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    Maratha quota stir: Bandh brings Mumbai to its knees as peaceful protest turns violent

    Mumbai: The lack of political will – either by intent or by habit – was manifest in the sporadic violence that marked the Maratha reservation bandh on Wednesday. Despite the fore knowledge that the bandh may turn violent – as was the case elsewhere in the State for the last few days — the extensive police ‘bandobast’ neither acted as a deterrent, nor as a dampener. The police, from all accounts, merely

  • Revealed: Why people get aggressive after drinking

    Melbourne: Just two glasses of vodka can trigger changes in the brain region linked to aggression, say scientists who used MRI scans to understand why people become violent after consuming alcohol.

  • Arrests made as thousands rally in US against Trump

    Seattle : Tens of thousands across the country peacefully chanted, picketed and protested against President Donald Trump’s immigration and labor policies on May Day, despite a small pocket of violent unrest in the Pacific Northwest.

  • Indore: One killed, another hurt over celebration

    Pithampur: It was a violent Rang Panchami celebration here at Akoliya village under Pithampur police station as one person was murdered and another injured after two groups entered into dispute over celebration in the village.

  • Gunman shoots dead three women in Finland town

    Helsinki : A gunman shot dead three women, including a local council official, as they were leaving a restaurant in a small Finnish town, said police said, reports AFP.

  • SC admits petition against cow vigilantes for hearing

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Friday admitted for hearing a petition by Pune-based Social activist Tehseen Poonawala seeking ban on the cow protection groups indulging in violence and removal of their violent contents on the social media.

  • Quota leader Lalji Patel is arrested

    Ahmedabad : Sardar Patel Group (SPG) chief and quota agitation leader Lalji Patel has been arrested by Mehsana police in connection with the “jail bharo” agitation which had turned violent on April 17, police said on Wednesday.

  • Netherlands warned of violent extremists threat

    The Hague : A Dutch intelligence agency has warned that the Netherlands faces a complex threat from violent extremists returning from Syria, those prevented from travelling to fight overseas, and people radicalized by Jihadi propaganda who may want to carry out attacks at home.   In its annual report, the Dutch General Intelligence and Security Service also warned that a struggle for supremacy in the global Jihadi movement between the Islamic State group and

  • Bloody Holi in UP, 30 killed during revelry

    Lucknow: At least 30 people were killed and dozens others were injured during Holi celebrations in Uttar Pradesh in the past two days.

  • He’s a pathological liar, fumes Bernie

    Washington : Democratic presidential aspirant Bernie Sanders called Donald Trump a “pathological liar” after the Republican presidential frontrunner accused Sanders campaign of organising violent protests at Chicago rally on Friday, reports PTI.

  • Maruti Suzuki Manesar, Gurgaon units may resume operations

    NEW DELHI:  Maruti Suzuki India Ltd is likely to re-start production at its Gurgaon and Manesar facilities on Tuesday, a vendor source said.  The company’s plants have been closed since Saturday when violent quota agitations by the Jat community disrupted supply to the two units.

  • Happening Haryana: For all wrong reasons

    For a state promoting itself as an ideal investment destination under the ‘Happening Haryana’ banner, the violent events of the past 10 days arising out of the Jat community’s agitation for job reservations have come as a rude setback. Politics is now being blamed for the Jat agitation spinning out of control and creating an anarchy-like situation in more than half of the state that borders Delhi from three sides.

  • Movie Review: The Hateful 8 – brutal, Violent and Bleak

    Cast: Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Walton Goggins,Bruce Dern,Michael Madsen,Channing Tatum,Tim Roth,Damien Bichir
    Director: Quentin Tarantino
    The  is the eighth film  in Tarantino’s mindblowing ouevre of spotlighting wickedness.And it doesn’t disappoint despite its running length and old fashioned 70 mm format, possibly as homage to 70s cinema. Clocking

  • ‘Chiraq’ rapper King Louie shot

    Chicago : King Louie, the Chicago rapper credited with coining the term ‘Chiraq’ to describe the city’s sometimes violent streets, has been shot and wounded. The rapper was in a car yesterday on Chicago’s South Side when an unidentified assailant approached and shot him in the head, police said.

  • Nepal erupts again

    Madhesi agitation turns violent again, several hurt  (more…)