffered injuries as BJP supporters pelted stones at policemen, who had to resort to lathi-charge to control the mob. Tear gas shells...
  • Suspected revenge killing sparks Jerusalem clashes July 2, 2014

    Jerusalem: The suspected abduction of an Arab teen followed by the discovery of a body in Jerusalem on Wednesday ignited clashes between Israeli police and stone-throwing Palestinians, who saw it as a revenge attack for the killing of three Israeli teens in the West Bank. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said authorities...
  • Seven persons injured in group clash in Bundi July 1, 2014

    Seven persons were injured when two groups clashed over issue of illegal soil mining in Tirath village of Keshoraipatan police station area of Bundi district, police said. Two groups headed by Pappu Meena and Hanuman Meena entered into a clash on Monday night and attacked each other with sticks and stones,...
  • Iraq launches push for militant-held northern city June 28, 2014

    Baghdad: Iraqi troops backed by helicopter gunships launched an operation on Saturday aimed at dislodging Sunni militants from the northern city of Tikrit, one of two major urban centers they seized in recent weeks in a dramatic blitz across the country. After watching much of Iraq slip out of government hands,...
  • Iraqi parties pursue talks that could oust Maliki over insurgency June 28, 2014

    Baghdad: Iraqi party leaders planned delicate talks that could end Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's divisive rule after a top Shi'ite cleric called for a new premier to be chosen without delay to tackle Islamist rebels threatening to tear apart the country. Major powers are pushing for a new inclusive government, rather...
  • Iraq's top cleric wants deal on PM before Tuesday June 27, 2014

    Baghdad: Iraq's top Shiite cleric on Friday called on political blocs to agree on the next prime minister before the newly elected parliament sits next week, stepping up pressure on political leaders to set aside their differences and form an inclusive government in the face of Sunni militants who have...
  • Indian workers in Iraq face wrath of locals June 27, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Forty seven Indian workers in Kurdistan in strife-torn Iraq are facing attacks from local workers as the Iraqis feel they are taking away their jobs, a Kerala worker said, adding they wanted to return to India. "Locals' attacks on us have increased ever since the strife in Iraq has increased....
  • Iraq at risk again: How did we get there so fast? June 23, 2014

    Washington: It's crumbling so quickly: Just 2 1/2 years after American troops came home, Iraq is back in crisis. And chaos in Iraq, a diverse nation that stands as a buffer zone between the mostly Sunni Mideast and mostly Shiite Iran, is troubling around the world. There were plenty of warnings, of...
  • Kerry promises 'intense and sustained' support for Iraq June 23, 2014

    Baghdad: Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday promised "intense and sustained" US support for Iraq, but said the divided country would only survive if its leaders took urgent steps to bring it together. Hours before Kerry arrived in Baghdad, Sunni tribes who have joined a militant takeover of northern Iraq...
  • Iran rejects US action in Iraq as militants push east June 22, 2014

    Dubai: Iran's supreme leader condemned US intervention in Iraq on Sunday, accusing Washington of seeking control as Sunni insurgents drove toward Baghdad from the Syrian border and consolidated positions in the north and west. The statement by Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was the clearest statement of opposition to a US plan to...
  • Iraq insurgents capture fourth town in Anbar June 22, 2014

    Baghdad: Sunni militants have seized another town in Iraq's western Anbar province, the fourth to fall in two days, officials said on Sunday, in what is shaping up to be a major offensive in one of Iraq's most restive regions. The officials said the militants captured Rutba, about 90 miles (150...
  • Clashes at Congress workers meet June 21, 2014

    Kolkata: Two groups of Congress workers in West Bengal on Saturday clashed after one of them objected to the return of party veteran Somen Mitra from the Trinamool Congress. The incident took place at a meeting convened by WBPCC president Adhir Chowdhury after the party's dismal performance on both the...
  • SP, BJP leaders clash over rail price hike in UP June 21, 2014

    Lucknow: Protests against train fare hike have turned ugly in Lucknow. Clashes emerged after the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) workers opposed Samajwadi Party (SP) workers for burning effigies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The protests took place outside the Uttar Pradesh Assembly. SP workers also held protests in Varanasi and Allahabad....
  • Stranded Indians seek government's help June 21, 2014

    The situation in Iraq continues to deteriorate, meanwhile Ranjit Jat, who is stranded in Basra, Iraq spoke to his family and assured them of his safe return within five to ten days. ...