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The nation’s largest retailer, based in Bentonville, Arkansas, sells firearms in about half of its 4,700 stores.(AP)

Citing ‘civil unrest’, Walmart removes guns on display at US stores

New York | By Associated Press | Posted by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2020 06:57 AM IST
“We have seen some isolated civil unrest and as we have done on several occasions over the last few years, we have moved our firearms and ammunition off the sales floor as a precaution for the safety of our associates and customers,” Walmart said.
Police said most of the passengers claimed they had borrowed the bags and were unaware of the bullets while packing their luggage.(File photo for representation)
Police said most of the passengers claimed they had borrowed the bags and were unaware of the bullets while packing their luggage.(File photo for representation)

51 passengers caught with ammunition at IGI airport in 2020: Police

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anvit Srivastava
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2020 03:05 PM IST
Police said all such passengers faced criminal proceedings under the Arms Act and were stopped from boarding their flights
Six people were killed and 18 injured in a massive explosion at Pulgaon-based Central Ammunition Depot in Maharashtra’s Wardha district in late November when they were disposing off unused ammunition.(PTI/File Photo)
Six people were killed and 18 injured in a massive explosion at Pulgaon-based Central Ammunition Depot in Maharashtra’s Wardha district in late November when they were disposing off unused ammunition.(PTI/File Photo)

Faulty ammunition proves lethal, 70 accidents on average every year since 2013-14

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sudhi Ranjan Sen
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2018 07:27 AM IST
Accidents caused by faulty ammunition made in ordnance factories have seen an abnormal rise in the last few years and one of the main anti-aircraft guns, L-70 , is largely inactive due to unserviceable ammunition, according to a senior defence ministry official.
Passage of a bill to make instant triple talaq illegal and a punitive offence will be one of the priorities of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government in the winter session of Parliament .(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
Passage of a bill to make instant triple talaq illegal and a punitive offence will be one of the priorities of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government in the winter session of Parliament .(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)

Govt looks to push triple talaq bill in Parliament, braces for Opposition offensive

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Saubhadra Chatterji
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2018 08:01 AM IST
The beginning of the winter session will also coincide with the counting of votes in elections to the Madhya Pradesh, Telangana, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Mizoram assemblies.
Cash worth Rs 26.40 lakh, gold ornaments worth Rs 20 lakh, a 9mm pistol (missing from the DG armoury), a Beretta pistol, a US-made Tomcat-32 pistol with magazine, another unlicensed pistol, two guns and 45 rounds of ammunition, including that of AK series, were recovered from the Congress MLA’s premises , the NIA said.(Getty Images/Picture for representation)
Cash worth Rs 26.40 lakh, gold ornaments worth Rs 20 lakh, a 9mm pistol (missing from the DG armoury), a Beretta pistol, a US-made Tomcat-32 pistol with magazine, another unlicensed pistol, two guns and 45 rounds of ammunition, including that of AK series, were recovered from the Congress MLA’s premises , the NIA said.(Getty Images/Picture for representation)

NIA raids residence of Manipur Congress MLA, recovers huge amount of arms and ammunition

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JUL 31, 2018 10:46 PM IST
The NIA searched the premises of Saikul MLA Yamthong Haokip at Mantripukhi in Imphal East district as part of its probe into a case involving 56 pistols and 58 magazines that went missing from the DG armoury in the premises of a Manipur Rifles battalion, between September 2016 and early 2017.
Rupnagar SSP Raj Bachan Singh Sandhu showing arms and ammunition recovered by Rupnagar police on Thursday.(HT Photo)
Rupnagar SSP Raj Bachan Singh Sandhu showing arms and ammunition recovered by Rupnagar police on Thursday.(HT Photo)

Cache of arms, ammunition recovered from Bhakra Canal

Hindustan Times, Rupnagar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 30, 2018 12:14 AM IST
The cops in Rupnagar were actually looking for stolen bikes dumped in canal by two men when they recovered the ammunition.
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