10 Dec '13, 7am

Singapore Orders Inquiry Into Little India Riot: Following Sunday’s rioting in Little India, Singaporean Prime...

Singapore Orders Inquiry Into Little India Riot: Following Sunday’s rioting in Little India, Singaporean Prime...

Following Sunday’s rioting in Little India, Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong declared there was no excuse for violent and criminal behavior and ordered an investigation into what led to the riot and how it was handled on the ground. A specially convened committee will also review how the government manages areas where foreign workers congregate. Source: Wikipedia On Dec. 8, a crowd turned violent after a bus ran over and killed 33-year-old Sakthivel Kumaravelu, an Indian construction worker. In the ensuing chaos, 39 people were injured and 25 emergency vehicles were damaged including several that were set alight. Police estimate about 400 people were involved in the rioting. The bus driver was arrested by police for “causing death by a negligent act” and is currently out on bail. Meanwhile, 24 men suspected to be involved on Sunday were brought to court Tuesday m...

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Riot in Singapore’s Little India

alvinology.com 09 Dec '13, 6am

This applies across board for Singaporeans, PRs and foreigners alike. Often time, I hear people calling dark skinned South...

Hundreds Riot in Singapore's Little India

Hundreds Riot in Singapore's Little India

voanews.com 09 Dec '13, 6am

Hundreds of South Asian workers rioted in Singapore after being enraged by a fatal road accident in a rare case of public ...

Singapore charges 24 over riot

bbc.co.uk 10 Dec '13, 1pm

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Singapore charges 24 over riot: Police in Singa...

bbc.co.uk 10 Dec '13, 1pm

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(sna) 24 Indian nationals to be charged for Lit...

SINGAPORE, Dec. 10 (Xinhua) -- 24 persons, all Indian nationals, will be charged in court on Tuesday afternoon due to invo...

(sna) Businesses in Little India suffer after S...

Restaurants and shop owners along the Race Course Road which was the scene of the worst riot in Singapore in decades are w...

Does the #riot on Sunday night in #singapore ha...

yawningbread.wordpress.com 10 Dec '13, 5am

While I am not claiming the above as a definitive explanation of Sunday night’s incident, nonetheless the incident has off...

Singapore's Little India Riot A Shock, But Not A Total Surprise: For the first time in nearly 50 years, a race...

Singapore's Little India Riot A Shock, But Not ...

forbes.com 09 Dec '13, 6am

For the first time in decades, a riot broke out in central Singapore on Sunday night, bringing to light simmering disconte...

Looking beyond the riot at Little India

Looking beyond the riot at Little India

sgpolitics.net 08 Dec '13, 10pm

Looking beyond the riot at Little India December 9, 2013 by Ng E-Jay Filed under: Current Affairs and Politics (EDITORIAL ...

Rare outbreak of rioting in Singapore's 'little...

ndtv.com 09 Dec '13, 3am

AFP Firemen douse a charred ambulance and a car after a riot broke out in Singapore. Singapore: A crowd of around 400 peop...

Riot in Singapore's Little India

Riot in Singapore's Little India

channelnewsasia.com 08 Dec '13, 3pm

SINGAPORE: Police say the riot in Little India which broke out on Sunday night took place after a fatal accident between a...

The Indian whose death triggered riots in Singapore's Little India

The Indian whose death triggered riots in Singa...

ndtv.com 12 Dec '13, 2am

AFP photo A tribute board is pictured with messages for Sakthivel Kumaravelu. Singapore: Indian national, Sakthivel Kumara...

#LittleIndiaRiot: Driver in accident that sparked riot has been arrested #sgriot

#LittleIndiaRiot: Driver in accident that spark...

straitstimes.com 09 Dec '13, 11am

The driver involved in the Little India accident on Sunday night that sparked a riot has been arrested and is out on bail,...

Little India riot won't depress property prices

propertyguru.com.sg 10 Dec '13, 7am

Sparked by the death of an Indian worker hit by a private bus, the riot in Little India on Sunday night saw hundreds of fo...

(sna) Singapore’s 'Little India' riots: "Tensio...

Tensions have been brewing for quite a while, and I believe these were sparked off by this bus accident. There have been t...