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Mobs - Violence

Farmers' Killing In Lakhimpur Kheri 'Condemnable', But Don't Be Selective: Nirmala Sitharaman

Oct 13, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Nirmala Sitharaman was responding to a question during a conversation at Harvard Kennedy School about the killing of four farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri and the arrest of Union Minister Ajay Mishra's son.

Lakhimpur Kheri Violence: SC Asks UP Govt To Submit Status Report On Arrests

Oct 07, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Supreme Court also clarified that there was some miscommunication due to which, the registration of a PIL was confused as a suo motu cognizance by the court.

'Protestors Can't Be Silenced Through Murder': BJP MP Varun Gandhi Tweets Viral Video Of Lakhimpur Kheri Violence

BJP MP Varun Gandhi tweeted a 37-second video which is attributed to Lakhimpur Kheri violence, specifically of the incident where Union MoS Ajay Misra Teni is accused of mowing his vehicle over a rally of farmers, leaving several dead.

'I Have Been Stopped To Go To Lucknow And Check On My Wife': Robert Vadra

Oct 06, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Priyanka Gandhi was detained in Sitapur when she was on her way, going to meet the violence affected in Lakhimpur Kheri.

UP: 9 Congress Workers Arrested For Allegedly Assaulting BJP MP Sangam Lal Gupta

BJP's Pratapgarh MP Sangam Lal Gupta on Saturday had accused former Congress MP Tiwari of leading a mob of his party workers to beat him up and his party's activists during a function in Sangipur block.

27 September, 2021

UP Police Official Suspended In Pratapgarh BJP MP Sangam Lal Gupta's Assault Case

Outlook Web Desk

BJP MP from Pratapgarh, Sangam Lal Gupta had accused former Congress MP Pramod Tiwari of leading a mob which beat him up and his party workers in a function.

08 April, 2021

IUML Worker Death: Violence Erupts In Kannur After Youth Dies In Kerala Polls Violence

Outlook Web Bureau

The 22-year-old Youth League member, Mansur had died in a post-poll clash allegedly between workers of the CPI(M) and the IUML on Tuesday.

31 March, 2021

Maharashtra Gurudwara Attack: 22 Charged With Attempt To Murder For Attacking Policemen

Outlook Web Bureau

Several visuals have emerged from the incident showing the sword-wielding mob barging out of the gurdwara, breaking the barricades put up by police, and attacking the policemen.

29 March, 2021

Airstrikes In Myanmar, Thousand Flee To Neighbouring Thailand

Associated Press (AP)

An estimated 3,000 people crossed the river dividing the two countries into Thailand's Mae Hong Son province following two days of aerial attacks.

29 March, 2021

Nigerian National's Death Sparks Violent Protest In West Delhi

Outlook Web Bureau

The protestors claimed that the man died due to police assault, an allegation that has been denied by the police.

20 March, 2021

Delhi: 19-Year-Old Man Thrashed By 4, Video Goes Viral

Outlook Web Bureau

The video of the incident, in which Asjad can be seen being thrashed brutally, has surfaced online and garnered attention from netizens.


27 February, 2021

Violence Breaks Out In Haiti After 400 Prisoners Escape; 25 Dead

Associated Press (AP)

Some believe Thursday's jailbreak at the Croix-des-Bouquets Civil Prison in northeast Port-au-Prince was to free gang leader Arnel Joseph, who had been Haiti's most wanted fugitive until his arrest in 2019

18 January, 2021

Miscreants Attack Odisha Cong Chief Niranjan Patnaik's Car In Keonjhar District

Outlook Web Bureau

The veteran Congress leader was in the car when the miscreants attacked it, however he left unhurt, said police

03 November, 2020

Palghar Lynching Case: Bail Granted To Four Accused


Nearly 200 people were arrested over lynching of two sadhus in April

03 November, 2020

Mizoram Official Urges Assam Counterpart To Ensure Safety Of Mizos In The State


Plea comes after death of man adds to tension flare-up along state boundary

19 October, 2020

Violent Clashes Break Out At Assam-Mizoram Border


Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and his Mizoram counterpart Zormathanga are in talks, officials say situation is under control now.

26 September, 2020

Rajasthan ST Protest: 35 Police Personnel Injured In Stone Pelting, Ratanpur-Khariwara Highway Blocked


According to the police, candidates of the 2018 exam have been protesting for the past fortnight to press for their demand of filling 1,167 general category posts with Scheduled Tribes candidates.


22 September, 2020

NIA Takes Over Probe In Two Bengaluru Riots Cases


According to reports, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has claimed that SDPI state secretary, Muzamil Pasha incited the mob, during violence that broke out in Bengaluru on August 11.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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