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India vs South Africa: Rajkot stadium fortified amid protest threat by Patels at ODI; Section 144​ imposed

India vs South Africa: Rajkot stadium fortified amid protest threat by Patels at ODI; Section 144​ imposed

The Rajkot stadium was fortified and the city secured with large deployment to ensure smooth conduct of the third ODI cricket match between India and South Africa as Patel quota agitation leader Hardik Patel emphasised visiting the venue to hold protests to push their demand for reservation.

Varanasi violence was pre-planned, says police

The violence and arson that rocked this holy city yesterday was "pre-planned" and the reason for instigation is being looked into, police said today.

Over 100 booked, 6 arrested after communal clash near Agra

Prohibitory orders remained in force and personnel of Rapid Action Force and PAC carried out flag march in Shamshabad town, on the outskirts of Agra, in an attempt to ward off any trouble in the aftermath of Thursday's communal clashes.

Telangana: Family of slain undertrial from UP yet to claim body

The body of one of the five undertrials gunned down by the police in Telangana in an alleged shootout on Monday is yet to be claimed by his family while four others were buried here on Wednesday night amid tight security.

RAF to set up five new battalions in country: DGP

Rapid Action Force (RAF) will set up five new battalions in the country, Director General of Police (DGP), Central Reserve Protection Force (CRPF) announced here on Tuesday.

Tension prevails in Meerut after communal clash

Tension on Sunday prevailed in some areas of the city after a clash between two communities over construction of a water kiosk near a mosque left seven persons injured even as police registered cases against 200 persons in connection with the violence.

Communal clashes in Meerut, 50 injured

About 50 people, including a senior police officer and two media persons, were injured in a communal clash in Meerut Saturday, police said.

Delhi Police relieved as Modi`s rally passes off peacefully

Delhi Police on Sunday heaved a sigh of relief as Narendra Modi`s rally at Japanese Park in the outskirts of the capital passed off peacefully.

Violence over RAF jawan molesting school girl

A Rapid Action Force constable allegedly molested a school girl in Darjeeling, triggering angry protests by locals and students who fought a pitched battle with police.

RAF plans to use only non-lethal weapons in Jharkhand

The Rapid Action Force (RAF) will use only non-lethal weapons during riot controlling operations, a senior RAF officer said on Tuesday.

Free laptop scheme: Violence in Allahabad University campus

Violence broke out at the Allahabad University campus with two groups of students hurling crude bombs at each other during distribution of forms for a Uttar Pradesh government`s scheme for free laptops.

Delhi gang-rape protests: Government may consider death penalty in rarest of rare rape cases

Students, activists and just concerned citizens gathered at India Gate to protest the torture and gang-rape of a young woman.

Northeasterners fleeing B`lore cross 18,000; RAF to be deployed

Officials said 16,000 northeasterners have fled the city in the past two days, and another 2,000 headed home this afternoon in a special train.

RAF to be armed with non-lethal weapons: Govt

The government will arm the
exclusive riot control force of the country - RAF - with
modern non-lethal weapons to tackle violent disturbances
effectively across the country.

Rapid Action Force deployed at Upper Ganga Canal

The district administration
has deployed RAF at Upper Ganga Canal in Muradnagar to avoid disruption of water supply to Delhi after Jats demanding reservation threatened to cut all essential supplies to the national capital.