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.

Muzaffarnagar riot accused remanded in judicial custody

A riot accused was sent to 14 days` judicial custody after he surrendered before a court in connection with Maherdeen killing case.

Bail plea of Muzaffarnagar riot accused rejected

The bail plea of five riot accused has been rejected by a court in a case of murder of three youths.

Singapore doubles riot police after guest worker fracas

Singapore is doubling the size of its frontline anti-riot forces and stepping up surveillance after a rampage by Indian workers exposed police weaknesses following four decades of strict social order.

Mob burns school in riot-hit Myanmar city

Muslims in Myanmar`s second-largest city accused police today of standing by as a Buddhist mob went on a rampage, torching a school and other buildings.

Riot-hit Myanmar city calm now

Communal riots-hit Mandalay, Myanmar`s second largest city, remained calm Saturday following imposition of curfew in one more area since Friday night, the local police said.

2 Indians jailed for Little India riot in Singapore

Two Indian workers were today sentenced to jail by a Singapore court after they admitted their involvement in the Little India riot last December, the city-state`s worst street violence in 40 years.

Brazil ready to quell protests during World Cup

Brazil has stocked up on riot gear and is ready to deploy police and military forces to contain anti-government protests expected during the 32-nation World Cup soccer championship starting next month, authorities said on Friday.