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Kazakhstan: Dozens Protesters Killed; 12 Cops Dead In Clashes

Jan 06, 2022 Associated Press (AP)

Kazakhstan, the ninth-largest country in the world, borders Russia to the north and China to the east and has extensive oil reserves that make it strategically and economically important. Despite those reserves and mineral wealth, discontent over poor living conditions is strong in some parts of the country.

Christmas Day Violence At Kizhakkambalam: Police Will Foot Medical Expenses Of Injured Officers

Dec 28, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Police arrested 164 migrant workers from the quarters provided for the labourers inside the Kitex garments industrial complex and till Monday night around 76 of them have been remanded to judicial custody.


Parliament: Lok Sabha Adjourned Till 2pm Amid Opposition Protests Over Lakhimpur Kheri Violence

Parliament: The opposition in Lok Sabha demanded sacking of Union Minister for Home Affair Ajay Mishra, whose son Ashish Mishra is one of the accused in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence.

Lakhimpur Kheri: Priyanka Gandhi Launches Scathing Attack On PM Modi For Not Sacking MoS Ajay Mishra

Dec 16, 2021 PTI

Lakhimpur Kheri: The opposition has renewed its demand of sacking MoS Home Affairs Ajay Mishra, whose son Ashish Mishra is among the accused in the incident in which eight people, including four farmers were killed.


Minister Ajay Mishra Loses Cool Over Lakhimpur Kheri Violence, Calls Journalists 'Thieves'

Union Minister Ajay Mishra lashes out at the reporters for getting questioned on the Lakhimpur Kheri violence that killed eight people including four farmers. A video clip has emerged showing the minister getting angry and moving aggressively towards a reporter.

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06 December, 2021

Nagaland CM Seeks Repeal Of AFSPA, 14 Slain Civilians Laid To Rest

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Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on Monday demanded the repeal of Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 from the state, where 14 civilians were killed by security forces in Mon district in an anti-insurgency operation fiasco and said the state too has special powers.


25 November, 2021

Must Watch Films On International Day For The Elimination Of Violence Against Women

Prateek Sur

The goal of the International Day For The Elimination Of Violence Against Women is to raise awareness about the fact that women all around the world face violence. Here are a few Bollywood films on the same topic.


03 November, 2021

Lakimpur Kheri Violence: Police Arrests Two Men For Allegedly Lynching BJP Workers

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Eight people were killed in the incident, after UP Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya had visited Lakhimpur Kheri on October 3.


03 November, 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri Violence: UP Court Defers Bail Plea Of Accused Union Minister Ajay Mishra’s Son, Two Others

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The Uttar Pradesh Court has deferred hearing on bail plea of the accused—Union Minister Ajay Mishra’s son Ashish till November 15, and two others in the case.


02 November, 2021

US Congressman Expresses Concern Over Hindu-Muslim Violence In Tripura And Bangladesh

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US Congressman Andy Levin has expressed his concern over anti-Hindu violence and retaliatory violence in Bangladesh and Tripura. He blames Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and Tripura Police for terrorizing Muslims.


22 October, 2021

Bangladesh Police Arrests Key Suspect Behind Recent Communal Violence

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The suspect Iqbal Hossain was arrested from Bangladesh’s Cox Bazar along sea beach area on Thursday night by the police.


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18 October, 2021

ASEAN Countries Blind To Opposition's Violence: Myanmar Leader

Associated Press (AP)

Senior Gen. Min Aung Hlaing blamed groups that were organized to oppose the military takeover for the ongoing deadly unrest in Myanmar.


17 October, 2021

Bangladesh: Muslims, Hindus Protest Amid Religious Unrest

Deutsche Welle

Officials said Saturday that two Hindu men were killed in the latest spate of communal violence, taking the death toll to six.


16 October, 2021

Singhu Border Lynching: BJP Says ‘Anarchists’ Behind Farmer Protests Need To Be Exposed

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BJP's IT cell chief Amit Malviya said ‘anarchists behind these protests in the name of farmers need to be exposed’.


11 October, 2021

Mahrashtra Bandh: Mumbai's 'BEST' Bus Services Suspended After Stone Pelting

Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) buses were shut down in Mumbai during the Maharashtra Bandh on Monday. Stone pelting incidents were reported in the bandh which was remembering the loss in Lakhimpur Kheri violence.


09 October, 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri: Farmers To Stop Trains On October 18 In Protest

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The farmer leaders said Lakhimpur Kheri incident was a ‘pre-planned conspiracy’ to ‘terrorize’ farmers, while demanding arrest of Union Minister Ajay Mishra and his son Ashish Mishra.


07 October, 2021

RSS Leader Indresh Kumar Condemns Lakhimpur Kheri Incident, Lambasts Opposition

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RSS leader Indresh Kumar accused Opposition of creating ‘hatred and violence’ in the country.


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06 October, 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri: Chhattisgarh, Punjab Govts Announce Rs 50 Lakh Relief To Victim Families

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The governments of both states Punjab and Chhattisgarh have announced assistance to families of four killed farmers and a journalist in UP’s Lakhimpur Kheri violence.


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.

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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