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Bail plea of rape accused dismissed in UP

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 11:24

A local court has dismissed the bail plea of a man wanted in connection with the rape of a woman during the riots in the district in September last year.

Six injured in communal clash in UP town

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 23:08

At least six persons were injured, two of them seriously, when members of two communities clashed in Hapur following a scuffle between two students at a school in Bahadurgarh town in the district, a senior police officer said.

Rajiv Gandhi was a visionary, personified secular values: Ex-PM Manmohan Singh

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 18:34

Addressing the masses at Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award function, former prime minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday put forth his views on rise in communal tensions in the country while appealing people to unite.

BJP not SP to be blamed for rising crimes in UP: Naresh Agarwal

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 16:00

Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Naresh Agarwal on Monday criticised the Bharatiya Janata Party for blaming his party for the spiraling crime rate in Uttar Pradesh.

Mayawati attacks BJP, SP over communal violence

Last Updated: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 16:48

Mayawati accused BJP and SP of being "hand in glove" in fanning communal violence in UP to further their political interests and said communal forces were becoming strong across the country.

Saharanpur riots: Rajnath Singh rubbishes report accusing BJP MP of inciting violence

Last Updated: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 10:28

Probing the cause of communal violence that occurred in Saharanpur last month, the 5-member committee has submitted its report to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav.

BJP using Hinduism as badge of political identity: Shashi Tharoor

Last Updated: Friday, August 15, 2014, 12:39

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".

BJP draws flak in LS during debate on communal violence

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 09:13

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.

Congress accuses BJP of inciting communal violence, dividing people

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 16:59

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.

308 communal incidents till June this year

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 16:08

A total of 308 communal incidents were reported in the country in the first six months of this year of which 56 have taken place in Uttar Pradesh, Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Congress must account for all post-Independence riots in India: Najma Heptullah

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 15:27

With the Congress creating an uproar in Parliament over the Communal Violence Bill, the BJP on Wednesday hit back at its president Sonia Gandhi for her remarks on "increase" in communal incidents in the country after it came to power, saying the charges were "baseless" and an outcome of the party`s "desperation".

Congress MPs demand early debate on communal violence

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 14:52

Congress in Lok Sabha on Wednesday demanded an early debate on communal violence in the country and questioned the delay in holding it, prompting the Speaker to warn it against casting aspersions on the Chair.