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Centre Seeks Report From Bengal Government On Political Violence: Sources

A week after it issued an advisory to the West Bengal government to contain the political violence that has kept the state on the edge since before the national elections, the centre has sought a......

Centre Seeks Report From Bengal Government On Political Violence: Sources

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"Situation Under Control": Bengal Counters Centre's Advisory On Violence There were only a few "stray post-poll clashes" in West Bengal and the situation in the state was "under control", the Mamata Banerjee government sai...
19:16 2019-06-09

Wrong To Blame "Outsiders" For Political Violence In Bengal: RSS Chief Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat Sunday lamented the "political violence" in West Bengal and said calling those protesting against suc...
23:32 2019-06-16

Surat Fire Tragedy: High Court Seeks Probe Report From Gujarat Government The Gujarat High Court has sought a detailed report from the state government on the investigation into the Surat fire tragedy that claimed lives of ...
07:16 2019-06-13

"Centre Has Not Given Nod To Change West Bengal's Name," Says Minister The Centre has not yet given its nod to change the name of West Bengal to ''Bangla'' as proposed by the Mamata Banerjee government, Union Minister of...
11:16 2019-07-03

No Nod From Centre For Bengal Name Change, Mamata Banerjee Writes To PM West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to expedite the process of changing the state's name to ''...
15:32 2019-07-03

Terrorist Group Using Some Madrasas In Bengal For Radicalisation: Centre Terror outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh is using some Madrasas in Burdwan and Murshidabad district of West Bengal for radicalization and recrui...
20:32 2019-07-02

Centre Depriving West Bengal By Not Allowing Name Change: Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday accused a "section of BJP leaders" of not allowing to them change the name of the state to ''Ban...
08:32 2019-07-05

BJP Says Will Defy Bar On Political Party Programmes In West Bengal On a day West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi met Prime Minister Narendra Modi amid political violence in the state, the Bharatiya Janata Party...
14:48 2019-06-10

"Have Every Right": Amit Shah On Seeking End To Bengal Political Killings Sparring between the BJP and Trinamool Congress continued on Monday, with Home Minister Amit Shah saying that the Centre has every right to demand th...
02:16 2019-07-02

Mamata Banerjee Provoking Violence In West Bengal, Says Babul Supriyo Union Minister and BJP leader Babul Supriyo on Tuesday accused West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of provoking violence in the state and empl...
17:16 2019-06-11

BJP Delegation Meets Governor Over Post-Poll Violence In West Bengal A BJP delegation Tuesday met Governor KN Tripathi to lodge complaint about post-poll violence in West Bengal and demanded deployment of army in parts...
12:48 2019-05-21

Post-poll violence toll in India's West Bengal rises to 15 A bomb killed two people in West Bengal on Monday, taking the death toll in post-election violence to 15, police said, as workers of India's ruling p...
07:16 2019-06-11

"Time We Ended This Violence": Nusrat Jahan Calls For Peace In Bengal Trinamool Congress lawmaker Nusrat Jahan, who has made a considerable splash with her debut in parliament, today called for an end to political viole...
20:32 2019-07-02

BJP Seeks Bengal Governor's Intervention To Resolve Medical Sector Crisis The BJP demanded immediate resignation of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee from her Home and Health portfolios and sought the intervention ...
17:16 2019-06-14

Calls To Trigger Violence Tomorrow, Centre Warns States Before Counting There could be attempts to trigger violence during the counting of votes tomorrow for the Lok Sabha elections, the Home Ministry warned today, sendin...
11:16 2019-05-22

Bengal Doctors' Strike Worsens, 9-To-9 Shutdown At Government Hospitals Health services in Bengal may be headed for a total shutdown today as senior doctors at the state-run hospitals join the protest called by the junior...
01:48 2019-06-12

Kamal Nath Seeks Rs 800 Crore From Centre To Tackle Crime Against Women Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath has met Home Minister Amit Shah and asked him to release over Rs 800 crore as central grant to check crime a...
02:16 2019-06-18

Court Seeks Centre's Response On Naresh Goyal's Plea On Look Out Circular Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal said he came to know of the LOC on May 25 when he and his wife, Anita, were de-boarded from a flight to Dubai with a...
04:16 2019-07-09

High Court Seeks Centre's Reply Over Accident Compensation Tax Provision The Delhi High Court has sought the response of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on a plea seeking quashing of the provision mandating tax deduct...
09:32 2019-07-12

Bengal Government Forms Panel To Probe Destruction Of Vidyasagar Statue The West Bengal government has formed a five-member committee to look into the desecration of the bust of Vidyasagar during a BJP rally in the city e...
01:32 2019-05-28

Top Court Notice To Bengal Government On BJP Activist's Plea In Meme Case The Supreme Court on Monday issued a show cause notice to the West Bengal government in connection with a contempt plea filed over the delay in relea...
06:48 2019-07-01

Political violence against women tracked for first time as attacks soar Analysts to compile database to track spike in cases, with female politicians and campaigners increasingly targetedViolence targeted against female p...
08:32 2019-06-10

Delhi High Court Seeks Centre's Reply On Plea For Uniform Civil Code The Delhi High Court, today, sought the response of the Centre on a petition seeking framing of a uniform civil code to promote unity, fraternity and...
07:48 2019-05-31

Venezuela political negotiations to continue next week: sources The sources said the location for the talks will be decided by the government of Norway, which is leading the mediation effort and hosted two previou...
22:16 2019-06-29

Government increases investment in UK electric battery centre A further £28 million will be invested in UK Battery Industralisation Centre near Coventry, as a step towards a British Gigafactory The Government w...
08:48 2019-05-21

Top Democrat seeks to criminalize unreported foreign contact by political campaigns The bill from Sen. Mark R. Warner, the Senate Intelligence Committee’s vice chairman, would impose penalties for failing to disclose foreign outreach...
16:48 2019-05-21

Philadelphia refinery seeks to sell oil stocks, equipment after fire: sources The Philadelphia refinery ravaged by a massive fire two weeks ago has begun offering to sell stocks of oil and some equipment, according to four peop...
13:48 2019-07-03

Centre Asks Government Departments To List Special Appointments On Website All central government departments have been asked to make public the details of compassionate appointments under consideration on their website, a s...
06:16 2019-05-28

Exclusive: Germany's Bayer seeks animal health merger with Elanco - sources Bayer has approached U.S. drug firm Elanco Animal Health to discuss a possible combination of their pet-health businesses to create an industry gia...
16:48 2019-07-09

Deutsche Bank seeks to shed risky assets as part of overhaul - sources Deutsche Bank is aiming to cut up to a quarter of its riskiest assets in the next few years, people familiar with the matter said, shedding more ligh...
10:48 2019-06-19

Centre Invites Delhi Government To Join Ayushman Bharat Health Scheme The Centre Friday "invited" the Delhi government to join its Ayushman Bharat scheme to help the poor get benefits of the health protection programme....
17:32 2019-06-28

Centre Moves Top Court After High Court Seeks Mehul Choksi's Medical Data The Centre Tuesday moved the Supreme Court challenging a Bombay High Court order which sought fugitive Mehul Choksi's medical report to ascertain if ...
04:16 2019-07-02

Nicaraguan government to release 100 political prisoners MANAGUA — The Nicaraguan government said on Monday it had begun the process of freeing another 100 political prisoners after threats from the opposit...
18:48 2019-05-21

Nicaragua government releases 50 more political prisoners Nicaragua's government said Thursday it has released 50 prisoners detained in protests from jail to house arrest as an agreed-upon deadline to releas...
22:48 2019-05-30

Taliban and Afghan government agree to reduce violence The Taliban and Afghan officials have agreed on a "promise to reduce violence," Germany's envoy says. Hosted by Qatar, the German-brokered talks coul...
21:16 2019-07-08

Putin backs Moldova's new government amid political turmoil Russian President Vladimir Putin has strongly backed Moldova's new coalition government, which has been locked in a power struggle with a rival group...
07:32 2019-06-13

Swiss government baulks at signing EU treaty: sources Opposition from across the political spectrum will make it all but impossible for the Swiss government to sign a draft treaty with the European Union...
13:16 2019-05-23

Centre Orders Probe Into Jet Over Alleged Fund Mismanagement: Report The centre ordered an investigation on Thursday into alleged mismanagement of funds at Jet Airways, which halted operations in April after running ou...
15:16 2019-07-04

Government watchdog: Trump aide Conway should be fired for political comments A U.S. government watchdog agency on Thursday recommended Kellyanne Conway, a senior adviser to President Donald Trump, be fired for repeatedly viola...
14:16 2019-06-13

Violence in Mali Put an End to a Thriving Tourist Industry. Now the Government Wants to Tap Into China’s Tourism Market A dozen Chinese tourists, armed with their cameras, are capturing the sights, standing on sandstone cliffs looking over dusty plains 1500 feet below....
19:48 2019-06-18

Government To Continue With Zero Terror Policy, Amit Shah Said: Sources Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government will continue with the policy of zero tolerance against terror, which brought the BJP back in power with a ...
15:16 2019-06-03

Exclusive: Zambian government has no plans to seize First Quantum - sources Zambia has no plans to seize the assets of Quantum Minerals Ltd and the copper producer intends to stay in the country despite the government's move ...
07:00 2019-06-11

Centre Plans To Induct Private Sector Specialists In Bureaucracy: Report The Centre has planned to induct private sector specialists at the posts of Deputy Secretary and Director, considered as crucial decision-making leve...
11:48 2019-06-12

Centre To Introduce Bill To Allow Proxy Voting To NRIs Tomorrow: Report The Union cabinet will take a call Monday to introduce a fresh bill in Parliament to extend the facility of proxy voting to NRIs, government sources ...
15:01 2019-06-23

Centre May Rollout Smart Meters To Revive Power Distributors: Report India is considering a plan to install smart meters in every home and business as part of its ongoing effort to turn around the country's ailing powe...
07:32 2019-06-28

Canadian government to decide on pipeline expansion as Trudeau faces political peril The prime minister says fighting climate change, defending Canada’s oil industry and mending strained relations with its indigenous groups “go hand-i...
09:32 2019-06-17

Hong Kong protests: Government buildings closed after days of violence over extradition bill Hong Kong authorities have shut down some government offices in the city's financial district for the rest of the week after another day of violence ...
01:00 2019-06-13

Nearly 71 million displaced by war, violence at home, UN report says A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide from war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said, an increase of more ...
02:16 2019-06-19

Pakistan Seeks Help From WHO To Probe HIV Outbreak: Report The Pakistan government has sought the help of the World Health organisation (WHO) to probe the recent outbreak of HIV in the country's Sindh provinc...
05:48 2019-05-28

Report: FTC’s political wrangling delays Facebook settlement SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook may have to wait longer before resolving a U.S. government investigation into the company’s mishandling of person...
17:32 2019-05-24

Palestinians report Gaza truce with Israel as violence ebbs Palestinian officials said an Egyptian-mediated ceasefire agreement was reached with Israel on Monday to end a recent surge of violence in the Gaza S...
09:32 2019-05-22

Five Terrorists From Kashmir Shun Path Of Violence, Surrender: Report Five youths from Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, who had joined terrorist organisations, shunned the path of violence and surrendered, police s...
08:16 2019-06-01

Report: Saints WR Thomas seeks $22 million per year New Orleans receiver Michael Thomas is reportedly seeking an average annual salary of $22 million, about $4 million more than the Saints' latest offe...
20:16 2019-06-21

Most Americans believe politicians’ heated rhetoric can lead to violence, report finds 78% of Americans say aggressive language from elected officials makes violence against targeted groups more likelyA majority of Americans believe tha...
12:16 2019-06-19

Reliance Seeks Three LNG Cargoes For July, September, October: Report Last week the company sought one cargo for August 10-15 delivery, which a third source said was awarded at $4.45 to $4.55 per million British thermal...
10:16 2019-06-07

Cuba is driving dissidents off island with threats of violence and jail, report finds Thirty-five activists, journalists and artists have been forced to leave the island in two years, human rights group saysCuba’s state security is pre...
20:48 2019-06-19

Still no briefing for Senate intel panel on Mueller report: sources The only committee of the U.S. Congress running a genuinely bipartisan probe of Russian meddling in U.S. politics has still had no word from the Trum...
21:32 2019-06-05

Amit Shah Seeks Report After BJP Lawmaker Hits Official With Cricket Bat BJP chief Amit Shah has sought a report from the Madhya Pradesh BJP on the assault on a municipal officialin Indore by the son of senior BJP leader K...
03:48 2019-06-28

Secret Service report finds mass attackers leave warning signs before violence WASHINGTON — Almost all the people who carried out mass attacks in the United States last year made threatening or concerning communications beforeha...
18:48 2019-07-09

After Report Claims US Cyber Attacks On Russia, Trump Demands Sources US President Donald Trump has asked The New York Times to disclose its sources behind the report that claimed that his government was ramping up cybe...
09:16 2019-06-18

Centre Working On "One Nation, One Card" For Procuring Ration: Centre The government is working on introducing the formula of "One nation, one card" whereby the poor can get ration through ration cards anywhere in the c...
17:32 2019-06-28

Punjab Congress Seeks Report On Amarinder Singh-Navjot Sidhu Rift All India Congress Committee's Punjab in-charge Asha Kumari on Tuesday sought a report from the party's state unit over the face-off between Chief Mi...
12:48 2019-05-21

Government To Order Uber, Ola To Go Electric: Report Some taxi players, like Ola, have previously tried to operate electric cars in the country, but with little success given inadequate infrastructure a...
15:48 2019-06-06

Romania’s president blasts government over corruption report Romania’s president says the country’s government is ignoring the will of its own citizens by not adopting anti-corruption recommendations made by a ...
08:32 2019-07-10

Government May Reduce Oil Cess To Boost Production: Report The Finance Ministry had revised the oil cess in the Union Budget 2016-17, shifting it from the specific charge of Rs 4,500 per tonne of crude to an ...
14:32 2019-06-11

U.S. Government Bond Yields Rise After Jobs Report The yield on the benchmark 10-year U.S. government note pushed back above 2% after a solid jobs report eased some of the pressure on the Federal Rese...
11:48 2019-07-05

The US government faces a potential default in September, report says AP Photo/Alex Brandon A Washington think tank and advocacy group estimates that lower than expected tax revenues mean there is a "significant risk" ...
09:00 2019-07-09

| 'Dangerous overcrowding' in US migrant facilities: government report A US Department of Homeland Security report warned Friday of "dangerous overcrowding" in El Paso, Texas facilities for holding just-arrived migrants,...
03:32 2019-06-02

Government Not To Seek Funds For State-Run Bank Recapitalisation: Report In 2018-19, the government had pumped in the highest-ever infusion of Rs 1.6 lakh crore into PSBs to meet regulatory and growth capital requirements....
14:32 2019-06-11

Government Aims To Raise Rs 15,000 Crore By Stake Sales: Report Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman set an ambitious target of Rs 1.05 lakh crore ($15.33 billion) from the sale of stakes in state-run companies, co...
08:32 2019-07-08

In PM Modi's New Government, 22 Ministers Face Criminal Cases: Report Of the 56 ministers who took oath on Thursday and are part of either the Lok Sabha or the Rajya Sabha, 51 are crorepatis and 22 have declared crimina...
20:32 2019-05-31

U.S. government report on housing finance reform is 'essentially done' -regulator The Trump administration's report on overhauling the country's housing market is "essentially done" and could be released in late August or September...
17:48 2019-07-17

U.N. report: Saudi government responsible for Jamal Khashoggi death A United Nations investigative report issued Wednesday into the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi blames high-level Saudi officials, includin...
17:32 2019-06-19

UP Government Acted Against 600 Corrupt Officials In Past 2 Years: Report The Uttar Pradesh government has acted against around 600 corrupt officials in the past two years, forcing 200 of them to retire, official sources sa...
15:32 2019-07-03

Progress against torture in Afghan detention centres, but Government needs to do more, says UN report Torture is likely still widespread in Afghanistan’s State-run prisons for detainees linked to ongoing conflict there, the UN said on Wednesday, while...
08:48 2019-05-21

Government May Reintroduce Of Infra Tax-Free Bonds In Budget: Report In infra, it is the highways where the government had increased allocation by 6 per cent and set aside Rs 83,000 crore for the 2019-20 interim Budget...
09:48 2019-06-17

Government has failed to shore up cybersecurity vulnerabilities, Senate report says Federal agencies have failed to address key weaknesses in their cybersecurity defenses, leading to hackings and data theft over the past decade, a Se...
13:48 2019-06-27

Texas migrant detention facilities 'dangerously overcrowded' – US government report Report from government’s own auditors includes images of children and adults penned into roomsNew images of children and adults in “dangerously” over...
18:16 2019-07-02

Government Think Tank Proposes Electrifying Motorbikes, Scooters In 6-8 Years: Report The Indian government's leading think-tank has proposed electrifying most motorbikes and scooters within the next six to eight years to curb pollutio...
09:32 2019-05-23

Tinder required to provide user data to Russian government: report The Russian government on Monday reportedly announced that the dating app Tinder is required to release user data to state intelligence agencies in a...
10:48 2019-06-03

Rocket Report: SpaceX sues the federal government, Chinese launch failure Enlarge / The Electron launch vehicle is ready to soar. (credit: Rocket Lab) Welcome to Edition 2.01 of the Rocket Report! This week marks one year...
05:48 2019-05-25

Vendors plan to seek compensation from German government over thwarted toll: report The companies that were set to operate the German motorway vignette scheme scuppered by a European Court ruling earlier this week plan to demand 300 ...
08:16 2019-06-21

Government Watchdog Report Says Texas Border Facility Was So Overcrowded That Detainees Stood on Toilets to ‘Gain Breathing Space’ The Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) found an El Paso Border Patrol processing center was so overcrowded tha...
19:16 2019-05-31

Trump tells US troops 'this is not a political speech' and immediately makes a political statement in speech Ed Jones/AP In a speech President Donald Trump gave to US troops and their families in South Korea, the commander-in-chief claimed his remarks was n...
15:16 2019-07-02

Big government vs. small government: Here's how much your state spends on you The average spending per capita varies from as little as $7,430 in one state to nearly triple that amount in others.      &...
17:32 2019-07-13

107 Bengal Lawmakers Will Switch To BJP "Very Soon", Says Mukul Roy As many as 107 legislators of Trinamool Congress, the Left and the Congress are in touch with the BJP, party leader Mukul Roy claimed on Saturday, vo...
03:32 2019-07-14

Clashes Again In Bengal's Bhatpara Soon After BJP Team's Visit Violence broke out again in West Bengal's Bhatpara, barely 30 km north of Kolkata, on Saturday soon after a team of BJP leaders visited the violence-...
08:32 2019-06-22

Elephant Killed After Being Run Over By Speeding Train In Bengal A male adult elephant was run over and killed and another was injured by a running train in Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal, forest department off...
02:16 2019-07-02

BJP Declares New Slogan To Accompany "Jai Shri Ram" To Win Over Bengal The BJP on Monday said that it will continue campaigning in West Bengal with the slogans "Jai Shri Ram" and "Jai Maha Kali" until the Mamata Banerjee...
20:48 2019-06-03

BJP To Observe Black Day In Bengal: Live Updates The Bengal BJP will observe statewide "Black Day" today after some of its party workers were allegedly prevented by the police from holding the funer...
01:16 2019-06-10

Bengal Top Cop Visits Barrackpore After Trinamool-BJP Clashes In an unusual move underlining the gravity of the situation, West Bengal Director General of Police Virendra on Friday visited the Jaggatdal police s...
12:16 2019-05-25

31 Fishermen Missing In Bay Of Bengal, 13 Rescued From Bangladesh Waters A total of 31 fishermen on board two trawlers have gone missing in the Bay of Bengal Sunday after they had ventured into the deep seas without paying...
14:16 2019-07-07

How Bengal BJP's "WhatsApp Army" Contributed To Party's Victory The BJP gave a big fight in West Bengal winning 18 of the 42 Lok Sabha seats, bringing down the Trinamool Congress's tally from 34 to 22. The vote sh...
14:32 2019-05-27

BJP Claims Worker Beaten In Bengal For Chanting "Jai Shri Ram" The BJP claimed today that one of its workers was allegedly beaten to death by Trinamool Congress activists in West Bengal's Nadia district for chant...
19:32 2019-07-06

Trinamool Dismisses PM's Allegations On Killing Of BJP Workers In Bengal The Trinamool Congress Monday dismissed as "baseless" Prime Minister Narendra Modi's allegations on killing of BJP workers in West Bengal and claimed...
01:32 2019-05-28

West Bengal Sends 31 Crorepatis To Lok Sabha, 5 More That 2014 Of the 42 elected Lok Sabha MPs from West Bengal, 31 are crorepatis, five more from than the 2014 tally, while 23 parliamentarians have declared crim...
01:32 2019-05-28

Aiming For Two-Third Majority In Bengal Polls: BJP's Kailash Vijayvargiya Buoyed by major gains in Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal, the BJP is aiming for more than two-third majority in the state assembly elections due in 20...
13:48 2019-05-28

"If You Stay In Bengal, You Have To Learn Bangla": Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee yesterday launched another attack onwhat she saw as the ruling BJP's attempt to "turn Bengal into Gujarat"...
00:16 2019-06-15

BJP, Trinamool Workers Clash In Bengal Over "Jai Shri Ram" Chants Clashes broke out between the workers of the BJP and the Trinamool Congress allegedly over chanting of "Jai Shri Ram" at Gurap village in West Bengal...
13:32 2019-06-27

BJP Worker Shot Dead In Bengal, 2 Arrested: Cops A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker was shot dead in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district and two persons have been arrested in the matter, pol...
11:48 2019-05-27

Day After Bengal Shocker, Mamata Banerjee Speaks Out With Poetry The verdict is out. A day after the BJP's landslide victory in the Lok Sabha elections, headlined by a stunning performance in West Bengal, where it ...
15:48 2019-05-24

Bengal Ministers Take Oath In Lok Sabha, Cheered With "Jai Shri Ram" Union Ministers Babul Supriyo and Debashree Choudhury, who are from West Bengal, were greeted by fellow BJP lawmakers with "Jai Shri Ram" slogans whe...
08:16 2019-06-17

BJP Slams Bengal Over Dining Rooms In Schools With "70% Muslims" West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh on Thursday lashed out at the West Bengal government, saying that it had ordered the construction of dining roo...
07:32 2019-06-28

Former Bengal faces assault charges in American Samoa Former Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Jonathan Fanene faces charges he used a pipe, golf club and broom handle to assault his wife and his sister o...
18:16 2019-06-06

Bengal Doctors Agree To Meet With Mamata Banerjee, Set One Condition After nearly a week of strike, the doctors in Bengal said they were ready for talks with the government. Junior doctors, who had been protesting afte...
14:32 2019-06-16

Trinamool Workers Broke Tubewells After Defeat In Bengal Villages: BJP The BJP has accused West Bengals ruling Trinamool Congress of breaking tubewells and snapping water lines in three areas of West Burdwan and Birbhum ...
03:32 2019-05-30

Mamata Banerjee Reshuffles Bengal Cabinet After Poll Debacle West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee made major changes in her cabinet on Tuesday following the drubbing her party, Trinamool Congress, receive...
14:16 2019-05-28

Amid Prohibitory Orders, Bomb Attack In Bengal's Kankinara Amid prohibitory orders and additional police reinforcement in North 24 Parganas district's Kankinara in West Bengal, two unidentified men today thre...
07:16 2019-06-21

No "Honest Initiative" From Mamata Banerjee, Say Bengal Doctors: 10 Facts The strike by doctors in West Bengal is likely to continue into a sixth day today after junior doctors, in a late-night meeting on Saturday, said the...
00:32 2019-06-16

16 Arrested, Situation Tense Day After Clashes In West Bengal's Bhatpara A day after clashes erupted between two groups in Bhatpara in North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal, the situation remained tense with prohibitor...
07:16 2019-06-21

"Never Promised Separate State": Bengal BJP Leader On Gorkhaland Issue West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh, whose party swept the north Bengal region including Darjeeling seat in the Lok Sabha elections, Sunday said the pa...
22:32 2019-07-14

Bengal Face-Off Spirals, BJP Calls For Statewide "Black Day": 10 Points The BJP has called a "Black Day" in Bengal today after it was allegedly prevented by the police from holding the funeral of its workers, killed in po...
01:16 2019-06-10

Bengal BJP Chief Slams Amartya Sen Over Remark On "Jai Shri Ram" Slogan West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh on Saturday hit out at Nobel laureate Amartya Sen for his comment on the "Jai Shri Ram"slogan, claiming the economi...
19:32 2019-07-06

1 Dead, Many Injured In Post-Poll Clash Between Trinamool, BJP In Bengal Incidents of violence were reported from across West Bengal on Saturday in which one person died and many were injured, officials said, as a face-off...
12:16 2019-05-25

Song On Mamata Banerjee's "Cut Money" Crusade Goes Viral In Bengal Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has recently ramped up her attack on her Trinamool Congress party members accepting "cut money" -- a percentage...
12:32 2019-06-22

3 Killed As Trinamool, BJP Workers Clash In Bengal's 24 North Parganas At least three people - a Trinamool Congress worker and two BJP workers - have died in a clash this evening in West Bengal's 24 North Parganas distri...
20:48 2019-06-08

Trinamool Attacks BJP Over Central Troop Deployment In Bengal Till May 25 Questioning the BJP demand for deployment of central forces in West Bengal till the Model Code of Conduct is in place, an upset Trinamool Congress on...
12:48 2019-05-21

Mamata Banerjee Bans BJP's Victory Marches In West Bengal Accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of inciting violence in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Thursday that no victory march ...
17:16 2019-06-06

Mamata Banerjee Versus BJP Plays Out In Bengal Doctors Strike The furore over junior doctors' strike in Bengal following violence at a government hospital has taken a political turn, with Chief Minister Mamata B...
07:16 2019-06-13

1 Dead As Incessant Rain Continues To Wreck Havoc In North Bengal A man died in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district after he fell into an overflowing drain, a police officer said on Sunday, as incessant rain continued...
22:32 2019-07-14

"Bengal Isn't Gujarat": Mamata Banerjee Unveils Icon's Statue, Shreds BJP A new bust of Bengal icon Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar was unveiled today in Kolkata by Mamata Banerjee, almost a month after it was smashed to bits dur...
08:16 2019-06-11

In Battle For Bengal's Civic Bodies, Setback For Trinamool Over Salt Lake In the Trinamool Congress-BJP battle for control over civic bodies in West Bengal, the Calcutta High Court today ruled out a no-trust vote tomorrow a...
13:48 2019-07-17

Congress Bengal Chief Blames Mamata Banerjee For Rise Of BJP In State West Bengal Congress president Somen Mitra on Saturday blamed Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for the rise of the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Rasht...
13:16 2019-06-08

Bengal Education Minister Appeals To Junior Doctors To Withdraw Strike Senior Trinamool Congress leader West Bengal Education minister Partha Chatterjee appealed to striking junior doctors to "keep aside" misunderstandin...
07:48 2019-06-14

Rename Bengal To Bangla: Trinamool Congress MP Demands In Rajya Sabha The TMC Thursday demanded in the Rajya Sabha that West Bengal be renamed as Bangla in three languages-- Bengali, English and Hindi to restore the act...
12:48 2019-06-27

BJP, Trinamool Supporters Clash In Bengal; Bombs Thrown In Front Of Cops Bombs flew in front of the Bongaon municipality, 80 kilometres north of Kolkata, this afternoon over a trust vote in the civic body over which the Tr...
09:32 2019-07-16

Decomposed Bodies Of Bengal Minister's Family Members Found At Home Decomposed bodies of an elderly woman and her daughter, family membersof West Bengal Minister Moloy Ghatak, were found in their house in Asansol town...
01:32 2019-05-28

Bengal School Asks Boys, Girls to Attend Classes On Different Days To check harassment, a government-run school in West Bengal's Malda district has issued a directive asking male and female students to attend school ...
20:32 2019-07-02

From Bengal to boogie: Rupa Biswas, India's rediscovered disco diva She was a young woman who made a disco record on a whim during a holiday in Canada – and became a cult hero without her knowingAfter her album Disco ...
12:32 2019-06-21

CBI Carries Out Raids At 22 Locations In Bengal In Chit Fund Scam Case The CBI is carrying out searches at 22 locations in West Bengal which are the premises of directors and promoters of New Land Agro Industries, one of...
06:48 2019-07-01

BJP Worker Hacked To Death In Bengal's Burdwan, Trinamool Congress Blamed The BJP has accused Trinamool Congress activists of hacking one of its workers to death at Ketugram in West Bengal's Burdwan district today. News age...
08:16 2019-05-30

Hospitals Join Strike Call In Support Of Protesting Doctors In Bengal Healthcare services at several government and private hospitals in parts of the country are likely to take a hit as scores of doctors have decided to...
23:32 2019-06-16

AIIMS Doctors To Boycott Work Tomorrow In Support Of Bengal Agitation Doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi today attended to patients in helmets and bandages to convey their suppor...
10:16 2019-06-13

23-Year-Old Shot Dead In Bengal In Clash Allegedly Linked To Poll Results A 23-year-old goldsmith was shot dead at Chakdah, 70 km north of Kolkata, last night in what is suspected to be a clash following the Lok Sabha elect...
07:16 2019-05-25

Bengal Serial Killer Murdered 5 Women With Cycle Chain, Iron Rod: Police An alleged serial killer, who targeted middle-aged women when they were alone at home, has been arrested in Bengal's East Burdwan district, the polic...
05:32 2019-06-04

Prashant Kishor Aboard, Trinamool To Launch Bengal Battle With Mega Rally When Trinamool Congress holds its annual show of strength on July 21, which it observes as Martyrs' Day, the party will also be kicking off its battl...
23:00 2019-07-17

Parents Kill Teenage Daughter In Bengal, Dump Her Body In Ganga: Cops A couple was arrested Saturday for allegedly killing their 16-year-old daughter and dumping her body in the Ganga river as they were against her rela...
19:32 2019-07-06

West Bengal Election Results 2019 Live Updates: Counting Of Votes Begin The crucial Lok Sabha election results will be announced today after a marathon seven-phased election. West Bengal is a crucial state in this electio...
23:00 2019-05-22

Former Bengal charged with assault for attacking wife and sister with golf club in front of son: police Former Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Jonathan Fanene faces kidnapping and assault charges for allegedly using a pipe, broom handle and golf club t...
22:16 2019-06-07

Amid Bengal Water Scarcity, Mamata Banerjee Urges People To Stop Wastage Referring to the severe water crisis in Chennai, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday said the state too is affected and stressed on the...
17:32 2019-06-28

Centre College President Retires DANVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) – The president of Centre College plans to retire next year, school officials announced. John Roush announced Friday tha...
17:32 2019-05-24

U.S. Hurricane Centre says 60% chance of cyclone over Bay of Campeche A broad area of low pressure over the Bay of Campeche has a 60% chance of becoming a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurrica...
04:16 2019-06-03

| Nearly 40 killed in air strike on Libya migrant centre Nearly 40 migrants were killed in an air strike in their detention centre in a Tripoli suburb blamed on Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar, who has been...
07:00 2019-07-03

Behind the scenes at the BTCC's mobile technical centre New unit replaces two trucks and has in-built comms mast The experts in the TOCA truck use advanced kit to ensure British Touring Car Championship ...
04:00 2019-07-08

Former England boxer released from immigration centre Effectively stateless Kelvin Bilal Fawaz says detention has been ‘excruciating’The former England boxer Kelvin Bilal Fawaz, who was arrested and sent...
05:48 2019-05-31

Centre Reaches Out To Congress For Cooperation In Parliament The government reached out to the opposition Congress on Wednesday and sought the party's cooperation in the upcoming session of Parliament, starting...
13:01 2019-06-05

Intel's cascade of data centre riches Customers will need to spend time matching Intel's new Cascade Lake processors to applications, and working out how best to deploy Optane DC memory, ...
15:48 2019-06-17

'Like the centre of a wheel': the eternal influence of Joy Division Forty years after their debut album, the Manchester band continue to influence not just music, but graphic design, literature, film and more. Moby, t...
09:32 2019-06-18

Centre Plans To Use Artificial Intelligence To Help Farmers The Union Agriculture Ministry on Wednesday signed a Statement of Intent (SoI) with IBM India to provide weather forecasts and soil moisture informat...
15:32 2019-07-03

Diesel cars could be banned from Bristol city centre News 12 Jun, 2019 Bristol City Council will discuss a proposed ‘Clean Air Plan,’ which suggests banning diesel cars the city centre to ...
13:16 2019-06-12

From 44 to 4, Centre to Streamline Labour Laws To Bring In Business More than 40 labour laws will be shrunk to just four as the Centre plans to make it easier for companies to do business in India and recapture the mo...
17:16 2019-06-11

Libya detention centre attack is possible war crime, says UN envoy Warlord Khalifa Haftar blamed for airstrikes in which at least 44 people are killedAt least 44 people, and possibly many more, have been killed in th...
08:32 2019-07-03

Army Spent Rs 1.24 Crore On Its Dog Squad In 2018-19: Centre The Army incurred Rs 1.24 crore on its dog squad for training, food and expenses such as medicines during 2018-19, Minister of State in the Defence M...
15:32 2019-07-03

Mane and Mahrez set to take centre stage in AFCON final "The Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt was perfectly set up for Mohamed Salah to lead his team to the title on home territory and crown his career but A...
16:16 2019-07-17

Centre Introduces Bill In Lok Sabha To Ban Commercial Surrogacy Commercial surrogacy will soon be banned and only close relatives will be permitted to act as surrogates to infertile couples for "ethical altruistic...
11:48 2019-07-15

Families Of Soldiers Killed In Pulwama Given Rs 1 Crore In Aid: Centre Families of the 40 CRPF soldiers killed in the Pulwama terror attack have been provided with compensation and monetary benefits amounting to nearly R...
08:32 2019-07-17

Centre To Procure 2 More Supercomputers To Improve Weather Forecast The government will procure two more supercomputers in order to improve weather forecasting in the country, a top ministry official said on Sunday, a...
19:16 2019-06-09

Centre Approves Bill To Empower Transgender Community The Union Cabinet Wednesday approved a bill which provides a mechanism for social, economic and educational empowerment of transgenders by defining t...
12:32 2019-07-10

Centre To Go Ahead With Disinvestment Of Air India: Aviation Ministry Continued support from the government has resulted in an improvement of the financial and operational performances of Air India and the Centre has de...
12:48 2019-06-27

Centre-left looks set to win Denmark election on welfare pledges Voting began in Denmark on Wednesday in a parliamentary election that could deliver the Nordic region's third leftist government in a year as voters ...
02:32 2019-06-05

"India's Requirement For Russian S-400 Missile Conveyed To US": Centre India's requirement for Russia's S-400 missile defence system has been clearly conveyed to the American side, including during US Secretary of Secret...
12:32 2019-07-10

UK's leading mouse genetics centre faces closure Plan to halt academic work at Harwell Institute threatens research including on diabetesBritain’s leading centre for mouse genetics is facing closure...
20:32 2019-06-20

PM's Video Message On Yoga Day Sent To All Missions For Screening: Centre All the Indian missions across the world have been asked to celebrate the International Day of Yoga in a grand manner and a video message of Prime Mi...
18:16 2019-06-20

400 Terrorists Infiltrated Into J&K In 3 Years: Centre Tells Lok Sabha Nearly 400 terrorists infiltrated into Jammu and Kashmir in the last three years and 126 of them have been killed by security forces, Union Minister ...
09:32 2019-07-16

Uber Must Act Against Those Who Harassed Disability Rights Activist: Centre The Centre has asked app-based cab aggregator Uber India to act against two of its drivers, who had allegedly harassed disability rights activist Arm...
15:32 2019-07-04

EU's Vestager eyes top job, breaking centre-right hold on power The European Union's top competition official, Margrethe Vestager, called on Sunday night for an end to the centre-right's hold on power in the bloc ...
20:48 2019-05-26

Apple Cancels Plans for Second Data Centre in Denmark Apple said on Tuesday it had decided to cancel plans for a second data centre in Denmark and the company will expand its other site in the country in...
07:48 2019-06-12

Centre Won't Initiate Talks With Separatists Anytime Soon, Say Officials The government would not be initiating talks with the Hurriyat anytime soon as the Home Ministry feels talks with separatists would not yield any res...
17:48 2019-07-09

| 300 migrants 'still held in Libya centre' hit by deadly raid Around 300 migrants are still being held in the detention centre in Libya where more than 44 people were killed in an air strike, the International O...
03:00 2019-07-05

Army to get £22m cyber centre to combat digital threats The defence secretary has announced an investment of £22m to fund a new army cyber operations centre and told NATO allies they must become more ...
07:32 2019-05-23

WA launches new automation courses and Defence Science Centre The state government also secured AU$39 million to purchase new equipment to advance scientific research and support jobs in STEM industries within t...
02:16 2019-06-12

Congress Asks Centre Why "Obsolete" IAF AN-32 Fleet Was Not Replaced The Congress on Wednesday expressed concern over the safety and well-being of the IAF personnel on board an AN-32 aircraft that went missing in Aruna...
13:49 2019-06-05

963 Terrorists, 413 Security Personnel Killed In 5 Years In J&K: Centre Over 960 terrorists and 413 security personnel have been killed in Jammu and Kashmir in the last five years, Union Minister of State for Home G Kisha...
09:32 2019-07-16

Man Killed After Throwing "Incendiary Devices" At Detention Centre In US An armed man was fatally shot Saturday after throwing what authorities called "incendiary devices" at an detention center in Washington state and try...
00:48 2019-07-15

Punjab Hospital Opens Mobile De-Addiction Centre The mobile de-addiction centre is currently being run by a team of seven members, including a psychiatrist, two pharmacists and three counselors - so...
05:48 2019-07-12

Trinamool's Moon Moon Sen Trails Babul Supriyo In Bengal's Asansol Moon Moon Sen, the actor-turned-politician, was the Trinamool's "giant slayer" in 2014. She is trailing BJP's Babul Supriyo in Asansol as the BJP sec...
13:48 2019-05-23

Tripoli detention centre hit by airstrike, killing at least 44 people – video At least 44 people have been killed after an airstrike hit a detention centre on the outskirts of the Libyan capital, according to an official in the...
19:32 2019-07-03

Djokovic, Osaka Share Centre Stage On Wimbledon Opening Day World number one Novak Djokovic is seeking a fifth Wimbledon and 16th major as the Serb attempts to bounce back from his shattering Roland Garros exi...
00:00 2019-07-01

Wimbledon Glance: Rising star Gauff placed on Centre Court A quick look at Wimbledon: Coco Gauff is such a big draw at the All England Club these days that she'll be the headline act on Centre Court ...
18:32 2019-07-04

Coco Gauff, 15, avoids 2 match points in Centre Court win 15-year-old American Coco Gauff came back after facing two match points and beat Polona Hercog in three sets to reach the fourth round of Wimbledon ...
17:48 2019-07-05

We Take Sovereign Decisions Based On Threat Perception: Centre On S-400 Deal In the wake of US pressure to scrap the S-400 missile deal with Russia, India on Wednesday said it takes sovereign decisions based on entire spectrum...
15:32 2019-07-03

Congress Slams Centre Over Appointment Of Officials From Private Sector The Congress today hit out at the BJP-led NDA government over its reported appointment of joint secretaries from the private sector without reservati...
06:16 2019-06-14

Can't Control Everything: Mamata Banerjee Hits Out At Centre's Hindi Plan West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said priority must be given to regional languages, supporting the southern states who opposed th...
15:16 2019-06-03

No Free Metro Rides Plan For Women Received: Centre The central government today said it had not received any proposal for free rides for women in Delhi Metro trains from the Delhi government for appro...
12:48 2019-06-27

Number Of Deaths In Surat Coaching Centre Fire Rises To 22 Two students, injured in the massive fire at a coaching centre in Gujarat's Surat, died in hospital today, the police said. The number of deaths in t...
12:16 2019-05-25

Six children among 53 confirmed fatalities after Libya detention centre airstrikes The toll from Tuesday’s reported airstrikes on a detention centre in the suburbs of Tripoli has risen to 53 dead and more than 130 injured among the ...
11:48 2019-07-05

List Of 10 Most Wanted Terrorists In Jammu and Kashmir Revised By Centre With eradication of terrorism from Jammu and Kashmir being the focus of new Union Home Minister Amit Shah, the centre has issued a list of 10 most wa...
05:48 2019-06-05

Williams back on Centre Court to face Strycova in semifinals Back on Centre Court and back in the semifinals of a major tournament, Serena Williams will take on Barbora Strycova at Wimbledon    ...
09:00 2019-07-11

Respond To Query On Illegal Bangladeshis: Information Office To Centre The Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed the Home Ministry to respond to a three-year-old RTI application seeking to know the number of ...
02:16 2019-07-02

Pak Hasn't Acknowledged Presence Of Indian PoWs In Its Custody: Centre Pakistan has not acknowledged the presence of any missing Indian defence personnel or Prisoners of War (PoWs) in its custody so far, despite consiste...
06:32 2019-07-11

2 BJP Lawmakers Slam Centre In Parliament Over Lack Of Funds For Tourism BJP lawmakers Hema Malini and Rajiv Pratap Rudi on Monday questioned their party's government at the centre in parliament, expressing displeasure ove...
15:16 2019-07-08

For Crucial Mid-Level Bureaucracy, Centre To Hire 40 Private Specialists The Centre has decided to appoint 40 private sector specialists at the posts of Deputy Secretary and Director, considered as crucial decision-making ...
05:32 2019-07-03

At Least 6 Dead In Suicide Blast Near Afghan Military Training Centre A suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance to a military training centre in the Afghan capital on Thursday, killing at least six people and wou...
08:32 2019-05-30

"Don't Incite Us": Raj Thackeray's Party On Centre's Draft Education Plan Joining ranks with the recent protests over the three language formula proposed in the draft National Education Policy 2019, Maharashtra Navnirman Se...
03:16 2019-06-03

Safety Management System Of 5 Airlines Found Deficient: Centre Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation has conducted safety audits of Air India Express, SpiceJet, AirAsia, IndiGo and GoAir and it...
23:00 2019-07-17

#StopHindiImposition Protest Erupts Against Centre's Draft Education Plan Hindi should not be made a mandatory third language in schools, a popular campaign on social media said on Saturday, as Twitter was flooded with mess...
08:16 2019-06-01

40 Killed, 70 Injured In Strike On Libya Migrant Centre: Officials Nearly 40 migrants were killed and more than 70 wounded in an air strike on their detention centre in a suburb of the Libyan capital Tripoli, an emer...
22:32 2019-07-02

London Aquatics Centre not in plan for 2022 Commonwealth Games Commonwealth Games bosses have no plans to use Stratford's Aquatics Centre as a back-up venue in 2022, with Birmingham being warned it had "little ro...
12:48 2019-06-11

At least 40 dead after migrant detention centre in Libya hit by air strike: official An air strike late on Tuesday hit a detention centre for mainly African migrants in a suburb of the Libyan capital of Tripoli, killing at least 40 pe...
21:48 2019-07-02

Centre Must Take Action To Prevent Terror Attacks On Soldiers: Congress The Congress on Thursday urged the Modi government and intelligence agencies to take suitable action to prevent terror attacks in the future, a day a...
07:16 2019-06-13

Working On Uniform Proposal To Address Homebuyers' Grievances: Centre The top court had on asked the Centre to come out with a uniform proposal for all cases to resolve the difficulties being faced by lakhs of home buye...
15:48 2019-07-11

India Gets "World-Class" Command Centre For Air Traffic Control Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Saturday inaugurated the Central Command Centre for Air Traffic Flow Management (ATFM) in Delhi and sai...
12:32 2019-06-22

209 Slots Vacated By Jet Airways Lying Unused At 31 Airports, Says Centre A total of 209 slots vacated by Jet Airways are lying unused at 31 airports across the country, according to the data shared by Civil Aviation Minist...
16:48 2019-07-11

No Question Of FIR Registration In Rafale Deal: Centre To Supreme Court The Centre has told the Supreme Court that there was no question of either registration of an FIR or investigation by CBI in the Rafale fighter jets ...
17:48 2019-05-26

Man dies as police shootout follows firebomb attack on immigration centre Authorities say man threw incendiary devices and tried to ignite propane tank at Tacoma Northwest Detention Centre in Washington stateA 69-year-old m...
01:32 2019-07-14

Mercedes-Benz opens new G-Class driving experience centre Extreme off-road site replicates German car maker’s demanding Schoeckl test track Mercedes-Benz has established a new G-Class experience centre near...
11:16 2019-06-14

Surat Centre Where Fire Killed 19 Was An Illegal Construction: Lawmaker A deadly fire in a coaching centre in Gujarat's Surat that killed 19 students was an illegal construction on the top floor of a multi-storey building...
15:48 2019-05-24

Premature baby found at migrant detention centre in Texas It was a tiny baby, born premature and held in detention instead of where the advocate believes the baby should have been — at a hospital neonatal un...
14:48 2019-06-14

Ashok Gehlot Urges Centre To Help In Rajasthan's Financial Management Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Saturday sought the Centre's help for strengthening Rajasthan's financial management besides demanding the E...
16:16 2019-06-15

| Boy or girl? Hong Kong at centre of banned China gender test Shady middle-men are openly advertising on Chinese social media to smuggle blood samples of pregnant women to Hong Kong to skirt the mainland's ban o...
15:48 2019-05-22

"Intent To Deceive": MK Stalin On Centre's Move After Anti-Hindi Uproar DMK president MK Stalin alleged on Monday that the centre's move on dropping the clause on compulsory Hindi learning in the draft National Education ...
20:48 2019-06-03

Panel Ensuring Balanced Coverage Of Rajya Sabha By Doordarshan: Centre The government on Monday said that a committee is keeping a constant watch to ensure that public broadcaster Doordarshan (DD) covers both treasury an...
06:48 2019-07-01

Centre Extends Deadline To Update Assam Citizens' List NRC To July 31 The centre has extended the deadline to complete the ongoing exercise for updating the National Register of Citizens or NRC in Assam by one more mont...
13:32 2019-06-29

What Amit Shah As Home Minister Means For Power Equations At Centre BJP chief Amit Shah, for years the closest confidant and chief strategist of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, will be the Home Minister in the new BJP-l...
07:48 2019-05-31

Produce Records On Selection Of New Navy Chief: Military Court To Centre A military tribunal on Wednesday directed the government to produce before it on May 29 all records and documents relating to selection of the new Na...
23:00 2019-05-22

Centre Refuses To Share Detail On Notice To Rahul Gandhi Over Citizenship The Home Ministry has refused to share details on its notice to Congress president Rahul Gandhi following a complaint questioning his Indian citizens...
05:32 2019-06-04

Bollywood Expresses Grief After Surat Coaching Centre Fire Tragedy Bollywood celebrities, including megastar Amitabh Bachchan and veteran screenwriter Javed Akhtar, have condoled the deaths of 20 children who were ki...
07:16 2019-05-25

Top Court Notice To Centre, State On Plea Against Sikkim Chief Minister The Supreme Court has sought responses from the Centre and the Sikkim government on a petition challenging the appointment of Prem Singh Tamang as th...
00:48 2019-07-13

Wimbledon Centre Court slot is an ‘honour’, says upbeat Kyle Edmund • Briton will play Jaume Munar of Spain• Wildcard James Ward at Wimbledon after knee surgeryKyle Edmund says it is “a great honour” to return to Cent...
23:32 2019-06-30

India To Pursue Zakir Naik's Extradition Request With Malaysia: Centre The External Affairs Ministry today said it would continue to pursue with Malaysia its request for extradition of controversial preacher Zakir Naik, ...
14:16 2019-06-12

Armed man fatally shot after attacking U.S. immigration detention centre: police An employee at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma reported one vehicle on fire and said the suspect was also attempting to ignite a large propa...
02:32 2019-07-14

Patient At Centre Of French Family's Battle Over Life Support Dies A French man at the centre of a bitter row over right-to-die legislation passed away in hospital on Thursday more than a week after doctors removed h...
06:00 2019-07-11

Amid Crisis, Centre Launches 5-Point Water Conservation Campaign With parts of India reporting water shortage, Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on Monday launched a conservation campaign focussing...
02:16 2019-07-02

European elections: Far-right and Greens surge across continent in shift away from traditional centre Populist, environmentalist and far-right parties edged out traditional centre-right and centre-left parties across the continent in the European Parl...
14:32 2019-05-27

The new drug highway: Pacific islands at centre of cocaine trafficking boom Explosion in number of boats carrying cocaine and meth from Latin America to Australia is causing havoc for islands on the way • Cocaine used as wash...
21:16 2019-06-23

The motorsport legend who runs an MOT centre: Autocar meets Ronnie Grant Grant has run Clapham North MOT under the London railway arches since 1960 Ronnie Grant started racing aged 41 but soon made up for lost time, with...
09:48 2019-06-16

Nadal rebuffs interrogator who dared to question Centre Court status It was a case of "Don't you know who I am?" for Rafael Nadal when a reporter had the temerity to question whether he deserved to be on Wimbledon's Ce...
15:32 2019-07-08

Avoid Tea, Coffee, Alcohol: Centre Issues Advisory As Heatwave Continues Wear loose, light-coloured cotton clothes, stay indoors and avoid drinking alcohol, tea and coffee, the government said today in a health advisory is...
15:16 2019-06-03

Armed Man Attacks Immigration Detention Centre In US, Cops Shoot Him Dead A man armed with a rifle attacked an immigration detention facility in Washington state early on Saturday, throwing incendiary devices at the buildin...
01:16 2019-07-14

Centre for Cancer Drug Discovery to focus on anti-evolution treatments Most people who die of cancer are killed by drug-resistant tumours. Can a new research centre focusing on developing anti-evolution treatments change...
13:16 2019-05-21

Centre Files Reply On Outbreak Of Encephalitis in Bihar In Supreme Court The Centre this morning filed a reply in the Supreme Court on the Acute Encephalitis Syndrome outbreak in Bihar. The government told the apex court t...
06:00 2019-07-08

Trinamool Says Will Boycott Centre-Convened Meets, Involves Home Ministry TMC member Saugata Roy Friday said the West Bengal government will continue to boycott meetings called by the centre till the Union Home Ministry sto...
14:48 2019-06-21

India Pursuing Extradition Request Of Zakir Naik With Malaysia: Centre India continues to pursue its request for extradition of Zakir Naik and it has been informed by the Malaysian government that its appeal is under con...
16:48 2019-07-11

Nitish Kumar Opposes Centre's Pitch For Public-Private Tie-Up In Railways Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, a BJP ally, has opposed the central government's proposal to bring public-private partnerships in Railways to enha...
04:00 2019-07-09

"Beautiful Solution," Tweets AR Rahman After Centre Tweaks Education Draft Amid protests over the draft version of the National Education Policy 2019, the NDA-ruled government at the centre clarified on Sunday that Hindi wil...
03:16 2019-06-03

Centre Toughens Child Abuse Law. Death Penalty For Sex Assault On Minors The Union Cabinet Wednesday approved amendments in the POCSO Act, which deals with crime against children, and included death penalty for sexual assa...
12:32 2019-07-10

Set Up Fire Services-Like Unit To Prevent Sewer Deaths: Centre To States Aimed at preventing sewer deaths in the country, the Centre has asked all states to set up an emergency response sanitation unit (ERSU) on the lines ...
21:48 2019-07-16

Akali Dal To Move Centre For Action Against Kamal Nath Over 1984 Riots Raking up the issue of 1984 anti-Sikh riots, the Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal said that the party would approach the Union Home ...
14:48 2019-06-17

Centre Announces Benefits Worth Rs 7 Lakh For Middle-Class Homebuyers The centre has rolled out a number of schemes for middle-class homebuyers that are expected to entail net gains worth Rs 7 lakh, in a big boost towar...
08:32 2019-07-05

Centre To Remove 'Minimum Education' Rule Needed To Get A Driving Licence The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways on Tuesday decided to remove the requirement of minimum educational qualification for driving a transport...
02:16 2019-06-19

Amit Shah Says Centre Formulating Strategy To Tackle Drugs In Punjab Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday informed Chief Minister Amarinder Singh that the central government was formulating a detailed strategy to ...
17:32 2019-06-27

10-Point Guide On Protests Over Centre's Hindi Plan In South States The Draft National Education Policy 2019 made by an expert panel led by Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan, former chief of the Indian Space Research Organis...
03:16 2019-06-03

"No Means To Verify" Nirav Modi's Travel Plans: Centre Tells Lok Sabha The Ministry of External Affairs revoked the passport of diamantaire Nirav Modi, the main accused in the USD 2-billion PNB fraud case, and it has no ...
12:32 2019-07-10

Centre Thinking Of Nitrogen Tyre Usage To Reduce Accidents: Nitin Gadkari The government is considering making it mandatory for manufacturers to mix silicon with rubber to improve quality of tyres and use of nitrogen in the...
06:00 2019-07-08

"Return Treasures Seized From Golden Temple," Sukhbir Badal Tells Centre The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) has demanded that the BJP-led government at the centre immediately hand over all the "treasures" allegedly seized from ...
17:16 2019-06-06

Centre Creates Jal Shakti Ministry, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat Takes Charge A new Jal Shakti Ministry, in which the erstwhile ministries of Water Resources and Drinking Water and Sanitation will be merged, has been formed wit...
07:48 2019-05-31

Three Of 20 Students Killed In Surat Coaching Centre Fire Pass 12th Exams Three of the 20 students who died in a massive fire at a commercial complex in Gujarat's Surat on Friday had appeared for the Class 12th Board exams ...
12:16 2019-05-25

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez facing backlash for migrant detention centre comments Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, is facing backlash after making comments comparing migrant detention centres to concentration camp...
21:32 2019-06-19

Wimbledon order of play - Day 10: Serena, Strycova, Svitolina and Halep take centre stage "Serena Williams will face unseeded Barbora Strycova on Thursday for a place in the Wimbledon final, while Elina Svitolina faces off against Simona H...
06:01 2019-07-11

Centre Extends 15th Finance Commission's Term By A Month Till November 30 The government on Wednesday extended the 15th Finance Commission's term by a month till November 30, and broadened the ambit of its recommendation to...
08:32 2019-07-17

Riot police clash with protesters in Hong Kong shopping centre – video Officers dressed in riot gear have fought with demonstrators inside a shopping centre in the residential district of Sha Tin, as they tried to disper...
12:16 2019-07-16

Women must be at ‘centre of peacekeeping decision-making’, UN chief tells Security Council Women’s rights, voices and participation must be at “the centre of peacekeeping decision-making”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres t...
12:48 2019-05-21

UN condemns attack on Ebola treatment centre in DR Congo which left doctor dead, two others injured The UN has condemned an attack on an Ebola treatment centre in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on Friday, which led to the death of a doctor wor...
10:48 2019-05-21

Centre Sends High-Level Team To Assam To Review Anti-Encephalitis Drive The centre has sent a high-level team to Assam to pre-empt any chance of an encephalitis outbreak after the disease claimed over 140 children in Biha...
11:16 2019-07-01

Petrol, Diesel Rate Hiked Day After Centre Raises Excise Duty, Infra Cess Petrol and diesel rates were revised across the country on Saturday, a day after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, in her 2019-20 Budget, proposed...
05:00 2019-07-06

Tyres For Seats In Surat Coaching Centre Made Fire Spread Fast: Official The owner of a coaching centre in a complex in Gujarat's Surat, where 22 people, mostly students died in a massive fire, used tyres in place of chair...
17:48 2019-05-26

Libya detention centre attack could amount to a war crime, says UN, as Guterres calls for independent investigation A missile attack on a detention centre in Tripoli that killed scores of migrants and refugees “deserves more than condemnation”, UN agencies said on ...
12:48 2019-07-03

Centre's Flood Relief Funds Meagre: Arunchal Chief Minister Pema Khandu Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Wednesday expressed concern over the havoc created by floods and landslides over the past few days, w...
22:00 2019-07-10

An Epidemic of Violence We Never Discuss Rachel Louise Snyder’s “No Visible Bruises” recounts the horror of domestic violence in all its forms and argues for a more systematic approach to th...
08:00 2019-06-07

The 100 once again wonders if war and violence is necessary for survival The 100 has, pretty much from the beginning, been a show with a fair amount of weird mythology. There’s been a lot of surprises along the way, a lot ...
00:32 2019-06-12

Walking For A Hope To End Gun Violence LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – The color orange is worn in honor of National Gun Violence Awareness Day. A place touched by a deadly shooting five y...
00:48 2019-06-09

Chemical companies at centre of Guardian's Cancer Town series face state legal action Exclusive: Louisiana agency moves to sue companies associated with neoprene plant over alleged Clean Air Act violationsLouisiana’s environment agency...
23:48 2019-06-12

Wimbledon 2019 tickets: How to watch the tennis on Centre Court, see the final and enter the 2020 ballot The most prestigious event of the tennis calendar is back for another year as Wimbledon gets underway, and it promises to be a fortnight of entertain...
08:16 2019-06-28

Violence against Christians on the rise in Africa The African continent is seeing an increasing number of violent attacks on Christians. Church representatives are particularly at risk of being targe...
15:32 2019-06-13

More than 50 shot in weekend violence in Chicago Chicago police say more than 50 people were shot, eight of them fatally, in gun violence over the weekend. Two people were stabbed to death, bringing...
17:16 2019-06-03

Several killed in Brazil jail violence Clashes between rival inmates in a prison in northwestern Brazil have killed more than a dozen people. The jail was the same one where 56 people died...
05:32 2019-05-27

Germany calls for 'immediate' end to Sudan violence Violence in Sudan "cannot be justified," the German Foreign Ministry said after the military killed numerous peaceful protesters in Khartoum. The UN ...
19:32 2019-06-03

Trudeau: Violence against indigenous women often ignored Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the disappearances and deaths of indigenous women in Canada have too often been treated as a low priority...
15:16 2019-06-03

Friday is National Gun Violence Awareness Day TUCSON – According to Everytown, a group working to end gun violence, 100 Americans are killed with guns every day. Groups across the nation ar...
15:48 2019-06-07

| 300 000 flee violence in northeast DR Congo: UN More than 300 000 people have fled violence and inter-ethnic attacks in northeastern areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo in the past two weeks,...
17:32 2019-06-18

9 dead in Sudan after violence over sit-in protests Sudanese security forces used live ammunition Monday to break up a sit-in protest against military rule, killing at least nine people and wounding se...
09:48 2019-06-03

35 dead in Sudan after violence over sit-in protests Sudanese security forces used live ammunition Monday to break up a sit-in protest against military rule, killing at least nine people and wounding se...
02:32 2019-06-04

MPs set up new political group to act as 'Switzerland' A new group of independent MPs has been set up in parliament, intended to be a "welcoming home" for those thinking of defecting from the Conservative...
11:16 2019-07-10

What your side of the bed says about your political leanings Does what type of brain you have an influence on which side of the bed you sleep on? According to new research, people who sleep on the left side of ...
20:00 2019-06-06

Break the Political Machines One of the most important features of politics in America is the influence of local political machines. Perhaps no state has felt that influence more...
10:16 2019-05-21

Burkina Faso Wracked by Escalating Violence A once-stable country is plagued by extremists pouring over its northern border, restive farmers and herdsmen battling for land, and militias bent on...
16:16 2019-05-21

Phillies' Herrera arrested for domestic violence Officers found the 20-year-old girlfriend of Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera with "visible signs of injury to her arms and neck that was sustained...
18:16 2019-05-28

WNBA bans Williams 10 games for dom. violence The Sparks' Riquna Williams, who was charged last December on felony counts for allegedly striking an ex-girlfriend and then threatening another pers...
06:00 2019-07-17

This summer basketball league is a D.C. staple. Gun violence might end it. There is concern that recent neighborhood shootings could force the shutting down of the popular Goodman League, which is credited with helping curb ...
13:16 2019-06-22

Violence Makes Mexico an Unwelcoming Refuge As the Trump administration tries to get Mexico to declare itself a “safe third country” for Central American asylum seekers, some U.S.-bound Mexican...
11:00 2019-06-07

Sahuarita man arrested in domestic violence altercation SAHUARITA, Ariz. – A 31-year-old man was arrested in Sahuarita Sunday evening after the person was allegedly involved in a domestic violence al...
01:48 2019-06-11

UN Assembly remembers victims of violence against religion The U.N. General Assembly has adopted a resolution designating Aug. 22 as the International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based o...
21:48 2019-05-28

Owensboro man wants to stop town’s growing violence OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — An Owensboro man is trying to bring residents together to stop the town’s growing violence. The Owensboro Messenger-Inqui...
15:00 2019-06-14

About 160 dead after days of Congo intercommunal violence KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The governor of Congo’s northeast Ituri province says two weeks of intercommunal violence have killed more than 160 peop...
09:32 2019-06-18

This summer basketball league is a D.C. staple. Gun violence may end it. There is concern that recent neighborhood shootings could force the shutting down of the popular Goodman League, which is credited with helping curb ...
13:16 2019-06-22

Paris protests violence against women in France Emmanuel Macron won the French presidency in part by pledging bold measures to end violence against women. But with deadly violence growing in France...
12:48 2019-07-07

Man dead after domestic violence dispute in Tucson TUCSON –A man is dead after a domestic violence incident on the east side Monday night. Police say the suspect, a man in his 20’s, allegedly walked i...
16:00 2019-06-18

EU, US urge non-violence as Albanian opposition protests Albanian opposition supporters marched in another anti-government protest to demand the prime minister’s resignation as the European Union and the U....
16:16 2019-05-25

How did one of the safest cities in the world descend into violence? Hong Kong is an extremely safe city, but in recent years, simmering tensions over the city's political future have created an underlying sense of une...
04:00 2019-06-13

Papua New Guinea: More than 20 killed in tribal violence More than 20 people including pregnant women and children have been killed in Papua New Guinea due to a recent outbreak of tribal violence in the Pac...
04:32 2019-07-10

U.N.: 71 million displaced worldwide by war, violence, persecution Nearly 71 million people have been displaced by war, violence and persecution worldwide last year, the largest number recorded in the United Nation's...
17:32 2019-06-19

| 4 killed in political gun battle in India A gun battle between supporters of India's ruling right-wing party and a regional rival has killed four people in West Bengal, police have said, as v...
12:32 2019-06-09

Political drama not selling books like it used to The book world has turned upside down when it comes to predicting a best-seller. A year ago, Michael Wolff’s “Fire and Fury” was in the No. 1 spot fo...
21:32 2019-07-12

At This Techno Club, the Party Is Political Bassiani in Tbilisi, Georgia, is on the front line of issues that have that have led to clashes with the authorities and threatened to boil over into...
15:16 2019-05-29

Ex-MI6 chief: UK going through 'political nervous breakdown' Sir John Sawers says Brexit has left country divided and damaged its global reputationThe UK is going through a “political nervous breakdown”, with t...
12:32 2019-07-06

How India's political parties got their symbols A ceiling fan, a bungalow, a broom and a mango -- these are just some of unusual symbols Indian voters can expect to see on their ballots as they hea...
22:32 2019-05-21

Change UK: how not to set up a political party – podcast With six of its 11 MPs having quit, Heather Stewart, the Guardian’s political editor, charts what went wrong. Plus Damian Carrington on plant extinct...
23:32 2019-06-11

The political life of Theresa May – in pictures A look back over May’s political career, from being elected as MP for Maidenhead in 1997 to Brexit, the snap election that backfired and her onstage ...
15:48 2019-05-24

More than 100 civilians killed by violence outbreak in South Sudan The world’s newest nation, South Sudan, has once again descended into a wave of fresh fighting that is said to have claimed the lives of more than 10...
15:32 2019-07-03

More than 300,000 flee Congo violence, complicating Ebola fight: U.N. More than 300,000 people have fled inter-ethnic violence in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo since early June, complicating the tracing and ...
12:48 2019-06-18

WNBA suspends player after domestic violence allegation The WNBA suspended a Los Angeles Sparks player without pay on Tuesday because of a domestic violence allegation stemming from an incident in December...
08:32 2019-07-17

Pro-Trump Reddit channel ‘quarantined’ over threats of violence Visitors to r/The_Donald on Reddit see a warning page explaining that the subreddit has been "quarantined" over "significant issues with reporting an...
16:32 2019-06-27

Migrants face violence as US makes them wait in Mexico CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) — Migrants who are being forced to wait in Mexico while they try to win asylum in the U.S. complain they are being subject...
16:32 2019-06-27

Fears of violence as Sudan gets ready for 'million man' march Generals urged not to hurt protesters who plan to pour on to streets of KhartoumKhartoum is bracing itself for a mass protest against Sudan’s ruling ...
06:01 2019-06-30

The Latest: Chief: ‘Signs of homicidal violence’ in death DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the death of a transgender woman whose body was found in a Dallas lake (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Dallas homicide detec...
20:16 2019-06-03

Complaint filed of police violence against Russian reporter A lawyer for a prominent Russian journalist detained on charges of drug dealing has filed a complaint with the country's top investigative body, sayi...
10:32 2019-06-09

Syria violence interrupts food distribution in some areas BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian warplanes have struck rebel-held towns and villages in the country’s northwest as the World Food Program says weekslong vi...
10:16 2019-06-11

Afghans deported from Germany face violence, other perils Since 2016, Germany has deported about 600 Afghans whose applications for asylum were rejected. When they land, they are given €150 and left to fend ...
12:32 2019-05-26

Rights group warns of use of violence during Sudan rallies CAIRO (AP) — Amnesty International says Sudanese authorities must guarantee the safety of protesters ahead of planned mass rallies and following a de...
11:32 2019-06-28

"Look To India's Leaders To Condemn Violence Based On Religion": US The Trump administration wants the Indian government to swiftly condemn the acts of violence based on religion and hold the perpetrators accountable,...
20:48 2019-06-12

David Ortiz Is a Victim of the Violence He Thought He Had Escaped Ortiz has described growing up surrounded by violence in the Dominican Republic, and he became a victim this week despite being one of the country’s ...
22:00 2019-06-11

ILO adopts #MeToo treaty against violence and harassment at work The International Labour Organization (ILO) on Friday adopted a new global treaty against violence and harassment in the workplace, sparked by the wo...
08:16 2019-06-21

Flag burning, violence in front of the White House The burning of a flag in front of the White House led to a scuffle between protesters and President Donald Trump supporters.     ...
02:32 2019-07-05

Feds allocate $10M to combat violence in rural Alaska WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr has declared a law enforcement emergency in Alaska, clearing the way for the Justice Department to aw...
13:48 2019-06-28

Germany records small uptick in far-right extremist violence Violent crimes motivated by xenophobia rose slightly in Germany last year, the country's domestic intelligence agency has reported. The agency has be...
19:48 2019-06-27

Warriors coach Kerr delivers gun violence message Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr delivered a pointed message via a T-shirt on Sunday, urging people to vote for those who will bring change to ...
08:32 2019-06-03

Chicago police: 52 shot, 10 fatally in weekend violence CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say 52 people were shot, 10 of them fatally, in gun violence over the weekend. Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie John...
09:48 2019-06-03

| DRC president calls Ituri violence 'attempted genocide' President Felix Tshisekedi described inter-ethnic bloodshed in DRC's northeast as "attempted genocide" after scores of people were killed and tens of...
15:48 2019-07-03

| Almost 950 killed in a month of northwest Syria violence - monitor A spike in violence in and around a jihadist bastion in northwest Syria has killed 948 people in a month, almost a third of them civilians, a war mon...
14:32 2019-05-31

Smoking at home a form of domestic violence, Thailand says Authorities in Thailand are facing backlash after introducing a new law that will classify smoking in households as a form or domestic abuse, or viol...
17:01 2019-06-27

Suspected Sacramento cop-killer had history of domestic violence The man accused of shooting and killing a rookie Sacramento, Calif., police officer Wednesday evening had been accused of domestic violence on severa...
00:32 2019-06-21

McDonald's workers protest workplace violence McDonald's workers in Chicago say they feel unsafe at work after witnessing gunfire and other acts of violence inside their restaurants. They pr...
21:16 2019-05-22

Northwest Nigeria violence drives 20,000 into Niger: UNHCR Violence in northwest Nigeria has forced around 20,000 refugees to flee to neighboring Niger since April, the United Nations refugee agency said on T...
08:16 2019-05-28

Tennessee Prosecutor to Same-Sex Couples: No Domestic Violence Protections for You! The top prosecutor in Coffee County, Tenn., a man charged with protecting the rights and enforcing the law on behalf of all the people in his jurisdi...
20:16 2019-06-05

Tear gas and blast bombs as violence flares in Brazil Riot police in Brazil have clashed with demonstrators exchanging volleys of tear gas and fireworks during a day of protest venting frustration at the...
05:48 2019-06-15

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong Leader, Condemns Violence Protesters had mostly cleared out of the Legislative Council building after three hours of occupation. Then a cordon of riot police used tear gas and...
21:32 2019-07-01

Guatemala votes for new president as gang violence soars Ending gang violence has become a priority for citizens in Guatemala, a country with one of the highest homicide rates in the world. One top candidat...
06:00 2019-06-16

After Sri Lanka attacks, Muslims face boycotts and violence Experts worry that the country, a democracy whose bloody civil war ended in 2009, is poised for a new outbreak of tensions. This time the divisions a...
11:32 2019-07-07

Mexico’s vigilantes: violence and displacement – a photo essay In southern Mexico, a toxic mix of gangs, vigilantes and cartels is fuelling rising violence. ‘Community police’ or ‘self-defence’ groups, often accu...
02:16 2019-07-02

Pakistan to create 1,000 courts to tackle violence against women Chief justice says in televised speech that abuse survivors will be able to ‘speak their heart without any fear’Pakistan is to set up more than 1,000...
04:48 2019-06-20

38 dead in latest intercommunal violence in central Mali BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A pair of attacks on ethnic Dogon villages in central Mali has left at least 38 people dead in the latest intercommunal violence ...
10:32 2019-06-19

Congo violence sparks fears over UK Ebola response Attacks on health clinics provoke concern that disclosing details of funding might ‘put a target on the head’ of medical workersThe UK has agreed not...
04:32 2019-05-22

Hundreds of Ethiopian Israelis protest police violence Hundreds of Israelis are protesting across the country against alleged police brutality against the country’s Ethiopian community following the killi...
13:32 2019-07-02

German far-right party accused of stoking hatred, violence German lawmakers and extremism experts are accusing the far-right Alternative for Germany party of contributing to a climate of hatred that led to th...
06:48 2019-06-18

War at home: how Big Little Lies deftly dissects domestic violence In the second season of the HBO drama, a nuanced depiction of surviving a violent marriage artfully evokes a form of PTSDBig Little Lies is a beautif...
13:16 2019-06-17

Anger rises after yet another wave of Brazil prison violence Fury was rising among the relatives of dozens of inmates killed in prison riots as they demanded the release of the bodies for burial, more than two ...
00:48 2019-05-30

| Argentina's women protest for legal abortion, against violence Thousands of Argentine protesters flooded the streets of Buenos Aires in a show of force for the abortion rights movement, and to denounce violence a...
04:16 2019-06-04

African Union suspends Sudan over violence against protesters Expulsion heaps pressure on military rulers to establish civilian-led transitional authoritySudan has been suspended from the African Union (AU) amid...
15:32 2019-06-06

As D-Day landings fade from memory, a veteran grapples with violence of war Leon Gautier landed on Sword Beach in a hail of enemy fire on June 6, 1944, one of the first wave of French commandos to storm the Normandy beachfron...
12:32 2019-05-21

Argentines protest violence against women in large marches BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Thousands of Argentines have taken to the streets of the country’s capital to protest violence against women. Mo...
20:16 2019-06-03

‘Words must never be met with violence’ urges UN, following Taliban threat to journalists   Following last week’s public threats by Taliban militants to deliberately target media outlets in Afghanistan, the United Nations mission chief in th...
13:48 2019-06-27

Hong Kong activists warn of violence if protests are ignored Young people say they feel they have no choice but to become more radical: ‘They never listen’Brian Chan, a 23-year-old university graduate, was havi...
10:32 2019-06-14

Middle schools can help prevent teen dating violence (Reuters Health) - Middle schools that offer a comprehensive dating violence prevention program in every grade may have fewer youth involved in abusi...
01:32 2019-06-06

Gun violence in Agua Prieta continues, two more deaths reported TUCSON – Two more deaths have been reported resulting from the gun violence in the town of Agua Prieta, Sonora. According to the Cochise County...
14:48 2019-06-14

The Latest: Chief: 'Signs of homicidal violence' in death The Latest on the death of a transgender woman whose body was found in a Dallas lake (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Dallas homicide detectives are inve...
19:32 2019-06-03

Odubel Herrera Arrested For Suspected Domestic Violence Multiple outlets are reporting that Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera was arrested Monday night after police responded to a report of d...
13:32 2019-05-28

Nearly 71 Million People Have Been Displaced by War and Other Violence, the U.N.’s Refugee Agency Says (GENEVA) — A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide from war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said Wedn...
04:00 2019-06-19

Violence and graft to test El Salvador's maverick new president El Salvador's maverick new president takes office on Saturday pledging to battle violence, poverty, corruption and mass migration to the United State...
18:32 2019-05-30

Ethiopia's ethnic violence shows Abiy's vulnerability Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed looks increasingly vulnerable as he faces deep divisions in the ruling coalition, simmering ethnic conflicts and...
13:32 2019-07-01

Fourteen arrests after two murdered and three injured in 12 hours of violence Fourteen arrests have been made after a day of violence in London which saw two teenagers killed within minutes of each other and another three men s...
04:32 2019-06-15

Boy Arrested For Political Unrest When He Was 13 Won't Be Executed: Saudi A young man from Saudi Arabia's minority Shi'ite Muslim community who was arrested at the age of 13 will not be executed and could be released by 202...
08:48 2019-06-16

Nasty political drama reaches third act in Washington The financial markets are nervous about lots of things right now — trade wars, the condition of the economy, what the Federal Reserve is thinking. An...
02:32 2019-06-11

Beshear vs. Bevin political showdown set in Kentucky LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — In Kentucky political circles, Beshear vs. Bevin has become shorthand for the bitter feud between the state’s governor a...
04:32 2019-05-22

UK's Javid to see PM May over her Brexit deal: political editors Britain's interior minister Sajid Javid has asked to see Prime Minister Theresa May, the political editors of the Times and the BBC reported on Wedne...
12:48 2019-05-22

"UK Going Through Political Nervous Breakdown," Says Ex-British Spy Chief Britain is having a political nervous breakdown and is taking a huge risk as it prepares to leave the European Union after a divisive referendum, a f...
03:32 2019-07-07

Former spy boss says Britain having political nervous breakdown Britain is having a political nervous breakdown and is taking a huge risk as it prepares to leave the European Union after a divisive referendum, a f...
19:00 2019-07-06

Madonna, on Eurovision, says she won't bow 'to suit someone's political agenda' Pop superstar Madonna on Tuesday explained her decision to perform at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel this week, saying that she will always sp...
10:32 2019-05-21

Opinion: Language between self-censorship and political correctness What society perceives, and how people feel, is influenced in no small way by language. That's why there have always been attempts to control languag...
11:48 2019-05-30

"What Is Happening Is Political Prostitution": Goa Congress Lawmaker Amid reports of Goa Forward Party (GFP) legislators being dropped from the cabinet soon, Goa Forward president and Deputy Chief Minister Vijai Sardes...
09:32 2019-07-12

Legacy Of Teacher Walkouts Could Be More Political Activism OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Betty Collins was born and raised in Tulsa, but the eighth grade history teacher hadn’t been to the state Capitol in Oklah...
13:00 2019-06-15

Israel’s political crisis could trigger a new election Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is trying to form a new governing coalition as he sought to stave off a crisis that could trigger an unprec...
16:48 2019-05-29

As Biden Rakes In Big Money, Will There Be a Political Cost? Joseph R. Biden Jr. is betting that the litmus test on the left around wealthy donors will not prove as potent as the funds he can collect from them....
11:16 2019-05-21

Political Parties Still Have Cybersecurity Hygiene Problems Three years after the DNC hack, a new report finds that political parties around the world have ongoing security flaws that leave them vulnerable to ...
14:16 2019-05-21

Nicaragua says released all considered political prisoners Nicaragua says it has released all prisoners detained in relation to 2018 anti-government protests, though the opposition maintains that more than 80...
15:00 2019-06-18

Political Risks Loom Over European Markets Fears of a global economic slowdown and trade tensions have weighed on markets in recent days. Investors in Europe have an added dimension of worry: ...
07:32 2019-05-24

AFL-CIO Executive Says He Has Been Marginalized and Targeted Over Political Disagreements In his first public interview since he was nearly forced out of one of the highest positions in organized labor, AFL-CIO executive vice president Tef...
01:32 2019-06-10

How Facebook is changing its political ad-buying policies Mark Zuckerberg just can’t quit political ads. Facebook executives considered banning political ads after it was revealed that Russia used the social...
00:16 2019-05-24

Facebook Ends Commissions for Political Ad Sales Facebook said it stopped paying commissions to employees who sell political ads, as the tech giant overhauls how it engages with campaigns ahead of e...
06:32 2019-05-23

Theresa May becomes UK's latest Brexit political casualty Theresa May came into power after the Brexit referendum, yet she never managed to unite the Conservatives. Before stepping down as prime minister, Ma...
07:32 2019-05-24

Could ‘fake text’ be the next global political threat? An AI fake text generator that can write paragraphs in a style based on just a sentence has raised concerns about its potential to spread false infor...
02:01 2019-07-04

Driver Rowland isn't missing 'extremely political' F1 Endurance racing may not be Oliver Rowland's specialty but patience is a quality that has, at last, taken the Englishman to a world-class championshi...
04:48 2019-06-20

'You all go' - thousands of Algerians demonstrate for political reforms With banners reading "You all go" and "We need new figures", thousands of protesters gathered in the Algerian capital on Friday for what has become a...
10:01 2019-06-07

How Ross Perot Changed Political Campaigns Ross Perot, the self-made Texas billionaire and one of the most successful third-party presidential candidates in U.S. history, died on Tuesday, his ...
18:32 2019-07-09

Germany's youth wake up to their political power The European Parliament elections clearly showed that Germany's young people want their voice to be heard. Observers say a new political generation i...
12:16 2019-06-08

Theresa May's Political Demise Is Noise for Investors Sterling took a fresh battering this week as the stuttering Brexit process ground to a halt and U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May resigned. Like most o...
07:32 2019-05-24

Facebook backs away from the hard sell on political ads Facebook Inc. said it stopped paying commissions to employees who sell political ads, as the tech giant overhauls how it engages with campaigns ahead...
14:32 2019-05-23

On Eve of Her Exit, May Denounces Political Rancor. Some Blame Her for It. In her valedictory speech Mrs. May attacked the “politics of winners and losers, of absolutes and of perpetual strife.” But critics says her leadersh...
15:48 2019-07-17

Rosneft CEO accuses U.S. of using energy as a political weapon Igor Sechin CEO of Russian oil group Rosneft said on Thursday the United States was using energy as a political weapon and that the U.S. golden age o...
04:48 2019-06-06

Southern Arizona family raising awareness for domestic violence TUCSON —  A Southern Arizona mother is grieving the loss of her daughter who was shot and killed just a few weeks ago. On Saturday, the family ...
00:48 2019-07-14

Authorities meet to discuss cartel violence along southern border TUCSON- Local and state authorities are working together to address the increase of deaths on the doorstep of the southern border due to cartel viole...
23:16 2019-06-18

Vaping linked to violence, property theft among teens in US: study Puffing could be the gateway to delinquency. Teens who vape are more likely to steal and commit violent crimes, according to a new study out of the U...
13:16 2019-05-29

300,000 flee flare-up of ethnic violence in north-eastern DR Congo More than 300,000 people have been forced to flee resurgent inter-ethnic violence in north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) just this mont...
11:16 2019-06-18

Japan’s Recluses Already Faced Stigma. Then Came 2 Shocking Acts of Violence. Experts worry that a new wave of fearmongering will leave the recluses known as hikikomori even more vilified and painted falsely as prone to heinous...
08:48 2019-06-06

Women in Bolivia using theater to fight gender-based violence LA PAZ, Bolivia — On stage, amid the hubbub of a Bolivian street market, women recount their stories of abuse at the hands of men. But the violence d...
18:16 2019-05-27

Russian reporter’s lawyer protests alleged police violence MOSCOW (AP) — A lawyer for a Russian journalist detained on charges of drug dealing has filed a complaint that accuses police of using violence again...
12:48 2019-06-09

After 75 years, the D-Day landings are fading from memory, but one veteran still grapples with the violence of war REUTERS/Christian Hartmann Allied troops stormed ashore at Normandy on June 6, 1944, beginning the long, bloody fight to retake Western Europe. Leon...
22:32 2019-06-05

Mexican capital deploys National Guard to stem violence MEXICO CITY (AP) — The mayor of Mexico’s capital says the National Guard will be deployed throughout the city as the metropolis struggles to co...
20:48 2019-06-29

Off-duty officer dies in domestic violence at Michigan home GARDEN CITY, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say an off-duty Detroit police officer has died following what was described as domestic violence at a home in ...
09:48 2019-06-03

Sudanese opposition medics say death toll from violence exceeds 100 Sudanese opposition medics said on Wednesday that the death toll from the country's recent violence has risen to more than 100, after 40 bodies were ...
13:32 2019-06-05

Domestic violence against men – German states move to break taboos For the first time ever, two German states are launching an initiative to help male victims of domestic violence. Officials in Bavaria and North Rhin...
00:32 2019-06-19

TPD identifies domestic violence suspect arrested in 21-hour standoff TUCSON – The man arrested in connection to Monday’s 21-hour police standoff at a southeast side residence was identified by Tucson Police...
12:32 2019-06-27

US briefing: Trump in Britain, Jared Kushner, and violence in Sudan Monday’s top story: Protests expected as US president arrives in London for three-day state visit. Plus, Warriors level NBA finals in Game 2Subscribe...
04:16 2019-06-04

Democrats slam McConnell for delay on domestic violence bill WASHINGTON (AP) — Frustrated Democrats are ramping up their rhetoric as they pressure the Senate’s Republican leader to allow a vote on a bill ...
19:32 2019-05-22

Syria violence kills dozens of troops and civilians in north BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian opposition activists say government airstrikes and intense shelling on rebel-held areas in northwest Syria have claimed the live...
13:00 2019-06-15

Mahatma Gandhi Was Spiritual Leader Of US Non-Violence Movement: Pelosi Mahatma Gandhi was the spiritual leader of America's non-violence movement, Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi has said as she d...
16:48 2019-07-11

Oregon capitol shuts down after potential threat of militia violence Plans for the Oregon Senate to meet Saturday were scrapped after Oregon State Police identified a potential threat from militia groups.   ...
14:00 2019-06-22

EU: Sudan military responsible for deaths, violence committed against the public The European Union said Monday it holds the ruling Transition Military Council responsible for the deaths of over a hundred people in Sudan since the...
00:48 2019-06-18

Indonesian police arrest at least 20 amid post-election violence Indonesian police have arrested at least 20 people accused of provoking riots in Jakarta following official results showing President Joko Widodo had...
22:32 2019-05-21

Guns and lies in America: decoding an unlikely gun violence success story Why the Guardian US is launching a major project on the dramatic drop in gun homicides in the Bay AreaThis year-long project investigates what works ...
08:16 2019-06-04

Death toll in Sudan violence rises to 60, doctors' group says The number of people killed since security forces stormed a protest camp outside Sudan's Defence Ministry in central Khartoum two days ago has risen ...
02:32 2019-06-05

Violence rages in Libya as fighters attempt to advance into Tripoli The Libya National Army (LNA) force of Khalifa Haftar, who is allied to a parallel government in the east, started an offensive to take Tripoli almos...
19:00 2019-05-25

West calls on Albanians to avoid violence in disputed election European bodies and the United States called on Albanian parties on Friday to avoid violence during mayoral elections, due to be held across the coun...
12:16 2019-06-28

Cuomo announces new crackdown on fare-beaters, transit violence Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced a new crackdown on fare evasion and transit violence in the city, with 500 officers sent to police 50 subway st...
15:32 2019-06-17

UN votes to make tackling central Mali violence a priority UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Security Council has voted unanimously to beef up the mandate of the more than 16,000-strong U.N. peacekeeping mission in M...
13:48 2019-06-28

What a Rising Tide of Violence Against Muslims in India Says About Modi’s Second Term On June 22, a viral video did the rounds on social media in India. A young Muslim man tied up, bleeding profusely all over his body, hands folded, wa...
14:32 2019-06-28

Sudan opposition rejects military's transition plan after day of violence Sudan's opposition on Tuesday rejected a plan by its military rulers to hold elections within nine months, a day after the worst bout of violence sin...
20:32 2019-06-04

Injured gilets jaunes protest in Paris against police violence ‘March of the mutilated’ calls for ban on use of explosive grenades and rubber bulletsAbout 200 gilets jaunes have staged a “march of the mutilated” ...
13:48 2019-06-02

Guatemala votes for new president amid tensions over violence, migration Guatemalans on Sunday began voting for a new president, who will face the challenge of curbing drug gang violence that has convulsed the country and...
15:16 2019-06-16

Hong Kong’s Leader, Faced With More Clashes, Condemns Violence Carrie Lam is scrambling to assert her government’s authority after several increasingly volatile demonstrations and a surge in anti-police sentiment...
13:16 2019-07-15

Calm returns to Hong Kong after protests erupt into violence A tense calm descended on Hong Kong early on Tuesday, hours after police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of protesters who had stormed the legisl...
23:32 2019-07-01

Phillies' Odúbel Herrera faces domestic violence charge Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Odúbel Herrera was arrested in Atlantic City on Monday night on a charge of simple assault following an alleged dome...
15:16 2019-05-28

Shanahan pulls out of Pentagon job as reports emerge of family violence Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan abandoned his quest for the top Pentagon job on Tuesday as reports emerged of domestic violence in his fami...
20:01 2019-06-18

Muhlaysia Booker: an advocate against trans violence is mourned in Texas Before her death, Booker spoke about her attack, which was captured on video, to raise awareness about violence faced by transgender womenA week afte...
10:32 2019-05-21

| WATCH: Argentina's women protest for legal abortion, against violence Thousands of Argentine protesters flood the streets of Buenos Aires in a show of force for the abortion rights movement and to denounce violence agai...
14:48 2019-06-04

Georgia prepares for first LGBT pride amid threats of violence After being beaten in Tbilisi six years ago, the country’s LGBT activists are ready to be boldSix years on, the violent scene remains imprinted in th...
13:48 2019-06-16

Panel Formed To Draft Central Law For Checking Violence Against Doctors The Union Health Ministry has entrusted an eight-member sub-committee with the task of drafting a central law to check violence against doctors and o...
03:32 2019-07-14

Julio Urias of Dodgers Placed on Leave After Domestic Violence Arrest Urias, 22, was arrested on Monday night for “intimate partner battery,” the police in Los Angeles said. The commissioner’s office will investigate th...
01:48 2019-05-22

Hong Kong leader condemns 'rioters' for Sunday's violence Hong Kong's embattled leader, Carrie Lam, on Monday condemned the protesters who clashed with police the night previous inside an upscale shopping ma...
07:16 2019-07-16

Mom seeks help for son with cancer so rare it has no name or cure A British woman says her young son is battling an aggressive cancer so rare even doctors have never seen it before — and she’s asking for...
01:48 2019-06-18

Belarus Seeks to Distance Itself From Russia As rivalries among the world’s great powers intensify, this nation of 9.5 million people at the crossroads of Eurasia is turning into the newest aren...
13:16 2019-06-14

Chinese Fugitive Seeks U.S. Limelight One of China’s most-wanted men has been running a Hollywood movie company, promoting a cryptocurrency venture with boxer Mike Tyson and on one occasi...
18:01 2019-05-22

Struggling BMW Seeks New CEO to Turn Around Fortunes The chief executive of BMW won’t seek a second term, forcing the German auto maker to seek new leadership as it contends with shrinking profits and f...
08:48 2019-07-05

Sources: Rockets making CP3, others available Houston general manager Daryl Morey is making all players and picks available in talks, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, and even Chris...
21:16 2019-05-29

RIBA National Awards 2019 winners: Royal Opera House, Southbank Centre and London Bridge Station are among the UK's best buildings Other top architectural buildings to make the list include Television Centre, Glasgow's Charles Rennie Mackintosh designed tea room and a sculpture t...
17:48 2019-06-27

Poland’s democracy anniversary marred by political divisions WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland is celebrating 30 years since elections that ended communist rule in the country — but political leaders are divided ove...
08:16 2019-06-04

Louisiana governor: Abortion ban decision wasn’t political BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. John Bel Edwards, the only Democratic governor in the Deep South, says he’s not concerned about losing support amo...
19:16 2019-06-18

Nicaragua releases dozens of political prisoners under new amnesty law Fifty prisoners jailed for their role in anti-government protests were released Monday while two journalists were set free TuesdayNicaragua has relea...
14:00 2019-06-11

Philippine youth losing faith in political system Philippine youth, who make up more than half of their country's population, are generally anti-establishment. Their failure to make an impact on the ...
15:32 2019-05-21

PM Modi To Resolve Naga Political Issue In His Second Term, Says BJP The BJP in Nagaland on Wednesday asserted that the decades-long Naga political problem will be resolved during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's second ...
13:01 2019-06-05

In losing legal battles over census, Trump may win political war The Trump administration has few realistic options to get a citizenship question onto next year's census, but by keeping the issue in the public eye ...
06:48 2019-07-08

Graham: ‘Political suicide’ for Pelosi to try to impeach Trump Sen. Lindsey Graham said House Speaker Nancy Pelosi would be committing “political suicide” if she tries to impeach President Trump. R...
16:16 2019-05-26

US troops, civilian defense workers get political reminder Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is reminding civilian Defense Department employees and service members not to engage in political acti...
19:32 2019-06-11

Nicaragua releases political prisoners under contentious new amnesty law Nicaragua said on Monday it released 50 political prisoners under a new law that frees people arrested amid a year of anti-government protests while ...
22:48 2019-06-10

The Quick Read About… Mexico’s Recent Political Drama What Happened This Week: Mexico’s finance minister Carlos Urzua abruptly quit his post last week, just seven months into the job. The Mexican p...
02:48 2019-07-15

610 Political Parties Won No Seat In Lok Sabha 2019 Elections A total of 610 mainly regional and small political parties across the country failed to win even a single seat in the Lok Sabha elections while 530 g...
05:48 2019-06-05

Britain is at its most delicate political moment in years. Now here comes Trump. His long-delayed state visit collides with the nadir, at least so far, of Britain’s long and tortuous withdrawal from the European Union. “He’ll say ...
01:32 2019-06-01

Political art in China 30 years after the Tiananmen Square protests Contemporary Chinese art dates its beginnings back to 1978 - the year of reform and change. But how free are artists in their expression in China tod...
08:32 2019-06-02

Nicaragua frees political prisoners with iffy amnesty law Nicaragua's government has released 50 people arrested during a year of anti-regime protests. However, the new amnesty law also protects police and s...
01:32 2019-06-11

An American Married Into a Political Family in China and Now She Can't Leave A U.S. citizen related to the most senior Chinese politician jailed in Xi Jinping’s anticorruption campaign said authorities won’t let her leave the ...
16:48 2019-07-02

Donald Trump’s 4th of July celebration to be patriotic, not political U.S. battle tanks were spotted on a cargo train in Washington on Tuesday morning, a sign of the military firepower that will be featured as part of a...
14:32 2019-07-02