India | Edited by Shamik Ghosh (with inputs from agencies) | Friday October 25, 2013
Rahul Gandhi's comment in Indore last evening that he had been told Pakistani agencies are approaching victims of the recent Muzafarnagar riots to lure them into terrorism, has kicked up a political storm.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday October 21, 2013
A proposed law against communal violence, which has been in limbo for nearly 10 years due to lack of political support, has come back into focus after the Muzaffarnagar riots in which 50 people were killed and nearly 40,000 displaced. Sources say the...
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday October 17, 2013
A BJP MLA was arrested today as he appeared in an Uttar Pradesh court for a case against him over his alleged role in inciting the communal riots in Muzaffarnagar last month, in which nearly 50 people were killed.
India | Agencies | Monday October 14, 2013
After clamping down on its '84-Kosi Yatra' on the Ayodhya issue, the Uttar Pradesh government today banned VHP's proposed 'Sankalp Diwas' stir on October 18 to press for a parliamentary legislation on building Ram Temple.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday October 14, 2013
The Uttar Pradesh government late on Sunday released a Rs.7 crore financial package for riot victims in Muzaffarnagar and nearby areas, an official said.
India | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Thursday October 10, 2013
A day after four Uttar Pradesh police officers leveled serious allegations against Azam Khan in court over last month's communal riots in Muzaffarnagar, the senior minister said he is confident that he won't be abandoned by Mulayam Singh Yadav, whose...
India | Anant Zanane | Thursday October 10, 2013
The Allahabad High Court on Wednesday stayed the suspension of five policemen over their alleged roles in the riots that took place in Muzaffaranagar in western Uttar Pradesh last month. It also issued notices to the Uttar Pradesh government and Azam...
India | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Thursday October 10, 2013
In Uttar Pradesh today, a strong-hold for his family, Rahul Gandhi attacked the state government headed by 40-year-old Akhilesh Yadav, and spoke for the first time about last month's deadly communal clashes in Muzaffarnagar, in which nearly 50 people...
India | Reported by Anant Zanane, Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Wednesday October 9, 2013
Rahul Gandhi will today kick-start the Congress's campaign in Uttar Pradesh for national polls due by May, with rallies in a part of the state close to Muzaffarnagar, where 50 people were killed and 40,000 displaced in communal riots last month.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 8, 2013
A one-member judicial commission formed to investigate last month's riots in Muzaffarnagar district today began its work by meeting people affected by the violence.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 5, 2013
Seventy-two couples, who were displaced after last month's riots and living in a relief camp with their family, tied the knot at a mass wedding at Jolla village of the district.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Friday October 4, 2013
The one-member inquiry commission of Retired Justice Vishnu Sahai constituted by the UP government to probe the recent Muzaffarnagar violence will reach the town on October 6, a senior official said today.
India | Anant Zanane | Friday October 4, 2013
At a meeting to promote communal harmony in Sambhal district in western Uttar Pradesh, scores of party members turned up carrying weapons.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday October 1, 2013
Weeks after the riots in Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh in which nearly 50 people were killed and some 45,000 displaced, a new horror has emerged with five women filing gang-rape complaints.
India | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday September 30, 2013
Hundreds of paramilitary personnel are patrolling Meerut town in western Uttar Pradesh after a large gathering called to protest against the arrest of BJP MLA Sangeet Som turned violent on Sunday, ending with clashes between villagers and the police....
India | Edited by Nadim Asrar (with PTI inputs) | Sunday September 29, 2013
Violence were reported in Meerut today as supporters of BJP leader Sangeet Som, arrested for his alleged role in last month's Muzaffarnagar riots, clashed with security forces while trying to defy the ban on a proposed panchayat.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday September 27, 2013
BSP chief Mayawati today demanded President's Rule in Uttar Pradesh, alleging that the Akhilesh Yadav government has completely failed in taking action against those responsible for the Muzaffarnagar violence.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 26, 2013
A Special Investigation Cell (SIC) constituted by Uttar Pradesh government has begun its probe into the 106 cases registered in connection with Muzaffarnagar riots that left 49 people dead.
India | Edited by Nadim Asrar | Tuesday September 24, 2013
The BJP legislator Sangeet Som, already in jail, has now been booked under the stringent National Security Act (NSA) for his alleged role in the Muzaffarnagar communal clashes, which claimed nearly 50 lives and displaced over 45,000 people earlier th...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 24, 2013
Gearing up security arrangements in the wake of riots in Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh, district authorities have set up 14 police outposts in the worst affected areas, even as they said the toll in the violence has climbed to 49.