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Muzaffarnagar violence

270 people booked for violence in UP's Muzaffarnagar

In the wake of the violence, security was heightened and extra police force was deployed in the village to ease the tension.

Jun 04, 2017, 22:26 PM IST

Mulayam defends govt on riots on first visit to Muzaffarnagar

Visiting Muzaffarnagar for the first time since the deadly communal riots seven months ago, ruling SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Tuesday reached out to Muslims.

May 06, 2014, 20:23 PM IST

12,000 riot victims yet to return to native village

Over 12,000 riot victims are yet to return to their native villages, district authorities in UP said on Monday.

Feb 17, 2014, 16:34 PM IST

Muzaffarnagar riots: Security provided to gang-rape victims

The gang-rape victims during the Muzaffarngar riots have been provided security, police said on Monday.

Feb 17, 2014, 16:25 PM IST

UP govt failed to arrest those involved in Muzaffarnagar riots: NGO

An NGO alleged in SC that UP govt failed to arrest the criminal elements involved in the recent communal clash in Muzaffarnagar and adjoining districts.

Jan 22, 2014, 23:16 PM IST

SC commences final hearing on UP violence

The Supreme Court on Tuesday commenced final hearing on a batch of petitions demanding independent probe either by CBI or special investigating team (SIT) into the recent communal clash in Muzaffarnagar and its adjoining districts in Uttar Pradesh.

Jan 21, 2014, 19:20 PM IST

Half of refugees in govt-aided relief camp children

The only government-aided relief camp in the district here has so far seen 16 deaths after it opened to shelter victims following the September riots in the area, official sources said.

Dec 27, 2013, 15:25 PM IST

SP cries foul, says conspiracy behind Mulayam`s `twisted statement`

Amid raging controversy over Mulayam Singh Yadav`s claim that those living in relief camps in Muzaffarnagar were political activists, SP went into fire fighting mode on Wednesday.

Dec 25, 2013, 23:52 PM IST

Muzaffarnagar violence: Victims staying in camps will be sent home, says Akhilesh Yadav

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday said that the victims of Muzaffarnagar violence staying in relief camps set up by the government will be sent home.

Dec 23, 2013, 23:42 PM IST

Ready to act on suggestions on rehabilitation of victims: UP CM

Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday said his government was ready to act on suggestions, if any, of the Congress or any other party on rehabilitating victims of Muzzafarnagar riots.

Dec 22, 2013, 20:47 PM IST

Muzaffarnagar relief camps in bad state, victims should return home: Rahul

Rahul Gandhi lamented the deplorable condition at the relief camps in Muzaffarnagar district in UP on Sunday.

Dec 22, 2013, 18:42 PM IST

Muzaffarnagar riots: SIT to file report on 11 accused

The Special Investigation Team probing over 500 cases of riots here will file its final report against 11 persons who were accused in the violence and later allegedly killed in clashes in the district.

Dec 04, 2013, 14:04 PM IST

Congress steers clear of questions on Rahul-EC issue

Congress on Wednesday steered clear of questions whether Rahul Gandhi will apologise in the wake of Election Commission ticking him off.

Nov 13, 2013, 19:44 PM IST

Muzzafarnagar riots: 10,000 persons still living in 10 operational camps, says UP government

The Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday filed status report in the Supreme Court regarding Muzzafarnagar riots.

Nov 13, 2013, 17:43 PM IST

BJP MLA Sangeet Som released on bail

BJP legislator Sangeet Som who was arrested for his alleged role in inciting communal violence here, was released on bail by a neighbouring Deoband court.

Nov 11, 2013, 22:48 PM IST

UP riots: BJP MLAs Som, Rana get relief from Advisory Board

Uttar Pradesh Advisory Board on Thursday revoked the detention under NSA of two BJP MLAs, Sangeet Som and Suresh Rana.

Nov 07, 2013, 22:40 PM IST

Communal forces succeeded in Muzaffarnagar, says Mulayam

Communal forces succeeded in their efforts in Muzaffarnagar, Mulayam Singh Yadav said and asked the UP govt to deal with such elements sternly.

Nov 07, 2013, 22:22 PM IST

SC concerned over fresh violence in Muzaffarnagar

Supreme Court expressed concern over eruption of fresh violence in Muzaffarnagar.

Oct 31, 2013, 22:52 PM IST

Muzaffarnagar returning to normalcy, police admit lapses; 8 held

As the fresh communal violence here tested the Akhilesh Yadav government again, the UP police chief on Thursday admitted to lapses on the part of police even as paramilitary forces patrolled sensitive areas in bid to restore normalcy.

Oct 31, 2013, 18:56 PM IST

Attempt to create tension in Muzaffarnagar: Mulayam Singh

Mulayam Singh Yadav said there was a deliberate attempt to create communal tension in Uttar Pradesh`s Muzaffarnagar district.

Oct 30, 2013, 19:52 PM IST