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Rotterdam Shaken By Riots Over Planned Covid-19 Curbs

Nov 20, 2021 Deutsche Welle

Riot police clashed with stone-throwing rioters in the Dutch port city after hundreds gathered to oppose stricter anti-coronavirus measures. Police said at least seven people were wounded after warning shots were fired.

Lakhimpur Kheri Violence: Forensic Report Reveals Weapon Seized From Ajay Mishra's Son Was Fired

Nov 10, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

A report from the Forensic Science Laboratory confirmed that the weapon recovered from Union Minister of State Ajay Mishra Tani's son Ashish Mishra was fired. Not sure on which day though.


Gang Clash Inside Ecuador Prison Leaves 24 Inmates Dead, 48 Injured

The officials said the violence involved gunfire, knives and explosions and was caused by a dispute between the 'Los Lobos' and 'Los Choneros' prison gangs.

US Capitol Hill Rioters Being Dubbed As 'Patriots' By Trump Supporters

Sep 13, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Allies of former US President Donald Trump have been trying to revise the narrative of that deadly day by calling those in the mob of the January 2021 Capitol riots, “political prisoners".


Why 'Allahu Akbar' And 'Har Har Mahadev' Shared A Podium In Muzaffarnagar

Rakesh Tikait's call for communal harmony and farmer unity would not surprise those who have been tracking the ground. A prequel in three flashbacks.

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19 August, 2021

Kerala’s 1921 Moplah Rebellion A Manifestation Of Talibani Mindset: RSS Leader Ram Madhav

Outlook Web Bureau

Ram Madhav said the national leadership is aware of the 'correct history' and therefore, it will not give any space to Talibani or separatist forces to create violence or divide people in the country, be it Kashmir or Kerala.


28 July, 2021

US Capitol Riots: Restaurant Owner's Arrest Over 'Insurrection Pizza' Causes Outrage

Associated Press (AP)

In May, William Blauser, a Vietnam War veteran, and retired letter carrier, and his friend, Bob's Trading Post owner Pauline Bauer, were arrested on federal charges related to the violence at the United States Capitol on January 6.


19 July, 2021

US Capitol Riots: Florida Man Who Breached Senate Chamber, First To Face Sentencing For Felony

Associated Press (AP)

Prosecutors want Paul Allard Hodgkins to serve 18 months behind bars, saying in a recent filing that he, 'like each rioter, contributed to the collective threat to democracy'


17 July, 2021

Amid Anti-Government Protests, Cuba Faces Massive Economic Challenges

Associated Press (AP)

Authorities blocked social media sites in an apparent effort to stem the flow of information into, out of, and within the ailing nation as Cubans faced the country's greatest economic crisis in decades.


17 July, 2021

South Africa Riots: President Cyril Ramaphosa Vows To Restore Order

Associated Press (AP)

South Africa's army has begun deploying 25,000 troops to aid police in quelling weeklong protests and violence provoked by former President Jacob Zuma's detention.


14 July, 2021

As Riots Continue Unabated In South Africa, Death Toll Rises To 72

Associated Press (AP)

Violence erupted in the country after former President Jacob Zuma began serving a 15-month sentence for contempt of court on Thursday.


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09 July, 2021

Delhi Riot: HC Dismisses Plea That Claimed Gulfisha Fatima’s Detention Was Illegal

Outlook Web Desk

The HC said the pleas was 'completely misplaced' and 'not maintainable'.


13 June, 2021

Dhaka Premier League: Officials Caught In Clash Between Police And Protestors

PTI

The incident happened on Saturday morning when thousands of agitated workers attacked the cars that got stuck in traffic in a spree that lasted 15 to 20 minutes


07 June, 2021

After Detention By Israel, A Pair of Jerusalem Activist Were Freed

Associated Press (AP)

Al Jazeera's Budeiri was arrested a day after she wore a protective vest marked “press,” and was dragged away by police at a protest in Sheikh Jarrah.


25 December, 2020

'Truth Itself Is Powerful': Annie Zaidi On Art, Dissent, And Expression

Saumya Kalia

Zaidi's 'Prelude to a Riot' was shortlisted for the JCB Prize for Literature and is the winner of Tata Literature festival 2020


30 November, 2020

Eight Inmates Killed, 37 Others Injured In Sri Lankan Prison Riot: Official

PTI

The pandemic-related unrest has been triggered by a growing number of Covid-19 cases in Sri Lanka's overcrowded prisons.


29 October, 2020

8 Inmates Dead After Riots Break Out In Afghanistan’s Prison

Associated Press (AP)

According to a provincial official, the prisoners also torched one prison block during the riot.


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22 September, 2020

NIA Takes Over Probe In Two Bengaluru Riots Cases

PTI

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.


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President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla and other dignitaries at the ceremony to pay homage to Bodhisatva Babasaheb B.R. Ambedkar on...

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President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla and other dignitaries at the ceremony to pay homage to Bodhisatva Babasaheb B.R. Ambedkar on...

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Congress MP Ravneet Singh Bittu speaks in the Lok Sabha during ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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DMK MP TR Baalu in the Lok Sabha during ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury speaks in the Lok Sabha during ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

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