28 Nov 2015
Lucknow: 74 percent voting was recorded in first round of election for Gram Pradhans and Panchayats in 74 districts of Uttar Pradesh today which saw stray incidents of violence that left one person dead and a magistrate injured.
26 Nov 2015
Washington: US Secretary of State John Kerry has praised Indian students for speaking out against gender-based violence, saying the issue is a global problem and that gender can never be a justification to commit violence.
26 Nov 2015
Nairobi: Pope Francis said today in Kenya, which has seen a spate of attacks by Islamist militants, that dialogue between religions in Africa was essential to teach young people that violence in God's name was unjustified.
26 Nov 2015
New Delhi: Lit orange to mark the International Day of Elimination of Violence against Women yesterday, the India Gate here joined Egypt's Sphinx and Pyramids and New York's Empire State Building as iconic monuments highlighting the UN's 'Orange the World' campaign. The initiative was organised by the global body and its agencies including UN Women India, UN Population Fund (UNPFA) and UN Development Programme (UNDP).
25 Nov 2015
United Nations: India's iconic India Gate and the Delhi Metro will join hundreds of monuments across the world that will be illuminated as part of a UN effort to galvanise support for global action to end violence against women and girls.
24 Nov 2015
Jaipur: Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje today called upon people to come forward and play constructive role in combating crimes against women.
13 Nov 2015
Bengaluru: The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) today staged a protest against the ongoing violence in Madikeri over the birth anniversary celebrations of 18th century Mysore ruler Tipu Sultan in front of the town hall here.
07 Nov 2015
Ramallah: Violence erupted today in the Palestinian territories after a lull in weeks of unrest, with two Israelis shot during a pilgrimage to a flashpoint holy site and clashes in the West Bank and Gaza.
10 Nov 2015
Madikeri (Karnataka): A local VHP leader died and several others, including policemen, were injured as violence erupted over the holding of the birth anniversary celebrations of 18th century Mysore ruler Tipu Sultan.
15 Nov 2015
Jalandhar: Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama today said India is a nation of non violence and noted that a majority of the Hindus believes in peace and amity.