Arson

Cars torched in attack on French police housing complex

Attackers set fire to vehicles beneath a housing complex for police and their families in a suburb of Grenoble, eastern France, on Thursday.

Oct 26, 2017, 23:46 PM IST

Police nab fireman for arson as Italy blazes rage

On Monday, 15 firefighters were arrested in Sicily on suspicion of having started fires in order to receive bonus payments.

Aug 11, 2017, 20:50 PM IST
'Vote Trump' painted on black church set ablaze in US

'Vote Trump' painted on black church set ablaze in US

A predominantly African-American church was badly burned is the US state of Mississippi, with the words "Vote Trump" spray-painted on the side of the building, police said.

Nov 03, 2016, 10:46 AM IST
Mob sets 'Vajra Vahan' on fire after minor boy crushed to death by police vehicle in Bihar's Jehanabad

Mob sets 'Vajra Vahan' on fire after minor boy crushed to death by police vehicle in Bihar's Jehanabad

A mob on Monday set the 'Vajra Vahan' (anti-riot vehicle) of police on fire after a minor boy was crushed to death by the police vehicle in Bihar's Jehanabad district.

Oct 18, 2016, 09:38 AM IST
Masked youths torch two public transport vehicles in Kashmir

Masked youths torch two public transport vehicles in Kashmir

Masked youths torched two public transport vehicles on the outskirts of Srinagar on Monday.

Oct 17, 2016, 15:53 PM IST
Manipur 'very tense' after eight die in violence, Centre monitoring situation

Manipur 'very tense' after eight die in violence, Centre monitoring situation

Manipur continues to be tense after eight people died and over 31 injured due to arson, violence and clashes between mobs and police in Churachandpur district even as curfew continued on Wednesday.

Sep 02, 2015, 09:14 AM IST

Gujarat court acquits three in 2002 riot case

The special trial court hearing the Ode village riot case of 2002 on Thursday acquitted three accused giving them benefit of doubt.

Jun 25, 2015, 22:36 PM IST

Arson at Gurgaon factory after rumours of worker's death

Workers turned violent at a garment factory here on Saturday following rumours of a worker`s death, leading to arson and rioting which left a few workers injured, police said.

Jun 20, 2015, 17:38 PM IST

Germany uncovers right-wing cell as arsonists hit refugee shelter

 German police detained four people suspected of setting up a right-wing extremist group that was planning bomb attacks on Muslims and refugees, as a separate investigation began into arsonists who damaged a shelter for asylum-seekers.

May 06, 2015, 20:46 PM IST

Arsonists carry out new attack on German asylum-seekers' refuge

 Police in western Germany said on Wednesday that unidentified arsonists had set fire overnight to housing being prepared for aslyum-seekers, causing 50,000 euros worth of damage, before fleeing the scene in a car.

May 06, 2015, 13:09 PM IST

China executes man who injured more than 30 in bus fire

An arsonist who injured more than 30 people by setting fire to a bus in the Chinese city of Hangzhou was executed on Thursday, authorities said.

Apr 30, 2015, 23:31 PM IST

Lawyer killed in court premises in Allahabad; advocates resort to arson

A lawyer was killed inside the district court premises allegedly by a policeman sparking violent protests from advocates who took to the streets, vandalizing and torching nearly a dozen vehicles.

Mar 12, 2015, 00:12 AM IST

Three arrested for arson at solar plant in Rajasthan

Three persons have been arrested for allegedly opening fire and indulging in arson at a solar power plant here earlier this week, police said on Thursday.

Feb 19, 2015, 14:39 PM IST

Muzaffarpur arson saviour lady hoists tricolour at Cong office

 Shail Devi, who saved the lives of 10 persons belonging to the minority community during a recent arson in Muzaffarpur, today hoisted the tricolour at the Bihar Congress headquarters here on the occasion of 66th Republic Day.

Jan 26, 2015, 15:44 PM IST
Breno says drunk, depressed on day of Munich fire

Breno says drunk, depressed on day of Munich fire

Former Bayern Munich defender Breno has indicated he was drunk the night his apartment caught fire, an incident which would earn him a jail term for arson.

Jan 16, 2015, 21:55 PM IST

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.

Aug 19, 2014, 18:05 PM IST

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.

Jun 30, 2014, 00:02 AM IST

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.

Mar 15, 2014, 12:27 PM IST

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.

Dec 24, 2013, 15:34 PM IST

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.

Aug 02, 2013, 13:59 PM IST