violence

Islamabad: A policeman was killed and over 100 people were injured as the security forces on Saturday moved to disperse a religious sit-in that has virtually paralysed the country’s capital for almost three weeks. The police officer suffered a deadly blow to the head as protesters pelted stones at security forces during the crackdown on the …

New Delhi: An estimated nine million people died worldwide in 2015 due to diseases caused by pollution — the biggest cause globally of all premature deaths — more than AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined and even more disastrous than all violence, with India and China contributing to 5.4 million of the pollution-related mortalities, a study has …

Panchkula (Haryana): Haryana Police on Friday claimed that Honeypreet Insan, the closest aide of jailed Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, is misleading police in the investigation into her role in violence in Panchkula and elsewhere after the August 25 conviction of Ram Rahim on two counts of rape. Panchkula Police Commissioner …

Chandigarh: The Haryana government on Friday suspended the Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) of Panchkula district as he failed to contain violence erupted after the special CBI court held Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh guilty in a sexual harassment case earlier in the day. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in the …

Ghaziabad: The flames of Haryana violence has reached Uttar Pradesh as a bus has been torched in Ghaziabad’s Loni Chowk by the supporters of Gurmeet Ram Rahim, who on Friday is convicted of raping two of her disciples in 2002. Hundreds of the baba’s followers torched a DTC bus in Loni area of Ghaziabad. Anand Kumar, …