Muzaffarnagar riots

Uttar Pradesh government to withdraw 131 Muzaffarnagar riots cases

Uttar Pradesh government to withdraw 131 Muzaffarnagar riots cases

The cases that the Adityanath government wants to withdraw include 13 murder and 11 attempt to murder cases.

Mar 22, 2018, 13:43 PM IST
Country running on whims and fancies of BJP leaders, not Constitution: Hardik Patel attacks Adityanath government

Country running on whims and fancies of BJP leaders, not Constitution: Hardik Patel attacks Adityanath government

Patel was responding to recent reports of Yogi Adityanath government considering to withdraw cases again party leaders accused in the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots

Jan 23, 2018, 13:17 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh government moves to drop Muzaffarnagar riot cases against BJP leaders

Uttar Pradesh government moves to drop Muzaffarnagar riot cases against BJP leaders

The cases were filed against UP minister Suresh Rana, former Union minister Sanjiv Balyan, MP Bhartendu Singh, MLA Umesh Malik and party leader Sadhvi Prachi.

Jan 20, 2018, 18:09 PM IST
SC notice to UP govt on ban on screening of film based on 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots

SC notice to UP govt on ban on screening of film based on 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots

The producer had filed a petition against the state government's decision to ban the film screening in certain districts.

Dec 01, 2017, 13:28 PM IST

Muzaffarnagar riots: Case against three persons transferred to sessions court

A local court has transferred to a sessions court a case against three persons who were accused of burning a house during the Muzaffarnagar riots of 2013.

Jun 07, 2017, 12:33 PM IST
Muzaffarnagar calm, BJP's agenda is development: Sanjeev ​Balyan

Muzaffarnagar calm, BJP's agenda is development: Sanjeev ​Balyan

Western UP, where tension had prevailed during the 2014 Lok Sabha election too in the wake of riots, is calm, said Sanjeev Balyan.

Feb 03, 2017, 10:41 AM IST

'Fresh probe in Muzaffarnagar riots, Kairana exodus if BJP comes to power'

Terming the Congress-SP alliance as an "alliance of corruption and crime", BJP said by joining hands with Congress, Akhilesh Yadav has exposed himself.

Feb 02, 2017, 15:00 PM IST
BJP MP Yogi Adityanath raises Hindu exodus issue, asks people to remember Muzaffarnagar riots, Bulandhshahr rapes when they vote

BJP MP Yogi Adityanath raises Hindu exodus issue, asks people to remember Muzaffarnagar riots, Bulandhshahr rapes when they vote

Firebrand BJP MP Yogi Adityanath has courted a major controversy.

Jan 31, 2017, 18:47 PM IST
UP Assembly polls: BJP can repeat Gujarat, Muzaffarnagar incidents for gains, alleges Azam Khan

UP Assembly polls: BJP can repeat Gujarat, Muzaffarnagar incidents for gains, alleges Azam Khan

Senior Samajwadi Party leader and UP Cabinet Minister has launched an all-out attack against BJP and levelled some serious allegations against the saffron party.

Oct 19, 2016, 12:27 PM IST
Muzaffarnagar riots: Rs 15 lakh each for families of missing persons

Muzaffarnagar riots: Rs 15 lakh each for families of missing persons

"The Chief Minister has sanctioned Rs 15 lakh each for the families of 18 persons missing after Muzaffarnagar riots," an official spokesman said.

Sep 26, 2016, 23:51 PM IST
'Shorgul' not to be released in Muzaffarnagar

'Shorgul' not to be released in Muzaffarnagar

With theatre owners in the district refusing to screen 'Shorgul' based on the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots, the movie will not be released here.

Jul 01, 2016, 13:02 PM IST
Fatwa issued against Jimmy Sheirgill for political drama 'Shorgul'

Fatwa issued against Jimmy Sheirgill for political drama 'Shorgul'

Jimmy Sheirgill starrer ‘Shorgul’ is a political drama which also touches upon the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots. 

Jun 23, 2016, 11:55 AM IST
Shocking! Muzaffarnagar riots victim denied entry by hospital, gives birth on road

Shocking! Muzaffarnagar riots victim denied entry by hospital, gives birth on road

A 35-year-old woman who was displaced from her native village during the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots, gave birth on a road after she was allegedly denied admission by a government hospital here, prompting a probe by the Chief Medical Officer (CMO).

Jun 21, 2016, 13:29 PM IST

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.

Apr 29, 2016, 20:17 PM IST
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.

Mar 29, 2016, 20:41 PM IST
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.

Mar 10, 2016, 09:16 AM IST

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.

Mar 08, 2016, 16:00 PM IST

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

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

Mar 08, 2016, 10:22 AM IST

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.

Mar 07, 2016, 18:05 PM IST
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".

Mar 07, 2016, 17:02 PM IST