communal violence

Uttar Pradesh tops the list of communal violence hit states in 2017: Government

Uttar Pradesh tops the list of communal violence hit states in 2017: Government

Uttar Pradesh topped the list of states with maximum communal violence incidents in the country in 2017.

Mar 14, 2018, 15:23 PM IST
Fact-finding team on Kasganj violence questions police role

Fact-finding team on Kasganj violence questions police role

A fact-finding team that visited Kasganj on February 2, 2018, in its report raised serious questions over the state police's integrity and its role.

Feb 05, 2018, 23:46 PM IST
No riots during 8 months of BJP govt in Uttar Pradesh: Yogi Adityanath

No riots during 8 months of BJP govt in Uttar Pradesh: Yogi Adityanath

Yogi Adityanath said cow sheds would be set up in 16 towns with cow dung and urine being used for medicinal purposes and assured that closed industries would be reopened. 

Nov 16, 2017, 21:20 PM IST

BJP team to visit violence-hit areas of West Bengal

Amit Shah on Thursday formed a three-member delegation of MPs to look into incidents of communal violence in Bengal.

 

Jul 06, 2017, 22:27 PM IST
Baduria violence: BSF deployed, Internet suspended

Baduria violence: BSF deployed, Internet suspended

Four companies of the Border Security Force (BSF) have been deployed at Baduria, Swarupnagar and Degangatame to tame the communal tension. 

Jul 05, 2017, 19:42 PM IST
West Bengal govt rushes 400 paramilitary troops after communal clashes break out in North 24 Paraganas

West Bengal govt rushes 400 paramilitary troops after communal clashes break out in North 24 Paraganas

Communal clashes have broken out in North 24 Paraganas district of West Bengal over an "objectionable" post on Facebook, prompting the state government to rush 400 troops of paramilitary BSF on Tuesday to assist the police in containing the situation.

Jul 04, 2017, 23:49 PM IST
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik visits violence-hit Bhadrak as situation improves

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik visits violence-hit Bhadrak as situation improves

As the violence-hit town turned near normal, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today visited Bhadrak and promised stern action against those responsible for violence and full compensation to all who suffered loss.

Apr 12, 2017, 17:28 PM IST

Probe begins into communal violence in Odisha's Bhadrak town, curfew reimposed

The Crime Branch of the Odisha Police has begun an investigation into an incidence of communal violence last week in Bhadrak town where the curfew was reimposed till Monday morning.

Apr 09, 2017, 17:32 PM IST

DNA: Why is the communal violence in West Bengal being suppressed?

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Oct 18, 2016, 00:18 AM IST
 REVEALED: Why Hindu families in Aligarh want to sell their houses, leave area

REVEALED: Why Hindu families in Aligarh want to sell their houses, leave area

A molestation incident in Aligarh's Babri Mandi area has triggered a communal unrest between the two communities.

Jul 24, 2016, 09:54 AM IST

Every member of rioting mob is guilty of offence: Gujarat HC

The Gujarat High Court has ruled that every member of a rioting mob is guilty of the offence committed by some of its constituents, while maintaining that cases related to communal riots require "very careful handling."

Apr 19, 2016, 16:06 PM IST
Curfew imposed in Hazaribagh after communal violence over Ram Navami processions

Curfew imposed in Hazaribagh after communal violence over Ram Navami processions

In a major development, curfew was clamped in Jharkhand's Hazaribagh district on Sunday night after communal violence over Ram Navami processions snowballed into a major row.

Apr 18, 2016, 09:58 AM IST

DNA: Analysis of communal riots gradually taking over the nation

During the procession of Makar Sankranti, riots broke out in Fatehpur.

Jan 15, 2016, 23:15 PM IST
Malda riots: Is Mamata Banerjee playing 'vote bank politics'? Should President intervene?

Malda riots: Is Mamata Banerjee playing 'vote bank politics'? Should President intervene?

A team of BJP MPs was Monday denied permission to visit violence-hit Kaliachak in West Bengal's Malda district.

Jan 11, 2016, 20:06 PM IST
Days after Malda incident, Mamata Banerjee says there is no communal violence in Bengal

Days after Malda incident, Mamata Banerjee says there is no communal violence in Bengal

Days after violence rocked Malda district and following which communal tension flared in the area, West Bengal Mamata Banerjee on Friday said there is no communal violence in the state.

Jan 08, 2016, 12:40 PM IST
Malda riots: BJP MLA Shamik Bhattacharya debarred from visiting Kaliachak village, detained

Malda riots: BJP MLA Shamik Bhattacharya debarred from visiting Kaliachak village, detained

A BJP delegation led by Shamik Bhattacharya, its lone MLA in West Bengal Assembly, was not allowed to visit Kaliachak village, about 30 km from here, which had witnessed violence on Sunday.

Jan 06, 2016, 16:00 PM IST
Malda riots: 9 arrested, 6 get bail; Is Mamata Banerjee govt shielding accused, acting against BJP?

Malda riots: 9 arrested, 6 get bail; Is Mamata Banerjee govt shielding accused, acting against BJP?

It's been almost three days now since an angry mob turned violent during a Muslim rally and torched Malda's Kaliachak police station along with over a dozen vehicles, but so far only 9 out of 130 accused have been arrested. Also, 6 of 9 were let off with bail hours after the arrest took place.

Jan 06, 2016, 13:34 PM IST
I think there is no issue about actors saying what they want, says Shah Rukh Khan

I think there is no issue about actors saying what they want, says Shah Rukh Khan

Asked about his views on the impact of recent social media uproar around certain comments made by actors like Aamir Khan, SRK said that it was important to be able to talk about things.

Dec 02, 2015, 11:26 AM IST
More communal violence in BJP-ruled states, says Congress in Lok Sabha

More communal violence in BJP-ruled states, says Congress in Lok Sabha

There was more communal violence in states ruled by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the Congress said on Tuesday, but BJP MPs refuted the claim.

Dec 01, 2015, 14:06 PM IST

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.

Nov 24, 2015, 12:11 PM IST