Situation still tense after clashes on access to CME road in Pune

The situation at Bopkhel village near here continued to be tense but under control on Friday after clashes broke out between police and locals protesting against denial of an access road that passes through defence land housing the College of Military Engineering (CME).

Malaysia cup semi-final erupts into violence
Malaysia cup semi-final erupts into violence

Police fired 30 rounds of tear gas to disperse rioting fans and arrested 25 after a Malaysia FA Cup semi-final between Terengganu and Singapore`s Lions XII, a senior security official said Monday.

Day after clash, heavy police deployment in Trilokpuri

Situation in East Delhi's Trilokpuri was "under control" but tension was palpable in the area, a day after a brief clash broke out between residents of two blocks over vehicle parking issue.

Egypt court sentences 11 to death over 2012 football riot

An Egyptian court Sunday sentenced 11 people to death after a retrial over a 2012 football stadium riot in the canal city of Port Said that left 74 people dead.

Vandalisation at churches a matter of concern: Congress MP Rajeev Shukla

Terming the attacks on churches a "matter of concern", Congress MP Rajeev Shukla on Sunday alleged that people are being served with "vandalisation, fightings, and rioting" instead of "achhe din" as promised by the BJP during campaigns in run up to 2014 general elections.

Five convicted for fake rape claim that sparked Myanmar riot

Five people have each been been jailed for 21 years for spreading false allegations that sparked a deadly religious riot in the Myanmar city of Mandalay last year, a lawyer said on Saturday.

Two AAP MLAs booked for clash with cops in Burari, Delhi govt orders probe
Two AAP MLAs booked for clash with cops in Burari, Delhi govt orders probe

The Delhi government has ordered a probe into the incidence of violence in Burari where an FIR was registered against Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs Sanjiv Jha and Akhilesh Tripathi for rioting and creating ruckus on Friday night.

Jitan Ram Manjhi visits riot-hit areas of Muzaffarpur

Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Wednesday visited violence-hit areas of the Muzaffarpur district in the state, where three people had died in communal clashes earlier this week.

Protest outside police HQ over Trilokpuri riots

 A group of Jawaharlal University (JNU) students Saturday protested outside the Delhi Police headquarters alleging discrimination against the minority community in the communal violence that hit east Delhi`s Trilokpuri.

Prohibitory orders imposed in Delhi's Trilokpuri after 5 suffer gunshot wounds, 70 arrested
Prohibitory orders imposed in Delhi's Trilokpuri after 5 suffer gunshot wounds, 70 arrested

Fresh violence erupted in Trilokpuri area of East Delhi on Saturday in which five people suffered gunshot injuries after which prohibitory orders were imposed and tension continued for the third consecutive day in the wake of a clash between two groups on Diwali night.

Thirty-three people arrested for rioting in Delhi

 At least 33 people of two communities have been arrested for rioting in east Delhi`s Trilokpuri area, police said Saturday.

List of abandoned cricket tours
List of abandoned cricket tours

Friday`s dramatic announcement that the West Indies` tour of India was being cut short because of a pay dispute involving their players was not the first time a major international cricket series had come to an unexpected end.

Riots in Turkey kill 21 over failure to aid besieged Syrian Kurds

At least 21 people were killed in riots across Turkey, the deadliest street unrest in years, after the Kurdish minority rose up in fury at the government`s refusal to protect a besieged Syrian town from Islamic State.

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Court acquits three cops, one other

A local court has acquitted four persons, including three Delhi Police officials, in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case for allegedly killing three members of a family, holding that the complainant and witnesses turned "hostile and contradicted their earlier statements".

Muzaffarnagar riots: Court fixes October 13 for hearing case against Balyan, 60 others

A local court has fixed October 13 for hearing of a case of violation of prohibitory orders against 61 people, including Union Minister of State for Agriculture Affairs Sanjeev Balyan, in connection with the riots in the districts last year.

Two killed in fresh Brazil prison mutiny

Barely a week after rioting inmates killed five fellow prisoners in a Brazilian jail, two more have been slain in a similar disturbance, authorities said Tuesday.

Six arrested as Malaysian fans riot
Six arrested as Malaysian fans riot

Six people were arrested after football fans rioted and torched a police car in Malaysia before being dispersed by tear gas and baton-charges, an official said on Monday. 

Ferguson`s old quarter a world away from protests

Images of rioting and demonstrations after the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, have provoked outrage across the world. 

China welcomes Vietnam`s move to compensate riot victims

Thousands of people attacked businesses and factories in Vietnam in May, targeting Chinese workers and Chinese-owned businesses after Beijing parked an oil rig in a part of the South China Sea claimed by Hanoi.

Two inmates beheaded in Brazil prison riot: Authorities

Inmates rioting to press for better facilities in an overcrowded Brazilian jail have beheaded two fellow prisoners and taken two guards hostage, officials said Sunday.