The Biggest Stories of August 17, 2014
Aug 17, 2014
The Biggest Stories of August 13, 2014
Aug 13, 2014
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.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday June 9, 2014
Promising zero tolerance towards communal violence, the Narendra Modi government today said a national policy will be framed in consultation with the states to curb the menace.
Election 2014 | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday May 14, 2014
Two people were killed in Hyderabad, allegedly in police firing during clashes between two groups on Wednesday.
Offbeat | Ankita Sharma | Tuesday April 29, 2014
This three minute film, especially the last 30 seconds, will give you goosebumps.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday March 3, 2014
Narendra Modi today returned to arch rival Nitish Kumar's turf Bihar for a rally that showed off his latest ally, Ram Vilas Paswan, a past critic who returned to the BJP-led alliance last week, 12 years after walking out over the 2002 communal violen...
India | Press Trust of India | Friday February 28, 2014
The United States continues to express concern about communal violence in India, the Obama Administration has said strongly refuting reports that it has gone soft on the Gujarat communal riots in 2002 and the alleged role of its Chief Minister Narend...
India | Agencies | Thursday February 13, 2014
The US ambassador to India on Thursday met Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, a signal that Washington is ending the boycott it began in 2002 after communal violence seared his home state during his first term in office.