Lesser people died in communal violence this year than in 2014: MHA

Report issued by Ministry of Home Affairs shows a dip in deaths during the course of communal violence in 2015 as compared to 2014. However, the number of riots have seen a surge in a relative comparison.

Clashes in Kanpur over torn religious poster

Over ten people have been taken into custody in connection with the clashes.

Curfew relaxed in Jamshedpur, situation inches back to normal

The East Singhbhum district administration Friday relaxed curfew in Jamshedpur as the situation was peaceful with security forces keeping vigil.

Curfew further relaxed in communal clashes-hit Jamshedpur as situation improves

Curfew was on Thursday relaxed for varying time periods today as no untoward incident was reported in the city which witnessed clashes between two communities on Monday.

UP Police identifies sensitive zones ahead of Kanwad yatra

The Uttar Pradesh Police has identified sensitive zones and districts to prevent incidents of communal clashes during "Kanwad yatra".

5 injured in communal clashes, security beefed up in Faridabad

At least five persons were injured and around 15 houses gutted after a clash erupted between two communities over construction of a religious structure in Atali village here, following which the district administration has beefed up security.

Amnesty International criticises Modi govt's rights record

Human rights group Amnesty International on Wednesday criticised the Narendra Modi-led government, saying under the new regime India has witnessed a rise in communal violence and its Land Acquisition Ordinance has put thousands of Indians at "risk" of forcible eviction.

Bharuch violence: 200 BJP members resign, blame illegal shrimp farming

Alleging inaction on the part of Gujarat government in reining in "anti-social" elements thriving on illegal shrimp farming in Bharuch district which was hit by communal clashes, around 200 members of BJP from Hansot and Ankleshwar talukas have resigned from the party.

Union Minister Vasava blames police over communal clashes in Gujarat

Union Minister of state for tribal affairs and Bharuch MP Mansukhbhai Vasava on Friday said the police were "careless" and failed to prevent the recent communal clashes in Hansot town in Gujarat in which two people died.

Bareilly peaceful after clashes

Seventeen people were arrested and cases slapped against 400 people Friday for their alleged involvement in communal clashes in Bareilly earlier this week, police said.

Muzaffarnagar riots: SC directs UP govt to implement court's order within four weeks
Muzaffarnagar riots: SC directs UP govt to implement court's order within four weeks

The Supreme Court on Friday directed the Uttar Pradesh government to implement the district court's order regarding rehabilitation and compensation for the gang-rape victims, of the 2013 communal clashes which broke out here, within four weeks.

Communal clashes down by 19 percent in 2014: Rijiju

The number of communal clashes in India went down from 694 in 2013 to 561 this year, a drop of 19 percent, Parliament was informed Wednesday.

Improve intel gathering to check communal clashes: Jung to policemen

 In the wake of recent cases of communal clashes in the city, Lt Governor Najeeb Jung today asked Delhi Police to remain more vigilant and improve their intelligence-gathering abilities to prevent any recurrence of such incidents.

Normalcy returning to violence-hit Trilokpuri

Eight days after an alleged fight between inebriated youngsters escalated into clashes, Trilokpuri largely offers a sight of reassurance with signs of normalcy, barring fleeting moments of disquiet and suspicion.

Delhi's Trilokpuri prohibitory orders relaxed for 11 hours

Delhi Police Thursday relaxed the prohibitory orders for 11 hours in Delhi's Trilokpuri area, which has been hit by communal clashes.

40 arrested in Vadodara following communal clashes
40 arrested in Vadodara following communal clashes

The police in Gujarat's Vadodara has arrested at least 40 people in the wake of late-night communal clashes on Saturday between Hindus and Muslims following days of tension in the city.

Security stepped up after fresh violence in Vadodara

Security has been heightened with two more SRPF companies being deployed following fresh violence reported from one of the city areas where communal clashes occurred over the last three days, police said today.

Mobile internet facility suspended in violence-hit Vadodara

Mobile internet facility in Vadodara city was suspended on Saturday following communal clashes over the past two days, a senior police officer said.

Despite history of non-violence, too many clashes in India recently, says Kiren Rijiju

Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Sunday lamented the fact that despite a history of non-violence, India has seen many incidents of hostility lately.

Election Commission more vigilant for bypolls in western UP

Wary of the possibility of attempts to communally polarise voters ahead of the state Assembly bypolls in western Uttar Pradesh, the Election Commission has directed district and police officials to ensure that there are no such incidents in the run-up to the polls.