Communal Violence bill

BJP MP Yogi Adityanath's 'Love Jihad' video triggers controversy

A day after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Yogi Adityanath triggered a massive furore after he was caught on camera asking his supporters to marry the girls of another community, the Bharatiya Janata

Aug 27, 2014, 22:24 PM IST

BJP MP Yogi Adityanath's 'Love Jihad' video triggers controversy-Part 2

A day after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Yogi Adityanath triggered a massive furore after he was caught on camera asking his supporters to marry the girls of another community, the Bharatiya Janata

Aug 27, 2014, 22:22 PM IST

BJP using Hinduism as badge of political identity: Shashi Tharoor

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has attacked the BJP-led government at the Centre over the alleged "systematic increase" in cases of communal violence since the party came to power and accused it of using Hinduism as a badge of political identity to fit their "political agenda".

Aug 15, 2014, 12:39 PM IST

BJP draws flak in LS during debate on communal violence

BJP Thursday came under attack in Lok Sabha from the Opposition which accused the ruling party of fuelling communalism, resulting in uproar in the House during a debate on communal violence.

Aug 14, 2014, 09:13 AM IST

Congress accuses BJP of inciting communal violence, dividing people

Taking part in the debate on communal violence in Lok Sabha, the Congress on Wednesday accused the BJP-led NDA government of taking riots lightly and warned that the policy of dividing the people will not always work.

Aug 13, 2014, 16:59 PM IST

Congress must resist `sectarian` tendencies of Modi govt: Sonia Gandhi

A day after hitting out at Narendra Modi-led government for spurt in incidents of communal violence across the country, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi said that he party will attack the government over the issue.

Aug 13, 2014, 09:41 AM IST

Parliament Session may be extended to enable passage of bills

The current session of Parliament may be extended to enable the passage of bills, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu told BJP MPs here on Tuesday.

Aug 12, 2014, 11:58 AM IST

Communal Violence Bill to be discussed in Lok Sabha today

Days after Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi`s outburst in Lok Sabha, the Parliament will discuss Communal Violence Bill on Monday.

Aug 11, 2014, 09:11 AM IST

Rahul Gandhi says UP communal conflicts `engineered`, BJP hits back

Days after raising a storm in the Parliament demanding a discussion over the Communal Violence Bill, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said that `communal riots in UP were artificially engineered`, adding that the communal incidents were part of a deliberate strategy to “divide the poor”.

Aug 09, 2014, 13:42 PM IST

Home Ministry delayed Communal Violence Bill: Rahman Khan

Minority Affairs Minister K Rahman Khan today said the Home Ministry had delayed the controversial Communal Violence Bill which ultimately could not become a law.

May 06, 2014, 21:23 PM IST

Sibal defends Communal Violence Bill

Under attack from Opposition over the Communal Violence Bill, Law Minister Kapil Sibal on Saturday defended it saying the proposed law was not violative of the country`s federal structure and was required as several state governments have been accused of shielding those guilty of targetted violence.

Feb 08, 2014, 20:19 PM IST

Cong deferred communal violence Bill under BJP pressure: Mulayam

Extending support to communal violence Bill, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Friday said he was disheartened that it was "put on hold" in Parliament by the Congress, which buckled under the pressure of communal forces like BJP.

Feb 07, 2014, 18:39 PM IST

RJD for bringing ordinance on communal violence bill

New Delhi: Coming out in support of communal violence bill, RJD on Thursday said the government should bring an ordinance on it so that there is a curb on riots.

Feb 06, 2014, 18:50 PM IST

No power to Centre in communal violence bill: Sibal

Even as the Opposition scuttled introduction of communal violence prevention bill in Rajya Sabha contending it violates federalism, Law Minister Kapil Sibal said the legislation has no provision which gives power to the Centre.

Feb 05, 2014, 22:18 PM IST

Sonia Gandhi cautions against forces weakening secular ethos

Sonia Gandhi expressed hope that the Communal Violence Bill would soon be tabled in Parliament, saying it is aimed at protecting social amity and the nation`s secular legacy.

Jan 29, 2014, 13:12 PM IST

Govt not serious about Communal Violence Bill: Muslim outfits

Prominent Muslim organisations criticised Centre for not showing full willingness for the passage of the bill to prevent communal violence in the recently-concluded Winter session of the Parliament.

Dec 22, 2013, 20:57 PM IST

Communal violence, Telangana bills later: Shinde

The central government will bring the anti-communal violence bill and the bill on creating Telangana in the next session of parliament, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said Thursday.

Dec 19, 2013, 17:02 PM IST

Nitish supports Communal Violence Bill

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday supported the Communal Violence Bill.

Dec 17, 2013, 20:08 PM IST

BJP to oppose Communal Violence Bill in Parliament

Asserting that the Communal Violence Bill will create bitterness among people, BJP president Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said his party would oppose it in Parliament as well as outside.

Dec 17, 2013, 19:12 PM IST

Ruckus inside Parliament complex

A member of the Hindu Sena was detained inside Parliament premises because he was creating ruckus on the delay of the passing of the Communal Violence Bill, police said.

Dec 17, 2013, 13:56 PM IST