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UP: Communal clashes breakout after unidentified miscreants throw pieces of meat in temple compound in Kannauj
India

UP: Communal clashes breakout after unidentified miscreants throw pieces of meat in temple compound in Kannauj

Enraged over the incident, a mob set three meat shops, located a short distance away from the temple, on fire. Police added that the gate of a graveyard was also damaged in the violence that ensued

Jodhpur violence: Curfew extended till May 8
Politics

Jodhpur violence: Curfew extended till May 8

Raikabagh Palace Bus Stand and Raikabagh Railway Station have been excluded from the curfew, read an official communication

Jodhpur violence: 141 people arrested so far
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Jodhpur violence: 141 people arrested so far

The situation is under control and no fresh incident of violence has been reported, police said

Jodhpur communal clash: BJP urges Rajasthan governor to initiate probe after violence broke out on Eid
India

Jodhpur communal clash: BJP urges Rajasthan governor to initiate probe after violence broke out on Eid

The BJP alleged that the Congress government in Rajasthan indulges in the politics of appeasement which has led to an atmosphere of fear

India belongs to everyone: RSS leader Indresh Kumar
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India belongs to everyone: RSS leader Indresh Kumar

Indresh Kumar said none of the religions or their messengers had ever taught hatred and animosity towards mankind, but it is "the reign of the devil" that makes people fight with each other as it runs parallel to "the reign of god"

'No tu tu main main in UP, no space for riots': Yogi Adityanath on Ram Navami violence
India

'No tu tu main main in UP, no space for riots': Yogi Adityanath on Ram Navami violence

The UP chief minister was referring to instances in Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand and West Bengal, where celebrations were marred by violent communal clashes, in which two were killed and several injured

Bihar: Saffron flag planted on a mosque in Muzaffarpur on Ram Navami, 3 arrested
India

Bihar: Saffron flag planted on a mosque in Muzaffarpur on Ram Navami, 3 arrested

In the video that has now gone viral, a man can be seen planting a saffron flag on top of the gate of a mosque in Muzaffarpur amid jubilation among onlookers

Odisha: Several hurt in clash over Ram Navami procession in Keonjhar
India

Odisha: Several hurt in clash over Ram Navami procession in Keonjhar

Anticipating more trouble, the Keonjhar district administration has imposed Section 144 in Joda town till 10 am of Tuesday

In video: Communal clashes in West Bengal, BJP claims participants of Ram Navami procession thrashed by police
India

In video: Communal clashes in West Bengal, BJP claims participants of Ram Navami procession thrashed by police

Alongwith West Bengal, communal violence was also reported in Gujarat, Jharkhand and Madhya Pradesh where stones were pelted of people participating in processions carried out to observe Ram Navami

Communal clashes reported in Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Jharkhand during Ram Navami; curfew imposed in MP's Khargone city
India

Communal clashes reported in Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Jharkhand during Ram Navami; curfew imposed in MP's Khargone city

In each incident police reported that stones were pelted at religious processions that led to clashes between two communities

Rajasthan: Curfew imposed in Karauli after communal clashes leave 25 injured
India

Rajasthan: Curfew imposed in Karauli after communal clashes leave 25 injured

A religious procession was being taken out and when it passed through a Muslim-dominated area, some miscreants pelted stones at it, leading to an eruption of communal clashes in which a few two-wheelers and shops were torched

Centre imposes 48-hour ban on two Malayalam channels MediaOne TV, Asianet News for coverage on Delhi riots
India

Centre imposes 48-hour ban on two Malayalam channels MediaOne TV, Asianet News for coverage on Delhi riots

Delhi Police and Home Minister Amit Shah, as well as Prime Minister Narendra Modi, have come under pressure with the opposition charging they failed to act swiftly enough to contain the violence.

Article 370 revoked: Better governance, security crucial for success as Modi govt's new plan takes effect on ground
India

Article 370 revoked: Better governance, security crucial for success as Modi govt's new plan takes effect on ground

Though the immediate concerns of the Centre's decision to revoke Article 370 and bifurcate Jammu and Kashmir are political and based on security, subsequently, the effects of governance and administrative changes will draw more focus

Assam clashes: Day after one killed in violence, Hailakandi remains tense; curfew extended till 7 am on Monday
India

Assam clashes: Day after one killed in violence, Hailakandi remains tense; curfew extended till 7 am on Monday

An Assam government release said the curfew was extended as the district administration apprehended breach of peace in the district.

2018 saw most religion-based hate crimes, deaths in decade: Adityanath's UP saw most such clashes, followed by Bihar
India

2018 saw most religion-based hate crimes, deaths in decade: Adityanath's UP saw most such clashes, followed by Bihar

With 93 attacks as of 26 December, the year 2018 saw the most hate crimes motivated by religious bias in India in a decade. In 2018, 30 people were killed – the highest number since 2009 – and at least 305 were injured in such attacks.

Three booked under NSA in sensitive Muzaffarnagar village as fights between locals escalate; 24 others arrested
India

Three booked under NSA in sensitive Muzaffarnagar village as fights between locals escalate; 24 others arrested

Villagers of Purbaliyan in Muzaffarnagar say that the issue was not as large as the administration has made it out to be.

Union minister Giriraj Singh meets Bihar communal clashes accused in Nawada jail day after Jayant Sinha's garland gaffe
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Union minister Giriraj Singh meets Bihar communal clashes accused in Nawada jail day after Jayant Sinha's garland gaffe

Giriraj Singh met Bajrang Dal and Vishwa Hindu Parishad activists and claimed they were framed in the rioting case in Bihar's Nawada town.

Jharkhand communal clashes: Ranchi simmers after 3 clashes; experts rue 'peaceful' state's descent into violence
India

Jharkhand communal clashes: Ranchi simmers after 3 clashes; experts rue 'peaceful' state's descent into violence

It's been four days since communal tension is simmering in Ranchi. The first of the three communal clashes occurred on 10 June when a crowd at the jam-packed Eid-bazaar in Hindpiri's Main Road, got into a fight with a group of people holding a bike rally celebrating four years of Modi government.

BJP claims more communal clashes broke out in Karnataka than Kerala under Congress rule; numbers state otherwise
India

BJP claims more communal clashes broke out in Karnataka than Kerala under Congress rule; numbers state otherwise

BJP's claim, that Karnataka has surpassed Kerala in incidents of communal clashes under Congress rule, is not supported by the numbers.

Emergency in Sri Lanka: President Sirisena must act against radical Buddhist groups or risk emboldening them
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Emergency in Sri Lanka: President Sirisena must act against radical Buddhist groups or risk emboldening them

Imposition of a nationwide state of Emergency for 10 days in Sri Lanka following violent clashes between the minority Muslims and the majority Buddhists has underlined the fragility and volatility of the country in its post-war phase