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Delhi Riots: Man Gets 5 Years In Jail For Putting House On Fire

Delhi Riots: Man Gets 5 Years In Jail For Putting House On Fire

20 January 2022

This is the first sentencing the riots cases.

Court Directs Guj Govt To Pay Rs 49,000 Compensation To Man Who Sustained Bullet Injuries In 1992 Riots

Court Directs Guj Govt To Pay Rs 49,000 Compensation To Man Who Sustained Bullet Injuries In 1992 Riots

11 January 2022

Initially, he claimed Rs 1 lakh compensation from the state government, which he enhanced to Rs 7 lakh, with 18 percent interest, on the ground that it was the...


Rotterdam Shaken By Riots Over Planned Covid-19 Curbs

Riot police clashed with stone-throwing rioters in the Dutch port city after hundreds gathered to oppose stricter anti-coronavirus measures. Police said at...

Lakhimpur Kheri Violence: Forensic Report Reveals Weapon Seized From Ajay Mishra's Son Was Fired

Lakhimpur Kheri Violence: Forensic Report Reveals Weapon Seized From Ajay Mishra's Son Was Fired

18 January 2022

A report from the Forensic Science Laboratory confirmed that the weapon recovered from Union Minister of State Ajay Mishra Tani's son Ashish Mishra was fired....


Attacks On Hindus In Bangladesh A Blow To PM Sheikh Hasina’s Secular Credentials

The recent attacks on the minority Hindu community in Bangladesh expose the fault lines in India's neighbouring country.

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03 January 2022
Gang Clash Inside Ecuador Prison Leaves 24 Inmates Dead, 48 Injured

Gang Clash Inside Ecuador Prison Leaves 24 Inmates Dead, 48 Injured

The officials said the violence involved gunfire, knives and explosions and was caused by a dispute between the 'Los Lobos' and 'Los Choneros' prison gangs.


10 January 2022
US Capitol Hill Rioters Being Dubbed As 'Patriots' By Trump Supporters

US Capitol Hill Rioters Being Dubbed As 'Patriots' By Trump Supporters

Allies of former US President Donald Trump have been trying to revise the narrative of that deadly day by calling those in the mob of the January 2021 Capitol...


10 January 2022
Why 'Allahu Akbar' And 'Har Har Mahadev' Shared A Podium In Muzaffarnagar

Why 'Allahu Akbar' And 'Har Har Mahadev' Shared A Podium In Muzaffarnagar

Rakesh Tikait's call for communal harmony and farmer unity would not surprise those who have been tracking the ground. A prequel in three flashbacks.


10 January 2022
Kerala’s 1921 Moplah Rebellion A Manifestation Of Talibani Mindset: RSS Leader Ram Madhav

Kerala’s 1921 Moplah Rebellion A Manifestation Of Talibani Mindset: RSS Leader Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav said the national leadership is aware of the 'correct history' and therefore, it will not give any space to Talibani or separatist forces to create...


10 January 2022
US Capitol Riots: Restaurant Owner's Arrest Over 'Insurrection Pizza' Causes Outrage

US Capitol Riots: Restaurant Owner's Arrest Over 'Insurrection Pizza' Causes Outrage

In May, William Blauser, a Vietnam War veteran, and retired letter carrier, and his friend, Bob's Trading Post owner Pauline Bauer, were arrested on federal...


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10 January 2022
US Capitol Riots: Florida Man Who Breached Senate Chamber, First To Face Sentencing For Felony

US Capitol Riots: Florida Man Who Breached Senate Chamber, First To Face Sentencing For Felony

Prosecutors want Paul Allard Hodgkins to serve 18 months behind bars, saying in a recent filing that he, 'like each rioter, contributed to the collective...


10 January 2022
Amid Anti-Government Protests, Cuba Faces Massive Economic Challenges

Amid Anti-Government Protests, Cuba Faces Massive Economic Challenges

Authorities blocked social media sites in an apparent effort to stem the flow of information into, out of, and within the ailing nation as Cubans faced the...


10 January 2022
South Africa Riots: President Cyril Ramaphosa Vows To Restore Order

South Africa Riots: President Cyril Ramaphosa Vows To Restore Order

South Africa's army has begun deploying 25,000 troops to aid police in quelling weeklong protests and violence provoked by former President Jacob Zuma's...


10 January 2022
As Riots Continue Unabated In South Africa, Death Toll Rises To 72

As Riots Continue Unabated In South Africa, Death Toll Rises To 72

Violence erupted in the country after former President Jacob Zuma began serving a 15-month sentence for contempt of court on Thursday.


11 January 2022
Delhi Riot: HC Dismisses Plea That Claimed Gulfisha Fatima’s Detention Was Illegal

Delhi Riot: HC Dismisses Plea That Claimed Gulfisha Fatima’s Detention Was Illegal

The HC said the pleas was 'completely misplaced' and 'not maintainable'.


11 January 2022
The NEWS

The NEWS

In case you missed it: News and newsmakers from India over the past week


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11 January 2022
Dhaka Premier League: Officials Caught In Clash Between Police And Protestors

Dhaka Premier League: Officials Caught In Clash Between Police And Protestors

The incident happened on Saturday morning when thousands of agitated workers attacked the cars that got stuck in traffic in a spree that lasted 15 to 20 minutes


11 January 2022
After Detention By Israel, A Pair of Jerusalem Activist Were Freed

After Detention By Israel, A Pair of Jerusalem Activist Were Freed

Al Jazeera's Budeiri was arrested a day after she wore a protective vest marked “press,” and was dragged away by police at a protest in Sheikh Jarrah.


12 January 2022
When Blind Hate Took An Eye For An Eye

When Blind Hate Took An Eye For An Eye

A year on, a few of the Delhi riots victims try to cope with iron resolve and an expectation of ‘justice’ while others straggle on painfully with reduced...


12 January 2022
‘Police Are Now Dictated By Political Bosses’

‘Police Are Now Dictated By Political Bosses’

Police forces find it difficult not to comply with their master’s mandates: former Mumbai Police Commissioner Julio Ribeiro tells Preetha Nair


21 January 2022
Anatomy Of A Riot

Anatomy Of A Riot

A blasphemous FB post, police inaction, a truculent SDPI and rumours of Congress infighting...all lead up to Bangalore's worst street rioting in years


18 March 2020
The Iron Curtain

18 March 2020
Ghettoisation Of Riot-Scarred Delhi

Ghettoisation Of Riot-Scarred Delhi

Iron gates are coming up in riot-hit Northwest Delhi as communities—both Hindus and Muslims—try to ring-fence their localities from potential intruders and...


02 March 2020
Delhi Riots: In Pics

Delhi Riots: In Pics

At least 46 people have died in he communal clashes that shook northeast Delhi last week. Over 200 people have been injured and properties worth crores damaged...


02 March 2020
Delhi Riots

Delhi Riots

Five days after the communal violence, there is an uneasy calm and fear among people. It may take only a few weeks or months to rebuild homes, but it will take...


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Opinion

Delhi Riots: Man Gets 5 Years In Jail For Putting House On Fire

Delhi Riots: Man Gets 5 Years In Jail For Putting House On Fire

This is the first sentencing the riots cases.

20 January 2022
Court Directs Guj Govt To Pay Rs 49,000 Compensation To Man Who Sustained Bullet Injuries In 1992 Riots

Court Directs Guj Govt To Pay Rs 49,000 Compensation To Man Who Sustained Bullet Injuries In 1992 Riots

Initially, he claimed Rs 1 lakh compensation from the state government, which he enhanced to Rs 7 lakh, with 18 percent interest, on the ground that it was the duty of the state to ensure the safety and security of its citizens in the event of communal riots.

11 January 2022
Rotterdam Shaken By Riots Over Planned Covid-19 Curbs

Rotterdam Shaken By Riots Over Planned Covid-19 Curbs

Riot police clashed with stone-throwing rioters in the Dutch port city after hundreds gathered to oppose stricter anti-coronavirus measures. Police said at least seven people were wounded after warning shots were fired.

20 November 2021
Lakhimpur Kheri Violence: Forensic Report Reveals Weapon Seized From Ajay Mishra's Son Was Fired

Lakhimpur Kheri Violence: Forensic Report Reveals Weapon Seized From Ajay Mishra's Son Was Fired

A report from the Forensic Science Laboratory confirmed that the weapon recovered from Union Minister of State Ajay Mishra Tani's son Ashish Mishra was fired. Not sure on which day though.

18 January 2022
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