STONE PELTING

  • J&K floods: Stone pelting at relief choppers increase as frustration with rescue teams spike September 12, 2014

    As the situation aggravates in the flood ravaged state of Jammu and Kashmir, there have been widespread reports of theft and stone pelting at the relief choppers. ...
  • 6 injured in clash between two communities over cattle breeding August 4, 2014

    At least six persons, including a child, were injured in a clash between two communities over cattle breeding at Baheri town, police said. Members of two communities clashed and resorted to stone pelting last night in Shernagar locality after a dispute over breeding of cattle took place, Additional Superintendent of Police...
  • 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...
  • Kerala: RSP MP's house stoned, parties deplore attack June 7, 2014

    Kollam: Unidentified persons pelted stones at the house of newly elected RSP MP NK Premachandran in Kollam but none was injured, even as party leaders alleged that it appeared to be a handiwork of "political rivals." Glass panes of the front window of the house were shattered in the stoning, and...
  • 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...
  • Bihar: Stones pelted at Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in Nalanda March 31, 2014

    Nalanda: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was in for a shock when people pelted stones at him during a public meeting in Nalanda on Monday. The protestors who were reportedly angry with Nitish's governance also raised slogans against the CM. They were reportedly upset with tje JDU government for not delivering...
  • 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...
  • Junior doctors clash with SP MLA Irfan Solanki, arrested March 1, 2014

    A clash broke out between supporters of a Samajwadi Party MLA and junior doctors of a medical college here on Friday night, leaving several of them including the legislator injured, police said. The clash started when Aryanagar MLA Irfan Solanki objected to some junior doctors of Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Medical College...
  • Nitish takes a dig at Lalu, says there is fire in RJD house due to short-circuit February 27, 2014

    Mounting a scathing attack on Lalu Prasad for indulging in "rowdism", Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday said while the fire in his house (RJD) has been due to "short-circuit" but Prasad was blaming outsiders. "Fire in the house has been due to short-circuit but he is blaming outsiders for this...
  • LIVE: Protestors show black flags to Kumar Vishwas, pelt stones at his convoy January 12, 2014

    Aam Aadmi Party leader Kumar Vishwas was on Sunday shown black flags by a group of people, who were protesting against his purported remarks against a religious event, while he was heading to address a rally in Rahul Gandhi's constituency here. Stones and eggs were also thrown at two buses ferrying...
  • Ten police personnel injured in stone pelting by residents of Sikri village January 9, 2014

    A team of 10 police personnel, including a woman subinspector, were injured in an attack by residents of Sikri village in the Bhopa area when they had gone there to arrest a history sheeter. According to sources, in the incident which took place on Wednesday, the villagers turned violent and pelted...
  • Twenty people injured in group clashes over tying buffaloes November 5, 2013

    Ahmedabad: At least 20 people, belonging to a certain community, were injured in group clashes over a trivial issue of tying buffaloes in the middle of road in Mehsana district's Manknaj village. One of the 20 people received serious head injuries, Santhal police subinspector R B Bhatol told PTI. The injured have...
  • 4 injured as angry villagers attack policemen trying to arrest Muzaffarnagar riots accused November 1, 2013

    Four policemen were injured in stone pelting by villagers in Kutba area of Muzaffarnagar district, where they had gone to arrest a person in connection with a case of communal violence there. The mob was protesting against the arrest of a person in connection with communal violence which erupted in the...
  • Odisha: Congress leader Harihar Karan's house attacked by 15 unidentified men October 2, 2013

    Unidentified miscreants attacked senior Congress leader Harihar Karan's house in Bhubaneshwar and damaged his car on Tuesday night, police said. A group of around 15 persons on motorcycles stopped in front of Karan's house in the posh Nayapalli locality of the state capital and pelted stones, they said. While no one in...
  • Minor communal scuffle erupts in Agra, situation under control September 17, 2013

    A minor communal flare-up erupted Monday evening in the Agra but was effectively contained, police said Tuesday. The scuffle broke out in Taj Ganj area between two groups of youngsters on a trivial issue. It soon escalated into stone-pelting from both sides. At least three people, including a priest, were injured. Some...
  • J&K: Two persons injured in stone-pelting incident September 14, 2013

    Two persons including an 11-year-old boy were injured on Saturday in stone-pelting by 'miscreants' in Bandipora district of Kashmir, police said. "An 11-year-old boy, Waheed Malik was seriously injured after getting hit in the eye by a stone pelted by miscreants at main market in Bandipora town, a police spokesman said. He...
  • Kids' squabble over flying kite gets 2 communities at loggerheads August 1, 2013

    Children of different communities squabbled over a kiteflying incident, sparking violence in Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh late on Wednesday, as people of the two communities pelted stones and hurled crude bombs at each other, police said. The fracas started in the Rajrupur area of Dhoomanganj in Allahabad, after youngsters from a...
  • Tension erupts in Lucknow's old city area following clashes during religious procession July 31, 2013

    Tension prevailed in the old city area in Lucknow when members of two groups engaged in brickbatting and arson during a religious procession, police said on Wednesday. The incident took place on Wednesday morning when a procession to commemorate the death anniversary of Hazrat Ali, the soninlaw of the Prophet,...
  • Facebook post sparks tension in Meerut, 12 injured April 6, 2013

    Lucknow: An inflamatory post on social networking site Facebook resulted in communal tension in Meerut on Friday as angry members of a community stoned a minitruck and a bus carrying a marriage party, police said. Soon after the post lampooning a specific religion was noticed, mobs took to the streets...
  • Shutdown over Srinagar youth's arrest for stone-pelting March 12, 2013

    Srinagar: Many areas of Srinagar city on Tuesday observed a complete shutdown over the arrest of a youth allegedly involved in stone-pelting, officials said. A complete shutdown is being observed in Nowhatta, Gojwara and adjoining areas around the historic Jamia Masjid in the old city here, sources said. While shops and...
  • Kashmir tense over 'mysterious' death of student March 3, 2013

    Srinagar: Tension gripped south Kashmir's Pulwama district on Sunday after reports of a Kashmiri student's death, in Hyderabad, under mysterious circumstances, spread. Markets were shut and traffic went off the roads as the news of the mysterious death of a student belonging to Parigam village of Pulwama spread in the district....
  • Life unaffected in K'taka due to Bharat bandh February 21, 2013

    Bangalore: The twoday nationwide strike called by 11 Central trade unions had no major impact in most parts of Karnataka on Thursday. Though banking services were hit, many buses, taxis and autos plied and shops and hotels remained opened in Bangalore. However, schools and colleges were closed. No violence was reported...
  • Bharat bandh: Strike evokes mix response in Karnataka February 20, 2013

    Bangalore: Barring stray incidents of stone pelting in Bellary, the nationwide strike called by 11 trade unions in support of their demands evoked a mixed response across Karnataka. Sources said some persons pelted stones at some buses and blocked roads in Bellary while normal life was hit in...
  • Telangana: Stone pelting outside Osmania University January 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Hyderabad was tense on Sunday following incidents of violence over the Telangana separate statehood issue. While stonepelting was reported outside Osmania University, police fired teargas shells to ward off a students' march to Raj Bhawan. The police have, meanwhile, given permission to the Telangana Joint Action Committee (TJAC) to...
  • Telangana march: Violence at Osmania University September 30, 2012

    Hyderabad: Violence erupted at the Osmania University campus in Hyderabad on Sunday after proTelangana students clashed with the police when they were prevented from taking out a rally to join the 'Telangana March'. Scores of sloganshouting students broke the barricades on the campus and pelted stone at the police who...
  • Land acquisition: Stone pelting in Gr Noida village September 10, 2012

    Noida: There was stone pelting in Greater Noida's Haibatpur village on Monday after Noida authority workers and police entered the village for land acquisition. The acquisition was for the FNG (Faridabad Noida Ghaziabad) highway. The police say it is a case of minor stone pelting and the situation is under control....
  • Anna supporters pelt stones at 7 RCR on Day 4 July 28, 2012

    Arvind Kejriwal asks Anna Hazare not to start fasting from Sunday, even as he takes on all political parties. ...
  • TSR supporters attack convoy of Jagan's mother July 23, 2012

    Hyderabad: Stones were pelted allegedly by the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) supporters at the convoy of Jagan Reddy's mother Vijayamma as she made her way to the textile town of Sirisilla. She, however, managed to fast for weavers' problems in Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region amidst violent protests by the TRS. The...
  • 15 held for protesting at Anna's rally in Nagpur May 16, 2012

    Nagpur: Around 15 people demonstrating outside the venue of Anna Hazare's public meeting in Nagpur were detained on Wednesday night by police, even as the Maharashtra state Youth Congress president Vishwajeet Kadam reportedly "justified" the protest. They were demonstrating against circulation of a booklet allegedly containing some remarks against Congress president...