The demand for Maratha Reservation is long pending demand, that has led to raging violence across Maharashtra, saw a long legal battle with the Supreme Court in 2021, that resulted in the court calling the issue "unconstitutional". A curative petition mentioned before the bench of Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud for urgent listing last month, is set to be heard in due course by the Supreme Court.
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Deeply concerned" over the deteriorating security situation and the astounding loss of civilian lives in the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas, India at the UN urged both parties to "de-escalate, eschew violence." India's Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations Yojna Patel said, "The escalation of hostilities in the region will only exacerbate the humanitarian crisis. It is necessary for all parties to display the utmost… read-more
In the past few days, amid the 2023 World Cup, hosted by India, several cases of robbery and harassment by Indians fans, came to watch cricket. This is not the first time, India hosted world cup. In 2011, not a single case of violence was reported, but the situation changed, leading to security concerns of international people, especially from Bangladesh, as people are endorsing such hate violence.
In a shocking incident an angry mob set the police station on fire in Bihar's Muzaffarpur. In the video, the mob set fire to the police station after a minor boy died after police raid for liquor in the state. The boy started running after spotting the police that came to raid the place. The boy died after falling into a pit while running from the police.
The Punjab and Haryana High Court on August 7, stayed the Haryana government's bulldozer action in Nuh. Over 150 shanties and other establishments such as shops and chemist shops were demolished in the demolition drive which was in its fourth day. The Haryana government had also ordered bulldozer action against a restaurant-hotel and tiles showroom which were allegedly used to pelt stones during the violence on July 31.
Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar on August 2, said the Rajasthan Police is free to act against Bajrang Dal's Monu Manesar, with the support of Haryana Government. The statement from the CM comes as tension prevails in the state after six people, including two home guards and a cleric, were killed in the clashes that erupted in Nuh district, Haryana. The clashes started over a religious procession of Hindu Lord Vishnu.
The ripples from yesterday's 18-hour communal clash in Haryana's Nuh -- which claimed five lives and left at least 70 people injured -- has reached Badshahpur, 40 km away. Restaurants and shops were vandalised and torched by a mob this evening amid religious chants. Eyewitnesses said a mob of around 200 had entered the area around 4 pm, armed with sticks and stones.
Amid the ongoing violent situation in Haryana's Nuh district, the internet has been suspended for the next three days, till August 2. Furthermore, a curfew and section 144 have been imposed in the region, restricting any religious or political gathering. Notably, on July 31, a communal clash broke out between two communities, during a religious procession. The tragedy turned violent killing four people, and injured several others.
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After months of internet suspension, the Manipur Government on July 25, resumed internet and broadband services. The internet was shutdown in the violence-hit Manipur since March 16, after a fight between the Kuki-Meitei community over scheduled tribe status. However, the Government resumed the internet with certain conditions. The Government also assured a better situation and under control situation.
The Manipur Police arrested the seventh accused in the viral Manipur Violence. The arrest was made on July 26, days after the incident Manipur Violence went viral on social media platforms. The accused was arrested in Thoubal district, confirmed police. The first arrest was made by the police on July 20. Of all the accused arrested so far, one of them is a minor. Further investigation is underway.