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

State of emergency in Sri Lanka: 'Supremacism' of Sinhalese Buddhists or ‘segregation’ of Wahhabi Muslims?
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State of emergency in Sri Lanka: 'Supremacism' of Sinhalese Buddhists or ‘segregation’ of Wahhabi Muslims?

Sri Lanka's Buddhists often accuse Muslims of desecrating the Buddhist structures and forcibly converting "the Buddha's devotees" to Islam.

Kasganj riots: Fresh violence erupts despite curfew; police say shops, religious structure damaged to arouse hatred
India

Kasganj riots: Fresh violence erupts despite curfew; police say shops, religious structure damaged to arouse hatred

In a fresh outbreak of violence, a mosque was damaged, a shop was burnt, and locals got into heated altercations at different places in Kasganj district in the last 24 hours.

Violence, arson keep Uttar Pradesh's Kasganj on edge; 49 arrested day after communal clashes kill one
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Violence, arson keep Uttar Pradesh's Kasganj on edge; 49 arrested day after communal clashes kill one

Tension continued in the in Uttar Pradesh's Kasganj district as miscreants torched two buses, vandalised shops and attacked property on Saturday.

Uttar Pradesh: Tension grips Kasganj as one dead, 12 injured in communal clashes over R-day celebration; section 144 imposed
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Uttar Pradesh: Tension grips Kasganj as one dead, 12 injured in communal clashes over R-day celebration; section 144 imposed

Republic Day celebrations in Uttar Pradesh's Kasganj district were marred by a spurt of violence, as two communities clashed with each other, leading to the death of one person.

Basirhat communal riots: BJP launches 'Save Bengal' campaign claiming 'constitutional breakdown'
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Basirhat communal riots: BJP launches 'Save Bengal' campaign claiming 'constitutional breakdown'

The BJP on Thursday launched its "Save Bengal" campaign from Rajghat here in the wake of the Basirhat communal riots, and alleged that there was a "constitutional breakdown" in the state due to the "appeasement politics" of the Mamata Banerjee government.

West Bengal communal clashes: State govt to set up judicial panel to investigate Basirhat violence
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West Bengal communal clashes: State govt to set up judicial panel to investigate Basirhat violence

West Bengal government Saturday said it would set up a judicial panel to look into the "communal" clashes at Baduria and Basirhat

West Bengal violence: Ex-cricketer Mohammad Kaif tweets against communal clashes in Basirhat
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West Bengal violence: Ex-cricketer Mohammad Kaif tweets against communal clashes in Basirhat

Former Indian cricketer Mohammad Kaif tweeted against the violence in Basirhat that had erupted over a Facebook post

West Bengal communal violence: TMC, BJP polarising people in state, says CPM
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West Bengal communal violence: TMC, BJP polarising people in state, says CPM

Against the backdrop of communal clashes in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district, the CPM on Wednesday alleged the BJP and the ruling TMC were polarising the people and there was an increasing sense of lawlessness in the state.

BJP demands President's Rule in West Bengal after communal clashes over Facebook post
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BJP demands President's Rule in West Bengal after communal clashes over Facebook post

The BJP on Wednesday demanded that the Centre immediately impose President's rule in West Bengal and send central observers to assess "worsening law and order" in the state.

Governor threatened me, says Mamata after West Bengal's North 24 Parganas erupt over Facebook post
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Governor threatened me, says Mamata after West Bengal's North 24 Parganas erupt over Facebook post

The Raj Bhawan voiced surprise over Mamata's "attitude and language", and said, "the Hon'ble Governor cannot remain a mute spectator of the affairs in the state."

Killing of Hafiz Junaid: Haryana village mourns teenager's death, villagers wear black bands during Eid namaz
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Killing of Hafiz Junaid: Haryana village mourns teenager's death, villagers wear black bands during Eid namaz

As villagers on Monday wore black bands to protest the killing of a Muslim youth onboard a Mathura-bound train, his elder brother, Hashim, struggled to come to terms with the reality that he would be celebrating this Eid without his sibling.