JNU sends show-cause to Umar for movie screening last year

 A day after JNU had sent show-cause notice to Anirban Bhattacharya for participation in screening of a film on Muzaffarnar riots last August, the varsity today issued a similar note to Umar Khalid asking him to explain his position.

Allahabad HC dismisses petition on Commission report on Muzaffarnagar riots

Allahabad HC dismisses petition on Commission report on Muzaffarnagar riots

The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court today dismissed a public interest litigation petition seeking quashing of the report of justice (retd) Vishnu Sahai Commission on Muzaffarnagar communal riots of 2013 and a CBI probe into it.

Muzaffarnagar riots: Allahabad HC to hear PIL challenging Justice Vishnu Sahai Commission report

Muzaffarnagar riots: Allahabad HC to hear PIL challenging Justice Vishnu Sahai Commission report

The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court will on Thursday hear a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) challenging Justice Vishnu Sahai Commission`s report on the Muzaffarnagar riots.

PIL filed in Allahabad HC challenging Muzaffarnagar riots' report

A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court, challenging Justice Vishnu Sahai Commission`s report on the Muzaffarnagar riots.

2013 Muzaffarnagar riots: 'Justice Vishnu Sahai Commission prima facie illegal'

The single-member Justice Vishnu Sahai Commission probed the 2013 Muzaffarnagar communal riots.

Muzaffarnagar riots panel report: BJP demands CBI probe

BJP on Monday demanded a CBI probe into the Muzaffarnagar riots even as it termed the one-man judicial commission's report as an attempt to cover up the role of the Samajwadi Party government in the conflagration.

Muzaffarnagar riots panel report an eyewash, attempt to shield Sawajwadi Party: Mayawati

Muzaffarnagar riots panel report an eyewash, attempt to shield Sawajwadi Party: Mayawati

Mayawati said the Akhilesh Yadav government might be feeling a sense of relief following the report, but warned "it would have to face the consequences".

Muzaffarnagar riots: NCP upset over clean chit to Akhilesh Yadav government

Muzaffarnagar riots: NCP upset over clean chit to Akhilesh Yadav government

Expressing disappointment over the report submitted on the Muzaffarnagar riots giving a clean chit to Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party Government in Uttar Pradesh, Nationalist Congress Party ( NCP) leader Majeed Memon on Monday dubbed this development as 'shocking' and stated it doesn't seem to be in keeping with the principal of natural justice.

Muzaffarnagar riots: Clean chit to UP government; Sahai commission blames local officials

Muzaffarnagar riots: Clean chit to UP government; Sahai commission blames local officials

The report of one-man inquiry commission on the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots has given a clean chit to the Akhilesh Yadav government of Uttar Pradesh, as per a media report.

Muzaffarnagar riots: Justice Sahai Commission report to be tabled in UP

The report of one-man inquiry commission headed by Justice (Retired) Vishnu Sahai on the Muzaffarnagar riots will be tabled in the Vidhan Sabha today.More than 60 people had died and over 40,000 displaced in the riots that broke out in Muzaffarnagar and adjoining districts two years ago.

2013 Muzaffarnagar riots: Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Sadhvi Prachi surrenders before court

2013 Muzaffarnagar riots: Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Sadhvi Prachi surrenders before court

Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Sadhvi Prachi on Thursday surrendered in a court here after successive warrants were issued against her for failure to appear in connection with a 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots case.

Prove Azam's charge or apologise: BJP to Akhilesh

BJP also targeted Azam Khan over the Muzaffarnagar riots and slammed him for "touching new low in his practice of vote bank politics".

Muslim clerics demand govt to file appeal in Muzaffarnagar riots case

On February 5, a Muzaffarnagar court had acquitted the 10 people in connection with the burning of a 30-year-old woman and a 10-year-old boy at Lank village due to lack of evidence.

Muzaffarnagar riots: Warrant issued against Sadhvi Prachi again

A local court on Saturday again issued a warrant against VHP leader Sadhvi Prachi for not appearing before it in connection with a 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots case.

GROUND REPORT: From Muzaffarnagar riots to Yakub Memon's hanging, what all 'led' to Rohith Vemula's suicide

GROUND REPORT: From Muzaffarnagar riots to Yakub Memon's hanging, what all 'led' to Rohith Vemula's suicide

Rohith Vemula, a Dalit PhD scholar at Hyderabad Central University (HCU), was found hanging at hostel room in the campus on Sunday, triggering protests by the fellow students. Now, the protest fire has reached the national capital and other regions of the country as well.

Union Minister Baliyan visits Muzaffarnagar jail, meets riots accused

Balyan is believed to have discussed the problems of them during the one hour he spent at the jail.

Muzaffarnagar riots: Bailable warrant against Balyan

Muzaffarnagar riots: Bailable warrant against Balyan

A fresh bailable warrant has been issued by a court against Sanjeev Balyan and BJP MLA Suresh Rana in connection with Muzaffarnagar riots case.

 

Riots case: Bailable warrant against Union minister, BJP leaders

A bailable warrant has been issued against Muzaffarnagar riot accused including Union Minister Sanjeev Baliyan, BJP MP Bhartendu Singh, party MLA Suresh Rana and Sadhvi Prachi by a local court for not appearing before it in a case of violating prohibitory orders and inciting communal tension by making speeches.

Voices not raised after Emergency, Muzaffarnagar: Prasad on writers returning awards

Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday questioned eminent writers for returning awards to protest against Kannada author Kalburgi's murder and Dadri lynching, telling them that such voices were "not heard" after incidents like Emergency and Muzaffarnagar riots.

Dadri lynching just another crime: BJP MLA Sangeet Som

Dadri lynching just another crime: BJP MLA Sangeet Som

While Opposition continues to attack the Narendra Modi government over the Dadri lynching incident, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Sangeet Som has maintained that there is no need for the Prime Minister to make a statement on every murder across the country.