Case against Sangeet Som in road blocking incident adjourned

The hearing in a case against BJP MLA Sangeet Som and others for allegedly blocking roads in Civil Line area here during a protest five years ago was on Tuesday adjourned till December 22.

Muzaffarnagar riots: Court fixes October 13 for hearing case against Balyan, 60 others

A local court has fixed October 13 for hearing of a case of violation of prohibitory orders against 61 people, including Union Minister of State for Agriculture Affairs Sanjeev Balyan, in connection with the riots in the districts last year.

Union Home Ministry should reveal threat perception to BJP MLA Sangeet Som: Aam Aadmi Party

The Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday demanded that the Union Home Ministry should make public the threat perception to the BJP MP from Uttar Pradesh, who has been accorded Z category security by the Centre.

Z security for Sangeet Som: 'No inputs taken from UP'

Amid the controversy over the Centre according Z security to BJP MLA Sangeet Som, a Muzaffarnagar riots accused, UP government today said no inputs were taken from it on the issue even as it maintained that it will continue to provide him Y category security as per a High Court order.

Politicians condemn Z+ security cover for BJP leader Sangeet Som

Several political leaders have questioned the NDA Government`s move to provide Z+ security cover to BJP MLA Sangeet Som, who is an accused in the Muzzafarnagar riots case.

Muzaffarnagar riot accused BJP MLA Sangeet Som gets Z category security

The union home ministry has decided to provide Z category security to controversial BJP MLA from Uttar Pradesh Sangeet Som, reports said on Tuesday.

Meerut remains tense; state BJP chief to meet victim`s family

The situation continued to be tense in Meerut, Tuesday, over the alleged gang-rape and religious conversion of a 20-year-old madrasa teacher.

Tension in Moradabad over BJP, Congress protests

The situation in Moradabad district continues to be tense on Saturday as state BJP unit members led by MLA Sangeet Som have planned a protest in the area against SSP Dharamvir, who held the party responsible for stoking communal tension in Kanth.

Moradabad violence: Centre seeks report from UP government

The Union government has sought a report from Uttar Pradesh about the violence in Kanth area of Moradabad district, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Saturday.

Moradabad SSP holds BJP`s call for Mahapanchayat responsible for Kanth violence

Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Dharamvir told media here on Saturday that the situation in Kanth got tense only after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) called for a Mahapanchayat.

SP`s manifesto will spread communal tension, warns BJP`s Sangeet Som

After being released from the police custody Friday night, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sangeet Som told ANI here that the Mahapanchayat issue had been purposely heated up to target his party.

Situation under control, but patrolling still on: Moradabad DIG

The Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIGP) of Moradabad, Gulab Singh, said here on Saturday that the situation is under control a day after clashes between Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) protesters and the police on the Kanth railway tracks.

Four BJP MPs, 1 MLA detained for defying ban on mahapanchayat

The issue of holding of a `mahapanchayat` in Kanth area on Friday turned into a violent protest, during which BJP leaders including four MPs, and an MLA who was accused in the Muzaffarnagar riots were detained.

UP BJP MLA Sangeet Som threatens cops of `bawaal` over tardy murder probe

Controversial BJP MLA Sangeet Som courted controversy after he threatened police officers of creating unrest if they don`t take proper action in the Bhudhana double murder case.

BSP moves EC to ban Sangeet Som from canvassing in Ayodhya, Faizabad

Bahujan Samaj Party has demanded the Election commission to ban BJP MLA and Muzaffarnagar riots accused Sangeet Som from campaigning in Faizabad and Ayodhya, saying that his presence will spark "communal disturbances" in the area.

UP govt seeks cancellation of bails to Muzaffarnagar riots accused

The Uttar Pradesh government led by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has appealed to courts to cancel bail of at least 50 persons accused of playing a role in the last year`s Muzaffarnagar riots, claiming that they could try to disturb peace during elections.

Snooping row: You don`t tap phones when someone is threatened, says Khurshid

External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Saturday criticised the Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi on the recent snooping issue.

Digvijay slams BJP for honouring UP MLAs facing Muzaffarnagar riots charges

Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh today said that BJP and Narendra Modi have shown their true colours by honouring those MLAs of the party who are facing charges of having fomented recent riots in Uttar Pradesh.

Modi rally: BJP felicitates Muzaffarnagar riots accused MLAs in Agra

Undeterred by criticism from rival political parties, the BJP on Thursday honoured two of its MLAs Sangeet Som and Suresh Rana, who have been accused of inciting communal violence in Muzaffarnagar, in Agra where its PM candidate Narendra Modi is due to address a rally.

BJP MLAs named in Muzaffarnagar riots case to be honoured

A controversy has been sparked with BJP deciding to felicitate its MLAs Sangeet Som and Suresh Rana, accused of inciting communal violence in Muzaffarnagar, at Narendra Modi`s rally in Agra on Thursday.