Lathicharged

  • Police lathicharge on people protesting against custodial death 04-04-2014 11:14 PM

    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...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: 250 persons pelt stones to protest gangrape accused's arrest, booked 26-03-2014 01:25 PM

    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...
  • Ahmedabad: Stones pelted at AAP's rally, police resort to lathicharge 08-03-2014 06:53 PM

    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 05-03-2014 03:58 PM

    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...
  • Kanpur doctors' strike: Police lathicharge protesting BJP workers 04-03-2014 01:59 PM

    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 03-03-2014 03:10 PM

    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...
  • Police lathi charge ABVP activists 31-12-2013 09:56 AM

    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...
  • Police use batons to disperse pro-reservation activists 06-12-2013 03:57 PM

    Police on Friday baton-charged a number of pro-quota 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 three-tier reservation system in the state. The pro-reservation activists, who had gathered...
  • Congress blames 'mismanagement' for Ratangarh temple tragedy 14-10-2013 09:24 AM

    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...
  • BJP workers lathicharged during Gehlot's rally, 5 injured 24-09-2013 10:53 PM

    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...
  • Jind: 20-yr-old girl found murdered; mob goes on rampage 26-08-2013 10:30 AM

    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...
  • Hisar: Police lathicharge BJP workers protesting against Naveen Jindal 12-06-2013 03:32 PM

    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 05-06-2013 06:03 AM

    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 31-05-2013 06:50 PM

    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...
  • Watch: Policemen brutally lathicharge women protesters in Aligarh 18-04-2013 07:20 PM

    The protesters had clashed with the police after the dead body of a 6-year-old girl was found on Thursday in Aligarh. She had gone missing on Wednesday night. ...
  • Video: Police lathicharge protesters at Rashtrapati Bhawan 22-12-2012 01:58 PM

    Hundreds of anti-rape protesters had gathered at Rashtrapati Bhawan on Saturday morning. ...
  • Nitish orders probe into Nalanda lathicharge 15-09-2011 12:16 PM

    Patna: A day after the police lathicharge on locals in Nalanda, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday ordered a probe by the AGP (headquarter) into the incident and immediate suspension of policemen found involved in it. "Legal action must be taken against those found guilty," he ordered and asked...
  • Delhi Police forced to lathicharge BJP workers? 11-08-2011 01:47 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Police have been accused of employing excessive force while dispersing a protest march by Bharatiya Janata Party Yuva Morcha workers in New Delhi on Tuesday. Police allegedly lathicharged BJP youth workers after they tried to force their way towards Parliament. But new evidence reveal that police personnel...
  • Lathicharge on BJP workers intentional: Advani 10-08-2011 02:17 PM

    New Delhi: Agitated over police action against protesting BJP youth wing activists on Tuesday, senior BJP leader L K Advani on Wednesday complained to Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee that the orders seem to have come directly from Home Minister P Chidambaram. Advani, who met Mukherjee in Parliament, told him about...
  • Students-police clash, SFI march turns violent 29-06-2011 02:55 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Pro-Left student activists and police clashed here on Wednesday as protest march taken out by the campus agitators over the issue of self-financing college admissions turned violent. Several students and policemen were injured as the march organised by SFI and AISF, campus wings of CPI-M and CPI, took a...
  • Cricket fans lathicharged in Bangalore 24-02-2011 02:22 PM

    Bangalore: Cricket fans were lathicharged outside Bangalore's Chinnaswamy Stadium on Thursday morning while trying to buy tickets for the eagerly-awaited India-England World Cup match that will be played on Sunday. Police lathicharged the fans after tickets for Sunday's match ran out. Many of the fans had been queuing outside the...
  • Jammu: BJP workers target J&K minister's car 26-01-2011 04:47 PM

    New Delhi: BJP workers blockaded Jammu & Kashmir finance Minister Abdul Rahim Rather's vehicle on Wednesday afternoon. All attempts by the bjp workers to hoist the Triclour at Srinagar's Lal Chowk may have been foiled but the event was not violence free. BJP workers were lathicharged outside the outside the...
  • Telangana bandh: schools, colleges remain shut 07-01-2011 10:49 AM

    Hyderabad: Schools and colleges remained closed at many places in Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh on Friday following a shutdown call given by the Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) to protest the alleged lathicharge on students at Osmania University. The JAC called for shutdown of educational institutions in the region...