India

13 arrested for attack on Northeast students in Pune

Pune: Thirteen people are arrested for allegedly beating up Northeastern students in Pune since last week. The Pune police met members of the Muslim community urging them to disregard a controversial MMS clip that has been doing the rounds.

Police say the clip is doctored and aimed at creating communal tension. A case has been filed against unknown persons for circulating it. Security is being stepped up at colleges in the city.

Lok Sabha adjourned after uproar over violence in Mumbai

The issue of violence in Mumbai over Assam riots stalled proceedings in the Lok Sabha for the second consecutive day today as opposition members stormed the Well demanding dismissal of Maharashtra government, leading to adjournment of the House till noon.

BJP members were also on their feet supporting them by raising slogans and demanding a statement on Assam riots from Mr Shinde, who visited the strife-torn areas yesterday.