Wednesday, 29 June, 2022

Topic: Violence

India’s increasingly-violent young cohort is its biggest national security problem

The main occupation of many young Indians has been 'waiting—for life to happen'. We must learn from Arab Spring the fate that might lie ahead.

Breadwinners, dutiful sons, a newlywed: Simple Naga villagers who were killed by the Army

Security forces personnel ambushed a pickup truck ferrying miners last Saturday. 6 civilians died there, while 7 more died in firing when angry villagers attacked security forces.

Violence isn’t new in BJP states. But Lakhimpur Kheri and Darrang mark a new turn

We see a clear parallel between Lakhimpur Kheri, Darrang and the temporalisation of violence under another mission-driven government, the Left Front in Bengal.

Not farmers but people from political parties were behind Lakhimpur Kheri violence, BKS says

RSS-affiliated Bharatiya Kisan Sangh said the incident was carried out using 'leftist methods' and people were mercilessly beaten to death with sticks, 'something farmers can't do'.

Protester beaten, shot, stomped: 2 die as Assam eviction turns violent, govt orders probe

Videos of purported face-off on social media show police personnel in riot gear, armed with sticks and guns. Local activists and politicians hit out at Assam government and police.

Meghalaya home minister Rymbui resigns amid violence over police shooting of ex-militant

Rymbui also urged CM Sangma to institute a judicial inquiry into shooting of Cheristerfield Thangkhiew, the self-styled general secretary of Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council.

Delhi court issues fresh summons to Deep Sidhu in Republic Day violence case

The court directed all the accused to appear before it on 12 July through video conference. Sidhu, who is accused of being the key conspirator, is currently out on bail.

Delhi Police files supplementary charge sheet against Deep Sidhu in R-Day violence case

On 17 May, Delhi Police has filed a 3,224-page charge sheet and sought prosecution of 16 accused including Sidhu.

6 killed and14 injured in knife attack in China, third incident in two weeks

Beijing: A deadly knife attack in eastern China has killed at least six people and left 14 wounded, local officials have said, in what...

Mamata announces Rs 2 lakh compensation for kin of 16 post-poll Bengal violence victims

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee also said a Criminal Investigation Department probe has been initiated into the incident of firing in Cooch Behar during a voting exercise on 10 April.

On Camera


File photo of Isha Ambani, daughter of billionaire Mukesh Ambani | Bloomberg

Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.


The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.