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AMU campus violence: Research scholar held, 11 students suspended as CCTV clip nails 15

April 30, 2016 5:42 am

Based on CCTV footage, police identified the troublemakers, some of them former students, who had set the Proctor’s office and the Dean Students’ Welfare (DSW) office on fire.

Fatehpur: 27 held day after clashes

January 16, 2016 4:59 am

Heavy police force, including PAC personnel, has been deployed in Jahanabad. Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday said stern action will be taken if there is any laxity in handling the situation.

Malda violence: An opportunity for BJP to play 'soft Hindutva'

January 12, 2016 2:15 pm

The Malda incident has thus developed communal overtones. The BJP had to play up the issue because of its vote base and sensed that this could have a major impact on the state.

Malda violence: BJP fact finding team turned back, move triggers verbal duel

January 11, 2016 10:23 am

"This act of West Bengal government is condemnable," Yadav said as the MPs were forced to return by Howrah-bound Shatabdi Express.

Exposure to violence adversely affects children's mental health

December 14, 2015 11:46 am

Children exposed to violence while growing up are three times more likely to suffer from mental health issues like depression, anxiety, ADHD, etc.

Ukraine clashes: Parliamentary coalition shows cracks after a right-wing party threatens exit

September 01, 2015 8:48 pm

About 140 people were hospitalized following the violence, most of them law enforcement officers, the Interior Ministry said.

Ukraine clash: Death toll from violent protest rises to 3

September 01, 2015 8:53 am

Ukrainian nationalists strongly oppose changing the constitution, saying that would threaten the country's sovereignty and independence.

Deliberate attempts made by BJP, CPI(M) to spread violence: Home Minister

August 29, 2015 4:50 pm

In Thrissur, BJP worker Abhilash was hacked to death allegedly by CPI (M) men. Two CPI (M) activist were taken into custody in connection with the murder.

Paper Clip: Even a little extra income can help wean criminals away

July 06, 2015 2:26 am

The researchers experimentally evaluated a programme of agricultural training, capital inputs, and counselling for Liberian ex-fighters who were illegally mining or occupying rubber plantations.

Fists and Fury

April 12, 2015 2:55 pm

When I started out writing Titli, with Sharat Katariya, I quickly realised we had several themes on our plate.


Saying Afzal Guru's conviction was wrong is not sedition: Sorabjee

February 16, 2016 1:12 pm

New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): Former Attorney General Soli Sorabjee on Monday reacted over the JNU issue by saying that any criticism against the government does not entail sedition. He further said that the slogans raised in JNU cannot come under the radar of sedition. He added that if there is any incitement of violence, then sedition can be charged and its upto the court to decide the facts. He also went on saying that if someone says that conviction of Afzal Guru was wrong, that's not sedition because sedition is one of the most serious offences.

Politicians react over former DU lecturer's arrest

February 16, 2016 6:26 am

New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): Reacting over the arrest of former Delhi University lecturer SAR Geelani, Congress leader P.C. Chacko said the police cannot act in disproportionate manner. He added that before arresting the lecturer, police should assure whether he was involved in the incident or not. He further said that the police should not proceed without clear evidence as the action was taken in a hurry. Meanwhile, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Nalin Kohli said any issue that involves violence is not right and should be seen by the court of law. He added that the incident happened on Monday evening should be investigated thoroughly as this was already said by the Delhi police commissioner.