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The Spiralling Crime Graph: A Wake-Up Call to End Violence Against Women

On this International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, let's step back and look at eleven years of statistics, 2011–2021, which indicate a ninefold, or 87.3 percent, increase in violence against women. According to the annual data released by the National Crime Record Bureau in the past eleven years, the highest percentage of crimes against women reported in 2021 rose by 15.3 per cent. 

West Bengal: Violence erupts in Mominpur area, 38 detained

Kolkata/IBNS: At least 38 people were detained by police after violence erupted between two communities in Kolkata's Mominpur area Sunday, media reports said.

In fresh violence over Prophet row, train vandalised in West Bengal's Nadia

Kolkata/IBNS: A train was Sunday vandalised in West Bengal in a fresh violence over the controversy regarding now suspended Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Nupur Sharma's comment on Prophet Muhammed, media reports said.

Jihadis among Muslims trying to take the community on the path of violence: VHP on Prophet row fury

New Delhi/UNI: The Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Saturday warned the "Jihadi Muslims" for leading the community to the path of violence.

Mamata says 'strict action will be taken' on Howrah violence over Prophet Muhammad row, blames BJP too

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday said her government will deal with the violence in the Howrah district over the Prophet Muhammad row "strictly" but also trained her guns at her arch-rival Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on the issue.

Prophet Muhammad comment row: Two die in Ranchi violence, 10 injured

Ranchi/IBNS: Two people died and 10 others were injured in a violence which broke out in Jharkhand's capital Ranchi Friday during the protests against the suspended Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Nupur Sharma's controversial comment on Prophet Muhammad, media reports said.

Prophet row: Internet suspended in Bengal's Howrah amid widespread tension as minorities protest

Kolkata/IBNS: The West Bengal government has suspended broadband and mobile internet services in Kolkata's adjacent Howrah district till Monday morning amid widespread protests staged by minorities over BJP leader Nupur Sharma's remark on Prophet Mohammed, officials said

Three FIRs in Friday violence in Becon Ganj area of Kanpur

Kanpur: The Uttar Pradesh Police has lodged three FIRs and arrested 36 people, along with the key accused, in connection with violent protests in the Becon Ganj area on Friday, a senior officer said here on Saturday, media reports said.

Fresh violence breaks out in Jodhpur amid Section 144

Jodhpur/UNI: The situation in Jodhpur continued to remain tense on Tuesday after fresh clashes were reported following Eid prayers in the city's Jalori Gate area.

Bengal: Rampurhat arson kills at least 10, Opposition slams Mamata govt over 'lawlessness'

Kolkata/IBNS: In another incident of violence in West Bengal, at least 10 people were burnt alive at Rampurhat in the Birbhum district on Monday night following the death of a local Trinamool Congress (TMC) panchayat leader, prompting the Opposition to target the Mamata Banerjee government over alleged lawlessness in the state.

Ahead of UP rural polls video emerges showing a woman's saree being pulled by two men

New Delhi/IBNS: In a disturbing viral video that emerged in social media on Thursday, a woman in Uttar Pradesh could be seen manhandled with her saree being pulled by two men as nominations were filed for local polls.

Home Ministry asks Bengal government for report on post-election violence

New Delhi/IBNS: The Union Home Ministry on Monday asked the West Bengal government for a report on the post-assembly election violence in the state.

Farmers' rally violence: Actor Deep Sidhu under scanner for 'provoking tension'

New Delhi/IBNS: A day after the clashes at the farmers' tractor rally in the national capital, Punjabi actor Deep Sidhu's role has come under the scanner for allegedly provoking an escalation of violence. The farmers' bodies drawing flak for the movement turning violent and ugly on the Republic Day are also defending themselves by shifting the blame on the actor and claiming that he was with BJP. 

Centre's insensitive attitude towards farmers caused violence in Delhi: Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday blamed the central government for the violence that erupted in the national capital during the tractor rally by the protesting farmers against the three contentious farm laws.

Centre allowed situation to deteriorate: AAP on Delhi violence

New Delhi/UNI: Strongly condemning the violence in the national capital on Tuesday, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) said that it is regrettable that the Central government allowed the situation to deteriorate to such an extent.