Violence

  • MP: Khandwa tense after youth killed in clashes over Facebook post Yesterday

    Khandwa: The town of Khandwa in Madhya Pradesh is tense after a youth was killed in clashes. Prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the IPC have been clamped down and a curfew is in place. Clashes broke out between two groups over an objectionable post on the social media website...
  • Saharanpur riots: Main accused arrested, booked under NSA 2 days ago

    Saharanpur: Days after communal violence in Saharanpur claimed the lives of three people and left 33 others injured, the main accused for the riots has been arrested. Muharram Ali Pappu was arrested on Wednesday and booked under the National Security Act. Earlier in the day, a six-member BJP team visited...
  • BJP delegation to visit riot-hit Saharanpur today 3 days ago

    Saharanpur: There have been no fresh reports of violence in the riot-hit Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh. A 5-member delegation of the state Bharatiya Janata Party will visit the city later on Wednesday. The delegation includes riot accused BJP leader Suresh Rana who has been charged in the Muzaffarnagar riots case. The...
  • Saharanpur riots: 66 arrested, Eid celebrated amidst partial curfew 3 days ago

    Saharanpur: Eid was celebrated amidst a partial curfew in Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday. The curfew was relaxed from 7 am to 11 am on the Ambala road and Behat road. The other areas will get to see curfew relaxed from 3 pm to 7 pm. But there is...
  • Violent protests break out in Srinagar after Eid prayers, police use tear gas 3 days ago

    Srinagar: Massive protests broke out in Srinagar soon after Eid prayers on Tuesday, with many shouting anti-Israel and pro-freedom slogans. Protesters in the Eidgah area clashed with police officers who used tear gas and lathicharged the demonstrators. Clashes also took place near the Masiuma area. Many separatists leaders had been...
  • Curfew relaxed for 4 hours in Saharanpur, devouts offer Eid prayers 3 days ago

    Devouts on Tuesday offered Eid prayers in Saharanpur with district authorities relaxing curfew in the violence-hit city where security forces kept a close watch on trouble-mongers. Curfew was being relaxed in two stages from 7 AM to 11 AM in the old town areas and from 3 PM to 7 PM...
  • Ample security measures in place for Eid: Saharanpur SP 3 days ago

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, Superintendent of Police of Saharanpur said that the curfew would be relaxed if the situation got normal. "There is ample security measures in place for Eid",said SP. ...
  • Riot-hit Saharanpur hopes for a peaceful Eid, curfew to be partly relaxed 4 days ago

    Saharanpur: Tensions have eased slightly in the riot-hit Saharanpur with everyone hoping that the festival of Eid will be a peaceful one. Curfew will be relaxed from 7 am to 11 am on the Ambala road and Behat road. The other areas will get to see curfew relaxed from 3...
  • CNN-IBN appeals for peace on the eve of Eid 4 days ago

    Admist communal tension in Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur, CNN-IBN appeals for peace and harmony and wishes you Eid Mubark! ...
  • Saharanpur riots: Situation fully under control, says Home Minister 4 days ago

    Curfew was relaxed on Monday for four hours in violence-hit Saharanpur to allow people to get their daily needs even as district authorities struggled hard to contain trouble-mongers. As the situation has shown improvement, curfew was being relaxed from 10 AM to 2 PM in the new city and from 3...
  • India's mission in Tripoli advises all Indian nationals to leave Libya 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The India's mission in Tripoli on Monday advised all its nationals to leave Libya as Civil war has worsens in the country. The development came after the US and UK closed their embassies in the the strife-torn country. There are more than 6000 Indians employed in Libya who asked to...
  • Saharanpur clash: Curfew eased, supplies run short before Eid 4 days ago

    As the situation improved in the violence-hit Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh on Monday, curfew has been relaxed for four hours in the old town areas to allow people to buy their daily need items from markets which were directed to remain open. Reacting to the incident, BJP MP Rajiv Pratap...
  • Remove local police, bring in central forces in Belgaum: Shiv Sena 4 days ago

    Speaking on the Belgaum border dispute, Shiv Sena spokesperson Sanjay Raut said that the Centre should deploy its forces in the region and remove local police from there. ...
  • Pakistan mob kills woman, girls, over 'blasphemous' Facebook post 4 days ago

    Islamabad: A Pakistani mob killed a woman member of a religious sect and two of her granddaughters after a sect member was accused of posting blasphemous material on Facebook, police said on Monday, the latest instance of growing violence against minorities. The dead, including a seven-year-old girl and her baby...
  • Saharanpur tense as communal clashes claim 3 lives, blame game continues 5 days ago

    Saharanpur: Even as Saharanpur continues to simmer over Saturday's violent clashes between two communities over a land dispute, the blame game has already begun. Sources in the Uttar Pradesh intelligence unit claim that despite their inputs, the state government waited to act till the situation went out of hand. According...
  • Saharanpur riots: Authorities deploy drone to ensure peace in the violence-hit area 5 days ago

    Authorities on Sunday deployed drone cameras to maintain peace in Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur district where communal violence claimed three lives and left over a dozen critically injured. Officials admitted the situation in the district was still tense although there had been no violence on Sunday morning. A curfew clamped on Saturday after...
  • Meerut IG: Drones installed to scan the city 5 days ago

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, Inspector General of Meerut Alok Verma said that they were using drones to scan the city. This was perhaps the first time that drones had been used in a riot zone. "There have been no incidents of violence anywhere and things seem to be returning...
  • Saharanpur violence: Rashid Alvi holds BJP responsible 5 days ago

    Indian National Congress leader Rashid Alvi holds BJP responsible for the Saharanpur unrest. He says that they want to destroy and divide Uttar Pradesh. While on the other hand, BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain says that the administration of the state has failed miserably and that they have developed a habit...
  • 20 people arrested in Saharanpur violence 6 days ago

    The situation remains tensed after 3 people were killed and 23 were injured in violent clashes between 2 groups in Saharanpur on Saturday. 20 people have been arrested. Home Minister Rajnath Singh has assured the Uttar Pradesh government of support. "The state government must ensure to maintain law and order",said...
  • Bharatiya Janata Party leaders detained for protests in Saharanpur 6 days ago

    A few Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders were on Saturday detained in the party's bid to hold state-wide protests seeking registration of an FIR against a senior Moradabad police officer for allegedly assaulting party workers in Kanth. Uttar Pradesh BJP President Laxmikant Bajpai, who was going to Kanth to lodge an FIR against SSP Moradabad, was stopped, the...
  • Centre extends help to UP CM to ensure communal harmony in Saharanpur 6 days ago

    New Delhi/Saharanpur: The Centre has stepped in to control the situation after violence in Saharanpur killed two people. Home Minister Rajnath Singh has asked Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav to ensure communal harmony in the district. The Home Minister, who is personally monitoring the situation in Uttar Pradesh, also...
  • Akhilesh Yadav instructs officials to monitor situation in Saharanpur 6 days ago

    With tension prevailing in Saharanpur and Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday directed senior home department officials to strictly handle the situation in the two areas. "A continuous monitoring of the situation in Saharanpur and Moradabad is being done by senior police and government officials," Principal Secretary (Information)...
  • UP: Two dead in Saharanpur violence, curfew imposed 6 days ago

    Saharanpur: Curfew under Section 144 was clamped in Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur on Saturday after clashes broke out between two groups in the area over land dispute. The violence has claimed two lives and as many as 15 people have been injured. Traffic on the national highway connecting Ambala was thrown out of...
  • Four Indian tailors evacuated from Gaza July 21, 2014

    Gaza/Jerusalem: Four Indian tailors working in Gaza for the last two years have been evacuated unharmed with the help of the Representative Office of India (ROI) in Ramallah, a top UN official said. The four, Abdur Rehman from Lucknow, Anwar Hussein belonging to Mumbai, Kamil hailing from Badam Ganj and...
  • In violent weekend, at least 40 people shot in Chicago July 21, 2014

    Chicago: An 11-year-girl was shot and killed during a slumber party as violence struck Chicago over the weekend, local media outlets reported on Sunday. At least 40 people were shot, and four killed, in weekend violence in the third-largest US city, the NBC affiliate in Chicago reported. The deaths included an 11-year-old...
  • Custodial violence a serious issue: Court July 17, 2014

    New Delhi: A court has observed that custodial violence in any form is a serious issue and the judiciary must exhibit zero tolerance for such offences. Additional Sessions Judge Kamini Lau made the observation while dealing a complaint regarding custodial violence in the Tihar jail premise which left under trial prisoner...
  • Violence grips Gangtok as government college students protest over fee hike July 16, 2014

    Sikkim: The city of Gangtok in Sikkim has been gripped in violence as the students of a government college in Tadong has been protesting over four-fold increase in the fee. Violence was reported from various parts of the city and even from the main hospital. Even as the college has...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots accused remanded to judicial custody July 16, 2014

    A riot accused was sent to 14 days' judicial custody after he surrendered before a court in Muzaffarnagar in connection with Maherdeen killing case. Chief judicial magistrate Narender Kumar sent the accused Sandeep alias Kala to 14 days judicial custody on Tuesday. Maherdeen was murdered during riots in Lank village in the...
  • West Bengal: 27 Indians return from Iraq jobless, hounded by moneylenders July 15, 2014

    Nadia: The Iraq war has hit India. Even as 39 Indians remain in captivity in Mosul, thousands are hoping to come home. But heavily in debt, many of them are worried about what they're returning to. Twenty-seven men have returned to West Bengal's Nadia - jobless and being hounded by...
  • Book will come out soon with or without Orient Blackswan: Megha Kumar July 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Oxford-based historian Megha Kumar is the recent victim of censorship as publisher Orient Blackswan withheld the sale of the book 'Communalism and Sexual Violence: Ahmedabad Since 1969' just days after releasing it. The publisher informed Kumar that the book needs "comprehensive assessment" and should be set aside "for...