Little India

Singapore supermarket apologises for beef ad during Diwali

Hindus in Singapore celebrate Diwali in a grand style with banners and buntings displayed across Little India - a precinct of Indian businesses, eateries, motels and hotels.

Nov 02, 2016, 15:05 PM IST
Here's where PM Modi ate his dinner in Singapore

Here's where PM Modi ate his dinner in Singapore

The dinner was hosted by the Singaporean PM and his wife.

Nov 23, 2015, 19:46 PM IST

'Little India' in Malaysia preparing for Modi visit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who will be Malaysia on November 21 to attend the Asean-India and East Asia summit, will inaugurate the Torana (gateway), on Monday.

Nov 19, 2015, 17:39 PM IST

Gandhi monument unveiled in America's 'Little India'

A marble edifice bearing a bronze engraving of Mahatma Gandhi has been unveiled in this US city as part of celebrations to mark India's 69th Independence Day.

Aug 17, 2015, 23:14 PM IST

Singapore saw 47 liquor-related riot cases in 2014: Govt

Singapore on Friday said that 47 cases of rioting and 115 incidents of serious hurt linked to liquor consumption was reported in the country last year, prompting the government to restrict the sale and consumption of alcohol in public places.

Jan 30, 2015, 15:42 PM IST

Indian jailed for 14 months in Little India riots in Singapore

A 23-year-old Indian national was on Tuesday for 14 months for damaging a bus during Little India riots last year, taking the number of Indians convicted in Singapore's worst street violence in forty years to 21.

Oct 07, 2014, 22:23 PM IST

Singapore: Indian gets five months jail term for Little India riot

A 28-year-old Indian was on Thursday sentenced to five months in jail for obstructing a policeman during the Little India riot, becoming the 17th Indian to be jailed for his involvement in the country's worst violence in 40 years.

Sep 04, 2014, 14:33 PM IST

14 Indians jailed for clashing with people in Singapore

Fourteen Indians were on Thursday jailed for clashing with a group of people in Singapore`s Little India, a precinct of South Asian businesses where the country`s worst riot in 40 years broke out last year.

Mar 20, 2014, 19:17 PM IST

Two Indians charged with rioting in Singapore

Two Indians and two Bangladeshis were on Tuesday charged with rioting following a fight in the north-eastern part of Singapore.

Mar 11, 2014, 20:05 PM IST

Singapore riots case: 2nd Indian charged for burning property

A second Indian has been charged with burning property during Singapore`s worst riot in 40 years in December last year.

Mar 06, 2014, 23:13 PM IST

Poor communication hindered police response in Singapore riots

The Committee of Inquiry (COI) on last year`s Dec 8 riots in this city-state Tuesday heard that there were less than 90 police officers left to face some 150 to 200 active rioters at the height of the riots.

Feb 25, 2014, 20:10 PM IST

Third Indian sentenced for role in Little India riot in Singapore

An Indian national in Singapore was jailed for 18 weeks for his role in the country`s worst riot in 40 years, becoming the third to be punished in the case.

Feb 21, 2014, 00:32 AM IST

Singapore passes temporary law to keep order in Little India

Singapore has enacted a new law allowing police to continue to take calibrated measures to maintain public order and calm in Little India, the scene of worst riot in 40 years in the city state.

Feb 19, 2014, 08:08 AM IST

Second Indian national jailed for rioting in Singapore

A second Indian national was jailed for 15 weeks for his involvement in Singapore`s worst riots in 40 years.

Feb 17, 2014, 16:27 PM IST

Second Indian national to plead guilty in Singapore riot case

A second Indian national, who has worked in Singapore less than a year, is to plead guilty under charges for rioting here last December.

Feb 14, 2014, 07:29 AM IST

Little India riot: Indian to plead guilty to lesser charge

A 32-year-old Indian national, one of the 25 people accused of taking part in Singapore`s worst riots in over 40 years, is expected to be the first person to plead guilty to a reduced charge, a media report said on .

Jan 24, 2014, 14:59 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

Four Indians jailed in Singapore for contraband cigarettes dealing

Four Indian-origin men in Singapore were handed down prison sentences of up to three years for dealing in contraband cigarettes worth SGD 1.4 million.

Jan 16, 2014, 15:39 PM IST

Riot-hit Singapore insists migrant workers treated respectfully

Singapore denied that a riot last month by South Asian migrant workers in the city-state was triggered by discontent over their wages and living conditions.

Jan 16, 2014, 00:18 AM IST