DISPUTE

  • In veiled message to China, Barack Obama renews commitment to Asia-Pacific pivot November 15, 2014

    Brisbane: US President Barack Obama sought on Saturday to reassure Asia-Pacific allies about Washington's strategic shift toward the region as he sent a veiled message to a rising China with a vow to "deepen our engagement using every element of our power". Speaking in Australia on the final stop of a...
  • Court refuses to hear dispute over Sherlock Holmes November 4, 2014

    Washington: The Supreme Court won't take up a copyright dispute over the right to depict Sherlock Holmes in a new anthology of stories. The justices on Monday declined to hear an appeal from heirs of legendary writer Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, who say anyone portraying characters from the popular detective series...
  • India should refrain from complicating boundary issue: China October 27, 2014

    Beijing: With India announcing the construction of 54 new border posts in Arunachal Pradesh, China on Monday cautioned India to refrain from taking any action that may "complicate or exaggerate" the boundary issue. "China's position on China-India boundary question is consistent and clear. We are committed to finding a solution to...
  • Kanpur: 2 dead, 4 injured in land dispute October 25, 2014

    Kanpur: Two persons were on Friday died while four were injured, including one seriously, when two groups opened fire on each other over a land dispute in Nathapurva village, police said. SSP, Kanpur, K Emanuel said a dispute occurred between groups of village head Ramdas and Pappu Katre this evening following...
  • Goa government appoints agency to study Mahadeyi river water October 2, 2014

    Panaji: Cementing its claim on Mahadeyi river water, Goa government has approved the appointment of an agency to conduct studies for protecting the state's interest before Mahadeyi Water Disputes Tribunal. The work has been awarded to DHI (India) Water and Environment Private Limited for Rs 1.34 crore. The agency will...
  • Air India asked to give compensation to man who lost baggage September 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Air India has been asked by a consumer forum to pay compensation to a man, who lost his baggage at airport, saying the airline caused "extreme mental agony" due to its "deficiency in action and gross negligence". The New Delhi District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum, presided by CK Chaturvedi,...
  • UP: Dalit youth beaten up, forced to eat excreta allegedly over land dispute September 19, 2014

    Jhansi: In a shocking incident in Jhansi on Friday, a Dalit youth was tortured by a group of men allegedly over a land dispute. The youth alleged that he was beaten up, forced to eat excreta and his genitals were torched by the gang. The police have registered an FIR. The victim...
  • China not warlike, says Xi, as border standoff dominates India trip September 19, 2014

    New Delhi: China is not a warlike nation, President Xi Jinping said on Thursday, during a rare trip to neighbour India that was dominated by a standoff on a barren Himalayan plateau between soldiers from the world's two most populous nations. Robust comments from Prime Minister Narendra Modi about the dispute...
  • India, China sign 16 pacts worth $20 bn in two days September 18, 2014

    Chinese president Xi Jinping announced investments worth 20 billion dollars over the next five years. Sixteen agreements were signed, which included two industrial parks in India and investments in the Railways. Jinping also invited PM Narendra Modi to visit China next year. ...
  • Border disputes never affected relations between New Delhi, Beijing: China September 16, 2014

    Ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to India on Wednesday, China tried to play down the border dispute with the Chinese Foreign Secretary saying that border issues have never affected the development of IndiaChina relations. ...
  • UP: Panchayat orders swapping of wives after man's wife elopes with another woman's husband August 29, 2014

    New Delhi: In yet another bizarre diktat from Uttar Pradesh, a Panchayat has ordered swapping of wives after one of them allegedly eloped with the husband of the other. A married woman had eloped a few days back with another married man of the same village. The husband of the...
  • Two men end their lives in separate incidents August 17, 2014

    A 26yearold man allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan in his inlaws' house at Kherka village. The incident took place on Saturday when Vipin had gone to his inlaws' house to bring back his wife Anita, who was staying there since last week after a family dispute,...
  • Army man jumps into canal after dispute with his inlaws August 15, 2014

    An Army man allegedly jumped into a canal after having some dispute with his inlaws in Marhara area in Etah, police said. Sanjeev Kumar alias Sanju (24), who was posted in AMC core in Maharashtra, jumped into Hajara canal after having some dispute with his inlaws on Thursday, they said. Circle Officer...
  • 2 killed, 3 injured in a group clash over old feud August 12, 2014

    Two persons were killed while three others injured on Tuesday when firing broke out between two groups over old enmity in Gyanpur area in Bhadohi, police said. Kamlesh (40) and Vimlesh (45) were killed in the exchange of fire and three others got injured in Rampatti village, Additional Superintendent of Police,...
  • Chinese troops violated border pact in June: Jaitley August 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Chinese troops violated a border pact signed between the two countries in October last year by tailing Indian troops in Eastern Ladakh in June, prompting India to lodge a protest on the issue, the government told Lok Sabha on Friday. "Since signing of the Border Defence Cooperation Agreement (BDCA), Chinese...
  • 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...
  • Situation under control at Silgain even as prohibitory orders remain in force July 30, 2014

    The situation at Silgain village of Ranchi district where one person was killed and 30 injured in a clash was "under control" even as prohibitory orders remained in force in the area. "Section 144 CRPC was imposed in the area. The situation is now under control," Ranchi district Deputy Commissioner Vinay...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Situation in Saharanpur under control: UP government to MHA July 28, 2014

    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...
  • Shiv Sena reignites Belgaum border dispute ahead of Assembly polls July 28, 2014

    Mumbai: With just three months remaining for the crucial Maharashtra Assembly elections, Shiv Sena has reignited the debate over the Belgaum border dispute. In its mouthpiece Saamna, Sena has accused the Karnataka Police of removing a 'Maharashtra Rajya' plaque from one of the villages in Yellur. The editorial read, "Karnataka...
  • UP: 20 arrested in Saharanpur clashes; curfew, shootatsight orders in place July 27, 2014

    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 shootatsight 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 July 27, 2014

    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...
  • Three killed in a clash between 2 communities in Saharanpur, curfew imposed July 26, 2014

    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....
  • Fighting flares in Ukraine as MH17 crash investigators arrive July 21, 2014

    Donestsk, Ukraine: Fighting flared in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk on Monday as investigators began to inspect the bodies of victims of the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 last week. The fighting in Donetsk served as a reminder of the dangers the experts face working in a war zone....
  • Cauvery Tribunal asks Tamil Nadu to approach SC July 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal on Tuesday expressed its inability to entertain Tamil Nadu's plea seeking clarification on the final award passed by it 2007 regarding allocation of quantum of water to the States and asked it to approach the Supreme Court for appropriate directions. An application was...
  • 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...
  • 42yearold man stabbed to death over a property dispute July 12, 2014

    A 42yearold man was allegedly stabbed to death by three on Saturday after an argument over a property dispute in the district, police said. Kailash Kevat was stabbed by two brothers Jai Prakash Maurya and Prahalad Maurya, aged between 30 and 34, and their father Dwarika Maurya over a property...
  • Youth stabbed to death over Rs 10 July 12, 2014

    A youth was allegedly stabbed to death by three persons in Vijay Nagar area of Ghaziabad over a dispute over Rs 10. The stabbing took place last night when Ravi, a resident of Vijay Nagar area, was playing gambling with Dilip and his sons Vicky and Muttu. "When they were gambling in...
  • Two shot dead over land dispute July 11, 2014

    Two members of a family were shot dead while as many others injured by a neighbour at Janglitola village in Bhagalpur district on Friday over a land dispute, a senior police officer said. The deceased were identified as Bindeshwari Mandal (82) and his son Upendra Mandal (60), Naugachhia Superintendent of police...