Clashes

  • Israel army says Gaza truce over after soldier snatched 12 hours 42 minutes ago

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 2 days ago

    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 2 days ago

    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 2 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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...
  • Interests of religious group can't supersede that of public: HC 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has ruled that the religious interests of a community cannot be allowed to supersede the interests of public at large. The remark came in a verdict which upheld the Centre's decision to revoke its "in-principle" approval granted to the construction of a Jain temple...
  • Israel strikes house of Hamas Gaza leader, digs in for long fight 3 days ago

    Gaza:Israel knocked out Gaza's only power plant, flattened the home of its Islamist Hamas political leader and pounded dozens of other high-profile targets in the enclave on Tuesday, with no end in sight to more than three weeks of conflict. Health officials said at least 30 Palestinians were killed in some...
  • Ban urges Israel, Hamas to build on Gaza lull 4 days ago

    United Nations: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday urged Israel and Hamas to build on a lull in fighting in Gaza to lay the groundwork for talks on a lasting peace. The appeal came a few hours after the UN Security Council called for an immediate humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza during...
  • Situation improves in riot-hit Saharanpur, locals hopes for a peaceful Eid 4 days ago

    Saharanpur: As the situation improved in the violence-hit Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh on Monday, curfew was relaxed for four hours in the town to allow people to buy their daily need items from markets which were directed to remain open. Local residents are hoping for a peaceful Eid. "We just want...
  • 3 killed, many injured in clashes between two groups in Rampur 4 days ago

    Three people were killed and over a dozen injured Monday when a minor brawl turned ugly in Rampur town of Uttar Pradesh, police said. The incident took place in Mehndipur village when a motorbike hit some people. A verbal spat soon turned into a violent clash and shots were fired at...
  • Lawyers' strike: Clash erupts between two groups of advocates 4 days ago

    Clash erupted between two groups of advocates here on Sunday when one group decided to call off an on-going strike and resume work in the courts. Advocates associated with the Rajasthan High Court Lawyers Association had announced to call of the on-going strike and had decided to resume work from on...
  • Situation in Saharanpur under control: UP government to MHA 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs on Monday received a report from the Uttar Pradesh government on Saharanpur clashes which said that the situation was under control. According to the report, no one has been blamed for the violence. The ministry said, "Saharanpur situation is fully under control. We are...
  • Saharanpur clashes: Curfew relaxed for four hours in new city area 4 days ago

    Saharanpur: With the situation improving in violence-hit Saharanpur, curfew in the new city area has been lifted for four hours on Monday to allow people to buy their daily need items from markets which were directed to remain open. Curfew was being relaxed from 10 AM to 2 PM in the...
  • Saharanpur tense, 38 arrested after clashes; Congress leader named in FIR 4 days ago

    Saharanpur: The situation in Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh continues to be tense which witnessed violent communal clashes on Saturday resulting in the death of three people and leaving 33 others injured. Thirty-eight people have been arrested so far following the clashes between two communities over a land dispute. Nine FIRs has...
  • Saharanpur tense as communal clashes claim 3 lives, blame game continues 5 days ago

    Saharanpur: Even as Saharanpur continues to simmer over Saturday's violent clashes between two communities over a land dispute, the blame game has already begun. Sources in the Uttar Pradesh intelligence unit claim that despite their inputs, the state government waited to act till the situation went out of hand. According...
  • More fighting breaks out in Gaza after rockets hit Israel 5 days ago

    Gaza: A humanitarian truce in the Gaza Strip collapsed on Sunday after a barrage of rockets fired by Palestinian militants was met with fierce Israeli shelling, in a fresh setback to efforts to secure a permanent ceasefire. Israeli tanks and artillery army pounded targets along the coastal enclave, sending thick plumes...
  • Rajnath Singh briefs PM Modi on Saharanpur clashes, 26 arrested so far 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday briefed Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the situation in Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh where clashes erupted between two communities over a land dispute. Twenty six have been arrested in the violent clashes that has claimed three lives and left over 20 injured....
  • UP: 20 arrested in Saharanpur clashes; curfew, shoot-at-sight orders in place 5 days ago

    Saharanpur: Twenty people have been arrested in connection with the violent clashes in Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh that has claimed three lives and left over 20 injured. Curfew and shoot-at-sight orders remained in force in the city hit by clashes between two communities over a land dispute. Thirteen companies of the...
  • UP: Violence claims 3 lives in Saharanpur, situation remains tense 5 days ago

    Saharanpur: The violent clashes between two groups in Saharanpur in Uttar pradesh has claimed three lives and left over 20 injured with the area being turned into a virtual fortress. Thirteen companies of the Rapid Action Force, the PAC and CRPF were deployed in the area. The situation continues to be...
  • UP government is doing wrong: Shahnawaz Hussain 6 days ago

    In connection with the temple clashes in Moradabad BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain on Saturday said that everybody has the right to pray. "There is no need to take permission from Mulayam Singh Yadav ji. UP government is doing wrong." ...
  • Gaza death toll spirals towards 1,000 amid 12-hour truce 6 days ago

    Gaza/Jerusalem: Gaza residents on Saturday used a 12-hour humanitarian truce agreed to by Israel and Hamas on a UN request to pull out several bodies from mounds of rubble and metal of bombed homes, as the Palestinian death toll climbed to nearly 1,000. With the temporary ceasefire on, Palestinians frantically scoured...
  • Centre extends help to UP CM to ensure communal harmony in Saharanpur 6 days ago

    New Delhi/Saharanpur: The Centre has stepped in to control the situation after violence in Saharanpur killed two people. Home Minister Rajnath Singh has asked Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav to ensure communal harmony in the district. The Home Minister, who is personally monitoring the situation in Uttar Pradesh, also...
  • Three killed in a clash between 2 communities in Saharanpur, curfew imposed 6 days ago

    Violent clashes on Saturday broke out between two communities over a land dispute in Saharanpur with the two sides indulging in brick batting and arson, leaving three  people dead and prompting authorities to impose curfew in the district. ADG (Law and Order) Mukul Goel confirms death of three persons in Saharanpur....
  • 832 Palestinians killed in Gaza as violence hits West Bank 1 week ago

    Gaza/Jerusalem: Israeli air strikes in the Gaza Strip on Friday killed a top militant commander, two of his sons and a pregnant woman among others, taking the Palestinian toll to 832, as the 18-day conflict spread to the West Bank where largest anti-Israel protests in years turned violent. A spokesman for...
  • Gang war in Bikaner jail, one inmate gunned down, two beaten to death 1 week ago

    Three prisoners were killed - one gunned down and two others beaten to death - in a clash between members of two gangs in a jail in Rajasthan's Bikaner on Thursday. According to police, the incident took place around 6 pm at the Central Jail in Bikaner, around 500 km from...
  • Israel keeps up Gaza assault; diplomats seek ceasefire July 23, 2014

    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 July 23, 2014

    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...