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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 .

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.

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.

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.

Singapore to conduct public hearing into Dec 8 riots

A government-appointed committee will start public hearing from next month into Singapore`s worst riots in 40 years, involving South Asian workers, mostly Indians.

S`pore riot: Indian to seek judicial review on bail conditions

An Indian, part of 25 alleged rioters who participated in Singapore`s worst outbreak of violence in over 40 years, plans to seek judicial review on the conditions that the authorities have imposed on him.

Singapore riots: Four Indians face fresh charges

Fresh charges were on Friday slapped on four Indians, part of 25 alleged rioters who participated in Singapore`s worst outbreak of violence in over 40 years.

Singapore group seeks clarification on Indian deportations

Civil society group Workfair Singapore, which works for the welfare of local and migrant workers, has asked the Law Ministry to clarify why Indians who had charges dropped against them for alleged rioting were eventually deported.

Singapore lawyer applies to quash deportation of Indians

Singapore`s activist lawyer M Ravi has applied to the High Court to quash the deportation order of one of the 57 foreign workers sent home for their alleged involvement in the December 8 riot in the city-state.

Riots can happen even in stable society: Singapore PM

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong today said the December 8 riot here is a good reminder to people that even in a stable society, such incidents can still happen.