Shiv Sena demands re-installation of Shivaji statue in Goa

Panaji, March 7 : Amid the backdrop of several statues being vandalized in different parts of the state, the Shiv Sena in Goa on Wednesday demanded the re-installation of a Shivaji Maharaj statue which was removed by the authorities last week, claiming it was illegally installed. Speaking to reporters, state Shiv Sena President Jitesh Kamat […]

Sri Lanka blocks social networks amid communal violence

Colombo, March 7 : Social networks across Sri Lanka were blocked on Wednesday by the government as around 600 troops were deployed in the central district of Kandy, where incidents of violence between Muslims and Buddhists continued for the third consecutive day despite a state of emergency. The government declared a 10-day state of emergency […]

Database for religion-based hate crimes launched in Delhi

New Delhi, March 7 : A website, Documentation of the Oppressed (DOTO), which documents religion-based hate crimes, was launched here on Wednesday. The website tracks religion-based hate crimes from the time the current National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government came to power by collecting data from English national media and fact finding reports. Currently, the website […]

Curfew extended in Sri Lanka for 3rd day

[Adana: Turkey’s special police officers prepare to storm a house during an operation to arrest Islamic State group suspects, in the southern city of Adana, Turkey, early Wednesday, March 7, 2018. Turkey’s state-run news agency says police in simultaneous dawn raids at homes, have detained 13 Islamic State group suspects who were allegedly plotting attacks […]

Curfew extended in Sri Lanka for 3rd day

Colombo, March 7 : The police on Wednesday extended curfew for the third consecutive day in Sri Lanka’s central district of Kandy after Buddhists and Muslims clashed on the streets resulting in two deaths and injuries to several people. Clashes erupted on Sunday in the central part of the country leading to the deaths, torching […]