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#SabarimalaRow: Hartal begins in Kerala, special security arrangements in place

In yet another move to defy the Supreme Court verdict allowing women of the menstrual age group to enter the Sabarimala temple, Hindu outfits in Kerala called for a hartal.

17 Oct 2018


Self-styled godman Rampal, 13 followers get life-imprisonment in murder case

A Haryana court sentenced self-styled godman Rampal and his 13 followers to life imprisonment in the second case of murder against them on Wednesday.

03 Oct 2018

Samajwadi Party

#KisanRally: Allowed to enter Delhi post-midnight, farmers end protest

Protesting Farmers who were stopped from entering Delhi on Tuesday ended their rally in the early hours of Wednesday after they were let into the national capital post midnight.

02 Oct 2018

Delhi Police

#KisanKrantiPadyatra: To stop protesting-farmers, Delhi police uses water-cannons, tear gas

The Kisan Kranti Padyatra turned violent on Tuesday as Delhi Police used water cannons and tear gas on protesting farmers to stop them from entering the National Capital.

Protests to save Article 35A disrupts life in Kashmir valley

Life in Kashmir came to a standstill today due to a shutdown called by separatists against a PIL in the Supreme Court on the validity of Article 35A, which bars people from outside J&K from acquiring any immovable property in the state.

26 Aug 2018


Rajasthan: Curfew relaxed for 2 hours in violence-hit Malpura town

Curfew was relaxed today for two hours in violence-hit Malpura town of Rajasthan's Tonk district, where a clash had erupted involving members of a minority community and Kanwar Yatra pilgrims, police said.

24 Aug 2018


Rajasthan: Curfew imposed in Tonk after attack on Kanwariyas

Curfew was imposed in Malpura area in Rajasthan's Tonk district today as fresh violence erupted a day after locals pelted stones at Kanwariyas.

17 Jun 2018

Narendra Modi

Delhi: Metro stations closed, security upped ahead of AAP's march

Five stations of the Delhi Metro have been shut down for the day for AAP's planned protest march to PM Narendra Modi's residence.

28 May 2018


After 13 police-firing deaths, TN orders Sterlite plant shut down

The Tamil Nadu (TN) government has permanent closure of the Sterlite plant in Tuticorin, after violent protests over environmental damage resulted in 13 deaths.

22 May 2018


TN: Several killed in police-firing as Sterlite protests turn violent

Eight people were killed as police allegedly opened fire on activists protesting the Sterlite copper-plant in Tuticorin, TN.

12 May 2018


Aurangabad burns as communal clashes break out over water

Violence broke out in Aurangabad yesterday reportedly after water supply to a religious place was disconnected.

Jinnah-portrait in AMU: What Muslim groups are saying on controversy

Wading into the controversy over 138-year-old Mohammed Ali Jinnah's portrait in Aligarh Muslim University, All-India Muslim Mahasangh on Friday announced a reward of Rs. 1 lakh for taking the picture down.

04 May 2018

Samajwadi Party

Jinnah-portrait row: Internet services suspended, Section 144 imposed in Aligarh

The Aligarh Administration announced, on Friday, that internet services will remain suspended from 2:00 PM to 12:00 AM Saturday, in the wake of protests over Mohammed Ali Jinnah's portrait in Aligarh Muslim University.

03 May 2018


Restrictions on alcohol sale in Bengaluru till Karnataka polls

Karnataka elections being just 9 days away, the atmosphere in the southern state is tensed and pulsating.

30 Mar 2018

West Bengal

WB-violence: Two more killed, Babul Supriyo barred from entering Asansol

The violence that began in the aftermath of Ram Navami celebrations continues unabated in West Bengal.

19 Mar 2018


Punjab govt to impose permanent ban on hookah bars

Punjab government on Monday imposed a permanent ban on hookah bars in the state instead of issuing temporary orders against them every two months.

19 Mar 2018


In Haryana boards, cellphones inside hollow cardboard, Bluetooth-device in turban

Left red-faced after widespread reports of mass cheating in successive board exams, the Haryana education board has upped security this time.

14 Mar 2018

Uttar Pradesh

UP's crackdown on cheating has left an entire region helpless

Left red-faced over widespread cheating during exams, UP has clamped down on the copying mafia this time.

16 Feb 2018


Cauvery-dispute: SC orders Karnataka to release 177.25tmcft water to TN

Delivering its judgement in the 125-year-old Cauvery dispute, the Supreme Court has ordered Karnataka to release 177.25tmcft of water to Tamil Nadu (TN) instead of 192tmcft.

29 Jan 2018

Yogi Adityanath

UP Governor: Kasganj violence shameful, shouldn't be repeated

UP CM Yogi Adityanath is being pulled up for his state's law-and-order situation after the disturbing Kasganj violence on Republic Day.

27 Jan 2018

Republic Day

R-Day violence in UP leaves one dead, Section 144 imposed

Republic Day celebrations in Uttar Pradesh's Kasganj district were marred by violence between two groups which resulted in the death of a one person and injured over 10.

02 Jan 2018


Maharashtra on the edge after Bhima Koregaon clashes kill one

After one person was killed in clashes at the anniversary celebrations of the 1818 Bhima Koregaon battle, anger spilled over across Maharashtra.

02 Jan 2018


Mumbai tense after Bhima Koregaon clashes, Section 144 imposed

Mumbai remained tense a day after clashes between Dalits and Marathas at Bhima Koregaon caused at least one death.

29 Sep 2017


Sweeper held for molesting two girls at Gurugram's Vidya School

Weeks after a student of Class 2 was found dead in Gurugram's Ryan International School, another incident of alleged molestation in the city's Vidya School has come to light.

23 Sep 2017

Shiv Sena

Right-wing groups launch campaigns against non-vegetarian eateries in NCR

As Navratri begins, right-wing groups have gone on a cleaning spree in NCR. Reports have come in that in Gurgaon, it is the Shiv Sena and Akhil Bhartiya Hindu Kranti Dal (ABHKD) that are pressurizing meat shops to down their shutters.

22 Sep 2017


Tripura journalist murder: Two people arrested, another questioned

Two men have been arrested in the murder case of Tripura journalist Santanu Bhowmik. Both are members of the IFPT, a group demanding a separate Twipraland.

21 Sep 2017


Another journalist killed, this time in Tripura while covering agitation

The ongoing Tripura agitation has claimed yet another life. This time of a 27-year-old journalist, Santanu Bhowmik.

01 Sep 2017


First-ever rules allow government to shutdown internet

Under new rules issued by the communication ministry, the government now has the legal power to temporarily shut down phone and internet services in the event of a "public emergency" or for "public safety".

27 Aug 2017


Dera violence: Punjab & Haryana HC slams state, centre governments

The Punjab and Haryana High Court called out the centre and the Haryana state government for their inability to control widespread violence following the verdict in the Ram Rahim Singh rape case.

26 Aug 2017


The Dera riots: Who's at fault for the violent rampage?

Thirty people have been killed and 250 injured in violence that broke out after Guru Ram Rahim Singh was convicted of sexual assault.

26 Aug 2017


Delhi: Excess fee notice compels schools to start fee refunding

On 21 Aug, Delhi's government served show-cause notices to 449 private schools, including DPS Mathura Road and Pusa Road's Springdales, over the charging of excess fees by them.

24 Aug 2017


Ram Rahim Case: Internet suspended in Punjab/Haryana for 72 hours

A day before the verdict in Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's rape case, mobile internet services have been suspended in Punjab and Haryana.

23 Aug 2017


20,000 head to Panckhula before Ram Rahim Singh rape verdict

Two days before verdict is to be declared in a rape case against Dera Sacha Sauda head Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, about 20,000 followers have gathered in Panchkula, near the Naam Charcha Ghar in Sector 23, and have pitched tents there.

03 Jul 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: Thousands of Kashmiris attend Bashir Lashkari's funeral

Thousands of Kashmiris bid farewell to Lashkar-e-Taiba commander Bashir Lashkari, at his funeral, held at Lashkari's ancestral village, Soaf-shali in Anantnag.

27 May 2017


Rahul Gandhi sets off for Saharanpur despite no permission

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi left for violence-hit Saharanpur despite being denied permission by authorities.

26 May 2017


Saharanpur riots- Rahul Gandhi denied permission to visit Saharanpur

Police have denied permission to Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi to visit Saharanpur, which is tense after recent communal clashes that killed at least two and injured several.

26 May 2017


Saharanpur violence: 400 anti-riot personnel sent by Center

The rapid caste violence spreading in Saharanpur from 5th May onwards has killed at least 2 people and left 29 injured.

25 May 2017


Saharanpur violence: Section 144 imposed, internet disabled

Police have imposed Section 144 in Saharanpur in light of the growing caste based violence in the district.

24 May 2017


Dalit man killed in UP, 24 arrested

In a fresh incident of caste-violence, a Dalit man was killed and 7 others were seriously injured while they were on their way home after meeting BSP chief Mayawati in riot-hit Shabbirpur.

10 Apr 2017


Bhadrak: Security personnel on alert, social media blocked

Curfew was temporarily suspended on April 9 in violence-hit Bhadrak; RAF and CRPF personnel, however, remained on alert and held a flag march.