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Tag: Curfew

Curfew imposed in J&K's Bhaderwah town after communal 

Police have registered a case over the alleged inflammatory speeches and warned people against taking the law into their own hands.

Hijab Row: Teargas Fired In Karnataka College Campus, Curfew In One More Dist
Hijab Row: Teargas Fired In Karnataka College Campus, Curfew In One More Dist

As many as 2,500 students study in Harihar College. The trouble started when a group of people came to the college in support of the hijab. The group got into an argument with the students wearing saffron shawls and soon the situation turned violent.

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Rath Jatra: ISKCON Devotees Among 10 Curfew Violators Detained By Puri Police

The Puri Police has reportedly detained 10 persons on charges of violating the curfew imposed in the holy town during the Ratha Jatra celebrations. Among the 10 persons detained were two ISKCON devotees - Atul Krishna and Govind Krsna Das who hail from Kurukhetra, Haryana.

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Puri Town To Turn Into Virtual Fortress For Ratha Yatra

Puri town will divided into 12 zones with deployment of special security personnel on the roof top of buildings at all entry points and along side of the Bada Danda.

COVID-19: Curfew In Ahmedabad From Today

Ahmedabad: Amid rising coronavirus cases in the Ahmedabad city, authorities have decided to impose a 57-hour-long weekend curfew in municipal limits here from Friday night to stem the spread the COVID-19 spread, said officials on Thursday. Meanwhile, in the wake of the prevailing situation, the Gujarat government has put on hold its earlier decision to open […]

Punjab extends curfew by two weeks after May 3

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday announced extension of curfew in the state by two weeks after May 3, while unveiling steps for limited lifting of the lockdown restrictions from Thursday in the non-containment and non-red zones with strict adherence to Covid-19 safety protocols. Based on the report of the expert committee set […]

Curfew Relaxed In Guwahati From 9 am To 4 pm

Guwahati: The curfew, imposed in Guwahati amid protests against the amended Citizenship Act, was relaxed on Saturday from 9 am to 4pm, police said. Long queues were seen outside shops at several places, including Dispur, Uzan Bazar, Chandmari, Silpukhuri and Zoo Road. Auto-rickshaws and cycle-rickshaws were plying across the city. However, buses were off roads. […]

SL blocks social media, reimposes curfew after violence

Colombo: Sri Lanka on Monday temporarily blocked social media websites and messaging apps, including Facebook, Viber and WhatsApp and reimposed curfew in certain areas after a post sparked anti-Muslim riots in several towns of the country. A group of people had stormed into Chilaw town on Sunday following a controversial Facebook post by a Muslim […]

Normalcy returns as curfew lifted in violence-hit Kendrapara town

Kendrapara: Curfew has been lifted in violence-hit Kendrapara from 6 am today as the town is limping back to normalcy. However, prohibitory orders under Section 144 remains in force in the area. The curfew was lifted after a successful peace committee meeting between district administration, police and the conflicting groups on Thursday evening. During the […]

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Situation remains tense in Shillong, curfew from 4 p.m.

Shillong: The authorities on Monday extended curfew in the Meghalaya capital as violence continued in tension-hit areas the previous night with mobs indulging in stone-pelting on security forces for the last four days. “Curfew has been imposed from 4 p.m. on Monday to 5 a.m. Tuesday in Shillong as there is likelihood that breach of […]

Search operation begins at Dera headquarters amid tight security

Sirsa/Chandigarh: Security agencies and district authorities began a search operation at the Dera Sacha Sauda headquarters near Haryana’s Sirsa town on Friday amid tight security and curfew in the area. The search was being conducted under the supervision of court commissioner A.K.S. Pawar appointed by the Punjab and Haryana High Courts. Senior district administration and […]

Curfew relaxed in Punjab, Haryana towns

Chandigarh: A day after large scale violence broke out over the conviction of Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, authorities in Punjab and Haryana on Saturday relaxed curfew in some towns to enable the residents to buy essential and eatable items. In Punjab, curfew was relaxed in Patiala, Bathinda and Ferozepur towns for four hours, […]

Curfew continues in Mandsaur, farmers say eight killed

Mandsaur/Indore: Hundreds of angry farmers on Wednesday blockaded roads and attacked two top officials at Mandsaur in Madhya Pradesh as their leaders claimed that eight people died in police firing a day earlier. Mandsaur District Magistrate Swatantra Kumar Singh and Indore Superintendent of Police O.P. Tripathi were roughed up by a mob when they reached Barkheda […]

Curfew in Bhadrak lifted; residents relieved

Bhadrak: Residents in the town heaved a sigh of relief after regular curfew imposed by the Bhadrak district administration to restore normalcy following the unrest was lifted permanently on Friday evening. Informing about the decision, Bhadrak Collector Nihar Ranjan Das said in view of zero cases of disturbance in any parts of the town, the […]

Bhadrak Unrest: Curfew relaxed for 14 hours

Bhadrak: As the situation in violence-hit Bhadrak is limping back to normalcy, curfew was relaxed from 6 am to 8 pm on Tuesday . Official sources said, in view of the present situation, a decision in this regard has been taken. However, even after 18 days of eruption of violence in the town, the district […]

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Bhadrak collector submits report, Property worth Rs 9 cr damaged

Bhadrak: Property worth Rs 9 crore was damaged during the recent outrage in Bhadrak town, mentioned Bhadrak Collector Gyana Ranjan Das in the damage assessment report submitted to the Revenue Divisional Commissioner (RDC), Central division, AB Otta this morning. Talking to OTV exclusively, the Bhadrak Collector said, “Of the 30 wards in Bhadrak town, the […]

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Night curfew continues in Bhadrak; BJD councillor arrested

Bhadrak: The Odisha police today arrested a BJD councillor in connection with the violence in the town over alleged abusive remarks against Hindu deities on social media, even as night curfew remained in force here. The night curfew remained in force even as normalcy has returned to violence-hit town, said a senior official, adding that […]

Night curfew continues in Bhadrak, 146 arrested for violence

Bhadrak: Night curfew continued in Bhadrak on Friday despite the town returning to normal, while the number of arrests rose to 146 in connection with the violence sparked by alleged abusive remarks against Hindu deities on social media. “Normalcy has returned to violence-hit Bhadrak town, but curfew, which was relaxed for 12 hours today, will […]

Life limping back to normalcy in Bhadrak; curfew eased from 6 am

Bhadrak: Bhadrak town is limping back to normalcy with the curfew imposed by the district administration being relaxed from 6 am to 5 pm today. Shop owners and business houses resumed work as usual and public transportation services were back on track. However, security personnel are still deployed in the area to guard against any […]

Curfew relaxed in Bhadrak
Curfew relaxed for 10 hours in Bhadrak

Bhadrak: As the situation in violence-hit Bhadrak is returning to normalcy, curfew has been relaxed from morning 7 am till 5 pm today. The prohibitory orders had been relaxed from morning 7 am till 4 pm yesterday. Bus services which had resumed yesterday are also running normally today. Meanwhile, the Cyber Cell of the Crime […]

Life limping back to normal in Bhadrak; CM’s spot visit today

Bhadrak: The tense Bhadrak town slowly returns to normalcy today with the curfew imposed by the district administration being relaxed from 7 am to 4 pm. Educational institutions especially schools have been allowed to remain open from 8 am to 10.30 am. Besides, the 48-hr restrictions imposed by the State government on the use of […]

Schools, colleges open, curfew relaxed for 7 hours in Bhadrak

Bhadrak: With normalcy limping back gradually to the strife-torn town, all educational institutions, banks and government offices opened today and curfew was relaxed for seven hours as no major incident of violence has been reported for last two days. Educational institutions have remained open from 8 am to 10am. The curfew was relaxed from 7 […]

Curfew throws life into disarray in Bhadrak

Bhadrak: In the wake of the communal violence in the town, normal life has come to a complete standstill for the second consecutive day on Sunday even as the prohibition order was relaxed for a temporary period in the morning hour from 8am to 11 am. The local residents had a harrowing experience while standing […]

Curfew relaxed in Bhadrak as situation improves

Bhadrak: With improvement in the law and order situation, Curfew has been relaxed for four hours in Bhadrak on Sunday. The prohibitory orders was initially lifted from 8 am to 11 am and later extended till 12 noon to allow people to purchase essential commodities with the administration keeping a close watch on the overall […]

CM Naveen Patnaik appeals for peace and harmony in Bhadrak

Bhubaneswar: Even as the situation remains on the edge, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik appealed to people to maintain calm and peace in the violence-torn Bhadrak town. “I sincerely appeal to all in Bhadrak for peace & harmony; have directed stringent action against any attempt to disrupt peace,” Patnaik wrote in a tweet. I sincerely […]

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Bhadrak unrest: Curfew imposed, new Collector deputed

Bhubaneswar: As communal tension gripped Bhadrak for the second consecutive day despite section 144 being in force on Friday after peace committee talks failed to reach a consensus, the administration swung into action by imposing curfew. Moreover, Cuttack Municipal Corporation commissioner Gyana Ranjan Das was appointed as the new Collector of the district. Das has […]

Remaining idols immersed amid beefed up security in Soro

Balasore: Even as the section 144 has stayed in force in Soro town in the district, which witnessed unrest following a group clash during immersion festival, remaining idols of lord Ganesh were immersed today amid tight security in a low profile manner. The peace committee on Tuesday decided to conduct the immersion in a low […]

Curfew in three Odisha towns following communal tension

Bhubaneswar: As communal tension prevailed in three towns of Odisha during immersion processions of Lord Ganesha and another deity, the administration imposed section 144 of the CrPC in these areas. Section 144 has been clamped in Rourkela in Sundargarh district, Soro in Balasore district and Patamundai in Kendrapada district following communal tension between two groups, […]

Soro unrest: Curfew reimposed; Sec 144 to continue

Balasore: To keep any untoward incident at bay during Id-Ul-Zuha celebrations, the authorities have reimposed curfew in Soro town on Tuesday. Sources said, the curfew which was clamped on Monday evening till today morning, was relaxed for some time in view of the mass prayers of Muslims. In the morning, people of the Muslim community […]

Curfew imposed in Soro; 19 platoons deployed

Balasore: Apprehending law and order situation during Id-Ul-Zuha celebrations tomorrow in Soro town, which witnessed unrest following group clash over Ganesh immersion two days back, the police on Monday imposed 12-hour curfew in the trouble-torn town. Police said, no movements will be allowed inside the town during this time. “Besides civil police personnel, 19 platoons […]