Lathicharge

  • Policemen came without female constables and pushed us: Jadavpur University student protestor 6 days ago

    Students of the Jadavpur University held massive protests on campus on Tuesday night over the alleged molestation of a female student two weeks ago. Police resorted to lathicharge to break the protests. Students allege that teachers and staff, who are TMC supporters, beat up the protesters. More than 30 students...
  • J&K: State government employees protest outside CM's house, lathicharged August 19, 2014

    Srinagar: Clashes have erupted in Srinagar between police and the employees of Jammu and Kashmir Public Health Engineering Department over regularisation of services. The police had to resort to lathicharge to control the protests which were taking place outside Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's residence. (More details awaited) ...
  • UPSC aspirants clash with police, burn vehicles in North Delhi July 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Hundreds of Civil Service aspirants on Thursday clashed with police, burning vehicles, including a police jeep, and pelting stones near main highway bypass road in North Delhi's Burari area, police said. The incident took place around 8.30 PM when at least 500 to 700 protesters tried to block...
  • Patna police lathicharged on students protesting against FIR of VC July 24, 2014

    The Patna police lathicharged on students on Thursday who were protesting against the FIR lodged on students by the Patna University VC. The students had been agitating over allocation of seats in the Patna University hostel. ...
  • BJYM activists protest in front of Assembly, police resort to lathicharge June 30, 2014

    Activists of BJP youth wing, Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha, on Monday clashed with police during their protest against poor law and order situation in the state in front of Assembly while it was in session, forcing the cops to lathicharge and use tear gas shells. Several people, including policemen, got injured...
  • Meerut: BSP leader, supporters lathicharged by police May 30, 2014

    Meerut: The Meerut Police on Friday reportedly lathicharged a local BSP leader and his supporters. The police action came after the politician and his men blocked a road and disrupted traffic. They were reportedly celebrating the BSP leader's release from jail. ...
  • Six policemen injured in attack by Loni locals May 22, 2014

    Six policemen were injured in an attack by some locals in the Loni area in Ghaziabadwhen they had gone there to arrest a person who was allegedly involved in power theft, police said. The incident took place in the Baag Ranap area at around 12 noon when the police team reached...
  • Clashes erupt between police, factory workers; 10 injured April 26, 2014

    Over ten people including four policemen were on Saturday injured when a clash broke out between police officials and factory workers in Alwar district, police said. Following a local court's directive, officials had gone to remove protesting workers from factory premises when stones were pelted at the police, Vikas Kumar, SP...
  • Contrary to claims by parties, no irregularities found in EVMs: Jharkhand CEO April 18, 2014

    The Election Commission on Friday said no irregularities were found in some EVMs in Ranchi as alleged by a couple of political parties, that led to a clash between the police and some people leading to injuries to more than 12 people near Khelgaon in the city. "After a thorough check,...
  • Arvind Kejriwal mobbed; police disperse angry protestors April 18, 2014

    AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday faced protest by people in Varanasi who were shouting slogans in favour of Narendra Modi, prompting police to use force to disperse the crowd. The incident took place when Kejriwal stopped at a famous pan shop near Benaras Hindu University area after returning from campaigning...
  • Police lathicharge on people protesting against custodial death April 4, 2014

    Police on Friday resorted to lathicharge on a group of people protesting against the death of a jail inmate under suspicious circumstances in Rajasthan's Sriganganagar district, injuring around two dozen protesters including an MLA. A few policemen were also injured in stone-pelting by the protesters, led by local MLA Sona Devi,...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: 250 persons pelt stones to protest gangrape accused's arrest, booked March 26, 2014

    Police on Wednesday registered a case against 250 people for stone pelting and injuring three people during the incident in Muzaffarnagar. Among those who were booked, police named 30 people, including BJP activist Nitin Malik for pelting stones and blocking roads. Three persons were injured on Tuesday when police tried to disperse...
  • Ahmedabad: Stones pelted at AAP's rally, police resort to lathicharge March 8, 2014

    Ahmedabad: There seems to be no end to protests in Gujarat against former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal with unidentified men pelting stones at his rally in Ahmedabad on Saturday. A few protesters also managed to land on the stage. The police resorted to lathicharge outside Kejriwal's rally venue. "In...
  • MP: Police lathi charge Congress workers protesting near Assembly March 5, 2014

    Bhopal: Bhopal Police on Wednesday lathicharged Congress workers who tried to gherao Madhya Pradesh Assembly while protesting against Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. The Congress workers were protesting against the Shivraj Singh government for the condition of farmers in the state. They accused the BJP government of ignoring the plight of...
  • Kanpur doctors' strike: Police lathicharge protesting BJP workers March 4, 2014

    Lucknow: Bharatiya Janata Party workers who took out a protest march towards Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's residence in support of striking doctors were lathicharged by police. Thousands of doctors are on strike across UP to protest what they call the lawlessness of the Samajwadi Party. "Why didn't the...
  • Doctor's agitation against lathicharge on colleagues enters fourth day March 3, 2014

    Demanding FIRs against SSP Kanpur and Samajwadi Party MLA and release of their counterparts, junior doctors on Monday continued their boycott affecting medical services in Uttar Pradeshn for the fourth day. At King George's Medical university, the agitating junior doctors locked the OPD to protest the alleged atrocities on their counterparts...
  • Police lathi charge ABVP activists December 31, 2013

    The Madhya Pradesh Police on Monday lathicharged ABVPactivists protesting against an invitation extended as thechief guest to Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav by alocal university for its convocation ceremony in Jabalpur. "The activists are opposed to Rani DurgawatiUniversity's invitation to Yadav alleging that the name of hisOSD Dhanraj Yadav has...
  • Police use batons to disperse proreservation activists December 6, 2013

    Police on Friday batoncharged a number of proquota activists who were trying to barge inside the premises of the Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) in Allahabad to meet the Chairman and press their demand for introducing a threetier reservation system in the state. The proreservation activists, who had gathered in...
  • Congress blames 'mismanagement' for Ratangarh temple tragedy October 14, 2013

    Leader of the opposition in Madhya Pradesh Assembly Ajay Singh expressed grief over the tragedy at Ratangarh and demanded a compensation of Rs 5 lakh each for the victims' families. Ajay also blamed "mismanagement" by the administration and alleged police lathicharge for the stampede. There was no prior arrangement for primary...
  • BJP workers lathicharged during Gehlot's rally, 5 injured September 24, 2013

    Five BJP youth wing activists were injured, one of them critically, as police lathicharged them when they went to hand over a memorandum to Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot during a public rally on Tuesday. BJP condemned the attack on its cadres and called for a bandh in Bundi on Wednesday. About...
  • Jind: 20-yr-old girl found murdered; mob goes on rampage August 26, 2013

    The body of a 20-year-old Dalit girl was found in Jind in a mutilated condition, triggering unruly protests by locals who ran amok at the bus terminus and held up traffic on the Jind-Gohana road for more than three hours on Monday. According to DSP Adarshdeep Singh, the body of the...
  • Hisar: Police lathicharge BJP workers protesting against Naveen Jindal June 12, 2013

    Hisar: BJP workers were lathicharged by the police on Wednesday while they were protesting outside Congress MP Naveen Jindal's residence. Jindal is an elected MP from the Kurukshetra constituency in Haryana. The protests come two days the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed a case against the industrialist and...
  • 10 injured in clash between rival Trinamool factions June 5, 2013

    Midnapore: Ten persons were injured in a clash on Tuesday evening between rival Trinamool Congress factions in West Midnapore district. Police said that the clash in Hatiolka village broke out over the issue of filing of nomination papers for the upcoming panchayat elections. It is learnt that the houses of...
  • Kerala: Police lathicharge student activists May 31, 2013

    Kozhikode: The police on Friday resorted to lathicharge and fired teargas shells after some student organisations, which took out a protest march in Kozhikode alleging leak of exam question papers, threw stones at them, police sources said. The student activists, including those from SFI and AISF, had taken out a march...
  • Watch: Policemen brutally lathicharge women protesters in Aligarh April 18, 2013

    The protesters had clashed with the police after the dead body of a 6yearold girl was found on Thursday in Aligarh. She had gone missing on Wednesday night. ...
  • Ramvilas Paswan demands President rule in Bihar March 13, 2013

    Patna: Lokjanshakti Party president Ramvilas Paswan on Tuesday demanded imposition of President rule in Bihar in the wake of 'brutal' police lathicharge on agitating teachers which attracted adverse comments from Supreme Court. "The Supreme Court's strong comments on the brutal police lathicharge on agitating teachers has exposed the hollowness of...
  • Patna: Police lathicharge protestors agitating against a student's murder March 12, 2013

    Patna: Police on Tuesday lathicharged protesting students in Patna who were agitating against the murder of a student on Monday evening. Reports say students at a hostel affiliated to the Patna University had an altercation with some locals. One of the students had died in the ensuing firing. Last week...
  • Work in Delhi HC paralyzed as lawyers join strike March 12, 2013

    New Delhi: Work was paralysed at the Delhi High Court on Monday after lawyers joined a strike to protest against police action against colleagues in Jaipur and registration of a first information report (FIR) against 20 others in Chandigarh earlier in March 2013. "Work in all courts including high courts will...
  • Watch: Punjab and Haryana HC lawyers clash with police March 6, 2013

    Chandigarh: The Punjab and Haryana High Court lawyers clashed with police in front of the Punjab governor's house, following which the police used water cannons to disperse them. The lawyers were protesting against an FIR filed against some advocates for allegedly thrashing a policeman on February 26. While the lawyers demanded...
  • SC seeks explanation from states on police brutality in Punjab, Bihar March 6, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has taken suo moto cognizance of police lathicharge on a woman in Tarn Taran and contractual teachers in Bihar. The court has sought explanation by Monday from both the states on the conduct of the police and has directed the Attorney General to assist the...