India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday August 26, 2015
The screening of a documentary on the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots at the Visva Bharati University (VBU) was stalled by police midway into the show, claiming they were apprehensive of a communal clash, organisers said today.
Muzaffarnagar News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 9, 2015
Charges were today framed against four accused by a special court in Muzaffarnagar in connection with the gangrape of a woman during the 2013 communal clashes.
India News | Reported by Niha Masih | Wednesday February 18, 2015
The BJP's riot-accused lawmaker in Uttar Pradesh, Suresh Rana, has been given Z category security by the Centre, which means he is now among the country's most protected politicians.
India News | Reported by Niha Masih, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday January 11, 2015
Sangeet Som, the BJP lawmaker from Sardhana who had been arrested in the Muzaffarnagar riots case, created a controversy today, saying around a hundred lawmakers from the ruling Samajwadi Party are in touch with the BJP, willing to bring down the Akhilesh Yadav government.
India News | Written by Niha Masih | Monday December 22, 2014
Police in Muzaffarnagar have arrested a Hindu man for temple desecration incidents at Parsauli village in communally sensitive Budhana.
Muzaffarnagar News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 9, 2014
One person has been arrested in connection with communal killings at Kutba village during the Muzaffarnagar riots last year, police said today.
India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday September 24, 2014
Homegrown terror group Indian Mujahideen had plans to carry out attacks in Muzaffarnagar in retaliation to the widespread riots in UP. The information was found after checking the laptop of the group's alleged tech head Aijaz Shaikh, said sources in Delhi Police.
India News | 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 News | 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 chargesheet was filed; senior police officers say they are studying the judge's comments.
India News | 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 65 people dead and thousands homeless.
India News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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.
Elections News | 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 be bogged down by his past.
Elections News | 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 its electoral defeat.
Muzaffarnagar News | 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.
Muzaffarnagar News | 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.