Convener of Vidyut Karmchari Sanyukt Sangharsh Samiti (VKSSS) has been arrested for allegedly inciting contractual employees of Uttar Pradesh power department to clash with police during their protest demanding regularisation of services, police said on Thursday.
At least 18 people were killed and 80 others injured in clashes between Islamists and security forces as Egypt marked the fourth anniversary of the uprising that toppled strongman Hosni Mubarak, prompting authorities to extend curfew in the restive North Sinai region.
A female demonstrator was killed in clashes with Egyptian police during a rare leftwing protest in Cairo Saturday, the eve of the anniversary of the 2011 uprising against Hosni Mubarak, an official said.
Deadly clashes between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian rebels threatened civilians in central Donetsk on Monday, with shelling hitting a hospital and warnings of insurgents launching attacks from residential areas
Two members of the opposition BNP were shot dead today in clashes with the ruling Awami League supporters, prompting authorities to call out paramilitary forces to control the situation on the first anniversary of the controversial elections boycotted by the opposition.
Kolkata: The Birbhum district in West Bengal once again witnessed a turf war between the workers of ruling Trinamool Congress and the opposition BJP in which one person was killed and two women were seriously injured, reports said on Friday.