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North East

Villagers attack police team in Assam’s Kamrup district

Rangia, November 5: Four police personnel were injured in an attack by villagers in Assam's Kamrup district when they had gone there to arrest a person accused of theft, police said on Sunday. A police vehicle was also damaged when the villagers of Baruajani attacked it on Saturday night to prevent the personnel from arresting a local youth on theft charges, they said. Police said a team from Rangia police station, led by Officer-in-Charge Bhaskarmalla Patowary, had gone to a nearby village to nab a thief. As they were crossing...
North East

UN Human Rights says ‘alarmed’ at attack on Manipur activist’s house

Imphal, October 6: The United Nations Human Rights has expressed concern over the vandalisation of rights activist Babloo Loitongbam’s residence in Manipur. Taking to ‘X’, the international rights panel has blamed local outfits Meitei Leepun and Arambai Tengol for being behind the incident. “We are alarmed by threats to human rights defender Babloo Loitongbam by Meitei Leepun & Arambai Tengol groups in Manipur for speaking out on inter-communal violence since May. We urge authorities to protect him, his family & home, & hold perpetrators accountable,” the UNHR wrote on ‘X’...

Cong condemns attack on Indian consulate in US, calls on Centre to take up matter with host govt

New Delhi, July 4: The Congress on Tuesday condemned the attack by Khalistan supporters on the Indian consulate in San Francisco and called on the Centre to work with host governments to take necessary steps to protect India’s diplomatic missions and ensure that the perpetrators are brought to justice. Khalistan supporters tried to set India’s consulate in San Francisco on fire, the second such incident within months, drawing strong condemnation from the US government which termed it a “criminal offence”. A video of the incident by Khalistani supporters dated July...

Russia launches ‘massive missile’ attack on Kryvyi Rih in central Ukraine

KYIV, JUNE 13: Russia launched a "massive missile" attack overnight on the central Ukrainian city of Kryvyi Rih, killing and wounding people and damaging civilian infrastructure, Ukrainian officials said early on Tuesday. "There are dead and wounded", Serhiy Lisak, Gvernor of the Dnipropetrovsk region where Kryvyi Rih is located, said on the Telegram messaging app. "A massive missile attack on Kryvyi Rih". During the early hours of Tuesday, air raid sirens blared across the whole of Ukraine, with Kyiv's military officials saying air defence forces destroyed all Russian missiles targeting...
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