World  /  Published 19.07.20

France: Fire at Nantes cathedral

A fire in the 15-century cathedral in the western French city of Nantes blew out stained glass windows and destroyed the grand organ on Saturday, and officials said they suspected arson. Prosecutor P...
By Reuters in Nantes, France

Bihar  /  Published 20.11.18

Lack of cops, vigilance make NH-31 a killer stretch

Unauthorised loading and unloading of passengers by autorickshaws and buses in the middle of the road and very few traffic constables on NH-31, popularly known as New Bypass, have turned it into a kil...
By Alok Mishra in Patna

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.05.19

Girl sets youth on fire in car, flees

A 24-year-old man is fighting for his life in RIMS after he was set on fire by his girlfriend in a car they were travelling in near Jhakhratanda under Ratu police station area, about 20km from here, o...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 16.05.19

Cops sniff kerosene at arson site

Police suspect kerosene was used to torch motorcycles and a bicycle during the attack on the Bidhan Sarani campus of Vidyasagar College while a rally led by BJP president Amit Shah was passing by on T...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 27.12.19

2 held for arson in Chabua

Police arrested brothers Bidyut Baruah and Bikash Baruah from Chabua in Assam’s Dibrugarh district on Friday on charge of burning down local BJP legislator Binod Hazarika’s residence during the re...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

India  /  Published 29.02.20

Bakery gutted, dreams shattered

When a violent mob began targeting Muslim establishments in northeast Delhi's Khazoori Khas area last Monday, 40-year-old Mohd Asif managed to flee his home after his bakery downstairs was set on fire...
By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.05.20

Red arson for ‘green cause’ in Chaparwar

A group of around 10 suspected CPI(Maoist) rebels torched 13 heavy vehicles parked at a stone-crusher plant on Friday night.They also left a note saying such plants were harmful to the environment and...
By Our Correspondent in Daltonganj

West Bengal  /  Published 01.06.20

Houses torched in gang war in Murshidabad

A criminal gang torched 14 homes of members of a rival faction at Kanapukur near here in Murshidabad district on Monday morning, leaving three women seriously injured when they tried to salvage their ...
By Alamgir Hossain in BhagabangolaII

World  /  Published 19.07.19

Kyoto studio fire killed mostly women

He can’t get the women out of his mind.A day after an apparent arson killed 33 people at an animation studio in the Japanese city of Kyoto, a neighbour, the 81-year-old Ken Okumura, remembered seein...
By Eimi Yamamitsu, Motoko Rich and Makiko Inoue/ NYTNS in Kyoto

India  /  Published 12.03.20

Brothers held for killing lady in riot

Two brothers have been arrested for the murder of an 85-year-old woman, Akbari, who died inside her home after a mob torched her family’s four-storey house during the riots in northeast Delhi on Feb...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi


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