Restrictions lifted from Bihar town

Authorities on Thursday lifted restrictions clamped on a Bihar town two days ago after communal tensions eased there, officials said.

Man stabbed in communally tense Vadodara

A stabbing incident was reported today at Kaladarshan society in Panigate area of communally tense Vadodara city and the injured person was admitted to a government run hospital, sources said.

Muzaffarnagar riots: Court fixes October 13 for hearing case against Balyan, 60 others

A local court has fixed October 13 for hearing of a case of violation of prohibitory orders against 61 people, including Union Minister of State for Agriculture Affairs Sanjeev Balyan, in connection with the riots in the districts last year.

Samajwadi Party blames BJP for communal tension in UP

Hitting out at BJP for the recent communal tension in Uttar Pradesh, ruling Samajwadi Party on Sunday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah "influence" it from behind.

Some forces trying to create divide in society: Akhilesh Yadav
Some forces trying to create divide in society: Akhilesh Yadav

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today alleged that some forces were trying to create divide in the society, but his party was determined to counter them.

Photo of Akhilesh Yadav with Saharanpur riots main accused surfaces

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav finds himself in the midst of a controversy once again.

Tension in Bareilly after protests against objectionable post

Tension gripped old city area here when a group of persons indulged in stone pelting and arson demanding action against two youths for allegedly posting objectionable content on a social networking site, hurting religious sentiments.

Will urge Centre for restrictions on social media: Maharashtra government

Against the backdrop of violence following a string of objectionable posts related to popular icons, the Maharashtra government has decided to request the Centre to take steps to bring restrictions on social media.

Facebook post sparks communal tension in Nainital

Communal tension broke out in Nainital district`s Ramnagar town after pictures hurtful to the religious sentiments of a particular community were uploaded on a social networking site, a senior police official said here.

SIMI leader confesses to inciting communal trouble

Members of banned outfit Students Islamic Movement of India have told a court here that three local youths were also involved in fomenting communal tension in Narsinghgarh in 2008.

Will not spare anyone who tries to whip up communal tension: Jayalalithaa

Expressing satisfaction over the law and order situation in state, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Wednesday said despite persistent attempts, Maoists have "been denied foothold" here and asserted her government will not spare anyone who tries to whip up communal passions.

Muzaffarnagar riots: SIT records statements of missing persons` family members

A Special Investigation Team has recorded statements of missing person`s family members affected by communal clashes at Kandhla in Shamli district during Muzaffarnagar riots, police said on Sunday.

Situation returning to normal in Muzaffarnagar: DM

District Magistrate of riot-hit Muzaffarnagar on Saturday said there was no fresh incident of communal violence in the district, and accused a section of media of linking "normal crime incidents with communal tension."

Bihar to crack down on those creating communal tension

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has asked the state police to use the National Security Act against any one trying to create communal tension in the state, officials said on Saturday.

Police foil possible flare-up in Aligarh district

Prompt action by police helped avoid a possible flare-up in Jattari town in Aligarh district, after animal flesh was found planted at a place of worship.

Communal tension likely ahead of elections: Sushilkumar Shinde

Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Monday said that there is likelihood of communal tension in the country ahead of the general elections scheduled for early 2014.

Communal tension at village in Nashik district

Tension prevailed at Devdongara village in Trimbakeshwar tehsil of Nashik district yesterday following an altercation between members of two communities.

25 per cent communal tensions due to religious disputes: Govt

Around 25 per cent of communal tensions in the country took place due to religious disputes, Minister of State for Home RPN Singh said in Rajya Sabha on Friday.

Communal tension prevails in old city area of Lucknow

Tension prevailed in the old city area here on the third consecutive day on Friday as members of two sects of a community allegedly indulged into brick-batting and arson.

Religious procession stoned, tension in Lucknow

Tension prevailed in the old city area here when members of two groups engaged in brick-batting and arson during a religious procession, police said Wednesday.