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Loni arson: 150 booked for rioting

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 18:05

As many as 150 people were booked today on rioting and attempt to murder charges in Loni town here, a day after a mob clashed with police while protesting against an alleged rape attempt on a minor girl.

Eight freed, five convicted in Sudan protest arson trial

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 16:52

A Sudanese judge on Tuesday threw out charges against eight men accused of arson and looting during demonstrations last September, but five others were convicted.

Woman charged with arson for setting fire to kill spider in US

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 00:02

A woman who tried to kill a spider by setting some towels on fire in her apartment has been arrested in the US state of Kansas on a charge of aggravated arson.

Houses burnt in Assam along Nagaland border

Last Updated: Saturday, March 15, 2014, 12:27

At least nine houses were set ablaze in Assam`s Karbi Anglong district allegedly by attackers from Nagaland early Saturday morning at Khukuribasti but no one was hurt.

Japan diplomat indicted over arson in DR Congo

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 24, 2013, 15:34

A diplomat in charge of accounting at the Japanese embassy in the Democratic Republic of the Congo was charged Tuesday with setting fire to the mission where $260,000 has gone missing.

Home-guard set on fire, incidents of arson in Darjeeling

Last Updated: Friday, August 02, 2013, 13:59

A home-guard was on Friday set on fire in Darjeeling town where incidents of arson were reported.

Lawyer, 2 others get 3 years in jail in 34-year-old riot case

Last Updated: Saturday, June 01, 2013, 13:46

A local court here has sentenced three persons, including a lawyer and a junior engineer, to three years imprisonment for their involvement in a 34-year-old rioting case.

Agitations, strikes to be videographed to check arson

Last Updated: Thursday, May 09, 2013, 23:53

To nab those indulging in violence and causing damage to properties during protests, police will use videographers to film the agitations, and their statements will also be recorded before magistrate.

Curfew imposed in UP`s Tanda town after arson

Last Updated: Monday, March 04, 2013, 20:08

Curfew was clamped in Tanda area of Ambedkar Nagar district on Monday following large scale protests and arson over the killing of a Hindu Jagran Manch leader.

Kumher arson: 15 persons convicted

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 22:04

A local court on Tuesday convicted 15 persons in the infamous Kumher arson which had left 16 people dead in 1992.

Karachi witnesses arson attacks

Last Updated: Monday, December 31, 2012, 14:02

Unidentified people set fire to a two-storey building, four shops, two vehicles and several motorcycles in Karachi.

Chinese man gets death sentence for arson that killing 12

Last Updated: Monday, August 20, 2012, 14:43

A jilted Chinese man, who burnt down the house of his girlfriend resulting in the death of 12 people, was sentenced to death by a Chinese court.