Police Lathicharge

Police 'lathicharge' protesting farmers near Karnal, 10 injured; farmers block highways

The state police drew severe criticism for the action against the farmers, and several roads and highways, including toll plazas, were blockaded at different places in protest for hours.

published on : 28th August 2021

West Bengal panchayat polls: Police lathicharge on people during re-polling

The re-polling of panchayat polls in West Bengal is being held on Wednesday in 568 panchayat election booths spread across 19 districts of the state.

published on : 16th May 2018

Banaras Hindu University wardens recall horror of Saturday night: Girl students booted to the ground

The girls began their protests that very night, trying to draw the attention of the administration to the lack of street lights and CCTV cameras on the roads leading to the hostel.

published on : 26th September 2017

Social media videos keep Banaras Hindu University protest simmering

Videos and accounts of the trouble over the past four days are circulating on social media. One cellphone video shows policemen charging at women students protesting at the gate of a hostel.

published on : 25th September 2017

Yogi shifts five officers as PM raises an eyebrow over Banaras Hindu University violence

Opposition parties targeted the BJP government over the police action against women students and activists began making a beeline to the BHU campus.

published on : 25th September 2017

Former Banaras Hindu University union presidents demand visitorial inquiry into police lathicharge

Senior Congress leader Karan Singh, who was a BHU chancellor in the past, also issued a statement terming the police lathicharge on students as "most deplorable".

published on : 25th September 2017