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  • Over 500 complains of violence reported in 2021 against Christian community: UCF

    Over 500 complains of violence reported in 2021 against Christian community: UCF

    Authenticated complaints reveal more than one and a half incidents a day, totalling nearly 500 this year as reported with UCF toll-free helpline number 1800-208-4545, claimed A C Michael, Former Member of Delhi Minorities Commission, Delhi Govt.

    December 31, 2021
  • Trinamool’s claims to conduct violence-free polls fall flat

    Trinamool’s claims to conduct violence-free polls fall flat

    Opposition leader Suvendu Adhikari met state election commissioner Sourav Das after the election and lodged complaints regarding the widespread violence during the elections all through the day.

    December 20, 2021
  • ‘Action to be taken in 24 hours if any TMC leader’s involvement in violence proven’

    ‘Action to be taken in 24 hours if any TMC leader’s involvement in violence proven’

    “ We want the election process to be free-and-fair. If there is any problem anywhere, I request the media to make the footage public and share it with the authorities. If the BJP does not have any agent in polling booths, it is their problem, not AITC’s."

    December 20, 2021
  • KMC poll : Sporadic incidents of violence; Opp irked over security arrangements

    KMC poll : Sporadic incidents of violence; Opp irked over security arrangements

    In ward 114, CPIM’s polling agent was threatened while he was at home for lunch. He alleged that TMC workers gathered outside his residence and threatened him against stepping out and returning to the booth. CPIM candidate of ward 21 Sujata Saha had to be admitted to a hospital after being attacked at the Jorabagan KMC building allegedly by TMC men. The candidate has received injuries to her head and is undergoing treatment.

    December 20, 2021
  • TMC factional feud: Violence breaks out in ward 108

    TMC factional feud: Violence breaks out in ward 108

    The clash that took place in ward 108 in Chowbaga, Anandapur paved the way for tension in the area and caused a security concern before tomorrow’s KMC election.

    December 19, 2021
  • Fiji launches action plan to prevent violence against women

    Fiji launches action plan to prevent violence against women

    She noted that two out of three women in Fiji have experienced domestic violence by their intimate partners.

    December 9, 2021
  • BJP apprehends violence, clashes

    BJP apprehends violence, clashes

    “Polls like Assembly, Parliament and panchayat were not conducted separately. Why particularly are the KMC polls being held separately and not with other municipalities? People of KMC area will be given opportunities and other municipalities people will be deprived. Is the government so scared of being defeated in the municipal polls if they are conducted at the same time?"

    November 28, 2021
  • Violence against women, girls in Afghanistan has further increased

    Violence against women, girls in Afghanistan has further increased

    Globally, one in three women have experienced physical or sexual violence, mostly by an intimate partner. Afghanistan has one of the highest rates of violence against women globally, with nine out of 10 women experiencing at least one form of intimate partner violence in their lifetime.

    November 25, 2021
  • UN releases report aimed at ending gender-based violence

    UN releases report aimed at ending gender-based violence

    The report details how partners rapidly adjusted programs to address the shadow pandemic of violence against women and girls amid ongoing global challenges.

    November 21, 2021
  • VP asks film makers not to depict violence, vulgarity

    VP asks film makers not to depict violence, vulgarity

    Observing that a good film has the power to touch hearts and minds, Naidu said cinema was the cheapest entertainment in the world and urged filmmakers and artists to use it for the betterment.

    October 25, 2021
  • B’desh violence: 10 cases filed, more than 3K unidentified persons booked

    B’desh violence: 10 cases filed, more than 3K unidentified persons booked

    At least 71 cases have been filed in different parts of the country in connection with the attacks on Hindus and around 450 were arrested for spreading rumours on social media. 

    October 24, 2021
  • SIT begins recording farmers’ statements in Lakhimpur Kheri violence

    SIT begins recording farmers’ statements in Lakhimpur Kheri violence

    "The SIT asked questions related to the incident and the same statement was recorded for both the FIRs. They were asked questions such as how did they realise they were in danger and what did they do after farmers were mowed down," Jasbir Singh Virk, president of Bhartiya Sikh Sangathan said.

    October 19, 2021
  • UP law min meets kin of BJP worker, driver killed in Lakhimpur violence

    UP law min meets kin of BJP worker, driver killed in Lakhimpur violence

    Earlier, UP law minister has assured that people involved in the violence will be punished and since the matter is sub-judice, opposition parties should not politicise the incident.

    October 13, 2021
  • Govt will deal with pre-poll violence firmly: Manipur CM

    Govt will deal with pre-poll violence firmly: Manipur CM

    The Chief Minister's warning came a day after six persons were injured, most of them with pellet wounds, when workers of two rival political groups clashed during an election rally in the Yairipok Yambem area of Imphal East district on Monday.

    October 12, 2021
  • Six killed in violence at farmers’ protest in UP’s Lakhimpur-Kheri

    Six killed in violence at farmers’ protest in UP’s Lakhimpur-Kheri

    Farmers have refused to allow post-mortem examinations of the deceased. They have said that they will decide the future course of action only after talking to their leaders

    October 3, 2021
  • BJP-TMC clash leaves 5 injured in Nadia

    BJP-TMC clash leaves 5 injured in Nadia

    “Whenever we raised a protest, they (BJP workers) started firing indiscriminately at us. My wife, Shila Biswas, a booth president of Trinamul Congress sustained bullet injuries at her abdomen and my son Subhankar Biswas sustained bullet injuries at his leg. They also fired at me but I miraculously was saved,”

    September 27, 2021
  • TN Police forms 8 teams to curtail violence in Tirunelveli district

    TN Police forms 8 teams to curtail violence in Tirunelveli district

    At several places in the state, caste is a major factor and in certain pockets, huge walls have been erected to separate upper caste Hindu colonies with the Dalit colonies

    September 17, 2021