Hindu widow saved 10 Muslims in Bihar riots

A Hindu woman who saved lives of 10 Muslims in this village in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district during the recent clashes in which five people died is being hailed as a hero, officials said.

BJP blames Bihar govt for Muzaffarpur riots, demands judicial probe

Blaming the state government for communal riots at Ajizpur village in Muzaffarpur district of Bihar, BJP on Wednesday demanded a judicial enquiry into the incident and Rs 10 lakh compensation to the families of the victims.

Villagers returning to arson-hit Muzaffarpur village

More than 24 families who had fled arson-hit Ajizpur village have returned home even as three policemen have been sent to police lines in connection with the violence which resulted in the death of five persons, including an abducted youth.

Dozens arrested at Niger demo after deadly cartoons riots

Police in Niger on Sunday fired tear gas and arrested dozens at a banned opposition protest, a day after deadly riots over a depiction of the Prophet Mohammed in French weekly Charlie Hebdo.

Five dead in Saturday`s anti-Charlie Hebdo riots in Niger: President

Five people were killed in the Niger capital on Saturday during violent riots against the depiction of the Prophet Mohammed on the cover of French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, President Mahamadou Issoufou said.

“They want to spread riots: Mulayum Singh Yadav on BJP

Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav accused the BJP of speaking lie to the people and cheating the nation. “They want to spread riots. The Agra incident was the beginning, They are trying to repeat such incidents across the country,” he said.

Muzaffarnagar riots: Two gang-rape accused nabbed from police exam centres

Two persons, who were allegedly involved in gang-rape cases during Muzaffarnagar riots, were arrested from police recruitment centres in Moradabad while appearing for an exam.

Riot police clash with protesters at La Scala opening night

The glamourous season opener at Milan`s Scala opera house was marred Sunday by clashes between riot police and protesters which left two wounded.

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 dead in riots in 2014; govt claims 19 percent decline in violence

Altogether 90 people were killed and 1,688 others were injured in 561 incidents of communal violence in the country this year so far, a decline of 19 per cent as compared to the corresponding period of 2013, the Rajya Sabha was informed today.

Muzaffarnagar riots: Property attachment proceedings against 12 more accused

Property attachment proceedings have been launched against 12 absconding accused in a Muzaffarnagar riots case.

Wounds would fester for long: Trilokpuri residents say

 Life has virtually come to a standstill for 75-year-old Wahidan, a resident of Block-20 in Trilokpuri since her son was picked up by police in connection with the recent clashes that has hit the area.

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Statewide bandh in Punjab on 30th anniversary

On the 30th anniversary of 1984 anti-Sikh riots there is a state wide shutdown has been called in Punjab on Saturday.

Trilokpuri riots: Police say opened fire, but in self-defence

 Five people, including two teens, received bullet injuries in the communal clash in Trilokpuri in east Delhi last week. Delhi Police claims their bullets did not cause the injuries and an FIR filed by the police clearly mentions that they fired in "self defence".

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

The prohibitory orders on gathering and movement of people imposed in east Delhi's Trilokpuri area following a communal clash were relaxed for three hours Tuesday as no fresh violence was reported, police said.

Delhi's Trilokpuri incident was "pre-planned" to polarise society: AAP

Aam Aadmi Party on Sunday alleged that recent clashes in Trilokpuri area was an "unpardonable" act committed in a "pre-planned" manner to polarise the society on the religious lines.

Azam Khan denies sting claim over Muzaffarnagar riots

Uttar Pradesh Urban Development Minister Azam Khan has denied having called up any official before the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots broke out, as accused by a television channel in a sting operation.

Shamli DM urges riot victims to return to village

The Shamli district authorities have appealed to 101 persons displaced in the last year's riots to return to their village in Hasanpur and have promised them security.

Muzaffarnagar riots: Two released from jail

A former gram pradhan and an Imam in a local mosque, both accused in Muzaffarnagar riots and detained under the National Security Act, have been released, police said on Thursday.