Violence

  • Court rejects bail plea of three Muzaffarnagar riots accused 15-04-2014 02:18 PM

    A local court has rejected bail plea of three accused in a riot-related murder case in Muzaffarnagar. District sessions judge Vijay Laxmi on Monday rejected the plea of accused Niraj, Rampal and Upendra, citing there was no question of granting bail to them. The three accused were arrested on charges...
  • Violence breaks out over Ram Navami procession route, several injured 09-04-2014 10:53 AM

    Violence broke out in Kanpur town of Uttar Pradesh late on Tuesday over the route of a religious procession, officials said on Wednesday. The incident was triggered when the district administration did not allow some people to take out a Ram Navami procession through a certain route in Sundernagar area...
  • Mulayam campaigns in riot-hit Muzaffarnagar, hints at his PM ambition 06-04-2014 01:58 PM

    Muzaffarnagar: Even as a proposed Third Front led by the Left met an embarrassing end, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh is confident that a non-Congress, non-BJP front will form the government at Centre after the general elections. In his first ever visit to Muzaffarnagar after communal violence claimed over 60...
  • Venezuela's street barricades a deadly protest 04-04-2014 01:12 PM

    Like a beaver dam of urban detritus, the piles of tires, old mattresses and heavy steel grates in Venezuela's streets have sparked some of the most violent episodes of this tumultuous season of protest and repression. The barricades in Caracas' middle-class neighborhoods and swaths of opposition-governed cities aim to disrupt,...
  • Man slaps Arvind Kejriwal in Delhi, taken into custody by police 04-04-2014 01:08 PM

    New Delhi: There has been yet another attack on the Aam Aadmi Party leaders as party chief Arvind Kejriwal was on Friday slapped by a man in Dakshinpuri in Delhi. AAP workers beat the attacker up following the incident. The police identified him as Abdul Wahid, a resident of the...
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger defends violence in his film 'Sabotage'; says video games are worse 29-03-2014 12:41 PM

    Los Angeles: Hollywood action star Arnold Schwarzenegger has defended the level of violence in his new movie 'Sabotage', saying that video games are worse. In the film, the former politician plays a boss within the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), whose members meet an unpleasant end after they rob a...
  • Tharoor complains to EC against CPM for violence against women remark 19-03-2014 12:54 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Two union ministers contesting in the Lok Sabha elections have filed a complaint to the Election Commission against the personal allegations levelled against them. Union Minister Shashi Tharoor has filed a complaint against the CPM leader and former Minister M Vijayakumar. While inaugurating the LDF candidate's central election committee...
  • Putin recognises Crimea as sovereign state; US, EU impose sanctions 18-03-2014 02:05 PM

    A day after Crimea voted with an overwhelming majority to unite with Russia, Russian President Vladimir Putin has recognised Crimea as a sovereign state. Putin has signed a decree, paving the way for the annexation into Russia. Ukraine however, has dismissed the outcome of the referendum. The European Union and...
  • Saif Ali Khan charged with assaulting South African businessman 13-03-2014 03:52 PM

    Mumbai: Two years after actor Saif Ali Khan was briefly arrested for allegedly assaulting a South African businessman, charges have now been framed against him in the case. Saif Ali Khan has been charged under Section 325 (voluntarily causing grievous hurt) and 34 (acts done by several persons in furtherance...
  • Ukraine under siege: Ground view from Kiev

    Kindred mind |  Ayushman Jamwal
    As Russian forces encroach into Crimea and the US threatens action against Moscow, the situation in Ukraine is reaching a boiling point. People in ...

  • Over 33,000 Muzaffarnagar riot refugees apply to register in voters list 11-03-2014 03:56 PM

    Over 33 thousand displaced riots victims of the Muzaffarnagar communal violence have applied to enroll in electoral list from new places in Muzaffarnagar district, a senior official said on Tuesday. "At least 33,022 people displaced due to riots have applied for the enrollment in voter list and it is being...
  • AAP-BJP tussle intensifies, Kejriwal flays Modi's Gujarat model 07-03-2014 07:52 AM

    Kutch/New Delhi: The tussle between the Bharatiya Janata Party and Aam Aadmi Party has intensified as the Gujarat government filed an FIR against AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal for violating of the Model Code of Conduct. The action came after the BJP workers alleged that Kejriwal used a microphone in Gandhidham...
  • We were not even shown a copy of the FIR: AAP leader Prashant Bhushan 06-03-2014 03:52 PM

    AAP leader Prashant Bhushan has alleged that party members have been charged wrongly. He says AAP leaders Ashutosh and Shazia Ilmi did not push AAP members to take to violence. ...
  • Delhi Police arrests 14 AAP workers for clashes outside BJP office 06-03-2014 08:59 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police has arrested 14 Aam Aadmi Party workers for the clashes that broke out on Wednesday outside the Bharatiya Janata Party headquarters. An FIR has also been registered at the Parliament Street police station on charges of rioting, damaging public property and obstructing public servants. The...
  • Kejriwal apologises for clashes between AAP, BJP; FIR filed in Delhi 06-03-2014 07:55 AM

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal has apologised for the violence and street clashes between AAP and Bharatiya Janata Party workers in Delhi, Lucknow and many other places and appealed for calm. The detention of Kejriwal in Gujarat on Wednesday sparked off street clashes between AAP and BJP...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: 3-year-old baby dies in relief camp 05-03-2014 01:17 PM

    A three-day old baby girl died due to illness at a relief camp for riot victims at Malakpur village in Shamli district. The baby was born with complications and died on Tuesday, according to camp organiser Maulana Aslem. The parents of the baby were displaced from Phugana during the riots...
  • Communal Violence Bill be brought through ordinance route: Rahman Khan 03-03-2014 08:46 PM

    New Delhi: Minorities Affairs Minister K Rahman Khan on Monday said the government should have brought in the Communal Violence Bill also through an ordinance route. The remarks came a day after the Cabinet cleared an ordinance to amend the Prevention of Atrocities against SC/ST Act. Khan said, "I was...
  • Naxal threat a major worry in the run up to Lok Sabha elections in Jharkhand 27-02-2014 09:25 PM

    New Delhi: Jharkhand is a highly Naxal-infested state and providing security during elections in the rebel strongholds is a big headache for the state police and paramilitary forces. Almost 67 police stations in 15 districts have become Naxal hotbeds where the rebels target their opponents with ease, sources in the...
  • Power of 49: Story of Rashmi Anand who fought domestic violence 27-02-2014 01:53 PM

    The Power of 49 campaign has been designed to encourage women to vote this election. CNN IBN joins hands with Tatas and their latest 'jaago re' campaign to put the woman voter on the political centrestage. This week's theme of the campaign is 'women and domestic violence'. ...
  • Artist's work shows Barbie as a victim of domestic violence, with a bloody lip and a black eye 25-02-2014 04:46 PM

    Artist Samantha Humphreys has documented a series of disturbing pictures of domestic violence using an icon of female perfection - the Barbie. The series 'What If?' by Humphreys was featured in the Speaking Out Exhibition at Embrace Arts, University of Leicester. Since then, the series has been receiving worldwide media...
  • Thailand: Explosion, gunfire ring out near anti-government protest site 25-02-2014 12:21 PM

    An explosion and gunfire rang out near a sprawling anti-government protest site in the Thai capital early on Tuesday after the protesters' leader warned that government supporters were planning to bring armed militants to Bangkok. Weeks of unrest, in which protesters have barricaded several Bangkok intersections, have been interrupted by...
  • Thai PM leaves Bangkok as bombs, gunfire punctuate unrest 24-02-2014 11:52 AM

    Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, the target of anti-government protesters who have blocked parts of Bangkok for weeks, has left the city and is staying 150 km (90 miles) away, her office said on Monday, without specifying the location. The protests, punctuated by occasional gunfire and bomb blasts, including one...
  • 84 police teams constituted to nab absconding riots accused 23-02-2014 12:48 PM

    District authorities have constituted 84 police teams to arrest the 244 absconding accused who are facing charges over the riots last year in the area, police said on Sunday. SSP HN Singh told reporters that 84 police teams, each led by a gazetted officer, have been set up to arrest...
  • From jail, Venezuela protest leader urges resistance 22-02-2014 02:37 PM

    Venezuela's jailed protest leader urged supporters on Friday to keep demonstrating peacefully against President Nicolas Maduro despite violence that has killed at least six people and rocked the OPEC member nation. "I'm fine, I ask you not to give up, I won't," Leopoldo Lopez told his followers in a handwritten...
  • 21 killed in Ukraine as protesters clashes with police 19-02-2014 12:24 PM

    Ukrainian riot police took on anti-government protesters in Kiev on early Wednesday, after the bloodiest outburst of violence in nearly three months of demonstrations. The police surrounded the Independence Square, the main site where protesters had camped on Tuesday, and dismantled barricades and dispersed demonstrators with stun grenades and water...
  • Husband, in-laws kill 25-year-old woman over dowry 16-02-2014 07:14 PM

    A 25-year-old married woman was allegedly killed by her husband and in-laws for dowry in Indira Nagar Village in Barabanki, police said on Sunday. Priyanka was found hanging from ceiling yesterday, they said, adding a case was registered by the victim's father against her husband Keshav, father-in-law Chhotelal, brother-in-law Vijay...
  • MNS toll agitation: Raj Thackeray released, will meet CM on Thursday 12-02-2014 01:07 PM

    Mumbai: Mumbai Police released Maharashtra Navniram Sena chief Raj Thackeray after he was detained in Mumbai's Chembur after he protested with his party workers over tax collection at toll plazas. Emerging out of the police station, Thackeray informed that the Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan had gave him a phone...
  • MNS toll agitation: Mumbai Police detains Raj Thackeray 12-02-2014 10:35 AM

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray has been detained by the Mumbai Police near Chembur when he along with the party workers was out on streets protesting against the collection of tax at toll plazas in the state. Mumbai's acting Police Commissioner Hemant Nagrale confirmed Thackeray's detention. He said,...
  • College officials allegedly beat student for not paying exam fee 12-02-2014 07:59 AM

    A student of a private college in Gang Nahar has alleged that he was beaten up by officials of the institute for being unable to pay the fee for practical exams, police said on Wednesday. The victim student, Chaman Singh, has lodged a complaint in this regard with the local...