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Communal clashes in Kathua, Army called out

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 20:03

Mobs went a rampage setting afire kiosks and damaging property as communal clashes, sparked by an alleged act of sacrilege, erupted today in Jammu and Kashmir`s Kathua district, prompting authorities to call out Army.

Akhilesh government responsible for riots: Shahnawaz Hussain

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 20:46

Holding Mulayam Singh Yadav and Akhilesh Yadav responsible for Saharanpur riots, BJP leader Syed Shahnawaz Hussain said poor law and order situation were reasons behind the riots.

Saharanpur violence pre-planned: Kalraj Mishra

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 20:42

Union Minister Kalraj Mishra on Sunday said it appeared Saharanpur clashes were pre-planned and asked political parties not to politicise the issue.

Union Home Minister briefs PM on Saharanpur, UPSC

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 20:29

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and briefed him about the situation in violence-hit Saharanpur and students` protests against UPSC syllabus.

Trivial issues shouldn`t be raised to spark communal riots: SP leader Gaurav Bhatia

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 14:26

Coming to the rescue of his party which is being accused of not showing efficacy in dealing with communal tensions in Uttar Pradesh, the Samajwadi Party leader Gaurav Bhatia said that the government has ensured continuous patrolling in all the areas and situation has now been taken under control.

Congress VP Rahul Gandhi `saddened` by Saharanpur communal riots

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 17:52

Condemning the eruption of communal violence in Saharanpur district of Uttar Pradesh, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said that politics of hatred must end and it has no place in the country.

Russian court finds opposition leaders guilty of inciting mass riots

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 16:24

A Moscow court on Thursday found Russian opposition leaders Sergei Udaltsov and Leonid Razvozhayev guilty of inciting mass riots against President Vladimir Putin.

Narendra Modi has `highly problematic history of racism`: EU Parliament member

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 09:44

Spanish member of the European Parliament, Izaskun Bilbao Barandica, on Wednesday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s secular credentials, saying that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader has a “highly problematic history of racism”.

CBI faces court`s ire for incomplete reply to Tytler`s plea

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 20:22

CBI on Wednesday faced the ire of a Delhi court for filing an incomplete reply on a plea filed by Congress leader Jagdish Tytler, chargesheeted along with controversial businessman Abhishek Verma in a case of alleged forgery of a letter sent to the Prime Minister.

Magistrate sends 7 cases against riot accused to sessions court

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 13:31

The Chief Judicial Magistrate has committed to the sessions court for trial seven cases against a riot accused.

2002 Gujarat riots: HC judge recuses from hearing Kodnani`s bail plea

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 15:50

A single judge bench of the Gujarat High Court Tuesday recused itself from hearing a plea by former state minister Maya Kodnani, convicted in the 2002 Naroda Patia riot case, seeking regular bail on the ground of her ill-health.

2002 Guj riots: HC adjourns hearing on Zakia`s plea

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 10:03

The Gujarat High Court on Tuesday adjourned hearing on a petition of Zakia Jafri, the widow of slain ex-Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, challenging a local court order upholding a clean chit given by SIT to the then chief minister Narendra Modi and others in a 2002 riots case.