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Police personnel stand guard near a vandalised vehicle after an alleged clash between two communties on Tuesday night, in Mathura.

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Vehicles vandalised by unidentified miscreants at Kucha Mohtar Khan area yesterday midnight, in New Delhi.

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A fire fighter douses a fire in a vehicle, set ablaze by a mob over a social media post by a relative of a MLA, in Bengaluru.

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Police personnel stand near a vehicle set ablaze by a mob over a social media post by a relative of a MLA, in Bengaluru.

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Police stand guard after a mob vandalised a police station following a social media post by a relative of a MLA, in Bengaluru.

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Police next to the charred remains of a vehicle vandalised by a mob over a social media post by a relative of a MLA, in Bengaluru.

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Police walk past damaged vehicles vandalised by a mob over a social media post by a relative of a MLA, in Bengaluru.

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Police and Revenue Minister R Ashoka inspect as they stand near the charred remains of vehicles, vandalised by a mob over a social media post by a relative of a MLA, in Bengaluru.

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Charred remains of a vehicle vandalised by a mob over a social media post by a relative of a MLA, in Bengaluru.

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Police stand next to the charred remains of a vehicle vandalised by a mob over a social media post by a relative of a MLA, in Bengaluru.

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Charred remains of a vehicle vandalised by a mob, in Bengaluru. A mob rampaged through Bengaluru's Pulakeshi Nagar Tuesday night and vandalised a police station and a Congress legislator's residence after an alleged relative of the MLA shared a social media post purportedly on a communal issue.

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Yogi Dalal hugs his daughter Jigisha as his other daughter Kajal, left, bows her head at the family food and liquor store after the family business was vandalized in Chicago. Chicago’s police commissioner says more than 100 people were arrested following a night of looting and unrest that left several officers injured and caused damage in the city’s upscale Magnificent Mile shopping district and other parts of the city.

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A passer-by walks near a damaged Christopher Columbus statue in a waterfront park near the city's traditionally Italian North End neighborhood, in Boston. The statue was found beheaded Wednesday morning, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said.

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People vandalize a Citibanamex ATM vestibule, during an anti-police protest in Mexico City. Following the death of Mexican man Giovanni Lopez, who was allegedly beaten to death while in police custody in Jalisco in May, anarchist protesters who are known for their violent tactics smashed storefronts, looted businesses, and sprayed anti-police graffiti on monuments.

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A man throws a hand truck into the window of vandalized CVS store during a protest over the death of George Floyd, in Los Angeles. Floyd died in police custody Monday in Minneapolis.

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A safe of a shop is seen on a road after it was ransacked during communal violence in northeast Delhi.

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Brickbats are seen on a street vandalised in Tuesday's violence in northeast Delhi.

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A vandalised school in Shiv Vihar area of the riot-affected north east Delhi.

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Books lie scattered at a School which was vandalized in Tuesday's violence at Shiv Vihar in northeast Delhi.

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A shopkeeper sorts through the charred remains of a vandalized and burned shop, following Tuesday's violence, at Khajuri Khas extension area of northeast Delhi. There were some areas of normalcy in the riot-hit localities of northeast Delhi with shops opening.

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A Delhi municipal worker stands next to heaps of the remains of vehicles, steel cupboards and other materials on a street vandalized in Tuesday's violence in New Delhi.

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A woman stands near charred remains of vandalised property set ablaze by rioters during communal violence over the amended citizenship law, in northeast Delhi.

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A burnt property following clashes over the new citizenship law, in Northeast Delhi.

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Paramilitary soldiers patrol a street vandalized in Tuesday's violence in New Delhi.

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A man stands outside a vandalized and burned shop following Tuesday's violence in New Delhi.

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Charred remains of a vandalised property set ablaze by rioters during communal violence over the amended citizenship law, at Shiv Vihar area of northeast Delhi.

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Books lie scattered at the Rajdhani Public School which was vandalized in Tuesday's violence at Shiv Vihar in New Delhi.

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Brick-bats are seen amid vandalised properties in Bhagirathi Vihar area of the riot-affected north east Delhi. At least 22 people have lost their lives in the communal violence over the amended citizenship law as police struggled to check the rioters who ran amok on streets, burning and looting shops, pelting stones and thrashing people.

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A man stands on a car vandalized in Tuesday's violence in New Delhi.

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Burnt cars stand on a street that saw clashes Tuesday in New Delhi.

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A burnt tractor stands on a road littered with stones after Tuesday's violence in New Delhi.

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Passersby stand near shops which were vandalized by rioters during clashes over the new citizenship law at Karawal Nagar area of North-East Delhi.

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A neighbourhood vandalised by rioters during clashes between those against and those supporting the Citizenship (Amendment) Act in north east Delhi.

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A statue of Dravidar Kazhagam founder Periyar vandalised by miscreants, in Kancheepuram. The face and hand of the statue have been damaged.

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Articles scattered on a table in a room of the Sabarmati Hostel following Sunday's violence at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), in New Delhi.

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Shattered glass of doors are seen at the Sabarmati Hostel following the Sunday's violence at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), in New Delhi.

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Articles scattered in a room of the Sabarmati Hostel following Sunday's violence at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), in New Delhi. A group of masked men and women armed with sticks, rods and acid allegedly unleashed violence on the campus of the University, Sunday evening.

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Vehicles lie scattered after a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act and the National Register of Citizens in Ahmadabad.

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The charred post-office at Chauba that was allegedly vandalised during an Anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protest, in Dibrugarh district of Assam.

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The library of the Jamia Millia Islamia University that was stormed by police Sunday in New Delhi. Police on Sunday fired tear-gas and struck with batons students who protested against a new law that will give citizenship to non-Muslims fleeing religious persecution from several neighboring countries.

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A vandalized fire tender is seen along a road, as smoke rises in the backdrop during a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act at Jamia Nagar, in New Delhi.

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A man garlands the vandalised statue of Bengali writer and philosopher Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, which was damaged during the clashes that broke out on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, during BJP President Amit Shah's roadshow, in Kolkata.

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Firemen douse the fire after two wheelers were set on fire during clashes between Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers and students outside the Calcutta University in Kolkata. Rival political supporters clashed with rocks and sticks during an election rally by the BJP leaving several people injured and a university college vandalized.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee inspects the vandalised statue of Bengali writer and philosopher Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, after the clashes that broke out at BJP President Amit Shah's roadshow, in Kolkata.

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Unidentified activists damage a vehicle during a strike called by All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) and the North East Students’ Organisation (NESO) in protest against Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, in Guwahati.

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Activists of All Assam Students’ Union burn tyres and effigies of CM Sarbananda Sonowal, in Guwahati

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A vandalised car seen following the mob violence where a police station was torched and policemen attacked after some carcasses were found in a field, in Bulandshahr.

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The police chowki which was attacked by the mob in Monday's violent protests over the alleged illegal slaughter of cattle, in Bulandshahr. The violence left a police inspector Subodh Kumar Singh dead.

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Vehicles set on fire by a mob during a protest over the alleged illegal slaughter of cattle, in Bulandshahr.

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Police remove the wreckage of a burned car after rioting outside Sri Maha Mariamman temple in Subang, Malaysia. Rioting broke out amid a dispute over the relocation of the Indian temple.

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A view of a vandalised office during a protest over the death of a female police constable, in Patna.

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A police vehicle vandalised during a protest over the death of a police constable, in Patna.

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The house of woman activist Rehana Fathima which was vandalised by some unidentified people at Panampilly Nagar in Kochi. Fathima had attempted to enter the shrine of Lord Ayyappa in Sabarimala.

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Hostel room of newly-elected President of Allahabad Central University's Student Union Uday Prakash Yadav, set ablaze by unidentified people after election result, in Allahabad.

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Hostel room of newly-elected President of Allahabad Central University's Student Union Uday Prakash Yadav, set ablaze by unidentified people after election result, in Allahabad.

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Jan Adhikar Party supporter vandalises vehicles during 'Bharat Bandh' protest against fuel price hike and depreciation of the rupee, in Patna.

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Jan Adhikar Party supporters vandalise vehicles during 'Bharat Bandh' protest against fuel price hike and depreciation of the rupee, in Patna.

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Jan Adhikar Party supporters vandalise vehicles during 'Bharat Bandh' protest against fuel price hike and depreciation of the rupee, in Patna.

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Burned cars parked at Frolunda Square in Gothenburg. Masked youth torched dozens of cars overnight in Sweden and threw rocks at police, prompting an angry response from the prime minister, who spoke of an "extremely organized" night of vandalism.

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DMK supporters vandalise police barricades outside Kauvery Hospital after the passing away of the party president M Karunanidhi, in Chennai. Karunanidhi, 94, died at the hospital after a prolonged illness.

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A car vandalised during Maratha Kranti Morcha protest that took place yesterday, in Navi Mumbai.

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A Car vandalised by the Maratha community protesters during their statewide bandh for reservations in jobs and education, in Maharashtra.

A restaurant vandalised by the Maratha community protesters during their statewide bandh for reservations in jobs and education, in Maharashtra.

Police personnel guard the statue of rationalist leader E V Ramasamy, popularly known as 'Periyar', in Chennai. Security has been beefed up across the state of Tamil Nadu for the statues of 'Periyar' after two persons vandalised one of the statues of the rationalist leader in Vellore district.

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The damaged statue of rationalist leader E V Ramasamy popularly known as 'Periyar' after it was vandalised by two persons, who were later arrested for the incident, in Vellore.

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Members of the leftist party address the media during a protest against the demolition of Lenin's statue in Tripura, at Parliament Street in New Delhi.

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Left Democratic Mancha activists raise slogans against an incident in Tripura where a Lenin statue was dismantled, in Guwahati.

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AIADMK members hold a protest over vandalisation of the statue of Periyar and other issues, during the second phase of budget session in New Delhi.

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Members of Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist) shout slogans against the razing down of the statue of Communist icon Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, better known as Lenin, in Tripura state, in Bengaluru.

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Remains of the five-feet-tall statue of Lenin which was allegedly demolished by a pay-loader at Belonia in South Tripura district and was thrown at the nearby jungle. The statue, made of fiber glass, was inaugurated at College Square at Belonia a few months back by CPM politburo member Prakash Karat.

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A bust of Bharatiya Jana Sangh Bharat Keshri's founder Dr. Syama Prasad Mukherjee being covered up after it was vandalized by unknown people at Keoratola Mohasoshan in Kolkata.

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A police official along with a group of people clean the bust of Bharatiya Jana Sangh Bharat Keshri's founder Dr. Syama Prasad Mukherjee after it was vandalized by unknown people at Keoratola Mohasoshan in Kolkata.

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CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yehchuri with other Politburo members Prakash Karat, Suryakanta Mishra, Brinda Karat, Biman Bose and other leaders at a rally in Kolkata to protest against vandalising of Lenin's statue in Tripura.

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CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yehchuri with other Politburo members Prakash Karat, Suryakanta Mishra, Brinda Karat, Biman Bose and other leaders at a rally in Kolkata to protest against vandalising of Lenin's statue in Tripura

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CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yehchuri with other Politburo members Prakash Karat, Suryakanta Mishra, Brinda Karat, Biman Bose and other leaders at a rally in Kolkata to protest against vandalising of Lenin's statue in Tripura.

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People try to douse a fire at Indira Theatre after protesters attacked the counter against the release of film 'Padmaavat' in Jammu.

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Karni Sena activists torched a car during a demonstration against the release of the controversial film 'Padmaavat' in Bhopal.

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Members of the Rajput community burned bikes during the protest against the release of Sanjay Leela Bansali's film ‘Padmaavat’ in Ahmedabad.

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Police investigation after members of the Rajput community broke shops and burned bikes during the protest against the release of Sanjay Leela Bansali's film ‘Padmaavat’ in Ahmedabad.

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Members of the Rajput community burned bikes during the protest against the release of Sanjay Leela Bansali's film ‘Padmaavat’ in Ahmedabad.

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Vehicles set on fire by a mob during the protest against the release of Sanjay Leela Bansali's film ‘Padmaavat’ out side PVR cinema in Ahmedabad.

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Security personnel try to detain the attackers who pelted stones on Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's convoy during 'Vikas Samiksha Yatra' in Buxar's Nandar.

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A damaged car in which Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was travelling during the 'Vikas Samiksha Yatra' in Buxar's Nandar. The attackers threw stones on chief minister's convoy.

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Police inspecting the Congress' office in Mumbai after it was ransacked by unknown miscreants.

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Smoke rises from burning police vehicles in Tajjpur police station campus after it was torched by an angry protesters at Tajpur in Samastipur district.

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A solar plant that was allegedly blown up by the Maoists in Gaya.

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The school bus which was vandalised after a student came under one of its wheel allegedly due to the driver’s recklessness, in Ghaziabad.

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The scene of a vandalized area of the school administration office after protest following the murder of a class 2 student at the Ryan International School in Gurugram.

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Activists of Indra Yuva organization vandalize the hoardings of Chinese mobile companies in Indore.

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Police round up of the protesters for vandalising Fountain Chowk market and stranding vehicles in Patiala.

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The set of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film "Padmavati" which was vandalised by unidentified persons at Masai plateau in Kolhapur, Maharashtra.

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The set of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film "Padmavati" which was vandalised by unidentified persons at Masai plateau in Kolhapur, Maharashtra.

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