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 | Tanima Biswas | Thursday September 11, 2014
A court in Uttar Pradesh has returned the chargesheet filed by police against BJP president Amit Shah for an alleged hate speech he made in April ahead of the national election. The court has faulted the police for a technicality in how the chargesh...
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.
Opinion | Sreenivasan Jain (with inputs from Niha Masih) | Friday September 5, 2014
Incendiary claims in complete absence of evidence, writes Sreenivasan Jain.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Thursday August 28, 2014
There is tight security in Malikapura village of Muzaffarnagar district in Uttar Pradesh, where a prayer meeting was held at the home of two young Jat men who were murdered by a Muslim mob one year ago, leading to deadly riots in the area that left 6...
India | Edited by Vishnu Varma | Wednesday August 27, 2014
In two homes in Muzaffarnagar, the Uttar Pradesh district lacerated by deadly riots, two families are holding prayers to mark a year since their young sons died.
India | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday August 26, 2014
BJP's Uttar Pradesh lawmaker Sangeet Som, accused of inciting riots in Muzaffarnagar last year, has been given top level security by the Narendra Modi government at the Centre.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday August 26, 2014
BJP's riot-accused lawmaker Sangeet Som has been given special security by the union home ministry, which is convinced that he faces threats to his life.
India | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday August 18, 2014
In one speech, Mohan Bhagwat, the chief of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh or the RSS, has delivered two political controversies.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday August 5, 2014
A woman's allegation that she was kidnapped, gang-raped and forced into religious conversion has led to tension in an area on the outskirts of Meerut town in Uttar Pradesh.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday June 30, 2014
Uttar Pradesh Police have been put on alert across the state for the holy month of Ramadan, officials said on Monday.
India | Edited by Swati Gupta | Sunday June 8, 2014
BJP leader Sangeet Som, an accused in the riots in Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh last year, was caught on camera threatening police officers in Kurthal village in connection with the alleged murders of two cousins.
Cities | Written by Anant Zanane | Wednesday May 28, 2014
A man who claims to be a riot victim in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district and was displaced after the riots last September, tried to commit suicide out the District Magistrate's office.
Election 2014 | Tanima Biswas | Tuesday May 27, 2014
Sanjeev Baliyan, the new Union Minister of State for Agriculture who was accused of inciting the communal riots in Muzaffarnagar in September that left over 60 persons dead, wants to turn over a new leaf by focusing on farmers' problems, rather than ...
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Friday May 23, 2014
Days after she was stripped of the Minister of State status by the Akhilesh Yadav government, Samajwadi Party general secretary Anuradha Choudhary today quit claiming the party did not take timely action to stop the Muzaffarnagar riots which led to i...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 22, 2014
A total of 30 children who lost their families in the riots here last year, will get monthly scholarships, District Magistrate said here today.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 14, 2014
A court in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar has rejected the bail plea of three persons accused in a riot case in Sikarda village of the district.
Election 2014 | Surabhi Malik | Friday May 2, 2014
In an election that stands out for hate speeches, name calling and unambiguous attempts by political parties to polarise voters, comes another controversial comment from the Samajwadi Party's Abu Azmi.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 22, 2014
Three men who have been on the run were arrested while another surrendered in a court in connection with Muzaffaranagar riot-related cases, police said today.
Election 2014 | Written by Tanima Biswas | Thursday April 10, 2014
Gulshana clutched her baby with one hand and her voter ID card with the other, as she sat crushed among about 50 people on a tractor trolley to travel five km and vote today.