Initially, he claimed Rs 1 lakh compensation from the state government, which he enhanced to Rs 7 lakh, with 18 percent interest, on the ground that it was the duty of the state to ensure the safety and security of its citizens in the event of communal riots.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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'
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.
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.
Violence erupted in the country after former President Jacob Zuma began serving a 15-month sentence for contempt of court on Thursday.
The HC said the pleas was 'completely misplaced' and 'not maintainable'.
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
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.
Zaidi's 'Prelude to a Riot' was shortlisted for the JCB Prize for Literature and is the winner of Tata Literature festival 2020
The pandemic-related unrest has been triggered by a growing number of Covid-19 cases in Sri Lanka's overcrowded prisons.
According to a provincial official, the prisoners also torched one prison block during the riot.
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
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.