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  • Over 40 arrested in Dimapur mob lynching case, situation remains tense March 10, 2015

    Dimapur: Five days after the public lynching of Syed Farid Khan, over 40 people have been arrested by the police. Nagaland government submitted a report to the Home Ministry in which the police claimed that they tried to rescue the victim but were overwhelmed by the mob. "Police showed restraint as...
  • Nagaland mob lynching case: Curfew clamped in Dimapur, 22 arrested March 8, 2015

    Dimapur: Curfew was on Sunday clamped in Dimapur town of Nagaland and 22 people were arrested in connection with the lynching of a rape accused, a senior police officer said. Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order) G Akheto Seema said curfew has been imposed in Dimapur town from 3...
  • Dimapur returning to normalcy, curfew relaxed till 3 PM; mobile, Internet, SMS services blocked March 8, 2015

    Dimapur: The situation in Dimapur city of Nagaland is slowly returning to normalcy, three days after a 35-year-old rape accused was dragged out of Dimapur Central Jail by a mob of thousands, lynched and then hanged from a clock tower. The curfew has been lifted till 3 PM but mobile, Internet...
  • Dimapur mob lynching: Situation remains tense along Assam-Nagaland border, curfew continues March 7, 2015

    Dimapur: Situation continues to remain tense along the Assam-Nagaland border two days after a mob of thousands lynched an alleged rapist in Dimapur city of Nagaland. Stone pelting was reported in Karbi Anglong and curfew has been imposed in the area. This comes after an infuriated mob forced its way into...
  • Curfew continues for 2nd day in Dimapur, Nagaland CM admits to administrative lapses March 7, 2015

    Dimapur: Prohibitory orders continue in Dimapur city of Nagaland for the second day on Saturday after a mob of thousands lynched an alleged rapist on Thursday. Chief Minister TR Zeliang has admitted to administrative lapses and said relaxing Section 144 in the area was a mistake. Sources said the rape was...
  • West Bengal: Section 144 lifted from violence-torn Birbhum after 11 days November 3, 2014

    Birbhum: West Bengal Police have withdrawn Section 144 from violence-torn Birbhum, 11 days after clashes between Trinamool Congress (TMC) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The Makhra clashes for territorial control between the Trinamool and BJP which killed at least three people happened despite Section 144 in place in that region. The police...
  • Delhi: Police use drones to carry out search operation in violence-hit Trilokpuri October 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Police is using drones to carry out search operations in Delhi's Trilokpuri area where violence broke out on the night of Diwali. Door-to-door searches are also being held in the vicinity to check for anti-social elements. The curfew in the area will be relaxed from 2 to 5...
  • Trilokpuri clashes: Children starve as prices of commodities soar, say residents October 27, 2014

    The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Monday sought a detailed report from Delhi Police on the clashes which occurred in east Delhi's Trilokpuri area. "We aren't able to buy milk, prices have soared. We have sent our children to Utttam Nagar to buy supplies," said residents. ...
  • Delhi: Home Ministry demands detailed report from police on Trilokpuri clashes October 27, 2014

    New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Monday sought a detailed report from Delhi Police on the clashes which occurred in east Delhi's Trilokpuri area. Reportedly, the MHA has sought a detailed report after allegations that the police response had been slow. Till now, 45 people have been...
  • Trilokpuri communal clash: 14 arrested for spreading rumours October 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Police on Sunday arrested 14 persons for spreading rumours and fanning tension in east Delhi's Trilokpuri locality even as no fresh violence was reported and situation remained "under control" despite being tense in the area which has been on the boil during the last three days following a...
  • Educational institutions to reopen in Manipur September 14, 2014

    Imphal: The Manipur government has decided to reopen all educational institutions from Monday following an agreement with the Joint Committee on Inner Line Permit System (JCILPS). This decision was taken yesterday after the JCILPS agreed in a meeting with the government to lift the "indefinite public curfew", imposed since September...
  • Will order CBI probe into the recent AssamNagaland border violence, says Assam CM August 23, 2014

    Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday declared that the state government would go for a CBI probe into the recent conflict along the AssamNagaland border. "I have ordered for a CBI probe into the recent happenings along the AssamNagaland border. I have also ordered for a judicial probe...
  • AssamNagaland border violence: Curfew relaxed in Golaghat for 12 hours August 22, 2014

    Golaghat: The indefinite curfew in Golaghat district was relaxed for 12 hours from Friday morning with the situation "under control and improving further", a senior district official said. There was no report of untoward incident on Friday from any part of the district, including Uriamghat along the AssamNagaland border, he...
  • Assam: Curfew partially lifted in evening; agitators withdraw strike August 21, 2014

    Golaghat: The indefinite curfew imposed in Golaghat district on Thursday in the wake of Wednesday's border flareup was relaxed for a few hours in the evening even as police fired in the air and burst tear gas shells to disperse protesters trying to block NH39 at Numaligarh. The curfew would be...
  • Border violence: Locals slam Assam police August 21, 2014

    Guwahati The situation along the AssamNagaland border remains tense after three people were killed in police firing on Wednesday. Even as the Chief Ministers of both states have decided to put in place a joint mechanism to prevent similar flare ups, the anger is palpable among the locals. CRPF soldiers...
  • US teen death: Obama appeals for calm as Ferguson remains tense, assures probe August 19, 2014

    Police on Monday enforced a curfew against protesters angry at the death of a black teenager by a white police officer in Ferguson. US President Barack Obama said, "The Justice Department has opened an independent federal civil rights investigation into the death of Michael Brown. They are on the ground...
  • US troops on streets after police shooting protests August 19, 2014

    Ferguson (US): US National Guard troops deployed in a suburban Missouri town on Monday as authorities struggled to contain weekold protests triggered when a police officer shot dead an unarmed black teenager. State Governor Jay Nixon lifted an overnight curfew as the soldiers arrived, but tempers were running high amid ongoing...
  • 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...
  • Curfew reimposed in Missouri city where black teen shot by police August 18, 2014

    Ferguson: Authorities on Sunday imposed a midnight curfew for the second night a row in the tense St. Louis suburb where an unarmed black teen was shot to death last week by police. They blocked off at least one street to vehicle traffic before the sun even set. The move came...
  • Police enforce curfew against protesters in Ferguson, Missouri August 17, 2014

    Ferguson: Police enforced a curfew against protesters angry at the shooting death of a black teenager by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, clearing the streets of demonstrators early on Sunday during a tense standoff. "You must disperse immediately," a law enforcement official warned over a loudspeaker as police slowly...
  • Curfew called off completely in Saharanpur August 8, 2014

    Curefew imposed in Saharanpur since July 26 has been lifted completely from August 8 onwards. District Magistrate Sandhya Tiwari said the curfew has been lifted from Friday after it was imposed in view of the violent clash between two communities over a disputed land last month. The situation in Saharanpur is completely...
  • Curfew will be relaxed in Saharanpur for 12 hours: DM August 3, 2014

    Curfew will be relaxed in violencehit Saharanpur for 12 hours on Sunday, an official said. "Curfew will be relaxed from 7 am to 7 pm on Sunday," Saharanpur District Magistrate Sandhya Tiwari said here. The situation is getting normal in the district rapidly, she added. Curfew was clamped on last Saturday in Saharanpur...
  • 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...
  • Curfew relaxed for 4 hours in Saharanpur, devouts offer Eid prayers July 29, 2014

    Devouts on Tuesday offered Eid prayers in Saharanpur with district authorities relaxing curfew in the violencehit city where security forces kept a close watch on troublemongers. Curfew was being relaxed in two stages from 7 AM to 11 AM in the old town areas and from 3 PM to 7 PM...
  • Riothit Saharanpur hopes for a peaceful Eid, curfew to be partly relaxed July 29, 2014

    Saharanpur: Tensions have eased slightly in the riothit Saharanpur with everyone hoping that the festival of Eid will be a peaceful one. Curfew will be relaxed from 7 am to 11 am on the Ambala road and Behat road. The other areas will get to see curfew relaxed from 3...
  • Saharanpur riots: Situation fully under control, says Home Minister July 28, 2014

    Curfew was relaxed on Monday for four hours in violencehit Saharanpur to allow people to get their daily needs even as district authorities struggled hard to contain troublemongers. As the situation has shown improvement, curfew was being relaxed from 10 AM to 2 PM in the new city and from 3...
  • Saharanpur situation fully under control, says Rajnath Singh July 28, 2014

    The Centre on Monday said the situation in violencehit Saharanpur is fully under control and it is keeping close eye on it. "Saharanpur situation is fully under control. We are keeping a close vigil," Home Minister Rajnath Singh told reporters here. Singh's comments came a day after he briefed Prime Minister...
  • Situation improves in Saharanpur, curfew lifted for 4 hours in old town area July 28, 2014

    Saharanpur: As the situation improved in the violencehit Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh on Monday, curfew has been relaxed for four hours in the old town areas to allow people to buy their daily need items from markets which were directed to remain open. The curfew has been relaxed from 3 PM...
  • Saharanpur clashes: Curfew relaxed for four hours in new city area July 28, 2014

    Saharanpur: With the situation improving in violencehit 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 July 28, 2014

    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. Thirtyeight people have been arrested so far following the clashes between two communities over a land dispute. Nine FIRs has...