Bill in RS to provide for death penalty for hijackers

A bill seeking stringent punishment including death penalty for hijackers and giving right to security forces to shoot down an aircraft, which may be used as a missile, was introduced in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday.

Left parties to start countrywide stir today

Six Left parties will from Monday begin a countrywide mass movement in support of their nine-point demand, including stopping introduction of RSS and Hindutva ideologies in education and preventing FDI in insurance sector.

State extends tenure of commission probing Muzaffarnagar riots

The Uttar Pradesh government has extended by three months tenure of the one-man inquiry commission probing Muzaffarnagar riots.

Muzaffarnagar riots victims stage dharna

Several riot victims, including women, staged a dharna and raised slogans in Shahpur town over delay in the arrest of those accused in the Kutba killings in Muzaffarnagar during the communal clashes last year.

90 killed in 561 communal violence incidents till October

There have been 561 incidents of communal violence in the country till October this year in which 90 people were killed and 1,688 injured, with Uttar Pradesh topping the list, Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

Trinamool Congress to oppose bill on FDI in insurace: Mamata Banerjee

Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said her party would oppose any attempt to pass the Bill in Parliament to raise FDI cap in insurance sector to 49 per cent and will be vocal against the BJP-led government over communal violence.

Six incidents of communal violence in UP in April-August period: Khan

Uttar Pradesh government Monday said that between April to August this year, six incidents of communal tension took place in the state.

Muzaffarnagar riots: Two arrested in gang-rape case

Two persons have been arrested in connection with a gang-rape case during last year clashes here, taking the total number of those arrested in riot-related rape cases to 21.

Prohibitory orders relaxed for 13 hours in Delhi's Trilokpuri on Monday

Delhi Police on Monday again relaxed prohibitory orders for 13 hours in Delhi's communal violence hit Trilokpuri area.

After Trilokpuri, communal tension grips Delhi's Bawana area

Days after Trilokpuri area witnessed communal clashes, tensions are simmering in Delhi's Bawana region where Hindu residents on Sunday took part in a a mahapanchayat demanding a bar on taziya procession to be held by Muslims on Muharram (November 04).

Prohibitory orders relaxed for 13 hours in Delhi's Trilokpuri

Delhi Police Saturday relaxed prohibitory orders for 13 hours in Delhi`s communal violence hit Trilokpuri area.

Indian govt should enact laws to deter communal violence: HRW

A leading human rights body has criticised successive Indian governments for "failing" to prosecute senior officials for their roles in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots and called on the new government to seek police reforms and enact laws against communal violence.

Police should not soft pedal probe into communal violence at Trilokpuri, demands AAP
Police should not soft pedal probe into communal violence at Trilokpuri, demands AAP

Aam Aadmi Party said on Wednesday that the police should not soft pedal probe into communal violence at Trilokpuri, particularly role of former BJP MLA SK Vaid.

Prohibitory orders to be relaxed in Delhi's Trilokpuri
Prohibitory orders to be relaxed in Delhi's Trilokpuri

The prohibitory orders on gathering and movement of people in Delhi's Trilokpuri area following a communal clash will be relaxed for six hours Wednesday as no fresh violence was reported, police said.

Number of Rohingya fleeing Myanmar tops 100,000

A growing sense of desperation is fueling a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims from western Myanmar, with the number fleeing by boat since communal violence broke out two years ago now topping 100,000, a leading expert said on Saturday.

Vadodara riots: Over 200 held, situation remains tense
Vadodara riots: Over 200 held, situation remains tense

More than 200 people have been arrested in Vadodara town in Gujarat after days of communal violence, police said on Monday.

Over 200 held for Vadodara riots, no fresh flare up

Over 200 people have been arrested in Vadodara town in Gujarat after days of communal violence though no fresh incident was reported today, police said.

Over 200 held for Vadodara riots, no fresh flare up

Over 200 people have been arrested in Vadodara town in Gujarat after days of communal violence though no fresh incident was reported today, police said.

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.

PM Narendra Modi 'ring fenced' against summons

India on Friday made it very clear that Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived here on a five-day visit, was "ring fenced" and there was no question of anyone serving any summons on him and that an action in the matter was underway.