Little India riots

Singapore riot: Last of Indian accused held guilty

The last of the Indian accused of failing to disperse despite police warning during Singapore`s Little India riots of 2013, has been held guilty and sentenced by a court to 16 weeks` jail, media reported on Wednesday.

Jun 03, 2015, 12:13 PM IST

Indian jailed for rioting in Singapore

An Indian national was Thursday sentenced to 25 months in jail, becoming the sixth Indian to be convicted for last year`s riots here.

Aug 14, 2014, 21:14 PM IST

Alcohol behind Singapore`s Little India riots: Committee of Inquiry

The probe into last December`s riots in Singapore, the worst in 40 years, on Monday cited alcohol as the "major contributory factor" that triggered the
unrest.

Jun 30, 2014, 22:20 PM IST

Indian jailed for Little India riots in Singapore

A 27-year-old Indian was today jailed for five months in Singapore for obstructing a policeman during the Little India riot last December, the city-state`s worst street violence in 40 years.

Jun 23, 2014, 17:15 PM IST

Singapore bus driver scared on seeing Indian under his vehicle

The driver of a private bus, involved in a fatal accident that sparked Singapore`s worst riots in 40 years last year, said he was overcome with fear when he saw an Indian national under the wheel of his vehicle.

Feb 21, 2014, 15:37 PM IST

New bill to give S`pore police special powers in Little India

Singapore government on Monday introduced a new bill in parliament that will give police special powers to maintain public order in Little India, the scene of the worst riot in 40 years in the country that led to the deportation of 56 Indians.

Jan 20, 2014, 17:43 PM IST

Singapore to impose alcohol ban along Hindu festival route

Singapore will impose an alcohol ban in the area where the Hindu religious festival Thaipusam is to be celebrated on Friday, police said.

Jan 15, 2014, 14:32 PM IST

Riots in Little India inexcusable: Singapore PM

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has described the December 8 outbreak of violence by the South Asian foreign workers here as inexcusable, but he assured that Singapore will treat its guest workers fairly as long as they abide by the the city state`s laws.

Jan 01, 2014, 08:14 AM IST

Singapore riot: Charges against three Indians withdrawn

Charges against three Indians for involvement in Singapore`s worst riot in 40 years were withdrawn on Monday while seven of their remaining 25 compatriots were released on bail.

Dec 23, 2013, 19:53 PM IST

52 Indians deported from Singapore for rioting

Sixteen of the men were interviewed by the state-appointed Committee of Enquiry (COI) into the riot in the Little India area, The Straits Times reported today.

Dec 20, 2013, 12:46 PM IST

Were Indian workers in Singapore assaulted?

A civil society group in Singapore Wednesday sought a probe into allegations that some of the Indians accused of rioting in this city-state have complained of police assault.

Dec 18, 2013, 20:51 PM IST

Activists calls for probe into assault of detained Indians

The group `Workfair Singapore` said the allegations were extremely grave and deserve the full investigative weight of the authorities.

Dec 18, 2013, 17:19 PM IST

Two Indians remanded to custody in Singapore riot case

Two Indians, charged for alleged rioting in Singapore, were today remanded to custody for another week to assist the probe into the city-state`s worst outbreak of violence in over 40 years.

Dec 18, 2013, 16:53 PM IST

Alcohol consumption ban in Little India extended

Singapore on Tuesday extended by six months the ban on alcohol consumption in public during weekends and holidays at Little India, the scene of the country`s worst riot in 40 years.

Dec 18, 2013, 16:48 PM IST

Two more Indians charged in Singapore for rioting

Two more Indian nationals, aged 35 and 41, were charged Tuesday in connection with the riots in this city-state Dec 8, taking the total number of people charged to 35.

Dec 17, 2013, 16:20 PM IST

Another Indian to be charged in Singapore for rioting

Another Indian national has been arrested in connection with Little India riots Dec 8 and will be charged in court on Tuesday.

Dec 16, 2013, 20:21 PM IST