communal violence

Bangladesh minister blames opposition BNP for communal violence

He asserted that the government would uproot communalism from the country. 

Oct 28, 2021, 20:38 PM IST

Bangladesh violence: Death toll rises to 5 after another man succumbs to injuries

The total number of deaths from the incident now stands at five, confirmed Md Harunur Rashid, officer-in-charge of Hajiganj Police Station.

Oct 20, 2021, 06:47 AM IST

Freedom of religion under attack in Bangladesh? US condemns reports of violence

Durga Puja pandals were attacked after a rumour spread in Bangladesh earlier this month.

Oct 19, 2021, 07:04 AM IST

Attacks on Durga Puja pavilions 'pre-planned', says Bangladesh Home Minister

The alleged defamation of the Holy Quran and subsequent attacks on the Hindus in Comilla were premeditated and aimed at destroying the communal harmony in Bangladesh, the Home Minister said.

Oct 18, 2021, 07:09 AM IST

Bangladesh violence: Incident aimed at destroying communal harmony, says Home Minister Azaduzzaman Khan

“The incident was carried out with the ill-motive to destroy religious harmony and to deteriorate law and order situation in Bangladesh. Those involved in the incident will be served exemplary punishment through proper investigation,” said Bangladesh Home Minister. 

Oct 17, 2021, 18:50 PM IST

Bangladesh violence: 6 idols vandalised at Kali temple in Munshiganj

On Wednesday, communal violence broke out in several places in Bangladesh after news broke on social media about the alleged desecration of the Holy Quran at a Durga Puja venue on the bank of Nanuar Dighi.

Oct 16, 2021, 13:39 PM IST

India calls Durga puja violence in Bangladesh ‘disturbing', MEA says, 'in touch with authorities'

Communal violence broke out in several places in Bangladesh on Wednesday after news broke on social media about the alleged desecration of the Holy Quran at a Durga Puja venue. 

Oct 15, 2021, 07:38 AM IST

Communal violence during Durga Puja celebrations in Bangladesh; 3 killed, 60 injured

The communal violence too place on Wednesday when the Hindu devotees were celebrating Durga Puja. 

Oct 14, 2021, 17:12 PM IST

Court grants bail to two persons in northeast Delhi riots case

The court said complainant Constable Parmesh Kumar had not identified two accused in the case and their identification by Constables Vipin Tomar and Rahul respectively was hardly of any consequences.

Aug 10, 2020, 20:23 PM IST

Left to corner PM Modi on communal violence, lynching in Monsoon Session of Parliament

The CPI(M) and the CPI alleged that recent incidents of lynching and communal violence have "claimed" many lives in the country.

Jul 15, 2018, 11:39 AM IST

Uttar Pradesh tops the list of communal violence hit states in 2017: Government

Uttar Pradesh topped the list of states with maximum communal violence incidents in the country in 2017.

Mar 14, 2018, 15:23 PM IST

Fact-finding team on Kasganj violence questions police role

A fact-finding team that visited Kasganj on February 2, 2018, in its report raised serious questions over the state police's integrity and its role.

Feb 05, 2018, 23:46 PM IST

No riots during 8 months of BJP govt in Uttar Pradesh: Yogi Adityanath

Yogi Adityanath said cow sheds would be set up in 16 towns with cow dung and urine being used for medicinal purposes and assured that closed industries would be reopened. 

Nov 16, 2017, 21:20 PM IST

BJP team to visit violence-hit areas of West Bengal

Amit Shah on Thursday formed a three-member delegation of MPs to look into incidents of communal violence in Bengal.


Jul 06, 2017, 22:27 PM IST

Baduria violence: BSF deployed, Internet suspended

Four companies of the Border Security Force (BSF) have been deployed at Baduria, Swarupnagar and Degangatame to tame the communal tension. 

Jul 05, 2017, 19:42 PM IST

West Bengal govt rushes 400 paramilitary troops after communal clashes break out in North 24 Paraganas

Communal clashes have broken out in North 24 Paraganas district of West Bengal over an "objectionable" post on Facebook, prompting the state government to rush 400 troops of paramilitary BSF on Tuesday to assist the police in containing the situation.

Jul 04, 2017, 23:49 PM IST

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik visits violence-hit Bhadrak as situation improves

As the violence-hit town turned near normal, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today visited Bhadrak and promised stern action against those responsible for violence and full compensation to all who suffered loss.

Apr 12, 2017, 17:28 PM IST

Probe begins into communal violence in Odisha's Bhadrak town, curfew reimposed

The Crime Branch of the Odisha Police has begun an investigation into an incidence of communal violence last week in Bhadrak town where the curfew was reimposed till Monday morning.

Apr 09, 2017, 17:32 PM IST

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Oct 18, 2016, 00:18 AM IST

REVEALED: Why Hindu families in Aligarh want to sell their houses, leave area

A molestation incident in Aligarh's Babri Mandi area has triggered a communal unrest between the two communities.

Jul 24, 2016, 09:54 AM IST