Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicCommunal riots

Topic: Communal riots

Sonia Gandhi demands Amit Shah’s resignation, BJP says she’s ‘politicising’ Delhi riots

After Congress Working Committee meeting, interim chief Sonia Gandhi raised questions against Home Minister Amit Shah and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal.

Prakash Singh blames Delhi police for riots and Sujan Chinoy on Trump visit success

Today’s political, economic & strategic punditry from Amrita Shah, Prakash Singh, Sujan Chinoy, C Rangarajan, Rahul Matthan & many others.

Delhi violence updates: CM Arvind Kejriwal visits riot-hit areas as death toll reaches 25

Follow live updates on what is happening in Delhi as the government responds to violent communal riots in the northeast district.

Death toll rises to 20 in northeast Delhi clashes

The clashes between pro- and anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protesters continue, resulting in several people sustaining grievous injuries.

S N Shrivastava appointed Delhi Police Special Commissioner after death toll rises to 11

Delhi govt's home department said IPS officer S N Shrivastava is being appointed to the Delhi Police post with 'immediate effect'.

Among Delhi riot victims, a 22-year-old auto driver, Bihar labourer, and father of six

The death toll climbed to 11 Tuesday. Some families of the victims held BJP leader Kapil Mishra’s ‘incendiary’ speech responsible for the violence.

Delhi HC asks CBSE to decide on rescheduling board exam at centre in violence-hit area

Class X and XII students of a private school said the centre allotted to them by the CBSE was situated in Chandu Nagar-Karawal Nagar road, one of the violence-hit areas.

Indian Army should be relieved from internal security in J&K. It goes against secular ethos

Indian Army must be kept insulated from prolonged exposure to internal disorder so that it doesn’t become communalised like the police forces.

Inquiry reports on 13 communal riots since 1961 ‘not available’, CIC seeks MHA report

The CIC was hearing a plea by RTI activist Anjali Bhardwaj who sought to know information on complete reports of various inquiry commissions on communal riots.

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Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.


By special arrangement

Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2020.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.