Violence

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Munger: Police clashes with Durga worshippers; 1 killed, many injured

27 Oct 2020

Munger: Police clashes with Durga worshippers; 1 killed, many injured

A man was killed while several others were injured amid clashes during the immersion of Goddess Durga's idol in Bihar's Munger on Monday.

Boats, huts torched as murder triggers violence in TN's Cuddalore

02 Aug 2020

Boats, huts torched as murder triggers violence in TN's Cuddalore

Violence broke out in the Cuddalore district of Tamil Nadu on Saturday night as two rival political groups clashed.

Meghalaya: Violence over CAA, Inner Line Permit leaves 2 dead

01 Mar 2020

Meghalaya: Violence over CAA, Inner Line Permit leaves 2 dead

Curfew remained imposed in Shillong's Cantonment Beat House and areas under the jurisdiction of Lumdiengjri and Sadar police stations on Sunday after two people were killed in fresh clashes, officials said.

20 killed as worst violence in decades rocks Northeast Delhi

26 Feb 2020

20 killed as worst violence in decades rocks Northeast Delhi

The death toll in the communal violence in Northeast Delhi rose to 20 on Wednesday while hundreds of others remain injured.

Delhi erupts in violent clashes; police head constable dies

24 Feb 2020

Delhi erupts in violent clashes; police head constable dies

On Monday, violent clashes broke out in the Bhajanpura, Maujpur and Jaffrabad regions of Delhi between two groups protesting for and against the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

#JNUViolence: Masked miscreants attack JNU students, teachers; 20 injured

05 Jan 2020

#JNUViolence: Masked miscreants attack JNU students, teachers; 20 injured

The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) of Delhi witnessed massive violence on Sunday evening when a group of masked miscreants barged into the campus and attacked students and teachers.

Internet shutdowns and the broken dream of Digital India

30 Dec 2019

Internet shutdowns and the broken dream of Digital India

In the wake of protests against Citizenship Amendment Act, the government has become more aggressive with internet shutdowns.

#ComicBytes: Five betrayals that shook DC Comics to the core

30 Dec 2019

#ComicBytes: Five betrayals that shook DC Comics to the core

Heroes like Superman and Batman exist so others can depend on them. No matter what the situation, everyone believes that the heroes will save the day.

Meerut-cop tells protesters to 'Go to Pakistan'; Naqvi demands action

29 Dec 2019

Meerut-cop tells protesters to 'Go to Pakistan'; Naqvi demands action

A massive row has erupted in Uttar Pradesh after a top cop was caught on camera, making communal statements in Meerut's Muslim locality.

Texas mass shooting: 5 dead, 21 injured in West Texas

01 Sep 2019

Texas mass shooting: 5 dead, 21 injured in West Texas

At least five people have been killed and 21 injured in a mass shooting in the state of Texas in the US. The incident took place near the twin cities of Midland and Odessa in West Texas.

Not a single incident of violence; situation normal: J&K DGP

11 Aug 2019

Not a single incident of violence; situation normal: J&K DGP

Denying media reports of firing incidents in Jammu & Kashmir after the abrogation of Article 370, J&K DGP Dilbag Singh said the situation is normal.

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath blames Congress for Sonbhadra violence

21 Jul 2019

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath blames Congress for Sonbhadra violence

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath on Sunday blamed the Congress for the shootout in the state's Sonbhadra district over a land dispute in which 10 tribal farmers were murdered on July 17.

UP: 9 shot dead, 25 injured in gunfight over land-dispute

17 Jul 2019

UP: 9 shot dead, 25 injured in gunfight over land-dispute

At least nine people were shot dead and 25 others were injured when an alleged land dispute in Uttar Pradesh's Sonbhadra led to a gunfight between two parties.

Rising intolerance, hate crimes can damage economic growth: Adi Godrej

14 Jul 2019

Rising intolerance, hate crimes can damage economic growth: Adi Godrej

Billionaire industrialist Adi Godrej on Saturday warned that growing intolerance, moral policing, and hate crimes in the country could "seriously damage" India's economic growth.

Tamil Nadu: Man beaten, stabbed for consuming beef soup

12 Jul 2019

Tamil Nadu: Man beaten, stabbed for consuming beef soup

In a shocking incident, a young man from Tamil Nadu was allegedly attacked by members of a fringe group for consuming beef soup.

Agra: BJP MP's security beat toll staff; shots fired

06 Jul 2019

Agra: BJP MP's security beat toll staff; shots fired

Days after PM Modi called violent behavior by members of the BJP "unacceptable" following Indore MLA Akash Vijayvargiya's assault on a civic official, reports of party MP Ram Shankar Katheria's security personnel thrashing toll plaza employees in Agra have emerged. The incident was captured on video.

Jaipur: Internet remains suspended after violence over rape of 7-year-old

05 Jul 2019

Jaipur: Internet remains suspended after violence over rape of 7-year-old

The rape of a seven-year-old in Jaipur, Rajasthan, has left the walled city shook, triggering violence and urging authorities to even suspend internet services in some regions.

TRS workers thrash officer for planting trees in depleted forest

02 Jul 2019

TRS workers thrash officer for planting trees in depleted forest

A Forest Range Officer (FRO) was recently thrashed by workers of the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) in Sirpur-Kagaznagar area of Asifabad, Telangana.

Delhi: Mob vandalizes Chandni Chowk's temple, breaks deity's idols

01 Jul 2019

Delhi: Mob vandalizes Chandni Chowk's temple, breaks deity's idols

In a recent incident of communal violence, a temple in Hauz Qazi area of Chandni Chowk, Delhi was vandalized on Sunday night.

Woman pushed out of moving SUV, allegedly by her in-laws

11 Jun 2019

Woman pushed out of moving SUV, allegedly by her in-laws

In a shocking incident, a woman from Tamil Nadu was thrown out of a moving car, allegedly by her in-laws. The incident, which was captured on CCTV footage, took place in Coimbatore last month.

West Bengal: 3 killed as TMC and BJP workers clash

09 Jun 2019

West Bengal: 3 killed as TMC and BJP workers clash

At least three were killed as workers of Trinamool Congress and BJP clashed in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district on Saturday evening.

West Bengal: BJP worker shot dead, two detained

27 May 2019

West Bengal: BJP worker shot dead, two detained

A BJP worker was shot dead in West Bengal's Bhatapara of North 24 Parganas district on Sunday night, forcing authorities to step up security in the area.

#AmitShahRoadShow: Wouldn't have escaped unhurt without CRPF's protection, says Shah

15 May 2019

#AmitShahRoadShow: Wouldn't have escaped unhurt without CRPF's protection, says Shah

BJP President Amit Shah on Wednesday said West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee and the ruling Trinamool Congress were responsible for the violence, arson, and vandalism at his roadshow held in Kolkata on Tuesday.

Election Commission to hold meeting over West Bengal poll violence

15 May 2019

Election Commission to hold meeting over West Bengal poll violence

The Election Commission (EC) on Wednesday will hold a review meeting on Wednesday with West Bengal observers over the issue of poll violence in the state.

#Elections2019: Amit Shah's Kolkata roadshow ends in violence; Details here

15 May 2019

#Elections2019: Amit Shah's Kolkata roadshow ends in violence; Details here

BJP President Amit Shah's roadshow in Kolkata held on Tuesday ended in violence and a police lathicharge after a clash between BJP rallyists and student protesters holding "Amit Shah Go Back" posters.

US 'sex slave' guru goes on trial: Details here

08 May 2019

US 'sex slave' guru goes on trial: Details here

The trial of Keith Raniere, the leader of a suspected sex cult NXIVM (pronounced Nexium), began in New York on Tuesday.

Mumbai: Scolded over PUBG addiction, man stabs sister's fiance

16 Feb 2019

Mumbai: Scolded over PUBG addiction, man stabs sister's fiance

PUBG fever has gripped the nation, and cases of it having bad effects on people are also on the rise.

These AI surveillance companies are preventing school shootings in USA

15 Feb 2019

These AI surveillance companies are preventing school shootings in USA

With the US seeing an alarming increase in the number of school shootings, schools in the country are increasingly turning to artificial intelligence (AI)-based solutions to identify potential threats and prevent student violence.

Modi-bhakts married each other; woman now accuses husband of torture

03 Feb 2019

Modi-bhakts married each other; woman now accuses husband of torture

A few days back, a tweet from a youngster in Gujarat went viral which had a picture of him with a girl, both wearing 'NaMo Again' T-shirts.

Bulandshahr violence: Police donate Rs. 70lakh for slain cop's family

19 Jan 2019

Bulandshahr violence: Police donate Rs. 70lakh for slain cop's family

The family of Uttar Pradesh police inspector Subodh Singh, who was slain during the Bulandshahr violence, has been given Rs. 70 lakh as compensation by the state police, over and above the Rs. 50 lakh that was given by the state government.

IAS topper Shah Faesal quits to protest against Kashmir killings

09 Jan 2019

IAS topper Shah Faesal quits to protest against Kashmir killings

Shah Faesal, a Kashmiri IAS officer who topped the UPSC exam in 2010, has resigned as a civil services officer to protest against the "unabated killings" and "marginalization" of Indian Muslims in Jammu and Kashmir.

Battleground Sabarimala: Over 1,800 arrested; bombs hurled; violence continues

05 Jan 2019

Battleground Sabarimala: Over 1,800 arrested; bombs hurled; violence continues

Kerala is still in the grips of violent protests after two women in their 40s entered the 800-year-old Sabarimala temple, and reportedly, over 1,800 arrests have taken place since the women's entry.

US: Didn't get plastic straw, man thrashes McDonald's woman employee

03 Jan 2019

US: Didn't get plastic straw, man thrashes McDonald's woman employee

Short-tempered people often flare up over petty issues, and engage in aggressive behavior.

Delhi: Man stabbed 14 times by his brother's friends

02 Jan 2019

Delhi: Man stabbed 14 times by his brother's friends

In a horrific incident, a man was stabbed 14 times in west Delhi's Sagar Pur area on Sunday in what appears to be a case of alcohol-fuelled revenge.

#GhazipurCopKilling: Constable killed in stone-pelting hours after PM Modi's rally

29 Dec 2018

#GhazipurCopKilling: Constable killed in stone-pelting hours after PM Modi's rally

In yet another case of mob violence against cops, a police constable was killed in stone-pelting by protesters today in Uttar Pradesh's Ghazipur.

Gujarat: Man beat ex-wife over WhatsApp display picture

17 Dec 2018

Gujarat: Man beat ex-wife over WhatsApp display picture

People who are short-tempered are often known to be aggressive and can easily get enraged over petty issues.

#BulandshahrViolence: Notices issued against 23 accused, including Bajrang Dal leader

16 Dec 2018

#BulandshahrViolence: Notices issued against 23 accused, including Bajrang Dal leader

Days after violence in Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh, killed a police inspector and another youth, the police have issued notices to 23 accused who are at large.

#BulandshahrViolence: Video shows mob chanted 'maaro, maaro', 'take his gun'

06 Dec 2018

#BulandshahrViolence: Video shows mob chanted 'maaro, maaro', 'take his gun'

A disturbing video shows a frenzied mob yelling 'maaro, maaro' and 'take his gun', has emerged in the Bulandshahr violence which killed one police inspector and another youth.

Bulandshahr violence: Bajrang Dal member among five arrested

04 Dec 2018

Bulandshahr violence: Bajrang Dal member among five arrested

A day after two persons, including a police inspector, were killed in mob violence over alleged cow slaughter in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr district, a special investigation team (SIT) has been formed to probe the incident.

UP: Police inspector killed in violence over alleged cow slaughter

03 Dec 2018

UP: Police inspector killed in violence over alleged cow slaughter

On Monday, a police inspector was killed in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr district after violence broke out in the aftermath of an alleged case of cow slaughter.