Spurt in Punjabi films on Blue Star, 1984 riots

A spurt in making Punjabi films to exploit issues emotive for Sikhs such as security operation in the Golden Temple complex in Amritsar in 1984 anti-Sikh riots has left the security establishment worried.

Baltimore makes 'thug' the new four-letter word

As Baltimore City. just over 60 km from the American capital, erupted into riots and violence over the police-custody death of a black man, it also ignited a debate over the Hindi word `thug` after President Barack Obama used it to describe the rioters.

Clinton calls for `rebalance` of US justice system after riots

Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton said Wednesday "balance" should be restored in the US criminal justice system, denouncing discrimination blacks often face by police.

DNA: Nepal earthquake was equivalent to 20 hydrogen bomb explosions, says Expert

The power of Nepal earthquake was equivalent to 20 hydrogen bombs explosions according to a US Seismologist, Steve Jones.
Also watch the current status of relief and rescue operation in Nepal.

Muzaffarnagar riots: Cops to increase reward on absconding accused

The Uttar Pradesh police on Monday said that it has decided to double the cash reward on the one remaining accused in the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots who continues to be absconding.

Myanmar convicts five over fake rape claim that sparked riots

A Myanmar court convicted five people for spreading fabricated allegations that a Muslim man raped a Buddhist woman, which led to deadly riots last July, a court official said on Friday.

Nine held for rioting after two groups clash in Maharashtra

Nine persons were arrested on charges of unlawful assembly and rioting in Kulgaon Badlapur area of the district following clashes between two groups, police said on Saturday.

AISSF welcomes recommendation for SIT probe in riots case

The All India Sikh Students Federation (AISSF) on Monday welcomed the recommendation of a government-appointed committee to re-investigate the anti-Sikh riot cases through a Special Investigation Team

South Africa riots raise worry about anti-foreign sentiment

South African youths recently swept through an intersection in the heart of Soweto township, breaking into immigrant-owned shops and grabbing whatever they could soda, a loaf of bread, sometimes even the shelves.

Hindu widow saved 10 Muslims in Bihar riots

A Hindu woman who saved lives of 10 Muslims in this village in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district during the recent clashes in which five people died is being hailed as a hero, officials said.

BJP blames Bihar govt for Muzaffarpur riots, demands judicial probe

Blaming the state government for communal riots at Ajizpur village in Muzaffarpur district of Bihar, BJP on Wednesday demanded a judicial enquiry into the incident and Rs 10 lakh compensation to the families of the victims.

Villagers returning to arson-hit Muzaffarpur village

More than 24 families who had fled arson-hit Ajizpur village have returned home even as three policemen have been sent to police lines in connection with the violence which resulted in the death of five persons, including an abducted youth.

Dozens arrested at Niger demo after deadly cartoons riots

Police in Niger on Sunday fired tear gas and arrested dozens at a banned opposition protest, a day after deadly riots over a depiction of the Prophet Mohammed in French weekly Charlie Hebdo.

Five dead in Saturday`s anti-Charlie Hebdo riots in Niger: President

Five people were killed in the Niger capital on Saturday during violent riots against the depiction of the Prophet Mohammed on the cover of French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, President Mahamadou Issoufou said.

“They want to spread riots: Mulayum Singh Yadav on BJP

Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav accused the BJP of speaking lie to the people and cheating the nation. “They want to spread riots. The Agra incident was the beginning, They are trying to repeat such incidents across the country,” he said.

Muzaffarnagar riots: Two gang-rape accused nabbed from police exam centres

Two persons, who were allegedly involved in gang-rape cases during Muzaffarnagar riots, were arrested from police recruitment centres in Moradabad while appearing for an exam.

Riot police clash with protesters at La Scala opening night

The glamourous season opener at Milan`s Scala opera house was marred Sunday by clashes between riot police and protesters which left two wounded.

State extends tenure of commission probing Muzaffarnagar riots

The Uttar Pradesh government has extended by three months tenure of the one-man inquiry commission probing Muzaffarnagar riots.

Muzaffarnagar riots victims stage dharna

Several riot victims, including women, staged a dharna and raised slogans in Shahpur town over delay in the arrest of those accused in the Kutba killings in Muzaffarnagar during the communal clashes last year.

90 dead in riots in 2014; govt claims 19 percent decline in violence

Altogether 90 people were killed and 1,688 others were injured in 561 incidents of communal violence in the country this year so far, a decline of 19 per cent as compared to the corresponding period of 2013, the Rajya Sabha was informed today.