Muzaffarnagar riots: compensation claim accepted

A year after riots broke out in the district, claims for compensation by the people effected from Hasanpur village have been accepted by the district authorities here.

UP bypolls: Yogi Adityanath to be BJP's star campaigner
UP bypolls: Yogi Adityanath to be BJP's star campaigner

Bharatiya Janata Party MP Yogi Adityanath will be party's star campaigner for the Uttar Pradesh bypolls scheduled for September next month, reports said on Thursday.

Uttar Pradesh villages tense after violence

Tensions prevailed on Monday in the two Uttar Pradesh villages where communal clashes had erupted a day earlier, police said.

Tension in Uttar Pradesh district after group clash

Tension erupted in Alipur Khera town in Bhogaon area of the district today when members of two communities clashed and set some shops on fire, police said.

BJP not SP to be blamed for rising crimes in UP: Naresh Agarwal

Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Naresh Agarwal on Monday criticised the Bharatiya Janata Party for blaming his party for the spiraling crime rate in Uttar Pradesh.

Mayawati attacks BJP, SP over communal violence

Mayawati accused BJP and SP of being "hand in glove" in fanning communal violence in UP to further their political interests and said communal forces were becoming strong across the country.

Saharanpur riots: Rajnath Singh rubbishes report accusing BJP MP of inciting violence

Probing the cause of communal violence that occurred in Saharanpur last month, the 5-member committee has submitted its report to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav.

308 communal incidents till June this year

A total of 308 communal incidents were reported in the country in the first six months of this year of which 56 have taken place in Uttar Pradesh, Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Congress must account for all post-Independence riots in India: Najma Heptullah

With the Congress creating an uproar in Parliament over the Communal Violence Bill, the BJP on Wednesday hit back at its president Sonia Gandhi for her remarks on "increase" in communal incidents in the country after it came to power, saying the charges were "baseless" and an outcome of the party`s "desperation".

Congress MPs demand early debate on communal violence

Congress in Lok Sabha on Wednesday demanded an early debate on communal violence in the country and questioned the delay in holding it, prompting the Speaker to warn it against casting aspersions on the Chair.

Government dismisses Sonia`s criticism on communal incidents

The BJP government on Tuesday dismissed Sonia Gandhi`s attack on it over the "rise" in communal riots since it assumed power.

`Rioting and arson in Saharanpur caused Rs 244 crore loss`

Recent incidents of rioting and arson in Saharanpur has led to a loss of about Rs 244 crore to the city, says an Assocham study.

Rise in communal violence after Narendra Modi govt came to power: Sonia Gandhi

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday attacked the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government at the Centre saying that ever since the party came to power there has been a spurt in communal violence across the country.

BJP ideology should replace Congress`: Amit Shah

BJP leadership met on Saturday with its representatives from across the country as the new party President Amit Shah called for replacement of the Congress ideology by that of BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi denounced incidents of communal violence declaring there would be no compromise on peace, harmony and national unity.

Congress accuses BJP of creating communal divide

Congress today accused BJP of creating a communal divide in parts of Uttar Pradesh where bye-elections are due in the wake of recent poll debacle in Uttarakhand.

LS Speaker rejects Rahul`s charge of being `biased`

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan Wednesday rejected Rahul Gandhi`s charge of being bias, saying she gave opportunities to speak to all members and parties.

Rahul angry over LoP issue, has nothing to do with communal violence: BJP

BBJP on Wednesday said Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi`s decision to walk into the Well of the Lok Sabha for the first time to voice his protest, had nothing to with the issue of communal violence.

Jaitley says Congress facing `palace coup`, Sonia rejects charges of `internal rebellion`

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday rejected charges of “internal rebellion” made by senior BJP leader and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley while assuring that all is well within the party.

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.

Curfew relaxed for five hours in violence-hit Saharanpur

Curfew was Wednesday relaxed for five hours in the violence-hit city as the situation was gradually returning to normal.