Muzaffarnagar riot accused panchayat member sent to judicial custody

A member of the district panchayat, wanted in connection with a triple murder case during a communal violence here, was on Friday arrested and presented before a local court that remanded him to 14-day judicial custody.

Villagers pelt stones, open fire at police in UP village

Two security personnel were injured when villagers here allegedly opened fire and pelted stones at a police team which had gone to arrest 20 persons accused in Phugana gang-rape cases during Muzaffarnagar riots, police said on Thursday.

Muzaffarnagar riots: Court extends judicial custody of 10 accused

The judicial custody of ten accused in connection with a riot case here has been extended till October 16 by a court here.

Muzaffarnagar riots: SIT asked to complete probe in 45 days

The SIT, probing the Muzaffarnagar riots, has been directed by the Inspector General of Meerut Zone to complete its investigation within next 45 days.

Muzaffarnagar riots anniversary: Homage paid to victims

Hundreds of people on Monday paid homage to those killed in last year's communal clashes in Muzaffarnagar, at Jolla village in the district.

Muzaffarnagar riots: Commission records 61 more statements

A one-man inquiry commission probing the Muzaffarnagar riots has recorded 61 more statements including those of social and political activists.

Muzaffarnagar riots: Commission records statement of ex-BSP MP

A one-man inquiry commission to look into the Muzaffarnagar riots has recorded the statement of an accused here.

Muzaffarnagar riots work of criminals: Azam Khan

 Muzaffarnagar riots and other incidents of violence in the state were "not communal" but work of criminals, Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan has said.

Muzaffarnagar riots: 800 accused still absconding

A total of 800 accused found involved in riot cases here last year are still absconding, Special Investigation Team (SIT) officials said on Thursday.

Minority panel seeks compensation for Muzaffarnagar riot victims

The National Minority Commission has asked the Uttar Pradesh government to give compensation to the kin of those who are untraceable since the 2013 riots in Muzaffarnagar, an official said Tuesday.

Bail plea of Muzaffarnagar riot accused rejected

A local court has rejected the bail plea of a man accused of murdering a villager during the riots in the district last year.

Magistrate sends 7 cases against riot accused to sessions court

The Chief Judicial Magistrate has committed to the sessions court for trial seven cases against a riot accused.

UP govt sanctions more funds for Muzaffarnagar riot victims

The Uttar Pradesh government has sanctioned an additional amount of Rs 3.28 crore for providing relief to riot victims, district authorities said here Friday.

Moradabad violence: Centre seeks report from UP government

The Union government has sought a report from Uttar Pradesh about the violence in Kanth area of Moradabad district, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Saturday.

Congress blames BJP for tension in Moradabad

Congress on Saturday blamed BJP for tension in Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh and defended the Samajwadi Party government over police action, saying there was no other option but to take law and order measures.

BJP forms five-member committee to probe Moradabad incident

Uttar Pradesh BJP on Friday constituted a five-member committee of its MLAs for a detailed probe into the violence and detention of its legislators in Kanth area in Moradabad district.

Court defers hearing in Muzaffarnagar riots case till July 16

A local court has recorded the statement of a witness and deferred till July 16 the hearing in the Kawal killing case here.

Minorities body unhappy over `delay` in arrest of Muzaffarnagar riots accused

The National Commission for Minorities Saturday expressed concern over the "delay" in arrest of accused in Muzaffarnagar riot cases, but said it was satisfied with the relief works in the affected areas.

Man accused of gang-rape during Muzaffarnagar riots held

Police have arrested one person accused of gang-raping a woman at Lank of Muzaffarnagar during last year`s riots.

Bail plea of 8 Muzaffarnagar riots accused rejected

A local court has rejected the bail plea of eight accused in a case connected to the riots here last year.