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30 booked, 12 held after violence fuelled by rumours erupted in MP town post VHP rally

December 26, 2021 10:27 pm

All 30 Manawar town accused belong to Muslim community; Dhar administration also demolishes a Muslim resident's building over the case

Amravati rioting: Ex-minister among BJP leaders held; total arrests 132

November 16, 2021 5:13 am

So far, a total of 72 arrests have been made in 26 FIRs registered at four police stations in Amravati in connection with the violence on Friday and Saturday.

Assam eviction violence: 33-yr-old’s family in dark on video that went viral; 12-yr-old dies on way to get Aadhaar

September 25, 2021 12:59 am

Moinul’s family, huddled under a makeshift shelter put together with two aluminium sheets, a few kilometres away, says they haven’t seen the video, nor have they seen his body so far.

Study finds over 78 per cent respondents have faced violence in public places

March 06, 2021 2:34 pm

Most participants, particularly women, identified violence as a broad term, consisting of physical, mental, verbal, and sexual abuse

Violence erupts during panchayat meeting in UP's Pratapgarh; 2 killed

August 16, 2020 6:07 pm

After the incident took place at Sheikhpur village in Raniganj area, three policemen, including a sub-inspector, were suspended for laxity in duty, they said.

I saw a reflection of my anger in my son: Nandita Das on parental anger

June 18, 2020 4:58 pm

Das says when her son turned seven, he made her realise how anger escalates. And that it can come crashing down if hugs are exchanged.

Man arrested after attack on children in rare violence in China's capital

January 08, 2019 2:05 pm

Violent crime is rare in China but there has been a series of knife and axe attacks in recent years, many targeting children.

No fresh violence in Kasganj; operations intensified to nab 2 accused

February 01, 2018 3:48 pm

On Wednesday in Shahjahanpur, three people were injured after volunteers clashed among themselves during a 'Tiranga' rally being taken out by some Hindu organisations, police said. Two persons were arrested following the incident.

AMU campus violence: Research scholar held, 11 students suspended as CCTV clip nails 15

April 30, 2016 10:18 am

Based on CCTV footage, police identified the troublemakers, some of them former students, who had set the Proctor’s office and the Dean Students’ Welfare (DSW) office on fire.

Fatehpur: 27 held day after clashes

January 16, 2016 4:59 am

Heavy police force, including PAC personnel, has been deployed in Jahanabad. Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday said stern action will be taken if there is any laxity in handling the situation.


Why the Maratha agitation keeps coming back

June 22, 2020 6:20 pm

The Marathas, a third of the population of Maharashtra, began to agitate for their demands a little less than two years ago. While the current phase of renewed protests ended, the agitation is far from over.

Ravi Shankar Prasad tells Parliament about the plan to control WhatsApp rumours

June 22, 2020 6:20 pm

The Union Minister made an elaborate speech in the Rajya Sabha where he listed out the various incidents of violence - like lynching - which were reported because of rumour-mongering on WhatsApp and laid out the plan to tackle it.

Saying Afzal Guru's conviction was wrong is not sedition: Sorabjee

February 16, 2016 1:12 pm

New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): Former Attorney General Soli Sorabjee on Monday reacted over the JNU issue by saying that any criticism against the government does not entail sedition. He further said that the slogans raised in JNU cannot come under the radar of sedition. He added that if there is any incitement of violence, then sedition can be charged and its upto the court to decide the facts. He also went on saying that if someone says that conviction of Afzal Guru was wrong, that's not sedition because sedition is one of the most serious offences.

Politicians react over former DU lecturer's arrest

February 16, 2016 6:26 am

New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): Reacting over the arrest of former Delhi University lecturer SAR Geelani, Congress leader P.C. Chacko said the police cannot act in disproportionate manner. He added that before arresting the lecturer, police should assure whether he was involved in the incident or not. He further said that the police should not proceed without clear evidence as the action was taken in a hurry. Meanwhile, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Nalin Kohli said any issue that involves violence is not right and should be seen by the court of law. He added that the incident happened on Monday evening should be investigated thoroughly as this was already said by the Delhi police commissioner.