India | Reported by Rohit Bhan (with inputs from Agencies) | Monday September 29, 2014
More than 200 people have been arrested in the town of Vadodara in Gujarat after days of communal tension and violence between Hindus and Muslims.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Rohit Bhan, Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya (with inputs from Reuters) | Monday September 29, 2014
140 people have been arrested in Vadodara, Gujarat, in connection with communal violence in the city allegedly triggered by an image posted on Facebook. Two men were stabbed yesterday during riots, the police said. No incident of violence has been re...
India | Reported by Bhairavi Singh, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday September 15, 2014
At a district in Uttar Pradesh racked by communal violence last year, a "khap panchayat" has ordered 40 villages to follow the two-child limit for good health and prosperity.
India | Agencies | Wednesday September 10, 2014
BJP president Amit Shah has been accused of delivering a hate speech in the run up to the national elections by the police in Muzaffarnagar, which was devastated by communal violence last year.
India | Written by Ketki Angre | Sunday August 31, 2014
Controversial BJP MP Yogi Adityanath, who is one of the party's key campaigners for by-elections in Uttar Pradesh, has yet again sparked a controversy, this time with his comments that blame Muslims for communal violence in the country.
India | Sreenivasan Jain (with inputs from Niha Masih) | Wednesday August 27, 2014
Using the alleged gang-rape of a Hindu woman in Meerut, the BJP has chosen to give a communal edge to violence against women in Uttar Pradesh, saying in its political resolution that crimes against women are rising.
India | Written by Sandeep Phukan | Thursday August 14, 2014
The BJP today said the Congress had failed to prove its charges that the number of communal flare-ups in the country had gone up ever since the Modi government was sworn in.
India | Reported by Sandeep Phukan | Wednesday August 13, 2014
In Parliament today, BJP lawmaker Yogi Adityanath delivered a controversial speech, which included the declaration that "Hindus, when threatened, must be prepared to organize themselves and fight back."
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday August 13, 2014
The Congress today sharply attacked the ruling BJP in Parliament over what it called rising communal violence since it took power.
India | Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday August 12, 2014
In a sharp attack on the ruling BJP, Congress president Sonia Gandhi today said communal violence had "increased drastically" since the new government took charge in May.
India | Edited by Sugam Singhal | Monday August 11, 2014
A discussion on recent incidents of communal violence - the demand for which brought an unusually aggressive Rahul Gandhi to the well of the Lok Sabha in protest last week - is likely to be held in the lower house today.
Opinion | Harish Khare | Thursday August 7, 2014
The new central government may well find that bad news of violence and ethnic clashes in Uttar Pradesh can easily ruin its global part, writes Harish Khare.
India | Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas | Thursday August 7, 2014
This Friday, the ball could be in the court of Rahul Gandhi, who complained yesterday of not being allowed to speak in Parliament.
Opinion | Shashi Tharoor | Friday August 8, 2014
PM Must Rise to His Responsibilities, Says Shashi Tharoor.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday July 29, 2014
Eid-ul-Fitr was celebrated on Tuesday across Uttar Pradesh, with security forces keeping a close vigil in Saharanpur and Rampur which have been hit by communal violence.
India | Reported by Tanima Biswas | Monday July 28, 2014
After Saturday's violent clashes between two groups that killed three and injured 34 in Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur, the city has remained tense but violence free.
India | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With PTI inputs) | Saturday July 26, 2014
Home Minister Rajnath Singh asked Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav to ensure communal harmony in the state in the wake of violence in Saharanpur in which three people have died and 19 others have been injured.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 28, 2014
Asserting that economic offences and communal violence were more harmful to society than the Left party extremism, CPI yesterday asked the Centre and state governments to lift ban on Maoists.
World | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 17, 2014
A top UN human rights official has voiced deep concern at the communal violence in south-western Sri Lanka and expressed concern that the turmoil could spread to other parts of the country.
Monday June 9, 2014
The President's speech outlined the Narendra Modi government's priorities that include steps to tackle communal violence, eliminate corruption, rein in inflation and encourage investment including through Foreign Direct Investment.