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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.