Communal Clashes

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Were Delhi's communal riots funded by Indonesian NGO?

14 Mar 2020

Were Delhi's communal riots funded by Indonesian NGO?

A link has emerged between last month's communal violence in Delhi and a non-government organization (NGO) based in Indonesia.

'84 riots survivor saved 60 Muslims during Delhi violence

08 Mar 2020

'84 riots survivor saved 60 Muslims during Delhi violence

As a violent mob ravaged Northeast Delhi two weeks ago, a man and his son saved as many as 60 lives in the Gokulpuri locality.

Delhi violence: New video of shooting from hospital terrace emerges

06 Mar 2020

Delhi violence: New video of shooting from hospital terrace emerges

Recently, shocking visuals of a group of miscreants shooting from the terrace of a hospital in Northeast Delhi had emerged.

Delhi HC asks police to consider FIRs against BJP leaders

26 Feb 2020

Delhi HC asks police to consider FIRs against BJP leaders

Expressing concern over the recent incidents of violence in the national capital, the Delhi High Court on Wednesday said that they cannot allow a repeat of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.

Modi calls for 'brotherhood' as communal mob ravages Northeast Delhi

26 Feb 2020

Modi calls for 'brotherhood' as communal mob ravages Northeast Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday appealed for peace as violence tore through much of Northeast Delhi in the past few days.

#DelhiRiots: 26-year-old IB officer's body found in Northeast Delhi drain

26 Feb 2020

#DelhiRiots: 26-year-old IB officer's body found in Northeast Delhi drain

After days-long communal violence in the Northeast region of Delhi, the body of an Intelligence Bureau (IB) officer has been recovered from a drain in Chand Bagh.

Let everything cool down first, says SC on Shaheen Bagh

26 Feb 2020

Let everything cool down first, says SC on Shaheen Bagh

The Supreme Court on Wednesday deferred the hearing on petitions seeking to shift the sit-in protests in Delhi's Shaheen Bagh.

Kejriwal says Delhi violence 'alarming'; calls for Army assistance

26 Feb 2020

Kejriwal says Delhi violence 'alarming'; calls for Army assistance

On Wednesday, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal sought the assistance of the Indian Army to handle the tense situation in the Northeast region of the national capital.

20 killed as worst violence in decades rocks Northeast Delhi

26 Feb 2020

20 killed as worst violence in decades rocks Northeast Delhi

The death toll in the communal violence in Northeast Delhi rose to 20 on Wednesday while hundreds of others remain injured.

Jaipur: Internet remains suspended after violence over rape of 7-year-old

05 Jul 2019

Jaipur: Internet remains suspended after violence over rape of 7-year-old

The rape of a seven-year-old in Jaipur, Rajasthan, has left the walled city shook, triggering violence and urging authorities to even suspend internet services in some regions.

Chandni Chowk temple vandalism: 9 persons, including 4 juveniles, arrested

03 Jul 2019

Chandni Chowk temple vandalism: 9 persons, including 4 juveniles, arrested

The Delhi Police has arrested a total of nine persons, including four juveniles, in connection with the June 30 Hauz Qazi incident in which a century-old temple was vandalized.

Delhi: Mob vandalizes Chandni Chowk's temple, breaks deity's idols

01 Jul 2019

Delhi: Mob vandalizes Chandni Chowk's temple, breaks deity's idols

In a recent incident of communal violence, a temple in Hauz Qazi area of Chandni Chowk, Delhi was vandalized on Sunday night.

2013 Muzaffarnagar riots: Seven guilty men sentenced to life imprisonment

08 Feb 2019

2013 Muzaffarnagar riots: Seven guilty men sentenced to life imprisonment

On Friday, a local court sentenced all seven convicts in the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots case to life imprisonment.

Maharashtra: Muharram sawari, Ganesh idol installed under one roof

18 Sep 2018

Maharashtra: Muharram sawari, Ganesh idol installed under one roof

A nondescript village in Yavatmal district of Maharashtra, which earlier had witnessed communal unrest, has now set an example of brotherhood by installing both the Muharram sawari and Lord Ganesh's idol under one roof.

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi: Minorities in India are the safest worldwide

03 Jun 2018

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi: Minorities in India are the safest worldwide

Union Minister for Minority Affairs, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, while speaking at the BJP's 'Transforming India' initiative in Goa, said that minorities in India are safer here than in any other democratic country.

West Bengal: 5 incidents when TMC made mockery of democracy

01 Jun 2018

West Bengal: 5 incidents when TMC made mockery of democracy

The recent murders of 12 people in West Bengal's civic polls is nothing less than the murder of democracy itself.

New report claims "sheer brutality" by Myanmar's Rohingyas on Hindus

23 May 2018

New report claims "sheer brutality" by Myanmar's Rohingyas on Hindus

In what could potentially change the narrative around Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims, a report by Amnesty International has made controversial allegations.

Aurangabad burns as communal clashes break out over water

12 May 2018

Aurangabad burns as communal clashes break out over water

Violence broke out in Aurangabad yesterday reportedly after water supply to a religious place was disconnected.

Godhra riots: Gujarat HC gives verdict on Ode massacre

11 May 2018

Godhra riots: Gujarat HC gives verdict on Ode massacre

A division bench of the Gujarat High Court acquitted three and reinforced the verdict handed by a special court to 19 others in the Ode massacre case where 23 Muslims were burnt alive during the communal riots in Gujarat in 2002.

For disrupting Namaz prayer, Gurugram police arrest six

27 Apr 2018

For disrupting Namaz prayer, Gurugram police arrest six

The Gurugram police have arrested six men for disrupting namaz prayer, after video of them asking Muslims to clear the area went viral last week.

Kathua horror: 8-year-old sedated, gang-raped, murdered brutally. Humanity just died.

12 Apr 2018

Kathua horror: 8-year-old sedated, gang-raped, murdered brutally. Humanity just died.

The chargesheet in the gangrape-murder of an eight-year-old in Kathua, J&K, has revealed chilling details.

Bihar communal violence: Union Minister's 'missing' son arrested

01 Apr 2018

Bihar communal violence: Union Minister's 'missing' son arrested

Arijit Shashwat, son of Union Minister Ashwini Choubey, was arrested late Saturday night in Patna.

Sri Lanka lifts state of emergency

18 Mar 2018

Sri Lanka lifts state of emergency

Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena announced that he is bringing an end to the nationwide state of emergency which has been in place since the 6th of March.

Facebook list threatening violence against Hindu-Muslim couples taken down

06 Feb 2018

Facebook list threatening violence against Hindu-Muslim couples taken down

As communal tensions over Ankit Saxena's murder refuse to dissipate, a Facebook page furthering hate against inter-faith couples was taken down after social media uproar.

Bareilly DM removes FB post on Kasganj violence after rebuke

31 Jan 2018

Bareilly DM removes FB post on Kasganj violence after rebuke

Bareilly DM RV Singh has apologized for his Facebook post on the Kasganj violence, after the administration threatened action against him.

Why raise anti-Pakistan slogans in Muslim areas?: Bareilly DM

30 Jan 2018

Why raise anti-Pakistan slogans in Muslim areas?: Bareilly DM

The Bareilly district magistrate (DM) created a controversy with his Facebook post, asking why people raise anti-Pakistan slogans in Muslim areas.

UP Governor: Kasganj violence shameful, shouldn't be repeated

29 Jan 2018

UP Governor: Kasganj violence shameful, shouldn't be repeated

UP CM Yogi Adityanath is being pulled up for his state's law-and-order situation after the disturbing Kasganj violence on Republic Day.

'Is chanting Hindustan Zindabad a crime?': Kasganj victim's family wonders

28 Jan 2018

'Is chanting Hindustan Zindabad a crime?': Kasganj victim's family wonders

The 22-year-old man killed in UP's Kasganj on Republic Day, Chandan Gupta, was shot dead for refusing to say 'Pakistan Zindabad,' his family has claimed.

R-Day violence in UP leaves one dead, Section 144 imposed

27 Jan 2018

R-Day violence in UP leaves one dead, Section 144 imposed

Republic Day celebrations in Uttar Pradesh's Kasganj district were marred by violence between two groups which resulted in the death of a one person and injured over 10.

Mevani asks PM Modi to speak up about Dalit violence

05 Jan 2018

Mevani asks PM Modi to speak up about Dalit violence

Newly-elected Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani took up cudgels against PM Modi asking him to clarify his position on Dalit violence.

After 2 days, Maharashtra bandh called off by Ambedkar's grandson

03 Jan 2018

After 2 days, Maharashtra bandh called off by Ambedkar's grandson

Today's Maharashtra bandh was called off at around 4:30pm by Prakash Ambedkar, the grandson of Dalit icon BR Ambedkar.

Maharashtra bandh: Security high, no dabba service, waiver by airlines

03 Jan 2018

Maharashtra bandh: Security high, no dabba service, waiver by airlines

There is high security across Maharashtra in the wake of a statewide bandh called by Dalit protesters today.

Maharashtra on the edge after Bhima Koregaon clashes kill one

02 Jan 2018

Maharashtra on the edge after Bhima Koregaon clashes kill one

After one person was killed in clashes at the anniversary celebrations of the 1818 Bhima Koregaon battle, anger spilled over across Maharashtra.

Mumbai tense after Bhima Koregaon clashes, Section 144 imposed

02 Jan 2018

Mumbai tense after Bhima Koregaon clashes, Section 144 imposed

Mumbai remained tense a day after clashes between Dalits and Marathas at Bhima Koregaon caused at least one death.

Gujarat: 2 killed in community clashes, situation remains tense

14 Jul 2017

Gujarat: 2 killed in community clashes, situation remains tense

At least two people were killed and several others got injured after violent clashes took place between the Bharwad and Rajput communities in Gujarat on Thursday.

Police arrest Lekhi, BJP MLAs for trying to enter Basirhat

08 Jul 2017

Police arrest Lekhi, BJP MLAs for trying to enter Basirhat

BJP leaders including Meenakshi Lekhi, Om Mathur, Satyapal Singh were arrested by the police as they tried to enter violence-hit Basirhat.

Rupa Ganguly, others arrested while trying to visit violence-hit Basirhat

07 Jul 2017

Rupa Ganguly, others arrested while trying to visit violence-hit Basirhat

Police arrested BJP leaders Rupa Ganguly and Locket Chatterjee while they were attempting to make their way to violence-hit Basirhat.

Basirhat clashes claim first casualty, fresh tension triggered

07 Jul 2017

Basirhat clashes claim first casualty, fresh tension triggered

A 65-year-old man died in communal clashes at Basirhat, the first casualty in the incident.

West Bengal Communal violence: Paramilitary deployed, Internet services suspended

05 Jul 2017

West Bengal Communal violence: Paramilitary deployed, Internet services suspended

In a bid to control communal violence in West Bengal's Basirgat region, CM Mamata Banerjee has ordered to suspend Internet services in the state.

Saharanpur clashes- Bhim Army head Chandrashekhar Azad, 'mastermind', arrested

08 Jun 2017

Saharanpur clashes- Bhim Army head Chandrashekhar Azad, 'mastermind', arrested

Chandrashekhar Azad 'Ravan', head of the Dalit rights outfit Bhim Army, has been arrested from Dalhousie in Himachal Pradesh.