Loni arson: 150 booked for rioting

As many as 150 people were booked today on rioting and attempt to murder charges in Loni town here, a day after a mob clashed with police while protesting against an alleged rape attempt on a minor girl.

Woman charged with arson for setting fire to kill spider in US

A woman who tried to kill a spider by setting some towels on fire in her apartment has been arrested in the US state of Kansas on a charge of aggravated arson.

Houses burnt in Assam along Nagaland border

At least nine houses were set ablaze in Assam`s Karbi Anglong district allegedly by attackers from Nagaland early Saturday morning at Khukuribasti but no one was hurt.

Japan diplomat indicted over arson in DR Congo

A diplomat in charge of accounting at the Japanese embassy in the Democratic Republic of the Congo was charged Tuesday with setting fire to the mission where $260,000 has gone missing.

Home-guard set on fire, incidents of arson in Darjeeling

A home-guard was on Friday set on fire in Darjeeling town where incidents of arson were reported.

Lawyer, 2 others get 3 years in jail in 34-year-old riot case

A local court here has sentenced three persons, including a lawyer and a junior engineer, to three years imprisonment for their involvement in a 34-year-old rioting case.

Agitations, strikes to be videographed to check arson

To nab those indulging in violence and causing damage to properties during protests, police will use videographers to film the agitations, and their statements will also be recorded before magistrate.

Curfew imposed in UP`s Tanda town after arson

Curfew was clamped in Tanda area of Ambedkar Nagar district on Monday following large scale protests and arson over the killing of a Hindu Jagran Manch leader.

Karachi witnesses arson attacks

Unidentified people set fire to a two-storey building, four shops, two vehicles and several motorcycles in Karachi.

Chinese man gets death sentence for arson that killing 12

A jilted Chinese man, who burnt down the house of his girlfriend resulting in the death of 12 people, was sentenced to death by a Chinese court.

13 acquitted of loot, arson during 2002 Guj riots

A city sessions court on Thursday acquitted 13 youths belonging to minority community from charges of loot and setting afire 100 shops during post-Godhra riots of 2002, for lack of evidence.

Shillong: Security stepped up after arson attacks

Security was stepped up Monday in the Meghalaya state capital after activists went on rampage.

Seven persons burnt to death in Orissa

At least seven persons,
including a woman, were burnt to death by a mob in a stone
crusher unit in Ganjam district, about 60 km from here, a
senior police official said.

Chhattisgarh CM, Governor visit arson-hit village in Dantewada

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman
Singh and Governor Sekhar Dutt on Saturday visited arson-hit
Tadmetla village in Dantewada district and announced relief
measures for the affected tribals.

Meghalaya ethnic violence: Arson cases on, peace meet convened

Fresh arson cases were today
reported from the ethnic-violence hit Mendipathar area along
Assam-Meghalaya border, even as a peace committee was formed
to diffuse the tension.

Fire at Tennessee mosque site was arson: US authorities

Federal investigators offer $20,000 reward for information leading to arrest.

Bangladesh`s ex-foreign secretary charged with arson

Shamsher Mobin Chowdhury was arrested while taking part in BNP`s countrywide agitation.

SP leader arrested for involvement in arson

A Samajwadi Party leader has
been arrested for his alleged involvement in arson during
nation-wide bandh organised by 13 political parties to protest
against price rise, officials said here today.

Maoists torch tractors, dumper in West Midnapore district

Suspected Maoists torched two tractors and a pay loader in West Midnapore district early Thursday during a blockade called by the Naxal-backed People`s Committee against Police Atrocities (PCPA).

Ten convicted in arson cases in Kandhamal

Ten people were today sentenced to three to five years of rigorous imprisonment for
torching houses of some people belonging to a minority community during last year`s communal violence in Kandhamal district of Orissa.