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Hefazat leaders siphoned off donations for violence: B’desh Police

By Sumi KhanDhaka, May 4 | Top Hefazat-e-Islam leaders misappropriated the donations, including from abroad, meant for madrasas and orphanages for their...

Plea in SC seeks President’s rule in Bengal amid post-poll violence

New Delhi, May 4 | A petition has been moved in the Supreme Court alleging that the constitutional machinery in West Bengal has broken...

Main accused in mob violence wins panchayat poll in UP

Bulandshahr, May 4 | Yogesh Raj, the main accused in the 2018 Bulandshahr violence in which two persons, including police inspector Subodh Kumar Singh,...

MHA seeks report from Bengal govt on post-poll violence

New Delhi, May 3 | The Union Home Ministry on Monday sought a report from the West Bengal government on the post election violence...

‘Hefazat militants used gunpowder, firearms during violence in March’

By Sumi KhanDhaka, May 2 | Gunpowder, firearms and various combustible materials were used by the Hefazat-e-Islam militants that carried out violence...

‘US supports freedom of expression, but opposes inciting violence on social...

By Arul LouisNew York, April 30 | The US opposes incitement to violence on social media while supporting freedom of expression, according to State...

B’desh: Mamunul confesses to inciting violence against Modi’s visit

By Sumi KhanDhaka, April 21 | Hefazat-e-Islam Joint Secretary General Mamunul Haque, who is in police custody, has confessed to inciting violence in Bangladesh...

Amid violence in Pakistan, Dutch leader joins controversy

New Delhi, April 18 | As violence continues in Lahore and other parts of Pakistan, Dutch businessman and right-wing politician Geert Wilders has joined...

Mamata ‘politicising’ Cooch Behar poll violence: BJP

New Delhi, April 11 | The BJP on Sunday accused West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of "politicising" the poll violence in Cooch...

Marred by violence, Bengal sees 76% turnout in 4th phase of...

Kolkata, April 10 | Despite violence and bloodbath in the fourth phase of Assembly elections in West Bengal on Saturday, which saw five people...

Five killed in poll related violence in Bengal

Kolkata, April 10 | Violence erupted in the fourth phase of elections in Bengal in which five people were killed in two separate incidents....

EU condemns violence in Northern Ireland

Brussels, April 9 | The European Commission has strongly condemned the violence in Northern Ireland which erupted last week over a post-Brexit trading arrangement."We...

US gun violence int’l embarrassment: Biden

Washington, April 9 | US President Joe Biden called gun violence in the country an "epidemic" and an "international embarrassment", as he delivered a...

Pak observed slight dip in violence last month

Islamabad, April 3 | A slight reduction in violence was observed in Pakistan during the month of March, according to the statistics released by...

B’desh violence fallout: Militant outfit leader announces resignation

By Sumi KhanDhaka, March 31 | Abdul Awal, chief of Hefazat's Narayanganj unit and nayeb-e-ameer of Hefazat-e-Islam -- the militant outfit -- has...

White House announces new actions to curb anti-Asian violence

Washington, March 31 | The White House on Tuesday announced new actions including additional funding and a cross-agency initiative to curb the alarming rise...

Myanmar violence outrageous, US working on sanctions: Biden

Washington, March 29 | US President Joe Biden on Sunday called the military violence in Myanmar "absolutely outrageous" and said Washington was working...

500 injured in B’desh violence, cases against 500 Hefazat members

By Sumi KhanDhaka, March 29 | At least 500 people were injured as violence swept Bangladesh amid a nationwide dawn-to-dusk shutdown...

Defence chiefs from 12 nations slam Myanmar violence

Nay Pyi Taw, March 28 | Defence chiefs from 12 countries condemned the Myanmar military's violence against peaceful protesters in a joint statement issued...

26 policemen injured in Bangladesh violence

By Sumi KhanDhaka, March 28 | At least 26 police personnel have been injured in Bangladesh during an attack carried out by the radical...

Aus govt to convene summit on violence against women

Canberra, March 27 | The Australian government will convene a national summit to address violence against women, amid criticism of its handling of the...

Gang-related violence decreases in Sweden

Stockholm, March 27 | Incidents of gang-related violence in Sweden, which had reached unprecedented levels over the last few years, has decreased following several...

26 US Guvs condemn anti-Asian violence

Washington, March 27 | Twenty-six US state Governors have released a joint statement condemning violence against Asian-Americans which has been on the rise since...

Violence at BHU during Holi celebrations

Varanasi, March 24 | Violence erupted in the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) premises as inmates of the Birla and Lal Bahadur Shastri hostels attacked...

10 killed in US mass shooting highlighting scourge of gun violence

By Arul LouisNew York, March 23 | Ten people have been killed in a mass shooting in Boulder in Colorado state putting the...

Guterres concerned over rising violence against Asians

United Nations, March 23 | UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has expressed profound concerns over the rise in violence against Asians and people of...

Russia, China, Pakistan, US urge less violence in Afghanistan

Moscow, March 19 | Russia, China, the US and Pakistan signed a joint statement here on Thursday, calling on all parties to the conflict...

Violence against Chinese properties spreading In Myanmar

By Subir BhaumikKolkata, March 15 | Violence by pro-democracy protesters against Chinese properties are mounting in Myanmar and security forces are opening indiscriminate fire...

Biden condemns Covid-related anti-Asian violence

Washington, March 12 | US President Joe Biden has condemned what he called "vicious hate crimes" targeting Asian-Americans since the onset of the Covid-19...

MHA blames farmers for R-Day violence in Delhi

New Delhi, March 10 | The Home Affairs Ministry on Wednesday accused the Sanyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) of violating permission granted for taking out...

YouTube to lift Trump ban if violence risk decreases: CEO

San Francisco, March 5 | Google-owned YouTube will lift the ban on former US President Donald Trump once it realises that the risk of...

Delhi violence accused Sidhana addresses rally, dares police

Chandigarh, Feb 23 | Delhi violence accused and gangster-activist Lakha Sidhana on Tuesday dared police to arrest him as he addressed a public rally...

Two held from Jammu in Red Fort violence case

New Delhi, Feb 23 | The Delhi Police Crime Branch has arrested two more accused in the Red Fort violence case from Jammu.The two...

Somy Ali: I witnessed domestic violence at home

Mumbai, Feb 22 | Former Bollywood actress Somy Ali, who now leads a non-profit organisation, says she has experienced domestic violence at home and...

Bengaluru violence: SC notice on plea against bail to ex-Mayor

New Delhi, Feb 19 | The Supreme Court on Friday sought response from Karnataka government and others on a plea against the bail granted...

R-Day violence: Man seen swinging swords at Red Fort arrested

New Delhi, Feb 17 | Delhi Police special Cell has arrested Maninder Singh, a wanted in the Red Fort violence case, who was seen...

AAP flays Punjab poll violence, booth capturing

Chandigarh, Feb 14 | Punjab's opposition Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday condemned booth capturing, violence and attacks on its workers, allegedly by Congress...

Stray incidents of violence in Punjab urban local bodies’ polls (Ld)

Chandigarh, Feb 14 | Stray incidents of violence marked the 117 Punjab urban local bodies, including eight high-stake municipal corporations, where polling will continue...

Escalated violence displaces 400 families in Yemen’s Marib in 3 days

Sanaa, Feb 12 | Escalation of fighting between Yemen's government forces and the Houthi militia in the oil-rich province of Marib has displaced nearly...

Violence against migrants at EU borders should stop: IOM

Geneva, Feb 11 | The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has urged the European Union (EU) and its member states to stop "pushbacks, collective...

R-Day violence well-planned, may have got foreign funds: Police

New Delhi, Feb 10 | A Delhi court on Wednesday sent Iqbal Singh, arrested in connection with the Republic Day farmers' tractor parade...

2 massive blasts hit Yemen’s Marib amid escalating violence

Sanaa, Feb 10 | Two massive explosions struck Yemen's Marib, as violence has continued in the government-controlled oil-rich northeastern city, a government official said."Two...

Adhir demands JPC probe on tractor rally violence

New Delhi, Feb 8 | Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Monday demanded a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) to thoroughly probe the violence during...

Wanted for Red Fort violence, Sukhdev Singh held in Chandigarh

New Delhi, Feb 7 | The Delhi Police has arrested Sukhdev Singh, an accused in the January 26 violence during farmer protests at the...

Delhi Police to approach Google on Jan 26 violence

By Zafar AbbasNew Delhi, Feb 5 | Investigating the 'toolkit document' uploaded on a social media handle which the Delhi Police believe scripted the...

Cong seeks judicial inquiry in Jan 26 violence

New Delhi, Feb 5 | Congress leader Anand Sharma while speaking on the motion of thanks to the Presidents' address on Friday in the...

Bonding over violence that shaped their trajectories

New Delhi, Feb 5 | Boldly experimental, Maithreyi Karnoors debut novel, "Sylvia" (Tranquebar) uses poetry and prose to tell a riveting tale. Cajetan Pereira...

India compares violence over farm reforms to Capitol Hill rioting

New Delhi/Washington, Feb 4 | In response to the US remarks, the government on Thursday compared the violent protests against its farm reforms to...

SC says not condoning R-Day violence, cites PM statement

New Delhi, Feb 3 | The Supreme Court on Wednesday cited Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statement that law will take its own course, as...

R-Day violence: Rs 1L cash reward on Deep Sidhu

New Delhi, Feb 3 | The Delhi Police on Wednesday announced a cash reward of Rs 1 lakh each for information on Deep Sidhu,...

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SpiceXpress airlifs 1,100 oxygen concentrators from Nanjing to Delhi

New Delhi, May 6 | SpiceJet's air cargo arm SpiceXpress on Thursday airlifted 1,100 oxygen concentrators and other Covid-related medical equipment from Nanjing, China,...