After Atali in Faridabad, Palwal witnesses communal clash

After Atali in Ballabgarh, communal strife was reported in nearby Palwal district as people of two communities clashed and pelted stones at each other and also at the police which reached Teekri Brahman village to control the situation.

30 injured in Ghaziabad communal violence

Around 30 people, including three policemen, were injured as Hindu and Muslim mobs clashed here in Ghaziabad over the use of loudspeakers, police said on Monday.

Muslims return home, communal tension ends at Ballabhgarh village

About 100 Muslims who took refuge in a police station after a communal flare-up over building of of a mosque at a village here 9 days ago returned home  following an assurance by local authorities that minority community members would be protected.

Cong MP demands arrest of perpetrators in Ballabhgarh clash

 A Congress MP today demanded Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to order immediate arrest of the perpetrators of May 25 Ballabhgarh clash in which five persons were left injured after two communities fought over the construction of a religious structure.

Cong govt talked only about sentiment of minorities: Heptulla

Accusing the previous Congress-led government of talking only about the sentiments of minorities, Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptulla today said the sentiments of majority community should also be taken into account.

Communal clash in Lucknow, security beefed up

A communal clash broke in the state capital on Friday night after a minor spat between two communities over use of a loudspeaker during Friday prayers snowballed into pitched battles and incidents of vandalism, officials said.

CPI(M) sees communal message in PM's Mathura rally

 CPI(M) on Thursday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's choice of launching propaganda blitz on his one-year rule from Mathura was "not innocent" and alleged it was loaded with dangers of escalating communal tension across the country.

Communal violence in central Nigeria kills six: Police

 Gunmen killed at least six people in twin attacks in Nigeria`s restive central region, the latest bloodshed in a long-running conflict between nomadic herdsmen and farming communities, police said Wednesday. 

Delhi's Trilokpuri remains tense a day after skirmish

A day after Delhi's Trilokpuri area witnessed a skirmish over parking issue, the area remained tense on Sunday and police personnel were deployed to keep things under control.

Communal incidents rising: Rajya Sabha members

The centre on Monday reiterated that it was dedicated to maintaining social harmony as a Rajya Sabha member raised the issue of a nun`s rape in West Bengal and the attack on a Haryana church.

72 incidents of communal violence reported in Jan 2015

A total of 72 incidents of communal violence have been reported in the country in January this year in which 11 people were killed and 218 others injured, Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

Bill in RS to provide for death penalty for hijackers

A bill seeking stringent punishment including death penalty for hijackers and giving right to security forces to shoot down an aircraft, which may be used as a missile, was introduced in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday.

Left parties to start countrywide stir today

Six Left parties will from Monday begin a countrywide mass movement in support of their nine-point demand, including stopping introduction of RSS and Hindutva ideologies in education and preventing FDI in insurance sector.

State extends tenure of commission probing Muzaffarnagar riots

The Uttar Pradesh government has extended by three months tenure of the one-man inquiry commission probing Muzaffarnagar riots.

Muzaffarnagar riots victims stage dharna

Several riot victims, including women, staged a dharna and raised slogans in Shahpur town over delay in the arrest of those accused in the Kutba killings in Muzaffarnagar during the communal clashes last year.

90 killed in 561 communal violence incidents till October

There have been 561 incidents of communal violence in the country till October this year in which 90 people were killed and 1,688 injured, with Uttar Pradesh topping the list, Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

Trinamool Congress to oppose bill on FDI in insurace: Mamata Banerjee

Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said her party would oppose any attempt to pass the Bill in Parliament to raise FDI cap in insurance sector to 49 per cent and will be vocal against the BJP-led government over communal violence.

Six incidents of communal violence in UP in April-August period: Khan

Uttar Pradesh government Monday said that between April to August this year, six incidents of communal tension took place in the state.

Muzaffarnagar riots: Two arrested in gang-rape case

Two persons have been arrested in connection with a gang-rape case during last year clashes here, taking the total number of those arrested in riot-related rape cases to 21.