Census data could create communal tension: Mani Shankar Aiyar

Warning that the Census data based on religion could create a communal tension, senior Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar on Wednesday said that certain people may be planning to do "something big over 2 or 3 points", referring to the population of certain communities.

Govt should enact tough laws against communal violence: Rahman

Slamming the BJP government for a "rise in communal tension", Congress leader KRahman Khan has said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should send a strong message to those disturbing social harmony by enacting tougher laws to deal with such cases.

Shivalinga desecrated at temple in MP's Rajgarh

Unidentified miscreants desecrated a Shivalinga in a temple situated on the bank of a local river, which resulted in tension in Talen town here on Thursday, police sources said.

Animal slaughter triggers communal tension in Bareilly

Bareilly: Communal tension gripped parts of Bareilly in Uttar Pradesh after miscreants slaughtered an animal and threw it next to a religious place, police said on Wednesday.

Dera Sacha Sauda chief's `MSG` may be put on hold
Dera Sacha Sauda chief's `MSG` may be put on hold

 The screening of a movie featuring controversial chief of Dera Sacha Sauda, Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, in lead role may be put on hold as the Home Ministry is fearing communal flare-up during its show.

BJP, RSS spreading communal tension through conversions: BSP

BSP on Thursday accused BJP and RSS of spreading communal tension in the country through forced conversions and sought a ban on such outfits saying it was the responsibility of both the Centre and the state government to take stern action against them.

UP's Minority Commission seeks report on conversion from DM, SSP

Uttar Pradesh Minority Commission on Thursday sought a report from District Magistrate and Senior Superintendent of Police Agra amid a raging row on alleged forced conversion.

Forced conversions will lead to communal tension: CPI(M)

Condemning the conversion of a large number of Muslims in Agra, CPI(M) on Thursday said forced conversion was a criminal offence and will lead to communal tensions across the country.

Desecration of idol causes tension in UP

An idol of a saint was found desecrated at a temple at Karhera village under Bhopa police station in the district following which tension prevailed in the area, police said here.

Muharram processions peaceful in Bawana, observance low-key
Muharram processions peaceful in Bawana, observance low-key

The Muharram processions in Outer Delhi's Bawana area, which had been on the boil since Sunday's 'Mahapanchayat', today passed off peacefully amid heavy police deployment.

After Trilokpuri, communal tension grips Delhi's Bawana area

Days after Trilokpuri area witnessed communal clashes, tensions are simmering in Delhi's Bawana region where Hindu residents on Sunday took part in a a mahapanchayat demanding a bar on taziya procession to be held by Muslims on Muharram (November 04).

Restrictions lifted from Bihar town

Authorities on Thursday lifted restrictions clamped on a Bihar town two days ago after communal tensions eased there, officials said.

Man stabbed in communally tense Vadodara

A stabbing incident was reported today at Kaladarshan society in Panigate area of communally tense Vadodara city and the injured person was admitted to a government run hospital, sources said.

Muzaffarnagar riots: Court fixes October 13 for hearing case against Balyan, 60 others

A local court has fixed October 13 for hearing of a case of violation of prohibitory orders against 61 people, including Union Minister of State for Agriculture Affairs Sanjeev Balyan, in connection with the riots in the districts last year.

Samajwadi Party blames BJP for communal tension in UP

Hitting out at BJP for the recent communal tension in Uttar Pradesh, ruling Samajwadi Party on Sunday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah "influence" it from behind.

Some forces trying to create divide in society: Akhilesh Yadav
Some forces trying to create divide in society: Akhilesh Yadav

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today alleged that some forces were trying to create divide in the society, but his party was determined to counter them.

Photo of Akhilesh Yadav with Saharanpur riots main accused surfaces

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav finds himself in the midst of a controversy once again.

Tension in Bareilly after protests against objectionable post

Tension gripped old city area here when a group of persons indulged in stone pelting and arson demanding action against two youths for allegedly posting objectionable content on a social networking site, hurting religious sentiments.

Will urge Centre for restrictions on social media: Maharashtra government

Against the backdrop of violence following a string of objectionable posts related to popular icons, the Maharashtra government has decided to request the Centre to take steps to bring restrictions on social media.

Facebook post sparks communal tension in Nainital

Communal tension broke out in Nainital district`s Ramnagar town after pictures hurtful to the religious sentiments of a particular community were uploaded on a social networking site, a senior police official said here.