‘Afghanistan Situation Dangerous’: Indian Embassy Issues Advisory for Citizens amid Violence

'Afghanistan Situation Dangerous': Indian Embassy Issues Advisory for Citizens amid Violence

India on Saturday asked its citizens in Afghanistan to exercise utmost vigilance and caution in view of the “dangerous” security situation in several of its provinces, and warned that Indians additionally faced a “serious threat of kidnapping”. In a fresh advisory, the Indian embassy said the terror groups operating in Afghanistan have escalated violent activities … Read more

YouTube Removes Bengal BJP Chief’s Videos on Post-Poll Violence

YouTube Accredited for Protecting Advertisers From Unsuitable Videos

West Bengal BJP President Dilip Ghosh on Friday shared YouTube videos of purported post-poll violence in the state, but the authorities of the website removed them as they violated its community guidelines. YouTube was compelled to remove the clippings shared by Ghosh on Twitter as there were scenes of “brutal violence” but that is the … Read more

Rajasthan: Internet Services Suspended for 24 Hrs in Three Jhalawar Blocks After Violence

Suicide, Theft, Scolding by Actor-MLA: Complaints Involving Kids on Rise as Phones Replace Physical Class

Internet services have been suspended for 24 hours in three blocks of Rajasthan’s Jhalawar district following arson and incidents of loot, which took place hours after a scuffle between youths from two different communities, police said. The violence took place on Monday night, hours after the youths from the Muslim and Sondhya Rajput communities scuffled … Read more

Priyanka Gandhi Heads to Lakhimpur to Meet Women Block Members Who Were Molested During Post-poll Violence

Priyanka Gandhi  sat on a silent protest against the UP Government at Gandhi statue at GPO in Hazratganj area

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi who is on a three-day visit to Lucknow left for Lakhimpur on Saturday morning to meet the woman blockhead of the Samajwadi Party who was allegedly molested. Gandhi will meet SP blockhead Ritu Singh and supporter Anita Yadav in Lakhimpur. A heavy police force has been deployed at Ritu Singh’s house, … Read more

Food Queues, Buildings On Fire: Satellite Images Of South Africa Violence


Long lines for gas at Pietermaritzburg. High-res here New Delhi: Maxar Technologies has been collecting new satellite imagery of South Africa that shows the scale and intensity of the recent violence and looting that occurred in multiple cities, including Durban and Pietermaritzburg. Looting at Kwamashu shopping centre in Durban. High-res here The unrest followed protests … Read more

Terrorism Compounds Twin Problems of Violence Against Humanitarian Personnel, Lack of Accountability: India at UN

Foreign Secy Discusses Covid-19 Situation in 'Productive' Meeting with US Envoy Daniel Smith

Terrorism compounds the twin problems of violence against humanitarian personnel and lack of accountability and sanctioning those responsible for violating humanitarian law should have wider regional and international support, Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla said on Friday, as he asserted that humanitarian action should not be used as a ploy” to undermine territorial integrity of … Read more

“Appalling Apathy Of State”: Rights Body For CBI Probe In Bengal Violence


Mamata Banerjee’s Trinamool Congress has faced allegations of violence against adversaries. Kolkata: Accusing the West Bengal government of “appalling apathy” towards victims of political violence after the March-April elections, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has recommended a CBI probe into “grievous offences like murder and rape” and said that these cases should be tried … Read more

Bengal Post-poll Violence: NHRC Recommends CBI Probe Into Rape, Murder Cases

PILs filed before the high court alleged that people were subjected to assault, made to flee homes, and property were destroyed as a result of post-poll violence in Bengal.

PILs filed before the high court alleged that people were subjected to assault, made to flee homes, and property were destroyed as a result of post-poll violence in Bengal. The committee, which was formed by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) chairman on a direction by a five judge bench of the high court, also … Read more

South Africa News: Why violence is engulfing South Africa | World News – Times of India

South Africa News: Why violence is engulfing South Africa | World News - Times of India

JOHANNESBURG: Days of riots and looting in South Africa have left more than 70 people dead, hurt thousands of businesses and damaged major infrastructure in some of the worst civil unrest since the end of white minority rule in 1994. What is driving the violence? ZUMA’S JAILINGThe unrest started after former President Jacob Zuma handed … Read more

World Against Seizure of Power by Violence: Jaishankar on Afghan Crisis at SCO Meet

Jaishankar, Senior Kenyan Ministers Hold Ministerial Roundtable, Review Nations' Bilateral Ties

The future of Afghanistan cannot be its past and the world is against seizure of power by violence and force, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said Wednesday at a key meeting of the SCO in the backdrop of Taliban fighters gaining control over large parts of the conflict-ridden country. In his address at the meeting … Read more

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