Clashes

  • 30 minutes: No justice for victims even a year after Muzaffarnagar riots September 7, 2014

    It has been a year since the communal clashes broke out in Muzaffarnagar. CNN-IBN revisits Muzaffarnagar to find out if the divide between Hindus and Muslims has deepened and if the wounds are healed. ...
  • Russia vows to react to new European Union sanctions September 6, 2014

    Moscow: Russia will "certainly" react if the European Union (EU) imposes new sanctions against it for allegedly "destabilising eastern Ukraine", Russia's foreign ministry said on Saturday. The EU on Friday expressed its intention to formally adopt a new package of restrictive measures Monday against Russia, Xinhua reported. The statement also said the...
  • Pakistan unrest: Will continue to protest until we punish the Sharif brothers, says Imran Khan August 31, 2014

    Islamabad: A major stand-off is underway near Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's residence where thousands of people are protesting against the ruling government. The protestors armed with wire cutters had broken barricardes and had forced their way towards the residence in the wee hours of Sunday demanding the PM's immediate...
  • Unrest in Pakistan against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, nearly 300 injured in overnight clashes August 31, 2014

    Islamabad: In overnight clashes which began on Saturday, thousands of protestors armed with wire cutters broke barricardes and forced their way towards Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's residence demanding his immediate resignation. The protestors - led by Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan and Pakistan Awami Tehreek chief Tahir-ul-Qadri - clashed with...
  • EC orders transfer of Moradabad SSP ahead of by-poll August 30, 2014

    Lucknow: The Election Commission on Saturday directed the Uttar Pradesh government to remove Senior Superintendent of Police Moradabad Dharamveer Yadav. "On the directives of the EC, SSP Moradabad has been removed and Luv Kumar has been posted in his place," a senior officer said. Yadav's transfer has been done following BJP's...
  • Relief camp in Uriamghat for those affected in Assam-Nagaland clashes August 23, 2014

    The relief camp in Uriamghat is sheltering more than 400 families. Earlier this month, 9 villagers from Uriamghat were allegedly killed by Nagas. Blame game has erupted between Assam government and Centre over the clashes. ...
  • UP: Communal clashes in Bulandshahr, few shops damaged August 21, 2014

    Bulandshahr: Communal clashes broke out between two communities on Thursday in Bulandshahr's Hapur district. The fight broke out after some children fought with each other and later their parents clashed with each other in Bahadurgarh village. Few shops have also been damaged due to stone pelting. ...
  • 2 killed, 1 injured in clash over political rivalry August 18, 2014

    Two persons were shot dead and another injured in a clash between two parties over political rivalry related to panchayat polls in Rajpura area, police said. Ramveer (40) and Rambabu (32) were shot dead when the two parties opened fire at each other in Shahpur village late on Sunday night, Station...
  • People oppose Tarun Gogoi's visit to Assam-Nagaland Border, clash with police August 18, 2014

    Guwahati: There has been a clash between people and police at Merapani's district near Nagaland border over the visit of Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday. Locals opposed the Chief Minister's visit due to the ongoing Assam-Nagaland border conflict. The police even fired in the air to disburse the crowd...
  • Police hurl tear gas at US protesters in Ferguson August 18, 2014

    Ferguson: Riot police on Sunday hurled tear gas and marched on rioters in the St Louis suburb of Ferguson, wracked by race riots since police shot dead an unarmed black teenager. Police in body armor, gas masks and marching with armored vehicles moved in to disperse the mob of mostly young...
  • Report on Saharanpur riots 'politically motivated': BJP August 17, 2014

    A probe committee's report on Sunday questioning BJP's role in the Saharanpur communal violence of Uttar Pradesh has evoked an outpouring of political reactions, but the BJP has rubbished the allegation as "politically motivated". "We do not know the veracity of this committee and its report. But the unfortunate incidents in...
  • Udhampur: Clashes break out between Panther Party workers, police August 16, 2014

    Udhampur: High drama unfolded in Jammu & Kashmir's Udhampur district where police and workers of the Panther Party came to blows during the party's Rail Roko agitation. The party workers pelted stones at the police personnel, who in turn lathi-charged the mob. Tear gas was also used to foil the...
  • Palestinians accuse Israel of violating Gaza truce August 16, 2014

    Gaza: The Palestinian Interior Ministry in Gaza accused Israel on Friday of a cross-border shooting in violation of a truce that has largely held since getting off to a shaky start on Thursday. An Israeli military spokeswoman said "We have no knowledge of such an incident." The Palestinian ministry in the coastal...
  • West Bengal: TMC, BJP workers clash in Hooghly August 11, 2014

    Kolkata: Three people were injured when workers of the Bharatiya Janata Party and the ruling Trinamool Congress clashed in West Bengal's Hooghly on Monday. The clash took place in Purba Krishnapur village under Arambagh Police Station over the control of lifting sand from Mundeswari river, Superintendent of Police Sunil Chowdhury said,...
  • Israel, Palestinians launch new three-day truce August 11, 2014

    Gaza: Israel and the Palestinians held their fire early on Monday at the start of a new 72-hour ceasefire proposed by Egypt that took effect at 2100 GMT. There were no immediate reports of breaches of the ceasefire although Hamas claimed it fired rockets as far as the Tel Aviv area...
  • Clash between prisoners, cops leaves 17 injured in Sitamarhi jail August 11, 2014

    Tension prevailed following clashes between officials and prisoners in a Bihar jail that left at least 17 people injured. Later, the jail superintendent was transferred. At least 12 prisoners and five police officials were injured in the clashes late Saturday in the prison in Sitamarhi district, officials said. Bihar IG Prisons Prem...
  • Israel agrees to extend Gaza ceasefire August 7, 2014

    Jerusalem:Israel has agreed to extend beyond Friday a 72-hour ceasefire that has halted a month of fighting in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip, officials said on Thursday as Egyptian efforts intensified to broker a long-term truce between the two sides. "Israel has agreed to extend a three-day ceasefire in Gaza beyond Friday,"...
  • 471 people died in communal clashes in Assam since 2001: Centre August 4, 2014

    Guwahati: As many as 471 persons lost their lives in communal clashes and 263 were injured in Assam since 2001, the state Assembly was informed on Monday. Replying to a query by AGP MLA Keshab Mahanta during the Question Hour in the Assam Legislative Assembly, Environment and Forest Minister Rockybul Hussain...
  • 6 injured in clash between two communities over cattle breeding August 4, 2014

    At least six persons, including a child, were injured in a clash between two communities over cattle breeding at Baheri town, police said. Members of two communities clashed and resorted to stone pelting last night in Shernagar locality after a dispute over breeding of cattle took place, Additional Superintendent of Police...
  • Ten dead in strike on school in new Gaza fighting August 3, 2014

    Gaza:An Israeli air strike killed at least 10 people and wounded about 30 others on Sunday in a UN-run school in the southern Gaza Strip, a Palestinian official said, as dozens died in Israeli shelling of the enclave and Hamas fired rockets at Israel. The Israeli military said it was looking...
  • Israel says has evidence 47 pc of Gaza dead were combatants August 2, 2014

    Jerusalem:Israel has evidence that almost half of Palestinians killed in the 25-day-old Gaza war were combatants, its deputy foreign minister said on Saturday, pushing back against international allegations of a lopsidedly heavy civilian death toll. Gazan human rights groups say at least 80 per cent of the 1,669 Palestinians killed have...
  • Israel signals Gaza war winding up, as shelling continues August 2, 2014

    Gaza:Israel signalled it was winding up the 25-day-old Gaza war unilaterally, saying on Saturday it would not attend Egyptian-hosted negotiations for a new truce and giving Palestinians who had fled fighting in one northern town the all-clear to return. But shelling exchanges continued, with Palestinian officials saying Gaza's mostly civilian death...
  • Israel army says Gaza truce over after soldier snatched August 1, 2014

    Jerusalem: Israeli forces in the southern Gaza Strip are searching for a missing soldier they fear may have been captured by militants at the start of a new ceasefire on Friday, the army said. The United Nations said two soldiers had been reported killed, apparently during the same firefight that led...
  • US report on UP communal clashes a 'conspiracy': SP August 1, 2014

    Samajwadi Party on Thursday said that a recent US report on communal clashes was a "conspiracy" against Uttar Pradesh government to defame it in international media. "It seems that some forces are trying to defame the state in international media and the mandate given to the SP. They are trying to...
  • 1 killed in clash over Facebook post; curfew clamped in Khandwa July 31, 2014

    Curfew was imposed early on Thursday in Khandwa after communal tension spread in the town over a post on a social networking site that allegedly hurt the feelings of a particular community and also led to the killing of a person, a police official said. Trouble began last evening when an...
  • MP: Khandwa tense after youth killed in clashes over Facebook post July 31, 2014

    Khandwa: The town of Khandwa in Madhya Pradesh is tense after a youth was killed in clashes. Prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the IPC have been clamped down and a curfew is in place. Clashes broke out between two groups over an objectionable post on the social media website...
  • Saharanpur riots: Main accused arrested, booked under NSA July 30, 2014

    Saharanpur: Days after communal violence in Saharanpur claimed the lives of three people and left 33 others injured, the main accused for the riots has been arrested. Muharram Ali Pappu was arrested on Wednesday and booked under the National Security Act. Earlier in the day, a six-member BJP team visited...
  • Clash breaks out between two groups in Alipur; 1 arrested July 30, 2014

    A clash broke out between two groups of a community in Alipur village in Meerut district following which one person was arrested, police said. The two groups clashed on Tuesday following a dispute over the conduct of a prayer ceremony, Superintendent of Police, MM Beg said. A case was registered against six...
  • 1 killed, 2 injured after members of a family clash over land dispute July 30, 2014

    A man was killed and two others injured when members of a family allegedly clashed with each other over some land dispute in Sidhari area in Azamgarh, police said. Members of the family had a dispute over division of land in Hegapur village which turned into a clash this morning, following...
  • Hamas, Islamic Jihad 'ready for 24-hour truce': PLO July 29, 2014

    Gaza: The Palestinian leadership, along with Hamas and Islamic Jihad, are willing to observe a 24-hour ceasefire in the war-torn Gaza Strip, a senior PLO official said on Tuesday. "After extensive calls and consultations with the brothers in Hamas and Islamic Jihad, the Palestinian leadership announces on behalf of everyone the...