VIOLENCE

  • Srinagar: Locals pelt stones on policemen in Maisuma 2 days ago

    Srinagar: While 15 constituencies voted in the first phase of Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, violence broke out in Maisuma area of Srinagar on Monday evening. Local residents pelted stones at policemen after they rounded up few anti-social elements ahead of elections in the region. It has to be noted that...
  • Violence erupts again in Banaras Hindu University; 5 hostels evacuated 5 days ago

    Varanasi: Five hostels were evacuated in Banaras Hindu University after students of two hostels clashed with each other on Saturday, the second day of the ongoing stalemate between varsity and students who want the earlier form of the students union to be brought back. A scuffle broke out again between a...
  • Haryana: 'Godman' Rampal put behind bars, to be produced in court again 1 week ago

    Chandigarh: In more trouble for 'godman' Rampal, the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday cancelled the bail granted to him in the 2006 murder case. As Rampal was being escorted out of the court by police he refuted all the charges leveled against him. "All allegations against me are...
  • Fresh clashes break out between TMC, BJP workers in Birbhum; 1 dead November 16, 2014

    Birbhum: Fresh clashes between the workers of ruling Trinamool Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party claimed one life in West Bengal's Birbhum district which was under curfew for over 10 days earlier this month. The deceased is reportedly a BJP supporter whose body was recovered by police from Chowmandalpur village. Five people...
  • Rajnath Singh urges Maoists to end violence and be part of democracy November 13, 2014

    Gurgaon: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday urged Maoists to end violence and be part of democracy for the betterment of India and its people. Rajnath Singh was speaking as the chief guest during the 75th Raising Day of the paramilitary Central Reserved Police Force (CRPF. The minister said there was no...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories November 11, 2014

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  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle November 11, 2014

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  • Is engaging men crucial on issues of violence against women? November 11, 2014

    A study done by the United Nations has produced some alarming results. Six out of 10 Indian men have admitted to having perpetrated violence against their wives or partners. ...
  • News 360: NCW set to propose legalisation of sex trade November 11, 2014

    The National Commission for Women set to propose legalisation of sex trade. NCW chief Lalitha Kumaralangalam on Tuesday said that the commission will propose the same to a Supreme Court constituted panel. According to sources, Women and Child Development Ministry does not favour the idea. ...
  • Six out of 10 Indian men admit to committing violence against their wives: UN report November 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Sixty per cent of Indian men admit acting violently against their wife or partner at some point in their lives while 52 per cent of women admit having faced some form of violence during their lifetime, says a UN report. The highest reports of violence came from Odisha and...
  • 6 out of 10 men admit to having perpetrated violence against wives, partners: UN November 11, 2014

    New Delhi: A study done by the United Nations has produced some alarming results. Six out of 10 Indian men have admitted to having perpetrated violence against their wives or partners. The study goes on to say that men who experienced discrimination as children or faced financial stress are more likely...
  • Karnataka Home Minister hits out at media, says Bengaluru rape stories shown only for TRPs November 6, 2014

    Bangalore: Karnataka Home Minister KJ George has sparked a row blaming the media for tarnishing Bengaluru's image by focussing on rape stories. George said that the media is only focusing on these stories to boost TRP's insisting that the school management should be held responsible for crimes on school campus. This...
  • Al Qaeda, IM team up to train terrorists and turn India into 'Syria and Iraq': Intelligence reports November 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Decrypted communications between Indian Mujahideen (IM) and Al Qaeda and testimony from suspects have triggered alarm among intelligence officials in New Delhi: the groups appear to be working together to launch major attacks in the region. The officials told Reuters that plots they had uncovered included the kidnapping of...
  • Odisha: An ATM-like kiosk where women can report harassment November 4, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: For almost a decade, the 45-year-old housewife suffered beatings at the hands of her businessman husband who relentlessly demanded more dowry money after their marriage. Like many victims of domestic violence, the mother of two hid the bruises on her battered body and kept quiet - scared of her husband,...
  • Heavy security deployed in Bawana ahead of Muharram November 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Heavy police force has been deployed in Outer Delhi's Bawana area apprehending tension over the conduct of Muharram procession in the area. A 'Mahapanchayat', held on Monday, had demanded changing of the route of the procession in the area claiming that it would disrupt traffic and businesses. An alternate route...
  • West Bengal: Section 144 lifted from violence-torn Birbhum after 11 days November 3, 2014

    Birbhum: West Bengal Police have withdrawn Section 144 from violence-torn Birbhum, 11 days after clashes between Trinamool Congress (TMC) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The Makhra clashes for territorial control between the Trinamool and BJP which killed at least three people happened despite Section 144 in place in that region. The police...
  • Police stops BJP workers from entering violence-torn Birbhum November 2, 2014

    Birbhum: Violence-torn Birbhum continues to remain a political arena days after clashes broke out between the Bharatiya Janata Party and Trinamool Congress workers. With Section 144 imposed in the region, BJP workers carrying relief material to the violence-torn Birbhum district of West Bengal were stopped by the police on Sunday...
  • Birbhum violence: Mukul Roy calls journalist 'small fry' November 1, 2014

    Kolkata: Even as the opposition upped the ante over the violence-hit Makhra village in West Bengal's Birbhum, the ruling Trinamool Congress seemingly on the defensive, hit out at the media calling a journalist "small fry". Political clashes allegedly between the Trinamool and the BJP activists on Monday had left three people...
  • UP Police shares same views as their political masters, says activist Kavita Srivastava October 30, 2014

    "The UP police doesn't make arrests because they think the same way as the rest of the society. So whenever a woman says that she has been subjected to sexual or other kind of violence they are programmed to say no you invited it," said activist Kavita Srivastava. ...
  • Singer Nez Erok puts her trauma of domestic violence into lyrics October 30, 2014

    Australian singer Nez Erok has put her own trauma of domestic violence into lyrics, with her song 'beautiful'. Erok said, "We wanted to create a video that could appeal to all kinds of situations and not just limited to one particular situation, because as you know domestic violence is not...
  • Trilokpuri clashes: Drones with night vision to be used to monitor during Chhath Puja, Muharram October 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Drones are being used to search the troubled area in East Delhi's Trilokpuri which saw communal violence on Diwali night. The police will also be using drones with night vision cameras to monitor Chhath Puja and Muharram. At the same time, door-to-door searches are also taking place. The...
  • AIADMK, DMK councillors throw microphones at each other over Jayalalithaa's portrait in office in Karur October 28, 2014

    Karur: Shocking scenes were witnessed at the Karur Municipal Council office in Tamil Nadu on Tuesday afternoon when the councillors of DMK and AIADMK came to blows over a portrait of former chief minister J Jayalalithaa. A portrait of the AIADMK chief was in place at the municipal council office which...
  • West Bengal: TMC, BJP workers clash again, four injured in violence October 27, 2014

    Birbhum: As many as four people suffered bullet injuries in clashes between the workers of Trinamool Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party in West Bengal's Birbhum district. The incident took place in Makra village which now has heavy deployment of Rapid Action Force in the area following the violence. Many people have...
  • Crowds boo, heckle Bilawal Bhutto at PPP's rally in London on Kashmir October 27, 2014

    London: A rally organised in London by the Pakistan People's Party opposing India's right to Kashmir turned violent after Bilawal Bhutto appeared on stage. People attending the rally hurled water bottles, cans and brickbats at the stage. The so-called 'Million March' from Trafalgar Square to Downing Street descended into chaos...
  • Indian-American gets award for ending domestic violence October 25, 2014

    Washington: Indian-American Attorney Anu Peshawaria has been awarded with the "Take Action against domestic violence Award" for her efforts to end domestic violence. The annual award is presented by the King County Coalition Against Domestic Violence in King County of the Washington State to several individuals or groups to recognise their...
  • MHA alerts states of communal flare up ahead of festive season October 20, 2014

    New Delhi: In view of the upcoming festive season, the Ministry of Home Affairs alerted states to ensure prevention of communal flare up especially in regions like Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh. The MHA has also issued an advisory to prevent forcible installation of idols at disputed sites, slogan shouting against a...
  • 20 injured in new Hong Kong protest violence October 19, 2014

    Hong Kong: Hong Kong police clashed with protesters, with the government saying 20 people were injured in a fourth night of violence after nearly three weeks of largely peaceful pro-democracy rallies. Dozens of police with shields and helmets pushed into a crowd of protesters gathered at barricades in the northern...
  • Haryana elections: Clashes, firing between BJP, INLD supporters in Sirsa, 2 injured October 15, 2014

    Sirsa: As Haryana went to polls on Wednesday morning, clashes and firing were reported between the Bharatiya Janata Party and Indian National Lok Dal supporters in Sirsa. The incident took place in the Modiakhera village in Sirsa. Two people have been injured in the violence. The police are present on the...
  • Will hug Maoists if they give up violence: Chhattisgarh CM October 7, 2014

    Raipur: Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Monday said that he is ready to embrace Maoists if they give up their path of violence and join the mainstream of society. "People involved in Maoist activities are part of our society. We are ready to hug them if they wish to join...
  • Gandhian way 'real, live option' to confront challenges: Sushma Swaraj October 3, 2014

    United Nations: As the world faces growing challenges of terrorism, the ideals of Mahatma Gandhi have become all the more pertinent and the Gandhian way is a "real, live option" to confront the global challenges, India has said as the UN commemorated his 145th birth anniversary. "The question to ask is...