India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 17, 2015
The hearing in a case against BJP legislator Sangeet Som and others for allegedly blocking roads in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district during a protest in 2009 has been adjourned till December 22.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 3, 2015
A bailable warrant has been issued against Union Minister Sanjeev Balyan and BJP MLA Suresh Rana by in connection with a case of violating prohibitory orders and inciting communal tension during the Muzaffarnaqar riots in 2013.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday October 9, 2015
Over 315 people who were displaced during the 2013 Muzaffaranagar riots and rehabilitated in Palda village will be eligible to vote in the Uttar Pradesh panchayat polls.
India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday October 8, 2015
Days after the Dadri killing, Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav said those behind the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots were involved in this case too. The conspiracy, he said, had been hatched by "three persons of a specific party" and the state will take stern action against the accused, "even if we have to sacrifice the government".
India News | Written by Rahul Shrivastava | Tuesday October 6, 2015
As politics rages over beef after a man was lynched by a mob in Uttar Pradesh's Dadri, the government has said that it will review the export of meat to check if cow meat or beef is being illegally shipped out of the country as buffalo meat.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 24, 2015
Political blame game has broken out today over the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots inquiry report by Justice Vishnu Sahay Commission, which is reported to have commented adversely on the BJP and the ruling Samajwadi party in Uttar Pradesh, as the two parties held each other responsible for the communal violence that left 62 people dead.
Muzaffarnagar News | Press Trust of India | Monday September 7, 2015
The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots has completed the investigation of 503 out of the 510 cases.
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.