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Pro-Trump protesters storm into the Capitol building during clashes with police, during a rally to contest the certification of the 2020 US presidential election results by the US Congress, in Washington.(Reuters image)

4 dead, explosive devices seized: All you need to know about US Capitol chaos

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Prashasti Singh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 10:42 AM IST
While President Trump, who had addressed supporters and made claims of election fraud hours before, told supporters to ‘stay peaceful’, US President-elect Joe Biden called the violence an ‘insurrection’.
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Victims of school bullying are more prone to develop violent behaviour in future(Twitter/PsychCentral)
Victims of school bullying are more prone to develop violent behaviour in future(Twitter/PsychCentral)

Study: Victims of school bullying are more prone to making impulsive decisions, physical violence on family members

By Asian News International | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz | Asian News International
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2020 07:45 PM IST
A recent study has revealed that students who experience bullying in school, mostly have a risk factor for developing violent behaviour at home against their family as well as at school.
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Spending more time online due to Covid-19 social distancing, youngsters have reportedly fallen prey to cyberbullying more during the pandemic.(Photo: iStock)
Spending more time online due to Covid-19 social distancing, youngsters have reportedly fallen prey to cyberbullying more during the pandemic.(Photo: iStock)

International day against violence and bullying: Give the young a platform to share their feelings, say experts

By Mallika Bhagat | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2020 01:03 PM IST
Cyberbullying has emerged as a major cause of stress among youngsters during the pandemic, and experts say that it’s important for parents and teachers to hear them out.
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Image for representation.(Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
Image for representation.(Raj K Raj/HT Photo)

Assam records highest cases of sexual violence by armed forces in 20 years: NGO

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2020 10:07 PM IST
The list, prepared by National Campaign Against Torture (NCAT), mentions cases of rape, molestation and other forms of sexual violence recorded between November 1, 2000, to October 30, 2020, in 11 states affected by armed conflicts.
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It is essential that authorities ensure the perpetrators are brought to justice speedily and families are empowered to seek timely justice, social support, counselling, health care and rehabilitation.(Pixabay)
It is essential that authorities ensure the perpetrators are brought to justice speedily and families are empowered to seek timely justice, social support, counselling, health care and rehabilitation.(Pixabay)

Women from disadvantaged social groups at greater risk of gender-based violence: UN in India

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2020 02:49 PM IST
The UN in India Monday voiced concern over the “continuing cases of sexual violence against women and girls” in the country and said the rape and murder cases in Hathras and Balrampur remind that disadvantaged social groups are at a greater risk of gender-based violence.
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Hundreds of tribal youths resorted to violence last week, blocking Udaipur-Ahmedabad national highway, pelting police with stones, damaging property and torching vehicles with the demand for recruitment to vacant posts of teachers in the Tribal Sub-Plan (TSP) area. (PTI)
Hundreds of tribal youths resorted to violence last week, blocking Udaipur-Ahmedabad national highway, pelting police with stones, damaging property and torching vehicles with the demand for recruitment to vacant posts of teachers in the Tribal Sub-Plan (TSP) area. (PTI)

Demand for tribal state surfaced in violence in Rajasthan, say police

By Jaykishan Sharma | Hindustan Times, Jaipur
UPDATED ON SEP 30, 2020 11:23 PM IST
The report prepared after violence in Dungarpur and Udaipur districts said people from Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh are part of the campaign.
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All powers over land and agricultural produce have been given to landlords and middlemen, alleged chief minister Mamata Banerjee at a press conference at the CM office in Kolkata.(ANI)
All powers over land and agricultural produce have been given to landlords and middlemen, alleged chief minister Mamata Banerjee at a press conference at the CM office in Kolkata.(ANI)

BJP used force to push through farm bills, alleges Mamata Banerjee

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Kolkata
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2020 09:02 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee called on all parties to unitedly oppose the farm bills and assured her party’s support.
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Secret hand signal to call for help against domestic violence(Twitter/ChrisNocco)
Secret hand signal to call for help against domestic violence(Twitter/ChrisNocco)

Alert others about domestic violence with this hand signal for help | Watch

By Zarafshan Shiraz | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2020 08:30 AM IST
A spike has been witnessed in the domestic violence cases worldwide amid the COVID-19 lockdown as women have been forced to live with their abusers. Read on to learn the hand signal to alert others against domestic abuse and how to help if you see someone doing it
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Doctors protest violence against medical workers in Hyderabad.
Doctors protest violence against medical workers in Hyderabad.

Pandemic rumour-mongering led to deaths, injuries and violence: Analysis

By Sanchita Sharma | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2020 04:09 AM IST
India, the United States, China, Spain, Indonesia, and Brazil, were the countries where such phenomena were most prominent, said the peer-reviewed study published in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.
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Screengrab from 0800 Hey Bro website.(www.hewakatapu.org.nz)
Screengrab from 0800 Hey Bro website.(www.hewakatapu.org.nz)

‘Hey Bro’: New Zealand abusers turn activists to stop domestic violence

By Reuters| Posted by: Alfea Jamal | Wellington
PUBLISHED ON AUG 07, 2020 05:47 AM IST
The 0800 Hey Bro hotline has provided advice to about 2,000 abusive men and linked them to other services to stop them harming their partners.
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The clashes between the Masalit and other Arab tribes in the area started earlier Saturday and lasted until late Sunday, state-run SUNA news agency reported, citing unnamed sources.(REUTERS)
The clashes between the Masalit and other Arab tribes in the area started earlier Saturday and lasted until late Sunday, state-run SUNA news agency reported, citing unnamed sources.(REUTERS)

Over 60 killed in renewed violence in Sudan’s Darfur: UN

By Associated Press | Posted by Prashasti Singh | Cairo
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2020 05:45 AM IST
The clashes threaten to derail a fragile transition to democracy more than a year after the military’s ouster of longtime autocrat Omar al-Bashir.
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It is often the case that stories of lesbian love written by men cause fewer ripples. Rajendra Yadav’s Prateeksha seems to have caused none of the furore of, say, Ismat Chughtai’s Lihaaf.
It is often the case that stories of lesbian love written by men cause fewer ripples. Rajendra Yadav’s Prateeksha seems to have caused none of the furore of, say, Ismat Chughtai’s Lihaaf.

Love, loneliness and violence

By Poonam Saxena | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2020 04:38 AM IST
Most readers are probably familiar with Ismat Chughtai’s 1942 story, Lihaaf (The Quilt), with its erotic lesbian undercurrents.
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The focus right now, including that of essential service providers such as the police, is on the pandemic, so abuse cases remain unresolved, claim experts(Photo: Shutterstock)
The focus right now, including that of essential service providers such as the police, is on the pandemic, so abuse cases remain unresolved, claim experts(Photo: Shutterstock)

Domestic violence, child abuse cases on the rise in this lockdown: Experts explain why

By Rishabh Suri | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON MAY 30, 2020 11:32 AM IST
With violence against women and children surging amid the ongoing lockdown, we talk to experts about the reasons and how to seek help
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The #StandWithWomen campaign will be run by fashion brand Gucci’s Chime For Change initiative founded by Hayek and singer Beyonce in 2013 and help fund organizations fighting domestic violence around the world.(Instagram)
The #StandWithWomen campaign will be run by fashion brand Gucci’s Chime For Change initiative founded by Hayek and singer Beyonce in 2013 and help fund organizations fighting domestic violence around the world.(Instagram)

Stand With Women: Salma Hayek launches campaign to fight domestic violence under coronavirus lockdown

By Reuters | Edited by: Alfea Jamal | Mexico City
UPDATED ON MAY 21, 2020 12:24 PM IST
Oscar-nominated actress Salma Hayek launched a campaign on Wednesday to combat violence against women stuck at home under coronavirus lockdown measures, urging her millions of social media followers to “stand in solidarity with women.”
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Neha Dhupia was trolled for her Roadies comment.
Neha Dhupia was trolled for her Roadies comment.

Neha Dhupia on Roadies controversy: ‘Small chunk of what I said was highlighted, in no circumstances is domestic violence okay’

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2020 10:02 AM IST
Neha Dhupia has spoken about her controversial comment on Roadies Revolution, which later saw her getting heavily trolled.
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Sippy Gill, 37, is a lyricist besides being an actor and singer and belongs to Moga district of Punjab.(HT Photo)
Sippy Gill, 37, is a lyricist besides being an actor and singer and belongs to Moga district of Punjab.(HT Photo)

Moga police register case against Punjabi singer and actor Sippy Gill for promoting violence through song

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2020 04:39 PM IST
Booked for promoting disharmony over his controversial song, Gundagardi, that is being shared on social media, too
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Remnants of a school following violent clashes over the new citizenship law at Shiv Vihar in New Delhi.(RAJ K RAJ/HT PHOTO.)
Remnants of a school following violent clashes over the new citizenship law at Shiv Vihar in New Delhi.(RAJ K RAJ/HT PHOTO.)

Schools in violence-hit northeast Delhi to remain closed till March 7

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 29, 2020 06:33 PM IST
Officials said that the situation is not conducive for conducting examinations in violence-affected areas in northeast Delhi.
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Kejriwal said Delhi will have to stand united against politics of hate that pits brother against brother(ANI / Twitter)
Kejriwal said Delhi will have to stand united against politics of hate that pits brother against brother(ANI / Twitter)

‘Two alternatives in front of Delhi’: CM Kejriwal on violence in northeast areas

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 26, 2020 08:05 PM IST
The clashes have been taking place between groups supporting and protesting against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act.
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Delhi Police personnel at Maujpur Chowk, one of the areas rocked by violence in Northeast Delhi.(Raj K Raj)
Delhi Police personnel at Maujpur Chowk, one of the areas rocked by violence in Northeast Delhi.(Raj K Raj)

‘Colossal failure’: P Chidambaram roasts Delhi Police over violence

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2020 10:42 AM IST
The worst clashes in the capital in over two decades started at the weekend and escalated over Monday and Tuesday.
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Union Home Minister Amit Shah(ANI)
Union Home Minister Amit Shah(ANI)

Amit Shah calls 2nd review meeting in 12 hours as 7 dead in Delhi clashes

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 25, 2020 11:19 AM IST
There was fresh stone pelting in the Brahampuri locality in Northeast Delhi on Tuesday morning after which the security personnel conducted a flag march.
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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi appealed to the people of Delhi to refrain from violent protests on Monday.(HT PHOTO.)
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi appealed to the people of Delhi to refrain from violent protests on Monday.(HT PHOTO.)

Violence in Delhi disturbing, tweets Rahul Gandhi on clashes over CAA

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 24, 2020 10:10 PM IST
Barely hours before visiting US President Donald Trump was to arrive in the national Capital, violence escalated in northeast Delhi areas of Jaffrabad, Maujpur and Bhajanpura between two groups of protesters over the amended citizenship law.
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West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Friday said the politics of violence and murders must end in the state in view of the coming elections(HT Photo)
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Friday said the politics of violence and murders must end in the state in view of the coming elections(HT Photo)

Politics of violence must end: Jagdeep Dhankhar

By Pramod Giri | Hindustan times, Siliguri
PUBLISHED ON FEB 22, 2020 02:41 AM IST
Dhankhar, who has been at loggerheads with the Trinamool Congress government on multiple occasions, said at a media conference that the state’s name was associated with violence and murders associated with politics and elections.
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West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar has been at loggerheads with the TMC government on multiple occasions.(SAMIR JANA/HT PHOTO.)
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar has been at loggerheads with the TMC government on multiple occasions.(SAMIR JANA/HT PHOTO.)

Bengal’s politics of violence and murder must end: Guv Dhankhar

By Pramod Giri | Hindustan Times, Siliguri
UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2020 03:56 AM IST
Dhankhar’s statement comes at a time when preparations are being made for the civic polls. The assembly polls will be held in 2021.
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Published in the Maternal and Child Health Journal, the research found that 23.3 per cent of women who experienced intimate partner violence (IPV) reported their child’s school attendance was disrupted due to IPV.(UNSPLASH)
Published in the Maternal and Child Health Journal, the research found that 23.3 per cent of women who experienced intimate partner violence (IPV) reported their child’s school attendance was disrupted due to IPV.(UNSPLASH)

Kids miss more school when mothers face physical violence. Here’s why

By Indo Asian News Service | New York
UPDATED ON FEB 16, 2020 05:01 PM IST
Published in the Maternal and Child Health Journal, the research found that 23.3 per cent of women who experienced intimate partner violence (IPV) reported their child’s school attendance was disrupted due to IPV.
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Sakhi Centre to help women hit by violence, says minister

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON FEB 03, 2020 10:12 PM IST
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On Thursday morning, a few thousand people blocked the Berhampore-Sagarpara state highway for six hours demanding suspension of the officer-in-charge of Jalangi police station, Utpal Das, and Mondal’s arrest. (Image used for representation).(PTI PHOTO.)
On Thursday morning, a few thousand people blocked the Berhampore-Sagarpara state highway for six hours demanding suspension of the officer-in-charge of Jalangi police station, Utpal Das, and Mondal’s arrest. (Image used for representation).(PTI PHOTO.)

3 held for violence, killings at anti-CAA agitation in Bengal’s Murshidabad

By Sreyasi Pal | Hindustan Times, Berhampore
UPDATED ON JAN 30, 2020 06:58 PM IST
The killings came two days after chief minister Mamata Banerjee urged her arch-rival the Communist Party of India (Marxist) or CPI (M) and the Congress to put aside “narrow political differences” and jointly fight the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government at the Centre.
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Those who face poverty have a much higher risk of being exposed to violence and suffering from a lack of social support.(UNSPLASH)
Those who face poverty have a much higher risk of being exposed to violence and suffering from a lack of social support.(UNSPLASH)

Here’s how experiencing violence and adversity at early age can affect the brain

By Asian News International | Washington D.C. [USA]
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2020 04:52 PM IST
Those who face poverty have a much higher risk of being exposed to violence and suffering from a lack of social support, which can have long-term consequences including higher rates of diabetes, cancer, and other diseases.
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JNU vice-chancellor M. Jagadesh Kumar. (HT File Photo )
JNU vice-chancellor M. Jagadesh Kumar. (HT File Photo )

JNU forms panel to probe Jan 5 violence on campus, says VC M Jagadesh Kumar

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 09, 2020 12:19 PM IST
A group of masked people armed with sticks and rods attacked students and teachers and damaged property on the campus on Sunday, prompting the university administration to call in the police.
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News updates from Hindustan Times at 9 pm| Bharat Bandh: Violence in Bengal, disruptions in Kerala, Punjab, banking hit all over and all the latest news at this hour

By HT Correspondent | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2020 08:59 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at 9 PM. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
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Youngsters, mostly students from different city colleges, assembled on the pavement across Hotel Taj near the Gateway of India to condemn the violence.(HT file)
Youngsters, mostly students from different city colleges, assembled on the pavement across Hotel Taj near the Gateway of India to condemn the violence.(HT file)

Students in Mumbai hold midnight protest against violence in Delhi’s JNU

By Press Trust of India | Mumbai
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2020 09:52 AM IST
Former JNU students Umar Khalid and Kunal Kamra were part of the group which also held a candlelight vigil to show solidarity with JNU students.
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