VIOLENT PROTESTS

  • Jamaat turns violent in Bangladesh over HC verdict August 3, 2013

    Dhaka: Fundamentalist JamaateIslami activists on Saturday held violent demonstrations, exploding several homemade bombs, to protest a Bangladeshi court ruling that barred it from contesting future polls. Jamaat and its student wing, Islami Chhatra Shibir, held a procession near Mohakhali flyover in Dhaka and resorted to the vandalism and blasts, police...
  • Sheila Dikshit meets Shinde over Karbala violence June 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit met Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde over the possibility of withdrawing the FIR against those booked for allegedly resorting to a violent protest at in January 2012. "We met Shinde over the Karbala issue today (Monday). The FIR (First Information Report) filed against people...
  • Hundreds defy curfew in Manipur December 24, 2012

    Imphal: The police used teargas and smoke bombs as hundreds of protesters defied curfew clamped on Monday on the entire Manipur valley to demand arrest of a Naga militant who had allegedly molested a film actress and to protest the death of a photojournalist. The protesters took out rallies, blocked...
  • Teen dies in Kashmir, death toll reaches 64 August 25, 2010

    Srinagar: Several people were injured as violent protests broke out in Srinagar on Wednesday after a teenager succumbed to injuries sustained in alleged police assault, taking the toll in the ongoing unrest in the Kashmir Valley to 64. A mob attacked security forces with stones and bricks in Soura area of...
  • 8 injured in workerpolice clash at Tata Steel June 28, 2010

    Ranchi: Eight labourers were injured in a clash with the police at the main entrance of the Tata Steel plant at Jamshedpur near here on Monday, police said. According to a company official, the clash occurred after the security guards of the steel plant sought gate pass from a group of...