Violence

2020 Delhi violence: Court convicts man for setting woman's house on fire, rioting

The court convicted Dinesh Yadav for being a member of an unlawful assembly, rioting, arson, house trespassing, and robbery.

published on : 6th December 2021

Congress forms four-member delegation to visit Nagaland in wake of civilian killings

The delegation comprises senior party leaders Jitendra Singh, Ajoy Kumar, Gaurav Gogoi and Anto Antony, it said.

published on : 6th December 2021

Nagaland civilians killings: Six-hour long bandh, call passes off peacefully in state

Briefing media-persons at the Naga Students' Federation conference hall on December 6, NSF president Kegwayhun Tep and general secretary Siipuni Ng.

published on : 6th December 2021

Nagaland firing incident case of mistaken identity, govt expresses regret: Amit Shah in Lok Sabha

It has been decided all agencies must ensure such incidents do not happen in future during action against insurgents, said Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Nagaland firing incident.

published on : 6th December 2021

Army jawan killed in Nagaland violence was from Uttarakhand's Tehri

Rioting spilled over into December 5 afternoon when angry mobs vandalised the offices of the Konyak Union and an Assam Rifles camp in the area, setting fire to parts of the camp, according to police.

published on : 6th December 2021

Nagaland civilians killings: Police files murder case against security forces, confusion prevails over toll

Prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the CrPC have been clamped in Mon town, but the situation is tense, officials said.

published on : 6th December 2021

Solomons PM survives confidence vote, blames crisis on 'Taiwan's agents'

The pro-Beijing leader comfortably saw off an opposition attempt to oust him, winning 32 votes to 15 after a fractious and hot-tempered day-long debate.

published on : 6th December 2021

Nagaland firing: Security officials point to lapses in intelligence and operational failure

Officials, however, claimed that security forces mistook six civilians for insurgents and shot them. In response, locals attacked the security forces with machetes and spears.

published on : 6th December 2021

The online world is "the new frontier for gender-based violence," says Natalia Kanem of UNFPA

Nine-out-of-10 women report that online violence harms their sense of well-being.  More than a third of women state that cyber violence has led to mental health issues.

published on : 3rd December 2021

New Zealand to send peacekeepers to crisis-hit Solomon Islands

The crisis in the Solomon Islands erupted last week when protests over government policies turned violent, fuelled by poverty, unemployment and inter-island rivalries in the nation of 800,000.

published on : 1st December 2021

Authorities: Student kills three, wounds eight at Michigan school

Authorities didn't immediately release the suspect's name, but police said deputies arrested him within minutes of arriving at the school in response to a flood of 911 calls about the attack.

published on : 1st December 2021

SC agrees to hear plea for probe panel into Tripura violence

A bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and AS Bopanna issued notice to the Centre and the state government and sought their response within two weeks.

published on : 29th November 2021

Portion of ashes of four farmers killed in Lakhimpur Kheri violence immersed in sea near Gateway of India

Farmers and leaders had gathered at the Maidan to attend a kisan mahapanchayat or mega conclave under the banner of the SSKM.

published on : 28th November 2021

‘Makalkoppam’ campaign to reach colleges in Kerala

The campaign aims to instill self-confidence and courage among boys and girls to overcome the obstacles in life. 

published on : 28th November 2021

Loss of face? Tripura CM orders review of cases against journalists, lawyers

On November 6, the police had booked the people, including 68 Twitter users, for sharing “objectionable news items/statements” on the alleged anti-Muslim violence in the state.

published on : 27th November 2021
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